Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Sim Lee, 15 January 1781

To Thomas Sim Lee

Richmond, 15 Jan. 1781. This letter is virtually identical in substance with the preceding letter to Samuel Huntington, q.v.

FC (Vi); 2 p.; at head of text: “Governor Lee and President of the Board of War”; the letter sent to Lee is printed in Md. Archives, xlvii, 17–19. A copy was enclosed in TJ’s letter to Benjamin Harrison, 29 Jan. 1781, q.v.

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