George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Maj. Gen. Charles Lee, December 1776 [letter not found]

Letter not found: to Maj. Gen. Charles Lee. Lee wrote in his second letter to GW of 8 Dec.: “Major Hoops has just deliver’d to me your Excellencys letter,” and on that same date GW wrote Hancock: “I have no certain intelligence of Genl Lee, although I have sent frequent Expresses to him and lately a Colo. Humpton to bring me some accurate Accounts of his situation. I last night dispatched another Gentn to him—Major Hoops.”

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