George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Major General Charles Lee, 29 December 1776

To Major General Charles Lee

Newtown [Pa.] 29th decemr 1776

Dear Sir

I have the pleasure of enclosing you a Letter from your Freind Robt Morris Esqr. with a draft on Major Small for £116.9.3. S⟨tg⟩.1

It will afford me the highest satisfaction to receive a Line from you, informing me of the State of your Health and your Situation, in both of which I hope you are as happy as a person under your Circumstances can possibly be.

Such further Supplies as you may have occasion for shall be from time to time remitted to you.

Df, in Tench Tilghman’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1This letter has not been identified, but see Charles Lee’s reply to Morris of 28 Jan. 1777, in Lee Papers description begins [Charles Lee]. The Lee Papers. 4 vols. New York, 1872-75. In Collections of the New-York Historical Society, vols. 4–7. description ends , 2:357.

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