George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Charles Lee, 16 December 1778

To Charles Lee

Head Qrs [Middlebrook, N.J.] Decr 16th 1778


I received Yesterday the Inclosed Letter from Colol Butler; with one addressed to myself.1 As far as the interview requested depends on my concurrence there will be no objection; and whatever place may be thought proper for the purpose, will be agreable to me. I would add, however, if you meet Colonel Butler, that Elizabeth Town point appears to me most convenient for the occasion. I am sir Yr Most Hble servant

Go: Washington

Df, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1See GW to William Butler, this date. The enclosure has not been identified.

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