George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Henry Lee, 4 July 1784

From Henry Lee

Leesylvania [Va.] July 4th 1784

Dear Sir

It is with Particular Pleasure I communicate to you that the General Assembly have Appointed a Committee of both Houses, to present to you an Address Expressive of the high Sense they entertain of your Singular Services and Merits, in the late Glorious revolution. a Copy of Which the Committee have directed me to inclose and to Announce to your Excellency, their intention of Waiting upon you for this Purpose on the 15th Instant.1 I am happy in this Opportunity of Expressing the great respect and esteem with which, I have the honour to be your Excellencys Most Obt humble Servt

Henry Lee


Col. Henry Lee (1729–1787) of Leesylvania was senator for Fairfax and Prince William counties in the Virginia legislature at this time.

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