George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Charles Lee, 20 September 1790

To Charles Lee

Mount Vernon Septr 20th 1790

Dear Sir,

I have duly received your letter of the 12th. About Six hundred dollars may supply my wants between this and my arrival in Philadelphia. At present I have no immediate call.

Mrs Washington and myself, during our stay at this place, will at all times be glad to see Mrs Lee & yourself, and other friends & acquaintances without ceremony.1 I am Dear Sir Your Most Obedt Hble Servt

Go: Washington

ALS (facsimile), Joseph M. Maddalena, Profiles in History, Catalogue 2, item 60, n.d.

1Lee had married Anne Lee (1770–1804), daughter of Richard Henry Lee, on 11 Feb. 1789 (Edmund Jennings Lee, ed., Lee of Virginia, 1642–1892:

Biographical and Genealogical Sketches of the Descendants of Colonel Richard Lee [Philadelphia, 1895], 364).

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