George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Henry Lee, 16 February 1792

From Henry Lee

Richmond, Va., 16 Feb. 1792. Transmits an extract of a letter from Mr. Taylor, one of the commissioners of the marine hospital at Norfolk, Virginia.1

LS, DNA: RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB, Vi: Executive Letter Book.

1The enclosed extract has not been found. On 8 Dec. 1791 James Taylor sent Gov. Henry Lee a statement of the accounts of the commissioners of the marine hospital at Norfolk, Va., and a copy of their resolution requesting the governor to issue a warrant to their clerk, William Newsum, for £25 out of the state’s marine hospital fund (Calendar of Virginia State Papers, description begins William P. Palmer et al., eds. Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts. 11 vols. Richmond, 1875–93. description ends 5:407). For the state marine hospital at Norfolk, Va., see James Nicholson to GW, 13 Feb. 1790, n.1; Alexander Hamilton’s Report on Marine Hospitals, 17 April 1792, n.2, in Syrett, Hamilton Papers, description begins Harold C. Syrett et al., eds. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 vols. New York, 1961–87. description ends 11:296.

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