George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Henry Lee, 24 June 1794

From Henry Lee

alexa. [Va.] 24th June 94.

My dear President.

I consider myself very fortunate in arriving here at the same time that you did as I shall have the unexpected pleasure of seeing you.

Presuming that your stay will be short & knowing how much you will be engaged in your farm business, I beg leave to ask what day this week will be most convenient for you to be seeen & to present the most sincere respects of your devoted & affec: friend

Henry Lee

I have just heard of the death of Col. Lee of Chantilly which took place on the 19th inst.


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