In Council Maryland Annapolis June 12th 1780
We have this moment had the honor of receiving your Excellencys Letter of the 2d Instant also a Letter of the same date from the Hon–ble Committee of Co-operation both of which We communicated to the General Assembly of this State now sitting. We have the honor to be with Sentiments of perfect Respect and Esteem Your Excellencys Mo. Obedt & Mo. Hble servt
Tho. Sim Lee
MH: Dearborn Papers.