George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Thomas Bee, 12 September 1782

Head Qrs., Verplanks point, September 12, 1782.


Mr. Brailsford did me the honor to present your favor of the 21st. Ulto. and I thank you for introducing so agreeable and well informed a Gentleman to my acquaintance.

I am happy to hear that Mrs. Bee and you prepose to honor Mount Vernon with a call on your return to Carolina. I wish I could be there to give you a welcome. Mrs. Washington will be more fortunate, and I am sure will enjoy the pleasure. I have only to wish that your stay may not be confined to a day or two; I am certain the length of it will add to the pleasure.

I pray you to present my best respects to Mrs. Bee and to be assured that I am etc.

Printed Source--John C. Fitzpatrick, ed. The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources, 1745-1799. 39 vols. (Washington, D.C., 1931-44)..

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