<br /> Lee Letter: b119

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Richard Henry Lee, for the Committee of Congress
Recipient: George Morgan


* * * We have it in Charge from Congress to inform you of the inclosed Resolution which we transmit you for that Purpose. You’ll therefore, we trust, take due Notice thereof – and give your Attendance agreeable to the Requisition contained therein – that a proper Enquiery may be made in the Premisses – from yours &c.

Richard Henry Lee
Daniel Roberdeau
Richard Law

Colo. George Morgan.


Dreer CollectionPennsylvania Historical Society

Printed in James Curtis Ballagh, The Letters of Richard Henry Lee, Volume 1, 1762 – 1778, p. 346. Addressed to Morgan at Lancaster, care of Mr. Marcoe. Congress passed the enclosed resolution on 22 October. Compare this letter to those written by Lee on behalf of the Committee of Congress to Edward Hand and to – – , both 24 October 1777.