<br /> Lee Letter: b297

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Richard Henry Lee
Recipient: Thomas Lee Shippen

My dear Cousin,

By favor of Mr. Prager our common friend, I send you eleven guineas and a French crown, which will pay Mr. de Barthold and the ballance of my horses, and leave a few shillings for the [S]ocks – At Trenton I gave my dear Nephew a Memorandum of a large dressed hide proper for covering the Top and repairing the Sides of our Charriot – I shall be happy to know that this small commission is executed. Being in haste, I have only time to present my best love to the family, it would be unnecessary to assure you that I am

sincerely and affectionately yours.

Richard Henry Lee

Notes:

Shippen Collection###

Printed in James Curtis Ballagh, The Letters of Richard Henry Lee, Volume 2, 1779 – 1794, pp. 337 – 38. Addressed “Thos. Lee Shippen Esqr. in Philadelphia honored by Mr. Prager.”