<br /> Lee Letter: b323

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Richard Henry Lee
Recipient: James Duane

Sir,

I have the honor to enclose an Act of Congress, that has been prompted by the daily interruption given to their discussions by the almost unceasing noise of passing Carriages – Your long acquaintance with public business, and your wish to see it discharged with propriety and dispatch, will secure your approbation of the proposed remedy if it Shall be found to consist with the police of the City I have the honor to be with Sentiments of esteem and regard Sir,

Your most Obedient & very humble Servant.

Richard Henry Lee

Notes:

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Printed in James Curtis Ballagh, The Letters of Richard Henry Lee, Volume 2, 1779 – 1794, p. 376.