<br /> Lee Letter: b350

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Edmund Randolph
Recipient: Richard Henry Lee


I feel a particular pleasure in communicating to you your appointment, as a deputy to the foederal convention at Philadelphia in may next. The nomination was made by the executive today, and, if it be acceptable to you I shall transmit a more formal testimonial by the earliest opportunity. As I am well persuaded, that your assistance will be agreeable to our colleagues, so can I assure you, that it will be very cordial to Sir,

your mo. ob. servt.

Edmund Randolph


Executive Letter BooksLibrary of Virginia

Printed in James Curtis Ballagh, The Letters of Richard Henry Lee, Volume 2, 1779 – 1794, pp. 415 – 16.