<br /> Lee Letter: n54

Washington and Lee University

Sender: George Washington
Recipient: Henry Lee

Dear Sir:

I do myself the pleasure to inclose you a letter from the
president of Congress, advising you of the promotion of yourself,
Lieutt. Lindsay and Cornet Peyton, I shall be glad to see you as soon
as possible, that we may fix upon the other Officers for your Corps,
and devise ways and means of procuring the additional Men, Horses, Arms
and accoutrements. If Captn. Lindsay has not rejoined you, it would be
well to inform him of his promotion, and desire him to come up.

I am


1 The draft is in the writing of Tench Tilghman.