<br /> Lee Letter: n117

Washington and Lee University

Sender: George Washington
Recipient: Henry Leeor Officer Commanding his Corps

Sir:

I am to request that you will transmit me, as soon as possible, an
exact Return of the number of the non Commissioned Officers and
privates of your Corps, mounted and dismounted designating in a
particular manner the states to which they belong, what proportion of
them are inlisted for the War, and the different terms of service of
the residue, digested in monthly Columns. Inclosed you have the form of
a Return.

You will be pleased to transmit a return agreeable to the form of such of
the Men as belong to the State of New Jersey immediately to Governor
Livingston who will be at Trenton with the Assembly; but those men are
to be, notwithstanding, included in the Return which is to be made to
me.

I am &c.1

Notes:

1 The draft is in the writing of Tench Tilghman.