<br /> Lee Letter: n120

Washington and Lee University

Sender: George Washington
Recipient: The Officer Commanding Lee’s Corps

Sir:

I have received Capt. Rudolphs favr. of the 2d. Inst. I have to
request you not to lose a moment in commencing your march to South
Carolina after your Corps is ready. You will take your Route from the
Board of War.

I wish you a safe and expeditious march and am
etc.1

Notes:

1 The draft is in the writing of Tench Tilghman.