<br /> Lee Letter: n200

Washington and Lee University

Sender: George Washington
Recipient: Henry Lee

Sir:

In answer to your enquiry concerning the Land I sold to you, last
year, I can inform you from my own knowledge.

It is part of the great Dismal Swamp, about1
Miles from Norfolk convenient to the Canal now Cutting, its soil
extremely rich covered with Cypress and Juniper, the under growth Cane
&ca.

I am etc.2

Notes:

1 Left blank in the “Letter Book” in the Washington
Papers
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2 From the “Letter Book” copy in the Washington
Papers
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