<br /> Lee Letter: n586

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Samuel Huntington
Recipient: Arthur Lee

Sir

I have the Honor to transmit you the enclosed Copy of an Act of Congress,
directing you to lay before them all the Information in your Power
relative to our Affairs in Europe.1

I am Sir, with Esteem & respect, your most obedient & humble
Servant,

Sam. Huntington President

Notes:

Receiver’s copy, Lee Family Papers, Houghton Library, Harvard University.
In a clerical hand and signed by Huntington.

1 For Congress’ adoption of this resolve on October 19 upon receiving Lee’s
announcement of his return from Europe, See JCC, 18:951 – 54.