<br /> Lee Letter: n600

Washington and Lee University

Sender: George Plater
Recipient: Thomas Sim Lee

Dear Sir,

The enclosed was this Day put into my Hand which I have now the Honor to
forward to your Excellency.1

My Time being this Day expired which by the Constitution I cou’d sit in
Congress, I am preparing to get away & hope soon to have the
Pleasure of seeing you in Annapolis. I wish some of the new appointed
Members wou’d come forward to keep up a
Representation.2 Mrs. Plater offers her
Compliments to your Lady & I am with the highest Respect,

Dear Sir,
Yr most obt Servt.

Geo. Plater


Receiver’s copy, Revolutionary War Collection, Maryland Historical Society.

1 Not found.

2 For the state of the Maryland delegation at this time, see John Hanson to
Charles Carroll of Carrollton, November 28, 1780, note 3.

Plater also wrote to Lee on December 7 introducing two French officers, the
comte de Custine-Sarreck and the marquis de Laval. Lee, Horsey, and
Carroll Papers deposit, MdHi.