<br /> Lee Letter: n603

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Samuel Huntington
Recipient: Thomas Sim Lee

Sir,

Your Excellency will receive enclosed a resolve of Congress of the 17th
Instant, requesting the Executive of the State of Maryland to liquidate
the Account of Mr Baker Johnston for fifty two Pair of Leather Breeches
which he purchased for Lt Colo. Lee’s Partizan Corps on Account of the
United States.1

I have the Honor to be, with the highest respect, Sir, your most obedt
& most hbble Servant,

Saml. Huntington President

Notes:

Receiver’s copy, Maryland State Papers (Red Books), Maryland Hall of
Records Commission, Annapolis. In a clerical hand and signed by
Huntington.

1 For the enclosed resolve and the recommendations of the Board of War
upon which it was based, See JCC, 19:65 – 66; and PCC, item 147,
6:1 – 11.