<br /> Lee Letter: n606

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Daniel Carroll
Recipient: Thomas Sim Lee

Dear sr.,

I have only to add to what I wrote your Excellency
last,1 that Mr. Carmichael mentions in his
Letter, that the plan for fixing a Post in Chessapeak is said to have
been suggested to the Ministry by Sr. Jeffry Amherst, & that 3
Regmts. of Horse are to be among the troops destind for America. A
Committee of Congress, have under Consideration the removal of the
Convention Troops.2 I hope soon to have it
[in] my power to inform you of the determination of Congress on that
subject.

It will give me pleasure to have an opportunity of Executing any commands
of yours & your Lady, to whom I present my Comps.

I am, with great esteem, your Excellencys Mo Obt Sert,

Danl. Carroll

Notes:

Receiver’s copy, Maryland State Papers (Red Books), Maryland Hall of
Records Commission, Annapolis.

1 See Carroll to Lee, February 13, 1781.

2 One of the proposals submitted by Benjamin Harrison to the committee
appointed February 13 to consult with him, for which See JCC, 19:
142, 193; Virginia Delegates to Thomas Jefferson, February 20; and
Samuel Huntington toJefferson, March 4, 1781.