<br /> Lee Letter: n642

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Daniel Carroll
Recipient: Thomas Sim Lee

Dear Sr.

Being engagd on a Committee of consequence this
morning1 I can do little more than
acknowledge the receipt of your favor by Post, & thank you for that
part of it respecting My Daughter & the supplies anxiously
expected. Mr Potts will Communicate to you what intelligence we have. I
Believe there is little doubt but that part of the Cork fleet is arrivd
at Charles Town, & perhaps some in our Bay.

I hope soon to have a good opportunity of forwarding yr hat &ca. I can
do nothing better with yr Carrich than what Col Forrest informd you.
Let me Know yr determination. My Compts to your Lady & all
inquiring friends.

Beleive Dr Sr, yrs. with the greatest regard &
esteem.

Danl Carroll

Notes:

Receiver’s copy, Lee, Horsey, and Carroll Papers deposit (1985), Maryland
Historical Society.

1 Apparently the committee on the memorial from the minister of France, which
had been considering letters from Francis Dana since June 22 and
which issued a report this day allowing Dana to serve as secretary to
the peace commissioners in the event that he had not proceeded on his
mission to Russia. See JCC, 20:688, 698 – 99.