<br /> Lee Letter: n669

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Daniel Carroll
Recipient: Thomas Sim Lee

Dear Sr.

Your favour of the 28th Ult. & 5th instant came to hand yesterday I
shall answer them by Capt Swan in a day or two – at present I have not
any thing to communicate to you excepting the arival of Com’odore
Gillon in the Charles Town Frigate to the Eastward loaded I believe
with cloathing, &c for our army.1
Several other Vessells it is said are arivd with him from Holland. My
respects to your Lady, Dr Sr

Yrs allways & Affectionately,

Danl Carroll

P.S. It is reported that some of the British forces have embarked again at
N. York.

Notes:

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

1 Commodore Alexander Gillon had arrived in Casco Bay with specie and
supplies from France, for which see the following entry; Edmund
Randolph to Thomas Jefferson, this date; and these Letters, 11:38.