<br /> Lee Letter: n815

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Charles Thomson
Recipient: Arthur Lee


I have the honor to inform you that the United States in Congress Assembled
have this day elected you a Commissioner of the Board of

You will be pleased to accept my Congratulations on the appointment.

With great respect, I have the honor to be, Sir, Your most obedient &
most hum servt.



Letter book, Papers of Continental Congress, item 18a, U.S. National
Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.

1 See JCC, 29:582.

2 Thomson also wrote to Oliver Wolcott this day informing him that agreeably
to his July 13 request Congress had accepted his “Resignation of the
Office of Commissioner of Indian Affairs.” See PCC, item 18A, fol.
114, item 78, 24:515; and JCC, 29:574, 576.