Nov [6?] 1782


No house yet I recd yours & shall have the advertisement put in the papers. I have not time to answer yr Letter fully. I will if I can be up at the Sale. Mr. [FitzHerbert][1] a commissioner from the court of London at Versailes to treat of peace, but how it will end time must discover. It is thought Charles town will be evacuated by the 15th of the month advise

                                  Richard Lee






Source: The Archives of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation, Papers of the Lee Family, Box 2, M2009.062, Jessie Ball DuPont Library, Stratford Hall



Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2016 March 27


[1]Alleyne FitzHerbert, 1st Baron St Helens (1753-1839), a British diplomat.