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From George Washington to Henry Lee, 2 March 1797

sir, March 2nd 1797.

In answer to your enquiry Concerning the Land I Sold to you, last year, I can inform you from my own Knowledge.

It is part of the great dismal Swamp, about     Miles from Norfolk Convenient to the Canal now Cutting, its soil extremely rich Covered with Cypress & Juniper, the under growth Cane &c. I am sir Yrs &c.

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DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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