National Historical Publications & Records Commission

Lee Family Papers, 1742-1795

(Microfilm Edition)

University of Virginia Library

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Contains the papers of the notable Lee family, including a calendar of the Lee family correspondence and a name index to the Lee family manuscripts located at the University of Virginia; also, the personal, political, diplomatic and commercial correspondence, commercial accounts and records, as well as financial records of Thomas Lee (1690-1750) of Virginia, and his sons Arthur, Richard Henry (1732-1794), and William Lee. In addition, there are papers of Robert Morris (1734-1806), John Ross (1729-1800), and William Brigham and the proceedings of the Secret Committee of Correspondence of the Continental Congress. Among the major correspondents are John Adams, Samuel Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, the Marquis de Lafayette, and George Washington.

8 reels, 51-page guide

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Engraving of Richard Henry Lee.


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