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Lee family papers 1652 [1769-1870] 1890.

Author: John A AndrewG T BeauregardJohn James BeckleyFrancis Preston BlairBraxton BraggAll authors
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Biography : Manuscript : Microfilm   Archival Material : English
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Correspondence, accounts, deeds, and legal documents. Letterbooks, 1769-1771, 1775-1776, & 1793-1795, of William Lee, a partner in deBendt & Sayre, London, comprise the bulk of the collection. Letters to business associates primarily discuss the tobacco trade. Letters to his brothers Richard Henry Lee and Francis Lightfoot Lee contain frequent political commentary on events in England & the colonies, and mention
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Genre/Form: Financial records
Legal documents
Letterbooks
Letters (Correspondence)
Personal narratives, Confederate
Personal narratives
Named Person: Lee family.; William Lee; Richard Henry Lee; Francis Lightfoot Lee
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John A Andrew; G T Beauregard; John James Beckley; Francis Preston Blair; Braxton Bragg; John C Breckinridge; Ambrose Everett Burnside; Nathaniel Burwell; Benjamin F Butler; Nathaniel Francis Cabell; William Daniel Cabell; Landon Carter; Robert Wormeley Carter; Salmon P Chase; Samuel Cooper; Hannah Lee Corbin; Richard Corbin; Henry Knox Craig; Jefferson Davis; Jubal Anderson Early; Richard Stoddert Ewell; Thomas Fairfax Fairfax, Lord; George Gibson; Josiah Gorgas; Ulysses S Grant; Nathanael Greene; Henry Heth; D H Hill; John Bell Hood; Joseph Hooker; O O Howard; Benjamin Huger; William Irvine; Thomas S Thomas Sidney Jesup; Andrew Johnson; Edward Johnson; Robert Underwood Johnson; Albert Sidney Johnston; Joseph E Johnston; Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier Lafayette, marquis de; Sidney Lanier; Arthur Lee; Charles Lee; Fitzhugh Lee; Mary Randolph Custis Lee; Richard Bland Lee; Thomas Lee; John Letcher; Abraham Lincoln; James Longstreet; William Mahone; George Brinton McClellan; Lafayette McLaws; George Mason; George Gordon Meade; Robert Carter Nicholas; Edward Follansbee Noyes; George E Pickett; Franklin Pierce; Alfred Pleasonton; Roger A Pryor; George Wythe Randolph; John C Rives; Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur Rochambeau, comte de; Winfield Scott; Philip Henry Sheridan; William T Sherman; William Shippen; Edmund Kirby-Smith; Robert E Lee; William Smith; Jeb Stuart; Andrew Talcott; Lorenzo Thomas; Robert Augustus Toombs; Jonathan Trumbull; David Emanuel Twiggs; Zebulon Baird Vance; George Washington; John Wentworth; John H Winder; Henry A Wise; John Ellis Wool; Marcus Joseph Wright
OCLC Number: 647972016
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm.
Description: 2 microfilm reels.
Contents: I. Letters and documents, 1652-1769. (p. 2-3) --
II. Letterbook of William Lee, 1769-71, with accounts, 1769-72. at back (p. 4-16) --
III. Letterbook of William Lee, 1770-71 (p. 17-36) --
IV. Letters and documents, 1771-74 (p. 37) --
V. Letterbook kept by William Lee, Aug. 31, 1775-1776 Sept. 13. (p. 38-47) --
VI. Letters and documents, 1775-94 (p. 48-49) --
VII. Letterbook kept by William Lee, 1793-95 (p. 50-58) --
VIII. Letters and documents, 1797-77 (p. 59) --
IX. Letters and documents, 1801-60 (p. 60-66) --
X. Letters and documents, 1861-96 (p. 67-74) --
XI. Undated letters and other items.

Abstract:

Correspondence, accounts, deeds, and legal documents. Letterbooks, 1769-1771, 1775-1776, & 1793-1795, of William Lee, a partner in deBendt & Sayre, London, comprise the bulk of the collection. Letters to business associates primarily discuss the tobacco trade. Letters to his brothers Richard Henry Lee and Francis Lightfoot Lee contain frequent political commentary on events in England & the colonies, and mention most of the prominent revolutionary Virginia leaders as well as their Parliamentary supporters. In addition to the letterbooks there are genealogies, deeds, indentures, wills, and other legal documents, correspondence of family members including many of Robert Edward Lee and other Civil War leaders.

Correspondents include John Albion Andrew, Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, John James Beckley, Francis Preston Blair, Braxton Bragg, John Cabell Breckenridge, Ambrose Everett Burnside, Nathaniel Burwell, Benjamin Franklin Butler, Nathaniel Francis Cabell, William Daniel Cabell, Landon Carter, Robert Wormeley Carter, Salmon Portland Chase, Samuel Cooper, Hannah Lee Corbin, Richard Corbin, Henry Knox Craig, Jefferson Davis, Jubal Anderson Early, Richard Stoddert Ewell, Thomas Fairfax, George Gibson, Josiah Gorgas, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Nathanael Greene, Henry Heth, Daniel Harvey Hill, John Bell Hood, Joseph Hooker, Oliver Otis Howard, Benjamin Huger, William Irvine, Thomas S. Thomas Sidney Jesup, Andrew Johnson, Edward Johnson, Robert Underwood Johnson, Albert Sidney Johnston, Joseph Eggleston Johnston, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette.

Sidney Lanier, Arthur Lee, Charles Lee, Fitzhugh Lee, Mary Ann Randolph Custis Lee, Richard Bland Lee, Thomas Lee, John Letcher, Abraham Lincoln, James Longstreet, William Mahone, George Brinton McClellan, Lafayette McLaws, George Mason, George Gordon Meade, Robert Carter Nicholas, Edward Follansbee Noyes, George Edward Pickett, Franklin Pierce, Alfred Pleasonton, Roger Atkinson Pryor, George Wythe Randolph, John Cook Rives, Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur Comte de Rochambeau, Winfield Scott, Philip Henry Sheridan, William Tecumseh Sherman, William Shippen, Edmund Kirby Smith, William Smith, James Ewell Brown Stuart, Andrew Talcott, Lorenzo Thomas, Robert Augustus Toombs, Jonathan Trumbull, David Emanuel Twiggs, Zebulon Baird Vance, George Washington, John Wentworth, John Henry Winder, Henry Alexander Wise, John Ellis Wool, and Marcus Joseph Wright.

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