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Papers of Charles Carter Lee and the Lee family, 1768-1931

Author: Charles Carter LeeWilliam Segar ArcherJohn ArmstrongHenry Carey BairdCharles Lucian BonaparteAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Papers collected by Charles Carter Lee include papers of General Light-Horse-Harry Lee, Major Henry Lee, Charles Carter Lee, and John Penn Lee.

Light-Horse-Harry Lee's papers consist mainly of correspondence pertinent to his "Memoirs of the War in the Southern Department of the United States." Other topics include anti-Federalism, travel to the West Indies and advice to a son.

Light-Horse-Harry Lee's correspondents include William Goddard, Christopher R. Greene, Nathanael Greene (copies), Andrew Jackson (copy), Lafayette (copy), Ann Hill Carter Lee, James Madison (copies), Nathaniel Pendleton, and George Washington (copy).

Major Henry Lee's papers consist primarily of correspondence written during his residence in Europe in the 1830s. Topics of interest include James Wilkinson's defeat before Montreal, Jacksonian era politics, David Porter in the Mediterranean, Lee's biography of Napoleon and proposed biography of Andrew Jackson, Lee's financial and legal troubles, Lee's literary efforts. Prominent people discussed include James Buchanan, Henry Clay, John H. Eaton, Thomas Jefferson, Amos Kendall, Gales and Seaton, Henry St. George Tucker, and Daniel Webster.

There is fairly extensive correspondence with Charles Carter Lee, Major William B. Lewis and Duff Green. Other correspondents include John Armstrong, James Biddle, Charles L. Bonaparate, Daniel Brent, John Carroll Brent, James L. Cathcart, Edward Vernon Childe, John Browne Cutting, Andrew Jackson Donelson, George William Featherstonhaugh, and Robert Selden Garnett.

Also Francis Walker Gilmer, James A. Hamilton, William B. Hodgson, Sam Houston, Rachel Jackson, Peter Augustus Jay, Anne R. Lee, Charles Carter Lee, Hugh S. Legaré, Benjamin Watkins Leigh, John McLean, James Madison, John Marshall, John Moore of Paris, Nathaniel Niles, Barry O'Meara, Thomas Ritchie, Meritt M. Robinson, Gilbert C. Russell, Andrew Stevenson, John Taliaferro, Martin Van Buren, William Conway Whittle, and James Wilkinson.

The papers of Charles Carter Lee constitute the bulk of the collection and contain manuscripts of his literary works and speeches, correspondence, and legal and financial papers.

Topics include his student days at Harvard; a reply to George Henry Moore's "Mr. Lee's plan--March 29, 1777. The treason of Charles Lee"; scattered political commentary including remarks on William Cabell Rives; and a description of the capture of General William Henry Fitzhugh Lee, 1863.

Correspondents include William S. Archer, Henry Carey Baird, Nathaniel Burwell, George H. Calvert, David Campbell, Bernard M. Carter, J.H. Chamberlayne, Jr., Robert Young Conrad, E.S. Davis, Frederic De Peyster, Lyman C. Draper, Benjamin Rush Floyd, Letitia Floyd, David Graham, Robert Greenhow, William Wirt Henry, Francis Kinloch, and Benjamin H. Latrobe.

Also George Washington Custis Lee, Richard Henry Lee, James Lyons, A.W. McDonald, Louis McLane, James Madison (copy), Hugh Nelson, Beverley Randolph, Charles H. Randolph, Robert E. Scott, Andrew Stevenson, Norborne M. Taliaferro, Martin Van Buren, Peter Van Winkle, Daniel Webster (copy), John Wickham, and William F. Wickham.

John Penn Lee papers, consist of miscellaneous printed matter, routinme legall papers and business papers of the law firm of Dillard and Lee, Rocky Mount, Va.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Letters (Correspondence)
Early works to 1800
Personal narratives, Confederate
Named Person: James Buchanan; Henry Clay; John Henry Eaton; Alexander Hamilton; Thomas Jefferson; Amos Kendall; Charles Carter Lee; Henry Lee; William Henry Fitzhugh Lee; George Henry Moore; David Porter; William C Rives; Henry St George Tucker; Daniel Webster
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Carter Lee; William Segar Archer; John Armstrong; Henry Carey Baird; Charles Lucian Bonaparte; James Biddle; Daniel Brent; John Carroll Brent; Nathaniel Burwell; George Henry Calvert; David Campbell; Bernard M Carter; James L Cathcart; John Hampden Chamberlayne; E V Childe; Robert Young Conrad; John Browne Cutting; E S Davis; Frederic De Peyster; Andrew Jackson Donelson; Lyman Copeland Draper; George William Featherstonhaugh; Benjamin Rush Floyd; Letitia Preston Floyd; Robert Selden Garnett; Francis Walker Gilmer; William Goddard; David Graham; Duff Green; Christopher R Greene; Nathanael Greene; Robert Greenhow; James A Hamilton; William Wirt Henry; William Brown Hodgson; Sam Houston; Andrew Jackson; Rachel Jackson; Peter A Jay; Francis Kinloch; Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier Lafayette, marquis de; Ann R Lee; Ann Hill Carter Lee; George Washington Custis Lee; Henry Lee; John Penn Lee; Richard Henry Lee; Hugh Swinton Legaré; Benjamin Watkins Leigh; William Berkeley Lewis; Edward Livingston; James Lyons; A W McDonald; Louis McLane; John McLean; James Madison; John Marshall; John Moore, of Paris; Hugh Nelson; Nathaniel Niles; Barry Edward O'Meara; Nathaniel Pendleton; Beverley Randolph; Charles H Randolph; Thomas Ritchie; M M Robinson; Gilbert Christian Russell; Robert E Scott; Andrew Stevenson; John Taliaferro; Norborne M Taliaferro; Martin Van Buren; Peter G Van Winkle; George Washington; Daniel Webster; William C Whittle; John Wickham; William Fanning Wickham; James Wilkinson
OCLC Number: 647915474
Description: 1917 items.
Other Titles: Charles Carter Lee papers
Lee family papers

Abstract:

Papers collected by Charles Carter Lee include papers of General Light-Horse-Harry Lee, Major Henry Lee, Charles Carter Lee, and John Penn Lee.

Light-Horse-Harry Lee's papers consist mainly of correspondence pertinent to his "Memoirs of the War in the Southern Department of the United States." Other topics include anti-Federalism, travel to the West Indies and advice to a son.

Light-Horse-Harry Lee's correspondents include William Goddard, Christopher R. Greene, Nathanael Greene (copies), Andrew Jackson (copy), Lafayette (copy), Ann Hill Carter Lee, James Madison (copies), Nathaniel Pendleton, and George Washington (copy).

Major Henry Lee's papers consist primarily of correspondence written during his residence in Europe in the 1830s. Topics of interest include James Wilkinson's defeat before Montreal, Jacksonian era politics, David Porter in the Mediterranean, Lee's biography of Napoleon and proposed biography of Andrew Jackson, Lee's financial and legal troubles, Lee's literary efforts. Prominent people discussed include James Buchanan, Henry Clay, John H. Eaton, Thomas Jefferson, Amos Kendall, Gales and Seaton, Henry St. George Tucker, and Daniel Webster.

There is fairly extensive correspondence with Charles Carter Lee, Major William B. Lewis and Duff Green. Other correspondents include John Armstrong, James Biddle, Charles L. Bonaparate, Daniel Brent, John Carroll Brent, James L. Cathcart, Edward Vernon Childe, John Browne Cutting, Andrew Jackson Donelson, George William Featherstonhaugh, and Robert Selden Garnett.

Also Francis Walker Gilmer, James A. Hamilton, William B. Hodgson, Sam Houston, Rachel Jackson, Peter Augustus Jay, Anne R. Lee, Charles Carter Lee, Hugh S. Legaré, Benjamin Watkins Leigh, John McLean, James Madison, John Marshall, John Moore of Paris, Nathaniel Niles, Barry O'Meara, Thomas Ritchie, Meritt M. Robinson, Gilbert C. Russell, Andrew Stevenson, John Taliaferro, Martin Van Buren, William Conway Whittle, and James Wilkinson.

The papers of Charles Carter Lee constitute the bulk of the collection and contain manuscripts of his literary works and speeches, correspondence, and legal and financial papers.

Topics include his student days at Harvard; a reply to George Henry Moore's "Mr. Lee's plan--March 29, 1777. The treason of Charles Lee"; scattered political commentary including remarks on William Cabell Rives; and a description of the capture of General William Henry Fitzhugh Lee, 1863.

Correspondents include William S. Archer, Henry Carey Baird, Nathaniel Burwell, George H. Calvert, David Campbell, Bernard M. Carter, J.H. Chamberlayne, Jr., Robert Young Conrad, E.S. Davis, Frederic De Peyster, Lyman C. Draper, Benjamin Rush Floyd, Letitia Floyd, David Graham, Robert Greenhow, William Wirt Henry, Francis Kinloch, and Benjamin H. Latrobe.

Also George Washington Custis Lee, Richard Henry Lee, James Lyons, A.W. McDonald, Louis McLane, James Madison (copy), Hugh Nelson, Beverley Randolph, Charles H. Randolph, Robert E. Scott, Andrew Stevenson, Norborne M. Taliaferro, Martin Van Buren, Peter Van Winkle, Daniel Webster (copy), John Wickham, and William F. Wickham.

John Penn Lee papers, consist of miscellaneous printed matter, routinme legall papers and business papers of the law firm of Dillard and Lee, Rocky Mount, Va.

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