The Resource Lee family papers, (microform)

Lee family papers, (microform)

Label
Lee family papers, 1750-1824
Title
Lee family papers
Inclusive dates
1750-1824
Title variation
Lee papers,
Title variation date
1750-1824
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Includes primarily correspondence and accounts of the Lee family relating to the Revolutionary War
  • Reel 1 contains the Revolutionary War papers of Richard Henry, Arthur and William Lee, divided into three parts: 1. A chronology of surnames found in the Lee family manuscripts and correspondence; 2. The Manuscript Division of the University of Virginia card catalog of the Lee papers; 3. The Lee papers dated Aug. 7, 1750-Apr. 3, 1776
  • Reel 2 contains correspondence form April 3, 1776 to Jan. 9, 1778 and commissioners' accounts dated 1777-1778
  • Reel 3 includes primarily correspondence dated Jan. 9, 1778-Sept. 17,1778 and an account of the monetary advances to the states during the Revolutionary War. Of particular value are letters from George Mason to Richard Henry Lee, 1778
  • Reel 4 includes primarily correspondence dated Sept. 17, 1778-Nov. 16 , 1779
  • Reel 5 includes primarily correspondence dated Nov. 17, 1779-Jan. 9, 1792
  • Reel 6 includes primarily correspondence dated April 1, 1792-April 7,1824
Member of
Action
Accessioned & Described
Biographical or historical data
Family of Richard Henry Lee (1732-1794) from Westmoreland County, Virginia, a member of the Continental Congress (1774-1779, 1784-1785 and 1787), member of the State House of Delegates (1777, 1780, 1785). U.S. Senator (1789-1792) and signer of the Declaration of Independence; Arthur Lee (1740-1792), who was also a member of the Continental Congress (1782-1784) and the State House of Delegates (1781-1783, 1785, 1786) from Prince William County, Virginia; and William Lee (1739-1795).
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of originals duplicates
University of Virginia Alderman Library,
Label
Lee family papers, (microform)
Arrangement
Chronological arrangement.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
6
Immediate source of acquisition
University of Virginia, Alderman Library
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000493076
Reproduction note
Microfilm;
Type of unit
reels.

Library Locations

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