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The letters of Richard Henry Lee

by Lee, Richard Henry

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Published by Macmillan Co. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcollected and ed. by James Curtis Ballagh
ContributionsBallagh, James Curtis, 1866-1944, National Society of the Colonial Dames of America
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE302 .L47
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24630623M
OCLC/WorldCa6394319, 9176893

  “For anyone who enjoys reading about American history, this book is most enjoyable, informative, and belongs on the library shelf.” Author Harlow Giles Unger reached into the bag of Early American heroes to retrieve the name of one man—Richard Henry Lee—and brought him from relative obscurity to the forefront of America’s historical : Harlow Giles Unger. Family and military correspondence of Robert E. Lee (), Confederate general-in-chief; and of his descendants; and a few letters of Francis Lightfoot Lee, Richard Henry Lee, Henry Lee, and Mary Ann Randolph (Custis) Lee.

Richard Henry Lee’s letters are abundant and well published. From these letters we know the new President favored low taxes by funding the debt with foreign loans. Lee reviled taxes and Congress’ willingness to tax the citizens at a Federal level. Lee wrote to Samuel Adams on Ma   Richard Henry Lee, Letters from a Federal farmer, Num Janu By Steve Straub Published Janu at pm Share on Facebook Tweet Email Print. The military forces of a free country may be considered under three general descriptions — 1. The militia. 2. the navy — and 3. the regular troops — and the whole ought Author: Steve Straub.

Silas Deane letters; Richard Henry Lee letters; Daniel Phoenix, Jr. receipt book; Correspondence of Elbridge Gerry; Alexander Anderson Papers; James Maury letters; George Washington Papers; Title of executors & administrators / by the Honbl. Tapping Reeve, Litchfield, Connecticut; Minutes of the Commissioners of the Alms-House and Bridewell. The correspondence of Richard Henry Lee and his family is widely scattered, with individual letters and small groups located at a large number of repositories. The major collections are: Richard Henry Lee Papers, Alderman Library, University of Virginia (8 microfilm reels). Lee Family Papers, Huntington Library ( items).


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Richard Henry Lee is credited as the Federal Farmer, though there is an extensive footnote acknowledging that some believe Melancton Smith to be the Farmer with an explanation as to why Unger believes the Farmer to be Lee. Richard Henry Lee's role in the Conway Cabal against Washington is downplayed to the point of denial/5(9).

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Styled as letters addressed to “The Republican” and pseudonymously signed by “The Federal Farmer,” they puportedly were written between 8 October and 25 January item 3 The Letters of Richard Henry Lee by Richard Henry Lee (English) Hardcover Book F - The Letters of Richard Henry Lee by Richard Henry Lee (English) Hardcover Book F.

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The Letters of Richard Henry Lee: Richard Henry Lee, National Society of the Colonial Dames of America Full view - Richard Henry Lee has 41 books on Goodreads with ratings. Richard Henry Lee’s most popular book is Observations leading to a fair examination of the. LEE, Richard Henry, (brother of Arthur Lee and Francis Lightfoot Lee, and great–grandfather of Blair Lee), a Delegate and a Senator from Virginia; born at "Stratford," in Westmoreland County, Va., Janu ; after a course of private instruction attended Wakefield Academy, England; returned in ; justice of the peace for Westmoreland County ; member.

About this Book Catalog Record Details. The letters of Richard Henry Lee, collected and ed. by James Lee, Richard Henry, View full catalog record.

Before Washington, before Jefferson, before Franklin or John Adams, there was Lee–Richard Henry Lee, the First Founding Father. Richard Henry Lee was the first to call for independence, and the first to call for union.

He was "father of our country" as much as George Washington, securing the necessary political and diplomatic victories in the Revolutionary War. Memoir of the life of Richard Henry Lee, and his correspondence with the most distinguished men in America and Europe, illustrative of their characters, and of the events of the American revolution by Richard Henry Lee (Book); Richard Henry Lee, statesman of the revolution by Oliver Perry Chitwood (Book).

Richard Henry Lee (Janu – J ) was an American statesman and Founding Father from Virginia best known for the June Lee Resolution, the motion in the Second Continental Congress calling for the colonies' independence from Great Britain leading to the United States Declaration of Independence, which he also served a one-year term as the President of the Political party: Anti-Administration.

Richard Henry Lee was born on Januat Stratford Hall in Westmoreland, Virginia. His father, grandfather and four brothers all served as military officers, diplomats and : While serving as President of the Continental Congress inRichard Henry Lee wrote to John Adams, who was serving as ambassador to England, urging him to assure the Archbishop of Canterbury that Episcopalian Americans were not resistant to bishops appointed from letter was enclosed with a letter sent by John Jay on November 1, Henry Lee.

Henry's home was Lee Hall, a Potomac River estate near Stratford. Henry and his wife Mary Bland were the parents of four children: John, Richard, Henry, and Laetitia. The elder Henry's son and namesake was a burgess along with his cousins, and emerged as a Patriot during the Stamp Act crisis.

Richard Henry Lee. The authorship of the Federal Farmer letters is uncertain. Until the latter part of the 20th century, the letters were generally accepted to be the work of Richard Henry had been a member of the Continental Congress and had served as that body's presiding was known to be an Anti-Federalist, and as he was at New York in while serving on Virginia's.

Richard Henry Lee of Virginia proposed independence for the American colonies by introducing this resolution in the Second Continental Congress on June 7, On July 2,Congress passed the Lee Resolution, concerning which John Adams wrote, in a letter to his wife, Abigail, "The second day of July,will be the most memorable epoch."the bearer comes for the 4 pounds of tea you promised": rare autograph letter signed and dated ap by founding father richard henry lee, signer of the declaration of independence and famed author of the july 2, lee resolution.

lee, richard henry. autograph .Richard Henry Lee was a planter, merchant, politician, and a member of the prominent Lee family of Virginia. Son of Thomas Lee, Richard Henry Lee pursued his father's interest in westward expansion and was a key political figure during the American Revolution (–): it was Lee who, at the Second Continental Congress inmade.