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Richard Henry Lee

John Carter Matthews

Richard Henry Lee

by John Carter Matthews

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Published by Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission in Williamsburg, Va. (Box JF, Williamsburg 23185) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794.,
    • United States. -- Signers -- Biography.,
    • Politicians -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 85-86.

      Statementby John Carter Matthews ; Edward M. Riley, editor.
      ContributionsRiley, Edward M., Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE302.6.L4 M37 1978
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 86 p. :
      Number of Pages86
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3143608M
      LC Control Number82621130

      The Letters of Richard Henry Lee, Volume 2 | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. The Letters of Richard Henry Lee, Vol. 1 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Excerpt from The Letters of Richard Henry Lee, Vo.

      Richard Henry Lee. Author of the 10th Amendment. Birthplace: Stratford, VA Location of death: Chantilly, VA Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried, Burnt House Field Ce. American statesman and orator, was born at Stratford, in Westmoreland county, Virginia, on the 20th of January , and was one of six distinguished sons of Thomas Lee (d Born: Richard Henry Lee (Janu – J ) was an American colonist from Virginia. He was best known to have proposed independence from Britain during the Revolutionary War. References This page was last changed on 30 January , at Born: Janu , Westmoreland County, Colony .

      Richard Henry Lee was the third son of a Thomas Lee, the "empire builder," who as the 5th son of Richard Lee "the emigrant", the largest Virginia landowner at the time of his death in , received a modest an early age Richard Henry Lee was sent over to England for schooling at the academy of Wakefield in Yorkshire. Richard Henry Lee was a patriot, Anti-Federalist, and statesman from his “country,” Virginia. He led the charge for independence in and was a powerful figure in Virginia political life. (The book is signed by Livingston who wrote the "Introduction" and contributed an essay).


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