Lee, Charles, 1758-1815

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United States Attorney-General.

From the description of Letter, 1813 May 2, Alexandria, Va., to William Broadfoot, Charleston, S.C. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647825399

Charles Lee was born in 1758. He was brother of Richard Bland Lee and Henry "Light-horse Harry" Lee. A.B. degree from College of New Jersey. Collector of port of Alexandria, Va. Admitted to bar. Served in Virginia General Assembly. Attorney-general of the United States, 1795-1801. Died in Fauquier Co., Va. in 1815.

From the description of Letter, 1793 June 3, Richmond, [Va.] to William Lee, "Greenspring" near Williamsburg, [Va.]. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 19997552

American jurist.

From the description of Papers of Charles Lee [manuscript], 1805 and n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812031

Brother of Henry "Light-Horse Harry" and Richard Bland Lee; U.S. attorney general 1795-1801.

From the description of ALS : to John Graham, 1800 May 23. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489369

Lee was a Princeton graduate (1775), served in the General Assembly of Virginia and was the U.S. Attorney General, 1795-1801.

From the description of [Letter] 1796 Nov. 1, Alexandria [Va.] [to] Dear Sir / Charles Lee. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 314410973

Lee (1758-1815) was the second son of Henry Lee (1729-1787) and Lucy Grymes Lee. He attended the College of New Jersey [Princeton], 1770-1775, was admitted to the bar in Virginia in 1781 and in Philadelphia in 1794, and was attorney general under Washington and Adams, 1795-1801.

From the guide to the Charles Lee Notebook of Virginia Cases, 1783-1793, 1783-1855, (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)

Virginia legislator and jurist.

From the description of Legal notes of Charles Lee [manuscript], 1783-1793,1855. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647854014

From the description of Legal notes of Charles Lee, 1783-1855. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34566986

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referencedIn Gilman, Nathaniel, 1759-1847. Papers of Nathaniel Gilman, 1776-1824. Library of Congress
creatorOf Lee, Charles, 1758-1815. Register of legal cases, Charles Lee [manuscript], 1794. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Carrington, Edward, 1749-1810. Papers of the Marshall family [manuscript], 1763-1824. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Iredell, James, 1751-1799. Papers of James Iredell, Sr., and James Iredell, Jr., 1724-1890. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn U.S. History mss., 1612-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. George Washington papers, 1592-1937 (bulk 1748-1799). Library of Congress
creatorOf Lee, Charles, 1758-1815. Legal opinion : regarding case of French v. Pratt, 1809 June 27. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. George Washington papers, 1592-1943 (bulk 1748-1799). Library of Congress
creatorOf Miller, Virginia. Papers of Leesburg, Va., families [manuscript] 1650, 1782-1926, 1961. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn United States. President (1789-1797 : Washington). Appointment : of Charles Lee, 1795 Dec. 10. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Morey, Samuel, 1762-1843. Papers. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Lee, Arthur, 1740-1792. ALS, 1787 October 16 : [s.l.], to Charles Lee, Richmond, Virginia. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809,. Virginia letters and legal opinion, 1776-1846. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Powell, Leven, 1737-1810. Papers, 1774-1806. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Lee, Henry, 1756-1818. Papers, 1768-1816. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Lee, Charles, 1758-1815. Legal opinion regarding case of French v. Pratt [manuscript], 1809 June 27. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809,. Virginia letters [manuscript], 1776-1846. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Andrew, John A. (John Albion), 1818-1867,. Lee family papers [microform] 1652 [1769-1870] 1890. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Garnett, Robert S. (Robert Selden), 1819-1861. Papers from members of the Lee family [manuscript] 1770-1865. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Charles, 1758-1815. Papers of Charles Lee [manuscript], 1805 and n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Charles, 1758-1815. Letter, 1793 June 3, Richmond, [Va.] to William Lee, "Greenspring" near Williamsburg, [Va.]. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891. Papers, 1856-1889. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Gálvez, Bernardo de, 1746-1786. Bernardo de Gálvez papers, 1776-1786. Library of Congress
creatorOf Cary, Wilson Miles, 1734-1817. Papers of the Fairfax and Lee families, 1753-1808. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Charles Carter, 1798-1871, collector. Collection, 1768-1931 (bulk 1813-1870) [microform]. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Lee, Henry, 1756-1818. Lee family collection, 1780-1886. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Lee, Charles, 1758-1815. Autographs and signed legal documents of noted Americans [manuscript], 1790-1824. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Eighteenth century Virginia papers, 1775-1787. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn General Records of the Department of Justice. 1790 - 2002. Photographs of Attorneys General
creatorOf Call, Daniel, ca. 1765-1840,. Correspondence of the Lee Family [manuscript], 1795-1811. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Bingham, W. mss., 1752-1891 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn Custis-Lee Family Papers, 1700-circa 1928, (bulk 1770-1870) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Lee, Charles, 1758-1815. Remarks by Mr. Lee, Attorney General of the United States on the principles and reasoning contained in the notes which Mr. MacDonald has laid before the board of examination, 1798. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Lee, Charles, 1758-1815. ALS : to John Graham, 1800 May 23. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lee, Charles, 1758-1815. [Letter] 1796 Nov. 1, Alexandria [Va.] [to] Dear Sir / Charles Lee. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lee, Charles, 1758-1815. Letter, 1813 May 2, Alexandria, Va., to William Broadfoot, Charleston, S.C. [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Charles, 1758-1815. Legal notes of Charles Lee, 1783-1855. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857. Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928 (bulk 1770-1870). Library of Congress
referencedIn George Washington Papers, 1592-1943, (bulk 1748-1799) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf United States. Patent Office. Letters patent to Michael Wigglesworth and Lemuel P. Jenks, 1799-1857. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Simms, Charles, 1755-1819. Papers of Charles Simms, 1731-1822. Library of Congress
creatorOf Charles Lee Notebook of Virginia Cases, 1783-1793, 1783-1855 John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
creatorOf Lee, Charles, 1758-1815. Legal notes of Charles Lee [manuscript], 1783-1793,1855. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Charles, 1758-1815. Cases adjudged in the General Court from the year 1783 to the year [1793], 1783-1855, bulk 1783-1793. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Iredell, James, 1751-1799. Papers of the elder Iredell, his wife Hannah, and their son James [microform] 1767-1856 (bulk 1771-1830). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. James McHenry papers, 1777-1832. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
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Birth 1758

Death 1815-06-24

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