Papers from members of the Lee family [manuscript] 1770-1865.


Garnett, Robert S. (Robert Selden), 1819-1861. Papers from members of the Lee family [manuscript] 1770-1865.

Papers from members of the Lee family [manuscript] 1770-1865.

Letters of Arthur Lee, Charles Lee, Edmund Jennings Lee, George Washington Custis Lee, Henry Lee, Robert E. Lee, Stephen D. Lee & William Lee. Recipients include Robert Carter Nicholas, Madame Izard, John Hopkins, Richard Bland Lee, Sally Lee, Robert Seldon Garnett, General R. Jones, Henry R. Craig, H.A. Risley and the Rev. Francis Sprigg. Topics include the division of the "Green Spring" estate between John Paradise and the Lees, plantation matters; the significance of General Horatio Gates's defeat at Camden, S. C.; the battle of Bladensburg with a mention of Generals Robert Young and Walter Smith; and the re-establishment of the "Southern Churchman" after the Civil War.

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Izard, Alice DeLancey, 1745-1832 (person)

Lee, Arthur, 1740-1792 (person)

Diplomat, Continental Congressman, and staunch opponent of the Constitution. From the description of ALS, 1787 October 16 : [s.l.], to Charles Lee, Richmond, Virginia. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13708313 Arthur Lee was a physician, lawyer, and diplomat. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1768. From the description of Account of the robbery of the papers of Arthur Lee, American agent at Berlin, 26 June 1777, 1777 J...

Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806 (person)

American revolutionary general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Traveller's Rest, to F. Meriwether, Esq., 1787 Jan. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864014 Revolutionary general. Born in England, Gates settled in Virginia in 1772 after a career in the British army that included service in the French and Indian War. He was commissioned adjutant-general of the Continental Army in 1775, and was in command at the pivotal victory of Saratoga. After Saratoga...

Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 (person)

Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Lee, Stephen D. (Stephen Dill), 1833-1908 (person)

Planter, U.S. and Confederate army officer. From the description of ALS : Columbus, Miss., to Charles Colcock Jones, 1883 Dec. 23. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442865 From the description of ALS : Columbus, Miss., to Charles Colcock Jones, 1883 Nov. 15. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156169 Lieutenant General, C.S.A.; President, Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College; and Mississippi state legislator; nat...

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Garnett, Robert S. (Robert Selden), 1819-1861 (person)

Robert Selden Garnett (1819-1861), served in the Mexican War, in Texas, and as commandant of cadets at West Point. In 1855, he was commissioned Major and sent to the Northwest where he commanded the Puget Sound and Yakima Expeditions. He resigned and joined the Confederate Army. From the description of Letter : to Major Gilmore Hays / by Robert Selden Garnett, 1856 Apr 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702127583 Robert Selden Garnett (1819-1861), aide-de-camp to General Tay...

Sprigg, Francis. (person)

Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 (person)

Henry Lee III (b. January 29, 1756, Dumfries, VA–d. March 25, 1818, Cumberland Island, GA) was an early American Patriot and politician who served as the ninth Governor of Virginia and as the Virginia Representative to the United States Congress. Lee's service during the American Revolution as a cavalry officer in the Continental Army earned him the nickname by which he is best known, "Light-Horse Harry". Lee was the father of Civil War-era Confederate general Robert E. Lee....

Lee, Edmund Jennings, 1853- (person)

Lee, Charles, 1758-1815 (person)

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, 1795-1...

Hopkins, John, 1927-2013 (person)

Lee, Sally (person)

Lee, William, 1739-1795 (person)

Lee, George Washington Custis, 1832-1913 (person)

The central figures in this collection are Cuthbert Powell (1775-1849), his son, Charles Leven Powell (1804-1896), Charles Leven Powell's wife, Selina (Lloyd) Powell (d. 1871), and their children. Cuthbert Powell Cuthbert Powell (1775-1849) was born in Middleburg, Loudoun County, Virginia to parents Leven Powell (1737-1810) and Sarah (Harrison) Powell. He was one of eleven children. Cuthbert made his fortune alongside his brother, Leven Powell, Jr. (1772-1807), as a merc...

Nicholas, Robert Carter, 1728-1780 (person)

Member, Virginia House of Burgesses and Virginia House of Delegates, judge. From the description of Letter, 1773 August 27, Williamsburg, Va., to an unidentified recipient [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647825639 Epithet: Commissioner of Excise British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000216.0x0000dd Virginia public official. From the description of Receipt ...

Risley, Hanson A. (person)