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Papers of Charles Carter Lee and the Lee Family [manuscript] 1768-1931 (Bulk 1780-1871)

Lee, Charles Carter; Cathcart, James L; Legaré, Hugh Swinton
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Variant Title
Charles Carter Lee papers
Lee family papers
Finding Aid Note
Guide available, prepared by the Virginia State Library when collection was housed there. It does not correspond to the present arrangement of the papers.
Summary
Papers collected by Charles Carter Lee include papers of General Light-Horse-Harry Lee, Major Henry Lee, Charles Carter Lee, and John Penn Lee.
Light-Horse-Harry Lee's papers consist mainly of correspondence pertinent to his "Memoirs of the War in the Southern Department of the United States." Other topics include anti-Federalism, travel to the West Indies and advice to a son. His correspondents include William Goddard, Christopher R. Greene, Nathanael Greene (copies), Andrew Jackson (copy), Lafayette (copy), Ann Hill Carter Lee, James Madison (copies), Nathaniel Pendleton, and George Washington (copy).
Major Henry Lee's papers consist primarily of correspondence written during his residence in Europe in the 1830s. Topics of interest include James Wilkinson's defeat before Montreal, Jacksonian era politics, David Porter in the Mediterranean, Lee's biography of Napoleon and proposed biography of Andrew Jackson, Lee's financial and legal troubles, Lee's literary efforts. Prominent people discussed include James Buchanan, Henry Clay, John H. Eaton, Thomas Jefferson, Amos Kendall, Gales and Seaton, Henry St. George Tucker, and Daniel Webster.
There is fairly extensive correspondence with Charles Carter Lee, Major William B. Lewis and Duff Green. Other correspondents include John Armstrong, James Biddle, Charles L. Bonaparate, Daniel Brent, John Carroll Brent, James L. Cathcart, Edward Vernon Childe, John Browne Cutting, Andrew Jackson Donelson, George William Featherstonhaugh, Robert Selden Garnett, Francis Walker Gilmer, James A. Hamilton, William B. Hodgson, Sam Houston, Rachel Jackson, Peter Augustus Jay, Anne R. Lee, Charles Carter Lee, Hugh S. Legaré, Benjamin Watkins Leigh, John McLean, James Madison, John Marshall, John Moore of Paris, Nathaniel Niles, Barry O'Meara, Thomas Ritchie, Meritt M. Robinson, Gilbert C. Russell, Andrew Stevenson, John Taliaferro, Martin Van Buren, William Conway Whittle, and James Wilkinson.
The papers of Charles Carter Lee constitute the bulk of the collection and contain manuscripts of his literary works and speeches, correspondence, and legal and financial papers. Topics include his student days at Harvard; a reply to George Henry Moore's "Mr. Lee's plan--March 29, 1777. The treason of Charles Lee"; scattered political commentary including remarks on William Cabell Rives; and a description of the capture of General William Henry Fitzhugh Lee, 1863.
Correspondents include William S. Archer, Henry Carey Baird, Nathaniel Burwell, George H. Calvert, David Campbell, Bernard M. Carter, J. H. Chamberlayne, Jr., Robert Young Conrad, E. S. Davis, Frederic De Peyster, Lyman C. Draper, Benjamin Rush Floyd, Letitia Floyd, David Graham, Robert Greenhow, William Wirt Henry, Francis Kinloch, Benjamin H. Latrobe, George Washington Custis Lee, Richard Henry Lee, James Lyons, A. W. McDonald, Louis McLane, James Madison (copy), Hugh Nelson, Beverley Randolph, Charles H. Randolph, Robert E. Scott, Andrew Stevenson, Norborne M. Taliaferro, Martin Van Buren, Peter Van Winkle, Daniel Webster (copy), John Wickham, and William F. Wickham.
John Penn Lee papers, consist of miscellaneous printed matter, routine legal papers and business papers of the law firm of Dillard and Lee, Rocky Mount, Va.
Description
1917 items.
Cite as
Charles Carter Lee and Lee family papers, 1768-1931, Accession #9934, Special Collections Dept., University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Reproduction Notes
Many of the Light-Horse-Harry Lee papers are copies.
Terms of Use
No copying or publication without written permission of depositor.
Technical Details
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    a| Papers collected by Charles Carter Lee include papers of General Light-Horse-Harry Lee, Major Henry Lee, Charles Carter Lee, and John Penn Lee.
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    a| Light-Horse-Harry Lee's papers consist mainly of correspondence pertinent to his "Memoirs of the War in the Southern Department of the United States." Other topics include anti-Federalism, travel to the West Indies and advice to a son. His correspondents include William Goddard, Christopher R. Greene, Nathanael Greene (copies), Andrew Jackson (copy), Lafayette (copy), Ann Hill Carter Lee, James Madison (copies), Nathaniel Pendleton, and George Washington (copy).
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    a| Major Henry Lee's papers consist primarily of correspondence written during his residence in Europe in the 1830s. Topics of interest include James Wilkinson's defeat before Montreal, Jacksonian era politics, David Porter in the Mediterranean, Lee's biography of Napoleon and proposed biography of Andrew Jackson, Lee's financial and legal troubles, Lee's literary efforts. Prominent people discussed include James Buchanan, Henry Clay, John H. Eaton, Thomas Jefferson, Amos Kendall, Gales and Seaton, Henry St. George Tucker, and Daniel Webster.
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    a| There is fairly extensive correspondence with Charles Carter Lee, Major William B. Lewis and Duff Green. Other correspondents include John Armstrong, James Biddle, Charles L. Bonaparate, Daniel Brent, John Carroll Brent, James L. Cathcart, Edward Vernon Childe, John Browne Cutting, Andrew Jackson Donelson, George William Featherstonhaugh, Robert Selden Garnett, Francis Walker Gilmer, James A. Hamilton, William B. Hodgson, Sam Houston, Rachel Jackson, Peter Augustus Jay, Anne R. Lee, Charles Carter Lee, Hugh S. Legaré, Benjamin Watkins Leigh, John McLean, James Madison, John Marshall, John Moore of Paris, Nathaniel Niles, Barry O'Meara, Thomas Ritchie, Meritt M. Robinson, Gilbert C. Russell, Andrew Stevenson, John Taliaferro, Martin Van Buren, William Conway Whittle, and James Wilkinson.
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    a| The papers of Charles Carter Lee constitute the bulk of the collection and contain manuscripts of his literary works and speeches, correspondence, and legal and financial papers. Topics include his student days at Harvard; a reply to George Henry Moore's "Mr. Lee's plan--March 29, 1777. The treason of Charles Lee"; scattered political commentary including remarks on William Cabell Rives; and a description of the capture of General William Henry Fitzhugh Lee, 1863.
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    a| Correspondents include William S. Archer, Henry Carey Baird, Nathaniel Burwell, George H. Calvert, David Campbell, Bernard M. Carter, J. H. Chamberlayne, Jr., Robert Young Conrad, E. S. Davis, Frederic De Peyster, Lyman C. Draper, Benjamin Rush Floyd, Letitia Floyd, David Graham, Robert Greenhow, William Wirt Henry, Francis Kinloch, Benjamin H. Latrobe, George Washington Custis Lee, Richard Henry Lee, James Lyons, A. W. McDonald, Louis McLane, James Madison (copy), Hugh Nelson, Beverley Randolph, Charles H. Randolph, Robert E. Scott, Andrew Stevenson, Norborne M. Taliaferro, Martin Van Buren, Peter Van Winkle, Daniel Webster (copy), John Wickham, and William F. Wickham.
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    a| John Penn Lee papers, consist of miscellaneous printed matter, routine legal papers and business papers of the law firm of Dillard and Lee, Rocky Mount, Va.
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    a| Kendall, Amos, d| 1789-1869.
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    a| Lee, Charles Carter, d| 1798-1871 t| Memoirs of the war in the Southern Department of the United States.
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    a| Lee, Henry, d| 1787-1837 t| Life of the Emperor Napoleon.
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    a| Lee, William Henry Fitzhugh, d| 1837-1891.
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    a| Moore, George Henry, d| 1823-1892 t| Mr. Lee's plan....
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    a| Porter, David, d| 1780-1843.
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    a| Rives, William C. q| (William Cabell), d| 1793-1868.
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    a| Tucker, Henry St. George, d| 1780-1848.
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    a| Webster, Daniel, d| 1782-1852.
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    a| Presidents z| United States x| Election y| 1836.
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    a| Archer, William Segar, d| 1789-1855, e| correspondent.
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    a| Armstrong, John, d| 1758-1843, e| correspondent.
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    a| Baird, Henry Carey, d| 1825-1912 e| correspondent.
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    a| Bonaparte, Charles Lucian, d| 1803-1857, e| correspondent.
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    a| Biddle, James, d| 1783-1848, e| correspondent.
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    a| Brent, Daniel, d| 1774-1841, e| correspondent.
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    a| Brent, John Carroll, d| 1814-1876, e| correspondent.
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    a| Burwell, Nathaniel, e| correspondent.
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    a| Calvert, George Henry, d| 1803-1889 e| correspondent.
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    a| Campbell, David, d| 1779-1859 e| correspondent.
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    a| Carter, Bernard M. q| (Bernard Moore), d| 1780- e| correspondent.
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    a| Cathcart, James L. q| (James Leander), d| 1767-1843.
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    a| Chamberlayne, John Hampden, d| 1838-1882, e| correspondent.
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    a| Childe, E. V. q| (Edward Vernon), d| 1804-1861, e| correspondent.
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    a| Conrad, Robert Young, e| correspondent.
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    a| Cutting, John Browne, d| 1755?-1831, e| correspondent.
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    a| Davis, E. S., e| correspondent.
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    a| De Peyster, Frederic, d| 1796-1882, e| correspondent.
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    a| Donelson, Andrew Jackson, d| 1799-1871, e| correspondent.
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    a| Draper, Lyman Copeland, d| 1815-1891 e| correspondent.
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    a| Featherstonhaugh, George William, d| 1780-1866 e| correspondent.
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    a| Floyd, Benjamin Rush, d| 1811-1860, e| correspondent.
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    a| Floyd, Letitia Preston, e| correspondent.
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    a| Garnett, Robert Selden, d| 1789-1840, e| correspondent.
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    a| Gilmer, Francis Walker, d| 1790-1826, e| correspondent.
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    a| Goddard, William, d| 1740-1817, e| correspondent.
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    a| Graham, David, c| Jr., d| 1808-1852 e| correspondent.
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    a| Green, Duff, d| 1791-1875, e| correspondent.
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    a| Greene, Christopher R. q| (Christopher Rhodes), d| 1786-1825, e| correspondent.
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    a| Greene, Nathanael, d| 1742-1786 e| correspondent.
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    a| Greenhow, Robert, d| 1800-1854, e| correspondent.
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    a| Hamilton, James A. q| (James Alexander), d| 1788-1878, e| correspondent.
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    a| Henry, William Wirt, d| 1831-1900, e| correspondent.
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    a| Hodgson, William Brown, d| 1800-1871, e| correspondent.
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    a| Houston, Sam, d| 1793-1863 e| correspondent.
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    a| Jackson, Andrew, d| 1767-1845 e| correspondent.
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    a| Jackson, Rachel, d| 1767-1828, e| correspondent.
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    a| Jay, Peter A. q| (Peter Augustus), d| 1776-1843, e| correspondent.
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    a| Kinloch, Francis, d| 1755-1826, e| correspondent.
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    a| Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, c| marquis de, d| 1757-1834 e| correspondent.
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    a| Lee, Ann R., e| correspondent.
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    a| Lee, Ann Hill Carter, d| 1773-1829, e| correspondent.
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    a| Lee, Charles Carter, d| 1798-1871, e| correspondent.
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    a| Lee, George Washington Custis, d| 1832-1913, e| correspondent.
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    a| Lee, Henry, d| 1756-1818, e| correspondent.
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    a| Lee, Henry, d| 1787-1837, e| correspondent.
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    a| Lee, John Penn, d| 1867- e| correspondent.
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    a| Lee, Richard Henry, d| 1794-1865, e| correspondent.
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    a| Legaré, Hugh Swinton, d| 1797-1843, e| corrrespondent.
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    a| Leigh, Benjamin Watkins, d| 1781-1849 e| correspondent.
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    a| Lewis, William Berkeley, d| 1784-1866, e| correspondent.
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    a| Livingston, Edward, d| 1764-1836, e| correspondent.
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    a| Lyons, James, d| 1801-1882, e| correspondent.
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    a| McDonald, Angus William, d| 1799-1864, e| correspondent.
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    a| McLane, Louis, d| 1786-1857, e| correspondent.
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    a| McLean, John, d| 1785-1861 e| correspondent.
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    a| Madison, James, d| 1751-1836, e| recipient.
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    a| Marshall, John, d| 1755-1835 e| recipient.
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    a| Moore, John, c| of Paris, e| recipient.
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    a| Nelson, Hugh, d| 1768-1836, e| correspondent.
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    a| Niles, Nathaniel, c| Jr., d| 1791-1869 e| correspondent.
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    a| O'Meara, Barry Edward, d| 1786-1836 e| correspondent.
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    a| Pendleton, Nathaniel, d| 1756-1821 e| correspondent.
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    a| Randolph, Beverley, d| 1754-1797, e| correspondent.
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    a| Randolph, Charles H., e| correspondent.
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    a| Ritchie, Thomas, d| 1778-1854, e| correspondent.
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    a| Robinson, M. M. q| (Merritt M.), d| -1850 e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Russell, Gilbert Christian, e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Scott, Robert E. q| (Robert Eden), d| 1808-1862, e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Stevenson, Andrew, d| 1784-1857, e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Taliaferro, John, d| 1768-1852, e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Taliaferro, Norborne M., e| correspondent.
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    a| Van Buren, Martin, d| 1782-1862 e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Van Winkle, Peter G., d| 1808-1872, e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Washington, George, d| 1732-1799 e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Webster, Daniel, d| 1782-1852 e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Whittle, William Conway, d| 1805-1878, e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Wickham, John, d| 1763-1839 e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Wickham, William Fanning, d| 1793-1880, e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Wilkinson, James, d| 1757-1825, e| correspondent.
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