The Resource Papers of Richard Bland Lee, (manuscript)

Papers of Richard Bland Lee, (manuscript)

Label
Papers of Richard Bland Lee, 1790-1826
Title
Papers of Richard Bland Lee
Inclusive dates
1790-1826
Title variation
Richard Bland Lee papers
Creator
Contributor
Recipient
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The collection contains an autograph manuscript "Notes to an original Federalist of the old school," apparently a draft of an address by Lee on the nation's fiftieth anniversary
  • Letters to Zaccheus Collins; Thomas Jones; Theodorick Lee; James Madison; his wife, Elizabeth Collins Lee; and his son, Z. Collins Lee mention a bill in favor of the Potomac as a site for the federal city; the possible tour of James Madison through the Eastern states, the excise tax, bank bill, George Washington, and selection of a site for the federal city; and the deaths of his mother and of Mr. Lewis and his concern to secure someone else to care for his plantation affairs at "Sully" and "Lee Hall."
  • Also the conduct of Citizen Genet and the proceedings of the Indian Commissioners; a request to Madison for a civil government position; a request for an appointment as commissioner of claims for property destroyed in the War of 1812; a description of Kentucky in 1820; and advice to his son attending the University of Virginia in 1826
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Papers of Richard Bland Lee, (manuscript)
Note
  • Forms part of the Tracy W. McGregor Library Autograph Collection
  • Summary guide to entire McGregor Autograph Collection available
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • Special Collections
Extent
14
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u3715721
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a3715721
  • (OCoLC)48927620
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

    • Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections LibraryBorrow it
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