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OF

THE LIFE

OF

RICHARD HENRY LEE,

AND

HIS CORRESPONDENCE

WITI

THE MOST DISTINGUISHED MEN IN AMERICA AND EUROPE,

ILLUSTRATIVE GF THEIR CHARACTERS,

OTTIE

EVENTS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION.

BY HIS GRANDSON
RICHARD H: LEE,

OT LEESBURG, VIRGINIA,

IN TWO VOLUMES:

VOL. I.

PHILADELPHIA:

H. C. CAREY AND I. LEA, CHESNUT STREET.

William Brown, Printer.

1825.

,S.C

SEAL

Eastern District of Pennsylvania, to wit:

BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the sixth day of September, in the fiftieth year of the Independence of the United States of

America, A.D. 1825, H. C. CAREY & I. LEA, of the said District, have deposited in this Office the title of a Book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit: “ Memoir of the Life of Richard Henry Lee, and his Correspondence with

the most distinguished:en in America and Europe, illustrative of their Characters, and of the Events of the American Revolution.-By his Grandson, Richard H: Lee; •of Leestrucs, Virgidia. In two volumes. Vol. I.

In conformity to the act of the Congtess of the United States, entitled “An act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned.” : And also yoothes ict, entitled, “An act supplementary to ani act, entitled . An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprie. tors of such copies during the limes therein mentioned,' and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."

D, CALDWELL, Clerk of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

EMMET

COLLECTION

то

THOMAS JEFFERSON, JOHN ADAMS,

AND

CHARLES CARROLL,

SURVIVING SIGNERS OF THE DECLARATION OF INDE

PENDENCE,

The MEMOIR of the Life of RICHARD HENRY LÉE, the Mover of the Resolution in Congress, on the 7th of June, 1776, “ That these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, Free and Independent States, &C."

Is most respectfully dedicated,

BY THE AUTHOR.

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