Lee, Richard Henry (1732-1794) to John Page
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01412.06 Author/Creator: Lee, Richard Henry (1732-1794) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter Date: 15 October 1776 Pagination: 2 p. : address : docket : free frank ; 32 x 20 cm
Lee, a Continental Congressman, informs Page that he is pleased to hear supplies will be coming in. Comments on news that some enemy ships "fell down to Sandy Hook" and appear to be leaving for Rhode Island. Letter comes with attached integral address leaf completed in Lee's hand and free franked by him
Page, an officer in the Revolutionary War, served as a United States Representative from Virginia 1789-1796 and as Governor of Virginia 1802-1805.
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