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Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794 to Catharine Macaulay.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01792 Author/Creator: Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794 Place Written: Chantilly, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 30 March 1770 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 23.7 x 19.4 cm. Order a Copy

Relating his admiration for Macaulay's spirit and love of liberty.

Lee, Richard H., fl. 1770-1781
Macaulay, Catharine, 1731-1791

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