Lee, Richard Henry (1732-1794) to Roger Sherman
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04808 Author/Creator: Lee, Richard Henry (1732-1794) Place Written: York, [Pennsylvania] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 24 November 1777 Pagination: 4 p. ; 31.7 x 19.4 cm.
Discusses the surrender of John Burgoyne, Cornwallis' movements, and the loss of Red Bank, among other activities in the Revolutionary War. Also mentions international relations and naval activities. Supports the Articles of Confederation, comments on the need for the states to compromise with each other, and discusses other issues pertaining to the formation of the United States. With a long signed postscript that updates his comments on the war.
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