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J. Lee to James Clarke, 1814 October 14

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 2, Item: 4

Scope and Contents

A letter, date October 14, 1814, addressed to James Clarke in Norfolk, Virginia from James Lee in Williamsburg, Virginia. Lee writes about court proceedings concerning Clarke. He refers to “Mr Murdough” attending a court martial near Richmond of Majors Corbin and Griffin for signing a petition requesting the resignation of Colonel Bassett from his commission for not having the military abilities to command the regiment. Lee also conveys that his wedding is postponed until end of month or early next. He asks for knives and forks from Norfolk.


  • Creation: 1814 October 14


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From the Collection: 1.25 Linear Feet


From the Sub-Series: English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository