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Colonel Philip Ludwell Lee letter to Colonel George Fairfax

Identifier: SC 01624

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Scope and Contents

Two page letter from Green Springs plantation in Williamsburg, Va. regarding a land transaction between Lee and Colonel Fairfax. Lee regrets the delay but notes that once he is home and in front of the mentioned papers that he will settle their transaction at that time. A transcription is included with the letter.


  • Creation: 1760 April 28


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Neverbird Antiques with funds from the Lyon Gardiner Tyler Library Endowment, 2018.


Guide to the Colonel Philip Ludwell Lee letter to Colonel George Fairfax
Christina R. Luers, CA
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