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Contains 102 Results:

The "Society of William and Mary" to James Lee, 1834 May 1

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 5, Item: 4
Scope and Contents

A “Two-Monthly Report” from “Ro. Saunders, Jr.,” secretary of the Society of William & Mary College, addressed to James Lee, Williamsburg, Virginia. Dated May 1, 1834. The signed statement indicates that James Lee’s son Philip L. Lee was attending “Junior Mathematical” and “Rhetorical” classes.

Dates: 1834 May 1

Susan Teagle to Edwin Teagle, 1830 November 7

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 4, Item: 6
Scope and Contents A letter, dated November 7, 1830, from Susan Teagle, Williamsburg, Virginia, to Edwin Teagle, her son, in Portsmouth, Virginia. Susan begins by saying she is glad Edwin’s sore throat is better. Then she mentions her surprise at learning that Mrs. [Susan Perry] has recently gotten married. She refers to James Lee again as a father to her fatherless children. Susan tells Edwin not to neglect his business to visit her at Christmas. She relays the news that Richard Bowden, the recently appointed...
Dates: 1830 November 7

John Page to Edwin Teagle, 1834 January 22

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 5, Item: 2
Scope and Contents A letter, dated January 22, 1834, from John Page addressed to Edwin A. Teagle, Esquire, in Williamsburg, Virginia. Page apologizes for not responding sooner. He writes, “The violence of Party Spirit, I believe, has alienated some of my friends from me, and ill health has alienated me in a great measure from the world, but as long as I breathe I shall desire the friendship of the good and shall grieve to lose the regard of those I once esteemed, whilst I trust my conduct both in public and in...
Dates: 1834 January 22

Philip Ludwell Lee to Edwin Teagle, 1834 April 3

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 5, Item: 3
Scope and Contents A letter, dated April 3, 1834, from Philip Ludwell Lee in Williamsburg, Virginia to his cousin Edwin A. Teagle in New York, New York. Lee expresses amazement that Edwin was in Baltimore but now in New York “with only a few dollars in your pocket. So the whole matter is a riddle to me.” Lee gives news of girls who are married and not and says of the girl he is seeing: “I am paying my addresses to Miss Mary Waller.” He adds postscript about a “very large and beautiful organ in the Episcopal...
Dates: 1834 April 3

James Lee to Virginia Lee, 1835 July 22

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 5, Item: 7
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A letter, dated July 22, 1835, from James Lee in Williamsburg, Virginia, to his “dear Daughter,” presumably Virginia Lee, in Norfolk, Virginia. James gives news of family and friends and expresses his love for his daughter. He writes, “Aunt Louisa and Katy are going away tomorrow: they send their love to you and your mother, and bid you both farewell forever.” This news perhaps concerns enslaved individuals hired out by the Lee family.

Dates: 1835 July 22

Philip L. Lee to Edwin Teagle, 1835 July 24

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 6, Item: 2
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A letter, dated July 24, 1835, from Philip Ludwell Lee in Williamsburg, Virginia to Edwin Teagle, on board the U.S.S. Constitution. Lee mentions that Teagle is bound for France and probably the Mediterranean Sea, and he writes of the many educational experiences before Teagle. He updates Teagle with recent marriage announcements and asks Teagle if he can use his trunk, assuring him that he will put it in order and take care of its contents.

Dates: 1835 July 24

George W. Trice Letter, 1826 December 25

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 3, Item: 2
Identifier: id97136
Scope and Contents

A letter, dated December 25, 1826, from George W. Trice. Although the recipient of the letter is not named, references in the message suggest that they are friend of James Lee in Williamsburg. Trice claims he is “master of seven different kinds of hand writing,” and he illustrates two variations of handwriting in this letter.

Dates: 1826 December 25

R. Saunders to Parkes Slater, 1845 November 18

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 10, Item: 3
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A letter, dated November 18, 1845, from Ro. [Robert?] Saunders to Parkes Slater. Saunders expresses his high regard for James Lee, who recently died, and his appreciation for “his favorite cane” which was given to him by Slater. This letter is a transition from the Lee family papers to the Slater family papers.

Dates: 1845 November 18

William Henry Teagle to Frederick Teagle, 1838 November 22

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 9, Item: 3
Scope and Contents A letter, dated November 22, 1838, from [William?] Henry Teagle to his brother, Frederick B. Teagle, in Williamsburg, Virginia. Teagle mentions the recent death of their sister, Emeline, as well as the death of their mother, Susan. He writes, “Dear Brother, there is but few of us now remaining and we the oldest, we should endeavour to work together for each other good, and prepare for that prepaired place which is beyond the reach of the eye of man.”Teagle says his work in...
Dates: 1838 November 22

James Lee to Louisa Lee, 1838 September 4

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 9, Item: 2
Scope and Contents A letter, dated September 4, 1838, from James Lee in Williamsburg, Virginia to Louisa C. Lee in Hampton, Virginia. James approves Louisa’s plan to stay in Hampton, the advantages being that she can get word about Emeline twice a day and can move quickly to get Emeline’s home should she wish to make the trip. James fears that if Emeline “is brought up contrary to her inclination, she would live but a very little while—should she die in Norfolk (which God forbid) we must do the best we can...
Dates: 1838 September 4

James Lee to Louisa Lee, 1840 September 30

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 10, Item: 2
Scope and Contents A letter, dated September 30, 1845, from James Lee in Williamsburg, Virginia to Louisa C. Lee. James reports that her letter came to him by way of Mr. Stephen Wright, who also brought a dish. He compliments Wright’s “deportment” and calls him “polite and conciliating.” Their daughter, Virginia, and Cordelia are still with him and will be for a while yet, which is fine with him. He includes instructions for how to spend the money he has sent and some news of the town including word of Willis...
Dates: 1840 September 30

James Lee to Louisa Lee, 1840 September 11

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 10, Item: 1
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A letter, dated September 11, 1840, from James Lee in Williamsburg, Virginia to Louisa C. Lee. James reports to Louisa the news of the death of his friend Captain James Davis. He describes the grief of Davis’s mother-in-law, Mrs. Bingham, and his wife, unnamed. James writes that Doctor Teachy believes Davis died of an “apopletic fit.”

Dates: 1840 September 11

George Trice to James Lee, 1838 August 15

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 8, Item: 7
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A letter, dated August 15, 1838, from George W. Trice, King William County, Virginia, to James Lee, Williamsburg, Virginia. Trice petitions Lee’s help with a legal issue. He needs some additional information to resolve accounts. Trice is clearly frustrated by Lee’s failure to respond to a previous request. He wants to know about the amount due in this case.

Dates: 1838 August 15

J. Lee to James Clarke, 1814 October 5

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 2, Item: 2
Scope and Contents A letter, dated October 5, 1814, from James Lee to James Clarke in Norfolk, Virginia. Lee apologizes for failing to answer Clarke’s previous letters because of a “long and painful indisposition.” He refers to the death of a young woman, Eliza, who may have been Clarke’s girlfriend. Lee writes of his lack of money because “Dunfey” has been able to collect little tax money for the 65th regiment. He writes that “Hadgron” has been chosen to administer a Mr. Caradin’s estate. There is also a...
Dates: 1814 October 5

James Lee to Emeline Teagle, undated

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 11, Item: 7
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An undated letter from James Lee in Williamsburg, Virginia to Emeline Teagle in Norfolk, Virginia. Lee says Louisa Lee, his wife and Teagle’s aunt, has returned safely to Williamsburg but will visit Teagle again soon. Lee reprimands Emeline for going on a long walk and hurting her feet and legs. He asks why she would not write a letter to him.

Dates: undated

Edward Teagle Estate Inventory, 1834 January 24

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 12, Item: 2
Scope and Contents

Inventory of household goods of the estate of Edward Teagle, deceased. Written by James Lee and dated January 24, 1834.

Dates: 1834 January 24

Teagle Estate Settlement, 1835 April 24

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 12, Item: 5
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Legal document submitted to Williamsburg Hustings Court by Wm. McMoody concerning the settlement of Edward Teagle's estate. Dated April 24, 1835.

Dates: 1835 April 24

Peter Louis Teagle Expenses, 1840 - 1845

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 13, Item: 2
Scope and Contents

Bundle of vouchers detailing expenses incurred by Peter Louis Teagle, ward of James Lee.

Dates: 1840 - 1845

Edward Teagle Estate Cover Sheet, 1846

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 13, Item: 4
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Cover sheet of documents relating to the estate of Edward Teagle. Outlines groupings of documents by topic or person. Dated 1846.

Dates: 1846

Correspondence: James Lee to Louisa Bellett, 1808 - 1810 and undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

This sub-series is primarily composed of letters to and from members of the James Lee family of Williamsburg, Virginia, including their correspondence with Teagle family members also of Williamsburg. This sub-series also includes academic essays written by Philip Ludwell Lee when he was a student at the College of William & Mary in the mid-1830s.

Dates: 1808 - 1810 and undated

James Lee to Louisa Bellett, 1808 August 12

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1, Item: 1
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A poem titled “Connubial Affections," reproduced by James Lee and addressed to Louisa C. Bellett. Dated August 12, 1808 on reverse side.

Dates: 1808 August 12

James Lee to Louisa Bellett, 1810 May 4

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1, Item: 2
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A short love letter from "Jas. Lee" to Louisa Bellett, in which he calls himself "your intended husband". Dated May 4, 1810.

Dates: 1810 May 4

James Lee to Louisa Bellett, undated

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1, Item: 3
Scope and Contents

Transcriptions of two poems or songs followed by an unsigned note. Addressed to Louisa and presumably from James Lee. No date.

Researchers may need extra assistance handling this fragile letter, which remains folded in a mylar sleeve to best preserve its structural integrity.

Dates: undated

James Lee to Louisa Bellett, undated

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1, Item: 4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

This sub-series is primarily composed of letters to and from members of the James Lee family of Williamsburg, Virginia, including their correspondence with Teagle family members also of Williamsburg. This sub-series also includes academic essays written by Philip Ludwell Lee when he was a student at the College of William & Mary in the mid-1830s.

Dates: undated

James Lee to Louisa Bellett, undated

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1, Item: 5
Scope and Contents

Fragment. A poem and letter that appears to be written by James Lee, addressed to Louisa. James's letter suggests he and Louisa are working through a problem in their relationship. He writes, "Louisa bear with my whims and follies a little longer, and all will be over, you will get rid of a childish lover, and I shall be happy in the arms of my God." No date.

Dates: undated