A Guide to the Richard Henry Lee letter to William Whipple, 1783 July 27 Letter, Richard Henry Lee to William Whipple MS 2004.6

A Guide to the Richard Henry Lee letter to William Whipple, 1783 July 27

A Collection in the
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation`s
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 2004.6


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript Number
MS 2004.6
Title
Letter, Richard Henry Lee to William Whipple 1783 July 27
Physical Characteristics
1 item.
Creator
Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794
Location
On site.
Language
English
Abstract

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Richard Henry Lee letter to William Whipple, Manuscript #MS 2004.6, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 2004


Biographical/Historical Information

Richard Henry Lee was a staunch defender of colonial rights and was aligned with Patrick Henry as a strong opponent of the Stamp Act.

Scope and Content

Letter recommending Lee's son, Thomas, as merchant fluent in French; discusses the "triangular" trade between the United States, the West Indies, and Europe; and urging him to strengthen commercial ties between their two states.

Arrangement

1 item.


Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794
  • Whipple, William, 1730-1785
  • Geographical Names:

  • Europe-Commerce-United States
  • Europe-Commerce-West Indies
  • New Hampshire-Commerce-Virginia
  • United States-Commerce-Europe
  • United States-Commerce-West Indies
  • Virginia-Commerce-New Hampshire
  • West Indies-Commerce-Europe
  • West Indies-Commerce-United States

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794
  • Whipple, William, 1730-1785

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Europe-Commerce-United States
  • Europe-Commerce-West Indies
  • New Hampshire-Commerce-Virginia
  • United States-Commerce-Europe
  • United States-Commerce-West Indies
  • Virginia-Commerce-New Hampshire
  • West Indies-Commerce-Europe
  • West Indies-Commerce-United States