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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
Lee, Thomas Ludwell 1730- 1777 (search)
Lee, Thomas Ludwell 1730-1777 Statesman, born in Stratford, Westmoreland co., Va., in 1730; a brother of Richard Henry Lee. During the preliminary movements of the Revolutionary War he was conspicuous as a lawyer and patriot. He was a member of the committee of safety, and in the Virginia convention, in May, 1776, was on the committee to draft a declaration of rights and a plan of a State government. On the organization of that government, he was appointed one of the five revisers, and was also elected one of the five judges of the General Court. He died in 1777.
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 8, Chapter
The Daily Dispatch: January 7, 1865., [Electronic resource], The pedigree of the
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