cution. Being Secretary of State and Member of the Privy Council in Virginia, he had assisted that stanch royalist, Governor Berkeley,in holding the colony to its allegiance, so that after the death of Charles I, Cromwell was forced to send troops ania was described as an Independent Dominion, this treaty being ratified in the same manner as with a foreign power.
Berkeley was then removed and another governor appointed; but the undaunted Colonel Richard Lee hired a Dutch vessel, freighted it himself, went to Brussels or Breda, surrendered up Sir William Berkeley's old commission — for the government of that province-and received a new one from his present Majesty, Charles II, a loyal action and deserving my commendation.
Introductishat he offered the exiled monarch an asylum in the New World.
It is certain that on the death of Cromwell he aided Governor Berkeley in proclaiming Charles II in Virginia King of England, Scotland, France, Ireland, and Virginia two years before his
ian campaigns, determined to write his life; the book is well written, as are other works of his.
The daughter married Bernard Carter, a brother of her stepmother.
The children by General Henry Lee's second marriage were Algernon Sydney, Charles Carter, Sydney Smith, and Robert Edward, and two daughters, Anne and Mildred.
The first boy lived only eighteen months. The second, named after his wife's father, was educated at Cambridge.
We have just heard, writes his father from San Domingo, Jthusiastic greeting.
He was clever, generous, liberal, and free-hearted.
When paying visits with his brothers-and the three often went together — should wine happen to be offered, Smith and Robert with their usual abstemiousness would decline; Carter, however, would accept, remarking: I have always told these boys that I would drink their share of wine, provided they would keep me generously supplied.
He wrote, too, with beauty and fluency of expression, and once said to his brother Robert:.