ge; but he was so determined to establish them in Virginia that he ordered an English estate — Stratford — worth eight or nine hundred pounds per annum, to be sold and the money divided between his hueen Caroline sent him a large sum of money out of her privy purse, with an autograph letter.
Stratford was rebuilt on an imposing scale, and, becoming the property of Light-horse Harry, on his marromersetshire family, originally of German extraction, and left six sons and two daughters.
Stratford is still standing in Westmoreland County, an object of much veneration and respect.
Within itadies and gentlemen promenaded.
Thomas Lee was buried at Pope's Creek Church, five miles from Stratford.
George Washington was baptized at this church, and in the early days his family, the Lees, P
General Henry Lee was twice married: first to Matilda, the daughter of Philip Ludwell Lee, of Stratford, and afterward to Anne Hill Carter, daughter of Charles Hill Carter, of Shirley.