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An introduction to the history of the principal kingdoms and states of Europe by Freiherr Samuel von Pufendorf

The works of the learned and pious author of the Whole duty of man by Richard Allestree

The duty of ministers to work the works of Him that sent them, while it is day. A sermon occasion'd by the much lamented death of the Reverend Mr. William Waldron ... who departed this life, Sept. 11, 1727 by John Webb

The works of the learned Isaac Barrow ... containing sermons and expositions upon all the articles in the Apostles Creed by Isaac Barrow

A collection of all the acts of Assembly, now in force, in the colony of Virginia. With the titles of such as are expir'd, or repeal'd. And notes in the margin, shewing how, and at what time, they were repeal'd. Examin'd with the records, by a committee appointed for that purpose. Who have added many useful marginal notes, and references: and an exact table. : Publish'd, pursuant to an order of the General Assembly, held at Williamsburg, in the year M,DCC,XXVII

A digest of all the laws relating to the customs, to trade, and navigation; with a short historical dissertation concerning the nature, extent, and method of collection of the ancient revenue of the crown. With an appendix and index by Samuel Forster

The gentleman instructed, in the conduct of a virtuous and happy life : written for the instruction of a young nobleman : to which is added, A word to the Ladies, by way of supplement to the first part by William Darrell

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About meCaptain Henry Lee (1691-1747), a leading Virginian landholder of the 18th century, was the brother of Virginia politician/planter Thomas Lee (of Stratford), whose daughter Hannah Lee Corbin is also an LEA subject. Henry's wife, Mary Bland, was the daughter of Richard Bland and Elizabeth Randolph (a great-aunt of Thomas Jefferson). Henry's second son, Squire Richard Lee, inherited some if not most of his books.

Henry Lee's plantation, located near the town of Hague in Westmoreland County, was known as Lee Hall.

About my libraryA list of books in Henry Lee's library is given in the inventory of his estate, recorded on 6 June 1748. The listing contains short author/title entries only; these entries as given in a typed transcript of the inventory are included in the Comments section for each title, along with bibliographic notes.

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Real nameHenry Lee

LocationLee Hall, Westmoreland County, Virginia

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Member sinceOct 11, 2008

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