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Richard Henry Lee

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Richard Henry Lee leader of the American Revolution who proposed the resolution calling for independence of the American Colonies (1732-1794)
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Usage

In literature:

Among them were Peyton Randolph, George Wythe, John Robinson, Richard Henry Lee, and Edmund Pendleton.
"Thomas Jefferson" by Edward S. Ellis et. al.
GEORGE W WYTHE, RICHARD HENRY LEE, TH.
"The Fathers of the Constitution" by Max Farrand
The Declaration of 1776 was read by Richard Henry Lee of Virginia, about whose family clusters so much historic fame.
"Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897" by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
It included George Washington, Patrick Henry, and Richard Henry Lee.
"A Short History of the United States" by Edward Channing
There were others, too, outside New England who were discontented, and among them Richard Henry Lee, from the General's own State.
"George Washington, Vol. I" by Henry Cabot Lodge
Lee, Richard Henry, unfriendly to Washington, i.
"George Washington, Vol. II" by Henry Cabot Lodge
And how did Richard Henry Lee like it, and George Wythe, and the Randolphs?
"Little Journeys To the Homes of the Great, Volume 3 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
Among his playmates was Richard Henry Lee, who was afterward a famous Virginian.
"Our Holidays" by Various
Virginia, Richard Henry Lee and Grayson.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
Richard Henry Lee charged it as copied from Locke's Treatise on Government.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
Lee, Richard Henry, 28, 29.
"Forgotten Books of the American Nursery" by Rosalie V. Halsey
Lee, Richard Henry, iii, 67, 89.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
Lee, Richard Henry, 84, 97, 100.
"The War of Independence" by John Fiske
LEE, RICHARD HENRY, 478.
"The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)" by Ida Husted Harper
Richard Henry Lee applied for the position of stamp distributor.
"A History of the Town of Fairfax" by Jeanne Johnson Rust
Richard Henry Lee and Patrick Henry made speeches of memorable eloquence on this occasion.
"History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia" by Charles Campbell
Richard Henry Lee charged it as copied from Locke's Treatise on Government.
"Junius Unmasked" by Joel Moody
Among the powerful orators of '76 was Richard Henry Lee, son of Thomas Lee, born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, on the 20th of January 1732.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson
Signers of the Declaration of Independence: Richard Henry Lee, and Francis Lightfoot Lee.
"The Stronghold" by Miriam Haynie
Richard Henry Lee, dated at "Headquarters, fourteen miles from Philadelphia," October 30th, 1777.
"The Life Of Thomas Paine, Vol. I. (of II)" by Moncure Daniel Conway
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