Excerpt from Memoir of the Life of Richard Henry Lee, and His Correspondence With the Most Distinguished Men in America and Europe, Vol. 1 of 2: Illustrative of Their Characters, and of the Events of the American Revolution Richard henry lee, the subjectof the following Memoir, was the son of Thomas Lee, of Stratford, in the county Of Westmoreland, and colony Of Virginia. He was born'on the twentieth day of Jannary, 1732. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.