Henry Lee letter to Leroy and Bayard, bankers

Henry Lee letter to Leroy and Bayard, bankers

Dates: 1790-1799

ALS with instructions from Lee to Leroy and Bayard, his private banking agents, concerning speculation in banknotes and shares. Also concerns the payment of personal bills and the scarcity of gold and silver.

  • Extent: 2 p.
  • Creator: Lee, Henry, 1756-1818
  • Call Number: MSS SC 63
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Original restricted; photocopies open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Alternative Format
Available in photocopy.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Henry Lee letter to Leroy and Bayard, bankers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 63; Henry Lee letter to Leroy and Bayard, bankers; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 63, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Fred A. Rosenstock; 1976.
Subject Terms
Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; Economics and Banking; Money--United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; personal--finance
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Henry Lee letter to Leroy and Bayard, bankers
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Biographical/Historical note

Soldier and public official from Virginia. The words "General Governor" written on the letter's back probably indicates Lee was governor of Virginia at the time (ca. 1792-1795)

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts