Governor of Virginia Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee III (1756-1818) signed land document issued in Richmond, granting John Anderson and James JarreTt "…four hundred and twenty eight Acres lying and being in the County of Greenbrier on the Great Keuhawa at the Burning at the Burning Spring Bottom, adjoining George Washington Esquire and John Dickerson…" dated March 22, 1792. Float mount and matted under glass in a black wooden frame. 12 1/4" H x 15" W. Biography: Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee III was an early American Patriot, ninth Governor of Virginia and a Virginia Representative to the United States Congress. He earned his nickname during his service during the American Revolution as a cavalry officer in the Continental Army. Lee gave the eulogy at George Washington's Memorial service at Zion Church in Phildelphia, PA on December 26, 1799 [See Lot 345]. He was also the father of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. Provenance: private Sevierville, Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Overall good condition with foxing spots, areas of dampstaining, creases, etc. to be expected from age. Lee signature in good clear condition (slightly affected by dampstaining). Not examined outside of frame.
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