Received June 20. 1795 of Corbin Washington Executor of Richd Henry Lee decd. The Sum of five pounds and ten pence in full for my proportion of hire due for Edmond & Osman1 for this year

Charles Lee

(Verso)

Charles Lee’s Rect 20. June 1785

£5.0.10

 

 

Source: The Archives of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation, Papers of the Lee Family, Box 6, M2009.098

Transcribed by Caitlin Connelly, 2016 June 10


1. Slave inventories from 1782 and 1794 indicate that Edmond and Osman were enslaved ship carpenters. They had formerly belonged to both Philip Ludwell Lee and Richard Henry Lee.