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HENRY "LIGHT-HORSE HARRY" LEE (1756-1818)
HENRY "LIGHT-HORSE HARRY" LEE (1756-1818) 
Famed cavalry commander of the War of the Revolution, Federalist governor of Virginia 1792-1795, FATHER of Robert E. Lee

Famed cavalry commander of the War of the Revolution, Federalist governor of Virginia 1792-1795, father of Robert E. Lee. It was Henry Lee who wrote the words "First in War, first in Peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen," as part of eulogy resolutions offered upon George Washington's death. Terrific manuscript invoice and pay order for the supplying of "some saddles and bridles received from Mr. Simpson for use my cavalry," with detailed entries and amounts, totaling £18.10.0. Signed "Henry Lee, Lt Col: (Lee's) Legion" A great piece of Revolutionary War history from one of the most colorful commanders in the Continental Army. $975.00


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