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Collection Reference Number GLC01148
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1782 
Title Arthur Lee to James Madison regarding the rejection of a British peace offer
Date 24 May 1782
Author Lee, Arthur (1740-1792)  
Recipient Madison, James  
Document Type Correspondence; Government document
Content Description Signed in the text "A.Lee." The first page is an extract of proceedings. The second page is an autograph letter to Madison explaining the extract, which deals with the Virginia House of Burgesses' resolution rejecting a British peace offer. Docketed by Madison.
Subjects Treaty  Global History and Civics  Government and Civics  Revolutionary War  Military History  Diplomacy  
People Lee, Arthur (1740-1792)  Madison, James (1751-1836)  
Place written Williamsburg, Virginia
Theme The American Revolution; The Presidency; Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859