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1775-06-22, General Lee's resignation
June 22, 1775 letter of resignation from General Charles Lee of the British Army to Lord Viscount Barrington, British Secretary of War. Of note, Lee
served as a general in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the New York
Historical Society Library).
Title:   General Lee's resignation : To the Right Honourable Lord Viscount Barrington, His Majesty's secretary at war. Philadelphia, June 22, 1775. My Lord, although I can by no means subscribe to the opinion of divers people in the world, that an officer on half pay is to be considered in the service, yet I think it a point of delicacy to pay a deference to this opinion, erroneous and absurd as it is. I therefore apprise your lordship in the most public and solemn manner, that I renounce my half-pay, from the date hereof ...
OCLC Number:   1000458000
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