Lee, Jefferson Francis Marion (1835-) Papers, 1795-1900

Held by The Filson Historical Society 

Creator:  Lee, Jefferson Francis Marion, 1835- 

Title:  Papers, 1795-1900 

Rights: For information regarding literary and copyright interest for these papers, contact the Collections Department. 

Size of Collection:  0.66 cubic feet 

Location Number:  Mss. A L478 

Scope and Content Note 

Papers consist of correspondence, 1849-1900, chiefly about land in Jefferson County, Tx. which his wife, Margaret Anderson Lee, inherited from her grandfather, Clark Beach; letters from Calla H. Harrison, a missionary to Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, 1895-1896; genealogical letters from a cousin, Sidney Lyon, 1898-1899, about the Lee and Gard families of N.J. and Ohio; accounts, 1870-1891; land papers of his grandparents, Peter Lee and Captain Gershom Gard, and his father Rodney J. Lee, including four deeds from Judge John Cleves Symmes; and Tx. land papers, 1852-1890, concerning that land in Jefferson County which Mrs. Lee inherited. Also included are letters, 1849-1860, to David Towbridge of Vevay, Ind. 

Biographical Note 

Jefferson Francis Marion Lee (b. 1835), commonly called Frank Lee, was the son of Rodney J. Lee of Hamilton County, Ohio. His grandfathers were Peter Lee and Captain Gershom Gard, early settlers of North Bend in the Miami Purchase. Lee was a resident of Corn Creek in Trimble County, Ky. 

Folder List 

Box 1 

1 Correspondence to David Trowbridge, 1849-1860.

2 Correspondence, 1857-1868.

3 Correspondence, 1870-1875.

4 Correspondence, 1876-1879.

5 Correspondence, 1880-1882.

6 Correspondence, 1885-1889.

7 Correspondence, 1890-1891.

8 Correspondence, 1892.

9 Correspondence, 1893-1895.

10 Correspondence, 1896-1900.

11 Correspondence from Sidney Lyon and Anson A. Gardon family history, 1898-1899. 

12 Correspondence, n.d.

13 Correspondence to Margaret (Anderson Lee), 1895-1896.


Box 2 

14 Letter from William and Abigail Lee to Peter Lee, 1810 Nov. 21.

15 Accounts, 1870-1891.

16 Indiana land papers, 1819-1849.

17 Ohio land papers, 1795.

18 Ohio land papers, 1796-1798.

19 Ohio land papers, 1822-1838.

20 Texas land papers, 1852-1890.

21 Miscellaneous papers.