The Virginia Gazette

Today in the 1770s: March 11

WILLIAMSBURG, March 11, 1775.
[Deaths.] Hon. PHILIP LUDWELL LEE, Esquire, one of his Majesty's Honourable Council of this colony. He died the 28th ult. at Stratford, in Westmoreland; the day following his Lady was safely delivered of a son, and on Friday his remains were attended to the place of interment by a very numerous company of relations and friends.

Virginia Gazette (Dixon & Hunter) March 11, 1775

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Philip was 48 when he died and the oldest of the Lee brothers that included two signers of the Declaration of Independence, Richard Henry Lee and Francis Lightfoot Lee.

Sources: Nagle

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