Person:Cader Lee (1)

Cader Lee
b.6 Jan 1771
d.16 Feb 1855
  1. Hopkins LeeAbt 1765 - Aft 1834
  2. Cader Lee1771 - 1855
Facts and Events
Name Cader Lee
Gender Male
Birth? 6 Jan 1771
Military? Pvt., Tennessee Militia, War of 1812
Death? 16 Feb 1855

A copy of one of Capt. Thomas Lee's letters has been preserved in Johnston Co. records, NC Archives OR.056.514.3, p. 225-6. It follows:

"Dear Cousin, after by best and loving compliments to you and your family these comes to let you know that my famly is all in good health at present thanks be to God for his mercies. But I have what is called the intermiting fever this five or six months and I am not able to come and see you nor to do anything else and God only knows whether I ever shall be able to come over to see you about my business. And dear Cousin I have got Cader Lee* to come to you to settle my business. And I depend upon you to settle the business and I shall be fully satisfied. And dear Cousin if you are not satisfied I wish you to satisfy yourself for I have always greate confidence in you and have ever been well satisfied but dear Cousin you know there is very few men now a days that can be fully depended upon. Dear Sir, please send me by Cader Lee what money you have collected and what ever you can collect from the creditors and you will much oblige your friend. Dear Sir, pleae to write to me in full concerning affairs and what money you send me by Cader Lee and to take a receipt for the same. Dear Sir if you can collect the whole please to write what the balance is and when you collect is please to send it to me by who ever you shall think a safe hand. I have nothing strange or uncommon to write but I remain your loving friend. THOMAS LEE. Please to remember my love to sister Mary Baling'r and all enquiring friends. August 19, 1797 To Shadrach Engram Endorsed To Shadrach Engram living in Johnston Co. on the water of Mill Creek there. (Shadrach was the son of William Ingram and Elizabeth Lee.) *Cader was the son of John Lee and Elizabeth Hocutt.