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1Author:  Lee, Arthur, 1740-1792Requires cookie*
 Title:  Account of the robbery of the papers of Arthur Lee, American agent at Berlin, June 26, 1777 - July 5, 1777     
 Dates:  June 26, 1777 - July 5, 1977 
 Abstract:  Arthur Lee served as the American agent in Berlin, where he represented U.S. interests to the court of the King of Prussia, Frederick. The collection consists of a series of documents relating to the robbery of Arthur Lee's papers in Berlin, most likely by an English agent. The documents are in both German and French. The documents include depositions and interviews that cast the blame for the theft on an English agent and a servant. Information on this event can be found in the Franklin Papers and The Life of Arthur Lee.

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 Call #:  Mss.973.3.Ac2 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  American Revolution | Diplomatic History 
 Genre:  Diplomatic Material 
 Subjects:  Criminal law.