LEE, Gideon, 1778-1841


Guide to Research Collections

University of Michigan
William L. Clements Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: 1807-1839, 165 items.
The letters are almost entirely received by Gideon Lee, mostly from constituents. A finding aid is available in the repository.


Clemson University Libraries
Strom Thurmond Institute
Clemson, SC
Papers: In the Richard W. Simpson Papers ca. 1814-1893, 0.50 cubic foot.
The collection documents the legal, financial, personal, and family affairs of Gideon Lee, for his deceased wife Floride and their daughter, Isabella Lee.


New York State Library
Manuscripts and Special Collections
Albany, NY
Papers: 1804-1868, 20 boxes.
The collection of Gideon Lee includes correspondence of a personal and business nature. The collections also contains family correspondence, 1806-1839; papers concerning the New York City fire in 1835; and marriage register as mayor, 1833-1834.


The New-York Historical Society
Manuscript Department
New York, NY
Papers: 1823-1837, 32 items.
The papers consist of letters to Gideon Lee, mostly while he was serving as a New York State Assemblyman in 1823, and later, in 1835, as a Member of the House of Representatives. They are generally requests for assistance from his constituents in New York City.

Papers: n.d., 1 page.
A letter from Gideon Lee, Mayor of New York, to an unidentified recipient containing instructions regarding his newspaper subscription.