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Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801



  • Existence: 1741 - 1801


Benedict Arnold was an American military officer who served as a general during the American Revolutionary War, fighting for the American Continental Army before defecting to the British in 1780.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Benedict Arnold account sheets

Identifier: Mss 775515
Mss 775515
Date(s): 1775-09-23 to 1776-01-23
Scope and Contents

Arnold's accounts accompanied by two sets of galleys, one with Kenneth Roberts' handwritten notations, for insertion of this document in the 1953 edition of "March to Quebec."

Benedict Arnold letter

Identifier: Mss 771356.1
Mss 771356.1
Date(s): 1771-06-06
Scope and Contents

Two page letter from Benedict Arnold in New York to Peggy [Arnold] in New Haven [Conn.] is concerned about her health. Tells of his plans.

Benedict Arnold letter

Identifier: Mss 773412.1
Mss 773412.1
Date(s): 1773-07-12 to 1773-07-15
Scope and Contents

Letter from Benedict Arnold of St. Eustatia and St. Croix to Peggy [Arnold] in New Haven tells of places he has sailed to in the West Indies. Wants very much to hear from her. Plans to go to Quebec. Sends her many goods.

Benedict Arnold list of officers

Identifier: Mss 775401
Mss 775401
Date(s): 1775-07-01
Scope and Contents

List of officers in Benedict Arnold's regiment.

Peter Bole oath

Identifier: Mss 766124.1
Mss 766124.1
Date(s): 1766-01-24
Scope and Contents

Peter Bole oath giving information against Arnold to Customs officers in New Haven, Connecticut. He swears never to do so again and to leave New Haven immediately. Probably in Benedict Arnold's handwriting.

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