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Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801



  • Existence: 1741-1801
  • Existence: 1741 - 1801

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Commission, Benedict Arnold as Major General, 1777 May 2

 Item — Box 5, Folder: 1777.05.02
Identifier: RM-1035; MS-5670
Scope and Contents

D.S. 1 page. Commission for Benedict Arnold to serve as Major General, signed by John Hancock.

Dates: 1777 May 2

Letter or journal entry with sketched map of Lake Champlain, 1776 May 10-24

 Item — Box 5, Folder: 1776.05.10
Identifier: RM-1029; MS-5659
Scope and Contents

Letter or journal entry written from Montreal, Canada on May 24, 1776 with sketched map of Lake Champlain on the back. Describes movement and condition of troops and arms of the Northern Department, some have smallpox and fever. It is unknown who the creator is but was at one time attributed to David Avery. References Benedict Arnold.

Dates: 1776 May 10-24

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