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Collection Reference Number GLC08919
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1780 
Title Benedict Arnold to Ebenezer Foote regarding goods
Date 4 September 1780
Author Arnold, Benedict (1741-1801)  
Recipient Foote, Ebenezer  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description From West Point, Arnold writes to a supplier asserting that "The Enemy from their Preparations seem to have some important movement in contemplation, their object may be an attack on these ports." Consequently, he requests the cattle meant for the post be expedited so that they will be well provisioned. Written at "Robinson's House."
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Continental Army  West Point (US Military Academy)  Treason  Military Provisions  
People Arnold, Benedict (1741-1801)  Foote, Ebenezer (1756-1829)  
Place written West Point, New York
Theme The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859