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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1778
|Benedict Arnold to Jacob Thompson regarding family matters
|10 December 1778
|Arnold, Benedict (1741-1801)
|Updates Thompson on family news. States that his sister has told him that Fitch has not paid his debt yet and advises Thompson to consult a lawyer to recover the money owed. Asks him what price he can get for selling his house. Hopes to see Thompson next spring if his army service does not take him to the field. Gives love to the rest of the family. Addressed to Thompson as a merchant in New Haven, Connecticut. Free franked by Arnold.
|Revolutionary War Revolutionary War General Military History Children and Family Debt Finance Law
|Arnold, Benedict (1741-1801) Thompson, Jacob (fl. 1778)
|Children & Family; Women in American History; The American Revolution; Banking & Economics
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859