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Collection Reference Number GLC06637
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1778 
Title Benedict Arnold to Jacob Thompson regarding family matters
Date 10 December 1778
Author Arnold, Benedict (1741-1801)  
Recipient Thompson, Jacob  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Children and Family  Debt  Finance  Law  
People Arnold, Benedict (1741-1801)  Thompson, Jacob (fl. 1778)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Children & Family; Women in American History; The American Revolution; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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