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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1778
|Benedict Arnold to unknown discussing military movements
|25 July 1778
|Arnold, Benedict (1741-1801)
|Mentions that business and ill health have kept him from writing. Congratulates him on the arrival of the French fleet and the minister. Informs that the fleet has gone to Rhode Island. Addressed to "Dear General." Washington is suggested as a possible recipient based upon Arnold's comments about the French fleet. The letter has suffered severe damage and lacks its address leaf.
|Revolutionary War General Revolutionary War Global History and Civics Military History France Navy Health and Medical Injury or Wound
|Arnold, Benedict (1741-1801) Washington, George (1732-1799)
|The American Revolution; Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs; Health & Medicine
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859