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Collection Reference Number GLC03302
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1778 
Title Benedict Arnold to unknown discussing military movements
Date 25 July 1778
Author Arnold, Benedict (1741-1801)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Revolutionary War  Global History and Civics  Military History  France  Navy  Health and Medical  Injury or Wound  
People Arnold, Benedict (1741-1801)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme The American Revolution; Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859