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Collection Reference Number GLC06634
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1775 
Title Benedict Arnold to unknown regarding Congress' plan to abandon Fort Ticonderoga [incomplete]
Date ca. 10-31 March 1775
Author Arnold, Benedict (1741-1801)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Possibly written to Benjamin Church. Apparently incomplete, this part being the conclusion. Arnold closes by addressing "Gentlemen." He expresses his dismay at Congress' plan to abandon Fort Ticonderoga, "which being the only post of this country, leaves our very extensive frontier open to the ravages of the enemy ..." Writes that he has 150 men and expects to have his regiment complete soon.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Fortification  Fort Ticonderoga  Frontiers and Exploration  
People Arnold, Benedict (1741-1801)  Church, Benjamin (1734-1778)  
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