Benedict Arnold letter, along the Dead River, 1775

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


The letter was written by Benedict Arnold on October 15, 1775, along his route to Quebec. He kept a letterbook where he wrote drafts of the letters he sent off to his superiors, or other officers concerning the march and supplies.

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About This Item

  • Title: Benedict Arnold letter, along the Dead River, 1775
  • Creator: Arnold, Benedict
  • Creation Date: 1775-10-15
  • Subject Date: 1775
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 1765
  • Collection: Benedict Arnold letterbook
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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