Benedict Arnold letter, along the Dead River, 1775

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

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