Benedict Arnold to George Washington, Oct. 27, 1775

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This letter to George Washington is part of Benedict Arnold's letterbook, which he kept along his march to Quebec during the American Revolution. The letterbook contains copies or drafts of the letters that were sent.

He wrote the letter during the march and describes difficulties in travel, ill soldiers, and his expectations for getting to Quebec.

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  • Title: Benedict Arnold to George Washington, Oct. 27, 1775
  • Creator: Benedict Arnold
  • Creation Date: 1775-10-27
  • Subject Date: 1775-10-27
  • Location: Chaudiere Pond, Canada
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 1765
  • Collection: Benedict Arnold letterbook
  • Object Type: Text

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