Benedict Arnold papers, 1765-1886 (inclusive), 1775-1806 (bulk): Greenough Fuller Collection: Fuller Collection

About this Collection

Creator
Arnold, Benedict , 1741-1801
Type
Family records.Legal documents.Portraits.Wills.
Collection Title
Benedict Arnold papers, 1765-1886 (inclusive), 1775-1806 (bulk)Greenough Fuller CollectionFuller Collection
Language
English
Origin
Massachusetts
Description
1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Repository
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/990006017910203941
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Subjects
Arnold, Benedict
Arnold, Margaret Shippen
Arnold family
André, John--Portraits
United States.--Officers
Executors and administrators
United States--History

Content Notes

Contains correspondence, legal documents, and financial papers pertaining to the lives of Benedict Arnold, his second wife Margaret Shippen Arnold, their children, and her family. Includes army commands issued by Arnold and other American officers such as Ethan Allen; letters by and portraits of British officer John André; correspondence between the Arnold family in England and elsewhere and the Shippens and Burds in the U.S.; and wills and other documents concerning court cases and estates.
  • Selected color digital images available; see finding aid.

Biographical Notes

Arnold was a major-general in the American Revolution.