Benedict Arnold papers, 1765-1886 (inclusive), 1775-1806 (bulk): Greenough Fuller Collection: Fuller Collection
About this Collection
- Arnold, Benedict , 1741-1801
- Collection Title
- Benedict Arnold papers, 1765-1886 (inclusive), 1775-1806 (bulk)Greenough Fuller CollectionFuller Collection
- 1 box (.5 linear ft.)
- Houghton Library, Harvard University
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.
Arnold was a major-general in the American Revolution.