Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801
- Existence: 1741-01-14 - 1801-06-14
Biographical / Historical
Benedict Arnold (1741-1801) was an American soldier, merchant, and pharmacist. He served as a general for the Continental Army during the American Revolution, and is known for his defection to the British.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Contains the correspondence of Gen. John Taylor to Bernard Judah about his father, Samuel's, pro-revolutionary activities in Montreal in 1774, describing in detail the provisions he supplied the American forces, and questioning the propriety of Gen. Benedict Arnold's involvement. Includes an unidentified letter depicting the virtues of Samuel Judah and materials relating to his financial position in Montreal.