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Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Arnold Family Papers

Identifier: M069
Abstract Margaret (Peggy) Shippen Arnold (1760-1804) was the second wife of Benedict Arnold, with whom he had five children. Though her involvement in her husband's treason against the United States and association with the British is not clear, she did move the family with him to England and then to Canada and finally back to England where they lived in exile. Benedict Arnold died in 1801 and Margaret provided for her family, managing business affairs for her children and also his children from a...
Dates: 1781-1991; Majority of material found in 1798-1847

Biographical Materials, 1967-1991

Identifier: M069.03
Scope and Contents

Series 3 includes journal articles about Margaret Shippen Arnold, notes written by University of Denver Associate Professor of History Joyce D. Goodfriend (who published a journal article that contains transcripts of several of the letters), and correspondence about the collection.

Dates: 1967-1991

Documents, 1781-1843

Identifier: M069.02
Scope and Contents

Series 2 contains papers relating to the Arnold family, including Power of Attorney papers between Benedict Arnold and his sons Richard and Henry Arnold dated 1798, as well as receipts and business correspondence relating to their land in Canada.

Dates: 1781-1843

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Archival Object 2
Collection 1
Canada 2
Real property 2
Revolutionary War, American, 1775-1783 2
United States 2
American loyalists 1