Manuscripts and Archives Division
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Letters written from England by Benedict Arnold and his wife Margaret Shippen Arnold to their son Edward Arnold offering him advice and comfort while he was in India and letters in which Margaret Shippen Arnold provided Edward with details of his father's death and information about financial and family matters, and the fear of invasion by Bonaparte. Also includes letters from Edward Arnold aboutthe provenance of the letters from his parents, family letters written by William Arnold, and a genealogical chart for the Arnold family.
Controlled Access Terms
- Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821.
- Families -- England.
- Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815.
Additional Creator Names
- Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801.
- Arnold, Margaret Shippen, 1760-1804.
- Arnold, Edward.
- Arnold, William.
- Taylor, John George.