Thursday, January 10, 2013

Petition Of Arnold The Traitor

The Petition of General Benedict Arnold, Lieutenant Richard Arnold, Lieutenant Henry Arnold, Ensign Edward Arnold, late of the City of St. John New Brunswick, Now of the Island of Martinique & City of New York, humbly showeth.....

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Kingston Jany 10, 1794   In behalf of himself & Associates
Richard Arnold

Upper Canada Land Petitions (1763-1865)
Microform: c-1609
Petition 45
Land Petitions "A," Bundle 1

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"Hand and Seal at Head Quarters in New York the Eleventh [day of May One Thousand] and Seven Hundred and Eighty one [May 11, 1781] in the Twenty First year of the [Reign of Our Sovereign] Lord George the Third by the Grace of God of Great Britain, France [and Ireland, King] Defender of the Faith and so forth

signed by H. Clinton
[Henry Clinton, British Commander in Chief in the Revolutionary War]

There was a notation in the Henry Clinton Papers housed at the Clements Library at the University of Michigan:  "Benedict Arnold, return to New York," May 26, 1781 (Vol. 156, Folio 31).   
History of the settlement of upper Canada (Ontario): with special reference ...

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