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Benedict Arnold

Benedict Arnold

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Benedict Arnold

Major General in the Continental Army during the American Revolution who distinguished himself at Saratoga (1741–1801). One of Washington's most skilled and able generals, he turned traitor in an infamous plot to turn over the fortress at West Point to the British. Ink signature, “I am most respectfully, gentlemen, your Obed’t Hbl St, Bened’t Arnold,” on an off-white 3.5 x 1.5 slip clipped from the close of a letter. Slip has been professionally silked on the reverse. In very good condition, with aforementioned silking, a few tiny tears, irregularly trimmed edges, and show-through from writing on the reverse. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs And Artifacts Featuring Animation
  • Dates: #479 - Ended July 13, 2016

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