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An Irish view of Arnold

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. November 26.—A correspondent in Dublin, Ireland, says: —Various conjectures have been hazarded, concerning the birth and parentage of the celebrated Mr. Arnold, whose dereliction of the American cause has been magnified in its utter ruin. Risum teneatis! Some have…

Thomas Jefferson to General Horatio Gates

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Richmond, February 17, 1781. Dear General, The situation of affairs here and in Carolina is such as must shortly turn up important events, one way or the other. By letter from General Greene, dated Guilford Court House, February the 10th, I learn that Lord Cornwallis, rendered furious by the affair of the Cowpens and the…

Arnold’s Expedition to Virginia

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. January 31.—This morning, his Majesty’s ship Iris arrived at New York from the Chesapeake, with the following account of the proceedings of the British forces in Virginia, under Brigadier-General Arnold:—”The fleet having been separated by a hard gale of…

Arnold in Virginia

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. January 13.—A correspondent gives the following narrative of the late incursion made by the British under Arnold, to Richmond, in Virginia:—” On the 31st of December last, a letter from a private gentleman to General Nelson, reached Richmond, notifying…

Arnold and General Robertson

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. October 23.—On Arnold’s arrival in New York, the sagacious great ones supposed, that upon paying particular attention to the villain, they would lessen his crimes in the eyes of the world, and introduce him to the notice of their…