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Property of General Arnold offered for sale...
Item # 615659
November 17, 1779
THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, New-Haven, Nov. 17, 1779
* Rare Revolutionary War American title
* re. General Benedict Arnold
Page 3 has a very interesting notice that reads: "TO BE SOLD, very reasonably for Cash on Credit; A Large and elegant HOUSE and LOT; with good Stables, thereon, situate in New Haven, near the Harbeur, the Property of General ARNOLD..." & a bit more (see).
War-related content includes a pg. 2 report from "Fish-Kill" that begins: "Last night Col. Armand, with one hundred infantry, and about thirty horse, marched down as far as William's, within four miles of Kingsbridge; where he posted his infantry to cover his retreat..." A front page report from "Charlestown, (S.C.) Sep.29" talks about the American army under Gen. Lincoln "...acting in conjunction, in Georgia, with that of his most Christian Majesty, (our great and most respectable Ally)..." & more (see).
The back page has a notice offering a reward for several deserters of the military.
Four pages, damp staining, never bound nor trimmed, 8 1/4 by 14 inches.