[Letter] 1775 Jun. 6, Willsborough, [N.Y. to] Colonel Arnold / Will: Gilliland.

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Gilliland, William, 1734?-1796. [Letter] 1775 Jun. 6, Willsborough, [N.Y. to] Colonel Arnold / Will: Gilliland.

[Letter] 1775 Jun. 6, Willsborough, [N.Y. to] Colonel Arnold / Will: Gilliland.

The letter is to Benedict Arnold forwarding letters concerning his relations in Ireland. Gilliland also urges Arnold to route the enemy away from his people's crops, so that they may have a good harvest. At the close of his letter, Gilliland decides to burn the letters lest the enemy see them.

[2] p. ; 31 cm.

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Gilliland, William, 1734?-1796

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Landowner and pioneer settler of Willsboro, Essex County. From the description of Journal, 1765-1793. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155464263 Pioneer settler of Willsboro, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1765-1818. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155469315 William Gilliland fought with Ethan Allen at Fort Ticonderoga (1775) and was a founder of WIllisborough, (contemporary Willisboro) N. Y. From the description of [Letter] 1775 Jun. 6, W...

Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801

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Revolutionary patriot, Continental Army general, and traitor. From the description of Benedict Arnold papers, 1761-1794. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 432702702 Prior to the U.S. Revolutionary War Arnold was a merchant and trader in the West Indies. He served in the Revolutionary Army, but defected to the British in 1780 and served until the War was over. He then went to Canada and eventually to England. He was married to Margaret Mansfie...