||Benedict Arnold V was a Black Sheep and an accused spy or traitor|
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Wikipedia -- "Benedict Arnold (14 Jan 1741 [O.S. 03 Jan 1740] – 14 Jun 1801) was a general during the American Revolutionary War who originally fought for the American Continental Army but defected to the British Army. While an American general, he obtained command of the fortifications at West Point, New York (future site of the U.S. Military Academy after 1802), overlooking the cliffs at the Hudson River (upriver from British- occupied New York City), and planned to surrender it to the British forces. After the plan was exposed in September 1780, he was commissioned into the British Army as a brigadier general."
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From The Maine Book
but was promptly returned at the request of his parents. Arnold's mother's name was Hannah Waterman, and her family was worthy and influential. It was her interest, no doubt, which secured her son's apprenticeship to the trade of apothecary with her relatives, Drs. Daniel and Joshua Lothrop, both graduates of Yale College, and the leading importers of drugs in New England. Having served his apprenticeship, he made several voyages to the West Indies as super-cargo of a vessel in which he was interested, and then upon returning from a journey to London, he hung out his sign at New Haven: Arnold, druggist, bookseller, etc. From London."
Benedict ARNOLD, s. Benedict, bp. Jan. 11, 1741. Norwich, New London, Connecticut
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