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Author Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.

Title Secret history of the American Revolution : an account of the conspiracies of Benedict Arnold and numerous others drawn from the Secret Service papers of the British headquarters in North America, now for the first time examined and made public / by Carl Van Doren.

Imprint New York : Viking, 1968.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  973.381 V287s 1968    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition Viking compass ed.
Description xvi, 534 pages, [9] leaves of plates : facsimiles, map, portraits ; 20 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Based largely on the Clinton papers in the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan. Other sources cited are the Washington papers and the Papers of the Continental Congress at the Library of Congress. Cf. Pref.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 496-512) and index.
Contents Before Arnold: Shifting loyalties -- Three generals and a chaplain -- Designs for peace -- Failure of a mission -- Bitter division -- Arnold: Whirlwind soldier -- Approach to treachery -- Hero for sale -- Subplots -- Double-dealer on trial -- Better Bargains -- Traitor in suspense -- Plans for a meeting -- Five days -- Two fates -- Anticlimaxes: Afterplots -- Sequels -- Appendix: Arnold-André correspondence -- Clinton's narrative.
Subject United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
Treason -- United States.
Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801.
Secret service -- Great Britain.
Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801. (OCoLC)fst00035752
American Revolution (1775-1783) (OCoLC)fst01351668
Secret service. (OCoLC)fst01110661
Treason. (OCoLC)fst01155838
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795.
André, John, 1751-1780.

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