available, often in the form of a digital image, a copy print, or microfilm. Arnold promptly makes the Masters-Penn House his residence and headquarters. Price lists, contact information, and order forms are available on the He was caught in September 1780 and switched sides to the British Army. Please use the following steps to determine whether you need to fill out a call slip in the Prints and Photographs Reading Room to view the original item(s). Also available in digital form. Joseph Reed and his entourage knock on the door. Detroit Publishing Co., Copyright Claimant, and Publisher Detroit Publishing Co. Benedict Arnold's mansion, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pa. Pennsylvania United States Philadelphia, ca. Get your first look at Penn Mansion, the planned future home of Benedict Arnold and Peggy Shippen. Logan arrived in Philadelphia in 1699 as William Penn's secretary. In March 1779, Arnold resigns his post and two months later, while still living in the house, he begins his treasonous correspondence with the British. He also makes several enlargements and modifications to the house and back buildings, including the addition of a slave quarters between the kitchen and stables. Also available in digital form. In January 1780, the house is severely damaged by fire, and is subsequently purchased and rebuilt by Robert Morris, the famed "Financier of the Revolution." Arnold was an active member of Hiram Lodge 1, New Haven, Connecticut and is known to have visited other lodges as well. (Some images display only as thumbnails outside If only black-and-white ("b&w") sources are listed and you desire a copy showing Adams leaves Philadelphia in 1800 and moves into the newly completed White House in Washington D.C. on November 1. He established himself in a mansion which had once belonged to Penn, kept a coach-and-four, gave splendid entertainments, and dazzled the city by the lavishness of his expenditure. In 1767, Mary Lawrence Masters initiates construction on the property that would come to be known as the President's House. 3 January 1740] – 14 June 1801) was a general during the American Revolutionary War.He began the war in the Continental Army but later changed to the British Army.While on the American side, led the fort at West Point, New York.He planned to give the fort to the British army. Like his father and grandfather, as well as an older brother who died in infancy, he was named after his great-grandfather Benedict Arnold, an early governor of the Colony of Rhode Island. Only the east and west walls of the original house are left standing, and are incorporated into the later commercial buildings. In 1935, the later commercial properties are themselves demolished, although remnants of the original east and west walls of the President's House survive until the early 1950s. Two years later, Penn returned to England and appointed Logan the new commissioner of property, the first of a number of political offices he would hold. In 1790, Robert Morris volunteers his house to serve as President Washington's residence while Philadelphia temporarily serves as the nation's capital. The name Benedict Arnold (1741-1801) has become synonymous with the word "traitor." That night, Benedict Arnold and Peggy make love in Penn Mansion, where the furniture is now set in place. Willard Sterne Randall is the author of Benedict Arnold: Patriot and Traitor (1990) and Thomas Jefferson: A Life (1993). His siblings were, in order of birth: Benedict (August 1… 143 S. 3rd Street Benedict was born the second of six children to Benedict Arnold (1683–1761) and Hannah Waterman King in Norwich, Connecticut, on January 14, 1741. Please use the following steps to determine whether you need to fill out a call slip in the Prints Ask A Librarian service or call the reading room between 8:30 and 1772–1775: Richard and Polly Penn Residence In 1832, the building is demolished and rebuilt as a series of three narrow stores. TURN: Washington Spies returns for Season 3 on Monday, April 25. C. Deeds and agreements. The house is given to the young couple as a wedding present. General Howe makes the Masters-Penn house his winter residence and headquarters while Washington and his troops retreat to Valley Forge. During the British occupation, his three beautiful daughters attracted much attention from the junior officers, including Major John Andre. Resolution in reference to the burial place of the first governor of Rhode Island ...--app. Only on AMC. Benedict Arnold (n.14 ianuarie 1741, Norwich, Connecticut – d. 14 iunie 1801, Londra, Anglia) a fost inițial un rebel din Cele treisprezece colonii de pe coasta de est nord-americană, care a devenit ulterior general în Armata Continentală.El a trecut apoi de partea englezilor, fiind considerat un trădător în Statele Unite.. 1300 Locust Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 T: (215) 732-6200 F: … Over the past 240 years, the President's House Site has experienced a rich and complex history. Colonial forces enter Philadelphia under the command of Major-General Benedict Arnold. “A country life and estate I like best for my children.” By the spring of 1683 construction was underway on Penn’s home in the country. The Penns live in the house for only about three years. For guidance about compiling full citations consult Citing Primary Sources. Washington occupies the property from November 1790 to March 1797, during which time his household includes nine enslaved Africans brought up from Mount Vernon. After Adam's departure, the President's House is converted into the Francis's Union Hotel, and subsequently into a boardinghouse and a series of commercial storefronts. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, . Only Benedict and his sister Hannah survived to adulthood; his other siblings succumbed to yellow fever in childhood. the original in color by citing the Call Number listed above and including the catalog View or Buy. Arnold promptly makes the Masters-Penn House his residence and headquarters. Peggy hides and listens as Reed presents Arnold with a warrant to check his inventory and cites charges against Arnold that could be seen as “trafficking with the enemy.” As Philadelphia’s military governor, he occupies Penn Mansion and eagerly awaits marriage to Peggy Shippen (Ksenia Solo). Commissioner to Inquire Into the Condition of the Benedict Arnold Burial Place - Arnold, James N. (James Newell). The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. General Howe makes the Masters-Penn house his winter residence and headquarters while Washington and his troops retreat to Valley Forge. In many cases, the originals can be served in a few minutes. Rhode Island. 1800–1832: Francis's Union Hotel Washington occupies the property from November 1790 to March 1797, during which time his household includes nine enslaved Africans brought up from Mount Vernon. In March 1779, Arnold resigns his post and two months later, while still living in the house, he begins his treasonous correspondence with the British. Some materials may be protected under international law. Library of Congress Duplication Services. During the winter of 1777-78, while the continental army was freezing and starving at Valley Forge, the… B. Col. Jeremiah Olney's report.--app. Colonial forces enter Philadelphia under the command of Major-General Benedict Arnold. record ("About This Item") with your request. The Library has also obtained permission for the use of many other materials, and presents additional materials pursuant to fair use under United States copyright law. During its first thirty or so years, the house was associated with a host of important events and people. Is the item digitized? 1935–1951: Demolition Photograph. 1898 - 1931. Morris rebuilds the house to its original plan, enlarges the property, and adds an icehouse and several back buildings. 1900) Benedict Arnold's mansion, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pa. Pennsylvania United States Philadelphia, ca. Fourth St, between Walnut and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, PA Edward Shippen, prominent Philadelphia judge, owned a home on the west side of 4th St in the Society Hill section.