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The modern Arnolds
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The modern Arnolds


Library of Congress Prints and Photographs


A gigantic man labeled "National Resource Grafter" sits in a wilderness setting, passing sheets of paper to a group of men labeled "Land Office Official, Kept Judge, Congressman, Politician, [and] Senator" who are reading their "Oath of Office" on the papers given them which states "Franchises, Special Privileges, Land Patents, Mineral Rights, Tax Exemption, [and] Timber Grants." In an insert, Benedict Arnold passes papers labeled "Plans of American Fortifications" to a British military officer. Caption: He betrayed his country then; they betray their country now.

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Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909

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The modern Arnolds. Prints and Photographs division. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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