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Steve Case – Peggy Shippen, The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold’s Plot to Betray America


Posted on July 29th

Stephen Case, a Bethesda resident, is a retired attorney, who, with co-author Mark Jacob, wrote Treacherous Beauty – Peggy Shippen, The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold’s Plot to Betray America, published by Lyons Press in 2012. Case has served as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Museum of the American Revolution, as a Trustee of Columbia University and as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center. He was for 30 years a partner in the law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell.

Peggy Shippen, the second wife of Benedict Arnold, was a member of a wealthy Philadelphia family who worked with the British and is considered the “highest paid spy” in the American Revolution.

 




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