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Major John Andre, Late Adjutant General to the British Army in North America.

  • ARTIST: Robert Dodd

  • PUBLISHER: Published for Raymond's History of England. Engraved by Cook.

  • MEDIUM: Copper plate engraving,

    DATE: 1784

  • EDITION SIZE: Plate size 9 7/8 x 6 1/2" (25 x 16.7 cm) plus title and margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: Major John Andre 1750-1780, was an English officer, Clinton's adjutant and Benedict Arnold's contact. After a meeting with Arnold, Andre was caught behind the lines by a group of militiamen commanded by John Paulding. He was in civilian clothes with a pass from Arnold, the plans to West Point and other incriminating paperwork were found in his boot. Arnold heard of Andre's capture and fled. Major John Andre was hanged as a spy October 2, 1780.


  • CONDITION: Good condition. B/W

  • REFERENCE: Cresswell #8