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Andre’s Capture

Another correspondent says:1—”I doubt not you have heard, ere this reaches you, of the most cursed plot ever formed by man, for the seizing of the person of his Excellency General Washington, with his family, on their return from the eastward, which would have taken place on the night of the 25th instant, had it…

An American Gentleman on Arnold’s Treason

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. A gentleman at the American camp, in a letter dated Robinson’s House, gives the following account of the discovery of Arnold’s plot:—”I make use of the present express to acquaint you with a scene of villany which happened in…

General Greene on the Treason of Arnold

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. September 26.—Treason of the blackest dye was yesterday discovered. General Arnold, who commanded at West Point, lost to every sentiment of honor, of public and private obligation, was about to deliver up that important fort into the hands of…