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life and career of Major John André

adjutant-general of the British Army in America

by Sargent, Winthrop

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Published by Ticknor and Fields in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • André, John, 1751-1780.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Winthrop Sargent.
    SeriesHousehold library of biography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE278.A5 S2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2, xiv, 471 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages471
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23420935M
    LC Control Number02022600
    OCLC/WorldCa2301066

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Reviewer: libbby - favorite favorite favorite favorite favorite - Janu Subject: The Life and Career of Major John Andre Many months ago I watched an old black and white movie on television (I no longer remember the title) which recounted a part of the Revolutionary War which included the events leading to the death of Major Andre.

John André, (born May 2,London, England—died October 2,Tappan, New York, U.S.), British army officer who negotiated with the American general Benedict Arnold and was executed as a spy during the American Revolution (–83).

Sent to America inAndré became chief intelligence officer to the British commander in chief, General Sir Henry Clinton, in New York City. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

THE LIFE AND CAREER OF MAJOR JOHN ANDRE. ADJUTANT GENERAL OF THE BRITISH ARMY IN AMERICA. New Edition, with Notes and Illustrations.

Edited by William Abbatt. New York: William Abbatt, Fourth. [15]Sargent, The life and career of Major John André, [16]Anna Seward, Monody on Major Andre. (Author of the elegy on Capt. Cook); To which are added, letters addressed to her by Major Andre, in the year (London: J.

Dodsley, ), 1 (dedication). [17]Sargent, The life and career of Major John André, John André (2 May – 2 October ) was a major in the British Army and head of its Secret Service in America during the American Revolutionary was hanged as a spy by the Continental Army for assisting Benedict Arnold's attempted surrender of the fort at Allegiance: Great Britain.

John André was a British Army officer who was tried and executed for his espionage by the ‘Continental Army’ at the time of the ‘American War of Independence’. This biography profiles his childhood, life, military career and timeline.

At the close ofas part of a prisoner exchange, Andre was returned to Howe, now wintering in New York. Andre presented Howe a memoir he had compiled from his observations in "the colonies." Impressed by the young man's abilities, Howe first gave him a captaincy in the 26th Regiment and recommended him as an aide to Major-General Charles Grey.

Life and Career of Major John André, Sargent, new edition (New York, ) The Secret is Out: True Spy Stories, T. Martini (Boston, ) The Execution of MAJOR ANDRE, John Evangelist Walsh (New York, ) External links.

Among these guests was a significant figure: Major John Andre. At the time, Andre was an up-and-coming figure in the British forces, under the command of General William Howe. He and Peggy met often in social settings and were believed to be particularly close.

John André was a British Army officer who was tried and executed for his espionage by the ‘Continental Army’ at the time of the ‘American War of Independence’. After being sent to the United States, he served as chief intelligence officer in New York City under General Nationality: British.

Major John Andre (May 2, –Oct. 2, ) was a British intelligence officer during the Americanhe assumed oversight of secret intelligence for the British army and opened contact with American traitor Maj.

Gen. Benedict. Life and career of Major John Andre, adjutant-general of the British army in America. New York, W. Abbatt, (OCoLC) Named Person: John André; John André: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Winthrop Sargent; William Abbatt.

The Life of Major John Andre, Adjutant-General of the British Army in America | This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. "The unfortunate Major André's life was short, and I had thought that every aspect of it had been discussed many times before. However Dr Ronald's research has been painstaking and meticulous, and he has uncovered crucial new information regarding influences on Andre's life; the misfortunes of his father; the patronage of Colonel Prescott.

Major John André: The Life and Death of *Includes pictures *Includes contemporary accounts about André's career and execution *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents I pray you to bear me witness that I meet my fate like a brave man.

John André was born in London to a Swiss father and French mother. He attended the University of Geneva, and inpurchased a commission as a second lieutenant in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

Inhe was assigned to Canada and in the following year was present at the siege of St. John s during the American invasion under Richard Montgomery. sister projects: Wikidata item.; Note: John André was a British officer during the American Revolution, serving as an aide to many high ranking British generals including the Commander-in-Chief of British forces in America.

However, he is best known for his role in Benedict Arnold's treason, when he was captured after meeting with Arnold in order to take West Point and General Washington. This drawing is by Major John Andre of the British Army, when a prisoner, & living in my Fathers family in Lancaster, during the War of the Revolution Summary Print shows at top a dwelling in a country setting, possibly a farmhouse, with gate and fence in the foreground; includes text which tells about Major André, the origin of the drawing.

Poet's Corner, Westminster Abbey, 20 Deans Yard, Westminster, London, England. Major Andre was buried immediately after his execution on the hill where he had been hanged. His body rested there untilwhen the British were granted permission to disinter the remains, to be brought to England for permanent entombment at Westminster Abbey, in a monument erected to Andre's memory by King.

My biography For at least the last twenty years, my personal life has been so bound up with my work that the story of my personal life would sound pretty much the same as the story of my career - especially as my wife Marjorie has been so closely involved from the start.

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Walters, slipcased, 8vo, (good, minor toning, wear to slipcase). Howes S When his British contact, Major John André, was captured by the Americans, Arnold escaped on a British ship, leaving André to be hanged as a spy. The sacrifice of André made Arnold odious to loyalists, and his reputation was further tarnished among his former neighbours when he led a raid on New London, Connecticut, in September 1 print: lithograph.

| Print shows British Major John André being captured by members of the New York militia. The men are examining papers concerning the capture of West Point which André.

The 3rd & 4th photos are of the obelisk of David Williams, Revolutionary War hero, one of Major Andre's captors, along with John Paulding and Isaac VanWart. The obelisk is in the Old Stone Fort Cemetery. John André (2 May – 2 October ) was a British Army officer hanged as a spy by the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.

John André, son of an English businessman, was reared in Switzerland and began his adult career in the family business, but soon gave up the countinghouse for the more glamorous life of a soldier. Lifebook is a book about you, created by you. It’s a one-of-a-kind lifestyle design system that guides you towards your personal vision of success in the 12 dimensions of life.

Lifebook is about discovering what you really want – beyond the one-size-fits-all goals imposed on you by g: John André. Margaret "Peggy" Shippen (J – Aug ) was the second wife of General Benedict gained notoriety for being the highest-paid spy in the American Revolution.

Shippen was born into a prominent Philadelphia family with Loyalist tendencies. She met Arnold during his tenure as military commander of the city following the British withdrawal in John André was born in London, England, on May 2, ByAndré had joined the British Army and was sent to serve in Canada in In NovemberAndré was promoted to major and named adjutant general by General Henry Clinton, the British commander-in-chief.

At this point in the American Revolution, Clinton was aware of the. Early Life RuPaul was born RuPaul Andre Charles on Novemin San Diego, California. His parents divorced when RuPaul was seven, and he moved to. Arnold’s chief intermediary was British Major John André ().

André was captured in Septemberwhile crossing between British and American lines, disguised in civilian clothes.

Washington declined the appeal although he esteemed Andre, in his phrase, as an “accomplished man and gallant officer.” We have an eyewitness account of Andre’s death from James Thatcher, a surgeon in the Continental Army: October 2d.– Major André is no more among the living.

I have just witnessed his exit. On Septemduring the American Revolution, American General Benedict Arnold meets with British Major John Andre to discuss handing over West Point to. Major John Andre’s mysterious white braid. Posted on June 1, Updated on June 1, Just in case you’ve been watching TURN in hermetic isolation or have only seen the episodes that don’t feature Major John Andre as a main character, I’m referring to the little white braid seen here.

André (JJ Feild) went upriver to close the deal with turncoat Gen. Benedict Arnold (Owain Yeoman) to surrender West Point, a move he expected would .