• Call Number: C0063_c03080
    Container: Box 27, Folder 20

Paulding, John (1758-1818)

1 item

This collection is stored at Firestone Library.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre, 1892-1953..

Dates: 1780 December 3.

Located In: Box 27, Folder 20

Extent: 1 item

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use. Researchers may be required to use surrogates of collection items stored in special vault facilities.

Description

Paulding was a New York militiaman who helped capture British Major John Andre, co-conspirator with Benedict Arnold. ADS. "I took Andre the 23 of September 1780 and I seen him hung October 2, 1780 for my children." On a slip of paper; very faded.

Preferred Citation

Paulding, John (1758-1818); 1780 December 3; Andre De Coppet Collection, Box 27, Folder 20; Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.