Size: 0.5 linear feet
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The Collection of the Andre Family Papers consists of over 60 manuscript items including two letters from major John Andre (1750-1780) to his Uncle John Lewis Andre and a probate copy of the Last Will and Testament of Major Andre dated June 7, 1777. The majority of the collection, a series of fifty-six letters from J.L. Andre (Major John Andre's cousin) to his father John Lewis Andre discussing business and family affairs with references to European political and military developments, together with J.L. Andre's journals of his trip to Genoa in 1796.
Acquistion: Purchased by Martin Bush from the Sotheby's Sale of July 20, 1989
Processed by: Mildred Dralle, 01-16-1990; JEF, 3-23-1998