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Re: Lafayette a Sinclair?

Well written Annie!

At 03:08 PM 7/29/01 +0200, you wrote:
>Benedict Arnold was at breakfast when he learned that British Major John
>Andre was captured. Sinclair blood flowed in Andre. Andre found himself
>deserted by Arnold's henchman, Tory Joshua Hett Smith, in what is now
>Westchester county in New York. Disguised as a civilian, Andre had the
>singular misfortune to be singled out by three American highwaymen who
>stopped him and robbed him. In their zeal to steal even his boots, one of
>the thugs noticed a suspicious bulge inside Andre's stocking and, when it
>was unfolded, turned out to contain a map of the shabby fortifications of
>West Point, which Arnold was planning to allow the British to capture so
>that he could switch sides and join the British.

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