in 1801, on the day that the news of Arnold's death reached Tarrytown. But a sprout from the old stump, now itself grown to a large tree, marks the exact spot where the historical old tulip spread its enormous branches. The most important inscription is on the south side of the monument and reads as follows : " On this Spot,
the 23rd day of September, 1780, the Spy, Major John Andre, Adjutant General of the British Army, was captured by John Paulding, David Williams, and Isaac Van Wart, all natives of this country. History has told the rest.
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