This is an Abstract of the full letter by Samuel Cody, reprinted in the Christian Watchman, 1853. Believed to have been first printed in the Utica Observer.
WE recently had the pleasure of perusing a letter written by the venerable Samuel Cody. of Vernon Centre, in this county. now in his 93rd year, in which he describes many of the incidents connected with the surrender of Burgoyne, on the 17th of October, 1777, of which he was an eye witness.