Albany 1 Decemr 1780
In my last I Informed your Excellency That for want of a Supply of Money &ca: the Artificers under my Direction had Quit the works, But can now with great pleasure Inform your Excellency that I have with great Difficulty and fair promises got them at work again.
I have the honour to Inclose your Excellency my Return for the Month of Novemr Since my last Monthly Return, and am Most Respectfully Your Excellencies Most Obedt Servant
P. Van Rensselaer
DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.