To Peter Van Schaack1
[New York, October, 1787. Letter listed in dealer’s catalogue. Letter not found.]
1. ALS, sold by Robert K. Black, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, 1949, Catalogue 13, Item 182.
Van Schaack was banished to England in 1778 because of his Loyalist sympathies. The New York legislature restored his citizenship in 1784, and he returned to New York in 1785.