George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Philip Van Rensselaer, 6 September 1778

From Philip Van Rensselaer

Letter not found: from Philip Van Rensselaer, c.6 Sept. 1778. On 14 Sept., Horatio Gates wrote Van Rensselaer: “I thank you for your obliging letter by Quin. … Your letter to the General, and that to the Board of War, with the Return, were immediately forwarded to Head-Quarters” (Van Rensselaer, Annals of the Van Rensselaers, 184). Van Rensselaer’s letter to Gates carried by James Quinn was dated 6 Sept. (NHi: Gates Papers).

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