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).