George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Peter Van Rensselaer, 1 April 1781

Albany 1 April 1781

I have recd a Letter from the Honble Brigadr Genl Knox, Inquiring in the repair of Arms & Making of Bayonets, which I cannot with propriety Omitt Informing your Excellency that the works have ceased at this place, Because I am not Supplyed by the Quarter Master with Iron, Steel, files Coal &ca &ca nor with provision & money to pay the Artificers. I here inclose your Excellency my Return for the Month of March. I have the honor to be most respectfully Your Excellencies Most Obedt hum: Servt

P. Van Rensselaer

Public storekeeper

DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.

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