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Estimate of Articles Wanted for the Georgia Frontier

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Date April 17, 1798
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Estimate of articles wanted for the troops and garrisons on the Georgia frontier for 1798.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Quarter Master General; John Wilkins; troops; garrisons; regiment; cavalry; carpenters; smiths; artificers; laborers; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Georgia; frontier; ;
Keywords fuel; forage; horses; express service; tools; saddles; bridles; geers; erection of new barracks; repairs; stationery; transportation; clothing; medicines; military stores; quarter master's stores; Indian annuities; presents; payment; ;
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82.

Estimate of Articles wanted for the Troops and Garrisons on
the Frontiers of Georgia, usually supplied through the Quarter
Master Department calculated for the supply of a Regiment
and one Company of Cavalry for the year 1798.
Dollars Cents
Fuel 2,000
Forage 5,000
Purchase of Horses and hire for Express Service 1,000
Occasional purchase of Tools for Carpenters, Smiths, &c. 200
Saddles, Bridles, Geers, &c. 200
Tents, Camp Kettles, and Intrenching Tools 1,000
Erection of new Barracks & Fortifications, and repairs of the old ones 5,000
Stationary 500
Bar Iron, Nails, and Nail rods 1,000
Purchase or hire of occasional transportation at the Post 3,000
Transportation of the Clothing, Medicines, Military and Quarter Master Stores from this City and other parts (suppose 20 Loads) 7,500
Ditto- for Indian Annuities and occasional Presents 3,000
Dollars 29,400
Note.
No charge is made for the payment of Artificers,
Labourers &c, this must be considered as a
contingent depending on circumstances.
Philadelphia 17th April 1798.
(Signed) Samuel Hodgdon
for the Quarter Master General
Page 82 YHA10

83.
Estimate of Articles wanted for the Troops and Garrisons
on the Frontiers of Tennesee, usually supplied through the
Quarter Masters Department, calculated for the supply
of a regiment of Infantry and one company of Cavalry
for the Year 1798.
Dollars Cents
Fuel 2,000
Forage 5,000
Purchase of Horses, and hire for Express service 1,000
Occasional Purchase of Tools for Carpenters, Smiths &c. 200
Saddles, Bridles, Geers, &c 200
Tents, Camp Kettles and Entrenching Tools 1,000
Erection of New Barracks and Fortifications and repairs to the Old ones 5,000
Stationary 500
Bar Iron, Nails and Nail rods 1,000
Purchase or hire of occasional Transportation at the Post 3,000
Transportation of the Clothing, Military and Ordnance and Quarter Master Stores from this City and other Posts (suppose 20 Loads) 7,500
Ditto for Indian Annuities & occasional presents 3,000
Dollars 29,400
Note.
No charge is made for the payment of
Artificers, Labourers &c. This must be consid.
as a Contingent, depending on circumstances.
Philadelphia April 17th, 1798
(Signed) Samuel Hodgdon
for the Quarter Master Genl.