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April 26, 1798 Saddlery for a Company of Dragoons Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon encloses an estimate for saddlery of a company of dragoons. Neither arms nor clothing are included but they can be obtained at other posts.
April 13, 1796 Cost of Equipment for the Dragoons Samuel Hodgdon Nathan Jones Sends Jones an estimate of the cost of equipment for the Dragoons
August 5, 1796 Order of President to Direct Dragoons to Join Lieutenant Colonel Gaither James McHenry Anthony Wayne Per request in letter dated 07/30/1796, McHenry inquired about the assemble of dragoons to march to the frontier of Georgia. Orders of President state the dragoons are to meet Lieut. Col. Gaither at either Coleraine on the St. Mary's River or at Fort Fidius.
February 24, 1797 Concerning dragoons and presidential powers James McHenry Charles Lee Requests the opinion of the Attorney General on executive powers to prevent the arrangement of dragoons into infantry, according to a bill passed in May 1796 in Congress. McHenry concludes by stating that dragoons should not be disbanded due to the state of things on the Indian frontier.
April 13, 1797 Receipts required William Simmons John Adair Requests that Captain Adair forward receipts to the War Office for money paid to him for the pay his company of "mounted cavalry" (mounted riflemen or dragoons?) in 1792
April 13, 1797 Receipts required William Simmons Joshua Barbee Requests that Captain Barbee forward receipts to the War Office for money paid to him for the pay his company of "mounted cavalry" (mounted riflemen or dragoons?) in 1792.
September 27, 1787 Saymore's dragoons John Pierce Oliver Wolcott Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts telling Wolcott that he would have replied to his letter sooner had certain extracts been available respecting Saymore's dragoons.
May 18, 1800 Six Troops of Light Dragoons Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton indicates he will take steps to immediately comply with the President's orders to reduce twelve regiments, but inquires on any directives relative to the status of the six troops of Light Dragoons.
February 25, 1788 Officers of the 4th Regiment of Dragoons John Pierce Stephen Moylan Writes that the officers of the 4th Regiment of Dragoons are daily making application at the office for a settlement of their accounts.
May 31, 1785 Payment to Moylan's Dragoons Joseph Howell John White Mentions the subject of Moylan's Dragoons. The state adopted the whole of that Regiment and settled with them, both for depreciation and pay. Discusses arrival of Mr. Pierce and Hamilton's papers;
March 13, 1792 Appointment to Cornet of Dragoons Henry Knox Solomon Van Rensselaer Appointment as Cornet of Dragoons, enclosed Act of Congress relative to military establishment.
September 6, 1796 Equipping Dragoons and Draw of Money John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Notification that Wilkins ordered Gen. Wayne to equip dragoons horses, estimate of cost enclosed along with contingent money for forage and subsistance of the dragoons. Cannot appoint an agent to collect money, so Wikins requests $11,800.00 from McHenry to be picked up by Francis Jones in Detroit. Bills must be small in value.
May 5, 1794 Account of William Sawyers Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for William Sawyers, late private in the 3rd Regiment of Light Dragoons.
September 18, 1794 Pay of Georgia Dragoons Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton The sum of $8,268.86 is requested for the pay of the officers and men of a Troop of Dragoons located in the state of Georgia.
May 22, 1800 [General Orders] Disbandment of Light Dragoons W. North [not available] General Orders: it has been the duty of Maj. Gen. Hamilton to announce the disbandment of the six additional troops of Light Dragoons to be accomplished by the 14th of June next.
April 9, 1798 Account of Elijah Barbee Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Elijah Barbee, late private in the 2nd Regiment of Light Dragoons.
January 27, 1794 Account of Zachariah Nevil Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Zachariah Nevil, late private in the 3rd Regiment of Light Dragoons.
February 5, 1794 Account of Thomas Brown Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and pay for Thomas Brown, late private in the 2nd Regiment of Light Dragoons.
February 5, 1794 Account of William Guillams Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for William Guillams, late private in the 3rd Regiment and 1st Regiment of Light Dragoons.
July 30, 1796 Notification to Prepare Standing Company of Dragoons James McHenry Anthony Wayne Creek Indians refuse to sell land to Georgia. Relations of frontier people in New York uncertain. Per recent Act of Congress, McHenry requested Wayne prepare standing companies of dragoons to patrol land between posts in New York and Georgia to provide safety for garrisoned troops.
May 22, 1800 Reduction of Light Dragoons William North [not available] Major Hamilton has found it necessary to order the disbandment of the additional troops of light dragoons. They must be reduced by January 14th, 1801.
September 10, 1799 Model for the Coat and Vest of the Dragoons, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton solicits McHenry's opinion on the models for the coat and vest for the dragoons and the helmet for the officers;
July 1, 1797 [Regulations for the Dragoons] James McHenry [not available] Publication of general rules governing dragoons.
January 5, 1795 Enclosed Account of Provisions David Henley William Simmons Provisions of forage for dragoons. Settlement of deranged officer wrong.
[not available] Request for Supplies Rudolph Constant Freeman Unsigned, undated request for sword and uniform for dragoons.