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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 23, 1791 Accounting for horses Samuel Hodgdon Robert Benham The Quartermaster General requests that the Superintendent of the Horse Department take a very accurate account of all the horses - both public and private - now employed in the department. Asks that he account for the color, age, height, and marks of the horses.
April 20, 1793 Forwarding of warrant Henry Knox James O'Hara Secretary of Treasury has issued his warrant in favor of O'Hara's agent for $40,000. He requests that O'Hara provide a minute accounting for his expenditures, which are beyond all estimates.
May 2, 1794 Whiskey Transported Isaac Craig Henry Knox Last post Craig sent by boat whiskey, corn, oats, and pack horses forward to fighting lines.
April 3, 1799 Return of an Unserviceable Horse John Mackey Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Dunwoody has agreed to take back the horse that Mackey bought from him. The horse suffers from habitual lameness which Mackey discovered after travelling only one mile from Philadelphia. The horse will be returned with James Nicholson who will receive ninety dollars to be placed to Mackey' credit and who will retrieve the saddle and bridle.
January 1791 Estimate of Supplies Furnished by Elliot & Williams Unknown Author [not available] Estimate of supplies furnished by Elliot and Williams in 1790, controverted by the Secretary of War but ultimately allowed. Lists accoutrements and rations with estimated values.
May 11, 1795 George Allan's Horse John Davis Samuel Hodgdon Davis writes Hodgdon to inform him that George Allan refuses to part with the horse that belongs to Hodgdon's department. Davis' attempts to retrieve the horse were thwarted, and Allan is ignoring any orders which direct him to relinquish the horse.
July 10, 1793 Discusses Horses James O'Hara James Wilkinson Refers to guide for the movement of the army and Wilkinson's superior knowledge of the local area. Worries that articles will fall short. Has instructed wagon masters at Fort Hamilton how to care for horses and oxen in their charge. Seeks approval for saddle horses. Discusses sending pack horses to Fort Hamilton with corn.
November 6, 1795 Horse, Saddle, and Bridle for Henry Abeel Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Since Henry Abeel is returning to his own country, Pickering wants him decently equipped with a horse, saddle, and bridle. The horse should be one of the hardiest on hand and well shod. When the horse is selected, the saddle should be fitted exactly to the horse with the proper amount of stuffing.
July 29, 1797 Request for Delivery of a Horse James McHenry John Harris Directs that a horse be issued to Mr. Nasworthy Hunter.
March 9, 2000 Horse, Saddle, & Bridle for Mr. Crosby John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Request to provide Mc. Crosby with a horse, saddle, and bridle so he can travel on public business.
December 30, 1798 Command of a Troop of Horse Jacob Glen Alexander Hamilton Glen seeks Hamilton's support in obtaining the command of a Troop of Horse.
January 7, 1793 Public Horse injured or lame Thomas Procter Samuel Hodgdon Proctor expresses dissatisfaction with a horse. Mentions limp and that horse had been foundered or otherwise injured. Mentions Governor Mifflin and the Falls of Schuylkill.
April 19, 1794 A Horse to Lancaster Only Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to furnish Mr. Collins with a horse to be used for a journey to Lancaster and no farther.
May 25, 1795 Replacing Mr. Herbert's Ailing Horse John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Herbert is the express who has brought dispatches from Governor Blount and Colonel [David] Henley to the War Office. His horse is sick with distemper and should be put out to pasture so a replacement saddle horse should be provided to Mr. Herbert for his return to Knoxville.
September 16, 1800 Memo re the Purchase of a Horse. Caleb Swan [not available] Swan says he informed General Wilkins in Philadelphia. Left the horse and General Wilkins said he would inquire upon his return from Pittsburg, which as in August 1799.
February 6, 1800 Letter on accounts and request for use of a public horse John Hooker David Henley Enclosed bill from McGhee for the Secretary of War. Requested a public horse for his use as Hooker's horse "kicked the bucket". Mentioned health of Henley's mare and bull.
October 30, 1791 Hodgdon's Horse Michael G. Houdin Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Greenlee, Quartermaster of the militia, has just this moment arrived with Hodgdon's horse. Houdin would be happy to take charge of him but has no place to secure him nor is there any food for him. So the horse is being sent back to Hodgdon with a gentleman who will take good care of him and lead him all the way back.
May 1798 Estimated Pay, Rations, and Forage for Regiments of Horse Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Estimated of pay, rations, and forage for four regiments of horse for one year.
January 24, 1795 Allowances of Quarter Masters Stores. Timothy Pickering [not available] Allowances of Quarter Masters Stores to be furnished at the inspection rendezvous and at the garrisons established on the seacoast of United States.
April 2, 1799 Request for Issue of Horse & Camp Equipment, With Complaint James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of horse & camp equipment for the quartermaster general. A note from the QMG is appended, complaining of the slowness of fulfillment.
December 5, 1796 Discussion of Horse, Sword and Pistols to Be Issued John Wade Samuel Hodgdon Letter, discusses horse selected for him and asks for sword and pistols.
September 16, 1796 Booth's account and advances to sub pay masters William Simmons Andrew McCleary Settlement of Mr. Booth's account. Necessity of settling the accounts of the sub pay masters due to the "amazing" number of outstanding advances
December 5, 1791 Estimate of Horse Accoutrements R.J. Vandenbrock William Knox Knox is directed to make an estimate of the horse accoutrements, such as bridles, saddles, and holsters, which Mr. Hodgdon has prepared for the use of the army and to come in person that very morning to his office with same.
January 21, 1797 Receipt of Francis Mentges for sorrel horse [not available] Francis Mentges Copy of receipt for Colonel Henley, made by John Stagg chief clerk, for sorrel horse received from Colonel Mentges to James Casey.
July 23, 1798 Disposing of the Public Horse in Your Possession Samuel Hodgdon Peter Shoemaker In order to avoid the expense of keeping the public horse in Lt. Shoemaker's possession, it should be sold if fair value can be obtained.