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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 13, 1791 List of Articles to be Forwarded Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Itemized list of articles to be forwarded to the boats under Major Gaither's command. Special attention is to be paid to the horse boats.
June 28, 1798 Request for Issue of Replacement Canvas, Oil, Rope, Etc. for Galley John McHenry John Harris Directs issue of canvas, train oil, rope, etc. for use on a galley at Pittsburgh; these will replace articles intended for the same but sent elsewhere.
April 25, 1794 Whiskey and Sundry Items Arrived; Pack Horse Drivers Gone Forward Isaac Craig Henry Knox Reports on shipment of whiskey, barr iron, falling axes, scythes and notes that pack horse drivers engaged to serve with army have gone forward to Fort Washington.
June 17, 1791 White Rope, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon William Knox Hodgdon says that, if it can be had, he needs 150 weight of white rope, about half of it of a loose texture to fasten the packs, saddles, and their loads to the horses.
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.
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.
March 31, 1798 Relocating the USS United States James McHenry Captain John Barry Asks the commanding officer on board the USS United States to relocate the frigate so it will no longer block traffic of merchant vessels.
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.
April 11, 1793 Additional supplies to be furnished at Pittsburgh Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of additional supplies to be furnished at Pittsburg (presumably for 1793).
May 7, 1788 Stores Ready to be Delivered William Price Henry Knox Informs the Secretary at War that the stores which he inquired about are ready to be delivered to Captain Bradford.
June 18, 1791 Cost of sundry supplies Quartermaster General's Department [not available] Estimate of money due in the Quarter Master's Department.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.