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April 16, 1792 An Attack in Our Canoe by Five Indians Ezekiel Abel Joel Rice This is a deposition given by Ezekial Abel to Joel Rice, with regard to an incident in which Abel and another man were attacked in their canoe by five Indians.
October 13, 1791 May the Expedition Succeed in All Its Parts Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox gives St. Clair information regarding the movements of the troops of Captains Haskell and Cushing and prays for the success of the expedition.
April 20, 1799 Requests Light Ammunition Cart Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Requests delivery of a light ammunition cart to be delivered to Captain Decius Wadsworth, Inspector of Arms.
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.
March 23, 1793 Account of Thomas Jones Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service for Thomas Jones, late of Pulaski's 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.
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.
November 23, 1791 Report of Conditions at the Garrison John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon Reports missing an important article (tar) and no corn, and they cannot proceed as planned, producing an insecure situation at the garrison. Notes need for a constant guard against the savages, leaving them very fatigued. Requests an assortment of gimblets and kettles and writing paper. Waits boat and corn. Rooms are too dark.
January 16, 1795 Mail Boat Routes Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Discussed the distance of each mail boats route, consoled delivery man that appeals had been made to shorten route of No. 3. Suggested employing stout men in a canoe to take up deliveries on a forth route. Kirkpatrick waiting instructions to descend Ohio river.
July 30, 1793 Further Light on the Conduct of the Cherokees Daniel Smith Henry Knox Further light on the conduct of the Cherokees can be gained by contrasting the letters from General Roertson and Piamingo with the letter from Little Turkey.
January 16, 1795 Postal recommendations Timothy Pickering Rufus Putnam Making postal recommendations; sending a canoe to meet Boat No. 3 from Gallipolis. Seeking to provide constant employment for mail carriers and punctual delivery of mail. Recommendations made in lieu of the Postmaster General.
February 3, 1797 Pay of William Davidson, Corps of Light Dragoons William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $32.43 is due William Davidson, a soldier in the Corps of Light Dragoons, being his pay from June 1, 1796 to February 3, 1797, the date of his discharge.
March 17, 1798 Equipment for a Troop of Light Dragoons James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Articles of equipment for a troop of light dragoons should be forwarded to Major Craig at Pittsburgh with instructions for forwarding them to Fort Washington at the earliest opportunity.
September 24, 1791 Ration Order for Horses of the Light Horses. [not available] [not available] Return for two days horse rations for seven horses of the Light Horses
April 15, 1793 Account with Lieutenant Thomas F. Jackson, 2nd Regiment of Light Dragoons Joseph Howell Auditor of Treasury Settlement of account with Lieutenant Thomas F. Jackson, 2nd Regiment of Light Dragoons.
September 18, 1791 Every Possible Exertion Shall be Made Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox St. Clair informs Knox of his readiness for the approaching campaign including preparations for the shelter of the troops during the winter months.
December 11, 1798 Certification of payments; Captain Solomon Van Rensslauer of Light Dragoons William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $440.32 to Captain Solomon Van Rensslauer of Light Dragoons for pay, subsistence, and forage.
March 17, 1797 List of Items for Light Dragoons James McHenry John Harris Order to deliver saddles, bridles, halters, etc. to Hodgdon for deliver to Pittsburgh.
July 23, 1792 Account of Bartholomew Von Heer Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Payment of $158.40 to Bartholomew V. Heer late Captain Light Dragoons. Includes pay as Brigade Major.
July 31, 1792 Packing and shipping of light dragoon saddles Matthias Williamson Samuel Hodgdon Mathias Williamson reports that, in accordance with instructions from Henry Knox, Secretary of War, which he received from Jonathan Dayton Esquire, he has packed 14 light dragoon saddles. Have been shipped to Hodgdon as commissary of military stores, from New York to Philadelphia, via ship, Jacob Bird commanding.
December 29, 1795 Account of Lieutenant John Posey of Light Dragoons William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $71.92 is due John Posey, late a Lieutenant of Light Dragoons, being the balance due on his recruiting account and for his pay and forage up to Oct. 19, 1795.
August 20, 1795 Pay of Private John Spring, 1st Troop Light Dragoons William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $18.97 is due Private John Spring, 1st Troop Light Dragoons commanded by Captain John Webb, for his pay from January 1st to May 23rd 1795, the day of his discharge.
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.
January 21, 1784 Monies advanced to 4th Regiment Stephen Moylan Joseph Howell Discusses account of monies advanced to officers of 4th Regiment Light Dragoons.
July 9, 1791 Pass Over the Light and Immaterial Parts Thomas Procter Henry Knox This is the cover letter for Colonel Procter's narrative in which he asks Knox to ignore the light and immaterial parts and focus his attention on the business Procter was committed to transact.