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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.
October 1, 1800 Delivery of Saddles, Bridles, Leather Halters to Quarter Master General Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of saddles, bridles, leather halters to Quarter Master General.
May 10, 1791 Delivery of Stores Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Two loads of public stores delivered. Specifications of saddles, bridles, and halters for dragoons. Remaining accoutrements to arrive in next wagon.
July 6, 1791 Return of Clothing Forwarded to Pittsburg William Knox Samuel Hodgdon Return of clothing includes hats, coats, vests, stocks, shirts, shoes, drilling overalls, sheeting, blankets, pouches and horns.
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 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.
May 7, 1792 Purchase of Strong Cheap Second-Rate Horses John Stagg William Knox Knox is directed to immediately purchase for the service of the United States two strong able-bodied cheap horses--not first rate--and two common saddles and bridles. Before Knox contracts for them, he should call at Stagg's office and let him know the price.
November 2, 1786 Estimate for cost of saddles Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate for furnishing one hundred and twenty light horsemen's saddles
December 10, 1792 Instructions for Visit to Philadelphia and Report to Secretary of War James O'Hara Mr. Salander Refers to Indian affairs and raid on Indian chiefs. Speaks of Salander's arrival in Philadelphia and instructions to visit the Secretary of War to report the supply of horses, saddles, and bridles. Promises compensation for his time. Requests that he be very particular in keeping accounts and expenditures with the proper vouchers.
September 29, 1800 Delivery of Saddles and Uniforms Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of saddles and uniforms to Quarter Master General John Wilkins, for delivery to Washington.
July 30, 1792 Shipment Invoice Matthias Williamson Henry Knox Invoice of shipment of light dragoon saddles and accoutrement to be shipped on the New York to Philadelphia Packet. Money paid upon delivery $85.50 to David Jackson.
December 14, 1792 Extract of letter from James O'Hara, Quarter Master General to the Secretary of War Henry Knox with enclosure to Mr Salander James O'Hara Henry Knox From James O'Hara to Secretary of War Knox, O'Hara reports that Captain Prior, with 16 Indians, 3 squaws and 3 interpreters arrived at Pittsburgh and proceeded to Philadelphia on horseback. Knox has O'Hara's instructions to the furnish the Indians on the road and to remain with them in Philadelphia. Enclosure to Mr Salander gives instructions to set out from Wabash to Philadelphia on public...
July 12, 1797 Request for Delivery of Tack, Harness, and Pistol Materials James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs issue of various items.
[not available] Estimate of Quartermaster's Stores to be Procured in Kentucky [not available] [not available] Estimate of quarter master's stores to be procured in Kentucky or in the vicinity of the Army.
September 6, 1793 Important Dispatches Not Properly Conveyed Henry Knox Isaac Craig Secretary Knox Is apprehensive that Major Craig forwarded an important packet on a loaded boat. All express boats should be light and well armed. Gives instructions to push off everything for Headquarters except a light armed boat with dispatches. Clothing to be smoked must be marked to inform the Quarter Master General.
December 2, 1796 Transfer of Captain Wade to Tennessee, Issue of Horses & Equipment John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Letter, directs transfer of Captain Wade
March 26, 1798 Estimate for Dragoon Accoutrements Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Estimate for Dragoon accoutrements for a complete company.
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).
July 23, 1792 Extract of letter from Jonathan Dayton Esquire to Secretary of War regarding purchase of horseman's saddles Jonathan Dayton Henry Knox Dayton states that he and Captain Stake have examined the horseman's saddles and have found them to be of good quality and well adapted for the dragoon service. There are 14 saddles and he recommends they be purchased from Mr. Williamson for 6 dollars each. In subsequent letter, Henry Knox asks 'Dayton to request that Williamson ship the saddles to Samuel Hodgdon for payment.
April 11, 1797 Delivery of Cavalry Clothing and Equipment James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver equipment and clothing, with itemized list.
October 28, 1796 Horses for Sinclair & Heth's Indian Chiefs Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Colonel O'Hara will be notifed that he needs to answer Hodgdon's letter. Three horses have been furnished to General Sinclair for his journey to Philadelphia and sixteen horses, equipped with saddles and bridles, have been provided for eight Indian chiefs and their attendants, under the direction of John Heth, for their journey to Shippensburg
[not available] Saddles from New York John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed letter contains necessary information on saddles, no invoice for shoes however a bill was transmitted as was given to Capt. Freeman.
April 9, 1794 Horses & Equipage for Lieutenant Campbell Smith Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to furnish Lieutenant Campbell Smith with two horses, saddles, and bridles to be delivered to [Isaac] Craig at Pittsburgh and also one portmanteau [large traveling bag].
June 27, 1799 Account for Simeon Smith for the Manufacture of Horse Equipment William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Account for Simeon Smith for the manufacture of horse equipment.
February 21, 1793 Instructions to Indian Agent Israel Chapin Henry Knox General Israel Chapin Knox directs Chapin to proceed to Canandaque [Canadaigua], by way of New York and Albany. He is to take with him the Farmer's Brother and other Seneca Indians who arrived in Philadelphia with Jasper Parish, the interpreter. Chapin will be given $400 to defray expenses. He is also given $150 to purchases horses for the Farmer's Brother and Red Jacket, the Seneka Chief.