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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.
January 9, 1800 Request for Translation & Printing of French Military Text on Horse Artillery John Adams James McHenry Directs McHenry to have translated and printed portions of a French military engineering text which concern horse artillery. Adams requests that copies be distributed both to public militia companies and to the executive office.
October 21, 1795 Horse Equipments for the Georgia Mounted Militia William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Simmons requires an accurate list of horse equipments that were shipped to the mounted militia of Georgia, including the prices for each so that he can make the proper deductions.
January 17, 1797 Protection of the Frontier John Sevier Blount, Cooke, & Jackson Sevier proposes that the protection of the frontier can be accomplished by the militia, including three companies of infantry and a troop of horse.
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 14, 1797 Claim of Captain Fauche William Simmons James McHenry Simmons discusses his reasons for recommending the denial of the claim of the militia of the state of Georgia in favor of Captain Jonas Fauche that was referred to the Secretary of War by the U. S. House of Representatives. Captain Fauche commanded a troop of horse (cavalry).
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.
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.
October 21, 1795 Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores concerning the Georgia militia.
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.
October 2, 1793 Statement by Brigade Major Buckner Harris, 1st Brigade, 1st Division to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent Brigade Major Buckner Harris James Seagrove Harris states that a party of militia brought in 8 prisoners and killed several Indians, which was consistent with the orders of Georgia Governor Telfair, who instructed several officers on the frontier that they should pursue any Indians who stole horses or committed hostilities. Telfair also instructed Harris to inform Brigadier General Clarke to pursue and kill any Indians committing outrages....
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.
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.
July 30, 1798 Forwarding of Resolutions by Cincinnati Militia to Contribute to National Defense Arthur St. Clair John Adams Arthur St. Clair forward the resolves of a troop of militia horsemen at Cincinnati [included] to place themselves at the disposal of the national defense. St. Clair speaks highly of the virtues of the people of the region, saying they are grateful for the protection they have received and look forward to joining the country as a fully-privileged state.
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.
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.