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March 12, 1793 Delivery of Public Horses Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Bearer will deliver two public horses.
February 27, 1798 Condition & Worth of Two Horses Samuel Hodgdon Peter Shoemaker Letter, asks for information re condition of horses.
June 22, 1795 Request for Horses Peter Hunt [not available] Orders from War Department to collect all horses and other public property within the state, Hunt informed that recipient of letter is in possession of some items.
October 29, 1794 Horses Purchased for Public Business Matthias Slough Samuel Hodgdon Slough proclaims that he had purchased two horses for the purpose of carrying out the business mentioned in a previous letter from Hodgdon. The horses have been taken on the public account since they have been used for public business.
January 7, 1793 Delivery of Horses Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Bearer comes with public horses, which came hither with Indians. Others to be delivered by Ensign McCleary and Surgeon's Mate Strong.
April 1, 1798 Horses Needed to Transport Public Goods Alexander Anderson Samuel Hodgdon The load of public goods are at Witmers in the wagon that brought them up. Since the wagoner Isaac Philips was unable to pay the balance for the team he bought from a neighbor, the man retrieved his horses and took them home. Having no horses, Philips was unable to go on so the goods are now safely stored at Witmers until horses can be obtained to continue the journey to Tennessee.
March 7, 1798 Public Horses Peter Shoemaker Samuel Hodgdon Shoemaker discusses the disposal of two public horses that had come into his possession. One of them was given to Lt. Parkison who had public business at Fort Pitt. Parkison's receipt is enclosed.
June 26, 1799 Requests Direction for Indian Affairs, Stolen Horses David Henley James McHenry The Indians have sent 18 horses in response to previous requests after issues with theft. Requests advice about how to proceed. The usual practice is a public sale, but requests permission and direction.
March 21, 1797 Delivery of Horses James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Orders to deliver two horses to General Wilkinson.
January 17, 1800 Appraisal of Three Public Horses George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon In addition to enclosing the return for military stores for the last quarter of 1799, there is an appraisal of the three public horses by Captain Harry Garrison, the contractor's agent. Garrison and John Kronkhyte are responsible characters and competent judges of horses. They were appraised high so to have sold them for cash either at West Point or in the country would have been throwing public...
July 11, 1797 Request for Horses Thomas Lewis James McHenry Letter, asks for horses.
December 25, 1794 Horses and Arms Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Horses sold, arms arrived in disorganized manner, return for arms to be made out shortly.
April 18, 1793 Public Horses Left in Kentucky John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Secretary of War asks to know number of public horses left by Hodgdon in Kentucky after campaign of 1791.
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 18, 1793 Maintenance of Superfluous Pack-Horses Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox Hamilton questions the expenditure for 450 pack-horses when there are a considerable number of such horses that survived the St. Clair campaign and are available for use. The maintenance of a superflous number of packhorses should be considered a waste of public money.
March 24, 1797 Illness and Use of Stores Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Expressed regrets for Col. Butler, detained in Pittsburgh due to his ailing wife. Colonel Rochefontaine is under inquiry for his use of the public horses, and is generally unpopular.
March 26, 1797 Money Deducted for Public Horses Leonard Covington William Simmons Covington, late captain of the cavalry, requests that a certificate for the $200 deducted from his pay for the public horses then in his possession should be transmitted to him as soon as it is convenient.
November 6, 1799 How Old Are the Public Horses? George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon Fleming asks Hodgdon if he recollects the ages of the three public horses.
February 8, 1792 24 Horses Received John Smith Samuel Hodgdon Smith announced that he has received all 24 of Hodgdon's horses which seem to be hearty and doing well. He has heard that there are a number of horses on the other side of the Ohio which can also be brought over if Hodgdon wants. Smith will ask some his neighbors to board them which they will do for a small reward. He has asked about public strays in the town and if he receives any will inform...
June 24, 1799 Check an evil which may grow in magnitude. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry asks for Hamilton's opinion as to the regulations respecting fuel, straw, stationery, and horses furnished to officers. He believes that the number of horses allotted to each grade should be regulated because certain officers might have as many as six horses and feel entitled to public forage for all of them.
November 15, 1798 Horses delivered to Chickasaw chiefs David Henley Samuel Hodgdon Encloses the register of five horses delivered to Chickasaw chiefs. Adds that he has no invoice of the public clothing for Colonel Butler, requesting that it be sent immediately.
January 1, 1798 Enclosed List of Public Stores Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon List of public stores at Lamberton. Those soldiers given horses for the Western Expedition were not returning the animals and demanded pay for keeping them.
February 29, 1796 Encloses Return of Public Property; Reports Sale of Horses Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Major Peter Hunt encloses a return of public property at the post of Lamberton, New Jersey. Horses sold in accordance with Hodgdon's verbal order. Tried to visit, but did not have the pleasure.
December 25, 1794 Ten Continental Horses, Etc. Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Hunts discusses the disposition of ten continental horses. One of the horses was taken by one of General Miller's wagoners while the remaining nine were put up for public sale. He has received 800 stand of arms with more coming in daily from the men who were furloughed or sick. The confused manner in which the militia men return their arms prevents him from making a return as yet.
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