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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
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.
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.
[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.
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 25, 1792 Saddles for Dragoons Henry Knox Jonathan Dayton Second of two extracts in this Document. Secretary Knox directs Mr. Williamson to ship the saddles to Samuel Hodgdon, Commissary of Military stores.
July 23, 1792 Saddles for Dragoons Jonathan Dayton Henry Knox Agreeable to Dayton's request, Capt. John Stake examined the saddles offered for sale at the tavern by Mr. Williamson. He found them of good quality and well adapted for use by dragoons. They are fourteen in number and offered at the moderate price of six dollars each. Stake recommends that they be purchased. They should be shipped to Samuel Hodgdon, Commissary of Military Stores.
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 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.
May 6, 1791 Transporting Supplies Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig "Bearer comes forward with stores answering for the enclosed invoice," Hodgdon requests inspection of pack saddles.
February 10, 1799 Letter Citation Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry Cited in McHenry to Wadsworth, 03/04/1799. May have discussed the purchase of a new pattern of saddles.
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.
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.
June 19, 1799 Receipt of equipment, shoddy weapons John Harris James McHenry Harris received a shipment of saddles, uniforms, and weaponry. The cannon received held up to a test firing, but the muskets show inferior quality and poor workmanship
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.
March 26, 1799 Requests Equestrian Supplies for the Public Store Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Has just taken account of equestrian equipment in the public store; in want of valices, mailpillions with straps, holsters, saddles, and nose bags. Requests delivery of extra for store.
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.
May 19, 1791 Craig gives report of arms delivered to Secretary at War Isaac Craig Henry Knox Craig informs Knox that arms have been delivered to the companies under the command of Captains Powers and Slough. Craig notes that blankets and clothing has arrived at Fort Pitt but not tents. Craig also mentions need to repair pack saddles.
September 23, 1794 Supplies for Pennsylvania militia Alexander Hamilton Samuel Hodgdon Directs the Supervisor of Military Stores to furnish the Pennsylvania militia with the additional supply of arms and accoutrements he has been called for. He will also forward to the Virginia militia swords, pistols, saddles and other horsemen equipment. Expresses uneasiness with the delay of his forwarding of articles destined for that quarter in the past. Orders that a full supply of all...
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.
August 19, 1800 Update to Books William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Simmons updated Hodgdon on the account of Archibald Crary. Crary received a credit to the account of fortifications at New Port, RI. Specifically, the purchase of articles for the fortifications delivered to Lieutenant Peter Dransy. Saddles and harnesses for horse carts and a smith's anvil.
June 24, 1791 Letter from Samuel Hodgdon to William Knox on state of supply and logistics problems in preparation for St Clair expedition Samuel Hodgdon William Knox Hodgdon is quartermaster for St Clair expedition. He laments the timeliness of the posts and wishes to receive his returns before going forward. Knapsacks of questionable utility. Boots necessary for the horsemen. Have spurs been ordered? Pack saddles already considered. Mentions tents, price and quality; refers to Russia sheeting. Questions whether tents will come forward. Hodgdon's wagon not...
[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.
December 7, 1791 Arms Shipment to Charleston John Stagg William Knox Knox is directed to have transported on the ship now riding at anchor in the harbor and sailing soon to Charleston one hundred stands of arms with accoutrements and knapsacks complete. Also included will be powder, lead, cartidge paper, and bullet moulds to make musket cartridges to equip 400 men with 200 rounds each. The fifty horseman saddles with accoutrements will also be completed according...
May 17, 1793 Boats for Brigadier General Posey; Interpreters to New York for Treaty Commissioners Isaac Craig Henry Knox Will have boat fitted for General Posey. Major Hughes and detachment embarked for Fort Washington. Mr. William Williams set of for Niagara via Fort Franklin and Buffaloe Creek. Sylvester Ash will accompany Mr. Wilson to act as assistant interpreter. Has equipped Mr. Wilson with horses, saddles, and money.