Viewing 1–25 of 2,097 documents: "superintendent horse master"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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.
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.
May 22, 1799 Responds to Need for Musket Stock, Superintendent's Horse Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Williams Responds to inquiry for hoop and red iron. Refers to the return of stores and the musket stocks damaged by fire. Promises to send supply of musket stocks by the first convenient conveyance. If the horse purchased for the Superintendent is too vicious, it should be sold and another bought to replace it, or a yoke of oxen as an experiment.
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.
October 15, 1800 Threat by the Master Armorer Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams alerts Hodgdon that the Master Armorer has threatened that those giving evidence in the court case against the Superintendent will lose their employment at the works.
January 28, 1799 Appointment of Master Armorer Samuel Hodgdon Unknown Recipient Informs recipient of appointment as master armorer at Harpers Ferry.
January 23, 1799 Accounts of Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon William Simmons Includes abstract of supplies purchased by Ebenezer Stevens for the War Department with approval by the superintendent and the master mason. Considers Stevens completely exonerated and no longer accountable for this expenditure.
October 3, 1797 Remit a Post Note for Horse Purchased William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Simmons requests Hodgdon remit a post note for the amount of the horse purchased by Captain Lewis. Bill for horse was drawn on War Department account by mistake.
December 23, 1799 A Horse for the Quartermaster Sergeant Lewis Tousard William Buck Buck is asked to deliver a horse for the purpose of conveying the Quartermaster Sergeant to Fort Mifflin. This request relates to Major General Hamilton's order respecting the funeral honors to be paid to General Washington.
April 1, 1794 Report on accounts; duties as Muster Master, and lack of free time due to work Colonel Robert Hays David Henley Discusses accounts and pay as a muster master. Laments how busy he is; cannot devote a day in a month to private business. Mentions muster rolls and procedures. Indians have done a good deal of mischief. Mentions the matter of settlements and General Robertson.
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.
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.
July 30, 1794 Instructions from Secretary of War to Naval Agents, Superintendents, Constructors or Master Builders, Clerks of the Ship Yards Henry Knox Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Knox sends the comptroller of the Treasury, Oliver Wolcott Jr, a copy of his instructions to the Naval Agent, Constructor or Master Builder, Superintendent, and Clerk of the Ship Yard.
May 24, 1800 Disposal of a Horse Unfit for Service Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams asks if he should procure powder to replace the damaged casks in the magazine. The Superintendent has reported that one of the public horses is no longer fit for service at the works. He asks whether the horse should be sold at public auction or at a private sale and recommends that another one be purchased.
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.
1795 Estimate of expenditures in Quartermaster's department, Pittsburg Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Ledger style list of expenditures from the Quartermaster's Department at Pittsburgh during the first quarter of 1796.
September 21, 1793 Estimate of Money and Statement of Account James O'Hara Henry Knox Encloses estimate of money and statements of accounts needed for the present campaign.
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.
September 11, 1799 Abstract of articles for Quarter Master's Department William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Encloses an abstract of sundry articles delivered to contract on orders drawn by David Henley for the use of the Quarter Master's Department.
July 29, 1797 Request for Delivery of a Horse James McHenry John Harris Directs that a horse be issued to Mr. Nasworthy Hunter.
May 1798 Estimate of Pay, Rations, and Forage for the Troops Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Estimate of pay, rations, and forage for troops of infantry for one year.
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.
1800 Draft Act for better organizing the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers Alexander Hamilton [not available] Draft act for the better organizing of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers.
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.