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Title Orders [manuscript]: 1791 Sept. 15-21
Author Hodgdon, Samuel (1745-1824)
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Orders, Sept. 15-21, 1791, to provide rations for horses, the first issued at Fort Washington, Ohio, for the "genrels horses," and the second for "Eight Horses belonging to Genl. St Clairs Escort." Gen. Arthur St. Clair had spent the summer at Fort Washington preparing for an expedition against the Indians of the Ohio country that ended disastrously in November, 1791.
Places Fort Washington, Ohio, United States
Keywords war, army, battle, supplies, expedition, horse
Theme Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
Culture Area Northeast
Additional Information Pennsylvanian; quartermaster of the U.S. Army, Mar. 4, 1791 - Apr. 19, 1792.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 383
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue