James W. Henry and Samuel Hodgdon to John Harris, January 25, 1798

Dublin Core

Subject

Sorrel Horse for the Wyandot Chief

Description

"Be pleased to deliver to Colonel Mentges on order a sorrel horse for the Wyandot Chief/Crane now in this city." [http://wardepartmentpapers.org/document.php?id=24880]

Creator

Henry, James

Date

1798-01-25

Document Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Letter Signed

Author

James W. Henry and Samuel Hodgdon

Location of Author

[Philadelphia]

Recipient

John Harris

Address of Recipient

[Philadelphia?]

Text

XO/
War Office January 25 1798/
Sir/
Be Pleased to deliver to Col. Mentges on order/a sorrel Horse for the Wiandot Chief|Crane|now in this City[.]/
[signed] James W. Henry/
[signed] Samuel Hodgdon/

[lower left]
Mr. John Harris
[added notation below]
Mr. Harris will please to sent the horse to Mr./ Donwoody, Mr. Steel with give a Receipt for the/Horse [.]
[signed] F. Mentges

Docketing

[outer panel] War Office/ Jany 25th 1798/Horse to be d[e]l[ivere]d Col. Francis

[upper left of main page] XO

Location of Original

National Archives and Records Administration: Subject File, Nav Records Coll, RG45

Publication

[1] Digital image from microfilm: http://wardepartmentpapers.org/docimage.php?id=24880&docColID=27296
[2] Digital image from original document: http://wardepartmentpapers.org/docimage.php?id=24880&docColID=53023

Literature

[1] http://wardepartmentpapers.org/document.php?id=24880

Analysis

Two faint diagonal lines have been added, perhaps by a clerk, to the left and right of "Crane". Shown in transcription as [|].

Files

Citation

Henry, James, “James W. Henry and Samuel Hodgdon to John Harris, January 25, 1798,” Wyandot History: A Guide to Original Sources and Current Scholarship, accessed December 13, 2017, http://wyandothistory.com/index.html/items/show/44.

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