Three pages encompass the Case of the heirs of Doctor James Reynolds [a claim for the amount of a horse which fell into the hands of the enemy at Detroit, during the War of 1812].
The committee was ruling on a technicality. Was the horse surrendered with Hull at Detroit or was the horse lost as a consequence of the death of Doctor Reynolds?
United States. Congres. House. Committee on Claims. Published in Washington, D.C., D. Green, 1833. Series: [U.S.] 22nd Cong. 2d Sess., 1832-33. House Rept., no. 44.