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June 15, 1793 Money for James O'Hara William Knox Isaac Craig William Knox writes on behalf on Hodgdon, who is out of town. Forwards money, for which James O'Hara, Quarter Master General, is accountable. Also sends on the present week's newspapers for O'Hara.
April 13, 1798 Contractor O'Hara's Account John Steele William Simmons Enclosed is contractor James O'Hara's letter of 13 April 1798 along with his receipts and vouchers so that they can be examined and adjusted by the Accountant in accordance with the Act of Congress passed on 16 July 1797.
December 17, 1800 Accounts of James O'Hara William Simmons Samuel Dexter Reports that no accounts have been rendered by James O'Hara.
March 29, 1797 Arrangements for Contracts to Provide for Men in Tennessee Oliver Wolcott, Jr. David Henley Discusses intent to supply troops of Tennessee. Acknowledges challenge of providing for an extra 500 men. Suggests that provisions come from a general fund under Col. James O'Hara rather than the district funds. Asks that he continue to provide the troops with rations temporarily until O'Hara is prepared. O'Hara will not provide until his contract is issued. Requests communication between the two...
December 13, 1800 James O'Hara accounts Samuel Dexter Accountant's Office Dexter directs that O'Hara's accounts be closed.
December 18, 1800 Mr. O'Hara's accounts William Simmons Samuel Dexter Received accounts from James O'Hara. Will need time to determine the propriety of the vouchers.
May 22, 1799 Seeks to settle Accounts for the Resignation of Col. O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon Daniel Haragan Seeks to settle accounts for the time of the resignation of Col. O'Hara. Need to adjust business. Requests information as soon as possible.
November 14, 1798 Extracts from contract of James O’Hara commencing 1 October 1798 and ending 30 September 1799 [not available] [not available] Contract of James O'Hara for the supply of rations.
December 10, 1800 James O'Hara's charges for pork William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Discusses James O'Hara, who exhibited a charge for 20 barrels of pork.
December 21, 1794 Money Drawn on O'Hara's Account Major John Belli Samuel Hodgdon Belli has drawn on the account of John O'Hara $300 for Mr. Shaw and $250 for Mr. Grayson which, after payment, will be charged to O'Hara's account.
April 20, 1793 Forwarding of warrant Henry Knox James O'Hara Secretary of Treasury has issued his warrant in favor of O'Hara's agent for $40,000. He requests that O'Hara provide a minute accounting for his expenditures, which are beyond all estimates.
June 27, 1800 Pay and Credit to Accounts Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Straightened out payment and credit to accounts of O'Hara, St. Clair, and Archibald Read. Credit to O'Hara's account.
March 6, 1794 O'Hara's Account James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon [Partly illegible] The amount incurred, exclusive of Major Craig's demands and the credit given to Mr. Belli for the sum of $12,000, was ordered in a separate account, explained in O'Hara's earlier letter.
December 26, 1794 Debts Unsettled Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Expressed disappointment that he did receive requested cash to discharge debts.
December 13, 1800 Letter Citation James O'Hara William Simmons Cited in Simmons to O'Hara, 12/20/1800.
March 30, 1799 Request to pay Joseph Bell in order to carry contract with James O’Hara William Bell William Simmons William Bell, agent for James O'Hara, request payment to Joseph Bell any money that may be wanted to carry contract with James O'Hara into effect.
October 3, 1800 Simmons Strongly Requests O'Hara Advance the Settlement of his Accounts William Simmons James O'Hara Simmons is requesting the settlement of O'Hara's accounts be providing statements of his charges, purchases, and supplies furnished. The tone of the letter suggests a very strong request.
December 29, 1800 Simmons Writes the Comptroller Regarding Disallowed Charges on the Settlement of James O'Hara's Accounts William Simmons John Steele Simmons' letter (a response to Steele's of the 26th) contains an abstract of the charges disallowed on settlement of James O'Hara's accounts. Simmons informs Steele that O'Hara already acquiesced to the impropriety of the disallowed charges.
June 15, 1792 Supply of Troops Isaac Craig Henry Knox Describes obtaining supplies for troops, shortages, and payment. Craig thinks that the payment offered by O'Hara for his position is too low.
November 29, 1792 Letter from Quartermaster General James O'Hara to Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon From General Wayne's Headquarters, Legionville, near Pittsburg, O'Hara is writing to his predecessor as Quartermaster General. O'Hara acknowledges receipt of letters and ten thousand dollars on account of the Quartermaster Department from Hodgdon. O'Hara comments that he prefers receiving money from the Treasury in small sums. General Wayne remained with the troops. Refers to training camp as...
July 11, 1800 Recommendation of Glass Manufacturer Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Believed the next time O'Hara visits Philadelphia it would be for seeking contracts. Stated that if O'Hara cannot make a contract profitable, no one could. Endorsed Mr. Hewes, the first manufacturer of window glass, as a good glass manufacturer and described his work.
April 26, 1793 Invoice of Indian Goods James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon O'Hara acknowledges receipt of Hodgdon's letter of the 20 April covering $13,000 in bank notes. He thanks Hodgdon for the attention to his business. If O'Hara's invoice of Indian goods can be disposed of, it will serve him essentially.
April 4, 1799 Announces Contract with James O'Hara to Supply Western Posts James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Forwards copy of contract with James O'Hara to supply western posts. Requests information be forwarded to several commandants, Congress, and various posts.
September 7, 1792 Accrual of Charges Since Colonel O'Hara's Appointment Isaac Craig Henry Knox Encloses invoice of stores. Notes accrual of charges since Colonel O'Hara's appointment related to digging a well, building magazine and another barracks. Notes that the charges do not come under notice of present Quarter Master General. Applies for instruction on this matter.
December 15, 1800 Mr. O'Hara's accounts Samuel Dexter Accountant's Office Dexter directs the closure of Mr. O'Hara's accounts.