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May 3, 1792 [PRIVATE] Appointment Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams In the event that Brig. Gen. Morgan declines appointment, Knox hoped to appoint Otho Williams. Requests Williams acceptance or declination of possible appointment.
June 30, 1794 Quality of sail cloth Alexander Hamilton Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Secretary Hamilton asks Brigadier General Otho Williams what experience has decided in regard to the quality of the sail cloth which has been used for the cutter under Williams' direction.
June 9, 1794 Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Treasury Secretary Hamilton writes collector Otho Williams at Baltimore. Informs him that he has directed the Treasurer to remit to him the sum of $1700 in bills for the fortification.
January 26, 1792 Letter Citation Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Williams, 01/29/1792.
January 26, 1792 Letter Citation Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Williams, 01/29/1792.
July 21, 1790 Request for Assistance with Supply Contractors Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox requests that Otho Williams assist contractors in sending supplies to General Josiah Harmar's army in the Northwest Territory. Harmar writes that he is having to pay out of his own purse for meat, and that some other means will have to be found for supply, if force is employed against the savages.
June 11, 1788 Politics Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Anti-Federal majority anticipated in New York government. Virginia's adoption of the constitution is key.
May 3, 1792 Letter Citation Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Cited in Williams to Knox, 05/13/1792.
May 9, 1792 Letter Citation Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Cited in Williams to Knox, 05/13/1792.
May 8, 1792 Letter Citation Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Cited in Williams to Knox, 05/13/1792.
January 29, 1790 Letter Citation Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Williams, 02/13/1790.
May 3, 1792 Letter Citation Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Cited in Williams to Knox, 05/06/1792.
June 18, 1788 Obligations to Contractors Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox Discussion on obligation of government to pay balance when accounts are settled.
May 9, 1792 [PRIVATE] Appointment Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Despite poor health of Williams, President was forced to give him appointment to Brigadier General due to the end of Senate session. Knox requests Williams accepts position that will put him Second in Command.
June 27, 1788 Contracts and Payment Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox Enclosed contract between U.S. government and Elliot and Williams. Noted contract did not specify method of payment.
October 14, 1790 Employment of Contractors Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox Williams brother to write Knox about contract between government and his business. Hopes for additional employment.
May 13, 1792 Private Letter on Appointment Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox Reassured Knox that Williams did not fabricate excuse for not accepting appointment. Noted that he held no personal ambitions to be second in command, a factor that Knox used to try and sell appointment.
May 6, 1792 Appointment Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox Williams honored with Knox's opinion, but cannot accept appointment due to health problems and his current engagement taking care of orphan children.
October 8, 1792 Mrs. Sterrett asks Knox to consider appointment husband Mr. Sterrett as port collector Baltimore Rebecca Sterrett Henry Knox Letter, asks for appointment as collector at Baltimore port, on behalf of husband based on ill health of General Otho Williams, who will probably soon leave the office.
February 6, 1790 Regarding Payment of Pensions to Invalids in Maryland Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Alexander Hamilton Williams will cheerfully execute the pleasure of the President respecting the payment of pensions to invalids in Maryland.
May 13, 1792 Declined Appointment Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox With sincere regret Williams declined appointment to Brigadier General due to poor health.
April 3, 1794 Treasury Department Circular to the Collectors of the Customs Alexander Hamilton Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Fortifications of Baltimore harbor required, authorized the hiring of laborers and the acquisition of materials. Advised on keeping accounts of expenses and how funding will occur. Request name of agent Williams will appoint to position of accountant.
April 2, 1794 Delivery of Letter Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Requested delivery of enclosed letter to the person Williams appoints to, "disburse the money intended to be expended at Baltimore" for the fortifications and mounting of cannons.
January 26, 1792 Prospects for War & Officer Appointments Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox Letter, discusses prospects for war and officer appointments.
September 26, 1790 Williams discusses credit on a War Office account with Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox Letter, discusses business transaction.