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Oakes, ——: British shipmaster, mistreated by Americans, XVI 391, 392
Oakhams: visited by Hamilton on Albany trip (American Revolution), I 413
Moses Oakley adsm John Garrineau: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 63
Oath of allegiance: Hamilton on significance of, following American Revolution, III 543–46
Oberholtzer, Ellis P.: Robert Morris, III 107n
O’Brian, Michael: comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 308n
O’Brien, Edward: New York City printer and partner of John Tiebout, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 856
O’Brien, M.J.: Hidden Phase of American History, II 130n
O’Brien, Richard: spokesman for U.S. captives in Algiers, XV 457n
O’Brine, Michael: comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 308n
Observations on Certain Documents Contained in No. V & VI ofThe History of the United States for the Year 1796,” see “Reynolds Pamphlet”
Observations on the Greeks. From the French of the Abbé de Mably, IV 382n
“Observer”: Hamilton’s pseudonym for article on House of Representatives investigation of Treasury Department, XIV 199
“The Observer”: pseudonym of author of articles on assumption of state debts, VI 15, 16n
“An Observer of the Times”: pseudonym of author criticizing constitution of N.Y. State, XII 100n
Ocacoke, see Ocracoke
O’Callaghan, E.B.: ed., The Documentary History of The State of New-York, III 205–6n
Occracock, see Ocracoke
Ochs, Peter: Swiss democrat, and French Revolution, XXI 407n
Ocmulgee River, Ga.: and U.S. relations with Creeks, XVI 589n
Oconee River, Ga.: and Quasi-War, XXIII 75n; and U.S. relations with Creeks, V 457n, XVI 589n, 601n, XVII 274n
O’Connor, Arthur: Irish revolutionist, and French Revolution, XXII 219–20
Ocracoke, N.C.: improvement of navigation in vicinity of, XI 449
Ocracoke Island, N.C.: fortifications at, XVI 425; lighthouse at, XVI 45–46, 157
Oder River, V 355
Odiorne, Samuel: third mate, N.H. revenue cutter, XIII 275
Odoards, Antoine Etienne Nicolas Fantin des: Histoire philosophique de la révolution de France …, XXI 1n, 348
O’Donnell, John: comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 296
Office (Offices) of Discount and Deposit of the Bank of the United States, see Bank of the United States: branches of
Office of Finance (Articles of Confederation), cashier of, see Swanwick, John
The Officer’s Manual in the Field: recommended by James McHenry in Quasi-War, XXIII 205, 309–10
Officers of inspection, see Inspectors of the revenue for the ports and Inspectors of the revenue for the survey and Revenue officers and Supervisors of the revenue
Ogden, Aaron: Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 51, 129, 130, 131; Army (Quasi-War), XXII 582, 596, 599, 606, 609, 610, 611, XXIII 11, 39, 124n, 175–76, 176, 211, 228–29, 240, 242, 245–46, 265, 340–41, 422, 470n, 607, 608, 609, 610, 612, 613, 614, 616, 626, 627, 628, 629, 631, 632, 633, 636, 637, 638, 639, 640, 641, 642, 643, 646, 649, 650, 652, 654, 655, 657, 658, 661, 666, 667, 668, 669, 670, 671, 673, 674, 675, 678, 679, 680, 683, 688, XXIV 84–85, 86, 173–74, 174, 193–94, 220, 222, 239, 249, 267, 306, 321, 365, 368n, 377, 399–401, 408–10, 415, 455, 456n, 468, 474, 476, 477, 479, 497, 503, 504, 505, 531n, 534, 545, 548–49, 587, 595, 615, 621, 622, 624, 630, 631, 640, 642, 644, 646, 647, 648, 649, 650, 653, 655, 656, 657, 658, 660, 661, 662, 663, 664, 666, 668, 670, 671, 674, 675, 676, XXV 8, 25, 256 (see also “Circulars to the commandants of regiments”); career, XXII 51n; and election of 1800, XXV 97, 139–40; trustee for Louis LeGuen’s antenuptial agreement, XXIII 10n, XXV 278, 278–79n, 316, 318, 397–400, XXVI 16n, 18n, 151, 285, 313
Ogden, Abraham (father of Thomas L. Ogden): U.S. attorney for the District of N.J., XV 341n
Ogden, David A.: New York City lawyer, XXV 605n, XXVI 68, 170n, 291n, 306n, 336; attorney for Holland Land Company and Hamilton’s law practice, XXIV 240, XXV 168, 240, 250, 384, debt to Hamilton’s estate, XXVI 303; and election of 1800, XXV 310n; and N.Y. gubernatorial election (1804), XXVI 193–94
Ogden, Gouverneur: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 103
Ogden, Isaac: N.J. lawyer and Loyalist, I 243; and election of 1800, XXIV 535–36
Ogden, John Cosens: Episcopal clergyman and Republican, XXV 20n; dispute with Thomas Ellison, XXV 20–24; An excursion into Bethlehem & Nazareth, in Pennsylvania …, XXV 23n; Friendly Remarks to the People of Connecticut Upon their Colleges and Schools, XXV 23n; A Tour through Upper and Lower Canada …, XXV 23n
Ogden, Jonathan: praises Hamilton’s fiscal policies, XIV 213, and Hamilton’s acknowledgment, XIV 272
Ogden, Lewis: New York City merchant and Hamilton’s law practice, III 51; house burned, XX 473n
Ogden, Matthias (brother of Aaron Ogden): VI 536, XIII 49; and Francisco de Miranda, III 587; petitions Continental Congress for back Army pay (American Revolution), III 241n, 244n
Ogden, Nathaniel: comments on Additional Army candidates (N.Y.), XXII 94, 103, 105
Ogden, Philip: and Hamilton’s law practice, V 238
Ogden, Samuel (brother-in-law of Gouverneur Morris): N.Y. iron manufacturer and land speculator, founder of Ogdensburg, N.Y., XXV 605n; and Hamilton’s law practice, V 238; and Robert Morris’s land speculations, XVIII 298–99, XX 143, 144, 145, 157, 166, 207, XXI 119, 303, 314, 492; recommends candidate for director of Mint, XXI 298; and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, XIV 246, 248–49, Hamilton’s estimate of character and abilities as possible superintendent of, XII 538–39
Ogden, Thomas L. (son of Abraham Ogden): New York City lawyer, XV 341, XXV 605n, XXVI 60n, 68n, 151n, 172n; debt to Hamilton’s estate, XXVI 303, 304; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 123; New York City notary, XXIII 63n
Ogden, Uzal: N.J. Episcopal clergyman, XXIV 233n; defends John Adams against Hamilton’s Letter, XXV 180n, 183; A Letter to Major General Alexander Hamilton, Containing Observations on his Letter, Concerning the Public Conduct and Character of John Adams, Esq., President of the United States, By a citizen of these states, XXV 180n; Two Discourses Occasioned by the death of General Washington …, XXIV 232–33
Ogdensburg, N.Y.: founding of, XIX 298n, XXV 605n
Ogilvie, Peter: career, XXVI 478n; Hamilton’s certificate of good character for, XXVI 478
Ogle, Benjamin: governor of Md., XXIV 592n
Ogle, Thomas: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 297
Ogle, William: member, Md. House of Delegates, XXII 297n
Oglethorpe, James: land claims of descendants of, XIX 280–81n, 290n, 291n
Oglio River, Italy: and wars of French Revolution, XXI 204n
O’Hara, Charles: British Army (American Revolution), and exchange of prisoners, I 450, 451, 454–56, 457–58, 458–60, 473, 474, 475–78, 594–95, 595–97, 598–99
O’Hara, Edward: clerk, register’s office, Treasury Department, pay, XI 389, XIII 466
O’Hara, Edward: Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 87n
O’Hara, James: Army contractor (Continental Congress), for frontier, VI 529, XIII 43, 49, 50, payments to, V 407, VI 530, 540, XIII 43, 104, 105, 137, XIV 463, for Tenn. and Ky., and Quasi-War, XXIII 10, 116, 237, 314–16, 490, 591n, 592n, 662, XXIV 14–15, 110n, 605, 608; quartermaster general, U.S. Army, XI 398, XII 169n, XIII 339, XVII 277n, XXVI 667, accounts of, XIII 474–75, XIV 323, XXVI 691, payments to, XII 628, XIII 564, 565, 566, 568, 570, XIV 134, XV 520, XVII 519, and supplies for Wayne expedition, XVII 360, 387, 388n, and whiskey for Army, XV 598
O’Hara, Thomas: clerk, register’s office, Treasury Department, XI 12, duties, XI 389–90, pay, XI 389–90, XIII 466
Ohe, Andrew: report on petition of, XI 251–52n
Ohio (part of Northwest Territory): Indian attacks, VIII 213n; inspector of revenue for the survey of, see Sproat, Ebenezer; meeting with Indians in, XIII 214n; revenue district of, XVI 603n, XVII 450, XVIII 155n, 168, 169; supervisor of revenue for, see Marshall, Thomas; survey of lands in, XIII 233; and Symmes Purchase, XXVI 654n
Ohio (state), V 496n, VII 416n, XVIII 311n, XXII 12n, 232n, XXIV 4n, 272n
Ohio (ship): John Jay’s trip to England, XVI 439n, 491, 510n
Ohio Company: and William Duer, XI 456, XXVI 654n, 671–72; founding and early history of, VI 422n, 444, VIII 228–29, 229–30n, XI 379–80, 396–97, 456, XII 411n, XVI 153n, XVII 208n, XXVI 69n, 671n, 671–72, 685n; Hamilton’s shares in, III 52, XI 380n, XX 401–2, XXV 48, 71–72, XXVI 56–58, 68, 77–78, 119, 149–50, 178–79, 283, 473, 671–72; and loan office certificates, XI 202n; patents for, XI 479; Richard Platt’s involvement in, XXII 88n; and Scioto Company, VI 422n, VIII 229–30n, XI 456n, XXVI 654n, 671–72; secretary of, VI 422n, XXVI 119n, 685n; survey of lands of, VII 416n, VIII 362n, XI 361–63, XIII 233n, XXVI 581; and Benjamin Tallmadge, XVI 545–46, 546–47n, XVIII 378n, 383–84, XXII 43n, XXV 415n, XXVI 119
Ohio County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 130, 145, 373n, 378, 380
Ohio River, XI 25n, 362, XX 401, XXIII 233n; description of, by Medad Mitchell, XV 289, 290, 292, 295, 296, 297–99; ferry on, VI 416n; land claims, purchases, and settlements on shores of, V 14n, VI 352n, 441n, VII 389n, VIII 229–30n, 360, IX 255n, XIII 472n, XVI 153n, XX 452–53n; and Quasi-War, XXII 385, 455, 478, 573n, XXIII 45, 47, 57, 331, 338, 350, 381–82, 384, 390, 404, 406, 417–18, 484, 517, 519, 520, 522, 536, 550, 592, 596, XXIV 14–15, 88, 271–72, 356, 464; and relations with British, XVIII 406, XIX 116–17, 223; relations with Indians in vicinity of, VI 486n, 551, VII 609, 611, VIII 562, IX 210, XI 398n, XIII 215n, XIX 461; southern border of Northwest Territory, XIII 233; troops at rapids of, XI 352n; and Va. cession to U.S., II 554, 555
Ohio Valley, see Ohio River
Oil: British market for, XIII 379; duty on, X 16–17n, proposed, X 17–18, 35–36, 225, XXVI 516; from fish, X 40, XXVI 632, 638, 641; French market for, X 391; importation of, into Great Britain, XIII 397; manufacture of, X 102, 171, 225, 284; regulation of, British X 58, France, VIII 11, 13n, 160, 173–74n, 175n, X 58–59. See also Whale oil
Ojeda (Hojeda), Alonso de: exploration and settlement of South America, III 715
Okia: Indian chief, speech at Detroit, XXIII 120
Old emissions, see Paper Money
Olden, Ephraim: naval contractor and naval rearmament, XVII 457–58
Olden, James: Philadelphia merchant, suffers from spoliations in B.West Indies, XVIII 15–16n
Oldfield, Thomas Hinton: An Entire and Complete History … of the boroughs of Great Britain …, XIV 87, 88n
Oldham, Edward: comments on Additional Army candidates (Md.), XXII 292, 295, 298, 304, 307, 308
Old Jersey: British prison ship (American Revolution), XX 35n
Old maids: bounty on, IV 102
Old Point Comfort, Va.: proposed lighthouse at, V 441, VI 474
Old Salem, N.Y.: and Benedict Arnold’s treason, II 464
“And Old Soldier”: pseudonym of critic of Hamilton’s “Pacificus” essays, XV 191–93
Oligarchy: Hamilton on, in The Federalist, IV 527–28, 538, 641–42
Olin, Gideon: Vt. lawyer, and dispute between N.Y. and Vt., V 162n
Oliphant, John: excise opposition, XII 308–9n, XVII 30–31
Olive, ——, see Olivie, Lawrence
Olive, —— (Mrs. Nicholas), XXV 411, 443
Olive, Nicholas: French native and N.Y. merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, XIX 232, XXI 148; land speculation, XXII 21, 193, XXV 317; trip to England and France, XXV 410–13, 441–44
Oliver, John: Baltimore, Md., merchant, and customs regulations, X 367
Oliver, Richard: colleague of Aaron Burr, XXV 297n
Oliver, Robert (Mass.): director of Ohio Company, and Hamilton’s shares in Ohio Company, XXVI 670–71
Oliver, Robert (Md.): Baltimore, Md., merchant, report on petition of, XVIII 246–47
Oliver Cromwell (H.M.S.): and American Revolution, II 204
Olivie, Lawrence: claim against U.S., V 401
Olivier, Pedro: Spanish agent to Creek Indians, XIII 29n, XIV 490, 493
Olmstead, Ichabod: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 307n
Olmstead, Isaac: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417
Olmstead, Samuel: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 307n
Olmütz, Moravia (present-day Czechoslovakia): Jean Xavier Bureaux de Pusy’s imprisonment at and release from, XXIII 236n, XXIV 477n; Lafayette’s imprisonment at, XXI 299n, XXII 71n, XXIV 477n, and efforts to secure his release, XII 618n, XVI 445n, XVIII 374–75n, XX 43n, XXIV 393n, and his release, XXI 299n, 451n, XXII 71n, XXIII 236n, XXV 335, 407n, XXVI 839; Latour-Maubourg’s imprisonment at and release from, XXV 407n
Olney, Christopher, XXV 236n; and Hamilton’s trip to New England (1800), XXIV 595
Olney, George: Army (American Revolution), II 356; receiver of Continental taxes (R.I.), payments due, V 401, 403, XVI 65n
Olney, Jeremiah: Army (American Revolution), I 512, 519–20, II 588; candidate, Secretary of War, XIX 440; collector of customs, Providence, R.I., VI 464, 471, VII 141, VIII 311, 363, IX 270, 387, 416, XI 460, XII 20, 29–30, 46, 119, 260, 286, 374, 407, XIII 13, 149, 215, 388, XIV 138n, 278, XV 119, 197, 284, XVI 503n, XVIII 28, XXI 448, XXIV 425, XXV 64, 235, 374, 386, XXVI 545, 574, 840, accounts of, XIII 36–37, 41, 561, 575, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85, 497, administration of office, enforcement of customs regulations, and instructions to, VI 467, 470, 476, 482–83, 483–84, 498, 501, 514, 560, 564, 571, VII 6, 20, 27, 58, 68–69, 86, 91, 122, 132, 142–43, 149, 168–69, 210, 381, 382–83, 422, 437–38, 438–39, VIII 30, 51, 147, 158, 197, 224, 235, 273–74, 327, 339, 345, 347, 355, 359–60, 364, 398–99, 406, 449, 466–67, 468, 473–74, 495–96, 530–31, 551–52, 558, 564–65, 571, 584–86, IX 26–27, 78–79, 108–9, 181, 183–84, 206–7, 213–14, 236–37, 285, 295–96, 304–5, 305–6, 368–69, 412, 425, 488–89, 489, 495, 518, 525–26, 528–29, 543, X 352, 352–53, 371–72, 395, 401, 406, 483–84, 506–7, 526, 526–27, 531, XI 14, 21, 44, 206, 256, 332, 356, 364, 383, 405, 451, 489, 528–29, 576, XII 9, 12, 40, 83, 101, 140, 155, 197, 198, 202, 226, 227, 227–28, 270–71, 273, 273–74, 290, 299–300, 335–36, 375, 376, 404, 424, 507, 507–8, 523, 529–31, 547–48, 605–7, 612, 613, 619–20, 620, 632, XIII 25–26, 234, 239, 243–44, 303–4, 315, 319, 380–81, XIV 172–73, 206, 214–18, 243–44, 276–77, 280, 320, 324–25, 332, 333–34, 342, 397, 486–87, XV 28–29, 54–55, 82, 125, 129, 253, 341–42, 357, 372, 392, 403, XVI 39, 57, 185, 221–22, 238, 258, 317, 331–32, 332–33, 334, 366, 378–79, 447–48, 501–2, 542, 557, XVII 82–83, 91, 119, 147, 211, 253, 370, 396–97, 442, 445–46, XVIII 34–35, 176, XXVI 598–600 (see also “Treasury Department circulars to the collectors of the customs”), appointment, VI 246n, 458–59, 467n, and payment of invalid pensions, VI 246, 263, payments to commissioners of loans, VIII 197, 224, 357, XIII 87, XV 497, requests increase in pay, VII 415, VIII 303, 496–97, and revenue cutter, VII 613, VIII 30, 51, 466–67, 495, IX 35, 96; and Hamilton’s trip to New England (1800), XXIV 595; and Francisco de Miranda, III 587; and R.I. and the Constitution, V 224, 229–30, VI 264, 469, and Continental Congress, V 199–200, 203–4, 204–5, 215–16; and Society of the Cinncinati, XXV 395
Olney, Nathaniel Greene (son of Christopher Olney, nephew of Jeremiah Olney): New York City merchant, XXV 235
Olney, Stephen: Army (American Revolution), and attack at Yorktown, II 680
Olney v Arnold: R.I. case, and customs regulations, XIV 243–44; Supreme Court case, and customs regulations, XIV 244n, XVIII 34–35
Olympic Games, I 392, 406
Onderdonk, Andrew: and N.Y. gubernatorial election (1789), V 262n
O’Neal, John T.: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 140
Onegomba, Peter: Oneida Indian, seeks education for Indian children, XV 642
Oneida County, N.Y.: site of Adgate Patent, XII 422n, of Cosby Manor, XIX 200n
Oneida Indians: and American Revolution, I 221–22, XXVI 511; and Hamilton Oneida Academy, XV 642; N.Y. purchase of lands from, III 67–68, XXV 368n; provisions for, XXVI 621n
Oneida Purchase: by N.Y., IV 67–68
O’Neill, Terence: applies for job at Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 216–17
Oneoghquaga, N.Y., see Anaquaga, N.Y.
Onion River, Vt.: possible port of entry at, VIII 476
Onodigo, John: Oneida Indian, seeks education for Indian children, XV 642
Onondaga Indians: and American Revolution, II 59–60, 117; and Hamilton Oneida Academy, XV 642; N.Y. land purchase from, XXV 368
Onslow County, N.C.: excise survey, VIII 189, IX 429
“On the Rise of a War Party”: article by Hamilton, XV 602
Oothout, John: Federalist candidate for N.Y. Assembly (1801), XXV 375n; New York City lot of, XXVI 460
Opie, Thomas: Additional Army candidate (Va.), XXII 429, 430
“Opinion on the Constitutionality of an Act to Establish a Bank,” VIII 63–134, XII 251n; and “Report on Manufactures,” X 304n
The [Portsmouth, N.H.] Oracle of the Day, XI 517n
Oraczewski, see Rzewuski
Oram, Darby: report on petition of, XI 252n
Orange, House of, see Netherlands
Orange, prince of, see William III
Orangeburg, S.C.: in American Revolution, XXVI 413n
Orange County, N.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Orange County, N.Y., XXVI 805; and American Revolution, I 288n, 475, 479, II 69n, 122n; and collection of taxes (Continental Congress), III 127n; collection of taxes (N.Y. Assembly), IV 54, 63; and state election of 1789, V 339
Orange County, S.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Orange County, Va.: and American Revolution, I 587; excise survey, IX 428
Orangetown (Tappan), N.Y.: and American Revolution, II 441n, headquarters, II 375–81, 443, 448
Ord, George: purchaser of Treasury bills on Amsterdam, XIII 497
Ordnance department, see American Revolution, Army and Public creditors and United States Army (peacetime)
Ordonnance Du Roi. Pour Régler L’Exercice De Ses Troupes D’Infanterie …, XXIV 473n
Ordonnance provisoire … concernant le formation et la solde de l’infanterie françoise …, XXIV 473n
Oriolle, ——: shipmaster in China trade, IX 52
Oriskany, Battle of, I 318, 322n, 323
Orléans, ——, chevalier d’: dinner with Hamilton, XXVI 43n
Orléans, Louis Philippe Joseph, duc d’: French emigré in U.S., XIX 147, XXI 244n
Orleans (U.S.), Territory of, XXI 3n; governor of, see Claiborne, William C.C.
Ormsby, John: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 205
Orne, Joshua: candidate, collector of customs, Marblehead, Mass., VI 498
Orne, Thomas: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 304
Orr, Alexander D.: member, House of Representatives (Ky.), pay, XVII 507
Orvilliers, Louis Guillouet, comte d’: French admiral, in American Revolution, I 561, XXVI 791, in French war against Great Britain (1779), II 129
Osborn, Daniel: receipt from, VIII 287
Osborn, John: and customs regulations, IX 11
Osborn (Osburn), Robert W.: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 76
Osborne, Francis, see Leeds, Francis Osborne, 5th duke of
Osborne, Samuel (Dr.): Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXII 445n, 554, 604, 605, 608, 609, XXIII 298, 371–72, 610, 648, 654, 655
Osgood, Isaac: justice of peace, XIV 444n
Osgood, Isaac, and Sons: report on petition of, XIII 175n
Osgood, Nathan, XIII 142
Osgood, Samuel: commissioner of Board of Treasury (Continental Congress), V 372, XV 200n, XVI 585n, XVII 81n, XXVI 506, 582–83; delegate, Continental Congress (Mass.), III 201n, 202, 209, 213n, 240n, 245n, 294–95, 296n, 308n, 314n, 317n, 322n, 323–25, 332n, 333n, 340, 341–42, 348n, 352n, 353n, 378n; Postmaster General, V 409, 518, 563, VII 100, 108, 346, VIII 215–16, XXVI 483, accounts, XVII 494–95, and contracts for carrying mail, VII 377–79, payment to, XIII 51, and “Report on the Bank,” VII 244–46, 252, and “Report on Public Credit,” VI 56, 106, report to Hamilton, VI 195–204, report to House of Representatives, VI 184, succeeded by Timothy Pickering, XI 118; welcome to Edmond Charles Genet, XV 172
Osmont, Louis: Philadelphia merchant and shipowner, and embargo (1794), XV 220–21n
Osnabrück (Osnàburg), Bishop of, see York, Frederick Augustus, duke of
Osnaburgs: duty on, proposed, X 123, 214, 326
Ossabaw Island, Ga.: timber for naval rearmament, XVII 474
Ostend, Belgian Netherlands, I 381; headquarters of Imperial East India Company, IX 39n; trading rights at, XX 422–23n
Oster, Martin: French vice consul, Norfolk, Va., III 561, XXI 423n, and French privateers, XVI 202n, and ships’ registers, XI 499n, 558n
Ostrander, John: Army (American Revolution), owed back pay, X 347–48
Oswald, Eleazer: Army (American Revolution), I 513, 561; publisher, The [Philadelphia] Independent Gazetteer, opposes Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, XII 390n, opposes U.S. Constitution, V 4, 9, 10
Oswald, Richard: British representative at negotiations leading to Treaty of Paris (1783), III 146n, 327n, XIX 527–28n, XXI 17, XXVI 430
Oswegatchie, see Fort Oswegatchie
Oswego, see Fort Oswego
Oswego River, N.Y.: British-held post on, XVIII 405
Otis, Harrison Gray: Boston lawyer and Federalist, XI 494n, XII 528n, XVI 222; career, XXVI 156n; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 155–56, 171; member, House of Representatives (Mass.), and armed neutrality, XXI 463n, comments on Additional Army candidates (Mass. and Pa.), XXII 101, 143, 315–16, 323, 326, 328, 332, 334, 335, 428, and election of 1800, XXIV 447n, 450, 467, 468n, XXV 5, 32–33, 59n, 259–60, 271, introduces bill for military academy, XXIV 345n, James McHenry’s report to, XXIV 237, 238n, 276–77, 307n, 345n, proposals on war preparations against France, XXII 381–82, Hamilton’s response to, XXII 393–95, 440–41
Otis, James (brother of Samuel A. Otis), VIII 523n, XI 494n, XII 528n
Otis, Joseph: collector of customs, Barnstable, Mass., accounts of, XIII 36–37, 574, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85, administration of office, enforcement of customs regulations, and instructions to, XII 140, 151, 197, 227, 260, XVI 531, 562–63 (see also “Treasury Department circulars to the collectors of the customs”), and lighthouse, V 512
Otis, Samuel A. (father of Harrison Gray Otis, brother of James Otis): delegate, Continental Congress (Mass.), V 6n, on Federal-state fiscal relations, VI 57, 59; and “Report on Public Credit,” VI 57, 59; secretary of U.S. Senate, V 377–78, VI 482, XI 494, XII 528, XIII 61, 62, 100, 108, 138, pay, XIII 120, 564, payments to, VI 332, IX 558, XIII 62, 63, 567, 568, 569, XIV 179–80, XV 505, 506, 507, 578, XVII 503, 504, 505; plan of payment to rejected by Hamilton, XI 495
Otis, Samuel A., Jr.: engrossing clerk in office of Secretary of U.S. Senate, pay, XIII 63
Otis and Andrews: Boston firm, Army contractors (American Revolution), I 558
Otsego County, N.Y., XX 303n; and William Cooper, IX 8n, XIV 533n, XX 444n; land speculation in, IX 8n, XIV 533n; and N.Y. gubernatorial election (1792), XI 378–79n, 589–90n, XII 64–66
Otsego Patent: land speculation in, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 610, IX 8n, XXVI 446, 449, 455n, 459, 461
Ottawa Indians: U.S. relations with, XXIII 120–21, 233n
Ottendorf, Nicholas Dietrich, baron de: Army (American Revolution), I 270, II 292n
Otto, Louis Guillaume: French chargé d’affaires in U.S., IV 144, 145n; and U.S. debt to France, VII 432, VIII 11–12, 170, 176, 268, 278, 281, IX 62n, XIV 519–20n; U.S. trade with France, VII 408, 425–26, IX 291
Ottoman Empire, IV 450–51, XXIV 318n; and William Pitt’s policy toward Russia, XI 261n; proposal for U.S.-Turkish treaty, XXII 501–2n. See also Turkey
Oudenarde, Marinus and Henry: New York City merchant firm, accounts with Washington (American Revolution), III 598
Ouisconsing River, see Wisconsin River
Overing, Robert: Additional Army candidate (R.I.), XXII 429; candidate for Regular Army (1800), XXV 53
Overton, Thomas: candidate, inspector of revenue, S.C., XIII 318
Ovid: edition of writings for Hamilton’s son, IX 560
Owen, Daniel: chief justice, R.I. Supreme Court, XIV 342; president, R.I. Ratifying Convention, VI 459
Owen, D.J.: History of Belfast, XI 243n
Owings (Owens), William: Additional Army candidate (Ky.), XXII 287
Owner, Samuel: and naval armament, XVII 247, 252
Oxford, Mass.: Hamilton’s visit to, on New England trip (1800), XXIV 536, 567, 574, 575n, 577–78, 585; and Quasi-War, XXIII 459, 480, 501–2n, 509, 513–14, 529–31, XXIV 9, 10n, 284, 533, 534
Oxford, Md.: collector of customs at, see Banning, Jeremiah; port of entry, XIII 323n, customs accounts, XIII 38–39, 577, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87
Oxford (British ship), see Aurora (ship)
Oyster Bay, N.Y., II 217n, III 614n, XXVI 804; in American Revolution, II 390, 391
Oyster Island (Ellis Island), N.Y.: and defense of N.Y. Harbor (Quasi-War), XXI 477n, 514, 516, XXII 198, 211, 513–14