James Madison Papers

To James Madison from O’Brien Smith, 10 June 1802 (Abstract)

§ From O’Brien Smith

10 June 1802, Charleston. Writes at the request of several merchants of Charleston who wish to have John O’Hara appointed consul at Kingston, Jamaica. “He is a native of this city but has lived at Kingston sever[a]l years as a Merchant, from my Knowledge of him I am sure He will fill the appointment with propriety.” Adds in a postscript, “There is a Mr. Savage who has Acted as agent these two years, but I am informd. the Merchts. of Kingston and Charleston are displeased with him.”

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