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" O'Hara, however, could execute as well as plan. He packed his flour and provisions in barrels suitable for salt. These were reserved in his contract. Arrangements were made with the manufacturers, and the necessary advances paid to secure a supply of... "
A History of Buffalo: Delineating the Evolution of the City - Page 98
by Josephus Nelson Larned - 1911
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Historical Collections of the State of Pennsylvania: Containing a Copicus ...

Sherman Day - 1843 - 766 pages
...Pittsburg. It required no ordinary sagacity and perseverance to give success to this speculation. Gen. O'Hara, however, could execute as well as plan. He...the salt obtained by packing across the mountains. The vocation of the packers was gone. The trade opened by this man, whose success was equal to his...
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Historical Collections of the State of Pennsylvania: Containing a Copious ...

Sherman Day - 1843 - 754 pages
...sagacity and perseverance to give success to this speculation. Gen. O'Hara, however, could execute a« well as plan. He packed his flour and provisions in...the salt obtained by packing across the mountains. The vocation of the packers was gone. The trade opened by this man, whose success was equal to his...
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A History of American Manufactures from 1608 to 1860..: Comprising ..., Volume 1

John Leander Bishop - 1861 - 668 pages
...Two vessels were built, one on Lake Erie and one on Lake Outario, and the means of transportation in all the various sections of the line were secured....fully succeeded, and Salt, of a pretty fair quality, delivered at Pittsburg, and sold at four dollars per bushel,— just half the price of the Salt obtained...
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A History of American Manufactures, from 1608 to 1860: Exhibiting ..., Volume 1

John Leander Bishop, Edwin Troxell Freedley, Edward Young - 1864 - 758 pages
...Two vessels were built, one on Lake Erie and one on Lake Ontario, and the means of transportation in all the various sections of the line were secured....fully succeeded, and Salt, of a pretty fair quality, delivered at Pittsburg, and sold at four dollars per bushel, — just half the price of the Salt obtained...
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A History of American Manufactures from 1608 to 1860...

John Leander Bishop, Edwin Troxell Freedley, Edward Young - 1866 - 649 pages
...Two vessels were built, one on Lake Erie and one on Lake Ontario, and the means of transportation in all the various sections of the line were secured....fully succeeded, and Salt, of a pretty fair quality, delivered at Pittsburg, and sold at four dollars per bushel,— just half the. price of the Salt obtained...
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Allegheny County's Hundred Years

George Henry Thurston - 1888 - 358 pages
...salt carried in wagons across the portage ; and, finally, boats provided to float it to Pittsburgh. It required no ordinary sagacity and perseverance...and salt of a pretty fair quality was delivered at Pittsburgh and sold at four dollars per bushel, just half the price of the salt obtained by packing...
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Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society, Volume 5

Buffalo Historical Society (Buffalo, N.Y.) - 1902 - 592 pages
...contract. Arrangements were made with the manufacturers, and the necessary advances paid, tosecure a supply of salt. Two vessels were built, one on Lake...and salt of a pretty fair quality was delivered at Pittsburgh, and sold at four dollars per bushel : just half the price of the salt obtained by packing...
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Publications, Volume 5

Buffalo Historical Society - 1902 - 584 pages
...paid, to. secure a supply of salt. Two vessels were built, one on Lake Erie and one on Lake ( )ntario, and the means of transportation on all the various...and salt of a pretty fair quality was delivered at Pittsburgh, and sold at four dollars per bushel : just half the price of the salt obtained by packing...
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