Volume 23 Index

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Pagan, Thomas

dispute with Stephen Hooper, 5, 16-17, 82

appeal to Supreme Court, 81, 82, 122-4, 142, 148-9, 488

Page, John

letter to, 38

letters from, 36-7, 39, 282, 499

business affairs, 36-7, 38-9, 282, 499

seeks to preserve political independence, 36

and legislative references to executive departments, 247n

travelling plans, 343, 399

Page, Mann

note from Mazzei, 534

Page, Margaret Lowther (Mrs. John Page)

and TJ's note to husband, 38

pregnancy, 343

travelling plans, 343

Paine, Thomas

letter from, 115

criticizes G. Morris, 115

Rights of Man, 115, 493

Palatinate

as source of labor for Federal District, 321

Pamel, Dr.

relationship with Philip Turpin, 502

Panic of 1792

TJ's views on, 287, 319, 387, 426, 436, 437-8, 458-9, 617

Hamilton's reaction to, 320

Remsen's views on, 401, 447-51

in Boston, 436, 437-8, 458-9

in New York City, 436, 437-8, 447-51, 458-9

in Philadelphia, 436, 437-8, 459

newspaper silence about, 436

See also Duer, William: and Panic of 1792

paper money

in Va., 3, 36

TJ's views on, 319

in N.C., 405

in S.C., 489

in N.J., 516

and Hamiltonian finance, 537

and payment of debts to British, 574, 576-7

Paradise, John

business affairs in Va., 94

character, 95

Paradise, Lucy Ludwell (Mrs. John Paradise)

letter from, 93-5

business affairs in Va., 93-5

Pardo, Convention of

and Ga.-Fla. boundary, 299, 314n

Paris

exchange rate, 9, 338

fashions in, 65

sugar shortage in, 65, 70, 170

class divisions in, 69-70

pikes distributed to lower classes in, 108

Paris, Treaty of (1763)

and British right to navigate Mississippi, 300, 303

and British logwood cutting rights, 310

Parliament, Irish

and Catholic relief, 48, 119, 549

and tobacco duty, 119

raises militia pay, 119

supports Dissenting ministers, 119

movement for reform of, 549

Parsons, Theophilus

and capture of San Antonio, 510

Pasley, Barry

and Short's accounts, 64

Patent Office, U.S.

bill for reform of, 363

Patsy. See Randolph, Martha Jefferson (Mrs. Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr.)

Patterson, Robert

and assistant for Needler Robinson, 268, 288-9

Patty (ship)

captures San Antonio, 272-3n

Payan-Boisneuf, M.

and U.S. trade with Saint-Domingue, 24

peace commissioners, U.S.

letters on peace treaty cited, 593, 603n, 606n

Peace Treaty, Definitive (1783)

infractions of, 11, 21, 90, 97, 196-220, 223, 259, 333,

344-5, 352-3, 380, 394-5, 403, 405, 407, 410, 411-12,

420-1, 434-5, 444-6, 458, 462, 475-6, 483-5, 489, 496-7,

514-16, 527-31, 549, 551-613

and Loyalist property, 196, 198-9, 201-4, 352-3, 434-5, 515,

554-68, 595

and payment of debts to British, 198-9, 204-8, 389-91, 403,

405, 407, 410, 411-12, 420, 444-6, 458, 462, 475-6, 483-5,

489, 496-7, 516, 528, 571-89, 596-8

and interest on wartime debts, 205-8, 589-95, 598-600

and actions of state courts, 208-11, 219-20, 352-3, 380,

389-91, 394-5, 407, 410, 420-1, 434-5, 444-6, 458, 475-6,

483-5, 489, 528, 562, 563, 579-87, 597-8, 600

and retention of western posts by British, 211, 568-71, 572,

596, 604n, 608n

and British access to Mississippi, 239-40, 243-4n

and boundary with Spain, 296-7

declared part of N.C. law, 405, 407

declared part of Md. law, 444

period of execution, 528, 529

and opening of courts, 530

and slaves not returned by British, 568-9, 571-2, 596, 605n,

607-8n

enforcement of, 577-9, 597-8

state compliance with, 579-80, 597-8, 603-5n

superior to state laws, 580

See also debts to British creditors: impediments to

payment of; interest: on wartime debts; Loyalists;

slaves: not returned by British; western posts: retention

by British

Peace Treaty, Provisional (1782)

and boundaries of U.S., 297

and recognition of U.S. independence, 297

secret article on Ga. boundary, 298, 314n

and right to navigate Mississippi, 301

period of execution, 553

received by Congress, 553, 607n

and Loyalist property, 556-60

Washington informed of, 568

sent to Congress, 603n

peach trees

Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr.'s experiment on, 7-8

Peale, Charles Willson

portrait of Boudinot, xxxiii-iv, 346 (illus.)

TJ presents hare to museum of, 524n

Pearce, William

praised by TJ, 619n

pearl ash

export to Ireland, 48

peas

grown by Rose, 502

Pendleton, Micajah

and sale of TJ's tobacco, 514n

Pennsylvania

legislation on Loyalists, 214, 217, 564

purchases Lake Erie tract, 228

and legislative references to executive departments, 247

laws of sent to Department of State, 359-60

and apportionment bill, 370-3

compliance with peace treaty, 578, 579-80, 605n

Pennsylvania (ship)

mentioned, 248

Pennsylvania Assembly

and Pa. laws for Department of State, 359-60

Pennsylvania Executive Council

resolution on Henry Gordon cited, 603n

Pennsylvania General Assembly

resolution on peace treaty cited, 605n

Pennsylvania Senate

Richard Peters resigns from, 42, 45, 82

new speaker chosen, 82

Pennsylvania Supreme Court

and Hoare v. Allen, 220, 389-91

and Osborne v. Mifflin's Executors, 220, 389-91, 458

and Osborne v. McPherson, 390

and Williams v. Craig, 458

Perseverance (ship)

mentioned, 252

Perseverance Boys (ship)

mentioned, 114

persimmon tree

TJ's comments on, 621

Peters, Richard

letters from, 41-2, 82

appointed federal district judge, 18n, 41-2, 45, 82

letter to cited, 42n

resigns from Pa. Senate, 82

letter from cited, 82n

letter to Washington cited, 82n

Peters (Peter), Robert

letter from, 323

and wharves for Federal District, 153

Pétion, Jéröme

popular confidence in, 70

Petit, Adrien

forwards Mazzei's letter, 533

Petit Ance, Saint-Domingue

and slave revolt, 61-2

Peyton, Adm. Joseph

leaves Tangiers, 144

Pfeiffer, George

letter from, 365-6

applies for clerkship in Department of State, 365

appointed clerk in Department of State, 378

Philadelphia

opposition to Federal District in, 194

mercantile bills in, 268

wealth of, 270

legal studies in, 274

postal service, 287

trade with Norfolk, 409

and Panic of 1792, 436, 437-8, 459

as source of labor for Federal District, 438

Phillips, Benjamin Hamnell

appointed consul at Curaçoa, 63

recommended for consular appointment, 63

Piattoli, Scipione, Abbé

advice to Mazzei, 533

Pickens (Pickings), Andrew

considered as commander of U.S. Army, 242

recommended for southern military command, 242

Pickering, Timothy

letter to, 347-8

and TJ's plan for postal service, 284, 287, 347-8

assistant of, 292n

and cost of postal service, 342n, 348n

Pickings, Mr. See Pickens (Pickings), Andrew

Peirce, Benjamin  <move in alpha sequence>

and trade with Denmark, 35n

recommends Saabye for consular appointment, 35n

Pigou (ship), 118

Pike Lands, Pa.

and Hoare v. Allen, 390n

pikes

distributed to Parisian lower classes, 108

Pinckney, Charles

letter to, 360

letter from, 469-70

and case of L'Indien, 26, 39

and convention with Spain on fugitives, 286-7, 331n, 360, 469-70

and fugitive slaves, 470

Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth

considered as commander of U.S. Army, 242

recommends Pickens for southern military command, 242

Pinckney, Thomas

letters to, 49-50, 517

letters from, 149, 489

appointed minister to Great Britain, 10-11n, 16, 22-3n, 49, 66, 83, 87

account with Willink, Van Staphorst & Hubbard, 61, 517, 541, 616

expenses of, 62-3

letter from Washington cited, 96

and compensation for John B. Cutting, 106n

prepares for mission to London, 149, 519

and British aid to Indians, 241

and Joshua Johnson's accounts, 381, 619n

expected in Philadelphia, 387, 459

criticism of, 402n

arrival in London anticipated, 419

and George Washington Greene's return to U.S., 463

and payment of debts to British in S.C., 489

needed in London, 525

Rutledge's son plans to visit, 544

letter on peace treaty cited, 605n

salary, 616

secretary for, 616

and William Knox's accounts, 619n

Pine, Mary (Mrs. Robert Edge Pine)

plans to go to England, 493

Pine, Robert Edge

portrait of Madison purchased by TJ, 614

Pintard, John

and Panic of 1792, 447, 448-9

Pintard, John M.

letter to, 617-18, 619n

letter from, 499-500

and case of Illustrious President, 499-500

letter from cited, 500n

Pinto de Sousa Coutinho, Luis, Chevalier de

and Portuguese trade policy, 21

letter to Humphreys cited, 110n

and Maria I's health, 229

piracy

punishment for, 329

in Morocco, 519

Pitkin, Timothy

introduced to TJ, 550-1

Pitt, Thomas

and powers of Continental Congress, 514

and Loyalist property, 557

Pitt, William

and Catholic relief in Ireland, 48

and payment of debts to British, 444

and Austro-French war, 464

Russian policy criticized, 466

and slaves not returned by British, 608n

Pius VI, Pope

rejects French ambassador, 70

plank

for Federal District, 351

Plumard, M.

and Derieux's legacy, 30

legacy of, 275-6

Plumard de Bellanger, Mme

letter from, 275-7

and Derieux's legacy, 27, 30-1, 116-18, 275-7

and Short's departure from France, 118

on French Revolution, 277

letter from cited, 509

and French Revolution, 542

letters from Derieux cited, 542

Point-au-Fer

retention by British, 569

Poland

relations with France, 3

constitution, 533

invaded by Russia, 533, 534

Pollock, Oliver

letter from, 162

claim for compensation from Spain, 162, 191-2, 232-3

information about New Orleans, 162-3n

U.S. agent in Havana, 162

Polly (ship)

detained in Saint-Domingue, 44

Pombal, Sebastien José de Carvalho e Mello, Comte d'Oeyras, Marquis de

and Franciscans, 110

Pond, Peter

report on British Indian policy, 239-40, 259

peace mission to Western Indians, 240, 243n

Ponte de Lima, Marquis de

influence over Maria I, 92

Pope, Nathaniel

attorney for TJ, 483

attorney for TJ, 483

Pope, Percy Smith

seeks military appointment, 98

Poplar Forest, Va.

wheat crop damaged by weevil, 294

portage

cost of, 428-9

Port-au-Prince, Saint-Domingue

political divisions in, 416

Portsmouth, N.H.

postal service, 348n

Portugal

commerce, 6-7

navy, 6, 547

political situation, 6

proposed commercial treaty with U.S., 6

U.S. minister to, 14, 20

and U.S. relations with Algiers, 21

trade with U.S., 21, 93, 183n, 311

relations with France, 92

Spanish riparian rights in, 302

whale oil excluded from France, 306

Inquisition in, 355

and proposed naval blockade of Algiers, 362

agricultural surpluses, 481

trade with Great Britain, 481

trade with Netherlands, 481

postal service

TJ's plan for, 184, 192, 284, 287, 347-8

cost of, 342n, 348n

Postlethwayte, Malachy

cited by TJ, 298

Postmaster General. See Pickering, Timothy

Post Office, U.S.

bill for, 7, 8n, 52-3, 184, 187n, 295

TJ seeks to make part of Department of State, 184

assigned to Department of Treasury, 187n

potash

export to Ireland, 48

Potomac Company

and navigation of Potomac, 428-9

Potomac river

navigation of, 428-9

navigation of, 428-9

Powel, Hopton & Co.

suit for debt in S.C., 489

Powel, Samuel

elected Pa. Senate speaker, 82n

Powell, Anthony

fugitive from justice, 526

Precedents in Chancery (Thomas Finch)

cited by Carr, 548

President's house

competition for design of, 195, 224, 227, 279, 320-1

construction of, 279

Presolle (Presolles), M.

payment to, 132

Presque Isle

proposed capture by U.S., 241

Princeton. See New Jersey, College of

Principles of Equity (Henry Home, Lord Kames)

praised by Carr, 548

prizes, naval

and proposed treaty with Spain, 182

and treaty with France, 182

property

punishment for crimes against, 327, 329

right of nation to confiscate in wartime, 554

Prospectus d'un ouvrage inutilé (John Sinclair)

sent to TJ, 524

Protestants

in Ireland, 48

Prout, William

letter from, 323

Provence, Louis Stanislas Xavier, Comte de

opposes French Revolution, 7n

provisions

export to Portugal, 7

French restrictions on, 340

proposed export to France, 442

French reliance on U.S. for, 473

prunes

for TJ, 251

Prussia

relations with Austria, 70, 479

relations with France, 70, 464, 479, 525

treaty of commerce with U.S., 135, 309

relations with Great Britain, 464

public debt

TJ's views on, 408, 536-7

interest on, 536-7

Pufendorf (Puffendorf), Samuel, Baron von

cited by TJ, 297, 303

Pullen, R. & C.

payment by, 138

Puller, Mr. See Pullen, R. & C.

punches

purchased by TJ, 480n

Purdie, Hugh

impressment of, 381

Putnam, Rufus

appointed brigadier general, 244n

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