Volume 24 Index

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Wabash Indians

peace treaty with U.S., 595, 596

Wadsworth, Jeremiah

and Hamilton-Reynolds affair, 751

and workmen for Federal District, 776

Walderen, Comte de

émigré agent at The Hague, 241, 260, 272

Walker, Francis

letter to, 268

and Peter Jefferson's estate, 268

Walker, Dr. Thomas

and Peter Jefferson's estate, 268

marriage of daughter, 663n

Walker's Line

and Va.-Southwest Territory boundary, 532

Walker v. Jones

issue involved in, 32-3n

Walsh, Capt. See Welsh, Capt.

Walter, Thomas

in TJ's French accounts, 183

Walterstorff, Ernst Frederick, Baron

letter from, 458

recognizes James Yard as consul, 72

Ward, Samuel, & Brothers

letter to, 504-5

letters from, 488, 544

and Danish trade duties, 488

criticize TJ, 544

as security for H. R. Saabÿe, 775, 776

Washington, George

letters to, 48, 76, 104, 204, 269, 289, 310-11, 329,

351-9, 403-4, 484, 493, 494, 538-9, 553-4, 562-3, 563,

568-9, 583, 610-11, 626, 634-5, 642, 661, 673, 686, 713, 755

letters from, 20, 49, 84, 95, 139, 165, 168, 204, 217-18,

238, 248, 296-7, 315-18, 383-4, 450, 505, 567-8, 642, 804,

807-8, 808

reports to, 29-30, 541

letters to quoted, 150n, 156n, 160n, 218n, 289n, 325n, 458n,

543n, 553n, 583n, 618n, 667n, 735n

letters to cited, 156n, 270n, 313n, 331n, 346n, 360n, 568n, 804n

letters from quoted, 311n, 616n, 618n

mentioned, 216n, 494, 801n

American Revolution

equestrian statue of, 774

Business Affairs

and rotation of crops, 501

Character

praise of, 427

Foreign Affairs

and relations with Algiers, 3, 5, 66-7

and TJ's letter to Hammond, 10

and TJ's negotiations with Hammond, 20

and case of William Green, 57-8

and French law of appurtenances, 73

and trade with France, 95

and trade with Prussia, 99, 100

and relations with Great Britain, 104, 316-17, 717, 793

and Short's reception by Dutch government, 137, 240, 677

and relations with France, 139, 238, 484, 505, 524, 589, 793

and relations with Spain, 139, 142-3, 316-17, 449, 484,

542, 547-9, 552-3, 562-3, 567-8, 709, 793

and Burbeck-Quesada dispute, 142-3, 163

and clearance form for French vessels, 149, 165

and theft of slaves from East Fla., 156

and consular appointments, 202n, 454, 619n, 627-8, 642, 660-1

and appointment of minister to France, 252, 253, 382,

490, 517, 522n

and subsistence of captives in Algiers, 270

and revolutionary festival in Marseilles, 274, 275

and relations with Prussia, 285

G. Morris requests instructions from, 305

and payments to foreign officers, 307-8n

and consular service, 308

and dispute over enforcement of Navigation Act, 311

and proposed consular convention with Prussia, 311

and trade with Marseilles, 320, 589

officially notified of French war with Austria, 328, 329

and French consular appointments, 329

and appointment of minister to Great Britain, 382, 517, 522n

and appointment of minister to Netherlands, 382, 517

and U.S. debt to France, 485-6n, 518, 519, 602-3, 633, 793

and proposed convention with France for abolition of

privateering, 492n

and Lafayette's captivity, 538-9

and ransom of captives in Algiers, 547, 791

opposes alliance with Great Britain, 549

and Dutch loan to U.S., 556

and Department of State accounts, 568-72, 686-7

and Department of State expenses, 583-5

and diplomatic recognition policy, 633, 802

and U.S. aid to Saint-Domingue, 636, 654

and Short's choice of diplomatic assignments, 682

and U.S. violations of law of nations, 695n

and payment of French consular salaries, 807-8

and British reinforcements for Canada, 808

Indian Affairs

dines with Joseph Brant, 106

and Spanish relations with Southern Indians, 315-16,

505, 542, 547-9, 552-3, 562-3, 567-8

and British policy toward Western Indians, 316-17

and peace treaty with Wabash and Illinois Indians, 596n

and relations with Southern Indians, 674

and proposed British mediation of Indian war, 717, 721, 728

proclamation on Ga. hostilities with Cherokees, 724, 741-2

Other Correspondence

with George Skene Keith cited, 44-5n

with Thomas Harwood quoted, 57n

with Arthur Young cited, 98-9n

with B. Francis quoted, 109n

with David Rittenhouse, 205

with E. Randolph cited, 318-19n

with Hamilton cited, 318-19n

with Mayor and Municipality of Marseilles cited, 320n,

573, 577, 585-6, 589, 759

with Eelko Alta cited, 440

with G. Morris, 440

with James Anderson cited, 565

with Earl of Buchan cited, 565n

with G. Morris cited, 590n

with Rodolph Vall-Travers cited, 597

with Senate, 598

with Winthrop Sargent cited, 604n

with Jacquelin Ambler, 613

with Benjamin Lincoln cited, 628n

with Benjamin Joy cited, 661n

with Andrew Ellicott quoted, 664n

with Congress, 674

Personal Affairs

visits Mt. Vernon, 134, 136, 152, 153, 154, 212,

214-15, 217, 221, 222, 223

health, 210

invites TJ to Mt. Vernon, 238

maple seeds for, 451, 493, 575

wine for, 795

President

and TJ's conflict with Hamilton, xli, 211, 317,

318-19n, 352-7, 435, 494-500

urged to serve second term, 10, 26, 70, 71n, 210,

357-8, 432, 434

and Federal District, 36, 56, 154, 155n, 212, 217-18,

269, 289, 315, 481-2, 533, 609, 610, 612, 613, 699,

700, 732, 734-5, 760

and Mint, 48, 74, 76, 84, 89, 95, 104, 141, 204-5, 505,

626, 668, 671, 673, 675, 738, 755, 804

and popular election of officers, 50

and Louis XVI's acceptance of French constitution, 51

and weights and measures, 76

and Arthur Young's inquiries, 95-8

and federal support for geological research, 109

vetoes apportionment bill, 111

and Northwest Territory, 112, 541, 604, 605, 609

and recess appointments, 141

and dispute over organization of town government in

Alburgh, 161n, 164, 165, 168, 248, 269, 296-7, 310-11

grants leave of absence to TJ, 171

criticism of, 210

plans to retire, 210, 318-19n, 433-4, 735

relations with Lafayette, 252

and repeating firearms, 293n

annual message to Congress, 318, 359, 486, 551, 552,

553-4, 567-8, 587, 590, 594

decides to serve second term, 318-19n, 432, 433-4

sent copy of Panopticon, 331n

proclamation on opposition to excise, 383-5, 403-4

and federal appointments, 403

and public debt, 435, 692n

meets Rohr, 458

meets with cabinet, 485-6n, 547-9, 633, 721

and expenses of government, 505

and Post Office, 505

and Ky.-Southwest Territory boundary, 563, 598

and Southwest Territory, 563, 598, 618n

and Va.-Southwest Territory boundary, 563, 598

and applications for office, 574

and TJ's appointment as secretary of state, 595

willingness to receive visitors, 609

receives Benjamin S. Barton, 610-11

and case of J. L. H. Hinrichsen, 626-7

and sinking fund, 629

and proposed assistance for Cointeraux, 634-5

and impropriety of submitting petitions to Congress, 635

and John Carey's proposed edition of Revolutionary

military letters, 642

and case of John de Neufville, 667n

reelection as, 698

and appointment of district attorneys, 707n

and arrearages of military pay, 751

and arrearages of military pay, 751

Washington, George Augustine

health, 434

death, 436n

manages Mt. Vernon, 436n

Washington, Martha Dandridge Custis (Mrs. George Washington), 329

Washington, Pa.

and Hessian fly, 103

Washington Co., N.Y.

vote in gubernatorial election, 50, 114

wasteland

Peter Carr's notes on, 107-8

TJ's comments on, 107-8

Waters, Esther Rittenhouse (Mrs. Nicholas B. Waters)

illness of husband, 43

Waters, James

and trade with Saint-Domingue, 743n

Waters, Dr. Nicholas B.

health, 43

visit to France, 450, 795

Watson, Mr.

U.S. vice-consul in Dunkirk, 307n

Watson, Peter, & Co.

relations with Le Mesurier & Cie., 201

Wayles, John

debt to Farrell & Jones, 264, 416, 573

Wayles estate debt

TJ's settlement of, 22, 68, 145, 246, 264-5, 366, 408-9,

416, 473-4, 573, 575, 576, 579, 656, 706, 756-7, 758, 788

Wayne, Anthony

criticism of, 92

Webb, Capt. (master of Sisters), 780

Webb, Bernard

and Hamilton-Reynolds affair, 751

Webb, George

letter to, 366

letter from, 388

and proposed purchase of Elk Hill, 366, 388

death, 468, 491

mentioned, 423n

weevil

damages wheat in Va., 266, 289

weights and measures

Senate report on, xliii, 404 (illus.)

TJ's views on, xliii, 44-5

TJ's advocacy of rod-pendulum criticized, 44-5, 64-6

TJ's report on, 139, 290, 564, 781, 783n

bill for, 655, 734, 758, 781-5

TJ's views on bill for, 781-5

Weldon (ship), 141

Welsh (Walsh), Capt. (master of Relief), 133, 143, 144, 145,

168, 249

West, Benjamin

and seal for Va. chancery court, 101

West, Francis & John

T. Pinckney's draft on, 72

Westchester Co., N.Y.

vote in gubernatorial election, 50, 114

western posts

retention by British, 25, 27, 29, 32n

West Indies

trade with Prussia, 100

West Indies, British

trade with U.S., 60, 104, 632

West Indies, Danish

proposed U.S. consular appointment in, 668-9

West Indies, French

unrest in, 43, 85

trade with U.S., 88

emigration from to U.S., 117

Weston, William

introduced to TJ, 591

whale oil

restrictions on import into France, 89

wheat

in Va., 33, 83

considered preferable to corn in Va., 34

damaged by drought in Va., 70, 118

affected by Hessian fly, 77, 78, 103, 234, 446, 471

bearded resistant to Hessian fly, 78, 79, 83, 235, 447

sale of TJ's, 82, 266, 412, 414, 512

price, 97-8, 319-20, 362, 404, 663, 723, 745, 757, 774

as security for bank loans, 152

impact of European war on, 263

damaged by weevil, 266, 289

loss of at Monticello, 280

need for in Barbary states, 287

surplus in Portugal, 287

need for in France, 319-20, 363, 365n, 424, 577, 589, 723, 759

and proposed commercial treaty between Portugal and Naples,

349, 545-6

importation into Liverpool forbidden, 404

TJ prefers cultivation of to corn, 409

and rotation of crops, 501

export to Great Britain, 592, 780

export from Great Britain forbidden, 614, 664, 685

impact on Monticello, 725

need for in Portugal, 777

wheelbarrows

produced at Monticello, 413

white bent grass

cultivation of, 797

Wickham, Mr.

and David & George, 361-2

lieutenant governor of Sierra Leone, 361

Will (TJ's slave)

sale of, 408, 410

William V, Prince of Orange

power of, 124, 242

receives Short, 124

relations with Duke of Brunswick, 260

William and Mary, College of

appointment of professors at, 237

reestablishment of professorship of humanities at, 237

mentioned, 746, 748

Williams, Mr.

admires TJ's collection of paintings, 154

Williams, Jonathan

and Hessian fly, 11, 13n

Williams, William Peere

legal reports ordered by TJ, 469

Williamson, George

medical education, 582

Willink, Van Staphorst & Hubbard

letters to, 72, 157

letter from, 150

and ransom of captives in Algiers, 4

account with U.S., 20, 466, 754

T. Pinckney's account with, 59, 61, 71-2, 153, 157, 673,

675, 740

and TJ's debt to Dobson, 68, 72

and J. P. Jones's mission to Algiers, 131

and Barclay's mission to Morocco, 144

and captives in Algiers, 144

account with Department of State, 150

letter to cited, 153

accounts audited by Harrison, 171

in TJ's French accounts, 174, 188, 190

and Short's instructions as commissioner to Spain, 245

and U.S. debt to France, 332, 522n, 602-3, 649, 754

and Lafayette's captivity, 336

Dumas's account with, 407

TJ's account with, 466, 754

Short's account with, 560-2, 754

payment to, 568, 570, 571

and U.S. debt to Spain, 711-12

and Mint, 798

mentioned, 464n

Willink, Wilhem & Jan

in TJ's French accounts, 186

Willink & Van Staphorst

in TJ's French accounts, 186, 187

Willis, John

leaves Portugal, 144, 287, 348

treats Maria I, 144

Willis, Stephen

letter to, 611

as brickmason at Monticello, 611

identified, 612n

Wilson, George

legal reports ordered by TJ, 469

Wilson, James (Pa.)

and Pagan v. Hooper, 142, 326

and TJ's French accounts, 172, 173, 198n, 199-200

Wilson, Philip

letter from, 697

case referred to T. Pinckney, 63

claims against British, 330

case referred to Grenville, 442, 600-1

loss of Mentor, 697

seeks compensation from Congress, 697, 738

Wilson, Robert

debt to TJ, 579

window sashes

for Monticello, 605-7

wine

for TJ, 246, 461-2, 468, 795

export from France to U.S., 320n

possible retaliation against Portuguese exports of, 587-8

U.S. preference for Portuguese, 587-8

superiority of French, 588

TJ's advice on, 691

for Washington, 795

Winfrey, Isaac

letter to, 575

debt to TJ, 575

identified, 575n

Wingate, Paine

and consular allowance, 348-9

Winston, Edmund

letter to, 311

letter to cited, 309

invited to visit TJ, 311

identified, 311n

and sale of TJ's slaves, 409, 410

Wintersmith, Charles

letter from, 238-9

plan for Capitol, 238-9

acquaintance with TJ, 239

Wistar, Caspar, Jr.

and Hessian fly, 446

Witherspoon, John

letters to, 23-4, 267

and assistant for Needler Robinson, 23-4, 76, 267, 350

letter from cited, 350n

Wolcott, Oliver, Jr.

and U.S. debt to France, 583

and Hamilton-Reynolds affair, 751

Wood, Basil

letter to, 366

letter from cited, 366

seeks clerkship in Department of State, 366

identified, 366n

Wood, David

payment to, 306

account with TJ, 412

Wood, Eneus

and organization of town government in Alburgh, 160n

Wood, James

and relations with Southern Indians, 318n

Wood, Leighton

clerk in Department of the Treasury, 367n

Woodbridge, England

hop production in, 797n

Woodmason, Mr.

in TJ's French accounts, 191n

Woodson, Samuel

sued by TJ, 417

wool

Prussian exports of fabrics, 100

Worms

and French invasion of Rhineland, 614

captured by French, 793

Wray, George

seeks appointment as lighthouse keeper, 459, 574

Wriesburg, Daniel

legacy to J. L. H. Hinrichsen, 626

Wyke, Peter

Swedish consul in Morocco, 749

Wythe, George

letters to, 224, 373-4

letters from, 101, 248-9, 299

and seal for Va. chancery court, 101, 224, 248-9, 299, 373-4

and Bolling case, 343

letter from cited, 374n

and John Clarke's invention, 605

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