Volume 26 Index

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B

Babcock, Abijah

petition from, 353

patent for, 353-4

Bacchus (ship)

released from Spanish captivity, 405

captured by Spanish privateer, 758

mentioned, 93, 112n, 434

Bache (Beach), Benjamin Franklin

prints General Advertiser, 475

and Pascal's contribution to General Advertiser, 555

Bache, Theophylact

memorial from, 369-74

and case of York, 369-74

Badger (Cherokee chief)

relations with Spain, 317

Bage, Robert

Barham Downs, 779

and counterfeiting of U.S. currency in England, 779-82

Man as He is, 779

Mount Henneth, 779

The Fair Syrian, 779

Bagge af Söderby, Carl Fredrik

and case of Betsey, 432, 453

Baird, John

letter from, 418-20

plans to settle in U.S., 418-20

Baird, Thomas

General View of the Agriculture of the County of Middlesex, 684n

Baker, Hilary

letter from, 308

and case of Joseph Ravara, 103

and case of Gideon Henfield, 130

and oaths of allegiance to Pa., 308

identified, 308n

letter from cited, 308n

bald eagle

and maces for Va. General Assembly, 236

Ball, Joseph

and circular letter to merchants, 768n

Ballard, Robert

death, 733-4

Baltic sea

freight charges for, 8

and U.S. trade, 77

Baltimore

customs collector (see Williams, Otho H.)

French vice-consul at (see Moissonnier, F.)

passports for U.S. ships at, 57

and French privateering, 68n, 152, 285, 296, 432, 461, 497, 601n, 728

allied ships armed at, 359-60

trade with Jamaica, 379n

trade with France, 388n, 433, 564n

Edward Thornton appointed British vice-consul at, 398

and use of U.S. ports by armed allied ships, 418n

trade with St. Barthélemy, 432

trade with Saint-Domingue, 459n

trade with Barbados, 461

and alleged French refugee plots against Saint-Domingue, 612n

George Buchanan seeks appointment as port inspector of, 733-4

and relief of Saint-Domingue refugees, 740

and circular letter to merchants, 768n

Banfill, Samuel

appointed consular agent by Elias Vanderhorst, 251

Banister, John Farley

death of, 250

Bank of North America

and TJ's salary, 569

Bank of the United States

TJ's draft on, 171n

loan to U.S., 280

U.S. debt to, 304

payment to James Blake, 483n

act for, 523

and TJ's salary, 569

TJ's proposed congressional declaration on, 651

John Taylor of Caroline's pamphlet on, 654-5

Banning, Jeremiah

and case of Eunice, 67

described, 68n

Barbados, W.I.

U.S. trade with, 461

Barbary States

maritime insurance against, 94

relations with U.S., 94, 112

Barbeyrac, Johannes

cited by E. Randolph, 33, 35n

Barcelona, Spain

Spanish fleet at, 94

demand for flour and wheat at, 647

Barclay, John

and Barclay's mission to Morocco, 58

mentioned, 124n, 379n

Barclay, Mary (Mrs. Thomas Barclay)

letter to, 58-9

Barclay, Thomas

mission to Morocco, 58

mission to Algiers, 751

mentioned, 433n, 662

Barden, Richard

and case of Jane schooner, 726-7

Barham Downs (Robert Bage), 779

Baring, John & Francis, & Co.

and bills of exchange for Department of State, 332, 430, 679

bark

importation by Great Britain, 683

Sinclair's views on, 683

barley

experiment of T. M. Randolph, Jr., with, 87

and TJ's crop-rotation plan, 402, 422, 423

and crop-rotation plan of T. M. Randolph, Jr., 471, 593

Barnard, Timothy

and Spanish relations with Southern Indians, 412n

Barnes, Joseph

letters from, 715, 716

and steamboat, 108

Barnes, Timothy

relations with Creeks, 16n

Barnwell, John

and fugitive slaves, 12n

Barret, John

debt to TJ, 189-90, 381, 551

and circular letter to merchants, 768n, 769n

Barriere, Pierre

and cases of Active and William, 282n

Barry, John

impressed by British, 753n

Barry, William

letter from, 418-20

plans to settle in U.S., 418-20

Barton, Benjamin Smith

letters to, 744, 763

invited to visit TJ, 744, 763

TJ asks for books from, 744

Barton, William

and Currie v. Griffin, 187

Bartram, William

garden of, 122

Kentucky coffee tree seeds for, 168, 274

basins

TJ's sent to Monticello, 19

Basseterre, St. Christopher

and British privateering, 459n

Bassett, Capt. (master of Active)

ship captured by Citoyen Genet, 218

Bastard, M.

and case of Fury, 576n

Batton, John

and case of Peggy, 712n

Bauló, Juan

and fugitive slaves, 12n

Bautier (Beustier), G.

and case of Regulator, 459n, 557

Bavay, France

and War of First Coalition, 69

Baxter, Capt. (commander of Sudden Death)

and case of Prosperity, 389n

Bayley, Mr.

plans to practice law in Va., 105

Bayonne, France

expected Spanish siege of, 223

and French privateering, 388

Beach, Mr. See Bache (Beach), Benjamin Franklin

beans

Petit's recipe for preserving, 618

beans, horse

threshing of, 249

Bear Creek, 118

Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de

claim on U.S., 243-7, 277

Beaver (ship)

and southern whale fishery, 23n

Beckley, John

and Sir John Temple's consular commission, 27

Examination of the Late Proceedings in Congress, 62, 553

relations with Monroe, 137

intelligence about Federalists, 219

and Hamilton's alleged plan for monarchical government, 220-1

TJ's view of, 220

supports William Lambert for House of Representatives

clerkship, 234

and case of Andrew G. Fraunces, 267

and "Veritas" essays, 522

beds

TJ's sent to Monticello, 19, 20

Bee, The

sent to TJ, 551

beef

price, 9

captured by British, 337, 436n, 646

captured by Algerines, 421

beeswax

captured by French, 726-7

Belarosi

and Moroccan civil war, 163

Belcher, Andrew

and case of Greyhound, 797n

Bell, Thomas

letter to, 386

letter from, 258-9

recommended by TJ, 61

J. G. Jefferson declines to deal with, 214, 258-9, 386

TJ's account with, 259

and wine for TJ, 746

and Derieux's business affairs, 788-9

Bellanger, Mme. See Plumard de Bellanger, Mme

Bellegarde, France

Spanish siege of, 223

Bellona (ship)

and impressment, 753n

bells

TJ's sent to Monticello, 19

Belvedere (ship)

and impressment, 753n

Benasser. See Abderhaman Benasser

Bentalou, Paul

letter to, 357

and issuance by foreign officials of passports for U.S.

ships, 357

letter from cited, 357n

Bentinck, William

and impressment, 753n

Bergere (dog)

offspring, 53

Berniaud, M.

plundered by British, 761n

Bernoulli, Daniel

and steamboat, 108

Berry & Rogers

and inkstand for TJ, 599

Bertrand de Molleville, Antoine François, Marquis de

and U.S. aid to Saint-Domingue, 348, 352n

Berwick (H.M.S.)

damaged by storm, 645

Betsey (ship)

captured by Citoyen Genet, 432, 453-4, 792-4

Betsy (brig)

wreck of, 78

Betsy (brigantine)

captured by Sans Culottes, 624-5

Beustier, G. See Bautier (Beustier), G.

Biddle, Charles

and case of Little Sarah, 449n

mentioned, 679

Biddle, Clement

letters to, 386, 642

letter from, 630-1

and case of Suckey, 376n, 386

letters from cited, 376n, 386n

and case of brigantine Betsy, 625n

and British captures of U.S. prizes, 630-1

and restoration of British prizes, 642

mentioned, 633n

Biddle, James

letter from, 147

and case of Amiable, 147

identified, 147n

Biddle, Samuel

letter to, 788

letter from, 596

agreement with, 308

overseer for Monticello, 308, 318, 355-6, 397, 401, 422,

428, 445, 596, 657, 788

bills of exchange

and Genet's mission to U.S., 83n

for Department of State, 94-5, 332-3, 354, 430-1, 516, 546,

551, 563, 589-90, 679, 742

Billy. See Gardner, William (Billy)

Bingham, William

sale of lands of, 162n

dines with TJ, 241

mentioned, 743

Birch, Joseph

and bills of exchange for Department of State, 431, 679

Birch, Richard

and case of Catharine of Jamaica, 666-7n

Birmingham, England

copper coinage in, 779

and counterfeiting of U.S. currency, 780

Biron, Armand Louis de Gontaut, Duc de

defeat of, 69

Biscay

Spanish army in, 223

biscuits

captured by British, 337

blacks

unrest of in Martinique, 595

impressed by British, 753n

Blackwood, John

and stolen slaves, 14n

Bladensburg, Md.

Thomas Digges's farm at, 779

Blair, Capt. (master of Active)

ship captured by Thought, 646

mentioned, 147

Blair, James, 575

Blair, John

letters to, 488, 520

and referral of neutrality questions to Supreme Court, 488,

520, 526, 550

letter from Washington, 550

Blake, James

letter to, 483

U.S. courier to Madrid, 474, 476, 483-4, 485, 488-9, 505, 506, 510

identified, 483n

letter to submitted to Washington, 483n

passport for, 484

passport for submitted to Washington, 484n

Blanchard, Jean Pierre

aeronautical experiments, 105n

blockades

British policy toward, 377n

Blodget, Samuel, Jr.

and Thornton's Capitol plan, 425-6

Bloody Fellow (Cherokee chief)

Carondelet's speech to, 120

relations with Spain, 316, 414n

Bloomsberry, Capt. (commander of Fanny)

captures Columbia, 459n

Blount, William

relations with Cherokees, 118-19, 148, 205

relations with Southern Indians, 263-6

Indian patent issued by, 264

and Chickasaw-Creek war, 313-14, 315n

journal of, 327n

and Spanish fortification of Walnut Hills, 412n

and Cherokee hostilities with U.S., 413n

and Spanish relations with Southern Indians, 413n

intelligence about James C. Mountflorence, 522

letter to cited, 644n

Blue Ridge mountains, 622

Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement, British

Sinclair's presidency of, 684n

mentioned, 680, 682

Board of Treasury, U.S.

contract with John Cleves Symmes, 269n

Boggs, John

and Creek hostilities with U.S., 413n

Bompard, Citizen (commander of Embuscade)

captures Little Sarah, 106, 456-7

captures Catharine from Halifax, 254n, 560

and delay in pursuing belligerent ships leaving U.S. ports, 290-1

battle with Boston, 582

Bond, Phineas

letter to, 398

letters from, 600-1, 744-5

and impressment, 6, 674

and reorganization of British consular service, 27n, 219

and case of Fanny, 379n

appoints Edward Thornton British vice-consul in Maryland, 398

letter from cited, 398n

and case of Jane of Dublin, 600-1, 744-5, 754

letter from submitted to Washington, 745n

books

for TJ, 7-8, 738, 739

for J. W. Eppes, 92, 170

Bordeaux, France

exchange rate, 9

and French privateering, 387

court of commerce, 388n

U.S. trade with, 388n

trade with St. Thomas, 433

Bordley, John Beale

as patent arbitrator, 631

Borja, Adm.

naval operations in Mediterranean, 587-8

Boston

French consul at (see Dannery, Thomas)

and neutrality, 26

passports for U.S. ships at, 57

and issuance by foreign officials of passports for U.S.

ships, 357

and French privateering, 708, 791, 795-6, 797n

and circular letter to merchants, 768n

Boston (H.M.S.)

battle with Embuscade, 582, 600, 608, 619

captures Republican tender, 597, 612-13, 618

and case of Catharine of Jamaica, 667n

Botetourt County, Va.

suitability for sheep, 30

Bouchain, France

and War of First Coalition, 69

Boucherot, M.

and case of Peggy, 712n

Bouithon, M.

and case of Ranger, 564n

Bourgoing, J. F.

Nouveau voyage en Espagne, 488-9

Bourne, Benjamin

letter from, 546-7

and U.S. trade with Denmark, 442-3, 546-7

identified, 547n

Bourne, Sylvanus

letter from, 296

contract with R. Morris, 296

seeks Saint-Domingue consulship, 296, 355

resigns Saint-Domingue consulship, 296n

Bouteille, Jean

captures Jesse, 782n

Bowes, Timothy, 336n

Bowles, William Augustus

captured by Spanish, 407, 414n

relations with Creeks, 407, 414n

relations with Creeks, 407, 414n

described, 415n

mentioned, 413n

Bowman, Alexander

letter from, 418-20

plans to settle in U.S., 418-20

Bowman, John

letter from, 418-20

plans to settle in U.S., 418-20

Brabant, Austrian Netherlands

French mistreatment of, 229

Bradford, Samuel

and case of Greyhound, 797n

Bradley, Capt. (commander of Favorite)

and case of Prosperity, 389n

bran

for horses, 578

brandy

detained at Dunkirk, 69-70n

price, 636

exportation from France forbidden, 744

Brandywine, Pa.

and tenant farmers for TJ, 65, 318, 386, 596

TJ's proposed visit to, 190

Brazil, Prince of. See John Marie Joseph Louis, Prince of Brazil

Brazil, Princess of. See Charlotte Joachime, Princess of Brazil

bread

captured by British, 389n

use of wheat in, 586

price, 636

Brest, France

French fleet driven into, 646-7

Brice, James

and alleged French refugee plots against Saint-Domingue, 612n

Brice, John

compensation for damages to ship of, 664n

Brickell, John

and case of Joseph Riviere, 736n

bridges

for Federal District, 426-7n

Bridgeton Customs District, N.J., 34

bridles

captured by British, 337

Bringhurst, John

letter to, 569-70

and TJ's salary, 569-70

identified, 570n

Brissot de Warville, Jacques Pierre

and Genet's mission to U.S., 685

Bristol, England

consular agents for, 251

trade with Charleston, 251

Brittany, France

insurrection in, 356, 401

Broom, Jacob

and circular letter to merchants, 768n

letter from cited, 769n

Brothers (ship)

captured by British, 540

Brothers Coster & Co.

letter to, 74

letter from, 55-6

and case of Resolution, 55-6, 74

See also Coster, Henry Arnold; Coster, John Gerhard

Brown, Capt. (master of Spry)

ship captured by Sans Culotte, 218

Brown, Citizen

and case of Fame, 266n

Brown, Col.

and case of Hector, 437n

Brown, James

letters to, 92-3, 239

letter from, 170-1

suspected failure of, 45-6

and books for J. W. Eppes, 171

and sale of TJ's tobacco, 171, 239, 738-9

and Short's business affairs, 171, 472, 571n

and TJ's furniture, 171, 239, 250, 576

and wine for TJ, 171, 188

and passports for U.S. ships, 187n

mentioned, 18, 540, 792n

Brown, John (Ky.)

and ceremonial at N.Y., 248-9

and French plan to liberate Louisiana, 395n

Brown, John (R.I.)

and circular letter to merchants, 768n

Brown, William

and proposed attack on New Orleans by U.S. citizens, 412n

Bruce, James

letter from, 418-20

plans to settle in U.S., 418-20

Brunswick, Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Duke of

and invasion of France, 122, 124, 132, 351

mentioned, 136

Brymer, Alexander

and case of Greyhound, 797n

Bubbs, John, 780

Buchanan, George

letter to, 788

letter from, 733-4

Oration upon the Moral and Political Evil of Slavery, 733-4, 788

seeks appointment as Baltimore port inspector, 733-4

Buchanan, John, & Co.

and case of Resolution, 55

Buckingham County, Va.

corn crop, 746

Bucks County, Pa.

agriculture in, 29

buckwheat

and TJ's crop-rotation plan, 402, 423, 577, 658

Bulkeley, John, & Son

and Barclay's mission to Morocco, 58

Bulkeley, John Matthew

letter from, 228

ends partnership with Robert Hay, 228

mercantile firm in St. Petersburg, 228

Bulkeley, John Matthew, & Co.

formation of, 228

bulls

for Thomas Digges, 779

Bunker, George

and southern whale fishery, 23n

Burbeck, Henry

and relations with Spain, 413n

Burgain, André L.

ship captured by Patriote, 93

Burgundy wine

price, 636

Burke, Andrew

memorial from, 369-74

and case of York, 142-3, 185, 369-74

busts

TJ's sent to Monticello, 19

Butler, Pierce

letter from, 717-5

letter from cited, 717n

and circular letter to merchants, 768n

butter

and TJ's crop-rotation plan, 577

production in Great Britain, 681

production in Ireland, 681

production in U.S., 681

Sinclair's views on, 681

Bynkershoek, Cornelius van

De Dominio Maris Dissertatio, 33, 35n

mentioned, 512, 606

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