Volume 27 Index

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B

Babson, Capt. (master of Violet), 222, 235n

bacalao

exports to Portugal, 221.

See also

cod

fish

salted fish

bacon

duties on in Great Britain, 538, 547n, 556, 570

Bagge af Söderby, Carl Fredrik

proclamation on trade, 578n

Bahama islands, W.I.

U.S. consular authority over, 35

U.S. ships carried into New Providence, 118, 201, 489

and British captures of U.S. ships, 184

and British privateering, 386

Bailey, Francis

invention of type punch, 858

Baker, Benjamin

and case of Industry, 318n, 321, 373n, 419

Baker, Evan

Va. commissary, 692

Ballard, Michael

and case of Industry, 319n

Ballard, Robert

commissions of, 347

balloons

Blanchard’s performances with, 251-2

Baltimore

and circular letter to merchants, 5

and relief of Saint-Domingue refugees, 10, 64-5, 89

and restoration of French prizes, 26n

and alleged French refugee plots in U.S., 41, 286, 404-6, 436-8, 487n

and case of Industry, 44, 316-19, 321, 368-73, 419, 618

yellow fever severs communication with Philadelphia, 146

and tonnage duties from Saint-Domingue refugees, 173, 191, 281, 435

possible meeting site of Congress, 175

and case of Roehampton, 183, 368-73

Short considers purchasing lots in, 202-3

Church charters ship for, 263n

TJ joins Washington at, 297

trade with Cap-Français, 318n

and case of Pilgrim, 320

resumes stage service to Philadelphia, 334

and case of Conyngham, 342-3n

and alleged British plots against U.S., 380-1

French consul at threatened, 437

and arming of French ships in U.S., 593

and military supplies for Va., 699

surveyorship of port, 794n

Bancroft, Edward

aids J. Paradise, 766

Banister, John, Sr.

receives votes for Va. Committee of Safety, 678

Bank of England

Md. stock in, 827

Bank of North America

account with TJ, 116, 198

Bank of the United States

reportedly lends to Marshall, 18

and “Franklin” pamphlet, 62

and note endorsed by TJ for G. Taylor, Jr., 94

and TJ’s salary, 110, 389n, 390

and bills of exchange for Department of State, 114, 115, 116, 651, 652, 655n

and salaries for State Department clerks, 198

and TJ’s account with J. Ross, 406

and Department of State accounts, 612-13, 657, 660

possible stock purchase by Short, 806

Banks, Henry

purchase of Elk Hill, 255

Bankson, Benjamin

letters to, 87, 181, 182, 183

letters from, 145-6, 163, 198, 259-60

memorandums to, 116-17

and Genet’s recall, 87, 163-4

letter to cited, 87n

and note endorsed by TJ for G. Taylor, Jr., 94

and TJ’s salary, 110, 116, 124, 198

and Kerr’s account with TJ, 120n

remains at post during yellow fever epidemic, 121, 123, 183, 254, 259-60

and sea letters, 136

and appointment of U.S. marshal, 137, 145-6, 163-4, 191

and exequaturs for foreign consuls, 181, 188-89, 228

and case of Duplaine, 182, 189-90

and macaroni for TJ, 198

forwards dispatches for TJ, 200

letter from cited, 260n

fails to answer letters of G. Taylor, Jr., 333

copies documents for President’s message to Congress, 402, 403

mentioned, 109, 117, 189

Barbados, W.I.

and yellow fever, 174

trade with Maryland, 319

Barbary States

relations with U.S., 139-40, 476n

Simpson reports on, 156

U.S. treaty with, 750

U.S. consul at, 781n

Barbé de Marbois, François

and address of French consular commissions, 500-1

and TJ’s Notes on the State of Virginia, 745-6

Barbour, James

letter from, 715

and militia, 715

Barcelona, Spain

Portuguese troops sent to, 155

Saint-Julien imprisoned at, 155

U.S. trade with, 253

Barclay, Miss

health of, 756

Barclay, John

bout with yellow fever, 121

Barclay, Mary (Mrs. Thomas Barclay)

letter to, 756-7

affection for TJ, 592

funds for, 756

Barclay, Thomas

mission to Morocco, 152, 513-16, 518n

effects of, 155

account with U.S., 658-60; and prize money for American seamen, 756

Baring, John & Francis, & Co.

and bills of exchange, 95n

bar iron

export to Great Britain, 547n, 556, 570

bark

as remedy for seasonal ague, 279

as headache remedy, 824

Barker, Robert

mill of, 803

Barker, William

commission for, 424

Barkley Co. See Berkeley (Barkley) Co., Va.

Barksdale, William

recommends Gregorie as consul at Dunkirk, 9

Bärlling, Capt. See Bertling (Bärlling), Capt.

Barlow, Joel

letter from, 469-71

carries letter to TJ, 258

and Portuguese-Algerine truce, 469-70

proposes increase in duties on British manufactures, 469-70

Barnes, David Leonard

seeks appointment as district attorney, 194

Barnet, George

and Creek hostilities with Ga., 463n

Barney, Joshua

letter from cited, 850

Barret, John

letter from, 40

and circular letter to merchants, 40

identified, 40n

Barrett, Margaret Hunt (Mrs. Nathaniel Barrett)

dines with TJ, 756-7

Barry, Capt. (master of Nancy), 73n

Barry, James

letter from, 171

forwards letters to TJ, 171

identified, 171n

correspondence with Short, 845

Barsac, France

TJ evaluates wine of, 763, 843-4

Bartlett, Josiah

letter to, 815

Barton, William

and Currie v. Griffin, 398, 493

application for appointment as treasurer of Mint, 826n

letter from cited, 826n

Bastille

storming of celebrated in Birmingham, 277n

Batavia, Dutch East Indies

trade to restricted, 801

Bateman v. Roach

TJ cites precedent, 726

Baton Rouge, La.

captured by Spanish, 698-9

Bayard, William

TJ’s affection for, 395

Bay of Biscay

French control of, 157

Bayonne, France

Portuguese trade with, 140

bean, Windsor

and threshing machine, 7, 21

Beaune, France

TJ evaluates wine of, 761

Beausace, M. de

vineyard, 762

Beaver creek, Va.

land transactions at, 669

Beckley, John

and rumored Federalist desire for hereditary Senate and President for life, 467

bedsteads

for TJ’s overseers, 411, 497

Bedwell, Thomas

improvements in tanning, 804

beef

captured by British, 52

price of, 277

shortage of in west, 710.

See also

pickled beef

salted beef

beer

for TJ, 723

Belcher, Andrew

owner of Greyhound, 80n, 82n

Belinda (Belin Jack, slave)

deeded to TJ by mother, 676

daughter of, 779n

Bell, Thomas

on TJ’s passions for architecture and farming, 275n

TJ’s account with, 299

and wine for TJ, 410

Bell, William

and case of Andrew, 159-60n

Bellanger, Mme. See Plumard de Bellanger, Mme

Bellenden, William, 812n

Belvidere (Belvedere) (Va. estate)

TJ’s furniture moved to, 271, 377, 607

Benson, George

letter from quoted, 194n

recommends Howell for district attorney, 194n, 376

Bérard, Jean Jacques, & Cie.

and Rutledge’s funds, 764

Berger, M.

vineyard, 762

Berkeley (Barkley) Co., Va.

letter to county lieutenant of, 691-3

and defense of western frontier, 691-3

militia, 691-3, 708

Bermuda

proposed U.S. consul at, 35

and British privateering, 386

Bermuda Hundred, Va.

TJ’s orrery at, 64, 85, 373-4

Bernkastel (Berncastle), Germany

TJ evaluates wine of, 763

Bertling (Bärlling), Capt.

and baggage of Convention troops, 684

Betsey (Betsy) (U.S. brig)

sails from Lisbon to Boston, 222, 235n

Betsey (Betzy) (Swedish ship)

captured by Citoyen Genet, 25n, 79, 84, 85, 90, 351-2, 389, 422

restored to owners, 25n

Betsey (U.S. brigantine)

voyage to Calcutta, 833, 835

Betsy (Betsey) (U.S. brig)

wreck of, 96n

Betsy (U.S. brigantine)

captured by Sans Culottes, 9-10

Betsy Hannah (Betsey Hannah) (ship)

and alleged French refugee expedition against Môle Saint Nicolas, 436-7, 458, 482, 486-7n

Betsy of Portsmouth (U.S. brigantine)

and Portuguese-Algerine truce, 266n

Bett (slave)

bequeathed by Ann Eppes Harris, 683n

Biddis, John

improvements in tanning, 804

Biddle, Clement

resignation of, 109, 117, 137, 145

Biddle, Samuel

overseer for Monticello, 267, 275n, 299, 323, 411, 483

and sheep for TJ, 432, 590

and instructions for Alexander, 497

Bill of Rights

ratification of, li-lii, 394 (illus.), 789, 815

bills of exchange

for Department of State, 91, 92n, 95, 114-15, 116, 612-13, 651, 652-5, 657-9

Bingham, Mr.

Ast’s business partner, 307

Bingham v. Cabot, 856

Bird, Savage & Bird

and case of Lawrence, 158n

and model of threshing machine for TJ, 508

Birmingham (ship)

captured by Oporto, 264n

Birmingham, England

riot against French Revolution in, 277n

Biron, Armand Louis de Gontaut, Duc de

removed from command, 5

Bispot, Germany. See Piespot (Bispot), Germany

blacks

detention of free sailors by British, 264n

and alleged French refugee plots in U.S., 285-6

and yellow fever, 299

and Saint-Domingue civil war, 404-5, 468

Blackstone, Sir William

Commentaries on the Laws of England, 609

Blackwell, Jacob

absent from Philadelphia, 260

on Long Island, 333

copies documents for President’s message to Congress, 403

Blair, John

and case of Duplaine, 261

receives votes for Va. Committee of Safety, 678

clerk of Va. Council, 773

Blake, James

U.S. courier to Madrid, 161-2, 201, 208, 324, 358-9n, 520

and books for TJ, 324

account with U.S., 654, 659-60

Blanchard, Jean Pierre

letter to, 522

letters from, 251-2, 512

aeronautical experiments, 251

seeks loan, 251-2, 522

TJ declines to aid, 512

Bland, Richard

elected to Va. Committee of Safety, 678

Bland, Theodorick, Jr.

letters from, 704, 711

receives vote for Va. Committee of Safety, 679

and Convention troops, 689

introduces French officers to TJ, 704

Bland, Theodorick, Sr.

receives votes for Va. Committee of Safety, 679

Bleakley, John

trustee of University of the State of Pennsylvania, 804n

Blenheim (Va. estate)

home of E. Carter, 345

blockades

British policy toward, 100-2, 143

Blondin, M.

servant at Nîmes, 767

Blount, William

letters from, 785, 787

and Creek hostilities with Ga., 32

and report on Southwest Territory, 323

and Spanish relations with Southern Indians, 585n

governor of Southwest Territory, 785

recommends militia appointments, 787

journal of, 787n

and land grants, 796

Board of Admiralty, Continental

letter from, 696

and free ships and free goods, 600-1n

and transport of military supplies, 696

Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvements, British

queries on agriculture, 66-7

Board of Treasury, U.S. See Commissioners of the Treasury, U.S.

Board of War, Continental

and Convention horses, 690

letter from cited, 697, 698n

boats

building of, 710

horse-powered, 798

Bockius (Bockeus), William

Cabinet meets at tavern of, 329n

Madison and Monroe lodge with, 334

Bolling, John (TJ’s brother-in-law)

aversion to writing, 758-9

and Jane Jefferson’s estate, 777

mentioned, 670

Bolling, Mary Jefferson (Mrs. John Bolling, TJ’s sister)

letter from, 758-9

relations with Mary Jefferson, 755-6, 758

affection for TJ, 758

deaths in family of, 758

Bolling, Thomas (TJ’s nephew)

death of, 759n

Bompard (Bompart), Citizen

and sale of French prizes in U.S., 219

departure for France, 386-7

Bond, Phineas

and impressment of seamen, 92

and case of Industry, 321

and case of Conyngham, 417-18

Bonne, Corporal

and Galbaud’s dispute with Genet, 42, 77n, 97

bookcases

of TJ, 771

books

shipment of TJ’s, 152, 408, 586, 607, 608, 637

plans for arranging at Monticello, 771

Bordeaux, France

exchange rate, 5

U.S. consul at, 9

and case of Minerva, 141, 223

U.S. trade with, 149, 155

U.S. ships detained at, 192

and Lear’s trip to Europe, 226n

trade with Madeira, 239n

trade with St. Thomas, 253

and case of Hamilton, 525

TJ evaluates wines of, 762, 843

Bordman, William

and case of Flora, 50

letter from cited, 50n

Boston

and case of Duplaine, 6, 13, 79-80, 82n, 260, 261

trade with Málaga, 139

and yellow fever, 174

trade with Lisbon, 222, 235n

trade with Cádiz, 252

and withdrawal from U.S. ports of French privateers commissioned by Genet in U.S., 634

and exports of fish, 788

Boston (H.M.S.)

captures Republican, 77n

battle with Embuscade, 386

Botetourt Co., Va.

and defense of western frontier, 691, 693n

militia, 691, 693n

Boudinot, Elias

letter from quoted, 772n

recommends friend for State Department clerkship, 772n

Boudinot, Elisha

and pardon for C. Freeman, 440, 495n

Bouquet, M.

vineyard, 762

Bourdieu, Peregrine

owner of William Tell, 46n

Bourne, Benjamin

letter from, 801

and TJ’s report on commerce, 548n, 801-2

Bourne, Sylvanus

letter from, 781

seeks diplomatic appointment, 781

letter from cited, 782n

seeks consular appointment at Cádiz, 782n

Bournonville, Charles François

letter to, 183-4

and tonnage duties from Saint-Domingue refugees, 43n, 99, 173n

and relief of Saint-Domingue refugees, 93

and case of Citoyen Genet, 124

and case of Roehampton, 183, 189

identified, 184n

letter from cited, 184n

letter from submitted to Washington, 189

Washington approves letter to, 228

and case of Industry, 321-2

and U.S. debt to France, 382

and alleged threats to French consuls, 456n

Bouteille, M.

plan to capture Tortuga Island, 296, 356

Bowdoin, James

and improvements in distillation, 790

Bowen, Jabez

letter from quoted, 194n

recommends Howell for district attorney, 194n, 376

Bowen’s Virginia Centinel & Gazette (Winchester)

extract from, 818n

Bowman, John

letter to, 309

letter from, 236

letter from cited, 236

and Lucas’s steam engine design, 236, 309

identified, 236n

Bowman, Sabina Lynch Cattell (Mrs. John Bowman)

affection for TJ, 236

TJ’s affection for, 309

Bowne, Mr.

warehouse of, 817

Bowyer, John

receives vote for Va. Committee of Safety, 679

Boyd, Archibald

family of, 300

Boyd, Ker & Co.

letter to, 764

and Rutledge’s funds, 764

Boyd, Robert

governor of Gibraltar, 153

Boyd, Walter

letter to, 300

TJ recommends Lear to, 300

Boyds Hole, Va.

militia garrison, 708

Boylston, Thomas

letters from, 753-4, 768-9

commercial ventures, 753-4, 768-9

Bradford, Samuel

and case of Greyhound, 80-2n

Bradford, William

letter to, 680

newspaper delivery problems, 680

identified, 680n

Bradley, Philip B.

letter from cited, 39n

letter to cited, 39n

reappointment as marshal, 39n

Bradley, Stephen R.

and appointment of district judge, 30n

letter from cited, 30n

Brailsford v. Morris

and debts to British creditors, 827

Brandon, Va.

British at, 719

brandy

duties on in Netherlands, 545n

distillation from rum, 792

Brandywine, Pa.

battle of, 276-7

Brauneberg (Brownberg), Germany

TJ evaluates wine of, 763, 844

Brawn, James. See Brown (Brawn, Browne), James

Braxton, Carter

elected to Va. Committee of Safety, 678

Brazil

trade with Portugal, 140-1, 197n

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

bread

U.S. exports of, 536, 553, 567

export to Portugal, 537, 555, 569

export from U.S. to Great Britain forbidden, 538

export from U.S. to Netherlands forbidden, 538, 557, 571

export from U.S. to Sweden forbidden, 539, 558, 572

duties on in Great Britain, 547n, 556, 570

export from U.S. to French West Indies forbidden, 549n

breadstuff

U.S. exports of, 536, 553, 567

export from U.S. to French West Indies forbidden, 539, 540, 549n

export to British West Indies, 539, 549n, 558, 572

export from U.S. to Great Britain forbidden, 540

export from U.S. to Spain forbidden, 540

export to Spain, 547, 554, 568

export to France, 547n, 555, 569

duties on in Great Britain, 549n, 559, 573

duties on in Spain, 549n, 559, 573

export to French West Indies, 558, 559, 572, 573

Breckinridge (Breckenridge), John

letter to, 270-1

TJ recommends Toulmin to, 270-1

commission of, 271n

identified, 271n

letter to cited, 271n

Breidbach zu B<sc158>rresheim, Franz Ludwig Freiherr von

vineyard, 763, 844

Brent, William

troops of, 697

Brest, France

and case of Andrew, 159n

French sailors swear not to abandon their ship, 511-12n

Brewer, James

care for arms, 709

Brice, James

and case of Industry, 371n

Brickell, John

and case of Riviere, 49, 73-4

brickmaking

Kinsley’s improvements in, 419-20, 485

Brower’s improvements in, 420

Briggs, Isaac

invention of steamboat, 838n

Bright, Richard

and case of Minerva, 282-3

Bringhurst, James, Jr.

and TJ’s salary, 88

Bringhurst, John

letter from, 88

and TJ’s salary, 88, 116-17

and Kerr’s account with TJ, 120n

account with TJ, 198

Brissotines. See Girondins

Bristol, England

customs collector at, 10-11

effect of war with France on, 11

residents fear rupture with U.S., 29

U.S. consul at, 781n

British Duties of Customs Excise (John Nodin)

cited by TJ, 565n

Brittany, France

insurrection in, 21

Broadnax, Mrs. (sister of Fielding Lewis)

headache remedy cures, 824

Brodie, Alexander

and Department of State accounts, 659-60

Brooks, John

and case of Greyhound, 81-2n

Broome, Samuel

and case of William Green, 832, 833, 834

Brothers (ship)

captured by British, 138

Brothers Coster & Co.

and missing letter bag, 200

Brouard, Mr.

and case of San Josef, 268-9, 627n

Brower, Samuel

brickmaking machine, 420

Brown, Benson & Ives

letter from, 525-6

and case of Commerce, 525-6

and case of Hamilton, 525-6

letter from cited, 526n

Brown (Brawn, Browne), James

letters to, 492, 771-2, 795, 806

and Short’s business affairs, 201-2, 208, 213, 225, 238, 324-5, 354, 428, 492, 615-16, 806

and wine for TJ, 260

and TJ’s furniture, 465, 786

letter from cited, 492n

forwards TJ’s letters, 771-2

and TJ’s tobacco, 795

Brown, John (Ky.)

recovery of, 410

Brown, John (R.I.)

letter from quoted, 194n

recommends Howell for district attorney, 194n, 376

Brown, Samuel

landholdings of, 677

Brown & Francis

build ships in Providence, 581

Brownberg. See Brauneberg (Brownberg), Germany

Browne, Dominick

and Portuguese-Algerine truce, 263-4n

Brunswick, Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Duke of

and invasion of France, 232, 468

Bryan, Anderson

and Shadwell-Edgehill boundaries, 773

Brymer, Alexander

owner of Greyhound, 80n, 82n

Buchan, David Steuart Erskine, Earl of

elected to American Philosophical Society, 656

Buchanan (Buchannan), John (Va.)

right to western land, 722-3

Buchannan, John (Ostend)

and case of William Green, 829-36

Bulkeley, John

and Portuguese-Algerine truce, 234n

Buller, Sir Francis

Introduction to the Law relative to trials at Nisi Prius, 827

Bunker, Abel

mate of Two Sisters, 252

Burgain, André L.

assisted by Cathalan, 96n

Burgués, Santiago

and Creek hostilities with Ga., 463n

Burgundy, France

TJ evaluates wines of, 761, 842

Burgundy grape

vine sent to TJ, 278

Burke, Edmund

attack on French Revolution, 148n

Burke, Rev. Nicolaus

officiates at wedding of F. Crèvecoeur, 781

Burnley, Reubin

recommended by father for State Department clerkship, 772n

Burnley, Zachariah

letter from quoted, 772n

recommends son for State Department clerkship, 772n

Burresheim, Baron Breidbach. See Breidbach zu B<sc158>rresheim, Franz Ludwig Freiherr von

Burwell, Nathaniel

power of attorney to, 765-6

Burwell’s Ferry, Va.

depth of water near, 704

Bush Hill, Pa.

yellow fever hospital at, 259-60

Butler, Capt. (master of Nancy), 253

Butler, Pierce

letter from quoted, 781n

recommends Franks for federal appointment, 781n

butter

export to French West Indies, 639

duties on, 840

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