Volume 27 Index

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F

Fabbroni, Adamo

Del Bombice e del Bisso degli Antichi, 754-5

Della Farfalla Simbolo Egiziano, 754-5

Dissertazione sopra il Quesito Indicare le vere Teorie con le quali devono eseguirsi le stime dei terreni, 754-5

Fabbroni (Fabroni), Giovanni

letters to, 745, 754

letter from forwarded, 689

TJ sends Notes on the State of Virginia to, 745-6, 754-5

TJ thanks for pamphlets, 754-5

Fairfax, Denny Martin

sells land in Northern Neck, 18, 19n

Fairfax, Thomas, sixth Lord, 19n

Fairfax Co., Va.

militia, 706, 708

Fair Hebe (ship)

carries letters to TJ, 253

Falconer, Nathaniel

and alleged French refugee plots in U.S., 486-7n, 629n

and case of Hope, 634n

Falmouth, England

U.S. ships detained at, 10

and impressment of U.S. seamen, 29, 52

packet to Lisbon, 125

U.S. trade with, 284n

Fanny (British ship)

and detention of French prizes in U.S. ports, 55, 67, 104, 190-1, 257, 329, 331, 364

Fanny (U.S. ship)

carries Lear to Glasgow, 332

“Farmer, A”

defends Genet’s conduct, 600n

Farquhar, Mr.

and case of Hamilton, 526

Farrell & Jones

and Wayles estate debt, 255, 606

Fauquier Co., Va.

militia, 706

Faurés l’aîné, M.

and denunciation of Mangourit, 295-7

Favorite (French warship)

cruises off N.Y., 100

Fayette (ship)

and Portuguese-Algerine truce, 264n

Fayette Co., Pa.

and conflict with Western Indians, 34n

Fearer, Charles

and cavalry mounts, 691

Federal District

land values near, 207

Lear’s business affairs in, 226, 300-1

plan of, 468-9

development of, 485

and president’s annual address to Congress, 788, 789n

Federal District Commissioners

accounts of, 74-5

Federal Gazette (Philadelphia)

forwarded to TJ, 260

and accommodations for Congress, 433

Federalists

and Genet’s recall, l-li, 127

and TJ’s report on commerce, li, 534-5

attacks on France, 6, 8n, 16

resolutions on neutrality by, 18-19n, 27, 28-9n, 145n, 237

British attitude toward, 276

support for hereditary Senate, 467

support for President for life, 467

Femelle, M. de

vineyard, 762

Fenner, Arthur

letter to, 815

Fenno, John

suspends publication of newspaper, 163, 260.

See also Gazette of the United States (Philadelphia)

Fenwick, Joseph

letters to, 95-6, 301-2

and case of Sally, 96n

Bankson forwards circular letter to, 198-9, 200

TJ recommends Lear to, 226n, 301-2

and case of Minerva, 239n

TJ’s account with, 408

and case of Hamilton, 525-6

and TJ’s report on commerce, 545n

wine merchant, 844

Fenwick, Mason & Co.

ship seized at St. Christopher, 484

TJ’s account with, 484

letter from cited, 484n

Ferdinand IV, King of Naples

anecdote about, 221

fever, intermittent

affects sailors, 344n

Fiat, Marquis de. See Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de

Fibbett, James

master of Polly, 152

Field, Henry

and Mrs. Wayland’s inheritance, 725

Fier Roderique (ship)

convoys Franklin, 694

Filicchy, Philip and Anthony, & Co.

letter from cited, 849

fire

insurance for, 306-9, 359-60, 591-2

firewood

for Department of State, 490

fish

captured by French, 80n

duties on in French West Indies, 539, 549n, 558, 572

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

duties on in France, 540, 559, 573

export from U.S. to Great Britain forbidden, 540, 559, 573

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

export from U.S. to British West Indies forbidden, 573

duties on in U.S., 840.

See also

bacalao

cod

pickled fish

salmon

salted

salted fish

fisheries

TJ’s report on, 788

act concerning, 815

Fitch, Mr.

and chairs for TJ, 497

Fitch, John

letter from, 837

invention of steamboat, 797n, 804, 837-8

and horse-powered boat, 798n

criticizes TJ, 837-8

petitions to Patent Board cited, 837-8n

Fitzhugh, William

receives votes for Va. Committee of Safety, 678

FitzSimons, Thomas

and TJ’s report on commerce, 547n, 800-1

letter from cited, 782n

recommends O’Brien as consul in Guadeloupe, 782n

flag-of-truce ships

and supplies for Convention troops, 689-90, 715

Flanders, Austrian Netherlands

French victories in, 496, 497

flax seed

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

export to Portugal, 537, 555, 569

export to Great Britain, 538, 547n, 556, 570

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

flints

for western expedition, 693

Flora (ship)

captured by Roland, 50

Florida, East

French plan to capture, 297n, 619-20n

and Creek hostilities with Ga., 462n

Spanish trade regulations for, 641-2

slaves stolen from, 650

Florida, West

French plan to capture, 297n, 619-20n

Spanish trade regulations for, 641-2

florin

value in comparison to dollar, 545n

value in comparison to rix-dollar, 545n

flour

captured by British, 8-9, 11, 52

and British trade restrictions, 33, 56

and French trade restrictions, 33

export to France, 166

captured by French, 337n

export to Spanish colonies, 537

duties on in Danish West Indies, 549n, 559, 573

duties on in Spain, 578n

purchase of by Va., 710

flux

illness of TJ’s slave, 378

Fokepatchy (Indian town)

and Creek hostilities with Ga., 585n

Folger, Brown

letter to, 310

master of Harpooner, 310

identified, 310n

letter from quoted, 310n

letter from submitted to Washington, 310n

Folger, Frederick

letter from cited, 781n

seeks consular appointment to Barbary States, 781n

Forbes, James Grant, & Co.

and case of Trial, 337n

Ford, Michael

recommended by Lambert for Mint clerkship, 825-6

Foresythe, Major. See Forsyth (Foresythe), Robert

Forman, David

and rumored British expedition against New Castle, Del., 716

Forster, Mr. See Foster (Forster), Abiel

Forsyth (Foresythe), Robert

letter to cited, 39n, 703n

reappointment as marshal, 39n

deputy quartermaster general, 703

Fort Clinton, N.Y.

repairs at, 47

Fort Hamilton, Northwest Terr.

and hostilities with Western Indians, 395

Fort Jefferson, Northwest Terr.

and hostilities with Miami Indians, 32

Fort Johnston, N.C.

and case of San Josef, 627n

Fort Pitt

and hostilities with Miami Indians, 32

Fort Putnam, N.Y.

repairs at, 47

Fort St. Clair, Northwest Terr.

and hostilities with Western Indians, 394n

Fosdick, Nathaniel F.

and ship passports, 858

Foster (Forster), Abiel

and TJ’s effort to procure moose skeleton, 735-6

Foster, William

master of the Birmingham, 264n

fourches caudines. See Caudine Forks (fourches caudines), Italy

Fox, George C.

and case of Portland, 10

Fox, Robert Were

letter to, 95-6

letter from, 52

and case of Portland, 10, 52

and case of Aurora, 52

consular commission addressed to wrong person, 96n

letter forwarded to, 97n

letters from cited, 847, 848, 849

Français Libres à leurs freres de la Louisiane, Les (Edmond Charles Genet)

copy sent to TJ, 290-1

Francais Libres a leurs freres Les Canadiens, Les (Edmond Charles Genet)

copy sent to TJ, 290-3

distribution of, 386n

France

TJ compares to Britain, 741

Agriculture

tenancy in, 204-5

wines of, 761-3, 842-4

American Revolution

and free ships and free goods, 598

arrival of navy in America, 684n, 697, 718

navy in West Indies, 689

proposal to winter navy at Chesapeake Bay, 704-5

navy departs from R.I., 713

delay in sending second division of army to America, 720

Army

TJ compares to Britain, 741

Constitution

sent to TJ, 388

and compensation for French prizes, 457

allegedly criticized by Jay and King, 528-9

acceptance by king, 816

Economy

exports from restricted, 283n

reissue of assignats, 366

TJ compares to Britain, 741

exchange rate with French West Indies, 808

Foreign Relations

with Portugal, 107, 140-1

with Naples, 163

with Tunis, 187

with Prussia, 265

with Austria, 276

with Great Britain, 598

Legislative Assembly

and new commercial treaty, 533

reduces tobacco duties, 580n

Loan to U.S.

proposed purchase of provisions with, 131

and compensation for French spoliations, 159n, 224-5, 457

payment of, 327, 382, 487-8, 601-3, 611

advance on payment of, 347-8, 364-5, 378, 429

National Assembly

bans sale of U.S. ships to France, 547n, 555, 569-70

and tobacco duties, 547n, 555-6, 569-70

and new commercial treaty, 579n

on weights and measures, 818, 822n

National Convention

and French trade restrictions, 33, 156-7

and compensation for French prizes, 113, 457

opens French colonial ports to U.S. ships, 132, 164-9, 284, 288, 362, 639-41

opens French ports to U.S. ships, 132, 640-1

policy against meddling abroad, 147, 405-6n

and passports for French ships, 148

restrictions on neutral trade, 158, 159n, 640-1

and new commercial treaty with U.S., 164-9, 281, 302, 361-2

and U.S. tonnage duties from Saint-Domingue refugees, 281-2n

restricts exports from France, 283n, 365-7

frees deserters, 289n

reissue of assignats, 366

adopts new constitution, 388n

deputation to from Saint-Domingue, 404-5

and British occupation of Saint-Domingue, 405n

and free ships and free goods, 640-1

Navy

channel fleet, 5

at N.Y., 31, 45, 48, 49-50, 70-1, 100, 177-8, 179, 192-3, 219, 220n, 284, 347-8, 365

and Galbaud’s dispute with Genet, 41-2

captures British ships, 44-6

authority of consuls over officers of, 81n

fleet captured at Toulon, 135, 155

and protection of U.S. ships, 157

mistreats U.S. ships, 175n

and Saint-Domingue refugees, 284

abortive campaign in Canada, 290-1n, 385-7, 405n

and alleged British plots against U.S., 303-4, 380-1

captures U.S. ships, 305n

convoys vessels to France, 386

operations in Caribbean, 386

proposed loan of ships to U.S., 470

TJ compares to Britain, 741

Provisional Executive Council

and French right to commission privateers in U.S., 113, 148

and G. Morris’s recall, 129, 504-6

instructions to Genet, 130, 134n, 594, 632, 649

and French consular commissions, 176n, 363, 414-15, 480, 501

deputation to from Saint-Domingue, 404-5

and compensation for French prizes, 457

Public Finance

TJ compares to Britain, 741

prize money for Jones’s command, 746-8

proportion of alloy in silver coinage, 821

Society

TJ compares to Britain, 741

U.S. Relations with

and revocation of Duplaine’s exequatur, 6, 182, 184-7, 188, 189, 272-4, 631

and prosecution of Duplaine, 13-14

Republican friendship toward, 16, 18-20, 26-7, 28-9n, 144-5, 237n

alleged French refugee plots in U.S., 41-2, 98, 284-9, 295-7, 356, 372n, 405-6n, 415, 436-9, 460-1, 481-2, 486-7, 614, 629

and Genet’s recall, 126-34, 400-1

and maritime jurisdiction of U.S., 190-1

and French plan to liberate Louisiana, 196

and G. Morris’s diplomatic conduct, 213, 218n, 227

and Short’s diplomatic conduct, 213-18

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

excesses of French democrats in U.S., 220-1

French sailors riot in N.Y., 220n

and detention of French prizes in U.S. ports, 372n

dispatches to Genet lost, 387-8

and mistreatment of deputation from Saint-Domingue, 404-5, 429-30, 460

impact of communications to Congress on, 454

and Spanish negotiations, 519

and Genet’s threat to appeal from Washington to American people, 592-3, 594

and free ships and free goods, 598-601

support for American revolution, 720.

See also

Castries, Charles Eugène de La Croix, Marquis de

Deforgues, François Louis Michel Chemin

Genet, Edmond Charles

Lebrun-Tondu, Pierre Henri Hélène Marie

Morris, Gouverneur

Ternant, Jean Baptiste

Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de

U.S. Trade with

and British trade restrictions, l-li, 6, 10, 33, 55-9, 100-2, 143, 149-50, 157, 454-5, 535

Delamotte’s efforts to promote, 96n

French colonial ports opened to U.S. ships, 132, 164-9, 284, 288, 362, 639-41; French ports opened to U.S. ships, 132, 454, 640-1

statistics on, 166

U.S. ships detained at Bordeaux, 192

and new commercial treaty, 281, 302, 366, 476n, 533, 534, 546n, 552n, 563, 577, 579, 650

restrictions on exports from France, 365-7

and trade to Saint-Domingue, 460-1n

duties on U.S. exports to, 533, 537, 540, 545n, 555, 559, 569, 573, 580n

and TJ’s report on commerce, 534-5

tonnage of U.S. shipping to, 536, 554, 568

U.S. exports to, 536, 546n, 553-4, 567-8

colonial trade regulations, 539, 540, 545n, 549n, 558, 559, 572, 573

U.S. imports from, 546n, 554, 568

trade restrictions eased, 579

whale oil trade, 745, 753-4, 768-9

fisheries, 788

War of First Coalition

restrictions on neutral trade, l-li, 33, 156-7, 158, 159n, 454-5, 466, 468, 471, 474, 477n, 481, 640-1, 651

invaded by Spain, 5, 126, 142, 149, 155, 187, 199-200

British trade restrictions, 6, 10, 33, 55-9, 100-2, 138, 143, 149-50, 157

revolt in Brittany, 21, 366

plan to liberate Louisiana, 111-12n, 176-80, 196, 290-1, 311, 312-13, 314, 345-6, 594n, 631n

capture of Toulon, 135, 153, 155, 163, 187, 227, 232, 334, 345, 425n, 432, 496, 497

Louis XVII proclaimed, 135

U.S. ships detained at Bordeaux, 192

and Portuguese-Algerine truce, 197n

and Paine’s peace commission proposal, 226-7, 258-9, 471

campaign in Savoy, 265

captures border towns, 276, 277

British occupy Saint-Domingue, 289n, 334, 345, 436-7, 438n, 468, 482, 629

plan to liberate Canada, 290-3, 385-7, 594n

plan to capture E. and W. Fla., 295-7, 619-20

defense of Dunkirk, 334, 345

military setbacks, 425n

recaptures Toulon, 467-8

victories in Flanders, 496, 497

and free ships and free goods, 598-601, 640-1.

See also

privateers, British

privateers, French

France, Dauphin of. See Louis XVII, dauphin of France

France, King of. See Louis XVI, King of France

France, Queen of. See Marie Antoinette, Queen of France

Francis. See Seche, François

Francis, John (Pa.)

Philadelphia boardinghouse keeper, 492

Francis, John (R.I.)

letter from quoted, 194n

recommends Howell for district attorney, 194n, 376

Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor

relations with France, 276

“Franklin”

pseudonym used by John Taylor of Caroline, 7-8, 62-3

Franklin (ship)

carries tobacco to France, 694

Franklin, Benjamin

and Coffyn’s consular appointment, 9

refuses funds to A. Lee, 685

retires as minister to France, 745, 749

and prize money for Jones’s command, 746, 747n

esteem for, 748

TJ forwards correspondence of, 749

Franklin, William Temple

letter to, 784

and TJ’s report on commerce, 578n

TJ recommends, 748

TJ invites to dinner, 784

Franks, Mr.

and yellow fever, 238

Franks, David Salisbury

recommended for federal appointment, 781n

Franks, Moses

and British captures of U.S. ships, 118, 184, 190

Frazer, John G.

brings Va. seal, 695

Frederick Co., Va.

letter to county lieutenant of, 691-3

and defense of western frontier, 691-3

militia, 691-3, 708

Fredericksburg, Va.

and resolutions on neutrality, 19n, 237

TJ visits, 254, 495

horses to meet TJ at, 496-7, 524, 608, 638

militia garrison, 708

Frederick William II, King of Prussia

and war with France, 265

Freeman, Abraham (Benjamin)

and pardon for C. Freeman, 306n, 355n, 439-43

Freeman, Clarkson

counterfeits public securities, 306n, 355, 439-43, 495

Freeman, Ezra Fitz

letter from cited, 306n

and pardon for C. Freeman, 306n, 355, 392

Freeman, Isaac

murder of, 306n

Free Translation of the Preface to Bellendenus (Samuel Parr)

returned to TJ, 812

French language

professional translator of, 334-5

French Revolution

consular reports on

see

Cathalan, Stephen, Jr.

Delamotte, F. C. A.

Fenwick, Joseph

execution of queen, 5, 153

Humphreys’s reports on, 5

and Washington, 131

and Genet’s expulsion from Russia, 133-4n

Noaïlles and Talon seek refuge from, 134n

G. Morris’s views on, 213-14

Edwards’s views on, 276

opposed in Birmingham, 277n

at L’Orient, 306-7; Hamilton’s views on, 384

mentioned, 404-6

Freneau, Philip

letter from, 227

resigns Department of State clerkship, 227.

See also National Gazette (Philadelphia)

fresco painting

for TJ, 93

TJ’s notes on, 784-5

fresh provisions

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

export to French West Indies, 539, 549n, 558.

See also provisions

Frontignac grape, white

vine sent to TJ, 278

Frontignan, France

TJ evaluates wine of, 762

fruit trees

and U.S. farmers, 546n

Fullerton, Valeria

letter to, 124

account with TJ, 116, 124

identified, 124n

leaves Philadelphia during yellow fever epidemic, 394

TJ visits, 523

Furnes, Austrian Netherlands

captured by French, 277

furniture

storage of TJ’s, 271-2, 410, 492

shipment of TJ’s, 377, 431-2, 465, 586, 607, 608, 637, 786

for TJ’s overseers, 411, 497.

See also

chairs

desk

furs

U.S. trade in, 788

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