Volume 27 Index

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Vainqueur de la Bastille (French privateer)

and case of San Josef, 268-9, 310-11, 313, 346, 445

captures Providence, 343, 625-8

Val (slave)

deeded to TJ by mother, 676

Valenciennes, France

capture of, 5

Van Berckel, Franco Petrus

letters to, 70-1, 112, 328-9, 340-1

memorial from, 48

letter forwarded to, 10

and relief of Saint-Domingue refugees, 15

and French consular admiralty jurisdiction in U.S., 48, 71

and sale of French prizes in U.S., 48

and use of U.S. ports by French navy, 48, 70-1

and French right to bring prizes into U.S. ports, 70-1

and use of U.S. ports by armed belligerent ships, 70-1

and case of William Tell, 71

and detention of French prizes in U.S. ports, 71

letters forwarded from, 112, 117

and Dutch capture of U.S. ship, 136

rumored death of, 238

and maritime jurisdiction of U.S., 328-30, 340-2, 426

letters to submitted to Washington, 330n, 342n, 391, 392

and TJ’s report on commerce, 534, 564n

Vanderhorst, Elias

letters from, 10-11, 29

and British trade restrictions, 10-12, 29

and case of Commerce, 10, 95

and impressment, 29

letters from cited, 29n, 847, 849

and case of Jay, 95

letter forwarded to, 97n

Van Dogen, Capt. (commander of Concorde)

and case of Greyhound, 81-2n

Van Staphorst & Hubbard

and TJ’s recommendations for Lear, 304-5

account with Mazzei, 398

letter forwarded to, 509

Van Swearingen, Capt. See Swearingen (Van Swearingen), Josiah

Varick, Richard

and Galbaud’s dispute with Genet, 285

Varina (Va. estate)

mortgage on, 294-5, 348-9, 394-5, 396-7, 465, 496, 590, 776-7

given to T. M. Randolph, Jr., 776-7

Vasques, Gen.

defeated by French, 149

Vattel, Emmerich de

as legal authority, 272-3, 379

Vaughan, John

letter to, 122

letter from, 22

TJ’s esteem for, 3

and Derieux’s business affairs, 4, 119, 122, 353-4, 494

inquires about lands, 22, 122

letter from cited, 122n

and model of threshing machine for TJ, 508

and bills of exchange for Department of State, 654

Vaughan, Sir John

Reports and Arguments, 670

Veaune. See Vosne (Veaune), France

vegetables

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

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

Venable, Abraham B.

travels to Germantown, 430

boards with Eliza Trist, 492

Vendée, France

revolt in, 21, 366

Venice

relations with Algiers, 823

Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de

Genet serves under, 381

letter to prepared by TJ, 747

and prize money for Jones’s command, 747

“Veritas”

essays attributed to TJ by Genet, 128, 133n

Vermont

and ratification of Bill of Rights, li-lii, 815n

Vermont, Governor of. See Chittenden, Thomas

Vernon, Thomas

Cases Argued and Adjudged in the High Court of Chancery, 726, 727n

Vesey (Vezey), Francis

Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery, in the Time of Chancellor Hardwicke, 726, 727n

Vialen, Germany. See Wehlen (Vialen), Germany

Viar, Josef Ignacio de

letters to, 112, 313, 314, 328-9, 340-1, 345-6, 603-4

letters from, 176-8, 268, 445, 446, 462, 584, 622-4, 625-6

letter forwarded to, 10

and relief of Saint-Domingue refugees, 15

sherry served by, 60

and negotiations in Madrid, 88

correspondence with TJ forwarded to Pinckney, 91-2

letters from forwarded, 112, 117

and enlistment of U.S. citizens in French service, 176-80

and French plan to liberate Louisiana, 176-80, 196, 311, 312, 314, 345-6, 392, 445

and delay in pursuing belligerent ships leaving U.S. ports, 177-9

and use of U.S. ports by French navy, 177-9

and case of San Josef, 268-9, 310-11, 313, 445, 446-7, 625-8

and restoration of French prizes, 268-9, 310, 313, 445, 446-7, 625-8

and maritime jurisdiction of U.S., 328-30, 340-2, 426

letters to submitted to Washington, 330n, 342n, 391, 392

letter from cited, 446n

and Spanish relations with Southern Indians, 462-4, 519-20, 584-5, 591n, 603-4, 622-5, 629, 648-9

letters from submitted to Washington, 464n, 591

and U.S. boundary with Spain, 519-20

and U.S. right to navigate Mississippi, 519-20

and U.S. trade with Spain, 519-20

and TJ’s report on commerce, 534, 564n, 565n

forwards letter, 615

Vice-President, U.S. See United States: Vice-President

Victor Amadeus III, King of Sardinia

defeated at Nice, 265

Victualling Board, British

purchases confiscated American goods, 52

Villermont, M. de

vineyard, 761

Vining, John

election return of, 87n

Violet (ship), 222, 235n

Virginia

Agriculture

and threshing machine, 3-4, 21

land investment in, 19n, 202-4, 205-7, 443-4

tenant farming, 201-2, 204-5

drought, 219, 279

grapevine native to sent to TJ, 278

and cotton gin, 392-3

Board of Auditors

removal to Richmond, 690

TJ referral to, 700

Board of Trade

letter to, 690

letter from, to Pollock, 687

and Pollock’s commercial agency, 687-8

removal to Richmond, 690

Board of War

letter from, to unidentified correspondent, 691

removal to Richmond, 690

and cavalry, 691

contract with Talbot, 716

Boundaries

with Md., 53-4

British Invasions

Leslie’s army withdraws from, 703-4

efforts to oppose, 706-7, 711, 713-4, 719-20

Phillips’s army arrives, 713, 719

Capital

removal to Richmond, 690

Commerce

trade with Cádiz, 252

and U.S. right to navigate Mississippi, 443-4, 630-1

A. Lee’s views on, 685

slave trade, 800

Committee of Safety

election of, 678-9

Constitution of U.S.

and ratification of Bill of Rights, lii, 789n, 815n

ratification convention, 631n

Convention

elects Committee of Safety, 678-9

Council of State

removal to Richmond, 690; and impressment of wagons, 701n

and accounts for provisioning Convention troops, 716

Court of Appeals

and validity of land surveys, 722

Delegates in Continental Congress

letter to, 704-5

letters from, 711, 718

certificate from, 702

and resolutions on public finance, 702

advised on Va. harbor for French fleet, 704-5

and printing press for Va., 711

and reinforcements for Southern army, 711

and Nathan’s claim against Va., 718

seek waiver for Davies, 718

General Assembly

and paper money redemption, 680-1

resolution enclosed to Continental Congress, 698

reenacts provision law, 709n

meeting delayed, 739

act giving powers over trade to Continental Congress, 742

and land grants, 773-5

House of Burgesses

parliamentary procedure, 666-8

TJ’s service on Committee of Privileges and Elections, 667n

House of Delegates

boundary with Md., 54

resolutions on Proclamation of Neutrality, 333-4, 430-1

and paper money redemption, 680-1

Militia

and defense of western frontier, 691-3

for support of southern army, 697, 700-1

called to defend Richmond, 705-7

deployment of, 707-8, 710

arms storage, 709

for Portsmouth expedition, 713

seeks relief to plant corn, 715

and Cornwallis’s invasion of Va., 719-20

Navy

rope for, 693-4

loss of Patriot, 717

Politics

Republican resolutions on neutrality, 17, 18-19n, 27

and “Franklin” pamphlet, 62

Public Finance

and final settlement of state accounts, 407, 504

account with A. Lee, 684-5, 685-6

expenditures in New Orleans, 687-8

proposed Spanish loan, 688, 698-9

poverty of treasury, 692, 708

dealings with Penet, d’Acosta Frères & Cie., 694

Mazzei commissioned by to effect a loan, 694

barter of tobacco for military supplies, 699

Nathan’s claim against, 718

and Madison’s revenue plan, 730

requisitions from Continental Congress, 738

and congressional revenue plan, 742n

Public Health

quarantine against yellow fever, 135

Quartermaster’s Department

and defense of western frontier, 692-3

Seal

sent by A. Lee, 695

Senate

resolutions on Proclamation of Neutrality, 333-4, 430-1

Treasury

removal to Richmond, 690

Troops

cavalry, 691

supernumerary officers, 697

supplied to Southern Army, 697-8, 700-1, 703

recruitment, 700, 708

supplies for, 700-1

discharge of unfit, 712

War Office

appointment to, 718

Virginia, Governor of.

See

Harrison, Benjamin

Henry, Patrick

Jefferson, Thomas: Governor of Virginia

Lee, Henry

Virginia Gazette, and General Advertiser (Richmond)

and Short’s diplomatic conduct, 214

Virginia Herald, and Fredericksburg Advertiser

and Culpeper Co. neutrality resolutions, 237

viticulture

Hawkins and, 278-9

Vocabolario degli Accademici della Crusca

TJ seeks copy, 767

Voigt (Voight), Henry

petition to Patent Board, 798

chief coiner of Mint, 488, 645-7, 826n

horse-powered boat of, 798

Volnay (Voulenay), France

TJ evaluates wine of, 761

Volney, Constantin François Chasseboeuf

letter from, 390

identified, 390-1n

La Loi Naturelle; ou catéchisme du Citoyen Français, 390

postpones voyage to U.S., 390

Les Ruines; ou Méditation sur les Révolutions des Empires, 391n

Tableau du Climat et du Sol des Etats-Unis d’Amérique, 391n

Voyage en Syrie et en Égypte, 391n

Vosne (Veaune), France

TJ evaluates wine of, 761, 842

Vouchez, Mr.

and case of Industry, 319n

Vougeot (Vougeau), France

TJ evaluates wines of, 761, 842

Voulenay. See Volnay (Voulenay), France

Voyage en Syrie et en Égypte (Constantin François Chasseboeuf Volney)

second edition purchased by TJ, 391n

Voyages d’un Philosophe (Pierre Poivre)

given to TJ, 760

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