Volume 29 Index

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A

abolition

Va. laws on, 96n, 120n

Tucker's proposals for, 488-9, 519

Abolition Society, Virginia, 120nAbram (Abraham, TJ's slave)

TJ mortgages, 98

Abrégé de l'Histoire générale des voyages, contenant ce qu'il y a de plus remarquable, de plus utile & de mieux avéré dans les pays où les voyageurs ont pénétré (Jean François de La Harpe)

cited by TJ, 155, 156n, 296

Acer pseudoplatanus (sycamore)

seeds of, sent to TJ, 105

Adams, Abigail

correspondence with husband, 224n, 252n

Adams, John

letter to, 235-7

letter from, 58-9

letter to cited, 23n

address from Senate, 392-5

address to Senate, 396

Diplomatic Career

expenditures, accounts, 17-18, 58

and Franklin, 17-18

minister to Britain, 23n

in Amsterdam, 467

and forged letter on treatment of Tories, 506n

and boundary with British possessions, 626-7

Election of 1796

election results, viii, 211, 218, 226-7, 228n, 234-7 255, 261

characterized as friend of monarchy, 193-6

support for, 193-9, 232, 253, 326

and Hamilton's intrigues, 214, 223, 226, 251, 265, 326

as opponent of banks and funding system, 214-15, 226

supported by TJ as president elect, 223-4, 234-7 247-8, 250, 270

comments on support for Clinton, 592-3

Opinions

on D'Ivernois, Mably, 58-9

on France, 59, 593

on republicanism, democracies, 59, 593

on banks, 214-15

on elective government, 592-3

Personal Affairs

correspondence with A. Adams, 224n, 252n

and Wirt, 359n

Portraits

mezzotint by Graham, xl, 318 (illus.)

President

convenes Congress, viii, 76-7, 325, 350, 392, 416 418n, 435n

and TJ's letter to Mazzei, 76

TJ urges to avoid war, 235, 237

and relations with France, 316, 340, 342-3, 367, 370-1 371n, 373-4n, 380, 382, 394-5, 396, 416, 418-19n, 425 442-3, 551-3, 557, 560

sends correspondence, papers to Congress, 325, 472 563-4

relations with Gerry, 326-7, 402, 415

Paine criticizes, 340, 342-3, 367

public regard for, 368-9

and sons of Duchesse d'Orléans, 369

May 1797 address to Congress, 370-1, 372, 373n, 379 382, 385, 392, 395n, 401, 405, 407, 411, 416, 425 431, 438, 442-3, 455, 459

and French influence in Netherlands, 372

recommends naval defense, 377n, 594

appointments, 387n, 486-7

and unity of sentiment with Senate, 396

and appointment of envoys to France, 420n, 443

signs legislation, 423n

and legislation, 434-5n

and authority to lay embargoes, 461, 462

Genet praises, 471

petitioned by Vincennes claimants, 508n

relations with Cabinet, 552

and U.S. ministers abroad, 565

Nov. 1797 address to Congress, 587-9, 592

on convening Congress during epidemics, 592

removes Coxe, 595

President Elect

attitude toward France, Britain, 272, 273

desires Madison on mission to France, 273n

Madison's views on, 280, 285

and notification of election to office, 282

relinquishes Senate duties, 283n

seeks advice on transition to new administration 304-5

succeeds Washington, 317

Relations with Jefferson

defeats TJ for presidency, 226-7

political differences, 234, 362-3

TJ's conciliatory letter to, 234-7

distorted by press, 235

TJ expresses esteem, respect for, 235, 237, 259, 270 311, 362

cordiality after election, 251, 252n, 263-4, 271, 273 280-1

Gerry on, 326-7, 475

and TJ's letter to P. Fitzhugh, 418n, 560

consults with TJ on mission to France, 551-2

Vice President

and TJ's notification of election, 282n, 304, 305-6

counts electoral votes, 305n, 306n

resides at Francis's hotel, 469n

response to publication of forged letter, 505

Writings

Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America, 194, 342, 345n

Collection of State-Papers, 342, 344-5n

Adams, John Quincy

reports on French influence at the Hague, 372, 374n

appointed minister to Prussia, 411, 412-13n, 414

Adams, Richard (brickmason)

witnesses mortgage, 210

Adams, Samuel

TJ praises, 290

Adams administration

and France's refusal to receive C. C. Pinckney, 371

and appointments, 564

Addison, Joseph

Cato, 52n

Adet, Pierre Auguste

letter from, 355

and French opposition to Jay Treaty, 214-15

addresses French complaints against U.S., 273n, 280

returns to France, 316, 355

wishes good relations with TJ, U.S., 355

letter to cited, 355n

and U.S. policy, 384, 419n

Aeneid (Virgil)

quoted, 519

mentioned, 386

Aesop

fable of floating sticks, 237, 238n

Africa

languages, 201n

Aggey (Aggy, TJ's slave)

TJ mortgages, 98

Agrarian Justice, Opposed to Agrarian Law, and to Agrarian Monopoly (Thomas Paine)

TJ sends to Madison, 434, 435n

agriculture

La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt's innovations, 149n

research in France, 333

S.C. Agricultural Society, 367, 487

grasses, clovers, and legumes grown in the U.S. and Britain 510-12

See also Great Britain: Agriculture

Akin, James

megalonyx engravings, xxxix, 318 (illus.)

caricature of TJ, xl

Albany, N.Y.

Volney to visit, 174

Albemarle Co., Va.

suits in county court, 26, 63-4n, 158

elects delegates to Va. General Assembly, 27, 52, 322-3 327-8, 349, 350n

price of corn in, 37, 51-2, 67

crops and weather in, 43

land prices, 124

wheat grown in, 146, 147, 350

physicians in, 153

prospects for mill seat on Moore's Creek, 350-1

TJ plans to attend court, 436

and TJ's grand jury petition, 490, 491-504, 524

roads in, 586

Alcock, Elizabeth Gregory Thornton Walker, 5, 169

Alcock, Weston, 5

alcohol

brewed v. distilled, 104-5

supply of, for harvest, 414

tax proposed on, 461, 462

Alexander (the Great), 318

Alexander, William

letter to, 158

orders nails from TJ, 158, 525

letter from cited, 525n

Alexandria, Va.

wheat prices at, 322

climate at, compared to Monticello, 351

Algiers

U.S. treaty with, 9, 62, 70-1, 95n, 369n

ransom of U.S. captives in, 68-9, 369

U.S. relations with, 135, 256

and construction of U.S. frigates, 377n

potential British intercession with, 628-9

alien acts

passage of, 537n

Allegheny Mountains

plants at foot of, 319

Allison, Burgess, 378

Allison, Patrick

recounts attack on Logan's kin, 556

Ambler, Jacquelin, 191, 240

American Minerva (New York)

and TJ's letter to Mazzei, vii, 75-6, 80, 86-7, 385n

publishes letter from Paris, 109-10

See also Webster, Noah

American Philosophical Society

letter to, 276-7

letter from, 254

elects TJ president, viii, 252, 254, 276-7

elects members, 65n, 101n, 154n, 206, 322, 323n, 415 509-10, 525

books presented to, 102n

papers by members, 130, 133n, 140, 322n

TJ announces megalonyx discovery to, 138-9

publishes TJ's megalonyx report, 165, 182-3, 200-2, 205-6 275, 284, 391, 510

seeks, receives specimens, 201, 202n, 398, 403

officers, 254

and TJ's plan to record, study winds, 259

publishes TJ's letter, 277n

TJ's report on the megalonyx, 291-304

TJ presides over, 300-1n

See also Rittenhouse, David

American Revolution

France's participation in, 76

lands confiscated during, 157n

J. Carey's publication of letters from, 180-2, 205

T. Pickering's role in, 381

principles of jeopardized, 447-8

American Universal Geography (Jedidiah Morse)

prints Logan's speech, 455n

"Americanus" (pseudonym)

publishes articles in Va. Gazette criticizing Jefferson 76

Ames, Fisher

and Jay Treaty, 36

as member of House committee, 218

views on relations with France, 228n

retires from Congress, 381, 411, 413n, 417

Amherst Co., Va.

price of corn in, 36, 37

and TJ's grand jury petition, 490, 491-504, 524

Amis, Iles de. See TongaAmsterdam

and American financial transactions, 89, 95, 165n

C. C. Pinckney goes to, 231n

Adams in, 467

“Anas”

described, 486-7n

Anderson, Nathaniel

and Mazzei's finances, 65n

TJ's account with, 65n

Anderson, William (London merchant)

and Mazzei's finances, 65, 81, 90, 200

Andes Mountains

Volney alludes to, 175

Anglicans

and Jay Treaty, 95

Angola (Eppes estate, Cumberland Co., Va.)

and marriage settlement of J. W. Eppes, 532-3, 549-50

Peyroux publishes essay in, 133n

Annual Register . . . For the Year 1787 (London)

prints Logan's speech, 454, 455n

anteaters

associated with megatherium, 299, 510

Anville, Madame d'. See Enville, Louise Elisabeth de La Rochefoucauld, Duchesse d'

publication of, 410n

as revision of Notes on Virginia, 455n, 600

prints documents, 603n

See also Logan (Mingo Indian)

Appomattox River

and proposed road from Georgetown to Ga., 529

lands on, 533n, 549

apricots

possible introduction of French variety, 5

Apthorpe, Charles Ward, 398, 403

Arcola

French victory in battle of, 305n

Argus (New York)

publishes TJ's letter to Mazzei, 76

reports comments by Harper, 593n

Aristotle

History of Animals, 295

Arnold, Benedict, 194artisans

cabinetmaker, 379

in Philadelphia, 523

See also Monticello: brickmasons, stonemasons

Asia

and comparative study of languages, 201-2, 446-7

asparagus

grown at Monticello, 322

asses

and farm implements, 318

Ast, William Frederick

letter from, 190-1

fire insurance program, 190-1, 239-44

auditor. See

Harrison, Richard

Pendleton, John

Augusta, Ga.

as terminus of proposed road from Georgetown, 529

Augusta Chronicle and Gazette of the State (Ga.)

and TJ's letter to Mazzei, 79n

Auldjo, Thomas

letter from quoted, 583-4

letter from cited, 584n

“Aurelius” (John Gardner), 199n Aurora (Philadelphia)

criticized, xxxvii

and TJ's letter to Mazzei, 76, 79

and election of 1796, 228n

publishes political correspondence, 309, 440n, 517n, 593n

TJ subscribes to, 442, 544

prints forged Washington letters, 506n

See also Bache, Benjamin Franklin

Austin (TJ's slave)

TJ mortgages, 98

in marriage settlement of Mary Jefferson, 550

Austria

truce with France, 56

War of First Coalition, 117, 169, 341, 422, 423n

opposes France along Rhine and in Italy, 135-6, 161

Archduke Charles defeated by Bonaparte, 341, 344n

and peace of Leoben, 367n, 431, 433, 434n, 436, 438, 450 451, 459, 558

Avignon, France

Volney compares Kanawha River region to, 151

Azevedo, António de Araújo

and Portuguese-French diplomacy, xxxvii

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