Volume 29 Index

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M

Mably, Gabriel Bonnot de

cited by Adams, 59

Des Droits et des Devoirs du Citoyen, 59

McCaul, Alexander

and TJ's debt to Henderson, McCaul & Co., 203

McClung's (inn, western Va.), 151

McCulloch v. Maryland, 359n, 454n

McGuffey readers

include Logan oration, TJ commentary, 410n

McHenry, James

appointment to cabinet, 5

as advisor to Adams, 380-1

Machir, James

as Federalist congressman from Va., 372, 374n, 422

votes on U.S. policy with France, 412, 414

Mackay (McKay, McCay), Eneas, 153

McKean, Sarah, 314

McKean, Thomas

and election of 1796, 211

as likely candidate for governor, 594

Mckorkle. See Snowdon & McCorkle (Mckorkle)

Maclay, Samuel

Mr. Maclay's Motion. 14th April 1796, 71n

Macon, Nathaniel, 513

McQueen, John

letter from, 543

sends oranges, recalls old favor, 543

Madison, Dolley Payne Todd

TJ sends respects to, 7, 52, 67, 434, 461

visits Monticello, 129n, 525n

Volney visits, 220

invited to Monticello, 483, 490, 506, 517

sends regards to TJ's daughters, 488

sends congratulations on Mary Jefferson's marriage, 564

Monroe sends regards, 576

Madison, Frances Taylor

invited to Monticello, 483

Madison, James

letters to, 6-8, 41, 51-2, 67, 88-9, 223-4, 247-51, 255 266, 270-2, 280-1, 371-4, 411-13, 421-4, 433-5, 450, 461 483-4, 489-91

letters from, 9-11, 25-6, 41, 55-7, 62-3, 70-1, 72-3, 93-5 95-6, 108-10, 119, 214-15, 218, 226-7, 227-8, 255-7, 263-5 272-3, 280, 285-6, 304-5, 488, 505-6, 516-17, 562, 564 591-2

letter to cited, 8n

letter from Monroe cited, 125n

Congress

supports federal aid for postal roads, 7-8, 55

describes treaties, bills, and political maneuvers in 9-10, 25, 55-6, 62-3, 70-1, 72-3, 93-6, 108, 228, 265 272-3, 285-6

and Jay Treaty papers, 48, 54n

and House response to president's message, 218, 227n

views on taxes, 265

and TJ's notification as vice president, 282

resolutions on TJ's Report on Commerce, 405n

Opinions

on Washington's refusal to send Jay Treaty papers to House, 55-6, 62

on Adams, 226-7, 263-4, 285, 304-5

on land tax, 285

on Hamilton's Observations, 562

fears usurpation of power by the executive, 592

Personal Affairs

and Mazzei's business affairs, 81, 90

and Liancourt, 137

relationship with Monroe, 164, 165n, 488, 516, 517n 576, 595

friendship with Volney, 320, 482-3, 507, 523

financial dealings with TJ and Monroe, 591, 592n

records, disseminates Logan's speech, 603-4n

Politics

shows TJ's letter of 17 Dec. 1796 to B. Rush, 224n

assists Monroe, 230-1, 269

and stand on treaty-making powers, 322-3, 346-7, 380

as tarnish on Va.'s reputation, 383

Federalists oppose appointment as envoy to France, 411 552

and Tucker's abolition proposal, 489

and appointments, 564

confers with Monroe, 565-6

and Monroe-Hamilton conflict, 578, 593, 595n

President

appointments, 578n

Public Service

rumors of appointment as envoy to France, 272, 273n 340, 367

declines mission to France, 551-2

Relations with Jefferson

TJ sends reports on Congress, viii, 371-3, 411-12 421-2, 433-4, 450, 461

and TJ's grand jury petition, viii, 491-2, 505-6, 566

gathers information on iron merchants, 7, 88-9

urges TJ not to abandon historical task, 7

forwards books, pamphlets, newspapers to TJ, 8n, 72 109, 248, 250, 256, 272, 305, 488

transmits letters, papers, 9, 130, 224, 280, 281, 361

gathers information on kitchen stoves, 25

forwards letters, 41, 55, 56n, 89, 266, 361, 516

sends introduction, 41

conveys news from Monroe, 56, 108-9

and TJ's letter to Mazzei, 77, 80, 478, 489-90, 491n 505

executes commissions for TJ, 95

sends news from London newspapers, 119

TJ's trust and confidence in, 127, 129n

invited to, visits Monticello, 129n, 198n, 483, 489-91 506, 525n

identified as TJ's friend, 199n

conveys news on relations with France, 214, 272, 280 285

sends news on election of 1796, 214, 226, 227, 255

urges TJ to accept vice presidency, 218, 226-7

requested to forward TJ's letter to Adams, 234, 248 250, 263-4, 280

and TJ's posture toward Adams, 252, 270n

urges TJ to take oath in Philadelphia, 255-6

urged to run for Va. assembly, 272

news on arrangements for change of administrations 304-5

TJ defends against political attacks, 346-7, 380

TJ plans to visit, 422, 433, 450, 461, 569

TJ sends newspapers and pamphlets to, 433-5

TJ forwards correspondence with Monroe, 488, 562

sends news of Blount investigation, 516-17

consulted on mission to France, 551-2

returns pamphlet, 562

recommends Knapp, 564

sends congratulations on Mary Jefferson's marriage 564

orders nails, 591

Writings

notes on debates at the Federal Convention, 56-7, 67-8 93, 324, 346-7

address on Jay Treaty papers, 70-1

petition against Jay Treaty, 127, 129n

Madison family

TJ sends respects to, 484

Magaw, Samuel

secretary of APS, 254, 276-7

Maine

post road between Ga. and, 8n

Malesherbes, Chrétien Guillaume de Lamoigner de

execution of, 122, 123n

Malmesbury, Lord. See Harris, James, first Earl of Malmesbury

Malon, Pierre

letter from, 435-6

medical remedies, 435-6

Malta, Knights of, 333

mammoth

called "big buffalo," 113-14

size compared to elephant, 113-14, 138, 294

Turpin sends bone to TJ, 155, 481

TJ believes it not extinct, 206

probable habitat of, 295

Buffon on, 297-8

TJ ships tooth and bone to Philadelphia, 360

tooth sent to Louis of Parma, 391, 481, 484

bones of found in Tenn., 398, 403

Manigault family

as reference for van Hasselt, 467

Manual of Parliamentary Practice (Thomas Jefferson)

TJ begins work on, 633

manure

and TJ's crop rotation plan, 245-6

Board of Agriculture's report on, 319

Map of the British Colonies in North America (John Mitchell), 626

maps

of South America, 105-6, 115

Marat, Jean Paul, 137

Marc (TJ's valet de chambre)

and TJ's French accounts, 15

María Luisa, Infanta of Spain, 121

maritime academies, 376

Markland, John

TJ praises newspaper of, 434

Marks, Hastings (TJ's brother-in-law), 189

Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 318

Marquis's road (Albemarle Co., Va.)

site on proposed road from Georgetown to Ga., 529

Marseilles, France

consulship at, 369

French prize court at, 369

Marshall, Humphrey

takes seat in Senate, 411, 412n

and foreign coinage, 584n

Marshall, John

letter to, 278-9

Life of George Washington, 79-80n, 487n

and TJ's letter to Mazzei, 79

and publication of Va. laws, 158-9, 283

as brother of William Marshall, 196n

and election of 1796, 197n

as attorney for Va. debtors, 218n

and Va.-Md. boundary, 263n, 271-2, 278-9

letters from cited, 279n

letters to cited, 279n

as envoy to France, 411, 414, 420n, 427, 448, 580, 586, 587 589, 591, 594, 598

Adams consults, 506n

commands militia, 630n

Marshall, William

identified, 196-7n

certificate of, 196-7

and suits against TJ, 196-7

Martin, Anna Gordon, 157n

Martin, James

letter from, 156-7

identified, 157n

Independence Day oration by, 156-7, 521

TJ confuses with B. Vaughan, 521, 529-30

Martin, Luther

letters from, 452-5, 581-2

identified, 454n

challenges TJ's account of Logan speech, vii-viii, 408-10 416, 418n, 443-4, 452-5, 556, 581-2, 590-1, 599-604

description, characterization of, 443-4, 454n

and Burr, 454n

letter from cited, 455n

letter to Cobbett quoted, 455n

Martin, Maria Cresap (Mrs. Luther Martin)

relationship to T. and M. Cresap, 409n, 444, 453-4, 455n 556

mentioned, 581

Martin, Thomas C.

threshing machine and drill by, xli, 318, 545, 553-4, 573 588

Martin, William, 157n

Martin (b. 1777, TJ's slave)

in marriage settlement of Mary Jefferson, 550

Martinique, W.I., 185n

Martin's swamp (Chesterfield Co., Va.)

in marriage settlement of J. W. Eppes, 547-8

Marx, Joseph

letter to, 121

letter from, 119

identified, 119n

and Ceracchi bust of TJ, 119, 121

Mary (b. 1788, TJ's slave)

TJ mortgages, 98

Mary (b. 1792, TJ's slave)

TJ mortgages, 98

Mary (TJ's slave)

daughter of, in marriage settlement of Mary Jefferson, 550

Maryland

and disposition of journals of Constitutional Convention 68

and election of 1796, 194-5

boundary with Va., 262-3, 271-2, 278-9

General Assembly, 262-3

political views in, 322

subsidizes L. Martin, 454n

crops in, 559

senators from, 594, 595n

Mason, George

at Constitutional Convention, 57n

papers relating to Va.-Md. boundary, 279

Mason, John, 194-5

Mason, John Thomson

and election of 1796, 197n

and P. Fitzhugh, 323, 346, 380

TJ recommends to Volney, 353

Mason, Stevens Thomson

and election of 1796, 196, 197n

committee appointment, 282n

assists Callender, 537n

Mason & Fenwick. See Fenwick, Mason & Co.

Massac, Fort (Illinois)

Volney to visit, 151

Massachusetts

vote at Constitutional Convention, 68

and Jay Treaty, 108

and election of congressmen, 411, 413n

Mathers, James, 473n

Mathews, Sampson, 150

Maury, Matthew, 322

Maury (Murray), James, 143-4

Mayo, John, 197n

Mayo, Philip, 66

Mayo River

bridge rebuilt on, 5

Mazzei, Marie Hautefeuille "Petronilla" Martin (Mrs. Philip Mazzei)

buried at Monticello, 82, 83n

Mazzei, Philip

letter to, 81-3

and TJ's criticism of U.S. politics, vii-viii, 82, 489-90 491n

TJ's letter of 24 Apr. 1796, xxxvii, 73-88, 382-5, 505

letter enclosed for, 27

claim against Dohrman, 55, 199-200

TJ's correspondence with, 55-6

finances of, 65, 67, 70, 73, 81-3, 83n, 89, 90, 95, 100

Madison and TJ's 24 Apr. 1796 letter, 77, 80, 478, 489-90 491n, 505

Monroe advises TJ about letter to, 77, 478

letters from cited, 80n, 83n, 101n

and TJ's interest in agriculture, 82

letters to cited, 83n

Recherches historiques et politiques sur les États-Unis de l'Amérique Septentrionale, 85n, 87n

TJ mortgages slaves to, 96n, 209

Genet criticizes, 471

Meade, George

and bill for Ceracchi bust of TJ, 119, 121

medals

engraved in France, 14, 25n

medicine

TJ's views on use of, 169

unidentified remedies, 435-6

Mediterranean

and arming of U.S. private vessels for trade in, 421-2 423n

Medley or New Bedford Marine Journal (Mass.)

publishes TJ's letter to Mazzei, 76

megalonyx

TJ announces discovery to APS, viii, 138-9, 140, 275

diagrams of specimens, xxxix, 318 (illus.)

associated with lions, cats, 64, 113, 155, 171, 172, 275 284, 296, 299, 301n, 391, 415, 510, 525-6

J. Stuart sends fossils, information, 64-5, 113-14, 152-3 171, 177, 205-6

petroglyphs associated with, 64, 172, 295

TJ's interest in, alluded to in Federalist press, 79

A. Stuart sends information about, 100

named by TJ, 139, 292

hunters' accounts associated with, 152-3, 171-2, 295-7

APS publishes TJ's report on, 165, 182-3, 200-2, 205-6, 284 299n, 391, 510

skeleton incomplete, 171, 192, 205-6, 266, 510, 525

estimation of size of, 192, 206, 275, 293-4, 298, 299, 415

question of extinction or survival of, 206, 294-8, 303n

bones described, 291-3

TJ's report to APS, 291-304

size compared to lion, 292-4

probable numbers of, 297

compared to megatherium, sloths, 298-9, 301n, 510

TJ deposits specimens, information with APS, 298

as Pleistocene sloth, 299n

Megalonyx jeffersonii, 301n

scientific classification, 301n

and Native American oral traditions, 415, 510

megatherium

and classification of megalonyx, 298-9, 301n, 510

Cuvier, Roume describe, 298-9, 300n, 301n

information sent by Carmichael, 301n

Melinda (b. 1787, TJ's slave)

in marriage settlement of Mary Jefferson, 550

Memoir Concerning the Fascinating Faculty which has been Ascribed to the Rattle-Snake, and other American Serpents (Benjamin Smith Barton), 165, 166n, 182, 192

Mercer, Gen. Hugh, 353

Mercer, Hugh (son of Gen. Mercer), 353

Mercer, John, 279

Mercer, John Francis

letter to, 524

letter from, 508-9

and Va.-Md. boundary, 279

sends wheat to TJ, 508-9, 524

Mercer, Sophia Sprigg (Mrs. John F. Mercer), 524

merchants, U.S.

and Jay Treaty, 70, 72-3, 94

and speculative frenzy, 329-30

Paine denounces, 342

as agents of British influence, 363

TJ sends political and commercial news to Va. merchants 370-1, 379, 386, 428-9, 583-4

and arming of vessels, 371, 421, 423n

and specie, currency, 401

and tax on wine and liquor, 461, 462

memorials from Charleston merchants, 567, 570

Merchants' Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia)

TJ praises, 416, 434

Meriwether, Thomas, 66

Message from the President of the United States, Assigning the Reasons which Forbid his Compliance with the Resolution of the Twenty-Fourth Instant (George Washington)

sent to TJ, 55-6

Metamorphoses (Ovid)

TJ quotes from, 218n

metric system

French standards, 229-30

Mexico

lions of, 295

Mey, Florian Charles (Charleston merchant), 468

Miami Indians, 400n

mice

Barton describes variety of, 183

Michaux, André, 133n

middle states

future of republicanism in, 439

Middleton, Thomas, 467

Mifflin, Thomas

letter to, 468-9

and election of 1796, 261

welcomes TJ, 281

receives Blacons, 468-9

Milan

Bonaparte captures, 136n

incorporated in Cisalpine Republic, 367n

Miles, Samuel, 211

militia

reorganization of, 371n, 393, 416

dispute over rank in N.Y., 403-4

Congress passes act for, 456, 457n

See also Virginia: Militia

Millar, Felty

and possible work for TJ, 57, 99, 172

Miller (Millar), Philip

cultivates vetches, 103

description of wheat, 509

Miller, Valentine. See Millar, Felty

Miller's ordinary

as stop between Monticello and Eppington, 573

Milliner (Milner), William

debt to TJ, 203

mills

mortgage on Goochland Co. millseat, 476-8

Minerva (TJ's slave)

TJ mortgages, 98

Minerva. See American Minerva (New York)

Ming, William, 325n

Mingo Indians

identified, 409n

and Dunmore's War, 452

leadership positions among, 455n

Mint, U.S.

seeks new director, 564

and foreign coinage, 583-4n, 589

Mirievo, Fedor Ivanovich de, 202n

Mississippi River

and Jay and Pinckney treaties, 48-9, 372

dispute over flood stages of, 174, 176n

within range of U.S. coastal gunboats, 377

in Jay Treaty negotiations, 613, 615, 617, 619-20, 621-2 626

Missouri River

and Mississippi River flood stages, 174

speculative connection to Pacific Ocean, 174-5, 176n

Mitchell, John, 626

Mohawk River

Volney crosses, 221

molasses

duties on, 265n

in Jay Treaty, 616, 619

Molly (TJ's slave)

children of, in marriage settlement of Mary Jefferson, 550

monarchy

and U.S. Constitution, 289

Harper on, 593

Moniteur. See Gazette Nationale ou Le Moniteur Universel (Paris)

"Monitor" (pseudonym)

letter from, 359-60

accuses TJ of pro-French sentiments, 359-60

Monongahela River, 171, 295

monopoly

as malady of all governments, 555

Monroe, Eliza

TJ sends regards to, 124, 148

as young woman in France, 147

attends St. Germain school, 164

Monroe, Elizabeth Kortright (Mrs. James Monroe)

TJ sends regards to, 5, 124, 148, 595

and Mme Plumard de Bellanger, 164

visits Monticello, 525n

mentioned, 312

Monroe, James

letters to, 4-6, 41-2, 123-5, 147-8, 526-7, 564-5, 593-5

letters from, 160-5, 478-9, 524-5, 562-4, 565-6, 576, 578-9

and TJ's grand jury petition, viii, 492, 524-5, 526-7 565-6

publishes View, xxxvii, 562-5, 576, 583, 586, 592, 593-4 595

Albemarle Co. property, 5, 123-4, 163-4, 350, 576

orchard, 5, 41-2

1802 endorsement on document, 37n

forwards correspondence, 41, 122, 123, 312, 565

TJ's correspondence with, 41, 55-6, 230, 595n

corresponds with Madison, 56-7, 108-9, 125n

and TJ's letter to Mazzei, 77, 478, 489-90, 491n, 505

TJ gives Mazzei news of, 82-3

and French reaction to Jay Treaty, 108-10

and U.S. deposits in France, 122

Coxe forwards letters to, 134

sends, receives news from France, 147-8, 160-5, 593-5

orders Encyclopédie, 161

on situation in France, 161, 576

accused of financial improprieties, 164, 165n

defends Jay Treaty to French, 230, 231n, 269, 405

entrusts E. Edwards with discretion to publish papers 230-1, 269, 313

absence of news from, 256, 272, 286, 305, 422, 450

Federalists' motives toward, 269

returns to U.S., 332, 340, 343, 366, 373, 426, 461, 462 478, 488

relations with French government, 340, 342, 371n

and Congress, 343, 366

correspondence with secretary of state, 343, 345n, 516 517n, 518, 563-4, 565

forwards Swedish proposal of alliance, 345n

relations with Corsange & Cie., 354

relations with Gerry, 355-6, 361, 387, 398-9, 402

TJ forwards letters to, 355-6, 361, 562n

and consulships in France, 366

as tarnish on Va.'s reputation, 383

patronage appointments as president, 429n

and La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, 462-3

attends N.Y. Republican dinner, 478, 479n

dispute with Hamilton, 478-9, 490-1, 542, 558, 560n, 562 566, 578-9, 593, 595n

and Volney, 482, 507

visits Montpelier, 483, 517n

relationship with Madison, 488, 565-6, 576, 595

and Tucker's abolition proposal, 489

visits Monticello, 489-90, 524, 525n

defends conduct, asks explanation of recall, 518n, 524

assists B. Vaughan, 521n

and Short, 544-5, 561

and subsidy for View, 544-5, 561, 576, 595

as conduit for political intelligence, 551

View described, 563n

financial affairs with TJ and Madison, 591, 592n

correspondence with Dawson, 595n

Jay reports on, 612

Monroe, Joseph Jones

identified, 198n

elected to Va. General Assembly, 27, 52

practices law, 158, 525

certificate of, 198-9

offers to buy Short's land, 332

mentioned, 5, 147, 164, 172

Montenotte

French victory at, 136n

Monthly Magazine (London)

describes megatherium, 298, 301n

Monticello

renovation and expansion of, vii-viii, xxxviii-xxxix, 36 43, 61, 100-1, 170, 211, 223, 351, 352, 428, 484, 491, 533 605n

various visitors to, vii, 27, 49, 129n, 153, 168, 184, 320 428, 524, 525n

La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt visits, xxxviii, 38, 49, 148-9 154

Volney visits, xxxviii, 111, 126, 148, 151-2n, 154, 175-6n

insurance plat, xxxix, 242

slaves at (See Jefferson, Thomas: Slaveholder; slaves)

corn for, 26, 52

dogs at, 26-7

invitations to visit, 36, 60, 131, 210, 483, 489-91, 506 517, 533, 546

spring at, 36, 322, 328, 334, 351

peach trees bloom at, 37, 52, 322, 351

trees at, 37, 52, 105

weather at, 37, 43, 258, 281

gardener assists with Monroe's orchard, 42

cold weather at, 51, 52, 63, 67, 91, 255, 260

brickmasons, stonemasons, 57, 65n, 99-100, 172, 210n, 414 585

drought at, 63, 67, 89, 91, 224, 428

progress of construction, 63, 90, 213, 259, 352

Mazzei's wife buried at, 82

crops at, 91, 128-9, 513

Strickland sends seeds to, 102-5

clover sown at, 103-4

sashes for, 167, 184, 186, 206, 212, 324, 484, 523

clocks repaired at, 168

rain at, 170, 575, 576-8

glass for renovation, expansion of, 184, 187, 212-13

Burr visits, 198-9

importance to TJ, 229

insurance declaration, description of buildings, 239-44

slave dwellings, 243

and TJ's farming operations, 244-6

snow at, 255, 260, 575, 576-8

beef and butter for, 260-1

healthy climate of, 328, 507

TJ enjoys grandchildren at, 328

smallpox vaccinations, 401n

preparations for harvest at, 414

dinner guests at, 427

garden at, 428

roofing of, 464, 507

roads to, 483

construction costs, 531

fireplaces and chimneys, 605

Montpelier

weather at, 488, 591

Montpensier, Antoine Philippe d'Orléans, Duc de

travels in U.S., 312-13, 369

Montserrat, W.I.

and privateers' operations, 229

Moody, John

letter to, 428-9

identified, 429n

seeks news on commerce, 429

letters from cited, 429n

Moody & Price

letter to cited, 429n

Moorehead, John, 172

Moors

and lions, 155

moose

compared to European elk, 298

Moreau de St. Méry, Médéric Louis Elie, 463n

Morgan, Daniel

as Federalist congressman from Va., 372, 374n, 422

votes on U.S. policy with France, 412, 414

and Logan's speech, 441

Morris, Gouverneur

on pro-French sentiment in U.S., 110n

as minister to France, 342

and Short's salary, 574

Morris, Robert

and Holland Land Company, 330n

financial failure of, 528

Morris, Robert (innkeeper, western Va.), 151

Morris's (inn, western Va.), 150

Morse, Jedidiah

and publication of Logan's speech, 441n, 454, 455n

American Universal Geography, 455n

Moses (TJ's slave)

TJ mortgages, 98

Moylan, Stephen, 591, 592n

Mr. Maclay's Motion. 14th April 1796 (Samuel Maclay)

sent to TJ, 71n

Muhlenberg, Frederick Augustus Conrad, 94, 95n, 478-9

Muhlenburg, Peter, 137n

Mulay al Yazid (Emperor of Morocco), 68-9

mules

in Spain, 28

Munro (Monroe) & Roe

care for goods sent to TJ, 588

letter from cited, 589n

letters to cited, 589n

Murray, Charlotte Hughins, 327

Murray, William Vans

letter to, 327

and Jay Treaty, 55, 57n

appointed U.S. minister to Netherlands, 327, 486-7

carries letters for TJ, 327, 329, 331

Mussi, Joseph, 212

mutton

in payment of protested bill, 65n

price of, in France, 341

Federal District as potential market for, 529

Mutual Assurance Society

and TJ's insurance, 190-1, 239-44

investment of premiums, 191

form of declaration, 239-41

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