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N

nailrod. See Jefferson, Thomas: Nailery

Naney (Nanny, TJ's slave)

TJ mortgages, 98

Naples

and French campaign in Italy, 135

negotiates peace with France, 161, 164n

Nat (T. M. Randolph's slave)

andsupplies for TJ, 63

Natchez

factional disputes at, 535-6

latitude, longitude of, 535

National Institute of Arts and Sciences. See France: National Institute of Arts and Sciences

"Native American" (pseudonym)

letter from, 382-5

and TJ's letter to Mazzei, 382-4

Natural Bridge, Va.

Volney may visit, 482

natural history

of Virginia, 29n

birds, 156, 260

snakes, 165, 166n, 182, 192

meadow mice, 183

hawks, 192

man as most destructive species, 248, 250-1

Rush on animal and human insurrections, 284

preferred habitats of large animals, 294-5

theories of extinction, 297-8, 303n

sizes of Old World, American animals, 298

classification of species, 301n

See also

Barton, Benjamin Smith

Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de

Jefferson, Thomas: Scientific Interests

Louis of Parma

mgalonyx

Peale, Charles Willson

Natural History (Pliny)

TJ cites, 295

Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands (Mark Catesby)

cited by TJ, 298, 304n

Ned (1760-1818?, TJ's slave)

TJ mortgages, 98

Ned (b. 1786, TJ's slave)

TJ mortgages, 98

Nedham, Marchamont, 59

Nelly (b. 1796, TJ's slave)

in marriage settlement of Mary Jefferson, 550

Nero

referred to by Washington, 143

Netherlands

Volney compares Ohio to, 221

treaty of amity and commerce with U.S., 615, 628

See also Batavian Republic

Netherlands, Austrian

and War of First Coalition, 256-7n

neutrality

French threaten seizure of U.S. vessels, 215n

of Denmark and Sweden, 344, 345n

and Jay Treaty, 344, 345n, 613, 617, 621, 622-3, 628

League of Armed Neutrality, 344, 345n

TJ on need for American, 363-4, 415

U.S. consults with neutral nations, 371n

Proclamation of Neutrality, 471

U.S., and Unicorn affair, 612, 630n

New, Anthony

misses vote on Jay Treaty, 62n

instructions from constituents, 381, 382n

and patent for threshing machine, 573

Newel, Capt., 514

New England

and Jay Treaty, 95

and U.S. relations with France, 226

and election of 1796, 262

Hamilton's influence in, 265

New Hampshire

at Constitutional Convention, 68

and election of 1796, 226, 227

New Jersey

at Constitutional Convention, 68

and Jay Treaty, 73

penal system, 336n

New London, Va., 58, 172

newspapers

and publication of TJ's letter to Mazzei, 73-88

TJ warns to keep his correspondence out of, 80, 371, 417-18 429, 445, 527-8, 556-7

TJ refuses to write for, 127, 416

Washington refuses to respond to anonymous publications 142

British influence over, 363

TJ evaluates, 416

attacks on TJ in, 427

TJ's relations with, 429

TJ's subscription to New York, 441-2

anti-French bias of London, 559

New Star (Concord, N.H.)

publishes TJ's letter to Mazzei, 75n

New Views of the Origin of the Tribes and Nations of America (Benjamin Smith Barton)

dedicated to TJ, 367-8, 445-7

New York

and Jay Treaty, 108

Republicans in, 156-7, 594

Hamilton's influence in, 265

penal system, 336n

English influence on election of 1796 in, 439

New York City

response to Jay Treaty, 70, 73

price of wheat at, 261

election of 1796, 264, 439n

and financial speculation, 329

and trade with France, 340

artillery regiment, 403-4

TJ's subscription to newspapers in, 441-2

Republican dinner for Monroe in, 478, 479n, 488

New York Missionary Society, 400n

New Zealand

Cook finds breadfruit in, 348, 388

Niagara

Volney visits, 174, 221

described, 221

Nicholas, John (brother of W. C. Nicholas)

and election of 1796, 194-5

on U.S. relations with France, 373n

and House reply to president's address, 411, 427

and charges against Blount, 473n

moves to postpone naval armament legislation, 588n

Nicholas, John, Jr. (clerk of Albemarle County Court)

attestations by, 66, 219n, 330n, 545n

and TJ's letter to Mazzei, 78

and TJ's grand jury petition, 493

Nicholas, Wilson Cary

letters to, 170, 215-17

election to Va. General Assembly, 27, 52, 322, 350n

TJ sends house design to, 170

letters from cited, 170n

letter to cited, 170n

and Burr's visit to Monticello, 198n

and TJ's grand jury petition, 490, 492-3, 505, 566

Nicholl, John, 611

Nicholson, John, 528

niter

and ice caves, 117

Noe, Sephemiah

TJ stops at ordinary run by, 425, 436

Noël, Jean François, 357

Nolan, Philip, 175

Nootka Sound

and British foreign policy, 342

Norfolk, Va.

TJ disembarks from France at (1789), 19, 40

TJ imagines winters in, 153

as developing commercial center, 215-16

as potential residence for Van Staphorsts, 331, 457-8

British harass vessels near, 515-16, 519-20

Unicorn affair, 630n

Norfolk Canal Company, 5

Norman's ford (Rappahannock River)

site on proposed road from Georgetown to Ga., 529, 530

North Carolina

vote at Constitutional Convention, 68

TJ sends breadfruit to, 388

sites on proposed road from Georgetown to Ga., 529

northern states

support for Adams in, 232

in election of 1796, 235-6, 253

growing Republican strength in, 289-90, 594, 595n

lack of fine spring, fall seasons in, 352

misrepresented, misunderstood in south, 364

wish to avoid war with France, 371-2

Northwest Territory

procedures for survey and sale of lands in, 10-11

posts in, 48

free movement of British traders in, 228n

land claims in, 507-8

See also

Gallipolis, Northwest Terr.

Kaskaskia

Vincennes

Notes on the State of Virginia

and Logan's speech, vii, 408-10, 416, 440-1, 443, 452-5 555, 581-2, 590-1, 600-4

T. Pinckney encloses to Louis of Parma, 29n

Strickland comments on, 116

cited by J. Williams, 130

Imlay disputes statements in, 174-7

depiction of blacks in, 176-7n

potential revision of, 222, 258, 408, 410n, 416, 600

praises Rittenhouse, 251, 252n

and TJ's weather records, 258, 260n

on Native American tribes, 400

See also

Appendix to the Notes on Virginia Relative to the Murder of Logan's Family

Logan (Mingo Indian)

Nouvelle Histoire de l'Afrique Françoise (Abbé Demanet)

cited by TJ, 292

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