Volume 29 Index

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P

Pace, Henry, 537n

Pacific Ocean

Missouri River as prospective connection to, 174-5, 176n

Page, John

TJ sends respects to, 7, 224

reported well, 82

Page, Mann

letter to, 100-1

letter from, 353

and Mazzei, 81, 100

invites TJ to visit, 353

recommends H. Mercer, 353

Page, Mann (the younger), 82

Page, Margaret Lowther (Mrs. John Page), 82

Page, Mary Tayloe (Mrs. Mann Page), 101

Page, William, 414, 577

Paine, Elijah, 411, 412n

Paine, Thomas

letters from, 340-5, 366-7

political views, xxxvii

Letter to George Washington, 224, 256, 586

Rights of Man, 234

comments on situation in England, France, 340-5

Decline and Fall, 340-1, 344n

on U.S. presidency, 343

on appointment of consuls in France, 366-7

expected in U.S., 422, 426

news from Europe, 423n

Agrarian Justice, 434, 435

absence of news from, 450

assists B. Vaughan, 521n

Pallas, Peter Simon

identified, 201-2n

comparative study of languages, 201-2, 447n

Panama

TJ's interest in Isthmus of, 360-1, 406

panthers. See cougars

Pantops (Albemarle Co., Va.)

in marriage settlement of Mary Jefferson, 424, 430, 532 547-8, 549

Paraguay

site of megatherium discovery, 298, 510

Paris

bust of Lafayette given by Va., 38n

as haven for bankers and political refugees from Netherlands 215

Americans in, and U.S. relations with France, 228

weather, 258

residential designs, 345-6

English convent in, 369

Parker, Isaac, 413n

Parker, Josiah

and Jay Treaty, 95n

obtains Washington document, 142

introduces defense measure, 423n

Parma, Prince of. See Louis of Parma

Paroy, Capt.

letter from, 570-2

sends papers for brother, 570-2

commander of Cérès, 572n

patents

sought by Booker for threshing machine, 187-8

and protection of inventions, 408

sought by T. Martin for threshing machine, 553-4, 573, 588

patronage

and postal roads, 7-8

influence of, 94

and Monroe administration, 429n

and TJ's vice presidency, 520

Patten, John, 94-5

Patterson, Robert, 130

"Paulding" (pseudonym)

seeks to damage Washington's reputation, 129n

Payne's (Mrs. Paines) ordinary

J. W. and M. J. Eppes stop at, 572, 577

Peace Treaty, Definitive (1783)

as watershed in U.S. history, 235, 237

and Jay Treaty negotiations, 606, 608-9, 613, 615, 624-5 626, 629n

boundary provisions of, 616-17

dates of ratification, 624-5

peach trees

bloom at Monticello, 37, 52, 322, 351

used as boundary for fields, 245

Peale, Charles Willson

letter to, 121

letters from, 136, 286-7

exchanges of specimens, 121, 136, 286-7, 390-1

museum, 121, 136, 286-7

engineering activities, 286

and study of megalonyx, 300n

Peale, Titian Ramsey (1780-1798)

draws megalonyx specimens, xxxix, 300n

skilled taxidermist, 136

peas

sent by Rutledge, vii, 386, 455

sent by Strickland, vii, 102, 115

and vetches, 103

and TJ's crop-rotation plan, 128-9, 154, 245

Washington procures seed from England, 143

TJ's queries on cow peas, 179-80

grown in S. C., 231

sent by TJ, 319, 346, 380, 560

seed from France, 323

in diet during harvest, 414

field and cow peas, 546

grown by J. Taylor, 554

Peirce (Pierce), William, 295

"Pelham" (pseudonym)

urges separation of northern, southern states, 364n

penal institutions

in Va., 309-10, 335-9

solitary confinement, 310n, 335-6

TJ and reform of, 310n

in Britain and Europe, 335, 336n

in Pa., 335, 336n, 463n in U.S.

specifications of TJ's plan for penitentiary, 336-9

La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt pamphlet, 463n

Pendleton, Edmund

in poor health, 5

and Va.-Md. boundary, 279

and revisal of Va. laws, 310n

and U.S. relations with France, 382n

TJ sends respects to, 546

and Short's salary, 574

Pendleton, John

letter to, 39-41

as auditor of Va., 37

and settlement of TJ's accounts, 39-41

Pennsylvania

considers Va. amendments to U.S. constitution, 35-6

support for Jay and Pinckney treaties in western, 48

vote at Constitutional Convention, 68

support for Jay Treaty in, 70-1

clover in, 104

and election of 1796, 211, 235-6, 258, 261-2

and Va.-Md. boundary dispute, 271-2

penal system, 335, 336n, 463n

growing Republican strength in, 594

Pennsylvania Journal (Philadelphia)

publishes Logan's speech, 603n

Persia

as analogy for American Indian cultures, 446

Peru

lions of, 295

Petit, Adrien

and TJ's French accounts, 14, 16, 31

petroglyphs

associated with megalonyx, 64, 172, 295

Peyroux de la Coudrèniere, Henri

letter to, 132-3

identified, 133n

introduced to Volney, 132-3

Philadelphia

price of wheat and flour at, 10, 26, 36, 322, 350, 371, 385 426, 583

response to Jay Treaty, 70, 73, 94

weather at, 95, 258

sashes for Monticello built at, 167, 184, 186, 206, 212 324, 484, 523

glass for Monticello from, 184, 187, 212-13

as center of information, 221

economic distress in, 238, 261, 583

stagecoaches from Va. to, 274, 445

price of tobacco at, 309, 316, 371, 379, 385, 402, 412, 413

as market for tobacco, 324, 481, 484

and financial speculation, 329-30

prisons at, 336n, 463n

lack of spring season at, 352

bankruptcies in, 371, 373

prices stagnant, falling at, 371, 379, 402, 412

Bartram's Garden, 390, 391n

politics disturbs social life in, 396-7, 456-7

TJ criticizes society in, 430, 596

as source for iron and nailrod, 531

yellow fever in, 531, 534, 536, 543, 544, 562, 592

TJ's business affairs in, 577

harbor freezes over, 586, 588

Philadelphia Gazette

carries foreign news, 256-7, 305

publishes letters on French affairs, 280

prints letters that rumor war, 440n

See also Brown, Andrew

Philip (TJ's slave)

in marriage settlement of Mary Jefferson, 550

Philippines

TJ receives, distributes rice from, 367n, 487

Phill (TJ's slave)

and loss of tobacco, 63n

Phyllis (TJ's slave)

in marriage settlement of Mary Jefferson, 550

physiognotrace machine

used by J. Sharples, xl

Piamingo (Chickasaw Indian), 42

Pichegru, Jean Charles, 558

Pickering, Timothy

letters from, 305-6, 307-8, 325

employs Akin, xl

appointment to cabinet, 5, 124

and Jay Treaty, 47-8, 228n, 374n

and diplomats' accounts, 58

and TJ's letter to Mazzei, 75, 78n

and Monroe, 109-10, 165n, 343, 345n, 516, 517n, 518, 524

and relations with France, 215n, 373n

addresses U.S. complaints against France, 273n, 280, 285

sends TJ notification of election, 305-6, 307-8

sends papers, 325

and Short's salary, 332

Paine criticizes, 342, 343

offends French, 343, 345n

and Swedish proposal of alliance, 345n

E. Rutledge criticizes, 357

as advisor to Adams, 380-1, 382n

stories of, as quartermaster general, 381

correspondence with C. C. Pinckney, 426

R. King writes, 434n

submits Washington letter to the press, 505, 506n

Tucker avoids communicating with, 515-16

and Blount conspiracy, 517n

and Hamilton's influence, 518

and Federalist politics, 558

publishes official papers, 563-4

Pictet de Rochemont, Charles

Tableau, 122

Pinckney, Charles

and visit from H. M. Rutledge, 92

Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth

France rebuffs as minister, 230, 231n, 256, 265, 282, 316 340, 371, 416

absence of news from, 272, 286, 587, 589, 594, 598

letter from Pickering, 273n, 280n, 426

arrives in France, 305

and Jay Treaty, 340, 412

and U.S. relations with France, 357, 373n, 405

as envoy to France, with Gerry and Marshall, 411, 413n, 414 420, 427, 448, 552, 580, 586, 591

Pinckney, Thomas

letter to, 404-6

letters from, 27-9, 69-70

successful negotiation with Spain, 3

and Jay Treaty, 9, 340, 412, 606-7, 610, 611, 628, 631n

describes agriculture in Spain, 27-9

describes Louis of Parma, 27

letters from cited, 29n

letters to cited, 29n

and negotiations on impressment of U.S. seamen, 35-6

reports on war between France and England, 70

resigns diplomatic appointment, 109

sends TJ model of threshing machine, 129

and election of 1796, 148, 214, 218, 223, 226, 227, 235-6 251, 253, 255, 326

as minister in London, 345n

forwards letter from Louis of Parma, 357-8, 404

and Louis of Parma, 389

TJ discusses politics, Jay Treaty with, 404-5

Pinckney family

take turn in public service, 233

as reference for van Hasselt, 467

Pinckney Treaty

and TJ, 3, 7, 195

described, 9-10

and Jay Treaty, 9-10, 48-9, 70, 73

publication of, 48

considered in House of Representatives, 62

implementation of, 70-1, 95n, 286

fulfillment of terms of, 535n

Short criticizes, 598

Pine, Mary (Mrs. Robert Edge Pine), 314

Pinkney, William

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

Pintard, John M.

forwards letter, 379

letter from cited, 379n

Pitt, William

and efforts to suppress civil liberties, 35

and D'Ivernois, 59

and British restrictions on Dutch firms, 89

seeks peace with France, 256n

policy toward U.S., 471

Pittsburgh, Pa.

heavy snows reported at, 238, 260

Pius VI, Pope, 256n

Pleasants, James, 477

Pleasants, Robert

letter to, 177-8

letters from, 120, 287-8

identified, 120n

and education of blacks, 120, 177-8, 287-8

and emancipation, 120n, 177-8

letters from cited, 120n, 178n

letter to cited, 288n

Pleasants, Robert, & Co.

TJ's account with, 288

Pleasants, Thomas, Jr. (of Four Mile Creek), 5, 288n

Pliny

Natural History, 295

plow, moldboard

TJ designs, xli, 140

and instrument for measurement of resistance, 105, 115-16 140

Plumard, M., 164

Plumard de Bellanger, Mme

and Derieux's entreaties, 5, 123, 164

Point Pleasant, Va.

Volney describes, 151

Poland

partitioned, 471

Littlepage visits, 551

Polar Star and Boston Daily Advertiser (Boston)

praises Volney, 237, 238n

Political Progress of Britain (James T. Callender)

TJ's views on, 248-51

labeled seditious in Britain, 537n

Pollard, Mary (Mrs. Robert Pollard), 6

Pollard, Robert

letter from, 6

and Short's business affairs, 6, 278n

letter from cited, 6n

Poplar Forest (TJ's estate)

slaves at, 98

in marriage settlement of Martha Jefferson Randolph, 532

See also Clark, Bowling

Porcupine's Gazette (Philadelphia)

publishes L. Martin's attacks on TJ, vii, 409n, 452, 454n 582n

publishes TJ's letter to Mazzei, 75

and queries on TJ's correspondence with P. Fitzhugh, 561

See also Cobbett, William

Portugal

relations with France, xxxvii

U.S diplomatic post in, 109, 486-7

information for map from, 115

postal roads

federal monies for, 7-8, 55

from Md. to Philadelphia, 382

from Staunton, Va. to Washington Co., Md., 415-16

postal service

irregularity of mail south of Baltimore, 9

winter weather interrupts, 266

and notification of TJ's election, 267, 306, 307-8

Gerry distrusts, 387, 398-9

in Va., 427, 428

TJ distrusts, 442, 445, 460, 529-30

and franking privilege, 494, 499-500

potatoes

in TJ's crop rotation plan, 245

in diet during harvest, 414

Potomac Canal Company, 5

Potomac River

as Cohongaronta River, 116, 118-19n

tributaries of, 116, 118n

climate and health, 175

and Va.-Md. boundary, 263n, 453

as national political divide, 364n

Washington visits falls of, 483

Pougens, Charles

Paris bookseller, 333, 464

letters from cited, 597, 598n

plan to sell books in U.S., 597

poultry

feed for, 104

Pouncey's tract (TJ property)

TJ's claim to part of, 42, 43-4n

powder

TJ's use of, 44

Powell, Leven

as candidate for elector in 1796, 195-6, 198-9

casts electoral vote for Adams, 261

Powell, William Dummer, 221

Pragers & Co., 199-200

Presque Isle, Pa.

snow at, 238, 260

Prévost, Abbé Antoine François, 6n, 15

Priestley, Joseph

commended by United Irishmen, 140n

removes to U.S., 140n

and study of languages, 201

and American Indian artifacts, 202n

quoted, 284

wishes to see TJ, 284

recommends thermometer, 315

dispute with Volney, 320-1, 352

Prince Edward Co., Va.

TJ proposes road to, 431, 432

Prince Edward Court House, Va.

site on proposed road from Georgetown to Ga., 529

Prince of Wales case

and Wayles estate, 97n, 196-7

J. Marshall's opinion on, 197n

Princeton, N.J., 435-6

Prince William Co., Va.

residents acquainted with TJ, 184

campaign for presidential elector in, 193, 195

and proposed road from Georgetown to Ga., 529, 530

Principall Navigations (Richard Hakluyt)

cited by TJ, 294

prisons. See penal institutions

privateers

bill to prevent U.S. citizens from serving on, 421, 423n 426, 433, 436

Proclamation of Neutrality

Washington's questions to Cabinet on, 127, 129n, 141-2

Propaganda Fide, College of (Rome)

American students at, 538-9

Prospect Before Us (James T. Callender)

and presidential campaign of 1800, 537n

Provera, Giovanni, Marquis de, 135, 136n

"Providential Detection" (cartoon), xxxvii, 318 (illus.)

Provost, William, 486

Prussia

and renewal of treaty with U.S., 371n

appointment of U.S. minister to Berlin, 411, 412-13n, 414

public lands

bill for sale of, 10-11

pumpkins

as crop, 559

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