Volume 29 Index

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V

Val (TJ's slave)

TJ mortgages, 98

in marriage settlement of Mary Jefferson, 550

Valencia

culture of rice in, 29

Vall-Travers, Rodolph, 138, 139n

Van Buren, Martin, 74n, 78n

Van Cortlandt, Philip, 591

van Hasselt, Willem H.

letter to, 518-19

letter from, 465-8

identified, 468n

seeks employment as tutor, 465-8, 518-19

Van Staphorst, Jacob

and TJ's letter to Mazzei, 74

and slave mortgages, 209-10

potential relocation to Va., 331

letter from cited, 458n

Van Staphorst, Nicolaas

and slave mortgages, 209-10

Van Staphorst & Hubbard

letters to, 90, 329-30, 331

letters from, 65, 106-7, 199-200, 457-8

make loan to TJ in France, 22

and Mazzei's finances, 55, 65, 67, 81-2, 89, 90, 95

TJ's correspondence with, 55-6

letters to cited, 83n

TJ mortgages slaves to, 96-7n, 98-9, 209-10

TJ borrows from, 97n, 106-7, 329-31, 458, 574-5

made citizens of Va., 215-17, 274, 331, 457-8

TJ comments on, 327

and Dutch speculations in U.S., 330, 458

TJ's bonds to, 330-1, 458, 574-5

See also Willink, Van Staphorst & Hubbard

Varina (Randolph estate)

slaves at, 90

Randolphs travel to, from, 276, 309, 351

Mary Jefferson visits, 308, 309, 351

vetch grows at, 319

compared to Monticello, 328

TJ's family at, 351

Varnum, Joseph B.

and vote on Jay Treaty, 93-5

resides at Francis's hotel, 469n

Vatican, 336

Vattel, Emmerich de

cited in Jay Treaty negotiations, 614, 623

Vaughan, Benjamin

letter to, 521

TJ mistakes for J. Martin, 521, 529-30

Home Office investigates, 521n

pseudonyms of, 521n

Vaughan, John

letters to, 521-2, 529-30

as officer of APS, 139n, 277n

and B. Vaughan's identity, 521-2, 529-30

letter from cited, 530n

Vaughan, William

letter from cited, 530n

Venable, Abraham B.

TJ sends respects to, 224

appointed to House committee, 372, 373n

and Monroe-Hamilton conflict, 478-9

Venice

and France, xxxvii, 161

Austria attains control over, 367n

Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de, 365n

Vermont

and election of 1796, 226, 227, 228n, 255-6, 266, 594, 595n

vetch, spring

only variety available in England, 82

vetch, winter

TJ exchanges seed of, with Strickland, vii, 102-3, 115 319-20, 510-11

TJ seeks, 82, 129

seed from England and Italy, 143, 320, 546

in TJ's crop rotation plan, 245

description of, on T. M. Randolph's farms, 319

Strickland's description of, 512

seed for J. Taylor, 554

Vienna

U.S. diplomats in, 23n

French threaten, 367n

View of the Causes and Consequences of the Present War with France (Thomas Erskine)

sent to TJ, 361

reprinted in U.S., 407

deemed worthy of notice, 434

View of the Climate and Soil of the United States of America (Constantin François Chasseboeuf Volney), xxxviii

View of the Conduct of the Executive (James Monroe). See Monroe, James

Vincennes

Volney visits, 174, 220

land claims, 507-8

letter, memorials from citizens of, 507-8

Vincent, Charles, 110n

Vindication of Mr. Randolph's Resignation (Edmund Randolph)

TJ discusses, 4

Virgil

Georgics, 233n

Aeneid, 386, 519

Virginia (TJ's slave)

TJ mortgages, 98

Virginia

Agriculture

compared to Spanish, 27-9

abundant Albemarle Co. harvest, 146, 147

harvest harmed by rains, 146

TJ sends breadfruit to, 348, 388, 513

varieties of plants for, 513-14

Constitution

TJ's analysis of criticized, 176n

separation of powers under, 493-4, 499-500

potential revision of, 524, 538

Courts

and emancipation, 120n

and Wayles estate, 196-7

and land transactions, 287

presentment against S. Cabell, 417, 418-19n, 444-5 490-1, 491-504, 524

chancery suits, 476-8

and British harassment of vessels, 519-20

and protection of natural rights, 526

and TJ's grand jury petition, 526-7

Description

and ice caves, 116-19, 320, 321

elevations of mountains, 138-9

boundaries of, 172-3, 262-3, 271-2, 278-9

Economy

insurance rates, premiums, 190-1

investments in U.S. securities, 191

claims of British creditors, 614

Education and Science

TJ's education bill, 177-8, 287-8

Elections

campaign for presidential electors in 1796, 193-9

Federal Convention

vote on journals, 68

debates on ratification of U.S. Constitution, 323, 380

General Assembly

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

and amendments to U.S. Constitution, 5, 36n

election of delegates to, 27, 52, 322-3, 327-8, 349 350n

and Jay Treaty, 129n

and replevin law, 166

education bills, 177-8, 287-8

and citizenship for Van Staphorsts, Hubbard, 215-17 274, 331, 457-8

resolution on Md. boundary, 262-3, 278-9

appoints boundary commission, 271

rebuffs abolition proposal, 488-9

ineffectiveness of Republicans in, 493

fixes value of foreign coinage, 590n

House of Burgesses

papers of, 283

House of Delegates

and TJ's grand jury petition, viii, 490, 491-504 505-6, 524

resolutions on TJ's conduct as governor, 195

impeachment powers, 496-7, 502-3

Laws

on slaves, slavery, 96n, 120n

and land surveyors, 130

preservation, publication of, 158, 168, 276, 283, 569

replevin law, 166-7

establishing Ky. as county, 172-3

and Ky. statehood, 172-3

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

revisals of, 177-8, 287-8

revision of penal, 309-10, 335, 336, 336n, 337-8

Militia

TJ writes captains of, 349, 350n

Dunmore's War, 409-10n, 441, 452

and Unicorn affair, 612, 630n

Politics

abolitionism in, 120n, 488-9

design, construction of state capitol, 310n, 335

and TJ's influence on congressional delegation, 359-60

and party alignments in House of Representatives, 372 374n, 385-6, 412, 414, 422, 426

public figures characterized, 383

impact of Saint-Domingue revolt on, 538

Public Finance

accounts with Grand & Cie., 12, 15, 16-17, 33-4, 37-8 39-41

collection of taxes in, 26-7

accounts with Gautier, 30-3

balance due from TJ, 39-40

assignats on deposit, 122

estimated penitentiary costs, 337-9

Society

Houdon statue of Washington, 37-8

design of new penitentiary, 309-10, 335-9

smallpox, and delay of post, 427, 428

TJ on racial problems, prospects of black insurrection 519

Weather

healthy climate in, 43

record low temperatures, 258, 260n

at Williamsburg, 258, 260n

TJ's plan to record winds, 259

causes delays in postal service, 266

at Montpelier, 488, 591

See also Monticello

Virginia, Governor of.

See

Brooke, Robert

Dunmore, John Murray, fourth Earl of

Wood, James

Virginia Argus (Richmond)

G. Jefferson advertises in, 577-8

Virginia Chronicle and Norfolk and Portsmouth General Advertiser (Norfolk), 45n

Virginia Gazette, and Petersburg Intelligencer (Petersburg), 45n

Virginia Gazette (Dixon and Hunter)

publishes Logan's speech, 601, 604n

Virginia Gazette and General Advertiser (Richmond)

publishes TJ's letter to Mazzei, 76

Virginia Impartially Examined (William Bullock)

cited by TJ, 294-5

Vivarais, France

mountains compared to western Va.'s, 151

Volney, Constantin François Chasseboeuf

letters to, 61, 224-5, 257-60, 352-3, 474, 507

letters from, 53, 111, 150-2, 174-7, 220-2, 229-30, 237-8 320-1, 474, 482-3, 523

political views, xxxvii

portrait by G. Stuart, xxxviii, 318 (illus.)

travels, xxxviii, 53, 61, 134, 148, 150-2, 174-7, 220-2 224-5, 482-3

visits Monticello, xxxviii, 61, 111, 124, 126, 148, 151-2n 175-6n, 482, 507, 523

works by, xxxviii

and TJ's letter to Mazzei, 80

converses with Thornton about university, 110-11

introduced by TJ, 131-3, 134

letter from cited, 152n

Guillemard sends regards to, 154

baggage of, 175, 220, 224-5, 229, 237, 257, 261

and linguistic studies, 202n

friendship with TJ, 224, 352-3, 474

reports Dombey's death, 229-30, 257

on French haste, American patience, 237

noticed by Boston newspaper, 237, 238n

sends news from Philadelphia, 237-8

collects meteorological data, 238, 257-60, 352

on Indians, frontier whites, 238, 259

dispute with Priestley, 320-1, 352

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

predicts continuation of war between Britain and France 433

and Monroe, 482, 507

postpones return to France, 482-3

conveys gossip, 517

Volney's Answer to Doctor Priestley (Constantin François Chasseboeuf Volney), 320-1, 352

Voltaire, François Marie Arouet, xxxvii

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

Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope (Anders Sparrman)

cited, quoted by TJ, 296

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