Volume 29 Index

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W

Wabash (Ouabache) River

Volney travels to, 174, 175, 220

Imlay challenges TJ's statements about, 175, 176n

Indians of region near, 508n

Walker, Emanuel, 229

Walker, Francis

letters to, 99, 587-8

TJ purchases corn from, 26, 52, 91, 99

TJ sends nails to, 99

letters from cited, 99n, 588n

elected to Va. House of Delegates, 350n

letters to cited, 588n

Walker, Thomas

and T. M. Randolph's business affairs, 90-1, 108n

Waller, Benjamin Carter, 218

Wapping (Randolph slave)

works at Edgehill, 260

war

and Jay Treaty, 95-6, 108-10

and the destructiveness of man, 248-51

high costs of, 416, 418n

Wardlaw, William

letter to, 401

financial transactions, 212, 401

letters from cited, 401n

Warfield, Henry, 263n

Warm Springs, Va.

Volney travels through, 150

Washington, Bushrod

letter to, 189-90

letter from, 91

and TJ's letter to Mazzei, 78

letters from cited, 91n, 189-90n

and publication of Va. laws, 158-9

as TJ's attorney, 167n, 189

letters to cited, 189-90n

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

Washington, George

letter to, 127-30

letters from, 141-4, 178

and journals of Constitutional Convention, 68

invoked by Society of United Irishmen, 140n

Agriculture

recognized by British Board of Agriculture, xli

and publications from Sinclair, 115

reports on crops and farm practices at Mt. Vernon 143-4

installs threshing machines, 188n

American Revolutionary War

correspondence from Revolution published by J. Carey 180-2, 205

and seige of Yorktown, 553

Opinions

on anti-administration sentiments in the press, 141-2

on danger of political parties, 142-3

Personal Affairs

statue by Houdon, 37-8

aids Lafayette's son, 126-7

collects linguistic information, 201n

papers from E. Edwards, 314

Volney visits, 483

President

and Pinckney Treaty, 3

cabinet appointments, 5

and Jay Treaty, 9-10, 25, 46-8, 52n, 54, 55-7, 60-1 62, 70-1, 108, 342, 517, 614

supports aid for Federal District, 10-11

signs acts, 11n, 95n

appoints TJ secretary of state, 20-1

celebration of birthday, 46, 49n

Message from the President of the United States Assigning the Reasons which Forbid his Compliance with the Resolution of the Twenty-Fourth Instant 54, 55-6, 60-1

and treaty-making powers, 54n, 67-9

statement on U.S. captives in Algiers, 68-9

public veneration for, 93-6, 124, 147, 252, 290, 368 381, 383, 438

accused of anti-French sentiment, 127, 129n, 141-2

questions on neutrality and the French alliance, 127 129n, 141-2

seeks steady course to prevent war, 142, 227

and Mme de Chastellux's application, 144-5

and presidential succession, 147, 249n

recalls Monroe from France, 165n, 564-5

characterized as dangerous to country's liberties, 185

Farewell Address, 185, 223

1796 annual address, 214-15, 218, 223, 227

and relations with France, 215n, 223, 228, 252-3, 280 285

and Paine, 224, 256, 340, 342, 343, 586

influence on Adams, 226

praised by House of Representatives, 227n

delays address on relations with France, 256, 264-5

sends correspondence and papers to Congress, 272-3 629n

communications from Europe, 282

and TJ's notification of election as vice president 282n, 304, 305, 306

retirement, 317

and Genet, 470-2

recommends establishment of board of agriculture, 480

response to publication of forged letters, 505, 506n

and appointment of minister to France, 552

hosts dinner, 552

and Jay's commission, instructions as envoy, 605, 610

Relations with Jefferson

and TJ's letter to Mazzei, vii, 74, 77-9, 82, 84, 86 88, 490, 505

TJ quotes letters of, 20-1

TJ criticizes, 51-2, 124, 255

publications in Aurora undermine friendship, 127-8 129-30n, 142-3

papers on Little Sarah, 128, 143, 178

accepts TJ's word on publication in newspaper, 141-2

Washington, Martha Dandridge Custis

regards to, from, 129, 144

Washington administration

Federalists seek to continue policies of, 193, 196

opposition to, 198-9n

Madison's criticism of, 265

and U.S. relations with Britain and France, 380

and TJ's letter to Mazzei, 489

Washington City. See Federal District

Washington Co., Md.

TJ invited to visit, 381-2

communications with Staunton, Va., 415-16

Watkins, Joseph, 477

Watson, David

and passage for Mrs. Watson, 50, 112

letter from cited, 112n

witnesses document, 331

Watson, Margaret, 50-1, 112

Way, Nicholas, 564

Wayles, John

as security for R. Randolph bond, 96

lands of, 533n

Wayles estate

suit against, 91

claims against, 96-7, 166-7, 197n, 217-18, 268, 419

and case of J. Randolph's bond, 196-7

and Prince of Wales case, 196-7

chancery suit against R. Randolph's heirs, 533n

Wayne, Anthony, 630n

Wea (Weeás) Indians, 400

weather

in Spain, 28

Volney collects data on, 238, 257-60, 352

coldest winters, 258

TJ's plan to record, study winds, 259

drought in Md., 559

See also

Albemarle Co., Va.

Jefferson, Thomas: Scientific Interests

Monticello

Virginia: Weather

Webster, Noah

prints TJ's letter to Mazzei, vii, 75-6, 86-7

and election of 1796, 228n

prints extract of R. King letter, 434n

and Federalist politics, 558

prints charges against TJ, 560n

See also American Minerva

Wedderburn, Alexander, Baron Loughborough (Lord Chancellor of Great Britain), 62

weevil

and granaries of wheat, 29

attacks peas, 386

Welch (Welsh), Wakelin, Jr.

letter to, 419

letter from, 173

and TJ's debt to Cary & Co., 173

and settlement of Wayles estate debt, 217-18, 419

Welch (Welsh), Wakelin, Sr.

TJ mortgages slaves to, 96n, 209

and settlement of Wayles estate debt, 166-7, 268

death of, 173, 419

TJ's debt to, 268

Weld, Isaac, 3

West, Benjamin, xli

western states

future of republicanism in, 439

West Indies

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

as element in U.S. policy, 377

prospect of U.S. support for slave revolts in, 377

and arming of U.S. private vessels for trade in, 422, 423n

West Indies, British

and negotiation of Jay Treaty, 607, 613, 616, 618-19, 624 627-8

seizure of American shipping, 607

West Indies, French

British expeditionary force against, 25-6, 56, 169

U.S. guarantees French control of, 110n

spoliations in, 455

and seizure of American vessels, 586, 587n

restrictions of trade, 611

West Indies, Spanish

and Pinckney Treaty, 7

Westmoreland Co., Pa.

1796 election results from, 211

West Virginia

Potomac River in, 116, 118-19n

wheat

harvested by TJ, vii, 168, 170, 244

price of in various American cities, 5, 10, 36, 67, 124 147, 261, 309, 322, 349-50, 371, 583

scarcity, 5

sold by TJ, 36, 211, 268

effects of drought, cold on, 91, 255, 260, 591

price of, in Britain, 117-18

competition of foreign wheat, 124

and TJ's crop-rotation plan, 128-9, 245-6

Washington reports on growing of, 143

grown in Albemarle Co., 146, 147, 350

TJ uses lieth machine for threshing, 231-2

Sinclair writes about, 480, 512

descriptions of Smyrna and Sicilian, 508-9, 524

Wheeling (Wheelan), Fort, 453

Whiskey Insurrection

Brackenridge's book on, 248-50

compared with insurrection in Britain, 407

and negotiation of Jay Treaty, 612, 613

White, Alexander

letters to, 527-9, 530

provides information on ice caves, 116, 118n, 321

seeks TJ's views on removal to Federal District, 527-9

and road from Georgetown to Ga., 529, 530

letters from cited, 529n

letters to cited, 529n

White, John Campbell, 45n

White, Patrick

letters from, 45, 102

identified, 45n

as administrator of Banister's estate, 45, 102

letters to cited, 102n

White, Whittle & Co., 45n

White, William, 536

White River, 174

Whittle, Conway, 45n

Wickham, John

letter to, 268

letter from, 217-18

identified, 218n

letters to cited, 27n, 218n

and publication of Va. laws, 158-9

as counsel in Wayles estate suits, 166, 268

and settlement of Wayles estate debt, 166-7, 217-18, 268 419

letters from cited, 218n

Wilcocks, Mr., 558

Wilkinson, James, 520

Willett (Willet), Charles (Norfolk printer), 516

William and Mary, College of, 137n

Williams, Mr. (Nashville, Tenn.), 398, 403

Williams, John, 423n

Williams, Jonathan

letter to, 139-41

letter from, 130-1

barometric measurements of altitude, 130-1, 139-40

seeks TJ's advice, 130-1

relationship to Franklin, 140n

as secretary of APS, 254, 276-7

reads TJ's megalonyx report to APS, 301n

Williamsburg, Va.

coldest temperatures at, 258, 260n

Williamson, Hugh

letters from, 398, 403

in Confederation Congress, 19

and natural history, 398, 403

William V, Prince of Orange (stadtholder of Netherlands), 466

Willink, Van Staphorst & Hubbard

letter from, 334-5

and TJ's French accounts, 14, 31

congratulate TJ, 334-5

See also Van Staphorst & Hubbard

Willis, Francis

letter to, 153-4

TJ hopes to visit, 153

letter from cited, 154n

Willis, Dr. John

TJ's assessment of, 153

and queries on the cow pea, 154, 180n

correspondence with P. Tabb quoted, 180n

Willis, Nelly Conway Madison (Mrs. John Willis), 180n

Willis, Stephen

and renovation of Monticello, 170

Willoughby, Thomas, 295

Wilmington, N.C.

and trade with France, 340

officers for port at, 583n

Wilson, George

recollection associated with megalonyx, 152-3, 171-2, 295-6

Wilson, James

and journals of Constitutional Convention, 68

and Jay Treaty, 71-2

and Holland Land Company, 330n

Winchester, Va.

ice caves near, 116-7, 119n, 321

La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt visits, 154

and post to Charlottesville, 441

stagecoaches to Philadelphia, 445

Winder, William, 594

wine

in TJ's accounts, 31, 469

for TJ, 36, 322

port, drunk by Volney, 221

taxes proposed on, 461, 462

Winlaw, William, 105, 116

Winter, John, 560n

Wirt, Elizabeth Washington Gamble (Mrs. William Wirt)

marriage, 359n

Wirt, Mildred Gilmer (Mrs. William Wirt)

marriage, death of, 358-9n

Wirt, William

letters from, 358-9, 481

identified, 358-9n

and Cobbs suit, 64n

characterizes Wickham, 218n

orders nails, 358-9, 481

attorney for Callender, Burr, 359n

letters from cited, 359n, 481n

letters to cited, 359n

memorial oration for TJ, Adams, 359n

writings, 359n

Wise, John

and TJ's grand jury petition, 493, 504n

Wistar, Caspar

describes megalonyx specimens, xxxix, 300n, 301n

natural history specimens, 297, 398, 403

Wolcott, Oliver, Jr.

letter from, 584

appointment to cabinet, 5

and diplomats' accounts, 58

reports on direct taxes, 265n

as advisor to Adams, 380-1

R. King writes, 434n

transmits report on Imlay's petition, 584

and removal of Coxe, 595n

Wolcott, Oliver, Sr., 224n

Wollstonecraft, Mary, 176n

wolves

on Appalachian frontier, 297

women

Hannah Rittenhouse's comments on cookery, 25

and politics, 198

musical accomplishments of Sarah McKean, 314

as partners to husbands, 324

as camp followers during American Revolution, 381

TJ's view on role of, 397

Wood, James

letters to, 279, 335-6

letters from, 262-3, 309-10

and Va.-Md. boundary, 262-3, 278-9

and revision of Va. penitentiary system, 309-10, 335-6

letter from cited, 336n

letter to cited, 336n

Woods, William

as candidate for Va. General Assembly, 322, 327-8

Woodward, Augustus B.

visits Monticello, 151n

Wythe, George

letters to, 168, 275-6

letters from, 158-9, 283

would save vines for TJ, 43

and TJ's collection of Va. laws, 158, 168, 569

as law professor, 218n

TJ asks about parliamentary procedure, 274, 275-6, 283, 633

and Va.-Md. boundary, 279

and revisal of Va. laws, 310n

decision of, 574

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