Volume 30 Index

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Jackson, Andrew, 59n

Jackson, David:

TJ buys medicines from, 406n

financial transactions, 466n

Jackson, Henry: financial distress, 610-12, 614

Jackson, Moses. See Gibson, Thomas

Jacob, Gabriel, 139

Jamaica: British convoy from, 443, 445n

James, Thomas C., 36, 273n

James (slave):

delivers iron, 145

travels to Milton for plants, 193

hauls corn to Monticello, 312

James (ship), 147, 245-6

James River:

lands on, 613, 639

and trade at Richmond, 660

James River Company:

canal reaches Richmond, 148-9

Short's shares in, 148-9, 318, 477-8

Jamey (TJ's slave): said by TJ to drink, 592, 593

Jay, John:

and N.Y. governorship, 10, 323

Madison's criticism of, 163-4, 334

and XYZ affair, 275

appoints U.S. senator, 300, 302n, 305, 334, 353

Jay Treaty:

publication of text of, 13n

and U.S. relations with France, 41, 46, 50, 95, 119, 174n, 184, 267, 334, 336n, 405, 641, 648, 651n, 661-2

and claims of British creditors, 85n, 267, 279-80, 428n, 430n, 623-5, 627

consequences of, in U.S., 93, 275, 334

and countervailing acts, 94, 112, 124, 125-6, 128, 163-4, 334

approved by Senate, 126

appropriations for, 155, 471, 472-3n

and neutrality rights, 271, 395n

boundary issue, 284n, 346n

and provision article, 359

and debate on treaty-making powers, 471, 472-3n

Jefferson, George:

letters to, 29-30, 103-5, 167-8, 179, 192, 337-8, 343, 357-8, 411-12, 435, 452, 561, 592-3, 603-4, 609, 618, 633, 669-70

letters from, 12, 132, 154-5, 180-1, 220, 265-6, 349-50, 362, 372-5, 382, 445-6, 461, 467, 560-1, 579, 592, 617, 621-2, 629-30, 660

handles TJ's business affairs in Richmond, 12, 29-30, 103-4, 132, 167-8, 179, 220, 330, 357-8, 372-5, 411-12, 435, 445-6, 452, 461, 467, 559, 560-1, 579, 586, 592-3, 603-4, 609, 618, 629-30, 633, 660, 669

ships wheat to Britain for TJ, 104, 132, 180-1, 192, 198, 208n, 265-6, 310, 337, 350

and TJ's land in Richmond, 104, 132

and TJ's nailrod, 145, 154-5, 182-3

handles shipments for TJ, 170, 183, 192-3, 265, 282, 337, 343, 349-50, 357, 362, 368, 382, 609, 613, 617

seeks employment for TJ's nephew, 220

and sale of TJ's tobacco, 326, 337-8, 349, 357-8, 660, 669-70

evaluates merchants in Richmond, 373-4

delivers letter to J. Taylor, 590n

and TJ's suit against B. Henderson's heirs, 621-2, 669

meets TJ in Baltimore, 630

Jefferson, George, & Co.:

letters from, 55, 588, 608

and TJ's accounts, 28, 375, 579, 608

handles TJ's business affairs in Richmond, 55, 588

order on cited, 593n

Jefferson, Isaac (1775-ca.1849, TJ's slave): hired by T. M. Randolph, viii, 56

Jefferson, Thomas

Agriculture

advises Legaux, grows his grapes, 42

sells wheat and flour, 56, 104-5, 357, 633

sends farm implements, May wheat to Britain, 104, 132, 180-1, 199-200, 265-6, 310, 337, 350, 387, 591

and British Board of Agriculture, 197-8, 200, 376

gives advice on machinery, farm practices, 199-201, 208n, 210-11

exchanges publications, seeds with Strickland, 208n, 209-13, 455-7

despairs of ability to reform farms when absent, 212

improvements to drills, threshing machines, 217-18, 252-4, 347-8

possible impact of war on, 381

seeks tenants, 560, 586

sows grain, 560

See also corn; clover; clover seed; Monticello; plow, moldboard; tobacco

Architecture

and renovations at Eppington, 235

and U.S. Capitol, 255n

and pisé construction, 578n

See also Monticello

Business and Financial Affairs

with Madison and Monroe, 9, 88, 276n

owns land in Richmond, 104, 132

transactions with Fleming & McClenahan, 104-5, 461n, 467n

plans to build mill, 235

pressed for funds, 278, 505, 526-7, 562

pays J. Dobson, 316, 317n

remittance to Maury, 316

loan to Niemcewicz, 371, 383, 398-9, 507, 508, 591

debt to Henderson, McCaul & Co., 412, 579

Kinsolving's debt to, 422-3

account with John Francis, 436

uses Short's funds, 506n, 525-6

pays for clearing of Rivanna River, 604n

on freight charges, 618, 629-30, 669

See also Barnes, John; Beckley, John; Jefferson, George; Jefferson, George, & Co.;Richardson, Richard; Short, William; Van Staphorst & Hubbard; Wayles estate

Character

mocked as philosopher, 4, 6, 77, 107, 109n, 110n, 135, 143n, 286-7n

praised as philosopher, 226

behavior called inappropriate, 256-62

Correspondence

"Mazzei letter", 3, 110n, 256

and interception of mail, 71, 186-7n, 244, 247, 272, 274, 434-5, 436, 528, 588, 616, 623-4, 636, 641, 650

prints letter from Delamotte in Aurora, 245-6

use of ciphers, 376-7, 416

press copies, 387, 389-90n

urges correspondents to keep letters out of newspapers, 389, 393, 398, 485

and copying press, 466n

delays in delivery of post, 505-6, 525, 585, 591

letters from Short long, difficult, 517

urges Gerry to burn letter, 650

Educational Theories

on role of education in agricultural economy, 558-9

Governor of Virginia

and British invasions, 518

Health

improved, 43, 65, 248

complains of sore eyes, 451, 466, 516-17, 605, 607

headache, 605

Law

takes notes on oaths, impeachment, vii, 58-61, 91, 614-15

recovery of foreign debts, 122-3

on courts of chancery in Va., 179, 413-14

and rules of parliamentary procedure, 180

on law of nature, 206

and patents, 387

and Wayles estate suits, 426-30

and study of Anglo-Saxon language, 569, 570n

recommends readings, 594, 596n

suit against B. Henderson's heirs, 621-2, 669

Library

collects works in Old English, viii, 570n

prepares course of reading for Munford, viii, 594-7

newspapers for, 11, 94

books obtained for, 69, 82-3, 284, 313, 341, 466n, 644n

TJ's catalogue of, 84, 313

Short sends new printing of Virgil to, 153-4, 277, 577, 578n

lends Faden's map of South America, 212, 457

lends books to Pickering, 284, 313, 341, 345-6, 385

Pougens supplies books for, 319, 481

quotes Horace, 319, 320n

description of, 341

purchases magazines in Philadelphia, 436

courses of reading for students, 594-6, 597n

books borrowed from, 604

Nailery

nailrod and iron stock for, viii, 104, 105n, 132, 145, 154-5, 167, 180, 182-3, 220, 375, 461, 466, 525-6, 585, 609, 617, 618, 626, 633, 638, 668-9

Madison orders nails from, 9, 40, 95-6, 127, 162, 576, 580, 603, 605-6

cutting machine at, 95-6, 127, 162, 524

management of work force at, 290 sale of nails, 398, 466, 593

accounts with S. Clarke, McDowell, 446, 526-7, 529, 563

illness reduces output, 563

loss of nailrod at sea, 617, 622, 633, 660

Opinions

on Adams, Adams's views, vii-ix, 113, 126, 271, 322-3, 326, 604, 605-6, 610

on XYZ affair, xxxix-xl, 165, 250-1, 267-8, 269-70, 322-3, 326, 335, 344, 363, 365, 635, 648, 652n

on Alien and Sedition Acts, xliii, 324, 363, 365, 393

on marriage, debt, 15-16

on political parties, politics, 23, 212-13, 388-9

distrusts foreign news, 53, 56, 623, 627

on arming of merchant vessels, 88, 168-9, 183, 191, 408

on power of Senate to frame oaths, 91

on political divisions, geography, 92-4

on union, 94, 389-90n

on relations with France, 100-1, 217, 263, 266-7, 269, 283, 319, 397-8

on Lyon-Griswold affair, 111

on impact of paper currency, 113

on taxes, public debt, and public opinion, 156-7, 305, 623, 627, 668

relationship of war, peace, commercial regulation, 161

on relearning science, geography, politics, 161 on need for representatives to consult their constituents, 190, 191, 194, 227, 240

on prospect of war with France, 190, 217, 227, 231-2, 270, 283, 318, 319, 326, 340, 377, 379-80, 392-3, 396-8, 416, 647

on war, 206, 217, 281, 635

on relations with Britain and France, 213, 485

on threat of constitutional abuse, 213, 559-60, 623, 646

on aging, death, 214

on removal to Federal District, 244-5

on "Hail Columbia", 325

of Volney, 326, 379-80

on Indian-white relations, 342

on women in politics, 355, 607

says Congress seems to make its session permanent, 367

on Kosciuszko, 377, 591

on power of despots, 388

on rivalry among states, 388

on financing government expenditures, 408, 627, 631, 646

decries Federalists' "new code of morality", 562

on selection of jurors, 572-4

praises state governments, 589

on republicanism in Poland, 591

on importance of family, affection, 607

on army, militia, 634-5, 646

on Republican cause, 641

defends philosophy, progress of knowledge, 646

favors limited naval force, 646

on freedom of religion, 646, 651n

on freedom of speech, press, 646

on relations with other nations, 646

Personal Affairs

studies Anglo-Saxon language, viii, 568-71

owns West drawing, xli-xlii

in Paris, 23-4, 453

encourages family to write, 26

urges Trists to settle near Monticello, 26

buys books for T. M. Randolph, 69, 283, 313

declines social invitations, 112n, 132

introduces H. B. Trist, 114

seeks employment for C. L. Lewis, 179, 220

and Kosciuszko, 194-7, 223, 272, 288-9, 291-2, 313-15, 320-1, 331-3, 351, 376-7, 453-4

collects debts for J. Carey, 237n

reticence in using French, 319-20

regard for La Rochefoucauld family, 320

interest in history, historical records, 342, 345, 568-70, 594-5

accounts for shipment of goods to Monticello, 375

provides certificates of citizenship, 386-7, 437-8

plans to attend court, 398, 422

Philadelphia expenditures, 436, 439, 585

extends invitations, 498n

relations with neighbors, 561-2

knows Latude, 578n

mentor to Munford, 594-7

Political Theories

on use of juries at impeachment trials, 58-61

on rise of political parties, 212-13

on power of people as safeguard of government, 572-4

on nullification of unconstitutional laws, 590

Politics

association with G. Logan, vii, 417-19, 577, 630-1, 644, 645-6, 649, 651n, 662

refers to Federalists as tories, viii, 63-4, 98-100, 216, 325, 662

on "wall of separation", viii, 23

dissatisfaction with, ix

refuses to respond to charges in newspapers, 7, 8, 392-3, 485-6, 510

analyzes congressional actions, 92-4

attempts to keep authorship of documents secret, 110n, 556, 557, 574n

and Washington's birthday celebration, 112, 132

and support for Adams, 120

comments on current political state, 131, 242, 271, 340, 341, 353

gathers gossip, intelligence, 172-3, 176, 325, 608-9, 621, 659-60

and Barlow's letter to Baldwin, 174

reports on divisions in Federalist Party, 182

aids Callender, 188-9, 558-9, 561, 586

strategy to contain damage of president's 19 Mch. message, 190, 227, 240

Kosciuszko intermediary to France, 196n

accused of criminal correspondence, 247

distributes XYZ dispatches, 263, 266, 269, 283, 289, 302, 335, 338, 394, 396-8

criticisms of, 273, 340, 382, 438-9, 484-6

and dinner for Philadelphia bar, 293

and appointments in N.Y., 300

urges support for Republican press, 300

subscribes to James Carey's newspaper, 301n

TJ condemned by Harper, 302-4

says politics and party destroy happiness, 355

urged to respond to public criticisms, 360-1

meeting with Burr, 362

and response to Adams's criticism of Monroe, 363

converses with V. du Pont on U.S.-French relations, 380n

on temporary delusion of public, 416

claims his activities are watched, 418-19n, 484

encouraged to engage his opponents, 421

presumed authorship of letters in Aurora, 439n

urged to resist criticism, 463-4, 465

notes Federalists' constitutional arguments, 471-3

relationship to Adams, 479

and XYZ envoys' instructions, 525n

visits, confers with Madison, 531

reluctance to comment on, 577

submits Madison's essay to Aurora, 619-20, 665

estimates government receipts and expenditures, 623

distrusts post office, 636

establishment of Republican newspaper, 637n

believes Federalist measure will ruin country, 641

suggests successor for Tazewell, 641

outlines his "political faith", 645-50

relationship with Gerry, 645-50

TJ a constant target of calumny, 645

on abatement of XYZ fever, 665-6, 668

Portraits

by R. Field, xxxix, 364 (illus.)

by Kosciuszko, xlii, 364 (illus.)

caricature of, xliii, 364 (illus.)

by R. Peale, Sully, 331n

by Mather Brown, 346-7

Public Service

rumors of envoyship to France, 490

Religion

notes on Sabbath, 125

refers to widow and her mite, 205

Scientific Interests

collects weather data, viii, 27, 56, 80

comparative studies of languages, viii, 81-2, 86-7, 114-15, 238, 243, 426n, 564

and Buffon, 8, 34

names of Indian tribes, 81, 86

and measurement of latitude, 159-60, 177-8, 215, 219-20, 236

astronomy, 160, 609n

on scientific, political change, 161

and megalonyx, mammoth, 178, 232, 236-7

on revolution in chemistry, 197, 211

corresponds with I. Ledyard, 226-7

and Louis of Parma, 232-4

and Heckewelder's ethnographic work, 265n

studies insect pests, 340-1

and manufacture of salt, 391-2, 407

western horses, 425-6

readings in science, mathematics, 594, 596n

and patents, 617-18

encourages scientific progress, 646

R. Livingston's steam apparatus, 653-7

See also American Philosophical Society; plow, moldboard

Secretary of State

G. Taylor as translator, 129

and neutrality policy, 336n

Short praises policies, 478-9

on law of nations, 616n

Slaveholder

attitudes toward slaves, slavery, viii-ix, 592-3

controls what slaves grow privately, viii, 385-6, 410

relations with Jupiter, ix, 327, 395-6, 562-3

health and conduct of slaves at Monticello and Shadwell, 28

hires slave labor, 29n, 30n, 56, 103, 179, 220, 328n, 613

instructions for slaves, 55-6, 114, 170, 192-3, 269, 271, 327

on management of slaves when away from Monticello, 127, 290, 312

and ability to carry out reforms at farms, 212

and Kosciuszko's will, 332-3

and discipline of workforce, 385-6

medical treatment for slaves, 406

father-in-law's slave trade venture, 426-30

mortgages slaves, 429n

pays Phill for expenses, 452n

sends slave on business to Richmond, 592, 593

inquires after George's health, 669

Travels

between Monticello and Philadelphia, vii-viii, 9, 43, 390, 395-6, 410, 437n, 450-1, 454n, 531, 599, 603-4, 605, 607, 630, 656n

visits Montpelier, vii-viii, 531, 603

plans, postpones trip to Eastern shore, Eppington, and Petersburg, Va., 9, 11, 235, 268-9

through Culpeper, Prince William counties, 9

through Georgetown, 9, 410

from Strasbourg to Meaux in 1788, 207n

through Baltimore, 352n in 1791, 517

difficulty of long journeys, 517

Vice President

Blount impeachment, vii, 10-11, 35, 53-4, 58-61, 84-5, 87, 90, 111-12, 247, 614-16, 618-19

presides over Senate, vii, 256-7, 605, 607

and Alien Friends Act, xlii-xliii, 345n, 393

makes notations on Senate documents, xlii-xliii, 121, 127n, 245-6n, 409n, 419n, 636n, 666n, 671-80

works to remedy postal service in Va., 9, 27, 56

says Congress has little to do, 35-6, 161, 585, 610

furnishes Delamotte's letter for Aurora, 44-52

congratulated on election to office, 45, 49n, 118, 174, 457

resides at Francis's hotel, 63, 98, 436, 439, 484, 585

on adjournment, 128

on point of order on John Q. Adams's appointment, 182n

casts tie-breaking vote, 229n

"Americanus" criticizes conduct as, 256

and appointments for Miss. Terr., 280-1

and Naturalization Act, 301n, 408

receives Hobart's resignation, 302n

receives petitions and addresses, 324n, 666n

departure from Philadelphia before end of session, 365-6, 406, 408-9, 410, 412, 416-17, 422, 435, 438-9, 486n

comments on laws governing treaties, 379

and Marshall's return from France, 417, 421

and Sedition Act, 447

accused of meeting secretly with Republicans, 484-6

salary payments, 525

plans to arrive in Philadelphia before Christmas, 580, 593

and attendance of senators, 597-8

and Tazewell's death, 642

Writings

resolutions against Alien and Sedition Acts, ix

docketing on alien friends bill, xlii-xliii, 364 (illus.), 675

Notes on the Formation of the Federal Government, 13-14

Notes on a Conversation with Uriah Springer, 39-40

Petition to Virginia House of Delegates, 40-1, 255-62, 574n

Notes on Criminal Prosecutions and Impeachment, 59-61

"Parliamentary Pocket-Book", 61-2, 180

Notes on a Conversation with Abraham Baldwin, 83-4

Notes on Anti-French Sentiment in the Washington Administration, 83

Notes on the Framing of Oaths, 91

Notes on a Conversation with John Adams, 113

Notes on Newspaper Articles, 124-5

Notes on Infractions of Neutral Rights by France and Great Britain, 125n

Certificate for George Taylor, 129

Notes on a Conversation with Henry Tazewell, 155

notes on Zach's letter to Patterson, 161n, 162n

Notes on Conversations with Abraham Baldwin, John Brown, and John Hunter, 172-3

Notes on Senators' Comments about House Impeachment Committee, 176

report on megalonyx, 178, 232, 236-7

description of moldboard plow, 201-5, 207-8n, 224, 230-1, 234-5, 376

Notes on a Conversation with Benjamin Rush, 248

Notes on British Instructions and on Clement Humphreys, 271-2

Memorandum to Tadeusz Kosciuszko, 292

Notes on Conversation with Tench Coxe, 293

Notes on Presidential Appointments, 325

Notes on Insects, 340-1

Manual of Parliamentary Practice, 345n

Certificate for George Logan, 386-7

Certificate for John and Gabriella Brockenbrough, 437-8

Memorandum of Expenses in Philadelphia, 439

Notes on Federalist Arguments in Congressional Debates, 471-3

Certificate for Alexander Spotswood, 518

Kentucky Resolutions of 1798, 529-57, 568, 580

maintains anonymity of authorship, 530

Va. religious freedom law, 532

Declaration of Independence, 535

Petition to the General Assembly of Va., 567-8, 571-5, 576, 589-90, 602

Essay towards Facilitating Instruction in the Anglo-Saxon and Modern Dialects of the English Language, 570n

Course of Reading for William G. Munford, 594-7

Notes on Comments by John Adams, 608-9

Notes on William Blount's Impeachment Trial, 614-16

Notes on Comments by Timothy Pickering and John Adams, 621

Notes on a Letter from Thomas Tingey to the Secretary of the Navy, 659-60

See also Appendix to the Notes on Virginia Relative to the Murder of Logan's Family; Logan (Mingo Indian); Martin, Luther; Notes on the State of Virginia

Jenghiz Khan, 458

Jersey: and French fleet, 449

Jews: TJ's comments on, 389

John (b. 1753, TJ's slave):

and tobacco crop, 56

tends garden at Monticello, 114, 170, 193, 346, 638

John Brown (schooner): carries shipment for TJ, 55, 104, 132, 192

Johnson, Daniel, 5

Johnson, Robert, 556n

Johnson, Samuel: dictionary, 568-9

Johnston, Charles: and TJ's nailrod, hoop iron, 104, 132, 167, 180, 183

Johnston, Charles, & Co., 466, 505

Johnston, John, 255

Jones, Mr. (Indian trader), 307

Jones, Capt. (master of Benjamin Franklin), 292

Jones, Mr. (Philadelphia), 679

Jones, Walter, 524, 566-7

Jones, William:

and Wayles estate, 426-30

See also Farell & Jones Josi, Christian, xli

Jouett's tavern (Charlottesville), 80

Journal de Paris, 154n

judges:

in libel cases, 472-3

and TJ's petition on jurors, 571

powers of, 572, 575n

Judiciary Law of 1789, 567-8, 589-90

"Junius" (pseudonym), 637n

Jupiter (TJ's slave):

expected to meet TJ at Fredericksburg, ix, 327, 381, 395-6, 406, 408, 410

reports on TJ's trip to Philadelphia, 43

delivers letters, 56, 128

describes break-in at Monticello, 68, 79

accompanies TJ to Georgetown, 79

expenses for trip, 411

sent to Staunton to collect funds, 562-3

Jupiter (god), 581

Jupiter (planet), 160, 162n, 178

juries:

and impeachment trials, vii, 53-4, 58-61, 90, 111, 126, 162-3, 614-16

in libel trials, 472-3

right to trial by in criminal prosecutions, 538, 546, 552, 615n, 619

and selection of jurors, 567-8, 571-5, 576, 589-90

J. Taylor on reforming, 602

juries, grand:

and presentment against Cabell, 40, 574n

TJ's petition on, 40-1, 255-62, 574n

under British law, 60 charges to, 125n

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