Volume 30 Index

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labor:

and economic decline in Philadelphia, 10

high costs of, 113

and economics of slavery, 152

prospects of employment in Richmond, 179, 559

servants' wages in Philadelphia, 585n

Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de, 509n

La Fontaine, Jean de: "The Clay Pot and the Iron Pot", 49n

La Forest, Antoine René Charles Mathurin de, 525n

La Forest, Cuiller Beaumanoir de, 523, 524-5n

Lalor, Mr., 24n

Lambarde, William: Eirenarcha, 594

Lancaster, Pa.:

treaty site, 18, 32

on route to western Pa., 285

and Callender, 581

and election of 1796, 584n

Lancaster Co., Pa.: addresses to president from, 360, 362n, 382, 402, 404n

Lancaster Journal, 584n

lands:

factors affecting price of, 478, 493-4

as investment, 478, 492

granted for military service, 518n

See also Direct Tax (1798)

Langdon, John, 228, 408, 653

languages:

American Indian, viii, 81-2, 86-7, 114-15, 238, 243, 265n, 310n, 564

TJ's vocabulary form, 81-2n, 87, 114-15, 238, 243, 564

APS seeks information on, 159n

TJ doubts his skills in French, 319-20

sign languages, 426n

English etymology, 568-9

German, Danish, Old English, 568-70

Lansing, John, Jr., 14n

Lapsley, Samuel, 672

Lark (sloop), 617n

Larkin, Isaac. See Independent Chronicle (Boston)

La Rochefoucauld, Alexandrine Charlotte Sophie de Rohan-Chabot, Duchesse de:

TJ sends respects to, 319-20

and Short's plans, 473-5, 482n, 487-9, 557, 577

regard for TJ, 474, 488

and Gerry, 496n, 577

La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, François Alexandre Frédéric, Duc de:

letter from, 65-8

in Hamburg, 65-8

on revolutions in Europe, 65-8

may return to U.S., 66, 68

on prospects of U.S.-French negotiation, 66, 67

and Duchesse de La Rochefoucauld, 474

Travels published in France, 488-9, 497n

Voyage dans les États-Unis d'Amérique, 488, 497n

La Roche-Guyon (Rocheguyon), France, 52n

Latimer, Henry, 653

Latin:

and English word origins, 568

latitude: measurement of, 159-60, 177-8, 215, 219-20, 236, 273

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry:

letter to, 561-2

letters from, 224-6, 523-5

and Federalists, 224-6, 524

works as engineer, architect, 224-6, 523-4, 561-2

Apology (play), 225-6n

architect of White House, Capitol, 225n

identified, 225n

uses Notes on Virginia, 226n

and TJ's moldboard plow, 524

La Trobe, Christian Ignatius, 86, 87n

Latude, Jean Henri Masers de, 578

Laurance, John: as bank director, 418-19

judiciary bill, 472n, 673

and Blount's impeachment trial, 615n

and Gerry's confirmation, 653

motion on Alien Friends Act, 676

Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent: Traité élémentaire de chimie, 594

Law, Elizabeth Parke Custis, 369, 371, 399-400

Law, Thomas: Niemcewicz visits, 369, 371, 399-400

Law and Practice of Ejectments: Being a Compendious Treatise of the Common and Statute Law Relating Thereto (Sir Geoffrey Gilbert), 594

Law of Bills of Exchange (Timothy Cunningham), 594

Law of Costs (Joseph Sayer), 594

Law of Devises, Last Wills, and Revocations (Sir Geoffrey Gilbert), 594

Law of Distresses and Replevins, Delineated: Wherein the Whole Law Under those Heads is Considered (Sir Geoffrey Gilbert), 594

Law of Evidence (Sir Geoffrey Gilbert), 594

Law of Executions (Sir Geoffrey Gilbert), 594

Law of Uses and Trusts (Sir Geoffrey Gilbert), 594

Lawrence, Jacob, 585n, 644n

Lawson, Sarah (Philadelphia boarding house), 439

Lear, Benjamin L., 333n

Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres (Hugh Blair), 594

Ledyard, Isaac: letter from, 226-7

and cousin's travels, 226-7

identified, 226n

Ledyard, John, 226n

Lee, Charles:

suggested as author of "Scipio," 57, 87, 89, 121

attends Washington's birthday celebration, 156

represents British creditors, 429n

and Jay Treaty commission, 625n

Lee, Frederick (master of Adriana): and Kosciuszko, xlii, 399, 400, 410, 416

Lee, Henry, 637n

Lee, Henry, Jr., 440

Lee, Richard, 19

Lee, Thomas, 19

Lee, William:

becomes consul at Bordeaux, 175, 597n

carries letters from France, 175, 183, 186-7n, 219, 436, 499

Legaux, Peter:

letter to, 41-2

hopes to develop vineyard, 41-2

identified, 42n

letters from cited, 42n

letter to cited, 42n

Le Havre, France:

consulship at, 119

and transatlantic correspondence, 146-7

Short's expected port of departure, 453n, 473, 494, 577

Leib, Michael, 484

Leiper, Thomas:

assists Callender, 189, 521-2, 581

donation to, 466n

Leipzig, 454n

Lenni Lenape. See Delaware (Lenni Lenape) Indians

Lescarbot, Marc: Histoire de la Nouvelle-France, 284, 313, 341, 345-6, 385

Leslie, Gen. Alexander, 518

Létombe, Philippe André Joseph de:

letter to, 197

letter from Talleyrand, 7, 8n

and arrival of U.S. envoys in Paris, 11

and Kosciuszko, 196n, 197

becomes minister plenipotentiary, 197n

letters from cited, 197n

letters to cited, 197n

introduces G. Logan, 386n

Letter from the Secretary at War, to the Chairman of the Committee, on so much of the President's Speech as Relates to the Protection of Commerce, 279-80

Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Inclosing a Report and Estimates of the Sums necessary to be appropriated for the service of the year 1799, 632n

Letter . . . On the English and German Languages (Sir Herbert Croft), 568-71

Letters from General Washington to Several of his Friends, in June and July, 1776, 581, 584n

Letter to the People of France, and the French Armies (Thomas Paine), 238-9, 240n

Lewis (TJ's slave), 269

Lewis, Mr.: and Madison's business affairs, 619

Lewis, Col. Charles (d. 1774), 38

Lewis, Charles Lilburne (TJ's brother-in-law), 179

Lewis, Charles Lilburne (TJ's nephew):

TJ introduces, assists, 179, 220, 277-8n

travels to Richmond, 282, 337

G. Jefferson's opinion of, 349-50

Lewis, James (Charlottesville):

sells land to Trist, 167

letters from cited, 328n

letter to cited, 328n

Lewis, James, Jr. (Fredericksburg):

letter to, 339-40

letters from, 327-8, 352

and TJ's account of Logan's speech, 321, 327-8, 329, 339-40

introduces J. Walker, 352

Lewis, Lucy Walker (Mrs. Nicholas Lewis), 664

Lewis, Nicholas:

letter to, 663-4

receives political news, 663-4

Lewis, Nicholas Meriwether, 177, 231

Lewis, Samuel (Philadelphia), 162n

Lewis, Thomas, 679

Lewisburg, Va.: fossils found near, 294, 296

Lexington, Ky.: political meetings in, 512n, 532-3

libel:

under British law, 59

charge to grand jury on, 125

prosecuted under common law, 187n

powers of judges, juries, 472-3

liberty:

Washington's support of, 117

Kosciuszko's support of, 123

threatened by Senate, 163

Life and Reign of King Henry the Eighth (Baron of Cherbury), 595

Life of Thomas Jefferson (Henry S. Randall), 530-1

lighthouses: expenditures for, 634, 667, 672, 674

Lilienthal, Germany: astronomical research at, 160, 161n, 162n

lime: TJ purchases, 593n

Lincoln, Benjamin: financial distress, 610-12, 614

Lindsay, Reuben, 105n

Linn, William:

letters to, 81-2, 238

letters from, 86-7, 243

and study of Indian languages, viii, 81-2, 86-7, 238, 243

and missionary activity, 81-2n

letters to cited, 81n

Linn (Lin), William (Ohio R. frontier), 511n

Linnaeus, Carolus:

Genera Plantarum, 69, 283

system utilized, 211-12, 214n, 233n, 294, 296, 455-6

Lisbon, 195, 272, 466

Liston, Robert:

letter to, 223

and Blount conspiracy, 35, 95, 176

grants passport to Kosciuszko, 223

identified, 223n

letter from cited, 223n

supports treaty of alliance, 227, 448

and Saint-Domingue refugees, 438, 441

and W. Cobbett, 583-5

and impressment of U.S. seamen, 611n

Little Turtle. See Michikinikwa (Little Turtle)

Livermore, Samuel:

letter to, 61-2

introduces alien bill, xlii

and procedures for impeachment trials, 58, 61-2

reelected to Senate, 610-12, 643

and Gerry's confirmation, 653

on Senate attendance, 675

Livingston, Edward:

absent from Congress, 363-4

Janet Montgomery's brother, 385n, 517

accompanies J. Marshall, 417

supports Gerry negotiation, 444, 445n

Livingston, Robert R.:

letter from, 653-7

as gubernatorial candidate in 1798, 10

Janet Montgomery's brother, 385n, 517

correspondence with Franklin, 406n

Niemcewicz visits, 506, 508

steam apparatus to raise water, 653-6, 657 (illus.)

describes steam engine, 656

identifies himself as a Democrat, 656

Livingston, Susan. See Niemcewicz, Susan Livingston Kean

Livy:

works of, 595

Lloyd, James:

elected to Senate, 10

and aid for Federal District, 244-5

introduces sedition bill, 437, 440, 443-4

and Direct Tax, 442-3

Lloyd, John, 467-70

Lloyd, Thomas, 237n

loan offices, 634, 676

Locke, John:

essays of, 594

Treatise on Government, 595

Locke, Matthew, 557

Logan, Deborah Norris, 418-9n

Logan, George:

mission to France, vii, 83, 386-7, 417-19, 607n, 631

correspondence with Monroe, 11n

discussions with Directory, 196n, 499-500

TJ's certificate for, 386-7, 611n, 644, 645-6, 651n, 662

connections with TJ, 439n, 486n, 627

Short sees in Paris, 489, 496

Kosciuszko sees in Paris, 497-8

leaves Paris, 498n, 499, 501-2

thought to be TJ's agent, 577, 644, 645-6, 649, 651n, 658-9, 662

declaration on mission, 610-11

elected to Pa. Assembly, 610

newspaper reports on, 612

conversations with Pickering, Adams, 621

accused of presenting memorial to French government, 622, 624n, 627, 630-1

Monroe's comments on, 658-9

and Logan Act, 662, 665, 667

Logan (Mingo Indian):

accuses Cresap, 3-6, 12-13, 34, 38, 100, 103, 216, 264, 392, 512, 514-15

address to Dunmore, 3-4, 7, 8, 37-8, 101, 102, 264, 291, 303-4, 511-12n

parents, tribe, 4, 103, 136, 309, 310n

relatives killed at Yellow Creek, 4, 30, 39, 75, 100, 102, 103, 134-43, 264, 285-8, 305-6, 308, 329, 509, 511n, 512, 514

S. T. Mason's text of address to Dunmore, 38-9

H. Mercer's text of address to Dunmore, 101, 103

authenticity of speech, 136-7, 138, 142-3, 264, 291, 509, 514-15

character maligned, 136, 138, 143, 264

place of residence of, 136, 138

character defended, 288, 291, 306, 309

death of, 309

statements characterized, 309

publication, circulation of speech of, 321-2, 328, 339-40, 342, 392n, 570-1n

TJ's letter of 31 Dec. 1797 to J. Henry, 392-3, 419

See also Martin, Luther

Lohra, Peter, 315n

Lomax, Thomas, 288n

London:

Kosciuszko visits, xl-xli

African city compared to, 149, 154n

astronomical observations at, 160

as source of credit for U.S., 379, 408

inaccurate news from, 625n, 627, 631

Long, William, 459-60

longitude: calculation of, 160, 162n

Longworth, David:

letter to, 82-3

identified, 82-3n

publisher, bookseller, 82-3

letter from cited, 83n

Longworth's American Almanack, 82n

Loring, John, 611n

Loskiel, George Henry: History of the Mission of the United Brethren among the Indians in North America, 86, 87n, 238

Lott, Peter: TJ's financial transactions with, 231, 411, 505, 506n

letter to cited, 232n

signs TJ's petition, 574n

Loudoun Co., Va., 13n, 521-2

Louisiana: establishment of boundary between U.S. and, 55n

Louis of Parma:

letter from, 232-4

seeks natural history specimens, 232-4

TJ sends tooth of mammoth to, 232

Louis XVIII, King of France, 185

Love and Madness (Sir Herbert Croft), 570-1n

Lownes, Caleb, 225

Lowth, Robert: Short Introduction to English Grammar, 594

Lucy (Mary J. Eppes's slave):

gives birth, 599

arrives at Mont Blanco, 639

Ludlow, Daniel, 366-7

Ludlow, Daniel, & Co. (New York), 503

Ludlow, Edmund: Memoirs, 595

lumber, 73

Luther, Benjamin, 617n

Luxembourg Palace (Paris), 500

Lycurgus, 463-5

Lyle, James:

letter to, 412

and TJ's debt to Henderson, McCaul & Co., 411-12, 579

Lyon, James, 584n

Lyon, Matthew:

confrontation with Griswold, viii, 87-8, 90, 111, 115-16, 133, 164, 165, 227, 241

efforts to expel from House, 117

prosecuted under Sedition Act, 174n, 576, 583-6, 588, 619-20

publishes Barlow letter to Baldwin, 174n

supported by Ogden, 586n

petition for remittance of fine, 610-11

reelected to Congress, 610, 612

and congressional privilege, 619-20

Lyons, Peter:

and Short's salary, 35, 36, 317, 561, 588

and sale of stock, 64, 164-5

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