Volume 30 Index

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P., Mr., 52

Page, Mr., 629

Page, John:

letters to, 7-8, 392-3, 640-1

letters from, 302-4, 419-21

and TJ's account of Logan's speech, 7, 38, 43, 303-4, 322, 392-3, 419

as member of General Assembly, 43

advises TJ to answer opponents, 302-4

on current political situation, 419-21

urged to run for Congress, 641

Page, Mann:

letters to, 8-9, 165-6

letters from, 37-8, 101

and TJ's account of Logan's speech, 8, 37-8, 101, 102n, 103n, 165, 288n, 328

residence, 101

receives political news, 165-6

Page, Margaret Lowther (Mrs. John Page), 7, 393, 641

Page, Mary Tayloe (Mrs. Mann Page), 9

Page, William:

and management of Shadwell, 55-6, 79, 170, 326

characterized by T. M. Randolph, 79, 145

supplies corn, 114, 192

horses for, 177

urged to grow tobacco, 192

and TJ's business affairs, 423n

and slaves hired by TJ, 613

letter to cited, 614n

Paine, Elijah, 653

Paine, Thomas:

honorary French citizen, 196n

Letter to the People of France, and the French Armies, 238-9, 240n

composes "Letter to George Washington", 246, 247n

Age of Reason, 581

Palermo, Italy, 160

Palisot de Beauvois, Ambroise Marie François Joseph, Baron de:

letters from, 293-7, 515-16

on megalonyx, 293-7

returns to France, 293, 295, 297n, 515-16

identified, 297n

Pallas, Peter Simon, 238

Palmer, Thomas F., 565-7

Pamunkey Indians, 564

Pantops (Albemarle Co., Va.), 28

Paradise, Lucy Ludwell (Mrs. John Paradise):

estate of, 287

letter to cited, 644n

Paradise Lost (John Milton): TJ quotes from, 327

Paris:

Short writes from, 146-54

as prime meridian, 162n

U.S. consulate at, 175

Kosciuszko arrives in, 196n

Van Staphorst & Hubbard branch, 292

Park, Mungo, 154n

Parker, Hugh, 19

Parker, Josiah:

as Federalist, 299

favors defense measures, 301n

absent from Congress, 305

Parkhurst, Jabez, 666n

Paschke (Paskie), Frederick, 557-8

patents:

and enumerated powers in Constitution, 173

for T. Martin's threshing machine, 217, 252-4, 347-8, 387-8

sought by B. Dearborn, 617-18

and U.S. revenues, 634, 663, 667

Paterson, Col., 510

Paterson, William, 576

patronage:

land tax as source of, 268

as reward for defeated candidates, 326

Patterson, Robert:

letters to, 224, 234, 234-5

letter from, 230-1

and APS, 160, 161n, 162n, 656n

and TJ's moldboard plow, 207n, 224, 230-1, 234-5

Paul I, Emperor of Russia, 196n, 331n

Paulding, James Kirke:

Salmagundi, 82-3n

Peace Treaty, Definitive (1783), 284n

peaches, 346

peach trees, 37n

Peale, Charles Willson:

and APS, 159n, 656n

recommends TJ's moldboard plow, 208n

and exchanges of specimens, 232-4

museum, 295, 296

employs Palisot de Beauvois, 297n

Peale, Rembrandt, 331n

peas:

exported from N.C., 73

in TJ's crop rotation plan, 210-11

TJ, Strickland exchange, 210, 456

penal institutions, 10, 225

Pendleton, Edmund: letters to, 35, 240-2, 330-1, 661-3

letters from, 64-5, 164-5, 298

TJ praises character, influence of, ix, 661-3

and Short's salary, 35, 36, 317, 320, 452, 561, 588, 603, 608, 609, 622, 669

letter from cited, 35n

and Delamotte's letter, 45

and Lyons, sale of stock, 64-5

and Short's finances, 164-5, 240-1, 298, 330

address "To the respectable Freeholders and other citizens of the county of Caroline", 661-2

Pennsylvania:

dispute with Md., 5-6, 30-1

support for Republicans, republicanism in, 10, 169, 286n, 610, 612, 668

agriculture and industry, 42n

incorporates Vine Co., 42n

and Madison's resolutions on Report on Commerce, 93n

boundaries, 162n

political divisions over banks, 173

legislature considers motion for peace, 228, 229n

elections in, 242, 610, 665

Indians, missionaries in, 265n

and XYZ affair, 353

and disagreements among the states, 389

farmers in, unable to sell wheat and flour, 409

supreme court of, 413

land investments in, 492

protests against Direct Tax, 624n

abatement of XYZ fever in, 665

petitions against Alien and Sedition Acts from, 665-7

Pennsylvania, Bank of:

Kosciuszko's shares, dividends, 195, 196n, 292, 315n, 320, 377, 378, 453, 504

Latrobe designs, 225n

security of investment in, 317-18

and Short's investments, 317-18, 475, 480, 495

Gerry's observations on, 480, 495

Pennsylvania, University of, 162n

perjury, 60

Perkins, John:

Profitable Booke, 594

Peter, Martha Parke Custis, 369, 371

Peters, Richard (judge), 293

Petersburg, Va.:

TJ expects to pass through, 9

as market, 639

Philadelphia:

weather at, 9, 56, 126, 164

economic distress in, 10, 27, 54, 56

political animosities in, 23, 355, 484-6

price of tobacco at, 54, 56, 116, 157, 158, 171, 327, 337-8, 354

price of wheat and flour at, 54, 56, 116, 128, 157, 158, 170-1, 282, 409, 411

glass ordered from, 69, 312, 343

as source for books, 69, 283, 596n, 644n

elections in, 112n, 126, 127n, 344-5

various celebrations in, 112n, 132, 156, 293, 417, 444

interruption of market, travel due to ice on Delaware R., 122, 128, 623, 626, 633, 666

charge to grand jury in, 125n

as market for tobacco, 128, 623, 626, 633, 666, 668, 669

merchants in, 128, 268, 279-80

hotels, boarding houses, 132, 423n, 436, 439, 585

artisans in, 145, 183, 283

longitude, 160, 162n

mercantile employment in, 179

mail service to Va., 192, 235, 282, 381, 637, 667

and transatlantic trade, travel, 194, 197, 223

Latrobe designs waterworks for, 225n late spring in, 236, 248

falling price of stocks in, 241, 298, 330-1

and XYZ petitions, addresses, 268, 279-80, 341-2, 344, 353, 359

inoculation for smallpox at, 283

wheat and flour unsalable in, 283, 305, 354

hardware ordered from, 311-12, 343-5, 358-9, 384

political meetings, disturbances in, 325n, 335-6, 341, 344, 353

theaters, theatrical performances, 325n, 392n

as financial center, 373-4, 476, 494

medicines from, 406

reacts to sedition bill, 440

ship owners from, send memorial to House, 441-3

yellow fever in, 505-6, 526, 560, 564-5, 585, 610

unsafe for dissenters, 521-2

banks and politics in, 557

and Callender, 559, 564-5, 580-2

servants' wages in, 585n

new Republican paper in, 635-7

Senate bill for relief of certain citizens of, 679

Philadelphia Gazette:

news on foreign affairs in, 12n, 62-3, 157n, 450n

articles by T. Coxe in, 125

and XYZ dispatches, 251

prints British instructions, 271

publishes threats against Philadelphia, 336n

prints sedition bill, 443n

prints letters, 660n

Philip II, King of Spain, 595, 602

Philippines:

and U.S. trade, 490

Phill (TJ's slave):

T. M. Randolph takes away mules, 282

carries letter to Eppington, 452

Phillips, Isaac, 611n

Phillips, William, 467n

Philosophia Britannica (Benjamin Martin), 594

Philosophica (Marcus Tullius Cicero), 594

Philosophie de L'Univers (Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours), 502-3

Phipps, Capt. (master of Union), 504n

"Phocion." See Smith, William Loughton

Pickering, Timothy: letter to, 345-6

letter from, 298-9

dispute with Spanish minister, 53, 54-5n

"Scipio" essays attributed to, 96, 121

and TJ's comments on J. Wise, 99-100n

letters sent under cover to, 146-7

and Short's salary, 147-8, 298-9, 317, 330

and politics, 156, 173, 182, 525n

influence on policy, 173, 182, 186

targeted by House of Representatives, 176

performs functions of office, 252, 361n

and Monroe, 282n, 329-30, 350-1, 362n

borrows books, studies boundary issue, 284, 341, 345-6, 385

and Jay Treaty commissions, 284n, 625n

and G. Logan's mission to France, 386n

welcomes J. Marshall, 417

conjuring XYZ mania, 582

defends Alien and Sedition Acts, 584n

protests impressment of seamen, 610-11, 613

and Gerry, 621, 631, 635, 636n, 643

on militia, standing army, 621

praises C. C. Pinckney, 621

See also Message from the President of the United States, Accompanying a Report of the Secretary of State; XYZ affair

Pike, Nicolas: New and Complete System of Arithmetic, 594

Pinckney, Charles, 88-9n

Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth:

in cartoon, xl, 364 (illus.)

"not six pence" statement, xl

French opposition to, 119, 174n, 185, 219, 397

considered for War Department post, 173, 182

conduct as envoy criticized, 174n, 339, 490-1, 643n

rumored intrigues of, 185

leaves Paris, 219, 390, 392-3, 394, 396, 397, 417, 636n

relations with Gerry, Marshall, 393, 441, 647

and rank in army, 450n, 612n

attends meetings with Washington, 611n

Pickering praises, 621

not disposed toward peace with France, 647, 649

See also XYZ affair

Pinckney, Eliza Lucas, 390-4

Pinckney, Thomas:

and Blount impeachment, 84-5, 615n, 619n

political views characterized by TJ, 227

on U.S. relations with France, 227, 228n, 231

calls for dispatches, 245

nomination as envoy to Spain, 319, 320n, 481

and payments to Kosciuszko, 454, 498n

in House debates, 472

Pinckney Treaty:

delays in implementation of, 55n

fulfillment of terms of, 115-16, 123-4, 126, 127

pisé construction, 578n

pitch: exported from N.C., 73

Pitt, William, 376n, 584n

Pittsburgh, Pa.:

and Dunmore's War, 76, 78n, 102, 135, 141-2, 307, 511n, 513-14

Logan visits, 136

Republican strength in, 286n

Pius VI, Pope, 66, 67-8

Pleasants, Samuel. See Virginia Argus (Richmond)

"Pliny" (pseudonym):

mocks TJ, 438-9

plow, moldboard: and cover crops, 200

TJ's instructions for construction of, 201-5, 207-8n, 224, 234-5, 376

models of, sent to Britain, 202, 205, 457

of cast iron, 205, 208n

Patterson's views on, 230-1

sent to Britain, 310

TJ's description of, 387-9

praised by Strickland, 457

TJ's design built, used by others, 524

plows:

mules or horses for, 114, 128, 158, 177, 282-3, 312

in Britain, 376n

poetry, 380, 405-6, 511, 512n, 522-3

Point Pleasant, Va., 310n

Poland:

on restoration of, 124

partitioned, 196n, 372n, 399, 400, 507, 508, 591

political reforms, 372n

Polaris (pole star), 160-2, 178

Political Disquisitions: or, An Inquiry into Public Errors, Defects, and Abuses (James Burgh), 595

political parties:

necessary for a free society, 388-9

J. Taylor's views on, 430-5

and taxes, 434

and newspapers, 565

Political Progress of Britain (James Thomson Callender), 595

Polybius: Historiarum, 595

Pomona (ship), 147

Pope. See Pius VI, Pope

Poplar Forest (TJ's estate):

sale of tobacco from, 338, 357-8, 372-3, 592, 669

B. Clark overseer at, 407n

Porcupine's Gazette (Philadelphia):

publishes L. Martin's attacks on TJ, 7n, 20n, 34n, 78, 110n, 143n, 392

reacts to Latrobe satire, 226n

and XYZ dispatches, 251

publishes Corbin's vindication of L. Martin, 285-7, 327-8

and attack on Findley, 304n

praises "Hail Columbia", 325n

makes accusations against TJ, 340, 392, 417, 419n

TJ's views on, 389, 486

Callender's opinion of, 564-6

decline in sales, 614

pork: exported from N.C., 73

Port-au-Prince, Saint-Domingue, 438

Portland, William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, third Duke of, 271n

Portugal:

Britain occupies forts, 11-12

relations with France, 11-12, 263, 267

Kosciuszko travels through, 288-9, 378

postal service:

appointments at Fredericksburg, Va., 9, 11n, 88

salary of postal rider, 9, 56, 88

irregularities of mail, 26-7, 338, 505, 506, 525, 585, 591, 626-7, 642

at Milton, Va., 56, 282, 381

British influence suspected in, 71

privacy of, distrusted, 71, 244, 247, 272, 274, 434-5, 528, 588, 616, 623-4, 636, 641, 650

in Va., 117, 325, 357, 452, 619

between Va. and Philadelphia, 192, 235, 282, 381, 637, 667

and U.S. revenues, 634, 663, 667

bill to establish post offices and roads, 673

franking privilege for secretary of navy, 677

potatoes:

treatise on, 197

in TJ's crop rotation plan, 210

Potter, Charles, 167, 220

Potter, Edmund: handles shipments for TJ, 192, 265, 343, 357, 362, 374, 382

Pougens, Charles: plan to sell books in U.S., 319, 481, 482n

Pouncey's tract (TJ property):

building materials from, 114

timber on, 312

Powell, John, & Co., 427-30

Powhatan Indians, 564

Pratt & Kintzing (Philadelphia), 321

Précis du droit des gens moderne (Georg Freidrich von Martens): translated by Cobbett, 615-16

"President's March" (melody), 325n

press, freedom of:

limits to, under British law, 60

absence of, in France, 300, 302n, 590n

threats to, 324, 326, 334, 395

Madison fears loss of, 349

Constitutional protection of, 536-7, 542n, 544-5, 551, 646

Congress criticized for impeding, 590n

See also Sedition Act

Priestley, Joseph:

honorary French citizen, 196n

and study of languages, 238

characterized by Callender, 566

Prince, James, 48, 49n

Prince Edward Co., Va.: sends address of protest to president, 582-4

Prince of Wales (ship), 427-30

Princeton, N.J.: address on XYZ affair, 324n

Prince William Co., Va., 9

Principles of Agriculture and Vegetation (Francis Home), 211

Principles of Equity (Henry Home, Lord Kames), 594

printing:

new French process, 153-4, 277, 577, 578n

low cost of in U.S., Ireland, 319, 481

hot-pressed method, 644n

privateers, 273-4

privateers, British, 395n

privateers, French:

ordered to seize U.S. vessels, 336n, 354

U.S. law allowing capture of, 404-5

U.S. ships capture, 447

recalled, 449

Proctor, Joseph, 76

Profitable Booke of Mr. John Perkins . . . Treating of the Lawes of England (John Perkins), 594

proverbs: quoted by Callender, 580

Prussia:

and military movements, 156

and talks of new coalition against France, 449-50

and partition of Poland, 507, 508

Pulaski, Casimir, 558n

pumpkins, 213

Purdie, Alexander, 321

Pyrlæus, John Christopher, 309, 310n

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