Volume 30 Index

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S

"Sabbaticus" (pseudonym), 125

saddles, 467n

Saint André, André Jeanbon, 449-50

Saint Croix River, 284, 346n

Saint-Domingue, W.I.:

blacks caricatured, xl, 364 (illus.)

relations with France, xl

and problems of sudden emancipation, 151

natural history of, 297n

political upheaval, 297n

refugees from, seek asylum in U.S., 438-41

independence for, 635, 637n, 640, 663-5, 667

U.S. trade with, 640, 663, 665, 667

British, U.S. warships off coast of, 659-60

mentioned, 70n, 509n

See also Toussaint-Louverture

Saint German, Christopher: Doctor and Student, 594

St. Thomas, W.I., 659

Salkeld, William: Reports of Cases, 594

Sallust: works of, 595

Sally (sloop): carries shipment for TJ, 192, 265, 343, 357

Salmagundi (Washington Irving, William Irving, and James Kirke Paulding), 82-3n

salt: taxes on, 279, 281, 300, 305, 611n

extracted from seawater, 391-2, 407

Salzburg, 12n

Sam: cares for TJ's slave, George, 563n

Sandusky, Northwest Terr.: Indians, missionaries at, 86, 308

Sappington, John, 136, 138

Sargent, Winthrop: appointed governor of Miss. Terr., 281n, 323, 326

Sawyer, Enoch, 617n

Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Francis Frederick, Duke of, 161n Saxons: histories of, 597n

Sayer, Joseph: Law of Costs, 594

Scandella, Giambattista (J. B.), 507-9

Schimmelpenninck, Rutger Jan, 611n

Schomberg, Alexander Crowcher: Historical and Chronological View of Roman Law, 594

Schröter, Johann Hieronymus: studies Jupiter's moons, 160-2, 178

Scioto River: and Dunmore's War, 106, 137, 138, 513, 514

"Scipio" (Uriah Tracy):

criticizes Monroe's View, 11-12, 57, 89, 120-1, 221, 223n, 246

essays ascribed to C. Lee, 87

essays ascribed to Pickering, 96

rebutted, 223n

Scotland, 206, 565-7

Scott, James, 19

Scourge of Aristocracy, and Repository of Important Political Truths, 583-5

seamen, U.S.:

impressment of, 610-11, 613

bill for relief of sick and disabled, 674, 679

seaports:

and stamp tax, 157n

fortification of harbors, 182, 228, 280n, 674

quarantine of, 679

See also lighthouses

Sedgwick, Theodore:

and impeachment procedures, 127n, 619-20, 672

fails to attend Washington's birthday celebration, 156

and aid for Federal District, 245

president pro tem of Senate, 437

and Direct Tax, 442-3

and election districts in Mass., 442

considers declaration of war, 443n

in Senate debates, 471-2

and Gerry's confirmation, 653

Sedgwick & Co. or a Key to the Six Per Cent Cabinet (James Thomson Callender), 188-9, 565-7

sedition:

common law prosecutions for, 187n

as crime in Scotland, 567n

prosecuted in Britain for, 620

Sedition Act (1798):

prosecutions under, 174n, 576, 586, 619-20

as part of Federalist program, 299-300, 305, 323

TJ's views on, 324, 589, 635, 661

causes departures of French, 360

considered in Senate, 360, 437, 443-4, 445n, 447, 450n, 678

House version of, superceded by Senate, 360, 393, 395n

bill, amendments sent to TJ, 440, 450n

challenged as unconstitutional, 444, 445n, 519, 521n

sentiment against, 487n, 532, 649, 664

condemned in Ky., 510-12, 519, 532-4

and Callender, 521-2, 580-2

and Ky. Resolutions, 531, 535, 536-7, 540, 542-3n, 544-5, 548, 550-1, 554

in N.C. politics, 557n, 643

prelude to constitutional abuses, 559-60

reactions to, 582-5, 661-2, 665-7

and Va. Resolutions, 590, 606

J. Taylor brings in bill to counter, 602

seeds:

TJ and Strickland exchange, 170, 209-13, 455-7

of Wabash melon, 213, 456-7

See also clover seed

Selem. See Matthiessen & Sillem (Selem) (Hamburg)

Seneca, Lucius Annaeus:

works of, 594

in TJ's courses of reading, 597n

servants:

Kosciuszko's, 372, 507, 508

TJ's, in Philadelphia, 436, 439, 585, 644n

Several Methods by Which Meridional Lines May be Found with Ease and Accuracy (Andrew Ellicott), 162n

Sewall, Samuel:

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

seeks expulsion of M. Lyon, 88n

and Lyon-Griswold affair, 164

influence on Adams, 173

correspondence with McHenry, 279-80

and relations with France, 380n

brings in sedition bill, 395n

in House debates, 472

Seybert, Adam:

in APS, 36, 159n

Shadwell (TJ's estate): slaves at, 28, 406

tobacco crop at, 385

mill canal constructed at, 561

See also Page, William

Shamokin (Indian town), 309

Shawnee Indians:

and Dunmore's War, 39, 75-8, 102, 103, 136, 138, 140-2, 307, 310n

language, 86

relations with Iroquois, 141

Shays' Rebellion, 13

sheep, 376n

Sheridan, Thomas: Course of Lectures on Elocution, 594

Shikellamy (Shikellemus, Oneida Indian), 309, 310n

shingles: exported from N.C., 73

Shockoe warehouse: and TJ's tobacco, 445-6, 452, 461, 467, 579

Shoemaker, Edward, 467n

Short, Eliza. See Edmonds, Elizabeth Short

Short, Jenny. See Wilkins, Jane (Jenny) Short

Short, Peyton:

correspondence with W. Short, 52, 318, 482n

and brother's business affairs, 481, 558

succeeds in Ky., 492-3

letter to cited, 578n

Short, William:

letters to, 317-20

letters from, 52, 146-54, 277, 473-83, 487-97, 557-8

on slavery, emancipation, ix, 148, 149-53

salary due to, 35-6, 147-8, 240-1, 277, 298-9, 317-18, 320, 330, 452, 480, 561, 588, 603, 608, 609, 622, 669

and brother, 52, 318, 481-2, 492-3, 558, 578n

epistolary record, 52, 277, 482n, 496n, 557-8

personal affairs, 52, 277

business affairs, 52n, 146-54, 164-5, 277, 298, 317-20, 351-2, 411, 459-60, 473-83, 487-97, 498, 517, 557-8, 609, 613-14, 629, 635, 639

canal shares of, 148-9, 318, 477-8

Indian Camp Quarter, 148, 277, 318, 475, 493

tenants, 148, 277, 318, 475, 493-4

U.S. securities, 148, 277n, 318, 411n, 476, 492, 506n, 525-6

expects to return to U.S., 248, 318, 453, 473-5, 480

and Monroe, 276n, 635

Green Sea lands, 318, 337, 351-2, 411, 459, 481, 496

acquires land in Ky., 352n, 481

service in Spain, Netherlands, 473, 476, 480, 481, 487, 496

anticipates marriage, 474, 488, 557, 577

powers of attorney, 476, 526n

political views, 478-80, 491

on TJ, Adams, 479

diplomatic expenditures, 480

disgruntled, 480-1, 490-1

sisters of, 481-2, 577, 578n

relations with Washington, 488, 491-2

and G. Logan, 489, 496

and XYZ envoys, 490-1

TJ draws on funds of, 506n, 525-6

letters voluminous, difficult, 517

mentioned, 45

Short Introduction to English Grammar (Robert Lowth), 594

Shultz, Benjamin, 37n

"Sidney":

analyzes XYZ dispatches, 333-5

praised by Madison, 333-4

Sidney, Algernon: Discourses Concerning Government, 595

Sierra Leone Company, 149, 154n

silk, 502n

Silverheels (Shawnee Indian), 307

Simms, Charles, 293

Sinclair, Sir John:

letters to, 197-209, 310-11

letter from, 387

TJ sends May wheat to, 104, 192, 198, 265-6, 310, 337, 350, 387

sends publications, surveys to TJ, 197, 208n

TJ sends models, farm implements to, 199-200, 202, 205, 310, 387

TJ praises, 205-7

lays TJ's letter before British Board of Agriculture, 207n, 376, 387

TJ writes, 224

Sitgreaves, Samuel:

letter from, 84-5

and Blount impeachment, 84-5

address to the Senate, 85

identified, 85n

serves on Jay Treaty commission, 85n, 623-5, 627

submits resolutions, 363-4

resigns seat in House, 615n

Six Nations. See Iroquois (Six Nations) Indians

Sketches of the History of America (James T. Callender):

TJ distributes, 115, 116

purchased by TJ, 115n sales of, 188-9

Sketches of the Principles of Government (Nathaniel Chipman), 595

Sketch of the Present State of Our Political Relations with the United States of North-America (Jean Antoine Joseph Fauchet):

TJ distributes, 11, 62

Skinner, Stephen: Etymologicon Linguæ Anglicanæ, 568-9, 570n

Skinner, Thomson J., 13-14, 363-4

Skiogstrom, Capt. (master of Nordiske Uäskape), 504n

Skipwith, Anne Wayles (Mrs. Henry Skipwith, TJ's sister-in-law): death, 69, 187, 214, 319

Skipwith, Elizabeth, 69, 187

Skipwith, Fulwar:

letter from, 183-7

on U.S.-French relations, 183-7

letters from cited, 187n, 482n

accused of financial improprieties, 222, 246, 247n, 272

claim against U.S., 577-8

Skipwith, Henry (TJ's brother-in-law):

and Short's business affairs, 52n, 318-19, 481, 494-5, 558

wife's death, 187, 319

and Wayles estate, 428-30n, 459, 467-70

Skipwith, Mary. See Randolph, Mary Skipwith

Skipwith, Sir Peyton:

letter to, 517

letter from, 498

family of, 470n

and Short's finances, 498, 517

slavery:

Short criticizes, ix, 148-53

and Christianity, 152

economics of slave v. free labor, 152

slaves' purchase of freedom, 153

Wayles's involvement in slave trade, 426-30

and power, masters, 434

incentives for emancipation, 441-2

and tenancy, 493

and U.S. Constitution, 535, 537-8, 545, 552

revolt in Haiti, 664, 665, 667

See also abolition

slaves:

conduct of, viii-ix, 28, 592, 593

plant gardens for private use, viii, 385-6, 410

attempts to hire, 28, 29n, 328n

illness of, 28, 43, 406, 563

and theft at Monticello, 68-9, 79

weapons and altercations, 68

on frontier, killed by Indians, 141

population, in U.S., 150, 151

effects of forced mobility on, 152-3

and potential war with France, 184

Kosciuszko hopes to free, assist, 332-3

medical treatment for, 406

sold in Va., 428-30n

diet of, 461

duties of, 592, 593

See also Direct Tax (1798); Jefferson, Thomas: Slaveholder

sloths, 294-7

Small, Abraham, 644n

smallpox, 283

Smith, Mr.: associate of Cresap, 285-6

Smith, Adam: Wealth of Nations, 194n, 595

Smith, Capt. E. T., 659

Smith, Col. James, 511-12n

Smith, Nathaniel, 477, 483

Smith, Samuel (Maryland):

letter to, 484-7

absent from Congress, 363-4

reports on newspaper attacks on TJ, 484-6

letter from cited, 486n

letter to cited, 486n

runs for reelection, 486n

Smith, Samuel Harrison:

and APS, 36

mentioned, 115n

Smith, William Loughton, 565-7

Smith, William Stephens, 450n

Snead, Benjamin, 346

Snowden & McCorkle, 115n

soil: exhaustion of, 210-11

Sokolnicki, Michel, xlii

Somerville, John Southey, Lord:

letters from, 376, 591-2

and British Board of Agriculture, 376, 457, 591

Facts and observations relative to sheep, wool, ploughs and oxen, 376n

identified, 376n

Sophia (ship):

carries dispatches, 271

and U.S. envoys, 379, 381, 394, 396, 397, 648

returns to U.S., 449

Short to embark on, 577

Southall, Stephen, 179

South America: maps of, 212, 457

South Carolina:

tobacco from, 623, 626, 668

and congressional elections of 1798, 643

public sentiment in, 665, 668

southern states:

and prospective navigation act, 72-3, 92-4

and prospect of war with Spain, 126

and political power, parties, 173, 388-9, 432

fortification of harbors in, 182

congressmen from, leave Philadelphia, 281

rumors on invasion by black troops from W. Indies, 336n

loss of commerce, 348

republicanism in, 401-2

and refugees from Saint-Domingue, 441

and Alien and Sedition Acts, 649

Spain:

prospects of war with U.S., 95, 115, 120, 126-7

expulsion of Moors from, 150

skin color of inhabitants, 151

allowed slaves to purchase freedom, 153

relations with France, 184

scientific research in, 232-4

T. Pinckney's nomination as envoy to, 319, 320n, 481

Britain interferes with trade, 408, 410, 666, 668, 669

protective of North American territories, 425-6n

rumors of peace talks with Britain, 449

U.S. relations with, 490, 634, 667

as market for U.S. tobacco, 633, 666, 668, 669

purchase of prize ships from, 636n

See also Short, William

Sparks, Jared, 226n

speech, freedom of:

limits to, under British law, 60

Spicer, Henry, 77

Spotswood, Alexander:

certificate for, 518

letters from cited, 518n

letters to cited, 518n

Sprigg, Richard, Jr.: resolution on inexpediency of war, 228n, 241, 245, 247, 263, 267, 268, 269-70, 275-6

Springer, Uriah, 39-40, 140

Stamp Act (1797):

Congress postpones, vii, 7-8, 10

objections to, 156-8, 175, 664

TJ's views on impact of, 335, 340, 388, 661

anticipated revenue from, 447, 631, 634, 640, 663, 667

TJ's transactions affected by, 466n, 505, 526n

opinion of, in Va., 487n

act to amend, 672

Starke, Burwell, 469n

State, U.S. Department of: and XYZ dispatches, 166n

See also Pickering, Timothy Randolph, Edmund

states:

powers of, under Confederation Congress, 13

respectability of governments in, 111

impeachment extends to officers of, 126

impact on federal government, 163

divisions among, 388-9

interpretation, amendment of constitution, 434

and right to regulate immigration, 440-3

and levying of Direct Tax, 442

and selection of jurors, 567-8, 572-4

and Alien and Sedition laws, 589

Madison on powers of, 606

settlement of accounts with U.S., 678-9

Staunton, Va.:

district court in, 254-5

sales of TJ's nails in, 398, 446, 527n

scarcity of cash in, 529, 563

staves: exported from N.C., 73

steam engines, 653-7

Steele, John (comptroller of treasury), 298, 411n, 525-6

Steele, John (Va.):

appointed secretary of Miss. Terr., 281n, 323, 325, 326

and Va. politics, 325

Stephen, Adam, 136

Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm, Baron von, 353

Stevenson, Andrew, 467n

Stevenson, George, 63

Stewart, John:

TJ refers to as Tory, 63

reelected clerk of House of Delegates, 598, 602

stills: duties on foreign, 673

Stith, William: History of the First Discovery and Settlement of Virginia, 595

Stockbridge Indians, 86, 249n

stocks, six percent: Callender on, 188 price of, 298

Stockton, Richard:

and XYZ affair, 324n

favors war with France, 364

in Senate debates, 471-2

Stoddert, Benjamin:

appointed secretary of the navy, 325n

reports to House of Representatives, 631-2

orders warships to West Indies, 636n

report from Tingey, 659-60

stoves, 104, 105n, 132

Strange, James:

and TJ's financial transactions, 609, 618, 629

letters from cited, 609n

letters to cited, 609n

Strange, Sir John: Reports of Adjudged Cases, 594

Stratton, Capt., 104

strawberries, 193, 249, 346

Strickland, William:

letter to, 209-14

letter from, 455-8

exchanges seeds with TJ, 170, 209-13, 455-7

observes moldboard plow, 201

recommends TJ's moldboard plow, 207n, 224, 457

writes TJ, 214n

seeks information on ice caves, 455, 458n

Strode, John, 586n

Strother, French, 454

Stuart (Stewart), Archibald:

letter to, 396-8

subscribes to newspaper, 354n

and TJ's business affairs, 398

forwards McDowell's note, 527

Stuart (Stewart), John, 293, 295

Suetonius Tranquillus, Gaius: Opera omnia quæ extant, 595

suffrage: and republican government, 433

Sullivan, James:

letter from, 617-18

recommends B. Dearborn, 617-18

letter from cited, 618n

Sully, Thomas, 331n

Summary, Historical and Political, of the First Planting, Progressive Improvements, and Present State of the British Settlements in North-America (William Douglass), 595

Summary of the Law of Nations, Founded on the Treaties and Customs of the Modern Nations of Europe (Georg Friedrich von Martens): translated by Cobbett, 615-16

Sumter, Thomas, 665

Susquehanna Canal Company, 70

Susquehanna Valley, 5-6

Swabia: French depredations in, 525n

Swan, James, 222

Swanwick, John, 363-4

Sweden:

coin presented to APS, 37n

relations with France, 47-8, 51-2, 245, 247, 248

and renewal of treaty with U.S., 182

and Short's finances, 241

and seizure of neutral vessels, 397

Sweet Springs (Greenbrier Co.), 533

Switzerland:

revolutionary activity in, 66, 68

Helvetic Republic formed, 186, 187n

Kosciuszko's later residence, 196n

and relations with France, 584n

syphilis, 406

Systematical View of the Laws of England As Treated of in a Course of Vinerian Lectures (Richard Wooddeson): TJ quotes from, 58-61

System of Short-Hand Practised by Mr. Thomas Lloyd, 237n

System of Surgery. Extracted from the works of Benjamin Bell (Nicholas B. Waters), 283

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