Volume 30 Index

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Van Cortlandt, Philip, 9, 299

Vans, William, 273

Van Staphorst, Jacob:

letter to, 378

letter from, 461-2

and charges against Monroe, Skipwith, 222-3

and Kosciuszko, 377, 378, 416, 461-2, 504

Van Staphorst & Hubbard:

letters to, 315-17, 320-1

letter from, 503-4

branch in Paris, 292

and Kosciuszko's funds, 292, 320-1, 416, 461-2, 498n

and Dutch speculations in U.S., 315-16, 503

TJ's bonds to, 315-17, 503

handle correspondence, 482, 496

See also Willink, Van Staphorst & Hubbard

Varina (Randolph estate), 27-8, 350

Varlé, Peter Charles:

letter from, 70-1

papers for APS, 70

plan to counter yellow fever, 70-1

identified, 70n

Varnum, Joseph Bradley, 442

Vatican. See Pius VI, Pope

Vattel, Emmerich de: Le Droit des Gens, 594

Vaughan, Benjamin, 131

Vaughan, John, 297n, 656n, 677

Vaughan, Sir John: Reports and Arguments, 594

Vegetable Staticks (Stephen Hales), 594

Venice:

and Treaty of Campoformio, 12n

fleet controlled by France, 443, 449

embassy in London, 509n

and relations with France, 584n

Venus (planet): 1769 transit of, 160, 162n

Vermont:

elections in, 10, 584n, 610

protests against stamp tax in, 156-7

selection of jurors in, 575n

prosecutions under Sedition Act, 576

shows support for M. Lyon, 610-12

Vernon, Thomas: Cases Argued and Adjudged, 594

Vertot, René Aubert de: History of the Revolutions in Spain, 595

Vesey (Vezey), Francis: Cases Argued and Determined, 594

vetch, winter:

TJ exchanges seed of, with Strickland, 170, 210, 455-6

identified as ononis by T. M. Randolph, 211-12, 214n, 455-6

Vienna: inaccurate news from, 625n, 627, 631

View of the Conduct of the Executive (James Monroe). See Monroe, James

View of the Soil and Climate of the United States of America (Constantin François Chasseboeuf Volney), 82n

Villette, Reine Philiberte Rouph de Varicourt, Marquisse de, 523, 524-5n

vineyards, 42

Virgil: new French edition of works of, 154n, 277n, 577, 578n

VIRGINIA

Agriculture

condition of crops in, 27, 176, 276

May wheat in, 198 tobacco in, 318, 558-9, 626

and possibility of war with France, 381

and plants from Europe, 456

British Invasions

and hostility against Britain, 62

effect on state records, 342

under commands of Leslie and Arnold, 518

Constitution

calls for revision of, 41n

Courts

courts of chancery, 179, 413-14

Federal court fails to meet in, 385

and selection of jurors, 568, 572-4, 576

presentment against S. Cabell, 574n

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

Court of Appeals, 662n

Description

boundaries, 162n

ice caves, 455

Economy

difficulty of landed estates in, 15-16

western land claims, 18-20

and farm tenancy, 148, 560, 586, 613, 639

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

sale, investments in land, 318, 493, 613, 629, 639

share of Direct Tax to be raised in, 397-8

transportation, sale of slaves, 428-30n

regional variation in land prices, 493-4

canals, 523-4, 561-2

employment in, 558-9

influx of tobacco money, 623, 626

See also James River Company

Education and Science

lack of emphasis upon education, 558-9

act for establishment of schools, 573-5

Federal Convention Va. issues call for, 13

General Assembly

crowded living conditions during sessions, 43

on election of state printer, 57-8, 89

called republican, 63, 89

and Va. Resolutions, 532, 534, 590, 606-7

and TJ's petition on jurors, 567-8, 571-5, 576, 589-90, 602

and Prince Edward Co. petition, 582

and election of U.S. senators, 598, 641-2

and declaring U.S. laws unconstitutional, 601-2

bill to secure freedom of debate in, 602

adjournment, 642n

memorial from Caroline Co., 662n

House of Delegates

and TJ's grand jury petition, 22, 40-1, 57, 255-62, 574n

debates selling church lands, 40-1

proposal for amendments to U.S. Constitution, 40-1, 54

members, 280, 287n, 290

election of speaker and clerk for, 598, 602

Indians

tribes, 19-20, 564

acquisition of lands from, 322, 342

Laws

Statute for Establishing Religious Freedom, 41n, 532

and Kosciuszko's will, 333n

enforcement of, 558

Militia

and Dunmore's War, 76, 310n, 513-14

called "big knifes", 306, 308-9

political support for, 351n

called to meet invasion of Va. in 1780, 518

Politics

and Madison's resolutions on Report on Commerce, 93

absence of party division in, 99

republicanism in, 169

and party alignments in House of Representatives, 193-4

Latrobe and, 224-6

Republican dinner for Monroe, 225, 226n

elections in, 242, 442, 524, 636-7, 643

Va. Republicans absent from Congress, 279, 299, 305, 311, 341, 344, 363, 394

career of J. Steele, 325

and disagreements among states, 388-9

Republicans in, 401-2, 438n, 641

and prospect of war with France, 485

Federalist activity in, 521-3, 524, 525n

and creation of Ky. Resolutions, 531-2

and death of Tazewell, 641-2

Public Finance

depreciated payments to treasury, 426-7

Public Opinion

opposition to Alien and Sedition Acts and taxes, 156-7, 487n, 665-6

and XYZ affair, 289-90, 311, 351, 365, 485, 487n, 524-5, 582-3, 584n, 661-2, 668

fear executive power to raise volunteer army, 386

Society

postal service in, 9-11, 26-7, 56, 88, 117, 192, 235, 282, 325, 338, 357, 381, 626-7, 628-9, 637, 642, 667

racial problems, 149-53

new penitentiary, 225

travelers to Europe from, 437-8

Du Pont de Nemours considers moving to Va., 502

as safe political asylum, 528

Weather

T. M. Randolph's diary, 27, 80

at Montpelier, 41, 117, 164, 176, 276, 289-90, 334, 348-9, 360, 368, 384, 571, 619

Virginia, Governor of. See Dunmore, John Murray, fourth Earl of Wood, James

Virginia, University of, 570n

Virginia Argus (Richmond), 124-5

Virginia Gazette (Dixon and Hunter):

publishes Logan's speech, 39n, 321-2, 328

successor to Purdie and Dixon paper, 321

Virginia Gazette and General Advertiser (Richmond):

and annual election of state printer, 57

rebuts "Scipio", 223

prints attack on Monroe, 403-4

See also Davis, Augustine

Virginia Herald (Fredericksburg), 383-4

Voight, Henry, 644n

Voight, Sebastian, 644n

Volney, Constantin François Chasseboeuf:

target of Alien Act, vii, xliii, 319, 360-2, 381

studies Miami language, 82n

View of the Soil and Climate of the United States of America, 82n

discussions with Directory, 196n

as target of Federalist legislation, 300, 323, 326

departs for France, 319, 376, 393, 396

TJ defends, 326

carries letters, 376, 378, 383, 416

seeks to prevent war between U.S. and France, 379-80

meets Nolan, 426n

Voltaire, François Marie Arouet: historical works of, 595

Voyage dans les États-Unis d'Amérique (Duc de La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt), 488-9, 497n

Voyage du jeune Anacharsis en Grèce (Abbé Jean Jacques Barthélemy), 595

Voyages de la Nouvelle France (Samuel de Champlain): TJ lends to Pickering, 284, 313, 341, 345-6

Vredenburgh, E., 466-7n

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