Volume 31 Index

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labor

and proposed census categories, 294

Laertius, Diogenes, 285n

Lafayette, George Washington Louis Gilbert du Motier de, 96n, 328, 329

Lafayette, Marie Adrienne Françoise de Noailles, Marquise de

accompanies husband, 94-6, 315

daughters of, 96n

sends son to U.S., 96n

financial assets, 328, 329

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

letter from, 94-6

in Holland, Hamburg, 94-5, 328, 329

and Bureaux de Pusy, 94-6, 104, 264-5, 305, 331, 578

departure from France, imprisonment, 94-6, 265n

regard for U.S., 95

family, 96n

expected in U.S., 132, 134n, 292, 305, 313, 315, 328, 329, 331

TJ's regard for, 292

financial situation, 328, 329

and new French government, 357-8, 386

La Fontaine, Jean de

"Le Singe et Le Chat," 408, 410n

Lake Superior, 549n, 606

lampblack, 135, 149

Lancaster Co., Pa.

political sentiments of, 22, 36, 152

French prisoners in, 39

militia assaults journalist in, 152n, 525n

Coxe in, 285n

McKean in, 296n

legislature meets in, 331, 332n

land companies

in Ohio, 6-8, 253

western, 7, 175n

in Pa., 287, 288n

and speculation, 313

Langdon, John, 551

languages

American Indian, 137-8, 203n, 247n, 393, 402, 412n, 433-7, 475, 479

TJ's vocabulary form, 138, 139n, 402, 433-4, 436

sign languages, 203n, 237, 310, 311, 594

classical, 291n, 339-41, 568-9

signing by deaf, 311

Hebrew and other "Oriental," 320, 436, 496

taught in Va. schools, 340

See also French language; German language; Greek language; Latin

Lapsley, Samuel, 600

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

and Short's plans, 144-5

TJ sends respects to, 465, 510, 512

La Rochefoucauld d'Enville, Louis Alexandre, Duc de La Roche-Guyon et de, 94

La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, François Alexandre Frédéric, Duc de

letter from, 104

introduces Bureaux de Pusy, 104, 264-5

TJ's regard for, 292

Latimer, Henry, 453n

Latin

in curricula, 291n, 339-40, 381, 467, 468-9n, 496, 568-9

quotations, 341, 496, 555

Latour-Maubourg, Marie Charles César Fay, Comte de, 94, 96n

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry

family, 548n

and N.J. copper company, 548n

works as engineer, architect, 548n

TJ wishes to consult, 579

Latrobe, Lydia Sellon, 548n

Laurance, John, 295n, 382n, 416

law

in college curricula, 86n, 321, 452n, 568, 569

study of, 335n, 467, 468n, 520

distinction between natural and common, 416

lex talionis, 419, 420n

E. Randolph mortgages law books, 584

See also attorneys; common law; Jefferson, Thomas: Law; Virginia: Laws

Law, Thomas, 551

law of nations

and French treatment of American envoys, 38, 47, 64, 67

and piracy, 421

Law of Nations, or, Principles of the Law of Nature (Emmerich de Vattel), 68

Leak, Elisha, 163

Leak, Walter, 257n

Lear, Tobias, 551

Le Blanc, Régis, 44, 48

Lee, Charles, 302n, 592

Lee, Henry

eulogy of Washington, xliii

elected to Congress, 110, 113, 114n

votes in House, 306n

militia bill, 547, 556

Lego (TJ's estate)

lease of fields at, 323, 359-60, 361n

Le Havre, France

consulship at, 144-5n

Portsmouth sails to, 456n

Lehman, Lyon, 604

Leiper, Elizabeth Coultas Gray, 446, 447n

Leiper, Thomas

and TJ's tobacco crops, 121, 305, 334, 341, 383, 406, 414, 415, 576, 577-8n

Duane's informant, 153n

advances funds, 406

assists Callender, 433

assists Parkyns, 446

lemon juice

TJ orders, 135, 145, 148-9, 167, 177, 591

LeRoy, Herman

holds Varina mortgage, 390-1, 403, 406, 418, 423, 428, 467

LeRoy & Bayard (N.Y.)

market tobacco, 106

and Varina mortgage, 406, 428

Letchworth, John, 575, 577n

Letter, to the Rev. Jedidiah Morse (St. George Tucker), 317, 318n, 365

Letter from George Nicholas, of Kentucky, to His Friend, in Virginia (George Nicholas)

TJ distributes, 12-13, 23-4, 30, 35

circulation of, 16-17

Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Accompanied with a Report and Estimates of the Sums Necessary to be appropriated for the Service of the Year 1800, 277-8

Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting a Statement of Goods, Wares and Merchandize Exported from the United States, 30-1

Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury Transmitting Two Statements . . . for One Year Prior to the First of October 1797, 30-1

Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury Transmitting Two Statements . . . for one Year prior to the First of October 1798, 481, 482n

Letters of Curtius, Addressed to General Marshall (John Thomson)

sought by TJ, 14-15

Letters to the Inhabitants of Northumberland and its Neighborhood, on Subjects Interesting to the Author, and to them (Joseph Priestley), 288, 319-20, 322n, 567

Lewis (TJ's slave)

works as carpenter, 271

Lewis (E. Randolph's slave), 583, 584

Lewis, Mr., 524, 579

Lewis, Charles Lilburne (TJ's brother-in-law), 199n

Lewis, James (Charlottesville), 515, 516n

Lewis, Jane Jefferson. See Peyton, Jane Jefferson Lewis

Lewis, Lilburne, 163

Lewis, Lucy Jefferson (Mrs. Charles Lilburne Lewis, TJ's sister), 199n

Lewis, Meriwether, 592n

Lewis, Mildred Hornsby

land transaction with TJ, 140-3

identified, 142-3n

M. J. Randolph comments on, 142n

Lewis, Nicholas

deeds land to son, 141, 142n

manages TJ's affairs, 255

TJ sends regards to, 476

receives Appendix, 553

Lewis, Nicholas Meriwether

land transactions, 140-3, 188

identified, 142-3n

surveys land, 142n, 384, 474, 506, 511n

letters from cited, 143n

letters to cited, 143n

Lewis, Randolph, 162

Lewis, Robert Warner, 506, 510n, 511n

L'Hommedieu, Ezra, 552, 553

libel

effect of prosecutions on newspapers, vii, 492, 526, 531

seditious libel in Ireland, 165n

prosecuted under common law, 171n, 492-3

See also Sedition Act (1798)

liberty

younger generation as potential threat to, 128

as natural state, 350

Liberty of Speech, and of the Press (Alexander Addison), 233n

libraries

for colleges, 569

See also Jefferson, Thomas: Library

Life and Adventures of Peter Porcupine, with a Full and Fair Account of all his Authoring Transactions (William Cobbett), 153-4, 157, 161n

lighthouses

expenditures for, 277, 608

Lilly, Gabriel

overseer, 497, 522-3

lime

for Monticello, 270, 273n, 423

for sanitation, 565-7

Lincoln, Benjamin, 489n

Lindsay, Reuben, 553

linens

bedsheets, 365, 523

Linn, William

and missionary activity, 247n

receives Appendix, 552

Linnaeus, Carolus, 291

linseed oil, 75

lions

megalonyx associated with, 61

Lisbon

European news received from, 134n

envoys to France land at, 408, 409, 413, 415, 422, 475, 480, 482

Lisle, John, Jr., 463n

Liston, Robert

letters intercepted and published, 151, 153n, 287-8, 521, 522n, 536

on Fries Rebellion, 153n

and U.S. relations with France, 153n

suspected of collusion with Hamilton, 493n

Litchfield, Conn.

J. Ogden jailed at, 73-4

Little Jim (ship), 75, 89, 91, 93

Littlejohn, Joseph B.

secretary to American envoys, 475-6, 480, 482-3

Little Sam (ship), 42, 239

Lively, Charles, 513, 514

Livermore, Samuel

reelected to Senate, 10

in Senate, 382n, 545, 607

mentioned, 8n

Lives of Eminent Philosophers (Diogenes Laertius), 285n

livestock

at Shadwell, 198

sheep, 363, 523

to range in woodlands, 518

Livingston, Brockholst, 494-5

Livingston, Edward

letter to, 546-9

letters from, 494-5, 554-5

in Congress, 64, 495

and proposed newspaper, 102n, 112-13

Batture case, 231n

and Priestley, 346

and Robbins case, 408, 410n

Republican leader in N.Y., 409, 494-5, 511n, 546-9, 554-5

receives Appendix, 552

Livingston, Robert R.

letters to, 56-7, 549-50

letter from, 397

and steam power, 56-7, 380-1n

makes paper, 397, 550

TJ sends moldboard plow, 549-50

in copper company, 550n

receives Appendix, 551, 553

Logan (Mingo Indian)

uses of speech, xlii

accuses Cresap, 69-71, 130-1, 335-6, 393, 398-9, 479

authenticity of speech, 69-71, 130-1, 263-4n, 372, 393, 435n, 450, 479

relatives killed at Yellow Creek, 69-71, 260, 263n, 370-3, 393, 398-9, 449-50, 479, 573

Cobbett refers to TJ's publication of speech of, 156, 161n

address to Dunmore, 373n

character defended, 393

aids white prisoner, 398-9

TJ summarizes information on Logan-Cresap incident, 449-50

identified with appendix to Notes on Virginia, 551, 555

Logan, George

mission to France, 22

thought to be TJ's agent, 156

and C. B. Brown, 276n

receives Appendix, 552, 553

Loge Française L'Aménité (Philadelphia), 396n, 417

Lomax, John Tayloe, 85-6

Lomax, Lunsford, 163n

Lomax, Thomas

letter to, 77-8

letter from, 66-7

and Elk Hill, 66-7

identified, 67n

and national political situation, 77-8

sons of, 85-6

and Mazzei, 544

Lomax, Thomas Lunsford, 85-6

Lombardy, 208

London

art, artists, xliv-xlv, 446n

prints of TJ portraits issued in, xliv-xlv

site of Russian-U.S. negotiation, 23-4, 30, 31, 34, 38

as tobacco market, 105-6, 111-12, 121, 415

Spitalfields section, 128, 129n

Roman era, 129n

news from, 132, 134n, 562n

window sashes imported from, 354

newspapers, 454n

longitude

calculation of, 592

L'Orient (Lorient), France

envoys bound for, 475, 480, 483

Loudon, Samuel, 426n

Louis XVI, King of France

aided by Lafayette, Bureaux de Pusy, 95-6n, 265n

advised by Du Pont, 327, 328

mentioned, 175n

Louis XVIII, King of France, 297, 336

Louisa Co., Va., 542

Louisiana

TJ's contacts in, 29n, 138-9n, 309-10, 312

ownership of, 32n, 467-9

governors of, 236, 312n

oranges from, 237-8, 309

pecans from, 238, 309, 364, 594

Catholic bishop of, 593, 594-5n

Louis of Parma

letter to, 61-2

seeks natural history specimens, 61-2

Louisville, Ky., 336, 345

Lownes, Caleb, 391, 486, 513

Loyal Company, 253

Loyalists. See American Revolution

Lucy (E. Randolph's slave), 583

Ludlow, Daniel, & Co. (New York)

and TJ's bonds to Van Staphorst & Hubbard, 55-6, 570-1, 575, 577n

letter from cited, 571n

letter to cited, 571n

lumber. See wood

Lumsden, William

plasterer, 173

letter from cited, 174n

letter to cited, 174n

Lydia (E. Randolph's slave), 584

lye, 565-7

Lyle, James

letters to, 105, 441

and TJ's debt to Henderson, McCaul & Co., 105, 441

and TJ's bond to Kippen & Co., 459-60n

Lyman, Samuel, 296-7

Lynchburg, Va.

postal service at, 79-80

residents of, 209n

tobacco prices at, 497

Lyon, James

publishes National Magazine, 164-5, 194, 204, 388, 427

founds Friend of the People, 238-9, 289-90, 388

collaborates with Press, 289-90, 432, 433n

moves Friend of the People, 290n

publishes Political Mirror, 376-7, 428n

paid for subscriptions, 388

letter to cited, 388n

establishes Republican, 427

Lyon, Mrs. James, 194

Lyon, Matthew

supported by J. Ogden, 16-17, 72-4

petition for remittance of fine, 72-4

Cobbett criticizes, 159

Lyons, France, 501

Lyons, Peter

and Short's salary, 497-9, 504, 574

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