Volume 31 Index

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McAllister & Matthews (Philadelphia), 575, 577n

McClenachan, Blair, 159, 161n

McClurg, James

teaches science, medicine, 291-2, 316

Federalist, 541, 589

MacConnor, Arthur. See O'Connor, Arthur

McCorkle, Samuel Eusebius, 317, 318n

McCraw, Samuel, 583-4

McDonald, Angus, 478

McDowell, John

letters to, 83, 109, 151, 196-7, 352

letters from, 84, 92-3, 111, 200, 375

sells nails for TJ, 83-4, 92-3, 109-11, 196-7, 200, 352, 375

TJ expects to draw on account with, 151, 197

McDowell, Joseph, 552, 553

McGee (McGehee), James

works at Monticello, 20

and Madison's nail orders, 146, 173

McGoffin, Joseph

and TJ's financial transactions, 125n, 185-6

letter to cited, 185n

McGruder, William, & Co., 305, 306n

McHenry, James

letter to provisional army, 97-8

delays action for Va. election, 98n

and TJ's letters to Callender, 180-1n, 202n

opposes new negotiation with France, 301-2

reports on proposed military academy, 321, 323n

and Indian affairs, 335

letter to Darke printed, 492, 493n, 521, 531

political opinions, 493n

and Federalist caucus, 562n

resigns from cabinet, 581

and land claims, 602

and appointment of officers, 607

McIntire, Samuel, 303-4n

Mack, Karl Freiherr von Leiberich, 133

McKean, Mary Borden, 420n

McKean, Thomas

letter to, 296

letter from, 418-20

elected governor, 132, 151-2, 205n, 223, 227, 232, 452n

Cobbett criticizes, 159

appointments as governor, 296, 418-20, 435, 450-1, 468n

and Pa. legislature, 324-5

and election of 1800, 409, 419

as chief justice of Pa., 521

receives Appendix, 552, 553

McKee, Samuel, Jr., 372-3

McKee, William, 263-4n

McKinley, Hugh, 612

McKnight, James, 305-7

McNeill, Daniel, 456n

Macon, Nathaniel, 315n, 357n, 548n

McPherson, Charles, 476n

McPherson, Christopher

suit against J. D. Ross, 475, 476-7n, 482, 522

letter from cited, 477n

carries letters, books, 480, 482, 524, 542

McRae, Alexander, 290n

Madison, Dolley Payne Todd

TJ sends regards to, 10, 45, 241, 243, 409, 455, 481

visits Monticello, 173, 174n

carries letters, 177

at Montpelier, 482

letter for, 580

mentioned, 437

Madison, James

letters to, 9-11, 29-31, 44-7, 63-5, 172-4, 240-1, 243-4, 407-11, 455-6, 480-1, 579-80

letters from, 18-19, 231-2, 233, 278-80, 288-9, 295-6, 299-300, 319, 374-5, 439-40, 481-2, 524-5, 542

Constitutional Convention

notes, 18

and bills regulating commerce, 410n

attends, 565, 567n

Opinions

on federalism, 19

on France, 19, 524

on war, standing armies, 19

on changes in French government, 374, 481-2

on amendment of Constitution, 439-40

confident in triumph of republican principles over political "malady," 481

Personal Affairs

financial transactions, 19, 524-5, 542, 579

orders glass cutter, 19

family, 232n

health, 278, 437

frees slave, 392n

and R. Brooke's debts, 413n

and Floyd, 439n

contemporaries at Princeton, 468n

books for, 480

renovates Montpelier, 482, 579-80

hopes to see Du Pont, 524

marriage, 544

and Thornton's demonstrations of privy sanitation, 565, 567n

buys Trumbull prints, 579

transactions for father, 579, 580n

Politics

national issues and Republican cause, 9-11, 407-11

urged to write for press, 10

distrusts postal service, 18

sends, receives comments on news, events, 18-19, 29-31, 44-6, 63-5, 243, 278-80, 374-5, 407, 439-40, 455-6, 480-2, 524, 579

importance to state politics, 41

and projected establishment of Republican newspaper, 45

and Monroe, 205n, 233, 240, 301

persuades Federalists, 289

and Wilkinson, 312n

hoped Cooper, Priestley would choose Va., 320

patron to Barbour, 326n

as presidential elector, 357n

criticizes Ross election bill, 439-40

presidency, 454n

and Duane, 524-5

reports election results, 542

Relations with Jefferson

TJ postpones visit to, vii, 240

introduces Polk, xliii, 231-2

TJ visits, 10, 580

urged to publish debates from Federal Convention, 18

TJ sends newspapers, other publications to, 30, 241, 288, 296, 439

places orders from TJ's nailery, 146, 172-3, 174n, 319, 409, 411n

visits Monticello, 173, 177, 178-9, 481, 580

correspondence, 240-1, 500

and TJ's "earth belongs in usufruct to the living" letter, 295n

publication, distribution of Report, 300n, 362, 417, 445

Long Island travels, 439n

seeks advice on renovating Montpelier, 482, 579-80

receives Appendix to the Notes on Virginia, 551, 553

miscellaneous favors, 580

Virginia House of Delegates

supports Va. Resolutions, vii, 172-4, 177, 178-9, 278-80, 288-9, 295-6, 299-300, 319, 325, 417, 446

joins legislature, 227

TJ advises, 241, 243

on committees, 278, 279n, 300n

asks for opinions from Philadelphia, 279

casts votes, 280n

leaves session, 299, 319

Writings

"Foreign Influence," 10

"Political Reflections," 19

W. G. Munford refers to address by, 168

on common law, 171n

See also Report of the Committee to Whom was Committed the Proceedings of Sundry of the Other States

Madison, Bishop James

letters to, 67-8, 291-2, 349-52

letters from, 21-2, 316-18, 364-5, 472

and politics, public events, 21-2, 67, 349-52, 364-5, 567

and W. G. Munford, 67-8, 86

president of William and Mary, 291-2, 316, 472

and scientific research, 317

and Mazzei, 544

Madison, James, Sr., 232n, 579, 580n

Madison, Nelly Conway, 232n

Madison Co., Ky., 372, 374n

Madison Co., Va., 542

Madrid, Spain, 498

Magaw, Samuel, 396n

Magnano, battle of, 133, 134n

Maine, 413n

Maitland, Thomas, 9, 10n

Malbone, Evan, 74n

Mallory, Lydia, 112, 273n

Malsburg, Baron Ferdinand von der, 355, 378-80

mammoth

as object of scorn, 155, 156, 161n

Manchester, Va.

price of wheat, flour at, 124

as tobacco market, 125

Quarrier-Preston duel, 376-7

merchants, 459n, 460n

Manhattan Company, 307n, 495

Manual of Parliamentary Practice. For the Use of the Senate of the United States (Thomas Jefferson), viii, 401n, 486-7, 539

Maria (ship), 231

Marines, U.S. See United States: Navy

Mark, Jacob, 380n

Marks, James

and TJ's land dispute with Harvie, 253-8

Marks, Peter, 463

Marmontel, Jean François, 560n

Marseilles, France, 107-8

Marshall, Humphrey

in Ky., 179

lone Federalist representing Ky., 263n, 408, 411n

votes with Republicans, 579

in Senate, 600

Marshall, James M., 507, 511n

Marshall, John

in Congress, 15n, 230n, 306n, 408, 410n, 421, 434n, 538n

as target of "Curtius" letters, 15n

creates XYZ affair, says TJ, 97

as Federalist stalwart, 113, 114n, 499, 589

ties to D. Call, 166n

relations with TJ, 391, 421, 451, 486

supports nonintercourse bill, 408, 410n

and Robbins case, 421

saved from penury by envoyship, 451

as attorney in Wayles estate cases, 458

as attorney for Va. debtors, 461n

as envoy to France, 509

brother, 511n

changes election bill, 547-8, 579, 580n

named secretary of state, 581

and Monroe, 589

attends court in Va., 589n

See also XYZ affair

Martens, Georg Friedrich von

Summary of the Law of Nations, 38

Martin, James (Albemarle Co., Va.), 163

Martin, Luther

challenges TJ's account of Logan's speech, xlii, 69, 131, 264n, 435, 450, 555

political motives condemned, 435, 450

and Chase, 589n

Martin, Maria Cresap (Mrs. Luther Martin), 450

Maryland

charter claims to western lands, 25

price of tobacco, 106n

selection of presidential electors, 201

attorneys, 387n

Eastern Shore, 387n

and election of 1800, 408

and TJ's Appendix, 556

Congress assents to acts of, 602, 604

Mason, George

revision of Va. land law, 253, 257n

in constitutional convention, 408, 410n

Mason, John

letter to cited, 539n

Mason, John Thomson, 551, 552

Mason, Jonathan, Jr., 429

Mason, Stevens Thomson

letter to, 222-3

Cobbett criticizes, 159

and TJ's search for tenants, 222-3

letters from cited, 223n

letter to cited, 223n

in Senate, 227, 280n, 316n, 454n, 541, 542n, 597, 604, 605

assists Callender, 427, 543, 588

relates gossip, 451

and TJ's statement in Aurora, 457

addressed by millennialist, 476n

communication with Va. Republicans, 490

receives Appendix, 552

aids accused seditionists, 588

masons. See Freemasons

Massachusetts

politics in, 10, 97, 98n, 266n

favors trade, strong navy, 97

influence of established order in, 97

responds to Va. Resolutions, 174n

opposition to TJ in, 181n

selection of presidential electors, 201

erects memorials to G. Washington, 303-4

Republicans in, 342n, 454-5, 509, 511n, 512, 556

selection of jurors, 431n

courts, 455n

legislature, 455n

gubernatorial election, 464, 492, 494n, 499, 509, 511n, 512, 556

Republican printers intimidated, 492

Massena, André, 133, 134n, 218, 221n

mathematics

study of, 126-7, 321, 381, 496, 569

teachers of, 280n

in primary schools, 340

Mathers, James

as Senate sergeant at arms, 452, 599

Mathews Co., Va., 32-3

Matthiessen & Sillem (Selem) (Hamburg), 144-5

Maury, Fontaine, 480, 553

Maury, James

teaches TJ, 340, 341n

Maury, Matthew, 553

Maxims of Political Arithmetic, applied to the Case of the United States of America (Joseph Priestley), 319-20, 322n, 346, 347n

Mayo, John

debt to Short, 222, 501, 510n, 519, 532, 540

business, political career, 537-8

witnesses document, 584

Mazzei, Philip

letter to, 543-5

TJ's letter of 24 Apr. 1796, viii, 154, 156, 159

friends in U.S., 86, 99-100

TJ's correspondence with, 543-4

affairs in Va., 543-5

finances of, 544

requests squash seeds, 544

letter from cited, 545n

Meade, Everard

letter to, 488-9

TJ sends news to, 488-9

identified, 489n

letter from cited, 489n

Meade, George

letter to, 432

and financial transactions, 432

letter from cited, 432n

letter to cited, 432n

medicine

state of knowledge, skill in, 127-8

and bloodletting, 129n, 563

"Brunonian" system of, 129n

physicians, 150-1, 152n, 189n, 303n, 586, 588

medical schools, education, 152n, 291-2, 321, 568-9

doctors as proposed census category, 294

African-American, 347-8, 523

treatments criticized, 389-90, 415

debilitating disorders associated with economic strata, 523

medications purchased, 586, 588

regulation of, 599

megalonyx

TJ's report to APS, 61-2, 161n

confused with mammoth, 155, 156, 161n

S. H. Smith publishes TJ's report, 317-18

megatherium, 61-2

Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire du jacobinisme (Augustin Barruel), 349-52

Mercer, Hugh (son of Gen. Mercer), 553

Mercer, John Francis

drafts resolutions for Va. General Assembly, 169-70, 171n

TJ's appraisal of, 171n

and R. Brooke's debts, 413n

receives Appendix, 552

Mercer, Robert, 165n

merchants

as proposed census category, 294

petition Congress, 604

See also United States: Economy

mercury

as medicine, 127-8

Meriwether, Nicholas, 141, 142n

Merlin de Douai, Philippe Antoine, 96n

Message from the President of the United States, Communicating to the House Such Information as He Has Received Touching a Suspension of the Arrete of the French Republic, 13n, 49

Mexico, 312n

Meyer, Friedrich Johann Lorenz

Fragments sur Paris, 87-8

Miami Purchase, 5-8, 610

Michaux (Michaud), André

western expedition, 387n, 468-9

as botanist, 468

Michilimackinac, 313n

middle states

growing Republican strength in, 67, 77, 151-2, 223, 227, 485

wavering political course of, 358

and election of 1800, 408-9

Mifflin, Sarah Fishbourne. See Bordley, Sarah Fishbourne Mifflin

Mifflin, Thomas

Cobbett scorns, 159

death of, 331, 332n, 509, 544

family, 420n

as governor, 521

military academy

proposed, 321, 323n

Otis's bill for, 547

militia

U.S. volunteer army as, 44, 97-8

as preferred means of defense, 101, 219, 278, 306n

and Fries Rebellion, 151, 152-3n, 525n

as constitutional, political threat, 354

Lee's bill to limit service in, 547, 556

reorganized in Pa., 556

payment for a detachment of, 610

See also Virginia: Militia

Miller, Isaac, 150

Miller, Samuel

letter to, 394

letters from, 370, 411-13

eulogizes Washington, 370, 394, 411

historical research, 394, 411-13

receives Appendix, 552

Miller, W., 163n

mills

Evans's Young Mill-Wright, 117, 122

Henderson mill, milldam, 165-6, 190, 193, 199n, 205-8, 217

at Shadwell, 165-6, 193, 199n, 208, 217

canal for Shadwell mill, 270, 271, 523

on T. M. Randolph's property, 390

windmills, 423-4

millwrights, 542n

Milton, Va.

river port, xliv, 43, 54, 58, 91, 93, 111, 167, 423

postal service for, 80n, 179, 321, 405n, 522

petitioning, 108

roads, 141

shipments received at, 172, 591n

business activities at, 199n, 240, 302, 343n, 474, 475n

TJ acquires property in, 199n

sales of TJ's nails at, 271

Lilly and, 523

mentioned, 20

Mims, Martin, 391n

Minchin, John, 77n

Mine and Metal Company, 548n, 550n

mineralogy. See geology

mining. See copper

Minor, John, Jr., 553

Mint, U.S.

expenditures for, 277

director's report, 600

bills regarding, 602, 604, 606, 610

and coinage, 610

Minzies, Ninian, 298

Mississippi Company, 253

Mississippi River

U.S. right to navigate, 32n

Collot gathers intelligence along, 469n

Mississippi Territory

general assembly, 336, 337n, 547, 549n, 605, 607, 609

petitions Congress, 336, 337n, 607

slaves in, 600, 612

laws, 612

Missouri Compromise, 454n

Modern Chivalry (Hugh Henry Brackenridge), 468n

molasses

for Monticello, 43, 269, 276, 297-8, 384

Molina (Molini), Anthony, 99, 100n

Moncada, Francisco de, 560n

Monford. See Munford, William G. (d. 1804)

Monongahela River, 397

Monroe, Mr., 520

Monroe, Elizabeth Kortright (Mrs. James Monroe)

TJ sends regards to, 48, 381, 462, 500, 591

birth of son, 108-9

Monroe, James

letters to, 23-5, 47-8, 108-9, 300-1, 362, 381-2, 461-3, 499-500, 590-1

letters from, 40, 289-90, 413, 446, 463, 489-90, 537-8, 538, 540-2, 588-90

consulted on political issues, vii, 177, 300-1, 499-500, 590

receives news of current events, 23-5, 47-8, 381-2

distributes pamphlets, 24, 446, 461

elected governor, 40, 204-5, 227, 269n, 544

financial affairs, 40, 48, 538

handles transactions for TJ, 40

supports Republican newspapers, 40, 48, 269, 289-90

family, 108-9

Cobbett criticizes, 159

and Ky. and Va. Resolutions, 177

appoints P. Nicholas attorney general, 205n

and Madison, 205n, 233, 240, 301

as minister to France, 205n, 461-2

political attacks on, 205n

visits Monticello, 240, 290, 591

warns TJ of Federalist spying, 240

begins term as governor, 247n, 248n, 251n

criticizes Adams, 289-90

reports political news, 289-90, 537-8, 588-90

responds to assembly, 289-90

social relationships, 354

as Va. Republican leader, 356, 462, 489-90, 554n

supplies information, documents, 362

as governor, 377n, 480, 540-2

and appointments, 391, 486

Albemarle Co. property, 413, 537

and R. Brooke's debts, 413, 463

and Erving, 461-3, 489, 490, 499

View, 461-3

and TJ's desire to avoid ceremonies, 462, 489-90, 499, 588-90, 591n

on Duane's case, 537

receives Appendix, 551

and Callender's trial, 589, 590-1

and Chase, 589

and John Marshall, 589

Monroe, James Spence, 108-9

Monroe, John

as attorney in Staunton, 191

Monroe's Embassy (Charles Brockden Brown), 276n

Montalto

in land exchange, 140-3

relationship to Monticello, 143n

Mont Blanco

as Eppes residence, 14, 54, 78, 139, 333, 526, 531, 532n, 535

TJ visits, 315, 483, 484, 526, 531, 533, 535-7, 546, 581, 583n, 591n

M. J. Eppes at, 533, 536-7

Monthly Magazine, and American Review, 276n

Monthly Register, and Review of the United States, 276n

Monticello

Native American art, viii, 195-6, 309, 310, 312, 593

Polk visits, xliii, 231-2, 233n, 240

piano for, xliv, 365-6, 575, 577n

art displayed at, xlv, 196n, 577n

TJ longs for, plans return to, 13-14, 301, 315

various visitors to, 18n, 92, 112, 123, 124, 173, 174n, 179

garden at, 20, 271, 363

renovation and expansion of, 20, 75, 92, 150n, 173, 189, 270-3, 474-5, 523

chimney piece for, 43, 58, 87, 88, 90-1, 102

groceries and supplies for, 43, 58, 75-6, 87, 88, 91, 93, 112, 116, 135, 145, 148-9, 172, 177, 178, 246, 269, 270, 276, 383-4, 586

sashes for, 75, 354, 491, 492n

TJ invites family to, 75, 119, 147, 368, 481, 483, 484, 531, 535-6

plants, trees for, 87, 89, 474, 535

woodworking tools for, 87, 89

fruit trees, 92, 323, 523

fireplaces and chimneys, 102-3

clothing for workers, 115-16

grains grown at, 119

problems with crops at, 119

doors for, 130, 148n, 167, 185-6

paint for, 167, 177

Madison visits, 173, 177, 178-9, 481, 580

healthy climate of, 185, 245

insurance of, 186-8, 571-2

TJ invites friends to, 227, 321, 496, 524, 591

wagons, carts at, 229, 270-2

Monroe visits, 240

bricks, lime for, 270, 273n

plastering, 270, 474, 523

smokehouse and meat preparation, 270

security measures, locks, 270-1, 272, 363, 577n

workshops and service buildings, 270-2, 363

planking for, 270-3, 474

stonework, 270-3

tasks to be performed at, 270-3

carpentry, 271, 272-3n, 474-5

fences, 271

Franklin barn, 271

Randolphs at, 271

blacksmithing, 271-2, 274, 363-4, 384, 387, 422, 533

heavy snow at, 274

pecan trees, 309, 364, 594

TJ invites Nolan to, 310, 311, 585, 594

apple orchard, 323

slaves as overseers, managers, 348n

sheep flock, 363, 523

furnishings for, 365, 577n

linens, 365, 523

sale of chains made at, 384

overseers at, 497, 522-3

lack of profitability, 562

china, 586

See also corn; flour; Jefferson, Thomas: Nailery; Jefferson, Thomas: Slaveholder; Montalto; Richardson, Richard; rye

Montpelier

TJ postpones visit, vii, 240

renovation of, 482, 579-80

TJ visits, 580

mentioned, 174n

Moodie, Benjamin, 181-2n

moon

and calculation of longitude, 592

Moran, Joseph

payments to, 126n, 149-50

letter to cited, 150n

Moravians, 602

Morgan, Thomas, 165-6, 190, 193, 208

Morris, Gouverneur

as minister to France, 169, 171n

Oration, Upon the Death of General Washington, 339

on Washington's religious beliefs, 353

in Senate, 455, 456n, 461

Morris, Richard (Va.), 522

Morris, Robert

debt to Currie, 4, 22, 367

disposition of assets of, 22, 507

Va. land speculations, 507, 511n

Morse, Jedidiah

American Universal Geography, 317, 318n

opposes Illuminati, 350-1

criticized, 365

Morton, Perez

relates information, 454-5

identified, 455n

Mosby, Littleberry

debt to Short, 222, 501, 510n, 519, 532, 540

residence, 540

Moses, 419

Moses (E. Randolph's slave), 584

Moses (Hendrick's slave)

hired, 302n

Moses (TJ's slave)

work performed by, 271-2, 384

Moultrie, Alexander, 182n

Mount Vernon, viii, xliii

Mourning (E. Randolph's slave), 583

Moylan, Stephen, 579

Mullins, Henry, 66, 67n

Mumford, Mr. (New York), 60

Munford, William (1775-1825), 129n

Munford, William G. (d. 1804)

letters to, 68-9, 126-30, 168

TJ's course of reading for, viii, 68, 99

Bishop Madison and, 67-8

character, 85-6

TJ advises, praises, 99, 126-30

letters from cited, 128-9n, 168n

and William and Mary, 129n

to send writings, 168

Muñoz, Manuel, 236-7, 238n

Murad Bey, 134n

Murray, William Vans

receives overtures from France, 44-7, 49-50, 52, 55

named envoy to France, 45-6, 48, 50, 57, 63-5, 67, 144, 212, 279, 338

and XYZ envoys' instructions, 46

as envoy to Batavian Republic, 55

arrives in Paris, 476, 480, 483, 561

See also France: U.S. Relations with

museums, xlv, 61-2

music

instruments, 365-6, 575, 577n

study of, 496

Muskingum River

settlement on, 6

Delaware Indians on, 393

Mutual Assurance Society

terms of insurance, 186-8, 571-2

legislation to authorize, 187-8

county agents, 571-2

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