Volume 31 Index

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P

Padua, 567n

Page, John

letter from, 32-3

To the Citizens, 32-3

on relations with France, 32-3

runs for Congress, 32-3

and Mazzei, 544

and TJ's account of Logan's speech, 552

Page, Mann, 544, 552

Page, Robert, 113, 114n, 306n

Page, William

manages Pantops, 92, 119, 147

payments to, 302, 303n

cabins occupied by, 323

Paine, Elijah, 551, 554n

Paine, Seth, 438n

paint, 167, 177

Palladio, Andrea

Architecture, 579, 580n

Palmyra, Tenn., 195-6, 310, 312

Pantops (Eppes estate, Albemarle Co., Va.)

lands cleared at, 92

crops at, 119, 147

M. J. Eppes hopes to live at, 139

mentioned, 361n

paper

innovations in manufacture of, 397, 550

a necessity of civilization, 550

Parent, Peter, 87-8

Paris

English school at, 108

art, artists of, 304

Du Pont de Nemours leaves, 328, 329

U.S. diplomatic mission arrives in, 475-6, 477n, 480, 482-3, 561

architecture, 579

and plaster of paris, 579

Parker, Josiah

letter to, 304

letter from, 303-4

Va. Federalist, 113, 114n, 306n

and Washington memorial, 303-4

Parks, T. S., 587, 588n

Parkyns, George Isham

letter from, 446-7

paintings of, 446-7

identified, 446-7n

TJ writes letter for, 447n

Parlementaire. See Benjamin Franklin (ship)

Parmesan cheese, 208

Parrott, J., 456n

Paschke (Paskie), Frederick, 144-5, 214, 259, 501, 510n

Passaick Copper Co., 548n, 610

Pasteur, William, 477n

patents

on steamboats, 220-1n

and U.S. revenues, 277

on papermaking, 397n

legislation concerning, 605, 606, 610, 612

Paterson, William, 458

patronage

partisan awarding of offices, 243, 250-1, 266

in Pa., 296, 419-20

political "delicacies" of, 450-1

Patterson, Robert

letter from, 456-7

and APS, 56, 57n

mentor to T. P. Smith, 291n

and U.S. census, 295n

and TJ's moldboard plow, 456-7

instructs M. Lewis, 592n

Pauw, Cornelius de, 62

peach trees

at Monticello, 92

Peale, Charles Willson

family, xli

museum, xli, 61

uncle, mentor to Polk, xliii, 231-2

portraits by, xlv

and exchanges of specimens, 61, 62n

Peale, Rembrandt

portrait of TJ, vii-viii, xli, xlv, 368 (illus.)

portrait of Priestley, xli, 368 (illus.)

peas

in TJ's crop rotation plan, 197

cowpeas, 305, 348

pecans

D. Clark sends, 238, 309, 594

at Monticello, 309, 364, 594

Pechin, William, 373n

Peirce, Benjamin, 426-7

penal institutions

in Va., 391, 486

Peñalver y Cárdenas, Luis Ignacio María de, 593, 594-5n

Pendleton, Edmund

letters to, 36-9, 48-9, 96-8, 520-2, 555

letters from, 58-9, 442

authority on parliamentary procedure, viii, 520-2, 597

TJ urges to write political tracts, 36-9, 58-9, 96-8

reluctant to publish essays, 41

receives news of public events, 48-9

political essays by, 59n, 97, 98n

and Short's salary, 80-1, 82, 497-9, 504, 514, 516n, 574

and dispute over common law, 171n

and reorganization of chancery courts, 241n

as presidential elector, 356-7

assists Hoomes, 442

and Mazzei, 544

receives Appendix, 551, 554n

A. Wolcott introduced to, 555

on E. Randolph, 585n

Pendleton, John

acting governor of Va., 246-8

Pendleton, Sarah Pollard, 521

Penn, John (1729-1795), 26

Penn, Richard, 26

Pennsylvania

and election of 1800, vii, 408-9, 419, 509, 560

German population of, 22, 36, 152n

political sentiments in, 22-3, 35, 36, 67, 77, 132, 151-2, 211, 227, 301, 452n, 455

charter claims to western lands, 25, 599, 607

boundary disputes, 25-6

fear of upheaval, insurrection in, 35, 36-7

state elections, 132, 151-2, 204-5, 211, 223, 227, 232

selection of presidential electors, 201, 301, 324-5, 354, 357, 358, 440, 512

patterns of speech in, 202n

holds political balance between north and south, 211, 223, 227, 232

views of Robbins case, 227

and Sedition Act, 233n

state courts, 233n, 454n, 468n, 492-3

federal courts in, 281, 493n, 521-2n

Land Office, 285n

land companies in, 287, 288n

political patronage, 296, 419-20, 450-1

legislative sessions, 301, 332n, 455

needs new election law, 301, 354, 357, 358, 408-9, 419, 455, 560

Priestley, Cooper in, 320, 322n, 346-7

partisan split in legislature, 324-5, 455, 509, 512

speakership of House, 338

currency, 342

and Ross election bill, 382n

agricultural societies, 387-8n

Freemasons, 396n, 417

Society of the Cincinnati, 402n

Indians of, 411

constitution, 419

iron manufacturing, 455-6

separatist plots on frontier, 467-9

Whiskey Insurrection, 467-9

newspapers, 492n

land prices, 508

tenant farmers in, 535n

and TJ's Appendix, 555-6

militia reorganization, 556

unified Republican action in, 556

See also Fries Rebellion

Pennsylvania, Bank of

stock, dividends, 51-3, 81, 184, 212, 560-1, 587n

bank notes, 428, 430, 431, 448

Pennsylvania, University of, 152n, 189n, 452n, 535n

Perry, Reuben

carpenter, 474-5

Peters, Richard (judge), 493n, 521-2n

Petersburg, Va.

price of tobacco, 106n

mail service at, 119n, 139, 333, 334, 348, 368, 369, 393-4, 422n, 440-1, 484n

merchants, 226, 298

Irish émigrés in, 382n

newspapers, 427, 525

TJ expects to pass through, 462

printing in, 525

as port, 587n

Callender arrested in, 589n

Peyroux de la Coudrèniere, Henri, 468, 469n

Peyton, Craven

leases Shadwell fields, 197-200, 222-3, 271, 323, 360

identified, 199-200n

overseer of, 323

Peyton, Jane Jefferson Lewis, 199n

Peyton, John, 126n, 149-50

Phelps, Frederick, 74n

Philadelphia

artists, vii-viii, xli-xlv, 575, 576n, 577n, 586, 587n

ceases to be seat of federal government, xlii, 310

Birch's pictures of, xlii-xliv, 368 (illus.), 576n

markets, xliii-xliv

procession mourns Washington, xliii-xliv, 368 (illus.)

ferries, xliv

iron, nailrod ordered from, xliv, 42-3, 130, 135, 145-6, 166, 173, 185, 204, 363, 502

pianos built in, xliv, 365-6, 575, 577n

as source for books, xliv, 87-8, 99

source of furniture, xliv, 484, 577n, 588

waterfront, xliv, 368 (illus.)

mail service to Va., 11-12, 79-80

printers, 21n, 322n, 417n, 549-50

home port for captured ships, 24

prospective Republican newspaper in, 36, 100-2, 112-14, 132

as source of seed, 42-3, 406, 420, 423

interruption of market, travel due to ice on Delaware R., 51, 75, 376

yellow fever in, 61, 184, 185, 189n, 212-13, 297n, 322n, 549, 563-7

hotels, boarding houses, 69, 184n, 392n, 417n, 567n, 582

as Republican center, 72, 490

commercial, financial relationships with Va., 82, 185-6, 199n, 245, 286, 298, 342, 353-4, 359, 406, 414, 448, 502, 524, 586-8

as market for tobacco, 88, 105-7, 111, 115-16, 120, 123, 149-50, 167, 212, 230, 235, 239, 242, 298, 305, 307, 334, 341, 359, 383, 390, 415, 441, 442, 449, 562

French-language publishing in, 88n

coffee house, 90

merchants in, 107-8, 238, 276n, 331, 373n

scarcity of cash at, 115-16

as source for cloth, clothing, 115-16, 269

and XYZ petitions, addresses, 129n

Frankford district, 130

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

militia of, and Fries Rebellion, 151, 152-3n

almshouse, 152n

hospitals, 152n

political atmosphere in, 158

Chemical Society, 189n, 291n

Chickasaws intend to visit, 246-8

Federalist newspapers in, 320, 322n

business failures, 331, 334, 342, 358-9, 407, 414, 455

mild winter at, 334

sickness in, 334

attorneys, 335

churches, ministers, 352-3

as source for window sashes, 354

center for learning, science, 366

Society for Promoting Agriculture, 387n

émigrés from France, Saint-Domingue, 396n

jewelers, goldsmiths, watchmakers, 396n, 558n

masonic lodges, 396n, 417

U.S. revenue collection, 402n

price of wheat and flour at, 414

courts, 419

W. Hamilton resides near, 535n

manufacturing near, 548n

waterworks, 548n, 565

stagecoaches between New York and, 550

sanitation, 564-7

control of flies, maggots, 565-6

sewers, 566

barbers, 575, 577n

hardware dealers, 575, 577n

smiths, 575, 577n

leatherworkers, 577n

taverns, 577n

shoemakers, 578n

as source of medicines, 586, 588

bookbinding, 588

tailors, 588

postal service, 588n

See also American Philosophical Society

Philadelphia Gazette

news on foreign affairs in, 45n, 134n, 337n, 342n, 473-4n, 477n

prints prices current, 123

criticizes Priestley, 320, 322-3n

A. Brown, Jr., assumes editorship of, 322n

fatal fire at, 322n

TJ's relationship with, 322n

prints news, 332n, 447n

criticizes Cooper, 493n

Philips (Phillips), William B., 575, 577n, 587

Phill (TJ's slave)

and garden at Monticello, 20

tasks of, 271, 272

Phillis (E. Randolph's slave), 584

philosophy

and neutral rights, 231

of Epicurus, 284-5

in college curricula, 321, 568-9

ethics, 321, 496

natural morality, 350-1

pianos

fortepiano for Monticello, xliv, 365-6, 575, 577n

Pichon, Louis André

communicates diplomatic overtures, 44-50, 55

Pickering, Timothy

letter from, 62-3

and Saint-Domingue issue, 11n

and French decrees, 13n, 23, 30, 34, 37

reports on Gerry-Talleyrand correspondence, 18-19, 21-2

and Short's salary, 62-3, 464, 498, 504, 574

and Jay Treaty commissioners, 161n

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

Robbins case, 181-2n

business ties to Coxe, 287, 288n

and Liston's intercepted dispatches, 287

opposes new negotiation with France, 301-2

relations with Adams, 301-2, 419

and government printing contracts, 438

allies with Hamilton, 562-3n

Federalist faction named for, 563n

dismissed from cabinet, 581

performs routine functions, 601

Pickett, George

LeRoy's agent, 390, 403, 406, 418, 423, 428, 467

Pickett, Pollard & Johnston, 242, 251-2, 577n

Piedmont, Italy, 132

Pinckney, Charles

letter to, 226-8

Case of Jonathan Robbins, 226-8, 438

letters from cited, 228n

on relations with Britain, 228n

Three Letters, 228n

introduces jury bill, 358, 359n, 431n, 545-6, 601, 604

and Ross election bill, 382n

seeks to prohibit officeholding by judges, 407, 410n, 439, 476, 480, 483, 491, 499, 601, 604

in constitutional convention, 410n

in Senate, 453n

receives Appendix, 552

Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth

as envoy to France, 72, 509

potential presidential candidacy, 509, 512, 513n, 561, 562-3n, 581

See also XYZ affair

Pinckney, Thomas, 589

Pinckney Treaty, 33

Pisa, Italy, 545

pisé construction, 144-5, 501, 510n

Pitcairn, Joseph, 220, 405, 427

Pitt, William

conspires for U.S. war with France, 32

and British policy, 94, 249

accused of funding Cobbett, 156

Pittsburgh, Pa., 468n, 479

Pius VI, Pope, 133, 134n

plaster of paris, 474, 579-80

Pleasants, Samuel

publishes paper, pamphlets, 15n, 164, 165n

See also Virginia Argus (Richmond)

plow, moldboard

models of, 387, 455, 549-50

alternative designs for, 455-6

TJ's description of, 549-50

Plumard de Bellanger, Mme, 544, 545n

Plymouth Company, 25

Poindexter, George, 142

Polacca (steamboat), 381n

Poland, 404

Political Arithmetic (Thomas Cooper)

TJ distributes, 455, 456n, 481, 485

See also Maxims of Political Arithmetic, applied to the Case of the United States of America (Joseph Priestley)

Political Essays (Thomas Cooper), 319-20, 322n, 443, 470, 485, 492

Political Mirror (Staunton, Va.), 376-7, 432

Polk, Charles Peale

portrait of TJ, vii-viii, xliii, 231-2, 368 (illus.)

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

Polke, Charles

and attacks on Indians, 70, 260, 263n

Polke, Thomas, 70

Pollard, Robert

and James River Co., 225, 233-4, 284, 318, 329, 361, 515

Polly (schooner), 242

Pope, Alexander, 340, 341n

Pope, Joseph, 423-4, 487

Poplar Forest (TJ's estate)

sale of tobacco from, 15n, 81, 86-7

furnishes staples for Monticello, 270, 384

mortgage on, 503-4

income used to pay debts, 562

Porcupine's Gazette (Philadelphia)

publishes Cobbett's attack on TJ, 161

at Bustleton, 161n, 322n

and Aurora, 162n

criticizes Priestley, 320

decline, end of, 320, 322n

See also Cobbett, William

Porcupine's Political Censor, For November 1796 (William Cobbett), 32n

porter, 582

Portsmouth (U.S. frigate)

sent to France, 455, 456n, 461, 463, 473, 476, 480, 483

aborted mutiny aboard, 456n

carries letters, 463, 465n

Port Tobago. See Lomax, Thomas

Portugal

relations with U.S., 24n, 54

postal service

distrusted, vii, 18, 33, 40, 57, 196-7, 201, 228, 240-1, 244, 246, 336, 345, 388, 485, 525n, 537

schedules, efficiency of, 11-12, 79-80, 179, 333, 334, 359, 367-8, 369, 382, 383, 393-4, 484, 546

and roads, 244, 606, 609

and U.S. revenues, 277

to New Orleans, 311n, 593

from, to frontier, 336, 345, 433, 436-7

mail robberies, 353

payments for, 588n

Potomac Canal Company, 505-6

Potomac River, 310

Potter, Edmund, 87, 89, 111

Potter, Jared, 74n

Pouncey's tract (TJ's property), 148n

poverty

paupers as proposed census category, 294

Powell, Mr.

blacksmith, 274

expected at Monticello, 323, 333, 363-4, 368, 384, 387, 422, 533

Powell, Leven

elected to Congress, 110, 113, 114n

votes in House, 306n

Power, Thomas, 468, 469n

Powhatan Co., Va., 537n, 540

Prato, Giovanni da, 99, 100n

Prato, Italy, 100n

Presbyterians, 318n, 353n, 370n, 468n

Press (Richmond), 289-90, 432, 433n

press, freedom of

editors intimidated by prosecutions, vii, 492, 526, 531

safeguard of republicanism, 110

as foundation of improvement of society, 128

W. G. Munford promises essay on, 168

See also libel; Sedition Act (1798)

Preston, William, 71, 376-7

Price, Joseph, 514

Price, Richard, 350

Price, William, 537-8

Prichard, William

sells books to TJ, 117

Priddy, John, 148, 149n

Priestley, Harry, 322n

Priestley, Joseph

letters to, 319-23, 339-41

letters from, 346-7, 567-70

on higher education, ix, 320-3, 339-41, 346, 496, 567-70

portrait by R. Peale, xli, 368 (illus.)

Letters to the Inhabitants of Northumberland, 288, 319-20, 322n, 346, 347n, 567

as chemist, 291, 322n

Political Arithmetic, 319-20, 322n, 346, 347n

attacked for religious, political views, 320, 322-3n, 346, 364

identified, 322n

leaves England for U.S., 322n

and plan for new college, 346, 347n

Comparison of the Institutions, 349, 351n, 364, 472, 567, 568n

belief in perfectibility of man, 350

assessed, 364

Memoirs, 452n

receives Appendix, 551

pessimistic, 567

Priestley, Joseph, Jr., 322n

Priestley, Mary, 322n

Priestley, William, 322n

Prince George Co., Va.

artifacts, 225

residents of, 225-6, 249, 348-9

Prince of Wales (ship), 457-9

Princeton, N.J., 335n, 353n, 468n

Princeton Theological Seminary, 353n

printing

ensures progress of knowledge, 128

prisons. See penal institutions

privies

sanitary measures for, 564-7

Proceedings of the House of Representatives of the United States with Respect to the Petitions Praying for a Repeal of the Alien and Sedition Laws: Including the Report of a Select Committee, and the Speeches of Messrs. Gallatin and Nicholas, Thereon, 117, 122, 136-7, 346, 347n

Proceedings of the Virginia Assembly, on the Answers of Sundry States to Their Resolutions

TJ distributes, 417, 445, 461, 462n

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

proclamation of 1763, 25

Proofs of a Conspiracy Against All the Religions and Governments of Europe, Carried on in the Secret Meetings of Free Masons, Illuminati, and Reading Societies (John Robison), 351-2n

Prospect Before Us (James Thomson Callender)

plans, subscriptions for, 164-5, 179-81, 182, 194

criticizes Washington, Adams, 181n

TJ sees early pages, supplies information, 194-5, 200-2, 203-4, 238, 268, 427

published and distributed, 376, 432

second volume of, 376, 427, 525

reactions to, 377n, 525n, 589n

extracts in Bee, 432, 433n

Providence, R.I., 554n

Providence Gazette (Providence, R.I.), 425, 426n

Prussia

does not join coalition, 133, 134n, 249

U.S. relations with, 601

Pryor, John, 377n

Publius Virgilius Maro. Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis (Virgil), 144-5, 501

Purdy, Ebenezer, 557

Pusy. See Bureaux de Pusy, Jean Xavier

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