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raisins

on TJ's grocery lists, 75

Ramsay, David, 439, 440n, 455, 552

Randolph, Mr., 300

Randolph, Anne Cary (TJ's granddaughter)

TJ's affection for, 12, 50, 66, 306, 359, 361, 366, 414, 562, 581

mentioned, 21, 330, 473

health of, 324, 348, 497, 582

TJ sends mementos to, 331, 536

visits Eppington, 389

Randolph, Ariana Jenings

annuity of, 583-4

mother of Edmund Randolph, 584n

Randolph, Beverley (d. 1797), 544

Randolph, Brett, 537

Randolph, Cornelia Jefferson (TJ's granddaughter)

TJ's affection for, 306, 331, 359, 361, 366, 414, 562, 581

health of, 324, 348, 582

birth, 330n

visits Eppington, 389

mentioned, 473

Randolph, David Meade, 589

Randolph, Edmund

letter to, 168-71

and Short's salary, 62-3, 144-5, 464, 465-6n, 498-9, 504-5, 514, 574

sued by government, 62-3, 464, 465-6n, 498, 504, 511n, 574

TJ employs as attorney, 148, 171n

Cobbett criticizes, 159

writes "Notes on the Common law," 168-71

letters from cited, 171n, 585n

letters to cited, 171n, 585n

Abridgment of the Laws, 406, 407n, 520

mortgages slaves, personal property, 583-5

books, household items, 584

Randolph, Elizabeth Harrison, 583, 585n

Randolph, Elizabeth Nicholas, 584n

Randolph, Ellen Wayles, II (TJ's granddaughter)

TJ's affection for, 12, 50, 66, 306, 331, 359, 361, 366, 414, 536, 562, 581

affection for TJ, 20-1, 54, 366

affection for family, 92

health of, 324, 348, 582

mentioned, 330, 473

sends greetings to TJ, 348

visits Eppington, 389

Randolph, John (of Roanoke)

confronted by officers, xlii, 305-7, 314

and TJ's support of Callender, 181n

criticizes military, 305-7, 314, 331

enters Congress, 306n

Randolph, Martha Jefferson (Patsy, Mrs. Thomas Mann Randolph, TJ's daughter)

letters to, 11-12, 331-2, 365-6, 535-6

letters from, 20-1, 54-5, 347-8, 582-3

cares for TJ's affairs, 11-12, 360, 365, 523

TJ sends news to, 11-12, 331-2, 366, 535-6

relationship with sister, 14, 54, 75, 78-9, 140, 347, 365-6, 386, 389-90, 394, 413, 441, 473, 484, 526, 531, 535-6, 582

manages household, 20-1, 347-8, 582-3

correspondence with TJ, 31, 357, 382, 484

TJ's affection for, 50, 66, 306, 315, 334, 359, 361, 383, 483, 562, 581

awaits TJ's return, 54

criticizes Lewises, 142n

husband sends news to, 251

invited to, at Monticello, 271-2, 536

health of, 324, 348, 497

and C. Church, 330, 332

children of, 330

gives birth to daughter, 330

answers for husband, 348

and Albemarle Co. society, 354

and Varina, 391n

travels, 425, 526, 531, 535

affection for TJ, 441

Randolph, Peyton

estate of, 583, 584-5n

Randolph, Richard (d. 1786)

and Wayles estate, 23n, 457-9

suit against heirs of, 458-9n, 507, 510n, 511n

and Bivins bond, 503, 507, 511n

mentioned, 501

Randolph, Richard (d. ca. 1799)

debt to Short, 222, 501, 519, 532

insolvency of, 510n, 532

Randolph, Thomas Eston, 324

Randolph, Thomas Jefferson (TJ's grandson)

TJ's affection for, 12, 50, 66, 306, 331, 359, 361, 366, 414, 562, 581

education, reading, 20-1

health of, 324, 348, 582

mentioned, 330, 473

1829 edition of TJ's papers, 353n

Randolph, Thomas Mann (TJ's son-in-law)

letters to, 31-2, 50-1, 65-6, 146, 304-7, 341-2, 357-9, 359-61, 382-3, 413-15, 420-1, 425, 430, 472-4, 482-3, 561-3, 581

letters from, 250-1, 323-4, 389-91, 403, 497, 522-4

memorandum to, 229

TJ sends news on Congress, politics, and foreign affairs to, 11, 31-2, 50, 65-6, 304-7, 342, 343, 357-9, 413-14, 472-4, 482-3, 536, 561-3, 581

and TJ's business affairs, 12, 176

TJ sends regards to, 12, 331, 366, 536

cares for TJ's affairs at Monticello, Shadwell, 20-1, 54, 58, 271-2, 323-4, 348, 359-61, 387, 497, 522-4, 537

and sale of tobacco, 32, 57-8, 120, 121, 125, 212, 235, 341-2, 382-3, 388, 390, 403, 406, 414, 473, 497, 562, 576, 577-8n

and projected establishment of Republican newspaper, 50

letters from cited, 66n, 146n, 403n, 473n, 562n

and U.S. loan, 76n, 81n, 359

relationship with M. J. Eppes, 78-9, 386, 389-90, 413, 415

near failure of crop of, 119

travels, 119, 124, 389-91, 406, 414-15, 425

and TJ's financial transactions, 125n

and TJ's nailery, 146

has abundant wheat harvest, 147

renovation, construction of buildings, 189

oversees construction of cart wheels, 229

carries letters, 241n, 243-4n, 245n, 246, 250-1

reports news, 250-1

obtains items in Richmond, 269, 276

business, plantation affairs, 270, 384, 422, 562

health of, 324, 342, 348, 497

and correspondence with TJ, 331, 347, 365, 368, 422, 484, 535

subscribes to newspapers, 342

receives nailrod, 384, 385

gives medical advice, 389-90, 523

attends Albemarle Co. court, 475, 482, 522

brother, 483

expects to move to Albemarle Co., 508

receives Appendix, 553, 554n

See also Varina (Randolph estate)

Randolph, Thomas Mann, Sr.

and TJ's land titles, 252-9

Randolph, Virginia (sister of Thomas Mann Randolph), 20

Randolph, William, 483

Read, Jacob

in Senate, 416, 430, 545

hosts caucuses, 563n

Reading, Pa., 152n, 492n

Readinger Adler (Reading, Pa.), 152n

Recorder (Richmond), 181n

Redick, David, 552

Redman, Judge, 159

Redstone Old Fort. See Brownsville (Redstone), Pa.

Rehberg, Frederic, 560n

religion

despotism resists progress of knowledge in, 128

and William and Mary, 291n, 340

potential for progress in study of, 341

and Illuminati, 350

Cooper and, 452n

and politics, 589

See also Christianity; clergy

Remarks on Mr. John Fitch's Reply to Mr. James Rumsey's Pamphlet (Joseph Barnes), 220n

Remsen, Henry

letters to, 105-6, 121-2, 211-12, 307, 415-16, 425-6

letter from, 338-9

to sell TJ's tobacco, 105-6, 120-3, 166-7, 211-12, 307, 338-9, 414-16, 425-6, 577-8n

letters from cited, 122n, 307n, 426n

bank cashier, 307n

TJ orders newspapers from, 339, 425

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

TJ distributes, vii, 367

debated and approved, 278, 279-80n, 288-9, 295-6, 299-300, 319, 325

amended, 299-300n, 362

TJ has published, 300n, 362, 417, 461, 462n

superseded, 446n

See also Communications from Several States, on the Resolutions of the Legislature of Virginia; Proceedings of the Virginia Assembly, on the Answers of Sundry States to Their Resolutions

Report of the Committee To whom were referred . . . Memorials & Petitions Complaining of the Act, Intituled “An Act Concerning Aliens,” 65n

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals of Virginia (Bushrod Washington), 117, 122, 136-7

Republican (Petersburg, Va.), 427, 432, 525

republicanism

tied to education, 21

depends on states countering federal power, 41, 59, 495

endangered by war, 52-3

said to be triumphant in Europe, 110, 251, 291

in Spain, 132

Cobbett and, 157-9

differences in U.S., France, 336-7, 345, 354, 360, 488-9

and Irish radicalism, 381

Du Pont and, 386

U.S. as last refuge of liberty, 481-2

state of, in U.S., 567

Republicans

create committee structure in Va., vii, 356-7, 485, 537n

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

TJ's leadership of, vii

in middle states, vii-viii, 67, 77, 151-2, 223, 227, 301, 332n, 357, 358, 408-9, 455, 485

prospects, strategy for 1800 election, vii-viii, 408-9, 485, 490, 499-500, 556-7, 560, 581

called Jacobins, 10

in New England, 10, 16-18, 72, 74n, 266n, 342n, 454-5, 509, 511n, 512, 543, 556

and newspapers, public opinion, 10, 36, 40, 48, 50, 97, 98n, 100-2, 112-14, 132, 163-5, 227, 238-9, 285, 289-90, 342n, 427-8, 438

improving public opinion of, 16, 35, 531, 554-5

characterized as Illuminati, 17n

importance of printing, information, 59, 439

stymied in House debates, 64-5

Philadelphia as hub of, 72, 490

called Democrats, whigs, 74n, 154, 156

regional strengths of, 77, 358

represent true sentiments of nation, 110, 201, 509, 512, 547

succeed in Va. state elections, 110-11, 113-14, 228, 250-1, 541, 542, 543

suspect Liston, 153n

called a faction, 155

defend Richmond Examiner, 165n

in S.C., 182n

in Staunton, 192n

in Pa., 211, 223, 227, 232, 452n, 556

in upland Va., 223

and Robbins case, 227, 358

and distribution of offices in Va., 243, 250-1

strategy in face of splits among Federalists, 243, 244

TJ outlines goals of, 243

in west, 262, 266-7

in Va. assembly, 289-90, 299, 325-6

on at-large selection of presidential electors, 300-1, 300n, 324-5, 326, 440

and N.Y. state elections, 301, 408-9, 455, 494-5, 499-500, 509, 554-5

outvoted in House, 306-7n

found bank in N.Y., 307n, 495

distrust Federalist maneuvers in 1800, 324-5

control Pa. House, 325n

distrust accounts of Brumaire coup, 343

Monroe as key figure in Va., 356

rally on common law issue, 356

form, promote tickets in states, 356-7, 494-5, 512, 554, 561

inconsistent strength of, 358

and selection of juries, 431n

oppose medal for Truxtun, 456n

and manipulation of opinion, 462

and control of Congress, 485, 491, 509-10

in N.C., 485

Va. as example for other states, 485, 490

and Argus, 493n

called Republican party, 509, 512

election of Pa. governor, 556

consider vice-presidential candidates, 556-7

coordination among states, 556-7

importance of N.Y. leaders, 556-7n

hold caucuses, 556n

conduct in N.Y. elections, 557

in Senate, 563n

and bankruptcy law, 573

hold their ground in House, 573, 579

and TJ's visit to Richmond, 588-9

Retaliation (ship)

returned by France to U.S., 24-5, 30-1, 34, 35-6n, 37, 44, 45n, 48-9

original French crew of, 39

Reynolds, Michael, 305-7

Rhode Island

politics in, 10, 455

responds to Va. Resolutions, 174n

selection of presidential electors, 201

Du Pont arrives in, 313-14n

newspapers, 425, 426n

residents, 426, 554n

governors, 554n

college in, seeks congressional aid, 605

rice

on TJ's grocery lists, 76, 87, 89

recommended for the ill, 108

Richardson, Richard

letters to, 363-4, 383-5, 474-5, 536-7, 546

memorandum to, 270-3

performs miscellaneous services, 82, 85, 86, 87n, 93

and TJ's financial transactions, 82, 88

witnesses indenture, 199

superintends work at Monticello, 270-3, 342, 360, 363-5, 383-5, 387, 422, 473-5, 483, 523, 535-7, 546

hires slaves, laborers, 271, 302, 323

letters from cited, 273n, 342n, 364n, 384n, 474n, 537n

TJ's accounts with, 273n, 363

letters to cited, 303n, 474n, 537n

nailery account, 385n

criticized, 523

Richmond, Va.

portraits of TJ sold in, xliii

TJ's groceries sent by way of, xliv, 58, 75, 87-9, 91, 93

and TJ's travel to, from Philadelphia, 13, 581

as source for books, printed materials, 14, 117, 122, 136-7

as source for clover seed, 14, 42-3

newspapers, 37, 59, 98n, 163-5, 181n, 194, 238-9, 289-90, 388

federal courts in, 41, 42n, 63n, 465n, 589n

price of tobacco at, 43, 57-8, 82, 85, 87-8, 93, 105-7, 115-16, 120-5, 135, 149-50, 204, 429, 441-2, 449

postal service at, 79-80, 180n, 382, 383

commerce with Albemarle Co., 82

commercial, financial relationships with Philadelphia, 82, 185-6, 245, 286, 298, 342, 353-4, 359, 406, 414, 448, 586-8

grocers, 99

slaves, slavery in, 112, 118

as financial, banking center, 120, 123, 124

price of wheat, flour at, 124, 125, 136, 145, 204, 414

as source of apparel, 124, 136, 148, 269, 276

bakeries, 136

political conflict in, 164, 165n, 180, 194

Federalist associators, 165n, 180

fires in, 188n

banks, 205n

tobacco warehousing, 239

Chickasaws visit, 246-8

Rocketts Landing, 250

printing, publishing in, 269

Houdon's statue of Washington, 303-4

Republican state committee, 356-7, 485

merchants, 361, 502

as Federalist center, 381, 499, 588-9

proposed academy, 381-2

taverns, 389, 391n

difficulty of obtaining credit at, 390

state offices, institutions in, 391, 540-2

commercial, financial relationships with New York, 418, 423, 425, 428

J. Eppes visits, 440

TJ avoids attention, ceremony in, 462, 489-90, 499, 588-90, 591n

nailrod returned to, 474

as port, 485

James River Canal reaches, 505

elections, 537-8, 541

representation in assembly, 537-8

bridges, 537n

stagecoach travel to, 589n

See also Examiner (Richmond); Jefferson, George

riding

part of liberal education, 568

Rigaud, André, 9-11, 133, 134n

Riley, William, 586, 587n

Rising Sun (sloop), 96, 118

Rittenhouse, David, xlv, 544

Rivanna River

boat transport on, xliv

mills on, 165-6, 190, 193, 199n, 205-8, 217

land along, 190n

fork of James R. and, 228n

roads

on TJ's property, 198, 359-60

recommended for C. Pinckney's journey, 226-7

for postal service, 244, 606, 609

in western states, 262

Robbins, Jonathan

extradition, 180, 181-2n, 227, 228n, 421

also known as T. Nash, 181-2n

continuing political effects of case, 358, 408, 410n, 421, 422, 438

Roberts, John, 542

Roberts, Joseph, Jr.

payments to, 89, 115, 185-6, 212

letters to cited, 116n, 130n, 185n, 212-13n

supplies nailrod, 130, 135, 166, 204, 361-2, 363, 575

letters from cited, 130n, 212-13n

TJ returns load of nailrod to, 270, 298

Robertson (western settler), 71

Robertson, Dr. William, 62

Robespierre, Maximilien François Marie Isidore de, 354

Robinson, Moses, 551, 554n

Robinson, Thomas (of Ireland and Va.), 381-2

Robinson, William (western Va.)

statement on Logan-Cresap affair, 397-400, 552

identified, 399n

Robinson & Hartshorne (New York), 604

Robison, John

criticizes Illuminati, 350-2

Proofs of a Conspiracy, 351-2n

Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Comte de, 469n

Rocketts (Richmond, Va.), 250

Roederer, Pierre Louis, 562n

Rogers, Maurice, 392n

Rohde, George, 378-81

Rohde, Lewis, 378-81

Rome

classical, 129n, 560n

joined with Naples, 132

art, artists of, 304

as model for Bonaparte, 357-8, 386

Americans study for priesthood in, 560n

Ronald, Andrew, 221, 510n, 540

Roosevelt, Nicholas J.

and N.J. copper mine, 60, 378, 380, 381n, 547, 550

and steam power, 380-1n, 548n

connections to Latrobe, 548n

develops metal works, 548n

Ross, Andrew, 51

Ross, David

employee of, 124

lands of, 162

arbitration with TJ, 209-10, 225

letters from cited, 210n

letters to cited, 210n

and Christopher McPherson, 475, 476-7n, 480, 482, 522

family, 476n

sells James River Co. shares, 515

Ross, James

bill for deciding disputed elections, viii, 381-3, 407, 409-10n, 414, 419, 439-40, 453n, 455, 456n, 461, 481, 491, 499, 531, 547-8, 579, 597, 598, 601-5, 610, 611

gubernatorial candidate, 204-5, 382n, 468

Senate president pro tem, 282n

in Senate, 295n, 609, 611

prefers extended presidential term, 324

career, 467-9

and political sentiments in west, 467-9

Ross, James (Va.), 475, 476-7n

Ross, James D., 476-7n, 482, 522

Ross, John, 513

Rossi, Vincenzo, 99-100

Row (Roe, Rowe), Anderson, 126, 148, 149n, 591

Royal Society of London, 265, 266n

Ruffin, Edmund (1745-1807), 226

Ruffin, Edmund (1794-1865), 226n

Ruffin, George

letter to, 225-6

letter from, 249

sends armor relic, 225

as TJ's contact in Prince George Co., 225-6, 249, 348-9

identified, 226n

Ruffin, Jane Lucas, 226n

Ruffin, Rebecca Cocke, 226n

Rumford, Count. See Thompson, Benjamin (Count Rumford)

Rumsey, James, 220-1n

Rush, Benjamin

letter to, 182-4

letter from, 150-1

and Brown's medical theories, 129n

Observations upon . . . Yellow Fever, 150-1, 182-4, 563

scientific, medical research and theories, 150-1, 182-4

Three Lectures, 150-1, 182-3

teaches medicine, 152n

interested in Christianity, 285n, 352-3

and U.S. census, 295n

reports political intelligence, 296-7, 469

letter from cited, 469n

receives Appendix, 551

Russell, Peter

administrator of Upper Canada, 153n, 287-8, 521

Russell's Gazette (Boston), 134n

Russia

target of French edict of 29 Oct. 1798, 13n

potential treaty with U.S., 23-4, 30, 31, 34, 38

in coalition against France, 30, 31, 34, 38, 133, 218-19, 221n, 358

relations with Prussia, 134n

as example of despotism, 157, 169

invades Batavian Republic, 218-19, 221n, 251

wild horses of Siberia, Tatary, 237, 309-10

withdraws from coalition, 404, 406n

Rutherfoord (Rutherford), Thomas, 209

Rutledge, Edward

death, 331, 332n, 509, 544

rye

as crop at Monticello, 119

at Pantops, 147

in crop rotation plans, 506-7, 518

 
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