Volume 31 Index

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S

St. Andrew's Society, 337

St. Croix, W.I., 45n

Saint-Domingue, W.I.

internal conflict, 9, 10-11n, 133, 134n

independence for, 9-10

U.S. trade with, 9-10, 22, 24, 29-30, 32, 190n, 216, 218

as potential "American Algiers," 10

influence on American slaves feared, 22, 29-30

U.S. appoints consul for, 44, 45n, 49

émigrés from, 88n, 396n

Ste. Genevieve, 468, 469n

St. John's College, Annapolis, 86n

St. Thomas, W.I., 334n

Salem, Mass.

memorializes Washington, 303-4

Salimberi, Madame de (Bruni), 331

Sally (sloop), 87, 89, 111, 575, 577n

salt

duties on, 606, 609, 610

Salter, Samuel, 77n

saltpeter

and preservation of fossils, 317

Sam (Perkins slave)

as doctor, 347-8, 523

Sam (E. Randolph's slave), 583

San Antonio, 236

sanitation

in cities, 564-7

Sappington, John

and murder of Logan's kin, 70

statement on Logan-Cresap incident, 370-4, 573

role in attacks on Indians, 372, 373n

Saunders, Robert, 278, 280n

Savage, Edward

portrait of TJ, vii-viii, xlv, 368 (illus.), 577n

makes frames, xlv, 577n

possible mention of, 575

Savage, John, 575, 577n

Schérer, Barthelemy Louis Joseph, 133, 134n

Schneider, Jacob, 152n, 525n

Schuyler, Arent, 4n, 355, 548n

Schuyler, John, 4n

Schuyler, Philip A., 380n

sciences

state of learning, importance of education in, 127-8, 316

in college curricula, 291-2, 316, 320-1, 339-40, 496, 569

role of Europe in study of, 320-1

role of luxury in study of, 340

Illuminati and, 350

in Italy, 545

See also American Philosophical Society; Jefferson, Thomas: Scientific Interests; natural history

Scioto Company. See Ohio Company of Associates (Scioto Company)

Scioto River, 477-9, 560

Scotland

town planning, 91

tobacco market, 106, 121, 122n, 229n

pastoral literary work mentioned, 194

merchants, 228-9

manufacturing, 229n

Scots in America, 337, 476n

universities, 351n, 569

"Scots Correspondent" (pseudonym), 268n

Scott, Gustavus, 551

Scott, William Lord Stowell, 231

Scourge of Aristocracy. See Political Mirror (Staunton, Va.)

Secretary's ford (Rivanna River), 140-1, 143n

Sedgwick, Theodore

in Senate, 30, 45n

relations with Hamilton, 46n

in House, 278n

sedition

common law and British model, 171n, 233n, 290, 356, 357n

Sedition Act (1798)

prosecutions under, vii, 492-3, 521-2, 531, 536, 588n, 589-91

opposition to, 23n, 35, 36, 77, 117, 137, 266, 268n, 279-80n, 289, 299, 326n, 344, 345n, 439, 446

defended, 42n

House refuses to debate, 64-5

as part of Federalist program, 169, 290, 471

House receives petitions on, 173, 174n

unconstitutionality of, 173, 278, 280n, 295, 590n

effort to amend, 356, 357n

oppressiveness of, 471

bill to continue act in force, 608

seeds

of varieties of squash, 544

See also clover seed

Semiramis (ship), 426

Senger, G. A., 397n

Sermon, Delivered December 29, 1799; Occasioned by the Death of General George Washington (Samuel Miller), 370, 394, 411

servants

as proposed census category, 294

Settle (Bache farm), 246n

Sewall, Samuel, 434n

sextants, 592

Seymour, Samuel, xlii

Shackleford, Tom (TJ's slave), 272

Shadwell (TJ's estate)

work performed at, 146

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

use of fields at, 197, 198n

woodlands at, 197

lease of fields at, 197-200, 222, 223n, 323, 359-60

fences, 198, 271

livestock, 198

crops at, 200n

excavation of mill canal, 270-1, 523

Shawnee Indians, 373n, 477-9

Sheaff, Henry

letter from cited, 373n

and shipments, 586

sheep

at Monticello, 363, 523

Shelby, Isaac

as governor of Ky., 468-9

Shepard, Samuel

auditor of Va., 218, 234, 506

Shepherd (b. 1782, TJ's slave), 384

Shirley, Va., 508

shoes, 578n

shoe thread, 273n

Short, Peyton

letter to, 214-15

letter from, 259

and brother's business affairs, 144, 214-15, 259, 464, 501-2

correspondence with W. Short, 144, 259, 464

sisters of, 214-15, 259

letter from cited, 215n

Short, William

letters to, 463-6, 501-13

letter from, 144-5

TJ draws on funds of, ix, 58n, 80-1, 406, 414, 418, 420, 502-4, 510n

seeks to buy land, 12, 13n, 139, 507-8

salary due to, 62-3, 80-2, 144-5, 464, 465-6n, 497-9, 504-5, 511n, 514, 574

business affairs, 75-6, 81, 87, 102, 144-5, 166, 213-14, 221-2, 259, 463-6, 500-20, 532, 540

investment in $5 million loan, 75-6, 81, 87, 102, 166, 185-6, 504-5, 517, 587

and investments of T. M. Randolph, J. W. Eppes, 76n, 81n

powers of attorney, 76n, 215, 225, 236n, 392n, 504, 518

U.S. securities, 76n, 222n, 392n, 502, 504-5, 508, 513-17, 519, 587n

and brother, 144, 214-15, 464, 501

anticipates marriage, 144-5

canal shares of, 144-5, 215, 224-5, 233-6, 284, 298, 302, 318, 329, 361, 414, 418, 420, 504-6, 508, 511n, 515, 519

Indian Camp Quarter, 144-5, 504, 506-7, 508, 510n, 511n, 515

and Madame de La Rochefoucauld, 144-5, 465, 510, 512

tenants, 144-5, 506-7, 513-14, 518

epistolary record, 144n, 215n

letter from cited, 144n

introduces William Cobbett to TJ, 153-61

western lands, 214, 259, 464, 501

sisters of, 214-15, 259, 501, 510n

Green Sea lands, 216, 218, 234, 235, 239, 506, 508, 511n, 515

and TJ's study of Epicurus, 285n

lands surveyed, 384, 474, 506, 510n, 511n

forwards letters, 464, 510

service in Spain, 498

receives political news, 500

TJ mortgages land, slaves to, 503-4, 511n

TJ's debt to, 503-4, 510n

invests in $3.5 million loan, 505, 508, 519, 587

statements of account, 513-17

purchases land from W. C. Carter, 515

Short History of Late Ecclesiastical Oppressions in New-England and Vermont (John C. Ogden), 73-4n

Siberia. See Russia

Sicily, 221n

Siéyès, Emmanuel Joseph, Abbé

and Brumaire coup, 336-7, 344-5, 357

honors Franklin, 396n

and new constitution, 405n

silver

English presentation set for Kosciuszko, 51-2, 53n, 55

U.S. money in, 197-8, 576, 577n, 579

E. Randolph table service, 584

Simpson, George, 81n, 125n, 587

Sinclair, Sir John

letter from, 91

plans town, 91

"Singe et Le Chat" (La Fontaine), 408, 410n

Sisyphus, 472

Sitgreaves, Samuel, 39, 161n

Sjoerds, Heer, 87

Skelton, James, 162-3

Sketches of the Principles of Government (Nathaniel Chipman), 68

Sketch of the Creek Country, in the Years 1798 and 1799 (Benjamin Hawkins), 335

Sketch of the Revolutions in Chemistry (Thomas Peters Smith), 291n

Skipwith, Anne Wayles (Mrs. Henry Skipwith, TJ's sister-in-law)

TJ purchases Elk Hill from, 162-3

death, 214n, 508

Skipwith, Elizabeth Hill Byrd Farley Dunbar

marries H. Skipwith, 214-15, 259, 508

Skipwith, Fulwar

forwards letters, 465n

Skipwith, Henry (TJ's brother-in-law)

and Short's business affairs, 144-5, 213-14, 222n, 224, 259, 464, 501-2, 510n

TJ purchases Elk Hill from, 162-3

remarries, 214-15, 259, 508

delivers artifact, 225

and Wayles estate, 229, 231n, 375, 457-9, 470

slavery

and tenancy, 145n

in Ky., 261

Cooper and, 452n

in Miss. Terr., 600, 612

prohibitions on slave trade, 608, 611

See also abolition

slaves

hiring of, 12, 112, 118, 270-1, 273n, 302n, 323, 583-4

illness of, 54, 83, 109, 110, 274, 305, 347-8, 360, 473, 497, 523

escape, 112, 118

families, marriages of, 112, 347

punishment of, 112

sources of clothing for, 115-16

work in tobacco warehouse, 239

tasks detailed, 270-2, 360, 363-4

boys work in nailery, 271, 363, 502

use blasting powder, 271

receive medical care from other African Americans, 347-8, 523

suspected poisonings of, 347-8, 523

as managers, overseers, 348n, 360

and alcoholic beverages, 360

housing of, 363

roam at night, 363

allocation of food staples to, 384

sold in Va., 457-9

bear children of white fathers, 476n

mortgaged, 503, 511n, 583-4

value of TJ's, 503

enumeration of, 598, 599

See also Jefferson, Thomas: Slaveholder

sloths, 61-2

Smith, Mr. (Hamburg)

offers news, gossip, 337-8

Smith, Mr. (wagoner), 149

Smith, Adam

Wealth of Nations, 68

Smith, Campbell, 604

Smith, Daniel

receives Appendix, 552

memorial to Senate, 601

Smith, Edward, 162-3

Smith, Joseph (Bucks Co., Pa.), 455-6

Smith, Judith, 163n

Smith, Larkin, 250-1, 290n

Smith, Ralph, 559-60

Smith, Reuben, 162-3

Smith, Robert (Bucks Co., Pa.), 455-6

Smith, Sally, 163n

Smith, Samuel (Maryland)

conveys gossip, intelligence, 301-2

brother of Hester Carr, 476

promotes incorporation of copper companies, 548n

Smith, Samuel Harrison

prints TJ's megalonyx report, 317-18

prints Appendix to the Notes on Virginia, 373n, 575, 577n

prints TJ's Manual, 401n

Smith, Thomas Peters

career, 291, 316, 349, 472

letters from cited, 291n

letter to cited, 291n

Sketch of the Revolutions in Chemistry, 291n

visits R. R. Livingston, 397

Smith, William (1727-1803)

Examination of the Connecticut Claim, 26

Smith, William Loughton

envoy to Ottoman Empire, 24-5, 30, 31, 34, 38

and Federalist politics, 562n

snuff

Va. upland tobacco used for, 121

customs duties on equipment for, 607

soap

from Poplar Forest, 270

Society, Instituted in the State of New-York, for the Promotion of Agriculture, Arts, and Manufactures

Transactions, 397, 549

Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, 369n

Soho Company, 548n, 550n

Sophia (schooner), 167

South America

megatherium discovery, 61-2

Duane visits, 454n

independence movements, 454n

South Carolina

fear of black insurrection, 29-30

price of tobacco, 106n

Robbins incident, 181-2n, 227, 228n, 410n

Republicans in, 182n

selection of presidential electors, 201

political leadership, 331, 332n

selection of jurors, 431n

politics in, 438

and nullification, tariff, 452n

and election of 1800, 509, 512, 561, 562-3n, 581

support for TJ in, 562n

South Carolina, University of, 452n

"South Carolina Planter"

C. Pinckney pseudonym, 228n

South-Carolina State Gazette (Charleston, S.C.), 438n

southern states

and continuing suspension of trade with France, ix, 314, 315n, 331, 333, 343, 408

fear influence of Saint-Domingue, 29-30

and political power, parties, 77, 152

prefer shorter congressional sessions, 314

hurt by bankruptcy act, 470-1

scarcity of money, financial institutions, 470-1

Southwest Territory, 548n

Spain

Cobbett advocates war with, 32

and control of Louisiana, 32n, 467-9

relations with France, 32n

scientific studies in, 61-2

financial situation, 132

republican sentiments in, 132

fleet joins with French, 132-3

and Ireland, 133

North American possessions of, 139n

protective of North American territories, 236-7, 238n

potential seizure of Ky., 312n

American envoys travel through, 475-6, 477n, 480, 482-3

U.S. diplomats in, 498

U.S.-West Florida boundary, 592-3

See also Pinckney Treaty

specie

specified for contract payment, 197-8

coins, 576, 577n, 579

Speech of Albert Gallatin, . . . on the First of March 1798, Upon the Foreign Intercourse Bill, 16-17

Speech of the Hon. John Marshall, Delivered in the House of Representatives, 421

Speed, James, Jr., 264n

Sprage, Samuel, 77n

Stadt Hamburgh (ship), 87, 90

Stafford Co., Va., 111n

Stamp Act (1797)

anticipated revenue from, 33, 277

TJ's transactions affected by, 123-4, 146, 225, 236

objections to, 169

alteration of stamp duties, 598

bill for general stamp office, 603, 606, 608

State House. See Independence Hall

states

as counter to federal power, 41, 59, 495

rights of, to protest federal measures, 288-9, 295

accounts with U.S., 597

Staunton, Va.

postal service at, 79, 196-7

sales of TJ's nails in, 83-4, 92-3, 109-10, 111

scarcity of bank notes at, 84

attorneys, 191-2

Chickasaws travel through, 246-8

newspapers, 376-7, 427, 428n, 432

steam power, 56-7, 220-1n, 380-1n, 548n

Steele, John (comptroller of treasury)

and E. Randolph's accounts, 63n, 465n

letters from cited, 76-7n

letters to cited, 76-7n

and financial transactions, 392n, 587n

and land claims, 602

mentioned, 76n

Steele, John (stonemason), 150n

Stevens, Dr. Edward

consul to Saint-Domingue, 44, 45n, 49

Stevensburg, Va., 244

Stewart, David, & Sons, 306

Stewart, Dugald

letter from, 228-9

Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, 68

introduces J. Oswald, 228-9

Stewart, John

clerk of House of Delegates, 250-1

newspaper editor, 268n

Stith, William, 412-13

Stockach, battle of, 133, 134n

stocks

brokers as proposed census category, 294

proposed tax on, 306, 342, 358

Stockton, Richard

TJ seeks information from, 3

in Senate, 30, 599

Stoddert, Benjamin

source of information about cabinet split, 302

supports Adams, 302

and naval expenditures, 410n

and Portsmouth, 456n

stone

limestone quarried, 270, 273n

for paving, flooring, walls, 270, 272, 273n

for building, cut, quarried, 270-2

Storrs, Gervas, 537-8

Stow, John, 129n

Strobia, Giavanni, 99-100

Strong, Caleb, 509, 511n, 512

Stuart (Stewart), Archibald

letters to, 33-6, 109-11, 191

monitors public events, 33-5

letters from cited, 36n, 111n

letter to cited, 36n

and TJ's business affairs, 109-10, 191

and Va.-Ky. boundary, 192

and reorganization of chancery courts, 241n

speaker of Va. Senate, 241n, 290n

on Republican ticket, 357n

receives Appendix, 551

Stuart (Stewart), Mrs. Archibald, 35

Stuart, Gilbert

portrait of TJ, vii-viii, xliv-xlv, 368 (illus.), 586, 587n

Stuart, house of, 445

Sturgeon, Robert, 601, 602

Substance of Two Speeches of Mr. Gallatin, on the Bill for Augmenting the Navy Establishment of the United States (Albert Gallatin), 37, 39n

Succordy (E. Randolph's slave), 583

sugar, 172, 177, 178, 229n, 270, 591

Sukey (E. Randolph's slave), 583

Sullivan, James, 551, 553, 554n

Summary of the Law of Nations, Founded on the Treaties and Customs of the Modern Nations of Europe (Georg Friedrich von Martens), 38, 39n

Summary View of the Courses of Crops in the Husbandry of England and Maryland (John Beale Bordley), 387n

Sumner, Increase, 98n

surveying

importance of learning, 126

notes, plats of, 190n

and TJ's land titles, 252-9

in college curricula, 340

of Short's lands, 384, 474, 506, 510n, 511n

by TJ, 506

Suvorov, Alexander, 219, 221n, 358

Swan, Mr., 273n

Swan, James, 377n

Swartwout (Schwarthouse), John, 338

Sweden

bankers, 60

and seizure of neutral vessels, 231

Sweet Springs (Greenbrier Co.)

analysis of water from, 317

Derieux resides near, 544

Sweezy, Isaac

Liston's courier, 151, 153n, 287-8, 521, 522n, 536

Switzerland

military movements, battles in, 134n, 218, 221n

Symmes, John Cleves

letter from, 5-8

land company, 5-8

Symonds, Richard

letter to, 348-9

asks TJ for assistance, 225-6, 249, 348-9

letter from cited, 226n

Sysiphus. See Sisyphus

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