Volume 31 Index

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Vandalia Company, 253

Van Staphorst & Hubbard

letters to, 55-6, 570-1

and Kosciuszko's funds, 51-3, 55, 87, 90, 212, 560-1

TJ's bonds to, 55, 570-1, 575, 577n

TJ's correspondence with, 510n

handle correspondence, 559, 570

Varina (Randolph estate)

mortgage on, ix, 390-1, 403, 406, 414, 418, 420, 423, 425, 428, 430-1, 438, 448, 467, 473, 482, 497, 562, 575, 576-7n

workers of, 422

T. M. Randolph hopes to sell, 507-8

as longtime Randolph property, 508

Varnum, Joseph Bradley, 342n

Vatican

territories, 132

pope's exile, 133, 134n

Dugnani as papal nuncio, 559-60

Vattel, Emmerich de

Law of Nations, or, Principles of the Law of Nature, 68

Vaughan, John, xli, 600

vehicles

TJ's chair, 536-7, 546

E. Randolph's coach, phaeton, 584

Venable, Abraham B.

and proposed newspaper, 102n, 112-13

letter from cited, 114n

letter to cited, 114n

Vengeance (French frigate)

battles Constellation, 408, 410n, 456n

Venice

as example of oligarchy, 169

venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula), 535

Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de, 194, 200-1, 202n

Vermont

Chipman represents, 68, 430-1, 447

political sentiments in, 72, 455

religious situation in, 73-4n

responds to Va. Resolutions, 174n

J. Lyon moves from, 194

selection of presidential electors, 201

and common law, 430-1, 447, 492, 493n

and selection of juries, 430-1, 547

newspapers, 492, 493n, 521

prosecutions for libel in, 492, 493n, 521

political leaders, 554n

and federal law, 599

Vermont Gazette, 493n, 521, 531

Vernor and Hood (engravers), xliv-xlv

View of the Calvinistic Clubs in the United States (John C. Odgen), 73n

View of the Conduct of the Executive (James Monroe), 461-3

View of the New-England Illuminati (John C. Ogden), 17n, 73n, 351n

Vincennes, 611

Virgil

Publius Virgilius Maro, 144-5, 501

new French edition of works of, 145n

Eclogues, 496n

Virginia

Agriculture

tobacco in, 54

quality, quantity of wheat harvest, 147, 189, 523

rains affect crops, 189

pecans, 238, 309

snow benefits grains, 440

"bottom lands" elsewhere called "low grounds" in Va., 508

Claim to Western Land

and Conn. claim, 25

and land companies, 253

Council of State

selection of Tazewell's successor, 8-9

members, 67n, 554n, 589n

prerevolutionary orders of council, 253-6

makes appointments, 391n

Courts

courts of chancery, 165-6, 176, 190, 205-8, 241, 343, 344, 476n

TJ's suit against Henderson heirs, 165-6, 176, 190, 193, 205-8, 217

case reports, 166n

Court of Appeals, 166n, 192n, 207, 458-9n, 510n

and insurance company liens, 187-8

judges of, 192n, 205n

attorney generalship, 205n, 432-3

and juries, 241, 344, 374

and Wayles estate, 458-9n

General Court, 584n

Description

springs, 151

by Morse, 318n

Tidewater region, 320, 523

TJ extols virtues of, 320

artists' views of, 446-7n

roads, 536-7

Economy

losses due to suspension of trade with France, ix, 106, 111, 189, 209, 212, 216, 218, 280n, 288, 299, 314, 315n, 331, 333, 343, 383, 408, 443

relationships with Philadelphia, 82, 185-6, 199n, 245, 286, 298, 342, 353-4, 524

and farm tenancy, 144, 145n, 222-3, 506-7, 513-14, 518

personal debts to British firms, 159-62, 268n, 457-61

transactions in Va. currency, 162, 498, 505, 508, 516, 586

insurance, 186-8, 571-2

Green Sea land investments, 216, 218, 234-5, 239, 506, 508, 511n, 515

commercial ties to Britain, 218

market for horses, 310, 311

difficulty of negotiating drafts, obtaining credit, 342, 353-4, 359, 390, 406, 414, 502

commercial, financial relations with New York, 418, 423, 428

European trade, 442

and nonimportation agreements during Revolution, 491

role of credit, 502

prospects for manufacturing cannon, 540

Education and Science

TJ seeks to create new university, ix, 320-1, 323n, 339-40, 346, 495-6, 567-70

common schools, 340, 341n

and religious differences, 340

TJ's education bill, 340, 341n

See also William and Mary, College of

General Assembly

supports Va. Resolutions, vii, 172-4, 177, 278-80, 295-6, 299-300, 319, 367, 417, 446, 461

and selection of successor for Tazewell, 8-9

and TJ's petition on jurors, 41-2

elections, 110-11, 113-14, 227-8

and Alien and Sedition Acts, 117, 137, 278, 279-80n, 289, 299

and confiscation of British property, 169-70, 171n

acts concerning Mutual Assurance Society, 187-8

and gubernatorial election, 204-5, 269n

and James River Co., 224-5

Republican strength in, 228, 299

sessions of, 233, 251n, 319, 325

and projected roads, 244

acts pertaining to land, 253-5, 257n

instructs its U.S. senators, 278, 280n, 288, 295-6, 299-300, 319, 325, 356, 417, 446

seeks reduction, disbanding of standing army, 278-80, 299

members' pay as political issue, 279, 319

protests federal application of English common law, 280n, 288, 295-6, 299-300, 319, 325, 356

act for at-large selection of presidential electors, 299-300, 325-6

and reform of William and Mary, 323n

jury bill not introduced, 374

prints Madison's Report, 446n

potential defense of Callender, 590-1

House of Delegates

members, 67n, 110, 111n, 114, 214n, 226n, 227, 230n, 241, 274, 280n, 326n, 489n, 526n, 537-8, 542

clerks, 129n, 243, 244, 246, 250

and changes in chancery courts, 241

speakers, 250-1, 290n, 326n

committees, 278, 279n, 300n, 446

considers instructions to senators, 280n, 295-6, 299-300, 319, 325

Republican majority in, 288-9, 299

addresses Monroe, 289-90

parliamentary procedures, 521

See also Madison, James: Virginia House of Delegates

Indians

in colonial period, 225

relations with Chickasaws, 246-8

Laws

published, 117, 122, 136-7

TJ collects and preserves, 117-18, 122, 150

common law, 169-70, 207

continuity of, 169-70

categories of, 170

and Ky. statehood, 192

Sequestration Act, 211n

on land office, land titles, 252-9

as basis for Ky. laws, 267

similarities to English laws, 503

Militia

power affiliated with command of, 40-1

arming of, as political issue, 41-2

and federal volunteer force, 44

and Dunmore's War, 263n

arms evaluated, 377n

officers, 489n

for political display, 490

Politics

Republicans create committees, form ticket, vii, 356-7, 537n

TJ sends pamphlets, vii, 12-13, 23-4, 30, 35, 319-20, 322n, 325, 333, 443, 455, 456n, 470, 485, 492

elections, 32-3, 110-11, 113-14, 227-8, 274, 278, 280n, 524, 537-8, 541-3

TJ encourages Republican publicists, 36-7

importance of governorship, 40-1

state as counter to federal despotism, 41

in crisis, 59

elections affect administration policy, 98n

Federalists in Congress, 113, 114n, 305, 306n

Richmond associators equated to Bacon's Rebellion, American Revolution, 180

Republicans, 192n, 243, 244, 246, 250-1, 289, 299

selection of presidential electors, 201, 299-300, 319, 325-6, 356-7, 440, 524

election of governor, 204-5, 227

and patronage, 243, 250-1

instructions to senators, 278, 280n, 295-6, 299-300, 325, 356

partisan divisions in assembly, 278-9

Republicans laud Monroe, 290n

votes in Congress, 305, 306n

would be haven for Cooper, Priestley, 320, 346

need for united front with other states, 358

and valuation of militia arms, 377n

newspapers, 427-8

contention for attorney generalship, 432-3

TJ seeks to avoid gatherings, 462, 489-90, 499, 588-90, 591n

election of 1800, 482, 490, 499

Republicans show way for other states, 485

Federalists discouraged, 490

John Marshall key to Federalist support, 499

Monroe distrusts post office, 537

and Burr's distrust, 556n

and TJ dinner in Fredericksburg, 589

and Callender's trial, 590-1

Public Finance

depreciated payments to treasury, 210-11, 225, 234-5, 239, 459n, 460-1n

composition money, 255, 257n

Public Opinion

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

understanding of true federal-state relationship, 59

Federalist, Republican sentiments, 113-14, 223

Republicans seek to nurture, 289, 356-7

partisan manipulation of, 462

Senate

members, 67n, 278, 280n, 290n, 489n

speakers, 241n, 290n

political balance within, 278-9, 288-9, 295, 299

supports Va. Resolutions, 279n, 319

considers instructions to senators, 280n, 299-300n, 319, 325

addresses Monroe, 289-90

and selection of presidential electors, 319

Society

stagecoach travel, ix, 349, 406, 480, 484, 533, 589n

postal service in, 11-12, 79-80, 179, 196-7, 321, 333-4, 348, 367-8, 369, 382-3, 393-4, 422n, 440-1, 484, 537, 546

prospective home for Du Pont de Nemours, 92, 327-8, 481, 483, 531n

health, 139-40, 194, 245, 320

Callender skeptical of, 194

armor relic unearthed, 225

Indians, 225

Houdon statue of Washington, 303-4

religious differences, 340

duels, 376-7

colonial history, 412-13, 507-8

physicians, 577n, 583

State Institutions

penitentiary, 391, 486

armory, 540-2

Weather

and healthiness, unhealthiness of regions, 139-40, 320, 523

affects crops, 189, 440, 523

disastrous rains, 189

snow, 274, 374, 389, 440

frosts, 523

Virginia, auditor of, 218, 234, 254, 506

Virginia, Governor of. See De La Warr, Thomas West, fourth Baron; Dunmore, John Murray, fourth Earl of; Monroe, James; Pendleton, John; Wood, James

Virginia, treasurer of, 225, 254, 256

Virginia, University of

owns portraits, xliii

faculty, 86n, 452n

funding of, 326n

See also Virginia: Education and Science

Virginia Argus (Richmond)

publishes "Curtius" letters, 15n

and Callender, 164, 165n

Virginia Federalist (Richmond), 165n, 268n

Virginia Gazette and General Advertiser (Richmond)

Federalist sympathies of, 181n

attacks TJ, 268n

Virginia Resolutions

reaffirmed by Va. assembly, vii, 41, 278-80, 288-9, 295-6, 299-300, 325, 326n, 417, 446, 461

rebuffed by other states, 4-5, 174n, 178, 279, 289

government measures in reaction to, 40

efforts to support, 172-4, 177, 178-9

opposition to, in Va. assembly, 289, 299

Volney, Constantin François Chasseboeuf

travels, 71, 131

and new French government, 357

Voltaire, François Marie Arouet, 528, 530

Voyages aux Peuples Samœides, 237

Vues sur l'éducation nationale par un cultivateur, ou moyen de simplifier l'instruction (Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours), 529, 530

 
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