Volume 32 Index

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Rabaut. See Saint Étienne, Jean Paul Rabaut

Rachael (b. 1776, TJ's slave), 164

rainbows, 448-9

Raleigh, N.C., 60-1

Raleigh Register (Raleigh, N.C.), 60

Rambouillet, France, 148, 159n

Ramsay, David

History of the American Revolution, 178

and Dr. J. Vaughan, 269n

confused with other Ramsays, 348, 349n

Ramsay, Ephraim, 348, 349n

Ramsay, John, 348, 349n

Randolph, Anne Cary (TJ's granddaughter)

TJ's affection for, 263, 272, 300, 385, 418, 440, 500, 517, 557

TJ sends story to, 475

aptitude, learning of, 527, 556

Randolph, Ariana Jenings

annuity of, 63-4, 117-19, 421, 473

identified, 64n

letters from cited, 64n

letters to cited, 64n, 118n

Randolph, Cornelia Jefferson (TJ's granddaughter)

TJ's affection for, 263, 272, 300, 385, 418, 440, 500, 517, 557

weaning, teething of, 440, 475, 526

torments her sister Ellen, 527

Randolph, David Meade

as U.S. marshal, 212

Randolph, Edmund

business affairs, 63-4, 117-19

family, 64n

letter from cited, 64n

and Short's salary, 74-6, 154-5, 159n, 374

sued by government, 74-6, 154, 374

letter to cited, 118n

and Mazzei's finances, 275, 278

resignation as secretary of state, 426-7n

Abridgment of the Laws, 471, 472n

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

health of, 39

TJ's affection for, 263, 272, 300, 385, 418, 440, 475, 500, 517, 557

affection for TJ, 527

aptitude, learning of, 527

Randolph, John (1727-1784), 63-4

Randolph, John (of Roanoke), 320n, 481, 512n

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

letters to, 475-6, 556-7

letter from, 526-8

invited to, at Monticello, 18, 39

and pianos, harpsichords, 39

TJ's affection for, 263, 272, 300, 324, 385, 418, 440, 475, 500, 517, 557, 580

TJ hopes presidency does not increase separation from her, 392, 475

acquaintances, 430, 525, 589n

health of, 440, 526, 556

TJ asks for affection of, 475, 557

TJ sends news to, 475-6

manages household, 526-8

complains that she has too little access to TJ, 527, 556-7

concerned for education of her children, 527, 556

affection for TJ, 527-8

relationship with sister, 537-8

Randolph, Peter (d. 1767), 117-19

Randolph, Peyton

parliamentary authority, 21, 27

and Ariana Randolph, 63-4, 117-19

Randolph, Richard (d. 1786), 536n

Randolph, Richard (d. ca. 1799), 77

Randolph, Sarah Nicholas, 379n

Randolph, Thomas Jefferson (TJ's grandson)

TJ's affection for, 263, 272, 300, 385, 418, 440, 500, 517, 557

1829 edition of TJ's papers, 353-4n

health of, 526-7

aptitude, learning of, 527, 556

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

letters to, 259, 263, 271-2, 300, 324, 385-6, 417-19, 440, 499-500, 516-18, 580

letters from, 286-7, 390-1, 440-1, 526-8, 559

invited to, at Monticello, 18

Varina property, 84, 152

cares for TJ's affairs at Monticello, Shadwell, 105-6, 259, 390-1, 417-19, 440, 471, 488, 499-500, 516-18, 528, 559

witnesses agreement, 108

and sale of tobacco, 114, 115n, 406n

in Richmond, 240, 241, 244, 286, 324, 385

communicates with John Barnes, 255

TJ sends news on Congress, politics, and foreign affairs to, 263, 271-2, 300, 324, 385-6

letters from cited, 263n, 500n, 517n

on Goochland postmastership, 286-7, 324

business affairs, 410, 598

to provide information on tobacco cultivation, 440

plans crops, 440-1

and correspondence with TJ, 475

indebted to G. Jefferson, 499, 534-5, 557-8

TJ sends regards to, 557

not anxious about resolution of electoral tie, 559

TJ reports progress of House balloting to, 579, 580

Randolph, Virginia (sister of Thomas Mann Randolph), 92

Ranger (ship), 212, 213n

Rapin Thoyras, Paul de

Histoire d'Angleterre, 176

Rastatt (Rastadt), 187, 192n

Ratcliffe (Ratcliff), Mrs., 65, 115

Rawle, William, 308, 345n

Raynal, Guillaume Thomas François, Abbé de, 233n

Read, Jacob, 281n

Reeves, Thomas (London), 525

Reflections on the Revolution in France (Edmund Burke), 190, 191

Reflexions sur la formation et la distribution des richesses (Anne Robert Jacques Turgot), 180

Reintzel, Anthony, 406n

Relf, Samuel, 134n

religion

atheism, 32, 116, 135n, 229, 236-7

Federalists' hypocrisy, 33, 213n, 521, 522

"religion & order" toasted, 60

involvement of clergy in politics, 102-3, 205, 228

and morality, moral conduct, 113-14, 221n

deism, 116, 135n, 167, 230n, 386-7, 506-7

Paine attacked on grounds of, 140, 190-1, 193n

and Gabriel's insurrection, 175-6, 236

books on, 179, 237n

Adams's invocation of, 202n

Quakers withhold votes, 222, 242, 253

dissenting clergy favor Republicans, 228

Republicans invoke God, Providence, 229, 257, 309, 371, 399, 573

slaves sing psalms, 236

blasphemy, 236-7

divine revelation and history of world, 249

and science, 311

Du Pont de Nemours invokes blessing, 312, 314

TJ's prominent political role alloted by Providence, 387

prayers to open court sessions, 387n

and French Revolution, 394n

church, state ties in Del., 442

and oaths, 507

liberty a sacred cause, 522

Republicans called enemies of, 522

allusions to Lucifer, 523, 551

Federalists as "Jesuits," 551-2

Presbyterians, Puritans during English Civil War, 567n

See also Bible; Christianity; election of 1800; Jefferson, Thomas: Religion

religion, freedom of

Va. act for, 45, 53-4, 122-3, 124-5n

as essential principle, 95-6

separation of religion, government, 102-3, 205, 213n

and U.S. Constitution, 167, 254-5

British Schism Act, 316n

TJ's opinions solicited, 386-7, 446

Sandemanians, 387n

TJ seen as friend and advocate of, 411, 486

loss of religion brings loss of liberty, 507

Remarks on Education (Samuel Harrison Smith), 31n

Remsen, Henry

letter to, 376

TJ orders newspapers from, 376

Rennolds, John, 525

Réponse de L. N. M. Carnot, Citoyen Français (Lazare Nicolas Marguerite Carnot), 415

Report of the Secretary of State, on the Subject of Establishing a Uniformity in the Weights, Measures and Coins of the United States (Thomas Jefferson), 334, 363n, 444

"Republican" (C. Pinckney pseudonym), 214, 217n, 242

Republican (Petersburg, Va.)

Callender publishes in, 100, 101n, 138, 236, 238

"Republican Farmer" (C. Pinckney pseudonym), 214, 217n, 242

republicanism

associated with economy in government, 111

and Christianity, 111-12, 207

to be cultivated in schools, 142, 173, 339, 398-9

Adams's views of, 199-200, 202n

equated with discoveries in science, medicine, 207

and excesses of French Revolution, 207

inculcated by books, 221n, 319, 447

election of 1800 to be victory for, 225

inherent in the Constitution, 302, 346

new birth of, in U.S., 303

republican government guaranteed to states, 423

not favored by U.S. foreign policy, 425

Republicans

in New England, vii, 5-7, 32-4, 58-9, 95-9, 116, 146, 216, 217n, 228-30, 250, 310, 347-8, 352

and control of Congress, vii-viii, 95-7, 227, 422, 485

in middle states, vii-viii, 134-6, 146, 185, 209-10, 219n, 221-2, 224-5, 227, 231-2, 242, 329, 570

prospects, strategy for 1800 election, vii-viii, 91, 239

form, promote tickets in states, 5-6, 523n

in Northwest Terr., 6-7

create committee structure in Va., 16, 38n, 131n

beliefs, 32-4, 95

and newspapers, public opinion, 32-4, 116, 123, 125n, 127n, 137, 201n, 262n, 305, 597

printers intimidated, 33

in Va., 38, 41, 126-7, 239, 244, 255, 262n

celebrate 4th of July in Philadelphia, 42-3n, 45, 46n

and rumors of TJ's death, 42-3n, 44-5, 48

in Md., 48-9, 100, 128-9, 140, 185, 208, 225-6, 329, 333, 365

represent true sentiments of nation, 95, 239, 289, 588-9

improving public opinion of, 103

accused of antifederalism, 116

in Pa., 124, 221, 434-5, 486, 519

as supporters of Constitution, 134-5

respond to Federalist pamphlets, 135-6n

in south, 146, 170, 214-17, 250, 279-81, 290-1, 329, 333

expatriots, in France, 186

receive support of doctors, dissenting clergy in New England, 228

called Jacobins, 229, 341n, 365

residing at Conrad & McMunn's, 255

TJ's election primary goal of, 257, 267, 280

Bishop's Connecticut Republicanism, 263

probable electoral votes of, 263

of S.C., 265, 348

transition into executive power, 302-3

and N.Y. council of appointment, 303, 304n

call themselves Whigs, 308, 315, 347, 348, 434, 551

called anarchists, disorganizers, 321, 365, 508, 519n, 522

less powerful in Md., N.C., than Federalists are in New England, 333

oppose wasteful expenditure, 337, 371

all support TJ, 343, 408

TJ's desiderata for changes to federal system, 381-2

happy to have Congress remain inactive, 385

win congressional seats in N.J., 391, 418, 500

could join Federalists to elect Burr, 399

not accustomed to standing firm against threats, 404

absent from Congress, 418, 419n

increasing strength in state governments, 421

in vulnerable, "unjust" situation, excluded from office, 421, 588

in Senate, 422

of Washington, 459

some critical of Gerry, 491, 493

called enemies of religion, 522

growing respect for, 534

compared to Spartans, 571

Dallas a key figure for, 574

Republican Watch-Tower (New York), 376

Revolutions de Portugal (René Aubert de Vertot), 177

Reynolds, James, 577n

Reynolds, Maria Lewis (Mrs. James Reynolds), 577n

Rhea, Jonathan, 367n

Rhine River

left bank ceded to France, 373n

Rhode Island

and election of 1800, vii, 97, 146n, 216, 217n, 234, 236, 250, 263, 322, 324, 332-3, 367n

Republicans in, vii, 229, 343

politics in, 6

addresses on XYZ affair, 199-200

unreliable information from, 250, 342-3

Federalists win, 271

withholds one Pinckney electoral vote, 322, 324

residents petition Senate, 602

and U.S. customs districts, 603

Rhode Island, College of (Brown University), 200

Rhodes. See Rodes (Rhodes), Matthew

rice

demand for, in Britain, 30

heavy upland, introduced from Africa to U.S., 124, 125n

and relationship of marshes, pestilence, 124

planters, 208n

Richards, John

handles financial transactions, 64, 114, 139, 302, 312, 405

grocer and John Barnes's agent, 65n

travels between Philadelphia and Washington, 497, 560-1

Richardson, Richard

letter to, 413-14

letters from, 341-2, 597-8

nailery account, 59, 116

witnesses indenture, 166

and Robert Richardson, 255n

superintends work at Monticello, 341-2, 390-1, 413-14, 471, 488, 597-8

letter from cited, 342n

receives payment, 401, 471, 472

TJ hires slave of, 414, 474n

and Lilly, 417, 598

Richardson, Robert

Callender's amanuensis, 137, 138n, 175n, 255n

Richmond, Va.

artists, xxxvii

TJ's groceries sent by way of, 14, 15, 20, 29, 31, 47, 61, 208, 227, 471-3, 517

commercial, financial relationships with Philadelphia, 17, 30-1, 46-7, 55, 64-5, 71, 127-8, 130, 139, 171, 172, 209, 241, 568

jail, 100-1, 131, 136-8, 145, 212-13, 235-6

newspapers, 125n, 127n, 255, 478

as financial, banking center, 127-8, 130, 241, 251

postal service at, 129, 138, 161, 488

printers, 130, 137, 212, 233, 236, 414

and Gabriel's insurrection, 131, 136-7, 138n, 144-5, 174-6, 212, 295

militia, local guard, 145n, 482n

as market for hay, 152

fires in, 174

XYZ addresses from, 200

price of tobacco at, 209, 235, 240, 245, 251n, 258, 297-8, 301, 546

federal courts in, 212, 213n

as state capital, 220

election results, 244

lacks regular financial connection to Georgetown, 251

presidential electors meet in, 253

lots in, 275, 278

merchants, 374, 473n

tobacco sold at, 402, 450, 546

attorneys, 421n

Rocketts Landing, 471, 472

storage and inspection of tobacco at Shockoe warehouse, 471, 472

See also Gibson & Jefferson; Jefferson, George

Ridgely, Nicholas, 371

Rising Sun (sloop), 38

Rittenhouse, David, 237, 363n, 589n

Rittenhouse, Eleanor Coulston, 589n

Rivanna River

boat transport on, 14, 20, 29, 37, 47, 61, 92, 172

and Monticello, Tufton, 108, 110n, 116, 163

mills on, 116, 558

improvement of navigation on, 122, 124n

Shadwell ford, 163

Roanoke River, 90n, 91

Robbins, Jonathan, 33-4

Roberts, Joseph, Jr.

supplies nailrod, 46, 171

letters to cited, 47n, 405n

See also Roberts & Jones (Philadelphia)

Roberts & Jones (Philadelphia)

supply nailrod, 171-2, 406n

TJ buys stoves from, 172, 405n, 472

letters to, from cited, 172n

Robertson, Dr. William

works of, 176, 177, 178, 231, 233n

Robinson, Capt., 341n

Robinson, John, 21

Robinson, William (Del.), 218n

Rochambeau, Donatien Marie Joseph de Vimeur, Vicomte de, 357n

Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Comte de, 357n

Rockbridge Co., Va., 328n, 359-60, 563n, 570n

Rocketts (Richmond, Va.), 471, 472

Rodes (Rhodes), Matthew, 127-8, 472

Rodman, William, 221-2

Rodney, Caesar, 218n, 370-1

Rodney, Caesar A.

letter to, 336-7

letters from, 217-19, 368-72, 570-1

and Del. politics, xxxviii, 217-19, 369-71, 570-1

identified, 218n

and national issues, 336-7, 368-72, 571

family, 368, 370-1

relationship with Bayard, 369, 371, 419n

pledges support for TJ, 371

Rodney, Elizabeth Fisher, 218n

Rodney, Susan Hunn, 368

Rodney, Thomas, 218n, 370-1

Roederer, Pierre Louis, 244n

Rogers, Capt. (N.C.), 61n

Rogers, John

receives payment, 401, 472

letter to cited, 402n

Roland de la Platière, Marie Jeanne Phlipon

Appel a l'Impartiale Postérité, 415

Romae Antiquae Notitia (Basil Kennett), 177

Rome

history, antiquities of, 177

influence on architecture, 220

and Pope Sixtus V, 567n

See also Vatican

Romeo and Juliet (William Shakespeare), 370, 371n

Ronald, Andrew

debt to Short, 92-3

letters to, from cited, 93n

Roper, Thomas, 265

Rose, William

Richmond jailer, 101, 137, 212, 213n, 236

daughter, 212

tutored TJ's wife, 235

Ross, David, 300-1, 412

Ross, James

bill for deciding disputed elections, 214, 217n, 379n

and selection of Pa. electors, 256

Federalist connections in Pa., 308, 309n, 484

presumed role in scheme for interim presidency, 441, 484, 487, 488n

considered ambitious, unprincipled, 485, 487

said to concede that TJ will be president, 519

Rousseau, Jean Jacques

Oeuvres, 180

Row (Roe, Rowe), Anderson, 61

Row (Rowe), Martin, 92

Royal Institution of Great Britain, 4-5, 311

Royal Society of London, 231, 233n

Rozier, François

Dictionnaire Universel d'Agriculture, 153, 159n

Ruines; ou, Méditation sur les Révolutions des Empires (Constantin François Chasseboeuf Volney), 179

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

Rural Œconomy (Arthur Young), 178

Rush, Benjamin

letters to, 166-9, 306

letters from, 110-12, 204-7, 266

friendship with TJ, xxxvii, 112, 206-7

portrait, xxxvii, 328 (illus.)

views on philosophy, religion, xxxvii, 110-12, 166-9, 204-7

interested in public affairs, 111, 146, 306

opinion of cities, 204-5

family of, 206

sends seeds, 206, 207, 266, 306

asks that letter be destroyed, 207

friendship with Madison, 207

officer of APS, 298n

teaches medicine, 510n

Rush, Jacob, 206

Rush, John (d. 1699), 206

Rush, Julia Stockton, 306

Russell, John Miller, 4n

Russia

Americans in, 3-4, 40

defeats, partitions Poland, 40, 68-9

embargoes British ships, property, 188, 192n, 223-4, 294-5, 478, 479n, 581, 586

in league of armed neutrality, 188, 192n, 222-4, 294-5, 296-7n, 586-8

fosters science, learning, 232n

relations with U.S., 294

as supplier of grain, provisions, 294-5

leaves coalition against France, 296-7n, 340, 585-6, 587

as a tyranny, 340

Siberian mammoth remains, 407

and 1780 league of armed neutrality, 455

British embargo against, 587, 588n

Rutland, Vt., 199

Rutledge, Edward, 208-9n

Rutledge, John, Jr., 258n, 568n

rye, 30, 150

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