Volume 32 Index

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Vaccà-Berlinghieri, Francesco

professor of medicine, 273, 276-7, 279n

associated with revolutionary movement, 554, 555

Valedictory Lecture Delivered Before the Philosophical Society of Delaware (Dr. John Vaughan), 269-70

Valon du Boucheron, Comte de. See Ambrugeac, Alexandre Charles Louis d'

Van Benthuysen, John, 304, 307, 342, 367n, 406

Van Cortlandt, Philip, 289

Vanderheyden, Ariana, 64n

Vanderlyn, John, xxxvi-xxxvii

Van Metre, John, 127n

Vanmetre, John (Johannes)

letter to, 126-7

supports TJ, 126-7

identified, 127n

letter from cited, 127n

Van Staphorst, Jacob, 274, 277

Van Staphorst & Hubbard

letter from, 48

and Mazzei's business affairs, 47, 57, 64, 114, 275, 278

handle correspondence, 48, 89, 147

and Kosciuszko's funds, 48

on representative government, liberty, 48

TJ's bonds to, 48

Varina (Randolph estate)

T. M. Randolph hopes to sell, 84, 152

Varnum, Joseph Bradley, 495n

Vatican, 88, 90n

Vattel, Emmerich de

Droit des Gens, 179

Vaughan, Dr. John

letters from, 269-70, 441-3

writings in science, medicine, 269-70

identified, 269-70n

letter to quoted, 270n

Del. politics, 441-3

Vaughan, Jane Taggert, 269n

Vaughan, Joshua, 269n

vehicles, 17, 128n

Venable, Abraham B., 577n

Vendée, France, 345n

Vengeance (French frigate), 113

Venice, 340, 525, 526n

Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de, 41, 42, 453

Vermont

history of, 178

addresses on XYZ affair, 197-200

Freemasons, 198

militia, 198, 199

Republican prospects, support for TJ, 229, 291, 322, 357

newspapers, 261-2n

paper works, 261n

and election of 1800, 263, 322, 347, 357, 358, 358n, 367n, 418, 419n, 487

base for projected attack on Canada, 361n

Republicans seek federal offices, 581-2

U.S. marshal's position, 582

attorneys, 582n

clergymen, 582n

legislature, 582n

physicians, 582n

Vernon, Edward, 566

Vertot, René Aubert de

Revolutions de Portugal, 177

vetch, winter, 275, 278

Vie de Turgot (Marquis de Condorcet), 180

Vienna, 478, 586

View of the Evidences of Christianity (William Paley), 111, 112n, 179

Views of the Public Debt, Receipts & Expenditures of the United States (Albert Gallatin), 219, 220n

Vindication of Thomas Jefferson (DeWitt Clinton), 135-6n

Vine and Olive Colony, 320n

Virgil

Eclogues, 487, 488n, 571

Virginia

Agriculture

Hessian fly threat, 21, 185, 441

quality, quantity of wheat harvest, 21, 39, 43

crop selections, 108, 110

sheep, wool production, 148-9, 152

potential for saffron, 152

agricultural economics, 152-3

See also tobacco

Constitution

restrictions on voting, 52-3, 102-3

TJ's draft of, 102-3, 124

Declaration of Rights, 124

Constitution of U.S.

ratification of, xxxvi, 180, 525n

Council of State

and Gabriel's insurrection, 131n, 145n, 174-5

and quarantine of Norfolk, 131n

and lack of militia preparedness, 137

Courts

oyer and terminer, to try slaves, 131, 174-6

legal counsel assigned to Gabriel, 421n

General Court, 525n

Description

boundaries, 479, 480n

Economy

Scottish merchants, 3n

river transportation, 14, 20, 29, 37, 47, 61, 92, 172, 546, 549, 573

personal debts to British firms, 70

and farm tenancy, 82-4, 87-8, 108-10, 116, 151-2, 163-6, 310

costs of land, 84

Green Sea land investments, 84-5

fire insurance, 104-7

transactions in Va. currency, 108, 209, 400, 402n, 409-10, 413-14, 427, 440, 441n, 450, 470-2, 473, 499, 534, 535, 558

flour milling, 109n, 116

difficulty of negotiating drafts, obtaining credit, 127-8, 130, 139, 241, 251, 568

potential for wine production, 153

and federal Stamp Act, 171

roads, 272

taverns, inns, 272n

continental loan office, 374

See also Richmond, Va.

Education and Science

TJ seeks to create new university, xxxix, 30, 95, 114n

TJ's education bill, 124, 125n

works on natural history, 178

plant specimens collected, 232n

academies, 359-60, 398-9

state charter to Liberty Hall Academy, 360n

Washington and Lee University, 360n

maps, 464n

See also William and Mary, College of

General Assembly

and James River Co., 82

will not act against slavery, 82

and revisal of laws, 122-5

and Gabriel's insurrection, 131n, 145n, 160, 311, 389, 482

TJ's contacts in, 181n

and Callender, 236

sessions of, 372n, 403, 481-2, 511

ready to take action in resolution of presidential election, 403-4, 425, 481-2, 511

Tarleton attempts to capture, 452n

House of Burgesses

as source for TJ's parliamentary manual, xxxvi, 21-9

dissolved by Dunmore, 21n

members, 328n, 564n

House of Delegates

members, 3n, 131n, 234n, 290n, 328n, 359, 360n, 389, 421n, 451n, 460n, 524-5n, 563n

bill to restrict where free blacks, mulattoes may live, 482n

speaker, 525n

Laws

insanity and homicide, 39n

Statute for Establishing Religious Freedom, 45, 53, 54n, 122-3, 124-5n

on debtors, 70n, 117

Sequestration Act, 70n

revisal of, 122-5, 131n

on citizenship, 123, 125n

on inheritance, entail, 123, 125n

prohibiting importation of slaves, 123, 125n, 482n

for criminal trials of slaves, 131n, 174-6

to transport condemned slaves, 145, 160, 482n

E. Randolph's Abridgment, 471, 472n

restricting African Americans, 482

cession of federal district to U.S., 601

Militia

and voting qualifications, 102

and slave insurrection, 131, 136-7, 145

poor state of readiness, 136-7

addresses to Adams, 196, 198, 199

possible mobilization of, in resolution of presidential election, 404n

patrols, militia bolstered after Gabriel's insurrection, 482n

during American Revolution, 564

Politics

and Burr, viii, 234

Federalists, xxxvi, 255

election of 1800, 15-16, 239, 243, 244, 253, 329, 367n, 368

Republicans, 16, 38, 41, 126-7, 131n, 239

rumors of TJ's death, 48

dominance of aristocrats, 52-3

addresses on XYZ affair, 196, 198-201

Callender sees himself as apostle, 233

Republican newspapers, 262n

postmasters, 286-7, 324

news of presidential outcome awaited, 310, 364

rumors of Federalist intrigue to name an acting president, 399, 403-4, 481-2

state's response to presidential election situation, 404, 425, 482

Public Finance

Va. certificates, 77-9

land taxes, 127-8, 139, 164

state bank proposed, 404n

Public Opinion

newspapers, 100-1, 104, 124, 125n, 127n

and Gabriel's insurrection, 160, 168

fear that federal government could foster slave uprising, 248

joy at TJ's election, 477

Senate

members, 290n

Society

attorneys, 3n, 477n, 524n, 561

mental illness, 39, 236

Baptists, 54n

prospective home for Du Pont de Nemours, 65-6, 67, 92, 313, 314

retention of prerevolutionary place names, 111, 167

health, 131n

colonial history, 141, 178

alcoholism, 153

almanacs, registers published, 220-1, 334

coat of arms, 220-1

Mazzei longs for Va., 274, 277

words borrowed from other languages, 295-6, 297n

V. du Pont oath of allegiance, 313, 315

county surveyors, 360n

free blacks required to register, have employment, 482n

customs of hospitality, visiting, 557

State Institutions

Capitol, 123, 136-7, 220, 335

penitentiary, 123, 136-7, 335

treasury, 145

Weather

hail storm, 43

hot spell, 65, 67, 92

cold, 342

mild, in winter, 364

Virginia (b. 1793, TJ's slave), 163

Virginia, University of, 181n

Virginia & North Carolina Almanack of 1801, 221n

Virginia Argus (Richmond)

prints biographical sketch of TJ, 124, 125n

reports on Gabriel's insurrection, 138n

reports election returns, 226n

and Callender, 233, 236, 238

Virginia Gazette and General Advertiser (Richmond)

Federalist sympathies of, 255

Virginia Herald (Fredericksburg, Va.), 104, 234-5n, 498n

Vita degli eccellenti commandanti, Vitae excellentium Imperatorum (Cornelius Nepos), 177

Volney, Constantin François Chasseboeuf

converses with Thornton about university, 144n

Ruines, 179

condemned as atheist, blasphemer, 236-7

and U.S.-French negotiations, 244n

portrait by Barralet, 374-5

departure from U.S., 383n

Voltaire's Head

publishing house, 262n

Voyage dans les États-Unis d'Amérique (Duc de La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt), 85

Voyage du jeune Anacharsis en Grèce (Abbé Jean Jacques Barthélemy), 177

Vuy, Giuseppina, 274, 277, 279n

 
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