Volume 32 Index

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W

Wadsworth, Pelig, 364

Waldron, Nathaniel, 602

Walker, Francis

letter to, 409-10

nail account, 401, 409-10, 472

Walker, Thomas, 43, 489

Walker Iron Works (Yorkshire, England), 190, 193n

Walkill River, 231, 233n

Wallaston, Frederick H., 174n

Waln, Robert, 259n

Ward, Henry Dana, 265

Ward, John, 265

Wardlaw, William, 415-16

Ware v. Hylton, 70n

Warner, Ferdinando

History of Ireland, 176

Warre (Ware), John Tyndale, 70n

Warren, Joseph, 349n

Warren, Va., 17, 227, 498

Warsaw, Poland, 40, 479n

Washington, Bushrod, 167

Washington, George

American Revolutionary War

attestation for W. S. Smith, 352n

Death and Memorialization

Ceracchi's monument, 61-2

toasted on 4th of July, 61n

poem by D. Humphreys, 162

ways of honoring, 167

Washingtoniana, 220, 221n, 334

eulogies, 320n

proposed mausoleum, 385, 386n, 601, 602

Barralet's "Apotheosis," 420

Personal Affairs

nephews, 140n, 392n

bequest to endow national university, 141, 143-4n, 398

frees slaves, 155, 159n

bequest to Washington Academy, 359-60

relationship with W. Jackson, 542-4

President

appointments, 4n, 349n, 370, 439n, 536

recommends establishment of board of agriculture, 13-14

1796 annual address, 143n

and Paine, 193n, 361n

recognized by French government, 204n

cabinet's entertainment expenses, 303

TJ hailed as successor to, 403

Hamilton's influence, 408, 456

and E. Randolph's resignation, 426-7n

and Jay Treaty, 426n

criticized by Adams, 436, 439n

did not escape insult, abuse, 508

praised, 541-3

secretaries, 544n

criticized as too cautious, 574

Relations with Jefferson

1775 dinner, xxxvii

TJ praises as "illustrious," 167

Washington, George Steptoe, 140n

Washington, Lawrence (nephew of George Washington), 140n

Washington, Martha Dandridge Custis

and husband's slaves, 159n

family, 270n, 392n

TJ calls on, 391, 392n

Washington, William (1752-1810), 265

Washington, D.C.

government relocates to, vii, xxxix, 65n, 115, 168, 207, 216, 259n, 263, 272

artists, xxxvii

contemporary images of, xxxix, 328 (illus.)

population of, xxxix

newspapers, 32n, 310

TJ prepares to reside in, 65, 242, 248, 255-6, 261

wasteful expenditures, 68

merchants prepare for arrival of Congress, 115

residents' politics, 128, 140, 225

proposed national university, educational institute, 141-4

hotels, boarding houses, 171, 255-6, 260, 347, 392n

receives news of envoys, 185

Capitol, 248n, 346

President's House, 249n, 260n

bookshops, 263

construction boom anticipated, 263, 272

Columbian Institute, 270n

land development, speculation, 270n, 358n

state of accommodations in, 271, 347, 513-14

limited social life, 303-4

meridian line at, 321, 346

postal service, 357, 358n, 436

U.S. marshal, 358n

publishing in, 364-6

Washington Building Company, 366n

attorneys, 377n

proposed G. Washington mausoleum, 385, 386n, 601, 602

stagecoaches, 415

fires in government buildings, 435-6, 548

Republicans, 459

"enemy's country" for Republicans, 475

proposed site for agricultural conventions, 502

mail for Va. distributed from, 503

letter from anonymous resident of, 506-9

poor quality of roads, streets, 508

suitability as residence, 513-14

financial, commercial relations with Philadelphia, 561

Washington, Pa., 488n

Washington Academy (Lexington, Va.), 359-60, 398-9

Washington and Lee University, 360n

Washington City Hotel, 392n

Washington Federalist, 255n, 518-20, 529n

Washingtoniana: A Collection of Papers Relative to the Death and Character of General George Washington (George Douglas), 220, 221n, 334

watches

for Short's sisters, 72

heirloom, 206

TJ purchases, 320, 419-20, 497, 560-1

repaired, 405, 406n

Waterhouse, Benjamin

letter to, 355

letter from, 264-5

Prospect of Exterminating the Small-Pox, 264-5, 355

identified, 264-5n

Waters, Esther Rittenhouse (Mrs. Nicholas B. Waters), 589

Waters, Nicholas B.

abridges Bell's System of Surgery, 178

mentioned, 589n

Watkins, John (Ky.), 452n

Watson, James, 248n

Watson, John

and financial transactions, 14, 15n, 471, 472n

appraises land, 469, 558

Watson, Richard (Bishop of Llandaff), 190-1, 193n

Watson, Robert

works of, 177

Watt, James, 8, 12

Wayland, Levi, 219n

Wayles, John (TJ's father-in-law), 99n, 536n

Wayles estate

executors of, 99n

TJ retiring his share of debt, 402, 416, 515, 535

and Bivins suit, 535, 536n

Wealth of Nations (Adam Smith), 180

weather

observed, recorded, 262, 287-8, 443, 448, 480

and disease, 269n

as allusion for politics, 322, 400-1n

affects work, living, 342, 448

See also Virginia: Weather

Webb, Foster, 275, 278

Webster, Noah, 330n

weights and measures, 334, 361-3, 444-5

Welch (Welsh), Wakelin, Jr.

and Wayles estate debt, 402, 416, 515, 535

Wells, William H., 568n

Western Reserve, 6-7

Western Star and Harp of Erin (New York), 221n

West Indies, 497n, 588n

West Indies, French, 114n

Wetherill, Samuel, 221-2

Wharton. See Jackson & Wharton (Philadelphia)

Whateley. See Whitlaw, Thomas

wheat

pests of, 21, 43, 185

shortage of, in Britain, 30

quality, quantity in Va., 39, 43

in crop rotation plans, 108, 110, 164-6, 441

in China, 121

in Ky., 150

See also flour

Whelen, Dennis, 308

Whelen, Israel, 308, 309n

Whiskey Insurrection, 210n

White, Alexander

letter from, 272

and survey of road, 272

White, Ebenezer, 387n

White, Ebenezer Russell, 386, 387n

White, James, 345n

White, Joseph Moss

letter to, 446

letter from, 386-7

TJ's religious beliefs, 386-7, 446

identified, 387n

White, Samuel, 571n

Whitlaw, Thomas, 499, 500n

Whitney, Richard, 367n

whooping cough, 162n

Wigman, Mrs. (Philadelphia), 320

Wildair (horse), 400-1, 489, 504, 515-16, 540

Wilkins, Charles, 460-1

Wilkins, Jane (Jenny) Short, 72, 80-1

Wilkinson, Fort, 52n

Wilkinson, James

letters from, 119-20, 262

source of information about west, 119-20

and APS, 262

Wilkinson, William, 238-9, 526n

Willard, John, 582

William and Mary, College of

attended by TJ, 124

students, 181n, 350, 524n

characterized as a university by Mazzei, 276, 279

Williams, Benjamin

letter from, 272-3

governor of N.C., 60, 61n, 272-3

identified, 273n

Williams, Jonathan, 102n

Williams, Samuel

Natural and Civil History of Vermont, 178

Williams, Thomas (English printer), 190-1, 193n

Williamsburg, Va., xxxvi, 64n, 238-9, 525-6

Williamson, George, 175-6

Williamson, Hugh

letter to, 443-4

letter from, 287-8

writing history of N.C., 178, 287-8, 443-4

Observations on the Climate, 288n

Wilmington, Del., 269n, 389, 399, 496-7, 571, 597

Wilson, James J., 597n

Wilson, Robert, 351n

Winchester, Va., 42n

Winchilsea, Lord. See Finch, Daniel, second Earl of Nottingham and sixth Earl of Winchilsea

Windham, William, 553, 555

Windsor, N.J., 197, 200

wine

sold by John Barnes, 115

French viticulture, 153, 157, 159n

potential of, as Va. product, 153

ordered from Philadelphia, 171, 406n

Spanish, 208, 227-8

ordered from Yznardi, 228n, 498, 499n, 517, 559

in TJ's boarding charges, 260n

cellar to be double-locked, 517

Dufour's vineyards, 529-33

Winston, Isaac, Sr., 116n

Wirt, William, 54n

Wiseham, William, 92, 93n

Wistar, Caspar

letters to, 311, 312, 544-5

letters from, 230-3, 288-90

transmits papers, items to APS, 5n, 37n, 262n, 311, 448, 449n, 480

interest in science, technology, 55n, 230-3, 288-90, 312, 544-5, 591

letter to cited, 232n

officer of APS, 298n, 481n

forwards correspondence, 538

witchcraft

allusions to Federalists' "Sorcery," 140

reference to witches' prayers, 409

bewitchment of Galatians in Bible, 521, 523n

Wolcott, Alexander, 229

Wolcott, Oliver, Jr.

letter from, 373-4

and Short's salary, 261, 373-4, 402

influence over foreign policy, 424

criticized, 425

as secretary of the Treasury, 426n

association with Hamilton, Reynolds affair, 575, 577n

women

widows, widowhood, 58-9, 98-9, 521, 558

July 4 toast to, 61n

duties of enslaved, 87

involved in slave revolt, 137, 138n

protest noise of executions, 175

and nursing, weaning of children, 269n, 440, 475

divorce, 270n

and pregnancy, childbirth, 390, 440, 462

schools for young ladies, 392-5

can slide into wickedness, 565

intellectual attainments by, 582n

wood

mahogany, 71, 128

in architecture and construction, 72, 165

firewood, 165

timber at Monticello, Tufton, Poplar Forest, 165, 535

timber for ships, 203

Wood, Basil, 45

Wood, James, 335n

Woods, Henry, 308, 309n

Woods, John (Pa.), 256, 308, 309n, 484

Woodson, Samuel, 287

Woodson, Tucker (d. 1779), 592n

Woodson, Tucker Moore, 558

wool, 148-9, 582n

Wormly, Wormely. See Hughes, Wormley

Wren, James, 272n

Wycombe, John Henry Petty, second Marquis of Lansdowne, Lord, 478

Wythe, George

letter from, 281-2

authority on parliamentary procedure, xxxvi, 27, 28n, 29n, 281-6

letter to cited, 282n, 286n

Wythe Co., Va., 212

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