Volume 33 Index

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S

saddles

sent to TJ as gift, 104, 116, 252-3, 388

price of, 388

St. Andrews Society (Alexandria), 125n

St. Christopher, W.I., 132n

St. Clair, Arthur

defeat by Indians in 1791, 250, 407

reports territorial violation by British, 558, 559n, 604

as congressman, 622

Saint-Domingue, W.I.

commercial agents at, 190n, 447-8, 644, 667, 670, 675-8

influence on American slaves feared, 405n

émigrés from, 517, 518

French expeditionary force to, 519n

Sayre's proposal regarding, 569

circular letter sent to, 598n

St. Jerome

painting of, 631

St. Kitts, W.I. See St. Christopher, W.I.

St. Louis, 51-2n

Saint Marys River, 175

St. Petersburg, Russia, 397

St. Regis Indians, 678

St. Sulpice Seminary (Paris), 408

St. Vincent, John Jervis, earl of, 597, 598n

Salimbeni (Salimberi), Madame de (Bruni), 575-7

Salimbeni (Salimberi), Monsieur

letter from, 575-7

seeks appointment, 575-7

identified, 577n

salt springs, 123, 124n

Sands, Joshua

replaced as collector, 11, 330, 669, 672, 676

San Ildefonso, Treaty of (1800), 406n

Sargent, Winthrop

criticism of, 49n

replaced as governor, 669, 671, 675

sashes, 36

Savannah, Ga.

collector at, 220, 669, 673, 677

attorneys, 593

post office, 658

Savannah River, 175, 658n

Sawyer, David, 563n

Sawyer, Frederick B., 679

Say (Sayes), Francis

letter from, 53-4

seeks employment, 38-9, 53-4, 92, 505

identified, 54n

Sayre, Stephen

letters from, 30-1, 396-8, 476-7, 568-9

advises on foreign policy, 30-1

reports abuses in the navy department, 396-8, 606

seeks appointment, 397, 476-7, 606, 665

proposal to acquire W.I. island, 568-9

Scandella, Giambattista (J. B.), 341n

Schaaff, Arthur, 546-7

Scheel, Heinrich Otto von

Treatise of Artillery, 211n

Schneider, Jacob, 247n

sciences

TJ a friend to, 61, 90, 104, 109, 116, 221, 232, 483, 647

Federalists enemies to, 197, 393, 423-4

Christianity "friendly" to, 424

British domination of, 581

Scots

as Federalists, 123, 125n

immigrants to U.S., 406n, 508n

Scott, Charles, 543

Scott, Gustavus, 480, 509-10, 665

Scott, John (Md.), 219

Scott, Joseph

recommended for office, 116-17, 543-4

appointed marshal, 117n, 219, 668, 673, 675

remission of Callender's fine, 596

Seconde Lettre d'un Français á M. Pitt (Louis André Pichon), 420n

Sedgwick, Theodore

as speaker of the House, 91, 118n

letter to cited, 118n, 685

Sedition Act (1798)

TJ pardons, halts prosecutions under, x-xi, 232, 251-2, 566

opposition to, 138, 186, 297

remission of fines, 232, 252

persecutions, prosecutions under, 251-2, 573n

seeds

clover, 158, 203

of varieties of squash, 328

lettuce, 611

Selby, Betsey Hubbell (Mrs. John Selby), 582, 583n

Selby, John, 582-3

"Self-Tormentor" (Terence), 500

Selim III, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, 561, 563n

Sémillante (French frigate), 527

Senf, John Christian, 518-19

Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy (Laurence Sterne), 44

servants

drinking by, 38-9, 92, 505

management of, 121

wages, 451n, 531

clothing for, 503, 504n, 531

racism among, 531, 605

soldiers as, 531

See also cooks; stewards

Seven Years War, 218n

Shakespeare, William

All's Well That Ends Well, 87, 89

forged papers of, 578, 579n

Shannonhouse, James L., 679

Shaw, William, 245

Shays's Rebellion, 112

Sheaff, Henry

letter from, 359-60

sells wine to TJ, 359-60

letter to cited, 690

letter from cited, 691

Sheaffe, Jacob, 396, 398n

Shee, John

appointed, declines marshalship, 219, 247n, 664, 674

recommends aspirants for office, 246n, 358n

Shelby, Isaac, 654n

Shepard, William, 320n

Shepherd, Andrew

letter from, 303

misdirection of TJ's mail, 303

identified, 303n

letters to, from cited, 303n

Sherburne, John Samuel, 672, 676

shipbuilding

at Portsmouth, N.H., 256n, 263

at Norfolk, 263

in Conn., 396-8

in Europe, 397

at Philadelphia, 418

Shippen, Edward, 431n

shipwrecks, 64

shoes, 182

Shore, Dr. John

sells horses to TJ, 349-50, 460, 610-11, 628

appointed collector, 672

Short, Peyton

and brother's business affairs, 339n, 617, 618n

letter to cited, 339n, 686

recommends Wilkins, 666

Short, William

letter to, 337-9

letter from, 615-18

and Delamotte, 88, 90

rumored to be minister to France, 94, 615-16

forwards letters, 328

TJ sends news of politics and personal affairs, 337-9

business affairs, 338, 617, 618n

and Madame de La Rochefoucauld, 338

and brother, 339n, 617, 618n

as TJ's secretary in Paris, 440

introduction of L. B. Smith, 565-6

letters to cited, 565n, 566n, 687

Va. lands, 602, 603n

seeks appointment, sends European news, 615-18

plans return to U.S., 617

chargé d'affaires at Paris, 617n

epistolary record, 617n, 618n

Shoulderbone, Treaty of, 176, 177n

Shubrick, Thomas, 263

Sicily

closed to British, 363, 364n, 564n, 586n

U.S. trade with, 364, 585

consul at, 562, 563n, 585-6, 665, 678

treaty with France, 564n

Sieman (Siemen), Paul, 269

silver, 554

Sim, Patrick

letter from, 82

seeks employment, 82

Sim, Mrs. Patrick, 82

Simms, Charles, 123, 124n, 395

Simonds, Jonas

letter from, 584-5

seeks appointment, 584-5

identified, 585n

Simons, James

replacement as collector sought, 331, 333, 513, 514n

Sinclair, Robert

letter from, 382-3

congratulates TJ, 382-3

Sitgreaves, John

appointed to, declines judgeship, 52, 389, 620, 621n, 670, 678

Six Nations. See Iroquois (Six Nations)

Sketches of the Principles of Government (Nathaniel Chipman), 417-19

"Sketch of an Address" (Samuel Bryan), 71, 73n, 387n

Skipwith, Fulwar

recommended by Gerry, 57-8

seeks appointment, 419, 420n, 666

introduction for L. B. Smith, 565n

letter to cited, 565n, 687

restored as commercial agent, 672, 676

slavery

Somerset case, 438n

slaves

hiring of, 23n, 508n

as carpenters, 36

compared with free labor, 214

drivers, 218

compared with immigrants, 297-8

lost during American Revolution, 301n

ongoing threat of insurrections by, 405n, 569

payments to, 508n, 641n

white servants complain about, 531, 605

as gardeners, 570

See also Jefferson, Thomas: Slaveholder; Monticello

Sloan, Philip, 684

Slocum, John, 669, 672, 678

Smedley, Samuel, 582

Smilie, John, 29n, 666

Smith, Alexander, 674

Smith, Campbell, 95n

Smith, Henry

letter to, 475-6

letter from, 187-8

congratulates, thanked by TJ, 187-8, 475-6

Smith, Isaac, 196n, 669, 673, 677

Smith, Jacob, 112-13

Smith, Jeremiah, 15, 561n

Smith, John (N.Y.), 11

Smith, John (Pa.)

letter from, 246-8

recommended for office, 41, 216, 535

identified, 246-7n

seeks appointment, 246-8

appointed marshal, 664, 668, 673, 675

Smith, John R. (Philadelphia)

letter from, 189-90

recommends Caldwell, 189, 667

identified, 189n

Smith, Joseph Allen

letter from, 404-6

and cession of Louisiana to France, 404-6

identified, 406n

Smith, Josiah (Mass.), 452

Smith, Louis Buchanan, 527, 565, 566n

Smith, Margaret Bayard, 134, 136

Smith, Margaret Spear (Mrs. Samuel Smith), 439

Smith, Robert

appointed secretary of the navy, 670, 677

Smith, Samuel (Md.)

letters to, 234, 271-2, 438-9, 456, 605-6

letters from, 250-1, 339-40, 382-3, 527, 545-6

acting secretary of the navy, vii, 382, 438-9, 452, 456, 502, 506, 545, 565, 598, 606

and election of 1800, 4n, 17n

and appropriations for president's household, 23n

as reference, 231, 231n, 623

offered, declines secretaryship of the navy, 234, 255, 260, 271-2, 339-40, 351, 352, 372

recommends W. Buchanan, 250-1, 271, 667

forwards address, advises on appointments, 382-3

discusses navy affairs, 527, 545-6, 605-6

reelected to Congress, 558, 565

arrives, departs from Washington, 565, 596

Burr writes to, 627, 628n

applications to, for appointment, 668n

letters to, from cited, 687, 690

Smith, Samuel (Pa.), 73n

Smith, Samuel Harrison

letter to, 54

prints inaugural address, viii, xlv, 135

prints Manual of Parliamentary Practice, 54

prints TJ's communications with the House, 54

family, 189n

signs petition, 400n

prints appointments and removals, 428, 460

TJ's account with, 478-9

Smith, Thomas Peters, 438n

Smith, William, and Company (Charleston), 333n

Smith, William Loughton, 406n, 428n

smuggling, 164, 261, 582-3

soap, 37

Society for Promoting Agriculture and Home Manufactures, 105n

Socrates, 98n

Soho metal works, 10n

Solon, 506

Somerset, James, 438n

Sommerville, William, 103

Sons of Liberty, 64n

South Carolina

appointments and removals in, x, 186-7, 220, 331, 333, 513-15

casts blank ballot, 4n, 16, 20

U.S. district court, 52, 173n, 559n

Rocky Mount armory, 162n

attorneys, 195n

courts, 195n, 658

legislature, 195n, 331, 333n, 658n

low standing of C. Pinckney in, 209-10

Republicans in, 209-10, 441n, 513-14, 623

timber for navy vessels from, 263

presidential electors, 331

marshal for, 331-3, 513, 514, 657-8

supervisor for, 331-3, 513

commissioners of the Direct Tax, 332n, 676-9

banks, 333n

commissary general of purchases, 333n

militia, 333n, 357, 441n

and American Revolution, 357, 441n

Democratic-Republican societies, 455n

Pendleton District, 455n

state printer, 455n

treasurer, 513

U.S. attorney, 513

Federalists in, 513-14, 623

TJ's notes on patronage in, 513-15

XYZ affair in, 514n

canals, 519n

and election of 1800, 623, 668, 671

See also Charleston, S.C.; Columbia, S.C.

South Carolina, Bank of, 333n

South-Carolina Gazette and General Advertiser (Charleston, S.C.), 455n

southern states

prejudice against, in New England, 473, 650

distrusts northerners, 657

Southwick, Jane Barber, 573n

Southwick, Solomon

letter from, 572-3

offered, declines marshalship, 332n, 535-6, 572-3

identified, 573n

Spaight, Richard Dobbs

letter from, 164-6

seeks completion of fort at Beacon Island, 164-6

identified, 165n

Spain

U.S. ministers to, ix, 56n, 259, 322-3, 335, 622, 671, 676

trade of West Indian colonies, 68n

plague, yellow fever in, 172n

poor reputation of military, 218

minister to U.S., 293, 294, 321-2, 453, 456, 623n

change of ministers in, 294, 295, 351

U.S. relations with, 294, 295, 321-2, 382, 457

relations with France, 295n, 384-6, 562, 563n

and western Indians, 321-2

secretary of U.S. legation to, 335, 677

U.S.-Florida boundary, 372n

American prizes in Spanish ports, 385-6, 457

cedes Louisiana to France, 404-6

and Treaty of San Ildefonso, 406n

sheep, wool production, 467

declares war on Portugal, 563-4n

navigation of the Mississippi, 622, 623n

and West Florida, 654n

Spanish language

Castilian, 169, 171

Speech of Fr. Adr. Van der Kemp, at a Meeting, the First of June, One Thousand, Seven Hundred and Ninety-Five (Francis Adrian Van der Kemp), 497, 498n

Spotswood, Alexander

TJ forwards letter from, 606

letter from cited, 606n, 690

Sprigg, Elizabeth, 11n

Sprigg, Margaret Caile, 11n

Sprigg, Osborn

recommends Pratt, 202

letter from cited, 203n, 686

Sprigg, Richard (1739-1798), 11n

Sprigg, Richard, Jr.

recommends Pratt, 202, 203n

letter from cited, 203n, 685

elected to Congress, 558, 559n

Sprigg, Sophia, 11n

Springfield, battle of (1780), 407

squash, 328

Stacey, George

appointed, replaced as commercial agent, 173n, 250-1, 379, 667, 672, 676

Staffordshire, England, 467

stagecoaches, 415n, 565

Stamp Act (1797), 194n, 252n

Stanly, John, 165n

Stanwix, Fort, 419

Starke, Robert B., 555n

State, U.S. Department of

Adams keeps secretaryship vacant, 16

consular appointments, 21, 88, 89, 129, 169-72, 173n, 189n, 225, 226n, 250, 266-7, 271, 309, 331, 333n, 378-9, 397, 402, 411-13, 419-20, 444, 447-8, 467, 469n, 486-7, 551, 556, 557n, 562-4, 585-6, 596, 618, 626, 627, 664-8, 670-9

contracts sought from, 27, 360-2, 664, 666

accusations of misconduct in, 108, 258

appointment of secretaries of legation, 397, 420, 433, 440, 607, 624-5, 677

TJ proposes post office to be a part of, 429-30

list of clerks and their duties, 512-13

offices of, 595n

supervision of consuls, 604

See also Lincoln, Levi; Madison, James; United States: Foreign Relations; Wagner, Jacob

Statement of the Measures Contemplated Against Samuel Bryan, Esquire, Register-General of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (Samuel Bryan), 71, 73n

steam power, 10n, 166-7

Steele, John (comptroller of treasury), 415, 537, 666, 670

Steele, John (Va.), 671

Stelle (Still), Pontius D., 82

Stephens, William, 670, 677

Sterne, Laurence

Sentimental Journey, 44

Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, 274n

Stettin, Germany, 444

Stevens, Daniel, 331, 333, 513

Stevens, Edward, 447, 644n, 667, 670, 675

Stevens, Zachariah, 673

stewards

TJ seeks to hire, xi, 43, 81-2, 96-8, 121-2, 181, 201, 268-9, 360

See also Lemaire, Étienne; Rapin, Joseph

Stillman, George, 669, 672, 678

Stockton, Lucius Horatio, 183, 195, 676

Stoddert, Benjamin

letters to, 35, 272-3, 340, 502

letters from, 18-19, 68, 132, 248-50, 263-5, 291, 291-2

continues, resigns as secretary of the navy, vii, 18, 35, 255, 389, 390n, 502, 504, 670, 677

identified, 19n

forwards letter from Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, 68

and British privateers, 68n

forwards news from West Indies, 132

recommends sending vessels to Île de France, 248-50

and navy timber contracts, 263-5, 272-3, 291-2

Report of the Secretary of the Navy, 276-7, 281

explains spending practices, 277n

and French prisoners in U.S., 291

reduction of navy, 292n

marine barracks, 308n

preparations for Dawson's departure, 340

inspection of navy yards, 396, 398n

and S. Nicholson, 470-3

sale of D.C. lots, 480, 509

orders sounding of Potomac River, 546n

and Cowper, 606

recommends aspirants to office, 666, 667-8

appointed justice of the peace, 675

Stone, John H.

letter from cited, 65n

seeks appointment, 65n

as reference, 231

Stone, Michael J., 390n

Strahlenberg, Philipp Johann Tabbert von, 325, 327n

straw-cutting machines, 31

Strickland, William

Observations, 597, 598n

Strode, John

letter to, 445

letters from, 83-4, 315

recommends Voss, 83-4

resides along route to Monticello, 203, 259-60

invites TJ to lodge at his home, 315, 445

letter from cited, 691

Strong, Caleb, 598n

Stuart, Archibald

letters to, 555-6, 643

advises on Va. appointments, 555-6, 643

Stuart, Benjamin W.

letter from, 577

seeks charity from TJ, 577

letter from cited, 577n

Stuart (Stewart), David, 205

Stuart (Stewart), James, 246n, 479

Stuart (Stewart), John

letter from, 234-5

congratulates TJ, 235

Suffield, Conn.

congratulatory address from, 443

suffrage

curtailed by Alien Law, 297

suicide, 52n

Sullivan, James, 596, 664, 666, 675

Sullivan, Gen. John, 365

Sumter, Thomas, Jr.

letter from, 624-5

appointed secretary of legation, 433, 440, 607, 624-5, 675

identified, 625n

Sumter, Thomas, Sr.

letter to, 440-1

letter from, 607-8

warns of C. Pinckney's low standing in S.C., 209-10

appointment of son, 440-1, 607-8, 624

identified, 440-1n

elected to U.S. Senate, 623n

sun, 580, 581-2n

Sunda, Straits of, 248-50

Sur Bonaparte, Premier Consul de la République Française (Jean Chas), 516, 517

Sutton, John

letter from, 446

seeks appointment, 446

identified, 446n

Swan, James, 627, 666

Swan, Thomas

appointed, replaced as U.S. attorney, 52n, 173n, 203n, 238n, 671, 675

Swanwick, John, 537, 538n

Swartwout, John

appointed marshal, 12n, 330, 331n, 664, 668, 673, 675

Sweden

U.S. relations with, 93-4

Britain imposes embargo, 203, 204n

tribute payments to Tripoli, 365n

and league of armed neutrality, 563n

relations with Russia, 563n

Swedenborgianism, 163n

Swift, Jonathan, 647

Swift, Jonathan (Va.), 173n

Switzerland, 318n, 370n

swords

ceremonial, 134

Symmes, John Cleves

letter from, 166-7

recommends invention to TJ, 166-7

and Miami Purchase debt, 671, 677, 683

Synonymes Français (Denis Diderot, Jean Le Rond d'Alembert, and Louis de Jaucourt), 516, 517

syrup of punch, 462, 542, 602, 640

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