Volume 33 Index

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W

Wabash Company, 373-4

Wagner, Jacob

messenger for TJ, 119-20, 189n

memorandums on midnight appointments, 173n

translates letters, 375n, 386n, 592n

rumored as TJ's private secretary, 386

duties as chief clerk, 512-13

memorandum on State Department clerks, 512-13

identified, 513n

Waldo, John J., 173n, 672, 677

Walker, Dr.

sells horse to TJ, 37, 349, 460, 482

Walker, Francis, 639

Wall, Benjamin, 668, 672, 679

Waln, Robert, 668n

Walnut Creek, 124n

Walnut Tree Farm (Mount Vernon), 448n

War, U.S. Department of

reorganization, reduction, 5-6, 275, 276, 280-1, 620

Adams keeps secretaryship vacant, 16

fire in offices of, 47, 100, 211n, 463

quartermaster department, 95n, 365

chaplains, 124n

applications for commissions, 161-2, 369, 407

inspectors, 161-2

arsenals, armories, 162n, 689

procurement agents, 162n

superintendent of military stores, 180n, 219, 392, 393n

military science, education, 210, 211n, 217-18

regiments of artillery and engineers, 210, 211n, 308n, 625n

accountants, 226n

expenses, appropriations, 276, 278, 280-1, 683

military pensions, 277

Federalists in army, 369

military clothing, 371, 467-9

provisional army, 408

regiments of infantry, 464, 530, 585n

contractors, 489

paymasters, 530

advice on army appointments, 634

See also Dearborn, Henry

Ward, Samuel, 673

Waring, Benjamin

letter to, 409

letter from, 194-5

congratulates, thanked by TJ, 194-5, 409

identified, 195n

Waring, Thomas, 513

Warren, Henry, 673

Warren, James

letter to, 398-9

letter from, 167-8

congratulates, thanked by TJ, 167-8, 398-9

Warren, Joseph, 244

Warren, Mercy Otis, 399

Warren, Winslow, 168n

Warren Co., N.C.

TJ's election celebrated in, 155-6n

congratulatory address from, 156

taverns, 156n

thanked by TJ, 383-4

Washington, Bushrod, 643n

Washington, George

American Revolutionary War

commends soldiers, 407

Death and Memorialization

birthday celebrated, xlvii

new architectural order named after, 17

compared to Bonaparte, 89

proposed mausoleum, monument, 90, 91n, 104, 524

Barralet's "Apotheosis," 153n

portrait of, 153n

papers of, 229

engraving by Edwin, 244-9

Peale's Apotheosis, 245n

name respected across Europe, 359

will, 448n

Van der Kemp's Loefrede op George Washington, 497, 498n

pallbearers, 508n

effect on Adams administration, 567

President

relations with France, viii, 654n

TJ hailed as successor to, 8, 130, 138, 313, 515-16, 517

appointments, 12n, 191n, 206-7n, 245, 314, 375, 408, 514n, 553n

and Indian affairs, 62, 64n, 176, 178n

Hamilton's influence, 74

senators advise, 75

and treatment of British prisoners, 127-8

and Washington, D.C., 154, 155n, 204, 575

refuses to appoint relatives to office, 159, 465

influence on the country, 262, 524

secretaries, 323n, 448

and U.S. Mint, 422, 423n

cooks, 449, 450

and Van der Kemp, 498n

praised, 583

Relations with Jefferson

TJ praises, 138, 146, 151

and TJ's letter to Mazzei, 229n

Washington, D.C.

hotels, boarding houses, viii, xi, 16, 82, 134, 153n, 202, 256n, 595n

government relocates to, xlvi, 108n, 343n, 509, 595n

Octagon House, 17n, 435n

schools, 17n, 64n

auctioneers, 64n

construction boom anticipated, 67

description of, 67

labor demand at, 67

land development, speculation, 67, 204-5, 508, 630-1

public works at, 67

reputation as unhealthy, 72

navy yard at, 104n, 278, 308n, 575n

militia, 134, 242n

justices of the peace, 173n, 180, 239-40, 290n, 319, 558, 664, 674-5

notaries, 173n, 239-40, 254

Orphan's Court, 173n, 675

U.S. attorney, 173n

newspapers, 180n, 320

shoemakers in, 182n

state of accommodations in, 202, 399-400, 613

surveying of, 204-5

attorneys, 212n

manufacturing companies, 242n

municipal council, 242n

social life, 255-6

navy agent at, 264

postal service, 303, 415n, 444

roads to, from, 342, 507-8, 530, 554, 642, 658-9

carpenters, housejoiners, 377-8

cabinetmakers and upholsterers, 377n

hardware stores, 377n

improvement of roads, streets in, 399-400

New Jersey Avenue, 399-400

commissioners of the revenue, 410, 411n, 613, 614

tobacco prices at, 461

booksellers, 478

lacks artisan talent, 501

tailors in, 503-4n

stagecoaches, 565

plan for development, 575

few wealthy inhabitants, 575n

meridian line at, 580-2

Six Buildings, 595

register of wills, 675

See also District of Columbia; President's House

Washington Federalist, 48n, 136, 232n

Washington Gazette, 180n

watches

duties on, 318n

watch and clockmakers, 337n, 374-5

importation of, 558-9n

Waterman, Thomas

letter from, 342-3

seeks appointment, 342-3

identified, 343n

Watson, James and Ebenezer

replaced as navy agents, 308-9, 309n, 587

purchase of navy yard site, 396, 606

Watson, John, 602, 603n, 640

Watson, William (Mass.), 673

Watson, William (N.J.), 669, 673, 679

Wayles, John (TJ's father-in-law), 603n

Wayne, Anthony, 63, 124n

weather

gales, 504

affects travel, 642

Weaver, Isaac, Jr.

letter to, 400

letter from, 68-9

congratulates, thanked by TJ, 68-9, 400

Experience the Test of Government, 69n

identified, 69n

and Bryan, 73n

Webb, Charles (Conn.), 107n

Webb, Charles (surgeon)

letter from cited, 687

Webb, Foster, 329

Webb, Thomas, 320n

Weekly Magazine (Philadelphia), 224n

Weir, George, 300

Welch, John, 590, 627

Welch (Welsh), Wakelin, Jr., 462

Wells, William H., 683

Welton, Ard

letter from cited, 690

Wendell, Hermanus H., 573n, 671, 676

Wendell, Oliver, 297

Wentworth, George, 219, 670

West, Cato, 671

Westcott, James D.

letter from, 360-2

seeks printing contract, 360-2

identified, 362n

Westcott, John, 362n

Western Reserve, 107n

West Indies

trade with U.S., 60n, 68n, 467-8, 583n

Spanish, 68n

U.S. Navy in, 132, 232, 292n, 348

British, 378, 552

provisions for, 405n

vice admiralty courts, 467, 468, 552

cloth market in, 468

Wetherill, Samuel

letter from cited, 247n

recommends aspirants for office, 247n, 358n

Wetherill, Samuel, Jr., 358n

Wetmore, William, 520-1

Weyman, Edward, 513, 514n

Wharton, Joseph, Jr., 261

Whateley. See Whitlaw, Thomas

Wheaton, Levi

letter to, 475-6

letter from, 187-8

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

Whelen, Israel, 467

Whetcroft, Henry

letter from, 239-40

seeks appointment, 239-40

accused of not being a Republican, 312

Whipple, Joseph

letter from, 559-61

restored as collector, 219, 559-61, 669, 672, 675

identified, 561n

Whipple, William, 561, 561n

Whiskey Insurrection, 51n, 80n, 179, 408, 489

White, Alexander

letter from, 546-7

as D.C. commissioner, 154-5, 480-2, 507, 509

and Md. loan, 546

White, Anthony Walton, 670, 679

White, Hugh

letter from, 297-9

congratulates TJ, 297-9

White, Samuel, 629n

White Plains, battle of, 365

Whitlaw, Thomas

letter to, 22-3

to build nailshop at Monticello, 22-3, 67

identified, 23n

letter from cited, 23n, 685

Whittemore, Samuel, 673

Whittlesey, Chauncey, 669, 672, 678

Wickham, John, 380

Wilcox, Joseph, 590-1n, 671, 674n, 678

Wilkins, Charles

seeks appointment, 666, 667n

letter from cited, 667n

Wilkins, Nathaniel, 669, 673, 677

Wilkinson, James

letter to, 54-5

recommended for office, 5-6, 382, 439

and M. Lewis, 54-5

appointed Indian commissioner, 70n, 676

letter forwarded to, 95n

attends public dinner, 236n, 271

leaves Detroit, 239

forwards letter, 389

and S. Nicholson, 470-1

as reference, 538

Wilkinson, John, 395n

Willard, John

recommended for office, 111-12, 404

appointed marshal, 219, 533, 587, 664, 666, 668, 673, 674

Federalists attack appointment of, 587

Willett, Margaret Bancker, 12n

Willett, Marinus

letter from, 62-4

commits adultery, 11, 12n

seeks appointment, 11, 62-4, 330, 627, 628n

identified, 64n

William and Mary, College of, 117n, 288n

Williams, Jonathan

letter from, 210-11

Thermometrical Navigation, 210, 211n

translates French military writings, 210-11

letter to cited, 211n, 686

Williams, Otho H., 218n

Williams, Samuel, 597, 598n, 673, 676

Williamson, Charles, 323, 327n

Williamson, Isaac H., 195-6

Willig, George, xlviii

Willing & Francis, 378

Willink, Wilhem & Jan, 467

Willis, Abel, 584n

Willis, Francis, 350

Willis, Thomas, 246n

Wills, Colin C.

petition from, 625-6

seeks employment from TJ, 625-6

letter from cited, 626n

sends newspapers, 626n

Wilmington, Del.

collector at, 3-4n, 191, 219, 315, 644-6

congratulatory address from, 211-12

thanked by TJ, 293

Wilson, Philip

letter from cited, 690

wine

Legaux's vineyard, 160, 161, 430-1

Brazil, 258, 421, 554, 584

"London Particular," 258, 554

Madeira, 258, 360, 420-1, 554, 584

ordered by TJ, 258, 335n, 360, 362-3, 420-1, 441, 477-8, 549, 550, 554, 584

Spanish, 290

Bordeaux, 335n

advice on packing and shipping of, 360, 554

Burgundy, 360

Champagne, 360

Lisbon, 360

sherry, 360, 441

Jerez, 362

Malaga, 362, 441

TJ too busy to become a winemaker, 431

promotion of viticulture in U.S., 431n

pajarete, 441, 477, 478, 549, 550

lágrima, 441n

Pedro Ximenes, 441n

"tent" (tinto), 441n, 549, 550

storage of, 549, 550

prices, 584n

Winston, Capt., 630

Wirt, William

letter from cited, 690

Wise, Peter, Jr., 674

Wistar, Caspar

letter to, 511-12

letters from, 19-20, 556-7

discusses election news, mastodon skeleton, 19-20

commissioner of viticulture company, 431n

TJ transmits papers to APS, 511-12

recommends Dobell, 556-7, 666

Witherell, James, 113, 666

Wofford, William, 220

Wolbert, Frederick

recommends J. Smith, 246n, 247n

letter from cited, 247n

Wolcott, Alexander

advises on Conn. appointments, 232, 588, 627

appointed collector, 590, 627, 669, 672, 678

Wolcott, Oliver, Jr.

appointed to judgeship, 15

attempts to bully Adams, 74

accused of misusing public funds, 108n

as secretary of the Treasury, 164, 165, 226n, 376, 537

and Dunham's removal, 184n

and Pichon's pamphlets, 420n

women

thought unfit for politics, x, 49, 115

and pregnancy, childbirth, xi, 21, 37, 269, 459, 460

attend TJ's inauguration, 134

education of, 155n, 381n

oversee food preparation, 222

widows, widowhood, 243, 333n, 454, 557

prostitution, 343

Woodhouse, James

letter from, 647-8

seeks to have brother retained by navy, 647-8

identified, 648n

Woodhouse, Samuel, 647, 648n

Woodruff, George, 668, 672, 679

Woodson, Tucker Moore, 18

Woodward, Ann Silvester, 212n

Woodward, Augustus Brevoort, 212n

Woodward, John

letter from, 212-13

seeks appointment, 212-13

identified, 212n

carries letters for S. Bryan, 213n

Woodworth, John, 332n

wool

carding, 282n

Spanish, 467

Wormeley, Ralph, 300

Worthington, Thomas, 677, 679

Wren, James, 507-8, 658

Wright, John

letter to, 266

letter from, 31

offers cutting machine to TJ, 31, 266

Wylly, Richard, 220, 670, 674n, 677

Wythe, George

letter from cited, 689

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