Volume 34 Index

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St. Andrew's Society (Alexandria, Va.), 118n

St. Bartholomew's Hospital (London), 270n

St. Christopher, W.I., 364, 365, 367-8n

St. Clair, Miss (Mrs. William Boys), 269

St. Clair, Arthur

letter from, 412-14

character of, 3

and coin discovery, 251, 412-14

Saint Croix River, 178

Saint-Domingue, W.I.

commercial agents at, 16, 65, 78, 429

émigrés from, 45n

merchants, 45n

mahogany from, 48n

U.S. relations with, 65

internal conflict, 188n

Santo Domingo (city), 205-6n

French navy at, 261n

constitution of, 637, 638n

perceived threat from, 637, 644

climate of, 638

abolition of slavery on, 638n

St. Helens, Alleyne Fitzherbert, Baron, 281, 285n

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

St. Martin, W.I., 613

Saint Marys River, 421

Saint-Maurice, Madame Gratien de, 293, 294n

St. Petersburg, Russia, 281, 657

Sally (brigantine), 532-3n

Sally (sloop), 47

salt, 363, 492, 613n

saltpeter

returns of, in military stores, 82

refining of, 618, 619-20, 650

on TJ's property, 673, 674n

salt springs, 493n

Sampson (Bible), 612

Sands, Joshua, 127, 281n, 317, 513

Santo Domingo. See Saint-Domingue, W.I.

Saratoga, battle of, 406

Sargent, Winthrop

letters from, 161, 216-18

removal of, 80-1, 125-6n, 184-5, 217n

investigated by House of Representatives, 81n

travels to Washington, 161, 184, 217n

provides description of Louisiana, 216-18

as governor of Miss. Terr., 250

forwards Indian artifacts, 413

sashes, 47-8, 185

Satires (Juvenal), 609n

Savage, Edward, 52, 53n, 90, 496-7

Savannah, Ga.

attorneys in, 3, 592

mayors of, 3

merchants, 105n

collector at, 280, 318, 682

revenue cutter, 356n

packet service to, from, 456

market for foreign goods, 457

anonymous letter from cited, 582n, 703

unhealthy climate of, 591

postmaster, 594

marine hospital, 678, 681n

Savannah River, 7n, 457

Sawyer, David, 49, 133

Sawyer, Enoch, 544

Sayre, Stephen

letter from, 452-4

seeks appointment, 452-4

advises on foreign policy, 453

Scales, William

letter from, 38-41

thoughts on separation of church and state, 38-41

claims loss of rights, 41n

Confusion of Babel Discovered, 41n

identified, 41n

letter from cited, 41n

Schneider, Jacob, 426-7, 428n, 443-4, 445, 449n

Schroeder, Mrs., 357-8, 545, 568

Schroeder, Charles

seeks employment as TJ's steward, 357-8, 545, 546n, 568, 685

identified, 359n

Schubart, Herman, 60, 61n

Schuyler, Philip A., 469, 470n

Schuylkill Arsenal, 69n, 82, 85n

Scot, Robert, 75, 353, 354n

Scotland

reaction to TJ's election in, 281

Church of Scotland, 408n

New Englanders called "Scotch men of America," 411

plan of new town in, 414

immigrants from, 504n, 553n, 579

Scott, Charles

letter from cited, 699

Scott, Joseph, 363

Scott, Joseph T.

letters from, 168-9, 328-9

recommends W. Henderson, 168-9

New and Universal Gazetteer; or, Modern Geographical Dictionary, 328-9

identified, 328n

works by, 328n

letter from cited, 329n, 697

seeks appointment, 329n

Scott, William (army officer), 630n

Scott, William, Lord Stowell, 533n

seal hunting, 312n

Searle, Nathaniel, Jr., 178

Searle, Nathaniel, Sr., 178

Sedgwick, Theodore, 344, 345n

Sedition Act (1798)

persecutions, prosecutions under, 73, 74n, 76-7, 169-70, 297-8, 386-7, 389n, 583-4

TJ halts, pardons prosecutions under, 169-70, 300n, 583-4, 597-8

indemnification for sufferers under, 185-6

criticism of, 576

support for, 594

Selim III, Sultan of Ottoman Empire, 160n

Sémillante (French frigate), 230, 267, 268

seneca root, 361, 481

Sermon, Preached before His Excellency Caleb Strong, Esq. Governour, the Honourable the Council, Senate, and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (Aaron Bancroft), 516, 517n

servants

wages, 38n, 545, 568, 686n

indentured, 71, 75, 353

bedding for, 135

theft by, 289, 294n, 365

in navy, 364-5, 367n

training of indigent girls as, 433n

clothing for, 488-9

marriage of, 565-6

See also cooks; Jefferson, Thomas: Personal Affairs; stewards

Settle, Strother G.

letter from cited, 464n, 703

Sever, James, 139, 140n, 296, 300n

Several Methods by Which Meridional Lines May be Found with Ease and Accuracy (Andrew Ellicott), 183, 184n

Shaw, Samuel, 404, 405n

Shawangunk, N.Y., 481, 482n

Sheaff, Henry

letter to, 650

sells wine to TJ, 44, 100, 650

letters to, from cited, 650n, 701, 702, 704

sheeting, 390

Sheffield, Enoch, 362

Sheffield, John Baker Holroyd, Earl of, 324

Shelby, Isaac

letter from, 639

recommends J. Smith, 639

Shelton, Clough, 577n

Shepard, Warham, 630n

Shepherd, John, 102

Sherburne, John Samuel, 129, 131n

Shields, William B., 114n

Shipman, Elias

letter to, 554-8

forwards New Haven remonstrance, 383n

letter from cited, 383n, 698

TJ's reply to New Haven merchants, 554-8

Shippen, William, 270n

Shoemaker, Edward, 332

Shore, Dr. John, 100, 374, 521, 704

Short, Peyton, 293

Short, William

letter from, 286-94

reports death of Paul I, 51n

as TJ's secretary in Paris, 62-3, 64n

and books for Library of Congress, 74n

Va. lands, 101

business affairs, 197-8, 235, 287-8, 291, 375

TJ's debt to, 235, 375

claim on U.S., 286-94

plans return to U.S., 287

powers of attorney, 287-8, 293n

salary due to, 290-1, 294n

seeks appointment, 292

and brother, 293

and Madame de Tessé, 336, 338

Sicily, 48-51, 133-4, 607

Sidney, Algernon, 565

silk, 49

silver

G. Morris's table service, 64, 151-2, 267

ewer for TJ, 194n, 233, 333n

urns, 194n, 333n

claim to produce, from tin, 238

from Veracruz, 278-9

assaying and coining of, 354n

silversmiths, 194n, 242n, 333n

Simmons, Anthony, 194n, 332, 333n

Simons, James

replacement as collector sought, 15, 187

Rallying Point For All True Friends To Their Country, 187, 188n

competence as collector, 221

delinquent accounts of, 281n

recommends retaining revenue cutter, 637

and Charleston marine hospital, 680

Simons, Keating Lewis, 188n

Sinclair, Sir John

letter from, 414

"Plan of the New Town of Thurso," 414

urges establishment of board of agriculture, 414

Sitgreaves, John, 177

Sitgreaves, Samuel, 324

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

Skinner, Tompson J., 344, 345n

Skipwith, Fulwar

restored as commercial agent, 63, 64n, 292

TJ's opinion of, 63

slavery

abolished in Saint-Domingue, 638n

said to be source of TJ's political power, 644

slaves

Roman, 73n

enumeration of, 136

hiring of, 208n

manumission of, 208n, 695n

perceived inferiority of, 274

and smallpox vaccination, 274, 580, 581-2

Gabriel's insurrection, 345

removal of condemned, from Va., 345-7, 614

ongoing threat of insurrection by, 345-8

lost during American Revolution, 392n

payments to, 572n

compared to cattle, 644

slave trade

in Rhode Island, 145, 146-7n

opposition to, 350n

end of, celebrated, 417n

"Slender, Robert" (pseudonym), 476-7n

smallpox

vaccination, 118n, 273-7, 467-8, 471, 580-2, 645n

preparation and transportation of vaccine matter, 275, 462, 580-2, 629, 640

methods of vaccination, 275-6, 629

Smilie, John, 355n

Smith, Cornelius, 240-1, 242n

Smith, Elihu Hubbard, 577n

Smith, George, & Co. (Hamburg), 473-4

Smith, Henry (sawyer), 102

Smith, Isaac, 280n

Smith, J. (Fort Pitt)

letter from cited, 703

Smith, John (Ky.), 639

Smith, John (Va. congressman)

and Burrus case, 463

letter from cited, 464n, 703

Smith, Margaret Smith (Mrs. Robert Smith), 604

Smith, Margaret Spear (Mrs. Samuel Smith), 433, 536

Smith, Robert

letter to, 534-5

letters from, 562, 604-5

and Truxtun, 140n

and J. Humphreys, 300n

appointed secretary of the navy, 534-5, 559, 562, 650

identified, 534n

delays arrival in Washington, 562, 604-5, 651n

letters to cited, 562n, 651n, 699

family of, 604

recommends G. Davis, 624n

as acting secretary of war, 651n, 686

loan of pump to C. W. Peale, 686

Smith, Samuel (Md.)

letters to, 433-4, 535-6, 549-50, 640

letters from, 28-31, 31, 257-8, 268, 304-5, 329-31, 415, 461-2, 536-7, 596-7, 605-6, 625

acting secretary of the navy, viii, xliii, 65, 115, 123, 125n, 163n, 172-3, 203, 304-5, 308, 326, 340n, 408, 534, 535, 547, 548n, 664, 669n

reports on status of the navy, viii, 28-31, 329-31

member of the Society of the Cincinnati, xliii

portrait of, xliii, 356 (illus.), 690n

letters from cited, 16n, 264n, 278n, 368n, 698

as reference, 20, 415n, 474

forwards papers to TJ, 31, 257-8, 364, 368n

Federalists attempt to thwart nomination, 66-7n

attends cabinet meetings, 115, 326

and Mediterranean squadron, 115, 268, 308, 461-2

and tribute for Algiers, 115n

Burr writes to, 127n, 128n, 515n

and Norfolk navy yard, 163n

site for marine barracks, 203

and case of S. Nicholson, 206-7

letter forwarded to, 230

and Low's case, 264n

and recovery of U.S. property at Veracruz, 278n

and return of French prisoners, 304-5

health of, 309, 596

and British debt claims, 326

and Mullowny's case, 340n

compiles list of navy captains, 378n

leaves Washington, 408

recommends aspirants for office, 415, 433-4, 605-6, 625

appointment of Ludlow, 513, 515n

and appointment of R. Smith as navy secretary, 535-6

and changes in postal routes in Pa., 536-7, 549

and the Berceau, 547, 548n, 549-50, 596-7, 664

conduct of Yznardi, Jr., 605, 625, 640

and appointment of S. Brown, 669n

Smith, Samuel Harrison

letter to, 529

letter from, 686-7

reports on Fourth of July festivities, viii-ix

receives printing contracts, 74n

TJ meets with, 384-5

and TJ's subscription to the Universal Gazette, 529

receives copy of Saint-Domingue constitution, 638n

and reorganization of revenue districts, 677n

forwards newspapers, letters, 686-7

See also National Intelligencer (Washington)

Smith, William Loughton, 130n, 209n, 425n

Smith, William Stephens, 62, 64n, 415n, 539n

Smith, William Stevens (S.C.), 188n

Smithson, William, 537n

smuggling, 217

Smyth, John

letter from, 331-2

seeks appointment, 331-2

identified, 332n

Smyth, William

letter from cited, 704

Snow, Samuel, 657

soap, 49

Sophia (brig), 598

Southack, John

letter from, 78-9

seeks TJ's opinion on plaster of paris, 78-9

identified, 79n

South America, 630

Southard, Henry, 5, 6n

South Carolina

appointments and removals in, 6-7

Republicans in, 6-7, 14-15, 187, 188n, 221

Silver Bluff, 7, 15

courts, 7n, 15

and election of 1800, 7n

election of 1796 in, 7n

Federalists in, 7n, 15n, 187, 188n, 221

Ninety Six District, 7n

U.S. attorney for, 7n

attorney general, 14, 15n

attorneys, 15

marshal for, 15, 221

legislature, 15n, 28n, 46-7, 157n, 187, 188n, 392n

physicians, 46-7

presidential electors, 46-7

Georgetown District, 47n

commissioners of the Direct Tax, 136, 543, 675, 702

American Revolution in, 157n

governors, 157n

lieutenant governor, 157n

U.S. district court, 157n

opposition to Judiciary Act in, 186-7

elections, 187, 188n

St. Thomas and St. Dennis Parish, 188n

printing of federal laws in, 221n

Beaufort collectorship, 281n

western land claims, 559n

collection of internal revenues in, 652, 655, 676-7

militia, 675, 676n

marine hospitals, 678-80, 681n

installment laws, 696

See also Charleston, S.C.; Pendleton District, S.C.

South Carolina (revenue cutter), 637

South-Carolina State Gazette, and Timothy's Daily Advertiser (Charleston), 221n

southern states

and immigration and naturalization, 35

and smallpox vaccination, 274-7

demand few removals, 309, 626

prejudice against, 328, 329n

progress of learning in, 411-12

Federalists in, 547

Southwest Point, Tenn., 315, 458

Southwick, Solomon, 127

Spadara, Giuseppe, 51

Spain

navigation of the Mississippi, 59

relations with France, 59

U.S. relations with, 59-60, 64n, 186, 228, 249-51, 278, 419-20, 526n, 560, 641-3, 664

cedes Louisiana to France, 111, 186, 205, 528, 560, 646n

U.S.-Florida boundary, 119, 120, 249-51

proposed convention with, on fugitives, 125n

prospects for peace with Portugal, 166, 284

declares war on Portugal, 167n, 284, 286n, 641, 643

poor harvest in, 167n

poor reputation of military, 216

governance of Louisiana, 216-17

does not recognize foreign consuls in colonies, 218n

and trade with Veracruz, 278

and granting of passports, 397-8

quarantine laws, 526n

navy, 642, 643

trade with U.S., 670n

See also Cadiz, Spain

Spanish language, 331-2

Sparrman, Anders

Voyage, 551, 554n

Spayd, John, 525n

Spooner, Alden, 77n

Spooner, Ephraim, 532-3n

Sprigg, Richard, Jr., 694

springs, 492, 604, 674

Sproat, Ebenezer, 681-2

spyglasses, 135

Squirrel (British ship), 67

Stacey, George, 433

stagecoaches, 161

Stanton, Joseph, Jr.

letter from cited, 702

State, U.S. Department of

appointment of secretaries of legation, 12-13, 62-4

consular appointments, 13, 48-51, 58, 62-3, 154-5, 176, 261-2, 266, 334n, 415, 429, 461, 462, 474, 536n, 605-6, 614n, 624-5, 646, 656-7

contracts sought from, 19-20, 74n, 76-7, 221, 689, 690n

compensation of consuls, 57-8, 176

reduction of diplomatic establishment, 110, 129, 130-1n, 176, 208-9, 284, 309, 398-9

memorandum of proceedings for April 1801, 156n

clerks, 172n, 183n, 331-2, 429

passports, 231, 379-81

and Short's accounts with, 288-92, 294n

and British debt claims, 325

citizenship of consuls, 333-4

geographic balance needed in appointments, 415

fraudulent ship registers, 531-4

publication of laws in German, 689, 690n

State of the French Republic at the end of the year VIII (Hauterive), 149

stationery. See paper

Steele, John (comptroller of treasury)

letter from, 550-1

and Callender's fine, 190n

and revenue cutters, 356-7n

and Clark's account, 370-2

requests leave of absence, 550-1

Steele, John (Pa.), 300n

Stephens, William, 3-4, 592-3, 594n

Sterett, Andrew, 29

Sterling, William A.

letter from cited, 704

Sterne, Laurence, 322

Stevens, Edward, 16, 65, 668n

stewards

TJ seeks to hire, 189, 357-9, 544-6, 568, 685

Stewart, William (blacksmith)

engaged to oversee Monticello nailery, 104, 111, 211, 376

erratic behavior of, 104n, 376

identified, 104n

letters to, from cited, 104n, 376n, 701

Stillman, Amos

letter from cited, 702

Stock, John, 47, 48n

stockings, 333n, 390

Stockwell, William, 76, 77n, 601, 602n

Stoddard, Solomon, 668n

Stoddert, Benjamin

and Norfolk navy yard, 26, 27n, 163n

and cannon contracts, 46n

and S. Nicholson, 88

and Truxtun's seniority, 139, 140n

and French prisoners in U.S., 157-8n, 305n

as secretary of the navy, 263, 534

recommends sending squadron to Mediterranean, 308

Report of the Secretary of the Navy, 329, 331n

and the Berceau, 547, 548n, 550, 596, 663

Stone, David, 544

Stone, John H.

letter from cited, 697

Storer, Ebenezer, 88n

Strasbourg, France, 99n

straw, 102

strawberries, 306-7

Strong, Caleb, 105, 218

Stuart (Stewart), Archibald

letter from, 258-9

advises on Va. appointments, 258-9

letter from cited, 259n, 701

Stuart, Gilbert

portrait of S. Smith, xliii

debts of, 79-80

patrons of, 155n

plans to publish American Gallery, 689-90

Stuart (Stewart), James

letter to, 102-3

and TJ's account with J. Holmes, 102-3

identified, 103n

letter from cited, 103n, 697

Stutson, Levi

letter from, 669-70

seeks appointment, 669-70

identified, 670n

Suffield, Conn.

letter to, 18

thanked by TJ, 18, 105

sugar, 49, 216-17

suicide, 478, 479

sulphur, 49, 604

Summary of the Law of Nations, Founded on the Treaties and Customs of the Modern Nations of Europe (Georg Friedrich von Martens), 500, 502n

Sumter, Thomas, Jr.

appointed secretary of legation, 12-13, 62-4, 628

Sun of Liberty (Danbury, Conn.), 56

Süverman, John Christoph, 489n

Swan, Hepzibah Clarke

letter from, 154-5

seeks appointment for husband, 154-5

identified, 155n

Swan, James, 154-5

Swanwick, John, 444

Swartwout, John, 37

Sweden, 281, 285n, 453, 554n

sweetmeats, 637-8

Sweitzer, Henry, xli

Swift, Jonathan

Gulliver's Travels, 457-8n

Switzerland, 337, 338

Swords, James, 577n

Swords, Thomas, 577n

syrup of punch, 638n

Systematical View of the Laws of England; As Treated of in a Course of Vinerian Lectures (Richard Wooddeson), 254n

 
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