Volume 38 Index

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Jackson, Andrew

letter from, 250-2

presidential appointments by, 32n

seeks to lease Wabash saline, 250-2

Jackson, David, 103-4n, 141, 142n

Jackson, David, Jr.

identified, 103-4n

letter from, 103-4

seeks appointment, 103-4

Jackson, David and S. (Philadelphia), 104n

Jackson, James

advises on appointments, 241, 464

and Charlton, 191

letter to cited, 515n, 688

Jackson, Jane Mather, 103n, 104n

Jackson, Paul, 103n

Jackson, Rebecca Clarkson, 104n

Jackson, Susanna Kemper, 103-4n, 141, 142n

See also Betton & Jackson (Philadelphia)

Jackson & Wharton (Philadelphia), 430

Jacob, Giles

New Law-Dictionary, 263n, 473

jails

descriptions of, 539-40

escapes from, 471, 642n, 665

plans for, xi, 155-6, 164-5

Jamaica, 339-40, 474

James, Clibborn & English (Philadelphia), 507

James River Company, 114, 140-1, 197

Jarvis, Charles, 249-50n

Jarvis, William

identified, 200-1n

letters from, 200-1, 565

and wine for TJ, 200-1, 565

Jasper, Selden, 11, 178

Jay, John, 73

Jay Treaty

and debt claims, 383n, 416, 417n, 475n

and naval prizes, 346n, 359

opposition to, 304n

and trade between U.S. and Canada, 22-3

Jeannin, Pierre

Negotiations de monsieur le President Jeannin, 77

Jeffers, John

asks to become TJ's tenant, 438-40

letter from, 438-40

Jefferson, George

collects payments, handles transactions for W. Short, 114, 140-1, 161, 164, 205, 430, 450, 454, 465

forwards, receives letters for TJ, 535, 536, 581

forwards items to T. M. Randolph, 399

handles shipments for TJ, 114, 160, 161, 203, 369, 399-400

handles TJ's business affairs in Richmond, 130-1, 423-4, 449-50, 453-4, 458, 462, 465, 468, 480, 608, 614-15, 622n

letter from cited, 688

letters from, 114, 160, 203, 369, 399-400, 430, 465, 468

letters to, 130-1, 161, 368, 423-4, 449-50, 453-4, 581, 614-15

obtains legal papers for TJ, 369

and payments to J. T. Callender, 37n, 74n, 93

and sale of TJ's tobacco, 368, 399, 430, 454

Jefferson, Randolph (TJ's brother)

letters to, from cited, 687

payments to, 423, 449

Jefferson, Thomas

Agriculture

exchanges seeds, plants with friends, 197-8, 309, 312-13

merino sheep, 200n

See also Poplar Forest (TJ's estate); tobacco

Architecture

Halle aux Bleds, 619, 620-1n

of jails, xi, 164-5

of marine hospitals, 461-2

relationship of city design, health, 165-7

supports R. Mills, 4

and temporary House chamber, 568-9

Business and Financial Affairs

account with D. Ross arbitrated, 468, 469n

buys corn, xi, 621, 622n

debt to Henderson, McCaul & Co., 158, 378-80, 386-7

distillery, 502n

and dredging of the Potomac, 549n

newspaper subscriptions, 192n, 392-3, 690

orders claviol, 130

orders coal, 203

orders fish, 53

orders hams, 490n

orders lime, 131, 160, 203

orders linen, 160, 203

orders macaroni, 641n

pays for bookbinding, 483-4

pays taxes, 361, 368, 423-4

pledges to curtail spending, pay off debts, xi-xii, 533, 610, 621

and Pouncey's tract, 369

promissory notes by, 359-60

purchases land, xi, 329-31, 354-6, 359-60, 370-2, 396-8, 435-7, 621

sends halves of bank bills, 449, 453-4, 465, 468

See also Barnes, John; Gibson & Jefferson; Henderson lands; Jefferson, George; Monticello; Shadwell (TJ's estate); Short, William

Character and Image

advocate of civil and religious liberty, 320, 552

children named after, 201

compared to Alexander I of Russia, l, 554-6

friend to arts and science, 271, 320, 558

places named after, 165-7

Correspondence

asked to forward letters, 213-14

authorship of letters to, denied, 222n, 369-70, 424

avoids writing letters of introduction, recommendation, 479

delays in delivery of, 160, 440

with heads of departments, vii-viii

letters made public, 561n

passports requested from, 535-7, 580-1

receives anonymous letters, 119-20, 132-3, 430, 527-9, 537-41, 602-5, 676-7, 689

receives mail intended for others, 212-13, 257

uses caution, disguise in writing, sending letters, 24-5, 74n, 310, 356, 479

Law

boundary dispute between Va. and Md., 336-8

common law, 641, 643n, 665-75

extradition and outlawry, 641-3

quarantine laws, 389, 390n, 391-2

Library

books borrowed from, 262-3, 649, 650

books obtained for, 70-1, 219, 321n, 333, 406-7n, 615-16, 617n

books recommended by TJ, 525n

offered books from Franklin's library, 649, 650, 651n

others granted access to, 4n

pays for bookbinding, 483-4

Minister to France

and Cabanis, 525n

meets various people, 4n

Nailery

account with C. Terrell, 136-7

foundations of, 622n, 651n

nailrod and iron stock for, 160

price of nails, 136-7

size, types of nails, 136-7

slave boys work in, 10, 11n, 13, 50, 80

Opinions

criticizes conduct of colonial governors, 318

on French Revolution, 65

knowledge of language "indispensable," 70

little work for federal courts, 318

on N. Bonaparte, 19, 90, 214-15, 476-7

newspapers, 25

of Paris, 321n

travel good for health, 81

Patronage and Appointments

and A. McLane, 24-5, 52-3, 159, 637, 639n

appointment of bankruptcy commissioners, 27-9, 156, 222, 233, 259, 298, 303, 346, 391, 514-15, 679-81

appointment of Revolutionary War veterans, 295

avoids meddling in appointments, 479

difficulty of making appointments and removals, viii-ix, 109-10, 501, 534

Federalists criticize, 307-8

judiciary removals, 318

and Latimer's resignation, 41

lists of appointments and removals, 27-9, 104, 462, 515, 518-19, 679-83

makes inadvertent appointments, 145, 160, 161-2, 216, 253, 266-7, 380, 687

and "midnight appointments," 60n, 420n

militia appointments, 680

moderate approach toward, 294-5, 307-8, 493-4, 534

principles regarding removals, 24-5, 218, 566

recommends applicants for office, 63n, 533

reduction of useless offices, 157, 158n, 222, 233, 259, 298, 303, 448n

relies on friends, congressmen for advice on, viii, 32, 216, 218, 259, 298, 349, 493, 534

removals due to misconduct and delinquency, viii-ix, 32n, 123n, 156, 218, 257n, 277, 306-8, 348n, 462, 521n, 534, 566, 679, 681-2

removals for electioneering, ix, 566, 679

Republicans entitled to share of offices, 32n, 307-8, 490, 493-4, 566, 679

will not appoint Federalists, 26, 32-3, 490, 590

Personal Affairs

and Bellini estate, 214n

and certificate for John Peyton, 234-5

clothing for servants, 108

expense of outfit in Washington, xi, 468

gives money in charity, 48-9, 72-3, 110-11, 154n, 272n, 485n, 519n, 550n, 691

and Hawkins's piano, 83, 84n, 130

health of, 215, 222, 258, 458, 462, 514, 517, 566

and Maria Cosway, 621n

orders wine, 52, 200-1, 565, 686

plans for family's visit to Washington, xii-xiii, 4-5, 454, 458-9, 462-3, 514, 517, 532-3, 600-1, 622-3, 640, 655-6

plays chess, 641

promises to read book sent to him, 219

receives sculpture, statuary, 164

and Sally Hemings, xii, 37n, 323-5n

seeks to purchase G. Washington's globe, 137-8

sends dinner invitations, 7, 641

strangers ask for money, 278-9

tailoring, 107-8

trustee of Ariana Randolph, 130

See also President's House

Political Theories

and Bank of the U.S., 459-60

civil over military authority, 489-90

and commerce clause of the Constitution, 486-7

contributions to the U.S. Constitution, 598-9

economy in public expense, 65, 80, 82, 86, 90-1, 156-7, 390, 566

federal government should be indulgent toward states, 340-1, 350

freedom of the press, 65

on French character and republicanism, 65

majority and minority rights, 65

opposes unnecessary restrictions in trade, 217

strength of republican government, 24, 65, 90, 561n, 566

Politics

accused of bargaining for the presidency, 477

fears divisions among Republicans, 89, 224-5, 308, 310

Federalist leaders incurable, isolated, 69, 89, 477, 492, 566

and J. T. Callender, xii, 36-8, 72-4, 90, 92-3, 448-9, 477

judiciary dominated by Federalists, 32

and Marshall's Life of George Washington, 406-7n

seeks to "sink federalism into an abyss," 492, 566

urges Republicans to stand for office, 348-9, 638

President

acquisition of gunboats, 350

annual statement of government expenses, 157

and arms for Va. militia, 338-9

arsenal, armory in S.C., 146n, 160, 165

and Bank of the U.S., 459-60

and black exiles from Guadeloupe, x, 302-3, 317, 318, 389, 391-2

cabinet meetings, viii, 506, 530-1

calls for reconciliation and harmony, 192n

and capital punishment, 237-8, 268, 471-2, 478-9, 537-41, 590

composes letter to sultan of Morocco, xlvii, 117-18, 143, 162-4, 167, 175, 177, 189, 193, 268-70, 285, 290-1

conditions of peace with Tripoli, 275, 277n, 322

consults cabinet on threat of war with Morocco, vii-viii, 175-7, 189-91, 193, 258, 260, 264-5, 275-7, 282-3, 284-5, 286, 290-1

and courts-martial, 520

Dame case, 208-9

and Delaware River piers, 53, 365, 486-7

directs Indian policy, x-xi, 139-40n, 150, 170n, 209-10, 226, 274n, 299-300, 301, 314-16, 318, 358, 389, 628-31

discharge of public debt, 157

and District of Columbia, xi, 35-6, 174-5, 196, 234, 288n, 327, 381-2, 411, 593-5, 607-8, 659

and expenditures on distressed seamen, 531, 564

and Florida, 391

halts prosecutions under Sedition Act, 92, 448-9, 452, 453n

and Hardin's case, 641-3, 663-72

instructions to naval commanders, 276, 327-8, 350

issues pardons, 43n, 47, 452, 453n

and Library of Congress, ix, 41, 42, 74-5, 81-3, 86, 105, 241-2, 244n, 260, 472-3

and Louisiana, x, 3, 69, 90, 214, 222, 260, 391, 480

and marine hospitals, 214, 217, 461-2

and Mass. claim on the U.S., 63-4, 340-1

and McNeill, 211, 323

military reductions, reorganization, 71, 90-1, 390, 403, 406

and militia laws, 157

and militia resignations, 150-1, 175, 208

and the Mint, 233

and Miss. Terr., 299

and navy yards, 322

orders for Mediterranean squadron, vii-viii, xlix, 162-4, 175-7, 189-90, 193, 265, 276-7, 282-3, 285, 290-1, 322-3, 350-1, 360, 365, 389-90, 410-11, 413, 506, 530-1

policy toward Algiers, vii, xlviii, 116, 118n, 135, 143, 484, 506

policy toward Tunis, vii, 276, 285, 305n, 359, 360, 365, 390, 410, 413, 484, 506

proposed dry dock at Washington, 90-1, 92n, 126-8, 506, 542-3, 619-21

rearrangement of judiciary system, 157, 318, 346, 358-9

reduces diplomatic establishment, 167

reduction of external taxes, 390-1, 416

and regulation of the Mississippi trade, 172n, 216-18, 277

relations with France, x, 3, 65, 69, 70, 144, 214-15, 222, 260, 302, 476-7, 480

relations with Great Britain, 22-3, 54-7

relations with Spain, 69, 216-18, 233, 245-6, 315, 318, 344-5, 370n, 496-7

relations with Sweden, 189, 190n, 283, 285, 347n

repeal of internal taxes, 89, 92n

resignation of revenue supervisors, 420, 447-8, 482

and return of peace with Morocco, 322, 350, 360, 365, 389-90, 402-3, 410, 413, 484, 506, 530-1

and Saint-Domingue, 480

salary, 155, 361, 393, 609

seeks to isolate Tripoli, 162-4, 268-70, 275-6, 285, 350, 360, 365, 390, 410, 413, 484, 506

and sending of John Adams, viii, 318, 322, 350, 359, 360, 365, 389-90, 394-6, 402-4, 406, 409, 410-11, 412-13, 416, 423, 506, 530

studies Vincennes tract, 572-3

and Washington jail, 164-5

and West Point, 39n

and the Windsor, 359

Religion

depicted as a threat to, 125n

and freedom of religion, 224

Va. act for religious freedom, 224

Scientific Interests

astronomy, 14, 504-5, 643

bison skull, 66

ciphers, 588-9n

dredging, 549n

dry docks, 90-1, 92n, 126-8, 619-21

ice caves, 15-16, 414-15

mastodons, 97n, 635

mathematics, 107

megalonyx, 591-2, 593n, 626-7, 634-5

and R. Claiborne's boat propulsion system, 272n

smallpox vaccination, 19-20, 67-8

steam engines, 567

too busy for scientific, literary studies, 107, 363

urban planning, xi, 165-7

waterproofing, 62

yellow fever, xi, 166n, 549

See also American Philosophical Society

Slaveholder

boys work in nailery, 10, 11n, 13, 50, 80

calls on TJ to abolish slavery, 602-5

clothing for slaves, 108

health of slaves, 10, 13, 50, 80-1

hires slave labor, 108n, 480, 621, 622n

and removal of condemned slaves from Va., 54-7, 337, 473-6

Travel

between Monticello and Washington, 5, 13, 15, 19, 52, 53, 54, 64, 66, 73, 74, 81, 90, 105, 107, 109, 111, 141, 143, 349n, 411, 423, 424, 424-5, 425, 458, 462

rumored visit to Md., 85

suggests routes to, from Edgehill, 532-3

suggests routes to, from Monticello, 380

travel good for health, 81

1791 trip to northern states, 502n

visits Madison at Montpelier, viii, 258-9, 260, 264-5, 268n, 270n, 275, 278

visits S. T. Mason, 349n

Writings

deeds for land purchases, 370-2, 396-8, 435-7

lists of appointments and removals, 27-9, 104, 462, 515, 679-83

Note on Value of District of Columbia Loans, 607-8

Notes on an Agreement with James Walker, 429-30

Notes on Bounds of the Vincennes Tract, 572-3

notes on cabinet meetings, 530-1

Observations on the Common Law and Hardin's Case, 668-72

Proclamation on Land for Market, 659

promissory notes, 359-60

stays of execution, 268

surveys and plats for land purchases, 329-31, 354-6

translates Volney's Ruines, 560n

See also Inaugural Address (1801)

Jefferson College (Miss. Terr.), 387n

Jenings, Edmund, 130

Jenkins, Elisha, 33-4n, 521n, 571n

Jenkins, Seth, 502n

Jenkins, Thomas

advises on appointments, 33-4, 501-2, 521n

identified, 33-4n

letters from, 33-4, 501-2

Jenner, Edward, 20

Jerry (Jeremiah, slave, Norfolk), 634n

Jews, 510n, 529, 559, 560, 603

João, Prince Regent of Portugal

announces birth of a son, 572

letter from, 572

John Adams (U.S. frigate)

crew of, 516

ordered to the Mediterranean, 265, 304-5, 328, 334, 373, 409, 410, 412-13, 423, 506, 530

TJ opposes sending, viii, 318, 322, 350, 359, 360, 365, 389-90, 394-6, 402-4, 406, 409, 410, 412-13, 416

Johnson, Benjamin, 498n

Johnson, Charles, 643, 644n

Johnson, Joseph, 473, 511

Johnson, Samuel

Dictionary of the English Language, 79

Johnston, John (Alexandria)

letter from cited, 151n, 686

Jones, Charles, 238n

Jones, Edward, 144, 145n, 167

Jones, Edward (Treasury clerk), 242, 260, 286

Jones, Gabriel, 37n

Jones, Horatio, 343n

Jones, Joseph (1749-1824), 300, 301n

Jones, Meriwether, 38n, 129n

Jones, William (Pa.)

advises on appointments, 133n, 151, 293-4, 295n

letter from, 151

retires from Congress, 122

and Rising Sun tavern meeting, 421

Jouett, Charles, 685

Journal of Sir Simonds D'Ewes; from the First Recess of the Long Parliament to the Withdrawal of King Charles from London (Sir Simonds D'Ewes), 79

Judd, William

letter from, 573-5

letter from cited, 575n, 684

statement of support from Conn. Republicans, 573-5

Judgment of Whole Kingdoms and Nations, concerning the Rights, Power, and Prerogative of Kings, and the Rights, Priviledges, and Properties of the People (John Somers), 79

Judiciary Act (1789), 666-7, 669-70, 675

Judiciary Act (1801)

opposition to repeal of, 294, 295n, 453n, 512, 513n

repeal of, 119n, 225n, 358

Judiciary Act (1802)

and appointment, discontinuance of marshals, 27, 36, 38n, 152

See also bankruptcy commissioners

Julien, Honoré, 415

Junius, Franciscus

Etymologicum anglicanum, 79

Jupiter (planet), 154n, 504-5, 618, 643

Jupiter (ship), 664n

Juris et judicii fecialis, sive, juris inter gentes, et quaestionum de eodem explicatio (Richard Zouch), 78

Jus Navale Rhodiorum, 78

Jus Parliamentarium (William Petyt), 79

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