Volume 38 Index

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W

Wabash River, 22, 23n, 139n, 209, 250, 251n, 572, 573n

Wadsworth, Decius, 39n, 40

Wafford. See Wofford, William

Wagner, Jacob

recommended for office, 117

as State Department chief clerk, 367n, 509n, 510n, 572n, 583n, 587n, 589n

Waldo, John J.

identified, 420n

letter from, 419-20

seeks appointment, 419-20, 686

Walker, Francis, 259n, 325, 326n

Walker, James (millwright)

identified, 429n

letter to, 438

and Shadwell mills, 429-30, 438

Walker, John, 37n

Walker, Dr. Thomas, 325, 326n

Wallace, Robert

Dissertation on the Numbers of Mankind, 79

Walsh, John, 116n

Walton, Mr. (Albemarle Co.), 50

Wanscher, Marten (Martin), 676

War, U.S. Department of

arsenals, armories, 129n, 145-7, 160, 165

building, 576n

cartridges, 62

clerks, 296n, 402n, 544, 545n

engineers, 39n, 458, 619

medical department, 9, 627

military academy, 39n, 463n, 619n

minors in the army, 208-9, 401, 452, 489-90

officers' politics, 463

printing contracts, 451

recruitment, 401

regiments of artillery, 40, 458

regiments of infantry, 40, 45n, 458

reorganization, reduction, 71, 416

site for fort on Niagara River, 342, 358

troops in Illinois region, 342-3n

use of soldiers as laborers, 96

See also Dearborn, Henry; Indians: U.S. Indian Affairs

Ward, Joshua, 526-7n

Ward, Robert

Enquiry into the Foundation and History of the Laws of Nations in Europe, 78

Ward, Samuel

identified, 660n

letter from, 660-1

seeks appointment, 660-1

Ward, Thomas, 28, 681

Wardlaw, William

letters from cited, 685, 688

payments to, 141, 142n

Warner, John, 498, 499n, 680

Warren, Henry

identified, 314n

letters from, 313-14, 661-3

offered, declines Marblehead collectorship, 41, 51, 104, 109, 122, 178, 180-1, 188n, 246, 307, 313, 661

seeks appointment, 313-14, 661-3

Warren, James, 180, 188n, 314n, 661, 663n

Warren, James, Jr., 661, 663n

Warren, Mary Winslow, 314n

Warren, Mercy Otis, 314n

Warren, Winslow, 661, 663n

Washington, Bushrod

and common law, 670, 671n

compiles history of the American Revolution, 213n

and G. Washington's estate, 137-8, 406n

letter from, 257

letter to, 212-13

packet from Lafayette, 148, 212-13, 257

Washington, George

appointments by, 60n, 188n, 475n, 590, 665

and arsenal, armory in S.C., 146n

biographies of, 406-7

criticism of, 90, 92, 421

estate of, 137-8

globes, 137-8

and internal improvements, 488n

and Lafayette, 213n

and McDermott Roe, 62n

and Washington, D.C., 211

Washington, Lucy Payne, 204n

Washington, Martha Dandridge Custis, 138n

Washington, D.C.

architects, 4n

breweries, 508n

bridges, 128n

building regulations in, 211-12

city council, 238n

dry dock proposed at, 90-1, 92n, 126-8, 542-3, 619-21, 653, 654n

education in, 597-8

Freemasons in, 238n

housing in, 211

Irish in, 238n

jail, xi, 155-6, 164-5, 237-8, 471, 539-40

land development, speculation, 253n

markets, xi, 654-5, 659

measles in, 215n

milliners, 600-1

observatory proposed for, 134

Piney Branch, 543n

postal service, 229, 258-9, 260, 265, 300, 380, 427

reputation as unhealthy, vii, 52, 64, 66, 90, 110, 215, 224, 242, 278, 286, 302, 317, 372

Rock Creek, 90, 575n, 620

slavery in, 621n

Stoddert's Spring, 542-3n

stonemasons, 61-2, 576n

surveyors, 211-12, 234, 287-8, 327

Tiber Creek, 90, 91, 542-3n, 620

Trinity Church, 575n

Washington Navy Yard, xlix, 90-1, 126, 194-5, 236, 322, 327, 516, 542-3n, 619-21

Young's Spring, 542-3n

See also Anacostia River; District of Columbia

Washington Federalist

and McGurk's case, 268n, 478, 479n, 541n

prints "Brutus" letter, 141, 142n

prints lists of appointments, 188n

and TJ's relationship with Sally Hemings, 323n

waterproofing, 62

Watson, Elkanah, 375n

Watson, John, 263n

Watson, William (Mass.), 411-12, 612, 613n, 662-3

Watson & Higginbotham

letter from cited, 685

receive shipments for TJ, 54, 203

See also Higginbotham, David

Way, Andrew, 450-1

Wayne, Anthony, 402n

Wayne, Caleb P.

identified, 406n

letter from, 406-7

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

Webber, Thomas, 643-4

Wederstrandt, Philemon Charles, 128-9

Weekly Magazine of Original Essays, Fugitive Pieces, and Interesting Intelligence, 483, 484n

weights and measures, 644-5

Weiser, Johann Conrad, 308n

Weissenfels, Frederick, 263-4n

Welch, John, 575n

Wells, Thomas, Jr.

identified, 359n

letters from cited, 450n, 685, 688

letter to cited, 450n, 688

payments to, 614-15

TJ purchases land from, 354-6, 359-60, 396-8, 621

witnesses deed, 371

Wells, William, 573n

Wentworth, George

recommended, appointed surveyor, 241, 243n, 244n, 259, 317, 373, 518, 679, 682

Wertenbaker, William, 580n

Wesley, John

Compendium of Natural Philosophy, 362n

West, John S., 635-6

Western Spy (Cincinnati), 417n

Western Telegraphe (Washington, Pa.), 44, 45n

West India Company, Dutch, 589n

West Indies

consuls in, 373

and France, 204n, 373

See also Guadeloupe, W.I.; Saint-Domingue, W.I.

West Point, N.Y.

military academy at, 38-9, 463n, 619n

whales, 96

whaling, 33n

Wharton. See Jackson & Wharton (Philadelphia)

wheat

shipment of, for Tripoli, xlvii, 118n, 175-6, 189-91, 194, 195n, 262n, 266n, 269-70

Wheeler, Luke, 678

Whelen, Israel, 122, 123n, 156

Whipple, Joseph

advises on appointments, 241, 243n, 259, 301, 317, 373, 403

removal of, by Adams, 243n, 425

White, Alexander

and Hoban's salary, 15, 57-8

letters from, 57-8, 414-15

letter to, 15-16

and Marine barracks, 15

visits ice caves, 15-16, 57, 414-15

White, Peregrine, 445

White, Samuel, 456n, 636-9

White, William

Ashby and White, 79

White, William (Va.), 7n, 11, 680

Whitney, Mr., 102

Whitney, Thomas

letter from, 14

TJ orders astronomical instruments from, 14

Whittemore, Samuel, 501n, 566

Whitworth, Charles, 584, 588n

Wicquefort, Abraham de

Ambassadeur et ses fonctions par monsieur de Wicquefort, 76

Widgery, William, 28, 681

Wilkinson, James

and Indian treaty negotiations, 113, 140n, 272-3, 299, 300n

and Titian Peale, 96

Wilkinson, William, 150n

Willcox, Joseph, 575n

William III, King of England, 421

William and Mary, College of, 214n

Williams, Ezekiel, 174n

Williams, Helen Maria, 559, 563n

Williams, Isaac, 671n

Williams, John (fugitive), 641-3, 665-6

Williams, Jonathan, 38-9

Williams, Martin, 642-3n, 665

Wilmington, Del.

bankruptcy commissioners, 680

and Chesapeake and Delaware canal, 546-7

collector at, 24-5, 52-3, 88, 159, 637, 639n, 685

and Delaware River piers, 88, 292, 365, 464

harbor, 464

merchants, 499n

newspapers, 456, 498n

postmaster at, 287

yellow fever in, 636, 639n

Wilson, Alexander (Alexandria), 676n

Wilson, George, 336

Wilson, Mrs. John (Pa.), 294

Wilson, Joseph

recommended, appointed collector, 178-9, 218, 307, 372, 373, 518, 613n, 682

Winchester, Stephen, 221n

Windham, William, 560, 564n

Windsor (British snow), 346, 348n, 359

wine

Brazil, 52n

claret, 141

Madeira, 118

medicinal use of, 256

Oeiras, 200-1, 565

ordered by TJ, 52, 200-1, 565, 641n, 686

sauterne, 686

Wingate, Joshua, Jr.

forwards commissions, 296-7

identified, 296-7n

letter from, 296-7

Wingate, Julia Cascaline Dearborn, 296n

Winter, John, 690

Wirt, William

defends J. T. Callender, 69n

letter from, 114

letters to, from cited, 114n

offers services to TJ, 114

Wisconsin River, 22, 23n

Wise, George

letter from cited, 151n, 686

Wistar, Caspar

advises on appointments, 60n, 65-6, 499

as anatomist, 115, 116n

interest in scientific discoveries, 65-6

letter from, 499

letter to, 65-6

Witt, Jan de

Lettres et negociations de Jean de Witt, 77

Wofford, William, 112-14, 226, 273

Wolcott, Oliver, Jr.

Address, to the People of the United States, 394

criticism of, 451

and S. R. Gerry, 184

and W. Short's salary, 466, 467, 468

Wolff, Christian

Institutions du droit de la nature et des gens, 76

women

childbirth, 60, 244-5

dower rights, 577-9, 621, 622n

in jail, 480

milliners, 600-1

murder of, 237-8

prostitution, 119

widows, widowhood, 248, 606

Wood, Anthony à

Athenæ Oxonienses, 78

Wood, John

Correct Statement, 179, 180n

History of the Administration of John Adams, 483

Wood, Joseph, 241, 244n, 259, 519, 679, 681

Woodhull, Abraham, 240

Woods, Micajah, 397, 398n

Woodward, Augustus Brevoort

letters from, 237, 237-8

and McGurk's case, 237, 237-8, 471n, 478, 540-1n

Wooster, David, 299n

Wormeley, Hugh Wallace, 249

Woronzow, Semyon Romanovich, 149

Worth, Shubael, 33, 34n, 521

Worthington, Thomas

advises on appointments, 6

Communication, to Those Citizens of the North-Western Territory, 646-7

letter from, 645-7

reports on elections in Northwest Terr., 571, 645-7

and St. Clair, 657

Wyk, Peter, 176n, 190n, 194

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