Volume 39 Index

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W

Wabash River

Indian lands on, 165, 232, 286, 351, 355, 529

as transportation route, 352

Wabash saline, 16, 21, 24n, 228n, 287, 289n, 354-5

Wachsmuth & Soullier, 561-2

Wadsworth, Decius, 298

Wadsworth, Peleg, 346-7

Wafford. See Wofford, William

Wagner, Jacob

acts as translator, 189n, 209n, 406n

as State Department chief clerk, 209-10n, 317n, 481n

and W. Short's stock, 53

wagons, 213

Walker, Benjamin, 587, 588n

Walker, Carleton, 90, 91n

Walker, Elizabeth Moore (Mrs. John Walker), 554n

Walker, James (Edinburgh), 12n

Walker, James (N.C.), 91, 632

Walker, John

letter from cited, 639

recommends aspirants for office, 47n

Walker, Robert (Ga.), 606, 612, 634

Waller, Edmond

"Maid's Tragedy Alter'd," 606n

walnut trees, 126, 416, 417n

Wanscher, Marten (Martin)

identified, 135n

letter from, 135

letters from cited, 135n, 637, 638

payments to, 135, 172

War, U.S. Department of

appropriations and expenditures, 25, 25n, 134n, 167, 171n, 183-4, 202, 212

arsenals, armories, 16, 28, 59, 171n, 343n, 554n

cavalry, 12-13

courts-martial in, 13

engineers, 145-6, 298, 299, 507-9

fortifications, 167, 171n

galleys, 493

medical department, 91, 298-9, 427, 437, 552, 614

militia returns, 271, 611n

quartermaster general, 183-4, 202, 212

regiments of artillery, 298-9

regiments of infantry, 298, 427, 437, 551, 614

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

Ward, William, 432-3

Waring, Thomas, 365

Warner, John

identified, 479-80n

letter from, 479-80

recommends aspirants for office, 479-80

War Onskan (Swedish ship), 493, 495-6n

Warren, Henry, 425, 603-4, 605n, 632, 634

Warren, James, 603-4

Washington, George

and Academy of Geneva, 456, 457n

applications to, for appointment, 50n, 467-8n

appointments by, 149n, 285n, 359n

attestations by, 160n

Ceracchi's bust of, 41, 44, 45n

criticism of, 74n

dinner guests of, 108n

and Indian affairs, 234n

and recommendations for appointments, 490

as reference, 508n

scientific interests of, 54n

and T. Paine's letter, l-li, 74n, 116

Washington, D.C.

auctioneers, 448n

banks, 531-2

boarding houses, 72-3n, 448n

booksellers, 176n

building regulations in, 335-6

burning of, in 1814, xlvii

climate of, 86

dry dock proposed at, vii, xlv-xlvii, 4, 10-11, 15-17, 19-20, 28, 167-8, 173-4, 225, 301-2, 322 (illus.), 394-6, 402

free blacks in, 49n

gambling in, 266-7, 308-9, 310, 360, 403-4

hairdressers, 266, 267n

horse racing, xi, 266, 267n, 308, 310

hotels, xlvii, 322 (illus.)

jail, 308, 371-3, 388, 404, 419

justices of the peace, 404n, 448

laborers, 125n, 309n

markets, xi

Massachusetts Ave., 63

merchants, 598n

meridian line at, 608

militia, 448n

nurseries, 126n

Pennsylvania Ave., 63

Piney Branch, 125n

poor, poverty in, 111-12, 448n

postal service, xlvii, 511, 512

printers, 176n

proposed canal through, 63-4, 124-5n

public buildings, 544n

Rock Creek, 63

Six Buildings, 63

Stoddert's Spring, 125n

surveyors, 388, 498n

theaters, xlvii

Tiber Creek, 63, 125n

views of, xlvii, 322 (illus.)

Washington Navy Yard, xlvii, 15, 385

weather at, 405

See also Anacostia River; District of Columbia

Washington Jockey Club, 267n

watches

as astronomical instruments, 607

watchmakers, 505-6

Waterhouse, Benjamin

letter from, 615-16

Prospect of Exterminating the Small Pox, 615-16

successful spread of vaccination, 615-16

water purification, 524n

Watkins, George, 606, 612, 634

Watson, George, 640

Watson, William (Mass.), 425, 604, 605n, 635

Watson, William (N.J.), 132

Watt, James, 140

Wayles, John (TJ's father-in-law), 35, 36n

Wayles estate, 36n

weather

climate change, 535-6, 539

drought, 534-5, 538

floods, 535, 538-9

gales, 453-4

ice, 433, 511, 512

snow, 535, 539, 543

Webb, John (S.C.), 585-6n

Webber, Theodore

identified, 358n

letter and memorial from, 358-60

opposes removal of J. Tucker, 358-60

Webber, Thomas, 631, 632

Wells, William, 288, 289n

Wells, William H.

identified, 398n

invited to dine with TJ, 398

letter to, 398

supports Ross resolutions, 554n

Welscher, Joseph, 34, 632

Welsh, James, 570, 571

Wentworth, George, 130, 313, 425n

Wentworth, John, 424n

Wesley, John, 387-8n

West, Cato, 159n, 594, 615, 634

West, John S.

recommended, reappointed marshal, 127n, 178, 182, 240, 632

rumored resignation of, 126, 127n, 156

West, Joseph, 298

Western Telegraphe (Washington, Pa.), 389

West Indies

trade with, 479n

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

West Point, N.Y., 146n

whales, 577-8n

wheat, 192-3

Wheelock, Matthew

Reflections Moral and Political on Great Britain and her Colonies, 420, 421, 448-9, 511, 512

Whelen, I., 456n

Whelen, Israel, 85n

Wheler, S., 456n

Whipple, Joseph, 424n, 425n

White, John Campbell

identified, 406n

letter from cited, 406n, 639

letter to, 405-6

sends medical writings to TJ, 405-6

White, John W., 147

White, Samuel, 161, 162n, 384n, 554n

White, William (Va.), 131, 314, 315n

white ash, 416, 417n

White Eyes, George, 288n, 290n

Whitmarsh, Joseph, 400

Whittemore, Samuel, 115-16, 149, 151, 415, 437, 634

Widgery, William, 612n

Widranges, Hippolyte Ferdinand de

identified, 90n

letter from, 89-90

seeks information on Bréard, 89-90

Widranges, Nicole Marie Joséphine de Bréard, 89, 90

Wilkins, William, 473, 474n

Wilkinson, Benjamin, 551, 614

Wilkinson, Fort, 223-4n

Wilkinson, James

and Burr conspiracy, 95n

and Dunbar, 271n

and Indian treaty negotiations, 223-4, 279-80n, 427, 493-4, 522n, 529, 530n, 566

recommended as surveyor general, 294, 296

Willard, Joseph, 312n

Willcocks, Henry, 245n

Willes, Sir John

Reports of Adjudged Cases, 619

William and Mary, College of, 363n, 551n

Williams, Isaac, Jr., 255

Williams, Jonathan

and Franklin's library, 428

letter from, 145-6

letter to, 220-1

promoted, 298

and U.S. Military Philosophical Society, 145-6

Williams, Robert, 228n, 594-5n

Williamson, John Postel, 34, 128, 632

Willich, A. F. M.

Domestic Encyclopædia, 128n

Willink, Wilhem & Jan, 31

Willson, Greenberry, 308

Wilmington, College of, 278-9n

Wilmington, Del.

banks, 480n

bridges, 479n

collector at, 82-3, 161, 435-6, 479, 504n, 557, 569-72

fever at, 367, 386

merchants, 479n

Wilmington Academy, 188-9, 243, 278-9

Wilmington, N.C.

bankruptcy commissioners, 632

collector at, 90-1

custom house, 127n

deputy marshal at, 156

Wilmington Bridge Company, 479n

Wilson, Henry, 275n

Wilson, Joseph, 130, 314, 315n

Wilson, Joseph (consul), 413n

Wilson, William (Maine), 415n

Winchester, Stephen, 633, 635n

Winchester, Va., 244-6

Winchester Triumph of Liberty (Winchester, Va.), 244-6

windows, 465-6

wine

Brazil, 465, 543, 556

burgundy, 471n

champagne, x-xi, 50, 121, 127-8, 238-9, 464, 471, 499n

duties on, 239n, 464, 499

Hermitage (white), 469, 471

Hungarian, 382, 462, 593

impact of drought on, 535, 538

Madeira, 121, 239, 465

Médoc, 471

Oeiras, 321, 323

ordered by TJ, 321, 323, 370, 469, 471, 480, 556, 593, 641

Pedro Ximenes, 549n

Rausan-Margaux (Rozan-Margau), 471

sauterne, 471

sherry, 549n

TJ calculates rate of consumption of, x

Tokay, 370, 382, 593

Wingate, Joshua, Jr.

as chief clerk of War Dept., 353n

forwards statement of War Dept. expenditures, 202, 212n

letter from, 202

Wingate, Paine, 477n

Wingate, William

identified, 477n

letter from, 476-7

letter to, 586

opposes nomination of Emery, 476-7, 586

Winn, Elize

letter from, 558

sends poetry to TJ, 558

Winn, Richard

identified, 617n

and Jefferson Monticello Academy, 187, 188n, 613-14, 616-17

letter to, 616-17

Wirt, William

letter from, 292-3

recommends aspirants for office, 292-3

Wistar, Caspar

as anatomist, 33

letter to, 601-2

letter to cited, 636

and megalonyx, 578n

as member of APS, 374n

prepares M. Lewis for expedition, ix, 601-2

TJ forwards letters to, 270n, 601

Witherell, James, 76-8, 346n

Wofford, William, 381n, 493, 529, 542

Wolcott, George, 581

Wolcott, Oliver, Jr., 52, 569-70, 581n

women

childbirth, 405

education of, 508n, 619, 620n

Indian, xlviii-l, 322 (illus.), 380n, 519, 590

mantua makers, 111

printers, 523n

seamstresses, 111

spinners, 249

widows, widowhood, 40-1, 43-4, 107-8, 111-12, 119, 203-5, 267n, 439, 440-1, 586-7

wood

cherry, 70

locust, 99

Wood, James, 147

Wood, Joseph, 315

Woodruff, Abner, 600n, 614

Woods, John (Pa.), 473, 474n

Woodward, Augustus Brevoort

letter from, 360-1,

and Mattox's case, 404n

seeks pardon for John Henderson, 360-1

Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin, 619-20

Worthington, Thomas

advises on appointments, 80n

appointed supervisor of Northwest Terr., 143

forwards address and copy of Ohio constitution, 210-11

letter from, 210-11

negotiations with Congress re Ohio, 79, 80n

resigns as register and supervisor, 280-1, 324, 327, 437, 633

Wren, James, 57

Wright, Robert, 169n, 223n, 438n, 485n, 524n, 554n

Wynns, Thomas, 410

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