Volume 40 Index

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J

"J. G. D." (pseudonym)

letter from, 531-2

wishes to meet with TJ, 531-2

Jackson, Andrew, 448, 450n, 588, 589n, 592-3

Jackson, Daniel, 160-1n

Jackson, Henry, 160-1n

Jackson, Henry B., 190

Jackson, James

advises on appointments, 6-7, 722

letter from, 6-7

letters from cited, 721, 722

Jackson, John G., 334, 335n

Jackson, Rachel Donelson, 589n

Jackson, William

as Federalist leader, 91, 93n

letter from cited, 722

removal of, considered, 586-7

Jackson & Wharton (Philadelphia), 459

jails

slaves confined in, 454, 505

Jamaica, 12-13, 145-6, 629

Janson, M., 313

Jarvis, Mr., 677

Jarvis, Charles, 496n

Jarvis, William

letter to, 345-6

and U.S. flour imports to Portugal, 94, 95n, 346

and wine for TJ, 67, 345-6

Java, 181

Jay, John, 21n, 308n

Jay, Peter Augustus

carries Louisiana ratifications to U.S., 470, 471, 472n, 481, 483, 627

Jay Treaty, 452, 477-8, 631

Jefferson, George

asked to obtain copy of court decree, 533, 546

handles shipments for TJ, 14, 25-6, 69, 150, 362-3, 485, 690-1

handles TJ's business affairs in Richmond, 14, 69, 110, 149-50, 224-5, 265, 266, 361, 363, 437n, 485, 690

letter from cited, 691n, 724

letters from, 25-6, 69, 224-5, 277, 459, 546

letters to, 14, 110, 149-50, 266, 362-3, 485, 502, 533, 690-1

and sale of TJ's tobacco, 149-50, 266, 277, 362, 459, 485, 502, 546, 622, 690, 691n, 692

and W. Short's Va. lands, 28, 124n, 381

See also Gibson & Jefferson

Jefferson, Martha (Patty) Wayles Skelton (Mrs. Thomas Jefferson), 569n

Jefferson, Peter (TJ's father), 90n, 534, 577-8, 580n

Jefferson, Thomas

Agriculture

benefits of agricultural societies, 626

creation of national board or society, 637-8

crop rotation plans, 639

exchanges seeds, plants with friends, 216, 405, 549-50

fertilizers, 541-2, 575, 637, 639, 640n

Hessian fly, 537n, 575

leases lands while president, 639, 640n

notes on Va. agriculture, 337n

pecans, 90, 99

and tenants, 362, 639, 640n

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

Architecture

landscaping in Washington, xli, 95-6

makes architectural drawings, 390-1

models of Roman antiquities offered to, 379-81, 430-1

sheet iron roofs, 419

See also Monticello

Business and Financial Affairs

account with H. Ingle, 623

account with J. Cheetham, 601-2

account with J. March, 712-13

account with T. Carpenter, 275-6

account with W. Duane, 670-2

book subscriptions, 282

buys engravings, xli-xlii

buys horses, 437n

buys ticking, 356-7

debt to G. Jones, 568-72

debt to Henderson, McCaul & Co., 602-3, 691-2

M. Lewis's promissory note to, 599

newspaper subscriptions, 448, 601-2

orders cider, 7, 25, 574-5, 679

orders hams, 150, 224, 266

orders iron, 25

orders lumber, 110-11

orders seeds, 266

pays for watch repair, 445, 446n

pledges to curtail spending, pay off debts, x, 591, 661

purchases bills of exchange, 312, 314, 328, 344, 496-7, 524

purchases clock, 277n, 299, 300n, 363, 404, 499, 581-2

purchases pistols, 620n

purchases tools, 623

salary, x, 437n

seeks special arrangements with Bank of the U.S., 582-3

seeks to purchase furs and robe, 264, 445

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

Character and Image

accused of "ardent fondness" for France, 308n

friend to arts and science, 240

friend to civil and religious liberty, 272

publications dedicated to, 327

toasts dedicated to, 707n

will accept no gifts while in public office, 210, 336, 508

Correspondence

and debt to G. Jones, 568-72

official vs. unofficial, 423

receives anonymous letters, 102-4, 116-18, 162, 221-2, 382-3, 388-9, 531-2, 609, 722

sends writings, information to newspapers, x, 414-15, 463-9, 568-72

too busy to write often, 639

uses amanuensis, 464n

uses caution, disguise in writing, sending letters, ix-x, 236, 252, 255n, 276-7, 321, 463-4

uses ciphers, 489-90

uses private letters for diplomatic communications, 638n

writes under private secretary's name, 508-9

writes under pseudonym "Fair Play," x, 464-9

Governor of Virginia

receives salary in depreciated currency, 570-1

Inauguration

celebration of anniversary of, 69-70

music composed in honor of, 69, 70n

Law

boundary dispute between Va. and Md., 577-80

collects and preserves Va. laws, 212-13

and commerce clause of U.S. Constitution, 250-1

letter of law vs. spirit of law, 538, 544

suit against B. Henderson's heirs, 533, 546

Library

books obtained for, 156, 183-4, 271n, 295, 300-1, 316-17, 327-8, 393, 394-5, 509-14, 549, 601-2, 670-2

book subscriptions, 282

and Encyclopédie méthodique, xlv, 320 (illus.), 509, 511, 513-14

maps, 549, 602, 671, 672n, 713

newspapers, 448, 549, 601-2

offered books from Franklin's library, 316, 317n

others granted access to, 119, 120n

pays for bookbinding, 712-13

prefers small format editions, 316

Minister to France

and consular convention with France, 306-9

and Pio, 123n

proposed concert of powers against Barbary States, 123n

Nailery

and Cary's assault on Brown Colbert, 454, 505

nailrod and iron stock for, 25-6, 69, 197-8, 723

slave boys work in, 454, 505

Opinions

Americans prefer "directly useful" luxury, 430

on Bonaparte, 155, 422, 637

desires thanks from the hearts, not hands, of fellow citizens, 210

on French Revolution, 637, 639, 708

on George Washington, 709

on Hume's History of England, 295

on proper education of youth, 105-6

Patronage and Appointments

criticized for removals, 388-9, 464-5

defends patronage policy in "Fair Play" essay, x, 464-9

desirability of consular appointments, 286-7

difficulty of making appointments and removals, 4

judiciary removals, 466

lists of appointments and removals, 717-19

lists of candidates for office, 488-9

makes inadvertent appointments, 241, 243n, 717

and "midnight appointments," 341n, 372

moderate approach toward, 556

principles regarding removals, 371-2, 406, 464-9, 555-6

relies on friends, congressmen for advice on, 592-3

removals for electioneering, 466, 556

removals for misconduct and delinquency, 10, 32n, 256, 274-5, 371, 406, 465-6, 468n, 556, 718

removals for rude and abusive conduct, 538, 544

reply to New Haven merchants, 184, 465

Republicans entitled to share of offices, 32n, 184, 345, 371-2, 406, 465-7, 556

rumor of removal as "common ground" for applications, 592

TJ recommends aspirants for office, 120n, 244, 259, 404

Personal Affairs

attends Independence Day festivities, 623-4

and Ceracchi claim, 657-9

and Chastellux claim, 488n

friendship with J. Page, 84-5

and G. Fitz, 120n

gives money in charity, 101n, 725, 726

grooming, 726

health of, 52-5, 265, 320-1

and I. Zane's will, 620

invites family to Washington, x, 270-1, 273, 285, 319, 454

orders wine, 4, 7, 67, 69, 124-5, 150, 209, 263-4, 312-14, 343-4, 345-6, 356, 457-8, 539-40, 575, 659, 679

plays chess, 670

private secretary, 33, 78, 258

receives gift of ale, 168

receives model of Egyptian pyramid, 353n

receives sculpture, statuary, 14, 508-9

sends dinner invitations, 265, 667

strangers ask for money, 164, 599-601, 666

See also Kosciuszko, Tadeusz; President's House

Political Theories

on arming state militias, 441

on consular privileges and exemptions, 307

economy in public expense, 186n

majority and minority rights, 556

nations may change political principles and constitutions at will, 708

and private use of public lands, 147

seeks peace and amity with all nations, vii, 708-9

Politics

and Chase impeachment, 372-3

clergy and lawyers pillars of Federalism, 407

and Conn. elections, x, 405-6, 408-9, 414-15, 423, 464n

and debt to G. Jones, x, 568-72

decline, demise of Federalists, 423, 711-12

and elections in Mass., 285-6

fears divisions among Republicans, 111, 371, 406, 463-4

Federalist editors "slander for their bread," 187

Federalist newspapers filled with "dirty ribaldry & falsehoods," 408

Federalists divided into "monarchists" and "real federalists," 466-7

Federalists impute TJ's actions to "bad motives," 235-6

Louisiana Purchase the Federalists' "coup de grace," 711-12

Mass. "recovering, like Samson, her shorn locks," 106

praises "Old South" essays, 620-1

Republican gains "consolidating the union into one homogenous mass," 406

sends Vindication of the Measures to various friends, 286, 335-6n, 420, 449

and T. M. Randolph's election to Congress, 269

and Walker Affair, 84, 85n, 165, 187-9, 208, 259, 283-4, 325, 382-3, 416-17

and western states, 101

Portraits

by Bouch, xliv-xlv, 320 (illus.)

by R. Peale, xliv

by Tiebout, xliv

President

affirms importance of U.S. neutrality, 326, 330-2, 422, 442, 556, 595, 637, 639-40, 708-9

and alleged French involvement in termination of deposit at New Orleans, 334

and annuity payments to Algiers, 78, 81-2, 87, 88, 101, 116

and Barbary affairs, vii, 101, 111, 115-16, 152-3, 650-3

cabinet meetings, 152-4, 317, 330-2

calls for reconciliation and harmony, 467

citizenship for inhabitants of Louisiana, 684-5

and copper coinage, xlv-xlvi, 162

and customs violations on the Great Lakes, 592

and Delaware River piers, 250-1

directs Indian policy, 422-4

discharge of public debt, 186n

and District of Columbia, ix, xli, 16-18, 22, 95-6, 147, 217-18, 237, 262-3, 440

doubts French will sell New Orleans, 286, 292

and Florida, 293, 422

and free navigation of Mississippi River, 582

issues pardons, 15n, 84n, 508

and Louisiana, vii-ix, 37-8, 75n, 87, 101, 256, 258-9, 286, 334, 372, 653, 660-1, 668, 681-8, 692-704, 711-12

and militia, 29-30, 101-2, 245, 441-2

and the Mint, 162

and Miss. Terr., 259

and Morocco, 87, 88, 101, 116

and navigation of rivers through Florida, 417-18, 422

and navy affairs, 17, 22, 88-9, 101, 111, 115-16, 547-8

and negotiations to acquire New Orleans, vii-viii, 331-2

promotes education, acculturation of Indians, 495n

promotion of settlement along Mississippi River, viii, 422-3, 682-3

proposed amendment for incorporation of Louisiana into U.S., viii, 681-8, 690

proposed dry dock at Washington, 17

proposes western expedition, 89-90, 176, 183n, 367-70

and queries on Louisiana, 688, 692-704

and R. R. Livingston's negotiations with France, 87

and recall of R. V. Morris, vii, 548, 574

relations with Britain, vii, 111, 153-4, 227-33, 330-2, 422, 637, 639-40, 708-10, 711-12

relations with Denmark, 493-4

relations with France, vii-viii, 87, 145n, 155, 227, 330-2, 334, 422, 637, 639-40

relations with Spain, 256, 258-9, 259-60, 269-70, 292, 326, 372, 422

relocation, removal of Indians, viii, 423-4, 682-8

renewal of war between Britain and France, vii, 320, 326, 330-2, 334, 372, 407, 422, 442, 556, 637, 639-40, 708-9

repeal of internal taxes, 186n

and restoration of deposit at New Orleans, 256, 257n, 258-9, 259-60, 269-70, 286, 292, 372, 556

and roads through Indian territory, 365-6, 424

seeks friendly relations with Indians, 179

seeks further Indian land cessions, 422-3

and slave trading conviction of N. Ingraham, 337-8, 342-3

and Tripoli, 152-3, 547-8

and Tunis, 101, 116, 196-7

and Valenzin's case, 576

and W. Eaton's accounts, 647-53

Wabash saline, 591, 593

and western mission of the New Stockbridge Indians, 612n

See also Lewis and Clark expedition

Religion

accused of deism, 558

accused of not supporting religion, 140, 159n, 235-6, 251, 260, 270, 273, 276-7

and freedom of religion, 236, 252

views on Judaism, 158, 253-4, 255

views on the doctrines of Jesus, ix, 157-9, 235-7, 251-5, 260, 265, 266-7, 270, 273, 311-12, 320, 332-3

Scientific Interests

astronomical instruments owned by, 445

calculation of longitude, 288-9

ciphers, 293-9

dry docks, 393

impact of climate on health, 268

maps, 89-90

megalonyx, 621-2

and R. Claiborne's boat propulsion system, 373-4

science necessary for republican government, 408

sends natural history specimens to Buffon, 368, 369, 370n

smallpox vaccination, 98, 141-2, 169, 176n, 179, 281-2, 656-7

western exploration, 8-9n, 89-90, 170-2, 182-3n, 367-70, 424, 653

See also American Philosophical Society; Lewis and Clark expedition

Secretary of State

report on fisheries, 621n

Slaveholder

boys work in nailery, 454

and Cary's assault on Brown Colbert, 454, 505

health of slaves, 285

at Poplar Forest, 285

and removal of condemned slaves from Va., 363-4

sells slaves, 505

slave assists Oldham, 503

slave offered to, for sale, 59

Travel

between Monticello and Washington, 7, 14, 17, 66n, 147n, 252, 258, 575, 595, 644, 661, 668, 690, 691, 706

travel expenses, 147n

Writings

Commission for Minister Plenipotentiary to France, 232

Commission for Minister Plenipotentiary to Great Britain, 230

"Fair Play" essay, x, 464-9

Instructions for Meriwether Lewis, 176-83

lists of appointments and removals, 717-19

lists of candidates for office, 488-9

"Money Transaction with Gabriel Jones," x, 569-72

notes on cabinet meetings, 152-4, 330-2

Notes on Composition Ornaments, 80-1

Notes on Eaton's Accounts, 650-2, 651-3

Notes on Nathaniel Ingraham's Case, 342-3

Notes on the Consular Convention of 1788, 306-9

Notes on the Movements of the Mediterranean Squadron, 547-8

Notes on the Wabash Saline, 591

Notes on Virginia Lands, 337n

proposed amendment for incorporation of Louisiana into U.S., viii, 685-8

Queries on Louisiana, viii-ix, 694-5, 699-704

Syllabus of an Estimate of the merit of the doctrines of Jesus, ix, 253-5, 260, 265, 266-7, 270, 273, 276-7, 311-12, 320, 332-3

translates Volney's Ruines, 96-8, 349, 351

See also Annual Message to Congress (1802); Declaration of Independence; Manual of Parliamentary Practice; Notes on the State of Virginia

“Jefferson and Liberty” (Michael Fortune), 69, 70n

Jenckes, William C., 306

Jenkins, Charles Jones, 125-6, 717

Jenkins, Frederick, 505n, 608-9, 724

Jenner, Edward, 657n

Jesus

divinity of, 332-3

TJ's views on the doctrines of, ix, 157-9, 235-7, 251-5, 260, 265, 266-7, 270, 273, 276-7, 311-12, 321, 332-3

Jews

anti-Semitism, 630

in Mediterranean, 197n, 576n

religion of, compared with Indian, 446n

TJ's views on, 158, 253-4, 255

João, Prince Regent of Portugal

and importation of American flour, 95n

letter to, 225

TJ congratulates, on birth of son, 225

John (seaman), 462

John Adams (U.S. frigate), 56, 547

Johnson, Richard, 288

Johnson, Samuel

Dictionary of the English Language, 295, 513n

Jombert, Charles Antoine

Bibliothèque portative d'architecture, 316, 317n

Jones, Charles, 667-8

Jones, David, 212n

Jones, Edward (Mass.), 8n

Jones, Gabriel

controversy over TJ's debt to, x, 568-72

Jones, Meriwether

and controversy over TJ's debt to G. Jones, 568-72

identified, 569n

letter to, 568-9

recommends aspirants for office, 667

Jones, Samuel, 168n

Jones, William (Bristol), 572n

Jones, William (Pa.), 92-3n, 343, 347-8, 371

Jones & Howell

advise on shipments for TJ, 499

letters from cited, 198n, 722

letter to, 197-8

payments to, 197-8

TJ orders iron from, 197

Jordan, Melatiah, 502-3, 723

Jourdan et fils (Tain, France), 458

Journal des défenseurs de la patrie (Paris), 334

Journal of Andrew Ellicott, Late Commissioner on Behalf of the United States (Andrew Ellicott), 15, 16n, 222, 223n

Judiciary Act (1801), 372n, 483

“Junius Philænus” (pseudonym)

Letter to Thomas Jefferson, 670, 671n

Juno (ship), 477

Jupiter (planet), 15, 16n

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