Volume 40 Index

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Lacépède, Anne Huberte Charlotte Jubé Gauthier, 368, 369, 370n

Lacépède, Bernard Germain Étienne de La Ville-sur-Illon, Comte de

health of, 368, 369

Histoire naturelle, 368, 369, 370n

letter from, 367-70

Monroe carries letter to, 19, 21n, 367, 368

and TJ's proposed western expedition, 367-70

Lacombe, Jacques

Abrégé chronologique de l'histoire ancienne des empires et des républiques, 510, 512

La Coruña, Spain, 574

Lacroix, Silvestre François

Traité du calcul differential et du calcul integral, 403n

Ladvocat, Jean Baptiste

Dictionnaire historique, 510, 512

Lafayette, Françoise Émilie Destutt de Tracy, 387, 486

Lafayette, George Washington Louis Gilbert du Motier de, 387, 486

Lafayette, Marie Adrienne Françoise de Noailles, Marquise de, 387, 486

Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de

and Beaumarchais heirs' claim, 415-16

and Bernadotte, 121-2, 144, 145

and Bollmann, 563, 591, 592n

and Chastellux claim, 485-6, 487, 488n, 633-4, 655

congratulates TJ on Louisiana Purchase, 386, 485

financial situation of, 591, 592

health of, 121-2, 204, 206, 387, 487, 655

imprisonment of, 4n

land granted to, 4, 125, 386-7, 485, 563

letter from cited, 723

letters from, 121-2, 386-7, 415-16, 485-6, 655

and Lormerie, 214, 216

and Mme de Tessé, 387

recommends aspirants for office, 195n

and U.S. relations with Britain, vii, 121

Lafayette, Natalie Renée Émilie du Motier de, 486

Laforgue, Louis

Art du dentiste, 713

Lake of the Woods, 179

Lalande, Joseph Jérôme Le Français de, 15, 222, 223n

Lamb, Gen. John, 166, 167n, 645

Lambert, John

letter from cited, 76n

Landais, Louis

identified, 590n

letter from, 589-90

letter from cited, 590n

resignation of, from army, 589-90

Langdon, John

candidate for governor, 11

and J. S. Sherburne, 262n

letter from, 335-6

TJ sends pamphlet to, 335-6

Langham, Elias, 714

Lanham, Elisha, 508n

La Poype, Jean François Cornu, baron de

Lois de la Nature, 713

La Rochefoucauld, Alexandrine Charlotte Sophie de Rohan-Chabot, Duchesse de, 486n

Latimer, George, 92n, 508, 509n

Latimer, Thomas, 104

latitude

calculation of, 171, 177, 222, 223-4, 424, 425

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry

appointed surveyor of public buildings, ix, 16-17, 17-18, 57

asked to examine sheet iron roof of S. Smith's house, 419

design, alteration of U.S. Capitol, ix, 126, 127-37, 237, 262-3

expenditures by, 618

family of, 126

health of, 126

and Lenthall, 330, 374, 410, 443, 528, 572, 609, 646, 691

letters from, 57, 126, 127, 237

letters from cited, 447n, 722, 723

letters to, 16-17, 17-18, 262-3, 419

letter to cited, 723

and Lormerie, 204, 206

Report on the Ground Plan of the Capitol's New Wing, 127-37

rolling mill business, 57, 309

TJ buys sheet iron from, 263, 447n

Latrobe, John Hazlehurst Boneval, 126n

Latrobe, Mary Elizabeth Hazlehurst (second wife of B. H. Latrobe), 126

Latude, Jean Henri Masers de, 54, 55n

Laussat, Pierre Clément

arrives at New Orleans, 112, 114n, 450

and D. Clark, 202n

issues proclamation, 112-13, 114n, 186

as possible successor to Bernadotte, 529

promises to restore deposit at New Orleans, 372

tensions with Spanish officials, 596

and transfer of Louisiana to U.S., 616, 617

law

and boundary dispute between Va. and Md., 533-4, 577-80

calls to reform, 621n

capital punishment, 476n

common, 580n

corporal punishment, 15n

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

manslaughter among slaves, 506n

mercantile, 282

militia laws, 29-30

slave trade, 338, 342-3

See also attorneys; Courts, U.S.; crime; Jefferson, Thomas: Law

Lawrence, Augustine, 124n

Laws of North Carolina (1802), 148

Lear, Tobias

and annuity for Algiers, 87

appointed consul general at Algiers, 79, 80n, 94, 659, 718

instructions to, 649, 659n

salary and compensation for, 649

and W. Eaton's accounts, 649

Le Brun, Charles (1619-1690), 204-5, 206, 207n

Leclerc, Victoire Emmanuel, 350, 352, 430n, 598n

Leçons d'anatomie comparée (Georges Cuvier), 301n, 316

Ledet, Joseph M.

carries letter for Mme de Corny, 542, 543

letter from cited, 543-4n

Le Duc, M., 313

Lee, Ann Hill Carter, 188

Lee, Edmund Jennings

identified, 212-13n

letters to, from cited, 213n

letter to, 212-13

requests copies of laws pertaining to Alexandria, 212-13

Lee, Henry

letter from cited, 724

and Walker Affair, 187, 188n, 189n, 283, 284n, 325

Lee, John (Me.), 466, 468n

Lee, Richard Evers, 580, 581n

Lee, Richard Henry, 212n, 580, 581n, 718

Lee, Sarah Lee, 212n

Lee, William (1772-1840)

forwards news from France, 430

letter from, 430

letter to, 539-40

and wine for TJ, 539-40, 541n, 567, 574

Lee, William R., 340n, 427n

Le Fevre, Mr., 155

Legg, William, 59

Leghorn (Livorno), Italy

and the Grana, 197n

intercourse with Britain, 711

merchant convoys to, from, 493n

merchants, 197n, 515, 516n

U.S. navy vessels at, 152, 547

Lego (TJ's estate)

J. W. Eppes seeks to exchange Bedford lands for, 322, 361-2, 536-7, 575

Le Havre, France

books for Library of Congress shipped from, 513n

commercial agent at, 340-1, 412, 505n, 608-9, 717, 718, 719n, 724

dispatches sent by way of, 301

Louisiana treaty and conventions sent from, 412-13

Monroe disembarks at, 21n

wine for TJ shipped from, 313, 344

Leib, Michael, 329n, 347-8n

Leiper, Thomas, 515, 568n

Lemaire, Étienne

orders groceries, supplies for President's House, 266

and President's House accounts, 725-6

Lenox, David, 708

Lenthall, Jane King, 330n

Lenthall, John

identified, 330n

Latrobe's instructions for, 262, 263n

letters from, 330, 374, 410, 443, 528, 572-3, 609, 646, 691

sends progress reports on U.S. Capitol, ix, 330, 374, 410, 443, 528, 572-3, 609, 646, 691

Leonard, John West, 342

leopards, 264

Létombe, Philippe André Joseph de, 204, 205

Letter Concerning The Ten Pound Court, in the City of New-York, Addressed to the State Legislature (James Cheetham), 602

Letters from Europe during a Tour through Switzerland and Italy, in the Years 1801 and 1802 (Joseph Sansom), 380n

Letters from His Excellency General Washington (Arthur Young), 336, 337n

Letters to Alexander Hamilton, King of the Feds ("Tom Callender"), 670, 671-2n

Letter to Joseph Priestley, L.L.D. F.R.S. (John Blair Linn), 610

Letter to the Reverend John Blair Linn, A. M. (Joseph Priestley), 609-10

Letter to Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States ("Junius Philænus”), 670, 671n

Lettres originales de Mirabeau (Honoré Gabriel Riquetti, Comte de Mirabeau), 291n

Levant, 109n, 550, 627

Lévesque, Pierre Charles

Collection des moralistes anciens, 301

Levrault Frères (Paris), 98n

Lewis (TJ's slave), 503

Lewis, Francis, Jr., 124n

Lewis, Jacob

letter from, 57-8

seeks appointment, 57-8

Lewis, James (Charlottesville), 21-2

Lewis, Joseph, Jr., 335n

Lewis, Meriwether

asked by TJ to make payments, purchase items, 263-4, 287, 316, 394, 395, 445, 446n

cipher for, 180, 182n, 293-9

departs on western expedition, ix, 605, 661, 680-1

and I. Briggs, 383

introduces J. Ellicott, 278-9

letter of credit for, 655-6

letters from, 245-50, 278-9, 374-5, 444-6, 680-1

letters to, 176-83, 263-4, 277-8, 288-9, 377, 655-6

and news of Philadelphia politics, 586, 587, 588n

notes for TJ, on Bank of Columbia, 436, 437n

power of attorney for, 498n

promissory note to TJ, 599

and R. Claiborne, 300n

reports on preparations for western expedition, 245-50, 374-5, 444-6

servant of, 391n

and T. Coxe, 586, 588n, 592

TJ forwards letters to, 263, 497-8

TJ purchases coat for, 276

TJ's instructions to, xliii, 169-72, 176-83, 277-8, 288-9, 377, 444

TJ's private secretary, 78, 176, 258, 442

See also Lewis and Clark expedition

Lewis, Nicholas, 572n

Lewis, Reuben, 497, 498n

Lewis, Seth

resignation of, 448-9, 450n, 555, 557

Lewis, Thomas (Va. congressman), 407-8

Lewis and Clark expedition

appropriation for, 60, 61n, 89

astronomical observations, 15-16, 70-4, 170, 176, 177, 182n, 222, 223-4, 248, 288-9, 374-5, 377, 446n, 573

boats, canoe for, 246-8, 249-50n, 445

Clark invited to join, ix, 172

compensation for members of, 181, 183n

confidential message to Congress about, 176

and contact with Indians, 169, 171, 175, 176, 178, 179-80, 182n, 250n, 288, 444, 446n, 530, 655

corn mill for, 288, 289n

and Federalists, 169, 175

and Great Britain, 8-9, 170, 173, 177, 278

interpreters for, 245-6, 249n, 278

leadership of, 171-2, 181

letter of credit for, 181, 183n, 655-6

map for, xlii-xliii, 60, 61n, 89-90, 170, 320 (illus.), 445

potential to return by sea, 180-1, 655-6

preparations for, ix, 15-16, 54, 60, 70-4, 78n, 170, 172, 245-50, 258, 263, 278, 374-5, 377, 444-6, 605

proposed route of, 8-9, 605

recruits for, 176-7, 246, 249n, 445

Rush's advice for preserving health of, 530-1

safe conduct passes for, 8-9, 177, 653-4

safety of, emphasized, 171, 176, 180, 182

secrecy surrounding, 278

to send reports to Washington, 177-8, 180, 293, 296

smallpox vaccination recommended for, 169, 175, 176n, 179, 182n

supplies, equipment for, ix, 176, 248, 250n, 288, 289n, 374-5, 377, 446n, 531n, 680

and TJ's presidential legacy, 8-9n

winter camp on Missouri River, 1804-1805, xliii

Lewis & Lawrence (New York City), 124

Lexicon Graeco-Latinum Novum (Johann Scapula), 511, 512

Liberia, 455n

Liberty

depicted on U.S. coins, xlvi, 320 (illus.)

liberty cap, xlvi

libraries

free, 386n

See also Jefferson, Thomas: Library; Library of Congress

Library of Congress

books for, xlv, 41, 43n, 47, 432-3, 509-13, 529, 712

Life of George Washington (John Marshall), 14

lighthouses

appointment of keepers, superintendents, 345, 721, 722, 723

at Cape Henlopen, Del., 104-5

erection of, 250-1

at Newport, R.I., 345

Old Point Comfort, Va., 722

salary of keepers, 104-5

Smith Point, Va., 722

St. Simons Island, Ga., 274n

Lilly, Gabriel

and canal for Shadwell mills, 110, 506

and Henderson's mill dam, 541

letters forwarded to, 723

letters from cited, 722, 724

letters to cited, 506n, 722, 723, 724

overseer at Monticello, 266, 273, 284-5, 362, 503

payments to, 285, 317-18

and sale of Cary, 505

and sale of W. Short's lands, 168-9, 219

supervises nailery, 454

and W. Short's tenants, 28, 107

limestone, 515

Lincoln, Abraham, 488, 489n, 718

Lincoln, Benjamin, 457, 458n, 468n

Lincoln, Levi

advises on acquisition of new territory, 681-2

advises on appointments, 266-8, 489

advises on Barbary affairs, 153

attends cabinet meetings, 152-4, 330-2

children of, 105-6

and Fosdick's removal, 243n, 267, 276

letter from cited, 724

letters from, 69-70, 175-6, 266-8, 489

letters to, 105-6, 260, 276-7, 463-4

and Lewis and Clark expedition, 169-70, 171, 175-6, 182n

nominated to Supreme Court, 86n

opinion on T. Munroe's appointment, authority, 237

and potential alliance with Great Britain, 153

recommends aspirants for office, 184-5

as reference, 210

reports on anniversary celebration in Mass., news from Washington, 69-70

TJ sends his views on the doctrines of Jesus to, ix, 260, 266-7, 276-7

and TJ's "Fair Play" essay, 463-4

and TJ's proposed amendment for incorporation of Louisiana into U.S., viii, 684

Lincoln, Levi, Jr.

Address: Pronounced at Worcester, 70n

complimented by TJ, 105-6

Lind, Dr. James, 109n

Lindsey, Theophilus, 159n

Linn, James, 186n

Linn, John Blair

Letter to Joseph Priestley, 610

Powers of Genius, 713

Linnaeus, Carolus

Systema Vegetabilium, 613, 614n

Linnard, William, 680

Linnean Society, 516n

Lisbon, 67, 209, 346, 370

L'Isle, Guillaume de, xliii, 60, 61n, 89

Literary and Philosophical Society (Manchester, Eng.), 516n

Littlejohn, Miles, 463, 469

Little Turtle (Miami Indian), 349, 351-2, 353n

Lively (ship), 629

Livingston, Edward

removed from office, 545-6, 645

and society for promotion of fine arts, xli, 430, 431n

as U.S. attorney, 166, 167n

visits Washington, 645

Livingston, John (cadet), 270

Livingston, Robert R.

advises on appointments, 341n, 528-9

agricultural interests, 515, 516n

and American debt claims, 38, 40-1, 42n, 44-5, 46, 48, 49, 432

announces purchase of Louisiana, viii, 301-4, 660

and Beaumarchais heirs' claim, 415

and books for Library of Congress, 41, 43n, 47, 432-3, 529

and cases of Rodgers and W. Davidson, 472n

commission for, 199-200

correspondence with Madison, 38, 39, 41, 42n, 48, 62-4

criticism of, 62-3, 87

and Curwen, 98n

deafness of, 36, 38, 40

and delivery of Louisiana treaty and conventions, 412-13n, 431

expense of outfit in France, 41, 47

and Florida, 35, 39, 42-3n, 45, 48, 64n

and French invasion of Hanover, 529

and Fulton, 629n

instructions to, 41, 47, 331-2n, 684

letters from, 38-44, 44-8, 48-50, 198-203, 301-4, 431-4, 470-4, 528-9

and Louisiana negotiations, vii-viii, 35, 38-9, 40-1, 42n, 43n, 44-5, 46, 48, 121, 187, 198-203, 331-2n, 393n

and navigation of rivers through Florida, 418n

to negotiate for New Orleans, 77n, 199-200, 202n, 331-2n, 682

opinion on Louisiana boundary, 431, 433-4n

and P. S. Du Pont, 145

and Pinckney Treaty, 62, 63-4n, 121

portrait of, xli-xlii, 320 (illus.)

and potential alliance with Great Britain, 153-4n, 227-9

receives blank consular commissions, 719n

relationship with Monroe, 198, 201n, 302-3

and renewal of war between Britain and France, 35-8, 39-41, 43n, 45-6, 48-9, 64n, 331-2n, 431-4

seeks to resign as minister, 35, 38, 41, 47, 229-30, 231-2, 432

sends dispatches via Le Havre, 340, 341n

sends news from France, 38-44, 44-8, 48-50

thoughts on U.S. as maritime power, 39, 43n, 45, 48

and U.S. consuls, 457, 480

uses British minister to forward dispatches, 63, 64n

uses ciphers, 35-6, 38-40, 42n, 44-6, 47n, 62-4, 302, 303n, 470-1, 474n, 490n

warns that Bonaparte wishes to void Louisiana convention, 470-4

llamas, 182n, 264

Logan, Deborah Norris, 522

Logan, George

and divisions among Pa. Republicans, 522-3

and I. Coffin, 220

letter from, 522-3

Lois de la Nature…Ouvrage divisé en deux parties (Jean François Cornu, baron de La Poype), 713

London

agricultural societies, 709n

booksellers, 511, 512

descriptions of, 474

food prices in, 125

learned societies, 516n, 613, 614n

medical societies, 226n, 657n

smallpox vaccination in, 657n

Tyburn Hill, 476n

Westminster General Dispensary, 226n

Long Island, battle of, 629

longitude

calculation of, 15-16, 70-4, 171, 177, 182n, 222, 223-4, 288-9, 374, 424, 425

Longworth, David

invoice submitted by, 725

letter from cited, 724

L'Orient (Lorient), France, 490n

Lorimer, John, 234, 235n

Lormerie, Louis Philippe Gallot de

letters from, 203-7, 213-16

letters to, 207, 220

offers tapestries to U.S., 203-7, 213-16, 220

Louis XIV, King of France, 207n, 213, 215

Louis, M.

winemaker's agent, 313

Louisa, Queen of Denmark, 494n

Louisiana

administrative divisions in, 694, 700, 701

agricultural production in, 698, 704

Balize (Balise), 112, 114n

black population of, 683, 695, 700, 701

and Bonaparte, viii, xliv, 35, 39, 42n, 45, 48, 114n, 201n, 202-3n, 354

boundaries of, 302, 304n, 354, 431, 433-4n, 660, 683, 694, 695, 699-700, 701

Britain opposes French control of, 39, 45

British interest in upper, 170, 173, 302

ceded to France by Spain, 177, 653

church and clergy in, 695, 699, 700, 702

citizenship for inhabitants of, 684-5

civil and military officials in, 694, 695, 696, 699, 700, 702

composition of population of, 683, 684, 695, 700, 701

consequences of cession to France, vii, 9n, 20-1, 75n, 144-5, 153-4, 187, 227-9, 354, 372, 515, 517-19, 596

division of, 683

education in, 698, 702

exports from, 697-8, 703

freedom of religion in, 684

French expeditionary force expected at, 108, 113, 114-15n, 121-2, 186-7, 202n, 517, 682

and French policy, 112-13, 114n, 121-2, 517-19

governor of, 673

immigration to, 357-8, 359-60, 517-19, 704-5

impact on U.S.-British relations, 75n, 121, 153-4, 201n, 227-33, 472n, 515

imports to, 697-8, 703-4

Indians in, viii, 683, 684, 685, 686-7, 695, 700, 701, 704-5, 712

land titles and tenure in, 695, 698, 700, 701

legal system in, 698, 700, 702

of little value without Florida, 39, 45, 48

manufacturing in, 698, 704

maps of, 302, 304n, 695, 699, 699n, 700, 701

militia in, 701

Natchitoches, 698

newspapers in, 710, 711n

offered by France, 201n, 202-3n

Opelousas, 698

proposed amendment for incorporation of, into U.S., 681-8, 690, 704-5

proximity to Canada, 201n, 357, 359

public buildings and fortifications in, 695, 700, 702

public debt in, 697, 703

public expenditures in, 695, 696, 700

relocation of inhabitants from, 683, 686, 687

removal of eastern Indians to, 682-8

revenue system in, 689-90, 695-6, 700, 702-3

settlement of, viii, 302, 682-3

size of, 660-1

Spanish administration of, 114n

Spanish division of, 660

Spanish posts, settlements in, 654n

Spanish resistance to retrocession, 112, 229, 596

sugar cultivation in, 695, 700, 702

terms of retrocession to France, 256, 257n, 258-60, 269-70, 286, 292, 354, 372

TJ's queries on, viii-ix, 688, 689, 692-704

transfer of, from France to U.S., 473n, 616, 617

transfer of, from Spain to France, 27n, 114-15n

W. Fla. claimed as part of, 39, 302, 304n, 354, 431, 433-4n

See also Mississippi River; New Orleans; Pinckney Treaty

Louisiana Purchase

Bonaparte's decision to sell, 201n

deadlines for U.S. compliance with terms of, 470-3

delivery, arrival of treaty and conventions from France, 412-13, 470, 473n, 661

and Federalists, viii, 668, 677, 711-12

financing of, viii, 470, 472-3n

negotiation of, viii, 198-203, 302-4, 349, 352, 357, 359-60, 386, 391-2, 456-7, 481, 485, 553, 616, 617, 660, 707

New Orleans included in, viii, 229, 302, 303n

news of, arrives in U.S., viii, 624n, 653, 660, 668, 672-3, 677, 682, 710

R. R. Livingston's proposals, 38, 39, 42n, 43n, 44-5, 48

ratification of, by France, 431, 433n, 470, 472-3n

ratification of, by U.S., 471, 473n, 490n

safeguards U.S. national security, 661, 682-3, 712

Spain opposes, 472n

terms of, viii, 202-3n, 302, 303-4n, 660, 673, 684

Louvre, 201n

Lowndes, Thomas, 554n

“Lucius Sempronius” (pseudonym), 194n

Ludlow, Charles (N.Y.)

identified, 555n

letter from, 601

letter to, 554-5

makes payment for TJ, 549, 554-5, 601, 602

Ludlow, Daniel, 256-7n

Ludlow, Israel, 715, 716n

Lukens, John, 329

lumber

beech, 110, 111n, 390n

birch, 111

cherry, 284, 318, 389-90

mahogany, 318

pine, 318, 390n

price of, 284-5, 318

See also trees

Lur-Saluces (Salus), Comte de, 539

Lusk, Amos, 429

Lyle, James

letter from, 602-3

letter to, 691-2

and TJ's debt to Henderson, McCaul & Co., 602-3, 691-2

Lyles, William, 485n

Lynch, Edward

identified, 388n

letter from, 387-8

seeks appointment, 329, 387-8

Lyon, James

letter from, 370

sends proposals for mail contract, stage line, 370

Lyon, Matthew, 365

Lyons, France, 510, 512

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