Volume 40 Index

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Wabash River

military expedition on (1791), 630

trade on, 11

Wabash saline, 544-5, 591, 593-4

Wadsworth, Decius, 606-7, 665

Wadsworth, Elijah, 429

Wadsworth, Peleg, 243n

Wagner, Jacob

acts as translator, 625, 626-7

and Angerman's pamphlet, 626-7

letter from, 626-7

as State Department chief clerk, 35, 42n, 233, 434n, 472n

wagons, 680

Wales, 168n

Walker, Carleton, 538-9, 544

Walker, David, 537n

Walker, Elizabeth Eppes, 536, 537n

Walker, Elizabeth Moore, 188-9, 208, 209n, 417n

Walker, James (millwright)

letter to, 110

and Shadwell mills, 110, 283n

Walker, John

accused of circulating TJ's letters, 382

falling out with TJ, 84, 85n

friendship with J. Page, 84, 272

letters from cited, 188n, 284n, 325n, 721, 724

letters to cited, 188n, 325n, 721, 724

letter to, 187-9

and Walker Affair, 165, 187-9, 208, 259, 272, 283-4, 325, 382-3, 416-17

Wallace, Caleb, 461n

Wallace, James (astronomer)

identified, 402n

letter from, 396-403

letter from cited, 720

New Treatise on the Use of Globes, 402n

sends ideas on natural philosophy and Christianity, 396-403

Wallace, John, 721

Wanscher, Marten (Martin)

letters from cited, 721, 723

payments to, 726

War, U.S. Department of

arsenals, armories, 249n

contracts to supply, 654

disputes over rank and command in, 605-7, 662-5

engineers, 5, 191-5, 264n, 412n, 418, 605-7, 662-5

fortifications, 191-5, 392

forts, posts, 249n

medical department, 190, 300

military agents, 680

regiments of artillery, 190, 270, 300, 383, 590n, 629

regiments of infantry, 190, 418

resignation of officers, 383-4, 589-90

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

Ward, John, 552, 554n

Ward, Samuel, 339-40, 346, 427, 718

Wardlaw, William, 454

Wardwell, Jeremiah

identified, 503n

letter from, 502-3

recommends P. D. Sargent, 502-3

Warner, John

forwards copies of Federal Ark, 68, 76

letters from, 68, 76

recommends aspirants for office, 68n

War of 1812, 608n

Warren, Henry, 59, 60n, 274, 275n

Warren, James

letter from, 274-5

and Mass. claim on U.S., 160n

thanks TJ for son's appointment, 274-5

Washington, George

admiration for, 144

and agriculture, horticulture, 96n, 336, 337n

aides-de-camp, 673

appointments by, 242, 412n, 464

biographies of, 14, 18, 159, 281

and Buchan, 709n

Ceracchi's bust of, 657-8

and Chastellux claim, 488n

death of, 185

family of, 159n, 334, 335n

and Jay Treaty, 452, 631

military secretary of, 68n

portraits of, xlvi, 726

Proclamation of Neutrality, 330, 331n

and R. Harvey, 478n

TJ's opinion of, 709

and Whiskey Insurrection, 630, 633n

Washington, Lawrence (nephew of George Washington), 334, 335n

Washington, D.C.

banks, 14, 66n, 209, 219, 312, 582-3, 624n, 679n

blacksmiths, 507

bridges, ix, 421, 440

burning of, in 1814, 421n

city council, 624n

description of, 158-9

dry dock proposed at, 17

hotels, boardinghouses, 205, 206

immigrants to, 142

Independence Day festivities in, 623-4

and James Williams's land claim, 534-6

Kentucky Ave., 421

landscaping in, ix, xli, 19n, 64-7, 95-6, 320 (illus.), 619

maps of, 65

markets, 66n

mayors, 624n, 718

militia, 624n

newspapers, 189n

nurseries, 65, 66-7n, 96n

Pennsylvania Ave., xli, 19n, 64-6, 95-6, 320 (illus.), 421, 440

postal service, 163, 265-6, 487

proposed as revenue district, 11-12

public buildings, 16-17, 17-18, 22

relationship with Georgetown, 440

reputation as unhealthy, x, 270-1, 273

snuff manufacturing, 567-8

streets and roads in, xli, 19n, 64-7, 95-6, 619

surveyors, 718

theaters, ix, 65, 66n, 96, 147

Tiber Creek, 536n

Washington Navy Yard, 56n, 70n, 88-9n, 306n, 548n

weather at, 409

See also Anacostia River; Capitol, U.S.; District of Columbia; National Intelligencer

Washington Federalist, 189n

Washington Jockey Club, 643n

Washington Theater, 147n

watches

as astronomical instruments, 15, 222, 288-9, 375, 377, 446n

gold, 643

repair, maintenance of, 445, 446n

Waterhouse, Benjamin

letter from cited, 721

letter to, 98

Prospect of Exterminating the Small Pox, 98

successful spread of vaccination, 98

Watson, William (Mass.), 59, 60n, 89, 274-5, 468n

Wawilaway (Shawnee Indian), 420n

Wayles, John (TJ's father-in-law), 571

Wayles estate, 570-1, 661

Wayne, Caleb P., 187

weather

frost, 409

ice, 409

snow, 19, 409

Webster, Daniel, 262n

Weeks, Lemuel, 243n

Wells, John

letter from cited, 722

Wells, William, 349, 351-2, 353n

Weser River, 481

West, Cato

appointed secretary of Miss. Terr., 10, 59, 61n

family of, 60n

may govern in Claiborne's absence, 596, 597n

as member of political faction, 103-4n

“Western American” (pseudonym), 77

western states

calls for secession in, 77n, 101

and Spain, 109

suspicious of eastern states, 77n

West India Company, Dutch, 434n

West Indies

Dutch colonies in, 432, 434n

French colonies in, 42n

trade with, 432, 434n

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

West Point, N.Y.

military academy at, 195n, 412n, 606, 607n, 662, 664, 665n

Wharton, Joseph, Jr., 92n

wheat, 537, 575

Whelen, Israel, 249n, 545n, 681

Whipple, John, 418

Whipple, John (R.I.)

letter from cited, 721

Whiskey Insurrection, 630-1, 633n

White (seaman), 462

White, Bishop William, 522n

White, William C.

"Patriotic Ode," 69, 70n

Whiting, Francis B., 667-8

Whitney, Thomas, 445, 446n

Whittemore, Samuel, 466

Whitwell, John P.

letter from, 495-6

seeks medical supply contract, 495-6

Whitworth, Charles

and potential alliance between U.S. and Britain, 43n, 227-8

presentation of, to Bonaparte, 200

and renewal of war between Britain and France, 35-8, 40, 41, 44n, 46, 47, 49, 301, 303n, 326, 434n

secretary of, 432

Wickham, John, 124, 168, 219, 661

Wilberforce, William, 363-4n

Wilkes, Charles, 542-3

Wilkinson, James

and Dunbar, 517, 520

and Indian treaty negotiations, 365n, 422, 718

and S. Hunt, 211n

Wilkinsonville, Cantonment (army post), 664

Willard, Emma Hart, 32n

Willard, John

to assume supervisor's duties, 644, 645n

defends conduct as marshal, 30-2

identified, 31-2n

letter from, 30-2

Willard, Joseph, 144n

Willett, Marinus, 167n

William and Mary, College of, 589n, 675

Williams, Dalton, 574

Williams, David Rogerson, 551, 553n

Williams, James, 534-6

Williams, John H., 388, 389n

Williams, Jonathan

inspects N.C. fortifications, 194n, 195n

letters from, 605-8, 662-5

resigns commission, 605-8, 662-5

Williams, Robert, 689

Williamson, Hugh

letters from, 234-5, 354-5

letter to, 292-3

and navigation of Iberville River, 234-5, 292-3

sends thoughts on Louisiana, New Orleans, 354-5

Wilmington, Del.

bridges, 324n

collector at, 68, 76, 555-6, 557n, 676, 721, 724

elections in, 677

Independence Day celebration at, 678

newspapers, 68, 76, 324n, 336n

physicians, 679n

postmaster, 76, 679n

Republicans in, 324n

Society of Friends in, 499n, 679n

surveyors, 499n

Wilmington, N.C.

fortifications near, 194n, 195n

naval officer at, 538-9, 544

Wilson, James (army officer), 263, 264n

Wilson, James J., 324n

Wilson, Thomas (Va. state senator), 335n

Wilson, William (Maine), 243n, 244n

Winchester, E. & A., 305

wine

adulteration of, 539

bottling of, 4

Brazil, 7

from Burgundy, 313-14, 343-4

from Champagne, 313-14, 343-4

champagne (still), 313

duties on, 67

effect on health, 52

French, 312-14

Hermitage (white), 457-8

Hungarian, 4, 124-5, 263-4, 287

Madeira, 7, 52

measurement of, 314n

Médoc, 539

Montepulciano, 659

Montrachet (Monrachet), 313-14

Oeiras, 67n, 209, 345-6

ordered by TJ, 4, 7, 67, 69, 124-5, 150, 209, 263-4, 287, 312-14, 343-4, 345-6, 356, 454-8, 539-40, 575, 659, 679

port, 52

preservation of, 346

prices, 67n, 312-14, 458

sauterne, 539

sherry, 52, 356

sherry (pale), 356

storage of, 344, 346

Termo, 346

transportation of, 313-14, 343-4, 346, 356

Wingate, Joshua, Jr., 249n, 308n

Wingate, Julia Cascaline Dearborn, 308n

Wingate, Paine, 308n

Winn, Elize

letter to, 99

sends poetry, pecans to TJ, 90

thanked by TJ, 99

Winnipeg, Lake, 61n, 173

Wisconsin River, 179

Wistar, Caspar

letter from cited, 721

and mastodon, 238

and Michaux's proposed western expedition, 171

prepares M. Lewis for expedition, 170, 263, 278, 444

and smallpox vaccination, 281n

Wolcott, Alexander

advises on appointments, 85-7

identified, 86-7n

letter from, 85-7

Wolcott, Dr. Alexander, 86n

Wolcott, Frances Burbank, 86n

Wolcott, George, 61-2, 85, 86n

Wolcott, Mary Richards, 86n

Wolcott, Oliver, Jr., 166

Wollaston, Frederick Hyde, 457, 458n

women

biographies of, 671, 672n

breast milk, 320-1

education of, 32n, 392, 393n, 456

marriage, 456

pregnancy, childbirth, 126, 454, 576

printers, 281n, 516n

violence against, 391

washerwomen, 391n

widows, widowhood, 377, 485-6, 666

Wood, John

Full Exposition of the Clintonian Faction, 601, 602n

History of the Administration of John Adams, 601, 602n

Woodward, Augustus Brevoort

letter from, 11-12

proposes Washington, D.C., as collection district, 11-12

Woodward, John, 11, 12n

Woodward, John (Va.), 408n

Wormeley, Ralph, 75n

Worthington, Thomas

advises on appointments, 715

and Herrod murder, 419-21

letter from cited, 420n, 723

letters from, 419-21, 713-16

and S. Huntington, 429n

sends news of Ohio elections, politics, 713-16

and Tiffin, 30n

Wren, James, 64, 66n

Wright, Robert, 11n, 202n, 527n

Württemberg, Electorate of, 24, 25n

Wylly, 721

Wythe, George, 533

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