Volume 41 Index

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Jackson, Andrew

advises on appointments, 214

feud with Sevier, 543-4

Indian policies of, as president, 402n

letters from, 155-7, 543-4

letter to, 395

presidential appointments, removals by, 207n, 268n

supporters of, 459n

and T. Butler court-martial, 155-7, 268-9, 294-5, 395

TJ's opinion of, 268

and Wabash saline, 675n

Jackson, Daniel, 86

Jackson, David, Jr.

letter from, 149

letter to, 183

and Presbyterian support for Republicans in Philadelphia, 149

recommends aspirants for office, 459n

thanked by TJ, 183

Jackson, Francis James, 388n

Jackson, James, 389n, 548, 550n

Jackson, John G., 546

Jackson, William, 76

Jaffa, 147n, 148n

Jamaica, 3n, 259n

Jamieson, Andrew, 434n

Jarvis, Charles, 240-1, 513

Jarvis, John Wesley, xlii

Jarvis, William

letters from, 423-5, 613

and U.S. flour imports to Portugal, 424

and wine for TJ, 423-5, 613

Jay, Fort, 343

Jay, Peter Augustus, 299, 301n, 348n

Jay Treaty

and consuls in British colonies, 716n

and debt claims, 567, 568n

and export duties, 246

as ongoing political issue, 11n, 52, 54n

opposition to, 313, 314n

and renewal of commercial articles, 214, 217n

Jeakes, Joseph, 112n

Jefferson, George

handles shipments for TJ, 104, 140-2, 174, 192-3, 381, 405-6, 507, 531

handles TJ's business affairs in Richmond, 405, 531

letters from, 140-2, 174, 381, 405-6, 507-8, 564-5

letters to, 192-3, 405, 531

letter to cited, 104n, 735

recommends aspirants for office, 564-5

and sale of TJ's tobacco, 141-2

TJ's account with, 507-8

and W. Short's Va. lands, 695

See also Gibson & Jefferson

Jefferson, Thomas

Agriculture

agriculture "a science of the very first order," 727

crop rotation plans, 262, 263, 396, 397n

exchanges seeds, plants with friends, 47-8, 344-6, 486-7, 491, 607, 608, 609n, 644-5, 666, 674

Hessian fly, 486

moldboard plow, 171-2, 230-1

need for agricultural education, 727

and tenants, 262, 263, 396-7, 405, 678-9

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

Architecture

supports R. Mills, xliii, 461, 462n

See also Monticello

Business and Financial Affairs

and A. McCall's claim, 525-6

debt to Henderson, McCaul & Co., 391-3, 531-2

debt to J. Currie, 120

leases land, slaves, 396-7, 405

newspaper subscriptions, 124-5, 512-14, 578

orders cider, 456-7

orders hams, 531, 581

orders iron, 55, 192, 193n

pays court fees, 405n

pays for watch repair, 566n

pays taxes, 405n

transports goods by boat, 405

and Wayles estate, 525

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

Character and Image

children named after TJ, 513

friend to the poor, 504

poetry written in praise of, 366-9

Correspondence

declines signing subscription lists, 596

declines writing letters of condolence, 471-2

method of arranging, recording correspondence, 124, 527

preserves public correspondence, 93-4

receives anonymous letters, 129-32, 417, 581, 659

receives death threats, 129-32

receives letters from the insane, 218

too busy to write often, 665, 680

uses caution, disguise in writing, sending letters, 7, 107-8, 289, 308n, 398-9

Inauguration

celebration of anniversary of, 719n

poetry composed in honor of, 54

Law

as attorney for R. Young, 503, 504-5n

and citizenship, 34-5

Library

books obtained for, 136, 187-8, 189n, 201-2, 292, 309, 310, 311n, 361-2, 372, 373, 383, 532, 568-9

book subscriptions, 371-3, 500-1, 532

and Encyclopédie méthodique, 577

others granted access to, 577

pays for bookbinding, 115-16n

works on North American geography, 321

Minister to France

and Faujas de Saint-Fond, 188n

and J. Ledyard, 417n

Nailery

nailrod and iron stock for, 55, 192, 193n, 381, 531, 677

Opinions

advantages of U.S. isolation, 43, 185

on Andrew Jackson, 268

on Constitution, 347

on death of children, 502

on European cities, 728

experiment worth more than theory, 576

on French Revolution, 42-3

land the best form of property to own, 678

on Louisiana Purchase, 71, 72, 73-4, 83, 185-6

on slave trade, 288

surplus of learned individuals should be steered toward agriculture, 726-8

and urbanization in America, 728

Patronage and Appointments

address from Philadelphia ward committees, 12, 70n, 76n, 107-10, 114-15, 178-9, 213

criticized for appointments, removals, 426n

defends patronage policy in "Fair Play" essay, 110n

judiciary removals, 21

lists of appointments and removals, 22n, 696-700

makes inadvertent appointments, 696, 699-700, 702

and "midnight appointments," 22n, 701n, 709n

moderate approach toward, 70n, 108

party affiliation of federal officeholders, 12-27, 108-9

principles regarding removals, 12, 21-2, 108

reappoints Republicans, 21-2

relies on friends, congressmen for advice on, 55-6, 213, 289

removals for alcoholism, 342n, 343n

removals for electioneering, 458n

removals for misconduct and delinquency, 21-2, 63, 213, 696

reply to New Haven merchants, 108, 242n, 289

Republicans entitled to share of offices, 12, 21-2, 108

sends blank commissions, 55-6

sends nominations to the Senate, 699-700n, 701-3

Personal Affairs

attends horse races, xlv-xlvi

collects, appreciates the arts, 112n

and G. Fitz, 178

gives money in charity, 232n, 429-30, 434, 742

and Hawkins's piano, 80n

orders wine, 31, 49, 96-7, 158, 163-4, 174-5, 192, 228-9, 404, 423-5, 457, 473-4, 511, 595, 596-7, 612, 613, 659-60, 662, 694-5, 710, 717

purchases mockingbirds, 150-1

refuses to let birthday be known, 290

sends dinner invitations, 27, 495, 549-50n, 603-4

strangers ask for money, 307-8, 527-9, 629-31, 723-4

See also President's House

Political Theories

benefits of short elective periods, 199

economy in public expense, 50

"neighborhood" seldom produces affection among nations, 185

peace preferable to war, 7, 43, 83, 169

seeks peace and amity with all nations, ix, 43, 440-1

slavery a state issue, not a federal issue, 586

society without legislative power "ought not to be hazarded," 576

Politics

decline, demise of Federalists, 680

encouragement of Republican banks, 35

fears divisions among Republicans, 12, 70n, 109, 115, 485, 672n

and Federalist opposition to Louisiana Purchase, 6-7, 74, 170, 485, 647, 667

Louisiana Purchase secures peace with France, 169, 200

merchants are "naturally" Republicans, 35

and President's House dinners, 549-50n

return of U.S. to republican principles, 11n

and W. Duane, 208, 286

and Walker affair, 145

President

and Algiers, 62

and boundaries of Louisiana, viii, xli, 77, 169-70, 175, 177n, 184-5, 244, 245, 260, 261n, 321-40, 404, 598n

and boundary convention with Britain, 600-2

cabinet meetings, vii, 63-6, 470-1, 476-7, 624, 625, 628

and capture of the Meshouda, 286

citizenship for inhabitants of Louisiana, 244, 260, 290

and citizenship of merchants, 34-5

compiles digest of information on Louisiana, viii, 721

considers embargo against France and Britain, 439, 444, 446, 451, 454-5

convenes Congress early, vii-viii, 59, 60, 63, 66n, 67, 71-3, 76-7, 209, 290, 435, 438, 440, 485, 534, 539n

and courts-martial, 294n, 343, 395

discharge of public debt, 498-500, 536-7

and District of Columbia, 319-20, 478, 514-23, 576-7

and Florida, 63-4, 77, 170, 176, 185, 244, 261, 288, 290

and free navigation of Mississippi River, 175, 185, 534-5

and importation of slaves, 164-5, 213, 286, 288, 685, 689

and impressment of American seamen, 128-9, 208, 213, 259

and Indian affairs, 394-5, 437n, 535-6, 642-3

and Indian land cessions, 401-3, 535, 623-4, 642-3

issues exequaturs, 280n

issues pardons, 82n, 128, 184, 196, 198n, 266n, 592, 594-5n, 709

and Jerome Bonaparte, 160-2, 164-6, 666-7, 669n, 681, 690

and Md. Bank of England stock, 195-6

and Merry, 388n

military reductions, 496-7, 502-3

and minors in the army, 193, 195

and Miss. Terr., 55-6

and Morocco, 245, 286, 316-17, 320, 503, 658, 672-4

and navigation of rivers through Florida, 175, 185

and navy affairs, 496-7, 502-3, 536

and neutral rights, 128-9

and passports for U.S. ships, xlii-xliii

payment, financing of Louisiana Purchase, 50, 83, 170, 244, 502, 537

plans, instructions for taking possession of Louisiana, ix-x, 470-1, 476-7, 625, 632-5, 647, 666, 668, 690

and port of entry for Vt., 36

proposed amendment on Louisiana, viii, 73, 83, 170, 176-7, 186, 209, 219, 221, 244, 245, 260-1, 288, 290, 305, 346-8, 439

and queries on Louisiana, viii, 71-2, 72-3, 73-4, 175-6, 184, 187, 211-12, 686n

ratification of Louisiana treaty and conventions, vii-viii, 73, 76-7, 209, 243-4, 245, 346, 439, 485, 582, 583, 667-8

reduces diplomatic establishment, 208

and regulation, termination of slavery, 586

relations with Britain, 7, 128-9, 208-9, 213, 439, 440, 536, 600

relations with France, 7, 43, 169, 208, 439, 534-5, 667-8

relations with Spain, ix-x, 170, 176, 382, 440, 647-8, 666

relocation, removal of Indians, 6, 170, 176, 185-6, 200, 244, 261, 288, 290, 394-5, 439, 614-15, 648

renewal of war between Britain and France, ix, 43, 439, 440-1, 537-9

and retrocession of Louisiana to France by Spain, 609-11

and revenue cutters, 34, 213, 214n, 288

and roads through Indian territory, 439, 441

and robberies on Natchez road, 33-4

settlement of Louisiana, 7, 170, 176, 186, 200, 290, 648

and Spanish opposition to Louisiana Purchase, 382, 647, 666, 667-8

temporary government for Louisiana, 7, 83, 176, 185-6, 535, 639-41, 646, 648, 685-6, 689-90, 692

and termination of deposit at New Orleans, 440, 534

and transfer, occupation of Louisiana, 72, 77, 84, 382, 435-6, 470-1, 535, 583, 624, 625, 632-5, 646, 647-8, 667-8

and Tripoli, 62, 286, 441

and Tunis, 95

use of U.S. ports by Britain and France, 208-9, 213, 259-60, 441, 538

vessel to carry Louisiana treaty, viii, 244, 245, 320

Wabash saline, 675

Religion

accused of not supporting religion, 183, 232

and freedom of religion, 176, 183, 368, 369n, 689

views on the doctrines of Jesus, 377-8, 532

Scientific Interests

and Faujas de Saint-Fond, 188n

mammoth, 89-90

megalonyx, 78, 79n, 187, 188, 189n

and National Institute of France, 399

receives specimens, curiosities, ix, 426-7, 464, 468n, 483, 626-7

too busy for scientific, literary studies, 27-8, 42, 585, 688

western exploration, 178, 208, 535

yellow fever, 485

See also American Philosophical Society; Lewis and Clark expedition

Secretary of State

and death of B. Franklin, 471

and passports for U.S. ships, xlii

Slaveholder

hopes for eventual end of slavery, 586

leases slaves to J. H. Craven, 396-7, 405

perceived inferiority of blacks, 559, 563n

reputation as benevolent master, 133

seeks to purchase John Freeman, 704

at Shadwell mills, 636

slavery a state issue, not a federal issue, 586

slaves as boatmen, 405

and slave trade, 288

trains slaves to be chefs, 397n

Travel

between Monticello and Washington, 60, 89n, 97, 120, 287n, 485, 486

suggests routes to, from Monticello, 193, 201

travel expenses, 89n

Writings

Amendment for Annexation of Louisiana and Florida, 288

Chronology of Territorial Claims in Louisiana, 323-9

Draft of a Proclamation for the Temporary Government of Louisiana, 639-41

Examination of the Boundaries of Louisiana, 329-40

"Fair Play" essay, 110n

List of Members of the Eighth Congress, 545-50

lists of dinner guests, 549-50n

Memorandum on the Cession of Louisiana from Spain to France, 610-11

notes on cabinet meetings, 63-6, 470-1

Notes on Governing Louisiana, 685-6

Notes on Preparations to Occupy Louisiana, 632-5

Notes on Reducing Navy Expenses, 496-7

Notes on Republican Appointments, 21-3

Notes on Shipment, 104

Notes on Spanish Expenditures for Louisiana, 686

Notes on the Plan of the City of Washington, 514-23

Notes on Treasury Estimates for 1804, 497-500

Proclamation on Ratification of the Louisiana Purchase Treaty and Conventions, 582

Proclamation to Convene Congress, 67

Queries on Pearl River Settlements, 56

Resolution for Introduction of Constitutional Amendment, 305

Syllabus of an Estimate of the merit of the doctrines of Jesus, 377-8

Table of Federal Officeholders in the States, 18-19

Table of Officeholders in the General Government, 20-1

Table on Party Affiliation of Federal Officeholders in the States, 16-18

See also Annual Message to Congress (1803); Declaration of Independence; Notes on the State of Virginia

Jefferys, Thomas

Natural and Civil History of the French Dominions in North and South America, 326

Jenkins, Charles Jones, 698, 702

Jenny. See Gillette, Jane (b. 1764, Jenny, TJ's slave)

Jerez, Spain, 596, 597n

Jesus, 481-2, 500-1, 532

Jews, 270n, 459n

John Adams (U.S. frigate), 283n, 490, 509n

Johnson, Lawrence & Co., 111

Johnson, Samuel

Account of the Life of Mr Richard Savage, 590, 594n

Taxation no Tyranny, 593

Johnson, William (N.C.)

identified, 111n

letter from, 110-11

seeks appointment of bankruptcy commissioners, 110-11

Johnson, William (waterman), 262

Joliet, Louis, 323, 329

Jones, John Rice, 655-6

Jones, Walter, 546, 683

Jones, Walter, Jr., 118, 119n

Jones, William (Pa.), 71n

Jones & Howell

letters from cited, 55n, 193n, 736

letters to, 55, 677

letter to cited, 677n, 735

payments to, 55, 677

TJ orders iron from, 55, 193n, 677

Jordan, Melatiah, 23, 25n

Josephus, Flavius, 501n

Journal historique du dernier voyage que feu M. de la Sale fit dans le Golfe de Mexique (Henri Joutel), 177n, 323-5, 327, 328n

Joutel, Henri

Journal historique, 177n, 323-5, 327, 328n

Judiciary Act (1802), 12-13, 706n

Julien, Honoré, 397n

 
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