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Laboulinière, Pierre

Essai d'un plan d'enseignement public, 83n

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

Histoire naturelle, 115-16

letter from, 115-16

sends book to TJ, 115-16

TJ's correspondence with, 399

and TJ's proposed western expedition, 57

Lafayette, Marie Adrienne Françoise de Noailles, Marquise de, 308, 309, 645, 666

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

and Beaumarchais heirs' claim, 384, 526, 598n

emancipation experiment by, 308, 309n

and Foncin, 308, 309n, 665

and H. Gates, 597-8

health of, 203, 204, 309, 399, 666

land granted to, 308-9, 665-6

letter from, 308-9

letter from cited, 737

letter to, 665-6

and Méry, 469-70, 478

and Mme de Tessé, 309, 645, 674

recommends aspirants for office, 737

Lafon, Barthélemy, 212n

La Fontaine, Jean de, 54n

La Grange, France, 309

La Harpe, Jean-Baptiste Bénard de, 326

Lake of the Woods

as boundary, 106n, 169, 178, 184, 433, 601-2n

Lalande, Joseph Jérôme Le Français de, 430

Lamar, Marien, 20n

Lambert, John, 713-14n

Landsdowne, William Petty, first Marquess, 40n

land speculation, 342n, 504, 649-50

Langdon, John

family of, 716n

letter from cited, 738

letters from, 458, 511-12, 627-8

recommends aspirants for office, 458, 511-12, 627-8

as reference, 241

Langdon, Woodbury, 241

Lanham, Elisha, 740

Lanier, Isaac

letter from, 110-11

seeks appointment of bankruptcy commissioners, 110-11

Lanier & Dickson, 111

Lansing, Abraham G., 524, 672n

La Roche, Martin Lefebvre de, 42, 43

La Rochelle, France, 25n, 324, 330

Larson, Capt., 613

La Salle, Robert de Cavelier, Sieur de

exploration of North America by, 175, 177n, 323-4, 326, 328n, 329-30, 332

Latimer, George, 76n

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry

design, alteration of U.S. Capitol, 302-3, 461

expenditures by, 670

letter from, 460-2

letters from cited, 390n, 736, 737, 738

letters to cited, 320n, 390n, 736, 738

and R. Mills, xliii, 461

salary of, 390

as surveyor of public buildings, 319-20, 389, 461

TJ buys sheet iron from, 460-1

workmen recommended to, 620

Lattimore, William, 227, 547, 548, 580

Laussat, Pierre Clément

appointments by, 306n

and boundaries of Louisiana, 428, 579

at New Orleans, 47

as possible successor to Bernadotte, 598

tensions with Spanish officials, 236n

and transfer of Louisiana, 84, 295, 296n, 318, 429n, 579, 622, 625, 632-5, 668

Lavaca River, 324

La Valette, Charles François Chandéon

letter from, 364-5

renews friendship with TJ, 364-5

Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent, 98, 100, 101n

law

barratry, 52, 54n

capital punishment, 80, 82, 122-3, 708

citizenship, 34-5

common, 518-19

concept of "narrow seas," 279, 280n

corporal punishment, 294

Coutume de Paris, 577

habeas corpus, 593, 605

libel, 506, 513, 514n

in Louisiana, 251-2, 577n, 579-80, 721

marriage, 666-7, 668-9n

mills, 349n

neutrality, 37-8

quarantine, 146-9

revenue, 194, 195n

riparian rights, 518-19

trial by jury, 253-4

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

Law, John, 324

Law, Thomas, 398, 399, 419, 420n

Lawrence, John, 241, 293

Lawson, William, 674

Lear, Tobias

appointed consul general at Algiers, 50, 62, 95, 142, 673, 698, 701

carries letter for TJ, 50, 142, 197-8n, 208

ciphers for, 198n

instructions to, 50n, 197n

letter from, 142

letter to, 50

and negotiations with Tunis, 95

and peace negotiations with Tripoli, 50

Lecamus, Alexander, 161n, 164n

Le Couteulx, Lewis, 575-6

Ledet, Joseph M.

carries letter for Mme de Corny, 645

letter from cited, 735

Ledyard, John, 415, 416, 417n

Lee, Charles, 521-3

Lee, Edmund Jennings

letter to, 200

requests copies of laws pertaining to Alexandria, 200

Lee, Robert (N.Y.)

appointed collector and inspector, 180, 181n, 213, 214n, 219, 697, 700n, 703, 733

Lee, Silas, 17n, 23, 25n

Lee, William (1772-1840)

and distressed seamen at Bordeaux, 375

letter from, 163-4

and wine for TJ, 163-4, 457n

Leek, Mr.

tavern of, 201

Leghorn (Livorno), Italy, 236n, 284, 489, 490-1

Lego (TJ's estate), 678

Le Havre, France

British blockade of, 234n, 237n, 674

commercial agent at, 237n, 698, 702, 736

manufacturing in, 431n

wine for TJ shipped from, 158, 612, 717n

Leib, John L., 70, 75, 232-3

Leib, Michael, 75, 179, 546, 606n

Leiden University, 562n

Lemaire, Étienne

health of, 149-51

letter from, 149-51

letter to, 183

and President's House accounts, 740-2

requests leave of absence, 149-51, 183

L'Enfant, Pierre Charles

plan of Washington, D.C., 418-19, 420n, 515-16, 518-19, 522n

Lenox, Peter, 303

Lenthall, John, 302-3, 319, 423n

Leonard, George, 422n

Leonard, Gilbert, 684, 685n

Leonard, John, 698, 700n, 702, 733

Le Page du Pratz, Antoine-Simon

History of Louisiana, xli, 177n, 221, 223n, 322, 323-7, 328n, 394 (illus.), 598

at Natchez, 325

LeRoy, Bayard & McEvers (New York City)

letter from cited, 739

Leslie, Robert

health of, 566

letter from, 565-6

offers to manufacture coins for the Mint, 565-6

Letters from an American Farmer (St. John de Crèvecoeur), 111, 112n

Letters on Political Liberty (David Williams), 726n

Levering, Capt., 511

Levrault frères (Strasbourg and Paris), 397, 398

Levy, Moses, 459n

Lewis, Charles Lilburne (TJ's brother-in-law), 400

Lewis, Joseph, Jr., 546

Lewis, Meriwether

arrives at Pittsburgh, 57-8

cipher for, 58n

considers alternates for W. Clark, 116-17, 140

departs on western expedition, 48

descent down the Ohio River, ix, 351-3, 378-9, 380-1, 463, 468

letters from, 57-8, 102-3, 116-17, 351-3, 380-1, 463-9

letters to, 11, 57

plans to explore territory south of Missouri River, 468

reports on mastodon, mammoth bones, ix, 463-9, 533, 534n

reports on preparations for western expedition, 102-3

requests copy of Louisiana treaty, 467-8

sends fossils, curiosities to TJ, ix, 464, 468n

TJ forwards information from Lacépède to, 57

TJ forwards personal items to, 11, 102

TJ's private secretary, 94

 See also Lewis and Clark expedition

Lewis, Morgan, 672n

Lewis, Seth, 41, 47, 702, 733, 739

Lewis, Thomas (Va. congressman), 546, 550n

Lewis and Clark expedition

boats for, ix, xli-xlii, 58, 103, 351-3, 394 (illus.)

books carried by, xli

carries smallpox vaccine matter, ix, 467

Clark agrees to join, ix, 104-6, 117n, 193, 276

interpreters for, 467, 468n

and Louisiana Purchase, 467-8

preparations for, ix, xli, 91-2

proposed route of, 106n

publication of findings, 189n

recruits for, 103, 106, 463, 480

sends dispatches, specimens to Washington, xlii

supplies, equipment for, 58n, 102-3

libraries. See Jefferson, Thomas: Library; Library of Congress

Library of Congress

librarian of, 238, 239n

Licking River, 389n

lighthouses

Old Point Comfort, Va., 737

Lillie, John Sweetser

letter from, 512-14

sends invoice for TJ's subscription, 512-14

Lilly, Gabriel

accused of misappropriating provisions, 417

letters from cited, 738, 739

letters to cited, 736, 738

overseer at Monticello, 263

Lincoln, Benjamin

letters from, 263, 381

letter to, 229

on manning of revenue cutters, 4, 35n, 214

and shipment for TJ, 229, 263, 381

Lincoln, Daniel Waldo

health of, 361n

identified, 366n

poetry by, 365-9

Lincoln, Levi

advises on annual message to Congress, ix, 439, 454-5

applications to, for appointments, 572n

attends cabinet meetings, 628

and celebration of TJ's birthday, 289-90

children of, 359, 361n

health of, 359

invited to dine with TJ, 495

and Jerome Bonaparte, 604n

letters from, 359-61, 365-6, 454-5

letters to, 289-90, 495, 628

letter to cited, 495n

party affiliation of, 20n

as reference, 61, 422

and renewal of war between France and Britain, 454-5

reports opinions on Louisiana Purchase, vii, 359-61

returns to Washington, 435

sends poetry written by son, 365-6

and TJ's proposed amendment on Louisiana, 288n, 290, 360-1

Lincoln, Martha, 359, 361n

Lincoln, Martha Waldo, 366n

Lincoln, Waldo, 359, 361n

Linn, James, 342n, 701n

Linnaean Society, 223n

Linnard, William, 75, 76n, 108, 179, 181n

Lisbon, 423-5, 613

Literary Fund, 725-6

Little Tom (schooner), xliii

Little Turtle (Miami Indian), 643n

Livingston, Edward

as mayor of New York City, 181n, 233

removed from office, 63, 66n, 118, 121, 179, 213, 217, 340-1, 698, 702, 733

visits du Pont powder mills, 98, 100

visits Washington, 118, 121

Livingston, Henry W., 545, 550n

Livingston, Robert R.

and American debt claims, 158, 159-60n, 234n, 552n

and American Philosophical Society, 292

and Beaumarchais heirs' claim, 384, 526

considered for appointment as minister to Great Britain, 215

and consular appointments, 31-2, 700n

deafness of, 215

and delivery of Louisiana treaty and conventions, 552n

and F. Skipwith, 160n

and Florida, 234n

and Jerome Bonaparte, 666-7, 668-9n, 690

letters to, 406-7, 666-9, 690

and Louisiana boundaries, 234n, 244, 245, 321, 322, 327, 328n

and Louisiana negotiations, 180, 216, 219, 279-80, 298, 551n

and Louisiana Purchase, 7, 63, 65-6n, 77, 299, 448, 667-8

as reference, 241, 242n

relationship with Monroe, 279-80

sends books to TJ, 83, 115, 309

sends news from France, 610n

TJ forwards letters, packages to, 646, 668, 674

TJ recommends R. Carter to, 406-7

travels to Lyons and Switzerland, 158, 159n

uses ciphers, 219, 238, 279, 280n

warns of Bonaparte's intentions, viii, 209, 219, 221, 234n, 243, 259, 298, 301n, 346, 552

Logan, Deborah Norris, 474

Logan, George

dines with TJ, 550n

letter from, 474-5

as member of Eighth Congress, 547

recommends aspirants for office, 474-5, 505

London

education in, 406, 407

mastodon skeleton displayed at, 78, 310-11

merchants, 85n

Long Island Sound, 706n

L'Orient (Lorient), France

commercial agent at, 644, 645, 646, 668

ratified Louisiana treaty carried to, 674, 679

Los Adaes (Adais; Spanish presidio), 325, 326, 333, 433, 619n

Louis XIV, King of France, 325, 327, 332-3

Louis XV, King of France, 326

Louis XVI, King of France, 471

Louis of Parma, 610-11

Louisiana

agriculture in, 175, 251, 256-7, 619n

Attakapas, 249, 258n

attorneys in, 253

Balize (Balise), 251, 326

blacks in, 249-50

boundaries of, viii, xli, 77, 132, 136, 169-70, 175, 177n, 178, 184-5, 216, 228, 234n, 244, 245, 248-9, 257, 260, 261n, 295-6, 299, 318, 321-40, 374, 404, 427-8, 432-4, 442-3, 493, 535, 578-9, 602n

ceded to France by Spain, 228, 236n, 327, 335-6, 338, 609-11

ceded to Spain by France, 326, 327, 334, 336-7, 338

church and clergy in, 139-40n, 254

citizenship for inhabitants of, x, 77n, 140n, 244, 260, 290, 535, 553n, 640

civil and military officials in, 252, 254-5

coast of, 249, 321, 326-7, 432, 433-4n

Concordia, 249

courts, 252-3

descriptions of, 619-20n, 649, 675-6, 721

division of, 288, 290, 473, 689-90

education in, 254, 428

ethnic diversity of, 138, 175-6, 222

exchange portion of, for Florida, 132, 170, 176, 185, 291, 357-8, 432, 553n

exploration of, ix, 136-7, 178, 180, 198n, 208, 221-2, 493-5, 535

freedom of religion in, 64n, 138, 176, 535, 640, 689

freedom of the press in, 689

French exploration and settlement of, xli, 323-30

Germans in, 324

governor of, 128, 386-7n, 598n, 666

immigration to, 7, 138-9, 204, 540-1

and Indian affairs, 77-8n, 208, 222, 250, 258n, 394-5, 449, 535, 579, 580n, 615, 619n

land fraud in, 350, 351n

land titles and tenure in, 250-1, 641n

legal system in, 251-4, 394n, 577n, 579-80, 685, 689, 721

maps of, viii, 212, 228, 248, 257-8n, 268n, 427, 618, 628-9

militia in, 250, 318, 432, 433n

Natchitoches, 248, 249, 257, 258n, 325, 433, 619-20n

natural resources of, 136, 326

Opelousas, 249

permanent government for, 584n

population of, 175-6, 212n, 221-2, 249-50, 258n, 386, 473

portion of, to be annexed to Miss. Terr., 7, 176, 244

proposal to annex upper Louisiana to Ind. Terr., 473, 654-5, 657-8n

proposed amendment for incorporation of, into U.S., viii, 64n, 73, 83, 170, 176, 186, 209, 219, 221, 244, 245, 260-1, 288, 290, 305, 312-14, 346-8, 360-1, 410-11, 447

public buildings and fortifications in, 63, 65n, 87-8, 251, 428, 619n

public debt in, 256

public expenditures in, 255-6

regulation of trade in, 689

removal of eastern Indians to, 6, 88, 170, 200, 244, 288, 394-5, 614-15

revenue system in, 255, 258n, 641n

salt deposits in, 472-3, 479, 627

settlement of, 7, 170, 176, 222, 267, 313, 325, 326, 357-8, 443, 445, 448, 449-50, 475n, 494, 504, 540-1, 648, 690

slavery in, 212n, 222, 250, 326, 472, 685, 689

smuggling in, 256, 259n

source of future federal revenues, 439, 443

Spanish administration of, 47, 63, 248-9, 251-4, 257, 259n, 327, 334, 335-6, 350, 351n, 386-7n, 404, 428-9, 579, 580, 683-6, 707n

Spanish military forces in, 382, 619n

Spanish posts, settlements in, 176, 177n, 326, 472, 493, 619n

statehood for, 394n, 533n, 648

surveyors, 414, 533-4

temporary government for, 7, 63, 87-8, 138-40, 176, 185, 221-2, 244, 428-9, 449, 535, 583-4, 619-20n, 633n, 634n, 639-41, 646, 683-5, 689-90, 692

TJ's queries on, viii, 71-4, 184, 187, 211-12, 227-8, 248-59, 386-7n, 432, 433n, 577n, 686n

trade of, 256-7, 259n

transfer of, from Spain to France, 65n, 295, 429n, 579, 622, 639

transfer of, to U.S., ix-x, 63, 65n, 72, 77, 84, 87-8, 187, 295, 299-300, 318, 337-8, 348n, 382, 428, 435-6, 445, 448-9, 535, 583-4, 620-3, 624, 625, 632-5, 639, 646, 647-8, 666, 667-8, 690, 734

Tunica Bend, 568n

upper Louisiana as Indian reserve, 6-7, 88, 170, 176, 185-6, 200, 244, 261, 288, 290, 394-5, 439, 614-15, 648, 690

Vidalia, 427

W. Fla. claimed as part of, 77n, 170, 176, 185, 234n, 244, 245, 260, 295-6, 299, 318, 321, 327, 335-7, 404, 427-8, 429n, 578-9, 619n

See also Mississippi River; New Orleans; Pinckney Treaty

Louisiana Purchase

British response to, 196-7, 198n, 213, 215-16, 233, 413

Congress convened early to consider, vii, 59, 60, 63, 66n, 67, 71, 72, 73, 76-7, 290, 301n, 358, 435, 438, 440, 534-5

creation of stock for payment of, 244, 245, 296-7, 299-301, 584n

deadlines for U.S. compliance with terms of, 64n, 67, 77, 552n

delivery, arrival of treaty and conventions from France, 57, 59, 60, 64n, 83, 167, 168, 169n, 285, 301n

exchange of ratifications, 295, 551, 554n, 582, 583, 667, 674

and Federalists, vii, 6-7, 73-4, 139, 170, 185, 190-1, 277, 360-1, 425n, 448, 475n, 485, 488, 507, 611, 647, 667

financing of, 50, 215-16, 234n, 296-301, 313-14, 318-19, 348n, 448, 452, 456n, 498, 499-500n, 502-3, 536-7, 648, 722

French dissatisfaction with, vii-viii, 180, 203, 204, 209, 219, 233, 234n, 243-4, 297-9, 346, 362, 439, 552n, 554n

grants commercial privileges to France and Spain, 216, 218n

and Indian affairs, 77-8n, 394-5

made possible by war in Europe, 7, 65n, 73-4, 215-16, 446, 450-1

may cause divisions between eastern and western U.S., 185, 450, 475n, 485

negotiation of, 65n, 279-80, 447-8

New Orleans included in, 73, 169, 173, 291, 321, 427-8, 445, 448

news of, arrives in U.S., vii

opposed by Louisiana residents, 472

praise for, vii, 87, 91, 99, 100, 132, 138, 156-7, 173-4, 187, 190-1, 226, 227, 291, 309, 312, 313-14, 358, 360, 393, 504, 507, 535, 614, 647, 667, 687, 710, 722

ratification of, by France, 298-9, 348n, 551, 552n, 582, 583

ratification of, by U.S., viii-ix, 360, 393, 439, 442-3, 445, 446-7, 551-4, 582, 583, 667

and Republicans, 360, 393, 475n, 485

safeguards U.S. national security, 71, 161, 169, 185, 200, 291, 448

and settlement of American debt claims, 151, 152n, 158-60, 180, 181n, 215, 298, 498, 499-500n, 552n, 584n

Spanish opposition to, ix-x, 72, 355-7, 374-5, 382, 551n, 552-3n, 622-3, 625, 632-5, 647-8, 666, 667-8

substance of, made public, vii, 63, 64n

terms of, 57, 59, 64n, 83, 178, 327-8

TJ's opinions on, 71, 72, 73-4, 83, 185-6

and vessel to carry ratified treaty to France, viii, 244, 245, 282, 315, 316n, 320, 362-3, 503

will ensure peace between U.S. and France, 43, 169, 442

Louisiana Territory, 105n

Lovell, James, 23, 25n

Lovell, Thomas, 25n

Lovell, William, 239n

Low, James

identified, 692n

letter from, 691-2

seeks appointment, 691-2

Lowndes, Richard, 506

Lowndes, Thomas, 241, 242n, 547

Lucas, John B. C., 546

Ludlow, Israel, 24

lumber

demand for, in W. Indies, 407

See also timber; trees

Lunenburg Co., Va., 565n

Lurgan, Mr., 740

Lyle, James

letters to, 391-3, 531-2

payments to, 531-2, 581

and TJ's debt to Henderson, McCaul & Co., 391-3, 531-2

Lyman, William, 180, 181n, 213

Lyon, Matthew, 359n, 547

Lyons, France, 159n

Lyons, Peter, 310

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