Volume 41 Index

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N

Nacogdoches, Tex., 433, 619n

nails. See Jefferson, Thomas: Nailery

Nancy (schooner), 3n, 37n

Nantes, France, 699

Naples

French army threatens, 236n, 489

quarantine of U.S. vessels at, 487-8, 491n

U.S. relations with, 219, 487-8, 490

Nash, Frank

identified, 377n

letter from, 375-7

seeks passage to U.S., 375-7

Natchez

crime on road to, from, 33-4, 46, 269

difficult access to, by river, 585

French settlement at, 325, 326

receiver of land office at, 24

register of land office at, 24, 351n

and transfer of Louisiana to U.S., x, 318, 621-2

travel to, 378-9

weather conditions in, 292n

See also Mississippi Territory

Nathan, Simon

identified, 671n

letter from, 670-1

seeks appointment, 670-1

National Institute of Arts and Sciences. See France: National Institute of Arts and Sciences

National Intelligencer (Washington)

and boundaries of Louisiana, 427, 429n

and British response to Louisiana Purchase, 197

and information on Serraire, 237

lists members of Eighth Congress, 548-9n

and Md. elections, 482-3

publishes proclamation on ratification of Louisiana Purchase, 582n

publishes summary of Louisiana treaty and conventions, 64-5n, 71, 72n, 73

publishes text of Louisiana treaty and conventions, 582n

reports healthiness of Washington, 363n

See also Smith, Samuel Harrison

Natural and Civil History of the French Dominions in North and South America (Thomas Jefferys), 326

Natural Bridge, Va., 112n

Nature Displayed, in her Mode of Teaching Language to Man (Nicolas Gouin Dufief), 371-3

Nautilus (U.S. schooner), 224, 225n, 509n

Navoni, François

letter from, 220-1

seeks appointment, 220-1

Navy, U.S.

accountant of, 24, 27n

appropriations and expenditures, 452, 477, 496-7, 498-9

clerks, 128

desertion in, 153-4, 269-70

gunboats, 537, 539n

gun carriages, 315, 316n

and the Mediterranean, 235n, 259-60, 286, 441, 477, 502-3, 531n, 536, 672-3

navy agents, 410n

navy yards, 496, 497, 502

number of vessels in, 496, 497

officers' commissions and warrants, 51

party affiliation of officers in, 13, 14, 15n, 24

pursers, 715

reduction of, 496-7, 722-3

repair of vessels, 496, 497, 502, 503

saltpeter for, 137n

smaller vessels needed by, 441, 446, 452, 536, 539n

See also Smith, Robert

Neches River, 132

Ned. See Gillette, Edward (b. 1760, Ned, TJ's slave)

Nelson, Horatio, 287n, 491, 492n

Nelson, Thomas (d. 1803), 22, 23n, 26n

Netherlands

colonies in South America, 714, 716n

and France, 188n

immigrants from, 541

impressment of American seamen by, 714, 716n

and Morocco, 237n

travel accounts of, 568-9

U.S. debt to, 301, 456

neutral rights

neutral vessels in French ports, 158, 159-60n

in renewed war between Britain and France, 128-9, 439, 441, 450-1, 453-4, 489, 537-9

violations of neutrality laws, 3, 34-5, 37-8, 317, 319n

New, Anthony, 546

New Biscay (Nueva Viscaya), 212n

New Hampshire

congressional delegation from, 545, 547

Dover, 6n

dysentery in, 361n

Exeter, 6n

New Castle, 6n

organization of collection district in, 6n

party affiliation of federal officeholders in, 16, 17n, 18-19, 23, 25n

Portsmouth, 6n, 19n, 25n

See also bankruptcy commissioners; Federalists; Republicans

New Haven, Conn.

bankruptcy commissioners, 277n

collector at, 166, 189-90, 206-7, 226, 231-2, 240-2, 243, 276-7, 278, 289, 293, 317, 341-2, 371, 382-3, 510, 511n, 697, 702, 734, 737

merchants, 240, 241-2n, 341-2n, 510

newspapers, 341-2

Remonstrance of the Merchants of, 242n, 289

surveyor at, 23n

TJ's reply to merchants of, 108, 242n

New Jersey

attorneys, 701n, 713-14

Bridgetown collectorship, 696, 703

cider from, 456-7

congressional delegation from, 545, 547

Coopers Ferry, 342n

courts, 713n

elections in, 342, 343n, 549n, 713n

Essex Co., 712-13

Flemington, 701n

Gloucester Co., 342-3

Great Egg Harbor collectorship, 342-3

Hunterdon Co., 701n

land speculation in, 342n

legislature, 342n, 712-13

Moorestown, 135n

Newark, 456

party affiliation of federal officeholders in, 16, 18, 27n

Perth Amboy collectorship, 36, 37n

postmasters, 342n

Presbyterians in, 155n

Society of Friends in, 135n

U.S. attorney, 700-1, 712-14

See also Federalists; Republicans

New Jersey, College of (Princeton), 155n, 373n, 701n

New Jerusalem Church (Baltimore), 383n

New Leon (Nuevo León), 212n

New Madrid, 176, 249, 625, 634n

New Market, Va., 724n

New Mexico

boundary with Louisiana, 228, 332, 335

commerce, 333

geography, 327

population, 212n

Santa Fe settlements, 132, 248, 468, 619n

New Orleans

to be annexed to Miss. Terr., 7

Britain contemplates seizure of, 551n, 552n

Catholic Church in, 254, 387n, 685

census of, 212n

city council, 387n

collector at, 160n, 306n, 370, 393-4, 475-6n, 564, 567-8, 584-5, 704, 707, 728-9

consuls, commercial agents at, 567, 568n, 684, 685n

crime, 387n

custom house, 387n, 554, 641n, 684-5, 720

as division of Louisiana, 249

duties at, 386n, 452

education in, 254, 685n

exports from, 452

founding of, 326

free blacks in, 428

French administration of, 306n

French troops expected at, 236n

importation of slaves at, 685

included in Louisiana Purchase, 73, 169, 173, 248, 321, 427-8, 445, 448

marine hospital at, 369, 370n, 685, 689

merchants, 306n

naval officer at, 680n, 712n, 720

plans, instructions for taking possession of, ix-x, 470-1, 476-7, 620-3, 624, 625, 632-5, 666, 687, 690

population of, 175-6, 386

postmaster, 435

prospects of armed seizure of, 319n, 411, 414n, 451, 537

public buildings and fortifications in, 251, 428

relocation, replacement of, suggested, 480

restoration of deposit at, 442, 445, 447, 534

revenues collected at, 212n, 255, 258n, 313-14, 358, 386n, 452, 497, 498, 499n, 641n, 684

slaves in, 428

smuggling in, 256

Spanish administration of, 386-7n, 683-5, 707

Spanish opposition to transfer of, 622-3

street lighting, 386n

surveyor at, 306n

tensions between Spanish and French at, 236n

termination of right of deposit at, 66n, 233, 234n, 235-7n, 440, 442, 447, 453, 534, 722

trade of, 88, 256-7, 259n

transfer of, to U.S., 87, 187, 237n, 299, 318, 428, 435-6, 445, 470-1, 624, 625, 632-5

U.S. seeks to acquire, 34n, 44, 534, 551n

views of, xliv-xlv, 394 (illus.)

yellow fever at, 585n

See also Louisiana; Louisiana Purchase; Mississippi River

New Santander (Nuevo Santander), 212n

newspapers

accused of libel, 513, 514n

Federalist, 114, 139, 341, 360, 501n

Republican, 60-1, 512-14, 657n

See also press, freedom of

Newton, Sir Isaac, 28n, 127

Newton, Thomas

letter from, 174-5

recommends aspirants for office, 59, 60n

as reference, 408

TJ orders cider, wine from, 49, 174-5

Newton, Thomas, Jr.

advises on appointments, 274n

and British impressments off Norfolk, 198-9n, 234n, 237n, 259

as member of Eighth Congress, 546

New World Planted (Joseph Croswell), 51, 54n

New York

Albany, 524-5, 671, 672n

Ballston Spa, 671n

Buffalo surveyorship, 180, 219, 697, 702, 733

Burrites, 672n

canals in, 651n

congressional delegation from, 545, 547

Council of Appointment, 672n

elections in, 206n, 549n, 671-2n

Freehold Township, 649-50

Genesee collection district, 651n

Geneva, 651n

hatters, 672n

Hudson collectorship, 26n

Johnstown, 671n

judges, 672n

Lake Champlain collectorship, 26n

land system in, 649-50

Marbletown, 598

New Rochelle, 412, 413, 414n

newspapers, 638n

Niagara collection district, 24, 180, 181n, 214n, 219, 697, 700n, 703, 733

Oswego collectorship, 26n

party affiliation of federal officeholders in, 16, 17n, 18, 19n, 22, 24, 26n

quarries in, 598

Sag Harbor collectorship, 24

Tammany Hall, 638n

treasurer, 672n

U.S. attorney for, 340, 698, 702, 733

See also bankruptcy commissioners; Federalists; Republicans

New York (U.S. frigate), 509n

New York City

collector at, 26n

Committee of Health, 181n

elections in, 206n

French commissary of commercial relations at, 598n

hatters, 672n

naval officer at, 206n, 696, 702

postmaster, 602-3

quarantine of vessels, travelers from, 146, 148n, 166

surveyor at, 23n, 598n

views of, xliv

weather conditions in, 292n

yellow fever, 146, 148n, 166, 178, 181n, 233, 285, 386, 473, 485

Nicholas, George, 55

Nicholas, Robert C.

appointed land commissioner in Miss. Terr., 41, 55, 180, 181n, 213, 733

seeks appointment, 3, 4n

Nicholas, Wilson Cary

as committee member, 602n

dines with TJ, 550n

letters from, 312-14, 629

letter to, 346-8

as member of Eighth Congress, 548

and Monroe, 279-80

recommends aspirants for office, 629, 719

and TJ's proposed amendment on Louisiana, 288n, 312-14, 346-8

Nichols, John H.

letter from cited, 209, 737

Nichols, Walter, 25n

Nicholson, Joseph, 51

Nicholson, Joseph H.

as committee member, 539n

dines with TJ, 550n

letter from, 679-80

as member of Eighth Congress, 546

recommends aspirants for office, 238, 679-80

Nicholson, Samuel, 51

Nijmegen, Treaty of (1678), 323

Nile (ship), 182

Nile River, 480

Niles, Hezekiah, 501n

Nootka Sound, 494

Norfolk, Va.

Baptists in, 710-11

British consul at, 235n

British navy vessels off coast of, 174, 197, 198-9n, 234n, 235n, 237n

clerks, 273, 274n

and importation of blacks from French colonies, 164-5, 286

merchants, 112n, 272

and physiognotrace, 78, 79n

revenue cutters at, 26n

trade of, 88, 174

Norfolk and Portsmouth Chronicle, 719n

Norte, Rio del. See Rio Grande

North Carolina

American Revolution in, 142n

Anson Co., 111n, 599

Beaufort collectorship, 13, 697, 703

Camden Co., 711n

cession of western lands by, 504, 505n

congressional delegation from, 546, 548

Craven Co., 142n

elections in, 311-12

Fayetteville, 600n

Halifax Co., 571n

Hertford Co., 571n

Huguenots in, 600n

legislature, 571n

merchants in, 110-11, 142-3

militia, 142n, 571n

party affiliation of federal officeholders in, 16, 18, 19n, 24

Raleigh, 143n

Sneedsborough, 111n

Swansboro surveyorship, 696, 703

Tarboro, 142-3

Tindalsville, 110

See also bankruptcy commissioners; Federalists; Republicans

North Carolina, University of, 143n, 571n

Northwest Ordinance of 1787, 689, 690n

Northwest Territory, 657n, 698, 702, 733

See also Ohio

Notes on the State of Virginia

and freedom of religion, 368, 369n

and mastodons, 189n

and perceived inferiority of blacks, 559, 563n

Nourse, Joseph, 20n, 274n, 715

Nouvelle decouverte d'un tres grand pays situé dans l'Amerique (Louis Hennepin), 323-4, 326, 328n

Nova Scotia, 327-8, 601n

Nueces River, 619n

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