Volume 42 Index

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J

Jackson, Mr. (mariner), 468n

Jackson, Andrew, 410, 562

Jackson, Daniel, 15

Jackson, David, Jr.

letter from, 445

recommends aspirants for office, 445

Jackson, J. W., 629

Jackson, James

as committee member, 34n, 103, 149n

and H. Putnam, 368n, 487-8

letter from, 406-7

recommends Eaton, 406-7

Jackson, William, 204-5, 445-6, 625

Jacmel, Saint-Domingue, 122-4

Jacobs, J., 581n

Jamaica, 82n, 209

James River, 591, 593n

Jane (schooner), 17

Jarrot, Nicholas, 137

Jarvis, John Wesley, xlv

Jarvis, William, 181, 215

Jason (privateer), 428n

Jay, Fort, 45n

Jay, John, 84n, 226n

Jay Treaty

criticism of, 482n

and debt claims, 208-9

opposition to, 84n, 226n

and Saint Croix boundary, 40n

and survey of Mississippi River, 299

Jefferson, George

handles TJ's business affairs in Richmond, 142, 173-4, 179, 269, 456, 536, 562-3, 588, 590

letters from, 173-4, 179, 456, 536, 588

letters from cited, 179n, 622, 624, 625

letters to, 142, 179, 269-70, 418-19, 536, 557-8, 562-3, 590

payments to, 418-19, 456

and sale of TJ's tobacco, 269-70, 418, 456, 536, 557-8, 588

and W. Short's Va. lands, 310, 480

See also Gibson & Jefferson

Jefferson, Martha (Patty) Wayles Skelton (Mrs. Thomas Jefferson), xi, 171

Jefferson, Thomas

Agriculture

considers agriculture superior to manufacturing, 380-1

exchanges seeds, plants with friends, xliii, 30, 98, 100n, 174-5, 194-5, 196, 198n, 318, 353-6, 363, 394, 468, 507-8

moldboard plow, 78-9

and tenants, 267-8

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

Architecture

and design of U.S. Capitol, 563-4

fireproof construction, 357

See also Monticello

Business and Financial Affairs

asked to subscribe to corporations, 466, 540

debt to Robert Cary & Co., 97-8, 349-50, 608

newspaper subscriptions, 48

orders candles, 370, 519-20

orders cider, 370, 520, 630

orders coal, 418, 419n, 456, 536, 558, 562-3, 588

orders ducks, 43-4, 74

orders hams, 270, 558

orders iron, 28, 61, 456

pays taxes, 413n

pledges to curtail spending, pay off debts, 268-9

pressed for funds, 48-9

purchases bird cage, xlvii, 628

and Wayles estate, 98n

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

Character and Image

essays on TJ's character, 414n

friend to arts and science, 19, 20, 49, 57, 145, 379, 507n, 577

publications dedicated to, 3n, 19-22, 359n, 414n, 507n

Correspondence

correspondence with authors, 245-6

declines writing letters of condolence, 102

declines writing letters of introduction, 245

facsimile copies of, 49n

receives anonymous letters, 182-3, 507

receives letters from the insane, 55-6, 100-1

too busy to write often, 47, 376, 377

uses caution, disguise in writing, sending letters, 37, 44, 156-7, 162-3, 245, 421, 538

See also polygraphs

Library

books from, destroyed in Capitol fire (1851), 618n

books obtained for, 64n, 142, 179, 196, 198, 212, 245-6, 271n, 320, 358-9, 368-9, 372, 373n, 419, 420, 506-7, 520-1, 601

book subscriptions, 4-5, 18, 71, 72-3, 567-8

and Mathew's account of Bacon's Rebellion, 143, 495-6, 616-18

pays for bookbinding, 49n, 356n, 617n

Nailery

nailrod and iron stock for, xlix, 17, 151, 180, 269

Opinions

on Bacon's Rebellion, 495-6

differences between Europe and U.S., 380-1

on French Revolution, 377

on Louisiana Purchase, vii, 369, 458

on newspapers, 333

on overpopulation of Europe, 380, 538

unpopularity of "regular soldiery," 432

Patronage and Appointments

avoids appointing Virginians, 452

corrects names of nominees, 545

criticized for appointments, removals, 333

moderate approach toward, 333

printing contracts, 347

reduction of useless offices, 68

removals for alcoholism, 620

removals for misconduct and delinquency, 464n, 513n, 533, 620

sends nominations to the Senate, 6n, 14-17, 23-4, 26n, 28n, 36n, 41n, 95-7, 541, 619

Supreme Court appointments, 497-8

will not appoint Federalists, 203

Personal Affairs

attends dinner celebrating Louisiana Purchase, 330

barbering, xlvii, 630

gives money in charity, 28-9, 49n, 108n, 531, 532n, 582

orders wine, 19, 167, 181-2, 215, 232-3, 269, 340-1, 350-1, 381, 456, 520, 627

plans retirement, 30, 308, 580

private secretary, 318

purchases mockingbirds, xlvii

sends dinner invitations, 122, 235-6, 280, 468

strangers ask for money, 57-8, 371-2, 463, 606-7, 610-11

See also President's House

Political Theories

accepts, tolerates differences of opinion, 69-70

diplomacy "the pest of the peace of the world," 332

economy in public expense, 321, 363, 453

emphasizes republican simplicity, 162-3

ministers must submit to the laws of other societies, 332

mistrusts Bank of the United States, ix, 104-5, 106

peace preferable to war, x, 206, 321

principle of republican society is equal rights for all, 331, 332

promotion of commerce and agriculture, 350

proper form of government for Louisiana, 37

seeks peace and amity with all nations, x, 152, 206, 240, 364

Politics

and Burr, x, 346-9

decline, demise of Federalists, viii-ix, 152, 214, 246, 308, 315, 316, 364, 580

declines interfering in elections, 70, 308, 347

fears divisions among Republicans, x, 580, 612-13

and impeachment of J. Pickering, 464-5n, 579

and impeachment of S. Chase, 464-5n

laments "dilatoriness" of Congress, 47

and merchants' support for TJ's administration, ix, 350, 608-10

"monied corps" of Federalists oppose national will, 332-3

return of U.S. to republican principles, 214

ridiculed about "salt mountain," 54-5

stands for reelection, 307-8, 547n, 580

and T. Paine, 573

See also election of 1804

Portraits

by Doolittle, xlv-xlvi, 276 (illus.), 628, 629

by Saint-Mémin, 279, 442, 443n

by Stuart, xlv

President

adopts "pell-mell" seating at dinners, xi, 154, 160, 161, 162-3, 249, 331

and American claims against France, 264-5n

and Bank of the United States, 104-7

and black militia in Louisiana, 504, 505n

and boundaries of Louisiana, 7-8, 148, 247, 251-2, 271-2, 280-4, 285, 293-301, 317, 504-5

and boundary convention with Britain, 281-2, 317

cabinet meetings, 504-6

calls for reconciliation and harmony, ix-x

and commercial regulations in Louisiana, 504, 548-9

compiles digest of information on Louisiana, 6

contingent expense fund, 185, 216

creation, delivery of Louisiana stock, 303-4, 315, 316-17, 336-7, 338

and deserters, 583-4

discharge of public debt, 321, 363, 397, 452-3

and District of Columbia, 199-200, 532-3, 561

and E. Stevens's claim, 505, 508-11, 522-3, 529-30

and Eaton's accounts, 428-30

and Florida, 247

and importation of slaves, vii-viii, 33, 40

and impressment of American seamen, 80

Indian policy, x, 29-30, 71, 127-31, 133, 187, 192, 325-6

issues pardons, 232, 238, 525, 537, 583-4

and Jerome Bonaparte, 235-6, 340

and land fraud in Louisiana, 570, 571

lighthouses, 548-9

Merry controversy, x-xi, 154-63, 249-50, 330, 331-2

military reductions, 363

and the Mint, 266-7

and neutral rights, 182-3, 202-3, 249-50

offers Monroe governorship of Louisiana, 246-7

plans government for Louisiana, 27-8, 31-6

protection of U.S. commerce, 350

reduces diplomatic establishment, 332

relations with Britain, 152, 249-50, 332, 350, 364

relations with France, 152, 249-50, 350, 364, 369

relations with Morocco, 74-5, 76, 82-4, 144-5, 152

relations with Spain, 148-50, 247-8, 332

relations with Tunis, 351-3, 386, 388, 392n

and removal of H. Putnam, 368n

renewal of war between Britain and France, 249-50

repeal of internal taxes, 363

and riot at Plymouth, 337

and roads through Indian territory, 29, 433-4

and slave trade, vii-viii, 213, 466-8, 525, 537

and state imports and exports, 452

temporary government for Louisiana, vii-viii, 7, 31-6, 37, 40, 71, 171, 277, 308, 316, 339-40, 420-2

and Tenn. militia, 568

and transfer, occupation of Louisiana, 7-8, 42-3, 152, 170, 171, 184, 246, 250, 270, 301-2, 325, 490-1, 504, 505n

and Twelfth Amendment, 107, 307-8

war with Tripoli, 152, 391n

and Z. Cox's claim, 38-9

Religion

accused of atheism, xlvii

and freedom of religion, 144

Jefferson Bible, xi

support for TJ among evangelical denominations, xlvii-xlviii

supports Christian doctrines of peace, justice, and good will, 321

views on the doctrines of Jesus, 12, 42, 43n, 79-80, 102n, 171, 320, 359n, 368-9, 538

Scientific Interests

compiles vocabulary lists, 457-8

dry docks, 54n

mammoth, 373-4

medical care during childbirth, 171

megalonyx, 374

receives specimens, curiosities, 54-5, 98, 165, 181, 206, 232, 356, 574-5, 589, 591-3

ridicules "pseudo-philosophers" in France, 163

and "salt mountain," 54-5, 356

studies, assesses Malthus's theories, vii, 369, 380, 486, 538

and systems of classification, 64n, 373-4

too busy for scientific, literary studies, 373

Venus flytrap, xliii-xliv, 98, 100n, 174, 363

western exploration, 6-11, 163-4, 320, 374-5, 378-9

See also American Philosophical Society; Lewis and Clark expedition; polygraphs

Slaveholder

mortgages slaves, 269n

and Notes on the State of Virginia, 224, 225n

and removal of condemned slaves from Va., 164-5

sells slaves, 278, 279n

and slave trade, vii-viii, 466-8, 525

Vice President

considered by Adams for mission to France, 348, 349n

Writings

Bill for the Organization of Orleans Territory, 31-6

Canons of Official Etiquette, 154-63

Continuation of an Examination of the Boundaries of Louisiana, 280-4

Draft Section of Bill for Organization of Upper Louisiana, 421-2

Extracts from Truteau's journal, 9-11

Memorandum on the Edward Stevens Claim, 509-11

notes on cabinet meetings, 504-6

Notes on Charles Jouett's Report on Detroit, 496-7

notes on conversations, 108, 215, 226-7, 346-9

Notes on Henry Putnam's Case, 466-8

Notes on Lewis Harvie's Mission, 338

Notes on Speeches of Homastubbee and Puckshunubbee, 108-12

Notes on Supreme Court Candidates, 497-8

Philosophy of Jesus, 320n, 359n, 368-9

Preface to a Manuscript on Bacon's Rebellion, 616-18

Proclamation Extending Building Regulations in the City of Washington, 199-200, 398, 399n, 561

Proclamation to Pardon Deserters in Louisiana, 583-4

Resolution on Land Titles in Louisiana, 571

Syllabus of an Estimate of the merit of the doctrines of Jesus, 12, 42, 43n, 79-80, 102n, 171, 538

Warrant for Delivery of Louisiana Stock, 303-4

See also Annual Message to Congress (1803); Manual of Parliamentary Practice; Notes on the State of Virginia

Jefferson College (Miss. Terr.), 359-61

"Jefferson's March" (Peter S. Du Ponceau), 330n

Jenckes, William C., 50

Jenkins, Marshal, 436n

Jenkins, Marshal, Jr., 436n

Jenkins, Thomas, 502-3

Jenkins, William

identified, 436-7n

letter from, 435-7

opposes removal of Hudson collector, 435-7

Jenner, Edward, 202n

Jérémie, Saint-Domingue, 587n

Jesus, 320n, 368-9, 379

See also Christianity; Jefferson, Thomas: Religion

John Adams (U.S. frigate), 75n, 76n, 83n

Johnson, John, 235

Johnson, Joseph, 597, 599

Johnson, Thomas de Mattos, 487, 488n

Johnson, William, 424, 497, 498n

Johnston, Edward

forwards goods to TJ, 36

identified, 36n

letter from, 36

Johnston, Fort, 305-6

Jones, Inigo, 564n

Jones, John Rice

identified, 457-8n

letter from, 457-8

sends Osage, Miami vocabularies, 457-8

Jones, Joseph (Petersburg), 337, 338n

Jones, Judge, 290

Jones, Meriwether, 541, 619

Jones, Morris, 6

Jones, Walter, 203, 204

Jones & Howell

letters from, 17, 41-2, 179-80

letters to, 28-9, 61, 151-2

payments to, 17

TJ orders iron from, xlix, 17, 28, 61, 151-2, 179-80, 269

and W. Stewart, xlix, 28-9, 41-2, 61

Jordan, Ephraim

identified, 241n

letter from, 240-1

recommends aspirants for office, 240-1

Jouett, Charles

report on public lands near Detroit, 488-9, 496-7

Jourdan et fils (Tain, France), 19

Journal historique du dernier voyage que feu M. de la Sale fit dans le Golfe de Mexique (Henri Joutel), 285n

Journey in North America (Georges Henri Victor Collot), 5n

Joutel, Henri

Journal historique, 285n

Judd, William, 337-8

Jupiter (planet), 146

jury packing, 258n

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