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L

Labrador. See New Britain (Labrador)

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

Histoire naturelle, 419, 420

letter from, 419-20

sends book to TJ, 419-20

TJ's correspondence with, 245

and TJ's proposed western expedition, 419-20

Lafayette, George Washington Louis Gilbert du Motier de, 550

Lafayette, Marie Adrienne Françoise de Noailles, Marquise de, 87n, 376, 550

Lafayette, Marie Antoinette Virginie du Motier de. See Lasteyrie du Saillant, Virginie de Lafayette de

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

and Beaumarchais heirs' claim, 550

and Chastellux claim, 376

and Destutt de Tracy, 521n, 549-50

and Dumas, 414, 415, 416n

forwards books to TJ, 376, 520-1

health of, 550

land granted to, 376, 550

letter from, 549-51

letter to, 376

offered governorship of Louisiana, 549

and Poirey, 86, 87

and R. R. Livingston, 264

works dedicated to, 21n

La Harpe, Frédéric César de, 447, 450-1

La Harpe, Jean-François de, 447, 451n

Lake of the Woods, 194, 281-2, 283n, 297-9, 314, 317

Lamb, Gen. John, 454, 455n

land speculation, 259, 285n, 408n

Langdon, John

and Annapolis Convention, 184n

candidate for vice president, 546

and impeachment of J. Pickering, 464-5

letters from, 239-40, 464-5

letter to, 152-3

praises Louisiana Purchase, vii, 240

recommends aspirants for office, 464-5, 579

TJ discusses domestic, foreign affairs with, 152-3, 239-40

Lanier, James, 28, 96

Lasteyrie du Saillant, Louis de, 550, 551n

Lasteyrie du Saillant, Virginie de Lafayette de, 551n

Latin, 242, 320, 358

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry

appointed surveyor of public buildings, xliv, 560n

and Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, 61-2

contracts for stone, 284, 499, 500-1, 503-4

design, alteration of U.S. Capitol, 62, 118-19, 499-500, 513-17, 559-60, 563-4, 564-7

dispute with W. Thornton, x, 559-60, 563, 564-5, 566n

health of, 499

heating of Senate chamber, 118-19

and Lenthall's salary, 569

letter from cited, 284n, 625

letters from, 61-2, 118-19, 284, 499-500, 513-17, 551-2, 559-60, 564-7, 569

letters to, 551, 563-4

letter to cited, 560n

and polygraph, xi, 533n, 551-2, 554, 560, 583

and President's House, xliv, 276 (illus.), 515-16

reports on state of public buildings, 513-17, 532, 552

TJ buys sheet iron from, xlix, 50n, 61-2

Latrobe, Mary Elizabeth Hazlehurst, 533n

Lattimore, David, 18n

Lattimore, William, 359, 360n

Laurens, Henry, 21n, 424, 425n

Laussat, Pierre Clément

and administration of New Orleans, 140, 339-40n

appointments by, 437, 439, 441n

departure from New Orleans, 581

encourages expectations of representative government in Louisiana, 543

and transfer of Louisiana, 89-91, 139-40, 152, 177, 301-2

La Valette, Charles François Chandéon

letter to, 377

renews friendship with TJ, 377

Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent, 134n

law

bankruptcy, 365

copyright, 444

corporal punishment, 231-2

insolvent debtors, 341, 342n

judicial review, 486

libel, 134n

militia, 78n

printing, publication of, 131-2, 142, 179, 347

See also Courts, U.S.; crime

Law, Thomas, 586, 587, 588n

Lawrence, Jeremiah, 123n

Lawson, Robert

death of, 532n

letter from, 531-2

seeks charity from TJ, 531-2

Lawson, William, 468

Layman, Mr., 628

Leaf River, 194

Lear, Tobias, 74, 75n

Lebrun, Citoyen

Histoire, 245

Lectures on Natural and Experimental Philosophy (George Adams, Jr.), 567, 568n

Ledet, Joseph M., 384

Lee, Henry

letter from cited, 626

letter to cited, 627

Lee, Robert E., 461n

Lee, William (1772-1840)

forwards articles to TJ, 46, 47, 212, 580-1

letters from, 212, 580-1

and Louisiana stock, 401n

Leghorn (Livorno), Italy

consul at, 395, 602-3, 604-5

navy agents at, 195, 197, 198n, 602, 604, 605-6n

Le Havre, France, 36n, 94, 95, 620

Leib, John L., 585n

Leib, Michael

forwards book to TJ, 601

and J. T. Scott, 584, 612

letter from, 601

recommended for appointment, 326-8, 585n

Leiden University, 146

Leiper, Thomas

advises on appointments, 204-5

letter from, 204-5

and tobacco growing regions in U.S., 79

Lellieret, Charles d'Ayroy

letter from, 180-1

seeks land grant, 180-1

Lemaire, Étienne

and President's House accounts, xlvi-xlvii, 43, 74, 276 (illus), 628-31

Lenox, Peter, 629

Lenthall, John, 62, 118, 569

Leonard, Gilbert, 594n

Leonard, James T., 315-16n

Leonard, John, 94, 95, 620

Leonard, John West, 125, 425-8, 430-1, 525

Leslie, Charles Robert, 257n

Leslie, Eliza, 257n

Leslie, Lydia Baker

asks TJ for money, 256-7

identified, 257n

letter from, 256-7

Leslie, Robert, 256, 257n

Letters of Curtius (John Thomson), 372-3, 379-80, 456

Letters on the Study and Use of History (Viscount Bolingbroke), 216, 218n

Letter to Joseph Priestley (John Blair Linn), 24, 25n

Letter to the Reverend John Blair Linn, A. M. (Joseph Priestley), 25n

Levrault Frères, 5n

Lewis, Capt., 206

Lewis, Col., 92

Lewis, James (Charlottesville), 245

Lewis, Mary Walker, 278, 280n, 607

Lewis, Meriwether

at Cahokia, 457

elected to APS, 24, 25n, 326

letters from, 137-9, 187-94

letters from cited, 626

letters to, 6-8, 270-1, 325-6

scientific abilities of, 374

seeks Spanish permission for western expedition, 137-9

sends fossils, curiosities to TJ, 507, 508n, 589

sends information on upper Louisiana to TJ, 187-94

TJ forwards information, instructions to, 6-8, 46n, 270-1, 325-6

TJ's private secretary, 318n

See also Lewis and Clark expedition

Lewis, Micajah G., 166n

Lewis, Nicholas, 248

Lewis, Thomas (Va. congressman), 403

Lewis, William J.

identified, 593n

letter from, 591-3

sends TJ fossils, theory of mountain formation, 591-3

Lewis and Clark expedition

astronomical observations, 8, 374

and contact with Indians, 325-6

Federalists criticize, 270

interpreters for, 137

maps for, 46n, 194n, 270

preparations for, 6-8, 66

public interest in, 270, 375

recruits for, 137

safe conduct passes for, 137-8, 139n

safety of, emphasized, 7-8

as scientific expedition, 374-5

Spanish permission for, 137-9

winter camp on Dubois River, 138-9

Lexington and Concord, battle of, xlv

libraries

in New York City, 4n

See also Jefferson, Thomas: Library

Library of Congress

books for, 597, 599-600

librarians, 618n

Life of Dr. Benjamin Franklin (Benjamin Franklin), 403

Life of George Washington (John Marshall), 315, 380n

lighthouses

acquisition of land for, 393-4

appointment of keepers, superintendents, 178, 203-4, 452, 453n, 454, 474, 611, 614

Dearborn's N.C. lighthouse contract, 135-6

New London, Conn., 548-9

North Island, S.C., 452, 453n, 611, 614

Old Point Comfort, Va., 452, 454, 474, 590

salary of keepers, 204n, 474n, 548-9

Sandy Hook, N.J., 393-4

Smith's Point, Va., 178-9, 203-4, 474n, 590

supplies for, 178-9

Lillie, John Sweetser, 48

Lilly, Gabriel

and bricks for Monticello, 357

health of, 278

letters from cited, 269n, 623, 624, 625

letters to cited, 269n, 623, 624, 625, 626, 627

overseer at Monticello, 47, 48n, 547

and sale of TJ's slaves, 278, 279n

and Shadwell mill, 168, 363

and W. Short's tenants, 267, 269n

Lincoln, Benjamin, 115

Lincoln, Levi

attends cabinet meetings, 504-6

and Bank of the United States, 104

candidate for vice president, 546

on deserters in Louisiana, 583-4n

and duties on African slave importations, viii, 401n, 625

letters from, 342-5, 552

letters from cited, 623, 625

letter to cited, 401n

and Logan Act, 149n

opinion on riot at Plymouth, 336, 337, 342-5

and political situation in R.I., 552

recommends aspirants for office, 623, 625

as reference, 101

and sinking fund, 401-2n

Linn, John Blair

Letter to Joseph Priestley, 24, 25n, 101, 102n, 145

Linnaeus, Carolus, 64n, 554

Lio (Spanish frigate), 575n

lions, 374

Lisbon, 332

Literary Magazine, and American Register, 49, 71-2

Little Prairie, 111, 112n

Liverpool, 81n

Livingston, Brockholst

considered for Supreme Court appointment, 477

and Hartshorne's case, 393n

identified, 226n

introduces W. Cutting, 225-6

letter from, 225-6

Livingston, Edward, 148n, 149n, 454, 455n

Livingston, Henry W.

dines with TJ, 171n

forwards remonstrance, 435

identified, 435n

letter from, 435

Livingston, John (cadet), 15

Livingston, Mary Masters Allen, 171

Livingston, Robert L., 261, 264n

Livingston, Robert R.

and American debt claims, 261-2, 264-5n

blank commissions sent to, 94

and Caritat, 4, 5n

and Count Rumford, 134-5

and delivery of Louisiana stock, 313n, 316n

and F. Skipwith, 262

and French actions concerning the Philadelphia, 396, 398n

items forwarded to, by Wistar, 182

and Jerome Bonaparte, 261, 264n, 340

and land granted to Lafayette, 550

letter from, 261-5

and Louisiana boundaries, 283n, 300n

and meteors, 133, 134-5

reports plot against Bonaparte, 549, 550n

scientific interests, 101, 102n, 262-4, 368

seeks to resign as minister, 262

sends books to TJ, 419, 420

sends news from France, 261-5

TJ forwards letters, packages to, 145, 368, 468

uses ciphers, 261, 264

Livingston, Susannah French, 226n

Livingston, William, 226n

Livingston family, 218n, 346, 349n

Lloyd, Edward, 512-13n

Loche, M. de

vineyard of, 19

Logan (Mingo Indian), 451

Logan, George

forwards letter from J. Priestley, 394, 538

letter from, 394

as reference, 445

Logan, James (army officer), 28, 96

Logan, John, 434

Logan, John (treasurer), 434

Logan Act, 149n

Longden, John

signs memorial on Alexandria collectorship, 576-7

López y Angulo, Ramón de, 594n

Lord, Joseph

identified, 290n

letter from, 289-90

letter to, 370-1

sends writings on militia instruction, 289-90

thanked by TJ, 370-1

L'Orient (Lorient), France, 36n

Lorimier, Louis, 191, 194n

Louis XIV, King of France, 20, 21, 277, 281, 283n, 285, 294

Louis XVI, King of France, 341

Louisiana

Acadians, 473n

agriculture in, 187, 248

Attakapas post, 491

bilingual officials, government needed for, 438, 440

blacks in, 53, 164, 458n

boundaries of, 7-8, 148, 189, 247, 251-2, 271-2, 277, 280-4, 292-301, 313-15, 317, 378, 504-5, 544n

Canadian inhabitants of, 189, 192

climate of, 287

descriptions of, 4, 5n, 6, 9-10, 27, 58-9, 88n, 187-94, 213, 286-8, 413-14, 458

deserters in, 77, 583-4

discord between French and newcomers in, 437-42

division of, 31, 34n, 193, 308, 316, 422n

education in, 286

ethnic diversity of, 189

exchange portion of, for Florida, 88n

exploration of, 5n, 6-8, 163-4, 320, 375, 378-9

French inhabitants of, 189, 192, 437-42, 543

and fur trade, 9-11, 298

geography of, 189

governor of, 246-7

immigration to, 99, 187, 189, 190-2, 472-3n, 492-3

and Indian affairs, 9-11, 192-3, 307, 325-6, 410

inhabitants of, not ready for self-government, viii, 27-8, 71, 190, 222-3, 286-7, 316, 339-40n, 543

land fraud in, 35n, 71, 231n, 457, 458n, 570-1

land titles and tenure in, 35n, 187

legal system in, 59n, 471, 472, 473n

maps of, 8n, 167, 189, 193-4

marshal, 506

Metairie, 473n

militia in, 100n, 421, 422n

Natchitoches, 27, 31, 34n, 88n, 100n, 316, 491

newspapers, 55n

Opelousas, 491

population of, 59n, 187-92

proposal to annex upper Louisiana to Ind. Terr., vii, 192-3

regulation of trade in, 504

removal of eastern Indians to, 29, 35n, 71, 187, 192, 458n

representative government demanded in, 439, 440-1, 543

revenue system in, 530

salt deposits in, 54-5, 165

settlement of, 71, 421

slavery in, vii, 164, 187, 192-3, 223-4, 287-8, 473n, 593-4

slave trade in, 473n, 593-4

Spanish administration of, 59n, 189-91, 222-3, 286, 339-40n, 457, 458n, 471, 472, 594n

Spanish posts, settlements in, 7

squatters in, 190-1, 421-2

sugar production in, 441n, 471-3, 581, 589

surveyors, 30-1, 434

temporary government for, vii-viii, 7, 31-6, 103, 193, 222-3, 246, 248, 277, 287, 308, 339-40, 422n, 543

transfer of, from Spain to France, 42-3n, 89-91, 139-40, 177, 185, 301, 491n

transfer of, to U.S., 6-7, 42-3, 89-91, 139-40, 177, 184, 246, 250, 251n, 270, 289, 301-2, 311, 316, 325, 330, 483n, 490

W. Fla. claimed as part of, 247, 475, 544n

withdrawal of Spanish troops, officials from, 504, 505n, 581

See also Baton Rouge, La.; Mississippi River; New Orleans; Orleans Territory

Louisiana District

establishment of, 33, 35n, 422n

temporary government for, 33-4, 420-2

Louisiana Purchase

celebrations in honor of, 330

creation, transfer of stock for payment of, 136, 260, 289, 303-4, 311-13, 315-17, 326, 328, 336-7, 338, 400-2

criticism of, 608

economic benefits of, 170

exchange of ratifications, 265n, 304

and Federalists, 8, 42, 79, 221, 246

impact on foreign relations, 249, 598

made possible by war in Europe, 369

may cause divisions between eastern and western states, 369

negotiation of, 282

no new taxes necessary for, 364

praise for, vii, 17-18, 79, 99, 101, 133, 240, 364, 366, 410, 480, 492, 598

ratification of, by U.S., 8, 264n

and settlement of American debt claims, 262, 264-5n

Spanish opposition to, 42-3

TJ's opinions on, 170, 321

and vessel to carry ratified treaty to France, 51n

will ensure peace between U.S. and France, 316

writings, publications on, 413-14

Louisiana Territory, 35n, 178n

Lowndes, Caleb, 152n

Lowndes, Thomas, 401n

Lubomirska, Elizabeth, 353, 354

Ludlow, Charles (midshipman), 50

Ludlow, Daniel, 50, 365n

Ludlow, Israel, 620

Lye, Edward

Dictionarium Saxonico et Gothico-Latinum, 599

Lyle, Andrew, 92, 93n, 96

Lyman, William, 625

Lyne, James, 14n, 132n, 619

Lyon, John, 200

Lyon, Matthew

and election of 1800, 215

letters from, 131-2, 185-6

recommends aspirants for office, 185-6

seeks printing contracts for R. Dinmore, 131-2

TJ's notes on conversation with, 215

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