Volume 42 Index

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M

McClary, Michael, 579n

McClenachan, Blair

appointed bankruptcy commissioner, 205

letter from, 98

recommends aspirants for office, 98

McComb. See Macomb

MacCreery, William, 523, 530

McDonald, John (seaman)

letter from cited, 626

McDowell, Andrew, 200

Mackay, James, 46n, 193, 194n

Mackay, Robert, 468n

McKean, Joseph B., 148n, 149n

McKean, Thomas

and C. A. Rodney, 517, 519n

and divisions among Pa. Republicans, 65, 66, 67-8n, 134n, 328n, 461-2, 487

and election of 1804, 244

and "Hundred Dollar Act," 486-7

letters from, 243-4, 321

letter to, 307-8

letter to cited, 626

patronage practices, 462n

and Twelfth Amendment, 243-4, 307-8, 321

McKee, John (Indian agent), 121

McKee, Joseph, 572n

Mackenzie, Alexander

Voyages from Montreal, 297

Mackey, John

letter from cited, 277n, 624

seeks appointment, 277, 623

McLane, Allen, 518

McLaughlin, Charles, 615, 616n

Maclay, Samuel, 445, 546

Maclure, William, 262, 264

McNeill, Daniel, 386, 387, 391n, 406, 407n

Macomb, Alexander (1782-1841), 15

Macon, Nathaniel

advises on appointments, 14

and election of 1804, 547n

and James Read, 88n

letters from, 14, 465

shares correspondence on grapes, 465

as Speaker of the House, 303

Macon, Col. William, 269n

Madeira, 338n

See also wine

Madison, Dolley Payne Todd, xlv, 119n, 154, 330n

Madison, James

letters from, 74-5, 81-2

Personal Affairs

family of, 119, 120n

G. Stuart's portrait of, xlv

and Lafayette, 550

orders wine, 341

papers of, 120n

Politics

and Burr, 348

as reference, 291

Secretary of State

American debt claims against France, 264-5n

applications to, for appointments, 26, 454, 455n, 587

attends cabinet meetings, 504-6

boundary convention with Great Britain, 300n

convention with Spain, 148-9n

Dearborn's claim, 185

E. Stevens's claim, 505, 508-9

and Eaton, 385, 391-2n, 429-30n

Ewer's claim, 123-4

Hanstein's claim, 412n

impressment of American seamen, 80-2

Louisiana boundaries, 283n

Merry controversy, 154-5, 157-9, 331, 444n

Monroe's salary, 250n

negotiations with Britain on neutral rights, 247, 250-1n

printing contracts, 131-2, 347

relations with Morocco, 74-5

Saint Croix boundary, 39, 40n

seizure of U.S. vessel at Cuba, 480n

and sinking fund, 401-2n

and Tripoli, 391n

withdrawal of Spanish troops, officials from Louisiana, 505n

See also State, U.S. Department of

Madison, Bishop James

and boundary dispute between Va. and Md., 366-7

letter from, 366-7

letter to, 539

and Powell family's claim, 423n

seeks professor for college, 366-7, 539

and W. Prentis, 73n

Madoc, Prince, 326n

Maecenas, 20, 21

Magruder, Allan B.

"Character of Thomas Jefferson," 414n

identified, 414n

letter from, 413-14

letter to, 458

Political, Commercial and Moral Reflections, 413-14, 458

sends pamphlet to TJ, 413-14, 458

Maine

Bath collectorship, 92, 93n, 96, 619, 621n

boundary with Canada, 39-40, 298

Gardiner, 259-60

Kennebec Co., 259-60n

land speculation in, 259, 285n

marshal for, 95, 97n, 620

Mount Desert Island, 610

Penobscot River, 610

Prospect, 610

York collectorship, 40-1, 92, 96, 620

Malaga, Spain, 85n

Malcolm, Henry, 435-7

Malthus, Thomas Robert

Essay on the Principle of Population, vii, 369, 370n, 380, 485-6, 538

mammoth

classification of, 373-4

remains at Big Bone Lick, 508n

Manning, Owen

Dictionarium Saxonico et Gothico-Latinum, 599

Mansfield, Jared, 366, 367n, 539n

Manual of Parliamentary Practice. For the Use of the Senate of the United States (Thomas Jefferson), 151, 173

manufacturing

boots and shoes, 101n

candles, 124n

duties on manufactured goods, 482n

dye, 324n

inferior to agriculture, 380-1

iron, xlix, 201n, 221, 276 (illus.)

oil, 124n

sulfur, 324n

See also mills

Map of the British and French Dominions in North America (John Mitchell), 8n, 281, 283n, 295, 296, 299

maps

of Missouri River region, 8n, 46, 193-4, 270-1

as sources of information for boundaries, 281, 283n, 295, 296, 299

of U.S. coast, 145-7

March, John, 356n, 617n

Maremek River. See Meramec River

Markland, Edward, 512-13n

Mars (ship), 589

Marschalk, Andrew

identified, 91n

letter from, 91

reports transfer of Louisiana from Spain to France, 91

Marshall, James M., 23, 619

Marshall, John

as circuit judge, 477n

and "Curtius" letters, 372n, 379-80

Life of George Washington, 315, 380n

Marshall, William, 423-4n, 463, 464n, 474

Marshall, William (S.C.)

letter to, 167

sends map to TJ, 167

Martin, John (seaman)

letter from cited, 625

Martin, Joseph, 31n

Martin, Luther, 234-5

Martin, Wheeler

identified, 575n

letter from, 575

and ratification of Twelfth Amendment, 575

Martin, William (Tenn.), 30-1

Martinique, W.I., 81, 82n, 209, 341, 342n

Mary (schooner), 122-4

Maryland

Anne Arundel Co., 69

boundary dispute with Va., 366, 367n

and Chastellux claim, 376

and District of Columbia, 423n

education in, 506n

Frederick, 69

Frederick Co., 113-14n

Hagerstown, 601

legislature, 113n, 234-5, 248, 251n

Oxford collectorship, 511-13, 522, 523, 524n, 538, 541, 620

Presbyterians in, 506n

ratifies Twelfth Amendment, 183-4

Snow Hill collectorship, 56, 93, 96, 620

supervisor for, 59, 68

See also Baltimore, Md.; Federalists; Republicans

Mason, David (N.J.)

letter from, 124-5

seeks removal of collector, 124-5

Mason, George (1629-86), 617

Mason, John, 235

Mason, John (Georgetown merchant), 203, 308, 586, 587, 588n

Mason, John Thomson

declines appointment in Louisiana, 501-2

family of, 502

letter from, 501-2

and pardons, 237-8

as reference, 308

Mason, Thomas (Va.), 308

Mason, Thomson (1759-1820)

signs memorial on Alexandria collectorship, 576-7

Massac, Fort, 38n

Massachusetts

and Annapolis Convention, 184-5n

boot and shoe manufacturing, 101n

commissioner of loans, 256n

legislature, 41n, 266n

Leicester, 101n

Marblehead collectorship, 455n

marshal, 256n

Nantucket Island, 123-4n, 178-9

and neutral shipping, 210

New Bedford collectorship, 557

Newburyport surveyorship, 481, 482-3n

Plymouth mob, 336, 337, 342-5, 351

Suffolk Co., 266n

See also Boston; Federalists; Maine; Republicans

Mastico (Tripolitan ketch), 354, 355, 356n, 396

mastodon

classification of, 373-4

mathematics, 146, 242, 539

Mathew, Thomas

“Beginning, Progress and Conclusion of Bacons Rebellion," 143n, 495-6, 616-18

Mathieu, John S. M., 605n

Matlack, Timothy, 321n

Maupertuis, Baron de, 235, 236n

Maurepas, Lake, 296

Maury, James, 81n

Maxwell, George, 23, 621n

Mayo, Henry

letter from cited, 626

Mazzei, Philip

advises on U.S. consuls in Mediterranean, 602-6

exchanges seeds, plants with TJ, 194-5, 196, 198n, 318, 353-6, 394

forwards book to TJ, 353-6

and Joseph Barnes, 394-5

letter from cited, 624

letters from, 194-9, 353-6, 602-6

sends news of European, Mediterranean affairs, 194-9

Mease, James

Domestic Encyclopædia, 78-9, 578n

letter from, 78-9

and TJ's moldboard plow, 78-9

Medical Repository (New York), 76n

medicine

arsenic, 403

druggists, 324n

education, 64n, 102, 147n, 239n

medical publications, 3n, 201-2, 444

medical schools, societies, 3n, 147n

mercury, 403

physicians, 371

pills, 404, 405n

pregnancy, childbirth, 171

See also illness and disease; women

Mediterranean Sea. See Navy, U.S.

Medley: or, Monthly Miscellany (Lexington, Ky.), 414n

megalonyx, 374

Mein, Mackay & Co., 466, 468n

Mein, William, 468n

Meluy, William, 511n, 512n

Mendenhall, Thomas, 518

Meramec River, 191

Mercator, Gerardus, 146

Mercer, Gen. Hugh, 21n

Mercer, John (Va.), 264

Mercer, John F., 248, 251n

merchants

said to be concerned with profits, not politics, 608-9

Merieult, Jean François (John Francis), 594n

Merry, Anthony

arrival at Washington, 490n

and G. Stuart, xlv

and negotiations on neutral rights, 250n

protests diplomatic protocol of TJ's administration, x-xi, 154-7, 249-50, 330, 331-2, 334n, 444n, 480

Merry, Elizabeth Death Leathes

identified, 174-5n

letter from, 175

letter to, 174-5

portrait of, xliv-xlv, 276 (illus.)

role in controversy over etiquette, x-xi, 154-7, 249-50, 330n, 331-2, 334n

TJ sends seeds to, xliii, 174-5

Meshouda (Moroccan ship), 82-4

Messina, 396

Metamorphoses (Ovid), 20, 21, 224, 225n

meteors, 133-5

Mexicano (Mexicana) River. See Sabine River

Mexico, Gulf of, 294

Michaux, André

Flora Boreali-Americana, 25

Michigan, Lake, 294, 300n

Michilimackinac, 10, 193, 194

Mifflin, Samuel, 62

Military Catechism (Joseph Lord), 290n

Military Peace Establishment Act (1802), 491-2

militia

blacks in, 504, 505n

and conscientious objectors, 77-8, 229-30

instruction, training, 289-90

provisions for, 469-70

Militiaman's Pocket Companion (Joseph Lord), 290n

Milk River, 496

Milledge, John

and Creek boundary, 29

letter to, 29-30

recommends aspirants for office, 368n

and return of property taken by Creeks, 29-30

Milledge, Martha Galphin, 30

Miller, Isaac, 476

Miller, John (Md.), 16

Miller, Samuel

Brief Retrospect of the Eighteenth Century, 570

letter from cited, 570n, 626

letter to, 570

thanked by TJ, 570

Miller, William, 59, 68, 69n, 135, 453n, 474n

Milligan, John, 572n

mills

canals, 167-8

on Henderson lands, 92, 476, 546

jetties, 168

Shadwell, 47, 61n, 167-8, 363

spindles, 61

Mills, John, 151n

Milton, John

Paradise Lost, 223, 225n

Milton, Va., 365, 410

Minnesota River, 7, 8n, 9, 314n

Minor, John, 623

Mint, U.S.

and copper coinage, 272-3

report of director of, 266, 267n, 272-3

Mirboka (Mirboha; Moroccan warship), 82-4

Misgosink, Lake. See Mistassini (Misgosink, Mistasim, Mistasin), Lake

Mississippi Herald (Natchez), 91n

Mississippi River

as boundary, 295, 314

descriptions of, 359, 360n

exploration of, 7, 163, 375, 378

free navigation of, 170, 205-6, 297-8, 317

and Great Britain, 297-8, 317

Indian lands on, 128, 130n

maps of, 167, 189, 288

mouth of, 167

navigation on, 137, 484-5

St. Anthony Falls, 299

source of, 282, 296-8, 299, 314, 378

water from, sent to TJ, 181, 206, 232

Mississippi State Gazette, 91n

Mississippi Territory

Adams Co., 73n, 485n

collection district, 541, 620

commissioners of land offices in, 73, 117-18, 230-1n, 288, 408-9, 484, 485n, 523, 524n, 600-1

cost of living in, 494

cotton in, 89

education in, 360

governor of, 421, 470n

land fraud in, 230-1

militia, 89, 140, 301, 483

newspapers, 91n

political factions in, 90

portion of Louisiana to be annexed to, 421

preemption rights in, 522n

registers of land offices in, 120, 126-7, 409, 485n, 542, 555, 556n, 600

secretary, 470n

settlements, fortifications in, 192

surveyor general, 600n

and transfer of Louisiana to U.S., 89-90, 301, 483

Washington, 73, 91n, 485n

Washington Co., 127, 288, 409

See also Claiborne, William C. C.; Federalists; Natchez; Republicans

Mississippi Territory Legislative Council

expresses approbation of Louisiana Purchase, vii, 17-18

letter from, 17-18

letter to, 205-6

thanked by TJ, 205-6

Missouri, 178n, 457-8n

Missouri Company, 9, 10-11n, 46n, 325

Missouri River

descriptions of, 9

exploration of, 7, 10n, 46, 163, 374-5, 378

included in Louisiana Purchase, 282

Indians along, 9

as Louisiana boundary, 313

maps of, 46, 189, 193, 194n, 270-1

navigation on, 9, 137, 138

plaster of Paris from, 356

salt deposits on, 54-5n, 165

settlements, fortifications on, 192

See also Lewis and Clark expedition

Missouri Territory, 178n, 457n

Mistassini (Misgosink, Mistasim, Mistasin), Lake, 271n, 281, 294, 296

Mitchell, Captain (mariner), 467

Mitchell, David Brydie, 488

Mitchell, John

Map of the British and French Dominions in North America, 8n, 281, 283n, 295, 296, 299

Mitchell, John (Le Havre), 95, 620

Mitchell, M., 38n

Mitchill, Samuel Latham

attends dinner with Burr, 122n

describes New Year's Day gala, 171-2n

and descriptions of Louisiana, 55n

and election of 1804, 547n

letter from, 75-6

as reference, 172

and Van Ness's pamphlet, 214n

wishes to rename country "Fredonia," 75-6

Mobile, W. Fla.

establishment of customs district at, 475

interference with U.S. shipping at, 247

land office at, 288

Moingona River. See Des Moines River

Molier, Henry, 523

Monroe, Eliza, 250

Monroe, Elizabeth Kortright, 250

Monroe, James

and boundary convention with Great Britain, 283n, 300n

and Caritat, 5n

and election of 1808, 495n

financial situation, 246-7, 250n

letter to, 245-51

and Louisiana boundary, 247, 283n, 300n, 504-5

and Merry controversy, 154-5

and negotiations on neutral rights, 247, 250-1n

offered governorship of Louisiana, 246-7, 248-9

payments to, by TJ, 245

and R. Lawson, 531, 532n

and removal of condemned slaves from Va., 12

special envoy to Spain, 247

TJ sends foreign, domestic news to, 245-51

Monroe, John

letter from, 290-1

seeks appointment, 290-1

Monroe, Joseph Jones, 203, 204

Montague, William, 203

Montgomery, Richard, 21n, 252

Montgomery, Thomas, 518, 519n

Monticello

architrave, 357

artwork at, 359n

bedrooms, 64

biannual visits to, by TJ, 255, 278, 365, 547, 590, 607, 612

bricks for, 357, 358n

carpentry at, 49n

china, 142, 174

clocks in, 357-8

dome, 64

entrance hall, 357

floors, 357

fowl, poultry at, 254-5, 365-6

garden, 384, 547

glass for, 142, 174

Great Clock, 357-8

groceries and supplies for, 166, 269, 536, 590

gutters, xlix

halls, 64

healthiness of, 334

ice house, 324

images of, 382-3, 384

masonry at, 49n

nursery at, 30n

ornaments for, 49n

parlors, 64

plank house at, 324, 357, 358n

plastering, 64

renovation and expansion of, xi, 64

roads to, from, 47, 48n

roof, xlix, 49n

screws for, 50

sheet iron for, xlix, 50, 61-2, 151-2, 179, 180, 254, 269, 456

steel for, 28, 41

timber for, 357

TJ invites friends to, 333-4

various visitors to, 257n

windows, 142

See also Jefferson, Thomas: Nailery

Montreal, 10

Mooney, Laurence, 93, 96

Moore, Alexander, 585-6n

Moore, Alfred, 477n

Moore, Andrew, 404

Moore, Cleon, 309

Moore, Henry

identified, 309n

letter from cited, 309n

letters from, 308-9, 371

seeks appointment for brother, 308-9, 371

Moore, Thomas

identified, 31n

letter from, 30-1

recommends aspirants for office, 30-1

Moore, Thomas (Alexandria), 308-9, 371

moose, 374

Morales, Juan Ventura, 504, 505n

Moreau, Jean Victor, 549, 550n

Morehead, John, 577

Morellet (Morelet, Morloix), André, Abbé, 353, 355

Morgan, Benjamin, 539, 541, 620

Morlaix, France, 94

Morning Post (London), 414n

Morocco

Mogador, 83n

relations with U.S., 74-5

See also Sulayman, Mawlay, Sultan of Morocco

Morris, Gouverneur, 369, 435n, 602, 604, 605n

Morris, Richard Valentine

commander of Mediterranean squadron, 602, 604, 605n

and Eaton, 389, 390-1

meets with Hammuda, 389

removed from command, 152

Morris, Robert, 205

Morris, Thomas, 207

Morrow, Jeremiah, 443

Morse, Jedediah, 76n

Morse, Samuel

letter from, 367-8

letters from cited, 468n, 625

and removal of Putnam, 68, 69n, 367-8, 467, 468n, 487-8

Moscow University, xlvii

Moss, Robert

signs memorial on Alexandria collectorship, 576-7

Moss, William

signs memorial on Alexandria collectorship, 576-7

Mount Vernon, 383, 384

Muhammad, 379

Muhammad ibn Abd Allah, Sidi, Sultan of Morocco, 144

Muhlenberg, John Peter Gabriel

forwards wine to TJ, 167, 181-2, 206, 215, 232-3, 269

letter from cited, 277n, 623

letters from, 98, 181, 181-2, 206, 232, 466

letters to, 167, 215, 277, 540

payments to, 277

recommends aspirants for office, 98, 277

and Vine Company of Pa., 466, 540

Mulligan, Francis, 506

Mumford, Paul

letter from cited, 625

Mumford, Paul M.

letter from cited, 626

Munroe, Thomas

issues injunctions, 399n

letters from, 502-3, 503-4

and streets and roads in Washington, 502-3

as superintendent of public buildings, 503-4

Murray, Alexander, 387

Mustafa Baba, Dey of Algiers

mediates with Tripoli, 387

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