Volume 42 Index

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Sabine River, 504

St. Andrews, 191

St. Barthélemy (St. Bartholomew), W.I., 26, 95, 620

St. Charles, 191

St. Clair River, 497

St. Croix, W.I., 26

Saint Croix River, 39-40, 281

Saint-Domingue, W.I.

as asylum for condemned slaves from Va., 164

blockade of, 209

declares independence from France, 165n

French evacuation of, 27, 123n, 164, 165n, 609

immigrants from, 175, 176, 202n, 472n, 587n

insurrection, 123n, 224

privateers, pirates from, 609, 610n

Santo Domingo (city), 165n

trade with, 211

Ste. Genevieve, 191

St. Ferdinand, 191

St. Francis River, 111, 191

St. Helena, 146

St. John, W.I., 26

St. Lawrence River, 281, 294-5, 298

St. Louis, 7, 10, 11n, 137, 178n, 189, 191, 491, 491n

St. Louis River, 194

Saint-Mémin, Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de, 279, 442, 443n

St. Patrick's Society (Philadelphia), 584-6, 612-13

St. Peter's (Pierre) River. See Minnesota River

St. Quint, Anthony, 123n

St. Stephens, Fort, 112n, 409

St. Thomas, W.I., 26, 95, 96-7n, 620

Salcedo, Manuel de, 139n, 581

Salmon, George (army officer), 15

salt

in Louisiana, 54-5, 165, 356

"salt mountain," 54-5, 356

taxes on, 482n

Salter, Mr. (slave trader), 466, 467

Saltonstall, Walter

identified, 243n

letter from, 242-3

seeks appointment, 242-3

saltpeter, 525-8

Sandford, Thomas

identified, 186n

letter from, 185-6

recommends aspirants for office, 185-6

and Twelfth Amendment, 244n

Sandy Creek, 496

Sanford, Nathan, 44, 70

San Ildefonso, Treaty of (1800), 571

San Sebastián, Spain, 599

Sargent, Winthrop, 38-9n, 470n

Saunders, John, 15

Savage, William, 82n

Savannah, Ga.

collector at, 455n

merchants, 468n

revenue cutter at, 367-8, 466-8, 487-8

slave trade at, 425, 466-8

smuggling at, 367-8, 466-8

Savannah River, 29, 467n

sawmills, 577-8, 613

Saxon language, 599

Say, Jean Baptiste

letter to, 380-1

and TJ's views of agriculture, manufacturing, 380-1

Traité d'économie politique, 380, 381

Sayre, Samuel W., 16

Schenck, William P., 393n

Schuyler, Peter Philip, 409

science

exaggerated claims of "pseudo-philosophers," 163

heat, 134-5, 262-4, 265n

museums, 553-4, 573

spontaneous combustion, 163

systems of classification, 64n, 373-4, 554

theories of mountain formation, 591-3

U.S. lags in, 147

See also astronomy; fossils; Jefferson, Thomas: Scientific Interests

Scott, Joseph T.

assaulted by Duane, 585-6n

letter from, 584-6

letter to, 612-13

and rumors of third party in Pa., x, 584-6, 612-13

Scott, Thomas, 567

screws, 50

Seagrove, James, 406

seamen

abuse of, 467

blacks as, 81n

boardinghouses for, 237

captured, imprisoned in Tripoli, xlviii

certificates of citizenship for, 81-2n

on slave trading vessels, 426-8n

See also impressment

Second Letter to the Revd. John Blair Linn (Joseph Priestley), 24, 25n, 101, 102n, 145, 368

Sedition Act (1798), 465n

Selby, William, 56n, 93, 96, 511, 513n

Selim III, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, 395-6

Serenius, Jacob

English and Swedish Dictionary, 600n

Sergeant, John (New Stockbridge, N.Y.)

letter from cited, 625

servants. See President's House

Sessums, Lemuel

identified, 363n

letter from, 361-3

seeks brother's discharge from army, 361-3, 432, 460

Sessums, Roderick, 361-2, 432-3, 460

Sessums, Solomon

identified, 460n

letter to, 460

seeks son's discharge from army, 361-2, 432, 460

Sète (Cette), France, 19, 424

Seven Years War, 271n, 295-6

Sevier, John

letter from, 267

and Tenn. militia, 498

and Twelfth Amendment, 267

Seybert, Adam

and Blumenbach's APS membership, 63-4

identified, 64n

letter from, 63-4

Seymour, Ledyard, 430

Seymour, Thomas, 430n

Shaaff, Arthur, 235

Shackleford, John, 453n

Shadwell (TJ's estate)

mills at, 47, 61n, 167-8, 363, 613n

taxes on, 413n

Shannon, Richard Cutts, 153n, 239, 579n, 619

Sharp, Joseph

letter from, 124-5

seeks removal of collector, 124-5

Shee, John

letter from, 98

recommends aspirants for office, 98

Shelby, Moses, 38n

Sherburne, John Samuel, 464, 579

Shields, Thomas, 200

Short, William

carries letters for TJ, 12, 79-80

Indian Camp, 480n

invited to Monticello, 333-4

letters from, 310, 480

letters to, 267-9, 331-4

and Merry controversy, 154, 155, 331-2

tenants, 267-8, 269n, 480

TJ requests book for, 271n

TJ's debt to, 268-9, 310, 331

TJ sends news of Washington, politics to, 331-4

Va. lands, 267-8, 269n, 310, 480

visits Ky., 248

Sibley, George C., 88n

Sibley, John, 27-8, 88, 213

Sicily, 395, 603, 605

Sierra Leone, 164-5, 426n, 427n, 428n

silk, 210

silver, 273n

Simmons, William (army officer), 16

Simms, Charles, 576-7

Simms, Jesse

identified, 44n

letter from, 74

letter to, 43-4

sells ducks to TJ, 43-4, 74

Simons, James, 84, 400, 425

Simons, Robert

identified, 84n

letter from, 84

seeks appointment, 84

Simpson, James, 75n, 76, 83

Sinclair, Sir John

letter from, 218-19

observations on American Board of Agriculture, 218-20, 597

TJ's correspondence with, 245, 598

Skinner, Tompson J.

identified, 256n

letter from, 255-6

recommends aspirants for office, 255-6

Skipwith, Fulwar

and American debt claims, 262, 264

considers going to Louisiana, 543

recommends aspirants for office, 94n

seeks appointment, 247-8

Slacum, George

signs memorial on Alexandria collectorship, 576-7

slavery

abolition of, 52-3, 230n, 265n

criticism of, 52-3

in Louisiana, vii, 33, 35n, 40, 164, 187, 192-3, 223-4, 287-8

in N.Y., 169n

slaveholders have little fondness for TJ's administration, 505-6n

in Tripoli, 356n

slaves

convict slaves, 169n

as gifts, 356n

health of, 446

hiring of, 442

manumission of, 119n

mortgaged, 269n

price of, 279n, 401n

removal of, to Fla., 505-6n

removal of condemned, from Va., 12, 164-5

runaway, 278

sale of, 278, 279n

soldiers compared to, 362

and sugar production, 473n

and yellow fever, 52

See also Jefferson, Thomas: Slaveholder

slave trade

arrest, prosecution of participants in, viii, 125-6, 213, 425-8, 430-1, 525, 537

descriptions of slave trade voyages, 426-8n

duties on imported slaves, vii-viii, 400, 401n, 625

in Louisiana, vii, 33, 40, 473n, 593-4

prohibition, suppression of, 473n, 525

reopening of African slave importations, vii-viii, 400, 401n

smuggling of slaves, viii, 466-8

in W. Indies, 473n

Sloan, James, 535n

Sloane, John (Ohio), 572n

Slocum, John

letter from cited, 626

smallpox

vaccination, 145, 201-2

Smilie, John, 451n, 532n

Smith, Adam, 380, 486, 487n

Smith, Alexander

signs memorial on Alexandria collectorship, 576-7

Smith, Benjamin, 99, 100n, 305-6

Smith, Caleb, 71n

Smith, Charles, 66, 67n

Smith, Daniel

letter from, 410

recommends aspirants for office, 410

Smith, Felix

letter from, 116-17

seeks removal of collector, 116-17

Smith, John (Ohio)

letter from cited, 623

letters from, 103, 121

recommends aspirants for office, 443

reports on proceedings of Congress, 103

sends information on Choctaw boundary, 121

as source of information on Louisiana, 421n

Smith, John (Va. congressman), 200

Smith, Larkin, 626

Smith, Margaret Bayard, 174n

Smith, Margaret Smith, 236n, 330n

Smith, Margaret Spear, 236n

Smith, Reuben (army officer), 28, 96

Smith, Richard, 5, 16

Smith, Richard (Pa.), 66, 68n

Smith, Robert

attends cabinet meetings, 504-6

and delivery of Louisiana stock to France, 312, 315n, 338n

dines with TJ, 236n

forwards commissions, warrants, 200-1

and the Gloria, 429, 430n

introduces officers to TJ, 50-1

letters from, 50-1, 76, 200-1

and reaffirmation of peace with Morocco, 74, 76

See also Navy, U.S.

Smith, Samuel (Md.)

dines with TJ, 236n

and election of 1800, 226-7

and election of 1804, 547n

and Jerome Bonaparte, 340

letter from, 340

presides over dinner celebrating Louisiana Purchase, 330n

recommends aspirants for office, 512n

Smith, Samuel (S.C.), 453n

Smith, Samuel Harrison, 506n

See also National Intelligencer (Washington)

Smith, Savage, 453n

Smith, Silvanus, 123n

Smith, Thomas A., 28, 96

Smith, William Loughton, 602, 604, 605n

smuggling

at New Orleans, 544n

at Savannah, 367-8, 466-8

of slaves, 466-8

Smyrna, 396, 398n

Socrates and Jesus Compared (Joseph Priestley), 101, 102n

Söderström, Richard, 26

Someruelos, Salvador de Muro y Salazar, Marqués de, 480n

Sotin de la Coindière, Pierre Jean Marie, 235, 236n

Soulard, Antoine, 187-90, 194n

South Carolina

American Revolution in, 497

attorneys, 497-8

Beaufort, 466

courts, 498n

and election of 1800, 347

Georgetown, 84n, 453n, 611, 614

legislature, 31n, 498n

North Island lighthouse, 452, 453n, 611, 614

reputation of legal community in, 477

slave trade in, vii-viii, 400, 401, 466-7

Spartanburg District, 31n

and Twelfth Amendment, 459, 460n

See also Charleston, S.C.; Federalists

Spain

Colonies

Laws of the Indies, 471, 472, 473n

sugar production in, 471, 472, 473n

See also Florida; Louisiana

Economy

and Indian trade, 9-11

and slave trade, 594n

Foreign Relations

and retrocession of Louisiana to France, 7, 42-3, 89-90, 91, 139-40, 301

U.S. Relations with

and commercial regulations at New Orleans, 530, 544n

convention on claims, 148-50, 337, 338n, 402-3, 626

interference with U.S. shipping, commerce, 209, 247, 478-80

and Lewis and Clark expedition, 137-9

spoliation claims, 209

U.S. minister to, 332

See also Florida; Louisiana; Louisiana Purchase; New Orleans

Spalding, Lyman

letter from, 459

sends annual bill of mortality, 459

Spanish language, 242

Sparks, Richard, 623

Spear, Anne (Nancy), 236n

specie, 210, 273n

Spencer, Ambrose, 169n

Spencer, Philip, Jr.

identified, 169n

letter from, 169

seeks appointment, 169

spindles, xlix, 61, 180

Sprigg, Richard, Jr., 235

springs

sulfur, 113-14, 176, 206-8, 227-9, 233-4

Stanfield, Caleb, 512n

Stanford, Richard

forwards information on Louisiana, 213

identified, 213n

letter from, 213

Stanton, Joseph, Jr.

and election of 1804, 547n

letter from, 121-2

recommends aspirants for office, 114, 121-2

and Twelfth Amendment, 612n

Stark, Horatio, 15

Stark, Gen. John, 141n

Stark, William

identified, 141n

letter from, 140-1

seeks appointment, 140-1

State, U.S. Department of

consular appointments, 36n, 94-5, 620

jurisdiction of consuls, 95

and the Mint, 266n

See also Madison, James; Wagner, Jacob

Statutes at Large from the Magna Charta, to the End of the Eleventh Parliament of Great Britain, Anno 1761 (Danby Pickering), 599

steel, 28, 41

Steele, John (comptroller of the Treasury), 258n, 424n, 509n

Steele, Jonathan, 579

Steele, Thomas B., 15

Steelman, James

letter from, 124-5

seeks removal of collector, 124-5

Steelman, Peter, 117n

Stelle, Edward B., 618n

Stelle, Pontius D., 330n

Sterry, Robert, 165-6, 556-7

Steuart, James, 486, 487n

Steuart (Stewart), Robert, 284, 500-1

Steuart (Stewart), William, 284

Stevens, Daniel, 452, 453n, 614n

Stevens, Edward

accounts of, 505, 508-11, 522-4, 529-30

Stewart, Alexander (blacksmith's son), 42n, 179

Stewart, Mary

abandoned by husband, 28-9, 50

death of, 278, 280n

letter from cited, 29n, 623

letter to cited, 29n, 623

Stewart, William (blacksmith)

abandons, returns to family, 28-9, 41-2, 47, 50, 61, 78

account with Higginbotham, 278, 279-80n

alcoholism of, 28-9, 41-2

letters from cited, 29n, 624

letter to cited, 29n, 623

Stewart, William (Philadelphia), 396, 398n

Stewart, William G., 42n

Stoddard, Amos, 55n, 491n, 570n, 571n

Stoddert, Fort

land office at, 117, 127, 408-9, 475, 477

as port of entry, 475, 504

postal road through, 29, 433

proposed trading post at, 112n

stone

contracts to supply, 284, 500-1, 503-4

Stone, David

letter from, 88

recommends aspirants for office, 88, 93n

Stone, John Hurford, 5n, 447, 450-1

Storm, Thomas, 85, 166

Storm, Thomas H., 85, 166

Strattan, Jesse

letter from, 116-17

seeks removal of collector, 116-17

strawberries, 198n, 318, 353, 354, 355

Stricker, John, 200

Strickland, William

letter from, 273-6

sends opinions on agriculture, war with France, 273-6

TJ's correspondence with, 245, 597

Strobel, Daniel, 310

Strode, John

letter from cited, 51n, 623

Stuart, Mr. (mariner), 468n

Stuart (Stewart), Archibald

letters from, 201, 220-1

recommends aspirants for office, 201, 220-1, 435n, 452

Stuart, Gilbert, xliv-xlv

sugar

cargoes of, 388

legal protections for producers of, 471-3

in Louisiana, 441n, 471-3, 581, 589

taxes on, 482n

trade in, 210, 211

Sulayman, Mawlay, Sultan of Morocco

declares war, 81, 82n

letter to, 144-5

reaffirms peace and friendship with U.S., 74-5, 76, 82-4, 144-5, 152

sulfur

manufacturing, 324n

springs, 113-14, 176, 206-8, 227-9, 233-4

Sullivan, James

as attorney general of Mass., 345

letter from, 39-40

and Saint Croix boundary, 39-40

Sumner, Charles, 265n

Sumner, Charles P.

identified, 265-6n

letter from, 265-6

letter to, 349

sends pamphlets to TJ, 265-6, 349

Sumter, Thomas, Sr.

advises on Supreme Court candidates, 497, 498n

and election of 1804, 547n

letter from, 506

letter from cited, 626

letter to, 459-60

and P. Butler's opposition to Twelfth Amendment, 459-60

recommends aspirants for office, 506

as reference, 84

Superior, Lake, 194, 297

Sur Bonaparte, Premier Consul de la République Française (Jean Chas), 245

Svin'in, Pavel Petrovich, xlvii-xlviii

Swartwout, John, 71n, 151n

Swartwout, Robert, 71n

Sweden, 387

Swedish language, 599, 600n

Switzerland

Helvetic Republic, 447

immigrants from, 416-18

Pays de Vaud, 416, 417

Vevey, 417

Swords, James, 570n

Swords, Thomas, 570n

Symmes, Daniel, 443

Symmes, John Cleves, 443

Syracuse, 354, 355, 356n, 396

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