Volume 43 Index

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B

Babcock, Elisha, 147, 148n

Bache, William, 50, 56, 680

Backus (Bacchus), Elijah, 70, 613-14, 694

Bacon, John, 221, 519n

Badollet, John, 110, 121, 122n, 680

Bailey, Theodorus

and champagne for TJ, 560, 605-6, 610, 625-6, 654

and John Anderson, 551, 552n

letters from, 551-2, 605-6, 610, 654

letters to, 560, 625-6

recommends aspirants for office, 683

sends results of N.Y. elections, 551-2

Bainbridge, Joseph, 456

Bainbridge, William, 48n, 63, 487, 567

Baker, Dr. William (Md.), 260n

Baldwin, Abraham, 99

Baldwin, Cornelius, 79, 113, 684

Ball, Sir Alexander John, 47, 48n

Baltimore, Md.

construction of gunboats at, 612

consuls at, 91

French commissary at, 560n

marine hospital, 586

merchants, 109

newspapers, 147, 148n, 496n

proposed removal of seat of government to, 74, 75n

Baltimore Patriot & Mercantile Advertiser, 496n

Bank of the United States

branches will strengthen bonds of union, 214

counterfeit notes of, 218-20, 245, 249-50, 264, 624n, 626-7, 658

drain of specie from, 358

letter to President of the Branch Bank of the United States in Washington, 626-7

New Orleans branch proposed, 214, 215, 216-17n, 253-4, 259, 302, 529, 530

president authorized to borrow from, 64n

and small denomination bills, 476

supported by Gallatin, 214, 215

TJ’s account with, 696

Washington branch, 128n, 264n, 626-7

bankruptcy commissioners, 176n, 316n

banks

in Europe, 87-8

Banks, Henry

letters from, 67-8, 91-2

letter to, 143

opposes incorporation of navigation company, 67-8, 91-2, 94n, 143

Banning, Jeremiah, 68n

Banning, Robert

identified, 68-9n

letters from, 68-9, 447

removal of, from office, 68-9, 447

Barbary states

diplomatic agents to, 83, 117-18, 170, 194, 277

See also Algiers; Morocco; Tripoli; Tunis

Barbé de Marbois, François, 249n

Barber, John, 147, 148n

Barbour (Barber), James, 371n

Barcelona (South America), 479, 480

Barcelona, Spain, 290n

Barclay, Thomas (British consul), 635n, 642-3

Bard, David

identified, 108n

letter from, 108

recommends aspirants for office, 108

Barinas (Varinas), 479, 480

Baring, Alexander, 25, 304n

Baring, Francis, & Company (London), 622n

Barker, John, 684

Barlow, Joel

Doctor Watts’s Imitation of the Psalms, 7

introduces Upshaw, 654-5

letter from, 654-5

negotiations with Barbary states, 83, 118

Barlow, Ruth Baldwin, 655

Barnes, David L.

letter from, 667-8

and relocation of R.I. loan office, 667-8

Barnes, John

handles financial transactions, 42, 85, 100, 109, 115, 141, 144, 147, 148n, 186n, 204, 232, 269, 352, 409, 439, 454n, 458, 461, 472, 539, 540, 695-6

handles shipments for TJ, 469-70

invited to dine with TJ, 42

and Kosciuszko, 85n

letters from, 115, 185-6, 269, 352

letters to, 22, 42, 109, 461, 472

letters to cited, 231n, 269n, 352n, 692

personal finances of, 185-6, 238, 269, 352

provides “necessaries” to John Freeman, 22

TJ gives promissory notes to, 695-6

TJ’s account with, 185-6

Barnes, Joseph

letters from, 38-9, 86-90

reports burning of the Philadelphia, 38-9, 86

seeks appointment, 86, 89, 596-7, 598-9

sends news of European, Mediterranean affairs, 89-90

TJ criticizes, 246-7, 267

Barnwell, Robert, 416

Barnwell, William

and care of seamen at New Orleans, 214

letter from, 56

seeks, receives appointment, 56, 162, 251, 683

Barron, James, 515n

Barron, Samuel

identified, 515n

instructions for, 326-7, 329, 514-15, 590

letter to, 514-15

serves on court of inquiry, 268n

Barron, William A.

identified, 197n

letter from, 196-7

seeks extra rations, 196-7, 324

Barry, James, 177-8

Barton, Benjamin Smith

introduces Humboldt, 499

letter from, 499

letter to, 618

TJ recommends, sends books to, 114-15, 618

Bastrop, Baron de (Philip Hendrik Nering Bögel)

claims trading monopoly, 561-4, 655-6

Batavia, Dutch East Indies, 52, 408n

Batavian Republic

trade with U.S., 208-10, 305n

Bates, Frederick, 33-4, 121, 357

Bates, Tarleton, 121

Bath, England, 502, 509, 550n

Baton Rouge, La., 23, 254, 656n

Baudin, Alexandre, 17, 45-6, 254, 346-8

Bay, Elihu H., 11, 13n

Bayard, James A., 196, 589

Bayou Boeuf, 460, 662

Bayou Manchac. See Iberville River

Bayou St. John, 682

bears

grizzly, 49-50

Beaussier, Bonaventure, 191n

beavers, 434

Beckley, John

books for Library of Congress, 443

letter to, 443

and polygraphs, 601

bedbugs, 547

Bedford Co., Va. See Poplar Forest (TJ’s estate)

Bedinger, Daniel, 360, 438, 559n

Bee (Hudson, N.Y.), 147, 148n

“Beginning, Progress and Conclusion of Bacons Rebellion in Virginia in the Years 1675 & 1676” (Thomas Mathew), 7

Bellechasse, Joseph Deville de Goutin, 356n, 505-6

Bellville, Edward. See Mitchell, Andrew, Jr.

Belsches, James

identified, 606n

letter from, 606

reports illicit trade with Haiti, 606, 658, 659n

Benson, Gabriel, 525, 686

Benson, Henry, 485-6, 596, 598

Benson, John, 23

Bering Island, 156

Bermuda Hundred, Va., 23n

Betsey (brig), 442n, 546n

Bible

Ahab, King of Samaria, 469n

Belial, 468, 469n

Corinthians, 552-3

Elijah, 469n

Jezebel, 469n

Luke, 611

Matthew, 459, 496

Naboth, 467-8, 469n

purchased by TJ, 7

Thessalonians, 653

Biddle, Charles

identified, 487n

letters from, 486-7, 541

letter to, 510

requests information on Philadelphia prisoners, x, xlvii, 486-7, 510, 541

Biddle, Clement, 163n, 164n

Biddle, Edward (d. 1800), 541

Biddle, James (1783-1848)

imprisoned in Tripoli, xlvii-xlviii, 406 (illus.), 487n, 541

Biddle, Mary Scull, 541

Biddle, Nicholas, 487n

Big Bone Lick, 433

Biggs, Davis

letter from cited, 691

Biggs, Zaccheus, 317, 613-14

Big River, 642n

billiards, 80-1

Binns, John

identified, 221n

letter from, 220-1

letter from cited, 693

seeks printing contract, 220-1, 693

Bishop, Isaac, 549n

bison, ix, 431, 434, 451, 538

Blackburn, Richard Scott, 78, 81

blacks

children of, named after TJ, xi-xii, 97-8

in Conn., 97-8

free, 97-8, 260-1n

in militia, 356-7

See also slaves

Black Sea, 87

Blagden, George, 498

Blagge, Pascal, 20, 595, 598

Blair, James (Ky.), 684, 688n

Blake, Francis, 147, 148n, 686, 689n

Blake, James, 117, 119n

Blake, John, 416

Blanc, Marie, 298

Blanchard, Sylvanus

letter from cited, 693

Blassingame, John, 416

Bleecker, Alexander, 406-7

Blodget, Samuel G., 456

Bloodworth (Bludworth), James, 79, 82, 686

Bloodworth, Timothy, 686, 687

Bloody Run, battle of, 319n

Bloomfield, Joseph

letter from, 618

recommends aspirants for office, 475n, 618

Blount, Thomas, 325, 410, 411n, 685, 689n

Blount, William, 410, 411n, 473, 589-90

Blue Ridge Mountains, 40

Blyth (Blythe), Joseph

letter from cited, 692

Bogotá, 479, 480, 482n

Boilvin, Nicholas, 450

Boisgerard, Constant, 36n, 37n

Bois St. Lys, George de, xlix

Bonaparte, Jerome, 516

Bonaparte, Joseph, 492n

Bonaparte, Louis, 492n

Bonaparte, Napoleon. See Napoleon, Emperor of the French

Bond, Lewis, 357

Bonpland, Aimé Jacques Alexandre Goujaud

accompanies Humboldt on visit to United States, 499n, 508, 532, 533n, 660, 661

tours Central and South America with Humboldt, 479, 480, 481n, 509n

bookkeeping, 45n

books

bookbinding, 6-7

booksellers, 438n

octavo editions, 457

price of, 443

women as printers, 401, 402n

See also Jefferson, Thomas: Library; Library of Congress

Boqueta, John L.

letter from cited, 694

Bordeaux, France, 463

Bordes, Jean Marie de

letter from cited, 694

Bordley, John Beale, 618

Boré, Jean Étienne, 303n

Boston

custom house, 477n, 512-13n

glass manufacturing, 619

marine hospital, 586

newspapers, 147, 148n

specie shortage in, 357-8

Boston (U.S. frigate), 587n

botany

trees, 64-5

Bourne, Sylvanus

absences of, 210n

criticism of, 209

and European responses to Louisiana Purchase, 192n

letter from, 238-9

praises Louisiana Purchase, 238-9

Bowdoin, James, 500n

Bowen, Jabez

letter from cited, 511n, 693

removal of, 510-11

Bowen, Jabez, Jr.

delivers anti-slavery charge to Ga. grand jury, 403

Bowie, Robert, 58n, 137, 138n

Bowles, William Augustus, 474n

Bowmar, Joseph, 144, 145n

Bradford, James M., 686

Bradley, William (British naval officer), 642

Brandywine, battle of, 52

brass, 558-9

Brazer, Samuel, Jr.

Address, Pronounced at Worcester, on May 12th, 1804, 495-6

Brazil, 479, 480

Bréant, Mr., 560, 605

Breaux (Braux), Marie Joseph, 298

Breckinridge, John

letter from, 8

recommends aspirants for office, 8, 684, 685, 686, 688n

as reference, 271n

and western exploration, 471

Brent, Daniel Carroll

letter from, 126-7

recommends aspirants for office, 305n, 607

as reference, 160

and removal of C. Simms, 126-7

Brent, John, 607, 608, 616-17

Brent, Richard, 127n, 684

Brent, Robert, 160, 608

Brent, William L., 658

Brents, Samuel, 104

Bréton (Berton), Mine of, 450

bricks, 150-1

Briggs, George Nixon, 426n

Briggs, Isaac

advises on appointments, 519, 520n, 525

asked to purchase scientific, mathematical instruments, 539, 540, 568

calculation of longitude, 568

and George Davis, 310-12, 684

letter from, 499

letters to, 539, 568

and Louisiana Bank, 217n

payments to, 638n

plans meeting with TJ and Gallatin, 499

recommended for appointment, 295

recommends aspirants for office, 357, 687

surveys post road between Washington and New Orleans, 671

travels to Washington, 232, 296, 520n, 609

Briggs, Rufus

asks for TJ’s assistance, 426-7

identified, 426n

letter from, 426-7

Bristol, Elizabeth Albana Upton, Lady, 29

Bristol, Frederick William Hervey, fifth Earl of, 29

Bristol, Pa., 423n

Bristol, R.I.

collectorship, 672n

Brodhead (Broadhead), Daniel, 16, 17n

Brooke, Francis Taliaferro

letter from cited, 693

Brooke, Humphrey B., 686

Brooks, Samuel, 218-19

Broom, James M., 589

Broome, John, 397, 552n

Brougham, Henry Peter

Inquiry into the Colonial Policy of the European Powers, 541-2, 574

Broutin, Rosalie, 297

Brown, Betty (b. 1759, TJ’s slave), 260n

Brown, Henry, 212

Brown, James (Ky.), 475n, 683

Brown, John (Ky.)

letter from, 269-70

recommends aspirants for office, 269-70, 292, 686

Brown, Robert (Pa.)

identified, 18n

letter from, 18

recommends aspirants for office, 18

Brownson, John, 658

Bruff, James, 78-9, 81

Brunel, Marc Isambard, 13-14, 141-2, 147

Bryan, Samuel, 17n

Bryan, Wilson, 493

Buck, Richard, 79, 81

Bucklin, John C.

signs memorial, 674

Buckner, William H., Jr.

letter from cited, 694

seeks appointment, 685

Buffalo, N.Y., 34n

Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de, 155, 158n

Bulah (ship), 595, 598

Bullen, Mr. (Miss. Terr.), 429-30

Bullitt, Alexander S., 684, 688n

Bull Run, 125

Burgoyne, John, 288, 503

Burling, Walter, 574

Burr, Aaron

and C. Biddle, 487n

and election of 1800, 629-30

relationship with TJ, 203n

seeks N.Y. governorship, 200-3, 255-6, 263-4, 397, 410, 552n

and Van Ness’s pamphlet, 195-6

Burr, William H., 72

Burrows, William Ward, 114n

Burwell, William A.

identified, 95n

letters from, 353-4, 392

letters to, 94-5, 402-3

offered, accepts appointment as TJ’s private secretary, 94-5, 353-4, 392, 402-3

and profile of TJ, 601, 625

as TJ’s private secretary, 487n

Busti, Paul, 13

Butler, Pierce

family of, 124n

letter from, 263

opposes Twelfth Amendment, 315, 316n

orders wine, 307

recommends aspirants for office, 263, 525n, 685, 688n

Butler, Simeon, 677, 678n

Butler, Thomas (son of Pierce Butler), 124

Butler, William, 525n, 686

Byron, John, 158n

“A Bystander” (Thomas Jefferson). See Jefferson, Thomas: Correspondence

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