Volume 43 Index

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J

Jackson, Amasa, 202

Jackson, Andrew, 55, 221n, 683

Jackson, James

introduces Couper, 99

letters from, 60, 99-100

recommends aspirants for office, 99-100

Jackson, John G., 523n

Jackson, Jonathan, 357, 358n

Jackson, Mary (Polly) Payne, 521, 523n

Jackson, William, 680

Jackson, William (Md.), 607, 608, 616-17

Jackson & Wharton (Philadelphia), 537

Jacobs, J., 463

Jaén, Peru, 479, 481

Jamaica, 36n, 440

James (slave), 368, 374, 385

James, John, 417

James, Thomas C., 508

James River

improvement of navigation on, 67-8, 91-4, 143

Janney, John, 128n

Japan

Hokkaido, 156, 158n

Jarnan, Pierre, 163n

Jay, John, 117, 119n, 196

Jay Treaty

and debt claims, 83, 217, 277, 286n, 358

and duties on European goods, 251n

exchange of ratifications, 276

and neutral rights, 196

Jefferson, George

handles shipments for TJ, 48, 100

handles TJ’s business affairs in Richmond, 6, 51, 269, 358-9, 454

letters from, 6, 51, 71, 130, 454, 537

letters from cited, 400n, 691, 692

letters to, 48-9, 100, 179, 238, 358-9, 399-400

letter to cited, 8n, 690

payments to, 137

recommends aspirants for office, 687

and sale of Craven’s tobacco, 179, 399-400, 454, 537, 620-1

and sale of TJ’s tobacco, 6, 48-9, 71, 100, 130, 238, 269, 352, 399-400, 537, 620-1

See also Gibson & Jefferson

Jefferson, Lucy Elizabeth (second daughter of TJ), 459n

Jefferson, Martha (Patty) Wayles Skelton (Mrs. Thomas Jefferson), 398n, 604n

Jefferson, Peter (TJ’s father), 463n, 465

Jefferson, Thomas

Agriculture

crop rotation plans, 290-1

encourages olive culture, 69-70

exchanges seeds, plants with friends, 20-1, 22n, 101-3, 180, 205-8, 232, 409, 485, 540, 595, 597, 598, 599

moldboard plow, 123-5

receives agricultural publications, 204

and tenants, 290-1

See also Poplar Forest (TJ’s estate); tobacco

Architecture

and design of U.S. Capitol, viii, xliv-xlv, 146, 187-8, 340n, 341n

footpaths on Pennsylvania Ave., 502

See also Monticello

Business and Financial Affairs

account with J. March, 6-7

account with T. Carpenter, 143-4

assays gold coins, 308

barters for plank, 397-8

newspaper subscriptions, 147-8, 185

opens account with Bank of the United States, 696

orders cider, 152, 231, 265, 266, 269

orders coal, 48, 49n, 100

orders frames, 669

orders hams, 400, 454

orders vegetable seeds, 222-3

payment of insurance premium, 435-6

prefers anonymity in business transactions, 560

purchases herring, 329-30, 461, 471

purchases millstones, 358-9, 454

salary, 185

and Wayles estate, 603-4

See also Barnes, John; Gibson & Jefferson; Henderson lands; Jefferson, George; Monticello; Short, William

Character and Image

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

friend to arts and science, 53-4, 58, 65

praised in songs, xliii-xliv

publications dedicated to, 224, 227, 230n, 301-2, 412

Correspondence

declines writing letters of introduction, 316-17n

forwards official papers to executive departments, 550

with heads of departments, vii, 183-4, 188-9, 231

methods of communicating with public officials, 501-2

receives anonymous letters, viii, 580, 632-4

receives letters from the insane, 34-7

receives vulgar, threatening letters, viii, 580

sends writings, information to newspapers, 465-9

wishes correspondence with Priestley to remain private, 18-19

writes, copies own letters, 94

writes under pseudonym “A Bystander,” vii, 465-9

See also polygraphs

Governor of Virginia

British attempt to capture, 398n

Law

marriage settlements, 364

opinion on arbitration, 603-4

suit against B. Henderson’s heirs, 364

See also Johnson, Richard; Peyton, Craven

Library

books borrowed from, 538, 548-9

books obtained for, 7n, 21-2, 84, 204, 416n, 438n, 457, 463, 513, 538, 541-2, 548, 550n, 574, 695

political pamphlets, 496

TJ borrows books, 538

TJ pays for bookbinding, 6-7

TJ prefers octavo editions, 457

Nailery

nailrod and iron stock for, 130-1, 198, 223, 308n, 443n, 620, 693

TJ barters nails for plank, 398n

Opinions

on affection of the public, 359

application of science to daily life, 334-5

no nation can be “unjust with impunity,” viii-ix, 293

public patronage for manufacturing, 404

seeking charity from European powers a national disgrace, 326, 328

western exploration for science, not profit, 242-3

Patronage and Appointments

applications for office kept confidential, 550

corrects names of nominees, 243

defends patronage policy in “Fair Play” essay, 512n

difficulties making Orleans Terr. appointments, 253

and “midnight appointments,” 535, 579

moderate approach toward, 511

principles regarding removals, 510-11

removals for opposition, 510-11, 679, 680

reply to New Haven merchants, 510

sends nominations to the Senate, 71-2, 81-2, 113-14, 507n, 679

Supreme Court appointments, 71, 679

Personal Affairs

barbering, 695, 696

and C. Lewis, 254

called “Red Headed Son of a Bitch,” 580

continued affection for John and Abigail Adams, 534-5, 579-80

gives money in charity, 3

grizzly bear quarter sent to, 49-50

health of, 428, 517, 611

horseback riding, 611

laments lost friends, 652-3

orders wine, 91, 307, 440, 548, 572-3, 605-6, 610, 625-6, 654

plans retirement, 652

private secretary, 94-5, 402-3

purchases eyeglasses, 539, 540

sends dinner invitations, 42, 531, 573

strangers ask for money, 77-8, 528, 676

See also President’s House

Political Theories

consuls to reside only in ports, 247n

freedom of the press, 666

single executive ensures unity of purpose and action, 554

strength of republican government, ix-x, 666-7

voluntary regulation preferable to formal treaties, 591

Politics

and Burr, 203n

criticized at public dinners, 512n

decline, demise of Federalists, 252

divisions among Republicans, 571

encourages “republicanising” Norfolk, 360

fears divisions among Republicans, viii, 252-3

Federalists criticize TJ’s legal action against Richard Johnson, vii, 465-9

ridiculed about “salt mountain,” 429

won’t interfere in divisions among Republicans, 202-3, 248, 314

Portraits

asked by Peale to sit for profile, 601, 625

Houdon’s plaster bust of, 601, 625n

President

and Algiers, 557-9

arming of U.S. merchant vessels, 440, 442n, 494, 574, 658-9

and boundaries of Louisiana, 10-11, 554

British frigates at New York, 635

cabinet meetings, 494, 635

cargoes of distressed vessels, 644, 657

communications with heads of departments, 183-4, 188-9, 231

compensation for W. C. C. Claiborne, 189

compiles digest of information on Louisiana, 10, 12n

and courts-martial, 115, 144-5, 444n

and diplomatic immunity, 441n

and District of Columbia, 146-7, 199, 501-2

division of Louisiana District, 542

and E. Stevens claim, vii-viii, 116-20, 192-5, 223, 244, 554, 574-5, 575-8

establishment of Mobile customs district, 513-14, 584-5

establishment of post road between Washington and New Orleans, 198, 670-1

extradition of Ray and Williams, 624n, 626-7

foreign intercourse fund, 116-20

forwards official papers to executive departments, 550

and gunboats, 602-3

and Haiti, 440, 442n, 491, 494, 658

Indian policy, 149, 234-6, 441, 442n, 445, 543, 657, 669-70

issues pardons, 66n, 81, 153n, 444

and legal system in Louisiana, 17

and Logwood’s case, 245, 249-50, 551, 658

and loss of the Philadelphia, 63-4, 231, 246, 558

and Louisiana Bank, 253-4, 259

and Louisiana District, 145-6

marine hospitals, 594

and Martel’s exequatur, 245-6, 247n, 268n

and militia returns, 57-8n, 73

and navy appropriations, 63-4

negotiations for release of Philadelphia crew, ix, x, xlvii, 326-7, 328-9, 494, 510, 541, 590-1

and R. King’s accounts, 595

and R. V. Morris, 268, 328, 444

relations with Algiers, 557-9

relations with Britain, viii-ix, 292-3

relations with France, ix, 246, 491, 494, 602, 603n, 671-2

relations with Ottoman Empire, ix, 246, 328-9

relations with Russia, ix, 590-2

relations with Spain, 441

and slavery, xi-xii, 97-8

and slave trade, 661

and Spanish duties on U.S. goods at Mobile, 254-5

squatters in Louisiana, 183-4, 188, 324-5

temporary government for Louisiana, 46

violations of Logan Act, 642-3

war with Tripoli, ix, 231, 241, 244, 246-7, 326-7, 328-9, 494, 510, 514-15, 558, 590-1

and western exploration, ix, 11-12, 149-50, 233-8, 241, 242-3, 331

Religion

separation of church and state, 611

views on the doctrines of Jesus, 7, 18-19, 611

Scientific Interests

Argand lamp, 601n

calculating the velocity of rivers, 9-10

calculation of longitude, 568

chemistry, 334-5

curing fish, 471

encourages application of science to daily life, 334-5

and Humboldt, 501, 533n, 549

mammoth, 549

megalonyx, 549

purchases scientific, mathematical instruments, 539, 540, 568

receives specimens, curiosities, ix, 14-15, 49-50, 64-5, 289, 296, 331, 450-3, 604-5, 613

salines, salt springs, 454-5

and “salt mountain,” 287-8, 429-30

western exploration, ix, 11-12, 149-50, 233-8, 241, 242-3, 331

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

Slaveholder

gives slaves to Mary Jefferson, 260n

hires slave labor, 7-8, 260n

payments to slaves, 261n

purchases slaves, 260n

and slave trade, 661

See also Freeman, John; Hemings, Sally; Monticello

Travel

between Monticello and Washington, xlvi-xlvii, 90, 111, 139-40, 406 (illus.), 427-8, 462-3, 517

travel expenses, 140n, 428n

Writings

Bill in Chancery of Craven Peyton against John Henderson and Others, 363-92

Continuation of an Examination of the Boundaries of Louisiana, 10-11, 12n

Decision on the Sentence of Henry Muhlenberg, 144-5

Declaration of Trust with Craven Peyton, 360-1

and E. Stevens Claim, 116-20, 575-8

Examination of the Boundaries of Louisiana, 10-11, 12n

“Fair Play” essay, 512n

Instructions for Arkansas River and Red River Expedition, 233-8, 241, 242-3, 331

Instructions on Architectural Ornaments for George Andrews, 536

List of Candidates for Office in Louisiana, 682-9

Memorandum on Appointments, 506-7

notes on cabinet meetings, 494

Notes on Curing Herring, 471

Notes on Edward Turner, 519-20

Notes on Gallatin’s Opinion on the Edward Stevens Claim, 192-5

Notes on Lease to Richard Gamble, 290-1

Notes on Salines in the Territory of the Osages, 454-5

Opinion on the Edward Stevens Claim, 575-8

Order for Payment of Newspaper Subscriptions, 147-8

Philosophy of Jesus, 7

Proclamation Establishing the District of Mobile, 513-14

Statement on the Legal Action against Richard Johnson, 465-9

Syllabus of an Estimate of the merit of the doctrines of Jesus, 18-19

Topics for Consultation with Heads of Departments, 440-3

Topics for Consultation with the Secretary of War, 445-6

See also Notes on the State of Virginia

“Jefferson and Liberty” (Michael Fortune), xliii

Jenckes, William C.

appeals dismissal from navy, 587-8

identified, 587n

letter from, 587-8

Jenkins, Thomas, 222

Jenner, Edward, 402

Jesus, 463, 611

See also Jefferson, Thomas: Religion

Jewell, James

letter from cited, 692

Jews, 87, 610

Joe. See Fossett, Joseph (1780-1858, Joe, TJ’s slave)

Johannes (Portuguese coin), 308

John Adams (U.S. frigate), 64n, 231n, 267, 268n

Johnson, Hezekiah, Jr., 79, 82

Johnson, Richard

TJ’s legal action against, vii, 457-8, 465-9, 476

Johnson, Richard Mentor, 487n

Johnson, Rinaldo, 684, 688n

Johnson, William, 71, 679

Johnston, Francis, 16, 17n

Johnstown, N.Y., 58, 59

Jones, Evan, 216n

Jones, Joseph (Del.), 589n

Jones, Meriwether, 39, 40n, 512, 513n, 679

Jones, Michael, 106, 107n, 122, 680

Jones, Walter, 127

Jones & Howell

letter from cited, 693

letters from, 198, 223

letters to, 130-1, 443

TJ orders iron from, 130-1, 198, 223, 443, 693

Jouett, Charles, 34n, 121, 441, 443n

Jourdan, Emilie, 297

Jourdan et fils (Tain, France), 307

Journal de Paris, 332, 333, 334n

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