Volume 43 Index

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M

Mabson, Samuel C., 658

McAllister, John

identified, 540n

letter to, 540

TJ orders eyeglasses from, 539, 540

McAllister, John, & Son (Philadelphia), 540n

McClenachan, Blair, 684

McCord, Andrew, 410

McElroy, Archibald, 423

McElroy, Archibald, Jr., 423

McFaddin, Thomas, 417

Machiavelli, Niccolò, 395

McIlvaine, Joseph, 71, 72n, 679, 680

Mackay, James, 686, 688n

McKean, Thomas

as chief justice of Pa., 15, 17n

and divisions among Pa. Republicans, 16, 17n

patronage practices, 15-17

and printing contracts, 220, 221n

recommends aspirants for office, 686

reelection of, 16, 17n

Mackey, John, 686

Macky, James, 143

Macon, Nathaniel, 410

Macon, Col. William, 400

McPherson, John, 416

McPherson’s Blues, 302n

McRae, Alexander, 526n

Madier, Christine, 297

Madison, Dolley Payne Todd

criticized in newspapers, viii, 521, 523n

and departure of Irujos, 303

health of, 619

and Humboldt, 533n

and Sally Hemings, xi

sisters of, 523n

Madison, George, 684

Madison, James

letters from, 176-7, 190-2, 217, 247-9, 266-8, 274-86, 302-5

letters to, 188-9, 189, 223, 245-7, 259, 292-3, 326-7, 595, 644

Personal Affairs

and Derieux, 217

health of, 619

and Humboldt’s visit to Washington, 533n

J. Barnes makes payment for, 115

and J. Ogilvie, 4n

and John Freeman, 260-1n

and Lafayette, 141

praise for, 565

receives items from W. Lee, 77, 109

strangers ask for money from, 676n

Politics

comments on elections, 248

as reference, 689n

Secretary of State

American debt claims against France, 248-9

and annuity for Algiers, 559n

applications to, for appointments, 31n, 72n, 177n, 211, 270n, 271n, 272n, 296n, 304n, 355n, 422n, 438-9, 470n, 688n, 689n

appointment of John Armstrong, 491n, 527

arming of U.S. merchant vessels, 494

attends cabinet meetings, 494

and Bastrop, 655, 656n

British blockades in W. Indies, 247-8, 292-3

British frigates at New York, 635

and capture of the Mastico, 217, 246

cargoes of distressed vessels, 644

collectors as notaries, 607

compensation for W. C. C. Claiborne, 189

and DeLacy’s case, 474n

and diplomatic immunity, 441-2n

and E. Richards claim, 450n

and E. Stevens claim, vii-viii, 163n, 164n, 171-2, 223, 267, 274-86, 554, 569, 578n

establishment of Mobile customs district, 23

forwards commissions, communications, 176-7, 217, 302-5

and French privateers in W. Indies, 442n

and H. Benson’s case, 485-6

and Haiti, 494

impressment of American seamen, 607

instructions for John Armstrong, 667

and Irujo, 303

and Louisiana Bank, 259, 302

Louisiana boundaries, 190, 191n

and Margaret Mitchell’s case, 408n

and Martel’s exequatur, 190-1, 245-6, 247n, 266, 268n

method of communication with the president, 188-9

Monroe’s salary, 30

and Naples, 89, 90n

negotiations for crew of Philadelphia, 190, 191n, 246, 247n, 266-8, 302, 326-7, 494, 590, 591-2n

negotiations with Britain on neutral rights, 196n

and Pedesclaux’s petition, 324n

and R. King’s accounts, 589-90, 595

ransom, release of Maria Anna Porcile, 421n

relations with Ottoman Empire, 266

and seizure of Merry’s black servant, 441-2n

squatters in Louisiana, 267

and Tripoli, 266, 494

and W. Fla., 656

and Yznardi, 159, 160n

See also State, U.S. Department of

Madison, Bishop James

letters from cited, 559n, 693

letter to, 670-1

TJ asks to borrow quadrant from, 670-1, 675

Magon de Médine, Charles René, 449

Magowen (Magown, Magowers), Johnson, 658

Magruder, John B.

letter to, 199

TJ orders flooring plank from, 199

Mahon, Samuel C., 431, 434n

Maine

Biddeford, 607n

Franklin Island lighthouse, 512n

Penobscot River, 512

Portland, 585, 594

sick and disabled seamen in, 585, 594

Waldoboro collectorship, 512n

Whitehead Island lighthouse, 512n

Maitland, Thomas, 164n, 166, 173n, 193

Malta, 48n

mammoth, 432-3, 480, 481, 549

See also mastodon

“Mammoth Cheese,” 493n

Mandeville, Joseph, Jr., 128n

Maner, Samuel, 417

Manhattan (ship), 405, 408n

Manhattan Company, 179n

Mansfield, Jared

considered for Mississippi River expedition, 11

letter from cited, 694

recommends aspirants for office, 70, 71n, 574, 694

Mansfield, Richard, 142-3

manufacturing

boots and shoes, 77

encouragement of, in France, 548n

flax spinning, 548n

flour milling, 426n

ink, 644-5, 646n

iron, 288n

promotion of, 341-2, 404

salt, 14-15, 431-2, 434-5n

statistical tables on, 659n

textiles, 547, 548n, 621-2

use of slave labor, 288n

“Map of the United States of North America” (Aaron Arrowsmith), xlvi-xlvii

maps

Fry-Jefferson, 463n

of Louisiana, 452, 453n, 455n

of Mississippi River, 451, 453n

of N.H., 355n

pasting of, 7

of roads between Monticello and Washington, xlvi-xlvii, 406 (illus.)

of United States, 7

Marblehead, Mass.

collectorship, 25n, 186, 187n

surveyorship, 122, 186-7, 410, 411n, 506, 680

March, John

account with TJ, 6-7

payments to, 185

Marietta, Ohio

land office, 33n, 70, 71n, 72, 613-14

offices at, 70

residents, 32-3

Marine Insurance Company of Alexandria, 128n, 507n

Marine Insurance Company of New-York, 642-3, 646-50, 658

Marines, U.S., 50, 51, 114

Marion, Robert, 416

Mariotte, Edme, 423

Marseilles, France, 69

Marshall, Benjamin, 658

Marshall, John, 220n, 526

Marsteller, Ferdinand, 128n

Martel, Paul Marie Louis

exequatur for, 190-1, 245-6, 247n, 266, 268n

Martin, Philip

signs memorial, 674

Martin, Silvanus

signs memorial, 674

Martin, Thomas (soldier)

letter from cited, 692

Martin, Wheeler

signs memorial, 674

Martin, William (Tenn.), 685

Martinique, W.I., 247n, 248n, 447-8, 694

Maryland

Bush Town, 471

Cecil Co., 142-3

executive council, 138n

fishing, 330n

iron manufacturing in, 43

loans to D.C. commissioners, 177, 199

marshal for, 272, 296, 304n, 362-3, 506, 680

militia, 57-8

newspapers, 147, 148

Oxford collectorship, 68-9, 447

ratifies Twelfth Amendment, 137-8, 182-3

slavery in, 330n

Talbot Co., 68n

See also Baltimore, Md.; Republicans

Maryland Agricultural Society for the Eastern Shore, 69n

Mason, George, 127

Mason, John (Georgetown merchant), 101, 160, 304n, 462, 607, 617, 684

Mason, John (Plymouth)

letter from cited, 694

Mason, John (sailmaker), 527

Mason, John Thomson

letter from, 66

and pardons, 66

as reference, 607n

and removal of Fenwick’s houses, 178

Mason, Samuel, 303n

Mason, Thomson (1759-1820), 127

Massachusetts

Berkshire Co., 426

commissioner of loans, 506, 512, 513n, 602, 679, 680

Dukes Co., 221

elections in, 248, 249n, 255, 263, 677

Hampshire Co., 677

legislature, 221

newspapers, 147, 148n

sick and disabled seamen in, 585, 594

supervisor for, 357, 358n

See also Federalists; Maine; Republicans

Mastico (Tripolitan ketch)

captured by Preble, 217, 231, 241, 244, 246, 266, 329

mastodon, 432-3, 480, 481, 538, 539n, 601, 616, 645-6, 663-4

mathematics

calculating velocity, 9-10, 423

instruction in, 197n, 402

Mathew, Thomas

“Beginning, Progress and Conclusion of Bacons Rebellion”, 7

Mathewson, John

signs memorial, 674

Matthews, James, 540n

Maury, Matthew

forwards book for TJ, 463

letter from cited, 692

letters to cited, 692

Maxwell, Joseph J., 456

Maxwell, Robert

letter from, 224

recommends aspirants for office, 224, 687

Maxwell, Gen. William, 44

May, James, 303n

Mayo, John, 92

Mazzei, Philip

correspondence with TJ, 305n, 595, 598, 600n

exchanges seeds, plants with TJ, 22n, 180n, 305n, 595, 597, 598, 599

experiments with olive culture, 69n

and Joseph Barnes, 38, 86

journey to St. Petersburg, 88, 305n, 597, 599

letters from, 595-600, 650-2

recommended for diplomatic appointment, 88, 89

sends news, advice on European affairs, 302, 305n, 595-600

sends news on Barbary affairs, 650-2

Meade, Everard, 129

Mease, James

Domestic Encyclopædia, 6, 123, 124

letter from, 123-5

seeks appointment, 263

and TJ’s moldboard plow, 123-5

Medcalfe, James

pardon for, 444

medicine

bleeding, 573

changes, reforms, 333, 334

education, 52, 542n, 550n, 654

horseback riding, 611

medical bark, 479, 481, 509

medical devices, 489

medical schools, societies, 542n, 593, 605n

mercury, 582, 584n

peppermint, 517

physicians, 224-30, 301n, 593

pregnancy, childbirth, 4-5

resuscitation from drowning, 550n

sarsaparilla, 582, 584n

snake venom, 605n

surgeons, 50, 51-2

See also illness and disease; women

Mediterranean Sea

arming of merchant vessels in, 545

See also Navy, U.S.; Tripoli

Meer, John, 341n

megalonyx, 549

Meigs, Return Jonathan

commissioner to treat with Cherokees, 177n, 183, 184n, 232, 680

forwards message from Cherokees, 442n

Meigs, Return Jonathan, Jr., 574, 685

Melzi d’Eril, Francesco, 485

Menard, Pierre, 60, 61

Mentges, Francis, 106-7

Meramec River, 450, 640

Mercantile Advertiser (New York), 216n

Mercer, Gen. Hugh, 491n

Mercer, James (British officer), 405-6, 407, 408n

Mercer, John F.

letter from cited, 691

Mercury (planet), 479, 481

Merieult, Jean François (John Francis), 216n, 225, 228, 304n

Meriwether, David, 177n, 680

Merry, Anthony

black servant employed by, seized by owner, 440, 441-2n

and British blockades in W. Indies, 247-8, 292-3

duties on imports from Canada, 250, 251n, 324

and negotiations on neutral rights, 31n

protests diplomatic protocol of TJ’s administration, 26, 28, 29

violations by British frigates, 635n

Méry, Monsieur

letter from, 151-2

seeks passage on French frigate, 151-2

Meshouda (Moroccan ship), 25

Messina, 87

Metcalf, Joel

signs memorial, 674

Methodists, 98n, 463n, 553

Mexicano (Mexicana) River. See Sabine River

Mexico

geography, 573-4

Humboldt travels through, 478, 480, 509, 538

maps of, 557n

mineral specimens from, 450

See also New Spain

Mexico City, 398, 399, 573

Michaux, André, 154

Michigan, Lake, 430

Michigan Territory, 34n

Middletown, Conn., 585, 594

Mier, Mexico, 555, 556

Mifflin, John F., 618

Mifflin, Thomas, 15

Milan, Italy, 87

militia

blacks in, 356-7

Indians in, 57n

militia returns, 57-8, 73

organization of, 641

Millar, Mr.

letter from cited, 693

Miller, Isaac, 366, 368

Miller, Mordecai, 128n

mills

grinding stones for, 358-9, 454

on Henderson lands, 363-5, 366-7, 377-80, 384-91

Shadwell, 40, 363

Milton, John, 156, 205, 207

Milton, Va.

Henderson lots in, 367, 368-70, 371, 375-6, 385-7

postal service, 251

Mineral Fork, 642n

Minor, John

letter from cited, 693

Minor, Mr. (Miss. Terr.), 608

Minor, Stephen, 305n

Minor, Stephen (ship’s captain), 165-6, 192

Mint, U.S., 508-9

Mirboka (Mirboha; Moroccan warship), 25

Mirror of the Times, & General Advertiser (Wilmington, Del.), 196n, 446n

Mississippi River

crime on, 303n

descriptions of, 9, 84, 230n, 295, 423, 523-4

English Turn, 318, 319n

exploration of, 11

maps of, 451, 453n

pilots on, 303n

regulation of Spanish vessels in, 23-4

smuggling on, 24n

Mississippi Territory

burial mounds, 431-2

claimed as part of Louisiana, 483

courts in, 349

crime in, 303n, 349-50

descriptions of, 272-4, 295-6, 348-51

fossils, 296

French inhabitants of, 349

fur and peltry trade in, 213

Indian affairs, 273-4, 295, 349, 483-4

Indian mounds, 295-6, 431-2

judges, 176, 177n, 198, 680

land fraud in, 96, 97n, 122, 123, 305n, 351

land office east of Pearl River, 181-2, 512, 513n

land office west of Pearl River, 123, 295-6, 357, 428-9, 434n, 519-20, 525n, 609

Loyalists in, 349

militia, 349

population of, 349-50

slavery in, 295

squatters in, 349

surveyors, 310-12

White Apple, 432, 435n

See also Claiborne, William C. C.; Mobile, W. Fla.; Natchez; Tombigbee River

Missouri River, 11, 453n

See also Lewis and Clark expedition

Mitchell, Andrew (British admiral), 642-3, 648

Mitchell, Andrew, Jr., 404-8

Mitchell, Andrew, Sr., 404, 408n

Mitchell, John (Georgetown), 607

Mitchell, John (Le Havre), 449

Mitchell, Margaret

identified, 408n

letter from, 404-8

seeks son’s release from British army, x, 404-8

Mitchill, Samuel Latham, 342n

Mobile, W. Fla.

descriptions of, 230n, 350

establishment of customs district at, 23, 122, 512, 513-14, 525, 584-5, 594

gunboats for, 602

interference with U.S. shipping at, 182, 213, 214n, 272, 274, 351, 441

Spanish duties charged on U.S. goods at, 182, 212-14, 254-5, 272-4, 349, 351

Spanish forces at, 198, 351

Mobile Bay, 272, 273, 350-1

Mobile River, 348, 350

moidore (Portuguese coin), 308

Môle St. Nicolas, W.I., 165

Molière (Jean Baptiste Poquelin), 155

Monclova, 555, 556

Moniteur (Paris), 492

Moniteur de la Louisiane (New Orleans), 298n

Monroe, Elizabeth Kortright, 28, 31

Monroe, James

advises on appointments, 304-5n

correspondence with Madison, 267, 302

and E. Richards’s claim, 449

financial situation, 29-30

and J. Barlow’s mission to Barbary states, 83, 118

letter forwarded to, 40

letter from, 25-31

and Louisiana Purchase, 304n

and Merry controversy, 26, 28, 29

and negotiations on neutral rights, 25-9, 196n, 302, 304n

offered governorship of Louisiana, 25-6, 682

recommends aspirants for office, 31

salary and compensation for, 170, 194

snubbed, insulted by British officials, viii, 27-9

special envoy to Spain, 26, 30, 190

TJ sends foreign, domestic news to, 31

Monroe, John, 687

Monterrey, 398, 399, 555, 556, 573

Montgomery, John, 290

Montgomery, Robert, 290

Montgomery, Robert D., 417

Monticello

bedrooms, 581

biannual visits to, by TJ, xlvi-xlvii, 22, 48, 90, 91, 94-5, 96, 100, 139-40, 141, 142, 293, 360, 362, 399, 462-3

cavettos, 639

dome, 208, 536, 581, 639

doors, 536

entrance hall, 493n

fences, 39-40

floors, 40, 199, 581, 638

garden, 40, 222-3, 305n, 534

glass for, 568-9, 619-20, 639

groceries and supplies for, 6, 48, 51, 100, 269, 620

halls, 40, 208, 536, 638-9

ice house, 477, 582

leveling work at, 534

orchards, 398n

ornaments for, 536, 582

painting of, 620

parlors, 208, 493, 536

peach trees, 223

plastering, 199, 208, 477-8, 581, 638-9

poplars, 223

porticos, 40

postal service to, from, 251-2, 292, 293, 313

refuge from public life, 333, 334

roads to, from, xlvi-xlvii, 90, 111, 125, 139, 406 (illus.), 427-8, 534

skylights, 568-9, 619-20, 639

slaves at, 260n, 477, 582

tea room, 137n, 493

timber for, 199

TJ invites family to, 22-3, 51, 76

TJ invites friends to, 212, 653

venetian blinds for, 492-3, 581-2

vineyards at, 22n

See also Jefferson, Thomas: Nailery

Montpellier, France, 333, 334, 654

Montreal, 251n, 317

Montufar, Carlos

accompanies Humboldt on visit to United States, 499n, 508, 509n, 532, 533n, 660, 661

joins Humboldt’s South American tour, 509n

Moore, Alfred, 71, 679

Moore, Cleon, 52-3, 106n

Moore, David, 262

Moore, Henry

letters from, 52-3, 105-6

recommends aspirants for office, 52-3, 105-6

Moore, James (pardon seeker), 80-1

Moore, James T., 684, 688n

Moore, Jonathan, 262-3, 331, 685

Moore, Joseph (N.C.), 614, 615n

Moore, Nicholas R., 688n

Moore, Roger, 177n

Moore, Thomas, 525n, 685, 686

Moore, Thomas (Va.), 614-15

Morales, Juan Ventura, 214n, 305n, 321n, 424

Moreau, Jean Victor, 333, 334

Morgan, Benjamin

declines appointment, 411n, 427

and Louisiana Bank, 216n

recommended for appointment, 505-6, 684

Morlaix, France, 448

Morning Chronicle (New York), 147, 148n, 203, 216n

Morocco

Safi, 159, 160n

Morris, Gouverneur, 83, 117, 119n, 170, 194

Morris, Richard Valentine

conduct investigated by court of inquiry, 255, 268, 328

dismissed from navy, 444

and G. Davis, 83n, 118, 194

and Navoni, 417, 419, 600

ransom, release of Maria Anna Porcile, 421n

Morrow, Jeremiah, 70, 71n, 122

Morse, Samuel, 403n

Moses, Isaac, & Sons (New York City), 605, 610

Moultrie, William

letter from cited, 692

Mountflorence, James Cole, 448

Mount Vernon, 533n

Moustier, Elénore François Elie, Comte de, 117, 119n

Muhlenberg, Frederick Augustus Conrad, 16, 17n

Muhlenberg, Henry

court-martial of, 115, 144-5

Muhlenberg, John Peter Gabriel

and arming of merchant vessels, 544-6, 569, 570n, 574

forwards items to TJ, 76-7, 109, 463, 513

letters from, 76-7, 513

letter to, 463

payments to, 115, 185

recommends aspirants for office, 684, 686

and T. McKean’s reelection, 17n

Mulligan, Francis

identified, 316n

letters from, 315-16, 415-16

and party affiliation of S.C. senators, 415-17

and ratification of Twelfth Amendment by S.C., 315-16, 415-16

seeks appointment, 316n, 682, 683

Mumford, Paul

letter from cited, 694

Mumford, Paul M.

letter from cited, 694

Munroe, Thomas

and footpaths in Washington, 496-8, 501-2

issues injunctions, 498

letters from, 177-8, 496-8, 675-6

letters to, 199, 501-2

and Md. loans, 177, 199

memorandum of expenditures on public buildings and roads, 675-6

method of communicating with TJ, 496-7, 501-2

removal of Fenwick’s houses, 177-8, 199

as superintendent of public buildings, 150

murder

by, of Indians, 445

Murray, Daniel, 456

Murray, Francis, 153

Murray, William Vans, 117

Muse, Lawrence, 693

Museum of Delaware (Wilmington, Del.), 589

Mustafa Baba, Dey of Algiers

annuity payments for, 651, 652n

cannons for, 557-9

letter to, 557-9

Muter, George, 292n, 684, 685, 686, 688n

Mutual Assurance Society, 435-6

Myers, Moses, 605, 606n, 610

Myers, Moses A., 94n

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