Volume 43 Index

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Sabine River, 554

Sailly, Peter, 410

St. Andrew’s Society (Alexandria, D.C.), 507n

St. André, 686

St. Clair (brig), 33n

Saint-Domingue, W.I. See Haiti (Saint-Domingue); Stevens, Edward

Ste. Genevieve, 60, 61, 413, 453n, 609

St. Francis River, 434, 452, 640

St. Louis

descriptions of, xlix-l, 230n

district seat, 413

as district seat, 542

garrison, fortifications at, xlix-l, 441, 443n, 445, 446n

plan of, xlix-l, 406 (illus.), 452, 453n

St. Patrick’s Society (Philadelphia), 535-6, 571

St. Petersburg, Russia, 88, 597, 599

St. Stephens, Fort

land office at, 181-2, 512, 513n

Salcedo, Manuel de, 176n, 213, 214n, 321n

Salem, Mass.

collectorship, 186, 187n

relief of seamen, 585, 594

Salem Register, 147, 148n

Salisbury. See Cecil, James, first Marquess of Salisbury

Sally (schooner), 620

Sally (ship), 558-9, 652n

Salmon, George (army officer), 79, 81

salt

in Louisiana, 277-8, 429-30, 434, 451, 454-5, 485, 617

manufacture of, 431-2, 434-5n

production of, 14

“salt mountain,” 287-8, 429-30, 434, 484

salt springs, 431-2, 434-5n, 454-5

from Sardinia, 417, 418, 419, 420

in Virginia, 14-15

Saltillo, 573

Saltonstall, Gurdon F.

identified, 489n

letter from, 489

sends plan of medical device to TJ, 489n

Sammons, Thomas, 58-9, 203n, 683

San Antonio, 424, 555, 556-7, 573

Sands, Comfort, 172, 174-5n

Sandusky, Ohio, 34n

San Ildefonso, Treaty of (1800), 99n, 183, 184n, 258, 324, 424

Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spain, 558n

San Luis Potosí, 555, 556, 573

San Sebastián, Spain, 323n

Santa Bogue Creek, 273, 348

Santa Fe, 573

Santa Fe, Colombia. See Bogotá

Sant’Antioco, Conte di. See Porcile, Giovanni, Conte di Sant’Antioco

Santo Domingo (city), 442n

Santo Domingo (colony)

French privateers from, 442n

Saratoga, battle of, 158n, 288, 289n

Sardinia

British navy at, 418, 420, 421n

salt from, 417, 418, 419, 420, 600

San Pietro, 420n

Tunisian raids on, 420-1n

Saugrain, Antoine, 451

Sauvé, Pierre, 216n

Savage, William, 440

Savannah, Ga.

French privateers at, 602, 603n, 643n

gunboats for, 602, 612

marine hospital, 586

merchants, 36n

slavery in, 403n

Savoy, 87

Saxon, James, 417

Say, Jean Baptiste

Traité d’économie politique, 7

Scales, William

letter from, 489-90

prepares demonstrations against Locke and Newton, 489-90

Schimmelpenninck, Rutger Jan, 209, 210n

Schuyler, Peter Philip, 79, 81, 584-5, 594, 595, 679, 681

science

application of, to daily life, 334-5

climate change, 542n

distilling, 301-2, 334-5

Humboldt’s tour of Central and South America, 478-82

land bridge between Asia and America, 156, 158n

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

Scotland, 55n, 540n

Scott, Alexander, 607n, 608

Scott, Henry (slave), 441-2n

Scott, James (physician)

asks TJ for letter of introduction, 316-17

identified, 316-17n

letter from, 316-17

Scott, John M., 686, 689n

Scott, Joseph, 543, 544

Scott, William, Lord Stowell, 28

seamen

care of sick and disabled, 214, 216n, 585-7, 594, 638n

See also impressment

Searcy, Edmund

identified, 472n

letter from, 471-2

seeks appointment, 471-2, 685

Seaver, Ebenezer

identified, 76n

letter from, 75-6

recommends aspirants for office, 75-6

Sebastian, Alfred, 79, 82

Sebastian, Benjamin, 685, 686, 688n

Ségur, Louis Philippe, Comte de

History of the Principal Events, 74, 75n, 114, 538, 548

Selim III, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

intercedes for Philadelphia prisoners, ix, 326, 328-9

relations with U.S., 217, 241, 244, 246, 266

Selle, J., 163n

Semple, Anne Contesse Tyler, 566, 567n

Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, 426

Serry, Augustine, 444n

servants

clothing for, 143

wages, 260n, 266n, 695, 696

See also President’s House

Sessions, Thomas

signs memorial, 674

Sète (Cette), France, 306

Severn River, Va., 606, 659n

Sevier, George W., 79, 82

Sevier, John, 58n

Seymour, Ledyard, 687

Seymour, Thomas

identified, 504n

letter from, 503-4

urges removal of Federalists in Conn., 503-4

Seymour, Thomas Young, 503

Seymour, William, 503

Shackelford, Benjamin (Ky.), 687

Shadwell (TJ’s estate), 40, 290-1

Shakespeare, William, 205, 207

Shaw, John (navy officer), 456

Sheaff, Henry

letter from cited, 572n

letter to, 572-3

payments to, 573n

TJ orders wine from, 572-3

Shee, John, 684

Sheldon, Elisha, 503

Shepherd, Levi, Jr., 678n

Shepherd, Levi, & Sons

identified, 678n

letter from, 676-8

seek removal of Northampton postmaster, 676-8

Shepherd, Levi, Sr., 678n

Shepherd, Thomas, 678n

Sherburne, John Samuel, 71, 354, 679, 680

Sherman, Roger, 252

Shields, William B., 224, 525, 687

Shippen, Mr., 684

shoemakers, 77

Short, William

appointed minister to Netherlands, 117, 119n

and Madame de Tessé, 206, 207

tenants, 291n

TJ’s debt to, 185-6, 352

Siberia, 432, 482n

Sibley, John

candidate for office in Louisiana, 687

identified, 65n

letter from, 64-5

offered, declines military appointment, 139

sends botanical observations, dye samples to TJ, 64-5

Sibley, Solomon, 34n

Sicily, 86-7, 90

Sierra Madre, 556, 557

Silliman, Wyllys, 70, 71n, 72

silver, 450, 556, 557, 608-9

Simkins, Arthur, 416

Simms, Charles

calls for removal of, 8, 52-3, 105-6, 126-9, 507n

and marine hospital fund, 587n

Simons, Robert, 684

Simpson, James, 159

Sinclair, Arthur, 456, 559-60, 693

Sinclair, Sir John, 646

Sinú River, 479, 480

Siren (U.S. brig), 38, 39n, 559n

Sitgreaves, Samuel, 18n, 83

Skelton, Bathurst, 604n

Sketches of the Principles of Government (Nathaniel Chipman), 7

Skinner, Tompson J.

appointed commissioner of loans, 506, 680

appointment postponed, 512, 584, 585, 594, 602, 679

letter to, 602

recommends aspirants for office, 683

Skipwith, Fulwar, 31, 248-9, 277, 286n, 687

Skipwith, Henry (TJ’s brother-in-law), 604

Slade, Charles, 128n

slavery

abolition of, 136, 137n, 403n

banned from Indiana Terr., 689n

Bowen’s anti-slavery charge to Ga. grand jury, 403

in Conn., 98n

criticism of, 108n, 403

forces out freeholders, 310

slavery in, 403n

slaves

clothing for, 144

demand for, 177n, 216n, 239-40, 303-4n, 505, 661

descriptions of, 260n

as fishermen, 330n

as guides, 125

hiring of, 7-8, 260n, 441-2n

in manufacturing, 288n

manumission of, 97, 98n, 260n

marriage of, x, 259-61

military service by, in American Revolution, 97, 98n

not allowed to testify against whites, 441n

ongoing threat of insurrection by, 230n, 239, 403

payments to, 185, 260n, 261n

price of, 260n

purchased by family members, 260n

runaway, 295, 299, 300, 330n, 606

sale of, 261n, 368, 374, 385

serve in diplomats’ households, 441-2n

taken to Haiti, 606

write letters, x, 259-61

See also blacks; Jefferson, Thomas: Slaveholder

slave trade

prohibition, suppression of, 99n, 239-40, 303-4n, 529, 661

smallpox, 316n

Smallwood, Charles, 100-1, 687

Smilie, John

as committee member, 338

identified, 110n

letter from, 110

recommends aspirants for office, 110, 121, 122n

Smith, Andrew, 406, 408n

Smith, Charles (Va.), 7-8

Smith, Christopher

letter to, 7-8

TJ hires slaves from, 7-8

Smith, Daniel, 177n, 183, 184n, 232, 680, 683

Smith, Henry

signs memorial, 674

Smith, Hugh (Va.), 128n

Smith, James S.

identified, 422n

letter from, 421-2

seeks, receives appointment, 421-2, 658

Smith, Jesse (captain), 454n

Smith, John (N.Y.), 203n

Smith, John (navy officer), 456

Smith, John (Ohio)

letters from, 32-3, 67, 106-7, 107

recommends aspirants for office, 32-3, 71n, 106-7

reports on proceedings of Congress, 67

Smith, John (Va. congressman), 8n

Smith, Jonathan, 85n

Smith, Larkin

letter from cited, 692

seeks appointment, 692

Smith, O’Brien, 415-17

Smith, Richard, 658

Smith, Robert

and annuity for Algiers, 559n

appropriations to equip additional frigates, 55, 357

arming of U.S. merchant vessels, 494

attends cabinet meetings, 494

construction of additional brigs, 612

forwards commissions, warrants, 306, 456-7, 476, 508, 514, 527, 537, 664

and gunboats, 602-3, 612

and Haiti, 494

instructions for S. Barron, 327, 328-9

and Jenckes dismissal from navy, 587-8n

letters from, 55, 114, 268, 306, 444, 456-7, 476, 508, 514, 527, 537, 559-60, 612, 664

letters to, 328-9, 602-3

and loss of the Philadelphia, 63n, 494

and Marine Corps, 114

and Mediterranean squadron, 63-4n, 329

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

as reference, 55, 160, 676n, 677-8, 688n

and Sinclair’s rank, 559-60

and Tripoli, 494

See also Navy, U.S.

Smith, Samuel (Md.)

and E. Stevens claim, 174n

and impressed seamen, 31n

letter from, 296

recommends aspirants for office, 296, 684

as reference, 688n

Smith, Samuel (Ohio), 85n

Smith, Samuel Harrison, 427n, 489

See also National Intelligencer (Washington)

Smoot, Benjamin S., 79, 82

Smoot, Hezekiah, 128n

smuggling, 24n

Smyth, Thomas, Jr., 516, 525, 684

Snake Creek. See Santa Bogue Creek

snakes, 605n

Snead (Sneed), John, 466-7, 476

Snead (Sneed), Mr., 466

Snowden, Mr. (Philadelphia), 305n, 687

Snyder, Simon, 221n

Society of Artists and Manufacturers (Philadelphia), 341-2

Somers, Richard, 456

Songster’s Tavern, Va., 90, 111, 125, 139

Sonora, Mexico, 556, 557

Sophia (schooner), 163n

Sotin de la Coindière, Pierre Jean Marie, 91

Soulard, Antoine, 451, 452, 685, 688-9n

South America

Humboldt’s tour of, 478-82

native peoples, 479, 480

South Carolina

agricultural societies, 130n

American Revolution in, 349

legislature, 288, 289n, 415-17

militia, 57n

olive culture in, 69n

party affiliation of state senators, 415-17

supervisor of the revenue, 316n

surveyors, 129n

and Twelfth Amendment, 315-16, 415-16, 526

viticulture in, 130n

See also Charleston, S.C.; Federalists; Republicans

South Carolina College, 4, 42, 129-30n

Southwest Point, Tenn., 442n

Spain

Colonies

French privateers operate from, 442n

Humboldt’s descriptions of, 478-82, 555-7

Laws of the Indies, 347

silver, specie from, 358, 450, 556, 557

See also Louisiana; Mexico; New Spain; Texas

Economy

and Indian trade, 561-4

Foreign Relations

neutrality in war between Britain and France, 159, 176n

U.S. Relations with

cargoes of distressed vessels, 635-8, 644, 657

convention on claims, 211

and establishment of Mobile customs district, 23, 122

interference with U.S. shipping, commerce, 182, 212-14, 272-4, 351, 441

and land sales in W. Fla., 424

Louisiana-New Spain boundary, 554-7

and navigation of Mississippi River, 23-4

secretary of U.S. legation, 499-500, 524

Spanish opposition to Louisiana Purchase, 217n, 302, 304n

transfer of authority over Louisiana, xlix, 149, 176-7n, 239, 610n, 682

U.S. minister to, 499-500, 524

and western Indians, 445

and Wilkinson, 632-4

See also Florida; Mobile, W. Fla.; New Orleans

Spalding, John T.

signs memorial, 674

Spanish language, 106, 154, 240

Spear, Captain, 182

Spears, James, 465

Spears, John, 465

Spears, William, 465-6

specie

in Europe, 87

shortage of, in U.S., 357-8

Spencer, Ambrose

letter from, 211-12

recommends aspirants for office, 211-12

Spencer, Oliver H., 528, 593, 618

Squire, John, 635n

Stall, George W., 79, 81

Stanislas II Augustus, King of Poland, 597, 599

Stanton, Joseph, Jr., 318, 319n, 684

Stanwix, Fort, 317-18, 319n

Stark, William, 687

State, U.S. Department of

employs free blacks, 260n

letter from, 589-90

list of diplomatic agencies, 83

messengers, 260n

and R. King’s accounts, 589-90

salaries and compensations, 83, 116-17, 171-2, 194, 490-1

weights and measures, 177n

See also Madison, James; Wagner, Jacob

stationery, 638n

Statius, Publius Papinus

Thebaid, 98n

Steele, John (comptroller of the Treasury), 5, 173n, 174-5n

Steele, Jonathan, 71, 354, 355n, 679, 680

Stelle, Pontius D., 152

Sterett, Andrew, 52, 456

Sterry, Robert, 687

Steubenville, Ohio

land office, 317, 613-14

Stevens, Dr., 691

Stevens, Edward

Gallatin assesses claim, 162-75, 192-5, 223, 244, 544, 569-70

Madison assesses claim, 223, 267, 274-86, 554, 569-70

TJ assesses claim, vii-viii, 116-20, 192-5, 574-8

Stevens, James, 687

Steward, Mr. (ensign), 658

Stewart, Charles, 456, 457n

Stewart, Robert, 456

Stewart, William (blacksmith), 359n, 361n, 477, 581

Stites, John, 408n

Stoddard, Amos

and garrison, fortifications at St. Louis garrison, 441, 443n, 445, 446n

identified, 610n

and Indian affairs, 445, 446n

as interim commandant of upper Louisiana, 445-6

letter from, 609-10

organization of militia, 641

recommends aspirants for office, 442n

reports attack on Osage delegation, 670n

sends report on lead mines in Louisiana, 609-10

and transfer of Louisiana, xlix

Stoddert, Fort

land office at, 181-2

and navigation of Mobile River, 214n

as port of entry, 122, 514, 584, 585, 594, 595, 681

transfer of federal property at, 255n

Stone, David, 687

Stone, Thomas

identified, 204n

letter from, 204

sends agricultural writings to TJ, 204

Stone, William J., 685

Storm, Thomas

forwards food items to TJ, 126, 204-5, 306, 469-70

identified, 126n

letters from, 126, 469-70

letter to, 204-5

Storm, Thomas H., 415

strawberries, 180n

Strode, John, 125, 316

Stroganov, Paul, 305n

Strong, Caleb, 249n, 263, 677

Strong, Elisha, 410-11n

Strong, Samuel

letter from cited, 693

Stuart, Alexander, 365, 370-1, 372

Stuart, James

Antiquities of Athens, 134, 136-7n, 336

Stuart (Stewart), Archibald

introduces R. B. Taylor, 541

letter from, 541

recommends aspirants for office, 684, 686

Stuart, Gilbert

portrait of Gallatin, xliii, 406 (illus.)

sugar

legal protections for producers of, 347-8

in Louisiana, 77n, 289

Sulayman, Mawlay, Sultan of Morocco, 159

Sullivan, James, 248, 249n, 263

Summary Description of the Lead Mines in Upper Louisiana (Moses Austin), 610n

Summers, Lewis, 153n

Sumter, Thomas, Jr., 683

Sumter, Thomas, Sr., 525n, 685

Suttle, Henry, 441n

Sutton, John (outlaw), 303n

Swearingen, Thomas Van, 70, 71n, 72

Sweden, 47

Swift, Jonathan, 564, 567n

Swift, Jonathan (Va.), 128n

Switzerland, 87

Sydenham, Thomas

Whole Works, 611

Symmes, Daniel, 106, 107n

Symmes, John Cleves, Jr., 658

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