Volume 44 Index

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Jackson, David, Jr., 230

Jackson, James, 397n, 618n, 719, 720

Jackson, John G., 718, 722

Jackson, William

letter to, 398

letters from, 357, 369-70

dispute with Irujo, ix, 357-9, 364, 369-70, 398, 466-7

criticizes TJ’s naval policies, 63, 67, 117

criticizes TJ’s patronage policies, 359n

and Noailles estate, 376

Jacquett, Peter, 701

Jade Bay, 219n

Jamaica

sugar production on, 190-1, 225-6, 290

threat of slave insurrection on, 191

militia, 291n

James, Benjamin, 38n

James River, 162

Jarvis, Charles, 493

Jarvis, William

letters to, 115-16, 122

letter from, 492-3

payments to, 115-16, 122, 123, 222, 492

and wine for TJ, 115-16, 492-3

sends fruit and nuts to TJ, 492-3

Jay, John, 167

Jay Treaty

not renewed by TJ’s administration, 111

and debt claims, 659n

Jeakes, Joseph, 113n

Jefferson, George

letters to, 131, 162, 215, 252, 482, 502-3, 538, 706

letters from, 475, 518, 525

and TJ’s payment to Callender, 6n

handles TJ’s business affairs in Richmond, 131, 162, 215, 475, 525, 706

handles shipments for TJ, 162, 252, 475, 706

payments to, 215, 482, 706

and W. Short’s affairs, 417n

forwards TJ’s account, 475

letters from cited, 482n, 728, 729, 732

double payment to Moran, 502-3, 518, 538

and TJ’s account with Gibson & Jefferson, 502-3, 518, 729

See also Gibson & Jefferson

Jefferson, Isaac (Boston)

letter from, 330-1

seeks contract for seamen’s clothing, 330-1

identified, 331n

Jefferson, Martha (Patty) Wayles Skelton (Mrs. Thomas Jefferson), 400n

JEFFERSON, THOMAS

Agriculture

exchanges seeds, plants with friends, 13-14, 31, 112, 114, 143-4, 163-4, 240-3, 331-2, 366, 552-4, 614-15

donkeys, 97, 98n

dispute between Craven and Lilly, 616

See also Poplar Forest (TJ’s estate)

Architecture

and design of U.S. Capitol, 166n, 483-4

roofing, 342-5

See also Monticello

Business and Financial Affairs

pressed for funds, xii, 390

salary, 28n, 273, 333

opens account with Bank of the United States, 58, 59n, 274n

purchases tools, hardware, 61

newspaper subscriptions, 125

payment of insurance premium, 159, 162

orders coal, 430, 475, 503, 525, 538, 706

pays taxes, 482n

orders stoves, 636-7, 696

debt to Henderson, McCaul & Co., 643

See also Bank of the United States; Barnes, John; Columbia, Bank of (Georgetown); Gibson & Jefferson; Henderson lands; Jefferson, George; Monticello; Short, William

Character and Image

friend to arts and science, 181, 222, 262

Continental Congress

subscribes to second petition to king, 118-19, 205, 539

Correspondence

receives anonymous letters, 55-6, 337-8, 370-1, 382, 489-92, 555n, 573-4, 732, 733

too busy to write often, 110

uses caution, disguise in writing, sending letters, 110

abandons reading European newspapers, 123

letters delayed, miscarried, 308-9, 478

receives letters from the insane, 545

See also polygraphs

Law

privateers trespassing in U.S. jurisdiction, 48

limits of maritime jurisdiction, 361-2

sphere of federal judiciary limited, 380

See also Johnson, Richard; Peyton, Craven

Library

sends books to Monticello, 137

books obtained for, 260, 501-2, 525-6, 551-2, 573, 611-12, 615n, 645-6

books borrowed from, 557

Minister to France

Hôtel de Langeac, 67-8

and Meyer, 553n

settlement of accounts, 598-9

and Gouan, 615n

Nailery

nailrod and iron stock for, 62, 482-3, 570

Opinions

Virginia “more agricultural than Nautical,” 78

strength of old friendships, 124

Patronage and Appointments

consults character sketches of Orleans residents, vii, 19-21, 23-4, 168-9, 305-6

difficulties making Orleans Terr. appointments, vii-viii, 52, 168-9, 199, 307-8, 666, 682

sends nominations to the Senate, xiii, 690-1n, 693n, 702-4

and “midnight appointments,” 3-4

will not appoint Federalists, 52-3, 75, 180, 302

lists of appointments and removals, 77, 168-70, 305-6, 485, 652-3, 688-91, 711-13

avoids appointing Virginians, 77-8

does not appoint J. Q. Adams bankruptcy commissioner, 244, 245n

criticized for appointing members of Congress to office, 337

appointment of bankruptcy commissioners, 379-80

Republicans entitled to share of offices, 380

irregularities in Chambers’s recess commission, 487-8

removals for electioneering, 488-9

removals for delinquent accounts, 546-7

Personal Affairs

sends dinner invitations, lii-liii, 354 (illus.), 552, 714-27

orders wine, 37, 68, 112, 114-15, 115-16, 119, 156, 397, 421, 422-3n, 492-3, 514-15, 549, 612, 707, 729

strangers ask for money, 39-46, 88, 181-3, 294-5, 295-7, 406, 618, 640-1

health of, 94, 112

plans retirement, 112, 654

and Ceracchi’s bust of Washington, 114, 115n

only supports local institutions, 221-2

trustee of Ariana Randolph, 248-9, 299

visits Madison at Montpelier, 281

dreads “fatigues” of hosting President’s House dinners, 495

and death of H. B. Trist, 537-8, 613-14

See also President’s House

Political Theories

consuls as navy agents, 110-11

voluntary regulation preferable to formal treaties, 111, 654, 655

limits on judiciary’s sphere, 380

states may limit freedom of the press, 380-1

private market preferred for public supplies, 390

private wars impermissible in well-ordered society, 680

Politics

takes pride in disapprobation of the Federalists, xi, 258

and death of Hamilton, xii, l, 105

Federalists and Republicans agree on object, differ on means, l, 381

decline, demise of Federalists, 110, 111, 127, 511, 707-8

return of U.S. to republican principles, 111, 127

forced to seek reelection due to Federalist lies, calumnies, 111-12

Louisiana Purchase secures peace with France, 112

denies involvement with “Olive Branch Petition,” 118-19, 166-8, 205, 215, 558

neither TJ nor Adams involved in “dirty work” of editors, 130

fears divisions among Republicans, 180, 204, 257-8

remains neutral in disputes among Republicans, 302

won’t allow political opinion to interfere with friendships, 381, 510

calls sessions of Congress a “campaign,” 495, 654

lost influence of Federalist newspapers, 511

administration compared with Adams’s, 619-22

will not seek a third term, 654

criticized at public dinners, 707, 708n

editors “cooks” consulting “palates” of their readers, 707

gives up efforts to reconcile with Federalists, 707-8

Portraits

Houdon’s plaster bust of, xlviii

on peace medals, xlviii, 354 (illus.)

asked by Peale to sit for profile, 147-8

by Stuart, 279

by Doolittle, 279n

by Tiebout, 495n

President

relations with Spain, ix, 31-2, 46-7, 50, 349, 358, 364, 397-8, 403, 430-1, 507-8, 522, 527-8, 629-30, 664, 680-1

use of military volunteers, ix, 629, 630n, 663, 668

relations with Britain, ix-x, 124, 127, 223-4, 327-8, 354, 355, 402-3, 629-30, 663-4, 679, 680

relations with France, ix-x, 199, 223-4, 252-3, 290n, 354, 364-5, 489, 663-4, 679, 680

arming of U.S. merchant vessels, x, 327, 591-5, 680

construction, deployment of gunboats, x, 36, 51, 127, 355, 579, 663, 667-8, 683, 710n

preservation of peace in U.S. ports and harbors, x, 578-85

war with Tripoli, x, li, 111, 665, 681

relations with Tunis, x-xi, 111, 281, 665, 681-2

Indian policy, xi, xlviii, 54, 72, 78, 95-6, 98-101, 103-4, 178-9, 570-2, 663, 666-7, 682-3, 691-2

and District of Columbia, 28-30, 91-2, 94, 187

cargoes of distressed vessels, 31-2

compensation for W. C. C. Claiborne, 35, 48

and legal system in Louisiana, 35

St. Julien case, 35, 47, 48n

Louisiana boundaries, 46-7, 50, 54, 681

ban on new settlements in Texas, 47

establishment of Mobile collection district, 47, 507-8, 664, 680-1

and Spanish duties on U.S. goods at Mobile, 47

settlement of diplomatic expenses, 48

L’Enfant’s claim, 56

issues pardons, 60n, 139n, 210n, 227n, 391-2n, 476, 486n, 501n, 605n

land for Hoffman and Rapp, 70-1

division of Louisiana District, 81-3, 89-90

and self-government in Louisiana, 90-1, 199, 224

western exploration, 99-100, 103-4

discharge of public debt, 111, 679, 683-4

and Jay Treaty, 111

British frigates at New York, 127, 224, 327-8, 354, 355, 361-2, 364, 402-3, 629, 664, 680

halts prosecutions under Sedition Act, 130

establishment of post road between Washington and New Orleans, 184

defense of U.S. coasts and harbors, 224, 328, 361-2, 629, 664, 680

policy toward Haiti, 224, 680

criticism of R. R. Livingston, 252-3

change in form of French government, 253

commission, letter of credence for John Armstrong, 253

post road through W. Fla., 256-7

abuse of U.S. passports, 281

and continued Spanish presence in Orleans Terr., 281

and the Eugenia, 327

federal officials meddling in elections, 362

and French privateer in Mississippi River, 364-5

public buildings in Washington, 483-4

reception of Moreau, 489

cabinet meetings, 507-8

collection of back taxes in Ky., 526

and Kemper riot, 608n, 629

instructions for Louisiana District commandants, 631-2

navy appropriations, 663, 668

and delivery of Louisiana stock, 664-5, 681

temporary government for Louisiana, 666, 682

See also election of 1804

Religion

separation of church and state, 47-8

freedom of religion, 78-9

clergy misrepresent Bible’s meaning, 110

views on the doctrines of Jesus, 204, 205n, 304

Scientific Interests

Natural Bridge, xlvii, 113n

urban planning, 53-4, 102, 311

yellow fever, 53-4, 235

purchases scientific, mathematical instruments, 60-1

western exploration, 99-100, 103-4

flower named after TJ, 143-4

too busy for scientific, literary studies, 163

botany, 163-4

mammoth, 407, 554-5

receives specimens, curiosities, 407, 630-1

Indian vocabularies, 625

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

Slaveholder

offered, declines purchasing Melinda Colbert Freeman, 97-8, 195

purchases slaves, 139-41

hires slave labor, 141n, 424

prefers white servants at President’s House, 195

pays taxes on slaves, 482n

and Notes on the State of Virginia, 609-10

views on slavery criticized, 609-10

and removal of condemned slaves from Va., 623-5

See also Freeman, John

Travel

between Monticello and Washington, 131n, 137n, 162, 431-2, 495

travel expenses, 131n

Vice President

opposes use of military volunteers, 675n

Virginia Legislator

resolutions on Lord North’s Conciliatory Proposal, 166-8, 205, 558

Summary View of the Rights of British America, 539, 557-8

Writings

Bill for Preservation of Peace in Harbors and Waters, x, 578-85

Bill to Regulate the Clearance of Armed Vessels, x, 591-5

dinner guest records, lii-liii, 354 (illus.), 714-27

Notes on Washington Highways, 29-30

Notes on Dispatches from William C. C. Claiborne, 35-6

Notes on Speeches of White Hair and Dog Soldier, 73-4

notes on appointments, 77, 168-70, 305-6, 485, 652-3

Notes on Upper Louisiana, 80-3

Notes on Reply of White Hair, 101

Notes on Shipment, 136-7

Notes on Information from Isaac Briggs, 188

Philosophy of Jesus, 204, 205n, 304

Notes on Roofing, 342-5

Notes for Consultation with James Madison, 364-5

Memorandum of Tasks for James Dinsmore, 427

Memorandum of Tasks for John Hemings, 428

Memorandum of Tasks for John Perry, 428

List of Letters Received from Carlos Martínez de Irujo, 430-1

notes on cabinet meetings, 507-8

Summary View of the Rights of British America, 539, 557-8

Memorandum for Henry Dearborn on Indian Policy, 570-2

Notes on Choctaw Indian Lands, 572

Notes on Tensions with Spain and Great Britain, 629-30

Memorandum on Commissions for the Legislative Council of Orleans Territory, 652-3

Proclamation Establishing the District of Mobile, 684n

lists of appointments and removals, 711-13

See also Annual Message to Congress (1804); Notes on the State of Virginia

Jeffersonia diphylla (twinleaf), 143-4

“Jefferson’s March” (Peter S. Du Ponceau), 640-1

Jenkins, Elisha, 171, 172n

Jenkins, Micah, 574

Jenner, Edward, 360

Jennings, Charles, 730

Jervis, Emilia

letter from, 640-1

asks TJ for money, 640-1

Jesus. See Jefferson, Thomas: Religion

Jews, 232

John Adams (schooner), 332n

John Adams (U.S. frigate), 129n, 499

Johnson, Bernard, 533, 534n

Johnson, John, 490, 563

Johnson, Mr. (clerk), 358

Johnson, Richard

TJ’s legal action against, 405

Johnson, Thomas, 167

Johnson, William, 392-3

Jones, Evan

letter from, 449-52

candidate for appointment, vii, 169, 234, 305, 307, 328, 350, 355, 712

and Louisiana memorial, 7, 24, 217n, 254-5n, 449-52

and character sketches of Orleans residents, 14, 19, 21, 263-4

characterized, 20, 21, 22, 24, 263-4

offers smuggled cargo for sale, 363n, 479

declines appointment, 652-3, 711, 712

Jones, Meriwether

letter to, 557-8

letter from, 539

asks TJ for copy of Summary View, 539, 557-8

Jones, Michael, 688, 703

Jones, Mr. (Madison correspondent), 252

Jones, Mr. (Va.), 228, 731

Jones, Walter, 213n, 718, 721

Jones, Walter, Jr.

letter to, 213-14

and T. Duffy’s pardon, 138

offered, appointed U.S. attorney, 213-14, 255, 689, 702, 712

identified, 213-14n

letter from cited, 731

Jones, William (Pa.)

letter to, 376

letter from, 456-7

recommended for appointment, 200, 730

letter from cited, 201n, 730

and Noailles estate, 376, 456-7

potential minister to Spain, 464

Jones & Howell

letters to, 62, 346-7, 482-3

letters from, 76, 399, 570

payments to, 62, 76, 333, 570n

TJ orders sheet iron from, 344, 346-7, 399, 483, 599, 696

TJ orders nailrod from, 482-3, 570

and stoves for TJ, 637

Jones & Kain, 136, 333

Jordan, Jeremiah, 316n

Jordan, John, Jr.

letter from, 569

recommends aspirant for office, 569

Jordan, Richard, 297, 316n, 476

Joseph & Phoebe (ship), 517-18

Jourdan et fils (Tain, France), 68, 156, 422-3n

Joy, George, 255n, 281

Judd, William, 336n, 338n

Judiciary Act (1801), 121n, 620

Judiciary Act (1802), 245n, 380, 381n, 621

Judson, Agur, 338n

“Julius” (pseudonym). See Finlay, William M.

Jupiter (planet), 437, 439, 441n

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