Volume 44 Index

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Labatut, Jean Baptiste

characterized, 16, 20

Lacépède, Bernard Germain Étienne de La Ville-sur-Illon, Comte de

Ménagerie du muséum national d’histoire naturelle, 645

La Chiapella, Geromo

characterized, 16, 18, 20

recommends aspirants for office, 330n

Laclède, Pierre, 523n

“Laelius” (pseudonym), 705

Lafayette, Marie Adrienne Françoise de Noailles, Marquise de, 13, 503-4, 697

Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de

letters from, 13, 503-7

and death of Hamilton, l, 506

health of, 13, 503-4

urged to settle in Louisiana, 13, 59, 112

and Duplantier, 22

land granted to, 54, 59, 67, 102, 112, 117, 313, 504, 507, 614

and Mme de Tessé, 240, 241, 242

offered governorship of Louisiana, 306, 308n, 350, 355

imprisonment of, 503

declines removing to Louisiana, 504-5

and Moreau, 506

opposes Bonaparte’s lifetime consulship, 506, 507n

retired from public life, 506, 507n

mortgages Orleans Terr. lands, 507

and Lequinio de Kerblay, 697n

La Grange, Joseph E. G. M. de, 456-7

La Hogue, Jean Baptiste de

characterized, 17, 19, 20

L’Allemand, Alfonse, 472n

Lamar, James, 33

Lambert, John, 159

Lamberton, N.J., 43

Lamson, John, 255n, 281

Lancaster, Pa.

postal service to, 186n, 384-7

Lance la grace, 80

Landon, Charles Paul

Vies et oeuvres des peintres, 645

land speculation

in Ga., 41

efforts to prevent, 70

in Ohio, 70

in W. Fla., 309, 312, 313-14n, 705

Lane, Enoch S., 125

Lange, Charley, 472n

Langeac, Hôtel de (Paris), 67-8

Lanthois, John

characterized, 16, 18, 20

Lanusse, Paul

letter from, 449-52

characterized, 15, 17, 19

recommends aspirants for office, 330n

and Louisiana memorial, 449-52

Larned, Simon, 716, 722

Larner, Brian, 93

La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, François Alexandre Frédéric, Duc de, 697

Lastri, Marco, 112, 114

Latimer, Alexander, 138

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry

letters to, 483-4, 636-7

letters from, 519, 552, 599, 695-7

streets and roads in Washington, 28-30

and polygraphs, 132-3, 147, 696

design, alteration of U.S. Capitol, 166n, 483-4, 696-7

and Lenthall, 166n

and President’s House, 484, 552

TJ buys sheet iron from, 484, 599, 636, 695-6

and Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, 519, 695

delayed return to Washington, 519, 599

invited to dine with TJ, 552

and stoves for TJ, 636-7, 696

criticized by Federalists, 696-7

dispute with W. Thornton, 696n

Latrobe, Henry Sellon Boneval, 519

Latrobe, Juliana Elizabeth Boneval, 519

Latrobe, Mary Elizabeth Hazlehurst, 519, 696

Lattimore, William, 715, 719, 723

Laussat, Pierre Clément

supporters and opponents of, 18, 19, 24

and St. Julien’s case, 35n

and Lafayette, 504

La Valette, Charles François Chandéon, 202

Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent, 10, 11

law

corporal punishment, 60, 138, 139n, 209, 227

wills, 348-9

limits of maritime jurisdiction, 361-2

jurisdiction of territorial courts, 447-8

foreign armed vessels in U.S. waters, 578-85

legal fees, costs, 621-2

See also crime; Henderson lands; pardons

Law, Richard, 346n

Law, Thomas

letter from, 158

and Finch’s boardinghouse, 88

forwards Snodgrass replies, 158

Lea, Thomas, 701

lead

in Louisiana District, 635, 666, 682, 684-5n

Leander (British warship), 266-7, 346n, 396n

Lear, Tobias

and negotiations with Tunis, 274, 275n, 292

negotiations with Tripoli, 372n

consul general at Algiers, 498

Lebanon, Pa., 384

Le Beau, Justus

letter from, 351-4

asks TJ for money, letter of introduction, 351-4

identified, 353-4n

Le Beau, Modeste Charbonnet, 354n

Le Breton d’Orgenoy, François Joseph

characterized, 16, 18, 20, 23, 309, 586-7

candidate for appointment, 169

recommended for appointment, 238, 309

appointed marshal, 586-7, 712

Leçons élémentaires de chimie, à l’usage des lycées (Pierre Auguste Adet), 145-7

Lee, Edmund Jennings, 138

Lee, Richard Henry, 118

Lee, William (1772-1840)

letters from, 382-3, 515-18

business failure of, 186n, 516, 517n

sends news of British, French relations, 186n, 198

sends wine, preserved fruit to TJ, 382-4

defends his conduct as consul, 515-18

health of, 516

Legare, Solomon, 574

Leghorn (Livorno), Italy, 419

Le Havre, France, 517n

Leib, John, 232

Leib, Michael

and divisions among Pa. Republicans, 229, 231, 232-3n, 341, 548

member of Eighth Congress, 717

dines with TJ, 720, 726

Leiper, Elizabeth Coultas Gray

letter from, 622-3

letter from cited, 201n, 623n, 730

and appointment of C. Irvine, 622-3

identified, 623n

Leiper, Thomas

letters from, 229-33, 400-2

and Callender, 6n

letters from cited, 201n, 730, 732

and divisions among Pa. Republicans, 229-33

advises on appointments, 231, 400-2

Leiper Canal, 623n

Lemaire, Étienne

letters to, 162, 430

letters from, 211-12, 408

inventory of champagne, 70n

orders groceries, 136

health of, 162, 211, 212

sends wine to Monticello, 162, 211-12

payments to, 273, 333, 334

and death of R. Bailey, 408, 430

preparations for TJ’s return to Washington, 430

and President’s House accounts, 734

Lemoine d’Essoies, Edme Marie Joseph, 67-8

L’Enfant, Pierre Charles, 55, 56, 91

Lenox, Peter

letter to, 181

locks for Monticello, 137

and work on Capitol, 164, 467

and painter for Monticello, 181

payments to, 273, 334

Lenthall, John, 165-6, 187, 483-4

Leonard, James T.

letter to, 223

letter from, 202

carries letters, book for TJ, 202, 414

returns from mission to France, 202

identified, 202n

thanked by TJ, 223

and receipt for delivery of Louisiana Purchase stock, 537n, 673

Lequinio de Kerblay, Joseph Marie

letter from, 697

presents respects to TJ, 697

Letters from London: Written during the Years 1802 & 1803 (William Austin), 260

Lettres d’un observateur sur la marine (Pierre Alexandre Forfait), 556, 557n

Levaillant, François

Histoire naturelle des perroquets, 645

Levis, William, 232, 233n

Levrault, Schoell & Comp., 645n

Levrault Frères, 502n

Levy, Samson, 327, 328n, 412

Lewis, Joseph, Jr., 717, 724

Lewis, Mary Walker, 366

Lewis, Meriwether

and Osage delegation, xi, 73, 99, 103

sends specimens, curiosities to TJ, 407, 554-5

collects Indian vocabularies, 625

and R. Lewis, 650

See also Lewis and Clark expedition

Lewis, Micajah G., 411

Lewis, Mildred Dabney, 650n

Lewis, Morgan, 195n, 413n

Lewis, Nicholas, 366

Lewis, Nicholas Meriwether

letter from, 605

seeks appointment, 605

Lewis, Reuben

letter to, 650

TJ sends news of Lewis and Clark to, 650

identified, 650n

Lewis, Samuel (Philadelphia)

letter from, 163

seeks appointment, 163, 201, 263

Lewis, Thomas (captain of the Pomona), 417-18, 422n

Lewis and Clark expedition

and Osage delegation, xi

and contact with Indians, xlviii, 650

distribute peace medals, xlviii

sends specimens to TJ, 104n

boats, 650

desertions from, 650

at Platte River, 650

Liberia, 458n

Liberty (ship), 272n

Library of Congress

expenditures on room for, 164

books for, 414-15, 556

Life of George Washington (John Marshall), 379n

lighthouses

appointment of keepers, superintendents, 154, 155n, 179-80, 455-6, 474, 629, 632, 733

Cape Henlopen, Del., 154, 155n, 179-80

Seguin Island, Me., 455-6, 474

Shell Castle Island, N.C., 455-6, 474

keepers’ salaries, 456n

Clark’s Point, Mass., 629, 632

New Point Comfort, Va., 733

Lilly, Gabriel

and Short’s Indian Camp property, 415-16

and arbitration with J. B. Magruder, 425

makes payments for TJ, 436, 732

characterized, 521

dispute with Craven, 521, 616

and double payment to Moran, 538

letters to cited, 538n, 616n, 729, 732, 733

payments to, 729

letters from cited, 732, 733

subject of anonymous letter, 732

Lincoln, Benjamin

letter from, 109

forwards packages to TJ, 109

and Seguin Island lighthouse, 456n

letter from cited, 731

Lincoln, Levi

letter to, 402-3

letter from, 529-33

and British frigates at New York, x, 364, 402-3, 529-30

arming of U.S. merchant vessels, 25, 27n

as reference, 26n

payments to, 27n

retirement as U.S. attorney general, 180, 531

sends observations on New England politics to TJ, 529-33

rumored dissatisfaction with TJ’s administration, 531

departure for Washington, 532, 662

and bill for preservation of peace in harbors and waters, 578, 579-82

absent during drafting of annual message, 662

dines with TJ, 726, 727n

Lining, Charles, 574

Linnaeus, Carolus, 143, 615n

Linnard, William

letter from cited, 213n, 731

recommended for appointment, 730

Literary Magazine, and American Register, 495n

Little Cornelia (ship), 266, 267n

Little Jim (sloop), 37

Little Prairie, 80, 81, 89

Livaudais, Jacques Enould, Jr.

characterized, 16, 18, 20

Livaudais, Jacques Enould, Sr.

letter from, 449-52

characterized, 16, 18, 20, 22

candidate for appointment, 305

and Louisiana memorial, 449-52

Lively, Charles, 416

Liverpool, 442

Livingston, Brockholst

letter from, 128

introduces R. Macomb, 128

considered for appointment as U.S. attorney general, 216, 412

Livingston, Edward

and Louisiana memorial to Congress, 7-8, 217n, 254-5n, 312-13, 607

and Bastrop’s claim, 157

recommends aspirants for office, 330n

and Alien and Sedition acts, 347, 349n

Livingston, Henry W., 716, 724

Livingston, Robert R.

and F. Skipwith, 69, 216, 218n

seeks to resign as minister, 112, 186n

and S. Lynch, 172n

departure from France, 174, 240, 241

criticism of, 185, 198-9, 234, 252-3

dispute with American claims commissioners, 185-6, 199, 218n, 234, 252-4

delivery of Louisiana Purchase stock, 185n, 536-7, 673

relationship with Monroe, 186n, 216-17

sends dispatches with Leonard, 202

travels to England, 216, 217n

and French actions concerning the Philadelphia, 275n

correspondence with Madison, 300

and American debt claims, 393, 423, 435

urges U.S. to take possession of W. Fla., 466

and Moreau, 489n

and Lafayette, 506

and Saint-Paul, 611

lizard, horned, 104n, 148

Llewellensburg, Md.

surveyor at, 297, 315, 316n, 474, 476, 690, 702

Lloyd, Thomas

letter from cited, 201n, 730

Loche, M. de

vineyard, 68

Logan, George, 220, 231, 719, 721

Logwood, Thomas (counterfeiter), 637-9, 686, 705-7

L’Oiseau, Captain, 364

London

mathematical instrument makers, 108n

Old Bailey, 404, 405n

Newgate prison, 405n

typhus in, 405n

London Exchange Banking Company, 636n

Long Island, Bahamas, 286, 288

Long Island Sound, 265-7

longitude

calculation of, 108, 437-8, 441n, 461, 464, 693-4

meridian line at Washington, D.C., 539-42

Lorimier, Louis, Jr., 87

Los Adaes (Adais; Spanish presidio), 364

Louisiana

boundaries of, ix, 31-2, 36n, 46-7, 50, 293, 301n, 312, 432-3, 466n, 528n, 617, 672, 681, 712

W. Fla. claimed as part of, ix, 185, 301n, 312

division of, 7, 217n

immigration to, 18, 56, 185, 186n, 188-9, 190-1, 270-2

exploration of, 30, 99

Spanish administration of, 35, 82n, 255n, 312

French administration of, 35n

exchange portion of, for Florida, 47, 50, 409, 704-5

temporary ban on new settlements in, 47, 434

Indian trade in, 90, 339, 340n

Indians in, 99

demand for slaves in, 217-18n

inhabitants of, not ready for self-government, 217-18n, 313, 434, 451-2n

declining French influence in, 224

opposition to TJ’s administration in, 338-9

as possible asylum for free blacks, mulattoes, 624

See also Louisiana District; New Orleans; Orleans Territory

Louisiana Bank

directors of, 21n

chartering of, 52, 310

Louisiana District

settlement of eastern Indians in, 54, 284-5, 571, 649n

population of, 80-1, 82n, 89-90

descriptions of, 80-3, 635

blacks in, 81, 82n, 89-90

division of, into districts, 81-2, 89-90, 649, 666, 670, 682

commandants for, 123, 169, 188-9, 222-3, 236, 285-6, 314-15, 349, 388-9, 631-2, 632-3, 673, 682, 711-12

military government for, 264

Indians in, 284, 666-7, 682

calls for representative government, 284-5, 649

placed under jurisdiction of Indiana Terr., 284-5, 633, 670

petition to Congress from, 284-6, 635, 649, 657-8

immigration to, 285

land titles in, 285, 649n

Spanish administration of, 285

squatters in, 631

militia, 632

agricultural potential, 635

lead mines in, 635, 666, 682, 685-5n

mineral resources, 635

sale of public lands in, 642

Louisiana Gazette, 9n, 705n

“Louisianais” (pseudonym)

opposes Louisiana memorial, 451-2n

Louisiana Purchase

and right of self-government for Louisianians, 7-8, 9n, 14n, 90-1

impact on Indians, 99

will ensure peace between U.S. and France, 112

delivery of stock for payment of, 185n, 202n, 536-7, 664-5, 672-3, 681

and settlement of American debt claims, 199

may cause divisions between eastern and western U.S., 434

praise for, 441n

Spain acquiesces to, 664, 672, 681, 684n

criticism of, 708n

Louis XVI, King of France, 446

Love, John C., 125, 730

Lovell, John Pittman, 129

Loviell (Louviere?), Mr. (Orleans Terr.), 239, 309

Lowndes, Thomas, 715, 718, 723

Lowry, Robert K.

letter from, 475-6

forwards paper on silkworms, 475-6

identified, 476n

Lucas, James, 51

Lucas, John B. C., 717, 722

Luce, Henry, 734

Lucretius Carus, Titus

De natura rerum, 317, 322, 325n

Ludlow, Charlotte Chambers, 577-8n

Ludlow, Daniel, 496, 603

Ludlow, Israel, 577-8n

Ludwig, Johann Carl, & Son (Mittelwalde), 515, 612n

Lur-Saluces (Salus), Comte de, 383

Lyle, James

letter from, 643

and TJ’s debt to Henderson, McCaul & Co., 643

Lyman, William, 77, 532

Lynch, Simon, 171-2, 186n, 198

Lyon, Matthew, 649, 719, 723

Lyon, William, 75n

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