Volume 44 Index

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Macbean, William

letter from, 569

recommends aspirant for office, 569

MacCreery, William, 715, 717, 721, 726

Mackenzie & Glennie (London), 234, 235n, 418-19

Maclay, Samuel, 719, 722

Maclure, William, 218n, 252, 253-4

Macomb, Robert, 128

Macon, Nathaniel

letter from, 336-7

sends election news, observations on foreign affairs, 336-7

speaker of the House, 633n

member of Eighth Congress, 718

dines with TJ, 720, 726

Macon, Sarah Catlett Madison, 520n

Macon, Thomas, 520

MacRea (McRea), William, 453-4, 658

Madison (U.S. corvette), 202n

Madison, Dolley Payne Todd, 281, 292, 424n

MADISON, JAMES

letters to, 46-7, 47-8, 50, 90-1, 157, 181, 198-9, 223-4, 233-4, 252-3, 256-7, 281-2, 354, 431-2, 525

letters from, 184-6, 200, 215-19, 219, 234-5, 253-5, 274-5, 292-3, 300-1, 362-4, 423-4, 466-7, 542, 592-3, 669

Personal Affairs

preparing to leave Washington, 105

provides TJ with bills of exchange, 115, 119, 122, 126, 396, 492

tobacco crop of, 115, 119

and John Freeman, 141n

invited to Monticello, 199

and Bishop Madison’s inquiry regarding Mansfield, 219

TJ visits, at Montpelier, 281, 292, 306n, 327, 431-2, 643

visits Monticello, 362, 424n

orders wine, 421, 422-3n, 698

and Oldham, 494, 520

returns to Washington, 495

as Lafayette’s power of attorney, 504, 505, 507n

See also Montpelier

Secretary of State

relationship with Irujo, ix, 356

Louisiana boundaries, 46-7, 50, 466n, 528n

establishment of Mobile collection district, 47, 466, 669

compensation for W. C. C. Claiborne, 48

R. King’s accounts, 48, 186n

applications to, for appointments, 75n, 173n, 468n, 549-50n

and Bastrop, 90-1, 157

extension of U.S. laws to Louisiana, 90-1

ransom, release of Maria Anna Porcile, 136n

advises on appointments, 181, 199, 216, 233-4, 306n, 327, 355, 542

ratification of the Twelfth Amendment, 181, 215-16, 274-5

forwards commissions, communications, 184-6, 198-9, 215-19, 234-5, 253-5, 274-5, 300-1, 362-4, 466

American debt claims against France, 185, 199, 234-5, 252, 253-4, 423

criticism of R. R. Livingston, 185, 216, 234, 252-3

and W. Fla., 185, 256-7, 292-3

alleged alliance between Britain and Bourbons, 200, 223-4

commission, letter of credence for John Armstrong, 216

and fraud committed in name of Preble, 234-5

British violations of neutral rights, 253, 266

relations with Tunis, 274, 281-2, 292

change in form of French government, 290n, 362-3

negotiations with Spain, 300, 466, 528n, 669

British frigates at New York, 300-1, 354

impressment of American seamen, 300-1

and Timpanari Viganò, 320, 324

French privateers in W. Indies, 354, 363, 669

TJ’s notes for consultation with, 364-5

negotiations for crew of Philadelphia, 423-4

relations with Ottoman Empire, 423-4

relations with Russia, 423-4

dispute between W. Jackson and Irujo, 466-7

Cabrera’s claim of diplomatic immunity, 473n

attends cabinet meetings, 507

TJ sends appointments to, 525

obtains polygraphs for State Department, 527, 626, 659

arming of U.S. merchant vessels, 591, 592-3

bill to regulate the clearance of armed vessels, 592-3

instructions regarding Kemper riot, 608n

advises on annual message to Congress, 662, 669

See also State, U.S. Department of

Madison, Bishop James

letter from, 32

TJ asks to borrow quadrant from, 32

recommends aspirants for office, 196, 732

letters from cited, 196n, 730, 732

seeks to hire Mansfield for William and Mary faculty, 219, 252

Mad River, 589n

Magnan, Charles Philippe, 614, 615

Magnan, Dr., 614, 615

Magowen (Magown, Magowers), Johnson, 692

Magruder, Allan B.

letter to, 484-5

letter from, 377-9

prepares work on history of Indian wars, 377-9, 484-5

Magruder, John B.

letter to, 424-5

TJ orders flooring plank from, 424-5

Main, Thomas (nurseryman)

letter from cited, 729

Maine

elections in, 279

Gardiner, 279, 291

Seguin Island lighthouse, 455-6, 474

Stage Island, 456n

See also Republicans

Malaga, Spain, 397, 512, 513

Malta, 178n, 331-2, 354, 500n

mammoth, 407, 554-5

Manning, Nathaniel, 338n

Mansfield, Jared

recommends aspirants for office, 26-7n

and B. Tupper, 154, 155n

considered for faculty at William and Mary, 219, 281

Mansfield, John, 265-7, 345-6n

manufacturing

buttons, 40-1

nails, 41

shingles, 41-2, 46

riding whips, 42

textiles, 192n

iron, 367-8, 390, 401

glass, 401

steel, 401

Map of the State of New York (Simeon De Witt), 300

Map of the United States (Abraham Bradley, Jr.), 596n

maps

New England, 247n

of N.Y., 300

Marais des Liards, 80

Maramea (Marameg), 80

Marblehead, Mass.

surveyorship, 77, 702

March, John, 443

Maria (sloop), 109, 277

Marietta, Ohio

collector at, 26-7, 154, 170, 179, 181, 690, 702

land office, 155n

Marigny de Mandeville, Bernard Xavier Philippe de

description of, 19, 20

Marines, U.S., 125, 661

Marion, Robert, 528-9

Marks, Anna Scott Jefferson (Mrs. Hastings Marks, TJ’s sister)

invited to Monticello, 105

letters to cited, 105n, 729, 730

Marks, Lucy Meriwether Lewis, 649

Marrast, John

letter to, 526-7

letters from, 109-10, 277

sends candles to TJ, 109-10, 277, 526

identified, 109-10n

payment to, 526-7

Marseilles, France, 418-20, 421n, 422n

Marshall, Benjamin, 692

Marshall, John

Life of George Washington, 379n

Martin (Eppes slave; formerly TJ’s slave), 97

Martin, Benjamin, 40

Martin, Luther, 254n

Martin, Mr. (Philadelphia saddler), 230

Martin, Thomas (soldier)

letter from cited, 729

Martin, William (N.C.), 336, 337n

Martin, William B.

letter from cited, 731

Martinique, W.I., 85

Mary (brig), 363-5

Maryland

Charles Co., 7n, 172

marshal for, 77, 689, 702

navy appointments from, 94

and Bank of England stock, 107n, 435n

militia, 159n

attorneys, 172

Prince George’s Co., 172, 220, 257, 449n

treasurer of the western shore, 444-5

commissioner of loans, 444-6, 448-9, 457-9, 463, 465, 474, 476, 489-92, 558-61, 564, 689, 702

executive council, 559-60, 563-4, 567-8n

courts, 562-3, 568n

Anne Arundel Co., 563

Harford Co., 568n

See also Baltimore, Md.; Federalists; Llewellensburg, Md.; Republicans

Maskelyne, Nevil, 438

Mason, George, 118

Mason, John (Georgetown merchant)

letter from, 203

recommends aspirants for office, 203, 490

letter from cited, 365n

Mason, John (Plymouth)

letter from cited, 364, 365n

Mason, John Thomson

letter to, 214

letters from, 189-90, 255-6

resigns as U.S. attorney, 172, 189-90, 203, 213, 214, 712

offered, declines appointment as U.S. attorney general, 180, 181, 263

recommends aspirants for office, 189

and cases of P. Williams and J. Ray, 189-90

advises on appointments, 214, 255-6

as reference, 297

and perjury charge against Edward Hall, 492, 559

Mason, Stevens Thomson, 88, 112, 113n

Mason, Thomas (Md.), 348n

Massachusetts

commissioner of loans, 77, 689, 702

elections in, 85, 144, 206, 279, 335, 350

courts, 532

Congregationalists in, 552n

Clark’s Point lighthouse, 629, 632

Marblehead surveyorship, 690

See also Boston; Federalists; Maine; Republicans

Massachusetts Historical Society, 551, 552n

Matagorda Bay, 50

mathematics

for merchants, 251n

education, 605

See also longitude

Mather, James

characterized, 17, 20, 309

recommended for appointment, 238, 309

Matlack, Timothy, 730

Maury, James

letter to, 123-4

letter from, 441-2

bills drawn on, 115, 116n, 119, 122, 123, 126, 396, 441, 492

friendship with TJ, 123-4, 441-2

Maury, Matthew, 124, 442

Mazange, Leonardo

characterized, 15, 17, 19, 21n

Mazzei, Philip

letter to, 110-13

letters from, 116-17, 316-25

and donkey breeding, 98n

correspondence with TJ, 110

TJ sends news of public, private affairs to, 110-13

exchanges seeds, plants with TJ, 112

family of, 112-13

reports on extreme weather in Europe, 116-17

introduces Timpanari Viganò, 316-25, 499

and Meyer, 553

McClallen, John, 480

McClenachan, Blair, 732

McCord, Andrew, 716, 721

McCormick, Andrew T., 734

McCrackan, William, & Son (New Haven, Conn.), 75n

McCulloch, James Hugh, 365, 366n

McDonald, Mrs. (S.C.), 574

McDonogh, Bryan, 176, 178n

McFarland, Duncan, 336, 337n, 560

McFarland, William

letter from, 650-2

recommends aspirant for office, 650-2

identified, 651-2n

McFarlane, John (ship’s captain), 397

McFarlane (McFarlin), George

letter from, 224-5

petition for pardon, 224-5

pardoned by TJ, 391-2n, 476

McFarlane (McFarlin), John

letter from, 390-2

petition for pardon, 225n, 390-2

McGrew, John, 687

McGrew, John F., 687

McGrew, William, 687

McHenry, James, 66

McKean, Joseph B., 402, 469, 471, 473n

McKean, Sarah Miles, 402n

McKean, Thomas

letter to, 257-8

letter from, 220-1

and divisions among Pa. Republicans, xi, 220-1, 257-8

recommends aspirants for office, 220, 256, 257

urged to run for president, 220, 257-8

sends election news to TJ, 220-1

as Irujo’s father-in-law, 358, 469, 471, 472n

accused of nepotism, 401-2

and arrest of Cabrera, 473n

reelection of, 590

McKean, Thomas, Jr., 402

McLane, Allen

removal of expected, urged by Republicans, 509, 543-4, 585, 656, 700

McPherson, James

letter from, 588-9

and missionaries among Indians, 577n, 588-9

identified, 588n

Mead (Meade), Cowles, 261n

Meade, Henrietta Worsam, 468

Meade, Richard W., 468, 512, 513

Mead & Jenkins (Savannah), 397n

Meara, Francis O., 109, 277

medals

peace medals, xlviii, 73, 74n, 96, 354 (illus.)

Medical Inquiries and Observations (Benjamin Rush), 304, 305n

medicine

medicinal springs, 13, 569n

antiseptic gas, 21

medical devices, 21

camphor, 263n

medical schools, societies, 263n

opium, 263n

education, 293n

physicians, 453, 658

amputation, 497n

See also illness and disease; women

Mediterranean Sea

arming of merchant vessels in, 591, 595

See also Navy, U.S.; Tripoli

Meigs, Return Jonathan, 278n, 689

Meigs, Return Jonathan, Jr.

reports death of G. Greene, 154

candidate for appointment, 169

appointed Louisiana District commandant, 314, 632n, 711

letter from cited, 315n, 731

Melzi d’Eril, Francesco, 316, 320, 321, 324, 331

Memoir of the Moheagan Indians (Abiel Holmes), 551, 552n

“Memoir on the Treatment of the Silk-Worm” (Robert K. Lowry), 475-6

Ménagerie du muséum national d’histoire naturelle (Comte de Lacépède), 645

Mendenhall, Thomas, 232n

Mendoza y Ríos, Joseph de, 108

Mentelle, Edme, 645, 646n

Mercer, John (Va.), 218n, 252, 253-4

Mercer, John F.

letter to, 510-11

letters from, 445, 558-68

TJ affirms his respect and friendship for, xii, 510-11

and J. M. O’Harnett’s petition, 348

political conduct criticized, defended, 445, 510-11, 558-68

recommends aspirant for office, 445, 490, 510, 558-9

criticism of Edward Hall, 492

relationship with TJ, 561

Merieult, Jean François (John Francis)

characterized, 15, 17, 19, 21n

recommends aspirants for office, 330n

Meriwether, David

assists I. Briggs, 334, 459

appointed Indian commissioner, 688

member of Eighth Congress, 718

dines with TJ, 721

Meriwether, Dr., 366

Merry, Anthony

correspondence with Madison, 252

and the Eugenia, 265, 267n

violations by British frigates, 300-1

protests diplomatic protocol of TJ’s administration, 423, 424n

accuses French frigates of impressment, 675n

Messina, 354n

Mexicano (Mexicana) River. See Sabine River

Meyer, François, 553n

Meyer, Mr.

letter from, 552-3

asks TJ for North American plant seeds, 552-3

list of seeds, 554

Michaux, André

Flora Boreali-Americana, 143, 645

Histoire des chênes de l’Amérique, 645

Michilimackinac

collection district, 673

Middletown, Conn., 41

Middletown, Pa., 384-5

Mifflin, Samuel, 344n, 467

Milan, Italy, 317, 320, 322, 323

Miles, Samuel, 220, 256, 257, 400-1

Milledge, John, 275

Miller, Asher, 41

Miller, John (Va.), 518, 538

Miller, Joseph (Yellow Springs)

letter from cited, 732

Miller, William, 456n

Milton, Va.

postal service, 157, 161, 334

boats to, from, 162

Minverva (schooner), 87

Miró, Fort, 694

Mississippi River

gunboats, 33-4, 36

French privateers in, 35, 36n, 363-5

free navigation of, 47, 409

great bend of, 81

descriptions of, 635

public lands along, 642

Mississippi Territory

land office east of Pearl River, 12, 170, 476, 485, 487-8, 606n, 689, 703, 712

descriptions of, 83

elections in, 83

fecundity of population, 83

land office west of Pearl River, 83-4, 106, 122, 126, 169-70, 261n, 476, 485, 689, 703

governor, 234, 261n

judges, 234, 237, 306, 687-8, 689, 703, 712

unhealthy climate of, 555

land claims in, 598n

cotton cultivation in, 642

sale of public lands in, 642

courts in, 688

See also Federalists; Mobile, W. Fla.; Natchez; Republicans; Tombigbee River; Washington County, Miss. Terr.

Missouri Fur Company, 523n, 649n

Missouri River, 81, 89, 635

See also Lewis and Clark expedition

Mitchell, David Brydie, 190n, 617-18

Mitchell, Nahum, 716, 723, 725n

Mitchell, Nathaniel, 543

Mitchell, Samuel, 38, 570, 571-2n

Mitchill, Samuel Latham, 262, 496, 716, 720

Mittelwalde, Germany, 515, 612

Mobile, W. Fla.

establishment of collection district at, ix, 26, 31, 35, 36n, 300, 301n, 306, 349, 403, 430, 431n, 466-7, 507-8, 664, 669, 671-2, 680-1, 690, 703

interference with U.S. shipping at, 12

Spanish duties charged on U.S. goods at, 12, 13n

Mobile River, 12, 570, 642

Molierm Henry, 168

Molina, Juan Ignacio

Compendio, 112, 113n

Moniteur de la Louisiane (New Orleans), 82n

Monroe, Elizabeth Kortright, 435n

Monroe, James

letter from, 432-5

and J. B. Prevost, 124-5n

carries letters for TJ, 145, 146

relationship with R. R. Livingston, 186n, 216-17, 252, 435

reports alleged alliance between Britain and Bourbons, 200, 223-4

rumored resignation of, 204

correspondence with Madison, 216-17n, 252, 432, 435n

sends news of European affairs, 216-17n, 432-5

reports fraud committed in name of Preble, 234, 235n

special envoy to Spain, 300, 364, 432, 435, 463, 522n, 527-8, 647-8, 688, 702, 712

and W. Jackson’s letters, 365n

rumored appointment as governor of Orleans Terr., 366n, 477

negotiations with Britain, 432-5

and Louisiana Purchase, 434

letter of credence, 527-8

instructions for negotiations with Spain, 527-8n

and W. Herries, 636n

Monroe, John

letter from, 394-5

asks TJ for money, 394-5

Monson, Eneas, Jr., 75n

Mont-Dore, France, 13, 503

Montegut, Joseph, Sr.

characterized, 20, 22

Montgomery, John (Md.), 560-1, 568n

Monthly Military Repository (Charles Smith), 573n

Monticello

biannual visits to, by TJ, xii, 105, 131, 136-7, 162

glass for, xii, 76, 95, 137, 252, 734

sheet iron for, xii, 342-5, 346-7, 399, 427, 428, 483, 484, 599, 636, 695-6

garden, 31, 112

TJ invites friends to, 59, 105, 136, 163, 199, 274, 334, 403-4, 449, 646

skylights, 76n

groceries and supplies for, 105, 127, 136-7, 162, 211-12, 252, 729

TJ invites family to, 105, 160

orchards, 112

various visitors to, 113, 188n, 356, 643, 651n

artwork at, 113n

ornaments for, 136

venetian blinds for, 136, 137n, 211, 212, 362, 427, 428, 475

locks, 137

polygraph for, 137, 493

postal service to, from, 157, 161, 258

painting, 181

renovation and expansion of, 191, 226, 290

bricklayers at, 226

housejoiners at, 226

plastering, 226, 245n

roads to, from, 274, 334

roofing, 342-5, 346-7, 399, 427, 428

dome, 343, 427

gutters, 343-4, 346, 427

Madison visits, 362, 424n

timber for, 412, 424-5

balusters, balustrade, 427

cellar, 427

Chinese railing, 427, 428

doors, 427, 520, 576-7

greenhouse, 427, 520, 579

parlors, 427, 520

piazzas, 427, 520

porticos, 427, 428

shutters, 427

stairs, 427

tea room, 427

windows, 427, 428, 520

aviary, 428

bedrooms, 428, 520

carpentry at, 428

chicken coop, 428

fences, 428

nursery, 428

offices, 428

plans and sketches, 428

storage areas, 428

halls, 520

sashes, 520, 576-7

stoves for, 636

fowl, poultry at, 654

See also Irujo, Carlos Martínez de; Jefferson, Thomas: Nailery

Montpelier

Madisons visit, 185

crops at, 200

TJ visits, 281, 292, 306n, 327, 431-2, 643

water pipes at, 423-4

Montpellier, France, 262-3n, 615n

Moore, Andrew, 221, 719, 722

Moore, Nicholas R., 717, 721, 726

Moore, Thomas, 718, 723

Moore, Thomas (Md.), 188n

Moore, Thomas (Va.), 637-9, 706

Morales, Juan Ventura

continued presence in Orleans Terr., 255n, 281

and speculation in W. Fla. lands, 314n, 705

Moran, Joseph, 502-3, 518, 538, 732

More, Benjamin, 245, 246n

Moreau, Jean Victor, 13, 489, 506

Morgan, Benjamin

characterized, 17, 20, 23, 309

candidate for appointment, 168, 234, 305, 307, 328, 350, 355, 652-3, 712

recommended for appointment, 238, 309

opposes slave trade, 310

recommends aspirants for office, 330n

Morgan, Jonathan, Jr.

letter from, 181-3

seeks support for perpetual motion experiment, 181-3

identified, 183n

Granger forwards letter from, 206, 207n

Morning Chronicle (New York), 152n

Morocco

relations with U.S., 665, 675

Morris, Richard Valentine

criticized by TJ, 111

dismissed from navy, 111

and the Paolina, 275n, 281-2

detained by Hammuda, 281, 282n

letter from cited, 733

Morrison, James, 524, 526

Morrow, Jeremiah, 718, 723

Morton, John A., 515-16, 517n, 731

Morton, Mr., 77

Morton, Samuel George, 353-4n

Morton, William (Ky.)

letter from, 569

recommends aspirant for office, 569

Moser, Philip, 528-9

Mott, James, 717, 723

Moultrie, William, 392

Mugnai, Mr., 325n

Muhlenberg, John Peter Gabriel

letter from, 28

and arming of merchant vessels, 25

returns letter to TJ, 28

forwards letters, 389

Muir, John, 490, 547n

mules, 98n

Mulligan, Francis, 142-3, 161

Munich, Germany, 255n

Munroe, Thomas

letters to, 28-9, 56, 91-2, 92, 94, 187

letters from, 33, 50-1, 55, 71-2, 76-7, 92-3, 93, 164-6, 467

as superintendent of public buildings, 27n

culverts for roads in Washington, 28-9

and riotous behavior by Washington laborers, 33, 71-2, 92, 93

and Dougherty’s house, 50-1

and L’Enfant’s claim, 55, 56

and S. Davidson’s claim, 76-7, 91-2, 92-3

and digging at the President’s House, 94

letter from cited, 157n, 730

as postmaster for Washington, 157n

and state of public works in Washington, 164-6, 187, 484

memorandum of expenditures on public buildings and roads, 467

and walls of U.S. Capitol, 483

recommends aspirants for office, 490

murder

case of St. Julien, 35

by, of Indians, 73, 74n, 98-9, 523-4, 656, 657, 675

on Indian lands, 447-8

of Americans in Spanish territories, 535, 536n

and counterfeiters, 639n

Murphy, Edward, 340n

Murray, John J., 695

Muskingum River, 70

Mutual Assurance Society, 159, 162

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