Volume 44 Index

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P

Pacific Ocean, 595

Page, John

letters to, 235, 706-7

letters from, 62, 221, 403-5, 623-5, 637-8, 638-9

invited to Monticello, 62, 221, 403-4

TJ laments lost friends to, 62

introduces G. Newton, 221

sends election news to TJ, 221

and transmission of yellow fever, 235, 404-5

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

and Logwood’s case, 637-9, 705-7

letter from cited, 732

Page, Mann, 112, 113n

Page, Margaret Lowther, 62, 221, 235, 405

Paine, Thomas

American Crisis, 699

Palmer, Beriah, 716, 722

Pani River. See Platte River

Pantin (Pontin), Lewis, 262

Panton, Leslie & Co., 283

Pantops (Eppes estate, Albemarle Co., Va.), 97

Paolina (polacre), 275n, 281-2

pardons

petitions for, 59-60, 137-9, 157, 171, 209-10, 224-5, 227, 390-2, 485-6, 501, 604-5

granted by TJ, 60n, 139n, 210n, 227n, 303, 391-2n, 476, 486n, 501n, 605n

Paris

Champs Élysées, 67

Rue Neuve de Berri, 67

hotels, 67-8

Langeac, Hôtel de, 67-8

schools, 67-8

cost of living at, 68

watchmakers, 553n

Montmartre, 635

Parish, William, 196, 730

Parker, Alexander

letter from, 569

recommends aspirant for office, 569

Parker, Daniel, 507

Parmelee, David, 606

Parrish, John

letter from, 609-10

sends observations on slavery and the U.S. Constitution, 609-10

identified, 610n

Parry, Mr.

letter from cited, 131n

Parry, Robert, 267n

Parsons, Theophilus, 441n

passports

fraudulent use of, 255n, 281, 354n

Neapolitan, 319, 323

Pastey, Vicomte de

letter from, 193

asks to dedicate poem to TJ, 193

patents

brick manufacturing, 46n

button manufacturing, 46n

nail manufacturing, 46n

shingle manufacturing, 46n

steamboats, 46n

circular saws, 183n

signing of, 184

astronomical instruments, 438

British, 438

cost of, 438

Paterson, John, 716, 722

Paterson, N.J., 407n

Patterson, Robert, 437-8, 441n, 481n

Patterson, William (N.Y.), 172n, 186m

Patty (sloop), 691

Paul, St., 316, 321

Peacock, Robert Ware

letter from, 297

recommends aspirant for office, 297

Peale, Charles Willson

letters to, 258-9, 399-400, 493-4, 527, 659-60

letters from, 132-3, 147-8, 259, 297-8, 425-6, 508-9, 625-6

and polygraph, 132-3, 147, 258-9, 297-8, 399-400, 425-6, 493-4, 508-9, 527, 625-6, 659-60

asks TJ to sit for profile, 147-8

receives mineral specimens from TJ, 148, 259

TJ sends horned lizard to, 148

and Delacoste’s museum, 195n

museum, 259, 425, 508

payments to, 259, 333

resumes work as portrait artist, 259

painting of mastodon exhumation, 259n

Peale, Raphaelle, 147-8, 426n

Peale, Rembrandt, 132, 259

Peale, Rubens, 259

Pearson, William, 231

Pedesclaux, Peter, 363n

Peleg, Mr., 77

Pelham, William

letter to, 260

sends book to TJ, 260

identified, 260n

letter from cited, 260n, 731

Pendergrast, Garrett Elliott

letter from, 293-4

seeks appointment, 293-4

identified, 293-4n

Pendleton, Edmund, 112, 113n

Penington, Edward, 734

Penn, Richard, 426

Pennsylvania

York Co., 159n

postal service in, 186n, 335, 336n, 384-7

elections in, 220-1, 229-33

Delaware Co., 230-1, 233n

Quids, 233n

Centre Co., 401

iron manufacturing, 401

and Twelfth Amendment, 548

See also Federalists; Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Republicans

Pennsylvania, Bank of, 734

Pennsylvania, University of, 44, 293n, 545n

Penrose, Joseph, 229, 233n

Penrose, William, 233n

Pensacola, W. Fla.

Spanish garrison at, 363n, 704

Perdido (Perdigo) River

claimed as Louisiana boundary, 36n, 46-7, 50, 54, 312, 466n, 528n

free navigation of, 47

Perit, Anthony, 75n

perpetual motion, 181-3, 464-5

Perrot, Frédéric, 382

Perrot & Lee (Bordeaux), 516

Perry, George W., 619

Perry, John

and arbitration with J. B. Magruder, 425

TJ’s memorandum of tasks for, 428

payment to, 482n

TJ makes payment for, 732

Perspective View of the Loss of the U.S. Frigate Philadelphia, lii

Peru, 112, 113n

Peter, Robert, 540-1

Peters, Richard (judge), 264

Petersburg, Va., 518n

Petit, Pierre

characterized, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 309

candidate for appointment, 168, 169

recommended for appointment, 238, 309

Peyroux de la Coudrèniere, Henri, 169

Peyton, Craven

letter from, 49

and deeds for Henderson lands, 49

and Henderson warehouse, 482

Peyton, Francis, 138

Peyton, John, 576, 729

Peyton, Robert, 49, 731

Phelps, Oliver, 716, 722

Philadelphia

Osage delegation visits, xlix, 78, 103, 148, 275

navy yard at, 63-7

attorneys, 174n, 412

Republicans in, 204, 229-33, 302, 481n, 547-8

Harp and Eagle tavern, 229, 233n

Rising Sun tavern, 231, 233n

sheriff, 231-2

Jews in, 232

merchants, 254n, 415n, 699

trade with Haiti, 254n

ghost shows, 272n

immigrants to, 272n

opticians, 272n

health of, 305

navy storekeeper at, 341, 342n

postal service, 384-5

construction of gunboats at, 395

yellow fever in, 404

Baptists in, 481n

carpenters, 481n

naval officer at, 547, 548n

surveyor at, 547-8, 690, 702

paper hanging factors, 596n

stationers, 596n

Society of Friends in, 610n

apprentices, 699

Philadelphia (U.S. frigate)

negotiations for release of crew, x, 175-8, 185n, 198n, 275n, 371-2n, 423, 424n, 654, 655

captured by Tripoli, li, lii

burned by U.S., lii, 733

Philosophie de Kant (Charles François Dominique de Villers), 645

Phipps, David

deemed unfit for navy promotion, 602

letter from cited, 602n, 732

physiognotrace, xlix, 298

Pichegru, Jean Charles, 185n

Pichon, Alexandrine Émilie Brongniart

death of son, ix, 57, 58, 105

invited to visit Montpelier, 281, 292, 363

health of, 644

Pichon, Louis André

letters from, 57-8, 643-4, 698

death of son, ix, 57, 58, 105

protests British warships in U.S. ports, ix, 253-4, 281

and loan from Du Pont, 11n

leaves Washington for Philadelphia, 57, 58

invited to visit Montpelier, 292, 363

and change in form of French government, 362-3

and delivery of Louisiana Purchase stock, 536, 672-3

protests armed U.S. merchant vessels trading with Haiti, 591

TJ forwards letter to, 643-4

and wine for TJ, 698

Pickering, Timothy

and Boanson, 148

member of Eighth Congress, 719

dines with TJ, 723

Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, 74n

Pinckney, Charles

and negotiations over claims convention, ix, 79-80, 300, 349, 397-8, 403, 423, 430-1, 433, 466, 507

rumored departure from Madrid, 79-80, 396, 431n, 432, 512, 514, 702

and Mobile collection district, 300, 301n, 349, 350n, 466, 507

criticized by Irujo, 356

correspondence with Madison, 423, 431n, 507

requests passports, 431n

and Yznardi, 512, 513, 514

letter of recall, 522, 528n

remains at Madrid, 522n

joint mission with Monroe, 528n, 688, 702

Pinckney, Thomas, 392, 574

Pinckney family, 574

Pinkney, William

offered appointment as judge in Orleans Terr., 106, 168, 170, 180, 183, 201, 233, 279, 328, 341, 350

and Md. Bank of England stock, 107n

potential minister to Spain, 463-4

duties on personal baggage of, 659

returns to U.S., 659n

Pitot, James

mayor of New Orleans, 14n, 217n

characterized, 16, 18, 20, 23, 309

recommended for appointment, 238, 309

recommends aspirants for office, 330n

and threat of slave insurrection in New Orleans, 411n

administers oath of office to Claiborne, 479

Pitt, William, 217n, 300, 403, 556

Pittsburgh, 290, 384, 386, 634

Plan of the City and Suburbs of New Orleans (Jacques Tanesse), 57n

Plans, coupes et élévations (Johann Karl Krafft and Pierre Nicolas Ransonnette), 645

plaster, 635

Plater, Thomas, 717

Platte River, 99, 650

Plattin Creek, 81, 89

Plumer, William, 719, 724

Plymouth, Mass.

collector at, 26n

Podophyllum diphyllum. See Jeffersonia diphylla (twinleaf)

Poeyfarré, Jean Baptiste

characterized, 16, 18, 20, 21n

Pointe Coupee, 22, 239, 305, 307, 309, 652-3, 712

Poland, 317, 322

Pole, Edward

letter from, 414-15

offers books to Library of Congress, 414-15

identified, 415n

Polereczky, John, 455-6

Political and Commercial Register (Philadelphia), 63, 67, 117

See also Jackson, William

Polk, William (Md.), 547n

Pollard, Joseph

letter from cited, 733

Pollock, George

candidate for appointment, vii, 169, 234, 305, 307, 328, 350, 355, 652-3

characterized, 20, 23

recommends aspirants for office, 330n

polygraphs

folding, 132

covers for, 132-3, 147, 297

Latrobe’s improvements, 132-3, 147, 696

pens for, 132-3, 147, 258, 493-4, 508, 626, 659-60

for Monticello, 137, 493

mounting for, 137

praised by TJ, 258, 298, 399-400, 425

springs, 258, 297, 399, 626

Hawkins’s improvements, 298, 425-6, 493, 508-9, 527, 626, 660

portable, 399, 425, 426n, 660

drawers, 425

inkpots for, 425

penbars for, 425

Brunel’s, 425-6

growing popularity of, 425-6

for the State Department, 508, 509n, 527, 626, 659

modifications to, 625-6

manufacture of, 626

prices, 626

use of quills in, 696

Pomona (ship), 417-18, 422n

Pontchartrain, Lake, 36

Poole, William

letter from, 509

recommends aspirant for office, 509, 656n

identified, 509n

Poor, Charles M.

letter from, 158-9

seeks appointment, 158-9

identified, 159n

Pope, Edward, 26, 31

Pope, Thomas, 734

Popham, Sir Home Riggs, 108

Poplar Forest (TJ’s estate), 97, 354

Porcile, Andrea, 135n

Porcile, Antonio

letter from, 133-6

ransom, release of his daughter, 133-6

identified, 135-6n

Porcile, Carlo Vittorio, 135n

Porcile, Giovanni, Conte di Sant’Antioco, 135n

Porcile, Maria Anna

ransom, release of, 133-6

Porcupine’s Gazette (Philadelphia), 130, 131n

Porée, Thomas

characterized, 16, 18, 20

Porter, Andrew

family of, 174n

seeks appointment, 589-90, 731, 732

letter from cited, 731

Porter, John Ewing

letter from, 173-4

sends Oration to TJ, 173-4

identified, 174n

letter to cited, 731

Porter, Robert, 174n

Porter & King (Bath, Me.), 517

Portsmouth, N.H., 64

Portsmouth, Va., 702

postal service

distrusted, 110, 188

between Monticello and Washington, 157, 161

establishment of post road between Washington and New Orleans, 184, 206, 334-5, 406n, 459-61

establishment, alterations to post roads, 186n, 335, 336n, 384-7

appointments and removals in, 206

postal service through W. Fla., 206

duties of postmaster general, 384-5

postal contracts, 385-6

maps of postal routes, 596n

See also Granger, Gideon

Postlethwait, John

letter from, 569

recommends aspirant for office, 569

Potomac District, 213n

Potter, Charles, 132

Potter, Samuel J., 634n

Potter, Thomas M.

letter from, 409

recommends exchanging part of Louisiana for Florida, 409

identified, 409n

Pottsgrove, Pa., 384

Pougens, Charles

letter from, 282

publishes catalog, 282

Poughkeepsie, N.Y., 295n

poultry

chickens, 341

bantams, 654

Poursuivante (French frigate), 301

Powell, John F., 587

Poydras, Julien

candidate for appointment, vii-viii, 169, 234, 305, 307, 328, 350, 355, 652-3, 712

characterized, 20, 22, 309

recommended for appointment, 23, 239, 309

prairies, 634

Preble, Edward

attack on Tripoli, x, li-lii, 354 (illus.), 371, 497-8, 499, 500n

acquires gunboats from Naples, 177, 275n, 371n

and negotiations for Philadelphia prisoners, 177-8n, 185n, 371-2, 422n

fraud committed in name of, 234-5

negotiations with Tunis, 275n, 372n

commander of Mediterranean squadron, 354n

pregnancy. See women

Prentis, Joseph, 690, 702

Prentiss, Joshua, 77

Presbyterians, 179n

President (U.S. frigate), 500n

President’s House

dinners hosted by TJ at, lii-liii, 354 (illus.), 495, 552, 714-27

free blacks at, 33

riotous behavior by laborers, 33, 71-2

slave laborers at, 33

digging at, 94

drains, sewers, 94, 467, 552

statement of expenditures on, 164-5

cellars, 165, 187

colonnade, 165

bedrooms, 187

floors, 187

ice house, 187

servants, slaves at, 195, 408, 734

coal for, 211, 212, 408, 430, 475, 503, 525, 538, 706

cooks at, 408n

carpenters for, 467

plasterers, 467

roof, 467, 484

gutters, 484

and meridian line at Washington, D.C., 539-41

washhouse, 552

lamps, 595-6, 613, 685-6

criticism of Latrobe’s management of, 696-7

groceries, supplies for, 729, 734

furniture, 734

stable and household accounts, 734

See also Dougherty, Joseph; Jefferson, Thomas: Personal Affairs; Lemaire, Étienne

press, freedom of

state laws may limit, 380-1

and the U.S. Constitution, 601

Prevost, John B.

letter to, 124-5

letter from, 155

candidate for appointment, vii, 106, 168, 170

offered, accepts appointment as judge for Orleans Terr., 124-5, 155, 180, 181, 233, 307, 328, 350, 355, 689, 712

identified, 124-5n

Prevost, Salomon

letter from, 449-52

characterized, 18, 20, 21n, 22

and Louisiana memorial, 449-52

Price, Chandler, 397

Price, Joseph

manager of Indian Camp, 117, 415-17

letter to cited, 732

Price, Richard (Milton, Va.), 729

Price, William, 208

Prince, Joseph, 577n

Princeton, battle of, 481n

Principia (Sir Isaac Newton), 40

privateers

French, x, 35, 36n, 48, 354, 363-4, 418, 422n, 578, 591, 671

trespass within U.S. jurisdiction, x, 48, 578

illegally outfitted in U.S., 533-4

arming of merchant vessels to protect against, 591-5

Prospect Before Us (James Thomson Callender), 6n, 129

Providence, R.I., 335

Prussia, 219n

Publius Virgilius Maro. Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis (Virgil), 645

Puckshunubbee (Choctaw Indian)

letter from, 283

offers to sell land, 283

Purviance, John H., 204, 205n

Purviance, Robert, 619, 659n

Purviance, Samuel D., 336, 337n, 718

Putnam, Rufus, 155n

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