Volume 44 Index

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Rafinesque, Constantine S.

letter to, 163-4

letter from, 143-4

sends seeds to TJ, 143-4

identified, 143-4n

thanked by TJ, 163-4

Ramsdell, Capt., 332n

Randall, John

letter from, 458-9

seeks appointment, 457, 489, 490

identified, 458-9n

Randolph, Anne Cary (TJ’s granddaughter)

TJ’s affection for, 495, 616, 654

encouraged to write to TJ, 654

Randolph, Ariana Jenings

estate of, 248-9, 299

Randolph, Cornelia Jefferson (TJ’s granddaughter)

visits Natural Bridge with TJ, xlvii

TJ’s affection for, 495, 616, 654

Randolph, Edmund

letter from, 405

and estate of Ariana Randolph, 248, 299

and TJ’s legal action against Richard Johnson, 405

and TJ’s Summary View, 539

Randolph, Ellen Wayles, II (TJ’s granddaughter)

letter from, 152

visits Natural Bridge with TJ, xlvii

writes first letter to TJ, 152

TJ’s affection for, 495, 616, 654

tends fowl, poultry at Monticello, 654

Randolph, John (1727-1784), 248

Randolph, John (of Roanoke)

and bill for defense of harbors, 578

and annual message to Congress, 663

member of Eighth Congress, 718

dines with TJ, 720, 726

Randolph, Martha Jefferson (Patsy, Mrs. Thomas Mann Randolph, TJ’s daughter)

letters to, 105, 495, 654

and Melinda Colbert Freeman, 97

and TJ’s visit to Monticello, 105

importance to TJ following sister’s death, 112

writes letters for her children, 152n

J. W. Eppes’s affection for, 160

and R. Richardson, 290

offers to host Sarah McKean Irujo, 398

TJ’s affection for, 495, 616, 654

and TJ’s return to Washington, 495

TJ sends magazines, news from Washington to, 654

Randolph, Mary Jefferson (TJ’s granddaughter)

TJ’s affection for, 495, 616, 654

health of, 521

Randolph, Peter (d. 1767), 248

Randolph, Peyton, 248, 558

Randolph, Thomas Jefferson (TJ’s grandson)

TJ’s affection for, 495, 616, 654

TJ sends magazine to, 495

Randolph, Thomas Mann (TJ’s son-in-law)

letters to, 511, 616

letter from, 520-1

and R. Peyton, 49

and Crowninshield, 86

TJ’s affection for, 105, 495

and R. Richardson, 290

and death of H. B. Trist, 326, 511, 520-1

and dispute between Craven and Lilly, 521, 616

recommends aspirants for office, 521

sends news of family, plantation affairs, 521

arrival in Washington, 654

stays at President’s House, 715

member of Eighth Congress, 718

Randolph, Virginia Jefferson (TJ’s granddaughter)

health of, 152

TJ’s affection for, 495, 616, 654

Ransonnette, Pierre Nicolas

Plans, coupes et élévations, 645

Rapp, Johann Georg

and land for German immigrants, 62-3, 70-1, 106, 107n

Rauch, Friedrich August

Harmonie hydro-végétale et météorologique, 645

Ray, Jacob, 189-90

Rea, John, 717, 723

Read, George, Jr., 464

Read, Jacob, 392

Reading, Pa., 384

Rebecca (ship), 418-20

Recorder (Richmond), 6n

Red River

exploration of, 30, 99, 103-4

dividing line between Indian nations, 78

Indians residing on, 339

Reed, John (N.Y.)

letter from, 294-5

asks TJ for money, 294-5

identified, 295n

Reed, William (Alexandria), 138

refrigerators, 188n

Reibelt, Philippe

letter from, 644-5

payments to, 526n

sends catalog to TJ, 644-5

list of books sent to TJ, 645-6

Reich, John, xlviii

religion

freedom of, 78-9

See also Christianity; Jefferson, Thomas: Religion; Ursuline Nuns of New Orleans

Remarks on the Slavery of Black People (John Parrish), 610n

Repertory of Arts, Manufactures, and Agriculture, 298

Republicans

seek removal of Federalists, 26n, 232, 302, 429, 574

in Ohio, 27n

in Miss. Terr., 83, 188, 310

make gains in New England, 85, 111, 127

in Mass., 85, 144, 206, 279, 335, 350, 530-3

in N.H., 85, 279, 335, 350, 351n, 550

and death of Hamilton, 107, 232

printers, newspapers, 118-19, 149-52, 180, 336n

demand printing contracts, 149-52, 180

in New York City, 149-52

in Del., 154, 232-3n, 542-4, 656

in Pa., 174n, 186n, 204, 220-1, 229-33, 264, 302, 341, 481n, 547-8, 590

divisions among, 180, 188, 204, 229-33, 264, 302, 341, 429, 530-1, 533n, 547-8, 590

in N.Y., 180

in R.I., 180, 429

in Conn., 206, 335, 337-8, 429

in Ky., 209

Quids, 233n

and election of 1804, 279

in Maine, 279

in Orleans Terr., 310-11

shortage of talents among, 310-11, 530

in N.C., 336, 337n

fear selfishness of rulers, 381

electioneering by Republican officeholders, 413

in S.C., 528-9, 574

and Twelfth Amendment, 531

and Yazoo claims, 531, 533n

in Md., 559-64

social intercourse with Federalists, 646-7

in Va., 709n

Restitution (ship), 704

revenue cutters

appointments to, 196, 284, 303, 619, 712, 730

Rhea, John

and ratification of Twelfth Amendment, 218n, 252

and W. MacRea, 454

member of Eighth Congress, 719

dines with TJ, 723, 726

Rhine River, 270, 272

Rhode Island

commissioner of loans, 77, 180, 201, 429, 729, 731

elections in, 633-4

militia, 634n

See also Newport, R.I.; Providence, R.I.; Republicans

Rhode Island, College of (Brown University), 236n, 634n

Richards, Jacob, 717, 722

Richardson, Richard

letter to, 225-6

letters from, 190-1, 290-1

plans to leave Jamaica for Louisiana, 190-1, 225-6, 290-1, 407, 555

Richmond, Va.

dentists, 280n

coal from, 430, 525

Riddell, John, 547n

Ridgley, John, 661, 704

Ridgway, Jacob, 255n, 281

Rigaud, André, 289n

Riker, Samuel, 715, 716, 721

Rind, Clementina, 558n

Ringgold, Mr., 214

Rio Grande (Rio Bravo), 47, 50

Rising Sun tavern

meeting of Pa. Republicans at, 231, 233n

Rittenhouse, David

Rittenhouse stove, 636-7, 696

Rivanna River, 162

roads

culverts, 28-30

through Indian territory, 184, 460, 461n

See also postal service

Robelot, Nicolas

letter from, 449-52

and Louisiana memorial, 449-52

Roberts, William (artist)

letter from, 113

gives paintings of Natural Bridge and Harpers Ferry to TJ, xlvii, 113

Robertson, J. M., 467

Robertson, Thomas, 459

Robinson, Mary

Winter’s Day, 495

Robinson, Mr. (Richmond, Va.), 37

Roche, Edward

letter from, 698-701

seeks appointment, 698-701

identified, 701n

Rochester, Mass., 26n

Rockfish Gap, Va., 643

Rodgers, John, 675n

Rodney, Caesar A.

letter from, 542-4

and Hargis, 154, 155n

potential minister to Spain, 464

reports on Delaware elections, politics, 542-4

health of, 543

as reference, 656, 701

member of Eighth Congress, 717

dines with TJ, 720

letter from cited, 729

recommends aspirants for office, 729

Rodney, Thomas

reports on proceedings of land commissioners, 84

considered for appointment as governor of Miss. Terr., 106, 168, 170, 234

descriptions of fossils, 407n

Rogers, Hezekiah

letter from, 275-6

reports on Osage delegation, 275-6

identified, 276n

Rogers, William (navy surgeon), 661, 704

Roman, Jacques Étienne

characterized, 20, 23, 478, 711

candidate for appointment, 169, 234, 305, 307, 328, 350, 355, 478, 652-3, 712

Root, Erastus, 716, 722

roses, 240, 242

Rosewell (John Page’s estate), 221

Ross, James (Lancaster)

letters from cited, 364, 365n, 731

Ross’s Tavern (Bladensburg, Md.), 57, 58

Rota, Spain, 468n, 511, 513

Rouse, Alpheus

letter from, 295-7

asks TJ for money, patronage, 295-7

Roux-Bordier, Jacques, 145, 146, 147n

Rover (brig), 734

Rowan, John (Ky.)

letter from, 568-9

recommends aspirant for office, 568-9

identified, 568-9n

Royal Gift (donkey), 98n

Rozier, François

Dictionnaire universel d’agriculture, 475, 476n

Rue, Benjamin, 154, 179-80

Ruffin, William, 577n

Rufini, Mr., 281

Rumford, Count. See Thompson, Benjamin (Count Rumford)

Rush, Benjamin

letter to, 204-5

letter from, 304-5

treasurer of the Mint, 27n

Inquiry into the Effects of Ardent Spirits, 204, 205n

TJ sends his views on the doctrines of Jesus to, 204, 304

seeks appointment for his son, 204-5, 304

letters from cited, 204-5n, 235n, 730

and transmission of yellow fever, 235, 304-5, 404, 405n

Medical Inquiries and Observations, 304-5

family of, 545n

Rush, John (son of Benjamin Rush)

letter to, 605

letter from, 544-5

sends Elements of Life to TJ, 544-5

identified, 545n

thanked by TJ, 605

Rush, Julia Stockton, 545n

Rush, Richard, 204-5n, 304, 730

Russell, Benjamin, 130

Russell, George, 586n

Russell, Jonathan

considered for commissioner’s appointment, 77

and B. Tupper, 154, 155n

and relocation of R.I. loan office, 429

potential minister to Spain, 464

Russell, Thomas, 441

Russia

relations with France, 185n, 498

relations with U.S., 185n, 218n, 423, 654-5

trade with, 218n, 654-5

influence on Ottoman Empire, 423

See also Alexander I, Emperor of Russia

Rustic, Thomas. See Duffy, Thomas (Thomas Rustic)

rutabaga (Swedish turnip), 13-14

Rutgers, Henry, 150

Rutledge, Edward, 167

Rutledge family, 574

Rutter, Thomas, 77, 689, 702

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