Volume 44 Index

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Sabine River, 47, 536n

Saint Croix River, 253

Saint-Domingue, W.I. See Haiti (Saint-Domingue)

Saint Mary’s Academy (Baltimore), 519

Saint Marys River, 253

Saint-Mémin, Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de, xlix

Saint-Paul, N. D. F. de

letter from, 611-12

sends writings on public finance to TJ, 611-12

Salieri, Antonio, 152n

Salmoneus, King of Elis, 374n

salt

calls to repeal of tax on, 532

Saltonstall, Nathaniel, 346n

saltpeter, 10, 11, 212-13

Samadet & Cushing (Marseilles), 418-21

Sammons, Thomas, 715, 716, 723

Sandford, Thomas, 719, 723

Sands, Joshua, 716

Sandy Hook, N.J., 218n, 254n

Sanford, Nathan, 675n

Santa Bogue Creek, 360n

Santa Cruz, Alvaro Navia Osorio, Marqués de, 709, 710n

Sant’Antioco, Conte di. See Porcile, Giovanni, Conte di Sant’Antioco

Santo Domingo (city)

commercial agent at, 549-50, 612

Saratoga, battle of, 300n, 556

Sardinia

Tunisian raids on, 133-6

San Pietro, 135n

Sauvé, Pierre

candidate for appointment, vii, 169, 306, 307, 328, 350, 355, 478, 652-3

characterized, 20, 24, 535

deputy to carry Louisiana memorial, 24, 255n, 449, 451, 478, 535, 653n

Savage, William, 354n, 362

Savannah, Ga.

gunboats for, 127

Saint-Domingue refugees at, 351, 352

physicians, 353n

and French privateers, 363, 578

construction of gunboats at, 395

Schuyler, Peter Philip, 26, 606

Schuylkill Arsenal, 481n, 598n

science

perpetual motion, 181-3, 464-5

learned societies, 615n, 628n

See also astronomy; botany; Jefferson, Thomas: Scientific Interests

Scotland

immigrants from, 22, 238, 309, 636n

descriptions of, 695n

Scott, Charles, 30n

Scott, Edward, 732

Scott, James (physician), 102, 359-60

Scott, John M., 169, 314n, 712

Scott, Joseph T.

letter from cited, 732

Scourge (U.S. brig), li

seamen. See impressment

Searcy, Edmund

letter from, 30

seeks appointment, 30

Seaver, Ebenezer, 716, 721, 726

Sedition Act (1798)

TJ halts, pardons prosecutions under, 130, 243, 621

criticism of, 347, 349n, 372

Sergeant, John, 228

servants. See President’s House

Sevier, John, 218n, 252, 361n

sextants, 107-8, 694

Shadwell (TJ’s estate), 482n

Shaw, John (Miss. Terr.), 188

Shaw, John (navy officer), 661, 703

Sheafe, James, 172n

Sheaff, Henry

letter from cited, 729

TJ orders wine from, 729

Sherburne, John Samuel, 464

sheriffs

accused of collecting exorbitant fees, 231-2

Shields, William B., 169, 598, 729

shingles

manufacture of, 41-2, 46

shipbuilding, 63-7

Shipman & Denison (New Haven, Conn.), 75n

Shippen, Edward, 357, 370

Shippensburg, Pa., 384

Shoenstein, Charles S.

letter from cited, 732

Short, Peyton, 30n

Short, William

letters to, 58-9, 136, 415-17, 707-8

letters from, 117, 646-8

TJ’s debt to, 58, 117, 136, 273, 333, 334, 646, 708, 732

and wine for TJ, 58-9, 117, 646, 707

invited to Monticello, 59, 136, 646

travels of, 117, 646

tenants, 415-17

TJ sends account of Indian Camp rents to, 415-17, 646

and TJ’s accounts as minister to France, 598

sends observations on politics, foreign relations, 646-8

TJ sends political observations to, 707-8

Shubin, Fedot, 198n

Sibley, George C., 649n

Sibley, John

letter from, 338-40

recommended for appointment, 239, 309

characterized, 309

sends observations on Indian trade, relations with Spain, 338-40

Sicily, 317, 321, 325n, 354n, 498

Sierra Leone, 623, 625n

silkworms, 475-6

silver, 102, 128, 500

Simons, James

correspondence with secretary of the Treasury, 264, 315, 327, 328n

and condemnation of schooner Eliza, 533-4, 604

calls for removal of, 573-4

Simons, Robert

letter from, 627

seeks appointment, 574, 627

Simons, Thomas, 392

Simpson, James, 675n

Siren (U.S. brig), li, lii

Skene, Alexander, 266-7, 346n

Skinner, Tompson J.

appointed commissioner of loans, 77, 689, 702

rumored dissatisfaction with TJ’s administration, 531

Skipwith, Fulwar

letter to, 69-70

TJ introduces Armstrong to, 67, 69

dispute with Robert R. Livingston, 69, 216, 218n, 252

and wine for TJ, 69-70

and American debt claims, 217n, 218n, 252, 423

recommended for New Orleans collectorship, 636n

and W. Herries, 636n

Slacum, George, 225

Slaughter, Robert, 448

slavery

Spanish interference with, 339, 340n, 363n

abolition, manumission societies, 429n, 509n, 610n

criticism of, 609-10

and the U.S. Constitution, 609-10

writings on, 610n

slaves

ongoing threat of insurrection by, 19, 191, 254n, 411-12

refuse to join labor riot, 33

hiring of, 97, 141n, 424

marriage of, 97-8

Indians as, 101

manumission of, 139-41, 624

purchase of, 139-41

children of, 160

relationship with white children, 160

food for, 190

education of, 191

runaway, 339, 340n, 363n, 640n

as collateral, security, 369

sale of, 369

as cooks, 408n

owned by Indians, 461n

taxes on, 482n, 624

free blacks returned to bondage, 610n

removal of condemned, from Va., 623-5

only some deemed “worthy” of freedom, 624

See also blacks; Jefferson, Thomas: Slaveholder

slave trade

prohibition, suppression of, 7, 217-18n, 254n

support for continuation of, 254-5n, 310, 382n

and the U.S. Constitution, 609-10

Sloan, James, 717, 721

smallpox, 263n, 359-60

Smallwood, Charles (pardon seeker)

letter from, 485-6

petition for pardon, 485-6

pardoned by TJ, 486n

Smallwood, Samuel N., 193n, 245-6, 689, 702

Smilie, John, 717, 721, 726

Smith, Albert, 26n

Smith, Alexander, 138, 225

Smith, Alexander (Md.), 547n

Smith, Charles (New York)

letter from, 573

sends book to TJ, 573

identified, 573n

Smith, Charles (Va.), 162

Smith, Christopher, 131, 162

Smith, Daniel, 464, 689

Smith, Israel, 719, 721, 726

Smith, James S., 692

Smith, John (N.Y.), 719, 721

Smith, John (navy officer), lii, 661, 703

Smith, John (Ohio), 651n, 719, 722

Smith, John (Va. congressman), 718, 722

Smith, John (War Department)

letter to, 236

letter from, 291

prepares commissions, 236, 291

identified, 236n

letter from cited, 731

Smith, John Cotton, 716, 723

Smith, John H., 208

Smith, Jonathan, 734

Smith, Josiah (Mass.), 26n

Smith, Larkin

letter from, 708-9

no longer seeks appointment, 708-9

identified, 709n

letters from cited, 709n

Smith, Luther, 340n

Smith, Robert

letters to, 36, 51, 77-8, 183, 302, 355-6, 533

letters from, 33-4, 51, 94-5, 117-18, 125, 129, 144, 341-2, 371-2, 395-6, 584-5, 594, 602, 603, 660, 676

declines dinner invitation, 33

health of, 33

construction, deployment of gunboats, 33-4, 36, 51, 355, 395, 663, 676

construction of additional brigs, 34, 36

forwards commissions, warrants, 51, 125, 129, 371

and Callis appointment, 77-8, 94-5, 115

TJ sends recommendation, news of Indian delegation to, 77-8

geographic distribution of midshipmen, 94

absence from Washington, 105

consuls as navy agents, 110-11

dispute with Truxtun, 117-18, 268-70, 302, 341

observations on Burr-Hamilton duel, 118, 144

Marine Corps, 125

conduct of T. Cooper, Jr., 144

appointment offer for W. Pinkney, 180, 183, 341

and divisions among Republicans in Pa., 341

navy storekeeper at Philadelphia, 341, 342n

TJ sends Orleans Terr. arrangements to, 355-6

Mediterranean squadron, 371-2

British frigates at New York, 396

returns to Washington, 396

as reference, 458

attends cabinet meetings, 507

advises on appointments, 533, 602, 603

alleged criticism of J. F. Mercer, 561

advises on bill for preservation of peace in harbors and waters, 578, 584-5

arming of U.S. merchant vessels, 591, 594

advises on bill to regulate the clearance of armed vessels, 595

sends list of naval appointments, 660-1

advises on annual message to Congress, 662-3, 676

repairs to navy vessels, 676

See also Navy, U.S.

Smith, S., & Buchanan

letter from, 704

and the Rebecca, 418-19

forwards bust of Alexander I, 704

Smith, Samuel (Md.)

letters from, 62-3, 365-6

introduces Hoffman and Rapp, 62-3

recommends aspirants for office, 75n, 365-6, 516, 517n, 586n

and J. Barney’s claim, 254

and Truxtun, 269, 270n

as reference, 458

potential minister to Spain, 464

letter from cited, 517n, 731

and annual message to Congress, 663

member of Eighth Congress, 719

dines with TJ, 720, 726

Smith, Samuel Harrison

letters to, 118-19, 166-8, 214-15

letters from, 125, 205

and TJ’s involvement with “Olive Branch Petition,” 118-19, 166-8, 205, 214-15

payments to, 125

See also National Intelligencer (Washington)

Smith, Sir Sidney, 108

Smith, Sophia Ann Tazewell Taliaferro, 708, 709n

Smith, Thomas Rhett, 529

Smith, Uriah

letter from, 550

sends writings to TJ, 550

identified, 550n

Smith, Woodward & Co. (New Haven, Conn.), 75n

smuggling, 36, 312, 337

Smyth, Thomas, Jr., 170

Snake Creek. See Santa Bogue Creek

Sneed, Griffin, 252

Snow, James

letter from, 59-60

petition for pardon, 59-60

pardoned by TJ, 60n

Society of Associated Teachers of New York, 573n

Söderström, Richard, 55

Somers, Richard, lii, 499, 500n, 661, 703

Somerset (Macon home), 520n

Soulié, John (Jean)

letter from, 449-52

characterized, 17, 19, 20, 21n

and Louisiana memorial to Congress, 449-52

Southard, Henry, 717, 722

South Carolina

commissioner of loans, 34-5, 77, 141-2, 153, 161, 192, 228, 239, 265, 279-80, 281, 284, 303, 315, 327, 340, 364, 375, 590n, 689, 702, 712

loan officer, 34-5

commissioners of Direct Tax, 142, 161

and Twelfth Amendment, 181

cotton manufacturing in, 192n

treasurers, 228n

Newberry Co., 286n

and French privateers, 354, 363

elections in, 528-9

counterfeiting in, 638n, 639n

See also Charleston, S.C.; Federalists; Republicans

South Carolina Homespun Company, 192n

Southington, Conn., 338n

Southwest Point, Tenn., 453, 658

SPAIN

Colonies

and Osages, 73, 74n

French privateers operate from, 86

American settlers barred from, 339

and runaway slaves, 339, 340n, 363n

See also Louisiana; Texas

Economy

and Indian trade, 339, 340n

Foreign Relations

threat of war with Britain, 432, 434, 435n

Society

yellow fever in, 512, 513-14

U.S. Relations with

convention on claims, ix, 77, 79-80, 300, 301n, 356, 397-8, 403, 417, 430-1, 466, 507, 528n, 669, 671-2, 681

and establishment of Mobile collection district, ix, 300, 301n, 349, 356, 397-8, 403, 430, 431n, 466-7, 507-8, 664, 669, 671-2, 680-1, 684n

and Louisiana boundary, ix, 31, 46-7, 54, 185n, 301n, 432-3, 466n, 528n, 535, 536n, 617, 672, 681, 712

threat of war with U.S., ix, 410, 430, 607-8, 617, 629, 640

interference with U.S. shipping, commerce, 12-13, 86, 409

cargoes of distressed vessels, 25, 26n, 31-2

Spanish armed vessel in Lake Pontchartrain, 36

and western Indians, 74n, 339, 340n

and western exploration, 104, 250, 535

continued Spanish presence in Orleans Terr., 255n, 281, 363n, 535, 704-5

and land sales in W. Fla., 313-14n, 705

interferes in Indian relations, 339, 340n, 364, 535, 536n, 640n

and runaway slaves, 339, 340n, 640n

and Irujo’s conduct, 357-9

Spanish threat to U.S. settlements, 363-4

reinforcement of Spanish posts, 364

and navigation of Mississippi River, 409

U.S. minister to, 463-4, 522

and Wilkinson, 555

and Kemper riot, 608, 629

and Godoy, 647-8

Spain acquiesces to Louisiana Purchase, 664, 672, 681

See also Florida; Louisiana; Mobile, W. Fla.; New Orleans; Pinckney, Charles

Sparks, Richard, 394-5

Spencer, Oliver H., 326-7, 692

Spitfire (U.S. bomb ketch), li

Sprague, John, 26n

Sprague, Samuel, 26n

Sprigg, Richard, Jr., 173n

Sprigg, William O., 189, 203, 214, 255-6

springs

medicinal springs, 13, 58n

Mont-Dore, 13

St. Andrews (Louisiana District), 80, 82n

St. Andrew’s Society (N.Y.), l-li

St. Bernard, Bay of. See Matagorda Bay

St. Charles, 80, 81, 123

St. Charles District, 81, 89

St. Croix, W.I., 75-6

St. Ferdinand, 80

St. Francis River, 81, 571

St. Germain, France, 67

St. John’s College (Annapolis), 445n

St. Julien, Pierre Louis, 35, 47, 48n

St. Louis

descriptions of, 80

as district seat, 81, 123

meeting of delegates at, 284, 286n, 649n

founding of, 523n

St. Louis District, 81, 82, 89, 314

St. Petersburg, Russia, 198n

St. Stephens, Fort, 606n, 687n, 690

St. Vincent, John Jervis, earl of, 438

Stadler, Joseph Constantine, xlvii, 113n

Stanford, Algernon S., 547n

Stanford, Richard, 547n, 715, 718, 721

Stanley, William, 577n

Stansbury, Abraham Ogier, 132, 133n

Stanton, Joseph, Jr., 716, 722, 726

State, U.S. Department of

letter to, 476

clerks, 27-8n

messengers, 27-8n

and R. King’s accounts, 48

consuls as navy agents, 110-11

consular appointments, 171-2, 173, 550n

letter from cited, 303n, 731

consuls should be U.S. citizens, 468

TJ requests pardon, commissions from, 476

polygraphs for, 508, 509n, 527, 626, 659

See also Madison, James; Wagner, Jacob

Ste. Genevieve, 80, 81, 123

Ste. Genevieve District, 81, 82, 89

steamboats, 40, 42-6

Stedman, William, 716, 723

steel, 401

Steele, John (comptroller of the Treasury), 464

Stephens, William

letter from, 617-18

recommends aspirant for office, 617-18

identified, 617-18n

Stephenson, James, 717, 723, 724n

Sterett, Andrew, 661, 703

Steuart (Stewart), Robert, 467

Steuart (Stewart), William, 467

Stevens, Ebenezer, 556-7

Stewart, Charles, lii, 661, 703

Stewart, John (Pa.)

opposes changes to mail route, 186n, 335, 336n, 384-7

member of Eighth Congress, 717

dines with TJ, 722

Stewart, William (blacksmith), 428, 438

Stiles, Ezra, 552n

Stoddard, Amos

letter from, 625

sends information on population, divisions of Louisiana, 81, 82n

conference with Sacs and Foxes, 572n

forwards Indian vocabularies, 625

forwards news from Lewis and Clark, 650

forwards description of lead mines, 684-5n

Stoddert, Benjamin, 4, 6n

Stoddert, Fort

Spanish duties on supplies for, 12

as port of entry, 26, 31, 306n, 690, 703, 711

postal route through, 461

land office at, 476

and death of E. Kirby, 606

Stone, David, 464, 719, 721

Storm, Thomas H., 173

Story, Joseph

Oration, 86, 157

candidate for appointment, 170

strawberries, 112

Stricker, John, 516, 517n

Strickland, William, xlvii

Strode, John, 102

Stuart (Stewart), Archibald

letter to, 449

letter from, 426

introduces G. Goosley, 426

invited to Monticello, 449

Stuart, Gilbert

portrait of Abigail Adams, l, 354 (illus.)

portrait of TJ, 279

sugar

price of, 190

in Jamaica, 190-1, 290

in Louisiana, 191, 290

cargoes of, 419

suicide, 687n

Sulayman, Mawlay, Sultan of Morocco, 675n

Sulphur Springs, Pa., 386

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

Summers, Lewis, 138, 391

Sumter, Thomas, Jr., 168, 252

Sumter, Thomas, Sr.

letter to, 126

letter from, 410

and T. Fitzpatrick, 126, 169, 410

reports on Burr’s movements, 410

dines with TJ, 715, 721

member of Eighth Congress, 719

Sunbury, Pa., 384

Susquehanna Canal Company, 567-8n

Susquehanna River, 519, 567n

Sutherland, William, 414

Swan, James, 219n, 252, 254

Swann, Thomas, 138

Swartwout, John, 149, 488-9

Swartwout, Samuel, 449n

Sweden, 176, 185n, 218n, 301n, 498

Switzerland

immigrants from, 18, 186n, 270-2, 325

Bern canton, 553

Syracuse, 499, 500n

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