Volume 45 Index

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Labatut, Jean Baptiste, 75n

Lacarrière Latour, Géraud Calixte Jean Baptiste Arsène, 357, 424-5

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

Histoire naturelle, 695

Laclède, Pierre, 46n

Laet, Johannes de

Gallia, 437

Persia, 437

Respublica, sive statvs regni Scotiæ et Hiberniæ, 530

Lafayette, Marie Adrienne Françoise de Noailles, Marquise de, 112

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

letter from, 111-12

land granted to, 111-12, 179, 182, 187, 222-3, 226

urged to settle in Louisiana, 273

comments on TJ’s inaugural address, 637

Laffitte, Peter Samuel, 495n

La Fontaine, Jean de

Contes et nouvelles, 507, 530, 696, 702

Fables, 507, 530, 696, 702

La Grange, N. de, 515, 536

Lalande, Joseph Jérôme Le Français de

Astronomie, 225

Lamarck, Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de

Annuaire météorologique, 499-500, 507, 697, 702

classification system, 572, 573

Lambert, William

letters to, 224-5, 353

letters from, 175-6, 244, 338

calculations of latitude and longitude in Washington, 175-6, 224-5, 244, 338, 353

Lamson, John, 234n

Lancaster, Pa., 593, 686

Landais, Pierre

claim on Congress, 387, 389n

letter from cited, 734

Landon, Charles Paul

Annales du musée et de l’école moderne des beaux-arts, 15, 239, 246, 247, 256, 268, 299, 324, 328, 329, 359, 368, 695

land speculation

in Tenn., 95-6

land claimed under Native American grants, 163-4, 174

See also Yazoo Companies

Lane, Presley Carr, 403

Langdon, Elizabeth, 559n

Langdon, John

letter to, 323

letters from, 361-2, 571-2

recommends aspirant for office, 7-8n

TJ orders perry from, 323, 361-2, 549, 571-2

congratulates TJ on reelection, 361

as Republican leader, 520

candidate for governor, 558

family of, 559n

Langdon, Joshua B.

letter from, 549

sends perry to TJ, 549, 571

identified, 549n

Langdon, Woodbury, 362, 549n

Lanusse, Paul, 75n

Larned, Simon

dines with TJ, 715, 719, 728

La Roche, Martin Lefebvre de, 476

Lastri, Marco

Corso di agricoltura, 631, 641, 644n

latitude

calculation of, 175-6, 218-19, 244, 338, 353

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry

letters to, 8, 397-8

letters from, 30-1, 79, 112-18, 300-3, 346, 398-9, 552

report on public buildings, 8, 30-1, 112-18, 132, 135

and Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, 30, 79, 398, 399, 552

design, alteration of U.S. Capitol, 30-1, 300-1, 302-3n, 346, 397-8

and polygraphs, 300-1, 346, 398-9

and stoves for TJ, 301, 346, 398

TJ buys sheet iron from, 302

and President’s House, 346, 398

TJ sends appropriation bill to, 346

and arrangements for Chase trial, 399

delayed return to Washington, 552

dines with TJ, 718, 730

Lattimore, William

dines with TJ, 714, 716, 723, 728

declines dinner invitation, 722

Latude, Jean Henri Masers de, 342-3

Lauderdale, James Maitland, earl of

Inquiry into the Nature and Origin of Public Wealth, 269, 696

Launy, David F.

letter from, 274

experiments with perpetual motion, 274

identified, 274n

Laurie, James, 159-60

Laussat, Pierre Clément, 72-3, 213, 467, 468n, 595

law

foreign armed vessels in U.S. waters, 9-13

limits of maritime jurisdiction, 10, 13n

capture and condemnation of prizes, 32

insolvent debtors, 257, 258n

nolle prosequi, 286, 324

corporal punishment, 332, 579

prohibition, 483-4, 488-9, 496-9, 505, 507

forfeiture, 484n

replevin, 484n

salvage, 484n

error, 496

mandamus, 497

habeas corpus, 498, 505, 507, 535

scire facias, 498

debt, 498n

libel, 498n

See also crime; Henderson lands; pardons

Law, Elizabeth Parke Custis, 127

Law, Thomas

dines with TJ, 730

Lawrence, James, 18

Lawrence, William, 578, 609

Laws, Alexander, 18

Laws of the United States of America (Zephaniah Swift), 496, 498n

Layouvois (Fox Indian), 263n

Lazarillo (fictional character), 399

lead

in Pa., 47-8

gutters, 113

white, 123

black, 136, 195

markets for, 136, 195

in Va., 136

Leander (British warship), 10

leather

for roofing and sheathing, 255n

Le Breton d’Orgenoy, François Joseph, 105, 574

Lecamus, Alexander

dines with TJ, 727

Lechevalier, Jean Baptiste

Voyage de la Troade, 15, 239, 268, 695

Leclerc, Victoire Emmanuel, 357

Leçons d’anatomie comparée (Georges Cuvier), 369, 390, 696, 702

Lectures on the Art of Reading (Thomas Sheridan), 628

Lee, Arthur (Norfolk), 64, 441

Lee, Charles, 289n

Lee, Richard Evers, 64-5

Lee, William (1772-1840)

letter from, 196

informs TJ of death of W. G. Munford, 196

sends wine, preserved fruit to TJ, 259, 373, 471, 509

appointment of, 260n

paving tile for U.S. Capitol, 397

forwards dispatches, 600n

Leesburg, Va., 466

Leffingwell, Samuel, 532n

Leghorn (Livorno), Italy

yellow fever at, 183-4n, 228-30

quarantine at, 522

Legrand, Augustin

Galeries des antiques, 15, 239, 268, 324, 696

Le Havre, France, 259, 397, 476, 600n

Leib, Michael

letter from, 3

forwards letter to TJ, 3

as committee member, 265n

motion on customs revenue deposits, 386, 387, 388n

and T. Paine, 386

and divisions among Pa. Republicans, 541

dines with TJ, 719, 723, 725

Leiper, Thomas

letter from, 43

and appointment of C. Irvine, 43

Leipzig

map of, 499, 702

Lenox, Peter, 346, 398

Lenthall, John

report on President’s House roof, 107, 398

Leodiensi Republica, 702

Leonard, John, 711, 712

Leonard, Nathaniel, 331

Lester, Noah

letter from, 477-8

recommended for appointment, 461-2, 478n, 489-90, 737

seeks appointment, 477-8

identified, 478n

Lestiboudois, Jean Baptiste, 572, 573

Letter to a Federalist, In Reply to Some of the Popular Objections to the Motives and Tendency of the Measures of the Present Administration (Thomas Elwyn), 558-9, 706

Lettres à Madme. de C**. sur la botanique, et sur quelques sujets physique et d’histoire naturelle (Louis Bernard de Montbrison), 480, 481n, 702

Levaillant, François

Histoire naturelle des perroquets, 187

Levrault, Schoell & Comp., 14n, 27n, 154n, 157n, 166n, 187n, 216n, 256n, 364n, 375n, 391n, 415n, 431, 432n, 455n, 461n, 469n, 481n, 500, 530n, 537n, 545n, 622n

Levrault frères (Strasbourg and Paris), 315n, 469n, 500, 544, 545

Levy, Leonard, 633

Levy, Samson, 275

Lewden, Josiah, 737

Lewes, Del., 512n

Lewis (ca. 1760-1822, TJ’s slave), 81, 82n

Lewis, Joseph, Jr.

dines with TJ, 717

Lewis, Lucy Meriwether, 365

Lewis, Meriwether

sends Native American delegations to St. Louis, 33, 34, 35n

collects Native American vocabularies, 35n

collects information on Louisiana District, 43-5

and R. Lewis, 296, 365-6

description of a plant by, 682-3

See also Lewis and Clark expedition

Lewis, Micajah G., 532-4

Lewis, Michael, 33

Lewis, Morgan

recommends aspirants for office, 393, 737

letter from cited, 737

Lewis, Nicholas Meriwether

letter to, 192-3

seeks appointment, 192-3

Lewis, Reuben

letter to, 296

letter from, 365-6

TJ sends news of Lewis and Clark to, 296, 365-6

Lewis and Clark expedition

and contact with indigenous people, 35n, 296

winter encampment at Fort Mandan, 44, 45, 298, 491, 492, 493, 611, 613, 683n

progress up the Missouri River, 45, 46n, 296, 365-6, 491, 492, 493

assisted by Chouteaus, 46n

botanist not included in, 94-5

astronomical observations, 225

interpreters, 493

specimens collected by, 682-3

Lexington, Ky., 162, 314n

Lexington and Concord, battle of, 149n

Leyden, 437n

Library of Congress

books for, 473

Liège, 382

Liège, Bishopric of, 437n

Life of George Washington (John Marshall), 269, 695

Lilly, Gabriel

dispute with Oldham, viii-ix, 80-2, 102-3, 194-5

accused of theft, drunkenness, 81

and double payment to Moran, 104, 224

management of slaves at Monticello, 104-5

makes payments for TJ, 130, 200-1, 296

dispute with Craven, 194

letters from cited, 734, 735, 736, 737

letters to cited, 734, 735, 736, 737

Lincoln, Benjamin

letter to, 26

TJ sends payment to, 26

letter from cited, 26n

Lincoln, Levi

letter to, 255

letters from, 9-13, 244-6

resigns as U.S. attorney general, ix, 244-6, 255, 275, 278-9, 282-3, 285, 288

British violations of neutral rights, xlviii

and British frigates at New York, 9-13

and Chaddock, 199n

and T. Paine, 378

as reference, 543

dines with TJ, 721

letter from cited, 734

Lincolnton, N.C., 465

Lindsley, Abraham B., 203, 204n

Link, Heinrich Friedrich

Voyage en Portugal, 15, 239, 268, 695

Linnaeus, Carolus, 390, 572, 573

Lisbon, 374

Lithgow, John

letter to, 297

letters from, 236-8, 675-8

suggests revisions to TJ’s Notes, x-xi, 236-8, 297, 675-8

writings of, 237

Little Prairie, 335

Little Rock, Arkansas Terr., 478n

Little Turtle (Miami Indian)

opposes Delaware-Piankashaw land cession, 188-9, 320

Liverpool

and slave trade, xiii, 385

Livingston, Brockholst

letter from, 282

considered for appointment as U.S. attorney general, 275, 285

introduces Keteltas, 282

recommended for appointment, 529

Livingston, Edward

criticism of, 149-50

opposes Claiborne’s administration, 422, 423n, 478

Livingston, Henry W.

dines with TJ, 717, 725

Livingston, John (cadet), 416

Livingston, John W., 331

Livingston, Robert R.

and Lafayette, 111

and Priestley, 208, 250

and F. Skipwith, 342-3

proposal to mortgage Florida, 414n

Livy

History of Rome, 32n

Locke, John, 4

Logan, George

recommendations sent to, 137

as committee member, 290n

votes in Chase impeachment trial, 605-6

dines with TJ, 715, 720, 723, 729

Logan, James S., 331

Logstown, Treaty of (1752), 617

Logwood, Thomas (counterfeiter), 60, 156

Lombardy, 523

London

consul at, 157, 469, 575, 711, 712, 735

U.S. merchants at, 470

Londonderry, Ireland, 590n

Londres et les Anglais (J. L. Ferri de Saint-Constant), 16

longitude

calculation of, 175-6, 218-19, 224-5, 244, 338, 353, 467n, 564

meridian at Washington, D.C., 176n, 219, 224, 338, 353

meridian at Greenwich, Eng., 225, 244, 467n, 564

L’Orient, Lewis, 156

Lorimier, Louis, 352, 353n

Los Adaes (Adais; Spanish presidio), 553-4

Louisiana

information on, requested by APS, 28

French administration of, 72-3, 378-9

Spanish administration of, 72-3, 380

as possible asylum for free Blacks, condemned slaves, 249, 453-4

banishment of name, 379

division of, 379

immigration to, 379-85, 387, 654

slavery in, 380

free Blacks in, 387

boundaries of, 412, 414n, 600n

W. Fla. claimed as part of, 414n, 595

better populated by Americans than foreigners, 654

See also Louisiana District; New Orleans; Orleans Territory

Louisiana (revenue cutter), 175

Louisiana Bank, 553, 554n

Louisiana District

sale of public lands in, vii, 311

calls for representative government, statehood, viii, 44, 45, 46n, 347-9, 352-3n

French inhabitants of, viii, 348-50

Native Americans in, 35-6, 163, 320, 490-3

descriptions of, 43-6, 350, 616n

immigration to, 45n, 198, 271, 350

slavery in, 45n, 344

petition to Congress from, 46n, 347-9

troops redeployed to, 97-8

relocation of Native Americans to, 122, 198, 271, 284, 699

land titles in, 163, 491, 492, 588-9

military government for, 189n, 318, 349

placed under jurisdiction of Indiana Terr., 189n, 348, 349

exploration of, 198

squatters in, 271, 311

authority of acting governor, 318

commandants for, 349, 435-6

courts, 349

agricultural potential, 350

distribution of settlements in, 350

population of, 350

salt deposits in, 350

land fraud in, 350-2

land records, 351-2

establishment of land office in, 589n, 688n

ore samples from, 616

secretary, 618-19

See also Cape Girardeau District; New Madrid; St. Louis

Louisiana Gazette, 213, 533n, 635

Louisiana Purchase

criticism of, 3, 473n, 654

praise for, 50n, 520

anniversary celebration of, 212-13, 214n

Spain acquiesces to, 213

calculation of area, 335

not provided for by U.S. Constitution, 379

will eventually pay for itself, 649, 653-4

Louisiana Territory

establishment of, vii, 688n

Louisville, Ky., 163n

Lovell, William, 386

Low, Thomas

letter from cited, 736

Lowndes, Thomas

dines with TJ, 717, 718, 726

Lowry, Robert K., 510, 522, 604

Lucas, John B. C.

dines with TJ, 717, 722, 729

Lucas, Robert (cadet), 258

Lucca, 523

Lucretius Carus, Titus

De la nature des choses, 515, 536

Lufkin, Captain, 290n, 442

lumber. See timber

Luxembourg, 437n

Lyle, James

letter to, 26-7

and TJ’s debt to Henderson, McCaul & Co., 26-7

TJ’s friendship with, 26-7

Lyman, William

offered, declines appointment as surveyor and inspector at New Orleans, 16, 574, 575n, 711

appointed consul at London, 157, 470n, 575, 711, 712

dines with TJ, 718

letter from cited, 735

Lynchburg, Va., 464

Lynd, John, 75n

Lyon, Matthew

letters from, 162, 588-9

recommends aspirants for office, 162, 347n, 588-9

as reference, 393

dines with TJ, 718, 724, 730

Lysicrates, Monument of, 30-1

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