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Laban (Old Testament figure), 6:564

Labaume, Eugène

  • Relation Circonstanciée de la Campagne de Russie, 10:214–10:215, 10:215n

La Bedoyere, Charles Angelique

  • execution of, 9:391–9:392

La Bergerie (J. Armstrong’s Hudson River estate), 5:8n

Labernardière, Mr.

  • French public official, 7:489

Labigarre. See Delabigarre, Peter

Labouchere, Peter Caesar, 2:9, 2:245, 3:54, 3:105–3:106

La Brousse, Mr. de

  • Traité de la Culture du Figuier, suivi d’observations & d’expériences sur la meilleure maniere de cultiver, 2:82, 2:83n, 11:165

Lacépède, Bernard Germain Étienne de La Ville-Sur-Illon, comte de

  • analyzes bones for Institut de France, 1:101n, 1:250n
  • and Buffon’s Histoire Naturelle, 7:626
  • Histoire naturelle de l’homme, 1:250n
  • identified, 1:250n
  • letter from accounted for, 9:400n
  • letter from, 1:248–1:250
  • letter to, 8:321–8:323
  • mentioned, 3:221n, 5:601
  • rumored immigration to U.S. of, 9:359, 9:360n
  • sends greetings to TJ, 1:629
  • TJ forwards letter from, 1:249, 1:417
  • TJ introduces B. S. Barton to, 8:321, 8:325

Laclotte, Jean Hyacinthe, 2:445n, 5:86n

Lacretelle, Jean Charles Dominique

  • lectures of, 11:634

La Croix, Mr.

  • Abridgment of Universal History, 8:629, 8:632n

Lacroix, Irenée Amelot De, Baron de Vanden Boègard

  • identified, 4:375–4:376n
  • letters from accounted for, 4:376n
  • letters to, 4:375–4:376
  • seeks military appointment, 4:375–4:376, 4:376

Lacroix, Sylvestre François

  • Complément des élémens d’algèbre, 4:79, 4:80n
  • Cours de Mathematiques à l’usage de l’École Centrale des Quatres-Nations, 4:71–4:72, 4:72n, 4:79, 5:14, 5:36, 8:640, 8:670, 8:685, 8:686, 9:60
  • Traité élémentaire de trigonométrie rectiligne et sphérique et d’application de l’algèbre à la géométrie, 4:79, 4:80n
  • works on calculus, 4:370

Lactantius, Lucius Caecilius Firmianus (early Christian author), 7:25

Lacy, Stephen H.

  • and P. Piernet’s estate, 3:466–3:467, 3:467–3:468, 3:472n, 3:652–3:653, 4:42, 4:43n, 4:81–4:82, 4:166n, 5:99, 5:116–5:118, 5:217, 5:333–5:334
  • and P. Piernet’s will, 5:332

Ladd, Thomas

  • and Gilliam v. Fleming, 1:304, 1:305, 1:306–1:307, 1:329–1:330, 1:331, 1:362–1:363, 1:364–1:365, 1:591, 1:608, 2:123, 2:368, 2:396–2:397, 2:403, 2:407, 2:425, 2:447, 2:448, 2:464–2:465, 2:465–2:466, 2:674–2:675, 3:44–3:45, 3:45, 3:84, 3:85–3:86
  • identified, 1:307n
  • letters from, 1:329–1:330, 2:674–2:675
  • letters from accounted for, 3:45n
  • letters to, 1:306–1:307, 2:464–2:465, 3:45

Ladvocat, Jean Baptiste

  • Dictionnaire Historique et Bibliographique Portatif, 1:580, 10:234, 10:237n

“The Lady of the Wreck; or, Castle Blarneygig: a poem” (G. Colman), 7:60, 7:62n

lady-slipper, 1:436–1:437n

Laertius. See Diogenes Laertius

Laet, Joannes de

  • Nieuwe wereldt, ofte Beschrijvinghe van West-Indien, 2:503n, 2:503n, 2:511

La Fare, Charles Auguste, 7:665

Lafayette, Adrienne de Noailles, marquise de (Lafayette’s wife)

  • dowry of, 2:10, 2:12, 2:13
  • mentioned, 2:16

Lafayette, Françoise Émilie Destutt de Tracy (Lafayette’s daughter-in-law), 2:17, 9:664n, 10:509n

Lafayette, George Washington (Lafayette’s son)

  • family of, 9:69
  • inheritance of, 2:14
  • as legislator, 9:68, 9:69n
  • marriage of, 2:16, 2:17, 9:664n, 10:509n
  • mentioned, 3:447
  • sends greetings to TJ, 3:106, 4:359

Lafayette, Gilbert Motier de (1380-1462), 2:12–2:13

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

  • J. Adams on, 6:287
  • and American Revolution, 2:10–2:11, 3:314, 3:315n, 4:434, 8:266, 11:283
  • attempts to emancipate African slaves, 2:11
  • and Bureaux de Pusy family, 4:155, 5:71, 5:72n
  • and chestnuts, 4:322
  • and I. A. Coles, 1:269–1:270, 1:528
  • description of his finances, 2:10–2:26, 3:213, 3:214n, 3:446, 3:447n
  • and Destutt de Tracy, 1:270, 8:266, 9:484, 9:663–9:664, 10:289, 10:291, 10:323–10:324, 10:603, 11:283
  • and Destutt de Tracy’s commentary on Montesquieu, 4:54, 4:202, 4:446, 9:377, 10:61–10:62, 10:62n, 10:62, 10:80, 10:81, 10:154, 10:290
  • and P. S. Du Pont de Nemours, 9:484
  • on events in France, 7:536–7:541, 9:67–9:68, 9:376–9:377, 10:323, 10:324, 11:281–11:282
  • family of, 1:629, 5:212, 5:215n, 7:349, 7:537, 7:542, 9:69, 9:484, 9:664n, 10:323, 10:392, 10:507, 10:509n, 10:549–10:550
  • as farmer, 9:484, 9:667
  • financial situation of, 1:376, 1:628, 2:8–2:9, 2:10–2:18, 2:243–2:245, 2:287–2:288, 2:310, 2:418, 3:54–3:55, 3:212, 3:213, 3:445–3:446, 7:15, 7:349
  • on freedom, 10:324
  • and French Revolution, 8:262
  • and A. Gallatin, 10:323
  • health of, 10:392
  • identified, 1:270–1:271n
  • and Indian vocabularies, 9:373n
  • introduces S. Bernard, 10:391–10:392, 11:139–11:140, 11:180
  • introduces J. Corrêa da Serra, 4:359
  • introduces M. L. Descaves, 11:282
  • introduces G. Flower, 9:679, 10:299, 10:559, 10:560, 10:560, 10:592, 11:124
  • introduces E. Grouchy, 9:13
  • introduces M. A. Jullien, 7:215
  • introduces J. Lakanal, 9:300, 10:276
  • introduces Montlezun, 10:396
  • land of, in La., 1:270n, 1:529, 1:628, 2:8, 2:9, 2:15, 2:16, 2:17–2:18, 2:33–2:34, 2:72–2:73, 2:243, 2:244, 2:245, 2:418, 3:54, 3:105–3:106, 3:212–3:213, 3:248, 3:314, 3:445, 4:29–4:31, 4:359, 4:649–4:650, 5:68–5:69, 5:69n, 5:212–5:214, 5:215n, 7:541, 9:301n
  • on Latin American revolutions, 4:359, 7:14–7:15
  • and J. B. Lefevre, 2:74, 2:75n
  • as legislator, 9:68, 9:69n, 9:376–9:377
  • letter from to an Unidentified Correspondent, 7:542–7:544
  • letters from, 1:269–1:271, 1:528–1:530, 1:627–1:629, 2:7–2:9, 2:242–2:246, 2:287–2:288, 2:310, 3:54–3:55, 3:105–3:106, 3:211–3:214, 3:444–3:447, 4:155, 4:358–4:359, 4:649–4:650, 5:68–5:69, 5:212–5:215, 7:215, 7:536–7:542, 9:13–9:14, 9:67–9:69, 9:300–9:301, 9:376–9:377, 9:484, 9:679, 10:323–10:324, 10:391–10:392, 11:281–11:283
  • letters from mentioned, 2:512, 9:304, 11:528, 11:581
  • letters to, 3:313–3:315, 4:29–4:31, 4:36, 7:13–7:16, 8:261–8:268, 8:478–8:479, 10:62–10:64, 11:353–11:355
  • letters to mentioned, 4:33
  • T. Lyman introduced to, 11:294, 11:294n, 11:355, 11:357, 11:360
  • memoir of, 8:478
  • mentioned, 3:114, 3:512, 3:538, 5:189, 9:96, 9:201, 10:253
  • and merino sheep, 2:39, 7:404
  • on neutral powers, 2:242
  • and D. Parker (of Paris), 10:323
  • plans to write TJ, 4:325, 7:505
  • portraits of, 8:239, 10:398
  • proposed biography of, 8:478–8:479
  • recommends L. P. G. de Lormerie to TJ, 1:342
  • recommends F. De Masson to TJ, 8:250, 8:251n
  • retirement of, 9:69, 9:300, 9:301n, 9:377, 10:323
  • sends dogs, 1:376, 1:457, 6:511
  • sends greetings to TJ, 3:198
  • sends merino sheep, 1:529, 1:537–1:538, 1:629
  • and W. Short, 5:215n
  • and South American independence, 9:391, 11:354–11:355
  • Madame de Staël Holstein on, 5:450, 11:117, 11:118n
  • and Madame de Tessé, 1:528, 1:593–1:594, 1:627, 7:35, 7:536
  • G. Ticknor carries letter to, 9:560, 11:281
  • TJ forwards letter of, 8:482
  • TJ introduces L. H. Girardin to, 8:478–8:479
  • TJ on, 3:504, 11:174
  • TJ sends greetings to, 3:443, 3:444n
  • travels of, 2:11, 2:13, 2:16
  • and U.S. peace commission, 7:542–7:543

Lafayette, Oscar Thomas Gilbert du Motier de (Lafayette’s grandson)

  • birth of, 9:69

Lafitau, Joseph François

  • Mœurs des Sauvages Ameriquains, 5:122–5:123, 5:125n, 5:182, 6:324

Lafite, Château (wine), 9:513

Lafon, Bartholemew

  • “Plan of the City and Environs of New Orleans,” 2:525, 3:486, 3:488n

La Fontaine, Jean de

  • in collegiate curriculum, 7:665
  • on Plato, 7:454

La Forest. See Mathurin, Antoine René Charles, comte de La Forest

La Grange (Lafayette’s French estate), 1:270n, 1:529, 2:15, 2:17, 7:540, 7:541, 9:69, 10:323

Lagrange, Joseph Louis

  • praised, 7:661

La Grange, Nicolas de

  • translates Oeuvres de Séneque le philosophe (Seneca), 10:233, 10:236–10:237n

La Grange et de Fourilles, Adélaïde Blaise François Le Lièvre, marquis de, 1:372

La Harpe, Benard de

  • “Journal historique Concernant l’Etablissement des françois à la Louisianne”, 9:445–9:446, 9:447n, 9:516, 9:518, 9:518n, 9:658, 9:658–9:659n, 9:710
  • Journal Historique de l’Établissement des Français a la Louisiane (ed. A. L. Boimare), 9:659n

La Harpe, Frédéric César de

  • tutor of Alexander I, 7:506, 8:671n, 9:110–9:111

La Harpe, Jean François de

  • J. Adams reads, 11:268
  • Correspondance Littéraire, 10:589
  • criticism of, 10:13
  • Lycée ou Cours De Littérature Ancienne Et Moderne, 7:26
  • writings of, 6:302, 7:481, 10:306

Lahontan, Louis Armand de Lom d’Arce, baron de

  • New Voyages to North-America, 10:486

Lakanal, Joseph

  • identified, 9:268n
  • introduced by Lafayette, 9:300, 10:276
  • introduced by A. Thoüin, 9:267–9:268
  • letter from, 10:107–10:109
  • letter to, 10:276–10:277
  • moves to Ky., 9:267–9:268, 9:300, 10:107, 10:276
  • proposed book of, 10:107–10:108, 10:276–10:277

Lake Champlain

  • fort on, 11:568, 11:569n
  • natural history of, 7:357
  • proposed canal to, 11:219n, 11:259, 11:280–11:281
  • Vt. militia crosses, 8:112, 8:112n

Lake Erie

  • O. H. Perry’s naval victory on, 6:524, 6:524n, 6:531, 6:546n, 7:11, 7:14, 7:56, 7:57n, 7:88, 7:89n, 8:259, 8:263
  • proposed canal to, 3:459–3:460, 3:597–3:598, 4:160, 4:161n, 11:219n, 11:259, 11:280–11:281, 11:339, 11:357–11:358, 11:358n, 11:360, 11:364–11:365, 11:376–11:377, 11:415, 11:434–11:435, 11:448
  • survey on, 3:437
  • and War of 1812, 7:531

Lake George, N.Y.

  • W. Short on, 8:687

Lake Ontario

  • proposed canal to, 3:459–3:460
  • and War of 1812, 7:10, 7:14, 7:531

Lalande, Joseph Jérôme Le Français de

  • J. Adams on, 9:527, 10:7
  • Astronomie, 4:244, 4:244n, 7:626, 10:235
  • Histoire des Mathématiques, 6:381, 7:250, 7:626, 10:235
  • and W. Lambert’s calculations, 4:253, 4:260, 5:249
  • mentioned, 7:480
  • praised, 7:661

Lallemand, François Antoine, baron, 1:372

La Luzerne, Anne César, chevalier de, 10:115, 10:117n

Lamarck, Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de

  • praised, 7:661
  • works of, 11:192

La Marck, Marie Françoise Augustine Ursule Le Danois de Cernay, comtesse de, 2:10

Lambarde, William

  • Archaionomia, 7:126, 7:127
  • Eirenarcha: or Of the office of the Iustices of peace, 3:546

Lambert, John

  • letters to, 4:164
  • as U.S. senator, 4:163, 4:164n, 11:182

Lambert, William

  • and American Philosophical Society, 5:251, 5:311, 7:436, 7:437n, 7:486
  • astronomical calculations, 2:54, 2:55n, 4:634–4:637, 5:311
  • calculates longitude of U.S. Capitol, 4:275, 4:651–4:660
  • calculates Monticello’s longitude, 4:235–4:236, 4:239, 4:246, 4:247–4:266, 4:276, 4:368, 4:369, 4:402–4:406, 4:407, 8:455, 8:456n
  • clerk of the House of Representatives, 1:275, 1:359n, 1:512
  • congratulates TJ, 1:54–1:55, 1:237–1:238
  • and domestic manufactures, 1:560–1:562
  • on House of Representatives, 1:274–1:275, 1:534–1:535
  • identified, 1:54–1:55n
  • and latitude calculations, 3:367n
  • letters from, 1:54–1:55, 1:274–1:276, 1:356–1:359, 1:489–1:498, 1:534–1:535, 1:539–1:540, 1:560–1:562, 2:54–2:55, 2:60–2:68, 2:337–2:338, 2:398–2:399, 2:566, 3:285, 4:235–4:236, 4:275–4:276, 4:402–4:406, 4:407–4:408, 4:634–4:637, 4:651–4:660, 5:245–5:251, 7:436–7:437
  • letters from accounted for, 2:68n
  • letters to, 1:237–1:238, 1:511–1:512, 2:541, 4:368–4:369
  • letters to accounted for, 2:54–2:55n
  • lunar calculations, 1:539–1:540, 1:540–1:554, 2:54, 2:60–2:68, 5:245–5:251
  • ode for Fourth of July by, 2:399, 2:400–2:401
  • and prime meridian, 1:275–1:276, 1:356–1:358, 1:359n, 1:489–1:498, 1:511–1:512, 1:534–1:535, 2:54, 2:55n, 2:337–2:338, 2:398–2:399, 2:541, 2:566, 3:285, 3:367n
  • proposes reformation of Gregorian calendar, 7:436–7:437, 7:486
  • Table for Computing the Moon’s Motion, with Explanations, 1:540–1:554, 1:571–1:572, 1:608–1:609, 1:609n
  • To the Critical Reviewers of Boston, 3:285

Lambrecht, Mr.

  • and Lafayette, 7:537

Lameth, Alexandre Théodore Victor, 8:504, 8:508n

Lameth, Charles Malo François, 8:504, 8:508n

Lamétherie, Jean Claude de

  • as geologist, 2:551, 2:552n
  • Théorie de La Terre, 8:429, 8:429, 8:429–8:430n

La Motte, Mr. See Delamotte, Mr.

La Motte, Jeanne de Saint Remy de Valois, comtesse de

  • Vie de Jeanne de St. Remy de Valois, ci-devant Comtesse de La Motte (included in Book of Kings compiled by TJ; See also Book of Kings), 8:33, 8:34n, 8:240
  • works on, 8:309, 8:310n

Lampredi, Giovanni Maria, 7:688

lamps

  • at Bell Rock lighthouse, 4:362–4:363
  • safety, 11:501

lamps, alabaster

  • brass chain for, 1:190, 1:309

Lancaster, Joseph

  • The British System of Education, 9:443n, 9:502, 9:503n, 9:529
  • educational system of, 10:45, 10:336, 10:338, 10:390–10:391, 10:481, 10:482n
  • Improvements in Education, 1:662, 1:662n, 9:530n

Lance, William

  • identified, 4:106n
  • letters from, 4:105–4:107
  • letter to, 4:175+
  • letters to accounted for, 4:107n
  • An Oration, delivered on the Fourth of July, 1816, In St. Michael’s Church, S. C. by appointment of the ’76 Association, 11:530n
  • and Seventy-Six Association, 4:105, 4:106n, 4:175+

Lancelot, Claude

  • Le Jardin des Racines Greques, 10:234
  • The Primitives of the Greek Tongue, 10:358

land conveyances. See indentures

Landsdown, Lord. See Lansdowne, Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3d marquess of

Lane’s Ordinary (Fairfax Co.), 1:52n, 8:290

Langdon, John

  • elected governor, 2:348
  • identified, 2:231–2:232n
  • letters from, 2:230–2:232
  • letters to, 2:274–2:277, 7:365
  • as member of Continental Congress, 6:184n
  • and political situation, 2:230–2:231, 2:274–2:277
  • TJ introduces W. C. Rives to, 7:365
  • TJ sends batture pamphlet to, 4:624

Langhorne, John, trans.

  • Lives (Plutarch), 1:580

Langhorne, William, trans.

  • Lives (Plutarch), 1:580

Langland, William

  • The Vision of Pierce Plowman, 1:390, 1:397n, 9:633, 9:633n

Langley, Batty

  • Pomona: or, The Fruit-Garden Illustrated, 2:82, 11:165

Langon (wine), 9:513

language. See also Anglo-Saxon language; English language; French language; German language; Greek language; Italian language; Latin language; Spanish language

  • Arabic, 8:3, 8:5
  • books on French, 2:27n, 5:557
  • books on Spanish, 2:32n
  • Chinese, 1:518, 1:518n, 7:480
  • Coptic, 8:3
  • French training of T. J. Randolph, 1:520, 1:557
  • Gaelic, 7:560, 7:561n, 8:3
  • Hebrew, 7:715, 8:5, 9:652
  • Indian (American), 1:205, 1:269, 1:520–1:521, 1:555–1:557, 1:599n, 1:651–1:652, 3:596, 3:596, 3:596–3:597, 3:616, 7:181, 7:182n, 7:243, 7:281, 9:65, 9:65–9:66, 9:372–9:373, 9:373n, 10:377, 10:377, 10:444, 10:445, 11:126–11:127, 11:454
  • neology, 7:209, 7:514, 9:632–9:633
  • Persian, 8:6, 11:351, 11:351n, 11:441
  • and phonics, 2:306–2:307, 2:308n
  • Punic, 7:560, 7:561n
  • Russian, 1:556, 7:480
  • Sanskrit, 7:480, 8:3
  • sign, 1:662, 1:662n
  • study of, 7:357, 7:480, 7:481n, 7:658, 7:660–7:661, 7:666, 7:686, 8:3, 10:370–10:372, 10:516, 10:542
  • TJ on study of, 4:162–4:163, 7:243, 7:447, 7:637, 7:638, 7:640, 7:641, 8:13, 8:341, 9:372–9:373, 9:626
  • TJ on translation, 9:353, 9:354n
  • translations by TJ, 3:11–3:15, 3:21–3:23, 3:652, 10:594
  • translations by D. B. Warden, 1:142

Lania (TJ’s slave; b. 1805)

  • on Monticello slave list, 4:388

Lannes, Jean, Duc de Montebello, 1:371, 1:372

Lannes, Louise Antoinette, Duchesse de Montebello

  • and D. B. Warden, 7:490, 7:491n

Lansdowne, Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3d marquess of

  • British politician, 7:541

Lansdowne, William Petty, 2d earl of Shelburne and 1st marquess of

  • on taxation, 7:299

lanterns, 1:303

Lanusse, Paul, 6:436

La Pérouse, Jean François de Galalup, comte de

  • Voyage de La Pérouse autour du Monde, 1:445–1:449

Lapie, Pierre

  • Carte réduite de la Mer Méditerranée et de la mer Noire (Zannoni and Lapie), 1:247–1:248

Laplace, Pierre Simon, marquis de

  • Americans correspond with, 4:196
  • as astronomer, 9:85
  • error of detected, 4:634
  • Exposition du Systême du Monde, 1:348, 1:349n, 1:357, 1:491
  • praised, 7:661
  • J. Wood’s book sent to, 2:171

Laportea canadensis. See nettle, wood

lard

  • as scab remedy, 5:182n

La Révellière Lépeaux, Louis Marie de, 10:44

Large, Daniel

  • and hydrostatic engines, 7:232

La Rivière. See Le Mercier de La Rivière, Paul Pierre

La Roche, Martin Lefèbvre de (abbé), 3:9, 3:17, 3:87, 3:89n, 3:330

La Rochefoucauld, Alexandrine Charlotte Sophie de Rohan-Chabot, duchesse de. See Castellane, Alexandrine Charlotte Sophie de Rohan-Chabot, marquise de

La Rochefoucauld, François de

  • J. Adams on, 6:228, 6:287, 6:296
  • criticized, 7:220
  • on marriage, 7:403, 7:405n
  • maxims of, 9:433, 9:434n

La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, François Alexandre Frédéric, duc de

  • friendship with J. L. Guillemard, 9:134, 9:135n

La Romana, José Caro, marquês, 2:247, 2:248n

La Rouërie, Armand Charles Tuffin, marquis de, 2:74

La Rue, Charles de

  • edits Virgil, Opera. Interpretatione et Notis (Delphin edition), 8:660, 9:274, 9:464, 9:538, 9:639

Lasalle, Philippe de, 2:591

La Salle, René Robert Cavelier de

  • and settlement of La., 9:445, 9:479, 10:627, 11:460n

Las Cases, Emmanuel Auguste Dieudonné Marin Joseph, comte de (A. Le Sage)

  • Atlas Historique, Généalogique, Chronologique et Géographique, 3:552, 3:552n, 3:578
  • Genealogical, chronological, historical, and geographical atlas, 4:325–4:326, 4:326n, 5:7, 5:83, 5:114, 5:211, 5:436, 7:90
  • work of sent to M. J. Randolph, 5:7, 5:436, 7:90

La Serna de Santander, Carlos Antonio

  • Catalogue des Livres de la Bibliotheque de M. C. de la Serna Santander, 8:559, 8:561, 8:562n
  • owns Bollandist manuscript, 8:559, 8:561

Last Day. A Poem In Three Books (Young), 6:297

Lasteyrie, Louis, marquis de (Lafayette’s son-in-law), 2:17

Lasteyrie, Virginie, marquise de (Lafayette’s daughter)

  • sends greetings to TJ, 4:359

Lasteyrie-Dusaillant, Charles Philibert, comte De

  • agricultural report of, 2:83
  • Du Cotonnier et de sa Culture, 1:37, 2:83, 11:164
  • Du Pastel, de l’indigotier, 3:461–3:462, 10:471
  • identified, 3:115n
  • introduces G. Flower, 9:667, 10:299, 10:559, 10:560, 10:592, 11:124
  • letters from, 3:114–3:115, 3:461–3:462, 9:667–9:669
  • as lithographer, 9:667
  • sends books on arts and sciences, 3:114, 3:115n, 3:461–3:462
  • sends greetings to TJ, 1:141
  • Traité sur les Bêtes-à-Laine d’Espagne, 2:83, 11:164
  • A Treatise on the Culture, Preparation, History and Analysis of Pastel, or Woad (trans. H. A. S. Dearborn), 3:462n, 10:471

Lastri, Marco Antonio

  • Corso di agricoltura, 11:164

Latham, William, 5:253, 5:253n

Latin America

  • constitutions in, 7:476
  • revolutions in, 4:359, 7:14–7:15, 7:29
  • TJ on liberation of, 7:14–7:15, 7:29–7:30, 10:373–10:375
  • in F. A. Van der Kemp’s proposed book, 4:506, 4:508

Latin and English Dictionary abridged (R. Ainsworth), 1:35

Latin language

  • of G. Buchanan, 2:215
  • dictionaries, 6:387, 8:660, 9:274, 9:274, 9:276, 9:277n, 10:235, 10:235, 10:237n, 10:358
  • documents in, by
    • T. de Bry, 7:614–7:615
  • documents in, from
    • S. G. Tucker, 1:617–1:619
  • study of, 3:327–3:328, 3:372, 3:501, 4:131, 4:372, 4:648, 6:65, 7:447, 7:658, 7:659, 7:660–7:661, 7:662–7:663, 7:666, 7:685–7:686, 8:13, 8:200, 8:446–8:447, 8:449n, 8:482, 8:482, 8:513, 8:514, 9:251, 9:607, 9:626, 10:358, 10:358, 10:664, 11:112, 11:233, 11:261, 11:409, 11:625, 11:626–11:627
  • TJ on, 7:447, 9:607–9:608, 11:252
  • verses in requested, 9:264–9:266, 9:374–9:375

latitude

  • calculations for Monticello, 9:70, 9:415, 11:40
  • calculations for Natural Bridge, 9:26n, 9:36, 9:36n
  • calculations for Peaks of Otter, 9:18, 9:36, 9:36, 9:36–9:37n, 9:173
  • calculations for Poplar Forest, 3:361–3:367, 9:245–9:246, 10:514–10:515
  • calculations for Willis’s Mountain, 10:xlvii–10:xlviii, 10:571–10:572
  • of Norwich, Vt., 9:241

Latour, Chatêau (wine), 9:513

Latour, Géraud Calixte Jean Baptiste Arsène Lacarrière

  • Historical Memoir of the War in West Florida and Louisiana in 1814–15, 9:129n
  • identified, 9:103n
  • letter from, 9:103
  • letter to, 9:128–9:129
  • Proposals, for Publishing by Subscription, The History of the War in Louisiana & West Florida, 9:103, 9:103n, 9:128–9:129
  • witnesses deed, 3:478n

La Tour-Maubourg, Anastasie, comtesse de (Lafayette’s daughter)

  • inheritance of, 2:17
  • marriage contract with, 2:16
  • sends greetings to TJ, 4:359

La Tour-Maubourg, Charles, comte de (Lafayette’s son-in-law), 2:17

La Trémoïlle, Marie Geneviève de Durfort, duchesse de, 2:10, 2:15

Latrobe, Benjamin

  • J. Bruce introduced to, 11:613

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry

  • and alterations to U.S. Capitol’s design, 8:595–8:596, 8:596n
  • Anniversary Oration, 3:624, 3:625n
  • and J. Barlow’s letter, 5:576, 5:577n
  • and E. F. Bond’s application, 5:525, 5:526n
  • and capitals (architectural), 1:473, 1:475n, 1:595, 10:xlvii, 10:350, 10:350 (illus.), 10:350, 10:351n, 10:510–10:511, 10:511 (illus.), 11:xlv–11:xlvi, 11:232 (illus.), 11:481, 11:481n, 11:481n, 11:535, 11:572
  • and carving for TJ, 4:66, 4:459, 5:206–5:207
  • and Central College craftsmen, 11:535, 11:571, 11:571, 11:602, 11:610–11:611
  • and Central College design, 11:315, 11:431–11:432, 11:453, 11:479–11:480, 11:481n, 11:535, 11:563, 11:564–11:565, 11:586–11:587, 11:610–11:612, 11:649–11:650
  • and Columbian Institute for the Promotion of Arts and Sciences, 11:144n, 11:144n
  • on conflict with TJ, 8:592–8:593
  • designs houses in Philadelphia, 4:63–4:64
  • drawings by, 2:39, 2:40n, 2:106, 3:535–3:536, 3:537n, 3:581–3:582, 3:590–3:591, 8:594 (illus.), 8:595 (illus.)
  • edits J. Bruce’s work, 11:612–11:613, 11:614n
  • and expenses at U.S. Capitol, 5:205, 5:207n, 5:238, 5:239n
  • family of, 11:613, 11:614n
  • to find work for J. Dougherty, 1:199
  • furnishes President’s House, 1:43n
  • health of, 10:510
  • identified, 1:474–1:475n
  • letters from, 1:473–1:475, 3:534–3:538, 3:624–3:625, 4:63–4:67, 5:205–5:207, 8:591–8:596, 10:510–10:511, 11:453, 11:479–11:481, 11:563–11:565, 11:571–11:572, 11:610–11:615
  • letters to, 1:595–1:596, 3:555–3:557, 4:459, 5:238–5:239, 8:479–8:480, 10:350–10:351, 11:431–11:432, 11:534–11:536, 11:586–11:588, 11:602, 11:649–11:650
  • mentioned, 6:216
  • oversees work at Washington Navy Yard, 4:64, 5:206
  • and payment for Italian sculptors, 1:78n, 1:113, 1:114n
  • A Private Letter to the Individual Members of Congress, 3:537n
  • and proposed marine hospital, 5:178, 5:179n, 5:206
  • proposed visit to Monticello, 1:366, 1:474, 1:595–1:596, 11:535, 11:565
  • relocates to Washington, 8:591
  • seeks office, 7:165–7:166
  • and steamboats, 7:56–7:57, 8:591, 11:565, 11:565n
  • students of, 7:165–7:166, 7:166n
  • TJ recommends carpenters to, 8:479–8:480, 8:592
  • and TJ’s sundial, 10:xlvii, 10:350, 10:350 (illus.), 10:350, 10:510, 11:432
  • and window glass for TJ, 2:80, 2:188, 2:346, 2:362, 5:298
  • works on U.S. Capitol, 1:65, 1:92, 1:474n, 3:534–3:537, 3:555–3:556, 4:64–4:66, 4:67n, 5:205–5:206, 5:238, 8:479–8:480, 8:591–8:596, 10:510–10:511, 11:480–11:481

Latrobe, Henry, 1:65n

Latrobe, Mary Elizabeth Hazlehurst (Benjamin Henry Latrobe’s wife)

  • greetings from, 5:207, 8:596

Laud, William, archbishop of Canterbury, 5:387, 5:389, 6:145, 6:228

Lauffeld, Battle of (1747)

  • in F. A. Van der Kemp’s proposed book, 4:504

Laurence, Mr. (sloop captain), 11:204

Laurens, Henry

  • family of, 7:28

Laurent, Simon, 3:235, 3:237n, 3:484

Laurie, Robert

  • A New Juvenile Atlas, and familiar introduction to the use of maps, 8:76, 8:77n, 8:78n

Laurie & Whittle (London firm)

  • map engravers, 7:70n

Laval, John

  • as bookseller, 11:283–11:284
  • and N. G. Dufief’s business, 11:241, 11:247, 11:283–11:284
  • identified, 11:284n
  • letter from, 11:283–11:284

La Vallière, Françoise Louise de la Baume Le Blanc de

  • print of, 11:403

La Vauguyon, Paul François de Quélen de Stuer de Caussade, duc de

  • in F. A. Van der Kemp’s proposed book, 4:504

lavender

  • alternative names for, 10:215, 10:218n
  • grown in France, 10:216
  • qualities of, 10:216, 10:217
  • sent by S. Cathalan, 10:215, 10:216, 11:406, 11:531

Lavergné, Celestino, 5:85n

Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent

  • theories of, 10:68–10:69
  • Traité Élémentaire de Chimie, 7:626, 10:234

law. See also Virginia: laws of

  • agrarian, 4:168
  • books on, 1:158, 1:416, 2:28, 2:51, 2:103, 2:104n, 2:420, 2:521, 2:676, 2:676, 2:677, 3:173–3:176n, 3:236–3:237n, 3:546–3:547, 5:176, 5:176n, 5:245, 6:45, 6:122, 6:372, 6:374, 6:412–6:413, 6:445, 6:477, 6:479, 6:598, 7:125–7:127, 7:146–7:148, 7:228, 7:249, 7:249–7:250, 7:257–7:258, 7:292, 7:292n, 7:627–7:628, 7:683, 8:40, 8:151, 8:152n, 8:175, 8:179, 8:231, 8:235, 8:244, 8:285, 8:301, 8:328, 8:348–8:349, 8:388, 8:399, 8:630, 8:630, 8:630, 8:672, 8:672, 8:673n, 9:107, 9:107n, 9:129, 10:235, 10:390, 10:404, 10:404n, 10:417, 10:417, 10:428–10:429, 10:438, 10:452, 10:457, 10:486, 10:557n, 10:564–10:565, 10:569, 10:572, 10:617, 10:625, 11:352
  • bound pamphlets on, 8:630
  • British, 5:135–5:136, 7:125–7:127, 7:146–7:148, 7:190–7:191, 7:257, 7:688, 10:101, 10:557n, 10:564–10:565, 10:625, 11:369–11:370, 11:433
  • British sympathies of attorneys, 7:57–7:58, 7:248–7:249
  • civil, 2:357, 2:521, 2:522, 2:526, 2:527, 2:678, 2:679, 3:31, 4:477, 7:688, 8:483–8:484, 10:302
  • collegiate education in, 7:480, 7:663, 7:668
  • common, 1:381–1:382, 2:357, 2:521, 2:522, 2:527, 2:532, 3:117, 3:144, 3:165, 4:293, 4:296–4:297n, 4:297–4:298, 4:300–4:301, 5:58–5:59, 5:135–5:136, 7:125–7:127, 7:146–7:148, 7:190–7:191, 7:217, 10:190–10:191, 11:369–11:370, 11:433
  • compilations proposed, 7:257–7:258
  • criminal, 1:382, 1:384n, 7:374–7:378
  • of distribution, 10:190–10:191, 10:192n
  • doom book, 7:125
  • P. S. Du Pont de Nemours on, 4:330–4:332
  • feudal, 3:174–3:175n, 7:688
  • French, 2:676, 2:678, 3:47–3:48, 3:71, 3:73n, 3:130–3:132, 3:159–3:160, 3:203, 3:226–3:227, 3:236–3:237n, 4:477, 4:643n, 5:45–5:47, 5:576, 5:576–5:577n, 7:688
  • Gentoo Code, 7:219, 7:221n
  • of Great Britain, 1:382, 1:424, 4:293, 4:294, 4:296–4:297n, 4:297–4:298, 4:299–4:300, 4:302n, 5:137n, 8:525, 8:526, 8:527n
  • Jewish, 3:124–3:125, 3:165
  • and judicial review, 1:380, 8:525–8:526
  • jurisprudence, 11:368–11:370, 11:432–11:434
  • jus gentium principle, 10:627
  • Laws of Manu, 7:219, 7:221n
  • legal profession, 7:273
  • Magna Carta, 7:67, 7:125, 7:126
  • marital, 8:374, 8:376n
  • maritime, 7:688, 7:688n
  • martial, 1:571, 3:120–3:121, 10:422–10:423, 10:423n
  • natural, 3:138–3:139, 3:142, 3:144, 10:557–10:558, 10:594
  • and perjury, 10:428–10:430, 10:497–10:499
  • professional education in, 7:639, 7:640, 7:688
  • property, 9:277–9:278, 9:278n, 9:279–9:280, 10:190–10:191, 10:302
  • Roman, 2:676, 3:47–3:48, 3:130–3:131, 3:133, 3:151n, 3:174n, 3:175n, 3:176n, 3:236n, 3:237n, 3:546, 4:502, 4:643n
  • Salic, 9:317
  • Spanish, 2:471, 2:678, 3:71, 3:160–3:161, 3:175n, 4:477, 4:643n
  • study of, 3:276, 7:688, 8:341, 8:341, 8:342, 11:11
  • TJ on attorneys, 7:129, 7:248–7:249
  • TJ on study of, 4:162, 7:626, 7:627–7:628, 7:628
  • TJ provides legal advice, 9:27–9:28, 9:42–9:43n, 9:44, 9:72–9:73, 9:93–9:94, 9:120–9:121, 10:190–10:191, 11:146–11:147, 11:478, 11:479, 11:485, 11:486, 11:514–11:520, 11:520n, 11:538, 11:538–11:539, 11:542
  • TJ provides training in, 1:245, 1:389, 1:416, 2:28, 2:51, 2:77n, 2:259, 2:420
  • TJ refuses to intervene in case, 10:406–10:407
  • TJ’s legal commonplace book, 7:125, 7:130n, 7:151n, 7:190–7:191
  • in F. A. Van der Kemp’s proposed book, 4:502, 4:503
  • and the West, 3:423–3:424

Law, Edmund

  • and Columbian Institute for the Promotion of Arts and Sciences, 11:144n

Law, Edward, 1st Earl of Ellenborough

  • and alleged remarks on TJ by C. J. Fox, 3:261n, 3:261–3:262, 4:234
  • family of, 3:261n, 3:262n

Law, Elizabeth Parke Custis (Thomas Law’s wife), 3:209n

Law, John

  • Mississippi scheme of, 6:586, 6:593n, 9:407

Law, Jonathan

  • identified, 1:95n
  • letters from, 1:95
  • letters to, 1:126–1:127
  • and meeting of Conn. Republicans, 1:95, 1:126–1:127

Law, Thomas

  • on Anglo-American relations, 4:234
  • on banks and banking, 6:578, 6:592, 6:594, 6:649, 6:649, 7:468, 8:475
  • on British economy, 7:468
  • and Columbian Institute for the Promotion of Arts and Sciences, 11:143, 11:148–11:149
  • on education, 7:342
  • on European political economy, 7:467–7:468
  • and Federalist criticism of TJ, 4:234
  • Homo’s Letters on a National Currency, addressed to the People of the United States, 11:61, 11:62n
  • identified, 3:209n
  • on interest-bearing treasury notes, 6:534, 6:578, 6:592, 6:594, 6:649, 7:468
  • introduces F. Hall to TJ, 10:594
  • letter from to J. Wagner, 3:261–3:262
  • letters from, 3:209, 3:261, 3:552, 4:234–4:235, 6:534, 6:649, 7:342, 7:467–7:469, 8:231–8:232, 8:475, 10:594, 11:61–11:62, 11:143–11:144, 11:165–11:166
  • letters to, 3:298–3:299, 3:578–3:579, 6:594, 7:412–7:416, 11:148–11:149
  • Second Thoughts on Instinctive Impulses, 7:342, 7:342n, 7:412, 7:468n
  • sends letter to TJ, 8:231
  • sends prospectus to TJ, 3:552, 3:552n, 3:578–3:579
  • sends respects to TJ, 7:308–7:309
  • sends works to TJ, 11:61, 11:165–11:166
  • taxation policy of, 4:234, 4:235n
  • Thoughts on Instinctive Impulses, 3:209, 3:261, 3:298, 3:578, 3:579n, 7:467, 7:468n

Lawfeld. See Lauffeld, Battle of

Lawler, James

  • wheat of, 11:537n

Law of Nations. See Le Droit des Gens, ou, Principes de la loi naturelle, appliqué à la conduite & aux affaires des nations & des souverains (E. von Vattel)

The Law of Nature, or Principles of Morality, Deduced from the Physical Constitution of Mankind and the Universe (Volney), 8:668, 8:669n

Law of Orleans. See A Digest of the Civil Laws Now in Force in the Territory of Orleans (Kerr and Moreau Lislet)

Law, or, A Discourse Thereof, In foure Bookes (H. Finch), 7:147–7:148

Lawrence, David (sloop captain), 11:216

Lawrence, James

  • TJ quotes, 9:330, 9:331n

The Laws of Las Siete Partidas (Carleton and Moreau Lislet), 3:53n, 3:160–3:161, 3:168

Laws of the State of New-York, respecting Navigable Communications between The Great Western and Northern Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean, 11:281n

The laws of the United States of America (Swift), 2:521

Laws of the United States of America, from the 4th of March, 1789, to the 4th of March, 1815 (J. B. Colvin), 8:151, 8:152n, 8:179

Lawson, Alexander

  • engraving by, 9:352n, 10:200 (illus.), 10:201n
  • identified, 10:201n

Lawson, Sarah

  • boardinghouse of, 3:552

Lawur, Peter

  • letters from accounted for, 1:677

laxatives, 7:387

Lay, Amos

  • Map of the Northern Part of the State of New York, 5:263n, 5:306n, 5:581

Lazaria (Maria) (TJ’s slave; b. 1797)

  • on Monticello slave list, 4:388

Lazzerini, Bartolommeo

  • and P. Mazzei’s will, 9:675

lead

  • manufacture of, 2:376
  • in N.Y., 8:209n
  • for shot, 8:96, 8:113n+, 8:120, 8:121, 8:121
  • for sundials, 11:176
  • white, 1:55n, 1:77, 5:33, 6:111

Leake, Walter, 2:211

Leake, William Martin

  • Researches in Greece, 9:197n

Leander (British warship), 1:228n

Lear, Benjamin Lincoln

  • education of, 6:158–6:159, 6:208

Lear, Frances Dandridge Henley (Tobias Lear’s wife)

  • mentioned, 6:208, 6:208
  • sends greetings to TJ, 6:159
  • TJ sends greetings to, 6:209

Lear, Tobias

  • as consul at Algiers, 6:159–6:160n, 6:164, 11:661, 11:663n
  • death of, 10:496, 10:496n
  • identified, 6:159n
  • letters from, 6:157–6:160
  • letters to, 6:208–6:209
  • and proposed visit to TJ, 6:158, 6:208
  • son’s education, 6:158–6:159, 6:208

leather

  • map drawn on, 8:238
  • shaving machines, 11:240
  • for shoes, 6:345, 6:345, 6:346, 6:346, 6:347, 6:348, 8:234
  • tanning, 8:411, 9:29, 9:30n
  • TJ buys, 9:254, 9:604

Leavenworth, Mark, 3:542, 3:543n

Leavitt, Dudley

  • identified, 7:407–7:408n
  • letters from, 7:407–7:408
  • Table for Determining the Moon’s Quarters, 7:407, 7:408–7:409

Le Baron, Francis

  • appointment of, 6:28n

Leblanc, Guillaume

  • translates Dionis Nicæi, rerum Romanarum a pompeio magno, ad Alexandrum Mamææ filium Epitom (Cassius Dio; ed. J. Xiphilinus), 10:233

le Blanc (Siblong) de Villeneufve, Paul Louis

  • La Fête du Petit Blé; ou, L’Heroisme du Poucha-Houmma, 1:202, 1:203n, 1:509

LeBourdais, Mr., 1:557

Le Bourgeois, Mr., 2:244

Le Breton, John

  • British army officer, 8:221

Le Breton Deschapelles, Louis Césaire

  • and batture controversy, 10:668–10:669
  • identified, 10:669n
  • letter from, 10:668–10:669

Le Breton D’orgenoy, Francis Joseph. See D’orgenoy, Francis Joseph Le Breton

Lebrun, Ponce Denis Écouchard, 7:665

Lechevalier, Jean Baptiste

  • as librarian, 10:311, 11:632
  • Voyage de La Troade, Fait dans les années 1785 et 1786, 11:632

Leclerc, Georges Louis, 5:452n

Leclerc, Jean (Johannes Clericus)

  • edits Æschinis Socratici Dialogi Tres Græce et Latine, ad quos accessit quarti Latinum Fragmentum (Aeschines Socraticus), 10:233
  • edits Titi Livii Historiarum quod exstat (Livy), 5:501, 5:594, 5:594–5:595n, 5:625, 6:157, 7:286, 10:233, 11:414
  • and Hesiodi Ascraei Quae Exstant (Hesiod), 9:196

Leçons d’Anatomie Comparée (G. Cuvier), 8:429, 8:429n

Leçons d’Histoire (Volney), 1:580

Le Conte, John Eatton, 10:287, 10:288n

Le Coulteux, Mr., 2:13

A Lecture, introductory to a Course of Lectures on the Cause, Seat and Cure of Diseases (Crawford), 4:336, 4:338n, 4:394

Lectures on Mechanics (Helsham), 1:581

Lectures on Natural and Experimental Philosophy (Adams), 1:581

Lectures on Political Principles (Williams), 3:38, 3:40n, 3:87, 3:189, 3:334

Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres (H. Blair), 1:576, 7:629, 7:662

Lectures on Rhetoric and Oratory (Adams), 4:390, 4:391n, 4:428, 4:430n, 4:435, 4:473, 4:483

Lectures on Select Subjects in Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Pneumatics, and Optics (J. Ferguson), 1:581, 6:380, 9:638n

Lédenon, France

  • wine of, 10:170, 10:170, 10:338, 11:246, 11:404, 11:404, 11:404, 11:405, 11:407, 11:531, 11:653

Le Duc, Marie Pierre

  • as notary, 7:366n

Ledyard, John (1751–89)

  • and western exploration, 6:417, 6:420, 9:650

Ledyard, John (of Connecticut)

  • letters from, 2:419, 2:423–2:424
  • seeks assistance from TJ, 2:419, 2:423–2:424

Lee, Arthur

  • and cession of Northwest Territory, 4:567
  • The Farmer’s and Monitor’s Letters, 6:440
  • relationship with B. Franklin, 8:23
  • as writer, 6:440

Lee, Edmund Jennings, 1:516

Lee, Francis Lightfoot

  • and Va. Committee of Correspondence, 9:367

Lee, Henry (1756–1818)

  • as defense witness, 1:277, 1:278–1:279n
  • and P. Henry, 4:604
  • introduces I. McPherson to TJ, 6:353, 6:354n
  • medal voted for, 2:104–2:105, 2:106n, 2:125–2:126, 2:224, 2:253
  • Memoirs of the War in the Southern Department of the United States, 6:122, 8:178, 8:179n
  • and TJ’s remark on G. Washington, 10:423n

Lee, Henry (1787–1837)

  • and father’s medal, 2:104–2:105, 2:106n, 2:224, 2:253

Lee, Henry (of Winchester)

  • and Central College subscription, 11:334

Lee, James

  • as trustee for J. Paradise and L. L. Paradise, 9:283, 9:284, 9:284

Lee, James (of England)

  • patents machine, 10:548n

Lee, Rachel Fanny Antonina

  • An Essay on Government, 1:123–1:124, 3:116, 3:117n

Lee, Richard Bland

  • and W. Bentley, 2:170n
  • as commissioner of public buildings, 8:596n

Lee, Richard Evers

  • identified, 6:364n
  • introduced to TJ, 6:364

Lee, Richard Henry

  • and G. R. Clark’s 1779 expedition, 4:378
  • family of, 10:421, 10:423n
  • and P. Henry, 4:378
  • as member of Continental Congress, 4:600, 4:601, 4:602, 6:440, 6:612, 6:612, 6:613, 8:620, 8:626, 8:626n, 8:643–8:644, 10:421, 11:202
  • oratorial skills of, 2:156
  • reputed speech of, 8:626, 8:626n, 8:643–8:644
  • and Stamp Act resolutions, 8:642
  • TJ on, 7:411, 7:411, 8:642
  • and Va. Committee of Correspondence, 9:367, 9:369n

Lee, Thomas Ludwell

  • biography of proposed, 8:619
  • and revision of Va. laws, 1:381–1:382, 3:570, 5:136, 7:549
  • and Stamp Act resolutions, 8:642

Lee, Tom (Shackelford estate’s slave), 3:36, 3:37n, 3:529

Lee, William (173995)

  • and L. L. Paradise estate, 11:59, 11:59n

Lee, William (17721840)

  • assists J. Ronaldson in Paris, 2:163
  • and bust of G. Washington, 8:161
  • and commercial agent for Le Havre, 9:363n
  • consul at Bordeaux, 1:118, 1:121n, 3:166, 3:178, 3:442, 3:599, 4:189, 4:529–4:530, 4:530n, 7:428n, 7:428n, 7:491n, 8:37, 8:571, 9:388, 9:389–9:390n, 9:421, 9:570, 9:573n, 9:655, 9:656n, 10:215, 10:489, 10:632
  • Les États-Unis et L’Angleterre, 8:150–8:151, 8:151n, 10:342, 10:489
  • family of, 8:151
  • forwards letters to TJ, 2:672, 10:39
  • on France, 10:490
  • and F. Gard, 10:39, 10:489
  • identified, 2:672n
  • and immigration, 10:489–10:491
  • introduces J. A. Pénières-Delors to TJ, 10:491
  • letters from, 2:672, 8:150–8:151, 10:39–10:40, 10:489–10:491, 11:449–11:450, 11:506–11:507
  • letters to, 10:342–10:343, 10:670–10:671, 11:413, 11:471–11:472, 11:602
  • and manufacturing in U.S., 10:489
  • plans visit to Monticello, 10:491, 10:516
  • and Société Agricole et Manufacturière Française, 10:632, 10:635, 10:670–10:671
  • as War Department accountant, 10:496n
  • weaving enterprise of, 11:413, 11:449–11:450, 11:463–11:464, 11:470, 11:471–11:472, 11:506–11:507, 11:602

Lee, William Raymond

  • forwards items to TJ, 4:4, 4:215, 4:220, 6:163
  • identified, 4:220n
  • letters to, 4:220

Leedes, Edward

  • edits De Vero Usu Verborum Mediorum (L. Küster), 10:358

Leeds, Francis Godolphin Osborne, 5th Duke of, 1:516, 10:116, 10:117n

Lee family

  • and Port Folio, 7:318
  • TJ on, 7:548

Leesburg, Va

  • Republican mechanics of, address TJ, 1:89–1:90

Lefevre, Jean Baptiste

  • land warrant issued to, 2:74, 2:75n, 2:94

Leforest, A., 2:154

Leftwich, Jabez, 5:339

Leftwich, Joel

  • military service of, 7:227
  • and TJ’s land dispute with S. Scott, 5:339

Leftwich’s Mill (Bedford Co.)

  • on route to Natural Bridge, 9:35

leg

  • broken, 2:289

Legaux, Pierre

  • and Alexander grape, 4:524, 4:525n

Le Gendre, Louis, 3:235, 3:237n

Leges Anglo-Saxonicæ ecclesiasticæ & civilies (D. Wilkins), 7:126, 7:127

Leghorn (Livorno), Italy. See Appleton, Thomas

Legibus et Consuetudinibus Angliæ (H. de Bracton), 1:383, 3:546, 7:125–7:127, 7:257, 7:627

Lego (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate)

  • acreage of, 4:387
  • hogs at, 5:545
  • lease of, 1:488n
  • and W. McClure’s weaving establishment, 4:143
  • overseers at, 1:137–1:138n, 3:180, 3:181n, 3:196, 3:642, 4:101, 9:604n, 10:387, 10:388n
  • rent at, 3:522
  • slaves at, 3:37, 3:180–3:181, 3:196, 6:181
  • surveys of, 2:107–2:108, 2:109n, 3:570–3:573, 5:362
  • and TJ’s lease dispute with E. Alexander, 2:85–2:86, 2:150–2:151, 2:199, 2:200, 2:212–2:213, 2:239–2:240, 2:240, 2:277–2:281, 2:282, 2:286, 2:286–2:287, 2:294
  • tobacco grown at, 2:86, 2:200, 2:239, 2:240
  • wheat grown at, 2:239, 2:240, 3:191, 9:152

Le Havre, France

  • consul at, 10:9–10:10, 10:21, 10:22n

Lehré, Thomas

  • appointed loans commissioner, 6:113n
  • and appointment as federal marshal, 6:28, 6:29, 6:29n, 6:63–6:64, 6:64, 6:113
  • and celebration of Revolutionary War victory, 6:250
  • desires TJ’s opinion on foreign affairs, 7:459
  • on J. W. Eppes’s election, 6:80
  • and P. Freneau, 6:611, 6:636
  • on Great Britain, 6:80
  • identified, 5:244n
  • introduces J. Bellinger to TJ, 6:317
  • letters from, 5:243–5:244, 5:284–5:286, 5:329–5:330, 5:332, 5:355–5:356, 5:393–5:394, 5:680–5:681, 6:28–6:29, 6:80, 6:113, 6:250–6:251, 6:317, 6:611, 6:636, 7:459
  • letters to, 5:303–5:304, 6:63–6:64, 7:524–7:525
  • on Republicans, 5:244
  • and S.C. politics, 5:243–5:244, 5:284–5:285, 5:285–5:286n, 5:303–5:304, 5:329, 5:329–5:330n, 5:332, 5:393, 5:680–5:681, 5:681n, 6:317, 7:459
  • supports TJ and J. Madison for president, 6:28
  • on War of 1812, 6:250–6:251, 6:636

Leib, Michael

  • appointed postmaster of Philadelphia, 7:196, 7:197n
  • and A. Gallatin, 1:598, 1:599n
  • identified, 4:174n
  • letters from, 4:173–4:175
  • letters to, 4:164
  • recommends A. Macaulay, 2:304
  • sends respects to TJ, 7:308–7:309
  • supports W. Duane, 4:174, 4:174n
  • as U.S. senator, 4:163, 4:164n, 4:173, 6:241

Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm

  • in collegiate curriculum, 7:480, 7:667
  • philosophy of, 7:557, 9:651, 11:268, 11:270n
  • in F. A. Van der Kemp’s proposed book, 4:502, 4:506
  • works of, 11:383

Leigh, Benjamin W.

  • aide to J. Barbour, 7:632, 7:633n

Leigh, Sir Egerton (1733–1781)

  • family of, 7:28

Leigh, Sir Egerton (1762–1818)

  • health of, 7:68–7:69, 7:143
  • identified, 7:69n
  • introduced by D. Ramsay, 7:28, 7:68, 7:143, 7:143
  • letters from, 7:68–7:69
  • letters to, 7:143
  • proposed visit to Monticello, 7:68–7:69, 7:143

Leiper, Thomas

  • on Alexander I, 7:104, 7:298, 9:217–9:218
  • criticizes Great Britain, 7:36–7:37, 7:298–7:299
  • and J. Delaplaine’s Repository, 11:203
  • and W. Duane, 3:450–3:451, 3:452n, 3:506, 3:507, 3:585
  • identified, 7:37n
  • letters from, 7:36–7:38, 7:104–7:105, 7:297–7:300, 9:216–9:218
  • letters to, 7:96–7:99, 8:531–8:534
  • on Napoleon, 7:37, 7:298, 7:298, 7:298, 7:299, 9:216–9:217, 9:217
  • on prophecy, 7:36–7:37
  • purchases TJ’s tobacco, 4:593
  • and taxes, 9:217
  • TJ reports on politics and international affairs to, 8:531–8:534
  • and TJ’s letter to G. Logan, 7:36–7:37, 7:96–7:99, 7:104–7:105

Leipzig, Battle of (Battle of the Nations) (1813), 6:637n, 7:158n

Leitch, James. See also Samuel & James Leitch (Charlottesville firm)

  • accepts draft, 2:234n
  • account with TJ, 1:64, 1:65n, 8:48, 9:565–9:566, 9:597, 9:656, 11:426n
  • agent for TJ, 3:83, 4:77, 5:394, 6:431, 9:267, 9:269, 11:452
  • and Albemarle Academy, 7:267, 7:282, 7:293, 7:335, 7:339, 7:427, 7:535, 7:570, 7:571
  • asks TJ for nails, 2:77
  • C. L. Bankhead’s debt to, 8:394
  • and Central College subscription, 11:322, 11:329, 11:565
  • and gunpowder sales, 3:583
  • identified, 1:65n
  • introduces Mr. Logan to TJ, 10:673
  • as juror, 5:278, 5:279
  • letters from, 1:64–1:65, 1:458, 2:40, 2:77, 5:394, 6:431, 8:48, 9:656, 10:673, 11:470–11:471
  • letters to, 1:302–1:303, 4:182, 4:358, 4:477, 4:496, 4:647, 4:686–4:687, 5:119, 5:133, 5:394, 8:380, 8:570
  • letters to accounted for, 5:394n
  • petition to General Assembly, 5:378–5:380
  • requests payment from TJ, 2:40, 2:52–2:53, 2:77, 2:80
  • and timothy seed, 4:156, 4:194
  • TJ orders clothes from, 4:496, 8:380, 8:570, 9:566, 9:566
  • TJ orders goods from, 1:302–1:303, 4:182, 4:209, 4:210, 4:211, 4:358, 4:477, 4:647, 4:686, 5:119, 5:133, 5:394, 9:565–9:566, 9:597, 9:656
  • trades nails for goods, 1:64, 1:303, 1:458
  • vouches for O. Norris, 3:465
  • and weaver, 11:463–11:464, 11:470, 11:602
  • witnesses warrant, 5:280

Leitch, Samuel. See also Samuel & James Leitch (Charlottesville firm)

  • and Albemarle Volunteer Company subscription, 5:344
  • identified, 3:242n
  • letter from accounted for, 9:719
  • petition to General Assembly, 3:253–3:254

Leitch, Samuel & James (Charlottesville firm). See Samuel & James Leitch (Charlottesville firm)

Leitch, William

  • and Central College subscription, 11:324, 11:329

Leith threshing machine, 5:444–5:445, 5:445n

Leland, John

  • A View Of the Principal Deistical Writers, 6:302

Lemaire, Etienne

  • identified, 1:56n
  • and kitchen inventory of President’s House, 1:43n, 1:155, 1:155, 1:156n
  • letters from, 1:59–1:60, 1:71–1:72, 1:188–1:189, 1:222
  • letters to, 1:55–1:56, 1:161–1:162
  • maître d’hôtel, 1:42
  • offered employment by W. Short, 7:469
  • offers to run errands in Philadelphia, 1:60, 1:71
  • sends oil and syrup to TJ, 1:161, 1:188, 1:188, 1:222, 1:245, 1:257
  • TJ pays, 1:41, 1:293–1:294
  • TJ praises, 1:55–1:56, 1:71

Le Maire, Jacques, 1:450

Lemaire, Santiago, 3:478n, 5:85n

Le Mercier de La Rivière, Paul Pierre

  • in F. A. Van der Kemp’s proposed book, 4:502

Le Mierre, Antoine Marin

  • La Veuve du Malabar, 7:77, 7:78n

lemon acid, 7:594, 7:602, 8:613, 8:627, 8:641

Le Monnier, Pierre Charles, trans.

  • Institutions Astronomiques, 7:626

Lemosy, Auguste

  • and J. David, 9:199

Le Moyne, Jean Baptiste, sieur de Bienville

  • French colonial governor of La., 9:479, 9:480n

Le Moyne, Pierre, sieur d’Iberville

  • French colonial governor of La., 9:479, 9:480n

Leney, William Satchwell

  • engraver, 6:125, 9:405n, 9:459, 9:461, 9:461n, 10:493, 10:493n

Lenglet du Fresnoy, Nicolas

  • Tablettes Chronologiques de L’Histoire Universelle, 10:234

Lenni Lenape Indians

  • and Moravian missionaries, 9:65

Lenoir, Étienne

  • scientific-instrument maker, 9:223

Lenox, Peter

  • identified, 5:178–5:179n
  • letters from, 5:177–5:179
  • seeks position at Washington, 5:177–5:178, 8:592, 8:592
  • TJ pays, 1:41

Lenthall, John

  • clerk of works at U.S. Capitol, 1:92, 5:205
  • death of, 1:65n

Lentz, John, 6:83n

Leo X, pope, 7:74, 9:432

“Leolin.” See Austin, James Trecothick

Leonard, David Augustus

  • identified, 7:94n
  • letters from, 7:93–7:94, 7:105–7:106
  • letters to, 7:141–7:142
  • and westward relocation, 7:93–7:94, 7:105, 7:141–7:142

Leonard, Jonathan

  • letter from accounted for, 10:79n

Leonardo da Vinci

  • and portrait of A. Vespucci, 7:613

León y Gama, Antonio de

  • Descripción histórica y cronológica de los piedras, 1:521, 1:521n, 1:556

Leopard, HMS

  • and Chesapeake incident, 2:261n

Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor

  • and Declaration of Pillnitz, 7:299–7:300n
  • permits P. Mazzei’s immigration to U.S., 9:115
  • in F. A. Van der Kemp’s proposed book, 4:502, 4:507

Léoville (wine), 9:513

Lepidium officinale. See water cress

Lepidium sativum. See garden cress

Lerasle

  • Encyclopédie Méthodique: Jurisprudence, 3:130, 3:174n, 3:175n, 3:546

Leray de Chaumont, Jacques Donatien, 2:13

Le Ray de Chaumont, James

  • carries TJ’s letters, 5:449
  • and Lafayette, 3:446
  • and D. B. Warden, 7:506n, 7:506n

Leroy, Louis

  • Les politiqves d’Aristote, 3:546

LeRoy, Bayard & Company (New York firm)

  • identified, 9:580n
  • letters from, 10:302–10:303, 11:366–11:367, 11:419
  • letters to, 10:319, 11:293, 11:381
  • and TJ’s debt to N. & J. & R. van Staphorst, 10:302–10:303, 10:319, 11:290–11:291, 11:293, 11:304, 11:362, 11:366, 11:379, 11:380n, 11:381, 11:395, 11:419, 11:419n

LeRoy, Bayard & McEvers (New York firm)

  • identified, 9:580n
  • letters from, 9:579–9:580, 9:662–9:663, 9:679–9:680
  • letter to, 9:644
  • and TJ’s debt to N. & J. & R. van Staphorst, 9:579–9:580, 9:579–9:580, 9:644, 9:662–9:663, 9:679–9:680, 10:303

Le Sage, A. See Las Cases, Emmanuel Auguste Dieudonné Marin Joseph, Comte de (A. Le Sage)

Le Sage, Alain René

  • Le Diable Boiteux, 7:665
  • Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane, 4:163n, 7:665, 9:598, 9:600n, 10:573

Lescallier, Daniel

  • and J. Corrêa da Serra, 5:7–5:8
  • The Enchanted Throne, An Indian Story translated from the Persian Language, 11:351, 11:351n, 11:441
  • identified, 1:184n
  • introduces Quinette de Rochemont, 11:351, 11:352n
  • letters from, 1:184, 11:351–11:352
  • letter to, 11:441
  • and A. M. Rochon, 5:301
  • sends publication to TJ, 1:184, 11:351, 11:351n
  • Le Trône Enchanté, Conte Indien traduit du Persan, 11:351n
  • Vocabulaire des Termes de Marine Anglais et Français, 1:36, 1:184n

Leschot, Louis A.

  • identified, 11:365–11:366n
  • letter to, 11:365–11:366
  • payment to, 11:539, 11:539n
  • as watchmaker, 10:578–10:579, 11:198–11:199, 11:199n, 11:365, 11:374, 11:374n, 11:413, 11:413n, 11:507–11:508

Leschot, Sophie Montandon (Louis A. Leschot’s wife)

  • TJ sends greetings to, 11:365

Leslie, Charles

  • A Short and Easie Method with Deists, 3:590, 3:590n

Leslie, Sir John

  • inquires about TJ’s family, 8:38, 8:244
  • sends greetings to T. M. Randolph, 8:244
  • solicits article from D. B. Warden, 8:420

Lespinasse, Jeanne Julie Éléonore de, 10:306

Lessi, Bernardo

  • and C. Bellini estate, 7:693–7:694, 9:113

Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim

  • popularity of, 9:84

Lesslie, John

  • and TJ’s flour, 4:12, 4:58, 10:671

Le Tellier, François Michel, marquis de Louvois

  • in F. A. Van der Kemp’s proposed book, 4:502

Le Tellier, John

  • identified, 2:316n
  • and Jefferson Cups, 2:xlii, 2:315–2:316, 2:316n, 2:474, 3:83, 3:154, 3:168, 3:177
  • letters from, 2:474, 11:604–11:605
  • letters to, 2:315–2:316, 11:548–11:549
  • and silversmith for Charlottesville, 11:548–11:549, 11:604–11:605

Létombe, Philippe André Joseph de, 5:266

Le Tourneur, Étienne François Louis Honoré, 10:44

Le Trosne, Guillaume François

  • French economist, 9:630

Letter, Addressed to the Most Reverend Leonard Neale, Arch Bishop of Baltimore (J. F. Oliveira Fernandes), 11:28, 11:28n, 11:28n, 11:63, 11:63–11:64n

Letter from the Secretary of State Accompanied with a List of the Names of Persons who have Invented any New and Useful Art, Machine, Manufacture or Composition of Matter, 6:282, 6:282n

Letter from the Secretary of State, transmitting A List of Persons who Have Made Any New and Useful Invention, and for which Patents Have Been Obtained, from thirty-first December, 1813, to the first January, 1815, 8:408, 8:408n

Letter from the Secretary of State, transmitting a List of the Names of Patentees, their Places of Residence, and the Nature of their Inventions or Improvements, 6:362

Letter from the Secretary of State, Transmitting a List of the Names of Persons to whom Patents have been Issued, 6:282, 6:282n

Letter from the Secretary of State, transmitting A List of the Names of Persons to whom Patents have been Issued … from January 1, 1812, to January 1, 1813, 8:195, 8:196n, 8:253

Letter from the Secretary of State, transmitting A List of the Names of Persons to whom Patents have been Issued … from January 1st, 1813, to January 1st, 1814, 8:195, 8:196n, 8:253

Letter from the Secretary of State, transmitting A List of the Names of Persons to whom Patents have been Granted, … from the 1st of January, 1815, to the 1st of January, 1816, 9:592, 9:593n

Letter from the Secretary of State, transmitting A List of the Names of Persons to whom Patents have been Issued, … from January 1st, 1816, to January 1st, 1817, 11:135, 11:136n

A Letter on the Genius and Dispositions of the French Government (Walsh), 3:190n, 3:199, 3:200n

letter press, 3:xlvii, 3:358 (illus.)

Letters addressed to the people of Virginia (S. Kercheval writing as “H. Tompkinson”), 10:162–10:163, 10:323, 10:367, 10:434

Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania (J. Dickinson), 8:643, 8:645n

Letters of Abbe Salemankis to a Friend in Ireland (“Salemankis”), 2:263, 2:296

The Letters of the British Spy (W. Wirt), 4:471, 4:472n, 4:560, 8:140, 8:671, 8:672n

Letters on Political Liberty (Williams), 3:189, 3:190n, 3:207

Letters on The Subject of The Catholics (Smith), 2:161, 2:161n

Letters to A Young Lady on a Course of English Poetry (J. Aikin), 7:664

Letters to Friends (Cicero), 1:386, 1:386n

Letters to the Inhabitants of Northumberland and its neighbourhood (J. Priestley), 1:119, 1:121–1:122n, 7:224, 7:225n

Letters to The Jews; inviting them to an Amicable Discussion of the Evidences of Christianity (J. Priestley), 9:651–9:652, 9:652n

Letters Written from the Mountain (J. J. Rousseau), 7:665

A Letter to a member of the General Assembly of North Carolina (Tucker), 5:458, 5:458n

A Letter to Harrison G. Otis, Esquire (J. Q. Adams), 4:435n

Letter to Henri Gregoire (Barlow), 1:588, 1:590n

A Letter to the Honorable John Randolph (“Numa”), 2:264, 2:290

A Letter to The Reverend Mr. Cary (G. B. English), 7:435n

Lettre a M. Jean Baptiste Say (P. S. Du Pont de Nemours), 9:231–9:232, 9:234n, 9:304–9:305, 9:306

Lettres de Ciceron a Atticus (Cicero; trans. N. H. Mongault; ed. L. J. M. A. Goujon), 9:354, 9:420

Lettres de Cicéron a M. Brutus, et de M. Brutus a Ciceron (Brutus, Cicero; trans. A. F. Prévost; ed. L. J. M. A. Goujon), 9:354, 9:420

Lettres de Ciceron, Qu’on nomme vulgairement Familières (Cicero; trans. A. F. Prévost; ed. L. J. M. A. Goujon), 9:354, 9:354, 9:355n, 9:420, 9:420

Lettres d’un Bourgeois de New-Heaven (Condorcet), 5:595, 5:595–5:596n

Lettres D’Un Voyageur Anglois Sur La France, La Suisse Et L’Allemagne (trans. J. Moore), 7:389

Lettres Patentes du Roy

  • J. Armstrong sends, 5:8, 5:8n, 5:8–5:9n

Lettres sur la Vieillesse (Meister), 3:137, 3:137n, 3:393

Lettsom, John Coakley

  • collaboration with B. Waterhouse, 6:39n

lettuce

  • cultivation of, 8:305
  • impact of drought on, 4:38
  • mentioned, 6:187
  • seeds, 4:527, 5:31, 5:490, 8:258, 8:272
  • tennis ball, 5:307, 5:307n

Letty (C. L. Bankhead’s slave), 8:395

Leunclavius, Johannes

  • Ivris Græco-romani tam canonici qvam civilis, 3:546

Le Vaillant, François

  • Second Voyage Dans L’Intérieur De L’Afrique, Par Le Cap De Bonne-Espérance, Dans Les Années 1783, 84 et 85, 7:389

Levi, David

  • Dissertations on the Prophecies of the Old Testament, 9:651–9:652, 9:652n

Lewis (E. Randolph’s slave), 4:231–4:232n

Lewis (TJ’s slave; b. ca. 1760)

  • on Monticello slave list, 4:386

Lewis (TJ’s slave; b. 1788)

  • given to T. J. Randolph, 6:36
  • on Monticello slave list, 4:387

Lewis, Capt.

  • master of schooner Liberty, 1:307, 2:349

Lewis, Ann Marks (TJ’s niece)

  • financial situation of, 3:90–3:91, 6:358
  • identified, 3:91n
  • letters from, 3:90–3:91
  • property dispute with C. Peyton, 11:520n
  • sends greetings to TJ, 6:358

Lewis, Charles (George Washington’s grandnephew)

  • impressed into British navy, 6:145n

Lewis, Charles (Meriwether Lewis’s uncle), 6:418–6:419

Lewis, Charles (d. 1806) (TJ’s nephew)

  • property dispute with C. Peyton, 11:478, 11:478n, 11:479n, 11:485, 11:486, 11:514–11:520, 11:520n, 11:520–11:521n, 11:538, 11:538–11:539, 11:542

Lewis, Charles, Jr. (TJ’s uncle)

  • family of, 1:168n
  • Revolutionary War regiment of, 7:280, 7:356

Lewis, Charles Lilburne (TJ’s brother-in-law)

  • dispute with C. Peyton, 7:535, 11:478, 11:478n, 11:479, 11:479n, 11:485, 11:486, 11:514–11:520, 11:520n, 11:520–11:521n, 11:538, 11:538–11:539, 11:542
  • family of, 1:167, 1:168n, 1:415n, 8:647, 11:520n, 11:538, 11:538n
  • financial situation of, 3:90–3:91, 3:242–3:243, 6:358
  • identified, 3:92–3:93n
  • and Jefferson v. Michie, 6:477, 6:479, 6:480, 6:481–6:482n
  • on Ky. life, 3:92
  • letters from, 3:91–3:93, 6:358
  • requests money from TJ, 6:358

Lewis, David Jackson

  • attests document, 11:243n
  • identified, 5:281n
  • letters to accounted for, 5:281n
  • petition to General Assembly, 4:346–4:349
  • and warrant for restitution of land, 5:280–5:281, 6:215, 6:216n, 6:554, 6:555

Lewis, Fielding (Meriwether Lewis’s granduncle), 6:418

Lewis, Henry, 1:27

Lewis, Howell

  • and Central College subscription, 11:325, 11:329
  • petition to General Assembly, 3:253–3:254

Lewis, Isham (TJ’s nephew)

  • identified, 1:168n
  • letters from, 1:167–1:168
  • letters of introduction for, from TJ, 1:215, 1:216
  • letters to, 1:181–1:182
  • and murder of slave, 1:168n
  • seeks TJ’s assistance, 1:167–1:168
  • TJ offers to teach surveying to, 1:181–1:182

Lewis, James

  • account of, 4:9
  • and deposition in Henderson case, 5:179, 5:180, 5:192–5:198, 6:153, 6:198, 6:199, 6:199, 6:200, 6:200, 6:200, 6:200, 6:479
  • and deposition in Jefferson v. Michie, 7:597, 9:3
  • desires appointment as Indian agent, 8:32
  • and Henderson lands, 1:440, 1:454, 1:459, 5:139–5:141, 6:197, 6:197, 6:197, 6:478, 6:479, 6:572, 6:574n, 7:673, 7:673, 7:673, 7:674, 7:674, 11:209
  • identified, 5:197n
  • letters from accounted for, 5:198n
  • letters to accounted for, 5:180n
  • tends to ill slave, 3:283, 3:367–3:368, 3:529
  • and TJ’s land dispute with D. Michie, 5:139–5:141, 5:261, 7:597, 7:673, 7:673, 7:673, 7:674, 7:674

Lewis, Jane Woodson (Robert Lewis’s wife), 3:179

Lewis, Jesse

  • petition to General Assembly, 5:378–5:380

Lewis, Jesse Pitman

  • and Central College subscription, 11:330
  • petition to General Assembly, 3:253–3:254, 5:378–5:380

Lewis, John

  • petition to General Assembly, 4:346–4:349

Lewis, John (of Albemarle Co.)

  • land grant to, 11:560–11:561

Lewis, John (Col.)

  • land claims of, 11:560–11:561

Lewis, John (George Washington’s grandnephew)

  • impressed into British navy, 6:145n

Lewis, John (Meriwether Lewis’s granduncle), 6:418

Lewis, Joshua, 2:443n

Lewis, Lawrence

  • estate of, 11:389, 11:391n

Lewis, Lillburne (TJ’s nephew)

  • family of, 3:90–3:91
  • and murder of slave, 1:168n

Lewis, Lucy B. See Griffin, Lucy B. Lewis (TJ’s niece)

Lewis, Lucy Jefferson (TJ’s sister; Charles Lilburne Lewis’s wife)

  • death of, 3:90
  • family of, 1:168n, 1:415n, 3:90–3:91, 6:611n, 11:520n, 11:538, 11:538n
  • and property conveyances, 11:479n, 11:479n

Lewis, Lucy Meriwether, 2:120, 2:241, 2:340

Lewis, Martha Amanda Carr. See Monroe, Martha Amanda Carr Lewis (TJ’s niece; Daniel Monroe’s wife)

Lewis, Mary Walker (Nicholas Lewis’s wife)

  • and apples for TJ, 7:78
  • gives apples to TJ, 5:357
  • identified, 2:291–2:292n
  • letters from, 2:291–2:292, 5:357
  • letters to, 4:38, 7:78
  • letters to accounted for, 2:38n
  • property of, 8:394, 8:423
  • seeks appointment for Wood, 4:186–4:187
  • sells victuals to TJ, 2:37–2:38, 2:291, 2:292n, 4:210
  • TJ makes payment for, 7:708
  • TJ pays, 6:338n, 7:45, 7:45n
  • TJ sends figs to, 4:38

Lewis, Meriwether

  • and artifact collection of W. Clark, 1:510
  • death of, 1:436n, 1:602–1:603, 1:606–1:608, 1:632, 1:668, 2:30, 2:35, 2:42, 2:42, 2:44, 2:120–2:121, 2:121, 2:191–2:192, 2:208, 6:423–6:424, 7:63, 7:64n, 10:444
  • education of, 6:419, 6:421–6:422, 6:424n, 6:426, 6:426
  • executor of, 2:123, 2:336, 2:567, 3:110, 3:166
  • family of, 6:418–6:419
  • health of, 6:423–6:424
  • as hunter, 6:419, 6:426
  • identified, 1:436n
  • and Indian dialects, 1:520, 1:556
  • land warrant granted to, 2:121, 2:122n, 6:424n
  • letters to, 1:435–1:437
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1:603, 1:607, 1:630n, 1:668–1:669, 2:30, 2:31, 2:34, 2:72, 2:123, 2:140, 6:417–6:418, 6:422–6:424, 7:31, 7:34–7:35, 7:244–7:245, 8:449n, 9:605n, 9:680–9:681, 9:704–9:706, 10:256–10:257, 11:43, 11:43–11:44n, 11:220
  • makes payment for TJ, 6:506, 6:506n
  • military career of, 6:419, 6:426
  • and J. Neelly, 2:30–2:31, 2:34, 2:73n, 2:121, 2:191–2:192, 6:423–6:424
  • papers of, 2:31, 2:34, 2:35n, 2:72, 2:121, 2:122, 2:123–2:124, 2:127, 2:140, 3:181–3:182, 9:704–9:706, 10:40, 10:125, 10:164, 10:256–10:257, 10:377, 10:377, 10:444, 10:445, 10:445, 11:454, 11:486–11:487, 11:574
  • J. Pernier’s claim against estate of, 2:34, 2:192, 2:208–2:209, 2:364, 2:672, 2:673n, 3:49, 3:110
  • personal belongings of, 2:34, 2:121, 2:123–2:124, 2:191–2:192, 2:192, 2:208, 2:241, 2:340
  • plants discovered by, 2:90–2:91, 2:140, 4:523–4:524
  • prepares for Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1:101n, 1:194n, 6:421–6:422
  • and publication of journals, 1:249, 1:412n, 1:436, 1:443, 1:668–1:669, 3:33, 3:150, 3:166–3:167, 3:181–3:182, 4:147, 6:417, 6:427, 6:429, 6:430, 6:430, 6:531–6:532, 7:63–7:64, 7:244–7:245, 7:244–7:245, 7:245n, 9:309, 9:310n, 9:467, 9:605, 9:704–9:706, 10:377
  • seeds brought by from the West, 1:192n, 3:150, 3:150n, 3:166, 6:152
  • and stone block for TJ, 4:66
  • TJ introduces J. Bradbury to, 1:435–1:436
  • TJ on, 2:336, 2:340, 6:417–6:418
  • TJ’s biography of, 6:357, 6:418–6:424, 6:427, 6:429, 6:430, 6:531, 6:532, 7:63, 7:318, 7:319n, 10:257, 10:257n, 10:377
  • TJ’s claim against estate of, 2:294, 2:294n, 2:294
  • TJ sends greetings to, 1:511
  • TJ’s instructions for Lewis and Clark Expedition to, 6:422, 9:309, 9:310n, 10:377
  • as TJ’s private secretary, 6:421, 6:425, 6:426
  • will of, 2:123–2:124, 2:140

Lewis, Morgan

  • and feud with D. Clinton, 5:635, 5:637n
  • governor of N.Y., 9:236
  • health of, 6:242
  • as quartermaster, 6:527, 7:531

Lewis, Nicholas

  • family of, 4:186–4:187
  • land of bought, 3:622
  • as M. Lewis’s guardian, 6:419
  • manages TJ’s affairs, 5:88, 6:535, 6:535n
  • mentioned, 6:397

Lewis, Nicholas Hunter

  • and Central College subscription, 11:323, 11:329
  • identified, 10:369n
  • as juror, 5:278, 5:279
  • letters from, 10:369, 10:601
  • letters to, 10:369, 10:601
  • and Rivanna Company, 10:369, 10:369, 10:601, 10:601
  • witnesses warrant, 5:280

Lewis, Nicholas Meriwether

  • and Albemarle Academy, 7:267, 7:282, 7:293, 7:570
  • seeks appointment for Wood, 4:187
  • TJ receives land from, 4:386

Lewis, Randolph (TJ’s nephew)

  • family of, 3:90–3:91
  • moves to Ky., 1:168n

Lewis, Robert (of Goochland Co.), 3:179, 3:211

Lewis, Robert (Meriwether Lewis’s grandfather), 6:418

Lewis, Robert (surveyor)

  • survey of J. Monroe’s land, 8:588, 8:589n, 8:598
  • survey of W. Short’s Indian Camp property, 7:487, 7:511n

Lewis, Samuel

  • draftsman, 9:589

Lewis, Thomas C.

  • and Henderson case, 7:186, 7:345, 7:346n

Lewis, William (Meriwether Lewis’s father), 6:418

Lewis, William (of Philadelphia)

  • and batture controversy, 2:444–2:445n, 2:455, 2:456n, 2:658, 3:235, 3:271, 3:483

Lewis, William J.

  • and Central College subscription, 11:636
  • as Va. legislator, 11:8

Lewis, William W.

  • and merino sheep, 2:233, 2:360, 2:361, 2:453–2:454, 2:454n, 2:481, 2:496n

Lewis and Clark Expedition

  • animals observed during, 9:704–9:705
  • astronomical observations of, 10:377, 10:377, 10:444, 10:444, 10:445
  • J. Banks on, 10:287–10:288n
  • and chronometer, 3:83n
  • curiosities from at Monticello, 8:238
  • P. S. Du Pont de Nemours on, 5:612–5:613, 5:614n
  • fossils obtained during, 8:449n
  • P. Gass’s account of, 6:122
  • history of, 2:332, 3:166–3:167, 3:181–3:182, 3:309, 3:582, 3:649–3:650, 6:46, 6:357, 6:417–6:426, 7:517–7:518, 10:60, 10:444, 10:445
  • and Indian vocabularies, 9:705, 10:377, 10:377, 10:444, 10:445, 11:398n, 11:454
  • journals of, 1:603, 1:607, 1:630n, 1:668–1:669, 2:30, 2:31, 2:34, 2:72, 2:123, 2:140, 3:181–3:182, 9:704–9:706, 9:706n, 10:164, 10:256–10:257, 10:377, 10:377, 11:43, 11:43–11:44n, 11:486–11:487, 11:574
  • land warrants awarded in consequence of, 2:121, 2:122n
  • latitude and longitude observations of, 9:680–9:681, 9:705, 10:256–10:257
  • maps of, 9:705, 10:377, 10:377, 10:400, 10:444, 10:445, 10:445, 10:445
  • plants from, 2:90–2:91, 2:140, 3:150, 3:150n, 3:166, 7:34–7:35, 7:55, 9:704–9:705, 10:445, 10:445, 11:174–11:175, 11:220
  • publication of journals, 1:249, 1:412n, 1:436, 1:443, 1:630n, 1:668–1:669, 2:30–2:31, 2:72, 2:140, 4:568, 6:427, 6:429, 6:430, 6:430, 6:531–6:532, 7:31, 7:63–7:64, 7:64n, 7:289, 7:289n, 7:290, 7:517–7:518, 7:555, 7:556, 9:309, 9:310n, 9:467, 9:605, 9:704–9:706, 10:377, 10:444–10:445
  • route of, 4:550–4:551, 6:421, 9:650
  • seeds from, 1:192n, 3:150, 3:150n, 3:166, 6:152
  • N. G. M. Senter on, 5:65–5:66
  • and stone block for TJ, 1:473, 1:475n, 4:66

Lewis’s Ferry (Albemarle Co.), 11:119, 11:139, 11:243

Lewiston, N.Y.

  • burnt by British forces, 8:217

Lexicon Ivridicvm Ivris Cæsarei simvl, et canonici, fevdalis item, civilis, criminalis, theoretici, ac practici (J. Calvin), 3:546

Lexicon Manuale Græco-Latinum et Latino-Græcum (C. Schrevel), 8:660, 10:358

Λεξικὸν περὶ τῶν παρὰ Πλάτωνι Λέξεων … Lexicon Vocum Platonicarum (Timaeus; ed. D. Ruhnken), 9:276, 9:277n

Lexington, Va.

  • academy in, 11:668
  • Ann Smith Academy, 1:367, 1:368n, 1:506, 1:507n, 3:155, 3:201, 11:134n
  • potential location for state university, 9:399, 9:506
  • mail service to, 3:56, 3:104
  • Washington Academy, 1:367, 1:367–1:368n, 9:507n, 9:712, 9:714n
  • Washington College, 9:506, 9:507n

Leyburn, John

  • as sheriff of Rockbridge Co., 11:589, 11:590n

libel

  • W. Duane sued for, 4:174, 4:174–4:175n
  • E. Gerry’s message on, 5:6, 5:7n
  • proposed punishment for, 4:122
  • prosecutions during TJ’s presidency, 1:276–1:278, 1:349–1:350, 7:206, 7:207n, 7:236–7:237

Liberty (ship), 1:307, 2:349

Liberty, Va.

  • painting of, by E. Beyer, 9:xliii, 9:344 (illus.)
  • on route to Natural Bridge, 9:35
  • taverns in, 9:21, 9:27

Liberty Hall Academy. See Washington Academy (later Washington and Lee University)

Liblong, Col. See le Blanc (Siblong) de Villeneufve, Paul Louis

libraries. See also Library of Congress

  • at Alexandria, Egypt, 6:278, 6:542, 6:542
  • Bibliothèque du Panthéon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève), Paris, 10:311
  • Bibliothèque Nationale (Bibliothèque Royale), Paris, 10:311
  • formed by S. R. Demaree in Ky., 1:455–1:457
  • free, 9:641, 9:642n
  • at Fryeburg Academy (Me.), 9:264
  • in Richmond, 11:395–11:396, 11:396n
  • TJ on, 1:205–1:206
  • TJ’s personal, 1:35–1:38, 1:390, 1:400
  • at University of Göttingen, 9:195, 9:403
  • Westwardmill Library Society, 1:66–1:67, 1:205–1:206, 1:508

Library of Congress. See also Jefferson, Thomas: Books & Library

  • auditor’s report on purchase of TJ’s library, 9:494–9:495
  • book list prepared to guide purchases for, 2:81–2:83
  • Catalogue of the Library of the United States. To Which is Annexed, A Copious Index, Alphabetically Arranged (G. Watterston), 8:475n, 8:629, 9:xliv–9:xlv, 9:70, 9:80, 9:80n, 9:237, 9:238n, 9:318, 9:344 (illus.), 9:396n, 9:409, 9:409–9:410n, 9:435, 9:438n, 9:469, 9:531–9:532
  • classification of, 8:473–8:475, 9:xliv–9:xlv
  • Congressional opposition to purchase of, 7:680
  • destroyed by British troops, 7:xlv–7:xlvi, 7:692–7:693, 7:698, 7:699–7:700, 8:214, 8:216, 8:292, 8:300, 8:301, 8:523, 9:150
  • librarian for, 7:698, 8:444–8:445, 9:409, 9:409–9:410n, 9:544
  • and library committees of Congress, 7:679, 7:680, 7:681, 7:683, 8:14, 8:14, 8:16, 8:22, 8:26, 8:36, 8:39–8:40, 8:54, 8:54, 8:55–8:56, 8:56–8:57, 8:106, 8:213, 8:214, 8:268, 8:268, 8:270, 8:287, 8:288–8:289, 8:309, 9:409, 9:409–9:410n, 10:390
  • location of, 8:444–8:445, 8:445n, 8:629
  • manuscripts of Va. laws sent to, 8:440n, 8:440n, 9:318
  • payment for TJ’s library, 8:xlv, 8:55, 8:270, 8:279–8:280, 8:288, 8:288, 8:289, 8:302, 8:302n, 8:331–8:332, 8:382, 8:426, 8:426–8:427, 8:428, 8:437–8:438, 8:440–8:441, 8:451, 8:471, 8:483, 8:501, 9:108–9:109
  • portrait of TJ displayed in, 11:135
  • resolution authorizing contracting for TJ’s library, 8:14, 8:36, 8:39
  • satirical letter lampooning TJ’s sale of library to, 8:3–8:7
  • significance of, 7:680–7:681, 8:476, 8:524
  • TJ on, 1:592
  • TJ prepares books for transportation, 7:680, 8:xlv–8:xlvi, 8:56–8:57, 8:142, 8:287, 8:287–8:288, 8:288–8:289, 8:289–8:290, 8:309, 8:359, 8:366, 8:369, 8:373–8:374, 8:376, 8:376–8:377, 8:385, 8:386n, 8:386–8:388, 8:431, 8:439
  • TJ replaces books sold to, 7:680, 8:523, 8:538, 8:539, 8:549, 8:550, 8:578–8:580, 8:580–8:581, 8:583–8:584, 8:586–8:587, 8:589, 8:590n, 9:xlv, 9:195–9:196, 9:353, 9:454–9:456, 9:500, 9:559–9:560, 9:561–9:562n, 9:697, 10:236n
  • TJ’s catalogue of books sold to, 7:682–7:683, 7:684n, 7:698, 8:xlv, 8:14, 8:22, 8:26, 8:33, 8:54, 8:54, 8:55–8:56, 8:56, 8:59–8:60, 8:83, 8:83, 8:106, 8:213, 8:270, 8:284, 8:287, 8:288, 8:288, 8:289, 8:290, 8:302, 8:309, 8:330, 8:333, 8:359, 8:373, 8:376, 8:385, 8:386–8:387, 8:418, 8:426–8:427, 8:428, 8:444, 8:473–8:475, 8:566, 8:629, 10:182, 10:390
  • TJ sells personal library to, 7:xlv–7:xlvi, 7:434 (illus.), 7:681–7:683, 7:698, 8:xlv, 8:xlv, 8:xlvi, 8:xlvi–8:xlvii, 8:3, 8:7n, 8:14, 8:16, 8:18, 8:22, 8:26, 8:33, 8:36, 8:39–8:40, 8:40–8:41, 8:41n, 8:49, 8:54, 8:55–8:57, 8:57, 8:83, 8:83, 8:85, 8:94, 8:106, 8:136, 8:160–8:161, 8:213, 8:214, 8:214, 8:224–8:225, 8:270, 8:279–8:280, 8:284, 8:285, 8:287, 8:292, 8:301, 8:320, 8:329–8:330, 8:331–8:332, 8:349, 8:350, 8:379, 8:418, 8:434, 8:444–8:445, 8:538, 8:538–8:539, 9:149, 9:299, 9:302, 9:322n, 10:390, 10:394, 10:443, 10:457, 11:5, 11:201, 11:279n
  • TJ’s notes retrieved from, 9:69–9:70, 9:79, 9:107
  • TJ sends catalogue to Congress for consideration, 7:681, 7:681–7:683, 7:692–7:693, 7:699–7:700
  • TJ’s inventory of, 8:426–8:427, 8:428
  • transportation of TJ’s books to Washington, 8:xlv–8:xlvi, 8:xlvi, 8:49, 8:55, 8:142, 8:268, 8:268–8:269n, 8:270, 8:270n, 8:287, 8:287–8:288, 8:289, 8:289–8:290, 8:290n, 8:309, 8:333, 8:339, 8:373–8:374, 8:379, 8:416–8:417, 8:427, 8:453, 8:471, 8:476, 8:566, 8:629, 8:629n
  • works given to, 9:149, 9:149n, 9:150, 9:510, 11:70
  • works owned by, 9:689, 9:690, 9:690–9:691

Liebault, Jean

  • Maison Rustique, or the Countrie Farme, 2:82, 4:139, 4:142n

Lieper, Thomas. See Leiper, Thomas

Life and Opinions of Julius Melbourn; with sketches of the lives and characters of Thomas Jefferson, John Quincy Adams, John Randolph, and several other eminent American statesmen (J. D. Hammond), 8:243n

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (L. Sterne), 6:616, 10:13, 10:15n

Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth (W. Roscoe), 1:163, 1:164n, 1:164n, 1:435, 7:664

The Life and Power of True Godliness; described in a Series of Discourses (A. McLeod), 11:159, 11:159n

The Life and Reign of King Henry the Eighth (E. Herbert), 7:629, 7:631n

The Life of Catharine II, Empress of all the Russias (Tooke), 1:580

The Life of Doctor Benjamin Franklin (M. L. Weems), 8:633–8:634, 8:638, 8:639n

The Life of Gen. Francis Marion (P. Horry and M. L. Weems), 8:633, 8:634n, 8:638

Life of Geoffrey Chaucer (W. Godwin), 7:664

Life of George Washington (J. Marshall)

  • accuracy of, 7:494–7:495, 7:546–7:547, 7:549–7:550, 7:550–7:551n, 8:619, 8:620n, 9:219, 9:549
  • cited for historical precedents, 9:550–9:551n
  • in collegiate curriculum, 7:664
  • mentioned, 6:258, 6:258, 6:258, 7:216–7:217, 9:368
  • TJ on, 1:589, 1:590n, 3:564, 3:565n, 6:440, 8:657, 8:659n, 10:276
  • TJ purchases, 8:472, 8:672

The Life of George Washington (Ramsay), 1:35

Life of Lorenzo de’ Medici, called the Magnificent (W. Roscoe), 1:164n, 1:435, 7:664

The Life of M. Turgot (Condorcet), 11:527, 11:527n

The Life of Nelson (R. Southey), 8:22, 8:23n, 8:671

The Life of Petrarch (S. Dobson), 7:664

The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D. (J. Boswell), 11:495n

The Life of Sir Leoline Jenkins (W. Wynne), 7:366, 7:366n, 8:387, 8:387n

Lightfoot, John

  • English theologian, 6:618

lightning rods, 11:341–11:342, 11:342n, 11:469–11:470

Light of Nature Pursued (A. Tucker), 6:302, 10:382, 10:573

Ligon, James

  • as clerk for Gibson & Jefferson, 4:13n, 4:58n, 4:234n, 4:467, 4:530, 5:161, 5:316, 5:587, 8:182, 8:441n, 8:492, 8:608–8:609, 9:569n, 9:708, 10:480, 10:669–10:670, 10:671, 11:605
  • letters from, 8:182, 8:608–8:609, 9:708, 10:480, 10:671–10:672, 11:605
  • letter to, 10:669–10:670
  • witnesses document, 4:277–4:278n

lilac, 1:61, 3:354, 9:533, 11:39

Lilburn (TJ’s slave; b. 1809). See Hern, Lilburn (TJ’s slave; b. 1809)

Lilium canadense. See Canada lily

Lilium superbum. See Allegheny lily

Lille Belt, HMS

  • encounter with USS President, 3:638, 3:639n

Lilly (TJ’s slave; b. 1791). See Hern, Lilly (TJ’s slave; b. 1791)

Lilly, Gabriel

  • Monticello overseer, 2:279, 2:281n, 4:543, 5:425
  • superintendent of TJ’s nailery, 2:281n

lily

  • Allegheny, 1:660, 2:36, 4:523
  • Atamasco, 4:523
  • belladonna, 3:633, 4:523, 5:412
  • blackberry, 10:517
  • bugle, 5:412
  • Canada, 2:103, 2:104n
  • crown imperial, 2:140, 3:545, 4:497, 4:498n, 4:498n, 5:346, 5:412, 10:537
  • flag, 5:358, 10:517
  • TJ requests from M. J. Randolph, 10:517
  • TJ requests of B. McMahon, 3:545

Lily, William

  • admonition by, 11:525, 11:526n

lima beans, 1:631, 1:657, 3:502, 5:658, 9:608–9:609

lime (mineral)

  • and Mr. Brand, 8:528, 8:528n
  • and J. Brand, 5:427, 8:528n
  • as building material, 8:253n, 8:402, 9:466, 9:468n, 9:468n, 9:468n, 11:113, 11:349
  • in N.Y., 8:209n
  • at Poplar Forest, 2:150, 5:381–5:382, 5:403, 5:663
  • requested from TJ, 2:201
  • toll on, 5:379
  • used as fertilizer, 10:533, 10:533, 10:534

lime (tree), 1:631–1:632

limestone

  • in Va., 11:535

Limestone Survey (Albemarle Co.)

  • lawsuit over ownership of, 10:302
  • taxes on, 8:392, 8:393n, 8:485
  • TJ’s shares in, 3:432–3:433, 3:433n, 3:458, 10:302n

Limozin, André

  • commercial agent in Le Havre, 9:362–9:363, 9:363n

Lincoln, Benjamin

  • and American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 11:273n

Lincoln, Daniel Waldo

  • An Oration, Pronounced at Boston, on the Fourth Day of July, 1810, before the “Bunker-Hill Association,”, 2:504, 2:505n, 2:666

Lincoln, Levi

  • family of, 2:666, 2:666n
  • identified, 1:49–1:50n
  • letters to, 1:49–1:50, 4:100
  • and J. Madison, 3:245, 3:246n
  • as potential Supreme Court justice, 3:118, 3:124, 3:126, 3:151, 3:165, 3:178, 3:182, 4:100
  • TJ pays, 1:41, 1:49
  • TJ sends batture pamphlet to, 4:625
  • and Yazoo land scheme, 3:127, 3:129n

Lind, James

  • An Essay on diseases incidental to Europeans in hot Climates, 3:38, 3:40n, 10:136, 10:147n

linden, American. See basswood (American linden)

Lindsay, Col., 11:429

Lindsay, Mr., 2:40

Lindsay (TJ’s slave; b. 1813)

  • on smallpox vaccination list, 9:717

Lindsay, George G.

  • petition to General Assembly, 3:253–3:254

Lindsay, James

  • and Central College subscription, 11:324, 11:330

Lindsay, Reuben

  • and Central College subscription, 11:330
  • friend of TJ, 4:671
  • hair described as white, 5:253
  • home of on route to Montpellier (Madison family estate), 1:562–1:563
  • identified, 8:397n
  • on W. McGehee, 3:35–3:36
  • petition to General Assembly, 3:253–3:254, 4:346–4:349
  • and W. Short’s land, 4:60
  • TJ visits, 8:664
  • as trustee of Bankheads, 8:394–8:397, 8:397–8:399

Lindsey, Theophilus

  • correspondence with J. Priestley, 6:146, 6:233, 6:278, 6:300, 6:317–6:318, 6:367–6:368, 8:553, 8:553–8:554n, 8:658
  • Memoirs of the Late Reverend Theophilus Lindsey, M.A. (T. Belsham), 6:145, 6:146, 6:146, 6:180, 6:192, 6:193, 6:204, 6:219, 6:226, 6:227, 6:228, 6:277, 6:278, 6:280, 6:367, 9:175, 9:176n, 9:595, 9:596n, 10:381, 11:230
  • mentioned, 6:145–6:146, 6:146, 6:227, 6:227, 6:227, 6:237, 6:300, 6:302, 8:551

Lindsey’s Hotel (Washington), 1:359n

linen, 3:202, 3:280n, 3:309, 3:309n, 4:27, 4:102, 4:138, 4:231–4:232n, 5:187, 5:439, 5:470, 6:344, 6:347, 8:460, 8:554, 9:597, 11:11

Lingan, James McCubbin, 1:75

Linguæ Latinæ Liber Dictionarius Quadripartitus (Littleton), 6:387

Linguarum Totius Orbis Vocabularia comparativa (ed. P. S. Pallas), 9:373n

linguistics. See philology

Lining, John

  • “A Description of the American Yellow Fever, in a Letter from Dr. John Lining”, 10:131, 10:146n

Linnaeus, Carolus (Carl von Linné)

  • Caroli a Linné … System Vegetabilium (ed. J. A. Murray), 8:429, 8:430n
  • in collegiate curriculum, 7:667
  • A general system of nature, through the three grand kingdoms of animals, vegetables, and minerals (trans. Turton), 1:581, 7:626
  • and Indian hemp, 4:667
  • mentioned, 5:601
  • and mineralogy, 2:489, 2:490n
  • and nosology, 11:367
  • and scientific classification, 7:152, 7:208, 7:208–7:209, 7:210–7:211, 11:367
  • Systema Naturæ, 4:536, 6:408, 6:409, 7:210, 11:367

Linnean Society of London, 1:163, 1:164n, 1:521n, 9:522

Linnean Society of Philadelphia, 1:663, 2:70

linseed oil, 1:55n, 1:77, 1:97, 5:33, 5:379

lion’s foot

  • as snakebite remedy, 1:58n

Lipop, Joseph

  • identified, 6:43n
  • seeks advice from TJ, 6:43

Lips, Joest

  • works of, 11:452

Liriodendron. See tulip poplar

Lisbon. See also Jefferson, George (TJ’s cousin): and consulship at Lisbon

  • earthquake in, 4:189, 4:190n, 7:557, 7:560n
  • and P. Gibson, 3:435–3:436, 3:441–3:442, 3:443
  • sheep shipped from, 2:431, 2:481
  • U.S. consulship at, 1:114, 3:441–3:442, 3:523–3:524, 3:542, 4:185, 4:212, 4:218–4:219, 5:313, 5:313n, 5:313–5:314, 5:314n, 5:319, 5:456, 5:504, 6:164

Lislet, Louis Moreau. See Moreau Lislet, Louis

List of Post Offices in the United States, 1:514, 1:514n

Liston, Robert, 5:266, 6:33, 6:34n

literacy

  • as qualification for voting, 7:327, 7:328n

Literary and Philosophical Society of New-York

  • and D. Clinton, 8:347, 8:348n, 8:409
  • members of, 8:603
  • TJ elected a member of, 8:409, 8:409n, 8:456–8:457, 8:603, 8:675

Literary and Philosophical Society of South Carolina

  • and J. Madison, 6:377
  • Shecut’s critique of, 6:377
  • TJ elected honorary member of, 6:377, 6:377, 6:483, 6:561

Literary miscellanies; including a dissertation on anecdotes (I. D’Israeli), 7:389

Lithgow, Alexander, 5:240n

Little, Peter

  • and J. D. Vaughan, 10:566

Little, William (16921734)

  • as boundary commissioner, 9:178, 11:22, 11:22, 11:23n, 11:125

Little, William (of Boston)

  • on Republican committee, 11:569–11:570n

Little Bear (Chippewa chief), 2:58n

Little Belt. See Lille Belt, HMS

Littlebury, trans.

  • Herodotus, 1:580

Little Dick (TJ’s slave; b. 1781). See Dick (TJ’s slave; b. 1781)

Littlejohn, John

  • chairs committee of Republican mechanics, 1:90n

The Little Medly: containing short remarks on the … New Testament (Brunt), 1:403, 1:403n

Littlepage, Mr., 2:397, 2:433

Littlepage, James

  • and contested election, 7:494, 7:546, 10:365–10:366, 10:366n

Littleton, Mr. See Lyttelton, George, Baron Lyttelton

Littleton, Adam

  • Linguæ Latinæ Liber Dictionarius Quadripartitus, 6:387

Littleton, Thomas

  • Anciennes loix des François, 3:130–3:131, 3:175n, 3:546

Little William (schooner), 11:302

Livandais, Mr. See Livaudais, Jacques M.

Livaudais, Jacques M., 3:484, 5:85n

Lively, Charles

  • petition to General Assembly, 4:346–4:349
  • rents part of Indian Camp, 1:234, 1:235n, 4:198

Liverpool

  • banks in, 10:512, 10:513n

Liverpool, Robert Jenkinson, 2d Earl of

  • as British foreign secretary, 4:587, 4:671
  • and J. Henry’s mission, 4:541, 4:627, 8:543, 8:545n
  • parliamentary comments of, 4:539
  • as prime minister, 5:156n

Liverpool Botanic Garden, 1:163, 1:164n, 1:164n, 1:435, 4:146

Lives (Plutarch), 7:662, 9:235n

Lives (Plutarch; trans. W. & J. Langhorne), 1:580

Lives of Eminent Philosophers (Diogenes Laertius; trans. R. D. Hicks), 7:24, 7:221n

The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets (S. Johnson), 6:183, 7:664

livestock. See also cattle; horses; pigs; sheep

  • draught animals, 3:170–3:171, 3:348, 3:349, 3:371n, 8:132
  • feed for, 7:263, 7:282, 11:207, 11:271–11:272
  • goats, 6:103
  • for Monticello, 1:81n, 8:392, 11:240
  • oxen, 4:373, 4:526, 6:306n, 8:10, 8:70, 8:72, 8:307
  • at Poplar Forest, 4:306, 4:373, 4:381, 4:526, 8:10, 8:174, 8:185, 8:520, 10:597
  • taxes on, 8:256, 8:392

Livingston, Brockholst

  • letter from accounted for, 8:653n
  • witnesses stucco demonstration, 1:195n

Livingston, Edward. See also Batture Sainte Marie, controversy over; Livingston v. D’orgenoy; Livingston v. Jefferson; The Proceedings of the Government of the United States, in maintaining the Public Right to the Beach of the Missisipi (Thomas Jefferson)

  • J. Adams on, 5:3
  • Address to the People of the United States, on the measures pursued by the Executive with respect to the Batture at New-Orleans, 2:455, 2:456n, 2:516, 2:518n, 2:658, 3:30, 3:133, 3:173n, 3:235, 3:236n, 3:271, 3:483, 5:45, 5:47n, 5:143–5:144
  • An Answer to Mr. Jefferson’s Justification of His Conduct in the Case of the New Orleans Batture, 4:292, 5:163, 6:627–6:628, 7:96, 7:96n, 7:175
  • bankruptcy of, 2:402
  • bill of complaint against TJ, 2:545, 2:546–2:550, 2:659, 3:226, 3:227n, 11:70
  • canal of, 2:444n, 2:445–2:446n, 2:547, 2:548, 6:435–6:436
  • and case of J. Robbins, 6:255, 6:255
  • W. C. C. Claiborne on, 2:434, 2:471–2:472, 2:682, 2:682, 3:25, 3:157–3:158, 8:64
  • and G. Du Jareau, 2:484
  • Examination of the title of the United States, 3:476, 3:483
  • A. Gallatin on, 2:528, 3:68, 3:70, 3:71–3:72
  • identified, 2:549–2:550n
  • L. Moreau Lislet on, 3:174n, 3:175–3:176n
  • offers to aid Trist family, 4:572–4:573
  • opens canal on batture, 3:175n, 3:404, 3:406, 3:494–3:495, 3:496–3:497
  • portrait of, 4:xliv, 4:370 (illus.)
  • proclaims right to batture, 1:287n, 3:233, 3:234–3:235n, 3:248n, 3:484
  • and riots at Batture Sainte Marie, 2:440–2:442n, 3:26n, 3:495
  • and J. Robbins case, 5:3, 5:4n
  • speeches of, 6:297
  • L. W. Tazewell on, 5:44–5:45, 5:45
  • TJ on, 3:203–3:204, 4:292, 5:134–5:135
  • and TJ’s Statement of Facts in the Batture Case, 4:110
  • E. Trist on, 4:572–4:573, 5:111–5:113, 8:295
  • validity of land claim, 3:27n

Livingston, Louise (Edward Livingston’s wife)

  • offers to aid Trist family, 4:573

Livingston, Mary Stevens (Robert R. Livingston’s wife)

  • illustrates Essay on Sheep, 3:63, 3:64n

Livingston, Robert R.

  • and appointments, 9:389n
  • death of, 6:55, 6:57n
  • Essay on Sheep, 1:667, 1:668n, 2:39, 2:83, 3:63, 3:64n, 4:637, 5:181, 5:182n, 11:165
  • family of, 1:20n
  • identified, 4:638n
  • and inland navigation, 6:268–6:269n
  • letters to, 4:637–4:638
  • as member of Continental Congress, 4:475, 4:476n, 4:600, 4:602, 6:440, 10:421
  • and merino sheep, 1:529, 2:39, 4:637, 6:504
  • and partisan politics, 10:111–10:112, 10:185, 11:490
  • recommends F. A. Van der Kemp to TJ, 4:500, 4:501n
  • and steamboats, 7:112, 7:113n
  • TJ sends batture pamphlet to, 4:624, 4:637
  • and F. A. Van der Kemp’s proposed book, 4:507, 4:614

Livingston, William

  • as member of Continental Congress, 4:601–4:602, 6:612

Livingston, William, Jr., 1:195n

Livingston family

  • as aristocrats, 7:67

Livingston v. D’orgenoy, 3:233, 3:234n, 3:246–3:248, 3:265, 3:484, 5:134–5:135, 5:137n, 5:144–5:145, 5:315, 5:315n, 6:388, 6:390, 6:392, 6:392, 6:394, 6:395, 10:669n

Livingston v. Jefferson. See also Batture Sainte Marie, controversy over

  • background of, 4:291–4:292
  • dismissal reported to TJ, 4:303–4:304
  • J. Marshall’s opinion in, 4:297–4:303, 5:58, 5:59n, 5:176n
  • opinions published, 5:59n, 5:176, 5:176n, 5:219
  • TJ congratulated on dismissal of, 4:572
  • J. Tyler’s opinion in, 4:293–4:297, 5:58, 5:59n, 5:176n
  • U.S. Circuit Court dismisses, 4:304, 4:311, 4:367–4:368, 4:477, 4:520, 4:631, 4:639, 5:240, 5:240–5:241n, 9:449, 9:449, 9:449–9:450n, 11:70

Livius, George Peter

  • papers of, 11:613

Livy

  • in collegiate curriculum, 7:661
  • P. Henry as reader of, 10:365, 10:384, 10:384n
  • Histoire Romaine de Tite-Live (trans. J. B. Dureau de la Malle), 11:632
  • lost works of, 6:278
  • mentioned, 6:402, 8:234
  • Titi Livii Historiarum quod exstat (ed. J. F. Gronovius), 5:523, 5:524n, 5:549
  • Titi Livii Historiarum quod exstat (eds. J. Leclerc and J. Freinsheim), 5:501, 5:594, 5:594–5:595n, 5:625, 6:157, 7:286, 10:233, 11:414
  • Titi Livii Patavini Historiarum Libri qui extant (eds. J. Doujat and J. Freinsheim), 1:580, 5:549, 5:549n
  • T. Livii Patavini Historiarum libri qui supersunt (ed. G. A. Ruperti), 11:414
  • TJ on, 2:153, 6:53, 7:373
  • TJ quotes, 6:402, 6:407n, 8:355, 8:356n, 8:385n

Liza (slave), 4:15

Lloyd, James, 1:473, 2:70

Lloyd, Thomas, 1:214n

Lobinhes, Dr., 2:11, 2:12

Loccenius, Johannes

  • Scriptorum de Jure Nautico et Maritimo Fasciculus, 8:387, 8:387–8:388n

Locke, Jesse (of Campbell Co.), 5:49

Locke, John

  • J. Adams on, 7:74, 7:480, 9:434
  • anecdote about, 11:490
  • An Essay concerning Human Understanding, 1:576, 7:627, 10:658
  • in D. Fraser’s proposed book, 5:545
  • intellect of commended, 7:101
  • as legal authority, 11:368
  • mentioned, 6:238, 6:296, 6:296, 7:667, 9:396, 10:548, 10:671
  • portraits of, 3:305, 10:398
  • in F. A. Van der Kemp’s proposed book, 4:503, 4:506
  • and A. B. Woodward’s work, 1:254n

Locke, Samuel, 6:501

locks, 6:346, 9:105, 11:70, 11:72–11:98, 11:548, 11:588, 11:589

locks (canal), 3:286–3:288, 3:303, 3:421–3:422, 9:287, 9:287n, 9:328–9:329, 11:69, 11:100, 11:102, 11:104, 11:108, 11:108, 11:552, 11:552, 11:552, 11:563

locus in quo, pleading on. See Batture Sainte Marie, controversy over: pleadings in

locust

  • bristly, 3:354, 11:174, 11:219–11:220
  • common, 3:353, 11:39
  • Kentucky (honey locust), 3:353, 3:354, 9:533, 10:238

Loesner, Christoph Friedrich

  • edits Hesiodi Ascraei Quae Exstant (Hesiod), 9:196, 9:455, 9:697, 10:212

Logan, Mr. (of Staunton)

  • introduced to TJ, 10:673
  • letter to, 11:130
  • as watchmaker, 10:596, 10:596n, 10:607, 10:673n, 11:130

Logan, Andrew

  • and Bank of the United States, 4:371–4:372, 4:373n
  • identified, 4:372–4:373n
  • letters from, 4:371–4:373
  • seeks TJ’s advice, 4:372

Logan, Deborah Norris (George Logan’s wife)

  • mentioned, 6:539, 7:44
  • sends greetings to TJ, 8:671, 9:111, 9:709, 10:126, 10:501
  • TJ sends greetings to, 9:91, 10:70, 10:176, 10:265, 10:522, 10:548

Logan, George

  • and Alexander I’s education and character, 8:671, 9:110–9:111
  • on Christianity, 9:708–9:709, 10:467–10:468, 10:522
  • and Christian statesmen, 10:467–10:468, 10:522
  • and drill, 9:280, 10:32
  • emissary for TJ, 8:451n
  • family of, 9:709, 9:709n
  • and flax specimen, 10:501, 10:547
  • and foreign relations, 9:109–9:111
  • friendship with TJ, 10:125–10:126, 10:176–10:177, 10:486
  • identified, 6:513–6:514n
  • letters from, 6:512–6:514, 7:38–7:44, 8:380–8:381, 8:671, 9:109–9:111, 9:708–9:710, 10:125–10:126, 10:467–10:468, 10:501–10:502
  • letters to, 6:538–6:540, 9:90–9:91, 10:69–10:70, 10:176–10:177, 10:265–10:266, 10:521–10:522, 10:547–10:548
  • opposes War of 1812, 6:512, 6:513, 7:38, 7:43–7:44
  • and peace with Great Britain, 6:512–6:513, 6:538–6:539, 7:38–7:44, 8:380–8:381, 10:501
  • and J. Priestley’s correspondence, 8:671, 8:671n
  • proposed visit to Monticello of, 9:111
  • on religion, 10:467–10:468
  • sells plows, 2:312–2:313, 2:313n, 2:334
  • sends book to J. Madison, 6:513
  • sends works to TJ, 10:501, 10:501–10:502n, 10:547
  • sheep of, 1:16
  • TJ on, 7:96, 7:99n
  • TJ’s correspondence with published, 7:36, 7:37n, 7:96–7:97, 7:99n, 7:104–7:105, 7:105n, 7:299n, 7:312, 7:312n, 9:91n, 9:111n, 10:69–10:70, 10:125–10:126, 10:176–10:177, 10:645
  • and TJ’s religious beliefs, 9:708–9:709, 10:467, 10:521–10:522, 10:542n
  • unofficial peace missions of, 6:512, 6:513n, 6:538, 7:38

Logan, James (16741751)

  • on religion, 9:709n
  • translates Cato Major, or Discourse on old age (Cicero), 3:137, 3:137n

Logan, James (ca. 172580) (Mingo Indian)

  • anecdotes of, 9:64–9:65, 9:121
  • places named for, 9:64
  • speech of, 2:204, 2:205n, 2:340, 7:373, 7:484, 7:484n, 7:521

Logan County, Ky., 3:647

logic

  • study of, 7:480, 7:480, 7:659, 7:662–7:663, 7:667, 7:667, 7:686

Logique (Destutt de Tracy), 4:203–4:204, 4:209n, 9:441–9:442, 9:485, 10:658

La logique, ou, Les premiers developpemens de l’art de penser (Condillac), 5:276, 5:277n

Logwood, Burwell

  • identified, 2:119n
  • letter from to A. L. Duncan, 2:119
  • and J. Peyton’s estate, 2:119, 2:255, 2:383, 2:482, 3:648

Logwood, Pruey Peyton, 2:117, 2:254, 3:648

Loimologia: or, an Historical Account of the Plague in London in 1665 (N. Hodges), 10:131, 10:146n

Les lois civiles dans leur ordre naturel (Domat; trans. Strahan), 3:160, 3:175n, 3:176n, 3:546

Loix et constitutions des colonies françoises de l’Amerique sous le vent (Moreau de Saint Méry), 3:160, 3:175n

Lolme, Jean Louis de

  • Constitution de L’Angleterre, 7:628

Lomax, Ann Corbin Tayloe (Thomas Lomax’s wife)

  • TJ sends greetings to, 9:647

Lomax, Charlotte Belson Thornton (John Tayloe Lomax’s wife)

  • TJ sends greetings to, 9:647

Lomax, Elizabeth, 1:305n

Lomax, John Tayloe

  • and estate of T. Lomax, 9:545–9:546, 9:647
  • identified, 9:546n
  • letters from, 9:545–9:546
  • letters to, 9:647
  • professor of law, 9:546n

Lomax, Judith

  • and J. Adams, 6:440, 6:441n
  • identified, 6:464n
  • letters from, 7:16
  • “Monticello”, 6:463–6:464
  • The Notes of an American Lyre, 6:464n, 7:260, 7:270
  • poetry of, 6:463, 6:464n
  • sends seeds to TJ, 7:16
  • visits Monticello, 6:440

Lomax, Lunsford

  • and Gilliam v. Fleming, 2:84, 2:256
  • and lottery for W. Byrd (172877), 9:545–9:546

Lomax, Thomas

  • estate of, 9:545–9:546, 9:647
  • exchanges seeds with TJ, 1:631, 1:657
  • and P. Henry, 4:603
  • identified, 1:631n
  • letters from, 1:631–1:632
  • letters to, 1:657
  • as P. Mazzei’s friend, 4:35, 7:89

Lombardy

  • and Congress of Vienna, 9:90
  • government of, 9:346

Lombardy poplars, 1:192n

London. See also Russell, Jonathan

  • compared to Washington, 7:682
  • Courier, 3:577, 3:578n
  • exchange rate at, 3:524, 3:558, 8:430, 8:438, 8:497, 8:499n, 8:500, 9:181–9:182
  • firms, 3:426
  • Geological Society of, 5:514, 5:514, 5:514–5:515n
  • Horticultural Society of, 5:514, 5:514–5:515n
  • Linnean Society of, 1:163, 1:164n, 1:521n
  • London Vaccine Institution, 6:342, 6:343n
  • newspapers in, 5:370n, 5:384
  • Royal Society of, 4:227, 4:228, 4:353, 5:513, 5:514–5:515n
  • Royal Veterinary College of, 5:414, 5:416n
  • and second Anglo-Dutch war, 7:682, 7:684n
  • Society of Antiquaries of, 5:513, 5:514–5:515n
  • Times, 9:218, 9:218n
  • TJ contemplates destruction of, 8:312
  • TJ suggests burning of, 5:186, 5:293, 7:11
  • tunnels near, 6:574
  • U.S. agent at, 3:37–3:38
  • yellow fever in, 10:131

The London and Country Brewer (Ellis), 6:507

London: A Poem, In Imitation of the Third Satire of Juvenal (S. Johnson), 9:434, 9:434n

Long, Mr.

  • militia service of, 7:161

Long, Gabriel, 1:415, 1:416n

Long, James

  • letters from, 1:464–1:465
  • seeks TJ’s assistance, 1:464–1:465

Long, Stephen Harriman

  • and hydrostatic engine, 7:232–7:233, 7:233n

Long, William B., 5:18n

Longcake, Mary

  • and estate of T. Reed, 9:258, 9:259, 9:261n

Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown (London firm)

  • A General Catalogue of Valuable and Rare Old Books, in the Ancient and Modern Languages, and Various Classes of Literature, 8:580, 8:581n, 9:108, 9:108–9:109, 9:109n

Long’s Hotel (Washington)

  • R. Fulton lectures at, 2:250, 2:251n
  • inaugural ball at, 1:10n

Long’s Ordinary (Spotsylvania Co.), 1:416n

A Long Talk, delivered before the Tammany Society, or Columbian Order, on their anniversary, A.D. 1810: in Providence (Pitman), 4:306n, 4:395–4:396

Long Talk, spoken at Seekhonk, on the Fourth of July, 1812 (H. Humphrey), 9:307, 9:307–9:308n, 10:164

looking glasses. See mirrors

looming, phenomenon of, 8:298, 10:xlvii, 10:644

looms, 3:202, 4:143, 4:428, 5:560, 5:562–5:563, 5:563, 6:107, 6:140, 6:556, 7:402, 7:405–7:406, 7:406–7:407n, 7:438, 7:486, 7:492, 7:506–7:507, 7:507, 7:508, 7:523–7:524, 7:524n, 7:552–7:553, 7:553n, 7:568, 7:570, 7:572, 8:15, 8:135–8:136, 8:160, 8:161n, 8:195, 8:201, 8:202n, 8:249, 8:252–8:253, 8:402, 9:564–9:565, 9:601–9:602, 11:449–11:450, 11:507

Loony (Looney), Joseph

  • militia service of, 7:161

Loony (Looney), Peter

  • militia service of, 7:161

López, Gregorio

  • Las siete partidas del sabio rey Don Alonso el Nono, 3:53n, 3:175n, 3:176n

Lorenzana y Butrón, Francisco Antonio

  • edits Historia de Nueva-España (H. Cortés), 8:236, 8:237n

Lormerie, Louis Philippe Gallot de

  • on Florida, 3:33
  • on forest management, 3:33–3:34
  • identified, 1:131n
  • and Ky. land, 1:342, 5:431–5:433
  • letter from mentioned, 9:96
  • letters from, 1:128–1:131, 1:342–1:343, 3:32–3:35, 5:265–5:267, 5:375–5:377, 5:431–5:435, 5:550–5:552, 5:665–5:667, 6:33–6:34, 6:102–6:105, 6:190–6:191, 8:680–8:682, 9:656–9:657
  • letters from accounted for, 1:343n
  • letters to, 1:354, 5:304, 5:417, 6:49
  • medical knowledge of, 6:103, 6:103–6:104
  • Memoir on American Forest Management, 1:131–1:134, 1:342, 1:354
  • on preservation of water and milk at sea, 6:103
  • Proposal for the Military Use of Sugar, 5:552
  • requests seeds from TJ, 8:680
  • returns to France, 6:102–6:103, 6:103, 6:190, 8:680, 8:681, 9:656–9:657
  • seeks permission to ship goods to France, 1:128–1:129, 1:342, 1:354, 5:265–5:266, 5:304, 5:375–5:376, 5:417, 5:431–5:433, 5:441, 5:550, 5:665–5:666, 6:33, 6:49

Lorton, Richard

  • identified, 10:85n
  • partnership with J. Warrell, 10:83–10:85
  • proposal for Virginia Museum, 10:83–10:85

Lot (Old Testament figure)

  • wife of, 8:407

Lothair (ship), 10:118, 10:170, 10:343, 10:358, 11:531

lotteries

  • for Albemarle Academy, 7:265, 7:337–7:338, 7:339, 7:426–7:427, 8:92, 8:183, 9:93n, 9:361, 9:361, 9:496–9:497, 9:498n, 11:316–11:317, 11:317, 11:318n
  • for W. Byrd (1728–77), 9:545–9:546, 9:546n, 9:647, 10:61, 10:61n, 10:110
  • for Central College, 11:316–11:317, 11:317, 11:321
  • East Tennessee College, 2:266–2:267, 2:268n, 2:365
  • for Philadelphia Museum, 8:545
  • Potomac & Shenandoah navigation, 4:288
  • Susquehanna Canal, 4:391

Loudoun, John Campbell, 4th Earl of, 1:291n

Loudoun County Superior Court, 1:417

Louis, king of Etruria

  • and Treaty of San Ildefonso (1800), 9:478, 9:480n

Louis XI, king of France

  • in F. A. Van der Kemp’s proposed book, 4:506, 5:459

Louis XII, king of France

  • in F. A. Van der Kemp’s proposed book, 4:501, 5:459

Louis XIV, king of France

  • declaration of 1683, 3:160, 3:236n
  • and edict of 1693, 2:524, 3:130, 3:131, 3:132, 3:160, 3:174n, 3:226
  • and edict of 1710, 2:524, 3:174n, 3:235, 3:236–3:237n, 3:484
  • and La. territorial charter, 2:676, 3:48n, 3:489–3:490, 10:626, 10:627
  • and ordinance of 1669, 2:657
  • print of, 11:403
  • reign of, 8:551, 11:633–11:634
  • W. Short on, 3:197
  • in F. A. Van der Kemp’s proposed book, 4:502, 4:504

Louis XIV, Sa Cour, et le Régent (L. P. Anquetil), 7:664

Louis XV, king of France

  • charters Company of the West, 2:657
  • in F. A. Van der Kemp’s proposed book, 4:502, 4:507

Louis XVI, king of France

  • America’s affection for, 8:151n, 9:575
  • execution of, 3:66n, 3:221n, 4:483, 4:484, 8:230, 10:531n
  • family of, 9:317, 9:318n
  • reign of, 8:294, 9:576
  • TJ on, 2:276, 10:645
  • in F. A. Van der Kemp’s proposed book, 4:504

Louis XVIII, king of France

  • American perceptions of, 8:518
  • constitutional charter of, 8:263, 8:263, 8:267n, 8:293, 9:346, 11:282, 11:283n
  • and Council of State, 9:616n
  • disparaged, 10:484n
  • flees France, 8:452, 8:523n, 8:580, 8:581n, 10:655
  • and J. G. Hyde de Neuville, 7:404, 7:404
  • W. Lee on, 8:151n
  • ministers of, 8:137, 8:138, 8:138, 8:139n, 9:393n, 10:494, 10:496n
  • restoration of, 7:423, 7:424, 7:425, 7:450, 7:451n, 7:537–7:538, 7:540, 7:542n, 8:476, 8:477, 8:533, 8:557, 9:68, 9:210, 9:211, 9:353, 9:471, 10:494, 11:282
  • TJ on, 8:263, 9:108, 9:663, 10:655
  • unpopularity of, 8:137–8:138, 9:390

Louisa County, Va.

  • and Agricultural Society of Albemarle, 3:351n
  • petition to General Assembly, 3:253–3:254

Louisa Court House, Va., 3:254n

Louisiade Archipelago (Solomon Sea), 5:202–5:203

Louisiana (revenue cutter), 2:445n

Louisiana (Spanish and French colony). See also Louisiana Territory; Orleans Territory

  • boundaries of, 10:626–10:627
  • “Chronological Series of Facts relative to Louisiana” (Jefferson), 3:281, 3:282–3:283, 3:292, 3:297, 3:327, 3:328n, 9:487, 9:488n, 9:518, 9:518n
  • “Examination into the Boundaries of Louisiana” (Jefferson), 3:256, 3:281, 3:282–3:283, 9:487, 9:488n, 9:518
  • “Journal historique Concernant l’Etablissement des françois à la Louisianne” (B. de la Harpe), 9:445–9:446, 9:447n, 9:516, 9:518, 9:518n, 9:658, 9:658–9:659n, 9:710
  • laws governing, 2:462, 2:471, 2:676, 3:52–3:53, 3:168, 6:395
  • maps of, 1:247, 1:248n
  • pamphlets on, 1:36, 1:37, 1:38n
  • Sketches, Historical and Descriptive of Louisiana (Stoddard), 3:291, 3:291–3:292n
  • Spanish government of, 2:520, 2:523–2:524, 2:525
  • and Treaty of Paris (1763), 9:479
  • and Treaty of Utrecht (1713), 10:626

Louisiana (state)

  • conditions for statehood, 6:389, 6:390n, 6:395
  • constitution of, 4:648, 4:649n, 5:9, 5:9n
  • economy of, 7:384
  • and French-language Bibles, 7:183
  • legislature of, 8:295–8:296, 8:296n
  • maps of, 10:542–10:543, 10:626–10:627, 11:429, 11:430n, 11:615–11:616, 11:616–11:617n
  • religion in, 9:255
  • resistance to draft in, 7:226, 7:227
  • U.S. district court in, 6:390, 6:394, 6:395, 10:669, 10:669n
  • and War of 1812, 7:227, 7:384, 8:38–8:39, 8:64, 8:295, 8:357, 9:103, 9:103n, 9:128–9:129
  • works on, 7:242, 7:383–7:384, 10:626, 11:459–11:460, 11:460n

Louisiana Gazette (Saint Louis newspaper), 4:7–4:8

Louisiana Gazette and New-Orleans Daily Advertiser, 3:234–3:235n, 3:418, 3:616

Louisiana Territory. See also Lewis, Meriwether; Louisiana (Spanish and French colony); Orleans Territory

  • act to establish (1804), 3:409, 3:410n
  • botanical expeditions in, 1:164n, 2:533, 4:535–4:536
  • boundaries of, 3:256–3:257, 3:282–3:283, 9:445–9:446, 9:478–9:480, 9:487, 9:487–9:488n, 9:516, 9:518, 9:658, 9:658–9:659n, 11:460, 11:460n
  • claims related to U.S. purchase of, 9:388, 9:389n
  • exploration of navigable waters proposed, 1:448–1:449
  • Federalists on, 3:256
  • R. Kennon appointed commandant of, 10:439, 10:440n
  • land exchange with Great Britain, 1:672–1:673
  • J. Monroe offered governorship of, 2:35, 2:42–2:43, 2:44, 2:46n
  • sugar-cane industry in, 2:556
  • TJ on, 2:360, 9:487, 9:488n, 10:610
  • TJ’s role in purchasing, 7:706–7:707, 7:711, 9:185, 9:551–9:552n, 10:542–10:543
  • and Treaty of Paris (1803), 3:256, 9:478, 9:480n
  • and Treaty of San Ildefonso (1800), 9:478–9:480, 9:480n, 9:488n

The Lounger, 7:665

The Lounger’s Common-Place Book (Newman), 6:220, 6:280

Loury, Thomas T.

  • letters from, 3:647–3:648
  • sends silver ore sample to TJ, 3:647–3:648

Louvet de Couvray, Jean Baptiste

  • as novelist, 7:665

Louvois. See Le Tellier, François Michel, marquis de Louvois

Louvre

  • preservation of objects from, 9:392

Love, John

  • identified, 11:537n
  • letter from, 11:536–11:537
  • letter to, 11:588
  • and wheat, 11:536–11:537, 11:588

Love & Madness, A Story too True (Croft), 2:204, 2:204n, 2:339–2:340

Loveday, Septimus

  • and E. Aram’s murder trial, 7:378

Lovell, James

  • death of, 8:135, 8:135n, 8:148

Lovely Mathilda (ship), 2:353

Lovett, John

  • and books for TJ, 10:565, 10:625
  • and O. Evans’s petition to Congress, 7:113n

Lovett, N. S. I., 10:610

Lovick, John

  • as boundary commissioner, 9:178, 11:22, 11:22, 11:23n

Lovilo (TJ’s slave; b. 1801). See Hern, Lovilo (TJ’s slave; b. 1801)

Loving, Samuel

  • and Central College subscription, 11:333

Low, Esther Prentiss (wife of John Low [1763–1809])

  • and The New and Complete American Encyclopædia, 4:281n

Low, John (1763–1809)

  • and The New and Complete American Encyclopædia, 4:281n

Low, John (ca. 1790–1829)

  • identified, 4:281–4:282n
  • letters from, 4:281–4:282, 4:336, 4:408, 4:530–4:531
  • letters to, 4:365–4:366, 4:558–4:559
  • TJ subscribes to The New and Complete American Encyclopædia, 4:281, 4:336, 4:365, 4:371, 4:408, 4:409, 4:530–4:531, 4:557, 4:558–4:559

Lowell, John

  • political writings of, 6:297

Lowndes, William

  • congressional Joint Library Committee member, 8:14

Lowry, Mrs., 5:121

Lowry, Andrew, 1:335, 1:335n

Lowry, Morrow, 1:335, 1:335n

Loyal and Patriotic Society of Upper Canada, 8:225, 8:225

Loyd, Mr., 6:255

Lozano, Joaquin, 3:478n

Lüber, Thomas. See Erastus, Thomas (Thomas Lüber)

Luberta (C. L. Bankhead’s slave), 8:395

Lucan

  • in collegiate curriculum, 7:661
  • Pharsalia, 4:503, 4:506n

Lucchesini, Cesare

  • and P. Mazzei’s will, 9:675

Lucchesini, Giacomo

  • and P. Mazzei’s will, 9:675

lucerne. See alfalfa

Luchini, Giuseppe

  • family of, 9:291n

Lucian

  • dialogues of, 7:661
  • works of, 11:415
  • works of bound for TJ, 8:630

Luciani, Sebastiano

  • portrait of Columbus, 7:xliii–7:xliv

Lucinda (TJ’s slave; b. 1791)

  • laborer, 4:379
  • on Poplar Forest slave lists, 4:383, 4:384, 4:385, 5:461, 6:308, 6:308, 8:61, 8:62, 8:62, 8:255, 8:255, 8:255
  • pot for, 8:70–8:71

Lucket, Mr. (captain of Diana), 5:289–5:290

Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus), 7:661, 7:661–7:662

Lucy (C. L. Bankhead’s slave, one of two with this name), 8:395

Lucy (C. L. Bankhead’s slave, second of two with this name), 8:395

Lucy (C. Bellini’s slave)

  • and C. Bellini estate, 9:491
  • family of, 9:491, 9:491

Lucy (E. Randolph’s slave), 4:231–4:232n

Lucy (TJ’s slave; b. 1783)

  • on Monticello slave list, 4:387
  • on Poplar Forest slave list, 4:382, 4:383

Lucy (TJ’s slave; b. ca. 1800)

  • on Poplar Forest slave lists, 4:384, 4:385, 5:462, 6:308, 8:61, 8:255
  • spinner, 4:380

Lucy (TJ’s slave; b. 1811)

  • on Monticello slave lists, 8:62n
  • on smallpox vaccination list, 9:718

Ludlow, Charles, 3:524

Ludlow, Daniel & Co.

  • agent for N. & J. van Staphorst, 9:581, 9:581n

Ludlow, Edmund

  • Memoirs, 1:37, 1:580, 7:629

Ludlow, Maxfield

  • identified, 11:617n
  • letter from, 11:615–11:617
  • map by, 11:615–11:616
  • Prospectus for Publishing by Subscription, A Map of the State of Louisiana, with a part of the State of Mississippi and Alabama Territory, 11:615, 11:616–11:617n

Ludwell, Frances

  • and P. Ludwell estate, 7:371, 9:284

Ludwell, Philip

  • estate of, 7:329, 7:371–7:372, 9:283–9:284, 10:628, 10:629

Luke (New Testament evangelist), 6:278

Lukens, Isaiah

  • and mechanical bell ringer, 10:344–10:345, 10:345 (illus.), 10:345, 10:345, 10:352
  • and perpetual-motion machine, 5:xlix–5:l, 5:358 (illus.), 5:558, 5:559n
  • and windmill pump, 8:80

Lukens, Samuel

  • letters from, 4:571
  • letters to, 4:619
  • and I. Shoemaker, 4:571, 4:619

Lullin de Châteauvieux, Jacob Frédéric

  • Manuscrit venu de St. Hélène, d’une manière inconnue, 11:383, 11:384n

lumber

  • export of, 10:571
  • used at Poplar Forest, 8:612, 8:613, 8:695–8:696, 10:219n, 10:356, 11:207
  • in Va., 9:429–9:430

lumber trade, 3:345–3:346

lunar caustic (silver nitrate)

  • as medicine, 4:416

Lundy’s Lane, Battle of (1814), 7:525n, 8:267n

lunettes, 5:507

lupinella. See sainfoin

Lusignem, Louis Hugues Thibault Henri Jacques, marquis de, 2:11, 2:12, 2:14

Luther, Martin

  • J. Adams on, 7:23, 7:74, 7:480, 9:432
  • mentioned, 6:409, 11:424

Luzac, Jean

  • and F. A. Van der Kemp, 4:614, 10:305

Luzerne Federalist (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.)

  • prints poems on TJ, 1:429–1:431, 1:431–1:433

Lycée ou Cours De Littérature Ancienne Et Moderne (J. F. La Harpe), 7:26

Lycurgus (Spartan lawgiver), 10:671

Lydia (brig), 1:629, 3:434n

Lydia (E. Randolph’s slave), 4:231–4:232n

Lydia (ship), 9:259

lye

  • as scab remedy, 5:182n

Lye, Edward

  • Dictionarium Saxonico et Gothico-Latinum, 6:406, 6:407n

Lyle, James

  • agent for Henderson, McCaul, & Co., 2:180, 2:216–2:217, 2:433, 2:513, 3:280, 3:341, 3:488, 3:538, 3:627–3:628, 4:11, 4:75
  • identified, 2:180n
  • letters from, 2:180, 3:280–3:281, 3:488–3:489, 3:627–3:628, 4:75–4:76
  • letters to, 2:216–2:217, 3:341–3:342, 3:538, 4:11
  • supposed land purchase from W. Byrd, 6:304
  • TJ pays, 4:10, 4:24
  • TJ’s account with, 4:76
  • vision loss of, 3:280–3:281, 3:341–3:342, 3:488, 4:75

Lyman, Jerushia

  • B. Rush on, 4:673–4:674

Lyman, Theodore (17551839)

  • family of, 11:46, 11:294, 11:294n

Lyman, Theodore (17921849)

  • identified, 11:47n
  • letters of introduction requested for, 11:46, 11:294, 11:311, 11:357, 11:362–11:363
  • TJ introduces, 11:355, 11:356, 11:360

Lyman, William

  • and anonymous letter, 3:578
  • consul at London, 1:182n, 4:673, 4:674n
  • identified, 1:182n
  • letters from, 1:182
  • sends publication to TJ, 1:182

Lyman, William, Jr.

  • arrives at Philadelphia, 4:673, 4:674n

Lynch, Dominick

  • and American Society for the Encouragement of Domestic Manufactures, 11:441–11:442, 11:478
  • identified, 11:442n
  • letter from, 11:441–11:442
  • letter to, 11:478

Lynch, John

  • antislavery activities of, 3:267–3:269, 3:318–3:320
  • identified, 3:269n
  • letters from, 3:267–3:270
  • letters to, 3:318–3:320

Lynchburg, Va.

  • chancery court at, 10:450
  • citizens of, address TJ, 1:671, 9:145–9:147
  • craftsmen of, 11:534–11:535
  • currency exchange at, 8:509, 8:511, 8:511–8:512
  • economy of, 3:102–3:104, 10:32
  • fish shipped to, 2:423, 2:503, 7:448, 10:157–10:158, 11:337
  • flour market at, 3:103, 3:341, 9:562
  • founding of, 3:269n
  • A. Jackson honored in, 9:145, 9:147n, 9:148, 9:148, 9:185
  • mail service to, 3:56, 3:102–3:104, 3:147–3:148, 3:164, 10:470
  • mills in, 10:466
  • plaster at, 5:457–5:458
  • post office in, 8:63, 9:62
  • schools in, 6:64, 6:130–6:131, 6:451, 6:451, 8:585, 10:672, 11:18–11:19, 11:49, 11:59, 11:112–11:113, 11:175, 11:233–11:234, 11:261, 11:292
  • specie sent from, 7:670
  • stores in, 8:79
  • taverns in, 9:20–9:21
  • timber sold at, 10:189
  • TJ on, 5:104–5:105, 7:482–7:483, 8:204, 10:32
  • TJ visits, 11:471
  • tobacco prices at, 4:95, 4:105, 4:461, 7:124, 9:562
  • tobacco shipped to, 9:505, 9:541
  • toll bridge at, 11:475n
  • wheat prices at, 10:355

Lynchburg Press (newspaper)

  • advertisements in, 11:238n
  • prints TJ’s Summary Comments on the Peaks of Otter, 9:173, 9:174n

Lyon, James

  • and Georgia Republican, 4:92, 4:127, 4:128n, 4:130–4:131
  • identified, 4:131n
  • letters to, 4:130–4:131
  • whereabouts of, 4:112, 4:128

Lyon, Matthew

  • family of, 4:112
  • persecutes W. Duane, 3:449

Lyon, Oliver, 1:33n

Lyons, Mr., 1:338

Lyons, James

  • identified, 7:175n
  • letters from accounted for, 7:175n
  • letters to, 7:174–7:175
  • and J. Wayles’s estate, 7:174, 7:175

Lyons, Peter

  • and J. Wayles’s estate, 2:369, 2:370, 2:540, 7:174, 7:175n, 7:175

Lysias

  • A. Auger’s translation of, 7:259, 7:285, 8:630, 9:456
  • Θουκυδίδου Πλάτωνος καὶ Λυσίου λόγοι ἐπιτάφιοι, 10:358

Lyttelton, George, Baron Lyttelton

  • The History of the Life of Henry the Second, and of the Age in which he lived, 2:51

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