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Vail, Mr., 10:324

Vail & Rogers (Richmond firm), 4:487

Valaperta, Giuseppe

  • delivers letter, 10:389n
  • identified, 10:389–10:390n
  • introduced to TJ, 10:389
  • as sculptor, 9:592
  • visits Monticello, 10:389
  • wax bas-relief portrait of TJ by, 10:xlviii, 10:240 (illus.), 10:389

Valcarcel, Placido Lorenzo Gonzales de, 2:480n

Valckenaer, Lodewijk Caspar

  • edition of Theocritus by, 9:196, 9:456

Valicourt, Mr., 2:118

Valin, René Josué

  • in law curriculum, 7:688
  • Nouveau Commentaire sur l’Ordonnance de la Marine, 2:657, 2:658n, 3:546

Vallance, John

  • as engraver, 7:70n, 8:77n, 8:77n

Vallancey, Charles

  • and Gaelic language, 7:560

Valli, Eusebio Giacinto

  • identified, 9:208n
  • introduced to TJ by C. G. G. Botta, 9:207, 9:707
  • letters from, 9:707, 10:127–10:150
  • letter to, 10:34–10:35
  • medical research of, 9:207, 9:707, 10:34, 10:35, 10:137
  • Memoria sulla Peste di Smyrne del 1784, 10:136, 10:147n
  • proposed visit of, 10:35
  • Sulla Peste di Costantinopoli del MDCCCIII, 10:136, 10:147n
  • on yellow fever, 10:127–10:137, 10:145–10:150n

Value, Victor

  • Historiettes Nouvelles, 9:97, 9:97n, 9:129
  • identified, 9:98n
  • letter from, 9:97–9:98
  • letter to, 9:129

Van Berckel, Pieter Johan

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

van Damme, Pieter Bernhard

  • bookseller, 5:125n

Van der Capellen tot den Pol, Joan Derk, baron

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

Van der Kemp, Francis Adrian

  • J. Adams on, 6:504, 10:305–10:306
  • biographical sketch of, 10:305–10:306
  • on Christianity, 10:121–10:122, 10:123, 10:241–10:242, 10:381–10:382
  • and copper use by ancients, 4:614
  • essays on natural history by, 4:614
  • friendship with J. Adams, 10:120–10:121, 10:241, 10:242n, 10:285, 10:305, 10:305, 10:305, 10:307n, 10:382, 10:382n, 10:503n
  • and C. de Gyzelaer, 10:305
  • health of, 10:502–10:503
  • identified, 4:501n
  • letter from, to R. Aspland, 10:123–10:124
  • letters from, 4:500–4:501, 4:613–4:615, 5:459–5:460, 9:595–9:597, 10:120–10:123, 10:241–10:242, 10:381–10:382, 10:502–10:503
  • letters to, 4:570–4:571, 5:572–5:573, 9:703–9:704, 10:277–10:278, 10:548–10:549
  • and R. R. Livingston, 4:500, 4:501n, 4:507, 4:614
  • location of home of, 10:36
  • and J. Luzac, 10:305
  • and mammoths, 5:459–5:460, 5:572–5:573
  • and proposed book, 4:500, 4:501–4:508, 4:570–4:571, 4:613–4:615, 5:459, 9:596, 9:597n
  • proposed work on Jesus, 9:595–9:596, 9:704, 10:121–10:122, 10:382, 10:502–10:503, 10:504–10:506, 10:548
  • “Sketch of the Life of Servetus,” 10:121, 10:122n
  • Synopsis of a Proposed Book, 4:501–4:508, 5:460n, 6:302, 6:303n, 9:596, 9:597n, 10:502–10:503, 10:504–10:507, 10:548
  • and TJ’s Philosophy of Jesus of Nazareth, 9:703–9:704
  • and TJ’s published works, 10:503, 10:548
  • and TJ’s syllabus on Jesus’s doctrines, 9:595–9:596, 9:703–9:704, 10:120, 10:123, 10:241, 10:241–10:242, 10:277, 10:381, 10:382n, 10:502, 10:503
  • writings of on religion, 10:121, 10:502

Van der Marck, Frederik Adolf

  • as Dutch educator, 10:120
  • in F. A. Van der Kemp’s proposed book, 4:506

Van Dyke, Nicholas, 5:601n

Van Eupen, Pierre

  • in F. A. Van der Kemp’s proposed book, 4:505

van Ghent, Willem Joseph

  • Dutch commander, 7:682, 7:684n

Van Hollen (ship). See Von (Van) Hollen (ship)

Vanhorn, Cornelius

  • and American Revolution, 9:575

vanilla

  • TJ orders, 1:161, 1:188, 1:188, 1:188, 1:190, 1:190
  • ways to serve, 1:188

Van Marum, Martin (Martinus)

  • and Société Hollandoise des Sciences, 10:364, 10:364n, 10:394

Van Mons, Jean Baptiste, 10:230

Van Ness, John P., 3:537n

  • as commissioner of public buildings, 8:596n

Van Praet, Joseph, 10:311

Van Rensselaer, Stephen

  • and carriage of H. G. Spafford, 8:414, 8:416
  • defeat at Queenston Heights, 5:445, 5:446n, 5:449, 5:493, 6:172, 6:645, 8:263
  • and early American history, 2:503n
  • estate of, 8:414, 8:416
  • in Paris, 7:490

Van Spaendonck, Gerard, 2:308

van Staphorst, N. & J. & R. See Staphorst, N. & J. & R. van

Van Wart, Isaac

  • medal commemorating Revolutionary War service of, 9:91, 9:92n

Van Winkle, C. S.

  • prints book, 4:672n

Varina (T. M. Randolph’s Henrico Co. estate)

  • and T. J. Randolph, 6:20n
  • in T. M. Randolph’s will, 6:18–6:19
  • T. M. Randolph visits, 7:366

varnish, 1:419, 9:225

Varnum, George Washington

  • identified, 3:544n
  • letters from, 3:543–3:544
  • and map of Nelson Co., 10:196
  • on public expenditures, 3:544

Varnum, Joseph Bradley

  • family of, 9:653, 9:654n, 10:196
  • letters to, 4:164
  • and Newburyport collectorship, 1:25, 9:653
  • speaker of U.S. House of Representatives, 2:107n
  • as U.S. senator, 4:163, 4:164n

Varro

  • Rei rusticae, 2:82

Vasari, Giorgio, 7:613, 7:613

Vassall, Leonard, 6:xlv

Vassall, William

  • on pleasure and pain, 10:6, 10:284, 10:359

Vater, Johann Severin

  • identified, 1:652n
  • letter forwarded to, 4:99
  • letters from, 1:651–1:652
  • letters to, 3:615–3:616
  • Untersuchungen über Amerika’s Bevölkerung aus dem alten Kontinente, 1:651–1:652, 2:467, 3:150, 3:150n, 3:166, 3:615–3:616

Vattel, Emmerich de

  • Le Droit des Gens, ou, Principes de la loi naturelle, appliqué à la conduite & aux affaires des nations & des souverains, 3:159, 3:175n, 3:176n, 3:546, 7:627
  • and law of nations, 7:464
  • in F. A. Van der Kemp’s proposed book, 4:502

Vauban, Sébastien Le Prestre de

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

Vaucanson, Jacques de, 5:153, 5:154n

Vaughan, Benjamin, 2:338n, 6:227, 6:228n

  • translates The Rural Socrates (H. Hirzel), 8:679n

Vaughan, John

  • account with TJ, 8:428, 8:556, 8:582, 8:586, 8:603, 8:625, 8:663, 9:514, 9:552, 9:649, 10:157
  • advises C. W. Peale, 8:545
  • and American Philosophical Society, 6:516n, 8:193, 8:247, 8:362, 8:363n
  • and American Philosophical Society membership diplomas, 6:75, 6:84, 6:115
  • and astronomical observations, 6:75, 6:84
  • forwards packages to T. Cooper, 2:376
  • and J. Hall’s agricultural improvements, 8:42
  • handles financial transactions, 9:648, 9:693
  • and Historical and Literary Committee of the American Philosophical Society, 9:179n, 9:180, 9:180n
  • A. von Humboldt sends greetings to, 1:453n
  • identified, 1:453n
  • introduces Biddles, 7:383
  • introduces G. Ticknor, 8:193–8:194
  • letters from, 1:452–1:453, 1:455, 5:7–5:8, 5:114–5:115, 6:75, 7:383, 7:684, 8:193–8:194, 8:362–8:363, 8:377–8:378, 8:586, 8:625, 8:632–8:633, 8:663, 9:186, 9:514, 9:552–9:553
  • letters to, 1:482–1:483, 5:83, 5:211–5:212, 6:84, 6:115–6:116, 8:247–8:248, 8:301–8:302, 8:589–8:590, 8:603, 9:276–9:277, 9:359–9:360, 9:649
  • librarian of American Philosophical Society, 1:452–1:453, 1:455, 1:482, 3:320–3:321, 3:322n, 5:7, 5:8n, 5:83, 5:114, 5:211, 5:514
  • makes payments for TJ, 9:76, 9:76, 9:351, 9:359, 9:416, 9:514, 9:552, 9:645, 9:646n
  • and F. A. Michaux’s botanical works, 8:194
  • as Philadelphia contact, 5:201, 6:469
  • sends package for J. Corrêa da Serra, 7:684
  • TJ purchases books through, 8:302, 8:363, 8:377, 9:276
  • TJ sends letters through, 9:309, 9:317, 9:416, 9:552, 9:649
  • and TJ’s lines of credit in Europe, 8:301–8:302, 8:362–8:363, 8:377–8:378, 8:539, 8:571, 8:579, 8:579, 8:586–8:587, 8:589–8:590, 8:603, 8:624, 8:625, 8:627, 8:632–8:633, 8:663, 8:673, 9:152, 9:186, 9:196, 9:209, 9:210, 9:276

Vaughan, John (d. 1807)

  • physician in Wilmington, Del., 10:566, 10:566

Vaughan, John Dickinson

  • desires military appointment, 10:566
  • identified, 10:566–10:567n
  • letter from, 10:566–10:567

Vaughan, William

  • and J. Adams, 6:227, 6:228n
  • family of, 8:377
  • identified, 5:514n
  • letters from, 5:513–5:515
  • and publications for American Philosophical Society, 5:513–5:514, 5:514–5:515n

Vauquelin, Nicolas Louis

  • Analysis of Green Tobacco, 1:142–1:146, 1:482
  • Analysis of Prepared Tobacco, 1:147–1:152, 1:482
  • identified, 1:146n
  • D. B. Warden translates experiments of, 1:142, 1:482, 1:608–1:609, 1:609n

Vaux, Roberts

  • identified, 10:527n
  • and Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture, 10:526

veal, 2:371, 5:260, 7:442n

Vecelli, Tiziano. See Titian (Tiziano Vecelli)

vegetable sensation, 5:276, 5:277n

Vegetius (Flavius Vegetius Renatus)

  • Epitome of Military Science, 7:529, 7:532n

Les Veilles de Saint-Augustin, Évêque d’Hippone (Gazzera), 1:522, 1:523n

Veltenair, Christian

  • identified, 3:650n
  • letters of introduction for, 3:650

Venable, Abraham

  • and bank loan, 1:181n, 1:302, 1:318, 1:344, 2:234, 2:314

Venerabilis Bedæ Presbyteri Ecclesiasticæ historiæ gentis Anglorum (Saint Bede), 10:357

venetian blinds, 3:520

Venezuela

  • and Great Britain, 3:177–3:178
  • independence movement in, 10:373, 10:374

Venice

  • and Congress of Vienna, 9:90
  • oligarchy of, 3:8, 3:12, 3:15

Ventris, Sir Peyton

  • The Reports of Sir Peyton Ventris Kt, 7:147, 7:148

Venus

  • Titian’s painting of copied, 4:181

La Venus (frigate), 10:128

Veracruz, Mexico

  • siege of, 10:374
  • yellow fever in, 10:128

Verduras, Cristóbal, 10:129–10:130

Vergennes, Charles Gravier, comte de

  • in F. A. Van der Kemp’s proposed book, 4:504
  • and P. Mazzei, 10:202

Vergil, Polydore

  • Polydori Vergilii Historiae Anglicae, 10:358

Vermont

  • and canals, 2:674
  • geology of, 7:357
  • and Hartford Convention, 8:111n, 8:163, 8:164n
  • history of, 8:282–8:283, 8:350
  • interest in TJ’s library in, 8:59–8:60
  • meteorological observations in, 9:241
  • militia from, 8:111–8:112, 8:112n
  • mountains in, 9:11
  • Republicans in, 3:28, 8:110

Vermont, University of

  • and War of 1812, 8:111

Veronica, Saint

  • veil of, 7:220

Verres, Gaius

  • Roman magistrate, 6:626

Verses on the Death of Dr. S—, D.S.P.D. occasioned By reading a Maxim in Rochefoulcault (J. Swift), 9:433, 9:434n

vertigo, 9:598

Vertot, René Aubert de

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

Vertue, George

  • as engraver, 7:399, 7:400n

Vesey, Francis

  • Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery, 6:477

Vespucci, Amerigo (Americus Vespucius)

  • bust of, 9:128, 9:350
  • and J. Delaplaine’s Repository, 10:613
  • Elogio d’Amerigo Vespucci (S. Canovai), 10:182
  • portrait of, 7:295, 7:302–7:303, 7:303, 7:330, 7:340, 7:342n, 7:429, 7:429n, 7:444, 7:498, 7:499, 7:522, 7:523n, 7:562, 7:564, 7:613, 8:239, 9:270, 9:352n, 9:405, 10:38, 10:39n, 10:71, 10:72n, 10:182, 10:398

Vessié, Jean, 3:235, 3:237n, 3:484

Vest, Charles

  • document to be left with, 2:294
  • letter from accounted for, 10:679
  • petition to General Assembly, 3:253–3:254
  • as postmaster at Milton, 7:311, 7:312n, 7:602, 8:420, 8:420n, 10:390
  • rents Shadwell Mill, 5:528n
  • TJ on, 1:505–1:506
  • TJ pays for mule, 5:298, 5:299n
  • witnesses land conveyance, 4:288

Vesuvius (volcano), 2:551, 9:134

veterinary science

  • study of, 5:413–5:415, 5:415n, 5:416n, 5:668–5:670, 6:13, 7:639

Vettori, Pietro

  • Trattato di Piero Vettori delle lodi e della coltivazione degli ulivi, 2:82

La Veuve du Malabar (A. M. Le Mierre), 7:77, 7:78n

Vibert, Amice

  • purchases TJ’s tobacco, 7:307

La Victoire (ship), 2:13

Victor Amadeus II, duke of Savoy, king of Sicily and Sardinia-Piedmont

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

Victor Amadeus III, king of Sardinia

  • TJ on, 2:276

Victor Emmanuel I, king of Sardinia, 2:391n, 7:539

vicuña, 1:479, 1:599

La vie de Frederic, Baron de Trenck (Trenck), 6:113n

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

Vienna, Congress of

  • negotiations at, 8:112–8:113, 8:113n, 8:130–8:131, 8:134, 8:137, 8:168, 8:339, 8:533, 8:534n, 8:588, 8:684, 8:684n, 9:68, 9:90, 9:91n, 9:137–9:138, 9:175, 9:201, 9:218, 9:218n, 9:432, 9:432, 9:716n

Viewmont (Albemarle Co. estate)

  • sales of, 8:308n

A view of the physical, moral, and immoral effects of certain liquors (Rush), 4:17

A View Of the Principal Deistical Writers (Leland), 6:302

A view of the principles and conduct of the Protestant dissenters, with respect to the civil and ecclesiastical constitution of England (Priestley), 1:581

Views of Louisiana (H. M. Brackenridge), 4:7–4:8, 4:8n, 7:242, 7:383–7:384, 7:385n

Vigano, Giuseppe Timpanari, 3:381n

Villalba, Joaquín de

  • Epidemiologia Española ó Historia Cronológica de las Pestes, Contagios, Epidemias y Epizootias, 10:129, 10:146n

The Villas of the Ancients Illustrated (Castell), 1:390, 1:397n

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

Villers, Charles François Dominique de

  • Coup-D’œil sur Les Universités et Le Mode D’Instruction Publique de L’Allemagne Protestante, 8:550–8:551

Vince, Samuel

  • A Complete System of Astronomy, 7:436, 7:437n
  • and geodesy, 1:357
  • and lunar calculations, 1:492

Vincennes, Ind. Territory

  • American capture of, 4:378

Vincent, William, 7:658

Vincent v. Conrad, 5:245

Vinci, Leonardo da. See Leonardo da Vinci

A Vindication of the Histories of the Old and New Testament (R. Clayton), 10:506

A Vindication of the Religion of Mr. Jefferson (Knox), 2:173, 2:174n, 2:215–2:216

vinegar

  • bird pepper added to, 6:187
  • syrup, 1:161, 1:188, 1:188, 1:190, 1:222, 1:257
  • with tarragon, 5:98

Vinnius, Arnoldus

  • commentary on Justinian’s Corpus juris civilis, 2:677, 7:125
  • D. Justiniani sacratissimi principis, 3:48, 3:175n
  • Jurisprudentiæ Contractæ sive Partitionum Juris Civilis Libri IV, 3:175n, 3:546

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

Virey, Julien Joseph

  • Histoire Naturelle Du Genre Humain, 7:458, 7:458n, 8:481–8:482, 8:482n

Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro)

  • J. Adams quotes, 6:145, 6:146–6:147n, 6:616, 6:619n, 10:6, 10:8n
  • Aeneid, 7:661, 9:59, 9:59n, 10:6, 10:8n
  • J. Armstrong quotes, 1:538, 1:538n
  • in collegiate curriculum, 7:448, 7:661, 7:685
  • Eclogues, 1:345n, 3:370, 3:370–3:371n, 5:319n, 6:616, 6:619n
  • Georgics, 9:139, 9:139n
  • C. G. Heyne edition of, 9:196, 9:455, 10:212, 10:212, 10:531
  • J. McCoy alludes to, 1:326, 1:327n
  • Opera. Interpretatione et Notis (Delphin edition; ed. C. de La Rue), 8:660, 9:274, 9:464, 9:538, 9:639
  • B. Rush quotes, 6:16, 6:16n
  • TJ on, 4:396, 8:540
  • TJ quotes, 6:233, 6:234n, 6:492, 6:498n, 7:453, 7:455n, 7:604, 7:605n, 8:23, 9:43, 9:44n
  • The Works of Virgil (trans. J. Dryden), 10:260n
  • writings of, 8:12, 9:712

Virginia. See also Bank of Virginia (Richmond); Barbour, James; Central College; The History of Virginia (J. D. Burk, S. Jones, and L. H. Girardin); Mutual Assurance Society; Notes on the State of Virginia (Thomas Jefferson); Richmond Enquirer (newspaper); Virginia, University of

  • Act for establishing Religious Freedom, 1:384n, 1:487, 6:565, 7:148, 10:301
  • antislavery in, 3:267–3:269, 3:318, 3:319
  • armories in, 6:289
  • banks in, 8:19, 8:35, 8:36n, 8:306, 8:511, 9:286–9:287, 9:287n, 9:332, 9:332n, 9:365, 9:401, 9:401n, 9:496, 10:74, 10:294, 10:294, 10:295n, 10:361, 10:549, 10:549, 10:549n, 10:659, 10:660n
  • boundary of with N.C., 9:178, 9:384, 9:689–9:690, 10:470, 10:470n
  • brandy production in, 6:487
  • British attacks on, 6:332, 6:333n, 8:385n, 8:481, 8:482n, 10:xlvi, 10:267, 10:575, 10:575n
  • canals in, 10:347–10:348, 10:561, 10:563n
  • charters, early, 1:620, 10:365
  • citizenship laws in, 9:259, 9:261n
  • clergy in, 6:564, 9:255
  • climate compared to Spain, 2:165–2:166
  • climate of, 9:122, 10:331
  • and colonization of freed slaves, 3:319, 3:320n
  • Committee of Correspondence, 8:200, 8:200–8:201n, 9:219–9:220, 9:220n, 9:289, 9:289n, 9:367–9:369, 9:369n, 10:269–10:270
  • congressional districts in, 3:473, 3:474n
  • conscription in, 9:74, 9:75n
  • constitutional convention for proposed, 9:286, 9:287n, 9:298, 9:298n, 9:365, 10:162–10:163, 10:220, 10:222, 10:293–10:294, 10:295n, 10:322–10:323, 10:367, 10:380, 10:405–10:406, 10:434, 10:435–10:436, 10:529–10:530
  • constitution, J. S. Gaines’s proposed revision of, 4:118–4:123
  • constitution of (1776), 4:415, 4:416n, 4:433, 5:649–5:650, 5:667–5:668, 6:77, 7:495, 7:496n, 7:549, 8:182, 10:87–10:88, 10:115, 10:117n, 10:220, 10:221, 10:222–10:228, 10:229, 10:240, 10:293–10:294, 10:322–10:323, 10:361, 10:367–10:368, 10:380, 10:405–10:406, 10:422, 10:423n, 10:434, 10:435–10:436, 10:529–10:530
  • Convention of 1776, ordinances, 9:405, 9:406n
  • Convention of 1776, proceedings, 9:364–9:365n, 9:405, 9:406n
  • conventions of 1775–76, 4:293, 4:296–4:297n, 8:349, 8:349, 8:349n, 9:363–9:364, 9:364–9:365n, 9:405, 9:406n, 10:376n
  • Council of State, 3:579, 3:580, 3:605, 3:605n, 4:122, 4:135n, 4:415, 4:416n, 4:432–4:434, 6:336, 8:475n, 8:642, 9:363–9:364, 9:405, 9:469, 10:288, 10:289n, 10:421
  • county court system, 10:263–10:264
  • Court of Appeals, 4:401–4:402, 6:473, 6:476, 6:477–6:478, 6:480, 6:480, 6:572, 6:573, 9:44, 9:46n, 9:72–9:73, 9:120–9:121
  • courts of chancery, 8:630, 8:692, 10:450
  • Declaration of Rights, 7:148
  • defense of, 8:46, 8:165, 8:165, 9:623, 9:623–9:625, 9:684
  • deference to certain families in, 6:564, 6:626
  • and education, 2:384–2:385, 2:457, 2:535, 6:606, 8:101, 8:103, 8:385–8:386n, 9:398–9:399, 9:399n, 9:496–9:497, 9:506, 9:507n, 9:590, 9:592n, 9:684, 10:263, 10:264n, 10:664
  • education of deaf and mute in, 9:361, 9:395, 9:397, 9:656n
  • elections in, 1:168, 5:440, 7:494, 7:546, 8:128
  • Federalists in, 8:46–8:47
  • foundries in, 6:289
  • gazetteer of proposed, 10:544, 10:595
  • General Assembly, 1:242, 1:245n, 2:97, 2:98, 2:213, 2:213n, 2:384, 2:387, 3:194n, 3:253–3:254, 3:266, 3:286–3:288, 3:319, 3:320n, 3:322–3:323, 3:332–3:333, 3:467–3:468, 3:472n, 4:122–4:123, 4:135n, 4:161, 4:161n, 4:170, 4:346–4:349, 4:566, 4:567, 4:568–4:569n, 5:378–5:380, 5:380n, 5:391, 5:469, 5:469n, 5:526–5:528, 5:638–5:639, 5:667–5:668, 5:668n, 6:67, 6:545n, 6:564–6:565, 6:565–6:566, 6:597–6:598, 6:606, 6:606, 6:651, 6:651n, 7:33, 7:33n, 7:145, 7:145, 7:145–7:146n, 7:176–7:177, 7:184–7:185, 7:264–7:265, 7:265, 7:266, 7:266–7:267, 7:338–7:339, 7:535n, 7:571, 7:637, 7:669–7:671, 7:671n, 7:691, 8:15, 8:36n, 8:47n, 8:90, 8:128, 8:164, 8:165, 8:166n, 8:178, 8:179n, 8:183, 8:184, 8:316, 8:316, 8:316–8:317, 8:317, 8:334, 8:475n, 8:619, 8:631–8:632, 8:661, 9:92, 9:106, 9:106–9:107, 9:215n, 9:258–9:261, 9:328–9:331, 9:363–9:364, 9:394–9:395, 9:396n, 9:399, 9:399n, 9:405–9:406, 9:416, 9:417n, 9:422, 9:431n, 9:469, 9:480–9:481, 9:481–9:487n, 9:487, 9:496–9:497, 9:498n, 9:506, 9:506, 9:507n, 9:523–9:524, 9:524, 9:566, 9:590–9:591, 9:592n, 9:680–9:681, 9:684, 9:696n, 10:189, 10:190n, 10:264, 10:264n, 10:294, 10:376, 10:423, 10:474, 10:498, 10:499n, 10:530, 10:549, 10:563n, 10:579, 10:581–10:582, 10:582–10:583, 10:628, 10:629, 10:649, 10:659, 10:664, 10:673n
  • General Court, 2:84, 2:85, 6:554–6:555, 6:573, 7:29
  • governor, 4:122, 4:122–4:123, 4:415, 4:416n, 4:432–4:434, 4:485–4:486, 4:585, 7:495, 7:496n, 7:549, 7:671, 8:47, 8:47n, 8:90, 8:423, 8:423n, 8:481, 8:482n, 10:295n, 10:366, 10:543, 10:672
  • historiography of, 1:619, 7:140, 7:190, 7:492–7:496, 7:544–7:550, 8:121–8:122, 8:122n, 8:140–8:141, 8:200, 8:203, 8:309, 8:334–8:337, 8:338n, 8:388, 9:137, 9:138n
  • House of Burgesses, 4:598–4:600, 7:493–7:495, 7:496–7:497, 7:544–7:546, 7:546, 7:546–7:547, 7:549, 7:550–7:551n, 7:603, 7:605n, 8:200–8:201n, 8:620, 8:621, 8:641–8:645, 8:645n, 9:214–9:215, 9:215n, 9:368, 9:369n, 10:269, 10:269, 10:269–10:270, 10:271n, 10:365–10:366, 10:366n, 10:384
  • House of Burgesses, journals of, 7:493, 7:494, 7:494–7:495, 7:496–7:497, 7:544–7:546, 7:546–7:547, 7:549, 7:550n, 7:551n, 8:330, 8:619, 8:620, 8:621, 8:642, 9:368, 9:369n
  • House of Delegates, 6:597n, 6:630–6:631, 6:634, 6:634, 7:33n, 7:145, 7:145, 7:145, 7:145–7:146n, 7:496n, 8:93n, 8:165, 8:165, 8:316–8:317, 8:619, 9:47, 9:286–9:287, 9:287n, 9:298, 9:298n, 9:331–9:332, 9:332n, 9:360, 9:364, 9:365, 9:366, 9:379n, 9:398, 9:399n, 9:400–9:401, 9:405, 9:406n, 9:487, 9:487n, 9:496–9:497, 9:498n, 9:506, 10:264n, 10:295n, 10:439, 10:549, 10:580n, 10:628, 10:659, 10:659, 10:659, 10:660n
  • House of Delegates, journals of, 10:376, 10:438
  • impact of slavery on, 10:41–10:42
  • interest rates in, 10:11n, 10:666, 10:666n
  • internal improvements in, 9:365, 9:395, 9:396n, 9:591, 10:561, 10:563n
  • judicial appeal process in, 10:189, 10:190n, 10:191
  • land claims of veterans from, 4:134–4:135, 4:135n, 4:176, 4:566–4:567, 4:568–4:569n, 4:585, 9:405
  • land grants in, 5:399–5:402, 9:363, 9:364n, 10:269
  • Land Office, 5:87n, 5:103, 5:159, 5:159n, 5:222n
  • land prices in, 8:306–8:307, 8:320
  • law in, 1:334, 1:369–1:370, 1:381–1:383, 1:403–1:404, 1:404n, 1:469, 1:472–1:473, 1:488–1:489, 1:570, 2:30, 2:50, 3:190–3:191
  • laws of, 4:122, 4:293, 4:294, 4:296–4:297n, 4:300–4:301, 5:135, 5:137n, 5:278, 5:278n, 6:122, 6:564–6:565, 7:228, 7:228n, 7:249–7:250, 7:260, 7:270, 7:270, 7:270, 7:292, 7:292n, 7:628, 8:175, 8:231, 8:235, 8:310, 8:329–8:330, 8:348–8:349, 8:379, 8:398, 8:418, 8:424–8:425, 8:439–8:440, 8:474, 8:475n, 8:628, 8:630, 8:630, 8:631–8:632, 9:80, 9:107, 9:108n, 10:11n, 10:55, 10:56n, 10:114, 10:117n, 10:189, 10:190n, 10:190–10:191, 10:192n, 10:196, 10:196n, 10:376, 10:390, 10:404, 10:404n, 10:452, 10:457, 10:498, 10:499n, 10:569, 10:572, 10:617, 10:617, 10:617, 10:637
  • limestone in, 3:432–3:433, 3:458, 10:554
  • Literary Fund, 9:277, 9:279, 9:330, 9:360, 9:365, 9:496, 9:497, 9:506, 9:507n, 9:590, 9:592n, 9:626, 10:659
  • and madder cultivation, 3:288–3:289, 3:326–3:327
  • mammoth bones found in, 2:507, 4:43, 4:43n
  • Manufactory of Arms, 1:614–1:615
  • maps of, 1:xliv–1:xlv (illus.), 1:251n, 2:xxxviii–2:xxxix (illus.), 3:xlii–3:xliii (illus.), 4:xl–4:xli (illus.), 4:369–4:370, 5:xliv–5:xlv (illus.), 6:xl–6:xli (illus.), 7:xl–7:xli (illus.), 8:xlii–8:xliii (illus.), 8:76, 9:xl–9:xli (illus.), 9:400–9:401, 9:401n, 9:440–9:441, 9:566, 9:590–9:591, 9:592n, 9:621–9:622, 9:623, 9:642–9:643, 9:680–9:681, 9:684–9:692, 10:xlii–10:xliii (illus.), 10:18, 10:55–10:56, 10:196, 10:196n, 10:239, 10:288–10:289, 10:293, 10:324, 10:543
  • markets in, 3:102–3:104
  • military nominations from, 4:529
  • militia, 8:46, 8:165, 8:199n, 8:233
  • minerals of, 8:400–8:401
  • newspapers in, 10:549
  • post offices in, 2:169, 2:178–2:179, 2:269, 2:333, 2:535, 6:644, 8:376, 8:425, 8:426n, 8:432, 8:566, 10:351, 10:390
  • quarries in, 3:64, 3:162
  • racial definitions in, 8:310–8:311
  • Ratification Convention of 1788, 8:336, 8:338n, 8:338n
  • regional conflicts in, 10:294
  • regional nicknames, 8:232–8:233
  • religion in, 9:379, 9:380–9:381, 9:382, 9:382–9:383
  • religious societies in, 6:607–6:608, 6:608n, 7:178, 7:182–7:183, 7:183n
  • Republicans in, 3:266, 3:322, 3:332–3:333, 3:585, 3:591, 3:593n, 5:303–5:304
  • revision of laws, 1:381–1:383, 1:384n, 5:136, 5:137n, 7:549
  • riverbeds, 1792 act on, 3:287, 3:288n, 3:303
  • riverbeds, 1802 act on, 3:287, 3:288n, 3:303
  • river names, 4:146
  • road proposed in, 6:651, 6:651n, 10:659
  • roads in, 8:46, 8:47, 8:70, 8:70, 8:232–8:233, 8:241, 8:290, 9:35, 9:365, 10:478, 10:491, 10:561, 10:563n, 10:581–10:582, 10:582–10:583, 10:611, 10:629, 10:664, 10:666–10:667
  • seal of, 1:345n
  • search for Dutch-language accounts of, 2:502–2:503, 2:511, 2:567
  • Senate, 6:595, 6:596, 6:596, 6:597n, 6:597, 6:598, 6:620, 6:628, 6:629, 6:630, 6:631, 6:633, 6:634, 6:635, 6:635, 7:5, 7:145, 7:145, 7:145n, 7:145–7:146n, 7:496n, 7:671, 8:35, 8:317, 8:628, 9:360–9:361, 9:365, 9:366, 9:394–9:395, 9:401, 9:469, 9:495–9:497, 10:294, 10:295n, 10:628, 10:659, 10:659, 10:659
  • sheep raising in, 4:346, 4:428, 5:385, 5:386
  • silver ore in, 3:647–3:648
  • snowfall in, 2:70–2:71, 3:392, 3:394, 3:437
  • soil of, 4:84–4:85, 4:177
  • springs in, 8:688–8:689, 9:120
  • and Stamp Act (1765), 8:619, 8:641–8:642, 8:645n, 10:269, 10:271n
  • State Penitentiary, 1:474n, 6:289, 10:463
  • statistics on population and manufacturing in, 9:401, 9:401n, 9:440
  • statue of G. Washington for capitol of, 9:385–9:386, 9:387n
  • statutes, historiography of, 1:334, 1:381–1:384, 1:489
  • statutes on forcible entry, 5:279, 5:279n
  • statutes on legal pleadings, 2:545
  • statutes prohibiting bringing slaves into, 1:622, 1:624n
  • steamboats in, 9:234n, 9:234n
  • suffrage in, 9:287n
  • surveys of, 10:55–10:56, 10:239, 10:288–10:289, 10:293, 10:324
  • taverns in, 8:232–8:233, 8:233, 8:398
  • taxes in, 10:363, 10:376, 10:376n
  • theological seminary proposed in, 9:379, 9:379n, 9:382
  • TJ appointed a director of public works in, 9:480–9:481, 9:481n, 9:523–9:524, 9:524, 10:675, 10:676n
  • TJ as governor of, 4:377–4:378, 4:432, 4:434n, 4:467–4:468, 4:546, 4:568n, 4:602, 4:626, 8:178, 8:179n, 8:386n
  • TJ drafts constitution for, 2:381, 2:383n, 10:115, 10:117n, 10:222, 10:422, 10:423n
  • TJ on economy of, 3:102–3:104, 6:208
  • TJ on election of juries in, 9:629
  • TJ on his role in politics, 3:507–3:508
  • TJ on people of, 8:356, 8:642–8:643
  • TJ on powers of governor, 4:432–4:434, 4:485–4:486
  • TJ on public initiatives in, 9:330–9:331, 9:480, 9:523–9:524, 9:649, 9:711
  • TJ on subdividing into hundreds or wards, 7:134–7:135, 7:145, 8:92–8:93, 8:385–8:386n, 9:361, 9:397, 9:436–9:438, 9:438n, 10:367–10:368
  • TJ recommends tour of, 10:331–10:332
  • TJ’s collection of laws of, 1:158–1:159, 1:334, 1:381, 3:190–3:191, 3:569, 7:249–7:250, 7:292, 8:235, 8:329–8:330, 8:379, 8:398–8:400, 8:418, 8:424–8:425, 8:439–8:440, 8:474, 8:475n, 9:80, 9:107, 9:108n, 9:237, 9:289, 9:318, 9:363–9:364, 9:405, 9:435, 9:438n, 9:531, 9:544, 10:404
  • TJ’s collection of newspapers, 3:190–3:191, 4:467
  • TJ to provide merino sheep to, 2:388–2:389, 2:390, 2:409, 2:413, 2:418, 2:431, 2:457, 2:490–2:491, 2:492, 2:496n
  • treasurer of, 8:165, 10:366
  • treasury of, 2:74, 2:94, 7:669, 7:690, 8:35
  • U.S. senators from, 8:47, 8:47n
  • viticultural potential of, 4:84–4:85, 4:176–4:177, 4:419–4:420, 9:311, 9:422–9:423, 9:426–9:427, 10:23
  • volunteer troops from, 5:82, 5:107, 5:319, 5:344–5:345, 5:410–5:411, 5:531–5:532, 5:532–5:545
  • wages in, 8:307
  • wartime financing in, 7:144, 7:669–7:670, 7:690, 8:35, 8:126, 8:127n, 8:164–8:165, 8:166n, 8:182
  • wartime taxation in, 6:545n, 7:670, 7:689–7:691, 8:46, 8:47, 8:73, 8:73n, 8:73, 8:154–8:155n, 8:164, 8:169, 8:256
  • weather in, 8:241, 8:366, 9:144, 9:443, 10:379, 10:380n, 10:393, 10:394n
  • wool from, 10:547

Virginia, University of. See also Albemarle Academy; Central College

  • as academical village, 2:366n, 7:265
  • builders at, 1:136n, 3:68n, 3:520n
  • building materials for, 2:201n
  • bursar of, 5:567n
  • and J. H. Cocke, 3:xlvii, 3:136n
  • design of, 1:466n, 1:474n
  • founding of, 7:127–7:128, 7:264–7:266
  • land for, 2:282n
  • Pavilion VII, 8:89–8:90n
  • professorships at, 2:96n, 2:152n, 2:377n, 5:459n
  • rector of, 2:490n
  • Rotunda at, 2:438n
  • site of, 2:94n, 10:660
  • TJ’s vision for, 7:7, 7:9n, 7:127–7:128
  • visitors of, 1:191n, 2:490n, 5:530n

Virginia (TJ’s slave; b. 1793)

  • on Monticello slave lists, 4:388, 8:62n
  • and smallpox vaccination, 9:717

Virginia Abolition Society, 3:269n

Virginia Argus (Richmond newspaper)

  • advertisement in, 1:290, 1:291n
  • and L. H. Girardin, 10:24n
  • and La. boundary dispute, 9:480n, 9:487, 9:487–9:488n, 9:516, 9:518
  • prints TJ’s correspondence, 2:50n
  • TJ’s subscription to, 10:511, 10:512n, 10:538, 10:538n

Virginia Blues (regiment)

  • TJ describes, 10:269

Virginia Convention of 1774

  • TJ as member of, 1:486, 8:231

Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg), 3:191n, 7:545

Virginia Museum (Richmond), 10:82, 10:83–10:85, 10:113

The Virginian Orator (Birch, comp.), 4:286, 4:287n, 4:391, 4:396, 4:518–4:519, 4:562–4:563

Virginia Patriot (Richmond newspaper)

  • and rumor of TJ’s death, 9:710–9:711, 9:711–9:712n

Vishnu

  • N. G. M. Senter on, 5:407, 5:407–5:408n, 5:429

The Vision of Columbus (Barlow), 5:615, 5:619

The Vision of Pierce Plowman (W. Langland), 1:390, 1:397n, 9:633, 9:633n

Vitae Excellentium Imperatorum (Nepos), 1:580

viticulture. See also grapes; Monticello (TJ’s estate): viticulture at; wine

  • books on, 10:234, 10:237n
  • subsidies for, 9:426–9:427
  • in U.S., 1:586–1:587, 4:84–4:85, 4:176–4:177, 9:311, 9:423–9:424, 9:426–9:427
  • in Va., 4:419–4:420, 8:305–8:306, 9:197–9:199, 9:311, 9:349, 9:422–9:423, 9:426, 10:23

Vitruvius Pollio, Marcus

  • writings of, 6:381, 6:382

Vives, Juan Luis

  • not in TJ’s library, 7:147
  • quoted, 7:23, 7:24, 7:25, 7:27n

Viviani, Niccolo

  • governor of Pisa, 9:645n, 9:673n, 9:678n

“Vocabulaire de la Langue des Miamis” (Volney), 1:652, 1:652n

Vocabulaire des Termes de Marine Anglais et Français (Lescallier), 1:36, 1:184n

Vocabolario degli Accademici della Crusca, 9:394

Vocabularium Anglo-Saxonicum (T. Benson and W. Somner), 6:406, 6:407n, 10:358, 10:465

Voigt, Henry

  • family of, 4:167
  • identified, 3:83–3:84n
  • letters to, 3:83–3:84
  • and perpetual-motion machine, 5:559n
  • and watch for P. Carr, 3:83
  • and watch for A. C. Randolph (Bankhead), 6:338, 6:339n

Voigt, Thomas

  • identified, 6:61–6:62n
  • letters from, 6:258, 6:467–6:468, 6:561
  • letters to, 6:61–6:62, 6:117–6:118, 6:338–6:339, 6:569
  • TJ pays, 6:117, 6:337, 6:338
  • and TJ’s astronomical case clock, 4:xlv, 4:167, 4:229–4:230, 4:230, 5:92, 5:471, 5:507, 6:59, 6:61, 6:83, 6:83n, 6:117–6:118, 6:258, 6:468, 8:687
  • and watch for E. W. Randolph (Coolidge), 6:118, 6:258, 6:338–6:339, 6:339n, 6:467–6:468, 6:561, 6:569, 6:569n
  • and watchmaker for Charlottesville, 6:61, 6:83, 6:118, 6:258, 10:33

volcanoes, 2:551, 9:134

Volney, Constantin François Chasseboeuf, comte de

  • The Law of Nature, or Principles of Morality, Deduced from the Physical Constitution of Mankind and the Universe, 8:668, 8:669n
  • Leçons d’Histoire, 1:580
  • publication of correspondence of, 9:184, 9:298
  • The Ruins: or A Survey of the Revolutions of Empires, 7:627
  • N. G. M. Senter on, 5:65
  • H. G. Spafford’s proposed work on, 1:106n
  • Tableau du Climat et du Sol des États-Unis d’Amérique, 1:197, 1:198–1:199n, 1:652n, 2:143, 6:322–6:323, 6:327
  • “Vocabulaire de la Langue des Miamis,” 1:652, 1:652n
  • work dedicated to, 10:544

Voltaire (François Marie Arouet)

  • The Age of Louis XIV, 7:664
  • The Age of Louis XV, 7:664
  • Candide, 7:557
  • in collegiate curriculum, 7:665, 7:665, 7:665
  • criticized, 7:26, 7:27n, 7:66, 7:480, 8:552, 9:528, 10:13
  • Histoire de l’empire de Russie sous Pierre le Grand, 1:580
  • The History of Charles XII, 1:580, 7:664
  • mentioned, 6:228, 6:238, 6:302, 6:302, 10:7
  • opinions of, 9:709
  • Poème sur le désastre de Lisbonne, 7:560n
  • praises B. Franklin, 8:634
  • quoted by P. S. Du Pont de Nemours, 5:51, 5:56n
  • quoted by B. Rush, 1:185
  • and religious skepticism, 7:74, 7:587, 8:682, 9:527, 9:528–9:529, 10:6, 10:8n
  • Le Siècle de Louis XIV, 1:580
  • works of, 8:49

A Volume for all Libraries … Being a System of Philological Entertainments (J. Wilson), 6:355n, 6:415n, 6:415n, 7:398, 7:446

“Vonderpuff, Johannes” (pseudonym)

  • letters from mentioned, 7:xlv–7:xlvi

Von (Van) Hollen (ship), 10:274–10:275, 10:407, 10:407, 10:411, 10:416, 10:440–10:441n

Voss, Johann Heinrich

  • and authenticity of works of Homer, 9:86–9:87
  • popularity of, 9:84
  • translates works of Homer, 9:84

Voyage aux régions équinoxiales du nouveau continent (Humboldt), 1:25n, 1:37, 1:267n, 1:482, 3:447n, 3:554, 3:555n

Voyage de découvertes aux terres Australes (Péron), 5:463, 5:464n

Voyage de Humboldt et Bonpland, 1:24–1:25n, 1:455, 1:455n

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

Voyage du Jeune Anacharsis en Grèce (J. J. Barthélemy), 1:580, 1:582n, 7:662, 7:666n

A Voyage Round The World (Beresford), 1:445–1:446, 1:449n

Voyages aux Indes Orientales et en Afrique, pour l’Observation des Longitudes en Mer (A. M. Rochon), 4:676n, 5:301, 5:302n, 5:436, 7:53, 7:90

Voyages dans l’intérieur de la Louisiane (Robin), 3:557, 3:558n

Voyages from Montreal (Mackenzie), 1:443, 1:444–1:445n

A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean (Cook), 1:445, 1:446, 1:449n

Vrolik, Gerardus

  • identified, 1:195n
  • letters from, 1:194–1:195, 10:230–10:231
  • letters to, 2:354–2:355
  • and Royal Institute of Sciences, Belles Lettres, and Fine Arts, 10:230

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