Table of Contents to Volume Six, Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series

Foreword   vii  
Acknowledgments   ix  
Editorial Method and Apparatus   xi  
Maps   xxxix  
Illustrations   xliii  
Jefferson Chronology   2  
 

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To Alrichs & Dixon, 11 March   3  
To Lewis Brown, 11 March   3  
To Patrick Gibson, 11 March   4  
To Jeremiah A. Goodman, 11 March   4  
To Samuel J. Harrison, 11 March   5  
To John L. Thomas, 11 March   5  
To William Caruthers, 12 March   6  
From John H. Cocke, 12 March   7  
To John H. Cocke, 12 March   7  
From Margaret B. Bonneville, 13 March   8  
From William A. Burwell, enclosing Instructions for the Use of a Carding Machine, 13 March   9  
From Dabney Carr, 14 March   12  
From Sarah Grotjan, 15 March   12  
From Benjamin Rush, 15 March   13  
From André Thoüin, 15 March   17  
Will of Thomas Mann Randolph, 16 March   18  
From Patrick Gibson, 17 March   20  
From Charles Rogers, [ca. 17 March]   21  
From Alrichs & Dixon, 18 March   24  
From Samuel J. Harrison, 19 March   24  
List of 1812 Tobacco Crop Sold to Samuel J. Harrison, with Thomas Jefferson's Notes, [after 19 March]   25  
George Poindexter to James Monroe, [before 20 March]   26  
From Benjamin Smith Barton, 23 March   27  
From Thomas Lehré, 23 March   28  
From Thomas Paine McMahon, 24 March   29  
From Samuel J. Harrison, 25 March   31  
From Robert Patterson, 25 March   31  
From William Caruthers, 26 March   31  
From John B. Colvin, 26 March   32  
From Louis Philippe Gallot de Lormerie, 26 March   33  
Will of Anne Scott Marks, 26 March   34  
Conveyance of Part of Shadwell to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 26 March   35  
Conveyance of Slaves to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 26 March   36  
From Benjamin Waterhouse, 26 March   37  
From Samuel & James Leitch, 27 March   40  
From John Waldo, 27 March   40  
From Edward Bolling, 29 March   42  
From Alexander Garrett, 29 March   43  
To Patrick Gibson, 29 March   43  
From Rodolphus Dickinson, 30 March   44  
To Louis H. Girardin, 31 March   44  
From David Bailie Warden, 1 April   45  
To Benjamin Smith Barton, 3 April   46  
To Margaret B. Bonneville, 3 April   47  
To Sarah Grotjan, 3 April   47  
To Samuel J. Harrison, 3 April   48  
To Louis Philippe Gallot de Lormerie, 3 April   49  
To Thomas Paine McMahon, 3 April   49  
To Craven Peyton, 3 April   50  
From Isaac A. Coles, 4 April   51  
To William Duane, 4 April   52  
Promissory Note to Edmund Bacon, 7 April   54  
To Anthony Finley, 7 April   55  
From Robert Fulton, 7 April   55  
To John Clarke, 8 April   57  
To John B. Colvin, 8 April   58  
To Robert Patterson, 8 April   59  
To Benjamin Rush, 8 April   60  
To Thomas Voigt, 9 April   61  
To John Devereux DeLacy, 10 April   62  
To William Foushee, 10 April   63  
To Thomas Lehré, 10 April   63  
To James Madison, 10 April   64  
From John Wayles Baker, 11 April   64  
From Francis Eppes, 11 April   65  
To Patrick Gibson, 16 April   66  
To Samuel Brown, 17 April   66  
To William Cocke, 17 April   67  
To Charles Willson Peale, 17 April   68  
To James Walker, 17 April   70  
To John Wayles Eppes, 18 April   71  
From Elijah Griffiths, 19 April   73  
From John Vaughan, 19 April   75  
To William DuVal, 20 April   75  
To David Michie, 20 April   76  
From Thomas H. Palmer, 20 April   77  
To Joseph Hornsby, 21 April   78  
From Thomas Lehré, 22 April   80  
From Valentín de Foronda, 23 April   80  
From David Michie, 23 April   81  
To Samuel Brown, 24 April   81  
To Rodolphus Dickinson, 24 April   82  
From Robert Patterson, 24 April   82  
To John Vaughan, 24 April   84  
To John Barnes, 25 April   84  
To John Brown, 25 April   85  
To Richard Fitzhugh, 25 April   86  
To William Short, 25 April   86  
To John Wayles Eppes, 26 April   88  
From the Seventy-Six Association, 26 April   88  
From Patrick Gibson, 28 April   90  
From John Barnes, 29 April   91  
From John Barnes, 29 April   91  
From John Mason, 30 April   92  
To Archibald Robertson, 30 April   92  
To Charles Clay, 1 May   93  
From Charles Clay, 1 May   94  
From Archibald Robertson, 1 May   94  
From Benjamin Waterhouse, 1 May   95  
From Louis Philippe Gallot de Lormerie, [ca. 2 May]   102  
From Patrick Gibson, 4 May   106  
To Charles Clay, 6 May   106  
To Martha Jefferson Randolph, 6 May   106  
From William DuVal, 7 May   107  
From Edmund Randolph, 8 May   108  
From Richard Fitzhugh, 9 May   109  
To Robert Richardson, 10 May   109  
To Elizabeth Trist, 10 May   110  
From John Winn, 10 May   111  
From Charles Clay, 13 May   111  
From William Cocke, 15 May   112  
From Thomas Lehré, 15 May   113  
From Patrick Gibson, 17 May   113  
From Hugh Holmes, 17 May   114  
To Edmund Randolph, 17 May   115  
To John Vaughan, 17 May   115  
From James P. Cocke, 18 May   116  
To Patrick Gibson, 20 May   116  
To Thomas Voigt, 20 May   117  
To John Barnes, 21 May   118  
To Nicolas G. Dufief, 21 May   119  
To James Madison, 21 May   119  
To Samuel Pleasants, 21 May   122  
To James P. Cocke, 22 May   122  
From John Eliason, 22 May   123  
To Elijah Griffiths, 22 May   123  
To Thomas H. Palmer, 22 May   124  
To the Seventy-Six Association, 22 May   124  
To James Walker, 22 May   125  
From Joseph Delaplaine, 23 May   125  
From Lucy F. Smith, 23 May   126  
From Samuel Brown, 25 May   127  
From John Wayles Eppes, 25 May   129  
To Randolph Jefferson, 25 May   132  
From Regnault de Bécourt, 26 May   133  
From Randolph Jefferson, 26 May   134  
To Lancelot Minor, 26 May   135  
To John Adams, 27 May   137  
To Richard Fitzhugh, 27 May   139  
To Madame de Staël Holstein, 28 May   140  
From John Adams, 29 May   145  
From Patrick Gibson, 29 May   147  
To John Graham, 29 May   147  
From John L. Thomas, 29 May   148  
To Joseph Delaplaine, 30 May   148  
To John Eliason, 30 May   149  
From Tadeusz Kosciuszko, 30 May   150  
To Bernard McMahon, 30 May   152  
To David Michie, 30 May   152  
From David Michie, 30 May   153  
To James Monroe, 30 May   154  
To William Short, 30 May   155  
From Nicolas G. Dufief, enclosing Account for Books, 31 May   156  
From Tobias Lear, 31 May   157  
To Richard Rush, 31 May   160  
To Lucy F. Smith, 31 May   161  
Account with Reuben Perry for Work on Main House at Poplar Forest, [ca. May]   162  
From John Martin Baker, 1 June   163  
From Thomas Clark, 1 June   165  
From John Barnes, 3 June, enclosing Account with John Barnes, 31 May   166  
From Mathew Carey, 3 June   167  
From John Barnes, 4 June   168  
From Patrick Gibson, 5 June   168  
From James Madison, 6 June   169  
From John Taggart, 6 June   170  
From James Monroe, 7 June   171  
From John L. E. W. Shecut, 8 June   179  
From John Adams, 10 June   180  
To Eli Alexander, 10 June   181  
From Chapman Johnson, 10 June   182  
From John Adams, 11 June   183  
From Elbridge Gerry, 11 June   184  
To Patrick Gibson, 12 June   185  
From Richard Rush, 12 June   186  
From Samuel Brown, 13 June   187  
From Louis Philippe Gallot de Lormerie, 13 June   190  
From John Adams, 14 June   191  
To John Adams, 15 June   193  
To Bernard McMahon, 15 June   195  
Bill of Complaint in Jefferson v. Michie, 16 June   196  
From James Monroe, 16 June   201  
To Jeremiah A. Goodman, 17 June   203  
To Richard Rush, 17 June   203  
To William Short, 18 June   204  
To Mathew Carey, 19 June   206  
To Elbridge Gerry, 19 June   207  
To Tobias Lear, 19 June   208  
To James Monroe, 19 June   209  
To John Taggart, 19 June   211  
From John Barnes, 20 June   211  
To Regnault de Bécourt, 20 June   213  
To Joseph Hunter, 20 June   213  
From Joseph Hunter, 20 June   213  
To Randolph Jefferson, 20 June   214  
From Randolph Jefferson, 21 June   215  
From Chapman Johnson, 21 June   215  
To James Madison, 21 June   216  
From Benjamin Romaine, 23 June   218  
To Nicolas G. Dufief, 24 June   219  
To John Wayles Eppes, 24 June   220  
To James Monroe, 24 June   226  
From John Adams, 25 June   226  
From John Strode, 25 June   229  
From Frank Carr, 26 June   230  
From John Hopkins, 26 June   231  
To John Adams, 27 June   231  
From Richard Rush, 27 June   235  
From John Adams, 28 June   236  
To John Barnes, 28 June   239  
From John Graham, 28 June   240  
From James Monroe, 28 June   241  
From Robert Fulton, 29 June   243  
From Thomas Lehré, 29 June   250  
To John L. E. W. Shecut, 29 June   251  
From Caspar Wistar, 29 June   252  
From John Adams, 30 June   253  
From James Monroe, 30 June   256  
Account with Reuben Perry for Work on Barn at Monticello, 1 July   257  
From Thomas Voigt, 1 July   258  
From John Adams, [ca. 3-€“5] July   258  
From Englehart Cruse, enclosing Drawing and Explanation of an Apparatus for Blowing Up Ships, 3 July   260  
From John Barnes, 6 July   262  
From Elbridge Gerry, 6 July   263  
From Elizabeth Trist, 7 July   264  
From Dabney Carr, 8 July   268  
From John Devereux DeLacy, 8 July   268  
From Peter Derieux, 8 July   269  
From Robert Fulton, 8 July, enclosing Stephen Decatur's Opinion of Robert Fulton's Experiments with Underwater Artillery, 6 May   272  
From William Short, 8 July   274  
From John Adams, 9 July   277  
From Nicolas G. Dufief, 10 July   280  
To John Graham, 11 July   281  
From Randolph Jefferson, 11 July   282  
To Benjamin Romaine, 11 July   282  
To Richard Rush, 11 July   283  
From John Adams, 12 July   283  
To Randolph Jefferson, 12 July   285  
From John Adams, 13 July   286  
To James Barbour, 13 July   288  
From Mathew Carey, 13 July   289  
To James Madison, 13 July   289  
From Rembrandt Peale, 13 July   291  
To John Strode, 13 July   292  
To Samuel Brown, 14 July   292  
To Patrick Gibson, 14 July   294  
From Patrick Gibson, 14 July   295  
From John Adams, with Postscript from Abigail Adams, 15 July   296  
From John Adams, 16 July   298  
From John Strode, 17 July   301  
From John Adams, 18 July   301  
Agreement with William Ballard, 18 July   304  
From John G. Gamble, 20 July   304  
To Patrick Gibson, 20 July   305  
To John Barnes, 21 July   307  
From William A. Burwell, 21 July   307  
Clothing and Bedding Distribution List for Poplar Forest Slaves, [after 21 July]   308  
From John Wayles Eppes, 21 July   311  
To Robert Fulton, 21 July   313  
To Hugh Holmes, 21 July   314  
To Nathaniel H. Hooe, 21 July   314  
From Thomas Hornsby, 21 July   315  
From Thomas Lehré, 21 July   317  
From John Adams, 22 July   317  
To Englehart Cruse, 23 July   319  
To John Devereux DeLacy, 23 July   319  
To Peter Derieux, 23 July   320  
From Patrick Gibson, 24 July   321  
From George M. Troup, 24 July   321  
From Henry M. Brackenridge, 25 July   322  
From Robert Fulton, 25 July   330  
To Jeremiah A. Goodman, 26 July   331  
To George Hay, 26 July   332  
From Peter Derieux, 27 July   332  
From John Tayloe, 27 July   333  
From Patrick Gibson, 29 July   334  
From Hugh Holmes, 29 July   335  
From James Barbour, 30 July   336  
To Joseph Darmsdatt, 30 July   336  
To Patrick Gibson, 30 July   337  
To Thomas Voigt, 30 July   338  
From Tunis Wortman, 30 July   339  
From Edward Hansford and John L. Clarke, 31 July   340  
To Samuel & James Leitch, 31 July   341  
From Ferdinand R. Hassler, 1 August   342  
Account with David Higginbotham, 1 August   343  
To Robert Richardson, 1 August   349  
To David Ross, 1 August   350  
To William Wirt, 1 August   351  
Account with the Mutual Assurance Society, [ca. 2 August]   351  
From Horatio G. Spafford, 2 August   352  
From Isaac McPherson, 3 August   353  
From John Wilson, 3 August   354  
From Elbridge Gerry, 4 August   355  
From Patrick Gibson, 4 August   356  
To Paul Allen, 5 August   357  
From Charles L. Lewis, 5 August   358  
From John Rhea, 5 August   358  
From Isaac A. Coles, 6 August   359  
To Josef Yznardy, 6 August   359  
Account with the Mutual Assurance Society, [ca. 7 August]   360  
To Clifton Garland, 7 August   361  
From John Graham, 7 August   362  
From Randolph Jefferson, [7] August   363  
From Thomas Newton, 7 August   364  
From David Ross, 7 August   364  
From Joseph Dougherty, 8 August   365  
To David Higginbotham, 8 August   365  
To Randolph Jefferson, 8 August   366  
To Craven Peyton, 8 August   367  
From John Adams, 9 August   367  
From Regnault de Bécourt, 9 August   368  
From Harry Innes, 9 August   369  
To John G. Gamble, 10 August   371  
To Craven Peyton, 10 August   372  
From Alexander H. Stevens, 10 August   372  
To John Hopkins, 11 August   373  
To Rembrandt Peale, 11 August   373  
To Samuel Pleasants, 11 August   374  
From Richard Rush, 12 August   375  
From John L. E. W. Shecut, 12 August   376  
From Francis Smith, 12 August   378  
To Isaac McPherson, 13 August   379  
From John Adams, [ca. 14] August   386  
From William C. C. Claiborne, 14 August, enclosing Decrees of the New Orleans City Council, 7 August and 9 August, and Claiborne's Address to the New Orleans City Council, 9 August   388  
From Patrick Gibson, 14 August   396  
To Joseph Dougherty, 15 August   396  
To James Madison, 15 August   397  
To Peter Minor, 15 August   398  
To Samuel H. Smith, 15 August   399  
To Horatio G. Spafford, 15 August   400  
To Tunis Wortman, 15 August   400  
From Peter Minor, 16 August   401  
To John Waldo, 16 August   402  
From Augustus B. Woodward, 16 August   407  
To George Divers, 17 August   411  
From George Divers, 17 August   412  
From Samuel Pleasants, 17 August   412  
To Francis Smith, 17 August   413  
To John Wilson, 17 August   413  
To Caspar Wistar, 17 August   415  
Biography of Meriwether Lewis   417  
  I. Thomas Jefferson to Paul Allen, 18 August   418  
  II. Unidentified Author's Short Biography of Meriwether Lewis, [before 18 August]   426  
  III. Paul Allen to Thomas Jefferson, 18 August   427  
From Lucy Cooley, 18 August   428  
From Samuel H. Smith, 18 August   428  
To Paul Allen, 20 August   429  
To Nicholas Biddle, 20 August   430  
To Youen Carden, 20 August   430  
From James Leitch, 20 August   431  
From James Martin (of New York), 20 August   431  
From William C. C. Claiborne, 21 August, enclosing François Xavier Martin's Motion for an Injunction against Edward Livingston, 14 August   433  
To Abigail Adams, 22 August   437  
To John Adams, 22 August   438  
To Nicolas G. Dufief, 22 August   441  
To Peter Derieux, 23 August   442  
From James McKinney, 23 August   442  
To James Madison, 23 August   442  
To Richard Rush, 23 August   443  
To Samuel H. Smith, 23 August   444  
To Alexander H. Stevens, 23 August   445  
To Augustus B. Woodward, 24 August   445  
From Josiah Meigs, 25 August   445  
From William Canby, 27 August   447  
To Archibald Robertson, 27 August   448  
From Horatio G. Spafford, 27 August   449  
From Brown & Robertson, 28 August   450  
To Francis Eppes, 28 August   451  
To Thomas A. Holcombe, 28 August   451  
James McKinney's Description of a Hemp Brake, [ca. 28 August]   452  
From Isaac McPherson, 28 August, enclosing Extract of a Letter from Jonathan Ellicott to Thomas Worthington, [ca. January-€“February?]   453  
From Destutt de Tracy, 29 August   458  
From William P. DuVal, 29 August   460  
From Samuel H. Smith, 29 August   461  
Judith Lomax's Poem: "Monticello," [ca. August]   463  
Deposition of Martin Dawson in Jefferson v. Michie, 1 September   464  
From John Adams, 2 September   465  
From Thomas Voigt, 3 September   467  
From José Corrêa da Serra, 6 September, enclosing Georges Cuvier to Corrêa da Serra, [before 6 September]   468  
From Nicolas G. Dufief, 6 September   471  
From Nathaniel H. Hooe, 6 September   471  
David Michie's Plea and Answer in Jefferson v. Michie, [by 6 September]   472  
To Charles Johnston, 7 September   482  
From John Sen Trescot, 7 September   483  
From Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours, 8 September   484  
To Henry Flood, 8 September   486  
Memorandum to Jeremiah A. Goodman, 8 September   486  
To Randolph Jefferson, 8 September   487  
To Joseph Slaughter, 8 September   488  
From Isaac Doolittle, 11 September   489  
To John Wayles Eppes, 11 September   490  
From John Adams, 14 September   499  
From "A Man of Years & A Citizen," [received 14 September]   503  
From John Adams, 15 September   503  
From Gales & Seaton, enclosing Account with the National Intelligencer, 15 September   505  
To William D. Meriwether, 17 September   507  
To John Barnes, 18 September   507  
To William Canby, 18 September   508  
To Isaac Doolittle, 18 September   509  
To William Duane, 18 September   509  
To Nicolas G. Dufief, [18] September   510  
To Harry Innes, 18 September   511  
From George Logan, 18 September   512  
To Isaac McPherson, 18 September   514  
To Josiah Meigs, 18 September   515  
To Thomas Ritchie, 19 September   515  
To Caspar Wistar, 19 September   516  
From Abigail Adams, 20 September   516  
From Charles L. Bankhead, [20 September]   517  
To Henry M. Brackenridge, 20 September   518  
To James Martin (of New York), 20 September   518  
From John Adams, [22] September   520  
To William Champe Carter, 23 September   522  
To James Monroe, 23 September   524  
From James Monroe, 23 September   524  
From James Monroe, [23 September]   525  
From Donald Fraser, 24 September   525  
From William Duane, 26 September   526  
From John Wayles Eppes, 26 September   530  
From Nicholas Biddle, 28 September   531  
To James Monroe, 28 September   532  
From Nicolas G. Dufief, 29 September   533  
From Thomas Law, 1 October   534  
From James Monroe, 1 October   534  
From Edmund M. Blunt, 2 October   535  
To Andrew Moore, 2 October   536  
To George Logan, 3 October   538  
From John Adams, [ca. 4 October]   540  
From Charles Yancey, 4 October   543  
To Patrick Gibson, 6 October   543  
From Andrew Moore, 8 October   545  
From John Barnes, 10 October   546  
From Frederick Jordy, 11 October   546  
To John Adams, 12 October   548  
From Patrick Gibson, 13 October   552  
Contract to Purchase Corn from Craven Peyton, 13 October, with Subsequent Receipts   553  
Robert B. Sthreshly to Edmund Bacon, 13 October   554  
From William F. Gordon, 15 October   554  
Archibald Stuart's Decision in Jefferson v. Michie, [15 October]   555  
To William McClure, 16 October   556  
From John Jacob Astor, 18 October   556  
From John Barnes, 19 October   558  
To Edmund M. Blunt, 19 October   559  
To Burgess Allison, 20 October   559  
To Gales & Seaton, 20 October   560  
To John Sen Trescot, 20 October   561  
From Thomas Voigt, 20 October   561  
To Patrick Gibson, 21 October   561  
To John Adams, 28 October   562  
From Horatio Turpin, 28 October   568  
To Thomas Voigt, 29 October   569  
From Samuel K. Jennings, 30 October   569  
From James Cutbush, 31 October   571  
From Joseph Graham, 1 November   572  
To George Hay, 2 November   572  
From Burgess Allison, [3 November]   574  
From James Monroe, 3 November   575  
Albemarle County Court Decision in Jefferson v. Michie, 4 November   576  
From Josiah Meigs, 5 November   576  
To John Barnes, 6 November   577  
To John Wayles Eppes, 6 November   578  
To Thomas Law, 6 November   594  
To Wilson Cary Nicholas, 6 November   594  
To Joseph C. Cabell, enclosing Abstract of the Rivanna Company Bill, 7 November   595  
To Nicolas G. Dufief, 7 November   597  
To Chapman Johnson, 7 November   597  
From Thomas Cooper, 8 November   598  
From Wilson Cary Nicholas, 8 November   600  
To John Jacob Astor, 9 November   603  
To William Champe Carter, 9 November   604  
To William Short, 9 November   604  
From John Barnes, 10 November   606  
From Samuel Greenhow, 11 November   607  
To Thomas Hornsby, 11 November   608  
From Thomas Lehré, 11 November   611  
From John Adams, 12 November   612  
To Samuel Brown, 13 November   614  
From Patrick Gibson, 13 November   615  
From John Adams, 14 November   616  
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 14 November   619  
From John Adams, 15 November   621  
From John E. Hall, 15 November   627  
From Peter Minor, 15 November   628  
To William F. Gordon, 16 November   629  
From Chapman Johnson, 16 November   630  
From Hugh Holmes, 17 November   631  
From James Martin (of New York), 17 November   632  
To Peter Minor, 18 November   633  
From Lieutenants Fawcett and Dickonson, 19 November   636  
From Thomas Lehré, 23 November   636  
From James Monroe, 23 November   636  
From William Cooper, enclosing Drawing of a Floating Battery, 24 November   637  
From William F. Gray, 25 November   643  
From Walter Jones, 25 November   643  
To Elizabeth Trist, 25 November   644  
To Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge), 26 November   646  
From Nicolas G. Dufief, 26 November   647  
To Francis Eppes, 26 November   648  
From Gales & Seaton, 26 November   648  
To Thomas A. Holcombe, 26 November   649  
From Thomas Law, enclosing Petition to the Pennsylvania Legislature, 26 November   649  
From Nathaniel Ellicott, 27 November   651  
 
Appendix: Supplemental List of Documents Not Found   653  
 
Index   655  

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