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

Foreword   vii  
Acknowledgments   ix  
Editorial Method and Apparatus   xi  
Maps   xxxvii  
Illustrations   xli  
Jefferson Chronology   2  
 

{1809}

 
From William Thornton, 16 November   3  
From Aron S. Barton, 17 November   4  
From Benjamin B. Ford, 17 November   5  
To James Martin, enclosing Authorization to Sell Ivy Creek Lands, 17 November   5  
To James Steptoe, 17 November   6  
From Lafayette, 18 November, enclosing Lafayette's Description of his Finances   7  
From George Jefferson, 20 November, enclosing Gibson & Jefferson's Account of Tobacco Sale, 18 November   27  
From William C. Rives, 20 November   28  
From Samuel Greenhow, 21 November   29  
From William W. Hening, 21 November   30  
To C. & A. Conrad & Company, 23 November   30  
To George W. Erving, 23 November   31  
To William Thornton, 23 November   32  
From William Miller, 24 November   33  
To James Madison, 26 November   33  
From James Madison, 27 November   35  
To William Fleming, 28 November   36  
To Benjamin B. Ford, 28 November   36  
To J. B. Moussier, 28 November   37  
Notes on Winter Vegetable Needs, 28 November   37  
Agreement with Youen Carden, 29 November   38  
To Isaac A. Coles, 29 November   39  
From James Leitch, 29 November   40  
To Richard Barry, 30 November   40  
To Mary Daingerfield, 30 November   41  
Jefferson's Conversation with James Monroe, 30 November   42  
  I. To James Madison, 30 November   42  
  II. James Monroe's Account of a Conversation with Thomas Jefferson, [30 November]   44  
To John Breck Treat, 30 November   46  
From Barthélemy Faujas de Saint-Fond, [ca. November]   47  
To William W. Hening, 1 December   50  
To William W. Hening, 1 December   50  
From James Martin, 2 December   50  
From William C. Rives, 3 December   51  
To Charles F. Welles, 3 December   51  
From Richard Barry, 5 December   52  
From Joseph Dougherty, 5 December   53  
From William Lambert, 5 December   54  
From Randolph Jefferson, 7 December   55  
To James Madison, 7 December   55  
To John Wayles Eppes, 8 December   58  
From Erastus Granger, 8 December   59  
To Randolph Jefferson, 8 December   60  
From William Lambert, 8 December   60  
From John Wayles Eppes, 10 December   68  
To Nathaniel Chapman, 11 December   70  
To C. & A. Conrad & Company, 11 December   72  
From James Madison, 11 December   72  
To John Monroe, 11 December   73  
From Nicholas Biddle, 12 December   74  
From Elias Glover, 12 December   75  
From John Garland Jefferson, 12 December   76  
From James Leitch, 12 December   77  
To Charles Clay, 15 December   77  
To James Martin, 15 December   78  
Authorization to Thomas Mann Randolph to Sell Land, 15 December   79  
To James Steptoe, 15 December   79  
To Richard Barry, 16 December   80  
To Wilson Cary Nicholas, enclosing Catalogue of Books on Agriculture, 16 December   81  
To Archibald Thweatt, 18 December   83  
To Eli Alexander, 22 December   85  
From Peter V. Daniel, 22 December   87  
From George Richardson, 22 December   88  
From Reuben Perry, 23 December   89  
From Bernard McMahon, 24 December   89  
To John Wayles Eppes, 25 December   91  
From Archibald Stuart, 25 December   93  
To Nicholas Biddle, 26 December   94  
To Jonathan Shoemaker, 26 December   95  
From John Wood, 26 December   95  
From Burgess Griffin, 27 December   96  
To William D. Meriwether, 27 December   97  
From John W. Quincy, 27 December   98  
From Joseph Dougherty, 28 December   101  
To John Harvie, 28 December   101  
To Ann C. Bankhead, 29 December   103  
From William A. Burwell, 29 December   104  
From Isaac A. Coles, 29 December   106  
Resurvey of Lego, 29 December   107  
To Gordon, Trokes & Company, 30 December   109  
To Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 30 December   110  
To Joel Barlow, 31 December   111  
 

{1810}

 
Memorandum on the Expiration of John H. Craven's Lease, [ca. 1 January]   112  
From Daniel Beltheshazzar Plantagenet Eccleston, 1 January   113  
From John Harvie, 1 January   114  
From Honoré Julien, 1 January   115  
To George Jefferson, 3 January   116  
To Benjamin Morgan, 3 January, enclosing Receipt for John Peyton's Effects, 11 Aug. 1809, and Administrators of John Peyton's Estate to Abner L. Duncan, 26 December 1809   116  
From Jonathan & Thomas Foster, 4 January   120  
From Gilbert C. Russell, 4 January, enclosing Memorandum from Meriwether Lewis to Gilbert C. Russell, [ca. 29 September 1809]   120  
From Archibald Thweatt, 4 January   122  
From Isaac A. Coles, 5 January   123  
From William Baldwin, 7 January   124  
To William A. Burwell, 7 January   125  
To Martha B. Eppes, 7 January   126  
To Isaac A. Coles, 8 January   127  
From Thomas T. Hewson, 8 January   128  
To Honoré Julien, 8 January   128  
To Pierre Provenchere, 8 January   128  
To Elizabeth Eppes, 9 January   129  
From John Wayles Eppes, 10 January   130  
From Thomas Main, 10 January   131  
To Craven Peyton, 10 January   132  
To Peter V. Daniel, 11 January   133  
To John Wood, 11 January   134  
From John Barnes, 12 January   134  
From William C. C. Claiborne, 12 January   135  
From John Harvie, 12 January   136  
To Elias Glover, 13 January   139  
To Bernard McMahon, 13 January   140  
To Archibald Thweatt, 13 January   141  
From William Tunnicliff, 13 January   142  
From Horatio G. Spafford, 14 January   143  
From Joel Barlow, 15 January   145  
To Samuel Kercheval, 15 January   147  
From James Martin, 15 January   148  
To George Richardson, 16 January   149  
From John Richardson, 16 January   149  
To Eli Alexander, 17 January   150  
To John Barnes, 17 January   151  
To Dabney Carr, 17 January   152  
To John Wayles Eppes, 17 January   153  
From Gordon, Trokes & Company, 17 January   154  
To George Jefferson, 17 January   155  
From William Wirt, 18 January   155  
Jefferson's Letter to William Baldwin, 19 January   157  
I. To William Baldwin (Draft), 19 January   157  
II. To William Baldwin (Final State), 19 January   157  
Resolutions of the Orleans Territorial Legislature, [19 January]   159  
To Thomas Ritchie, 19 January   161  
From David Bailie Warden, 19 January   161  
From Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours, 20 January   162  
From William Jarvis, 20 January   165  
To Thomas Main, 20 January   167  
To Jesse Perry, 20 January   167  
To John M. Perry, 20 January, with Notes on Agreement with Perry, 19 Apr. 1812   168  
From John Wayles Eppes, 21 January   169  
To Thomas T. Hewson, 21 January   170  
From John Wood, 21 January   171  
From Samuel Knox, 22 January   172  
To Jonathan & Thomas Foster, 23 January   174  
To Erastus Granger, 23 January   175  
To Paul Hamilton, 23 January   175  
To Joel Barlow, 24 January   176  
From William C. C. Claiborne, 24 January   177  
To Gideon Granger, 24 January   178  
From James Lyle, 24 January   180  
From John Barnes, 25 January   181  
To John Garland Jefferson, 25 January   183  
To John Wayles Eppes, 26 January   184  
To James Pleasants, enclosing Account with William Bentley, 26 January   184  
To David Campbell, 28 January   187  
To John Barnes, 29 January   188  
From Richard Barry, 29 January   188  
From John H. Woodward, 29 January   188  
From Caesar A. Rodney, 31 January   189  
From Gilbert C. Russell, 31 January   191  
From William C. C. Claiborne, 1 February   192  
From Joseph Milligan, 3 February   193  
From Wilson Cary Nicholas, 4 February   193  
From William G. D. Worthington, [4 February?]   196  
To John Hollins, 5 February   197  
From John Breck Treat, 5 February   198  
From Eli Alexander, 6 February   198  
To Jonathan Shoemaker, 6 February   199  
To Eli Alexander, 7 February   200  
From William Short, 7 February   200  
From John Winn, 7 February   201  
From Mary Ann Archbald, 8 February   201  
From Isaac A. Coles, 8 February   203  
From William O. Allen, 9 February   204  
From John Hollins, 9 February   205  
From Elizabeth Eppes, 10 February   206  
To John Harvie, 10 February   206  
From John Pernier, 10 February   206  
To Caesar A. Rodney, 10 February   209  
From François Xavier Martin, 11 February   211  
To Eli Alexander, 12 February   212  
From Eli Alexander, 12 February   213  
From Joshua Gilpin, 12 February   213  
To Samuel Knox, 12 February   215  
To James Lyle, 12 February   216  
From Lemuel J. Alston, 13 February   218  
From John Barnes, 14 February   219  
From E. Howard, 14 February   219  
From John Adlum, 15 February   220  
From William A. Burwell, 16 February   224  
To Edward Coles, 16 February   225  
To John Hollins, 16 February   226  
To John Breck Treat, 16 February   226  
Agreement with John Harvie, 17 February   227  
Notes on Agreement with John Harvie, [ca. 17 February]   228  
Quitclaim to John Harvie, 18 February   229  
To Charles Johnston, 18 February   230  
From John Langdon, 18 February   230  
To James Martin, 18 February   232  
From William Jarvis, 19 February   233  
From George Jefferson, 19 February   234  
From Walter Jones, 19 February   234  
Thomas Mann Randolph and Martha Jefferson Randolph's Conveyance of Bedford County Land, [before 19 February]   237  
To Eli Alexander, enclosing Proposed Agreement between Thomas Jefferson and Eli Alexander, 20 February   239  
From William B. W. Allone, 20 February   241  
From William Dickson, 20 February   241  
From Lafayette, 20 February   242  
From George W. Erving, 21 February   246  
From Elias Glover, 22 February   248  
From Robert Fulton, 24 February   250  
To William G. D. Worthington, 24 February   251  
To Lemuel J. Alston, 25 February   252  
To William A. Burwell, 25 February   253  
From Benjamin Morgan, 25 February, enclosing Abner L. Duncan to Benjamin Morgan, 24 February   254  
To Archibald Thweatt, 25 February   256  
To John Barnes, 26 February   256  
To John Graham, 26 February   257  
To Tadeusz Kosciuszko, 26 February   257  
From John Mitchell, 26 February   261  
From "Abbe Salemankis," 27 February   263  
From John B. Colvin, 28 February   264  
To Joseph Milligan, 28 February   264  
To Elizabeth Trist, 28 February   265  
From the Trustees of the Lottery for East Tennessee College, 28 February   266  
From John Graham, 1 March   268  
From Gideon Granger, 1 March   269  
From Jonathan Shoemaker, [ca. 1 March]   269  
To Philip Grymes, 3 March   269  
From James Ronaldson, 4 March   270  
To Walter Jones, 5 March   272  
To John Langdon, 5 March   274  
Memorandum on Lease to Eli Alexander, [ca. 7 March]   277  
Thomas Jefferson and Eli Alexander to William D. Meriwether and Martin Dawson, 7 March   281  
From William D. Meriwether, 7 March   282  
To John Mitchell, 7 March   282  
From James Monroe, 7 March   283  
From Elizabeth Trist, 7 March   283  
From Martin Dawson and William D. Meriwether, 8 March   286  
Opinion of William D. Meriwether and Martin Dawson, 8 March   286  
From Lafayette, 10 March   287  
From James Runciman, 10 March   288  
To John B. Colvin, 11 March   290  
From Mary Lewis, 11 March   291  
From George Jefferson, 12 March   292  
From John Adlum, 13 March   292  
To William D. Meriwether, 14 March   293  
From William D. Meriwether, [14 March]   294  
To Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 14 March   295  
To "Abbe Salemankis," 14 March   296  
To Joshua Gilpin, 15 March   296  
To Stephen W. Johnson, 15 March   297  
From Leonardo de Prunner, enclosing List of Sardinian Mineral Specimens Sent to Thomas Jefferson, 15 March   297  
To Thomas Ritchie, 15 March   300  
From Jonathan Shoemaker, [received 15 March]   300  
From George Jefferson, 16 March   300  
To Robert Fulton, 17 March   301  
To William Johnson, 17 March   301  
From James Martin, 17 March, enclosing Thomas S. McCleland to James Martin, 13 March   303  
From John Hollins, 18 March   304  
From Alexander Macaulay, 18 March   304  
From George Richardson, 18 March   305  
From George Jefferson, 19 March   305  
From Samuel H. Saunders, 20 March   306  
From André Thoüin, 20 March   308  
From Lydia R. Bailey, 22 March   309  
From Lafayette, 24 March   310  
From Madame de Tessé, 24 March   310  
To James Madison, 25 March   312  
Receipt to Jonathan Shoemaker, 25 March   313  
To William Wirt, 25 March   314  
From George Jefferson, 26 March   314  
To Alexander Macaulay, 26 March   315  
To John Le Tellier, 27 March   315  
From Robert Fulton, enclosing Drawing and Description of Self-Acting Hydraulic Ram, 28 March   316  
From Oliver Whipple, 29 March   319  
From William W. Woodward, 30 March   321  
To Christopher Clark, 1 April   322  
From Thomas S. McCleland, 1 April   324  
From John Wayles Eppes, 2 April   325  
To Thomas S. McCleland, 2 April   325  
From James Madison, 2 April   326  
From Samuel J. Harrison, 3 April   327  
To Christopher Clark, 4 April   327  
From Christopher Clark, [4 April]   328  
To Jones & Howell, 7 April   328  
To John Hollins, 8 April   329  
To Samuel J. Harrison, 9 April   330  
From John Adlum, 10 April   330  
From Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours, 10 April   330  
From C. & A. Conrad & Company, [received 15 April]   332  
To Robert Fulton, 16 April   332  
To James Madison, 16 April   333  
To Wilson Cary Nicholas, 16 April   334  
To Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 16 April   335  
To Henry Skipwith, 17 April   335  
To Lydia R. Bailey, 18 April   336  
To Gilbert C. Russell, 18 April   336  
To William W. Woodward, 18 April   337  
From William Lambert, 19 April   337  
To John Adlum, 20 April   338  
To William O. Allen, 20 April   339  
To William Dickson, 20 April   340  
To John Wayles Eppes, 21 April   340  
From John Hollins, 22 April   341  
To Jonathan Shoemaker, 22 April   342  
From Archibald Fisher, 23 April   346  
From John Harvie, 27 April   347  
From William Plumer, 27 April   347  
From William W. Woodward, 27 April   349  
From Littleton W. Tazewell, 29 April   349  
From William Pinkney, 30 April   350  
From Thomas B. Robertson, 30 April   351  
From Ebenezer Stedman, 1 May   352  
To Sylvanus Bourne, 2 May   352  
From Jean B. Porée, 2 May   353  
To Gerardus Vrolik, 2 May   354  
To William C. C. Claiborne, 3 May   355  
To William C. C. Claiborne, 3 May   357  
From John Rhea, 3 May   358  
To Archibald Fisher, 4 May   359  
From James H. Hooe, 4 May   360  
From Richard Barry, 5 May   362  
From Joseph Dougherty, 5 May   362  
To John Harvie, 5 May   362  
To Joseph Scott, 5 May   363  
From John Christoph Süverman, 5 May   364  
To the Trustees of the Lottery for East Tennessee College, 6 May   365  
From James Madison, 7 May   366  
From William Thornton, 7 May   367  
From Archibald Thweatt, with postscript by John Wayles Eppes, 7 May   368  
From Lydia R. Bailey, 8 May   369  
To Thomas Wilson, 8 May   369  
Account with John H. Craven, [after 9 May]   370  
From Godefroi Du Jareau, 9 May   372  
From Thomas Cooper, 10 May   375  
To John Wayles Eppes, 10 May   378  
To James H. Hooe, 10 May   379  
From William Thornton, 10 May   379  
From George Churchman, 12 May   381  
To Benjamin Morgan, 12 May   383  
From John Strode, 12 May   383  
From John Tyler, 12 May   384  
To James Madison, enclosing Notes on Breeding Merino Sheep, 13 May   388  
From John Martin Baker, 14 May   391  
From Joseph Dougherty, 14 May   392  
To Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 14 May   392  
From Jonathan Shoemaker, 15 May   393  
From Madame Reibelt, 16 May   394  
From John Wickham, 16 May   395  
From Archibald Thweatt, 18 May   396  
To John Wickham, 18 May   398  
From William Lambert, enclosing Ode for the Fourth of July, 1810, 19 May   398  
To William Wirt and George Hay, 19 May   401  
From Archibald Thweatt, 20 May   403  
To Silvain Godon, 21 May   404  
To Jean B. Porée, 21 May   405  
To Charles Yancey, 21 May   405  
From David Bailie Warden, 22 May   406  
From John Wickham, 22 May   406  
To Archibald Thweatt, 23 May   407  
To Joseph Dougherty, 24 May   409  
From John Graham, 24 May   410  
From Aaron Hill, 24 May   411  
To William Thornton, 24 May   412  
From William Wirt, 24 May   414  
From George Hay, 25 May   414  
To James Madison, 25 May   416  
From James Madison, 25 May   418  
From John Ledyard, 26 May   419  
To John Tyler, 26 May   420  
To Eli Alexander, 27 May   421  
To Joseph Darmsdatt, 27 May   422  
From John Ledyard, 28 May   423  
From Archibald Thweatt, 28 May   424  
To Archibald Thweatt, 29 May   424  
To William Eustis, 30 May   426  
To Albert Gallatin, 30 May   426  
To James Madison, 30 May   427  
To Patrick Magruder, 30 May   427  
To Caesar A. Rodney, 30 May   428  
To Robert Smith, 30 May   429  
From Henry Dearborn, 31 May   429  
From Joseph Darmsdatt, 1 June   430  
From Joseph Dougherty, 1 June   431  
From George Hay, 1 June   432  
To Archibald Thweatt, 1 June   433  
From William C. C. Claiborne, 4 June   434  
From William Eustis, 4 June   435  
From James Madison, 4 June   435  
From Robert Mills, 4 June   437  
From Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 4 June   438  
From Robert Smith, enclosing List of Batture-Related Documents Sent to Thomas Jefferson, 4 June   439  
From Archibald Thweatt, 4 June   446  
To Littleton W. Tazewell, 5 June   448  
From Robert Smith, enclosing List of Batture-Related Documents Sent to Thomas Jefferson, 6 June   449  
From Gideon Gooch, 7 June   451  
To John Graham, 7 June   452  
From John Kelly, 7 June   452  
From Randolph Jefferson, 8 June   453  
From James Madison, 8 June   453  
From Caesar A. Rodney, 8 June   454  
From William Thornton, 8 June   456  
From John Tyler, 9 June   457  
From Gideon Fitz, enclosing Drawing of Windmill, 10 June   458  
To William C. C. Claiborne, 11 June   462  
From John Graham, 11 June   462  
From George Jefferson, 11 June   463  
To Randolph Jefferson, 11 June   464  
To Thomas Ladd, enclosing Statement of Account with the Estate of Bathurst Skelton, 11 June   464  
From Levett Harris, 13 June   466  
To James Madison, 14 June   468  
To Archibald Thweatt, 14 June   468  
Dabney Carr to William Wirt, 15 June   469  
From James Madison, 15 June   470  
From William C. C. Claiborne, 18 June   471  
From Silvain Godon, 18 June   472  
To George Hay, 18 June   473  
From John Le Tellier, 18 June   474  
To William Wirt, 18 June   474  
From William Short, 19 June   475  
From Gideon Fitz, 20 June   479  
From James Madison, 22 June, enclosing Receipt from Joseph Dougherty to James Madison, 7 May   480  
To John Mason, 22 June   481  
From Benjamin Morgan, 22 June   482  
From William F. Gray, 23 June   482  
From Godefroi Du Jareau, 25 June   483  
From Count Théodore Pahlen, 25 June   487  
To Joseph C. Cabell, 27 June   489  
To Joseph Dougherty, 27 June   490  
To James Madison, 27 June   491  
To William Thornton, 27 [June]   492  
From William Wirt, 27 June   493  
To Littleton W. Tazewell, 28 June   494  
To William Wirt, 28 June   494  
From Benjamin Morgan, 29 June   495  
From Wilson Cary Nicholas, 1 July   495  
From James Madison, 2 July   496  
From Littleton W. Tazewell, enclosing Tazewell's Statement of Balance Due from Thomas Jefferson to Wakelin Welch, 3 July   497  
From Thomas Newell, 4 July   500  
From Littleton W. Tazewell, 5 July   501  
From Joseph Darmsdatt, 6 July   502  
From James Madison, 7 July   502  
To Joseph Darmsdatt, 9 July   503  
From Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours, 10 July   503  
From the Bunker Hill Association, 12 July   504  
To William Plumer, 12 July   505  
From John Steele, 12 July   506  
From Benjamin Smith Barton, 13 July   507  
To James Madison, 13 July   511  
To Count Théodore Pahlen, 13 July   512  
To Littleton W. Tazewell, 13 July, enclosing Jefferson's Statement of Balance Due to Wakelin Welch, [ca. 13 July], and Jefferson's Bond to Welch, 20 July   513  
From Albert Gallatin, enclosing Memorandum on Edward Livingston's Suit against Thomas Jefferson in the Batture Case, 14 July   516  
To Carlo Botta, 15 July   529  
To John Graham, 15 July   530  
From George Hay, 15 July   530  
To Marc Antoine Jullien, 15 July   532  
To William Pinkney, 15 July   533  
From John Roane, 15 July   534  
To David Bailie Warden, 15 July   536  
To Henry Dearborn, 16 July   537  
From William Duane, 16 July   538  
To John Wayles Eppes, 16 July   540  
To William Lambert, 16 July   541  
From James Madison, 17 July   542  
From John Mason, 18 July   542  
From John Graham, 19 July   544  
From George Hay, enclosing Edward Livingston's Bill of Complaint against Thomas Jefferson, 20 July   545  
From Joseph C. Cabell, 23 July   550  
From Godefroi Du Jareau, enclosing Drawing and Description of his Water-Raising Machine, 23 July   552  
From John Wood, 23 July   564  
From William Lambert, 24 July   566  
From Joseph Charless, 26 July   567  
From James Madison, [received 26 July]   567  
To James Madison, 26 July   568  
From Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours, [ca. 28 July]   569  
Statement on the Batture Case, 31 July   657  
List of Batture-Related Papers Requested from William C. C. Claiborne, [ca. 1 August]   657  
To George Hay, 1 August   659  
To Jonathan Shoemaker, 1 August   660  
To John Daingerfield, 2 August   661  
To James Mather, 2 August   662  
From Godefroi Du Jareau, 3 August   663  
To Gideon Gooch, 3 August   666  
To the Bunker Hill Association, 4 August   666  
From William Jarvis, 4 August   667  
To Thomas Cooper, 6 August   667  
From James Gibbon, 6 August   669  
To Jonathan Shoemaker, 6 August   670  
To Samuel H. Smith, 6 August   670  
To John Roane, 7 August   671  
From William Lee, 8 August   672  
From John Christoph Süverman, 8 August   672  
From Thomas D. Williams, 8 August   673  
From Thomas Ladd, 9 August   674  
To James Madison, 9 August   675  
From William Wirt, 9 August   675  
James Madison's Notes on Thomas Jefferson's Statement on the Batture Case, [ca. 10-13 August]   678  
From François André Michaux, 10 August   679  
From William C. C. Claiborne, 11 August   681  
 
Appendix: Supplemental List of Documents Not Found   683  
 
Index   685  

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