Table of Contents for Volume Seven, 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 Destutt de Tracy, 28 November   3  
From Joseph C. Cabell, 29 November   5  
To Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours, 29 November   6  
To Tadeusz Kosciuszko, 30 November   9  
To Lafayette, 30 November   13  
From Judith Lomax, 30 November   16  
From John Clarke, 2 December   16  
From John Adams, 3 December   23  
From David Ramsay, 3 December   28  
From George Hay, 6 December   29  
To Alexander von Humboldt, 6 December   29  
From Edward Ross, 6 December   32  
From Joseph C. Cabell, 8 December   33  
To Madame de Tessé, 8 December   33  
From Thomas Leiper, 9 December   36  
From George Logan, 9 December   38  
Account with Reuben Perry, 10 December   44  
From John C. Pryor, 10 December   45  
From John Barnes, 12 December   46  
From Samuel M. Burnside, 13 December   47  
From Bela Fosgate, with Note from David Holt, 13 December   48  
To Isaac Cox Barnet, 14 December   50  
To Valentín de Foronda, 14 December   50  
To François André Michaux, 14 December   52  
To Alexis Marie Rochon, 14 December   53  
To André Thoüin, 14 December   54  
To Julian Ursin Niemcewicz, 15 December   56  
From Horatio G. Spafford, 17 December   57  
From Elizabeth Trist, 17 December   59  
From Paul Allen, 18 December   63  
From John Adams, 19 December   64  
From John Devereux DeLacy, 19 December   68  
From Sir Egerton Leigh, 19 December   68  
From Patrick Gibson, 21 December   69  
From John Melish, 21 December   70  
From William Champe Carter, 22 December   70  
To Jeremiah A. Goodman, 22 December   71  
To Patrick Gibson, 24 December   72  
From Shotwell & Kinder, 24 December   72  
From John Adams, 25 December   73  
To Mary Lewis, 25 December   78  
To Charles Clay, 28 December   79  
From Charles Willson Peale, 28 December   79  
From Patrick Gibson, 29 December   86  
To Philip Mazzei, 29 December   87  
To David Bailie Warden, 29 December   90  
From David A. Leonard, 30 December   93  
Account with William & Reuben Mitchell, [ca. 31 December]   94  
 

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To John E. Hall, 1 January   95  
To Thomas Leiper, 1 January   96  
To Archibald Thweatt, 1 January   99  
To Walter Jones, 2 January   100  
From Thomas Leiper, 2 January   104  
From David A. Leonard, 2 January   105  
From Isaac McPherson, 2 January   106  
To John Graham, 6 January   107  
From Oliver Evans, 7 January, enclosing Oliver Evans’s Petition to the United States Congress, [by 28 December 1813]   107  
From Robert M. Patterson, 7 January   113  
To Charles Clay, 8 January   114  
From Patrick Gibson, 8 January   114  
To Samuel M. Burnside, 9 January   115  
From Charles Clay, 9 January   116  
To Louis H. Girardin, 9 January   116  
From Thomas Hornsby, 9 January, enclosing Statement by Elizabeth Henderson, 25 December 1813   117  
To John Pintard, 9 January   119  
From Joseph R. Darnall, 10 January   121  
To Walter Jones, 10 January   122  
From William Johnson, 12 January   123  
To Patrick Gibson, 13 January   123  
To Jeremiah A. Goodman, 13 January   124  
To Thomas Cooper, 16 January   124  
To Oliver Evans, 16 January   131  
To Joseph C. Cabell, 17 January   133  
From Joseph Wheaton, 17 January   135  
From William Short, 18 January   135  
From Thomas Clark, 19 January   139  
From Patrick Gibson, 19 January   141  
To David A. Leonard, 20 January   141  
To Robert M. Patterson, 20 January   142  
To Sir Egerton Leigh, 21 January   143  
To John Melish, 21 January   143  
From Joseph C. Cabell, 23 January   144  
To John Adams, 24 January   146  
From Tadeusz Kosciuszko, 24 January   151  
From John Manners, 24 January   152  
To Richard Randolph, 25 January   154  
To John Staples, 25 January   154  
From Mathew Carey, 26 January   155  
To Patrick Gibson, 26 January   155  
To Joseph Wheaton, 26 January   156  
To William Champe Carter, 27 January   157  
To John Clarke, 27 January   158  
To James Monroe, 27 January   159  
From William Cocke, 28 January   160  
From Elias Earle, 28 January, enclosing Henry Dearborn’s Statement Regarding Elias Earle’s Ironworks, 29 March 1812   162  
From Robert Mills, 28 January   165  
To William Short, 28 January   166  
From Horatio G. Spafford, 28 January   169  
To John Barnes, 29 January   169  
From Oliver Evans, 29 January   170  
To Joseph Graham, 29 January   174  
To James Lyons, 29 January   174  
To Archibald Thweatt, 29 January   175  
To Joseph C. Cabell, 31 January   176  
To Samuel Greenhow, 31 January   178  
To Elizabeth Trist, 1 February   178  
To Jeremiah A. Goodman, 3 February   179  
Notes on Account with David Higginbotham, [ca. 3 February]   180  
From Jason Chamberlain, 4 February   181  
From Samuel Greenhow, 4 February   182  
From Joseph C. Cabell, 5 February   184  
From Samuel Brown, 8 February   186  
From Patrick Gibson, 8 February   188  
From John Barnes, 9 February   189  
To Mathew Carey, 10 February   190  
To Thomas Clark, 10 February   190  
To Thomas Cooper, 10 February   190  
To Shotwell & Kinder, 10 February   191  
From John Barnes, 11 February   192  
From Samuel R. Demaree, 13 February   194  
From James Madison, 13 February   196  
From James Monroe, 14 February   197  
From William Bentley, 16 February   198  
To Elias Earle, 16 February   199  
From Walter Jones, 16 February   200  
To James Madison, 16 February   203  
To James Madison, 17 February   203  
To Robert Mills, 17 February   204  
From Richard Randolph, 18 February   204  
From Arabella Graham, 20 February   204  
From Gideon Granger, 22 February   205  
To John Manners, 22 February   207  
To John Barnes, 23 February   211  
To Patrick Gibson, 23 February   212  
To William Short, 23 February   212  
From William DuVal, 24 February   213  
From Lafayette, 25 February   215  
From Patrick Gibson, 26 February   215  
From John Barnes, 27 February   215  
From John Adams, February   216  
From Patrick Gibson, 2 March   222  
From John Graham, 2 March   222  
From William Short, 3 March   223  
From Martin Dawson & Company, 4 March   225  
From Elizabeth Trist, 5 March   226  
From William Wardlaw, 5 March   228  
From Charles Burrall, 6 March   229  
From Joseph C. Cabell, 6 March   230  
From Martin Dawson & Company, 6 March   231  
From Charles Burrall, [7 March]   231  
From Thomas Clark, 7 March   232  
From George Frederick Augustus Hauto, 7 March   232  
From John Barnes, 8 March   233  
To Gideon Granger, 9 March   234  
To James Madison, 10 March   238  
Recommendation of William McClure by Thomas Jefferson and Thomas Mann Randolph, 12 March   240  
From Patrick Gibson, 13 March   241  
From John E. Hall, 15 March   241  
To William Bentley, 16 March   242  
To Henry M. Brackenridge, 16 March   242  
To Charles Burrall, 16 March   243  
To Jason Chamberlain, 16 March   243  
To James Madison, 16 March   244  
To Henry Muhlenberg, 16 March   244  
From Samuel P. Parsons, 16 March   246  
To Charles J. Ingersoll, 17 March   247  
To Horatio G. Spafford, 17 March   248  
To William Wardlaw, 17 March   249  
To Louis H. Girardin, 18 March   250  
Notes on Napier’s Theorem, [ca. 18 March]   253  
To James Barbour, 20 March   256  
To Thomas Clark, 20 March   256  
From Thomas Cooper, 20 March   257  
To Nicolas G. Dufief, 20 March   259  
To Samuel Pleasants, 20 March   260  
From Isaac A. Coles, 21 March   260  
To John Barnes, 22 March   261  
To John Barnes, 22 March   261  
From Charles Burrall, 22 March   262  
From David Gelston, 22 March   263  
To Patrick Gibson, 22 March   263  
From Horatio G. Spafford, 22 March   264  
The Founding of the University of Virginia: Albemarle Academy, 1803–1816   264  
Minutes of the Albemarle Academy Board of Trustees, 25 March   267  
From Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 25 March   268  
From Patrick Gibson, 26 March   269  
To George Frederick Augustus Hauto, 26 March   269  
To James Madison, 26 March   270  
From James J. Pleasants (for Samuel Pleasants), 26 March   270  
To William Short, 26 March   271  
From Benjamin Galloway, 30 March   272  
From Horatio G. Spafford, 30 March   273  
From Benjamin Taylor, enclosing Benjamin Taylor’s Annotated Drawings of Underwater Mines, [30] March   276  
From William Cook, 31 March   280  
To Benjamin Smith Barton, 3 April   281  
To Nicolas G. Dufief, 3 April   282  
To David Gelston, 3 April   282  
Minutes of the Albemarle Academy Board of Trustees, 5 April   282  
From John Barnes, 5 April   283  
From Nicolas G. Dufief, enclosing Account with Nicolas G. Dufief, 6 April   284  
From Peter Carr, [received 7 April]   286  
From José Corrêa da Serra, 10 April   287  
From George Divers, 11 April   288  
From Benjamin Smith Barton, 12 April   288  
From Bradford & Inskeep, 12 April, enclosing Account with Bradford & Inskeep, 7 April   289  
To Patrick Gibson, 12 April   290  
From Luis de Onîs, 13 April   291  
From William Wardlaw, 13 April   292  
From Nicolas G. Dufief, 14 April   292  
Minutes of the Albemarle Academy Board of Trustees, 15 April   293  
From John Barnes, 16 April   294  
From Joseph Delaplaine, 16 April   295  
To William Shirman, 16 April   297  
From Thomas Leiper, 17 April   297  
To John H. Cocke, 19 April   300  
From John H. Cocke, 19 April   301  
To José Corrêa da Serra, 19 April   301  
From Joseph Delaplaine, 19 April   302  
To Nicolas G. Dufief, 19 April   303  
To Benjamin Galloway, 19 April   305  
To Samuel P. Parsons, 19 April   306  
From Patrick Gibson, 20 April   307  
From John Rhea, 20 April   307  
From David Gelston, 21 April   307  
From Augustus B. Woodward, 21 April   308  
From Augustus B. Woodward, 22 April   308  
From Hugh Holmes, 23 April   309  
Joseph Jones Monroe to James Monroe, 23 April   310  
From Horatio G. Spafford, 24 April   313  
To John Barnes, 25 April   314  
From Charles Caldwell, 25 April   317  
From John Waldo, 25 April   319  
To José Corrêa da Serra, 26 April   320  
From David Isaacs, 26 April   321  
To Horatio G. Spafford, 26 April   322  
From John Barnes, 27 April   323  
From Nicolas G. Dufief, 27 April   324  
To Samuel Brown, 28 April   325  
To Luis de Onîs, 28 April   326  
From Charles Caldwell, 30 April   328  
From Francis Corbin, 30 April   329  
From Joseph Delaplaine, 30 April   330  
From William Shirman, 30 April   331  
From Abraham Small, 30 April   331  
To Louis H. Girardin, 1 May   332  
From David Isaacs, 1 May   332  
From John Barnes, 2 May   333  
From John Barnes, 2 May   334  
Minutes of the Albemarle Academy Board of Trustees, 3 May   335  
To Joseph Delaplaine, 3 May   340  
From Thomas Law, 3 May   342  
From Joseph H. Nicholson, 3 May   343  
From John F. Watson, 3 May   344  
From Samuel Brown, 4 May   345  
From Patrick Gibson, 4 May   346  
To John Staples, 4 May   346  
From Joseph Wheaton, 4 May   347  
From John T. Mason, 5 May   347  
To William Richardson, 6 [May]   349  
From David Bailie Warden, 6 May   349  
From James Monroe, 7 May   351  
To Craven Peyton, 7 May, enclosing John Henderson’s Deed of Milton Property to Craven Peyton, 17 November 1807   351  
To John Barnes, 8 May   353  
To George W. Campbell, 8 May   354  
To James Monroe, 8 May   355  
To Bernard Peyton, 8 May   356  
To William Cook, 9 May   356  
From Jason Chamberlain, 10 May   357  
To Hugh Chisholm, 10 May   357  
From George Creager, 10 May   358  
From James Madison, 10 May   359  
To Craven Peyton, 10 May   360  
From Abraham Howard Quincy, 10 May   361  
From John Barnes, 13 May   363  
From Tadeusz Kosciuszko, 15 May   363  
To Henry Dearborn, 17 May   364  
To John Langdon, 17 May   365  
To James Madison, 17 May   365  
To William Short, 17 May   366  
To John F. Watson, 17 May   367  
To John Adams, 18 May   368  
From John Barnes, 18 May   369  
To Daniel D. Tompkins, 18 May   370  
To Francis Corbin, 20 May   370  
To Abraham Small, 20 May, enclosing Eugene Aram’s Defense at his Trial for Murder, [3 August 1759]   373  
To Joseph H. Nicholson, 21 May   379  
From Hugh Chisholm, 22 May   380  
From John Barnes, 24 May   380  
From James Mease, 24 May   381  
To George Creager, 28 May   382  
From John Vaughan, 28 May   383  
From Henry M. Brackenridge, 30 May   383  
From Thomas Cooper, 31 May   385  
Account with William Steptoe, 1 June   387  
From John F. Watson, 2 June   388  
From Luis de Onîs, 3 June   390  
From John Wilson, 3 June   398  
From William Barton, 6 June   398  
To Martha Jefferson Randolph, 6 June   400  
From Robert Mills, 7 June   401  
To Patrick Gibson, 9 June   401  
From William Short, 9 June   402  
To William Thornton, 9 June   405  
From Dudley Leavitt, enclosing Dudley Leavitt’s Table for Determining the Moon’s Quarters, 10 June   407  
To Elizabeth Trist, 10 June   409  
To Charles Caldwell, 12 June   410  
From Patrick Gibson, 13 June   412  
To Thomas Law, 13 June   412  
From Jean Baptiste Say, 15 June   416  
From John Barnes, 16 June   421  
From William H. Crawford, 16 June   422  
Minutes of the Albemarle Academy Board of Trustees, 17 June   426  
From David Bailie Warden, 18 June   427  
From Joseph Delaplaine, 19 June   429  
To Christopher Clark, 21 June   430  
To Archibald Robertson, 21 June   430  
From John Barnes, enclosing Tadeusz Kosciuszko’s Account with John Barnes, 22 June   431  
To Patrick Gibson, 22 June   433  
From Levett Harris, 22 June   433  
To Archibald Robertson, 22 June   434  
From Archibald Robertson, 22 June   435  
From Israel B. Kursheedt, 24 June   435  
From William Lambert, 24 June   436  
From John Barnes, 27 June   437  
From William Thornton, 27 June   438  
To Baring Brothers & Company, 28 June   439  
To John Barnes, 28 June   440  
From David Isaacs, 28 June   441  
To Tadeusz Kosciuszko, 28 June   442  
To Robert Mills, [28] June   443  
To Joseph Delaplaine, 29 June   444  
To James Mease, 29 June   444  
To Robert Patterson, 29 June   446  
To John Wilson, 29 June   446  
To William Barton, 30 June   446  
To Jason Chamberlain, 1 July   447  
To Joseph Darmsdatt, 1 July   448  
To William Shirman, 1 July   448  
To John Waldo, 1 July   449  
To Louis H. Girardin, 2 July   450  
To William Duane, 3 July   450  
To John Adams, 5 July   451  
From John Barnes, 7 July   456  
From Patrick Gibson, 7 July   457  
To Louis H. Girardin, 7 July   458  
From Thomas Lehré, 7 July   459  
To Patrick Gibson, 8 July, with Note on Corn Contracts, 9 July   459  
From James W. Wallace, 8 July   460  
From Hugh Holmes, 10 July   460  
To Jeremiah A. Goodman, 11 July   461  
From Thomas C. Flournoy, 12 July, enclosing Thomas C. Flournoy’s Fourth of July Speech, [4 July]   462  
From Thomas Law, 12 July   467  
From John Barnes, [ca. 13] July   469  
From John Barnes, 13 July   470  
From Patrick Gibson, 13 July   472  
From Destutt de Tracy, [14] July   472  
From Tadeusz Kosciuszko, 14 July   475  
From John Adams, 16 July   476  
To John Wayles Eppes, 16 July   482  
From John Crookes, 20 July   484  
To Joseph Miller, 21 July   484  
To Andrew Moore, 21 July   485  
To Robert Patterson, 23 July   486  
To William Thornton, 23 July   486  
From James Monroe, 25 July   487  
To William Richardson, 25 July   488  
From David Bailie Warden, 25 July   488  
From Patrick Gibson, 27 July   491  
From James Mease, 27 July   492  
From William Wirt, 27 July, enclosing Patrick Henry’s Stamp Act Resolves, 30 May 1765, with Notes by William Wirt   492  
From Joseph Delaplaine, 28 July   497  
From John Barnes, 29 July   499  
From Elizabeth Trist, 29 July   500  
From Frank Carr, 31 July   502  
From Edward Coles, 31 July   503  
To Baron Karl von Moll, 31 July   505  
From David Bailie Warden, 1 August   505  
From William Thornton, 2 August, enclosing Walter Janes to William Thornton, 12 [July], and William Thornton to George Greer, 2 August   506  
To Robert Gillespie, 3 August   509  
To James Monroe, 3 August   510  
From Augustus B. Woodward, 3 August   511  
From William Barton, 4 August   511  
From George Hargraves, 4 August   512  
To John H. Cocke, 5 August   513  
From James Ogilvie, [ca. 5 August]   514  
To Reuben Perry, 5 August   514  
To John Watts, 5 August   515  
To Patrick Gibson, 7 August   516  
To Lancelot Minor, 7 August   518  
Promissory Note to Hugh Nelson, 7 August   519  
To Samuel M. Burnside, 8 August   520  
To John Crookes, 8 August   521  
To Thomas C. Flournoy, 8 August   522  
To Joseph Delaplaine, 9 August   522  
From George Greer, 9 August   523  
To Thomas Lehré, 9 August   524  
From Thomas Ritchie, 9 August   525  
To Gilbert Stuart, 9 August   525  
From William Duane, enclosing William Duane’s Notes on the Expediency of Using Black Troops, 11 August   527  
From John Nicholas, 12 August   534  
To Craven Peyton, 13 August   535  
From Peter Carr, 14 August   535  
From Lafayette, 14 August, enclosing Lafayette to an Unidentified Correspondent, 22 May   536  
To William Wirt, 14 August   544  
To Major Clayton, 15 August   551  
To Patrick Gibson, 15 August   551  
To Thomas Ritchie, 15 August   552  
From John Barnes, 16 August   553  
To Nicolas G. Dufief, 16 August   554  
To Patrick Gibson, 16 August   555  
To William Barton, 17 August   555  
To Bradford & Inskeep, 17 August   556  
From William Caruthers, 17 August   556  
From Thomas Cooper, 17 August   557  
To Peter Cottom, 17 August   561  
From Joseph Delaplaine, 17 August   562  
To William Duane, 17 August   564  
From John L. E. W. Shecut, 17 August   565  
To William Thornton, 17 August   568  
To John F. Watson, 17 August   568  
To Augustus B. Woodward, 17 August   569  
To John T. Mason, 18 August   569  
Minutes of the Albemarle Academy Board of Trustees, 19 August   570  
To John Barnes, 20 August   572  
To Patrick Gibson, 20 August   572  
From Miles King, 20 August   573  
To William Short, 20 August   591  
To James W. Wallace, 20 August   593  
To William Wardlaw, 20 August   594  
To John C. Carter, 21 August   594  
To Nicolas G. Dufief, 21 August   595  
From Samuel M. Burnside, 22 August   595  
To Thomas Hornsby, 22 August   596  
To David Michie, 22 August   597  
From Jean Baptiste Say, 22 August   598  
From Charles Yancey, 22 August   600  
To Dabney Carr, 24 August   601  
From Patrick Gibson, 24 August   602  
From William Wardlaw, 24 August   602  
To Edward Coles, 25 August   603  
To Thomas Cooper, 25 August   606  
To Caspar Wistar, 25 August   607  
From John H. Cocke, 27 August   608  
To Isaac A. Coles, 27 August   609  
To Joseph Delaplaine, enclosing Thomas Jefferson’s Extract from Theodor de Bry’s Preface to Americae Pars Quinta, with a Drawing Depicting Christopher Columbus, and Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on the Likeness of Christopher Columbus, 28 August   611  
To Louis H. Girardin, 28 August   616  
From John Barnes, 29 August   617  
From Daniel F. Carr, 29 August   618  
To Daniel F. Carr, 29 August   619  
To Samuel Carr, 29 August   619  
To William Caruthers, 29 August   620  
To George Hargraves, 29 August   620  
From James W. Wallace, 29 August   621  
To Charles Yancey, 29 August   624  
To Charles Yancey, 29 August   625  
To John Minor, 30 August, including an earlier letter to Bernard Moore, [ca. 1773?]   625  
From Jeremiah Yancey (for Charles Yancey), 30 August   632  
From Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 31 August   632  
From Nicolas G. Dufief, 1 September   633  
From Edward Caffarena, 5 September   634  
To Craven Peyton, 6 September   634  
To Thomas Jefferson Randolph, [6 September]   635  
To Peter Carr, 7 September   636  
From John Wayles Eppes, 7 September   642  
From James W. Wallace, 7 September   642  
From John Minor, 8 September   643  
From Thomas B. Wait & Sons, 8 September   644  
From Nicolas G. Dufief, 9 September   646  
To Francis Eppes, 9 September   647  
To John Wayles Eppes, 9 September   648  
From Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 9 September   649  
To Thomas Cooper, 10 September   649  
From John C. Carter, 12 September   655  
From James W. Wallace, 13 September   656  
From Donald Fraser, 14 September   656  
From Thomas Cooper, [ca. 15 September]   657  
From Thomas Cooper, 15 September   657  
Thomas Cooper’s Notes on University Curricula [ca. 15–22 September]   666  
From Horatio G. Spafford, 15 September   668  
From Joseph C. Cabell, 17 September   669  
From José Corrêa da Serra, 20 September   671  
Deposition of Craven Peyton in Jefferson v. Michie, 20 September   672  
Deposition of Richard Price in Jefferson v. Michie, 20 September   676  
From Thomas Cooper, 21 September   678  
The Sale of Thomas Jefferson’s Library to Congress   679  
  I. To Samuel H. Smith, 21 September   681  
  II. To Samuel H. Smith, 21 September   682  
From John Vaughan, [received 21 September]   685  
From Thomas Cooper, 22 September   685  
To Joseph C. Cabell, 23 September   689  
To James Madison, 24 September   692  
From Philip Mazzei, 24 September   693  
From Joseph Milligan, 24 September   698  
To James Monroe, 24 September   699  
To John L. E. W. Shecut, 25 September   700  
To Thomas B. Wait, 25 September   701  
From Edward Coles, 26 September   703  
To Miles King, 26 September   705  
From Samuel E. Mifflin, [ca. 26 September]   706  
Statement of Albemarle County Taxes and Court Fees, 27 September   708  
To Dabney Carr, 27 September   709  
To Patrick Gibson, 27 September   710  
From Samuel E. Mifflin, [ca. 27 September]   711  
To James Oldham, 27 September   712  
To Richard Randolph, 27 September   713  
To Thomas Ritchie, 27 September   713  
To John Barnes, 30 September   713  
To Joseph C. Cabell, 30 September   714  
José Corrêa da Serra’s Memorandum on Religious Education, [after 30 September]   715  
From Patrick Gibson, 30 September   716  
 
Appendix : Supplemental List of Documents Not Found   719  
 
Index   721  

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