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The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 29:
1 March 1796 to 31 December 1797
Thomas Jefferson
Edited by Barbara B. Oberg

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

FOREWORD vii
GUIDE TO EDITORIAL APPARATUS xi
ILLUSTRATIONS xxxvii
JEFFERSON CHRONOLOGY 2
[1796]
From Benjamin Rush, 1 March 3
To James Monroe, 2 March 4
From Robert Pollard, 3 March 6
To James Madison, 6 March 6
From James Madison, 6 March 9
To Martha Jefferson Randolph, 6 March 11
To Richard Harrison, 8 March 11
Statement on Accounts as Minister Plenipotentiary in France, 8 March 13
To Richard Harrison, 9 March 24
From James Madison, 13 March 25
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 13 March 26
From Thomas Pinckney, 16 March 27
From William Cabell, 17 March 30
To Jean Antoine Gautier, 17 March 30
To Richard Harrison, 17 March 33
To William Blount, 19 March 34
To William Branch Giles, 19 March 35
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 19 March 36
To Robert Brooke, [20 March] 37
From William Branch Giles, 20 March 38
Memorandum to Richard Harrison, [ca. 20 March] 38
To John Pendleton, 20 March 39
To James Madison, 21 March 41
From James Madison, 21 March 41
To James Monroe, 21 March 41
To Benjamin Hawkins, 22 March 42
To John Bowyer, 25 March 44
From Patrick White, 25 March 45
From William Branch Giles, 26 March 45
To John Barnes, 27 March 50
To James Brown, 27 March 50
To James Madison, 27 March 51
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 27 March 52
From Volney, 28 March 53
From William Branch Giles, 31 March 54
From James Madison, 4 April 55
To Archibald Stuart, 5 April 57
From John Adams, 6 April 58
From William Branch Giles, 6 April 60
To Volney, 10 April 61
From James Madison, 11 April 62
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 11 April 63
From John Stuart, 11 April 64
From Van Staphorst & Hubbard, 11 April 65
Agreement with Randolph Jefferson, 17 April 66
To James Madison, enclosing Extract of Madison's Notes on Debates in the Federal Convention and Extracts from Jefferson's Papers, with Comments, 17 April 67
From Thomas Pinckney, 17 April 69
From James Madison, 18 April 70
From Tench Coxe, 22 April 71
From Aaron Burr, 23 April 72
From James Madison, 23 April 72
Jefferson's Letter to Philip Mazzei 73
I. Thomas Jefferson to Philip Mazzei, 24 April 81
II. Extract and Commentary Printed in the Paris Moniteur, [25 January 1797] 84
III. Extract and Commentary Printed in the New York Minerva, [2 May 17971 86
IV Italian Translation of Extract, n.d. 88
To James Madison, 24 April 88
To Van Staphorst & Hubbard, 24 April 90
To Thomas Mann Randolph, [25 April] 90
From Bushrod Washington, 26 April 91
From Edward Rutledge, 30 April 92
To James Lyle, 1 May 93
From James Madison, 1 May 93
From James Madison, 9 May 95
To James Lyle, enclosing Deed of Mortgage of Slaves to Henderson, McCaul & Company, 12 May 96
Deed of Mortgage of Slaves to Van Staphorst & Hubbard, 12 May 98
To Francis Walker, 14 May 99
From Archibald Stuart, 15 May 99
To Mann Page, [16 May] 100
From Alexandre Lerebours, 17 May 101
From Patrick White, 19 May 102
From William Strickland, 20 May 102
From Van Staphorst & Hubbard, 21 May 106
To John Barnes, 2[2] May 107
From James Madison, 22 May 108
From William Thornton, 22 May 110
From Volney, 22 May 111
To James Brown, 23 May 112
To Archibald Stuart, 26 May 113
To John Stuart, 26 May 113
From Sir John Sinclair, 28 May 114
From William Strickland, 28 May 115
From Joseph Marx, 29 May 119
From James Madison, 30 May 119
From Robert Pleasants, 1 June 120
To Joseph Marx, 4 June 121
To Charles Willson Peale, 5 June 121
From Jean Antoine Gautier, 7 June 122
To James Monroe, 12 June 123
To John Barnes, 19 June 125
To George Washington du Motier de Lafayette, [19 June] 126
To George Washington, 19 June 127
From Richard Stith, 20 June 130
From Jonathan Williams, 20 June 130
To John Breckinridge, 21 June 131
To Jean Baptiste Ducoigne, [21 June] 131
To Harry Innes, 21 June 132
To Henri Peyroux de la Coudreniere, 21 June 132
To Isaac Shelby, 21 June 134
To Archibald Stuart, 21 June 134
From Tench Coxe, 22 June 134
From Charles Willson Peale, 22 June 136
To -------- Hite, 29 June 137
To Archibald Stuart, 29 June 138
To David Rittenhouse, 3 July 138
To Jonathan Williams, 3 July 139
To J.P.E. Derieux, [4 July] 141
From George Washington, 6 July 141
To Madame de Chastellux, 10 July 144
To Tench Coxe, 10 July 146
To James Monroe, 10 July 147
From LaRochefoucauld-Liancourt, 11 July 148
From Volney, 12 July 150
From John Stuart, 13 July 152
To Francis Willis, 15 July 153
From John Guillemard, 18 July 154
From Philip Turpin, 18 July 155
From James Martin, [20 July] 156
To William Alexander, 26 July 158
From George Wythe, 27 July 158
From George Washington du Motier de Lafayette, 29 July 159
From James Monroe, 30 July 160
From Benjamin Smith Barton, 1 August 165
To Francis Eppes, 4 August 166
To John Barnes, 7 August 167
To George Wythe, 8 August 168
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 12 August 168
From William Cocke, 17 August 169
To Wilson Cary Nicholas, 19 August 170
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 19 August 170
From Archibald Stuart, 1,9 August 171 From Wakelin Welch, enclosing Account with Robert Cary & Company, 22 August 173
From Volney, 24 August 174
From John Stuart, 25 August 177
To Robert Pleasants, [27 August] 177
From George Washington, 28 August 178
Questions on the Cow Pea, with Answers of Philip Tabb, [after 30 August] 179
From John Carey, 1 September 180
From Benjamin Smith Barton, 5 September 182
From Sir John Sinclair, 10 September 183
To John Barnes, 11 September 183
To Joseph Donath, 11 September 184
From -------- Galvan, 21 September 184
From John Garland Jefferson, 21 September 185
From John Wayles Eppes, 25 September 186
To John Barnes, 2 October 186
To Joseph Donath, 2 October, 187
To William Booker, 4 October 187
From William Booker, 7 October 188
To Bushrod Washington, 9 October 189
From William Frederick Ast, 10 October 190
To Benjamin Smith Barton, 10 October 192
Documents Relating to the 1796 Campaign for Electors in Virginia 193
I. Certificate of William Marshall, 10 October 196
II. Certificate of Joseph Jones Monroe and Thomas Bell, 17 October 198
To William Cocke, 21 October 199
From Van Staphorst & Hubbard, 21 October 199
To James Currie, 22 October 200 From Benjamin Smith Barton, 25 October 200
From James Lyle, enclosing Statement of Interest and Payments on Bonds to Henderson, McCaul & Company, 25 October 202
From William Fleming, 30 October 204
To John Carey, 10 November 205
To John Stuart, 10 November 205
To John Barnes, 13 November 206 From William Booker, 17 November 207
From Jean Armand Tronchin, enclosing Tronchin's Memorandum on Recovering Foreign Debts in America, 17 November 207
Deed of Mortgage of Slaves to Van Staphorst & Hubbard, 21 November 209
To Peter Carr, 28 November 210
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 28 November 211
To John Barnes, 4 December 212
To Joseph Donath, 4 December 212
To Henry Banks, 5 December 213
From James Madison, 5 December 214
To Wilson Cary Nicholas, 5 December 215
From John Wickham, 8 December 217
From James Madison, 10 December 218
To John Barnes, enclosing Power of Attorney to John Barnes for William Short, 11 December 219
To Thomas A. Taylor, 11 December 219
From Volney, 12 December 220
To John Garland Jefferson, 17 December 222
To James Madison, 17 December 223
To Volney, [17 December] 224
From John Wayles Eppes, 19 December 226
From James Madison, 19 December 226
From James Madison, 25 December 227
From Volney, 26 December 229
From Enoch Edwards, 27 December 230
To Edward Rutledge, 27 December 231
Jefferson's Letter to John Adams 234
I. To John Adams, 28 December 235
II. Copy from Memory, 28 December 236
From Volney, 29 December 237
From Archibald Stuart, 31 December 239
Declaration for the Mutual Assurance Society, [1796 or later] 239
Memorandum on Farming Operations, [1796 or later] 244
Notes on a Copying Process, 246
[1796]
Jefferson's Letter to James Madison 247
I. To James Madison, 1 January 247
II. Copy from Memory, 1 January 249
From Benjamin Rush, 4 January 251
To Archibald Stuart, 4 January 252
From the American Philosophical Society, 7 January 254
To James Madison, 8 January 255
From James Madison, 8 January 255
To Volney, 8 January 257
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 9 January 260
From James Sullivan, 12 January 262
From James Wood, 14 January 262
From James Madison, 15 January 263
To James Madison, 16 January 266
From John Stuart, 16 January 266
To Henry Tazewell, 16 January 267
To John Wickham, 20 January 268
To Enoch Edwards, 22 January 269
To John Langdon, 22 January 269
To James Madison, 22 January 270
From James Madison, 22 January 272
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 22 January 273
To Benjamin Rush, 22 January 275
To George Wythe, 22 January 275
To the American Philosophical Society, 28 January 276
To John Barnes, 28 January 277
To John Marshall, 28 January 278
To James Wood, 28 January 279
From James Madison, 29 January 280
To James Madison, 30 January 280
From Henry Tazewell, 1 February 281
From George Wythe, 1 February 283
From Benjamin Rush, 4 February 284
From James Madison, 5 February 285
From Charles Willson Peale, 6 February 286
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 6 February 287
From Robert Pleasants, 8 February 287
To James Sullivan, 9 February 289
Memoir on the Megalonyx, [10 February] 291
From James Madison, 11 February 304
From Timothy Pickering, 11 February 305
From Timothy Pickering, 11 February 306
To James Lyle, 12 February 306
From Timothy Pickering, 16 February 307
From Mary Jefferson, 27 February 308
To Martha Jefferson Randolph, 28 February 308
Notes on a Paragraph by John Henry, [after 1 March] 309
From James Wood, 3 March 309
Address to the Senate, [4 March] 310
From Madame de Chastellux, 5 March 312
From Enoch Edwards, [6 March] 313
From Enoch Edwards, 9 March 313
To Mary Jefferson, 11 March 314
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 11 March 315
To William Short, 12 March 316
To Sir John Sinclair, 12 March 318
To William Strickland, 12 March 319
From Volney, 15 March 320
From Samuel Brown, 17 March 321
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 23 March 322
From Peregrine Fitzhugh, 25 March 323
To John Barnes, 26 March 324
From Timothy Pickering, 26 March 325
From John Trumbull, 26 March 325
From Elbridge Gerry, 27 March 326
To William Vans Murray, 27 March 327
To Martha Jefferson Randolph, 27 March 327
To Van Staphorst & Hubbard, enclosing Bond to Van Staphorst & Hubbard, 27 March 329
To Van Staphorst & Hubbard, 28 March 331
From William Short, 30 March 332
From Martha Jefferson Randolph, 31 March 334
From Willink, Van Staphorst & Hubbard, 31 March 334
To James Wood, enclosing Notes on Plan of a Prison, and Table of Estimates, 31 March 335
From Thomas Paine, 1 April 340
To John Brown, 5 April 345
To Peregrine Fitzhugh, 9 April 346
From Alexandre Giroud, 9 April 347
To Martha Jefferson Randolph, 9 April 349
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 9 April 349
To Elizabeth House Trist, 9 April 350
To Volney, 9 April 352
From Mann Page, 19 April 353
From Jean Franoçois Paul Grand, 1 May 354
From Pierre Auguste Adet, 4 May 355
From Elbridge Gerry, 4 May 355
From Edward Rutledge, 4 May 356
From William Wirt, with Jefferson's Notes, 4 May 358
From "Monitor," 7 May 359
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 7 May 360
From Antonia Reynon Carmichael, 8 May 360
From Horatio Gates, 9 May 361
To Elbridge Gerry, 13 May 361
From Thomas Paine, 14 May 366
From Thomas Bee, 16 May 367
To Benjamin Smith Barton, 17 May 367
From Stephen Cathalan, Jr., 17 May 368
From Dugnani, 17 May 370
To Thomas Bell, 18 May 370
To James Madison, 18 May 371
Richard O'Brien's Memorandum on Naval Protection, 18 May 375
From John Oliver, 18 May 377
To Martha Jefferson Randolph, 18 May 379
From Peregrine Fitzhugh, 19 May 380
From "A Native American," [19 May] 382
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 19 May 385
From Edward Rutledge,19 May 386
From Ethridge Gerry, 22 May 387
To Alexandre Giroud, 22 May 387
To Allen Jones, 22 May 388
From Charles Louis Clérisseau, 23 May 389
To Louis of Parma, 23 May 389
The Senate to John Adams, [23 May] 392
John Adams to the Senate, [24 May] 396
To Angelica Schuyler Church, 24 May 396
From Hugh Williamson, 24 May 398
To Elbridge Gerry, 25 May 398
To Mary Jefferson, 25 May 399
From William Linn, 25 May 400
To William Wardlaw, 25 May 401
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 26 May 402
From Elbridge Gerry, 28 May 402
From Hugh Williamson, 28 May 403
From Sebastian Bauman, 29 May 403
To Thomas Pinckney, 29 May 404
To Antonia Reynon Carmichael, 30 May 406
To Horatio Gates, 30 May 407
To John Oliver, 30 May 408
To John Gibson, 31 May 408
To James Madison, 1 June 411
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 1 June 413
To Dugald Stewart, [2 June] 415
To Peregrine Fitzhugh, 4 June 415
To Wakelin Welch, 4 June 419
Senate Resolution on Appointment of Charles C. Pinckney, [5 June] 420
From Tench Coxe, 7 June 420
To James Madison, 8 June 421
To Martha Jefferson Randolph, 8 June 424
To French Strother, 8 June 425
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 9 June 426
From Thomas Bell, 12 June 427
From Mary Jefferson, 12 June 428
To John Moody, 13 June 428
To Mary Jefferson, [14 June] 429
To Edward Stevens, 14 June 431
To John Strode, 14 June 432
To James Madison, 15 June 433
From Pierre Malon, 15 June 435
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 15 June 436
To Aaron Burr, 17 June 437
From John Gibson, 17 June 440
To Henry Remson, 17 June 441
From Peregrine Fitzhugh, 20 June 442
Book Dedication from Benjamin Smith Barton, 21 June 445
From Aaron Burr, 21 June 447
To Elbridge Gerry, 21 June 448
From Sir John Sinclair, 21 June 449
To James Madison, 22 June 450
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 22 June 451
To John Gibson, 24 June 451
From Luther Martin, 24 June 452
To Edward Rutledge, 24 June 455
From Van Staphorst & Hubbard, 26 June 457
To Andrew G. Fraunces, 27 June 459
To Edmund Randolph, 27 June 459
To Andrew G. Fraunces, 28 June 460
To James Madison, 29 June 461
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 29 June 462
From La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, 30 June 462
To William Short, 30 June 463
From Willem H. van Hasselt, 30 June 465
To Thomas Mifflin, 1 July 468
Account with John Francis, 3 July 469
From Arthur Campbell, 4 July 469
From Edmond Charles Genet, 4 July 470
Senate Resolution on William Blount, [4 July] 472
To Volney, 5 July 474
From Volney, 5 July 474 From Elbridge Gerry, 6 July 475 Suit against the Estate of William Ronald: Order and Report, 10 July 476
From James Monroe, 12 July 478
From Sir John Sinclair, 15 July 480
From William Wirt, with Jefferson's Notes, 15 July 481
To John Barnes, [18] July 481
From Volney, 19 July 482
To James Madison, 24 July 483
From John Barnes, 26 July 484
To John Barnes, 31 July 484
From Delamotte, 31 July 485
Note on Diplomatic Appointments, [July] 486
From Thomas Bee, 1 August 487
From James Madison, 2 August 488
From St. George Tucker, 2 August 488
To James Madison, 3 August 489
Petition to Virginia House of Delegates 491
I. Petition to the Virginia House of Delegates, [on or before 3 August] 493
II. Revised Petition to the Virginia House of Delegates, [7 August-7 September] 499
From James Madison, 5 August 505
To Volney, 5 August 507
From Citizens of Vincennes, 7 August 507
From John F. Mercer, 9 August 508
From John Barnes, 10 August 509
To John Stuart, 15 August 509
From William Strickland, 16 August 510
From William Strickland, 18 August 511
From Allen Jones, 20 August 513
From Rufus King, 22 August 514
From St. George Tucker, 22 August 515
From James Madison, 24 August 516
Notes on Alexander Hamilton, 24 August 517
To Willem H. van Hasselt, 27 August 518
To St. George Tucker, 28 August 519
To Robert Lawson, 31 August 520
To Benjamin Vaughan, 31 August 521
To John Vaughan, 31 August 521
To Arthur Campbell, 1 September 522
To John Barnes, 2 September 523
From Volney, 2 September 523
To John E Mercer, 5 September 524
From James Monroe, 5 September 524
To Archibald Stuart, 5 September 525
From John Stuart, 6 September 525
To James Monroe, 7 September 526
To Alexander White, 10 September 527
To John Vaughan, 11 September 529
To Alexander White, 12 September 530
From John Barnes, 14 September 530
To John Barnes, 17 September 531
To Francis Eppes, 24 September 531
To John Barnes, [25] September 534
From Andrew Ellicott, 28 September 534
From James Thomson Callender, 28 September 536
From Arthur Campbell, 30 September 538
From Dugnani, 30 September 538
Statement of Nailery Profits, 30 September 540
From John Barnes, 3 October 542
From John McQueen, 6 October 543
To John Barnes, 8 October 544
To John Barnes, enclosing Power of Attorney, 8 October 544
To John Taylor, 8 October 545
From Elizabeth Wayles Eppes, 10 October 546
Marriage Settlement for John Wayles Eppes, 12 October 547
Marriage Settlement for Mary Jefferson, 12 October 549
Note on Spanish Expenditures, 13 October 551
Notes on Conversations with John Adams and George Washington, [after 13 October] 551
From John Taylor, 14 October 553
From Peregrine Fitzhugh, enclosing a Citizen to the Rights of Man and Peregrine Fitzhugh to the Rights of Man, 15 October 555
From John Barnes, 19 October 561
From James Madison, 20 October 562
From James Monroe, [22] October 562
From James Madison, 25 October 564
To James Monroe, 25 October 564
From James Monroe, [27 October] 565
From Benjamin Galloway, [October] 566
Memorial of Charleston Merchants to the Senate, 2 November 567
To William Bradford, 6 November 568
From Thomas Mann Randolph, 6 November 568
Memorial of Charleston Wharfholders to the Senate, 10 November 570
From Paroy, [before 10 November] 570
From Edmund Randolph, 15 November 572
From John Wayles Eppes, [17 November] 572
From John Taylor, 19 November 573
From Edmund Randolph, 21 November 574
Bond to Van Staphorst & Hubbard, 25 November 574
To Henry Tazewell, 28 November 575
From James Monroe, [November] 576
To Mary Jefferson Eppes, 2 December 576
To George Jefferson, 2 December 577
From James Monroe, 2 December 578
From Mary Jefferson Eppes, 8 December 579
From Arthur Campbell, 10 December 580
From Luther Martin, 11 December 581
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 14 December 583
From Oliver Wolcott, Jr., 15 December 584
To Richard Richardson, 16 December 585
To John Wayles Eppes, 21 December 585
To Francis Walker, 21 December 587
To John Taylor, 23 December 588
John Henry to Henry Tazewell, 24 December 590
From James Madison, 25 December 591
Notes on Comments by John Adams and Robert Goodloe Harper, 26 December 592
To James Monroe, 27 December 593
Notes on a Conversation with Tench Coxe, [27 December] 596
To Martha Jefferson Randolph, 27 December 596
From William Short, 27 December 597
From George Jefferson, 30 December 598
To John Gibson, 31 December 599
To John Henry, 31 December 600
To Henry Tazewell, 31 December 604
Design for Chimney and Flues, [1797] 605
Notes on John Jay's Mission to Great Britain, [1797 or after] 605
APPENDIX: Notations by Jefferson on Senate Documents 633
INDEX 635

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