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The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 36:
1 December 1801 to 3 March 1802
Thomas Jefferson
Edited by Barbara B. Oberg

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Chapter 1 [in PDF format]

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Foreword vii
Editorial Method and Apparatus xvii
Illustrations xlv
Jefferson Chronology 2

1801

To Andrew Sterett, 1 December 3
From Joseph Yznardi, Sr.,
enclosing Statement of Principles, 1 December 4
To James Currie, 2 December 9
To Thomas Leiper, 2 December 9
To George Jefferson, 3 December 10
To James Madison, [ca. 3 December] 10
To Craven Peyton, 3 December 11
From Andrew Sterett, 3 December 12
From Abishai Thomas, 3 December 12
Memorial from the District of Columbia Commissioners, 4 December 13
From the Georgia Legislature, 4 December 17
From George Jefferson, 4 December 18
To George Latimer, 4 December 19
To John Monroe, 4 December 19
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 4 December 20
From Christopher Smith, 4 December 21
To Caspar Wistar, 4 December 22
To Joseph BloomAeld, 5 December 22
From Sylvanus Bourne, 5 December 23
From Henry Dearborn, 5 December 24
From John Glendy, 5 December 25
To Gideon Granger, 5 December 27
From James Hall, 5 December 27
To James Lyon, 5 December 29
To Isaac Story, 5 December 30
From "Philanthrophos," [on or before 6 December] 31
Bill to Establish a Government for the Territory of Columbia 32
I. Draft Bill, [before 7 December] 34
II. From John Thomson Mason, [7 December] 40
From Tench Coxe, [before 7 December] 41
Henry Dearborn's Plan for Reorganizing the Army, [7 December] 42
From Albert Gallatin, 7 December 48
From Horatio Gates, 7 December 50
From George Jefferson, 7 December 51
From the Senate, 7 December 51
Annual Message to Congress 52
I. To the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate, 8 December 57
II. First Annual Message to Congress, 8 December 58
III. Note for the National Intelligencer, [ca. 8 December] 67
Henry Dearborn's Statement on Indian Trading Houses, 8 December 68
To Albert Gallatin, 8 December 70
From George Jefferson, 8 December 70
From Matthew Lawler, 8 December 71
From James Lyon, 8 December 71
From James Madison, 8 December 73
To Bishop James Madison, 8 December 75
From James Monroe, 8 December 76
General Statement of Account with John Barnes, 9 December 77
Memorandum from John Barnes, 9 December 78
From William P. Gardner, 9 December 79
From John Vaughan, 9 December 80
DeWitt Clinton's Statement on a Political Faction in New York, [before 10 December] 81
From James Cheetham, enclosing
James Cheetham's Statement on a Political Faction
in New York City, [10 December] 82
From the District of Columbia Commissioners, 10 December 88
From James Madison, [10 December] 89
From the War Department, with Jefferson's Reply, 10 December 89
From "An American," 11 December 91
From Benjamin Hawkins, 11 December 93
To the Senate, 11 December 94
To the Senate, 11 December 95
From Jean Chas, 12 December 95
From James Currie, 12 December 97
From John Dickinson, 12 December 97
From James Dinsmore, 12 December 98
To Christopher Ellery, 12 December 99
From Lewis Littlepage, 12 December 99
From Elijah Paine, 12 December 100
From Albert Gallatin, [13 December] 101
To James Monroe, 13 December 104
From James Ray, 13 December 105
To Mary Jefferson Eppes, 14 December 106
To Albert Gallatin, 14 December 107
From William Judd, 14 December 108
From George Meade, 14 December 109
From J. P. G. Muhlenberg, 14 December 111
From Francois Soules, 14 December 112
From Antoine Felix Wuibert, 14 December 114
From Jacob Crowninshield, 15 December 116
From Albert Gallatin, [15 December] 120
From Abishai Thomas, 15 December 122
From Thomas BruC, 16 December 123
From Henry Dearborn, 16 December 125
From Tadeusz Kosciuszko, 16 December 125
From Bishop James Madison, 16 December 126
From Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours, 17 December 127
From Hugh Holmes, 17 December 133
From David Walker, 17 December 134
From John Devereux DeLacy, 18 December 135
To Peter Lyons, 18 December 157
From Nathaniel Macon, 18 December 158
From William Short, 18 December 158
To James Taylor, Jr., 18 December 163
From David Austin, 19 December 163
From William Cranch, 19 December 164
To John Dickinson, 19 December 165
From the District of Columbia Commissioners, 19 December 166
From Benjamin Henfrey, 19 December 167
From Robert Patterson, 19 December 170
From Richard Williams, 19 December 175
To Horatio Gates, 20 December 176
To Levi Lincoln, 20 December 176
From James Monroe, 20 December 177
To Benjamin Rush, 20 December 177
From George Baron, 21 December 178
Statement of Account with Thomas Carpenter, 21 December 181
From Albert Gallatin, with Jefferson's Reply, 21 December 182
To Levi Lincoln, 21 December 183
Resolution of the Mississippi Territory General Assembly, 21 December 183
From James Monroe, 21 December 185
Proclamation on RatiAcation of the
Convention with France, 21 December 187
From John Vaughan, 21 December 189
From Charles Douglas and Susan Douglas, 22 December 190
To the Senate, 22 December 190
To the Senate and the House of Representatives, 22 December 192
From Lewis Littlepage, 23 December 194
To Lewis Littlepage, 23 December 194
To the Senate and the House of Representatives, 23 December 195
From Albert Gallatin, 24 December 195
From George HadAeld, 24 December 197
From Josiah Hook, 24 December 198
From Kennebec County, Maine,
Constitutional Republicans, 24 December 198
From John Stuart Kerr, 24 December 200
From James Madison, 24 December 201
From Overton Carr, 25 December 202
To James Currie, 25 December 203
To Benjamin Waterhouse, 25 December 203
Memorandum to Albert Gallatin, with Gallatin's Reply, [on or before 26 December] 204
From Albert Gallatin, 26 December 205
From Albert Gallatin, 26 December 205
From Robert R. Livingston, 26 December 206
From the National Institute of France, 26 December 208
From Albert Gallatin, enclosing
Outline of Government ODces, 27 December 210
From Albert Gallatin, 27 December 215
To Adam Lindsay, 27 December 216
From Caesar A. Rodney, 27 December 217
To Oliver Wolcott, Jr., 27 December 220
From William Adamson, 28 December 220
From James Jackson, 28 December 224
From John F. Mercer, 28 December 225
From David Stone, 28 December 226
From James Cheetham, 29 December 228
From Andrew Ellicott, 29 December 229
To Albert Gallatin, 29 December 231
To James Madison, 29 December 231
To James Madison, 29 December 232
From Julian Ursin Niemcewicz, 29 December 233
From Edmund O'Finn, 29 December 234
From Robert Smith, 29 December 234
From John Vaughan, enclosing
List of Learned Societies, 29 December 235
From Dr. John Vaughan, 29 December 238
From Henry Voigt, 29 December 239
From Timothy Bourn [before 30] December 241
To William Eustis, 30 December 242
From William Henry Harrison, 30 December 242
From Thomas Oben, 30 December 245
Presentation of the "Mammoth Cheese" 246
I. From the Committee of Cheshire, Massachusetts, [30 December] 249
II. From the Committee of Cheshire, Massachusetts, [1 January 1802] 250
III. To the Committee of Cheshire, Massachusetts, [1 January 1802] 252
Reply to the Danbury Baptist Association 253
I. Draft Reply to the Danbury Baptist Association, [on or before 31 December] 254
II. From Gideon Granger, [31 December] 256
III. To Levi Lincoln, 1 January 1802 256
IV. From Levi Lincoln, 1 January 1802 257
V. To the Danbury Baptist Association, 1 January 1802 258
A Bill for the Relief of SuCerers under
Certain Illegal Prosecutions, [1801] 258

1802

From James Dinsmore, 1 January 260
To John Wayles Eppes, 1 January 261
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 1 January 262
From Philip Turner, 1 January 263
From Caspar Wistar, 1 January 264
From "A. B.," 2 January 266
From Gideon Granger, 2 January 268
From George Jefferson, 2 January 268
To James Oldham, 2 January 269
To Samuel Smith, 2 January 269
From James Taylor, Jr., 2 January 269
From Albert Gallatin, 3 January 270
From David Austin, 4 January 271
From Sarah Blackden, 4 January 273
Conference with Little Turtle 274
I. Address of Little Turtle, [4 January] 280
II. Jefferson's Reply, 7 January 286
III. Henry Dearborn's Reply, 7 January 287
IV. Response of Little Turtle, [7 January] 289
From Joseph Crockett, 4 January 290
From Louis Desmarets, 4 January 290
To Theodore Foster, 4 January 291
From Gideon Granger, 4 January 292
From Benjamin Henfrey, 4 January 293
From John F. Mercer, 4 January 293
From Louis de Tousard, 4 January 294
From William Goforth, 5 January 297
To Benjamin Henfrey, 5 January 303
To the Senate, 5 January 303
From Samuel R. Demaree, 6 January 304
From the District of Columbia Commissioners, 6 January 305
From Blair McClenachan, 6 January 307
From Thomas Newton, 6 January 308
To the Senate: Interim Appointments, 6 January 309
I. Tables of Justices of the Peace for the District of Columbia, [before 16 March 1801] 314
II. Memorandum on Justices of the Peace for the District of Columbia, [on or before 16 March 1801] 316
III. List of Interim Appointments from the State Department, [on or before 26 December 1801] 317
IV. Draft of Interim Appointments, [on or after 26 December 1801] 322
V. Key to the Arrangement of Interim Nominations, [before 6 January] 328
VI. To the Senate, 6 January 331
To the District of Columbia Commissioners, 7 January 337
From William Duane, 7 January 337
To George Jefferson, 7 January 338
To Christopher Smith, 7 January 339
To James Taylor, Jr., 7 January 339
To Antoine Felix Wuibert, 7 January 340
From David Austin, 8 January 340
From James Currie, 8 January 340
From Henry Dearborn, 8 January 341
To George Jefferson, 8 January 342
To James Taylor, Jr., 8 January 343
From Albert Gallatin, 9 January 343
To George Jefferson, 9 January 344
From David Mandeville, 9 January 344
To Samuel A. Otis, 9 January 345
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 9 January 346
From Albert Gallatin, 10 January 346
From John Hughes, 10 January 348
To Edward Savage 10 January 350
To Joseph Yznardi, Sr., 10 January 350
From David Austin, 11 January 351
From Richard Dinmore, 11 January 352
From Henry Esch, 11 January 353
From La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, 11 January 355
To the Senate and the House of Representatives, 11 January 356
From Isaac Story, 11 January 357
From James Sullivan, 11 January 359
From Benjamin Waterhouse, 11 January 359
To Albert Gallatin, 12 January 361
From John Gardiner, 12 January 362
To the House of Representatives, 12 January, enclosing From James Madison, and Estimate of Expenses, 11 January 363
From Charles Willson Peale, 12 January, enclosing Substance of an Address, [ca. 12 January] 365
To the Senate, 12 January 367
From Albert Gallatin, 13 January 367
From George Jefferson, 13 January 368
To John Vaughan and Charles Willson Peale, 13 January 369
To James Currie, 14 January 369
To George Jefferson, 14 January 370
From George Jefferson, 14 January 371
From George Washington McElroy, 14 January 371
To John Vaughan, 14 January 372
To Benjamin Waterhouse, 14 January 373
To Philip Barraud, 15 January 373
From John James Dufour, 15 January 373
From Lewis Geanty, 15 January 376
To the Georgia Legislature, 15 January 377
From Simon Harris, 15 January 378
To David Mandeville, 15 January 379
From Robert Smith, 15 January 380
From Augustus B. Woodward, 15 January 380
From Joseph Yznardi, Sr., enclosing
Invoice for Wine, with Jefferson's Notations, 15 January 381
To Albert Gallatin, 16 January 384
To Kennebec County, Maine, Constitutional Republicans, 16 January 384
To Charles Willson Peale, 16 January 385
To Henry Voigt, 16 January 386
To James Cheetham, 17 January 386
To Martha Jefferson Randolph, 17 January 387
To Hore Browse Trist, 17 January 389
To Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours, 18 January 390
From Allen McLane, 18 January 392
Notes on a Cabinet Meeting, 18 January 394
From James Wilkinson, 18 January 394
From David Austin, 19 January 395
From William Dunnington, 19 January 396
From Robert Smith, 19 January 397
From Jacob Bayley, 20 January 397
From Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours, 20 January 399
From George Jefferson, 20 January 399
From James Madison, [ca. 20 January] 400
From the Mississippi Territory House of Representatives, 20 January 400
To David Austin, 21 January 401
From William C. C. Claiborne, 21 January 402
From Thomas Claxton, 21 January 402
From Josias Wilson King, 21 January 403
From Charles Willson Peale, 21 January 404
From Anna Young, 21 January 405
From Joseph Anthony, 22 January 409
From John Beckley, 22 January 415
From the District of Columbia Commissioners, 22 January 415
To John Wayles Eppes, 22 January 416
From Agnes Jackson, 22 January 418
From William King, 22 January 419
From Hore Browse Trist, 22 January 419
From Thomas Claxton, 23 January 420
From James Dinsmore, 23 January 421
To Lewis Geanty, 23 January 422
From William Short, 23 January 423
From John Cleves Symmes, 23 January 424
From Mary Jefferson Eppes, 24 January 426
From Richard Brent, [25 January] 427
From Ebenezer Elmer, 25 January 428
From Albert Gallatin, [25 January] 428
From Benjamin Hichborn, 25 January 429
From Edward C. Nicholls, 25 January 431
From William Barnwell, 26 January 432
To James Madison and Family, 26 January 432
To Wilson Cary Nicholas, 26 January 433
From Wilson Cary Nicholas, 26 January 434
To Joseph H. Nicholson and Rebecca Nicholson, 26 January 435
From David Stone, 26 January 435
From Richard Willson, 26 January 436
From James Currie, 27 January 436
To Richard Cutts, 27 January 437
From Abraham Du Buc de Marentille, 27 January 438
From Albert Gallatin, 27 January 440
To the Senate and the House of Representatives, 27 January 440
From John Davis, 28 January 443
From Richard Dinmore, 28 January 444
To Levi Lincoln, 28 January 446
From James Lyon, 28 January 446
From David Austin, 29 January 447
To Andrew Ellicott, 29 January 448
From Albert Gallatin, 29 January 448
From Robert Morris, [on or before 29 January] 449
From Benjamin Vaughan, 29 January 449
From Benjamin Waterhouse, 29 January 454
To John Wickham, 29 January 455
From Isaac Briggs, 30 January 457
Charges Against Arthur St. Clair 458
I. From Thomas Worthington, 30 January 461
II. List of Charges Against Arthur St. Clair, [ca. 30 January-20 February] 465
III. Thomas Worthington's Charges and Explanations, 20 February 466
From Delamotte, 30 January 470
From Denniston & Cheetham, 30 January 472
From Lafayette, 30 January 480
To William Wardlaw, 30 January 482
From Joseph Yznardi, Sr., 30 January 482
To Matthew Anderson, 31 January 484
From Andrew Ellicott, 31 January 485
To Dwight Foster, 1 February 486
From Benjamin Hawkins, 1 February 486
To the Senate, 1 February 487
From Joseph Wheaton, 1 February 489
From John Wayles Eppes, 2 February 490
From George Jefferson, 2 February 492
From Levi Lincoln, 2 February 493
To Thomas Newton, Jr., 2 February 496
From Samuel Quarrier, 2 February 497
From Samuel Quarrier, 2 February 498
To the Senate and the House of Representatives, 2 February 499
From Robert Smith, 2 February 501
Memorandum from Tench Coxe, 3 February 502
Invoice from William Duane, 3 February 503
To George Jefferson, 3 February 503
To James Monroe, 3 February 504
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 3 February 505
From Albert Gallatin, 4 February 506
From Samuel Morse, 4 February 507
To Anna Young, 4 February 512
To Joseph Yznardi, Sr., 4 February 512
Conference with Black Hoof, 5 February 513
I. Address of Black Hoof, [5 February] 517
II. Jefferson's Reply, 10 February 522
III. Henry Dearborn's Reply, 10 February 523
IV. Henry Dearborn to Chiefs of the Delawares and Shawnees, 10 February 526
To Aaron Burr, 6 February 527
Philippe Jacques Dahler to Jefferson and Congress, 6 February 527
From James B. Heard, [on or before 6 February] 529
From Thomas Mann Randolph, 6 February 530
From Jacob Wagner, 6 February 531
From Joseph Barnes, 7 February 532
From Lewis DuPre, 7 February 533
From Andrew Ellicott, 7 February 535
From John Guerrant, 7 February 536
From Stephen Sayre, 7 February 537
From Burgess Allison, 8 February 540
From Daniel Carroll, 8 February 541
From the District of Columbia Commissioners, 8 February 542
To the House of Representatives, 8 February 543
From George Jefferson, 8 February 545
To Nathaniel Macon, 8 February 545
To Samuel A. Otis, 8 February 546
From Robert Smith, 8 February 546
From Worsley & Murray, 8 February 547
From Benjamin Smith Barton, 9 February 547
From Catherine Church, 9 February 549
From George Clinton, 9 February 550
To the District of Columbia Commissioners, 9 February 551
From the District of Columbia Commissioners, 9 February 551
From Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours, 9 February 552
From Thomas Eddy, 9 February 553
From Albert Gallatin, 9 February 554
From John Thomson Mason, 9 February 555
To Hore Browse Trist, 9 February 556
To Abraham Baldwin, 10 February 557
From Samuel Quarrier, 10 February 557
To Daniel Carroll, 11 February 559
From Stephen Cathalan, Jr., 11 February 559
Tench Coxe's ReBections on Cotton, 11 February 562
From Manasseh Cutler, [11 February] 563
From the District of Columbia Commissioners, 11 February 564
To James Oldham, 11 February 565
From Henry Voigt, 11 February 565
From David Campbell, 12 February 566
From James Dinsmore, 12 February 567
From Albert Gallatin, 12 February 568
From James Monroe, 12 February 571
From Thomas Newton, 12 February 572
From Joseph Yznardi, Sr., 12 February 572
From Horatio Gates, 13 February 573
From George Jefferson, 13 February 574
From Levi Lincoln, 13 February 574
From James Monroe, 13 February 576
From Samuel Quarrier, 13 February 577
From Arthur St. Clair, 13 February 578
From Andrew Ellicott, 14 February 579
From "A Federalist Democrat," 14 [February] 581
To George Hay, 14 February 581
From David Lummis, 15 February 582
From Philadelphia Merchants and Traders, [before 16 February] 586
From Albert Gallatin, 16 February 589
To the Senate and the House of Representatives,
enclosing From James Madison, 16 February and
Albert Gallatin to James Madison, 30 January 592
From Louis Thomas Villaret de Joyeuse, [16 February] 598
From Tench Coxe, 17 February 600
From Nicholas Reib, 17 February 602
To the Senate and the House of Representatives, 17 February 603
From Robert Smith, 17 February 604
Circular to Naval Commanders, 18 February 605
From Thomas Newton, 18 February 606
To the Senate, 18 February 606
To the Senate and the House of Representatives, 18 February 607
To Nicolas Gouin DuAef, 19 February 607
From John Murray Forbes, 19 February 608
From George Hay, 19 February 609
From William Barton, 20 February 610
From Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours, 20 February 611
To John Page, 20 February 613
From Robert Smith, 20 February 615
From John Dawson, 21 February 615
From Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours, 21 February 616
From Lewis Mayer, 21 February 617
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 21 February 618
From John Coburn, 22 February 620
From Tench Coxe, 22 February 623
From John Drayton, 22 February 625
From Lyman Spalding, 22 February 626
To Albert Gallatin, 23 February 627
To Albert Gallatin, with Gallatin's Reply, [23 February] 628
From Moses Myers, 23 February 628
To Andrew Ellicott, 24 February 629
To Albert Gallatin, with Gallatin's Reply, [on or before 24 February] 630
To George Hay, 24 February 631
To the Senate and the House of Representatives, 24 February 631
To Seneca, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Munsee Indians, with Henry Dearborn, 24 February 632
From Maria Cosway, 25 February, enclosing Proposal to
Publish Etchings of Pictures in the Louvre, 1 February 636
From Albert Gallatin, 25 February 638
From James Madison, 2[5] February 638
To the Senate and the House of Representatives, 25 February 640
From "A--X," [26 February] 641
From Anthony Campbell, 26 February 641
To James Madison, with Madison's Reply, 26 February 654
From Samuel Morse, 26 February 655
From Anne Cary Randolph, 26 February 656
From Ellen Wayles Randolph, [ca. 26 February] 656
From Thomas Jefferson Randolph, [ca. 26 February] 657
To the Senate and the House of Representatives, 26 February 658
From Charles Peale Polk, 28 February [i.e. ca. 27 February] 658
From Thomas Ballendine, 28 February 660
To William R. Davie, 28 February 662
From Thomas T. Davis, 28 February 662
To James Monroe, 28 February 663
To Thomas Mann Randolph, 28 February 663
From Tench Coxe, 1 March 664
From Edward Savage, 1 March 666
To the Senate and the House of Representatives, 1 March 666
From Robert Smith, 1 March 668
From Robert Eastburn, 2 March 669
Statement of Medical Services by Edward Gantt, 2 March 671
From James Hardy, 2 March 671
To the Mississippi Territory General Assembly, 2 March 673
From Samuel Morse, 2 March 673
To Thomas Newton, 2 March 674
To John Wayles Eppes, 3 March 675
To Mary Jefferson Eppes, 3 March 676
From George Hay, 3 March 677
From "Thomas Khronyngler," 3 March 678

APPENDICES

Appendix I: Letters Not Printed in Full 679
Appendix II: Letters Not Found 681
Appendix III: Financial Documents 685
Appendix IV: Statements of Accounts with John Barnes 688
Index 699

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