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The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Retirement Series: Volume 6:
11 March to 27 November 1813
Thomas Jefferson
Edited by J. Jefferson Looney

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Chapter 1 [in PDF format]

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

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

1813

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 Andre Thouin, 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 Lehre, 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 Lehre, 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 Lehre, 22 April 80
From Valentin 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 Lehre, 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 Becourt, 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 Stael 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 Becourt, 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 Lehre, 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 Francois 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 Jose Correa da Serra, 6 September, enclosing Georges Cuvier to Correa 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

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