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bited. Cumberland Road. Importation of Slaves. Removal of
Judges. Expedition under Lewis and Clark. State of Parties, 198
Efforts to make the purchase of Florida. Embassy to France. Letter
to Wilson C. Nicholas. Disposition of parties towards England and
France. Policy of the Administration. Letter to William Duane-
To the Emperor of Russia. Rival Candidates for the Presidency.
Letter to Mr. Monroe. Negotiation with England. The appropria-
tion of two millions. Letter to Mr. Gallatin. Annual Message. Pro-
poses amendments to the Constitution. Repeal of non-importation
law. Burr's Projects. Measures of the Administration to defeat
them. Bill for suspending the Habeas Corpus passes the Senate-
Rejected by the House. System of National Defence. Suppression'
of African Slave Trade. Letter to John Dickinson-To Wilson C.
Negotiations and Treaty with England. Character of the Treaty. The
President declines submitting it to the Senate. Further negotia-
tions. Burr's Conspiracy. His Arrest and Trial. The President's
Correspondence with the Attorney of the United States. The right
to summon the President. Conduct of the Federalists. Burr's
Acquittal. The British ship Leopard attacks the frigate Chesa-
peake. Popular excitement-measures of the Administration.-
Demand of satisfaction.-Prudent course pursued. Impost on wines.
Appointment to Offices. Abuses of the Press. Cabinet Consulta-
tions. Letter to Governor Sullivan. Sends his grandson to Phila-
delphia. His Opinions on the Medical Science.-On removals from
Office. The Emperor Alexander,
The President's Message to Congress. The attack on the Chesapeake,
and measures of the Administration. Proceedings of Congress.
The President sends a confidential Message to Congress, and re-
commends an Embargo-adopted by Congress. Communicates pro-
ceedings in Burr's Trial. John Smith, Senator from Ohio. Cor-
respondence between Mr. Monroe and Mr. Canning on the affair of
the Chesapeake. Arrival of Mr. Rose from England. Correspon-
dence between him and the Secretary of State. Party Views. Bri-
tish Orders in Council. Milan Decree. Mr. Madison and Mr. Mon-
roe rival candidates for the Presidency. Mr. Jefferson's course. His
correspondence with Mr. Monroe. British Orders in Council and
French Decrees. Report of Committee of Congress. Effects of the
Embargo. Its policy considered. Policy of the Administration, 271
The President's Message to Congress. The Foreign Relations of the
United States. Correspondence between the American Minister at
Paris and the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Mr. Madison's Corre-
spondence with Mr. Pinkney. Proceedings of Congress. The Em-
bargo. Inquiry as to the two millions appropriated for the purchase
of Florida. Effects of the Embargo. Measures of Defence. Em-
bargo taken off. Communication from Mr. J. Q. Adams. State of
public affairs. Review of Mr. Jefferson's Administration,
Mr. Jefferson returns to Monticello. Friendship between the President
and Ex-President. Complimentary Addresses. Schemes of passing
his time-how far successful. Pecuniary difficulties, and their cause.
His studies. Address from the Legislature of New York. Orders
the dismission of a prosecution for a libel against him. Mr. Erskine's
arrangement-its disavowal-his Letter to the President. Vocabu-
laries of Indian Languages. Letter to the Spanish Minister. To
Mr. Gallatin. To Mr. Rodney. Kosciusko. His workshop. To
Dr. Jones on Cabinet consultations. His views of Napoleon's suc-
cesses-On the English Constitution-on British Policy. To J. B.
Poplar Forest. Mr. Jefferson's sentiments towards Great Britain. Let
ter to Mr. Law. National Debt of England. Letter to Dr. Rush.
Renewal of Intercourse with Mr. Adams. Letter to Destutt Tracy.
Thoughts on the federal and state Governments. Separation.
Correspondence with Mr. Adams. Letter to Mr. Maury-to the
President. Common Law of England. On his return to public
life. Thoughts on Manufactures. On the party divisions of the
United States. General Washington. Letter to Madame de Staël.
On a Navy. Publication of his Letters to Dr. Priestley. Explana-
tion to Mr. Adams,
Correspondence with Mr. Adams. On party divisions. On the true
principles of Christianity. On Aristocracy. His frank disclosure
of his opinions. His opinion of Napoleon. Letter to Dr. W. Jones.
Character of General Washington. To Mr. Cabell on the qualifica-
tions of Members of Congress. On the importance of Education,
and the division of the country into Wards. The latter policy
examined. Napoleon. Plato. Letter to Mr. Monroe. Capture of
Washington. Public Finances. To La Fayette. Political condition
of France. His feeling towards the English government and nation.
Resigns the office of President of the American Philosophical So-
Letter to the President. To Mr. Adams. Napoleon's return to Paris.
Manufactures of the United States. Letter to Benjamin Austin.
To John Adams-the good and evil of life-the benefits of grief.
To John Tyler. Republican Government. Instructions to Repre-
sentatives. Independence of the Judiciary. County Courts of
Virginia. Extension of the Right of Suffrage. Federal Executive
and Senate. Letter to Mr. Crawford. The Drawback System—
Regulation of the Militia-Paper Money-Means of National
Mr. Jefferson's views of the Constitution of Virginia. Letter to Mr.
Kercheval. Distribution of power. Supposed wisdom of ancestors.
Periodical revisions of the Constitution. The subsequent Constitution
of Virginia compared with his views. Independence of the Judi-
ciary. County Courts. Amendments of the Constitution. Public
Debts. The right of representation for Slayes. Letter to Mr.
Adams. System of Morals. Efforts to improve Education in Vir-
ginia. Central College. Legislative measures. Location of the
University. Letter to Mr. Adams. Spanish America. Letter to
Mr. Gallatin. Power to make Roads and Canals considered. Con-
struction of the power to lay Taxes,
Letters to Mr. Adams. The people of Kentucky-Spanish America—
Condolence with Mr. Adams. Letter to Mr. Walsh. Dr. Franklin.
Mr. Jefferson's domestic habits. Letter to Mr. Adams. Mechlen-
burg Declaration of Independence-his doubts vindicated. Letter
to Judge Roane. Relative powers of the federal and state judicial
departments. The question of permitting Slavery in Missouri. Let-
ter to Mr. Adams-Neologisms-Matter and Spirit,
The University of Virginia. Massachusetts Constitution.
views of Spanish America. His applications to the legislature in
behalf of the University. Letters to Mr. Nicholas. Resolutions of
Kentucky. Nullification. His fears of the judiciary-Examined.
Letter to Mr. Morse-against extensive voluntary associations. Ar-
guments considered. His extensive correspondence. Letter to Mr.
Barry on the judiciary power. To Mr. Adams-On the navy of the
United States. Dry docks. Letter to Mr. Adams. Napoleon at
St. Helena. Natural Theology. Letter to President Monroe. On
the Foreign Policy of the United States,
Letter to Judge Johnson. History of parties in the United States. Ge-
neral Washington's Farewell Address. Decisions of the Supreme
Court. How constitutional questions are to be settled. Letter to
Mr. Adams on the progress of civil liberty. Publication of Cun-
ningham's correspondence. Letter to Mr. Adams. Mr. Pickering's
review. Letter of vindication to Mr. Monroe. Letter to the Presi-
dent on resisting the interference of the Holy Allies in the affairs of
Spanish America. To La Fayette on government. Universal poli-
tical parties. To Mr. Sparks-on colonization in Africa. Exempt-
ing imported books from duty. To Mr. Livingston-Roads and
Canals by the Federal Government. To Major Cartwright on the
English Constitution. Arrival of La Fayette in the United States
-Visits Mr. Jefferson. National Joy. Donation suggested by Mr.
The University goes into operation. Mr. Jefferson's exertions for its
success. Fails in procuring farther grants from the Legislature.
His maxims of practical Morality. Receives a second visit from La
Fayette. His system of Laws for the University. Disorders-and
Proceedings thereon. The power of the Federal Government to
make roads and Canals. Letter to Mr. Madison. Proposed Protest
of the Virginia Legislature. Letters to Mr. Giles concerning Presi-
dent Adams. Letter to Mr. Madison. His pecuniary difficulties.
His heavy expenses. Applies to the Legislature for leave to dispose
of his property by a Lottery. His hopes of the University. Letter
to the President. Liberal principles of National Law. Plan of his
Lottery. Public Sympathy. Other schemes of relief attempted.
Letters to the Mayor of Washington. His last illness and death.
Honours to his memory,
Failure of the Lottery. Liberality of South Carolina and Louisiana.
Mr. Jefferson's Will-Property and Debts. His Descendants. His