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Gallatin–His Appeals to Jefferson for Aid-His Attack on the President-Jefferson's

Views on proper Sacrifices to Party Unity–His Toleration of Individual Differences

of Opinion in his Party-Gallatin-Thomas Ritchie-South American Revolt-Jefferson

advises Barlow how to address Napoleon-His Views on War and Peace—“Gives

Glory" to Gerry for “Rasping down" Traitors—The Conduct of the New England

Federalists-Quincy's Declaration that it was the Duty of some States to prepare for a

Separation of the Union-Resolutions of Federal Caucus in Boston—Gerry pronounces

their Doctrines Seditious Legislature go further—Jefferson's Iliness-His Letter to

Rush-Correspondence of 1812–His Reconciliation with John Adams-War declared

between United States and Great Britain-Jefferson's Views of the kind of War it was

Expedient to wage-His Suggestions to the President-Sanguine Hopes_Views after

Hull's Surrender-A Glimpse of Jefferson's Pecuniary Affairs-He is urged to become

& Candidate for the Presidency–Urged to enter Mr. Madison's Cabinet—General

Result of the War in 1812–Conduct of the New England Federalists-Disunion insti-

gated from the Pulpit-Quincy's Attack on the War and on Jefferson in Congress-

Tallmadge's Speech-Clay's Reply to Quincy-Presidential Election-Progress of the

War in 1813–Jefferson's Remarks and Suggestions thereon-Massachusetts Legislature

resolve that it is “unbecoming a Moral and Religious People" to express Approbation

of the Military or Naval Exploits of the War-Massachusetts Officials do not attend

the Funeral of Lawrence-Quincy's Resolution in regard to Admission of States formed

from Louisiana–Remonstrance of Massachusetts Legislature against the War-False

Statements of the Document in regard to Impressment, etc.--Smuggling and Selling

Supplies to the Enemy-How fostered in New England—Evasions of the Revenue

Laws—British Blockade extended–The portion of New England still Exempted_Gov.

ernor of Vermont attempts to Recall the Militia of that State from Canada–Proceed-

ings in Congress thereon-Resolves of Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and New Jersey-

Commodore Decatur's Account of the “Blue-light” Treason_Jefferson's Corres-

pondence in 1813–Dirge of the Indian Race-Jefferson's Letters to Eppes on the

Banks and Currency-Attempt of Boston Banks to prevent the Government from

obtaining Loans—Their Run on Banks of Middle and Southern States-Purchase of

English Government Bills—The Massachusetts Press and Pulpit denounce those

who lend Money to our Government-A new Rupture between Adams and Jefferson

threatened-Reconciliation between Jefferson and Mrs. Adams Jefferson's Views

of Style in Writing,

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tution-Massachusetts and Rhode Island appoint Commissioners to proceed to Wash-

ington-Attempts to annoy, and thwart the Measures of the General Government

—The Commissioners proceed to Washington-The Bubble burst- Public Derision-

The Speculations on the Secret Proceedings of Hartford Convention-Discrepancy in

the Explanation of its Members, etc.- Wherein the Explanations agree--Character of

the Members-John Holmes's Solution Jefferson's several References to the Conven.

tion–His Contempt for its Menaces His Erroneous Views in respect to some of its

Members-Sources of the Odium which rests on the Measure—The Sequel--Action of

the States on the Constitutional Amendments proposed by the Convention-Domestic

matters at Monticello in 1815--Agricultural Statistics, etc.—Correspondence-On the

Right to preach Politics from the Pulpit—How Jefferson wished to be treated in History

-His Occupations in the Summer of 1815-Correspondence in 1816–His Health and

Habits-Letter to Adams on Living this Life over again-On Uses of Grief-To Col.

Yancey on the Bank Mania--Jefferson's continued Hostility to United States Bank-

To Austin on encouraging Domestic Manufactures--How far he went in this Direction

-Virginia Improvements, etc.—Jefferson to Kercheval on amending the Constitution

of Virginia—Tucker's and Grigsby's Statements-A Singular Tribute to Jefferson's

Influence-Jefferson accuses King of having suppressed his Friendly Overture to Eng.

land-Family Letters - A Hint concerning Pecuniary Matters,

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Lieutenant Hall's Account of his Visit to Monticello_Jefferson to Mrs. Adams-To

Adams in regard to Disclosing religious Views, etc.-A Practical Commentary on

Arraigning Private Religious Views of Candidates for Office-Monroe elected Presi.

dent-J. Q. Adams Secretary of State—Jefferson's Comments on Adams' Appointment

-Central College-Miscellaneous Correspondence of 1817–Views in regard to the

Great Canal in New York-On an Amendment of the Constitution sanctioning Internal

Improvements-On Persecution of Shakers in New York-Indoor Occupations of the

Year, described by Himself—He keeps Copies of only a portion of his Letters-Omis-

sions in the Congress Edition of his Writings-Illness in 1818_Kosciusko's Death-

He leaves Jefferson Executor of his Will—Death of Mrs. Adams-Jefferson's Letter of

Condolence to Mr. Adams-Wirt's Life of Henry-Historic Reclamations--Jefferson

advises a Course of Female Education-His List of approved Novels—Tribute to

Franklin-Temperance Reform Theories forty years ago-Correspondence of 1819-

His Account of his Physical Habits and Condition–His Reading for half an hour

before going to Bed–His first Book of Selections from the New Testament-His

Remarks on it to Charles Thompson-His Polyglot Book of Selections from New Tes-

tament-Contents of both Selections-His Remarks on the Materials for writing his

Biography, etc.-His Strictures on Judicial Encroachments_Attacks of Illness in

1819-The Missouri Question Jefferson's Remarks on it in 1820 and 1821–Virginia

University-Its History Published in 1856—Professor Minor's Sketch of its Early

History-Meeting of Commissioners to select a Site, etc.-First Board of Visitors

Chosen–Jefferson appointed Rector-Plan of the Buildings—Establishment under

Control of Jefferson-Expense exceeds Public Expectation-Struggles and Triumphs

Jefferson's Coadjutors-Joseph Carrington Cabell-An exciting Episode—Dr. Cooper's

Appointment as a Professor, attacked by the Clergy–The Sequel-Later Charges

Explanations of Professors Tucker and Dunglison—The Charge that Religious Instruc-

tion was excluded from the University-Invitation of the Visitors to all Sects to establish

Chairs of Divinity-Reasons for the Omission of the Visitors to provide for Religious

Instruction with the Funds of the Institution-By-laws in regard to Religious

Instruction-Jefferson's Miscellaneous Correspondence in 1820—Financial Affairs in

Virginia—On the Florida Treaty and Texas_ Monroe Doctrine" full blown–Jeffer.

son's views of the Administration-IIis health in 1820— His Correspondence in 1821–

1829-1825.

An Accident-Correspondence of 1823—On Style-On O'Meara's Voice from St. Helena

-Complaint that the Republican side of American History is Unwritten-Declares

that the breaking up of hordes of Private Letters will ultimately disclose the truth

-Considers J. Q. Adams unfriendly to himself-To Monroe, on Interference of Holy

Alliance in South America—On the Acquisition of Cuba——On the Proposition of

England to join in Resisting Interference of the Holy Alliance, The “Monroe Doc,

trine"

proposed to Monroe six weeks before he announced it—John Adams's Cun-

ningham Correspondence published—Jefferson to Mr. Adams, on the Strictures it

contained on himself—Their remaining Correspondence-Jefferson's Expressions in

regard to the Presidential Candidates in 1823—Letter to George Ticknor-Their pre-

vious Acquaintance-Jefferson's Absorbing Topic in 1824_Selection of Professors of

the University—To Dr. Sparks, on Emancipation and Colonization–To Garnett, on

Constitutional Amendments_To Englebrecht, on 15th Psalm of 'David-Reconcilia-

tion with Edward Livingston-Correspondence with the old “Heart of Sedition" in

England-Displeasure with Cartwright, and its Termination-Correspondence with

Henry Lee_Lafayette's Visit to the United States Jefferson proposes a Public

Testimonial to him-Lafayette's Visit to Monticello—The Banquet-Jefferson's Speech

-Ticknor and Daniel Webster Visit Monticello-Webster's Account of his Visit-

Remarks ascribed to Jefferson in regard to Wirt's Life of Henry, and to the Character

of General Jackson-A Letter from one of Mr. Jefferson's Family on the subject

Jefferson's Feelings towards Wirt, and his habitual way of speaking of Henry-His

Feelings towards General Jackson-Mr. Jefferson Twice in a Rage-His Remarks on

the Presidential Candidates in 1824– Arrival of the Professors, and Opening of the

University-Jefferson's Estimate of the Professors Dr. Dunglison's Memoranda-

Extracts from these Memoranda-The University Buildings-Architecture-All the

Professors Foreigners—Jefferson's Illness-His Ideas of Physic-Jefferson at his

Table, his Visitors, etc.-His Manners-His Openness in Conversation-Lafayette's

Second Visit to Monticello-Levasseur's Statements, The Dinner in the Rotunda-

Lafayette's Solicitude for Jefferson's Health–Sends Instruments to him from France-

Proposes to send Dr. Cloquet-Laws of the University-Republicanism thought un-

able to stand against College Burschenschaft-Difficulties in the University-Vr.

Jefferson's Attentions to the Students,

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LIFE OF JEFFERSON.

CHAPTER I.

1802–1803

President's Correspondence during late Session of Congress—His Reasons for not pro-

claiming Fast and Thanksgiving Days_Indian Delegations at the Capital-President's
Address to them-Letters to his Daughter-News of Cession of Louisiana by Spain to
France-President's decisive Letter thereon to American Minister in France-He in-
closes it open to Dupont de Nemours-Its Contents intended for French Government
Morality of President's Attitude-Compared with Miranda Scheme-Hamilton's Plan in
1802—"The Christian Constitutional Society"-Bayard's Answer to Hamilton-Jef-
ferson's View of Object of Marshall's forthcoming Life of Washington--His Letter to
Priestley-Letters to his Daughter-To King in Respect to colonizing insurgent Blacks
of Virginia-His Explanation of his Gratuities to Callendar_Misapprehensions on this
Subject corrected--Account of Career and Fate of Callendar-The President at Home
-Table of his Expenses for a Year-Another Letter to Livingston-No Retreat from
former Views To Gallatin on Constitutionality of Appropriations— The State Elec-
tions-To Lincoln on Removals of Federalists from Office--American Right of Deposit
at New Orleans abrogated by Spanish Intendant-The Violation of our Treaty with
Spain-Meeting of Congress—The President's Message_Comments on it, and on the
State of Public Affairs, by Hamilton, Pinckney, Sedgwick, Morris, and John Adams-
Discussion of Spanish Aggression at New Orleans opened in Congress Party Skirmish-
ing-Attempts of Federalists to make the Debate public-Randolph's and Griswold's
Resolutions Action of the House-Monroe nominated Minister Extraordinary-Ross's
Conduct and Resolutions in the Senate-Breckenridge's Amendment-De Witt Clin-
ton's Speech-Federalist Appeal to Example of Washington examined by him and
Wright-Positions of Federalists in 1795 and 1803 in regard to calling on the Presi-
dent for Diplomatic Papers—Their Positions at same periods in regard to Rights of
Treaty-making Power-Their Overaction on the Spanish Question--The ex-Judges'
Petition denied Topographical Explorations authorized-Resolution for submitting
Amendment of the Constitution in Regard to Manner of electing President and Vice-
President-Ohio admitted into the Union-Importation of colored Persons prohibited
-Navy augmented-Yazoo Claims-Georgia presses President to buy out Indians
President's Action–His general Course in Respect to the Indians-His Speech to
“ Handsome Lake”-His Speech to Miamies and Delawares-A Dream of Pbilan-
throps—Indian Treaties-Congressional Measures--Dry Docks—Mitchell's Report-
“He laughs best that laughs latest”—The Adjournment–Jefferson to his Daughters.

SOME of the President's correspondence during the late ses-
sion of Congress demands notice.

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