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“L”: pseudonym of writer opposing funding system, XII 500
Labanel, I.: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 7
La Barre and Company: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 765
Labor: Etienne Clavière on, X 234n; Tench Coxe on in draft of “Report on Manufactures,” XXVI 636; in Europe, IX 147; in Great Britain, IX 4, 324; Hamilton on, in “Report on Manufactures,” X 24, 26, 28–30, 33–34, 46–48, 51, 54–55, 60, 63n, 64–65, 67–70, 73–88, 92–96, 125–26, 139–40, 148, 154–59, 215–16, 231–34, 246, 249–52, 261–62, 269–74, 276, 327; scarcity of, in U.S., IX 145, 323, 327, 345, 356; Thomas Scott on, X 234n; Adam Smith on, X 8, 250–51n; of women, IX 146, 342. See also Child labor and Emigrants from Europe
Laborde, Jean-Joseph, marquis de: French court banker, and proposed purchase of U.S. debt to France, XI 181, 595
Labor theory of value, X 8
Labrador: census of (1784), XIX 189n; and discovery of North America, III 704
La Bravoure (French frigate): expected in Santo Domingo, XXIV 265n
La Cadia, see Acadia
La Carmagnole (Columbia): French privateer fitted out at Charleston, S.C., XV 181, 246, 260, 261n, and dismantling of, XVII 99, 101–1n
Lace: duty on, X 16–17n; gold and silver, duty on, proposed, XXVI 515; manufacture of, in Conn., IX 321, in Mass., X 222, 333
Lacedæmon (Sparta), I 397, IV 427; as example of weakness of confederacies, IV 181, 381–82
Lacedæmonians, I 399, 401, 402, 403, 404, III 103n, IV 181n, 379, 380
Lacey, John, Jr.: Army (American Revolution), I 430
Lacey (Lacy), Josiah: Army (American Revolution), company of, and certificate of final settlement, X 553
Lachaise, Auguste: Edmond Charles Genet’s agent for expedition against La., XV 625n, XVI 138n, 139n
Lackawanna River, Pa., IX 380
La Colombe, Louis St. Ange Morel, chevalier de: Army (American Revolution), II 183, 191, payment for services, VI 542, XVI 57–58, 355, 374n, 596
La Compagnie de New York: and Castorland project, XXVI 40, 41n, 42
La Compagnie du Scioto, see Scioto Company
La Concorde (frigate): seizure of American schooner, XVII 111, 112n
Laconia, Greece, I 398, 404
Lacoste, Jean de: French Minister of Marine, XI 178n, XII 434; U.S. debt to France, XII 175, XIII 252, and Santo Domingo, XI 326, 328n, 333–34, 400–1, XII 427–28, 429, 430, 431n, 432, 433, 435, 440
Lac Qui Parle, Northwest Territory, XIX 239n
Lacy, ——, Field Marshal and Count (father of Countess of Serang), XXVI 760
Lacy, A.B.: “Jefferson and Congress, 1801–1809,” XXVI 193n
Ladd, Eliphalet: report on petition of, XI 319–20
Lady Washington (ship): capture of (American Revolution), XI 307
Lafayette, George Washington Motier (Lafayette’s son), XIX 350, XX 68, XXII 72, 77; service in French Army, XXV 335; visit in U.S., XIX 324, 400, 431, 450, 459–60, 512–13, 514, 518, XX 109, and father’s imprisonment, XX 164–67, and Hamilton’s account with Washington, XIX 515n, and political considerations of relations with Washington, XIX 324–27, 354–55, 452–53, 455–56, 456–57n, 457–58, XX 55, 106, 107n, return to France, XXI 298–99
Lafayette, Marie-Adrienne-Françoise de Noailles de (Lafayette’s wife), XXI 299n, 326, 451, XXII 71n, 72, 77, XXV 334, 335
Lafayette, Marie Joseph du Motier, marquis de, VII 363, 364, 455, XXVI 168, 403, 471; accident to and lameness of, XXVI 100–1; in American Revolution, I 436–37, 489, 503–4, 505, 506, 507, 511, 518, 529, 530, 537–40, 541–43, 605, II 92, 321–22, 324, 326–27, 327–28, 328, 329, 355, 357, 362–63, 364, 365, 368, 372, 373, 383, 391–92, 395, 418, 425, 428–29, 436n, 440n, 457, 476, 483, 484, 495, 505–6, 509, 517, 518, 518–21, 549, 558, 563, 570, 571, 572, 578, 579, 580, 581, 586, 587–88, 592, 597, 599, 643–44, XXVI 363n, 364, 391n, 412, 423n, and Battle of Yorktown, II 679–81, XXVI 30–31, 101, 420, departure from U.S. (December 25, 1781), II 683n, III 84n, and French aid to U.S. (1782), III 85, news of peace treaty (Treaty of Paris [1783]), XI 410n, XXI 18–19, trip to France (1779–1780), II 1, 92, 169–70, 319, 320, 321–22, XXVI 377, XXVII 4–5; and application to U.S. of Marquise de Fleury, XXIV 297–98, XXV 127–28; and Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais’s claim against U.S., XXI 323, 325–26, 450, XXII 71–72; and Jean Xavier Bureaux de Pusy, XXIV 476, XXV 18; on conditions and policies of France (1801), XXVI 100–1; congressional act (1794) for pay for services in American Revolution, XVI 444, 445n, 458, XVII 562; on developments in France and U.S.-French relations, (1798) XXII 72–77, (1801) XXV 332–36; and Gaspard Joseph Amand Ducher, III 641, IV 285n, V 493, VI 182; and Mathieu Dumas, XXI 323, 325–26, 450, XXII 71–72; and emigrés, XVI 380; flight from Paris (1792), XII 618; and French Revolution, (1790) XXVI 529–30, (1791) VIII 175, (1795) XV 95; as friend of Chevalier de la Colombe, XVI 57–58; Hamilton’s comments to, on developments in U.S. (1782), III 191–94, on French Revolution (1789), V 425–26, on U.S.-French relations (1798–1799), XXI 450–51, XXII 404; imprisonment of, XII 618n, XVI 58n, XXVI 839, capture by Austrians, XII 618n, efforts for release, XV 637–38, XVIII 374–75, 394, XX 42–43, 110–11, 164–66, 175, 215, XXIV 393n, release, XXI 298–99, 323; and Duc de La Rouchefoucauld-Liancourt, XVII 251–52; and John Laurens’s mission to France (1781), XXVI 406–7; and George Logan’s interference in U.S.-French relations, XXII 184n; Mémoires, Correspondence et Manuscrits …, XXVI 363n; and Francisco de Miranda, III 586; negotiations with Indians (1784), III 580–81; proposes Hamilton as U.S. Minister to sign peace treaty (Treaty of Paris [1783]), III 310–11, 311n; reports and comments, on developments in France in particular and Europe in general, (1782–1785), III 71–72, 96–97, 303, 304, 322n, 603–4, (1787–1788) IV 142–44, 282–83, 652–53, on French Revolution (1790), IX 30, 140; suggested as French Minister to U.S. (1799), XXII 440, XXIII 234–35, XXV 441; toast to, by Aaron Burr, XXV 277, 287, 298; and tobacco monopoly of French Farmers-General, XIII 405–6, XV 607; and U.S. debt to France, V 426, 574, VI 235, VII 165–66n, 433–34, VIII 416; visit to America (1784), III 565, 571, 580–81, 583–84, 590; visit of son to U.S. and return to France, XIX 324–27, 455–56, 457–58, XX 107n, 164–65, XXI 298–99
La Fére, France: site of Ecole des élèves, XXIV 68n
Laffan and Amory adsm Murray: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 67
La Forest, Antoine René Charles Mathurin de: acting French consul general (1785–1792), French consul general (March, 1792), XIII 380, 386, XVIII 389; appointment of successor, XIV 527n; diplomatic privilege to, XVIII 152, denied, XVIII 157; promotion of American manufacturing, XXVI 519–20; reappointment, XVII 212, 213n; recall of, XV 607, 608n; and Baron von Steuben’s debt to Crèvecœur, XII 311; U.S. debt to France, XIII 169–70, 172, 176, 177n, 240, 441n, payments on account, XIII 106, 142, 144, 150, 565, 566, 567, 568, 570, XV 534–35, 538, XVI 160, XVII 536, XVIII 16–17, and relief of Santo Domingo, IX 265, 306, XI 42n, 43, 123, 128, 262, XII 264, 431, 528–29, XIII 211–12, 252, 292n, 460, and suspended bills of exchange, XIII 443–46, XIV 527–28, XV 80, 86, 251, 301
Laforêt, see La Forest
Laguerenne (Lagarinne), C.: subscription for French refugees, XV 601
La Guérinière, Françoise Robichon de, XXVI 870; Cours de la science militaire …, XXV 27, 29n
Lagunillas, Juan-José-Rafael de Zequéira y Palma-Beloso, Leon y Pilla de Figueroa, condado de, XXIV 601
Lahontan, Louis-Armand de Lom de l’Arce, baron de: New Voyages to North-America, III 704, 707–8, 715, XIX 239n
Laidlie, William: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 584, 633, XXIV 246
Laidlow, see Ludlow
Laight, Edward W.: examiner in Chancery, XXI 332n; master in Chancery, XX 543n
Laight, William: requests to work in Hamilton’s law office, XX 543
William Laight, John Jacob Astor, and Peter Smith, Appellants, against John Morgan (who was impleaded with Jonathan Danforth, and thirty-three others,) Respondent: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXIII 260–61
Laignelot, Joseph-François: member, French National Convention, XXVI 741n
L’Aimable Gentille (L’Aimable) (French schooner): passport for, XVI 414n
Laimbeer, William see Van Rensselaer, Florence
Laing, Benjamin: affidavit of, XXIV 650
La Jeunesse, Prudent: report on petition of, XIII 196–97
Lake, Daniel: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 91
Lake Athabaska, Canada, XVII 363, 364n
Lake Champlain, II 499, IV 114, 448, IX 206, XIV 184, XIX 227, XXI 113; British-held posts on, VIII 477n, XVIII 405n, XIX 142, 168; payment for surveys of, XIII 145; U.S. port of entry on, X 499n, XI 380, XIV 534n, XIX 174n
Lake Erie, VI 407, VII 611, X 385, XIII 480n, XIV 10n, 227, XXII 517, XXIII 219, 379n, 380, 404, 418, 519; British-held post on, XVIII 405n; Canadian boundary, III 707; and Pa. land purchase, VIII 326, 327n, 412, IX 239, 485n, XI 109n, XIV 63, 64; U.S. posts on, XXII 348, 455, XXIII 419
Lake George: Pierre Auguste Adet’s trip to, XX 307n; lands on, conveyed to trustees of Columbia College and Union College, XXV 581
Lake Huron, XXI 287, XXIII 290n, 379, 380, 404, 519; British-held post on, XVIII 405n; U.S. post on, XIX 166, XXII 455
Lake Maurepas, La.: and French boundary, XIX 222n
Lake Michigan, XI 25, XXII 455, XXIII 392, 517; British-held post on, XVIII 405n; U.S. post on, XIX 166
Lake of the Woods, Northwest Territory, XIX 219, 220; and U.S. boundary, XII 2n, XVIII 411n, 510n, XIX 165, 166, 223, 237, 239
Lake Oneida, N.Y.: and Western Inland Lock Navigation Company, XXVI 36
Lake Ontario, III 707, XIII 480n, XVIII 299n, 300n, XIX 193n, XX 188, XXI 93n, XXIII 219, 380, 404, 519, XXIV 92n; in American Revolution, I 599; British-held posts on, XVIII 405n; U.S. posts on, XXII 455; and Western Inland Lock Navigation Company, XXVI 20n
Lake Otsego, N.Y., XVIII 277n, 345n, XXVI 446n
Lake Pontchartrain, La., XXI 375; and British-French boundary, XIX 222, 223n
Lake St. Clair, Northwest Territory, XXII 517; U.S. post on, XXII 455
Lake Seneca, N.Y., XXI 93n; and Western Inland Lock Navigation Company, XXVI 20n
Lake Superior, XXI 287, XXIII 381; and U.S. boundary, XIX 166
La Liberté (French ship of war): and seizure of Industry, XVI 602
La Luzerne, Anne César, chevalier de: French Minister to Great Britain, death of, XI 162–63, and friendship with Gouverneur Morris, VII 71, 72, 84–85; French Minister to U.S., II 133, 187, 190, 225, 318–19, 328, 344, 383, 438, 529–30, 554, 576, 592, III 297, 303, IV 144–45n, and American Revolution, II 175–80, 263–64, 265, 312, 317, 321, 334, 368, 373, 379, 429, arrival and trip to headquarters, II 146–47, 156–57, 160–61, 172, 173, and French loan to U.S., III 358, Hamilton’s opinion of, XXVI 375, medal for, XIII 9–10; opinion of Baron de Glaubeck, XIV 462n
La Luzerne, César-Guillaume, due de: Bishop of Langres, and Lafayette, IV 143, 144n
La Luzerne, César-Henri, comte de: French Minister of Marine, IV 145n
La Mar, Masahod de: representative of Emperor of Morocco at The Hague, XV 46
Lamb, Alexander: death of, coroner’s report, XXVI 321n
Lamb, Catherine Jandine (Mrs. John), IX 514
Lamb, John (Conn.): and Algerian captives, VI 187; and Algerian treaty, XIII 529, 531n; petition of, to Continental Congress, XXVI 455–56
Lamb, John (N.Y.), XXIII 304, XXVI 372, 396, 456, 471, 481, 524, 585, 661, 726, 753; Army (American Revolution), II 124, 478, 547, III 200, XXVI 372n, 396n, expenses while prisoner at Quebec, VI 531, XIII 104, 146, XV 539; and “Caesar” letter, IV 278n; collector of customs for port of N.Y., VIII 310, 332, 339, 488, IX 262, 483, 495, 514, XV 456, XVI 144, 455n, 485, XXVI 456n, 481n, 524n, 585, 661, 753n, accounts, XII 3, XIII 36–37, 571, 572, 575, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85, XVII 464–65, administration of office, enforcement of customs regulations, and instructions to, XI 257n, XII 30, XV 277–78, 460, 597, 665, XVI 23, 105, 531, XVII 412, XXVI 762 (see also “Treasury Department circulars to the collectors of customs”), and arms for revenue cutters, XII 333, 577, and Bank of the U.S. notes, X 529, and British packets, V 396, 490, certificate on John Hanson, XX 49, forced resignation of, XXI 54–55n; Hamilton’s directions concerning Bank of N.Y., XI 155, 163, 194–95, XII 102, 170; payments to, for hydrometers, XVII 543, for invalid pensions, XIII 87, 566, XV 526, and revenue cutter, VII 613–14, XII 117, and sea letters, XIV 429, and search of French ship of war, XVII 398–400, and stamp tax, VII 614, sureties of, XXIV 390–91n, U.S. suit against for deficiencies in accounts, XXIV 390–91n; member, N.Y. Assembly, and James Rivington, V 300, 302, 303, 304, 305; N.Y., collector of customs for port of, V 301n; and Society of the Cincinnati, XXVI 471n
Lamb, Joshua: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 299
Lamb, Martha J., and Mrs. Burton Harrison: History of the City of New York, II 479n
Lambert, Charles Guillaume: French Controller General of Finance, and Scioto Company, VI 352n, and speculation in U.S. debt to France, VII 355, 356, 358, 358–59, 360–61, 362, 434, VIII 422–23, IX 64n
Lambert, Henri Joseph, marquis de: member of Conseil de la Guerre, XXIV 217
Lambert, William: principal clerk in office of clerk of House of Representatives, pay of, XIII 67, 70
Elisha Lamoreux v Robert Henry Duncan and Elizabeth his wife: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 381n
La Mothe (Lamothe), Guillaume: prisoner of war (American Revolution), II 301
La Motte, Claude Adam de: U.S. vice consul at Le Havre, and certificate for debt owed to foreign officers, XIII 486–87n, and Jefferson’s request for assistance to shipmaster, XV 280, sureties for, XVI 615
La Motte, Hyacinthe de (Rev.): American spy in Canada, II 230
La Motte-Piquet (Picquet), Touissant-Guillaume, comte de, XXVI 794; French naval officer, and American Revolution, II 170
Lampblack: manufacture of, X 171, 284
Lanalet, Nova Scotia, see White Haven, Nova Scotia
Lancashire, England, I 377; manufacturing in, XI 243
Lancaster, Duchy of: chancellor of, IX 5
Lancaster, Pa., XI 340; and American Revolution, I 317, 327n, 440; Army contractor at (1794), XVII 210, 211n, 229; Army stores at, V 390, VI 134; mutiny of soldiers from, III 397, 398n, 399, 400n, 402n, 406, 443n, 450n, 457; proposed seat of Federal Government, V 220n; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 358, 359, 368
Lancaster, Sinclair: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 292
Lancaster County, Pa.: excise survey, VIII 189, IX 427; militia of, and American Revolution, II 78n; petition of inhabitants of, XVII 38n
Lancaster County, S.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Lancaster Country, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
Lancaster turnpike: and “Reynolds Affair,” XI 482, XXI 231, 234, 249, 255, 272
Land: alien ownership of, XVI 368–69, XVIII 338, 365, 427–28, XIX 64, 279–81n, XX 45, 46–47n, 51, XXII 178–79n, XXIII 264n, XXV 96–97n, 295n, 478, XXVI 123, 747, and Jay Treaty, XVIII 427–29, XIX 164–65, 169–70, 188n, 281–85, 292–94, XX 83–84, XXI 44–45n, 92–93n, 300, legislation concerning, XVI 228, 228n, XVIII 339n, 365–66n, XX 46–47n; bounty, see Congress (under Articles of Confederation); cession of to U.S., XV 430, 453, by Ga. (1802), XXVI 81n, by Mass. (1790), XIII 503–4, by N.Y., (1780) XXVI 817, (1792) XIII 447, 473n; claims to, Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 670, by Indians, VI 537; and funding system, VII 245; grants, XXIII 260–61n; Indian, XXIII 3n, 46, 121–22n, 136, 147; offices for, Hamilton’s proposal to establish (1790), VI 503, 504, 505–6; ownership of in colonial America, Hamilton on in The Farmer Refuted, I 108; as security, and Bank of England, VII 238; as security for banks, Hamilton on (1781), II 415, 621–22, in “Report on the Bank,” VII 244, 255, 289–90, 299–300, 330–31, 338; speculation in, VI 422n, XVI 228, 229, 234, XVII 365n, XVIII 206n, 262–69, 272–74, 277n, 281–82, 290–92, 295, 297–300, 303n, 316n, 337–38, 346–47, 359–70, 469–70, XX 141–45, 157, 159–60, 205–6, 207, 211, 346n, 401, 452, XXII 178–79n, 260n, 325n, 354n, 454, XXIII 121, 147, 160, 270, 440, XXIV 419–20, XXVI 40, 41n, 53n, 123, 446, 459, 581, 697, 706, 707, 708, 709, 715, 725, 726, 727, 728, 729, 734–35, 742–43, 744–49, 750, 755–58, (see also Ceres Company and Federal City and Genesee country and Georgia Company and Georgia Mississippi Company and Georgia Yazoo land companies and Holland Land Company and Miami Purchase and North American Land Company and Ohio Company and Pulteney Associates and Scioto Company and Scriba’s Patent and Symmes, John Cleves and Western lands and Western territory and Yazoo lands), by Hamilton, XVIII 383–84, 504, 506, XXI 93–94, 96–97, 327–28, XXII 395–96, XXVI 38, 39, 96–98, 860–61 (see also Ohio Company: Hamilton’s shares in), proposed to Hamilton, XVIII 310, 328–29; Spanish titles to, XXIII 3n; tax on, III 100–2, Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 352, 468, 475, 480–81, 485, 487, Hamilton on in “First Report on Further Provision Necessary for Establishing Public Credit,” VII 218–19, 230–31, Hamilton’s proposal for, II 408, 630, 670, newspaper article concerning, VI 15, in New York City, IV 111, proposed, XVII 382n, XX 469n, 483n, 487, 500n, XXI 99, 101n, 103–4, 107, 362, 487, proposed in N.Y. Assembly, IV 41–42, 45, 46–48, 52–53, 61–63, 95; and U.S. debt to France, VIII 325; U.S. purchase of, and naval armament, XVI 617; vacant, Government sale of, XVIII 50, 51n, 54, Hamilton on, III 105, 468, Hamilton on Government sale of in “Report on Public Credit,” XVIII 57n, 65–66, 70, 72, 79, 82, 84, Hamilton on in “The Defence of the Funding System,” XIX 14–15, 18–19, Hamilton on in “Report on the Bank,” VII 277, 320–21, Hamilton’s proposal for, II 670, Hamilton’s report on, VI 502–6, and “Report on Manufactures,” X 18, 24, 36, 50, 56, 63, 64, 87–88, 91, 125, 148, 177, 231, 261, XXVI 638–39, states’ claims to and Government policy on, XIX 18n; value of, and funded debt, VI 72, Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 358, 398–401. See also Western lands and Western territory
Landais, Henry: court-martial of (Quasi-War), XXIII 660
Landais, Lewis: Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 627, 633
Landais, Philip: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 75, XXIV 612, 615, 618, 621
Landais, Pierre: French naval officer (American Revolution), II 382
Land banks: and Hamilton’s “Report on the Bank,” VII 241, 244, 255. See also Bank of the State of New York
Land companies and settlements, see Asylum Company and Castorland project and Ceres Company and Gallipolis and Georgia Company and Georgia Mississippi Company and Georgia Yazoo Company and Holland Land Company and Indiana Company and Miami Purchase and North American Land Company and Ohio Company and Pulteney Associates and Pulteney Purchase and Scioto Company and Symmes, John Cleves, and Vandalia Company
Lande, Jacobus de la: Amsterdam banker, XVI 595n
Lande and Fynje, De la: Amsterdam banking firm, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 622; and Holland loans, VI 216n, VII 19n
Landed interest: Hamilton on, in “The Continentalist,” III 99, 102, in The Federalist, IV 480, 547, 548
Landholders: interests of, Hamilton on, in The Federalist, IV 480, 481, 483, in “Report on the Bank,” VII 330–31
Landon, Jeremiah: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 97, 104, 108
Landon, John: shipmaster, seized by British, XXV 411, 412
Land Ordinance of 1785: amendment of, proposed by Hamilton, IV 654–55
Lane, George: sale of Ga. lands to, XX 211n, XXI 165n
Lane, Hardage (father of Samuel Lane), XXII 301n
Lane, Hezekiah: member of Conn. legislature, and steel manufacturing in Conn., IX 349, 352, 352–53
Lane, John: ed., The Reports of the Commissioners for Taking, Examining and Stating the Public Accounts, XX 437n
Lane, Mark: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 464
Lane, Samuel: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 301, 306; Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 585, 645, 678, XXIV 41, 247, 669
Lane, Samuel S.: death of, coroner’s report, XXVI 321n
Lane, William: report on petition of, XI 288
La Neuville, Louis-Pierre Penot Lombart, chevalier de: Army (American Revolution), I 535, II 10, 16, 84n, 152
La Neuville, René-Hippolyte Penot Lombart de Noirmont de: Army (American Revolution), II 82–83, 84n, 152, certificate of service by Washington, II 196
Lang (Laing), James: excise opposition (1792), XII 308, 308–9n, XVII 131n; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 307
Lang, John: ed., The New-York Gazette and General Advertiser, XXII 216n, XXIII 20n, and publication of Hamilton’s Letter on John Adams, XXV 174–76, 180
Langdon, John (brother of Woodbury Langdon), VII 97n, 125–26; Continental agent, and anticipated taxes, V 401; declines position as naval agent at Portsmouth, N.H., XVI 583–84n, XVII 323n; and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 124n; president of N.H. and member of N.H. Ratifying Convention, announces ratification of Constitution by N.H., V 34; U.S. Senator (N.H.), V 493, VI 278n, 369, XI 523, XII 4n, XXVI 624, 650, and appointment of loan officer for N.H., VII 187–88, XXVI 577–78, and John B. Church’s business affairs, XI 592, XXVI 674, introduction of Duc de la Rochefoucauld-Liancourt and John Guillemard, XVIII 377, of Ernest Frederich von Walterstorff, XVII 200, and Jay Treaty, XVIII 392n, and N.H. revenue cutter, XII 117, pay, XIII 59, 60, 61, 62, XVII 504
Langdon, Sarah Sherburne (Mrs. Woodbury), VII 188n
Langdon, Woodbury (brother of John Langdon): career, XII 4n, XX 124n, XXVI 578n; commissioner for settling accounts between the states and the U.S., XII 4, 147, XVI 43n, XIX 38n, XXVI 679, pay, XIII 144, 563, XV 513, XVII 511; commissioner of loans for N.H., recommended by Hamilton, VII 96–97, appointed, VII 115, 125, 135, 143, XXVI 577, declines, VII 187; and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 124
Langdon family, VII 126n; politics of, VII 188
Langeman, see Langerjahn
Langerjahn (Langeman), Seigfried Heinrich: British Army (American Revolution), prisoner exchange, XXVI 386
Langres, Bishop of, see La Luzerne, César-Guillaume, duc de
Langstaff, John: pay for impressed horse (American Revolution), I 526
Languedoc, France: treasurer of, see Joubert, Philippe Laurent de
Languedoc (Lanquedoc) canal, France, XXIV 231
Langwell, James: excise opposition in Pa. (1791), XVII 33n
Lanneau, Bazile: and manufacturing in S.C., IX 171n
Lansdowne, William Petty Fitzmaurice, 1st marquis of, and 2nd earl of Shelburne, VIII 17n, XXVI 427n, 820; exchange of Cornwallis, III 97n; introduces Talleyrand to Washington, XVI 379–80, 592, and Hamilton’s reply for Washington, XVII 167–68; Prime Minister, III 146n, and peace negotiations, III 240, 291, 349, 350, plan for commercial treaty, V 484; and Rockingham Administration, III 72n, 108n; son of, IX 365, 370
Lansing, Abraham G.: Albany, N.Y., postmaster, and U.S. mail to Canada, XIII 449–50; examiner in Chancery, XXI 322n
Lansing, Gerrit (Garret, Garrett) G.: Army (American Revolution), XXVI 416
Gerrit G. Lansing, Administrator of Edward Antill v Isaac Cortelyou: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 808
Lansing, Jacob John: sheriff, New York City and N.Y. County, XXVI 99–100n
Lansing, Jeremiah: surveyor, port of Albany, N.Y., XXVI 537
Lansing, John, Jr.: Albany, N.Y., lawyer, III 88; career, III 139n; Chancellor of N.Y. State, XXVI 122n, and N.Y. gubernatorial election (1804), candidate in, XXVI 187–90, 191–92, 193n, 195, 243n, 245, declines nomination, XXVI 192n, 193n, 205, 240; chief justice, N.Y. Supreme Court, and N.Y. gubernatorial election (1801), XXV 124; delegate, Constitutional Convention (N.Y.), IV 108, 148, 148–49n, 159n, on Hamilton’s plan of government, IV 173–74, leaves convention, IV 234n, 235n, on N.J. plan, IV 168–69, notes on, IV 159n, 209n, 213nn, 214n, 219–20n, 222–23n, notes on Hamilton’s speech on plan of government, IV 178, 179n, 202–5, on powers of Congress, IV 173–74; delegate, Continental Congress (N.Y.), IV 149n; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 32, 610, 625, 683, 692, XXVI 226–27; law clerk of, XXVI 469n; member, N.Y. Assembly, III 109n, 616n, IV 123n, 124–25n; member, N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 16n, 17, 20n, 52n, 63nn, 64n, 65–66, 67n, 71, 73n, 76, 90n, 135, 136n, 138–39, 142n, 144n, 145n, 148n, 149n, 156n, 167n, 170–71, 172n, 178n, 178–79n, 180n, 182n, 183n, 184n, 185n, 193–95n, 196n
Lansingburgh, N.Y.: address of citizens of, and N.Y. gubernatorial election (1792), XII 21; memorial of citizens of, and Jay Treaty, XX 140n
La Palud, France: Hamilton’s wine from, V 458, 459n
Lapis calaminaris: exempt from duty, X 44, 204, 318–19
Lapping, William: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 104
La Providence (Genoese ship): British seizure of French passengers on, XX 540n
Lapsley, Thomas: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 380n
La Radière (La Vadiere), ——, de, (M): and debt due brother, Louis-Guillaume-Servais des Hayes de La Radiere, V 393
La Radière, Louis-Guillaume-Servais des Hayes de: Army (American Revolution), I 535, death of, II 217, payment for services, V 394, VI 542
L’Ardent (French ship): and embargo (1794), XVI 462
La Révellière-Lépeaux, Louis Marie de: member, French Directory, XXI 199n, 383n, XXII 75
Lark (ship): and customs regulations, XII 290
Larkin, Benjamin: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 327
Larned, see Learned
La Rochefoucauld, François, duc de: Mémoires, XXVI 809; Réflexions ou sentences et maximes morales IV 375–76, XXVI 809
La Rochefoucauld-d’Enville, Louis Alexandre, duc de La Roche-Guyon et de: murder of, XII 618
La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, François Alexandre Frédéric, duc de: career, XVII 240–41n; Hamilton’s introduction of, to John Langdon, XVIII 377; visit to Philadelphia and introduction to Hamilton, XVII 241, 251–52, 429; Voyages dans les Etats-Unis d’Amerique, fait en 1795, 1796 et 1797, XVII 241n
La Rouerie, Charles-Armand Tuffin, marquis de: Army (American Revolution), I 514, 576, II 43, 86, 233, 234, 533, 548, 549, 680, III 415, 416n, certificate of service, II 264, charges against, II 134–36, corps of, I 270, 507, 583, II 78, 459, 681, III 309n, VI 541, X 553, court-martial and reprimand, II 134n, payment for services, VI 541, 543, X 548n, XX 203n, report to Continental Congress on, III 309, resignation, II 514
Larsen, Friedrich Wilhm: witness to probate of Hamilton’s mother’s estate, I 1, 2n
Lasambert, Antoine (Atonia): soldier (American Revolution), and fraudulent letter of administration, XI 359
La Seine (ship): Beaumarchais’s supply ship, I 256
Lasher, John: inspector of revenue for port of N.Y., sale of New York City lot to Hamilton, XX 79n; surveyor of customs of port of N.Y., XII 117
Latesta, Roderick: shipmaster, and customs regulations, IX 16
Latham, William: comment on Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 325
Latharam, —— (Mr.): innkeeper, and Hamilton’s trip to Philadelphia (American Revolution), I 413
Lathrop, —— (Mr.): Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 325, 339
Lathrop, Joshua (Dr.): cotton manufacturing in Norwich, Conn., IX 332, 339n
Lathrop, Thomas: member, Mass. General Court, XXII 325n
Latil, Joseph: payment to, for bill of exchange drawn by Santo Domingo on France, XVII 538
Latimer, George: career, XXII 133n; collector of customs for Philadelphia, appointment, XXI 520n, comments on Additional Army candidates (Pa.), XXII 133, 135, 136, 138, 139, 141, 143, 144; Philadelphia merchant, and Jay Treaty, XX 122n, and petition for release of Army prisoner, XXIV 655, and suspended bills of exchange of Santo Domingo administration, XIII 443–47, 468
Latimer, Henry (Dr.): career, XXII 138n; member, House of Representatives (Del.), and Giles resolutions, XV 462; supervisor of the revenue for District of Del, VIII 187, 188, accounts of, XV 488–95, resignation, IX 211, 400, 428; U.S. Senator (Pa.), comments on Additional Army candidates (Del. and Pa.), XXII 138, 282, 283
Latouch, ——: French shipmaster, and customs regulations, X 560
La Touche-Tréville, Louis-René-Madeleine Le Vassor, vicomte de: French Navy, and American Revolution, II 326–27, 328
La Tour du Pin, Frédéric-Séraphin, marquis de: career, XXI 358n; sale of Albany, N.Y., farm, XXI 358, XXII 21, 193–94
La Tour du Pin, Henriette Lucy Dillon, marquise de, XXII 194
La Tour du Pin, Jean-Frédéric de Paulin, comte de: French Minister of War, XXI 358n
Latour-Maubourg, Marie-Charles-César de Fay, comte de: career, XXV 407n; member, Legislative Assembly of the Consulate, XXV 406
Latta, Ann: report on petition of, XVI 100
Latta, James: report on petition of, XVI 100
Laugherty, John: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 372–73
Laughton, John: construction and command of vessel for Great Lakes, XXIV 91–92, 98–99; establishment of carrying place on Great Lakes, XXIII 492n
Lauman, Daniel: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 134
Laumoy, Jean-Baptiste-Joseph, chevalier de: Army (American Revolution), II 252, payment for services, VI 542, XIV 85–86, 310, 313, 477, XVI 58, 617–18n
Laurance, Elizabeth McDougall (Mrs. John), III 212n
Laurance (Laurence, Lawrence), John: N.Y. attorney and close friend of Hamilton, III 571, 656, XI 546, XXI 95, XXII 141, XXVI 801, 802, 803, 840; accounts with Hamilton, III 10, XVIII 39–40, 352, XXI 327–28, XXVI 16, 17n, 101, and loans to Hamilton, XXVI 779, 780; Army (American Revolution), XXVI 355–56, judge advocate, II 33, XXVI 358, pay, XXVI 379; assignee for John Cleves Symmes, V 405; bills of exchange, XV 578, XVII 543; career, XVIII 40n, XXII 93n; director, Bank of the U.S., XX 53n, N.Y. branch of Bank of the U.S., XX 52; and Hamilton’s dispute with Andrew G. Fraunces, XV 586–87; and Hamilton’s funeral, XXVI 323; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 453; land purchase with Hamilton and John B. Church, XVIII 506n, 507, XXI 93–95, 96–97, 109, 327–28, XXII 390–91, 395–96, XXV 392n, XXVI 97, 154n, 276, 283, 286, 320, 860–61, and mortgage to Robert Gilchrist, XXVI 38–39; land purchase with Hamilton, Robert Troup, and Nicholas Fish, XVIII 504, 504–5n, XXVI 97, 283; member, House of Representatives (N.Y.), V 341, VIII 478, IX 366, XI 546, XIII 447, XV 380, and cession of land to U.S. for Montauk Point lighthouse, XIII 447, 473n, nomination and election, V 268, 269n, 274, 275n, 277, 283–86, 311n, pay, XIII 65, 66, 68, XV 508, XVII 506, retirement, XII 569; member, N.Y. Assembly, III 211–12, Hamilton’s opinion of, III 139, 140n; member, N.Y. Senate, V 269n; as N.Y. attorney, XXI 150, and confiscation laws, III 478–79, and peace treaty, III 480; possible U.S. Attorney General, XV 588; son of, as Additional Army candidate, XXII 380; suggested as loan commissioner for N.H. and R.I., III 153, 170, 186; trustee of Hamilton’s estate, XXV 38, XXVI 297–300, 336, 870; U.S. judge for District of N.Y., appointment, XVI 416, 417n, resignation, XX 381; U.S. Senator (N.Y.), XXI 465, and appointment of Army officers (Quasi-War), XXIII 140, comments on Additional Army candidates (N.Y. and Pa.), XXII 93, 97, 100, 103, 144, election, XX 382n; wife of, III 212n
Laurance, John McDougall (son of John Laurance), XXVI 866, 868; Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 100, 105, 107, 380n, 429, 430; considered as New York City notary, XXIII 62
Laurance, Robert: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 133, 146
Laurence, see also Laurance and Lawrence
Laurence, —— (Mr.): and Hamilton’s law practice, III 22, 53
Laurence (Laurance), —— (Mr.): and American Revolution, II 380–81
Laurence, —— (Mrs.), III 596
Laurence, Richard: “Trespass Act,” and Hamilton’s law practice, IV 648
Laurence, Samuel New York City notary, XXIII 63n
Laurens, Frances (daughter of John Laurens), II 37
Laurens, Henry, I 328n, III 601; capture by British, II 476, 477n, 521, exchanged for Cornwallis, III 145, 199n; Continental Congress, delegate (S.C.), II 24, 114, 116–17, 133, 210, 216n, committee of conference, II 2, 5, and Silas Deane-Arthur Lee dispute, II 53, 54n, president of (1777–1778), I 423, 442, 453, 481, 515, 516, 529n, 530, 533, 534, 548, 558, 566, 578n, 579, 583, 586, 590, IV 287n, 308, VI 312, 316, XXVI 365; peace commissioner, III 96–97, 97n, 145, 327n, XIX 470n, XXI 16, XXV 182n, 189n, instructions as, XXI 453–54n; on slavery, III 606–8
Laurens, John: Army (American Revolution), aide-de-camp to Washington and friend of Hamilton, I 328, 329–30, 345, 513, 537, 546, II 9n, 21, 210, 211n, 217, 267, 311, 359, 423, 424, 443, 474, 477n, 490, 494n, 520–21, 536, 588, 644, 645n, III 68, 198–99, 587, XXVII 5, commission from Continental Congress, II 35–36, and Charles Lee, II 593, duel with Lee, XXVI 236, Hamilton’s account of, II 602–4, prisoner of British at Charleston and parole, II 347, 351, 352n, 426, at Yorktown, II 679n, 680, III 198–99, XXVI 32n, wounded, II 120; death of, III 145n, 606, 608, Hamilton writes on, III 183–84, 193; education of, II 37n; Envoy Extraordinary to France, II 536, 538, 639, III 121n, XI 547, XXI 183n, XXV 90n, XXVI 223n, 404n, and Alexander Gillon’s frigate South Carolina, XX 468n, Hamilton’s advice on conduct as, XXVI 406–7, pay, VI 531, XII 269, XIII 105, and U.S. debt to France, XI 547; father-in-law, VI 267n; Hamilton’s letters to, on Benedict Arnold and John André, II 460–70, on peace, III 144–45, XXVI 406–7, on perfect wife, II 37–38, on personal, military and political affairs, II 34–38, 52–54, 162–69, 254–55, 303–4, 347–48, 426–28, 431–32, 549–50; on Hamilton’s list for Francisco de Miranda, III 587; and “Jacksonborough Legislature,” II 102–3, III 121n; letters to Hamilton on personal, military, and political affairs, II 102–3, 225–26, 230–31, 369, III 120–21, 121–22; plan for battalions of Blacks, II 17–19, 35, 52, 102, III 121, Hamilton’s opinion of, II 17–18; secretary to American Minister Plenipotentiary to France, considered as, II 230–31, recommends Hamilton, II 231, 254; wife and daughter, II 37n
Laurens, J. Henry: administrator of John Laurens’s estate, XIII 105
Laurens, Martha Manning (Mrs. John), II 37n
Laurens (American ship): captured by French privateer, XX 497, 498n, 552n
Laurens County, S.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Laurin, —— (Mr.): and Hamilton’s law practice, III 25
Laussat (Lausset), Pierre Clément de: colonial prefect of La., XXV 372
Lauzun, Armand-Louis de Gonlaut Biron, duc de (later duc de Biron): Army (American Revolution), II 489, 561, 578; general, French Army (1793), XV 44–45
Laval, —— de (Mme): arrest of, XVI 476
Laval, Anne-Alexandre-Marie-Sulpice-Joseph de Montmorency, marquis de: commander, Regiment de Bourbonnais (American Revolution), II 542, 578
La Vela (La Vela de Coro): and exploration of South America, III 716
La Vengeance (French frigate): U.S. defeat of (Quasi-War), XXV 579n, 580n, XXVI 22n
Lavien (Lavine, Lewine), John (Johann) Michael (Hamilton’s stepfather), I 2, 3, III 184n, XXI 113n, XXV 89, 91n
Lavien (Lavine, Lewine), Peter (Hamilton’s half brother), I 2, 3, XXV 90, 91; death of, III 184, 235
Lavien (Lavine, Lewine), Rachel Faucett (Mrs. John Michael) (Hamilton’s mother), I 4n, III 184n, 475n, 618n, XX 456n, XXI 77, 113n, XXV 91n, XXVI 277n; life of, I 3n; probate of estate of, I 1–2, 2–3n; sister and niece of, I 32n
La Villebeuvre, Juan de: Spanish agent to Chickasaw Indians, XIV 490
Lavine, see Lavien
Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent: French chemist, XIII 281n
La Voitisseur (French privateer): seizure of schooner Two Friends, XXI 495n
Law, Edmund: Bishop of Carlisle, XXI 197n
Law, Elizabeth Parke Custis (Mrs. Thomas), XXI 197n
Law, John: Scottish economist, VII 238, 251, 464; bank, VII 246, 249n, 253; and Mississippi Company, II 244–45, 413, VII 239, 252, XXII 219, 220n; Œuvres Complètes, VII 245
Law, Joseph: comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 93
Law, Lyman: New London, Conn., lawyer, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 585n
Law, Richard: U.S. judge for District of Conn., XXVI 551, decision of, XXV 429n, pay, VI 252, XIII 54, 564, 567, XV 501, XVII 500
Law, Richard, Jr.: capt., Conn. revenue cutter, VII 79, 97, 102, 130, 140–41
Law, Thomas (son of Edmund Law): career, XXI 197n; land speculation, XXII 219
Lawerswyler, Jacob: payment for interest on loan office certificate, XIII 99
Law of nations: Hamilton on, in Continental Congress, III 381, in The Federalist, IV 667, 668, 696–97, in A Letter from Phocion …, III 490, at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 179; and Jay Treaty, Hamilton on, XVIII 413, 415, 427, 429, 437–46, 488, 518, XIX 92, 105–6, 118, 185, 246, 257, 261–62, 265–66, 268, 273–74, 314–16, 329–47, 365, 371, 373–74, 386–88, 392, 394, 449, 473–79, 482–84, 488–95, 501–5, 508, 510, XX 14, 20, XXV 231, Jefferson on, XVIII 439n, XIX 524n; and land claims of Indians, Hamilton on, XIV 144n, Jefferson on, XIV 144n; and Miss. River, Lord Hawkesbury on, XXVI 7; Gouverneur Morris on, XX 62; and rights of U.S. and belligerents in war between France and Great Britain, (1793) XIV 273–74n, 298–99n, 452–53, 539, XV 1, 41, 61, 113, 116, 159, 173, 187, 189, 203–7, 249, 257, 315, (1794) XVI 200n, 272, 273, 290, 320, 346, 348n, 383, 392n, 485, 486n, 511n, (1796) XX 413, 430, 431, XXI 422–23n, (1797) XX 476, 492–93, 540, XXI 68, (1798) XXI 425–26, 463; Uriah Tracy on, XXI 463; and U.S. customs regulations, V 490; and U.S.-French relations (1800), XXV 130n, 133n, 134, 134–35n, 136, 139, 162, 163, 168
Law of nature, see Natural law
Law of the land, see Due process of law
Lawrence, see also Laurance and Laurence
Lawrence, —— (Mr.): Newport, R.I., shipowner, IX 94
Lawrence, Aaron S.: clerk, office of Secretary of the Treasury, death of, XV 398, pay, XIII 463
Lawrence, Effingham: London merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 464
Lawrence (Laurence), Effingham: New York City merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 25, XXI 361
Lawrence, Elisha: vice president, N.J. Legislative Council, and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, XII 550n
Lawrence, John (Pa.): Army (American Revolution), II 581
Lawrence, John (Va.): Norfolk merchant, and customs regulations, XIII 160n
Lawrence, Jonathan: New York City Antifederalist, career, V 311n; and N.Y. Committee of Correspondence, I 238; and N.Y. gubernatorial election (1789), V 311, 313, 315n, 329n, 334–35n, XXVI 810, 811
Lawrence, Jonathan, Jr.: Army (American Revolution), V 334–35n; seeks Government job, V 334, 338, 449
Lawrence, Jonathan H.: New York City merchant and Republican, and duel of Philip Hamilton, XXV 436; partner of Jonathan Dayton, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 88; report on petition of Comfort Sands and others, VIII 138n
Lawrence (Laurence), Leonard: Flushing, N.Y., Loyalist, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 21, 61, 566, XXVI 452
Leonard Lawrence, executor of Stephen Lawrence deceased v Philip Palmer: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 452n
Lawrence, Nathaniel (Hempstead, N.Y.): member, N.Y. Assembly, IX 246, 367n, 530–31, 536, and state bank, XI 18–19n
Lawrence, Nathaniel (N.C.): Army (American Revolution), payment for subsistence as prisoner of British, XIII 95
Lawrence, Nathaniel (New York City): and duel of Philip Hamilton, XXV 436
Lawrence, Samuel A.: New York City insurance broker, and duel of Philip Hamilton, XXV 436
Lawrence (Laurence), Thomas (New York City): partner in merchant firm, and Hamilton’s law practice and accounts, III 27n, 673n
Lawrence (Laurance), Thomas (Philadelphia): father of Additional Army candidate, XXII 123
Lawrence (Laurance), Thomas J.: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 123; Army (Quasi-War), death of, XXIII 463
Lawrence and Dayton v Columbian Insurance Company, Brig Molly: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 88n
Lawrence (Laurence) and Morris: New York City merchants, and Hamilton’s law practice and accounts, III 27, 672–73
Laws: role and nature of, discussion on, at Constitutional Convention, IV 164, 167, 180, 201, 207–9, 248, at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, IV 37, 56, 92, 103–4, 104n, 108, 116, 132, 143, 152, Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 334–39, 339–43, 361–64, 364–70, 395, 444–46, 459, 465–69, 521–22, 560, 599, 620–21, 658–62, 667, 674–78, 686, 688, 703–6. See also Civil law and Common law and Congress of the U.S.: acts of, and Criminal law and Due process of law and Equity and Ex post facto laws and individual states and Judiciary and Law of nations and Natural law
Laws, John: Additional Army candidate (Del.), XXII 284
Lawson, John, Jr.: collector of customs, Sunbury, Ga., accounts, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87, appointment of, XI 30n, neglect of office, XVI 523
Lawson, William: Queens County, N.Y., elector, and N.Y. gubernatorial election (1789), V 262n
Lawton, ——: shipmaster, III 579
Lawyers: Hamilton’s proposal for tax on (1787), IV 44, 45, 49, 96–97, 102
Lay, Asa: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417, 418
Layborteaux, —— (Mr.): and Hamilton’s law practice, III 57
Lea, Thomas: Philadelphia merchant, and customs regulations, XII 522–23
Lead: ball and shot, duty on, VIII 390, 483, proposed, X 17, 35, 44, XXVI 632, 638, 644, manufacture of, X 44, in Va., IX 277; and China trade, IX 39, 42; duty on, X 44, 205, 319, proposed, XXVI 514; manufacture of, X 44, 102, 103, 204–5, 319; premium on, X 205; production of, X 100, 182, 294; in Va., IX 277, X 205, 319
League of Armed Neutrality (1780), III 361–63, 377n, XV 204–5, XVI 327, XVIII 437–40, XIX 373–74, 507–8, XXV 308n, 506n
League of Armed Neutrality (1800), XXV 308n, 309–10, 326–37, 355
Leagues: Hamilton on, at Constitutional Convention, IV 182, 186, 223
Leake, John: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 24
Leake, Richard: naval armament and Government contract, XVII 470, 472
Leake v De Lancey and Kelly: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 39
Learning, Aaron, and Jacob Spicer: Grants, Concessions, and Original Constitutions of the Province of New Jersey …, XXVI 227–28
Learning, Thomas, Jr.: payment for interest on loan office certificate, XIII 99
Leamy, John: Philadelphia merchant, XXVI 870; agent for Josef de Viar, XIII 105, 138; customs regulations, VI 25–26, 515; memorial of, XVI 370; petition for release of Army prisoner, XXIV 655
Lear, Frances Bassett Washington (Mrs. Tobias), XXIII 485n
Lear, Mary Long (Mrs. Tobias), XII 280, XXVI 682; visit to Fort Washington, VI 489n
Lear, Tobias: career, XXIV 16n; Hamilton introduces barber to, VII 132; Hamilton’s introduction of, to Dutch bankers, XV 379, 640; recommends teacher for school in Philadelphia, XII 279–80, XXVI 681–82; testimonial for New York City teacher, VII 25; and Washington’s death, XXIV 100–1, 116–17n, 155, 213; Washington’s military secretary (Quasi-War), XXII 304, 332n, 338, 341n, 352, 502n, 527, 612, XXIII 484, 485n, 514, 543, 568, 569, 577, 690, 692, XXIV 15, 278, 609, 610; and Washington’s papers, XXIV 198–200; Washington’s private secretary, V 409n, 534, VII 61, 78, 125, VIII 203n, IX 212, 250, 384, 426, XI 46, 50, 377n, XII 4–5, 167, 327, 515, XIII 103, 241, 330, 339, 381, 468, XIV 335, 431, XV 176n, 177n, 182, 184n, 314, 410n, XVI 185n, 252, and advances on Washington’s salary, XIX 350, 421, Hamilton requests Washington’s approval, XIV 157, payments to, for express rider, XIII 569, XV 534, for Washington’s salary, XIII 564, 565, 566, 568, 570, requests money for Washington’s expenses, V 442, requests settlement of Washington’s household accounts, V 563, resignation of, XV 360, 410n, sends or receives commissions and warrants, VI 481, 493, 519, 564, VII 420, VIII 210, 211, 217, 245, 358–59, 393, 405, IX 34–35, 130, 175–76, 181, 207, 509, sends Washington’s approval of, agreement with Bank of U.S., XI 478, contract for Holland loan, XIII 1, instructions to Dutch bankers, VI 566, leaves of absence, VI 575, VII 343, XI 336, XIII 329, lighthouse appointments, proposals, and contracts, VI 445, 469, 474–75, VII 342, 425, 613, VIII 183, IX 67, XI 15–16, 45–46, 331–32, 480, 544, 593, 608, XII 22, 552–53, 590–91, XIII 289, 356, 356–57, 487–88, 505, XIV 323–24, 353, 410, XV 109–10, 125, sends Washington’s instructions and requests on, Holland loans, XIII 382, 507, 509, XV 229–30, U.S. debt to France, XIV 16–17, transmits letters concerning Treasury Department, V 393–94, 492, 534, VI 17, 37, 49, 184, 185, 206, 262, 267, 279, VII 205, 206, 346, 384, VIII 146–47, 158, 164, 166, 395, 531, 541, 582–83, IX 61–67, 164, 181–82, 502, X 521–22, XI 30, 460, 524, XIII 25, 239, XIV 204, 410, XV 252, XXVI 684, and Treasury Department appointments, XI 37, 45, XIV 92, 270n, XXVI 668–69, and Washington’s Farewell Address, XX 170, 171, 309, 318
Learned, Amasa: member, House of Representatives (Conn.), XIII 525n, and manufacturing in Conn., IX 329, 330, 332, 338–39, 339, pay, XV 508, XVII 506, and speculation in U.S. debt, XIII 522n, 526, successor to, XVII 351n
Learned (Larned), Ebenezer: Army (American Revolution), I 349, 358, 361, XXVI 370, 371n
Leary, John, Jr.: New York City merchant, and cotton manufactory in New York City, IX 440n, XX 201n
Leary, Lewis: That Rascal Freneau, XII 158n
Leary, William: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 642
Leary and Company: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 40
Leather: duty on, IX 444, X 16–17n, proposed, X 207, 321–22, XI 145, XXVI 516; imports of, IX 444; manufacture of, X 102, 103, 169, 283, in Conn., IX 323, 338–39, 344–45, 351, in Providence, R.I., IX 443–44, 447, in Va., IX 278, 281
Leavenworth, David: Additional Army candidate, surgeon, XXII 108
Leavenworth, Mark: clerk of District Court of Conn., XIII 101, pay, XIII 57
Lebanon, Conn.: manufacturing at, IX 319, 321, 353–54
Lebanon, Pa.: and American Revolution, I 443, 489
Le Barron, Francis (Dr.): Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 284, 343, 354, 386–87
LeBreton, Stephen (Dr.): Philadelphia physician, XXV 406
Le Brun de Bellecour, Jerome: Army (American Revolution), I 496, payment for services, VI 542
Lebrun-Tondu, Pierre Henri Hélène Marie: French Minister of Foreign Affairs, XII 426n, 642, 643, XIV 336n; and decree of May 23, 1793, XX 552n; and French aid in American Revolution, XV 104n; and Francisco de Miranda, XIII 16n, XXI 1n; on monarchy and U.S., XIV 336n, XIX 523n; on Gouverneur Morris and William Short, XII 426, 461–62, XIII 368n; and recall of British Minister to France, XIV 402n; and U.S. debt to France, XIII 3–8, XIV 16–17
Le Cap, see Cap-Français
Le Cassius, see Les Jumeaux
Leckie, Alex: and Hamilton’s account with Philip Schuyler, III 19
Leclerc, Charles Victor Emmanuel: French general, and Santo Domingan rebellion, XXV 252n, XXVI 4n, 54
Leclerc, Pauline (Mme. Charles Victor Emmanuel) (sister of Napoleon Bonaparte), XXVI 54n
Le Conte, William: Hamilton’s law clerk, XXII 47–48n, XXIII 10n
Le Coulard (French ship), XII 313n
Le Couteulx, Laurent-Vincent: Paris banker, and U.S. debt to France, XII 636
Le Couteulx, Louis: naturalized American citizen, prisoner in Canada, XXV 240–41, 241–42n
Le Couteulx et Cie: Paris and Rouen banking house, III 667n, XXVI 838; aid to U.S., III 358; and U.S. customs regulations, XII 409–10; and U.S. debt to France, VI 234n
Le Croyable (French schooner): privateer captured by Stephen Decatur, XXI 537
Ledlie, James: master-at-arms of Repulse, Hamilton’s statement concerning, XXVI 355
Ledyard, Charles: comment on Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 279
Ledyard, Isaac, IX 536; assistant purveyor of hospital dept. (American Revolution), petition for settlement of account, XI 196–98; elector of Queens County, and N.Y. gubernatorial election (1789), V 262n, XXVI 478–79; and N.Y. gubernatorial election (1792), IX 366, 367n, XI 1–2, 37–38, 54, 197; report on petition of, XIII 178–85; supports Hamilton’s policies, VII 461; supposed author of Mentor’s Reply to Phocion’s Letter, III 530n; surgeon’s mate (American Revolution), II 443
Lee, ——: deserter (Quasi-War), XXIV 213
Lee, Ann Hill Carter (Mrs. Henry): marriage, XIV 417n
Lee, Arthur (brother of Francis Lightfoot Lee and Richard Henry Lee), I 318n, III 581, 633–34; commissioner of Board of Treasury, V 372, XVI 585, XVII 81n, XXVI 506n, and William Duer’s accounts, XV 200, and stock of Bank of North America, III 633, 634n; commissioner to negotiate peace treaty with France, I 249, II 503, XI 209n, XII 152n, XIX 383, and Beaumarchais, XI 207, and Silas Deane, II 54n, 142n, VI 10–11n, 42n, XXVI 376n, and memorial to Vergennes, XX 432n, and Spanish loan, XII 532nn, XIV 150n, and Jonathan Williams, U.S. commercial agent at Nantes, XXIV 554–55n; delegate, Continental Congress (Va.), III 247n, 260n, 265n, 282n, 283, XXVI 405n, and opposition to Robert Morris (Lee faction), III 320; mission to Berlin, XIX 296n
Lee, Benjamin: shipmaster, and customs regulations, XVI 488, XVII 444
Lee, Charles (brother of Henry Lee and Richard Bland Lee): acting Secretary of State, XXIV 491n; collector of customs at Alexandria, Va., V 437, VI 8, 18, 40, 184, 397, 412, 471, 475, 476, 481, 498, VII 27, 68–69, 73, VIII 516, IX 202, 307, 515, X 506, 520, XI 263, XII 264, XIII 513, accounts of, XIII 38–39, 440, 571, 572, 574, 575, 577, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87, XXVI 508–9, administration of office, enforcement of customs regulations, and instructions to, V 495, 520, VI 263, 270–71, 566–67, VII 68, 106, VIII 3, 203, 259–60, 527, IX 81–83, 200, 203, 218, 235–36, 262, 487, X 352, 509–10, 522–23, 576–79, XI 40–41, XII 7, 8–9, 39, 153–54, 200–1, 290, 298, 632, XIII 286, XIV 13, 311–12, XXVI 500, 501, 504, 544, 568, 574, 592–93 (see also “Treasury Department circulars to the collectors of the customs”), dispute with surveyor of customs at Alexandria, X 522, 523n, 576–77, XV 155, XXVI 668–69, information on trade, XXVI 491–98, 499, resignation, XIV 311, 335, successor, VIII 494n, XIV 311; member of Va. General Assembly, XIX 297n, 451n; U.S. Attorney General, XIX 297n, 397, XX 40, 55, 221, 245n, XXII 301, XXIII 97, 228n, XXIV 511, XXVI 757, and John Adams, XXV 222n, cabinet opinions requested by John Adams, XXI 48–49n, 52n, 339–41, and House of Representatives resolutions on Jay Treaty, XX 66, 85n, 105n, Hunter v Fairfax’s Devisee, XX 249, and mission to France (1800), XXIV 508, 509n, and Thomas Nash, XXIV 64, 65n, opinions of, XXIII 95n, 558, 559n, XXIV 26–27, 29–30, report on claims of Ga. Yazoo land companies, XX 211n, and trial of John Fries, XXV 142n, 154–55, 157, 226, 227
Lee, Charles (Gen.): former British officer, major general in American Army (American Revolution), I 246, 257, 281, 528–29, 549, XIII 202–4, XXII 213n, 214, 256n, XXVI 868, aide-de-camp to, XII 481n, XV 340n, XX 397n, XXII 214n, Battle of Monmouth, I 510–14, 515–16, XIII 378, XXIII 547n, captured at Basking Ridge, N.J., and exchanged, I 222, 287, 438, 447, 451, 452n, 471, court-martial of, I 507–9, 513–14, 517–23, 578, XIII 378n, XXII 214n, duel with John Laurens, I 602–4, XXVI 236, and John Skey Eustace, XXII 214, request to Continental Congress for reimbursement for losses in American Revolution, II 490, 491n, and Baron von Stueben, I 600, 601n, “Vindication to the Public,” I 593n
Lee, Francis: loan office certificate of, XI 306
Lee, Francis Lightfoot: delegate, Continental Congress (Va.), and Baron von Steuben, V 213n, VI 311n, 312, 314–15
Lee, Sir George: judge of Prerogative Court of Canterbury, and report to king, XIX 342
Lee, Henry (brother of Charles Lee and Richard Bland Lee), IV 283, V 4n, 9n, XVI 130, 497, XIX 150n, XXVI 780; Army (American Revolution), I 328n, 430, 447, 453, 574n, II 70, 98, 101, 105, 113, 128, 201, 201–2, 208–9, 215, 216, 226, 233, 309, 342, 355, 357, 359, 368, Additional Continental Regt., VI 498n, Battalion of Light Dragoons, II 392, XXVI 404n, capture of Powles Hook, N.J., II 137, 138, 145, 149, 165n, court-martial of, II 164, 165n, 168, 171, and defense of Nathanael Greene, XI 241n, Memoirs of War in the Southern District of the United States, I 326–27n, II 550–51n, Partizan Corps, II 459, 491, V 413n, X 553, XVIII 12n, victory at Augusta, Ga., XXVI 412, 413n, waiting for Comte d’Estaing at Monmouth, N.J., II 198, 213, 214, 220, 221, XXVI 380n; career, XVIII 12n; and congressional election (1799), XXIII 32–33; death of first wife and son, XII 352; delegate, Continental Congress (Va.), V 413n; delegate, Va. Ratifying Convention, V 9–10, 413n, 517; governor of Va., IX 32n, XI 550, XII 264, 414, XIV 545, 550, XVI 544, XVII 115, 146, 416n, 448, XVIII 9n, 17n, and Anglo-American relations, XIV 549–50, XV 14–15, XVI 121–22, and branch of Bank of the U.S., XII 85n, and Franco-American relations, XIV 549, XV 14–15, and loan office certificates, XIV 232–33, 312–13, 357–58, Navy recommendation by, XVI 567–68, and Santo Domingo bills, XV 337, 356, and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 121–22, 136, 142–43, 143–46, 154–55, 173–74, 191, 237, 241–42, 243, 261, 302, 331–36, 338, 344, 346, 352–53, 353–54n, 357–58n, 362n, 367n, 367–69, 379n, 380n, 381, 384, 386, 387, 415, 439n, 477, 581, XVIII 11–12, XIX 515 (see also “Treasury Department circulars to the governors of the states,” and “War Department circulars to the governors of the states”); and Hamilton, authorship of The Federalist, XVIII 290, congratulations on appointment as Secretary of the Treasury, V 413, VI 1, congressional investigation of Treasury Department, XVI 606, criticizes funding system, IX 31, XII 352–53, horse, IX 31, 92, 404–5, XI 551, XII 353, XIV 416, letters allegedly written against, XXIV 288, 289n, 298–99, “Reynolds Affair,” XIV 416, XXI 132, 259, yellow fever attack, XV 356; and Patrick Henry, XX 152; member, House of Representatives (Va.), XXIV 564, on Jefferson, XXV 331, and presidential election of 1800, XXV 292, 293n, 331; member, Va. General Assembly, IX 32n; military service in France considered, XIV 416, 417n, XXI 401; Francisco de Miranda, on Hamilton’s list for, III 586; possible Minister to France, XVI 422, 423n; possible Secretary of State, XIX 397, 453; proposed as Secretary of War, XIX 437, 440; Provisional Army (Quasi-War), major general in, XXII 9, 19, 25, 32, 150n, 151, 387n, 423, 424n, 486–87, 511, 583–84, 589, XXIII 31–32, 615, 685, XXIV 238, 238–39n, 298–99, relative rank of, XXII 160; second wife, XIV 417n; “Walker Affair,” XXVI 140–42
Lee, Henry (Pa.): petition of, XI 300, report on, XI 306
Lee, Jacob: testimony for petition of father, XI 306
Lee, John: collector of customs at Penobscot, District of Me., VII 61, 150, 151, 152, XI 133, XIII 357, accounts of, XIII 36–37, 575, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85, administration of office and enforcement of customs regulations, VI 37
Lee, Joseph: Boston merchant, and lawsuit against William Bingham, XIV 156n
Lee, Joseph: Additional Army candidate (District of Me.), XXII 319, 326, 338
Lee, Ludwell (son of Richard Henry Lee): and alleged letters attacking Hamilton, XXIV 288–89
Lee, Matilda Lee (Mrs. Henry), V 413, XXIV 289; death of, XII 352, 353n, XIV 417n
Lee, Philip Ludwell (son of Henry Lee): death of, XII 352–53
Lee, Richard: British legal writer, A Treatise of Captures in War, XV 187
Lee, Richard: Leeds, England, merchant, and accounts with Hamilton, III 48–49
Lee, Richard, III: London merchant, III 48n
Lee, Richard, and Son: British merchant firm, XIX 147
Lee, Richard Bland (brother of Charles Lee and Henry Lee): comments on Additional Army candidates (Va.), XXII 287, 603; member, House of Representatives (Va.), V 413n, and committee on destroyed certificates, XV 547–48, 548–49n, on manufacture of steel, X 315n, not re-elected (1794), XVII 440n, pay, XIII 64, 66, 67, 69, XV 508, XVII 507, recommendation, XVI 122
Lee, Richard Henry (brother of Arthur Lee and Francis Lightfoot Lee): Continental Congress (Va.), delegate, II 34, and Adams-Lee faction, II 491n, V 225, president of, VIII 150n, and petition of Catharine Greene, X 421–28; “Letter to the Honourable Richard Henry Lee, Esq.,” XXVI 813, 814; Observations Leading to a Fair Examination of the System of Government … from the Federal Farmer to the Republican, IV 586n, V 41n, 48; son of, XXIV 289n; U.S. Senator (Va.), V 225, XI 545, and appointment of cashier of Richmond branch of Bank of the U.S., XII 353n, pay, XIII 59, 60, 61, 62, XV 505, resignation, XXVI 629n
Lee, Richard Henry: Life of Arthur Lee, LL.D., XX 432n
Lee, Thomas: Leeds, England, merchant, and account with Hamilton, III 48–49
Lee, Thomas (Pa.): Additional Army candidate, XXII 135, 136, 146
Lee, Thomas and Richard, and Son: Leeds, England, merchant firm, III 48n, V 343, account with Hamilton, VIII 279n, change of name, XIX 147
Lee, Thomas Sim: governor of Md. (1780–83), and Md. artillery companies (American Revolution), II 266; governor of Md. (1792–94), XV 182, 254, XVI 189n, XVII 256, and British consul to Md., XV 300–1, election of, XI 153n, and French privateer, XIV 427n, and health officer for Baltimore, XVII 157–58, 228, possible Minister to France, XVI 422, 423n, and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 122, 123n, 136, 151–52, 161–62, 162, 196–98, 201, 218–19, 225–27, 227, 231–32, 235, 237, 242–43, 246, 249–50, 262–63, 266–67, 294–95, (see also “War Department circulars to the governors of the states”)
Lee, Sir William: British chief justice, XIX 342n
Lee, William: deposition of, on Vt. conspiracy, III 276n
Lee, William (brother of Arthur Lee): appointment and dismissal as U.S. commercial agent at Nantes (1778), XXIV 554n
Lee, William R.: Army (American Revolution), I 347, 350
Lee, Willis: comment on Additional Army candidate (Ky.), XXII 285
Leeds, Francis Osborne, 5th duke of: British Foreign Secretary, V 396n, 397n, conversation with Gouverneur Morris, and appointment of British Minister, VI 458n, and treaty of peace, VII 70, 119; and Thomas Pinckney, XXV 110–11, 116, 199
Leeds, Jedediah: Richmond, Va., merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 462n; and purchase of U.S. debt, XIII 522n
Leeds, England, V 343
Leeds and Mumford: Richmond, Va., merchant firm, and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 462, 463
Lefebvre, Georges: The French Revolution From 1793 to 1799, XXI 420n
Lefferts, Hannah: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 93
Lefferts, Jacob: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 94
Lefferts, Leffert: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 94
Lefferts, Peter: N.Y. Ratifying Convention member, V 156n; pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 94
Lefferts adsm Vandervoort: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 67
Leffingwell, Christopher: Norwich, Conn., merchant, and manufacturing in Conn., IX 329, 330–31, 332, 339
Legal instruments: tax on, William Bingham’s proposal for, V 549
Legal writings: duty on, proposed, VI 288–89
Legaux, Peter: French emigré, and grape cultivation, XXVI 738n
Le Général Laveaux (brig): privateer outfitted in Charleston, S.C., XVII 192n
Legget, James: British shipmaster, and seizure by French privateer, XVI 243n
Leggett, Abraham: payment to, for jail in Ga., XV 504
Leggett, Charles: land appraiser, XXVI 172n
Leghorn, Italy, VII 432, VIII 4; French seizure of, in Napoleonic wars, XX 490–91; rate of exchange at (1752), I 379
Legion of the United States, XXIV 40, 42–43; description of, XXII 384
L’Eglise (L’Eglize), Dominique: pension, V 384, VI 132, IX 462, XIII 81, 124, 564, XV 517, 559, XVII 516
Le Grand, —— (Mme): French refugee in Philadelphia, XV 600
Le Grand, Ferdinand, see Grand, Ferdinand
Le Grand, Ferdinand, and Company, see Ferdinand Grand and Company
Le Guen, Emily (daughter of Louis Le Guen), XXIII 264n, XXVI 152, 153n
Le Guen, Josephine (daughter of Louis Le Guen), XXIII 264n, XXVI 152, 153n
Le Guen, Louis: French merchant in New York City, XVIII 330n; Aaron Burr’s debt to, XXIII 8, 8–10n, XXIV 439, 439–40n, 548, XXV 277–78, 279nn, 317, 317–18n, XXVI 151, 152–53n, 156, 171, 172n; gift to Hamilton, XXV 289; and Hamilton’s law practice, XIX 318n, XX 466n, XXI 56, 333, 334n, 335, 357n, 360, 461, XXII 400n, XXIV 196n, 216n, 218–19, 220, 223, 224, 253, XXV 241n, 423n, XXVI 147, 184, 185, 211, 218, 229, 231, 238, 462n, and alien ownership of land in Pa., XXIII 263, 264–65n, and antenuptial contract, XXV 278, 279n, 317, 397n, 399, 400, XXVI 16n, 101, 151, 184–85, 285, 287, 299, Hamilton’s account with, XXVI 16, 17–18, 101, 176, 213, 312–14, Hamilton’s debt to, XXVI 285, 287, Hamilton’s receipt to, XXV 317, payment to Hamilton, XXIV 438, XXV 279n, receipts from, XXVI 54, 146; reports French seizure of U.S. shipping, XX 225–26
Louis Le Guen adsm Eli Bouchereau, XXVI 312–14
Louis Le Guen v Aaron Burr, XXVI 172n
Louis Le Guen v Isaac Gouverneur and Peter Kemble: and Hamilton’s law practice, XIX 318n, XX 466n, XXI 49, 56n, 333, 334n, 335, 367n, XXII 400n, XXIV 196n
Le Guen, Louisa (daughter of Louis Le Guen), XXIII 264n, XXVI 152, 153n
Le Guen, Mary Hylton (Mrs. Louis), XXVI 151, 152, 313; Aaron Burr’s debt to, XXVI 172n; and Hamilton’s law practice, ante-nuptial contract, XXV 278, 279n, 316, 318, 397, 399, 400, XXVI 17, 285n, 299
Le Guen and Company: and Hamilton’s law practice, XVIII 330
Le Havre, France, VIII 578, 582, IX 128, 228; complaints of merchants of, and trade to U.S., VI 517; U.S. consul at, XV 280, XVI 615; U.S. vessels banned from, XXI 525, 526n
Lehoc, Louis-Grégoire: French Minister to Sweden, XX 493n
Lehrbach, Count Ludwig Konrad von: Austrian envoy to France, XXV 147
Leib, Michael (Dr.): Philadelphia Republican, XIX 295
Leicester Fields, England, III 527n
Leiper, Thomas: Philadelphia tobacconist, XXII 139, and anti-excise resolution to Congress, XVI 397–98
Leitheiser (Leitheser, Leithser), Hartman: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 587, XXIV 248, 357
Le John (American ship): seizure by British, XX 540n
Le Lascazas (Lascasas) (French sloop of war): capture of British ship, XV 682
Le Maigre (Lemaigre), Peter: Philadelphia merchant, and customs regulations, XII 4, XV 25n; Government charter of brig of, XVI 291n, XVII 199, 213–15, 230; relief of Santo Domingan refugees, XVI 223n
Le Maitre, John Baptist: and privateer fitted out in Philadelphia, XVII 571n
LeMarchant, John Gaspard: The Rules and Regulations for the Attainment and Practice of the Sword Exercises, XXV 27, 29n
L’Embuscade (L’Ambuscade) (French frigate), XIV 360n, XV 172; seizures by, in U.S. territorial waters, XIV 353n, 452, 453, 535–36, 540n, XV 72n, 240, XVII 435n, XXVI 705n
Lemmerman, Nicholas: Board of Treasury warrant to, XIII 43
L’Enfant, Pierre Charles: French volunteer in American Revolution and engineer, V 497, XXI 367, XXIV 555n, XXV 401, 403, 482, XXVI 824; and coins, VIII 355; fortification of ports of Philadelphia and Wilmington, XVI 539, 539–40n, XVII 236, XXI 377n; Federal City, VIII 253–56, 354–55, XXV 409, dismissal from, XI 50, 51n, engraving of plan of, XVII 104, petition to Congress for payment for, XXI 524; Hamilton’s alleged aspersions against, XXI 523, 527, 531; Hamilton’s comments on, XII 538–39; Hamilton pays bill of, IX 246; N.Y. City Hall, conversion for Federal Government, V 240n, seeks payment for, XXV 402, 409, 415; Society of the Cincinnati, diploma for, XXV 395n, medal for, III 696; Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, construction of works for, XII 141, 217, 262–63, 516, XIV 171, 189, 246, 248–49, 254, 258, 419–21, 421n, XV 30, 363–65; U.S. debt to, for services in American Revolution, VI 542, VII 77, XVII 538
Lenox, —— (Mrs. David), XXVI 737
Lenox, David: career, XVI 484n; considered as supervisor of revenue for Pa., XVI 482; temporary comptroller of Treasury, XVIII 195n; U.S. marshal for Pa., XVII 220n, payment to, XVI 112n; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 4n, 5, 9, 14, 17, 25n, 26n, 53n, 56–57, 63, 67–68, 130, 165, 185, 203–9, 367, 384, XXVI 737
Lenox, James: purchase and publication of Washington’s Farewell Address, XX 173
Lenox, Robert: New York City merchant, XIV 489, XVIII 342, XXVI 846; bond of Hamilton and John Laurance, XXI 327, XXII 390–91, 395–96; clerk, office of British commissary of naval prisoners, Hamilton’s certificate on, XX 34, 34–36n; director of N.Y. branch of Bank of the U.S., XV 588, 589n, opposition to Merchants’ Bank, XXVI 206; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 29–30
Lenox, Mass., VI 544n
Leoben, Austria: and Napoleonic wars, XXI 61, 204n
Léogane, Haiti, XX 443n
Leonard, George (Mass.): comment on Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 322; member, House of Representatives (Mass.), pay, XIII 64, 65, 66, 68, XVII 506; and Quasi-War, XXIII 638
Leonard, George (Pa.): Philadelphia merchant, Government contract with, XVII 260, 405
Leonard, James: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 569
John W. Leonard, master of the United States Revenue Cutter, the Governor Jay, qui tam &c Libellant v The Schooner or Vessel called the Juno … otherwise the Jennet …: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 175n
Leonard, Nathaniel: Army (Quasi-War), XXII 578, 611, XXIII 2–3n, 50, 76, 253–54, 606, 607, 609, 612, 618, 634, XXIV 160, 163
“Leonidas”: pseudonym used by author of pamphlet supporting Jefferson’s appointments, XXV 420n
Leopold I (Holy Roman Emperor): Treaty of Alliance Offensive and Defensive, XIX 502
Leopold II (Holy Roman Emperor): and Holland loans, VII 176–77, 180, 182, 186, 350, 351; Treaty of Pillnitz, XXI 391–92
Le Petit Républicain (French privateer): arming of, XVII 256n
Joseph Lepine v James Griffiths: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 66
Lequelle River, see Rivière de l’Equille
Le Ray de Chaumont, Grace (Mme James Donatien): and annuity for Robert and Mary Morris, XXVI 47
Le Ray de Chaumont, Jacques Donatien: contractor for French government, XXVI 41n, 519, 811, 812; and account with U.S., V 393, 495, VI 532, XIII 104
Le Ray de Chaumont, James Donatien (son of Jacques Le Ray de Chaumont): land speculator in U.S., XIII 104, annuity for Robert and Mary Morris, XXVI 42, 43n, 46–52, guarantor of loan to William Constable, XXVI 40, 53, 61–66
Leremboure, Augier Marie: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 121n
Le Rochefermoy, Matthias-Alexis de: Army (American Revolution), I 483
Le Rocque (Roque), A. J. de: French refugee, and land speculation in U.S., XVI 234
Leros (Leria), Greece, I 384
Le Roy, Herman: New York City merchant, VI 489n, IX 112n, 157n, XIII 387, 469, XIV 204n, XVI 121n, 369n, XVIII 507n, XX 198n, XXI 482n, XXII 21n, XXVI 55n, 312n, 781; director of Bank of N.Y. and Merchants’ Bank, XXVI 206, and Henry Sands, XXVI 55, 55–56n, 178; father’s estate, XIV 258–59; Hamilton’s debt to, XXVI 285; Holland Land Company, agent and trustee, XX 447–48, XXV 96, 102, and Robert Morris, XXI 299–300n, and treaty with Indians, XX 447, 530–31; land from Robert Morris, XX 142n, XXI 119; and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 24–25, 152n, director of, XXII 539, 540n, 551n; transfer of funds of, VIII 146, IX 31–32; trustee for creditors of Samuel Sterett and George Harrison, XXV 168, 168–69n, 240
Herman Le Roy, William Bayard, and Gerrit Boon v Peter Servis and others: and Hamilton’s law practice, XVIII 335n, 336n, XX 489
Le Roy, Jacob: N.Y. merchant, III 356n; and American Revolution, I 225, 228; and Hamilton’s accounts and law practice, III 7, 62, 528
Le Roy, Jacob, and Sons: N.Y. merchant firm, III 528n; and Hamilton’s law practice and accounts, III 7, 56, IV 111
Le Roy, James (son of Jacob Le Roy), III 356n; Hamilton’s law clerk, III 7
Le Roy and Bayard: N.Y. mercantile firm, VIII 146n, IX 32n, 181, XIII 99, XIV 204n, XVII 538, 539, XXV 91n; agents for Holland Land Company, petition to N.Y. legislature, XVI 369n, and receipt to Hamilton, XXVI 780; and Bank of the U.S., IX 157, 201; bills of exchange, VIII 153, 191–92, 227, purchased by Hamilton, IX 112, 157, 158n, 201, purchased by Treasury, XIII 494; contract with Treasury Department, VI 531; creditor of John Pintard, XX 198; and Hamilton’s accounts, III 56; and Hamilton’s law practice, XVIII 507n, XXI 300n, 301n; and Jefferson’s accounts, VI 489; and Robert Morris, XVIII 364, land from, XXI 119; payment to Hamilton, XVI 121
Le Roy, Bayard, and McEvers: N.Y. mercantile firm, IX 158n, XVIII 507n, XXII 20, 193, XXVI 16n, 55n, 781n; and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 210; Hamilton’s payments to, XXII 392; Holland Land Company representatives, XXV 96n, and Robert Morris, XVIII 364, XXI 330, and purchase of Hamilton’s U.S. stock, XXI 353, and treaty with Indians, XX 447, 530–31
Lesbos (Mytilene), Greece, I 384
Les Jumeaux (ship): French privateer, armed in Philadelphia, XVII 571n, 576, XVIII 24, 180–81
Leslie, Alexander: British Army (American Revolution), II 532, 549, X 453n
Leslie, Robert: partner in British trading firm of Panton, Leslie, and Company, XXI 212n
Leslie, Robert: Philadelphia clockmaker, applies for job in Mint, VIII 168; and standard measure, VII 396, 397n
Leslie, William J.: Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 121
L’Espinasse (Lespinasse), Estienne: Amsterdam merchant, and Holland loans, VI 345
Lessart, Claude Antoine de Valdec de: French Controller General of Finance, and U.S. debt to France, VII 362, 363, VIII 461, XII 172, 443; French Minister for Foreign Affairs, X 350n, XXI 419n, and U.S. debt to France, IX 524, and Santo Domingo, XIII 177n
Lester, Simson: Additional Army candidate (Vt.), XXII 117
Létombe, Philippe Joseph: French consul general and consul for Philadelphia, XXII 184n, XXV 332n, XXVI 865, revocation of exequatur, XXIII 236n
Letter from Alexander Hamilton, Concerning the Public Conduct and Character of John Adams, Esq. President of the United States, XXIV 486n, XXVI 239; introductory note to, XXV 169–85; text, XXV 186–234
A Letter from Phocian to the Considerate Citizens of New-York On the Politics of the Day, III 483–97, 503, XI 3n, XXVI 479n
Letters and Recollections of George Washington … kept by Mr. Lear, XXIV 117n
Letters by Washington, Adams, Jefferson and Others Written During and After the Revolution to John Langdon, New Hampshire, XXVI 578n, 675n
Letters from the Federal Farmer, see Lee, Richard Henry
Letters of administration: and settlement of claims against U.S., XI 359–60
Letters of marque: Hamilton on, in N.Y. Assembly (1787), IV 36; provisions concerning in Jay Treaty, XVIII 444–46n; and U.S.-French relations (1787), Lafayette on, IV 282 (1800), XXV 130n
Letters on the Crimes of George III, addressed to Citizen Denis, by an American Officer in the Service of France: and John Skey Eustace, XXIII 21n
Leuctra, Battle of, IV 181, 379
Leval, Bacler de (Mme), XXVI 664; member of Societé des Vingt-Quatres, and William Duer’s land in Me., XI 265–66
The Levant, I 374; British commerce in, VII 456n
L’Éveillé (French frigate): in American Revolution, II 588
Leverett, Thomas: Additional Army candidate (Vt.), XXII 117
Leverett, William: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 318, 323, 338; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 564, 669, 674, 690, XXIV 9, 59, 255
Levi, Barnard, IV 234
Levy, Eleazer: mortgage on land at West Point, payment to, XIII 137, 138
Levy, Nathan: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 299, 602
Lewellensburg (Lewellingsburgh), Md.: surveyor of customs at, accounts, XI 235
Lewes, Del., II 208, 209, 211
Lewine, see Lavien
Lewis, Candes: servant, pay, XIII 45
Lewis, David: Philadelphia merchant, and petition for release of Army prisoner, XXIV 655
Lewis, Ebenezer: soldier (American Revolution), VIII 346n
Lewis, Elijah: soldier (American Revolution), VIII 346n
Lewis, E. Miriam: ed., “The Minutes of the Wilmington Academy, 1777–1802,” XI 137n
Lewis, F.: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 40
Lewis, Francis (N.Y.): delegate, Continental Congress (N.Y.), and election of N.Y. Assembly (1775), I 179, member of Secret Committee, and contracts, XVI 206–7n; and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 51n; signer of Declaration of Independence, I 180n
Lewis, Francis (Pa.): comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 145
Lewis, Francis, Jr.: N.Y. gubernatorial election (1789), V 262n
Lewis, George: Treasury payment to, XV 530
Lewis, George (Md.): Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 304
Lewis, George (N.Y.): N.Y. broker, director of Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, XII 14
Lewis, Gertrude Livingston (Mrs. Morgan) (daughter of Robert R. Livingston), V 345, VI 511, 554n, XXVI 193n; and sale of New York City lots to John B. Church, XX 78n
Lewis, Howell (George Washington’s nephew), XII 134n; payment to, for supplies, XVII 524
Lewis, Jabez: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417
Lewis, John: court-martial (Quasi-War), XXIII 660
Lewis, John: report on petition of, XIII 197–98
Lewis, John (N.Y.): shipmaster, and American Revolution, II 536
Lewis, John (George Washington’s nephew), XXIV 116n
Lewis, Joseph: attorney for estate, XVII 529
Lewis, Lawrence (George Washington’s nephew), XXIV 117n; and Army appointment (Quasi-War), XXIII 363n
Lewis, Lawrence, Jr.: A History of the Bank of North America, III 634n, VII 241n
Mary Lewis adsm Henry Nash: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 64
Lewis, Meriwether: Jefferson’s secretary, XXV 453n; Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 308, 587, XXIV 41, 244, 397, 406
Lewis, Morgan (son of Francis Lewis): New York City attorney, I 485, VI 554n, VII 26; altercation with Isaac Gouverneur, Jr., XXVI 461–62; Army (American Revolution), deputy quartermaster general of Northern Department, I 429, II 125, 160, 371, XVI 73, accounts, VII 106–7, balance due Government, XVII 497; attorney general of N.Y. State, and new banks in New York City, XI 156; career, XXVI 193n; confiscation acts and peace treaty (1783), III 478–79, 480; daughter, XX 42n; and Hamilton’s accounts and law practice, III 9, 42; and Merchants’ Bank, XXVI 207; N.Y. Assembly, candidate (1789), V 345n, and election of U.S. Senator from N.Y., V 344–45, thanks Hamilton, VI 511; N.Y. gubernatorial candidate (1804), XXVI 192, 195, 206, 240, 243n, 245; N.Y. Supreme Court, justice of, XXI 150–51, XXII 181, chief justice of, and Croswell trial, XXVI 155n; sale of New York City lots to John B. Church, XX 78, 78–79n; seeks position as commissioner of loans for N.Y., VI 553, VII 106–7; and Society of the Cincinnati, IV 647n; trustee of Columbia College, IV 590
Lewis, Richard (father of Maria Reynolds), X 377n, XXI 123, 226, 250
Lewis, Robert (George Washington’s nephew), V 442
Lewis, Samuel Sr.: clerk in War Department, XXI 212, XXII 444, 446, XXIII 631, 632, XXVI 867
Lewis, Susanna (Susannah) Van Der Burgh (Mrs. Richard) (mother of Maria Reynolds), XXI 123
Lewis, Thomas: comments on Additional Army candidate (Ky.), XXII 285, 286, 287
Lewis, Thomas (Va.): Regular Army, petition to Congress, XXIV 26
Lewis, William (Pa.): Philadelphia attorney, XVI 205, XXII 88, XXV 148; on French seizure of British ships in U.S. waters, XIV 548; and John Fries, XXV 142, 143n, 151–57, 266n; and Hamilton’s law practice, XIX 498n, XX 54, XXI 334n; Hamilton’s payment to, XXI 353, 364; Gideon Henfield case, XV 156; and Jay Treaty, XIX 315, 315–16n; and Robert Morris, XX 103, 141, 144–45, 159–60, 513; and John Nicholson’s impeachment trial, XVI 119; N.Y. election (1792), opinion on legality of canvassing, XII 64–66, 66–67n; and Richard Platt, XVI 545–46, 547n; and presidential election (1792), XII 416; and restitution of captured British ships, XX 338n; U.S. attorney for District of Pa., VI 32, VIII 185n, and Hamilton’s request for opinion, VIII 27, 62, pay, XIII 55; U.S. judge for District of Pa., XV 635n, XXVI 838, 843, and excise opposition in Pa. (1791), XVII 33n, pay, XV 502
Lewis, William (Va.): commander, Renown (American Revolution), XII 611, XIII 178, 178–79n, 180, 183–85; keeper, Cape Henry lighthouse, XII 552–53, 590, 635, death, XIII 242; surveyor of customs and inspector of the revenue for the port, Fredericksburg, Va., XII 553n
Lewisburgh, S.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Lewiss, William: soldier (American Revolution), claim of, XII 619
Lewis Town, Del., see Lewes, Del.
Lewis v Burr: and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 51n
Lexington, Battle of, V 348, XXIII 27n
Lexington, Ky.: XV 295; and Quasi-War, XXIII 329
Lexington County, S.C.: excise survey, VIII 190
Leybourne (Leyborn), John: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 77, XXIV 547–48; court-martial of, XXIV 364, 653
L’Hommedieu, Ezra: and Aaron Burr’s debt to Louis Le Guen, XXIII 8–10, XXVI 766; career, XXIII 8–9n; delegate, Continental Congress (N.Y.), III 188–89, 356n, 435–36, 437n, 458, 464, 465n, 468, 702, IV 492–93, XXVI 440n, 809, appointment, III 117, certificate on Abraham Yates’s vote on Constitution, XXVI 473–74; member, N.Y. Assembly, III 109n, candidate for U.S. Senator (N.Y.) (1789), V 360–61, 362, 363n; member, N.Y. Senate, XXI 13, and election of U.S. Senator (1791), VII 411
Libbey, Anthony: shipmaster, and customs regulations, IX 483
Libel: Hamilton on, XXIII 604, XXV 364
Liberty: abuse of in ancient Greece, Hamilton on, II 651; and distribution of sovereign power, Hamilton on, II 654–55; “excess of spirit” of in states, Hamilton on, II 401; Hamilton on, at N.Y. Assembly, IV 29, 37, 79–86, 91, 92; nature of, Hamilton on, in The Farmer Refuted, I 100, 104, 105, in “Remarks on the Quebec Bill,” I 165; and public welfare, Hamilton on, V 269–70; of states and individuals, discussions of at Constitutional Convention, IV 161–62, 174, 218–23, 244, 252, discussions of at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 16, 20, 26, 27, 38–39, 43–44, 48–49, 53, 59, 68, 77, 81, 93, 95, 106, 110–11, 125, 164, 176–77, 196, Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 327–28, 333–34, 371, 384, 423, 425, 428–34, 444, 447, 497, 498, 501, 504–7, 517–19, 531, 533, 551–54, 560, 564–67, 594, 599, 606, 611, 617, 657, 691–93, 701–2, 704–7, 710, 714, 716, 720; and taxation, Hamilton on, III 104, 105; and treatment of Loyalists after war, Hamilton on, III 485–88, 533, 545, 550, 557
Liberty (ship): capture by French privateer, XXI 537n
Liberty County, S.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
“Liberty Hall,” Elizabethtown, N.J.: William Livingston’s estate, I 260n
Liberty Pole (Teaneck), N.J.: in American Revolution, headquarters, II 383, 400, 418, 420
Library Company of Philadelphia, III 713n
Libya (Lybia), I 387
Licenses: and coasting and fishing vessels, VI 51, 249–50, 393–94; Hamilton’s proposal for tax on (1787), IV 61; to lawyers, proposed tax on, VI 288–89; to retailers, repeal of tax on, XXVI 116n; to sell wine and liquors, Hamilton’s proposal for tax on (1795), XVIII 49, 57n, 63–64, 77, 81, 91, 146–47, 151n, 166, 220–21, 223, tax on, proposed, XXI 100, 487; tax on, XX 484, William Bingham’s proposal for, V 550, Jefferson’s proposal for, XXV 446n
Liebert (Leibert), Philip: Army (American Revolution), back pay, V 401, 402
Lightbourn (Lightborn, Lightbourne), William: N.Y. shipmaster at St. Croix, I 4, 12, 16, 25, 27, 29
Lightfood, Robert: testimony in a petition, XI 314
Lighthouses, beacons, buoys, public piers, and stakage: in Boston Harbor and Bay, Mass., VI 297, 298, 355, 475, 512–13, XV 16, 109; at Cape Ann, Mass., VI 297, 298, 355, 475; at Cape Fear (Bald Head), N.C., VIII 295, 296, 464–66, IX 173–75, XI 459–60, XIII 146, 562, 566, 569, XIV 73, 74–78, 163, 230–31, 311, 323–24, 346, 353, XV 533, 542, 574, 603, XVI 117, 118, 144, 246, 425, XVII 239, 245, 268–69, 444, XVIII 7, 201; at Cape Hatteras, N.C., XV 663, 664n, XVI 45–46, 159, 159–60n, 393; at Cape Henlopen, Del., VI 45, 458, 468, 479, 514, 545–46, 561, 562, 564, 575, VII 122–23, 133, 413, VIII 181, 304, 540, XI 544, XII 14, 22, 23, 225, XIII 101, 336, 342, 357, 562, 564, 566, 567, 570, XIV 346, 353, 408, XV 532–33, XVI 203, XVII 277, 534, 571; at Cape Henry, Va., V 534, VI 45, 47, 206, 261–62, 277, 280, 281, 406, 408, 410, 427, 468–69, 474, 491–92, 546, 549, 554, 560–61, VII 342, 344, 377, 392, 412–15, 425, VIII 234, 236, 238, 251, 276, 283, 316, 450–51, 464, 533, 555, IX 19, 310, X 504, XI 8, 551n, 572n, XII 164, 288, 403, 414, 515, 552–53, 567, 587, 590–91, 635, XIII 101, 179, 242, 258, 286, 289, 303, 336, 356–57, 381, 565, 569, XIV 230–31, 242n, 408n, 410, XV 533, XVII 482, 534; cession of land for, and Constitution, XIII 447, 503–4, XV 430, 453; at Charleston, S.C., VI 474, VIII 181, 183, XI 455, XIII 146, XV 533; in Chesapeake Bay, XIII 568; and commissioner of the revenue, XI 416, 484, XVII 297, 535, 568; on Conanicut Island, R.I., VII 202, 342, XV 16, 109; in Conn., VI 44, 207, 369–70, 475; in Delaware Bay and River, VI 10, 24, 42, 45, 264, 352–53, 398, 399, 400, 402, 404, 428, 439, 465, 468, 479, 482, 514, 561, 570, VII 133, X 504, XI 15, 15–16, 96, 331, 331–32, 336, 449, 529–30, 531, 549, 579, 581, 593, 600–1, 606, XIII 101, XVII 534; in Ga., VI 46, XVI 471n, XVII 430n, 535, XVIII 201; at Gurnet Point, Mass., VI 559; Hamilton’s recommendations to Washington on, VI 43–49; Hamilton’s requests for information on, and replies to his requests, V 415–16, 424, 431, 434, 435, 438, 441, 512, 515, 517–18, XXVI 536; at Jamestown, R.I., XII 38, 414, XV 532; legislation for, see Congress of the U.S., acts of: “An Act for the establishment and support of Lighthouses, Beacons, Buoys, and Public Piers” (August 7, 1789) and “An Act to continue in force the act therein mentioned, and to make further provision for the payment of Pensions to Invalids, and for the support of lighthouses, beacons, buoys, and public piers” (March 3, 1791) and “An Act supplementary to the act for the establishment and support of lighthouses, beacons, buoys, and public piers” (March 2, 1793) and “An Act to continue in force for a limited time, the act supplementary to the act for the establishment and support of lighthouses, beacons, buoys, and public piers” (June 7, 1794); maintenance and supplies, VII 5, 154, 416, IX 466, 475, XIII 30n, 113, 118, 138, 386–87, XIV 76, 129, 158, 163, 332, 428, 471, 517, XV 563, XVI 111, 374, 582, 587, XVII 20–21, 60–61, 550, XVIII 146; in Mass., VI 43–44, 194, 297–99, 307, 355, 406, 428, 475, 493, 520, XI 415, XIII 100, 503–4, 568, XV 532; in Md., VI 45–46; on Montauk Point, N.Y., XIII 447, 472–73, XIV 163, 479; at Nantucket, Mass., VI 297, 298, 475, VII 158, XVII 449; at N.C., VI 528, VIII 483, 586–87, IX 121, 249–50, 317, XI 449, 600–1, 607, 608, XIII 442, 504, 505, XV 270, 471, XVI 157, 159, 393; XVII 268, 290, 419, 534; at New Castle, Del., XIV 163; on New Castle Island, Portsmouth, N.H., VII 157, 206, 421, 613, VIII 514–15, 521, 546–47, IX 241–43, 422–23, 524, X 576, XI 44–45, 45–46, XII 98, 156–57, 199, 283, XIII 527, XV 16, 110, 123, 125, 532, XVI 187, XVII 533; at New London, Conn., VII 64, 158, 189–90, 381, VIII 181–82, 183, IX 520, 521, XIII 33, 347, 356, 568, XV 16, 109, 532, XVI 471, XVII 534, XXVI 485–86, 536; at Newport, R.I., VII 95, 109, VIII 163–64, 332, 529, 543, 554–55, IX 180, 493–94, X 503, XI 415, XVII 534, XXVI 547, 550, 556, 570, 573, 576, 579; in N.H., VI 43, 451–53, 464, 508–9; in N.J., VI 45; at N.Y., VI 44–45, 475, VII 413, XIII 280; at Old Point Comfort, Va., V 441, VI 474; at Pa., VI 45, 398–99, 428, 475, X 401–2; at Philadelphia, VII 413; on Plum Island, Mass., VI 297, 298, 475, 477, 512, VII 65, 158, 162, XVI 429, XVII 269, XVIII 201; at Plymouth, Mass., VI 43, 297, 307, 355, 406, 408, 475, VII 24, 25, XV 16, 109; at Portland, District of Me., VI 471, 477, 481, 512, VII 89, 95, 109, 156, 379, 420, 437, VIII 464, IX 131, 208, 509n, 527–28, 551–52, X 520, 521–22, 530, XI 10, XIII 239, 336, XIV 73, XV 16, 109–10, 573; at R.I., VI 528, VII 99, IX 493–94, X 353, XIII 570; at Sandy Hook, N.J., VI 469, 528, VII 413, XII 567n, XIII 100–1, 566, XIV 163, XV 16, 98n, 109, 532, XVI 354, 376, XVII 534, XXVI 711n; at Savannah, Ga., XVI 246; at S.C., VI 46, 472–73, 474, IX 67, 70, XIII 101, 562, 570, XV 533, XVII 534; on Seguin Island, District of Me., XVI 471n, XVII 430, XVIII 201; superintendence of, VII 141; on Thacher (Thatcher’s) Island, Mass., VI 477, 512, XI 133, 480, XV 16, 109; on Tybee Island, Ga., VII 136, VIII 348, XIII 155–56, 467, 487–88, XIV 346, 353, XV 400, 401–2, 410, 603, XVII 110, 239, 245, 266, 268, 535; at Watch Hill, R.I., XVII 423, XVIII 178–79
Liguria: Italian region, I 387
Ligurian Republic: and treaty of Lunéville, XXV 332–33n
L’Île Percée, E. Quebec, Canada, III 708
Lille (Lisle), France, II 37n; Anglo-French peace negotiations at, XX 416n, XXI 115, 116n, 198, 203, 375
Lillie, John: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 317, 336, 604, XXIII 616, XXIV 623, 626
Lillie, Thomas: St. Croix merchant and planter, I 32n, 40, 41, XX 457
Lillings, Richard: inspector of the revenue at N.Y., petition of, XVIII 216n
Lilly, —— (Mr.): and Hamilton’s law practice, III 650
Lilly, Abner: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417
Lily (brig): passport for, XI 354–55, XVI 376
Limestone, Northwest Territory, XI 362
“Limitation acts,” see “Acts of limitation”
Lincklaen, Jan (John) (nephew of Théophile Cazenove): representative Holland Land Company, and the manufacture of maple sugar, IX 8; meeting with Indians, XX 531n; Robert Morris’s sale of land in Genesee country, XXI 299–300n
Lincoln, —— (Mr.): pardon of, for customs violations, XII 29
Lincoln, Benjamin, XXIV 182; Army (American Revolution), I 223, 231, 239–40, 241–42, 249, 270, 291, 306, 313, 355, II 104n, 120, 178, 189, 195, 268, 303, 304n, 304, 310, 311, 312, 324, 346, 648, III 564, VI 408n, VIII 280n, XVI 87, 89n, XIX 441n, XXI 183n, 519n, XXII 109n, XXIII 2n, 27n, XXV 90n, XXVI 223n, 357, 376n, capture at Charleston and exchange, II 430, 487; career, XXIV 183n, 580n; and claim of Nathanael Greene, X 408n, 421, 423n, 428–33, 454n; collector of customs at Boston and Charlestown, Mass., V 480n, 481n, 533, VI 13, 51, 191, 233, 250, 309, 410, 430, VII 30, 100, 167, 607n, VIII 154, 192, 337, 472, 530, IX 182, 416, XI 14, XII 155, 280n, XV 302, 309, 653, 679, XVI 103, 188, 551, 578, XVII 400, XXVI 600, 717, 823, absence, VII 167, 342–43, 345, accounts, XIII 36–37, 571, 574, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85, administration of office, enforcement of customs regulations, and instructions to, V 398, 399, 412, 451, 530, VI 1–2, 9, 13, 36, 41, 190, 193–94, 194, 218, 219, 226, 246, 246–48, 248, 365–66, 428, 432, 451, 460, 489–90, 499–500, 507–8, 509–10, 512, 519, 559, 565, 587–88, VII 21, 21–22, 24, 26–27, 29–30, 116, 157, 162, 193–96, 346, 390, VIII 168–69, 204, 237, 273, 296, 317, 323, 359, 395–96, 448, 548–49, 583–84, IX 13–14, 83–84, 107–8, 194–95, 208–9, 218–19, 225, 293, 453–54, 488, 497–98, 505–6, X 518–19, XI 34, 132–33, 216–17, 353, 397, 480, 491, 514, 583, XII 5–6, 68–69, 111–12, 151, 169, 183, 202, 218–19, 280–81, 317, 378, 506, 591, XIII 149, 151, 303, 357, XV 247–48, 388–89, 390, 443–44, 599–600, 628, 652, 657, XVI 1, 44, 123, 183–84, 184n, 198–99, 237, 238n, 254–55, 365, 419, 481, 490, 501, 531, 562–63, XVII 115, 117–18, 155, 395–96, XVIII 152n, 174–75, 175–76n, XX 240–41n, XXVI 510, 534 (see also “Treasury Department circulars to the collectors of customs”), and Boston branch of Bank of the U.S., XI 168–69, 353, comments on Additional Army candidates (Mass.), XXII 322, 328, 334, 335, 336, 609, Hamilton’s requests for information, on impost laws, V 580–81, on manufactures, VI 207–08, 208n, 460, on state debt, XVIII 455, 491–92, pay, VI 246–48, VIII 346, payment to, for invalid pensions, XV 525, and public debt, interest on, VIII 34, 199–200, 203–4, IX 78, 550, XI 75, 77, 161, 168–69, XVII 492, 539, purchases of, VII 439–40, VIII 1–2, 144, 257, 315, 329, 501, IX 244–45, 293–94, 405–6, 476–77, XI 38–39, XII 491, XIII 102, XIV 59, 60–61, 64, XVII 488, and Quasi-War, XXIII 250, 620, 634, and revenue cutter, VI 365–66, 400, VII 32, 57, 78, 116–17, 162, 193, 346, 446–47, VIII 61–62, 286, 569–70, IX 130–31, 284–85, 411–12, 498, XI 14, XII 406, 506, XIV 188, 481, XXVI 555, and sailcloth, VII 57, 87, 117, 346, XVI 536, 568–69, XXVI 555, on shipping in Mass., VI 27–30, VIII 248–51, superintendent of lighthouses in Mass., VI 47, 297–99, 307, 355, 406, 475, 493, 512–13, 520, 559, VII 24, 25, 65, 154, 162, XI 133, 480, XIV 471, XVI 429, XVII 20–21, 60–61, 430, and payment to, for expenses, XIII 100, 568, XV 532, and Portland Head, District of Me. lighthouse, VI 471, 477, 480–81, 512, VII 89, 95, 156, 437, IX 131–32, 509, 527–28, 551–52, X 520, 521–22, 530; commissioner to negotiate with Creek Indians, V 393n, 456, 457n, with western Indians, XIV 91n, 175n, 228, XV 212n, 429n, 585n, XVI 408n, XVII 527; and Hamilton’s visit to Boston, XXIV 580; leader of Mass. troops, and Shays’s Rebellion, IV 312n; possible Vice President, V 225; on “Report on Public Credit,” VI 268–69; Secretary at War, III 6n, 200–1, 211, 213, 223, 224n, 233, 234n, 237, 240, 316, 325, 332, 334, 346, 356–57n, 364, 365n, 382, 391n, 401, 413n, 415, 416n, 469, 473n, 475n, XX 203n, XXVI 290n, 433, 437, XXVII 8, on military peace establishment, XXVI 438–43, 804, resignation, III 591n; and Va. resolutions, VII 196–98
Lincoln, Levi: Attorney General, and Ga. Compact, XXVI 81n
Lincoln County, Mass., VI 1; recruiting district (Quasi-War), XXIII 29
Lincoln County, N.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Lincoln County, S.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Lindemann, Wilhelm Anton: governor general, Danish West Indies, and U.S. capture of Danish schooner, XXV 80
Lindesay, John: sheriff of Albany County, N.Y., and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 210
Lindesay Patent: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 210, 210–11n
Lindley, Joseph: New York City merchant, bond for U.S. consul, XVI 615; and Robert Morris’s debt to Hamilton, XVIII 297n
Lindsay, —— (Mr.): fire in house of, XX 473n
Lindsay, Colin: Extracts from Colonel Tempelhoffe’s History of the Seven Year’s War …, XXIII 324n
Lindsay, Merrill: “Pistols Shed Light on Famed Duel,” XXVI 241n
Lindsay, William: collector of customs at Norfolk and Portsmouth, Va., XIV 427n, XV 223, 232, 445, 668, XVIII 7, accounts, XIII 38–39, 571, 572, 574, 575, 577, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87, administration of office, enforcement of customs regulations, and instructions to, V 443, VI 271–72, XVI 509 (see also “Treasury Department circulars to the collectors of the customs”), arms for revenue cutters, X 387, XII 333–34, 577, bank deposits by XVI 108n, beacon boats, XII 587, death of, XXI 288–89, payment to Treasury, XVI 167, 173, purchase of land for Fort Norfolk, XVII 154, 155n, superintendent of Cape Henry lighthouse, XVII 482, and surveyor for port of Smithfield, Va., XI 414, 530, Treasury drafts, XI 26, protested, V 524, VI 34
Lindsay, William B.: Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 130
Linen: bounty on, X 124, 215, in Great Britain, X 123, 124, 214, 326–27, in Ireland, X 18, 36, 100; and drawbacks, X 113; duty on, XXVI 646, proposed, X 46, 214, 326–27; manufacture of, X 46, 102, 104, 123–24, 171, 212, 284, 326–27, in Conn., IX 318, 320–21, 328, 329, 340–41, 342, 343–44, 348–49, 350–51, 355, duty on, VIII 359, 448–49, and immigrants, XI 329, in Providence, R.I., IX 435, 436, 440, in S.C., IX 170, and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 147, in Va., IX 301, 302–3; and manufacture of paper, X 103–4
Lingan, James M.: collector of customs, Georgetown, Md. and D.C., V 460, XXVI 626, 837, 846, 847, accounts, XIII 38–39, 572, 575, 577, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87, administration of office, enforcement of customs regulations, and instructions to, XII 327, XV 549, 550n, XVI 23, XXVI 682–83 (see also “Treasury Department circulars to the collectors of the customs”)
Link, Eugene P.: Democratic-Republican Societies, 1790–1800, XXVI 732n
Linn, James A.: member, House of Representatives (N.J.), and presidential election (1800), XXV 300, 346n
Linn, William (Rev.): chaplain, House of Representatives, pay, XIII 67, 70; pastor, Collegiate Dutch Church, New York City, A Funeral Eulogy, occasioned by the death of George Washington …, XXIV 256, 257n
Linsey-woolsey: manufacture of, X 171, 284, in Va., IX 279
L’Insurgente (French warship): defeat of, XXV 579n, XXVI 22n
Lippincott, Richard: Loyalist commander, British Provincial troops, and Joshua Huddy reprisal, III 93n; trial of, III 118
Lipscomb, Bernard: cloth manufacturing in Va., IX 282
Lipscomb, Charles: cloth manufacturing in Va., IX 282
Liquidation of accounts, see Public credit and public debt and States
Liquor, see Distilled spirits
Lisbon, III 659, 715, XXI 374; rate of exchange at (1752), I 379; saltpeter at, XVI 556, XVII 280–81, 425; U.S. agent in, see Dohrman, Arnold Henry; U.S. consul at, see Church, Edward; U.S. Minister Plenipotentiary at, see Smith, William Loughton; U.S. Minister Resident at, see Humphreys, David
Lisbon, Conn.: manufacturing at, IX 329
Lisle, Peter: excise opposition in Pa. (1792), XII 308–9n
Lispenard, Anthony: New York City brewer, and tax on porter, VIII 167
Lispenard, Leonard: N.Y. merchant, treasurer of King’s College, IV 377, 569
Liston, Robert: British Minister to U.S., XXI 44, 340, 345, 380, 502, 503, XXII 405, 417, 425, 427n, XXIV 7n, XXV 241–42n; on appointment of William Vans Murray as U.S. Minister Plenipotentiary to France, XXII 489–90n, 504–5n; arrival in U.S., XX 174n; and British colony at Muscle Shoals, Tenn., XXIII 3n; conversation with Hamilton, XXI 307–8; Hamilton’s law practice, and the ship Eliza, XX 325, 337–39; and Thomas Nash, XXIV 65n; and trial of John Fries, XXV 142, 142–43n
Litchfield, Conn., I 557, XVIII 378n, XXVI 119n, 678n
Lithgow, Arthur: Additional Army candidate (District of Me.), XXII 335; Army (Quasi-War), appointment and refusal, XXIII 83, 84n
Lithgow, William, Jr.: U.S. attorney for District of Me., XVII 299n, pay, XV 500
Litle (Little), John: clerk, register’s office, Treasury Department, duties, XI 391, pay, XI 391, XIII 466
Little, George: commander, U.S.S. Boston, XXIV 265n
Little, Henry: Philadelphia merchant, and dispatches to Gouverneur Morris, XV 280
Little, Jonathan: Federalist candidate for N.Y. Assembly (1801), XXV 375n
The Little Bombardier and Pocket Gunner, XXIII 288n
Little Democrat, see Little Sarah
Little Egg Harbor, N.J., II 205, 209, 211; and American Revolution, I 293, 296; surveyor of customs at, account of, XI 234; surveyor of port of, see Tucker, Ebenezer
Little Falls, N.J., XXVI 403n
Littlefield, William (brother of Catharine Greene): Hamilton’s aid sought for, VI 449; Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXII 578, 607, XXIII 76, 167–68, 355n, 641, 658, 673, 679, XXIV 159–61, 163, 188–89
Littlehales, Edward Baker: British Army officer in Canada, XIII 383n
Little Harbor (near present-day Portsmouth), N.H.: and exploration of North America, III 710–11
Little Miami River, Northwest Territory: boundary of Miami Purchase, VI 441n, VIII 360, 361, 363n, XI 363, XIII 233, XV 82, XVI 152, 153n
Littlepage, Lewis: debt to John Jay, and Hamilton’s law practice, IV 155, 156–57n; Polish emissary to Spain, VII 363, 364
Little Sarah (British brig): captured by French frigate and armed in Philadelphia as French privateer, XV 87, 160, 166, 170n, 179n, 181, 182, 206–7n, 233, 234n, 240–41, 245, 260–61, cabinet opinion on, XV 70–71, 71–73n, 74–79, 81
Lively Lass: British prize, armed as privateer in Baltimore, Md., XVII 128n
Livermore (Livemore), Samuel: career, XXII 109n; member, House of Representatives (N.H.), and James Blanchard, VIII 403n, pay, XIII 64, 65, 66, 68, XV 507, XVII 506; U.S. Senator, comments on Additional Army candidates (N.H.), XXII 109–14, pay, XVII 504, and Quasi-War, XXII 486n, 606
Livermore, Shaw: Early American Land Companies, VII 249n
Liverpool, England, III 571, VII 138, 145, IX 164, 448, XII 31n, XXI 463n; U.S. consul at, see Maury, James
Livestock: duty on, IX 273, 370; regulation of, British, XIII 424–25, France, XIII 424–25, 430
Livingston, —— (Mrs.): subscription for French refugees, XV 601
Livingston, Abraham: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 102
Livingston, Abraham (son of Philip Livingston), XXVI 353; naval agent at Boston (American Revolution), accounts, XVI 205, XXVI 354n
Livingston, Alice Swift (Mrs. Robert Cambridge), XIX 312
Livingston, Alida (Mrs. John Armstrong, Jr.) (sister of Chancellor Robert R. Livingston), XIV 270n
Livingston, Ann H.: subscription for French refugees, XV 601
Livingston, Brockholst (son of William Livingston): New York City attorney and Republican, XXVI 536n; and address to Edmond Charles Genet, XV 172; admission to practice before U.S. Circuit Court, XX 108; agent for Hamilton, and John B. Church’s bank stock, VI 329–30, 332, 347–48; and William Alexander’s estate, XIX 349n; career, XXVI 475n; and Hamilton’s abortive duel with James Nicholson, XVIII 472n, 503n, XX 44; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 38, 56, 701, VIII 185–86, 210, XVIII 43, 206, 314, XIX 318, XX 140, XXI 58, 334, XXII 215–16, 400n, XXIII 260, XXVI 52, 53n, 474–75, 476–77, 766n; and Jay Treaty, XVIII 486–87n, 488n, author of articles attacking, XVIII 477, 493n, 508n, 514n, XIX 98n, 105n, 124n, 154n, 164n, 186n, 207n, 247n, 269–70n, 282n, 299n, 344n (see also “Cinna” and “Decius”); member of Society of the Cincinnati, VI 482n; and “Million Bank,” X 525n; New York City committee for Hamilton’s portrait, X 482, 515; and Quasi-War, XXIV 636; secretary to John Jay, and Lewis Littlepage, IV 155–56, 157n; speculation in N.Y. securities market, XXVI 622, 653n, 659n, and William Duer’s failure, XI 185, 219n, XXVI 653n, 659n, 660; trustee of Columbia College, IV 377, 569
Brockholst Livingston v William Cooper: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 53n
Livingston, Catharine (Mrs. John Patterson) (daughter of Robert Livingston, 3rd Lord of the Manor), XX 38n
Livingston, Catharine (N.J.) (Mrs. Matthew Ridley) (daughter of William Livingston), II 474, IV 279; Hamilton’s correspondence with, I 225–27, 258–60, II 262; marriage, IV 375, 376n
Livingston, Catharine (N.Y.): petition of, IV 68
Livingston, Catrina Van Brugh (Mrs. Philip), XX 455n
Livingston, Cornelia (Mrs. Philip): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXII 402
Livingston, Cornelia Schuyler (Mrs. Walter), XX 455n, XXVI 717; son of, XXVI 536n
Livingston, Edward (son of Robert Robert Livingston, brother of Chancellor Robert R. Livingston), XI 560n, XVIII 403n, 471n, XX 42n, 44n, 547n, XXV 315n, XXVI 871; attorney for Edmond Charles Genet, XV 239; and Aaron Burr, XXV 314, 379; congressional election of 1796, Republican candidate in, XX 439–42, 445; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 54, XXV 336; mayor of New York City, XXV 305n, 415, 416n; member, House of Representatives (N.Y.), XX 107n, 108n, 446–47n, 452n, XXI 363n, XXV 143, and Additional Army recruit, XXII 578, 579n, comments on Additional Army candidates (N.Y.), XXII 91, 92, 100, and Jay Treaty, XX 64–65, 68, 69–70, 73–74n, 77n, 85n, 105n, 108n, 123n, 134n, 363–64n, 440–41; possible N.Y. State office, IX 246; and presidential election of 1800, XXV 302n, 305, 346n; and “Reynolds Affair,” XXI 319–20n; speculation in N.Y. securities market, XXVI 623n, 653n, and William Duer’s failure, XI 219n, XXVI 660
Livingston, Gertrude (Mrs. Morgan Lewis) (sister of Chancellor Robert R. Livingston), VI 511, 554n, XXVI 193n
Livingston, Gilbert (son of Robert Livingston, 1st Lord of the Manor), XVIII 393n, XXVI 291n, 853
Livingston, Gilbert (grandson of Robert Livingston, 1st Lord of the Manor): member, N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 67n, 69n, 81n, 156n, 167n, 174n, 179n, 189n; notes on N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 11–12, 163–65, 166–67, 170, 170–71, 171–72, 175–77, 178, 179–80, 180, 181, 182–84, 188–89, 190, 191, 192–96
Livingston, Gilbert Jones (brother-in-law of Maria Reynolds), X 377n, XXI 123, 226, 250
Livingston, Henry (Hendrick) (son of Robert Livingston, Jr., 3rd Lord of the Manor): and Hamilton’s debt to Robert Livingston, Jr., XX 229; and Walter Livingston, XI 188–89; recommends Additional Army candidate, XXII 602
Livingston, Henry Beekman (brother of Chancellor Robert R. Livingston): Army (American Revolution), I 207, 364, 512, 519–21; comment on Additional Army candidate, XXII 106
Livingston, Henry Brockholst, see Livingston, Brockholst
Livingston, Henry Walter (son of Walter Livingston), XXVI 717; certificate of clerkship, XXVI 535–36; secretary to Gouverneur Morris, XII 638
Livingston, James (son of John Livingston, grandson of Robert Livingston, “the Nephew”): Army (American Revolution), II 118, 392, X 347; deputy superintendent of Indian affairs, Northern Department, VI 422, VII 411, pay, V 406; member, N.Y. Assembly, IV 105, VII 411
Livingston, James (son of Peter R. Livingston), XV 248
Livingston, John (son of Robert Livingston, Jr., 3rd Lord of the Manor): election to N.Y. Senate, XIII 247n; and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 229n; land dispute with Charles Williamson, XVIII 311n, 341n; member, N.Y. Assembly, IV 20n
Livingston, John Henry (Rev.) (grandson of Gilbert Livingston, son of Henry Livingston): and Hamilton’s law practice, VIII 185–86, 210, 349, XXVI 610n, and William Alexander’s estate, XIX 349n, and Abraham Livingston’s accounts, XVI 205, and Philip Livingston’s estate, XVI 205, XVIII 392–93, 459, XXVI 474–75, 476–77
Livingston, John Robert (brother of Chancellor Robert R. Livingston): and Hamilton’s law practice, XVIII 205, 294, 314, XX 135; partner in cotton manufacturing firm of Dickson, Livingston, and Company, IX 440n, XX 201n; and Quasi-War, XXIV 636; report on petition of, XVI 80–82; secretary, president of Continental Congress, pay, XIII 45; speculation, and William Duer’s failure, XI 218–19, XXVI 623n, 653n, 660
Livingston, John W., Jr.: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 76, XXIV 657, 662, 664, 674
Livingston, Margaret (Mrs. Thomas Jones) (daughter of Philip Livingston), VIII 185n, XXVI 475n
Livingston, Margaret Beekman (Mrs. Robert R., Sr.), XVIII 471n, XX 42n; bond for bill of exchange of Secret Committee, XVII 497; petition of, IV 68, 141
Livingston, Margaret Lewis (Mrs. Maturin) (daughter of Morgan Lewis), XX 42n
Livingston, Maria (Mary) (Mrs. James Duane) (daughter of Robert Livingston, 3rd Lord of the Manor), II 152n, 604, III 88n
Livingston, Maria Livingston (Mrs. Philip Henry) (daughter of Walter Livingston), VIII 186n
Livingston, Mary Alexander (Mrs. Peter Van Brugh), XX 463n, XXVI 795
Livingston, Mary Stevens (Mrs. Robert R.), III 415, 435
Livingston, Maturin (son of Robert James Livingston): and Hamilton’s abortive duel with James Nicholson, XX 41, 42n, 44–45; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 11n
Livingston, Moscoe (Mosco): visit to France, XV 366
Livingston, Peter R. (son of Robert Livingston, 3rd Lord of the Manor), XV 88; Army (American Revolution), and Hamilton’s artillery co., I 188n; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 44; seeks Government job, XV 248
Livingston, Peter R. (son of Robert James Livingston, brother of Maturin Livingston, brother-in-law of Robert R. Livingston), VI 554n, XX 42n; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXII 215n, XXIII 271, XXVI 11; and Jay Treaty, XVIII 486n
Livingston, Peter Schuyler (son of Walter Livingston): and dispatches to Jefferson from Portugal, XV 457n
Livingston, Peter Van Brugh (son of Philip Livingston, 2nd Lord of the Manor), XXII 424n, XXVI 795; treasurer of State of N.Y., III 120n; will of, and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 234–35n, 463n
Livingston, Philip (2nd Lord of the Manor), I 238n, XIX 349n, XX 455n, XXV 391n
Livingston, Philip (son of Philip Livingston, 2nd Lord of the Manor, and signer of the Declaration of Independence): New York City merchant, I 238, XVI 206n, XVIII 393n, XXVI 354n; delegate, Continental Congress (N.Y.), I 179, member of Secret Committee, XVI 207n; member, N.Y. Senate, V 361, VII 446
Livingston, Philip (son of Peter Van Brugh Livingston): career, XI 169n; and William Duer’s failure, XI 186; and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 235n, 252, 462–63, 521, XXII 402, XXIV 273; president of N.Y. branch of the Bank of the U.S., XIII 325n, and Panic of 1792, XI 174–75, 186, 218–19, XXVI 656, 661–65; and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 152n
Livingston, Philip Henry (son of Philip Philip Livingston): and Hamilton’s law practice, VIII 185; and Walter Livingston, XI 188–89n
Livingston, Philip Philip (son of Philip Livingston, the signer): estate of, and Hamilton’s law practice, V 203, 215, 237–38, 239, VIII 186n, XXVI 475n, 476–77
Livingston, Robert (1st Lord of the Manor), I 238n, III 609–10n, V 164n, XXVI 853
Livingston, Robert (3rd Lord of the Manor), I 208n, II 152n, 604n, III 88n, 627n, 655n, XV 88n, XVIII 205n, XX 38n, 135n, 228, 455n, XXVI 376n, 466n, 475n; American Revolution, and field cannon, I 238, 240; correspondence with Hamilton concerning N.Y. politics, III 609, 615–16; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 608–9, 614–15; and N.Y.-Mass. land dispute, III 702
Livingston, Robert Cambridge (son of Robert Livingston, 3rd Lord of the Manor): New York City merchant, and bond due to Columbia College, III 655; delegate, Annapolis Convention, III 655, 666n, 671n; election to N.Y. Assembly, III 672n; and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 135, 229, XXVI 466, 475n, 476–77
Livingston, Robert James (grandson of Robert Livingston, “the Nephew,” and father of Maturin Livingston), XX 42n
Livingston, Robert LeRoy (son of John Livingston, grandson of Robert Livingston, 3rd Lord of the Manor): Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 104, 108; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 647, XXIV 159, 292, 294n, 338, 274–78
Livingston, Robert Robert (son of Robert Livingston of Clermont, cousin of 3rd Lord of the Manor, and father of the Chancellor), I 208
Livingston, Robert R. (son of Robert Robert Livingston, brother of Edward Livingston): jurist, statesman, diplomat, III 336, VIII 454, IX 247n, XIII 270n, XVIII 205n, 403n, XIX 440n, XX 42n, 44n, 78n, 226n, XXI 91n, 106n, XXIII 271n, XXVI 193n; agent for N.Y. State, and N.Y.-Mass. land dispute, III 613, 702, V 232, XXVI 806; and American Revolution, Annapolis Convention, delegate, III 665–66, 671, Continental Congress, delegate, I 428, 437, II 306, N.Y. Committee of Correspondence, I 207, 209–10, 215–16, 217–18, 223–24, 232, 263–64n, 267–68, 273, 291, 302–4, 306–9, 310–12, 314–16, Secretary for Foreign Affairs, III 111, 138n, 225n, 227, 229n, 237n, 242, 242–43n, 345n, 356–57n, 363n, VI 42n, XIV 150n, XVIII 421n, XIX 375, 377n, XXIV 487n XXV 3n, 190, accounts and extra pay, III 374–75, 414, 432, and foreign loans, V 571n, and peace treaty, III 263, 296n, 296–97, 310, 311n, 338n, 377n, XX 514, XXI 16–20, 454n, resignation as, III 374, wishes to sign peace treaty as, III 414–15, 431–32, 434; author of articles attacking Jay Treaty, XVIII 477, 494–95n, 514n, XIX 135n, 186n, 207n, 260n, 470n, 503n (see also “Cato”); career, III 138n; Chancellor of State of N.Y., III 697, 701, V 361, XVIII 364, 365, XX 143, 144, XXI 330n, 348n, XXII 35n, XXV 269, XXVI 94n, 470, election as, I 268n; Constitutional Convention, proposed as delegate, IV 147–48n, 148; correspondence with Hamilton, on H. G. Letters, V 262, 300–1, 305–6, 329, on taxes, IV 103–4; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 31, 40, 608, 614–15, 641; and land bank in N.Y., III 508n, 514–15n, 521, VII 244, 255; member, N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 12, 13n, 16n, 17, 27, 65, 67n, 99, 142n, 172n, 191, 195n, 196n, election as, IV 651; and N.Y. congressional election (1791), VII 442–43, 445n, 615, 616n, VIII 4–5; and N.Y. gubernatorial election, (1792) XI 110, 111n, 560n, XIII 481, (1795) XVIII 18–19, 20n, (1798) XXI 534n; N.Y. politics, VIII 478–79; N.Y. Society for Promotion of Agriculture, Arts, and Manufactures, president of, XXV 342n; recommendation of Germain Pierre Decrosses, XX 120n; St. Andrew’s Society (New York City), president, XIII 481; Society of the Cincinnati, IV 647n; and Baron von Steuben, IV 103, 238, 240n; U.S. Minister to France (1794), declines appointment, XVI 416, 417n, 423n, XX 407n; U.S. Minister Plenipotentiary to France (1802), XXV 372n, XXVI 3–4n, 82n, 131n, 135, 135–36n, 218–19; on U.S. relations with Great Britain and France, XXI 387–88; on U.S. seamen’s employment, XXV 322
Livingston, Sarah (Mrs. William Alexander) (daughter of Philip Livingston, 2nd Lord of the Manor), XX 455n, XXV 391; and Hamilton’s law practice, XIX 348–49
Livingston, Sarah (Mrs. John Henry Livingston) (daughter of Philip Livingston, the signer), VIII 186n, XVI 206n, XVIII 393n, XXVI 475n
Livingston, Sarah (Mrs. James Ricketts) (daughter of Peter Van Brugh Livingston), XX 234n
Livingston, Sarah Van Brugh (Mrs. John Jay) (daughter of William Livingston), I 227, 260n
Livingston, Susanna (Mrs. John Cleves Symmes) (daughter of William Livingston), I 225, 227n; Hamilton’s correspondence with, II 19–20, 22–24, XIII 385
Livingston, Susannah Lewis (Mrs. Gilbert Jones) (sister of Maria Reynolds), XXI 123
Livingston, Walter (son of Robert Livingston, 3rd Lord of the Manor), I 608, XXVI 466, 596, 717; agent for N.Y. State, and N.Y.-Mass. land dispute, I 702; commissioner of the Treasury, V 372, XVI 585n, and William Duer’s accounts, XV 200n, XXVI 506n, and Hugh Hughes’s accounts, XXVI 582–83, and John Cleves Symmes, XVII 81n; conversation with Hamilton, V 338–39; and William Duer, III 634, XIII 222n, XVIII 206n, XX 455n; endorses note for Hamilton, V 233, 234; and Theodosius Fowler’s Government contract, VIII 247n, XIII 220n; and Hamilton’s accounts, III 33, 36; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 622, 626, VIII 185, XVIII 205–6, 294, 314, XX 134–35, 228–29; partner in Sands, Livingston, and Company, and Army contract, III 95n, VIII 138n, XXVI 580, 592, 597, 824, XXVII 8; speculation in N.Y. securities market, XXVI 653n, 664n, and William Duer’s failure, XI 187–88, 189, XXVI 659n, 660n; and “State Bank” of N.Y., X 526n; subscription to Bank of N.Y., XXVI 627
Livingston, William (brother of Robert Livingston, 3rd Lord of the Manor, and Philip Livingston, the signer): lawyer, Rev. War governor and first governor of the State of N.J., I 227n, 260, II 20n, 262, III 634n, IV 280n, 376n, V 238, VI 206, VIII 185–86n, X 482n, XI 477n, XIII 385n, XX 44n, XXVI 469, 475n; and Am Rev., I 235–36, 242–44, 322, 334, 338–39, 423, 430, 432, 444, 453, 602, II 30, 33, 40, 66, 189, 198, 232, 341, 545, 559, 563, VIII 157; career, XXVI 470n; correspondence on site of Congress, V 209; death, VI 488; Hamilton extols as patriot, V 174, 176; and Hamilton’s law practice, V 239; Hamilton seeks aid for Baron von Steuben, V 208–9; and N.J. public debt, VI 252; successor to, XXV 264n. See also “Treasury Department circulars to the governors of the states”
Livingston, William Alexander (son of Peter Van Brugh Livingston): parole of (American Revolution), II 252
Livingston, William Smith (son of Robert James Livingston): Army (American Revolution), I 587; and William Duer’s failure, XI 172n; member, N.Y. Assembly, XIII 247n; N.Y. congressional election (1792), Republican candidate, XIII 481n
Livingston family, VII 444n
Livingston Lot, Salisbury, Conn., XXVI 859
Livingston Manor, I 371, II 195n, III 88; family dispute over, III 608, 609–10n, 614–15; and N.Y. legislature, bill to divide, IV 3, 103–4; tax on, IV 103–4
Livius, Elizabeth Bradstreet (Mrs. Peter): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 144n, 145n
Livius, Peter: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 144n
Livy: Roman historian, I 394
Llewellen, Samuel: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 138
Lloyd, Henry Humphrey Evans: The History of the Late War in Germany …, XXIII 324
J. Lloyd v Barak Snetben: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 55
Lloyd, James: applies to be surveyor of port of Baltimore, XV 243, 304; career, XXII 288n; U.S. Senator (Md.), XXI 522n, comments on Additional Army candidates (Md.), XXII 288, 290, 293, 294, 299, 301, 303, 307, 308, 309
John Lloyd, Jr. Executor of Jospeh Lloyd v Executors of S. Ketchum: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 62
Lloyd, Richard: deputy quartermaster general (American Revolution), I 193n
Lloyd’s List: exchange rates published in, I 379n
Loan office: Hamilton’s plan for (1787), IV 45n, 46. See also Continental loan office
Loan office debt, see Public credit and public debt, loan office certificates
Loan officers, see Commissioners of loans and Continental loan officers
Loans to U.S.
VI 112–13, 114–15, 188–90, 211–18, 280–82, 328, 358–59, 531, 561, VII 16–17, 22–23, XII 105–7, XIII 111, 113, XIV 75, 110, 218–28, XVI 527–28, 552, 579, 584, 604, XVII 551–53, XVIII 31, XXVI 685; authorization by President of U.S., (1790) VI 333, 578, XXVI 552–53, (1793) XV 136–37, 137, 209–10, 229, 229–30, (1794) XVI 476–77, 574–76, 604; Théophile Cazenove on, XVIII 33–39; Hamilton on, VII 399, (1793) XIV 274–76, 361–62, in “Defence of the Funding System,” XIX 1, 8, 33–34, 35, 54, 55, in The Federalist, IV 454–55, in “Report on the Bank,” VII 239, 241, 250–51, 264, 267–69, 307–8, 311–14, in “Report on Manufactures,” X 48, 49, 160, 275, in “Report on Public Credit,” VI 64–65, 67, 84–85, 89, 90–91, 98–99, 112–13, in 1795 “Report on Public Credit,” XVIII 46–148; Hamilton on need for, during American Revolution, II 237–41, 245, 248, 411, 415, 550, 554, 614–17, 671–73, under Articles of Confederation, III 173–75, 210, 216–17, 224–25, 228n, 242, 242–43n, 277, 292, 318–19, 348, at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 99, 110, 141–42, 143, 143–44, 145; Hamilton’s correspondence on, with Washington, (1790) VI 568–70, (1793) XIV 218–23, 550–54, (1794) XVI 190–91, 340–43, 349, 352, 429, 459–60, with Oliver Wolcott, Jr., as future and actual Secretary of the Treasury, XVIII 190–92, 286, 316–28, 379–82, XXI 100, 487, XXII 398–99; Hamilton’s defense of (1792), XII 239–44, 326; Hamilton’s proposals for (1797–1798), XXI 38–39, 100, 344, 366, 487, XXII 398–99; in Hamilton’s “Report … of All Public Funds to the End of 1792 …,” XIV 2–3, “Report on the Balance … Obtained by the Several Loans Obtained by Law,” XIII 532–61, “Report on Bank Deposits, Surplus Revenue, and Loans,” XIII 490–501, “Report on the Contract made with the Bank of the U.S. for a Loan of Two Million Dollars,” XVI 337–38, “Report on … the Disposition of Moneys Borrowed Abroad by … Acts of Fourth and Twelfth of August, 1790,” XVI 231–32, “Report on Foreign Loans,” XIII 451–62, 468, 475–77, XIV 5–6, 17–26, “Report on the Periods at Which Moneys Were Received by the Banks for the Sale of Bills at Amsterdam …,” XVI 211–18, “Report on the Public Debt and Loans,” X 537–56, “Report on the Redemption of the Public Debt,” XIII 261–75, “Report on Revenue, Appropriations, and Expenditures,” XIV 68–79, “Report on the State of the Treasury … 1791 and 1792 …,” XIV 93–134, “Report Relative to Loans … Under the Acts of the Fourth and Twelfth of August, 1790,” XIV 26–67, “To the Select Committee Appointed to Examine the Treasury Department,” XVI 193–94; Hamilton’s responses to congressional investigations, (1793) XIII 265–75, 451–62, 468, 475–77, 490–501, 542–61, XIV 2–3, 5–6, 17–26, 26–67, 93–134, (1793–1794) XV 465–66, (1794) XVI 106–11, 165–82, 193–94, 196, 211–18, 231–32, 248, 249, 251–53, 337–38, 495n; investigations of Hamilton’s policies on (1792–1793), XIII 382, 451, 507, 509, 532–41, XV 460–65, XVI 11n, 50 (see also Giles, William B., and Muhlenberg, Frederick A.C.); legislation authorizing, see Congress of U.S.: acts of, “An Act making appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety” (March 26, 1790) and “An Act making provision for the (payment of the) Debt of the United States” (August 4, 1790) and “An Act making provision for the Reduction of the Public Debt” (August 12, 1790) and “An Act to incorporate the subscribers to the Bank of the United States” (February 25, 1791) and “An Act supplementary to the act making provision for the Debt of the United States” (May 8, 1792) and “An Act making appropriations for the support of Government for the year seven hundred and ninety-three” (February 28, 1793) and “An Act providing for the payment of the First Instalment due on a Loan made of the Bank of the United States” (March 2, 1793) and “An Act authorizing a Loan of one Million of Dollars” (March 20, 1794) and “An Act making further provision for the expenses attending the intercourse between the United States and foreign nations …” (March 20, 1794) and “An Act making certain appropriations; and to authorize the President to obtain a Loan on the credit of the direct tax” (July 16, 1798); John F. Mercer on, XII 482–83; and protection of U.S. frontier, XI 140–41, 371, 372. See also Public credit and public debt
—— (domestic), VII 28–29, 80, 110, 262, VIII 144, 193–96, 211–12, 271, 282, 305–6n, 392–93, 410–11, 413–14, IX 59–60, 88–90, 122–23, 153–55, 204, 310, 396–400, 486, 540–41, 561–62, X 469–70, XII 112–17, XIII 89–90, 99–100, 483–85, XIV 14–16, 129, 224–25, 252–53, 290, 496–98, XV 258, XVI 25, 44–45, 119–20, 628–34, XVII 464, 497, 528, 549, 551–53, 565 (see also Commissioners of loans and individual states); by Bank of North America, V 369, 370–71, 378, 416, 442–43, 523–24, 579, VI 9–10, 301, 359, 430, XIII 40–41, 89–90, 554, 560, XV 497, XVII 528, XXVI 488n; by Bank of N.Y., V 370, 371, VI 263, 328, XIII 40–41, 89–90, XVII 286, 291, 322, 406, 433, XVIII 183, XX 243–44, 250, 254–55, 263, 288, 289–91, 420–21, 435–37, 449, 451; by Bank of Pa., XVII 406–7, 436, 446; by Bank of the U.S., X 571, XI 371, 372, 381, 406, 407n, 421–24, 425–26, 478, XII 565, XIII 538, 550–52, 554–55, 560, XIV 94, 103–4, 109–10, 196–97, 271–72, 274–76, 301, 307, 500–1, XV 5, 9–10, 21–24, 431, 496, 497, 554, 572, 574, 576, XVI 52–53, 113, 168, 169, 176, 178, 180, 181, 192, 327–38, 474, 477, 478, XVII 119, 153–54, 264, 466, 476, 477, 528, 546, 552, 553, 568, XVIII 159, 191, 327, XX 436–37n, XXVI 673; Hamilton on, in “Notes on the Advantages of a National Bank,” VIII 219, in “Opinion on the Constitutionality of an Act to Establish a Bank,” VIII 87, 91–92, 96–97, 117, 124–25; Gouverneur Morris’s proposal to purchase, VIII 512–13n
—— (foreign), XV 470; in American Revolution, XI 36–37n, proposed (1778), VIII 157, 158n; Antwerp loan (1791), IX 480, 481–82n, 498–500, 522–23, 552–57, X 379–83, 403–4, 473, 478–79, 486–87, 566–68, XI 32, 107, 165, 178–80, 349, 369–70, 399, 401–2, 594, 599, XII 103, 171, 178–80, 534, 564n, XIII 12–13, 332–33, 451–62, 532, XIV 362, XV 363, 368–69, 379, 541, 640–41, XVI 36–37, XVII 421–22, 426, 545, 560–61, 562, 563 (see also Wolf, Charles John Michael de); Théophile Cazenove on, VI 337–45, X 6; correspondence of Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard with Hamilton and William Short concerning, see Hubbard, Nicholas, and Van Staphorst, Jacob, and Van Staphorst, Nicholaas, and Willink, Wilhem and Jan; French loans, V 366–68, 570–74, VI 211, VII 16, 44, 165n, 178, 354–68, 394–96, 431–32, 454, VIII 271, 413–14, 420, IX 65, 97, XIII 453, XVII 556–57, XVIII 8n, 16–17, 30n, 32, XIX 13n (see also American Revolution and France and France and Grand, Ferdinand, and Morris, Gouverneur, and Santo Domingo and Short, William, and Swan, James), (1777) VII 17, 19–20n, XI 106, 107n, 207–11, 547–48, (1778–1782) VII 16, 18n, VIII 416, IX 65–66, 140, 394n, X 569, XIII 20, 255, 365–66, XV 438n, 576n, 615, (1783) VII 16, 18n, IX 394n, 487; Hamilton on, (1793) XIV 40–41, 45, 50–56, in “Report on the Mint,” VII 467, 582; Hamilton’s correspondence with John Quincy Adams on, XVI 597, XVII 72–76, 79–80, 83, 403, 420–22, 422–23, XVIII 182; Hamilton’s instructions to William Short on, see Short, William; Holland loans, VI 281–82, 328, 358–59, 581–85, VII 17, VIII 87, 278, XIII 99, XIV 213n, 218–23, 231–33, 271–72, 280–82, 362–63, 364–66, 433, 477–78, XV 137, XVI 4, 6–7, 313, 334, XVII 539, 556, 558–60, 563, XVIII 14, 182, 183–84, 188–90, 213, 317–28, 379, XXVI 583, 685, (1782) VI 216n, VII 17, 19n, VIII 309n, X 480, XII 220–21, 438n, XIV 22–23, 365–67, XV 124–25, 137–38, 406–8, 438, 641, XVI 373, 555, 557, XVII 558, (1784) VII 17, 18–19n, 353, VIII 58–59, 309n, XII 438, 442, XIV 22–23, 39, 221, 362–63, XVII 279, 558, 560, (1787) VII 17, 19n, VIII 309n, XII 438n, XIV 22–23, XVII 558, (1788) VI 17, 19n, 187, VIII 309n, IX 547–48, XII 438n, XIV 22–23, XVII 558–59, (1790) VI 210–18, 230–32, 238–39, 349–50, 409, 446–47, 516, 518n, 568–70, 581–82, 584, VII 6–7, 14, 169–70, 173, 176–77, 189, 379–80, 394–95, VIII 52n, 136–37, 158–60, 182, 270–71, 281, 288, 356, IX 111–12, 137, 160, 230, XI 399, XII 438n, XIII 452, 453, 456, XIV 22–23, 27, 32–34, 41–43, 221, 255–57, XVII 279, 559, (March, 1791) VII 177–79, 454, VIII 152–53, 159–60, 260, 270–71, 281, 289–90, 330, 414, 459–61, 521, 536–37, 558–60, IX 66, 111–12, 135, 136, 140, 162, 230, 231, 234–35, 314, XI 32, 369–70, XII 458n, XIII 452, 453, 457, XIV 22–23, 42–44, XVII 279, 559, XXVI 662, (September, 1791) IX 21–22, 98, 128, 132–36, 139–40, 164–70, 226–35, 311–17, 431–32, 450, 479–80, 547–48, 553–54, X 380, 383, 488, XI 32, 349, 369–70, XII 438n, XIII 251, 452, 453, 457, XIV 22–23, 49, (December, 1791) X 380–83, 403, 404–5n, 472–78, 485–88, 565–66, XI 32, 34, 185, 191, 195, 220–21, 349, 369–70, 399, 400, XII 221–22, 430, XIII 251, 252, 452, 453, 458, XIV 22–23, 42–44, 54–55, 362–63, XVI 32–33, XVII 279, 559, XXVI 662, (1792) XI 33, 115–16, 399, 599, XII 157, 165, 175–78, 214–15, 220–21, 282–83, 293, 305, 371–72, 430, 479, 564–65, 646, XIII 1, 2, 22, 251–52, 452, 453, 458, XIV 39, 42, 44, 54–55, 221, 362–63, XVI 33, XVII 559, (proposed, 1793), XIV 516, 521–22, 550–53, XV 9–10, 18, 43–44, 49, 125–26, 406–7, 497, 555, (1794) XV 593–96, 640–41, XVI 124, 208, 234, 308, 329–30, 340–43, 372–73, 394–96, 431–33, 454–55, 460, 555–57, 605, XVII 172, 278, 279, XVIII 181 (see also Hubbard, Nicholas, and Morris, Gouverneur, and Van Staphorst, Jacob, and Van Staphorst, Nicholaas, and Willink, Wilhem and Jan); James Jarvis on, VI 253–61; report on, by Robert Morris (1783), III 358; reports from William Short on loans, negotiations for, and conditions in Amsterdam and other European money markets, see Short, William; Spanish loan (1781), VI 561, VII 17, 18n, VIII 499–500, XI 106; status of (1791–1793), XIV 213n, XV 21–24, 47–49, 429, 431–32, 497, 543, 576–77, XVII 544–47, 561–63, 565
Lock, David: Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 372–73, 380n
Locke, John: English philosopher, cited in The Farmer Refuted, I 86; and “Report on the Mint,” VII 464n
Locke, Matthew: member, House of Representatives (N.C.), and Washington’s eighth annual message, XX 447n
Lockey, George: British merchant, XX 215
Lockwood, Benjamin: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 587, XXIV 41, 248, 357
Lodge, Henry Cabot: Alexander Hamilton, I 3n; Life and Letters of George Cabot, XXVI 35n; The Works of Alexander Hamilton, I 263–64n, 271n, 294n, 353n, 357n, 363n, 506n, 546n, 563n, II 34n, 36n, 38n, 75n, 101n, 105n, 157n, 161n, 235, 317n, 450n, 460n, 461n, 525n, 555n, 563–64n, 566n, 568n, 668n, 676n, III 83n, 110n,