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Naamans Creek, Del.: in American Revolution, XXVI 363n
Nagle, George: Army (American Revolution), I 536
Nagle, Peter: Army contract for hats, XI 174, payment for, XV 521
Nagle, Philip: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 94
Nailer, William: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 367n
Nails and spikes: bounty on, X 121; duty on, VIII 390, 483, X 45, 120–21, XII 60–61, proposed, X 46, 201, 316, XI 144, 149, XXVI 514, 645; Government inspection of, X 201, 309n, 316; imports, X 120, 201, 316; manufacture of, X 45, 102, 120–21, 169, 200–1, 283, 316, XXVI 646, in Conn., IX 334, 341, 342, 344, 351, in Mass., IX 373–74, in Providence, R.I., IX 445
Nancy: vessel from Ireland with settlers for Genesee country, XI 328
Nancy (brig): Hamilton as clerk of accounts of, I 21, 28
Nancy (schooner): from Philadelphia, captured by British privateer, XV 445
Nancy (schooner): John McCalpine, master, and customs regulations at Boston, XVIII 175n
Nancy (schooner): from Providence, R.I., and violations of embargo, XVI 222, 238, 247, 256, 378, 379n, XVII 370
Nancy (ship): and New York City yellow fever epidemic, XX 259n
Nancy (sloop): and customs regulations at Alexandria, Va., VII 68–69, 86, 91, XXVI 574
Nancy (sloop): master, Elisha Casey, and customs regulations at Newport, R.I., XVI 302
Nancy (sloop): master, Samuel Pearsall, Jr., and customs regulations at Newport, R.I., XVI 2–3, 144
Nanjemoy, Md.: collector of customs at, XXVI 491n (see also Jones, John Coates)
Nankeen: and China trade, IX 53; duty on, X 16–17n, proposed, XXVI 517
Nanqui (Indian chief): speech of, at Detroit, XXIII 120
Nansemond County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428; manufacturing in, IX 278
Nantes, Edict of: and Hamilton’s ancestry, XXV 89
Nantes, France, I 232n, IV 376n, IX 440n; U.S. commercial and prize agent at (American Revolution), XII 368n, XXIII 190n, XXIV 552n, 554–55n
Nantucket, Mass.: collector of customs at, XIV 439 (see also Hussey, Stephen), accounts of, XI 236; fishermen from, and French duties on whale oil, VIII 11; lighthouse at, VI 43–44, 297–98, VII 158, XVII 443, 449, superintendent of, see Pinkham, Paul; port of entry, customs accounts, XIII 36–37, 574, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85, whale fisheries, IX 433, X 390–91n
Nantucket County, Mass.: recruiting district (Quasi-War), XXII 494, XXIII 29, 82
Napier (Napper), John: shipmaster, Christiansted, I 20
Naples, Italy: and wars of French Revolution, XX 491, 535n, XXI 31, 532, XXII 184, 229, 375, 376n, XXV 333n
Napoleon, see Bonaparte, Napoleon
Narragansett Bay (River), R.I.: exploration and settlement of North America, III 711; lighthouse at, VII 202n
The Narrows, New York Harbor: fortifications at (American Revolution), II 202, 208
Nasatir, Abraham P.: Before Lewis and Clark, XI 24n
Nash, Abner: delegate, Continental Congress (N.C.), III 209
Nash, Francis: Army (American Revolution), I 305, 317
Nash, Thomas: deserter from British Navy under name of Jonathan Robbins, XXIV 64, 64–65n, 289
Nash, Thomas (Md.): and revenue cutter Active, XV 660n
Nash County, N.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Nashville, Southwest Territory: and Indian relations, XV 292n
Nashville, Tenn., XXIII 46, 235n
Natchez, Spanish Territory (later Miss. Territory), XXIII 144n; Medad Mitchell’s description of Spanish control of, XI 23n, XV 288n, 289, 291n, 291–95; proposed expedition against (American Revolution), II 253; and Quasi-War, U.S. garrison at, XX 455, James Wilkinson’s headquarters at, XXIII 337, 373, 395, 406, 417, 444, 453, 541, XXIV 178n, 203n, 225n, 234n, 261, 356, 604
Natchitoches, La. Territory: slave rebellion in, XXVI 167
Nathan, Simon: New York City merchant and Hamilton’s law practice, V 249; report on petition of, XI 270–71
National bank, VI 55; William Bingham on, V 551–53; Tench Coxe on, VI 290; Hamilton’s plans and arguments for (before his report on), II 245–50, 413–16, 472, 617–35, 674, V 45, VI 62, 108, 388, VII 146; Hamilton on advantages of (after his report on), VIII 218–23, XXVI 642; Hamilton’s report on, VII 236–342; Stephen Higginson on, V 511; James Jarvis on, VI 258–59; Robert Morris on, II 645–46
National capital: alleged remoteness from rest of nation, Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 708–10; representation in, discussed at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 169–70, 189–90; site of, and George Clinton, V 273, 298–99, 325–27, discussed in Continental Congress, V 199, 200n, 203–4, Hamilton on, V 199–200, 209, 276–77, 282, 284–85; taxation in, discussed at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 169–70, 189–90
National debt, see Public credit and public debt
National defense: Hamilton on, at Constitutional Convention, IV 179, 222n, in The Federalist, IV 412–27, 428–34, 443–49, 472–74, 628–29, at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, IV 94n, 97, 104, 106, 107, 110, 141, 152, in “Opinion on the Constitutionality of the Act to Establish a Bank,” VIII 90, 92, 127; and manufacturing, Tench Coxe on in drafts of “Report on Manufactures,” XXVI 631, 643, 644; Washington on, VI 208–9n
[Philadelphia] National Gazette, XI 29n, 430–31, 560n, XII 101n, 107, 123n, 123–24, 157–58, 158n, 188, 188–89n, 193–94, 213, 275n, 348, 379–85, 500, 504–6, 583–84, 586–87, XIV 201n, 339–40
National government, see Federal government
National University: proposal by Washington and Hamilton’s reaction to, XX 311–14, 316, 317–18, 319, 320, 381, 384–85
Naturalization: as exclusive right of Federal Government, Hamilton on at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 127, 132; Hamilton on (1802), XXV 491–95, 495–97, 501; and Jay Treaty, Hamilton on, XX 14, 18, 20; Jefferson on, (1801) XXV 448–49n, 492–93, 501, in Notes on the State of Virginia, XXV 491–92; Md. laws on, and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 538, 539; and membership in House of Representatives, Hamilton on at Constitutional Convention, IV 234, 462; and right to vote in N.Y., Hamilton on in N.Y. Assembly (1787), IV 23; U.S. laws on, XXIII 264n, XXV 491n, 497n (see also Congress of the U.S.: acts of, “An Act to establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization” [March 29, 1790]; “An Act to establish an uniform rule of Naturalization; and to repeal the act heretofore passed on that subject” [January 29, 1795]; “An Act supplementary to and to amend the act intituled ‘An Act to establish an uniform rule of naturalization, and to repeal the act heretofore passed on that subject’” [June 18, 1798]; “An Act to establish an uniform rule of Naturalization, and to repeal the acts heretofore passed on that subject” [April 14, 1802]), and Hamilton’s law practice, XXIII 264n. See also “Alien Acts” and “Alien and Sedition Acts” and Aliens
Natural law: Hamilton on, in The Farmer Refuted, I 86–88, 90, 91, 104, 122, 136, in A Full Vindication, I 47, 51, in “Pacificus No. I,” XV 41; Thomas Hobbes on, VI 53; and independence of Vt., Hamilton on in N.Y. Assembly (1787), IV 138; and Jay Treaty, Hamilton on, XIX 329, 337, 338, 392; and nature of war, Hamilton on (1801), XXV 455
Natural rights, see Natural law
Naughton, Sir Robert: British Secretary of State under Charles I, on migration to colonies, I 114
Naurissart de Forest, Louis: French statesman, report on billion, VII 390n
Nautilus (H.M.S.): and impressed American seamen, XVI 404
Naval academy, see United States Navy: academy for
Naval agents (for naval rearmament, 1794), XVI 368n, 526, 568n, 583, 583–84n, 616, 616–17, 618–19, XVII 455–58, 473, XXVI 126n; for Baltimore, Md., see Sterett, Joseph, and Sterett, Samuel, and Yellot, Jeremiah; for Boston, see Jackson, Henry; circular letter of instructions to, XVII 115–16; Tench Coxe’s relations with, XVII 574, XVIII 4; Hamilton on (1802), XXV 508–9; money allotted to, XVI 602, XVII 14, 83, 92, 323, 437; for Norfolk, Va., see Pennock, William; for New York City, see Blagge, John: for Philadelphia, see Gurney, Francis, and Smith, Daniel; placement of Tench Coxe in charge of, XVI 241n, 397n; for Portsmouth, N.H., see Sheafe, Jacob. See also Coxe, Tench: supervision of procurement of military and Indian supplies and naval rearmament
Naval officers (customs): deputies, need for, VI 381–82; duties of, VI 207, 385, VII 89, legislation concerning, VIII 427n; pay and fees of, VI 204, 241–44, 246–48, VIII 351, 449, 457, 496–97, XI 238, XIV 158, from coasting fees, XII 201, legislation concerning, X 511, and relationship to collectors, XIII 217; for the port, of Baltimore, Md., see Purviance, Robert, and Ramsay, Nathaniel, of Boston and Charlestown, Mass., see Lovell, James, of Charleston, S.C., see Motte, Isaac, and Simons, James, of Newport, R.I., see Crooke, Robert, of New York City, see Walker, Benjamin, of Philadelphia, see Macpherson, William, and Phile, Frederick, of Providence, R.I., see Thompson, Ebenezer; relationship to collectors, VI 386, VIII 449, 457
Naval stores: British and French regulations concerning importation of, Hamilton on (1792–1793), XIII 397, 425, 430, 434; and Jay Treaty, Hamilton on, XIX 235, 304, 501–3, 508–11, provision on, XVIII 432–33n
Navarre, College of, XXIV 68n
Navarro, Diego José de: governor of Havana (American Revolution), II 15, 312
Naverson, John: applicant for contract for rebuilding S.C. lighthouse, IX 70
Navigation, see Commerce
Navy: need for, Hamilton on, in Constitutional Convention, IV 179, 184, 191, 203, in The Federalist, IV 341–45, 412–14, 422, 450, 472, 592–93, 612, 625, in N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 97
Navy Board, see American Revolution and Continental Navy and Public creditors
Nazareth, Pa.: and conference with chiefs of Five Nations, XI 373
Neale, Abner: clerk, District Court (N.C.), pay and payments to, XIII 564, XV 503
Neale, Henry C.: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 294, 310
Neall, John: Christiansted merchant, I 16, 22n
Necker, Jacques: French Director General of Finances (1777–1781, 1788–1790), II 520, IV 144, 185, 350, V 425; admires British constitution, IV 192; Compte Rendu au Roi, Par M. Necker, Director Général des Finances. Au Mois de Janvier, 1781, IV 96n; Finances of France, X 264n, 302n; and Hamilton’s “Report on the Bank,” VII 249n, “Report on Manufactures,” X 1, 3, 6–7, 8–9, 232n, 240–41n, 257n, 259n, 260–61n, 262n, 263–64n, 267n, 289–90n, 298n, 301–2n, 309n, 313n, “Report on the Mint,” VII 464, 498, 557, “Report on Public Credit,” VI 52–53, 63, 66n, 76–77n; Holland loan of, VI 349–50, 516, 518n; Œuvres, X 3n, 8n, 9n, 232n, 241n, 257n, 259n, 261n, 263n, 267n, 290n, 298n, 309n, 313n; Ouverture des Etats-Généraux Fair à Versailles …, VI 52n, 63n, 66n, 71n, 76n, 77n; removal from office, VIII 422n; report on French finances, II 639–40, IV 95; on standards of gold and silver coins, XI 556n; A Treatise on the Administration of the Finances of France …, IV 350n, VII 249n, 464n, XI 556n; and U.S. debt to France, V 570–73, VI 211–13, 227–32, 234–37, 349–52, 516, 569, IX 63
Neerwinden: and wars of French Revolution, XXI 1n, 405n, 416n
Nefus, Peter: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 94
Negapatam (Negapatani), Madras, India: and Treaty of Paris (1783), III 303
Negroes, see Blacks
Negropont, Greece, I 387
Neill, Robert: report on petition of, XI 322–25
Neilson, see also Nelson
Neilson, George: comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 291
Neilson, James: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 673
Neilson, John: New Brunswick, N.J., merchant, and bill for Army services (Quasi-War), XXIII 663, 664; comments on Additional Army candidates (N.J.), XXII 121, 123; director, Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, XI 248n, XXVI 657
Neilson, William: New York City merchant, debt to Hamilton’s estate, XXVI 304; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 44, 65, IV 277; sends information on artillery (Quasi-War), XXII 237
Neilson, William: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 104, 107
Executors of Neilson v executors of Middleton: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 65
Neilson v Mordecai: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 64
Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount: and wars of French Revolution, XXI 489n, 525, 532, XXII 188, 345n, 375, XXV 411
Nelson, Hugh: justice of peace, York County, Va., XXIII 344n
Nelson, James P.: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 138, 146
Nelson, John: Army (American Revolution), I 536
Nelson (Neilson), Roger: comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 291
Nelson, Thomas, Jr.: Army (American Revolution), I 323
Nelson, William: “Josiah Hornblower, and the First Steam-Engine in America, with Some Notices of the Schuyler Copper Mines at Second River, N.J.,” XVII 438n
Nelson, William: New York City merchant, urges approval of Jay Treaty, XX 127n
Nelson, William, Jr.: U.S. attorney for District of Va., resignation, IX 513n
Nelson, William, and Company: N.Y. merchant firm, ship seized by French privateer, XV 261n
Nepean, Evan: Secretary of the Admiralty, and rights of neutral shipping, XXI 498, 499n
Neptune, I 392, 393
Neptune (brig): Welcome Arnold and Edward Dexter, and customs regulations, XIII 25–26, 239, 243, 319, 380–81, XIV 206, 243, 320, 342, XV 341, 372, XVI 39, 258, XVII 445–46, XVIII 35n
Neptune (ship): and customs regulations at Boston, VI 432, 451
Nesbit, Archibald: Scottish adviser to canal co. in N.Y., XII 211
Nesbitt, John M.: Philadelphia merchant, VIII 155n, XI 243, XIV 209n, 325n, XV 257n
Nesbitt, J. M., and Company: Philadelphia merchant firm, and petition of Catharine Greene, X 442
Nesbitt, John (Jonathan), and Company, III 57
Neshaminy Camp, see Cross Roads, Pa.
Neshaminy River, Pa.: in American Revolution, XXVI 363
Nesme, Joseph: death of, coroner’s report, XXVI 321n
Nesmith, Thomas: Additional Army candidate (N.H.), XXII 110
“Nestor”: pseudonym of writer defending France in 1798, XXI 442n
Netherland, —— (Lt.): Army (American Revolution), prisoner, II 292
Netherlands, III 26, 37, 600, IV 7, 131, 182n, 183n, VI 484, VII 50, 554, 591, XII 229, 236, XV 156, 263, 674, XVI 347, XIX 42, 208n, 502n, XX 308, 416n, XXI 396, 444, XXIII 21–22, XXIV 579n, XXV 327; and American Revolution, II 477n, 616, 657, 660, 664, III 71, 97n, XV 95, 677; bankers of, see Crommelin, Daniel, and Sons and Hubbard, Nicholas, and Stadnitzki, Peter, and Van Staphorst, Jacob, and Van Staphorst, Nicholaas, and Willink, Wilhem and Jan; banks in, VII 238, 257, 306, Hamilton on (1791), VIII 221; as Batavian Republic, XIX 42n, XX 309n, XXI 406n, 445, and John Skey Eustace, XXIII 22n; British Minister to, see Eden, William, 1st baron Auckland; British policy toward (1798), XXI 455–56n; coins and coinage of, see Coins and coinage and Mint; commerce of (1789), VI 21, 23, 27, with U.S. (1789), V 447, 467–69, 471, 480, 491, 509, 554, 556; and discovery, exploration, and settlement of North America, III 710, 712, 714, 715; and Dutch East India Company, X 488–89; fiscal policies and financial condition of, Hamilton on, (1779) II 237–39, (1781) II 607, 608–10, 616, 618, 672, 673, (1783) III 268; fleet of, movements of (1790), VII 119; French bankers at, see Hogguer and Company; French chargé d’affaires at The Hague, see Caillard, Antoine Bernard; French conquest of (1794), XVIII 457, 511n, XIX 511n, Hamilton on results of, XX 520; French policy toward (1798), Hamilton on, XXI 405–6, 407; government of, Hamilton on, (1780) II 403–4, 657, (1802) XXV 536, history and nature of, XIX 42n; Hamilton on, at Constitutional Convention, IV 186, 190, 198, 206, in The Farmer Refuted, I 114, 124, 148, 155, 159, 160, in The Federalist, IV 314, 340–41, 390–95, 399, 408–9, 448, 513, 632, in A Full Vindication, I 60, at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 20, 21, 28, 29, 32, 119, 128, 133, 141, 150, in “Opinion on the Constitutionality of an Act to Establish a Bank,” VIII 69, 87, 117, in “Pay Book,” I 373, 377, 378, 381–82, 411, in “Report on the Bank,” VII 257, 306, in “Report on Manufactures,” X 56, 209–10, 323–24; investments in U.S. industry, commerce and internal improvements, XII 244; and Jay Treaty, Hamilton on, XIX 121–23, 335–36, 511, XX 192; Jefferson’s policy toward, Hamilton on, XXV 506–7; Henry Laurens as U.S. Minister designate to, III 97n, 199n; and League of Armed Neutrality, XV 204n, XVIII 437n, 438n, XXV 506n; loans from, to U.S., see Loans: foreign, and Hubbard, Nicholas, and Short, William, and Van Staphorst, Jacob, and Van Staphorst, Nicholaas, and Willink, Wilhem and Jan; and maple sugar production in U.S., see Boon, Gerrit, and Lincklaen, Jan; Minister to U.S., see Van Berkel, Franco Petrus, and Van Berkel, Pieter Johan, and Van Polanen, Roger Gerard; mint of, see Coins and coinage and Mint; negotiations for loan from and treaty with (1780–1781), II 477n, 616, 657, III 97n, 199n, 225n, 277, 318; and peace in Europe (1783–1784), III 291, 303, 339, 340n, negotiations for, III 240; proposal by, for alliance with U.S. (1783), III 177–78n; recognition of U.S. independence (1782), III 140–41; regulation of trade by, Hamilton on (1782), III 78; relations with Great Britain (1792), XII 538n; relations with Holy Roman Empire (1784), III 579; relations with Morocco, XV 46–47n; revolution in, and restoration of Stadtholder (1787), IV 282, 283n, VII 185n, XVII 303n; Melancton Smith on, at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 93; speculation in U.S. lands, see Cazenove, Théophile, and Holland Land Company; speculation in U.S. securities, see Cazenove, Théophile; Stadtholder of, see William V; trade with China, IX 39, 53; treaties of, see Amiens, Treaty of (1802), and Münster, Treaty of (1648) and Treaty of Amity and Commerce with the U.S. (1782) and Treaty of Peace and Alliance with France (1795) and Versailles, Treaty of (1785); U.S. attempts to purchase saltpeter and other military supplies from (1794), XVI 395, 605, XVII 425–26; U.S. commerce with colonies of (1794), XV 630; U.S. commissioners at, see Hubbard, Nicholas, and Van Staphorst, Jacob, and Van Staphorst, Nicholaas, and Willink, Wilhem and Jan; and U.S. debt to France, see France and Loans; U.S. diplomatic relations with, and American neutrality (1794), XVI 486–87n, 565–67; U.S. Minister to, see Adams, John, and Adams, John Quincy, and Murray, William Vans, and Short, William; and U.S. off-shore rights, XV 381; and U.S. relations with France (1797–1798), XXI 41, 339–40, 342, 345; and war of the Spanish Succession, IV 314–15n; war with France (1783), XIV 166–67, 291, 292n, 295–96, 308n, 309, 400, 516, (1793–1794) XV 57, 59, 130–31, XVI 555, 557n, and international situation in Europe, Nicholaas Van Staphorst on, XVII 303–7; war with Great Britain (1780), XXV 506n; James Wilson on, at Constitutional Convention, IV 171n. See also Loans and Public credit and public debt
Neu, Irene D.: “The Iron Plantations of Colonial New York,” XIX 200–1n
Neuchâtel, Switzerland, VI 372n, VIII 285n
Neufchâteau, Nicolas Louis François de: member of French Directory, XXI 383n
Neufville, Anna de (Mrs. John de): seeks payment for husband’s assistance in American Revolution, XX 466–67, 469, 477n
Neufville, John: commissioner of loans (S.C.), XVI 88, accounts, XIII 285, appropriation for expenses, XIII 128, and invalid pensions, XXVI 604, 612, pay, VI 537, payments to, for interest on public debt, XIII 98, XV 530, XVII 531, for invalid pensions, XIII 89, for pay, XIII 563, for pay and expenses, XIII 80, 123, XV 516, 580, XVII 515, and S.C.’s accounts with U.S., XIV 497; Continental loan officer (S.C.), VI 305, accounts, VI 513, pay, VI 303, 532, payment to, XIII 48. See also “Treasury Department circulars to the commissioners of loans” and “Treasury Department circulars to the Continental loan officers”
Neufville, John de: Dutch merchant, aid to U.S. (American Revolution), XX 466–67, 469, 476
Neufville, John de, and Son: Dutch merchant firm, aid to U.S. (American Revolution), VI 42n, XX 467n
Neufville, Leonard de (son of John de Neufville): claim against U.S. for aid (American Revolution), V 393, XX 467n
Neuman, Caspar: “Reconstruirte Tafeln über die Geborenen und Gestorbenen …,” I 409n
Neuse River (N.C.): contract for stakage in, IX 121, XV 471, 586, XVII 290n
Neutrality: advantages of to U.S., Hamilton on, (1790) VII 51–55, in draft of Washington’s Seventh Annual Address to Congress (1795), XIX 463–64, in The Federalist, IV 342; effect of war in Europe on (1793), Edward Carrington on, XIV 348–52, William Heth on, XIV 542–43, Washington on, XIV 326–27; as issue in N.Y. state elections (1801), Hamilton on, XXV 355, 375; as issue in presidential campaign and election (1800–1801), XXV 273, 281, 288, 295; rules of, and Jay Treaty, Hamilton on, XVIII 446–48, XIX 273, 449, 475, 479–83; of U.S. and war in Europe (1796), XX 477, Hamilton on, XX 191–93, 378–79, 421–23, 427, 433–34; U.S. policy on (1796), XX 350. See also Neutrality, Proclamation of (1793)
Neutrality, Proclamation of (1793), XIV 307–10, 326–28, 328, 335–36, 412, 426, 453, 502–7, XV 1, 115, 128, 173, 208, 222, 228, 229n, 271–72, 285, 339, XIX 341–42, XX 182–83, 192n, 286–87, 398, XXII 257, XXV 592–93, XXVI 702–3, 704n; defense of, XV 33–43, 55–63, 82–86, 90–95, 100–6, 130–35, 669; and Washington’s Fifth Annual Address to Congress, XV 425–27, 429, 431
Neutral rights: British policy on, (1793) XV 315, (1796) XX 321–23, 540–42, 551–55; effect of war in Europe on, (1793) XV 1, Hamilton on, XIV 454–60, George Hammond on, XIV 451–52, Jefferson on, XIV 454, U.S. Cabinet on, XIV 452–54, (1794) XVI 280n, 281–86, 290, 346–47, 382–83, 456–57, 485, 486–87n, 559–60n, 578, (1795) XVIII 402–3n, 497; French policy on, (1793) XV 315, (1796) XX 220–21n, 231, 232n, 321, 322n, 323, 361–62n, 366–67, 412, 469–70, 471–72n, 479, 490–93, 496–97, 511, 539–42, (1796–1797) XXI 8–12, 68–69, 368–69n, 371–72, 376; Hamilton’s proposals to enforce (1794), XVI 134, 136; infractions of, by France during Genet mission to U.S. (1793), XV 74–79, 113–16, 159–60, 168–69, 178–81, 184–91, 207, 224–28, 249–50, 277–78, 284, 318n; and instructions to U.S. peace commissioners in Paris, III 377; and Jay mission (1794), XVI 326–37n; and Jay Treaty, XXV 132, Hamilton on, XVIII 424–27, 436–43, XIX 319, 324, 473–84, 501, 503, Jefferson on, XXV 445–46n; and mixed commission of Article 7, Jay Treaty, XXI 59–61n, 329; U.S. policy on (1797–1798), XXI 68–69, 102n, 438; and U.S. relations with France (1800), XXV 129–30n, 132–34, 136–37, 139, 167. See also Contraband and “Free ships, free goods,” doctrine of, and League of Armed Neutrality (1780) and League of Armed Neutrality (1800) and Privateers and Prizes and Rule of War of 1756
Neville, John: career, XVII 3n; inspector of revenue, Survey No. 4, Pa., appointment, VIII 189, and excise opposition, XII 305–7n, 310n, 519n, 520, 522, 541–42, 600n, XVII 3, 3–4n, 9, 13–14, 16–17, 21, 33n, 34, 36n, 37n, 39, 46, 49–50, 51, 53–54n, 76, 87n, 165, 184, 189, 203–9, 369n, 383, 394, pay, IX 427–28, payment to contractors, XVIII 155, reports on economic activity in survey, IX 419–20, and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 3, 3–4n, 9, 13–14, 53–57, 68, 76, 87n, 90n, 165, 184, 189, 203–9, 369n, 377, 381–82n, 383, 394, XVIII 350
Neville, Lawrence: A Treatise on the Discipline of Light Cavalry …, XXV 27, 29n
Neville, Nancy Morgan (Mrs. Presley), XVII 137n
Neville, Presley (son of John Neville): Army (American Revolution), I 526n, 527, II 1; career, XVII 3n; and excise opposition, XVII 46n, 56, 184, 189, 384; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 9n, 87–88n, 90, 165, 170, 204–5, 300, 322, 377, 387, 442, agent for procuring military supplies, XVIII 45–46, 155, 156n, militia officer, Allegheny County, Pa., XVII 3n
Neville, Winifred (Mrs. John), XVII 54n
Nevin, see Niven
Nevins, Allan: The Evening Post: A Century of Journalism, XXV 450n; History of the Bank of New York and Trust Company, III 514n, 616n
Nevins, Daniel, see Niven, Daniel
Nevis, Leeward Islands: birth and youth of Hamilton, I 3n, XXV 89, 91n; and Treaty of Paris (1783), XIX 171n
New, Anthony: member, House of Representatives (Pa.), XVII 460n
New Albion: and Sir Francis Drake, XIX 184
Newall (Newell), Graham: law clerk to David A. Ogden, XXVI 291n, 306
Newark, N.J., I 541n, X 427n, XXIV 233n, 338; in American Revolution, II 228, 338; meeting at, opposing Government’s foreign policy, XXI 411–12n; meetings of directors of Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures at, XI 398, 405–6, XII 10, 11–12, 12–13, 41n, 134, 211, 216–17
Newark, Upper Canada (now Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario): British post (Fort George) at (Quasi-War), XXII 568n, XXIII 380, 410, 489
Newark Mountains, see Watchung Mountains
New Bedford, Mass., IX 17–18, XXII 327; collector of customs at, see Pope, Edward, accounts, XI 236; port of entry, customs accounts, XIII 36–37, 574, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85
New Bern, N.C., VII 144n, VIII 49, 517, 542, IX 225, 504, XIII 578; collector of customs at, VIII 49, 517, 542 (see also Daves, John), accounts of, XI 237; improvement of channel at, VIII 328, IX 121, XV 270n; port of entry, customs accounts, XIII 38–39, 577, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87; revenue cutter for, IX 497, X 491–92, XII 512; support of U.S. foreign policy (1798), XXI 472n; Washington’s visit to, VIII 242
Newberry, Roger: manufactures in Suffield, Conn., IX 341–46, XXVI 828
Newberry (Newbury) County, S.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Newbiggen Creek, N.C.: surveyor of customs at, accounts of, XI 235
New Bridge, N.J.: in American Revolution, II 48, headquarters, II 424, 426, 429–30, 434
New Brunswick, Canada: and boundary with U.S., X 494n, XX 256; and counterfeiting, VI 1–2; and shipbuilding, VI 28, VIII 250; and U.S. trade, XIII 399n
New Brunswick, N.J., V 536n, XII 393n, XXII 32n, 123; in American Revolution, I 224, 249, 252, 270, 273, 274, II 9, 25, XXVI 358n, 360, headquarters at, I 507–15, 517, 525; and Army (Quasi-War), XXII 349, 462, 548–49, 551, 553, 576n, 599n, XXIII 11, 237n, 261, 272, 273, 293, 341n, 437, 508, XXIV 125; meetings of directors of Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures at, IX 25, 74, 144, X 346n; rations for troops stationed at, XI 350, XVII 102–3, 153, 179n; surveyor of customs for the port of, see White, Anthony Walton; visited by Hamilton, IX 25
Newburgh, N.Y., XXIII 181; and Army (American Revolution), II 160, 331n, 557, discontent of Army at (end of American Revolution), III 286–87, 291–93, 304, 307–8, 313, 330, 334–36, XIX 440n; and law on ports of entry, XIX 178n; and N.Y. gubernatorial campaign (1789), V 307–8
Newbury, Vt., XXVI 798
Newbury County, S.C., see Newberry County
Newburyport, Mass., I 11n, III 571n, 577n, VII 436n; and Army (Quasi-War), XXII 326n, 494; collector of customs at, see Cross, Stephen, and Wigglesworth, Edward, accounts, XI 236; construction of Mass. revenue cutter at, VII 117, 447–48, 448–49, VIII 61, 569; Hamilton’s trip through (1800), XXIV 583, 584–85; naval officer for the port of, accounts, XI 238; petition of merchants of, XIII 175n; port of entry, customs accounts, XIII 36–37, 575, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85; surveyor of customs at, accounts, XI 234
New Castle, Del., VIII 154, XI 396n; boat for, XII 3; and capture of French privateer, XXI 537n; construction of public piers at, XI 292–93; garrison at (Quasi-War), XXIII 238n; lighthouse at, XIV 163
New Castle Island, Portsmouth, N.H.: lighthouse on, V 435, VI 43, 48, VII 157, 421, 613, VIII 514, 521, IX 242, 243n, 524, XI 44–45, 45–46, 576, XII 98, XVI 187, keeper of, see Salter, Titus, superintendent of, see Clap, Supply, and Whipple, Joseph
Newcomb, Silas: Army (American Revolution), I 312, 339, 341, 343
Newcomen (Neucomen, Newcomer) and Collett (Collet): and petition of Catharine Greene, X 441–43, 444, 445, 461, 466
New Connecticut, see Western Reserve
New Duckinfield: British vessel captured by American privateer (American Revolution), XI 592
New emissions, see Paper money
New England, IX 365, 531, 533; before American Revolution, Hamilton on, in The Farmer Refuted, I 114–16, in “Remarks on the Quebec Bill,” I 175; in American Revolution, I 299, 307n, 348n, 353, 371, 539, II 148; attitude toward central government (1792), XII 209; attitude toward Great Britain in 1780’s, Hamilton on, XXVI 583; attitude of residents toward public debt (1789), V 510; and Bank of the U.S., IX 202n; convention of states of (Boston, August, 1780), II 383, 426n, (Boston, November, 1780), V 275; convention of N.Y. and states of (Hartford, November, 1780), II 425, 426n, 433, 447, 497, 499, 500n; discovery and settlement of, III 706, 708–13, 714; distilleries in, effect of Santo Domingan revolution on, XII 592–93n; Federalist victories in gubernatorial elections in (1803), Hamilton on, XXVI 114, 115n; fisheries of, provision for in Treaty of Paris (1783), III 416; Hamilton on, at Constitutional Convention, IV 193, in The Federalist, IV 680, at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 83, 124, 130, 134; Hamilton on effect of N.Y. gubernatorial election on (1804), XXVI 188–90, 192; Hamilton on relations of, with N.Y., (1775) I 177–78, (1782) III 134, (1785) III 609; and Hamilton’s Army rank in Quasi-War, XXII 160, 167; Hamilton’s trip to (June, 1800), XXIV 366n, 447, 536, 543, 547, 567, 574–85, 587–88, 588, 589–90, 590–91, 594, 595, 595–97; household manufactures in, IX 371; and impost, V 275; and presidential election (1796), XX 378; separatist movement in (1804), Hamilton on, XXVI 188–90, 192, 310n; trade with French West Indies, XIII 401–2; Washington’s tour of (1789), V 442. See also Eastern states
New England Council: and discovery and settlement of New England, III 709, 710, 711
New England Mississippi Company: and Yazoo land speculation, XIX 311n
The New-England Palladium: plans for publication, XXV 149–51n
Newfoundland, IV 282, IX 195; administration of, IV 135n; and American Revolution, II 179, 476; exploration and settlement of, III 707, 714; fisheries, XXV 189n, XIX 377n; loss of U.S. trade with, XIII 399n
New France, see Canada
Newgate Prison, Conn., XXII 278n; manufacturing at, IX 342
New Hampshire, III 583, V 412, VI 6, 226, 275, VII 133, VIII 146, 250, 403n, IX 414, XI 62n, 120, XVIII 414n, XIX 38n, XXI 17n, XXIV 428n, XXV 420n; Additional Army candidates from, XXII 40–41, 109–14; abolition of slavery in, XVIII 518n; accounts with U.S., of Army before 1789, V 380, balance due to (1794), XVII 555, delinquency (1788), V 19, 28, 129, 134, funding and assumption, VI 111, 119, VIII 201–2, 443n, X 542, 555–56, XI 473, XIV 496–97, payment from paymaster of Second Regiment of, XIII 40, payments from receiver of Continental taxes, XIII 40, records of under Articles of Confederation, IV 84, revenue from duties, (1789) VI 290, (1789–1790) IX 3, (1793) XV 575, settlement of, V 568, XII 4–5n, XX 474n; acts of, “An Act to encourage the erecting of Mills for Slitting, Rolling and Plating Iron, and to encourage and promote the Manufacture of Nails within this State” (September 22, 1787), VIII 435n; agriculture in, VIII 435; in American Revolution, I 246, 347, II 332–33, 499, III 233, militia of, I 313, 355, 357; and Annapolis Convention, III 687; and Army (Quasi-War), XXII 67, 240–41, 386, 485, 582, 598, XXIII 10, 15, 50, 76, 99, 119, 150, 167, 174, 177, 356n, XXIV 44–45, 444, 456n, (see also “Circulars to the commandants of regiments”), contracts and contractors with, XXIII 262; chief justice of, see Bartlett, Josiah; commerce of, VI 19–24, VIII 434–35, 488, IX 371; commissioner of accounts, see Langdon, Woodbury; commissioner of loans, appointment and duties of, XXVI 577–78, Hamilton’s instructions to, VIII 201–2, pay, IX 461, XI 64–66, XV 559, payments to, XV 562, and political situation in (1790), VII 187–88 (see also Gardner, William, and Gilman, Nathaniel, and Langdon, Woodbury, and Pierce, John); at Constitutional Convention, VIII 112n; Continental Congress (Articles of Confederation), delegate to, see Gilman, John Taylor; Continental Congress (2nd), requisitions by, V 566–67n; Continental loan officer, III 171n, pay, VI 303 (see also Gilman, Nathaniel); customs regulations, and Hamilton’s instructions to collectors of customs of, XVI 433–34; and devaluation of currency in 1780, III 200n; dispute with Mass. and N.Y. over grants (1782–1783), III 204–5, 212, 236, 241, 266–67, 275–76; excise, lack of opposition to (1791–1792), IX 186, XII 592, organization under, VI 186, VIII 188–89, IX 426, pay to officers of, XII 96–97, supervisor of the revenue for, see Wentworth, Joshua; exports of, VI 262; gubernatorial election in (1803), XXVI 115n; Hamilton on, in The Federalist, IV 322, 398, 418, 448, 532, 533, 576, 594, 676, at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 19, 28, 32, 58, 62, 64, 129, 134, 175; Hamilton’s trip to (June, 1800), XXIV 574, 582–84, 598, XXV 1, 3n; invalid pensions, estimate, V 391, 392, VI 136, U.S. payments for, VI 411, 419, 450, IX 470, XIII 134, XV 525, 570; Jay Treaty, and implementation of in House of Representatives, XX 150–51n; lighthouse and other navigational aids, VI 43, 48, 451–53, 464, 508–9, VII 206, IX 241–43, 422–23, XII 156–57, 199, 283, payment for, XVII 533; manufacturing in, VIII 435–46, IX 213; president (governor) of, see Bartlett, Josiah, and Gilman, John Taylor, and Langdon, John, and Sullivan, John, and Weare, Meschech, and Wentworth, Benning; and presidential campaign and election, (1796) XX 438, (1800–1801) XXIV 445, 447–48, 452, XXV 4, 57, 64, 79, 100, 247, 258n, 309, 345; and presidential election (1788–1789), V 235, 248, 251, 252; and Quasi-War, War Department agent for, see Sheafe, Jacob; and ratification of Constitution, V 2, 3–4, 5, 34, 91, 137, 148, 175, XII 395; receiver of Continental taxes for, see Gilman, Nathaniel, and Whipple, William; revenue cutter for (Scammell), VII 31, 32, 97, 158, VIII 514, 546–47, 571, IX 105, 108, 208, 297–98, 416–17, X 383–84, 389, 512, XI 4, 610, XII 117, 167, XIII 275, 339, 505, XIV 480, XV 6, XXVI 701, capt. of, see Yeaton, Hopley; shipbuilding in, VIII 434–36; treasurer of, see Gardner, William, and Gilman, John Taylor; U.S. attorney for the District of, see Sherburne, Samuel, and Smith, Jeremiah; U.S. Circuit and District court, clerk, pay, XIII 58; and U.S. foreign policy under Articles of Confederation, XXV 117–18; U.S. judge for the District of, pay, V 387, VI 129, IX 458, XIII 120 (see also Pickering, John, and Sullivan, John); U.S. marshal for the District of, pay, VI 528, settlement of accounts with U.S., IX 465 (see also Parker, John, and Rogers, Nathaniel); U.S. Representatives from, see Foster, Abiel, and Freeman, Jonathan, and Gilman, Nicholas, and Gordon, William, and Livermore, Samuel, and Sherburne, John S., and Smith, Jeremiah, and Wingate, Paine; U.S. Senators from, see Langdon, John, and Livermore, Samuel, and Wingate, Paine
New Hampshire Grants: in American Revolution, I 291, 295, 308, II 396, 458, 499, 500n; independence of, as Vt., II 204–5, IV 113–14, 126–41, 332n; and N.Y.’s claims to, I 308, III 275–76. See also Vermont
New Hanover County, N.C.: excise survey, VIII 189, IX 429
New Hartford, N.Y.: and Philip Schuyler purchase of Cosby Manor, XIX 200n
New Haven, Conn., III 36n, 510n, 661n, 675n, IV 237, V 210n, VII 343n, IX 365, 366, 440, 529, 536, XI 298; and American Revolution, I 261n, II 146, 160, 526; collector of customs at, see Fitch, Jonathan, and Goodrich, Elizur, accounts, XI 236–37, removal by Jefferson, XXV 419n; and customs regulations, X 508; Hamilton’s visit to (1800), XXIV 577; and land dispute between N.Y. and Conn., III 703; manufacturing in, IX 318–63; navigational aids at, VI 44, 47, 370; port of entry, customs accounts, XIII 36–37, 572, 575, 576; in Quasi-War, XXII 599n, XXIII 93; surveyor of customs and inspector of the revenue for port of, see Munson, William, accounts, XI 234–35; treatment of Loyalists at, III 559
The New-Haven Gazette, XXI 360n
The New-Haven Gazette, and Connecticut Magazine, IV 237n, XXI 360n; publisher of, IV 242n
New Holland, see New Netherland
New Jersey, II 19–20, 684, III 47, 169, 226, 265, 474, VII 210, XI 312, XIX 189; Additional Army candidates from, XXII 40–41, 120–31, 146; abolition of tender of paper money (1789), VI 11; accounts with U.S., of Army before 1789, V 380, funding and assumption, VI 111, 117, 118, 119, 123, VIII 443n, 452, X 538, 545n, 551, 552, 555, XI 475, XIV 496–97, payments of bounty lands to soldiers of in American Revolution, VI 442, revenue from duties, (1789) VI 290, 414, (1789–1790) IX 3, (1792–1794) XIII 577, (1793) XV 575, settlement of, V 568, XVII 554–55, XVI 633, 634, XX 474n; acts of (in chronological order), “An Act for raising a Revenue of Thirty-one Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty-nine Pounds Five Shillings per Annum, for the Term of twenty-five Years, for the Purpose of paying the Interest and Principal of Debts due from the United States … (December, 1783), XI 475n, “An Act to authorize aliens to hold and purchase real estates within this state” (February 6, 1794), XVIII 366n, “An Act for the more easy redemption and foreclosure of Mortgages” (December 3, 1794), XX 248, “An Act for the Punishment of Crimes” (October, 1795), XXVI 349n, “An Act to incorporate ‘the Associates of the Jersey Company’” (November 10, 1804), XXVI 234; agriculture in, IX 376, 379–80; in American Revolution, I 178, 202, 205n, 241, 242–44, 251–53, 255–56, 258n, 259–60, 262–63, 267–68, 273, 274–75, 281–82, 288, 296, 298, 300, 311, 322, 325, 430, 431, 432, 442n, 448–49, 481–82, 490, 497n, 503–4, 507–9, 510–14, 553, 555, 557, 558, 565, II 22, 30, 33, 40, 120, 197, 199, 205n, 208n, 209, 221n, 226n, 227n, 254, 263, 266, 267–68, 310, 335, 338, 340, 341, 347, 369, 504, 559, 563, 588, III 96n, 237, XXVI 356–57, 359–62, 402, and militia of, I 40, 222n, 244n, 312, 322, 325n, 338–39, 339, 341, 343, 349n, 350, 355, 471n, II 40, 66, 69n, 232, 341, 353n, 504, 540n, III 233–34, mutiny in line of, II 540, 541, 542, 542–43, 544n, 545, 546, 549, 551n, 553, remonstrance of officers of concerning soldiers’ pay, II 42, 44, 45; and Annapolis Convention, III 686–90; and Army (Quasi-War), XXII 66–67, 240–41, 385–86, 485, 548–49, 549, 553, 556, 587, 589, 595, 596–99, XXIII 7, 11, 26, 31, 35, 39, 43–44, 73, 76, 93, 98, 119, 150n, 165–66, 177, 225, 237n, 262, 272–73, 293, 335, 340–41, 356n, 437n, 508–9, 538, XXIV 100, 123–34, 157, 157–59, 343n (see also “Circulars to the commandants of regimants”), Hamilton’s visit to camp in (May, 1800), XXIV 468, 469n, 476, 477, 479, 489, 497, 498, 504, 505, 517n, 520, 524–25, 530–31n, 544; Assembly Speaker, see Dayton, Jonathan; attitude toward central government, Tench Coxe on, XII 200; and carriage tax, XVIII 149, 150n; commerce and commercial opportunities of, Hamilton on (1782), III 81, 134; commissioner of loans for, pay, IX 461, XI 64–66, XV 559, payment to, XV 562 (see also Ewing, James); at Constitutional Convention, VIII 112n, XII 357n, Hamilton on plan of at Convention, IV 178, 187–88, 190–91, 196–203, 206–7, plan of discussed by delegates, IV 168–72, plan of rejected by Convention, IV 211n; Continental Congress (Articles of Confederation), delegates from see Boudinot, Elias, and Clark, Abraham, and Witherspoon, John, demand for pay for soldiers of (1782), III 180n, and vote on limitation of John Adams’s commission as Minister to Great Britain (1785), XXV 117, 118, 200, 201; Continental Congress (2nd), requisition by, V 566–67n; Continental loan officer, pay, VI 303 (see also Ewing, James); counterfeiters in, VIII 252; courts of, salaries of officials in, IV 98; and debt recovery of British merchants under Treaty of Paris (1783), Jefferson on, XI 413n; and excise, organization under, VIII 188–89, IX 427, pay to officers of, XII 96–97, XVIII 167–68, reaction to (1792), XII 237, 593–94, supervisor of the revenue for, see Dunham, Aaron; French consul general at, see La Forest, Antoine René Charles Mathurin de; governor of, see Franklin, William, and Howell, Richard, and Livingston, William, and Paterson, William; and grant to Baron von Steuben for war services, VI 208; Hamilton on, at Constitutional Convention, IV 190, in The Federalist, IV 322, 323, 354, 399, 405, 576, 600, 684, at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 62; Hamilton’s education in, I 44n; and impost (1787), IV 85, 89; indictment of Aaron Burr for murder of Hamilton, XXVI 348–49; invalid pensions in, estimate of, V 392, VI 136, U.S. payment for, IX 470, XIII 134, XV 526, 571; and Jay Treaty, Hamilton on, XIX 247, implementation of in House of Representatives, XX 150–51n; lighthouses and other navigational aids, VI 45; and location of permanent seat of Federal Government, V 209; manufactures in, IX 193–94, 379–82 (see also Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures); militia of, and Fries’s Rebellion, XXII 550, 558; opposition to Hamilton’s policies in (1792), Elisha Boudinot on, XII 369–70; Charles Pinckney on at Constitutional Convention, IV 171–72n; political situation in (1798), XX 410–12, 485, 487–88n; and presidential and congressional campaign and election (1788–89), V 235–36, 248, 252, 309–10n; in presidential campaign and election (1800–1801), XXIV 445, 448, 452, 574, 575, 592, XXV 1, 2, 36, 57–58, 62, 76, 97, 140, 258n, 300, 309, 346n; receiver of Continental taxes for, V 383 (see also Houston, William C.); revenue cutter (Patterson) for, XI 479, U.S. attorney for the District of, see Ogden, Abraham; U.S. judge for the District of, pay, V 387, IX 458, XIII 120 (see also Brearley, David, and Morris, Robert [N.J.]); U.S. marshal for the District of, pay, VI 528, settlement of accounts with U.S. IX 466 (see also Lowrey, Thomas); U.S. Representatives from, see Beatty, John, and Boudinot, Elias, and Clark, Abraham, and Dayton, Jonathan, and Imlay, James H., and Kitchell, Aaron, and Linn, James A., and Schureman, James, and Smith, Isaac; U.S. Senators from, see Davenport, Franklin, and Dickinson, Philemon, and Elmer, Jonathan, and Frelinghuysen, Frederick, and Paterson, William, and Rutherfurd, John, and Schureman, James, and Stockton, Richard; water rights of, in dispute over Powles Hook, XXVI 221, 224, 227–29; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 18, 70, 102–3, 136, 152–53, 170, 210, 224–25, 234–35, 236–37, 238, 240, 241–42, 243, 244, 261, 268, 289, 302, 314, 316–17n, 341, 342, 345n, 346, 348, 351, 357–58n, 359, 368, 391, 442, XVIII 156, 158, XXVI 733
New Jersey, College of (Princeton College), V 457n, VII 82n, XXIII 65n, 229, XXIV 389, 600; damage to and repair of (American Revolution), XI 137; payment to, for tuition of an Indian, VI 530; president of, XXVI 188–89n
New Jersey Copper Mine Association: and copper for U.S. Mint, XVII 438n
New Jersey Plan at Constitutional Convention, see New Jersey
New Kent County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
Newkirk, Cornelius: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 373
Garrett G. Newkirk and Leah his wife, and Jannatje Rossa v Cornelius Newkirk, Petrus Dubois and Ariantje his wife, Cornelius Dumond and Hendricke his wife, Peter Newkirk, Cornelius P. Newkirk and Elizabeth Newkirk: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 373n
New London, Conn., IX 355, XXV 430; address on neutrality to the President, XV 318n; in American Revolution, II 170, 356, 357, 390, 391, 526, XVI 61, 62n, XXVI 31n; collector of customs at, see Huntington, Jedediah, accounts of, XI 236–37; customs regulations at, VII 111n, 437, IX 205, 214; French consul at, see Pennwert, John; lighthouse at, VI 44, 47, VII 64, 158, 189, 381, VIII 181–82, 183, IX 520, 521, XIII 33, 347, 356, 568, XV 16, 109, 532, XVII 534, XXVI 485–86; manufacturing at, IX 319, 321, 338–39, X 46, 104; port of entry, customs accounts, XIII 36–37, 571, 572, 575, 576, 578, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85; in Quasi-War, XXIII 167, fortification of, XXI 366; surveyor of customs at, accounts of, XI 234; value as a port, III 81
New London, Va.: arsenal at, III 391n, IX 469, XIII 133, XXVI 441, and Quasi-War, XVII 145, 368
New London County, Conn.: manufacturing in, IX 329, 330–31, 332–34, 338–39
New Madrid, Spanish Territory: description of, XV 289–93; governor of, see Portell, Tomás; and Spanish relations with U.S. and Indians, XV 296
Newman, Peter: plumber, payment to for client, III 28
Newman, Robert: and U.S. relations with Canada, XVII 277n
Newman, William: cloth manufacturing in Va., IX 282
Newmarket, England, IX 279
Newmarket, N.H., VII 144n
New Milford, N.J.: in American Revolution, II 80
Newnan, Daniel: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 587, 618, 638, XXIV 248, 357, 397–98, 406
New Netherland: exploration and settlement of, III 713
New Orleans, X 386, XI 23, 36; description of, XXVI 166–67; and France, XXVI 130–32; and free navigation of Miss. River, V 271n, VII 63, 71, 73, 112, XI 70; and Great Britain, XXVI 130; governor of, see Mirò, Esteban; Hamilton’s comments on, XXVI 72, 83, 129–36; importance to Spain, XV 290–92, 294–95; and Nootka Sound crisis, VI 495, 572–73, VII 46–48; port of deposit, XXVI 71–72, 81n, 129; reported abandonment by Spain, XXI 374–75; and Treaty of Paris (1763), XIX 222; U.S. commercial agent at (Continental Congress), XI 26, XV 543, XX 57n; U.S. consul at, XXIV 102, 235, 302–3 (see also Jones, Evan); U.S. purchase of, XXVI 82n, 129; and U.S. relations with Great Britain, VI 495, 572–73, VII 46–48, 63, 71, 112; and U.S.-Spanish relations with Indians, XIII 27, 148n, XIV 493n, XIX 173n; and James Wilkinson, XXIII 47, 58, 243, 303n, 338, 382, 384, 392, 406, XXIV 102, 203, 233, 234, 302–4, 434n. See also Louisiana
New Pigon: vessel carrying dispatches to Thomas Pinckney, XIII 474
New Point Comfort, Va.: proposed lighthouse at, V 441
Newport, Del., IX 211
Newport, R.I.: III 581, 703, VI 449, 473, VIII 3, 35n, 208, XVII 433n, XIX 16, 206n, 296n, XXII 379n, XXIII 446, 508n, 560, XXV 245n; in American Revolution, I 539, II 203–4, 208, 215, 356, 361n, 526, 538, 558, 560, 561, 577n, 582, 583n, 589n, 596n, 641, XXVI 361, 391n; collector of customs at, see Ellery, William, accounts, XI 236; and customs regulations, VII 91, 168, 210, 273, 381, 382, VIII 183–84, 224, 310, 332–33, 350, 398, 440–41, 467–70, 473, 528–29, 553–54, 576, 585, IX 93–96, 107–8, 110–11, 180, 181, 205–6, 214–15, 305, 307–8, 403–4, 455, 477–79, 488, 514–15, 516, 541–43; deputy collector of customs at, see Ellery, William, Jr.; and embargo, XVI 298n; fortification of, XVI 257, 410–11, XVII 120, 213, XXI 365–66, XXIV 601; Hamilton’s visit to (1800), XXIV 585, 594, 595; lighthouse at, VII 95, 109, 202, VIII 163, IX 180, X 503, XI 415, XXVI 547, 550, 552, 556, 570, 573, 579; naval officer for the port of, see Crooke, Robert, accounts of, XI 238; port of entry, customs accounts, XIII 36–37, 574, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85; public gauger, XII 420; in Quasi-War, XXII 348, 462, 528n, XXIII 120n, 167, 193, 238n, 342, 355n, 470n, XXIV 93, 159–61, 428n, 463, XXV 7, 246n; revenue cutter at, VIII 37–38, 57, 297, 332, 529, 543, 554–55; surveyor of customs for the port of, see Lyman, Daniel, accounts, XI 234; Washington’s letter to citizens of, II 583–84; Washington’s visit to, XXVI 552
Newport County, R.I.: and election of 1800, XXIV 596
New Providence Island, Bahama Islands, XV 255, XVI 291n
New River, N.C.: improvement of channel at, XV 270n
Newry, Ireland, III 44n
New Santander, Mexico: James Wilkinson’s comments on, XXIII 47
New Stamford (now Stamford), N.Y.: and bill for portioning (N.Y. Assembly), IV 68, 141
Newton, Sir Isaac: Hamilton’s indebtedness to, in “Report on the Mint,” VII 465, 481–82, 484, 485, 486, 523n, 540, 541, 581, 582; on rates of exchange, I 379n, VII 153; on ratio of gold to silver, I 388
Newton, Thomas: president, Norfolk, Va., Democratic Society, XXVI 732
Newton, Thomas, Jr.: Norfolk, Va., lawyer, V 534, VI 467, 510, VIII 162, 451; arranges for construction of lighthouse at Cape Henry, Va., VI 468–69, 474, 491–92, 546, 549, VIII 46, 450–51, 533, 555, IX 19, 310, XII 164, 288, 414, 553n, 587, 590–91, XIII 258n, 286, 289, 357, XIV 230–31, 427, pay, XVII 534; inspector of revenue for Survey No. 4, Va., IX 429, XI 530, XIV 427n, XXVI 732n, resigned, XXVI 843; manufacturing in Va., IX 278–80; raises funds for U.S. prisoners in Algiers, XVI 498n
Newton, William: shipmaster employed by Nicholas Cruger, I 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 23, 24, 27, 28
Newton, Mass., V 345n
Newtown (Newtown Point) (now Elmira), Chemung County, N.Y.: in American Revolution, II 159n; treaty with Indians at, VIII 546
Newtown, Queens County, N.Y., VII 461n, IX 368n, XI 3n, XXVI 823, 828; and N.Y. gubernatorial election (1789), V 261
Newtown (New Town, Newton), Bucks County, Pa.: in American Revolution, I 413, 457, 476; and efforts to suppress Fries’s Rebellion, XXII 540, 548, 551, 553, 559, 585
New Windsor, N.Y., XIX 178n, XXIII 54n; in American Revolution, I 197, 300, 349, 355, 365, 412, II 132, 181, 343, 507–8, 516, 517, 519, 596, 684, headquarters, I 356, II 77–199, 526–636, XXVI 369–71, 406–8, 409, 410n
New York (ship), VII 63
New York, Province of, I 10n, XXIV 536n; chief justice of, see Smith, William (N.Y.); discovery and exploration of, III 714–15; Hamilton in, I 41, 80; Hamilton on, I 121–22, 153–54, 162, 163–64, 176–78, 178–79; and Hamilton’s artillery co., I 182, 183, 183–84; Sons of Liberty in, I 176n
New York, Treaty of, see Treaty of New York
New York Bay: revenue cutter for, VI 381, VII 32
New York City, I 369–70, 485, II 120, 138, 288, 450n, 453, III 81, 597, IV 287, V 148n, 156n, VII 132, 190, 414, 449, VIII 61, 112n, 229, 236, 310, IX 87, 121, 220, 338, 365, 382, 530, 536, 544, XIV 429, XVI 270n, XVII 83, 224n, XVIII 514, XIX 192, XX 329, XXI 481, XXIII 258, 340, XXIV 8, 165, 257, 503, XXV 264–65, XXVI 579; in American Revolution, I 213, 215, 224, 225, 228, 236, 289, 357, 358, 359, 361, 362, 438, 527, 534–35, 541, 542, 544, 554n, 573, 577, 578n, 591n, 595, II 47, 57, 69, 74, 144, 159n, 166, 167n, 172, 176, 181, 197, 200–1, 202n, 203–4, 207, 209, 213, 216, 218, 220, 221n, 226n, 227n, 293, 303, 318–19, 324, 327, 331–32, 337, 340, 357, 360, 362–63, 365, 368, 369, 370, 372–73, 381, 383, 385n, 389–91, 391–96, 427, 432n, 434, 435, 437, 462, 476, 482, 488, 495, 499, 500n, 501, 502, 503, 506, 507, 507–8, 510, 511, 512, 513, 520, 536–37, 556, 588, 592, 599, III 14n, 93n, 594, 623, IX 367n, XX 35n, 49, XXVI 373n, 374n, 380n, 390; and Army, disbanding of (1783), III 360; arsenal at, XXV 369n; banking in (1792), X 525–26n, 528–29, 562–63, 580 (see also Bank of New York and Bank of the U.S.: branches of); British consul general at, see Barclay, Thomas, and Temple, Sir John; British evacuation of, III 192, 267, 290, 292, 328n, 338, 338–39, 365–66, 376, 413, 414–15, 417, 419, 430, 431, 478n, 483n, IV 80, XII 269, XIII 103, XXVI 428, 448, absence of government after, III 478n; British occupation of, during American Revolution, XI 316–17; case of Rutgers v Waddington in, XI 316–17; Chamber of Commerce, and background to Hamilton’s “Report on the Mint,” VII 469–70, Hamilton honored by, XVIII 276n, and repeal of Judiciary Act of 1801, XXV 544–45n; and China trade, IX 38n, 42n, 45n; City Hall, construction of new building, XXV 39, conversion into Federal Hall, VII 77n, XXI 367n, XXV 401n, 402, 409–10, 415, XXVI 841, plans for construction of new building, XXI 518n, repairs on, V 240n; city marshal, see Remmey, William; claim of, to Fort George, IV 149–50; collector of customs at, Hamilton on candidates for (1797), XXVI 751–53 (see also Gelston, David, and Lamb, John, and Sands, Joshua), deputy, see Tillinghast, Charles; comptroller, see Henry, John V.; congressional campaign and election in (1796), XX 439–42; and congressional elections (1789), V 274, 276–77, 283–86, 342n; Continental Congress, meeting at, III 595, V 1, 6, 197–98, 205, 216–17, 253n, 287n, VII 19n; coroner’s inquest of Hamilton’s death, XXVI 318–20; and customs regulations, VII 613–14, IX 16, 455, 478, 483, XI 257n, XII 6, 16–18, XVI 105n, XXV 601; defense and fortification of, (1794) XVI 204, 205n, XVII 412, XXI 466n, 475, (1800) XXV 128, 257, Benjamin Lincoln’s proposals for in plan for peacetime establishment (1783), XXVI 440, Philip Schuyler on (1797), XX 543–44; destruction of James Rivington’s press at, Hamilton on, I 176–78; effect of American Revolution on, Hamilton on, III 133; Federal Government, removal of to Philadelphia, VII 25, expenses of, XIII 106–7, 139, 141, 144; Federalist efforts to influence votes of cartmen, Hamilton on, XXIV 610–11; fires in (1796–1797), XX 472–73n; and founding of Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 15n, 149, 150; French consul at, see Hauterive, Alexandre Maurice Blanc de Lanautte, comte d’; and gubernatorial campaign (1789), V 253–54, 333–34; Hamilton at, before outbreak of American Revolution, I 40n, 43, 44; Hamilton at King’s College in, I 40n, 44n, 80; Hamilton given freedom of city, XVIII 293, 336–37, 344; Hamilton on, in The Federalist, IV 532, 552, in “Report on Manufactures,” X 104; Hamilton’s account with (1788), III 60–61; Hamilton’s artillery co. in (1776), I 181, 182, 183, 183–85, 185, 186, 187–88, 188, 189; and Hamilton’s clerkship in St. Croix for Beekman and Cruger, I 8n, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 21n, 25, 26n, 34; Hamilton’s country house in, see The Grange; Hamilton’s funeral in, XXVI 317, 322–29; Hamilton’s house in (1780’s), III 599; Hamilton’s household purchases in (1791), IX 274; Hamilton’s property in (1785–1789), XXVI 457, 458n, 479; Hamilton’s property in at his death, XXVI 286; Hamilton’s property in Wall Street in (1783–1789), III 482n; Hamilton’s proposal that Common Council pass act appropriating City Hall for use of Congress, V 282; incorporation of, V 247; inspector of the customs, petition of, XIII 175 (see also Dodge, Samuel); inspector of the revenue for the port of, see Smith, William S.; and Jay Treaty, Hamilton and others on effect on commerce of, XIX 178, 187n, 190, 210–11, reaction to, XVII 484–85, 484–88n, 509n, 512, reaction in to House of Representatives action on, XX 123, 126, 130–31, 131–34, 135, 136, 137–38, 138–39; Lafayette’s visit to (1784), III 581n, 583; lawyers of and repeal of Judiciary Act of 1801, XXV 520–27, 544; legislative campaign and election in, (1801) XXV 375–78, 382, (1802) XXV 610–11, (1803) XXVI 113–15; legislative elections in, (1783) III 481, 482n, (1786) III 671–72, (1800) XXIV 464; manufacturing in, IX 440, X 104; master warden of port of, see Randall, Thomas; mayor, see Clinton, DeWitt, and Duane, James, and Matthews, David, and Varick, Richard; Mayor’s Court, Hamilton on permanent salaries of judges of, IV 97n, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 511; merchants of, Hamilton’s remarks on act for relief of (1787), IV 119–20, and repeal of Judiciary Act of 1801, XXV 528; and “Million Bank,” X 525–26, and “bankomania” in, XI 3, 17–18, 48, 110; Francisco de Miranda in, III 585; naval agent at, see Blagge, John; naval officer for the port of, accounts with U.S., XI 238 (see also Walker, Benjamin); negotiations with Creek Indians at, VI 547–48; notaries in, XXIII 62, 63n; N.Y. Assembly, meeting at (1787), IV 1–158; petitions to Common Council, for removal of statue of William Pitt, IV 120, to repair Wall Street, IV 121; petition to mayor and aldermen concerning potter’s field, XXI 57; petitions to mayor and Common Council, to alter Bloomingdale Road, XXV 92, for street improvement, III 656; petitions to N.Y. legislature, by inhabitants on inadequacies of Articles of Confederation, III 647–49, by merchants forced to leave city during American Revolution, III 663–64n; political situation in, James Tillary on (1791), VII 614–16; poor house, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 568; as port of entry, memorial concerning, XX 102; presidential and state campaign and election in (1796), XX 158; purchase of public debt at, VI 571, IX 68; and Quasi-War, construction of armed vessels in, XXIII 54, defense and fortification of, XXI 365–66, 377, 474–78, 483, 491–92, 513–15, 515–17, 517, 520–21, XXII 59, 79–80, 169–70, 176–77, 190, 200–1, 203–4, 210–11, 211–12, 221, 225–26, 228–29, 249, 250, 251–52, 252–53, 263, 265, 266–67, 348, 349, 373, 377–78, 393, 399, 401–2, 411, 438, 439–40, 444, 462–63, 476–77, 498–99, 513–15, XXIII 14, 53, 120n, 165–66, 193, 245, 291–92, 301–2, 544, XXIV 156, 215–16, 476, 492, military committee of, XXI 474–78, 483, 513–15, 517–18, 520, 520–21, 521–22, XXII 211n, 212n, 249, 252, 263, 266, 499, 514, XXIII 14n, 244–45, 544, XXIV 215–16, report of military committee, XXII 399, volunteer corps in, XXII 163–64, 169–70, 177; and ratification of Constitution by R.I., VI 264; recorder, see Harison, Richard, and Jones, Samuel, and Varick, Richard; revenue cutter at, VII 31–32, 446, 448, XII 117; right to establish ferry, Hamilton’s legal opinion on, III 528; and Sailors’ Snug Harbor, XXV 389n; sheriff, VII 414 (see also Willett, Marinus); situation in (1775), Hamilton on, I 179, 181; speculation in, (1791) IX 58n, 74, 185, and Panic of 1792, XI 17–18, 28, 126, 131–32, 156–57, 173, 186–90, 190–92, 218–19, 225–26, 257–58, 263–64, 265, 272–73, 288–89, 289–91, 319n, XXVI 651–52, 652, 653n, 654–55; surveyor of customs for the port of, accounts with U.S., XI 234 (see also Lasher, John); Tontine Association of, XXI 54n; treatment of Loyalists in, after American Revolution, in Mayor’s Court, XVIII 414–15, 420, George Clinton’s attitude toward, V 270–72, 300–1, 317–18, 329; Treaty of New York with Creek Indians, VI 549n; and Treaty of Paris (1783), III 350; as U.S. capital, V 199, 200n, 203–4, 209, 225, 240, 273, 276–77, 282, 284–85, 298, 325–26, XXVI 568n, 841; U.S. frigate at, and appointment of Robert W. Hamilton, XXII 162, 169, 173; U.S. Navy agent at, see Ludlow, Daniel; U.S. Treasury Department at, V 365–581, VI 1–591, VII 1–121, removal to Philadelphia, VII 100, 111–12n, 114–15, 123, 124–25, 150, 162; visited by Jefferson and Madison, VIII 478; wardens of the port of, VI 45 (see also Heyer, William, and Randall, Thomas); War Department agent at, see Stevens, Ebenezer; Washington’s funeral ceremonies at, XXIV 114, 116, 119, 124, 257n; water rights of, and Powles Hook, N.J., XXVI 221, 224, 227–29, 229–30; water supply for, XXII 446–49, 449–50, 481, 508–11, 515–16 (see also Manhattan Company); yellow fever in, (1795) XIX 278, 311–12, 471, (1798) XXII 186–87, 193, 197, 198n, 202n, 252–53, 253n, 267n, XXVI 763, 763n, (1799) XXIII 413, 437, 473, 528n, 553, XXIV 215, 216n, (1803) 137–38, 152, and legislation concerning quarantine (1796), XX 259–60n
New York Committee of One Hundred, see Committee of One Hundred
New York County, N.Y., IX 247n
New-York Daily Gazette, V 333, IX 367n, XV 355n
New York Democratic Society, XVI 466n
New-York Evening Post (1794–1795), XXV 173n
New-York Evening Post (1801– ), XX 343n, XXII 182n, XXIV 283n, XXV 315n, 419, 524n, 612n, XXVI 2–3, 44, 205; and authorship of The Federalist, IV 295–96; and Hamilton, XXVI 31n, 37n, 115n; and H-Burr duel, XXVI 253n, 281n, 316n; and Hamilton’s funeral, XXVI 325; Hamilton’s letters to editor of, XXV 536–38, XXVI 30–31; and Thomas Jefferson, XXVI 37n; and Merchants’ Bank, XXVI 204n; publication of “The Examination,” XXV 444, 449–52
The New-York Gazette and General Advertiser, XXV 101; and Hamilton’s Letter on John Adams, XXV 174, 176
New-York Herald, XXVI 2
New-York Insurance Company, XXI 466n, XXII 165n, 237n, 435, XXV 3n, XXVI 16, 17–18, 185, 213, 313
The New-York Journal, I 562–63, III 124n, 482n, IV 25n, V 303n, 317, VII 414n, XII 25, 26n
New-York Manufacturing Society: Hamilton’s subscription to, V 300
New York Medical Society, III 25n
New York Office of Deposit and Discount, see Bank of the U.S.: branches of
The New-York Packet, II 159n, 557–58n, 649n, III 53n, 350n, 482n, 514n, IV 157n, V 342n; Hamilton’s letters to, II 372–73, III 122, 158, 177, 601
New York Rangers: volunteer company (Quasi-War), XXII 164n
New York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves, see Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves
New York Society for the Promotion of Agriculture, Arts, and Manufactures, XIII 280n
New-York Society Library, The Trustees of the, XXVI 567–68; and authorship of The Federalist, IV 295, 297n
New York State, III 83, 283, 474, 482, 638, IV 316–17, V 401, VI 484, VII 377, VIII 121, 591, XI 70, XII 397, XVI 73, XIX 277–78, XX 252, 543–44, XXII 226–27, XXIII 528, XXIV 203n, 283, XXV 257, 348, XXVI 111; Additional Army candidates and sponsors from, XXII 40, 82, 89–108, 353–54; accounts with U.S., and claims of public creditors, XVI 87n, Continental commissioner for settling accounts, see Barber, William, and factors concerning assumption of state’s debts, XIX 13, 19, 20, 36, and funding and assumption, VIII 212–13, 443n, 565, 567–68, IX 123, X 551, 555, 556, XI 125n, 302, 305, 314–15, 397, 475, XIV 496–97, Hamilton on records of under Articles of Confederation, IV 84, Hamilton on in “Report on Public Credit,” VI 111, 118, 119, 121–22, 129, public debt of (1793), XV 621n, revenue from duties, (1789) VI 290, 414, (1789–1790) IX 3, (1792–1794) XIII 577–78, (1793) XV 575, settlement of, V 380, 568, XVI 633, 634, XX 474–75; acts of (in chronological order), “An Act for preventing and punishing Forgery and Counterfeiting” (February 7, 1778), XX 316n, “An Act requiring all persons holding offices or places under the government of this State to take the oaths therein prescribed and decreed” (March 5, 1778), III 471–72n, “An Act to provide for the temporary Government of the Southern Parts of this State, whenever the Enemy shall abandon or be dispossessed of the same, and until the legislature can be convened” (October 23, 1779), III 483n, V 318n, XXI 58, “An Act to Raise troops for the Defence of the Frontiers” (March 11, 1780), XXI 118n, “An Act for the better securing the independence of this State” (March 26, 1781), III 471n, “An Act Relative to Debts due to Persons within the Enemies Lines” (July 12, 1782), IV 146n, XIX 133, 134, “An Act for levying a tax within this State” (July 22, 1782), III 149n, “An Act to compel the Payment of the Arrearages of Taxes” (July 24, 1782), III 116n, “An Act for granting a more effectual relief in cases of certain Trespasses” (March 17, 1783), III 511, IV 21, 112, 121, 121–22n, XI 316, XVIII 414–15n, XIX 77–81, 84, 127–28, 153, 160, “An Act for the Regulation of Sales by public Auction” (February 20, 1784), XXII 509n, “An Act imposing Duties on the Importation of certain Goods, Wares and Merchandize” (March 22, 1784), XXV 367n, “An Act for Granting Certain privileges to the College heretofore called King’s College, for altering the Name and Charter thereof, and erecting an University within this State” (May 1, 1784), XXVI 454n, 804, “An Act to amend an Act, entitled, an Act for Relief against absconding and absent Debtors; and to extend the Remedy of the Act, entitled, An Act for granting a more effectual Relief in Cases of certain Trespasses; and for other Purposes therein mentioned” (May 4, 1784), XVIII 421n, “An Act to encourage the Settlement of the waste and unappropriated Lands within this State” (May 10, 1784), XXV 367n, “An Act for granting certain Lands promised to be given as Bounty Lands by Laws of this State, and for other purposes therein mentioned” (May 11, 1784), XX 532n, XXV 367n, XXVI 157n, 290n, “An Act to preserve the Freedom and Independence of this State, and for other Purposes therein mentioned” (May 12, 1784), III 530–31n, “An Act for the speedy Sale of the Confiscated and forfeited Estates within this State, and for other Purposes therein mentioned” (May 12, 1784), 415n, 522, XIX 81, 153, 159, “An Act instituting a Court for the Trial of Impeachments and Correction of Errors” (November 23, 1784), XXV 347n, “An Act to amend an Act, entitled, An Act for granting certain Privileges to the College heretofore called King’s College, for altering the name and Charter thereof, and erecting an University within this State” (November 26, 1784), XXVI 454n, “An Act for vesting the Estate of Philip Livingston, late of the City of New York, Esquire, deceased, in Trustees for the Payment of his Debts, and other Purposes therein mentioned” (February 25, 1785), XXVI 475n, 476, “An Act directing the Treasurer of this State to pay into the Treasury of the United States 147,734 9–90 Dollars” (April 4, 1785), XXVI 583n, “An Act to facilitate the Settlement of the waste and unappropriated Lands within this State, and for repealing the Act therein mentioned” (April 11, 1785), XXV 367n, “An Act for Relief against absconding and absent Debtors” (April 4, 1786), XX 453n, “An Act to regulate the militia” (April 4, 1786), IV 18, 19n, “An Act for emitting the sum of two hundred thousand pounds in bills of credit for the purposes therein mentioned” (April 28, 1786), XI 125n, 475n, “An Act concerning the rights of the citizens of this State” (January 26, 1787), IV 35n, “An Act concerning murder” (February 14, 1787), IV 39n, “An Act concerning wrecks of the Sea, and giving remedy to Merchants who be robbed, or whose goods perish on the Sea” (February 16, 1787), IV 33n, “An Act to amend the Charter of the Corporation for the Relief of the Widows and Clergymen in the Communion of the Church of England in America” (February 19, 1787), IV 32, “An Act for settling Intestate Estates, proving Wills, and granting Administrations” (February 20, 1787), IV 70, “An Act concerning Fines and Recoveries of Lands and Tenements” (February 26, 1787), XIX 329, “An Act for dividing the district of the manor of Livingston, in Columbia County, and for annexing the Manor of Fox-Hall to the Town of Kingston, in Ulster County” (March 12, 1787), IV 3, “An Act for the speedy trial and punishment of such persons as shall commit any offence, under the degree of Grand Larceny” (March 24, 1787), IV 102, “An Act directing a mode of trial, and allowing of Divorces in cases of adultery” (March 30, 1787), IV 71, 125, XXVI 807, “An Act to Repeal Part of an Act, entitled, An Act for granting a more effectual Relief, in Cases of certain Trespasses” (April 4, 1787), IV 112, 122, XI 318n, XVIII 420n, “An Act for Raising Certain Yearly Taxes Within this State” (April 11, 1787), IV 40–66, 94–96, 96–97, 102, 103, 104n, 110–11, “An Act imposing duties on Goods and Merchandize imported into this State” (April 11, 1787), XXV 367n, “An Act to institute an University within this State, and for other Purposes therein mentioned” (April 13, 1787), IV 93n, 124, XXII 482n, XXV 581–82n, “An Act for the more Speedy recovery of debts of the value of Ten Pounds” (April 27, 1787), IV 110n, “An Act for the relief of Theodosius Fowler and others” (April 18, 1787), IV 96, “An Act to amend an act entitled an act relative to debts due to persons within the enemy’s lines, and another act entitled an act to explain and amend the act entitled an act relative to debts due persons within the enemy’s lines” (April 20, 1787), IV 145–46n, “An Act for the relief of Persons who paid Money into the Treasury of this State in Consequence of the Resolution of the Committee of Safety, of the first Day of March, One Thousand Seven Hundred Seventy-Seven, and for other Purposes therein mentioned” (April 21, 1787), IV 141n, “An Act for punishing Treasons and Felonies, and for the better regulating the Proceedings in Cases of Felony” (February 21, 1788), XVIII 490–91n, “An Act directing the Settlement of Public Accounts, and for other Purposes therein mentioned” (March 22, 1788), XX 304n, “An Act for the relief of debtors with respect to the imprisonment of their persons” (February 13, 1789), XXII 443–44n, “An Act to remove doubts respecting the Charter granted to the members of the New-York Society Library” (February 18, 1789), XXVI 568n, “An Act for further Encouragement of Literature” (March 31, 1790), XXV 581n, “An Act for the relief of the creditors of this State” (February 23, 1791), VIII 213n, “An Act to amend an act entitled, “An act for the regulation of sales by Public Auction” (March 8, 1791), XXII 509n, “An Act to incorporate the stockholders of the Bank of New York” (March 21, 1791), VIII 213n, XII 346n, XX 451n, “An Act directing the treasurer of this State to subscribe to the Bank of the United States” (March 24, 1791), VIII 213n, “An Act concerning conveyances by married women” (April 6, 1792), XII 353, 354n, “An Act to enable certain persons therein named, to purchase and hold real estate within this State” (April 9, 1792), XXII 179n, “An Act to prevent the pernicious Practice of Stock-Jobbing, and for regulating Sales at Public Auction” (April 10, 1792), XXII 509n, “An Act to encourage Literature by Donations to Columbia College, and the several Academies in the State” (April 11, 1792), XIII 280n, “An Act to cede the jurisdiction of certain lands on Montaack Point, to the United States of America, for the purposes therein mentioned (December 18, 1792), XIII 447n, 472–473, “An Act to amend an act, entitled ‘An act for the establishing and opening Lock Navigations within this State’” (December 22, 1792), XXI 93n, “An Act for prescribing the times, places and manner of holding Elections for Senators to represent this State in the Senate of the Congress of the United States of America” (January 4, 1793), XVIII 152, 153n, “An Act to ascertain and settle the limits and boundaries, between the Patent of Kayaderosseres and the Half-Moon Patent, and to bind the title of the respective claimants” (January 19, 1793), XV 12n, “An Act to ascertain and settle the Limits and Boundaries, between the Patent of Kayaderosseres, and the Patent commonly called the Half-Moon Patent, and the Patent of Shannondhoi or Clifton Park, and to bind the Title of the respective Claimants” (March 11, 1793), XV 12n, “An Act to incorporate the Society instituted in the State of New-York, for the Promotion of Agriculture, Arts and Manufactures” (March 12, 1793), XXV 342n, “An Act authorizing the erecting of Fortifications within this State” (March 26, 1794), XXI 466n, 476, 494n, “An Act for the further Sale of the unappropriated Lands of this State” (March 27, 1794), XXV 367n, “An Act to enable certain persons therein named to purchase and hold real estates within this State” (April 8, 1795), XVIII 365, XX 46n, “An Act for the encouragement of Schools” (April 9, 1795), XXV 368n, “An Act abolishing the office of clerk of the circuit courts and courts of oyer and terminer and good delivery, and substituting the clerks of the several counties to be clerks of those courts within the counties respectively” (February 12, 1796), XXIV 324n, “An Act making alterations in the Criminal law of this State, and for Erecting State Prisons” (March 26, 1796), XX 316n, XXV 368n, “An act to prevent the bringing in and spreading infectious diseases in this State” (April 1, 1796), XX 258–59, “An Act supplementary to the act entitled ‘An act authorizing the Surveyor General to ascertain the Eastern Boundary line of the lands ceded by this state to the commonwealth of Massachusetts,’ and for other purposes herein mentioned” (April 6, 1796), XVIII 341n, “An act for the relief of Wilhem Willinck, Nicolaas Van Staphorst, Christian Van Eeghen, Hendrick Vollenhoven, Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck and Peter Stadniski being aliens” (April 11, 1796), XX 46n, “An Act concerning the recovery of debts and demands to the value of ten pounds, in the city of New-York” (February 6, 1797), XXII 89n, “An Act for appointing a Comptroller in this State” (February 17, 1797), XXI 13n, “An Act for erecting a public building in the county of Albany, and for other purposes therein mentioned” (March 10, 1797), XXV 369n, “An Act making further provision for building the State Prison in the city of New-York” (March 17, 1797), XXV 368n, “An Act providing a mean for procuring a sum to the Western Inland Lock Navigation company, to enable them more effectually and speedily to prosecute the improvements in the said navigation” (March 17, 1797), XX 47n, “An Act for opening and improving certain great roads within this state” (March 28, 1797), XXV 368n, “An Act for electing representatives for this state in the house of representatives of the Congress of the United States of America” (March 28, 1797), XXI 447n, “An Act for the relief of John B. Coles, and to provide for the laying out of new roads” (March 30, 1797), XXV 368–69n, “An Act supplementary to the act entitled ‘An act for opening and improving certain great roads within this State” (March 2, 1798), XXV 369n, “An Act relative to the public building in the city of Albany, and for erecting an arsenal in the city of New-York” (March 30, 1798), XXV 369n, “An Act to enable Aliens to purchase and hold real Estates within this State, under certain restrictions therein mentioned” (April 2, 1798), XVIII 365n, XXV 97n, “An Act to incorporate the stockholders of the New-York Insurance Company” (April 2, 1798), XXII 435n, “An Act for the further defence of this State and for other purposes” (August 27, 1798), XXI 476, XXII 190, 191n, 252, 253n, 263, 264n, 265, 266n, XXIII 302, XXV 128, “An Act to establish a Turnpike Corporation for improving the State Road from the house of John Weaver in Water-Vliet to Cherry Valley, and to repeal the act therein mentioned” (March 15, 1799), XXIV 33n, “An Act for the assessment and collection of Taxes” (April 1, 1799), XXV 368n, “An Act to amend the Act for relief of Debtors with respect to the Imprisonment of their Persons” (April 2, 1799), XXII 443n, XXIII 270, 271n, “An act for supplying the city of New-York with pure and wholesome water” (April 2, 1799), XXII 446n, 449, “An Act for the relief of Mary Brannon” (April 3, 1799), XXV 368n, “An Act for the payment of certain Officers of Government, and other contingent expences” (April 3, 1799), XXIII 292n, 302, “An Act respecting the clerkship of the circuit court, and sittings in the city and county of New York” (March 7, 1800), XXIV 324n, “An Act for the relief of John Thurman and other purposes” (March 25, 1800), XVIII 270n, “An Act to Aid the establishing and opening the Western Lock Navigation” (April 2, 1802), XXV 586, 587n, “An Act to amend the Act, entitled ‘an Act for the encouragement of Literature’” (April 3, 1802), XXV 581n, “An Act to increase the number of Wards in the City of New-York, and equalize the same” (March 8, 1803), XXVI 116n, “An Act for settling the disputes and controversies between the representatives of John Van Rensselaer the elder, deceased, and the possessors of lands in the town of Hillsdale, in the County of Columbia” (April 2, 1803), XXVI 113n, “An Act to prevent Duelling” (April 2, 1803), XXVI 342n, “An Act to restrain unincorporated banking associations” (April 11, 1804), XXVI 204n, 214n, 215n, “An Act to incorporate the stockholders of the Merchants’ Bank, in the city of New-York” (March 26, 1805), XXVI 204n; advances in chemistry, Samuel L. Mitchell on, VIII 279–80; alien ownership of land in, XVIII 365, 365–66n, XIX 283–84n, XX 45–47n, 51, XXI 300, XXII 177–78n, XXIV 413n, XXV 96, 97n, XXVI 123 (see also Holland Land Company); alliance between N.Y. and Va. Republicans, XXIV 169n; in American Revolution, I 204, 207, 217, 221, 233, 234, 249, 267–68, 272, 279, 302, 304, 306–9, 313, 314, 339, 349–50, 368, 412–13, 414, 437, 445, II 23–24, 36, 39n, 43n, 69, 145n, 195n, 197, 230, 307n, 325–26, 330, 331n, 341, 345–46, 425, 426, 432–33, 447, 497, 500, 541, 551n, 554, 570, 574, 647, V 263–64, 265, 270–72, 301n, 303, 317–18, XXVI 353–54n, 371, 374n, 380n, 390, 425, 476n (see also New York City: in American Revolution, and Oriskany, Battle of, and Putnam, Israel, and Saratoga, N.Y.); and campaign against Indians, see American Revolution: Indians, relations and warfare with, Committee of Safety (1775–1777), I 179n, 185n, 225n, convention of the representatives of (July 10, 1776–April 20, 1777), I 186, 187–88, 190, 199–200, 208, 213, 217, 222, 224, 225, 228–29, 232, 233, 238, 241n, 249, 268n, 297, correspondence between Hamilton and committee of Correspondence on course of war, I 207–8, 209, 209–10, 211–13, 213–14, 215–16, 216, 217–18, 218, 219, 219–22, 223–24, 227–29, 229, 231–32, 232, 233–34, 237, 238, 240–41, 248–49, 250, 251–53, 253–54, 254–56, 257, 261–63, 267–68, 274–77, 279–80, 281–83, 289–90, 294–97, 306–9, 310–12, 314–16, 320–21, XXVI 374–76, Council of Safety (May, 1777–January, 1778), I 254n, 267, 268n, 305–6, 320, 322n, governor during, see Clinton, George, and militia, I 217, 234, 279, 292, 298, 303–4, 308, 311, 349, 540, 550, II 346, Provincial Assembly dissolved, I 179n, 180n, 181, Provincial Congress (May 22, 1775–July 10, 1776), I 179n, 180n, 182, 183–85, 185, 186n, III 125n, 479n, Provincial Convention, I 182, 185, 186, 199–200, 254n; and Annapolis Convention, III 665–66, 671, 683n, 684n, 685, 686–90; and appointment of notaries in New York City, XXIII 62; and Army (Quasi-War), XXII 67, 240–41, 354n, 386, 484, 549, 553, 556, 587, 589, 593, 595, 597n, 598, 599n, 609, XXIII 7, 10, 26, 35, 38, 73, 76, 93, 98, 119, 150n, 165–66, 177, 262, 272, 273, 293, 320, 356n, 508, XXIV 89, 428n, 456n; Army contracts in, III 106, 146, 185, XIII 236–37; Assembly, acts, resolutions, reports, and motions written and discussed by Hamilton (1787), IV 1–153, clerk of, see McKesson, John, governor’s address to (1787), Hamilton’s comments on, IV 2, 3–12, 13–17, 17–18, Hamilton as member of (1787), IV 1–152, and Hamilton’s appointment as delegate to Constitutional Convention (1787), IV 108, and Hamilton’s appointment as delegate to Continental Congress (1788), IV 492–93, Hamilton’s election to (1786), III 671–72, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 25; attorney general, see Benson, Egbert, and Burr, Aaron, and Lewis, Morgan; auditor, see Curtenius, Peter S.; and banks, legislation to incorporate. III 520, 522, 526, 581, VII 244, 252, VIII 212–13, IX 3, 17–18, 48–49, X 526n, 580, XXVI 204, 214, legislation to subscribe to Bank of the U.S., VIII 213, IX 123; boundary with Pa., Hamilton on in N.Y. Assembly, IV 18; and bounty lands, Hamilton’s failure to receive, XXVI 290; Aaron Burr, indictment of following duel with Hamilton, XXVI 341–43; campaign and election for House of Representatives, (1796) XX 446, (1798) XXI 447n, 533, XXII 547n, (1802) XXV 305n, 610–11; campaign and election for state legislature, (1797) XX 544, (1801) XXV 375–78, 378–79, 382, (1803) XXVI 112, 113n, 113–115, 238; campaign and election of legislators and presidential electors (1800), XXV 30, 221–22, 224, 412, 445, 446, 448, 452, 452–53, 464–66, 470, 484–85n, 507, 536, 576, 591–92; and Castorland project, XXV 318n; cession of land to U.S., VI 407–8, VIII 326–27n, XI 109n, XXVI 817; chancellor of, see Lansing, John, Jr., and Livingston, Robert R.; coins, value of, Hamilton on in “Report on the Mint,” VII 485, 511, value of, and legislature, VII 469, 472; commissioner of loans, pay, VI 537, IX 461, XI 64, 66, XV 559, payments to, XV 529, 562 (see also Clarkson, Matthew, and Cochran, John); commissioner to settle accounts of, III 116, 162 (see also, Sherburne, Henry); commissioners of forfeitures in the Southern District, IV 38n, and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 58; commissioners of land office, X 580, XII 423n, and grant to Arthur Noble, IV 66; comptroller of, see Henry, John V., and Jenkins, Elisha, and Jones, Samuel; and Connecticut Gore, XX 336, XXI 294–95n, 363n, XXIV 91, XXV 125n; Constitution of 1777, I 248, adopted (April 20, 1777), I 241n, and codification of British statutes, XXVI 804–5, effective (January, 1778), I 322n, Hamilton on, I 253, 255, III 484–85, 541, 609, IV 6–12, 13–17, 21, 22–24, 25–29, 30, 34–37, 69–70, 73–92, 131–33, Gouverneur Morris on, I 254–55, and multiple office-holding, V 308–9; and Continental Congress (Articles of Confederation), application of Article 8 to state, III 268–74, 280–81, delegates, see Duane, James, and Floyd, William, and Hamilton, Alexander, and L’Hommedieu, Ezra, and Scott, John Morin, grant of money to state, XXVI 583, report of Hamilton and William Floyd to George Clinton and Clinton’s replies and instructions (1782–1783), III 208–9, 225–26, 229–31, 236, 240–41, 255–56, 266–67, 268–74, 275–76, 280–81, 290, 303, 311–13, 321–22, 328, 338–39, 354–56, 367–72, 377, 407–8, 418–19; Continental Congress (2nd), requisitions by, V 566–67n; Continental loan officer, pay, VI 303 (see also Cochran, John, and Ten Broeck, Dirck); Council for the Southern District, III 483n, 541–53, and treatment of Loyalists after American Revolution, Hamilton on, V 262n, 272, 302–4, 305–6, 318, 329; Council for the Temporary Government of the Southern District (1783–1784), V 262, 272, 301n, 318; Council of Appointment, III 125n, IV 72n, 507, V 189, 308, 361, VII 411, 615, IX 246, 247n, XXIV 325n, XXV 383n, 416n, 602n, Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 640–42, and legislature (1787), IV 72n; Council of Revision, III 116n, 140–41, 484n, 531n, 542n, 609, IV 70n, 80, 99n, 125n, 592, 623, V 362n, Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 592, and legislature, IV 70n, 99n, 125n, 131n, 623; counterfeiting in (1792), XXVI 677–78; Court for the Correction of Errors, legislation concerning, IV 97n; Court for the Trial of Impeachments and Correction of Errors, V 361n, legislation concerning, IV 97; Court of Admiralty, IV 97n; court of Chancery, IV 97n, 99, V 210, VII 445; Court of Common Pleas, legislation concerning, IV 97; Court of Exchequer, legislation concerning, IV 97n; Court of Probates, legislation concerning, IV 70, 97n; courts, Hamilton on in Assembly, IV 69–70; election of legislature, (1783) III 482n, (1785) III 609, 610n, 611, 615, 616n, (1786) III 665, 671–72; elections, Hamilton on laws concerning, IV 19–20, 22–24, 25, 25–29, 30, 31–32, 34–37; elections to House of Representatives (1802), XXVI 58n; and excise, officers of, pay, VIII 188, XII 17, 89, 95, 97, XIV 485, XVIII 167, organization under, XVIII 188–89, IX 427, reaction to (1792), XII 237, 593, supervisor of the revenue, see Armstrong, John, Jr., and Fish, Nicholas, and Low, Nicholas, and Morris, Richard, and Smith, William S.; financial and political situation in (1782–1783), Hamilton on, III 132–44, 147, 166–68, 355; French consul general for, see La Forest, Antoine René Charles Mathurin de; frontier posts, garrisoning of, III 312–13, 321, 367–68, 372, 419, 435–36, 458, 464–65; governor of, see Clinton, George, and Jay, John, and Tryon, William; Great Western Turnpike Company, XXIV 33n; gubernatorial campaign and disputed election (1792), X 581–82n, XI 1–2, 5–7, 38, 54, 110, 111n, 158, 198n, 344, 378, 559, 560n, 588, 589–91n, XII 20–21, 64–66, 99–100, 119, 125–26, 272, 273n, 493, XIII 245–46, XVIII 280n, 482, XXVI 238; gubernatorial campaign and election, (1795) XVIII 19–20n, 196, 307, 308n, 311n, 342–43, 395, 482, (1798) XXI 447n, 533, (1801) XXV 123–24, 340–41, 348, 349–71, 373, 375–78, 382, (1804) XXVI 79–80, 187–90, 191–92, 194–96, 205, 206–8, 240, 243–46, 261; gubernatorial election (1789), V 253–54, 254, 255–61, 261, 263–64, 265–66, 266–68, 268, 269–70, 270–72, 273–74, 275–76, 277–78, 279–82, 286–87, 287–89, 289–90, 291–92, 293–97, 298–99, 307–8, 309–15, 315–16, 317–29, 329–30, 333–34, 334–35n, 339, 340n, 344, 345n, XXVI 238, 478–79; Hamilton on, at Constitutional Convention, IV 188–95, 196–98, 200, 202, 203, 214n, 221, 222n, in The Federalist, IV 323, 335, 354, 398, 399, 405, 406, 418, 423, 431, 440, 478, 512, 532, 533, 552, 554, 576, 582, 590, 591, 592–98, 600, 604, 623–24, 640–41, 665, 674, 680, 681, 685, 687, 690, 692, 694–96, 699, 700, 702, 703, 706, 707, 709, 714, 718; Hamilton’s account with, (1783–1784) XXVI 446–47, (1784–1786) III 13–14, (1788) IV 652, as counsel in dispute with Mass., V 232, 332, as delegate to Continental Congress, V 331; Hamilton’s “Address to the Public Creditors of …,” III 171–76; in Hamilton’s Letter to John Adams, XXV 117, 118, 200, 201; in Hamilton’s “Report on Manufactures,” X 39; Hamilton’s trip in upstate (1795), XVIII 345n; and impost, under Articles of Confederation, V 126, 276, 277–78, 279–81, 288–89, Hamilton on IV 2, 4–18, 71–92, 197; and imprisonment for debt, III 678–79, XXII 442–43; internal improvements in, XXVI 19, Tench Coxe on in drafts of “Report on Manufactures,” X 21, XXVI 640–41; invalid pensions in, estimate of, V 391, 392, VI 136, U.S. payments for, IX 470, XIII 134, XV 526, 571; and Jay Treaty, reaction to, XVIII 459–60, and vote in House of Representatives on implementation of, XX 150–51; judges, Hamilton on independence of, IV 97; land dispute with Mass., III 613, 624n, 702–3, 704–16, V 232, 332, XXVI 806, Hamilton on, IV 17, settlement of, XIX 18n; land grants and speculation in land, X 580, 581n, XII 422, 423n, XIII 481n, XVIII 31n, 269, 277, 311n, 335, XXI 117, XXII 178, 354n, XXIII 160n, 271n, XXIV 240–41n, 420–21n, XXIV 157, XXV 168, 318n (see also Cazenove, Théophile, and Holland Land Company and LeRoy, Bayard, and McEvers and Morris, Robert (Pa.), and Troup, Robert, and Williamson, Charles); land speculation in, V 161–62, 186–87, 203, 206, VI 337n, VIII 213, IX 8n, 205n, 413n, XVI 368, 369n, XX 447, 447–48n, XXVI 123 (see also Genesee country and Morris, Robert (Pa.), and Phelps Gorham Purchase, and Pulteney Associates); legislature of, (1779–1781) II 151–52, 325–26, 345–46, 425, 426n, 549–50, 676, (1781) consideration of Hamilton as delegate to Continental Congress, XXVI 800, (1782) III 94, 98, 108, 109, 138, appointment of Hamilton as delegate to Continental Congress, III 117, 188–89, and fiscal policies of Robert Morris as Superintendent of Finance, III 114–16, resolution calling for convention to revise and amend Articles of Confederation, III 110–14, 240–41, (1783) on defects of Articles of Confederation, III 241n, 257, and payment of troops of, III 349, 351n, resolution on garrisoning northern and western posts, III 311–13, resolution on state troops, III 321, (1784) Hamilton’s petition to for settlement of his accounts with Army, IV 505–6, and Loyalists after American Revolution, III 620n, petition for charter by Bank of N.Y., III 581, (1785) III 8, 9, and imprisonment of debtors, III 567, 592, 593n, (1786) III 32, 40, 43, 701, charters Associated Manufacturing Iron Company, III 682n, George Clinton’s refusal to convene, V 279–81, merchants’ petition to, on impost, III 647–49, petition to, to end slave trade, III 654, (1788) and dueling, XVIII 490, representation in, V 24, 25, (1788–1789) and election of electors and Senators, V 244–46, 251, 296–97, 319, 345, 359–61, 361–62n, 362, 363n, and system for electing members of House of Representatives, V 251, 296n, (1791) and Hamilton’s law practice, VIII 185, 349, relations with Indians, VIII 213, 241–42, senatorial election in, VII 411, 442–43, 445, 615–16, VIII 4, 5n, IX 247n, X 582n, (1792) aid to education by, XIII 279, 280–81n, (1795) selection of Senator by, XVIII 18, 20n, 152–53, 186–87, 187n, (1796) reaction to Va. proposals to amend Constitution, XX 52, (1799) and appointment of auctioneers, XXIII 408–9, proposal for changes in selecting presidential electors, XXII 477n, 547, and water supply for New York City, XXII 446–49, 515–16, (1802) U.S. Constitution and proposed amendments to, XXV 512–13, 558–59, 587–88, (1803) Hamilton on proposed dower bill, XXVI 115, Hamilton on proposed suffrage bill, XXVI 115; lieutenant governor, see Tayler, John, and Van Cortlandt, Pierre, and Van Rensselaer, Stephen; lighthouses and other navigational aids, VI 44–45, 46, 47, 475, VIII 413, XIII 472–73; and Loyalists, II 549–50, III 93n, 508, 520n, 559, 661–65, IV 21, 22n, 112, 141, 241, XI 3n, and alien bill, III 483–84n, 542n, policies toward in American Revolution, II 176–78, 178–79, 251, 268n, III 479n, 526, 621, XXVI 475, policies toward after American Revolution, III 570, IV 145, V 272n, Hamilton on policies toward after American Revolution, III 367–72, 430, 434–35, 478–79, 483–97, 513, 529, 533–58, 609, 610n, XI 316–17; map of, XX 75, 76n; maple sugar production in, IX 8; Marine Society, XXV 389n; militia, XXV 61n; oath for the faithful execution of office (1783), III 471; oath of allegiance (1783), III 471; paper money in, Hamilton on (1787), IV 87, 90, under Articles of Confederation, V 8n, 280; and peacetime establishment, Benjamin Lincoln on, XXVI 440; politics in (1791), VII 411, 442–43, 445, 614–16, IX 246–47; ports of entry, XIX 178–79n; as possible site of Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 152; possibility of foreign loans to, VIII 59; presidential and congressional campaign and election, (1788–1789) V 235, 244–46, 248, 251, 268, 274, 275–76, 276–77, 283–86, 295–97, 298, 344–45, 359–61, (1796) XX 376–77, XXV 195, (1800–1801) XXIV 412, 445, 446, 448, 452, 452–53, 464–66, 470, 475n, 484–85n, 507, 509–10, 536, 555, 569, 576, 591–92, XXV 1, 30, 36, 57, 76, 97, 224, 258n, 300, 309, 314, 346n, XXVI 239; in presidential election (1792), XII 567–68; printer for, XI 29n; proposed meeting with eastern states (1783), Hamilton and James Madison on, III 314; as proposed site of Continental Congress, III 294, 321, 349, 408; Quasi-War, and defense of New York City, XXI 476–77, XXII 79–80, 85, 169–70, 176–77, 190, 200–1, 211–12, 221, 225–26, 250, 251–52, 252–53, 263, 265, 373, 377–78, 393, 401–2, 438, 439–40, 476, 476–77, 498–99, XXIII 302, XXIV 215–16, and militia and volunteer companies, Hamilton on, XXII 163–64, 169–70; receiver of Continental taxes, payment to, V 383 (see also Hamilton, Alexander, and Tillotson, Thomas); regents, see University of the State of N.Y., Regents of; Republican patronage, in under Jefferson, XXVI 13n; revenue cutter for (Vigilant), VII 87, 449, IX 130, 509, XI 5n, XII 117, 167, XIII 339, XV 98, 99, 118, XXVI 844, capt. of, see Dennis, Patrick; secretary of state of, see Scott, John Morin, and Scott, Lewis Allaire; Senate, clerk of, see Bancker, Abraham, and Benson, Robert; Society for the Promotion of Agriculture, Arts and Manufactures, XXV 342; Southern District of, V 301n, 302n, and gubernatorial election (1789), V 272, 317, 318, 339, and ratification of Constitution, V 3, 173, 175; state agent for, see Hay, Udny; Supreme Court of, V 318n, 345n, 361, 362n, IX 483–84n, chief justice, see Jay, John, and Jones, Samuel, and Lansing, John, Jr., and Lewis, Morgan, and Morris, Richard, Hamilton’s admission to (1782), III 82–83, 114–15, 116n, 122, 189, 471, and Hamilton’s law practice, V 230, 232n, 343n, justice of, see Hobart, John Sloss; surveyor general of, see DeWitt, Simeon; taxes, state and Federal under Articles of Confederation, III 72–75, 93–94, 98–99, 108, 109, 114–16, 119–20, 123–24, 124–25, 126, 130–31, 132–37, 141n, 142, 147, 149n, 155–56, 157, 158–59, 160, 160–61, 161–62, 162–63, 163–64, 165, 166, 166–68, 170, 171–76, 177–79, 181, 186–87, 190, 212, 257, 372; trade with Conn. and Mass., IX 335, 337, 345, 371; treasurer of, XI 345 (see also Bancker, Gerard, and Livingston, Peter); “Trespass law,” and Hamilton’s law practice, III 511; under-water rights of, and of Powles Hook, XXVI 221, 224, 229–30; University of, see University of the State of N.Y., Regents of; U.S. attorney for the District of, see Harison, Richard; U.S. Circuit and District courts, clerk, pay, XIII 58; U.S. Constitution, ratification of, V 2, 11–13, 193–95n, 196n, Aaron Burr on ratification of, XXV 297, 297n, Hamilton’s correspondence with James Madison on ratification of in N.Y. and Va., V 2–4, 4, 9, 10, 13–14, 35, 61, 80, 91, 91–92, 137, 140–41, 147–48, 177–78, 184–85, 187, Hamilton on prospects for ratification of, IV 651, ratification of, and N.H., V 2, 5, 34, 91, 137, 148, Ratifying Convention, circular letter from, to states concerning amendments, V 196, 207n, 228, 229, 294, election of delegates to, IV 647, 648n, 650–51, Hamilton on George Clinton’s opposition to, V 275, 277–78, 291–92, 294, 299, 325, Hamilton’s speeches to and authorship of disputed numbers of The Federalist, IV 223n, 298n, 514–15n, 524n, 525n, 527–28n, 534n, meetings of, V 11–13, 14–34, 36–60, 62–79, 80–90, 92–137, 138–40, 141–47, 149–60, 163–77, 178–84, 185, 188–96; U.S. District Court, and customs regulations, VII 383, payment for seal for. XIII 101; U.S. judge for the District of, pay, V 387, VI 129, IX 458, XIII 120 (see also Duane, James, and Hobart, John Sloss, and Laurance, John, and Troup, Robert); U.S. marshal for the District of, pay, VI 528, settlement of accounts, IX 466 (see also Clarkson, Matthew, and Giles, Aquila, and Smith, William S., and Swartwout, John); U.S. Representatives from, see Bailey, Theodorus, and Benson, Egbert, and Brooks, David, and Cooper, William, and Cochran, James, and Gilbert, Ezekiel, and Glen, Henry, and Gordon, James, and Hosmer, Hezekiah L., and Laurance, John, and Livingston, Edward, and Livingston, Henry W., and Morris, Thomas, and Platt, Jonas, and Schoonmaker, Cornelius C., and Silvester, Peter, and Talbot, Silas, and Tredwell, Thomas, and Van Allen, John Evert, and Van Cortlandt, Philip, and Van Gaasbeck, Peter, and Van Rensselaer, Jeremiah, and Walker, Benjamin, and Watts, John, and Williams, John; U.S. Senators from, candidates (1798), XXII 80 (see also Armstrong, John, and Burr, Aaron, and Clinton, DeWitt, and Hobart, John Sloss, and King, Rufus, and Laurance, John, and Mitchell, Samuel L., and Morris, Gouverneur, and North, William, and Schuyler, Philip, and Watson, James; and Vt., (1782–1783) III 204–5, 208–9, 212, 230, 236, 241, 255, 258, 266–67, 275–76, 281, 282n, 418–19, (1788) IV 322n, V 161–62, 186–87, 219–20; violations of Treaty of Paris (1783) by, Hamilton on, XVIII 414–15n, 419–22, XIX 71–81, 84, 127–33, 153, 159, 160; War Department agent for, see Stevens, Ebenezer; Western Inland Lock Navigation Company, XXV 586, 587n
New York Stock Exchange: speculation on, XXVI 653n
New York v Massachusetts: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 14, 613, 624n, 702–3, IV 17 Niagara, Fort, see Fort Niagara
Niagara, N.Y.: town of, XIX 145n
Niagara, Ontario: British garrison at Fort Edward, XXIII 5, 160, 183, 492n
Niagara River, XXIII 184n
Nicaria (Nikaria), Greece, I 384
Nicholas (Nichlas), Edward: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 135, 146, 429, 430
Nicholas, George (brother of Wilson Cary Nicholas), XXIV 194; Army (American Revolution), I 333; A Letter from George Nicholas of Kentucky, to his Friend, in Virginia …, XXIII 41–42n; U.S. attorney for District of Ky., and suit against U.S., XII 301–3
Nicholas, John: clerk, county court, Albemarle County, Va., XXVI 141n; discusses politics, XXVI 139–41
Nicholas, John: member, House of Representatives (Va.), XV 637n, XVII 407n, and French refusal to accept Charles Cotesworth Pinckney as Minister, XXV 204n; and Hamilton’s 1795 “Report on Public Credit,” XVIII 50, and House investigation of Hamilton, XVI 195n, opposes Hamilton’s appointment as Minister to France, XVI 263, opposes naval rearmament, XXI 463n
Nicholas, Mary Smith (Mrs. George), XXIV 195n
Nicholas, Robert Carter (son of George Nicholas), XXIV 194
Nicholas, Walter, see Nichols, Walter
Nicholas, Wilson Cary (brother of George Nicholas): and alleged Adams-Jefferson bargain, XXIV 486n; and election of 1800, XXV 302n; and Ky. resolutions (1798), XXIII 41n; member, Va. House of Delegates, XXII 424n; U.S. Senator (Va.), XXIV 118n, XXV 261n
Nicholas (schooner): and customs regulations, IX 108, 181
Nicholl, Abimael Y., see Nicoll, Abimael Y.
Nicholl, John (Dr.): U.S. counsel in prize cases in British courts, XIX 317n, 343n
Nicholls, Jeremiah, see Nicols, Jeremiah
Nicholls, Lewis, see Nichols, Lewis
Nichols, —— (Mr.): and Zacharie, Coopman, and Company, XI 524
Nichols, Austin: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 270
Nichols, Francis, XVIII 233; Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 145; candidate, supervisor of the revenue for Pa., XVI 482; supplies for militia, Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 392–93, XVIII 172
Nichols, John: leases land for winter quarters (Quasi-War), XXIII 529
Nichols, Jonathan: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 318, 322, 338; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 620
Nichols (Nicholls), Lewis: New York City merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 61
Nichols (Nicols), R. L.: comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 302
Nichols (Nicholas), Walter: payment, groceries for President of U.S., VI 535, XIII 45
Nichols, William (brother of Francis Nichols): comments on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 133, 136, 143; successful candidate, inspector of the revenue, Survey No. 1, Pa., XVIII 233; U.S. marshal for District of Pa., and Fries’s Rebellion, XXIII 412n
Nicholson, Frances Witter (Mrs. James), XVIII 489
Nicholson, J.: comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 92
Nicholson, James: N.Y. Republican leader, XV 172–73, 311, and construction of City Hall, New York City, V 240, contract with French Navy, XV 622n, Hamilton’s abortive duel with, XVIII 471, 472, 473, 473–74, 489, 490, 491, 501–2, XX 42n, 44, XXI 143, XXVI 236–37; U.S. Navy (American Revolution), XI 535
Nicholson (Nicholason), John: Indian interpreter, petition of, XIII 155n
Nicholson, John (Md.): Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 290
Nicholson, John (Pa.), XVI 428n, XVIII 307, XXVI 732; Army contractor, payments to, XIII 568, XV 524, XVII 520; associate in land speculation with Robert Morris, XVIII 297n, 298n, 361–62n, XIX 310n, XX 63–64n, 262–63n, 453–54n, 478, 513n, 523, 528, 536, 537, 550, XXI 165n, 429n, XXIV 420n, 460, and Asylum Company, XXVI 735n; auditor, Pa., accounts of (Continental Congress), XIII 242; career, XXVI 732n; comptroller general of Pa., XV 261, acquittal and resignation, XVI 121n, charges and suit against, XIV 252–53, 290–91, 510–11, XV 143, 629, XVI 25, 44–45, impeachment of, XII 114n, 116n, XIII 482n, XVI 119–20, objects to policy on loan office certificates, VIII 193–97, state’s and individuals’ accounts with U.S., VI 40, VIII 33, 135, 211–12, 214–15, 298–99, 318, 327, 339, 392–93, 394, 412n, 532–33, IX 92, 239–40, 245–46, 264n, 382–83, 485, X 468–69, 483, 517, 519, 523–24, XI 36n, 267, 298, 551–52, XII 82, 112–17, 143, XIII 483–85, XV 143, 281, 629, XVI 25, 44–45; and cotton manufacturing, XVI 21–22
Nicholson, Joseph: Indian interpreter (1788), payment, VI 529, XIII 50
Nicholson, Joseph H.: member, House of Representatives (Md.), XXV 425n, XXVI 193
Nicholson, Samuel: capt., U.S. Navy, XXIII 97, relative rank of, XXII 419, 468, XXIII 117
Nicholson, William: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 307, 310
Nicklin, Philip: Philadelphia merchant, XIV 8, XXIV 552n
Nicklin, Philip, and Company: Philadelphia merchant firm, XIII 566; bills of exchange, XV 47, 48; payment to for bills of exchange drawn by Santo Domingo on France, XVII 538
Nicola, Lewis: Army (American Revolution), I 496
Nicoll (Nicholl), Abimael Y.: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 75
Nicoll, John: British member of commission under Article 7 of Jay Treaty, XX 306n, 506n, 507
Nicoll, Leonard D.: payment for assisting Army, XV 527
Nicols (Nicholls), Jeremiah: collector of customs, Chester, Md., accounts of, XIII 38–39, 577, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87
Nicols, R. L., see Nichols, R. L.
Niel, ——: shipmaster, brig Amazon, XXV 81n
Nielson, John, see Neilson, John
Nielson, William, see Neilson, William
Niemcewicz (Nimscowich), Julian Ursyn: Polish writer and friend of Hamilton, XXII 450–51n
Nightingale, Joseph: Providence, R.I., merchant and partner of Joseph Clark, and customs and excise regulations, X 484, XI 217, 460, 518, XII 40, 101, 155, 290, XIV 216n, XV 358n
Nile, Battle of the, XXII 188, 220n, 229, 230n, 345n, XXV 411
Niles, Nathaniel: member, House of Representatives (Vt.), and Giles Resolutions (1794), XV 462, pay, XV 508, XVII 506
Nimeguen (Nimigen, Nimwegen), Treaty of (1678, 1679), XXV 164n
Nimscowich, see Niemcewicz
Ninety-Six, S.C.: siege of, XXVI 412–13
Niven, Daniel: Army (American Revolution), II 260, XXVI 796
Nivison, John: and ship seizure in Port au Prince, VI 272n
Nixon, —— (Mrs.): subscription for French refugees, XV 601
Nixon, George: clerk in auditor’s office, Treasury Department, pay, XIII 46, 465
Nixon, John: Army (American Revolution), I 282, 285, 348, 349, 352, 424, 583, II 104, 172, 175, XXVI 370; Philadelphia merchant and director and president of Bank of North America, III 646, account for rental of space for Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, XII 78, favors House of Representatives action on Jay Treaty, XX 122n, Hamilton requests loan to Government from Bank of North America, XVII 406, objects to policy on loan office certificates, VIII 193–97, X 541n, XI 35–36, purchase of Government bills on Amsterdam, XIII 497
Nixon, Thomas: Army (American Revolution), XXVI 371–72
Nixon, William: and petition of John Hayden, XI 313
Nixon and Foster: purchase of Government bills on Amsterdam, XIII 497
Nixonton (Nixenton, Nixinton, N.C.): surveyor of customs at, accounts of, XI 235
Nixon v Mordecai: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 64
Noailles, Louis Marie, vicomte de (Lafayette’s brother-in-law): and Asylum Company, XXVI 734; career, XXIV 460–61; discusses French Army step with Hamilton, XXIV 460–61, 473–74, 478–79, 513; French Army (American Revolution), II 515, 561, 639–40, 683, Battle of Yorktown, XXVI 420–22; French emigré in U.S., XXII 313, and U.S. foreign policy, XIV 89, 414–15, XV 121, 162n, 358–59; Hamilton describes military situation to, III 83–86, XXVI 424–28; returns to France (1781), III 72n, 84n, 193n
Noailles, Louise de (wife and cousin of Louis Marie Noailles), XXIV 461n
Noailles, Marie Adrienne Françoise de, see Lafayette, Adrienne, marquise de
Noble, Arthur, XX 235; Hamilton’s purchase of land from, XVIII 504, 504–5n, XXVI 97–98; land grant and N.Y. Assembly, IV 66
Noble, Wild: Additional Army candidate (N.H.), XXII 111
Noble, William: British Army (American Revolution), prisoner exchange, XXVI 386
Nobleborough (Nobleboro), N.Y.: Hamilton’s purchase of land in, XVIII 504–5n, XXVI 97–98, 283
Noel, —— (Mme): French refugee in Philadelphia, XV 601
Nogaret, Dominique-Vincent Ramel: and confiscation of land by French Convention, XIX 347n
Noirmont, see La Neuville
“No Jacobin”: Hamilton’s pseudonym in articles attacking French policy (1793), XV 145–51, 184–91, 203–7, 224–28, 243–46, 249–50, 268–70, 281–84, 304–6, XX 423n
Nolan, Philip: dealer in contraband in Southwest, XXIV 362–63, 363n
Noland, Enos (Eneas): Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 306, 310
Nollet, Jean Antoine: French scientist, XXIV 67
Nonimportation: Robert R. Livingston on (1794), XXV 322n
Nonimportation and nonexportation agreement (1774): Hamilton on, in The Farmer Refuted, I 138, in A Full Vindication, I 57–66
Nonintercourse Bill, XVI 285n, XVII 223n; Hamilton on (1794), XVI 273–78
Nonnavigating states, V 22, 29, 32, 62–63, 142
Non Pareil (sloop): and customs regulations, XIII 160n
Nootka Sound: controversy and crisis over, VI 486, 573n, VII 64n, 74n, 79n, VIII 246n, XI 68–69n, XIV 337n, XIX 184, 264, XXI 1n, 5n, 6n, 349n
Norfolk, Va., V 534, VI 467n, VII 414, VIII 450, X 387, XVI 497, XVII 154, XXVI 494; in American Revolution, II 54; branch of Bank of the U.S. at, XI 493–94, 585, XII 85n, XVIII 214, 255n; British consul at, XVI 202 (see also Hamilton, John); collector of customs at, see Bird, Otway, and Lindsay, William, accounts, XI 237, Treasury drafts on collector protested, VI 9, 34–35; construction of U.S. frigate at, XVI 526n, 528, XVII 469, 572; and customs regulations, VI 372; Democratic Society at, XV 122n, XXVI 732; French consul at, VI 272n; and French privateering, XIV 427n, XVI 202n; French vice consul at, see Oster, Martin; manufacturing at, IX 278; naval agent at, XVI 526, 568n, 583; naval officer for port of, see Gatewood, Philemon, accounts, XI 238; port of entry, XIX 179n, customs accounts, XIII 38–39, 571, 572, 574, 577, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87; proposed removal of customs office, VI 293; and Quasi-War, XXII 348, 463, 506n, XXIII 120n, 290, 579, 593, XXIV 389n, 398n, 625; revenue cutter for, VII 32; surveyor of customs at, accounts of, XI 235, and U.S. relations with France (1798), XXI 365–66, 422–23n, 472
Norfolk and Portsmouth Republican Society, XV 122n, XXVI 732
Norfolk County, Mass.: and recruiting (Quasi-War), XXII 494, XXIII 29, 82
Norfolk County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428; manufacturing in, IX 278
Norman Conquest, IV 429
Normande (Normandez), D. Pedro: Spanish Minister to Great Britain, XX 536n
Norris, Isaac: owner of “Fair Hill” (near Philadelphia), XV 388n
Norris, Jacob: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 297, 310
Norris, James, Sr.: comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 302
Norris, James, Jr.: comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 302
Norris, Joseph Parker: Philadelphia merchant, XV 388n
Norristown, Pa., I 328n; and Quasi-War, XXIII 411, 445
North, George: payment to his co. (American Revolution), for invalid pensions, X 553
North, Gershem (Gershon): Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 96, 604
North, Lord (Frederick North, 2nd earl of Guilford), XXVI 428n; resignation of, as head of ministry, III 71, 72n, 108n; and John Wilkes, XX 432–33n
North, Mary Duane (Mrs. William), XXIV 33
North, S.N.D., see Ibbotson, Joseph D.
North, Thomas: tavernkeeper at West Point, N.Y., XXV 12n, 44–45
North, William (son-in-law of James Duane), XXIV 602, XXV 49, 159, 160n; Army (during and after American Revolution), back pay for service (1787–1788), XIII 299; Army (Quasi-War), adjutant general and brigadier general, appointment, XXII 32, 49, 151, 565, XXIII 524n, comments on Additional Army candidates (Mass., N.Y., and Pa.), XXII 92, 94, 96, 98, 100, 101, 143, 335, 603, delay in reporting, XXII 582–83, 587, XXIII 437, 473, XXIV 32–33, duties and activities, XXIII 118, 150, 153–54, 352, 460, 513, 527n, 538n, 542n, 543n, 553n, 606, 636, 641, 645, XXIV 1n, 82, 84, 86, 93–95, 113–14n, 114–15, 115–16, 119, 124, 154, 174, 179–80, 189–90, 192–93, 196, 200–1, 218n, 272n, 366, 373–74, 407–8, 421–24, 434, 489, 548–49, 585, 590–91, 621, 625, 635, 636, 637, 649, 660, 664, 665, 666, 669, 674, general orders, XXIV 183, 221, 315–16, 347–48, 364, 395–96, 436–38, 517, 518–19, 527–28, 586; candidate, Secretary of War, XIX 437, 440; career, XXI 493–94n; and fortification of N.Y. Harbor (1798), XXI 493; and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 36, XXI 97–98, 195; opinion of Hamilton, XXIV 591; U.S. Senator (N.Y.), XXI 433n, 482n, XXII 80n
North America: Hamilton’s notes on geography of, I 41n; maps of, by William Faden, XIX 238n, by John Mitchell, XIX 238n. See also “Notes on the History of North and South America”
North American colonies: Hamilton’s arrival in, I 40n, 41n
North American Land Company, XVIII 298n, 361–62, 366n, 367–70, XIX 309n, XX 185, 187–88, 263n, XXIV 420n
Northampton, Mass., VIII 185, XXIV 286n; and recruiting in Quasi-War, XXII 494, XXIII 83
Northampton County, N.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Northampton County, Pa.: and excise opposition, XII 595; excise survey, VIII 189, IX 427; and Fries’s Rebellion, XXII 531, 539–40, 550–51, 557, 584, XXIII 280, XXIV 7n, XXV 155–56
Northampton County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428; manufacturing in, IX 279n
North Bend, Northwest Territory: and Symmes’s Purchase, VIII 363n
North Carolina, II 254, V 422, 491, VI 205, 306, VII 133, VIII 239, 435, XI 37, 45, XIII 145, XIV 232, XV 6, 220n, XX 437, 438n, XXV 118; Additional Army candidates from, XXII 32, 249n, 595; accounts with U.S., and certificates issued by, XI 512–13, and claim of Richard Blackridge for supplies in American Revolution, XI 338–42, dispute over settlement of, XVI 185, 185–86n, and funding and assumption, VI 111, 119, VIII 443n, IX 27–28, 32–33, 122–23, 154, 191–92, 387, 387–88, 456, 486, 501–2, 503–4, 540–41, X 353–54, 545n, 551, 555, XI 512–13, XIV 497, and pay for troops of (1783), V 408, and payment of invalid pensions, VIII 486–87, 513–14, 517–18, 520, payment of share of interest on foreign debt (1789), V 461, and proposed settlement of, in Continental Cong (1787), VI 59, problems concerning settlement of, VIII 508–9, records of, under Articles of Confederation, IV 84, revenue from duties, (1789–1790) IX 3, (1792) XI 121, (1792–1794) XIII 578, (1793) XV 575, settlement of, V 566, 568, VIII 486–87, 508–9, 565, 566–68, XVI 145, 185, 628–34, XVII 531, 540, XIX 35n, XXVI 549, settlement of and assumption of state debts, XI 223–34n, 404, 512–13, 515–16, 520–22, settlement of by payment of Army officers (American Revolution), XV 449–50, tobacco contract and settlement of, XXVI 539; activities of Edmond Charles Genet in, XV 625–26n; acts of (in chronological order), “An Act for emitting One Hundred Thousand Pounds in Paper Currency, for the purposes of government for seventeen hundred and eighty three, for the redemption of paper currency now in circulation, and advancing to the Continental officers and soldiers part of their pay and subsistance …” (1783), IX 505n, “An Act for facilitating the navigation, and regulating the pilotage of the several ports of this State” (1783), XI 459, 460n, “An Act for regulating the Pilotage and facilitating the Navigation of Cape Fear River” (1784), XI 459, 460n, “An Act for emitting One hundred thousand Pounds paper currency, for the Purposes therein expressed” (December 29, 1785), IX 505n, XXVI 540n, “An Act for the Relief of the Officers, Soldiers, and Seamen, Who Have Been Disabled in the Service of the United States During the Late War” (December 29, 1785), VIII 487, “An Act for the Relief of the Widows or Children of Officers Who Have Died in the Service of the United States” (December 29, 1785), VIII 514n, “An Act to Repeal Part of an Act, Entitled ‘An Act to Explain an Act Directing the Duty of Naval Officers and All Masters of Vessels Coming into the Ports or Inlets of this State,’ and to Amend the Navigation Law for Cape Fear River” (1789), XI 459, 460n, “An Act to authorize Henry Emanuel Lutterloh, to raise by way of Lottery, a sum sufficient to enable him to bring into this state foreigners who are artisans in various branches of business” (December 4, 1790), XII 343, 344n, “An Act to Cede and Vest in the United States of America, the Lands therein mentioned, for the Purpose of building Light-Houses” (December, 1790), VIII 295n, 465, 466n, XVI 47n, “An Act to effect justice to the honest soldier, and to the widow, orphan, heirs and representatives of the officers, noncommissioned officers and privates of the late line of this state” (1792), XV 450–51n, “An Act to cede to the United States of America certain lands, upon condition therein mentioned” (July, 1794), XVI 47n; adoption of U.S. Constitution by, VI 11, 49, 181, 225, XI 122n, 569n, XII 397, XIII 208n, XIV 349, and revenue and customs laws, VI 225, VII 175; agents to settle accounts with U.S., see Taylor, James, and Thomas, Abishai, and Williamson, Hugh; in American Revolution, V 351–56, X 408–9, 434, 439, XXVI 370, militia of, XI 240, 241n; anti-British sentiment in (1794), XVI 436–37, resolution on, XVII 97; applicability of customs regulations to, before adoption of U.S. Constitution, XI 121, 568; and Army (Quasi-War), XXII 32, 67, 240–41, 343, 385, 459, 485, 522, 549, 581n, 582, 594, XXIII 50n, 73, 75, 101n, 104, 119, 140, 177, 180, 202–3, 256, 262, 318, 552, 553n, 553, 593, 608, 639, XXIV 3n, 335, 384, 409, 510, 515, 541, 551, 559–60; assumption of state debts, opposition to, VI 57; attitude toward Federal Government (1792), Daniel Huger on, XI 541–43; campaign and elections to House of Representatives, (1795) XVIII 307, (1799) XXIV 599n; and claim of William Courtney, X 342–44; commissioner of loans for, appointment, VII 139–40, duties and activities of, VII 13, 120–21, pay, IX 461, XI 65, 66, XV 516, 559, XVII 515, payments to, XV 516, 562, XVII 515 (see also Skinner, William); commissioner to settle accounts of, see Winder, William; comptroller of, see Child, Francis; and Constitutional Convention, IV 160n, 235n, 244n, VIII 112n, Hamilton on, IV 190, 198, 203; Continental Congress (Articles of Confederation), delegates to, see Blount, William, and Hawkins, Benjamin, and Nash, Abner, and Williamson, Hugh, and navigation of Miss. River, V 216; Continental Congress (2nd), requisition by, V 566–67n, non-payment of requisition, V 566, Hamilton on, IV 84, V 19, 28, 134; Continental loan officer for, pay, VI 303 (see also Skinner, William); customs officers, appointment of, VI 262; and debts to British creditors and violation of Treaty of Paris (1783), Hamilton on, XIX 247; excise, opposition to, (1791) VIII 45, (1792) XI 541–42, opposition to and enforcement of (1792), XII 84, 237, 304, 337, 341, 345–46, 390–91, 413, 508, 509n, 567, 599–600, organization under, VIII 189–90, 393, IX 84–85, 429, 503, XIII 307, 317–18, 346, 469, 478, 505, 510n, XIV 239, pay to officers of, VIII 368, XII 97, XIII 346, supervisor of the revenue for, pay, XIV 485, XVIII 167–68 (see also Polk, William); failure to ratify U.S. Constitution, V 197–98, 225n, 457; governor of, see Davie, William R., and Johnston, Samuel, and Martin, Alexander, and Spaight, Richard Dobbs; Hamilton on, in “Defence of the Funding System, XIX 13, in The Federalist, IV 316, 335, 399, 405, 418, 428, 431, 431n, 676, 694–95, at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 19, 28, 134, 173; invalid pensions in, estimate, V 392, VI 136, U.S. payment for, VI 240–41, IX 470, XIII 134, XV 526, 571; and Jay Treaty, implementation of in House of Representatives, XX 151; land, speculation in, XVIII 361n; lighthouses and other navigational aids in, VI 528, VIII 295, 296, 328–29, 464–66, XI 459, 583, 607, 608, XIII 442, 504, 505, XV 270, XVI 45–46, 157, 159, XVII 268, 268–69, 444, 534; lottery in, XII 343; money issued for payment of Federal debts, IX 503–4; naturalization in, regulations concerning, XX 331–33; paper money in, IX 503–4, Hamilton on depreciation of (1787), IV 87; political situation in (1796), Robert G. Harper on, XX 370–71; ports of entry, XVIII 44; and presidential campaigns and elections, (1792) XII 568, (1796) XXIV 558–59, XXV 82, 197, (1800–1801) XXIV 445, 449, 451, 452, 510, XXV 31, 70, 75, 76, 82, 99, 115, 258n, 300, 309; and Quasi-War, War Department agent for, see McRee, Griffith John; resolutions by House of Representatives concerning arrears of pay to troops of, Hamilton on, VI 433–39, 447–49; revenue cutter for, VI 381, VII 32, 78, 111, VIII 311, 358, IX 497, XI 117, 535, XII 42, XV 527, capt. of, see Cooke, William; treasurer of, see Haywood, John; and treaty with Tuscarora Indians, XXV 563n, XXVI 3n; U.S. attorney for District of, VII 121 (see also Hill, William); U.S. Circuit and District courts, clerk, pay, XIII 58; and U.S. Congress, acts of (in chronological order), “An Act for giving effect to the several acts therein mentioned, in respect to the state of North Carolina, and for other purposes” (February 8, 1790), VI 285–86, VII 175n, “An Act for finishing the Lighthouse on Baldhead at the mouth of the Cape Fear River in the State of North Carolina” (April 2, 1792), XI 459, 460n, XIV 73, 73n, 74–77, XV 540–43, 574; U.S. judge for the District of, pay, VI 525, IX 458, XIII 120 (see also Sitgreaves, John, and Stokes, John); U.S. marshal for the District of, pay, VI 528, settlement of accounts with U.S., IX 465 (see also Skinner, John); U.S. Representatives from, see Ashe, John Baptista, and Blount, Thomas, and Bryon, Nathan, and Burgess, Dempsey, and Dickson, Joseph, and Franklin, Jesse, and Grove, William Barry, and Henderson, Archibald, and Hill, William Henry, and Holland, James, and Huger, Daniel, and Locke, Matthew, and McDowell, Joseph (Pleasant Garden), and Macon, Nathaniel, and Sevier, John, and Spaight, Richard Dobbs, and Steele, John, and Tatom, Absalom, and Williams, Benjamin, and Williams, Robert, and Williamson, Hugh; U.S. Senators from, see Bloodworth, Timothy, and Hawkins, Benjamin, and Johnston, Samuel, and Martin, Alexander; and western land claims before Articles of Confederation, XIX 18n; and XYZ affair, support of administration following, XXI 472
North Castle, N.Y.: in American Revolution, II 400
Northcott, Virginia W., see Bland, Harry MacNeill
Northeast boundary: British view on, VII 114; and Jay Treaty, XVIII 411n
Northern Army, see American Revolution, Army
Northern Department, see American Revolution, Army
Northern Inland Lock Navigation Company: engineer for, XXII 449–50n; incorporation of, XXI 93n, meeting of directors of, XII 212
Northern states: Hamilton on, in The Federalist, IV 344, 353–55, in N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 22–24, 29, 30, 142, in “Report on Manufactures,” X 98–100, 180–82, 293–95; Stephen Higginson on effect of a navigation act on (1790), VI 424; and location as first seat of government under Constitution, V 199, 209; value of Vt. to, V 186–87, 219
North Hempstead, N.Y.: and N.Y. gubernatorial election (1789), V 261
North Hero Island, Lake Champlain, Vt.: British-held post on, X 499n, XIX 142n
North Kingston (Kingstown), R.I., VI 483; customs boat for, VIII 297, 333; and customs regulations, IX 6, 111, 223–24; surveyor of customs for port of, see Updike, Daniel Eldridge, accounts, XI 234
North River, see Hudson River
Northumberland County, Pa.: excise survey, VIII 189, IX 427; land speculation in, XXI 429n; and potential opposition to tax on land and houses, XXII 585; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 241
Northumberland County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
Northwest boundary: provision for in Jay Treaty, Hamilton on, XVIII 410–11
North West Company: area controlled by, XIX 219n; and exploration of North America by Alexander Mackenzie, XVII 363–64; and fur trade, XIX 221n
Northwest Ordinance (1787), III 333–34n
Northwest Territory, VII 161, XIV 158, 265n, XVIII 397n, XXII 307n, XXIV 14, 181; congressional proposal for organization of (1784), III 333–34n; courts in, XVIII 204; geographer general, see Hutchins, Thomas; governor of, see St. Clair, Arthur; Government land sales in, XVIII 65–66, XX 222; Government posts and garrisons in (Quasi-War), XXII 455–59, 464, 478, XXIII 378–82, 403–7, 521–22, 592; grant to Baron von Steuben in, VI 407n; Indian agents, role of, XVIII 240–41; Indian commissioner, XXVI 459n; Indian depredations in, VIII 124n, 532n, 544–45, XII 559; Indians, U.S. policy toward, XXIII 87–88, 125, 131–32, 378–82; judge of, see Symmes, James Cleves, and Putnam, Rufus; land office in, proposed, VI 503–6; land speculation in, see Cutler, Manasseh, and Miami Purchase and Ohio Company and Sargent, Winthrop, and Scioto Company and Symmes, John Cleves; official seal for, XII 28; and “Opinion on the Constitutionality of an Act to Establish a Bank,” VIII 120, 124; pay and payments for administration of, V 384, 405, VI 538, IX 461, 473, 475, XIII 48–49, 76–77, 123, XV 513–14, 559, XVII 512; as a revenue district, XIII 306, XVI 603, XVII 44, 450; secretary of, see Sargent, Winthrop, and Tallmadge, Benjamin; supplies for, VI 538, VIII 164, XVIII 240–41, XXIII 87–88, 125; surveys, V 384, VIII 360–61, 361–63n; surveyor of, see Sherman, Isaac; treasurer of, see Armstrong, John; U.S. expeditions against Indians, see Harmar, Josiah, and St. Clair, Arthur, and Scott, Charles; Western Reserve, XXIII 160n; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 418n
North Yarmouth, District of Me., VIII 577n
Norton, Asahel S.: trustee of Hamilton Oneida Academy, XIX 147
Norton, Chapel: British Army (American Revolution), and exchange of prisoners, II 275–85, 289–90, 291–92, 295–96, 296–301, 308–9
Norton, Elijah: and customs regulations, XII 29
Norton, Mass.: manufacturing at, IX 373
Norwalk, Conn., VII 383; in American Revolution, II 97n
Norway, I 1–2; British trade with, I 377, 378, 379; Convention with Sweden, XVI 543; and League of Armed Neutrality (1780), XV 204n
Norwich, Conn., II 558n; manufacturing at, IX 319, 321, 329–30, 330–31, 332, 339, 341; in Quasi-War, XXIII 261
Norwood, Edward: Army (American Revolution), I 559
Norwood, Richard: Army contractor, payment to, XVII 529
The “Notch,” N.J.: in American Revolution, XXVI 402
“Note on the Funding System,” XVII 168–69
“Notes of Objections to the British Treaty”: Hamilton’s notes for use in writing “The Defence,” XIX 207–15
“Notes on the History of North and South America,” III 614n, 702–16, V 232n, 332n
Nott, Eliphalet (Rev.): and Burr-H duel, XXVI 241
Nottingham, Md., port of entry, IX 106; collector of customs at, IX 69 (see also Biscoe, George); customs accounts, XIII 38–39, 571, 575, 577, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87; inspector of the revenue for the port of, see Biscoe, George
Nottnagel, Montmollin, and Company: Philadelphia merchant firm, payment to, for discharging bills of exchange drawn by Santo Domingo on France, XVII 538
Nottoway County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
Nourse, Gabriel: clerk, register’s office, Treasury Department, pay, XI 392, XIII 466
Nourse, Joseph: register of the Treasury (Continental Congress), I 191, 194n, IV 33, V 375, 405, 406, 514, XIII 45, XIV 464, XV 199n, 200, 214–16, XVI 81, 91; register of the Treasury (Federal Government), VI 521n, VIII 446, XI 580, XII 156n, XIII 41, 42, 105, 137, 145, 466, 561, 564, 565, 566, 567, XIV 150n, 439, 462n, 465, 466, XV 22n, 497, 532, XVI 146, 206n, 546n, 632n, XVII 541, XVIII 235n, XIX 45n, 427, XX 202, XXI 129n, XXVI 572, certificates issued by, VII 96, 120, 159–60, 203–4, VIII 7–8, 15, 41, 61, 150n, 198, 227, 305–6, 392–93, IX 88–89, X 341–42, XI 473, XV 322, Hamilton’s opinion of, VIII 293, Hamilton’s proposals, XII 222, XIV 83–84, XV 32–33, 110, 433, XVII 299, XXVI 572, nomination and appointment, V 365, 375–76, office staff of and pay of, XIII 466, pay and payments to, XIII 73, 74, 108, 109, 122, 126, 127, 141, 143, 144, 147, 466, 562, 568, XV 511, 512, 538, 560, 580, XVII 510, reports by, V 391, 401–8, VI 113, 114, 116–17, 129–33, 412–14, 525–37, 537–42, VII 16, 17, 416n, IX 3–4, 475, X 505–6n, 551, 552–53, 554, XI 7–14, 276–79, 350–51, 386–92, XII 267–70, 320n, 531–33, 623, XIII 29–30, 114, 120–25, 126–28, 282, XIV 212, XV 424, 551, 556–61, 598–99, XVI 203–4, 254, 438, 450–51, 534–35, XVII 288–89, 553, XVIII 301, 308, 311–12, XIX 423–26, XXV 505n, specific acts and duties, V 370, VI 13, VII 118, 120, 169, VIII 153, IX 474, XII 266, 329–30, 619, XIII 135, 196, 299, 388, 468, 506, XIV 260, 314, 430, XV 21, 126–27, 207, 219–20, 320, 335, 389–90, 420–22, 571, 581, XVI 65n, 107–8, 111, 112, 115, 116, 193–94, 479–80, 610, XVII 7, 299, XVIII 28, 58n, 260, 262n, XX 437n, and U.S. fiscal relations with Pa., VIII 211, 299, XIV 497
Nourse, Michael: clerk, register’s office, Treasury Department, pay, XIII 466
Nourse, William: clerk, register’s office, Treasury Department, pay, XIII 466
Nova Scotia, IV 135, 241, VI 192n, 219, 499, 549n, 559n, VIII 204, IX 195, XXII 262, 263n; and Canada-U.S. boundary, XX 256; counterfeiting in, VI 1–2; exploration and settlement of North America, III 705, 706, 712; and fisheries (Continental Congress), III 371; and Jay Treaty, XVIII 409, XIX 178, 184, 190, 229n, 240–41; position in British empire before American Revolution, I 60, 61, 62; possible expedition against (American Revolution), II 179–80; shipbuilding in, V 491, VI 28; U.S. trade with, VI 22, 375, 489, 507–8, XIII 399
Nuestra Senora del Carmen: Spanish vessel carrying official dispatches, XVI 293–94n
Nully, —— de (Mrs.), I 20
Nully, Anna de (daughter of Bertram Pieter de Nully), I 22n
Nully, Bertram Pieter de: Town Capt., St. Croix, I 22n
Nully, Nancy de, I 20
Numan, see Newnan, Daniel
Numa Pompilius: legendary king of Rome, I 395, 404–7
Nussbaum, Frederick L.: “American Tobacco and French Politics, 1783–1789,” XIII 405n, 405–6n; “Commercial Policy in the French Revolution,” VIII 161n, XI 541n, XII 609n, XVIII 504n, XXI 528n, XXVI 186n; “The French Colonial Arrêt of 1784,” XIII 402n, 403n; “The Revolutionary Vergennes and Lafayette Versus the Farmers General,” XIII 405–6n
Nutt, Anson: British Army (American Revolution), prisoner exchange, XXVI 384
Nutt, Joseph: governor, Bank of England, XXV 599n
Nye, Jonathan: and customs regulations, VIII 584
Nymph (Nimph) (frigate): and Lafayette’s trip (1784), III 583