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Paca, William: career, XXII 291–92n; comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XII 291; delegate, Continental Congress (Md.), and Arthur Lee, II 54n; and Hamilton’s dispute with John F. Mercer, XII 575n, XIII 515n, XIV 344n; possible U.S. Minister to France, XVI 422, 423n; U.S. judge for the District of Md., X 366, XIV 426, XV 303, XVII 106n, 107n, 567, opinion requested, XVI 118, pay, XIII 56, 566, XV 502, XVII 502
Pache, Jean Nicolas: French Minister of War, XIII 377
Pacificus: Hamilton’s pseudonym on articles defending Washington’s neutrality proclamation, XV 122, 128, 191–93, 272n, 279, 309, 426, 669n, 678, XVI 12n, 19, XX 371n; text, XV (No. I) 33–43, (No. II) 55–63, (No. III) 65–69, (No. IV) 82–86, (No. V) 90–95, (No. VI) 100–6, (No. VII) 130–35, (No. VIII), see “Americanus No. I,” (No. IX), see “Americanus No. II”
Packthread: manufacture of, X 170, 283
Packwood, Joseph: report on petition of, XVI 84–86
Pactolus River, ancient Lydia, now Turkey, I 374
Paddleford (Puddleford), Seth: comment on Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 332
Pædaretus, I 402–3
Page, Ann Randolph Meade (Mrs. Matthew) (daughter of Richard Kidder Meade), XXIII 270n
Page, Charles: witness in Government lawsuit, pay, XII 7, pay claimed, IX 218, 235
Page, John (Mass.): administrator of estate of Daniel Scott, VIII 27n
Page, John (Va.): member, House of Representatives (Va.), and cabal against Hamilton, XI 169–70, and debate on “Report on Public Credit,” XIX 72n, pay, XIII 64, 65, 67, XV 508, XVII 507, successor to, XXI 27
Page, John, Jr.: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 318, 321, 338
Page, Luther: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417
Page, Mann: member, Va. House of Delegates, and Jay Treaty, XIX 451n
Page, Margaret Scott (Mrs. John), VIII 27n
Page, Matthew (son-in-law of Richard Kidder Meade), XXIII 270n
Page, Stephen: Philadelphia stagecoach operator, IX 384
Pain, Joshua, XIII 44
Benjamin Paine, et al. v Peter Mesier, Jr., and Jacob Van Voorhees: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 656
Paine (Payne), Edward: comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 103
Paine (Payne), Elijah, XXIII 10; career, XXII 114n; U.S. Senator (Vt.), comments on Additional Army candidates (Vt.), XXII 114, 116, 117, 118; War Department agent in Vt., and Quasi-War, XXIII 658, 668, 671, XXIV 409, 616, 628, 631
Paine, Ephraim: member, N.Y. Senate, III 109n, 113, Hamilton’s opinion of, III 139
Paine, Nathaniel: comment on Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 333
Paine, Thomas: career, XXII 259n; Common Sense, VI 55, 92n; Dissertations on Government …, VII 243, 244; honorary French citizenship, XII 546n; Letter to George Washington …, XX 436, 437n, XXII 259–60n; and Francisco de Miranda, XXI 5–6n; and James Monroe, XXI 2, 3, 4, 5–6; The Rights of Man …, XXV 250n, Jefferson’s endorsement of, IX 34n, 533n, XII 348n, 502–4
Painters’ colors: British policy on, before American Revolution, I 72; duty on, proposed, XXVI 515; manufacture of, X 171, 284
Palaugay, —— (Mr.): officer on French privateer, XVII 256n
Palfrey, William: Army (American Revolution), paymaster general, I 192, II 94, XXVI 358
Palm, Karl Joseph von: Austrian resident in England, memorial of, XX 422–23
Palmer, Elihu (Rev.): and Universalist Church in Philadelphia, IX 366, 368n
Palmer, John H.: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 116
Palmer, John M.: General von Steuben, II 644–45n, IV 287n, 307n, V 209–10n
Palmer, Jonathan, Jr.: surveyor of port of Stonington, Conn., on manufacturing in Stonington, IX 339–40, pay, IX 541
Palmer, Joseph: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 565–66, XXVI 452
Palmer, Philip: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 565–66, XXVI 452
Palmer, Thomas: New York City tavern owner, invention of, XXI 520–21
Executors of Palmer v Benjamin Palmer: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 63
Palmer’s River, R.I., VIII 297
Palsits, Victor Hugo: ed., Washington’s Farewell Address, XX 169n, 170n, 171n, 172n, 173n, 175n, 176n, 176–77n, 215n, 267n, 272n, 273n, 273–74n, 277n, 281n, 282n, 288n, 294n, 318n, XXVI 746n
Pamlico (Pamplico) River, N.C.: stakage in, XV 270n
Pamlico (Pamplico) Sound, N.C.: stakage in, VIII 328–29, XVII 290n, superintendent of stakage in, see Keais, Nathan
Pamphylia, Asia Minor, I 374
Panagopoulos, E. P.: “Hamilton’s Pay Book Notes,” II 235, VI 53n
Panama, Isthmus of, IV 315n
Panic of 1792, X 525, 528–30, XI 17–18, 126, 127n, 131–32, 154, 155–58, 159n, 163–64, 174–75, 186–90, 192, 257–58, 259, 263–64, 273, 288–89, 290–91, XII 64n, XIV 100, XVI 226n, XXII 88n, XXVI 652, 653n, 654–55, 655–56, 657–61, 661–64, 690
Pankikoa: Hong merchant, and U.S. China trade, IX 39, 40, 47
Pankikoa (son): Hong merchant, and U.S. China trade, IX 47–48
Pannell, David: cloth manufacturing in Va., IX 282
Panton, John (Jonathan) A.: capt., H.M.S. Sea Horse, IX 51
Panton, Leslie, and Company: British trading firm, XIV 490–91, XXI 212n, XXVI 173, 174n; as Spanish trading agent with southern Indians, XXI 213, 214n, and Pinckney’s Treaty, XXIII 124–25, 131
Panton, William: partner in Panton, Leslie, and Company, XXI 212n; death of, XXVI 174n; and southern Indians, XIII 29n
Paoli, Pa.: and American Revolution, I 332n
Papal States: treaty with France (1796), XX 491n
Paper: British policy on, before American Revolution, I 72, 134; duty on, X 45, 224, 334, XXVI 645, proposed, XXVI 515; manufacture of, X 45, 102, 103–4, 170, 224, 283, 322, 334, in Providence, R.I., IX 440, 447, and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 147; and manufacture of books, X 106, 225, 335; tax on, repealed, XXVI 116n
Paper hangings: duty on, X 16–17n, 224, 334, proposed, XXVI 515; Hamilton’s proposal for tax on (1787), IV 45; manufacture of, X 102, 103–4, 170, 224, 283, 334, and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 147
Paper money, IX 188; Army transactions with, during American Revolution, VI 521; William Bingham on, V 551; and Continental loan officers, VI 418–19; depreciation of (American Revolution), Hamilton on, I 563, II 236–51, 410, 414, 416, 611, 619, 620, 627–30, 661, 662, 674; and duties, VI 386–87; and funded debt, VIII 319–20n; Hamilton on, (1781) II 554, 619–20, 623–24, 630, in Constitutional Convention, IV 165, 192, in The Federalist, IV 325, 671, in N.Y. Assembly, IV 46, 87–91, in N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 87, in “Opinion on the Constitutionality of an Act to Establish a Bank,” VIII 126, in “Report on the Bank,” VII 258, 261, 272, 275, 277, 278–79, 289, 306–7, 309, 316, 318, 320, 321–22, 330; indents, VI 86, 117, 413, 418, VIII 7–8, 8–9n, IX 27, 28n, XI 473, XII 266, XXVI 538, 558, Hamilton on in 1795 “Report on Public Credit,” XVIII 72, 92, 131; legislation concerning, in Continental Congress, II 554n, in N.J., VI 11, in N.Y., IV 46, in R. I., IV 325n; in Mass., VIII 426; in Md., VIII 452; new emissions, VI 413, 418–19, VIII 147, 216n, 318–20n, 387–88, 451–53, 492, XVI 61, XXVI 538, Continental Congress act authorizing, VIII 318–19n, 388n, Hamilton on in “Report on Public Credit,” VI 122, Hamilton on in 1795 “Report on Public Credit,” XVIII 76, 85, 98–99, 147, and Mass., XVIII 492, and Pa., VIII 451–53; in N.C., IX 503–5; in N.H., VIII 202; in N.J., VIII 452; objections to, XII 131, and Hamilton’s defense of, XII 246–47; old emissions, VI 413, VII 134–35, 139, 154, 155–56, 160, 163, 192–93, 204, 457, VIII 7–8, 8–9n, 32–33, 315, 341, 426, 456, IX 28n, 383, X 539, 554, XVI 29, 62, 76, 91, XVIII 216n, XXVI 558, 596–97, claims under, X 471–72, Hamilton on, in “Report on Public Credit,” VI 82, 84, 86, 114, 117, in “The Vindication,” XI 473; in Pa., VII 320, VIII 32–33, 317–18, 451–53, IX 431; in “Report on Money Received from, or Paid to, the States,” VI 412–14; in “Report on Several Petitions Seeking Indemnification for Various Sums of Paper Money Received During the Late War,” XIII 153–54; in R.I., IX 156n; state, XXV 360–61, 503; and state banks, IX 57–58. See also Bank notes and Bills of exchange and Continental loan office: certificates of
Paracelsus, Philippus Aureolus: Swiss physician, I 552, XXVI 791
Paramus, N.J., VIII 528n; and American Revolution, II 48n, 171n, 311, 519, V 344, headquarters at, I 516, 517, 522–23, II 370; Aaron Burr’s residence in, XXV 296
Parchment: duty on, X 16–17n, proposed, XXVI 515; manufacture of, X 169, 283; tax on, repealed, XXVI 116n
Pares, Richard: War and Trade in the West Indies, 1739–1763, XIII 402n
Paria, Gulf of: and exploration of South America, III 715
Paris, John: certificate of, XI 313
Paris, John: U.S. vice consul and consul at Hamburg, XVIII 242, XX 212, 212–14n, XXVI 43n
Paris, France, I 380–81, VI 185, 212, 215, 229, 585, VII 30, 59, 164, 165n, 166n, 352, 354, 361, 363n, 368, 394, 455, VIII 12, 55, 155, 160, 161n, 170, 171, 177, 178, 179, 228n, 263, 278, 285, 289, 420, 421, 490, 491, 492, 527n, 575, IX 553, XVII 99n, XXIII 266, 266–67n, XXIV 68n, 29n, 385n; John Adams’s expenses at, VIII 307, 308; Anglo-American peace negotiations in, III 146n, 311n, 327n, 417n, X 374n, XXVI 430n, 449n; banker to U.S. at, see Grand, Ferdinand; interest on U.S. debt to foreign officers payable at, VI 518n, 541, VII 77, 417; parlement of, IV 283n; payment of foreign debt at, IX 161, 227; payment of U.S. debt to France at, VIII 281, IX 62n; possibility of loans to U.S. at, VIII 562, IX 22, 315; rate of exchange, (1752) I 379, (1791) IX 142, 159–60, 229, 523–24; riots in, VIII 174–75n; secretary of American delegation at, see Short, William; and speculation in American debt, VI 351; U.S. chargé d’affaires at, see Short, William; U.S. commissioners at, and bills of exchange, XIII 113, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 562, 565; U.S. consul general at, see Skipworth, Fulwar; U.S. Minister Plenipotentiary at, see Morris, Gouverneur; U.S. money exchange with Amsterdam, VIII 423, 534, 536; U.S. vice consul at, see Pitcairn, Joseph
Paris, N.Y., XIX 147
Paris, Treaty of (1763), between Great Britain, France, Spain, and Portugal, VIII 435, 436, XIX 212n, 222–23n, XX 155n, XXIII 205, XXV 164n, XXVI 5, 131, 132
Paris, Treaty of (1783), between U.S. and Great Britain, III 479n, 480, 499n, IV 141, 320, 394, 648, V 14, 196, 336, 486, VI 494, VII 70n, VIII 477n, X 493–95, XI 48, 317, 448n, XIII 396, 479, XIX 11, 375–76, 429, 469–70, XX 17, 29, XXV 182, XXVI 11n, 449n, 483n; and Anglo-French and Anglo-Spanish treaties, III 305n, 312–13, 322n, 339, 350, 361; and Continental Congress, III 351–52; and debts owed to British merchants, VII 113–14; and evacuation of New York City, III 337; Hamilton’s “Phocian” letters on, III 483–97, 530–58; and Jay Treaty, XVIII 391, 404n, 406n, 411n, 413–24, 427, 428, 500, 510n, 515–23, XIX 77–85, 89–94, 104, 109, 115, 118–19, 127–33, 134–35, 136–37, 141, 142, 153–62, 166, 169, 170–71, 181, 193n, 207n, 208–9, 210, 211n, 223, 225, 237, 240, 243–49, 254–55, 284, 370–73; and navigation of Miss. River, V 217, XI 70n, 212–13, XII 2n, XIX 181, 225, XXVI 6; negotiations concerning, IV 96–97, 145, 193, 294–96, 344–45, 349, 361, 377, XIX 375, XX 514, XXVI 430; prelude to, III 71–72, 111–12, 192, 236, 240, 262–63, 274, 360; provisional treaty of peace (1782), III 256, 257, 257n, 290, 291, 293n, 294–95, 296–97, 305, 311n, 312–13, 325–26, 327, 331, 334, 338–39, 349–50, 360, 361, 365n, 366, 367–72, 398n, 416, 478, X 467, 468, XX 514n, XXI 16–20, XXV 91–92, XXVI 434n, 437, 448n; and treatment of Army and Loyalists, III 459–60; and U.S. boundaries, VII 114n, XII 2n, XIX 166, 193n, 207n, 208, 223, 237, 240, 243–44; U.S. commissioners for, XXV 72–73, 82–83, 91–92, 96, 189–90, instructions to, XIX 470n (see also Adams, John, and Franklin, Benjamin, and Jay, John, and Laurens, Henry, and Oswald, Richard); violations of, IV 22n, 121, 133–34, 150–52, 357n, 648, V 482n, 487, VI 485, X 493–95, XI 408, 409–14, 455n, XIV 9n, 91n, 539, XV 428, XVI 319–22, 325n, 358, XVII 98n, 223n, XVIII 413–24, 500, 515–23, XIX 77–85, 89–94, 104, 127–33, 136–37, 141, 142, 153–62, 208–9, 211n, 245–49, 254–55, XX 524, XXV 595, XXVI 527n, 528–29n, 532–33; and western posts, XIX 115, 118–19, 134–35, 208n, 210, 248–49
Parke (Park), John: (American Revolution), I 513n
Parke, Matthew: administrator of estates of seamen in Navy, VI 309, payment to, XIII 108
Parker, Alexander: agent for Samuel McDowell, Jr., XIII 564
Parker, Copeland (Copland, Cowpland) (brother of Josiah Parker): recommendation of, as inspector of the revenue for the port and surveyor of customs at Smithfield, Va., XI 393, 403, 414, 530
Parker, Daniel: Boston merchant and speculator, III 611n, VI 253n, VII 62–63; Army contract (American Revolution) with Comfort Sands and others, VIII 138n; association with Etienne Clavière, X 6n; association with William Duer, XXVI 595n; bankruptcy of, V 250; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 8; payment to, as commissioner for superintending evacuation of New York City by British troops, XII 269, XIII 103; and proposed purchase of U.S. debt to France, V 368n, 572, VI 227–28n, 228–29, VIII 512–13n, XI 182, XII 410n, and Society of Friends to America, VI 234; report on petition of, XV 635–36; and Samuel Shaw, IX 38n
Parker, Daniel (Dr.): Norton, Mass., physician, and release of son from Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 638
Parker, Daniel, and Company: bankruptcy of, and John B. Church, V 235, 237, 240, 250, IX 559, trustees for, V 250n, IX 544–45, XVI 595; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 611; and John Holker, XI 532n, XXVI 504n
Parker, Edward: New York City merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, XIX 512n, XXI 118, 288
Parker, Edward, and Company: New York City mercantile firm, and William Duer, XVIII 205n
Parker, Elias: Additional Army candidate (Va.), XXII 316, XXIII 622; and Hamilton’s law practice, XIX 512n, XXI 118, 288
Parker, George: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 380n
Parker, Green: contract for stakage in Washington, N.C., XIII 442n, XV 270n, XVII 290, 419, XXVI 845
Parker, Sir Hyde: British admiral, and American Revolution, I 544; and impressed American seamen (1800), XXIV 427n
Parker, Isaac: career, XXII 315n; Castine, District of Me., attorney, and Hamilton’s law practice, XIX 512n, XXI 118, 288; U.S. marshal, District of Me., XXII 429, comments on Additional Army candidates (Mass. and District of Me.), XXII 315–16, 428
Isaac Parker and Oliver Mann v Edward Parker and Elias Parker: and Hamilton’s law practice, XIX 512n
Parker, James: agent for Samuel McDowell, Jr., XIII 564
Parker, James (Pa.): and Whiskey Insurrection, XVIII 350–51
Parker, James Eugene: Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 121
Parker, John: U.S. marshal for District of N.H., pay, XIII 103, XV 535, payment to, XIII 57
Parker, John Eugene: Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 130, 131
Parker, Josiah: Army (American Revolution), I 492; introduces friend, XXVI 136, XXVII 5; member, House of Representatives (Va.), VI 272n, 368n, VIII 162, X 407n, XII 515, discusses customs regulations, VI 293, and naval armament (1797), XX 455n, 473–74n, and nomination of William Vans Murray as U.S. Minister to France, XXII 490n, pay, XIII 64, 65, 66, 67, 69, XV 508, XVII 507, and Quasi-War, XXIV 403–4, 531n, 659, recommends brother as customs officer, XI 293, 414, XII 414
Parker, Richard: British sailor, and North Sea fleet mutiny, XXI 199n
Parker, Richard (Pa.): keeper of public supplies, Carlisle, Pa., Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 142, and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 235, 237, 319
Parker, Robert: Additional Army candidate (N.H.), XXII 111; Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 627
Parker, Samuel: Additional Army candidate (N.H.), XXII 110; Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 443–44, 571, 676
Parker, Thomas (S.C.): U.S. attorney for the District of S.C., XVI 497, XVII 195, 217, XVIII 6
Parker, Thomas (Va.): Army (Quasi-War), XXII 486–87, 582, 583–84, 590n, XXIII 189, 229, 243, 245, 246, 255, 273–74, 279, 284–85, 306–7, 310, 345–46, 348n, 349, 366n, 414n, 429–30, 440n, 464–65, 469, 483–84, 512, 513, 514, 525, 527, 537, 539, 542–43, 548, 556, 568–69, 571–72, 573, 577, 588, 609, 610, 611, 612, 616, 618, 619, 620, 622, 625, 629, 631, 634, 638, 639, 640, 645, 650, 651, 653, 656, 659, 660, 664, 666, 667, 672, 674, 676, 680, 683, 684, 689, 691, 692–93, 693, XXIV 50, 53n, 75, 97, 98n, 156, 181, 220, 222, 291, 343–44n, 368n, 401, 606, 607, 609, 612, 613, 616, 618, 619, 623, 625, 626, 628, 642, 649
Parker, William: excise opposition, XVII 28, 29n, 182
Parker, William W.: keeper of debtors’ prison, New York City, XXVI 762, 763n, 763, 865
Parker’s Ford, Schuylkill River, Pa.: and American Revolution, I 332n
Parkinson (Parkeson), Benjamin: excise opposition, XII 308–9n, XVII 9–10n, 378, 379n, 380n, 394
Parkinson, George: foreman for Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, X 345, 346–47n, XI 370, XII 81, 217–18, XIV 170, 318–19, XV 108, receipt from, VIII 588, XI 353
Parkinson (Parkison), Robert (Richard): Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 74, XXIV 90
Parkinson’s Ferry, Mingo Creek, Pa.: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 6, 57, 131n, 145n, 146n, 163n, 320n, 333, 347, 353
Parkison, Richard, see Parkinson, Robert
Parkison, Robert, see Parkinson, Robert
Parks, Warham: Army (American Revolution), I 438
Park Theater, New York City, XXV 436n
Parley, Abraham, XXVI 736; Army (American Revolution), XXVI 372
Parliament, see Great Britain
Parmele, Samuel: Additional Army candidate (Vt.), XXII 115
Parmele, Samuel D.: Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 27
Parr, James: Army (American Revolution), II 505
Parrington, Vernon L.: Main Currents in American Thought, VI 53n
Parrot, Joseph: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 291
Parrott (Parrot), John: officer on N.H. revenue cutter, VII 105, IX 297, X 383–84
Parsippany, N.J., I 260n, III 226, 227n, XXVI 803
Parson, Jasper: St. Croix resident, introduction of, IX 286–87
Parson, Josiah: shipmaster, and customs regulations, X 344, 371
Parsons, Enoch: payment for delivering Conn. electoral votes (1792), XIV 161, XVII 541
Parsons, Lynn Hudson: “The Mysterious Mr. Digges,” XI 241n
Parsons, Osborn: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 103
Parsons, Samuel Holden: Army (American Revolution), I 261, 282, 361, 364, II 33, 88, 94, 96, 100, 102, 228, 342, 400, 573, XXV 187n, and Richard Varick inquiry, XXVI 396n, 399; U.S. Indian commissioner, XXVI 459; U.S. judge for Northwest Territory, pay, XIII 77
Parsons, Theophilus: Mass. attorney and legal scholar, XXV 75; career, XXII 113n, XXIV 583n; comment on Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 113; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 481; and Hamilton’s New England trip (1800), XXIV 583; member of Essex Junto, XXIV 575n; and N.Y.-Mass. land dispute, III 702
Parsons, William: comments on Additional Army candidates (Mass.), XXII 328, 332
Parties and partisanship: and banks, X 399; effects of on foreign policy, Hamilton on, VII 441–42; Hamilton on, in “The Defence,” XIII 393–95, in draft of Washington’s Farewell Address, XX 272, 273–86, 296–300, in The Federalist, IV 432, 496–97, 501–2, 570, 602, 627, 635; and Jay Treaty, Hamilton on, XX 19; and “Reynolds Affair,” XXI 139–40, 149–50, 153–54, 167–68, 169, 170–71, 215–18, 221–22, 238–40, 242–43
Partridge, George: member, House of Representatives (Mass.), pay, XIII 64, 66, 67, 68
Pascal, —— (M.): Edmond Charles Genet’s secretary, XV 160, 162n
Pasquotank County, N.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Pasquotank River, N.C.: canal to, X 39
Pasquotank River Bridge, N.C.: inspector of the revenue for the port of, see Sawyer, Edmund; surveyor of customs for the port of, see Sawyer, Edmund, and Sawyer, Mathias E.; accounts, XI 235
Passaic Falls (Paterson), N.J.: and American Revolution, headquarters, II 458, 460, 487, 500–3, 506–8, 511–12, 514, XXVI 403; as site for Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 171, 172n, 267–68, 269n
Passaic River, N.J., XXVI 403; and American Revolution, II 509, 512n; and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 121, 268, 269n, XI 612n, XII 10n, 11, 24, XIV 247n
Passamaquoddy, District of Me.: collector of customs at, see Delesdernier, Lewis F., accounts, XI 236; port of entry, customs accounts, XIII 36–37, 575, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85
Passamaquoddy Bay, District of Me., VII 151n
Passataquack (Hull, Mass.), III 708
Passau, Austria, XXI 204n
Pasteboard: duty on, X 16–17n; manufacture of, X 170, 283, and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 147
Pasteur, Thomas: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 229, 338, 351, 357, 358–59, 389, 581, 608, XXIV 40, 244
Pastoret, Claude-Emmanuel-Joseph Pierre, marquis de: member, Council of Five Hundred, and French policy toward U.S., XXI 291, 292n
Patapsco (U.S. sloop of war), XXIV 101, 103n, 104n, 234, 235n
Patchen, Azor: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417
Patent office (U.S.): accounts of, XVIII 57, 77, 81, 146; need for and establishment of, XVIII 63, XXVI 522, 639
Patents: duties on, XVI 107; fees on, XVII 497; and manufacturing, X 19, 37, 192, 308, XXVI 639
Paterson (Patterson), John: Army (American Revolution), I 319, XXII 337, brigade of, I 349, 351, 357, 358, XXVI 370
Paterson, Robert: payment to, for bills of exchange, XIII 138
Paterson, Samuel: Edinburgh bookseller, cataloguer, and auctioneer, XXVI 820; and cotton weaving, X 339n; discusses banking in Great Britain, XIV 86, 88; discusses emigration to U.S., VIII 18–19, XIV 87; and Scottish fishing and manufacturing, X 304n; sends books to Hamilton, VII 81–82, VIII 17, XIV 87; and war in Europe, XIV 87
Paterson (Patterson), William (N.J.), associate justice, U.S. Supreme Court, XXV 263, pay, XVII 499; career, XXII 121n, XXV 264n; comments on Additional Army candidates (N.J.), XXII 121, 123, 127, XXIII 610, 620; former attorney general of N.J., and N.Y.-Mass. land dispute, III 702; governor of N.J., IX 535, resignation of, XVII 103n, XXII 120n; member, Constitutional Convention (N.J.), and N.J. Plan, IV 168n, 169–70, 172n, 178n, 191, 211n, notes on Hamilton’s “Plan of Government,” XXVI 808; possible Secretary of State, XIX 356, 435, 436n; and Quasi-War, XXIII 610, 620; U.S. Senator (N.J.), pay, XIII 59, 60, recommends capt. for N.J. revenue cutter, VI 546n, resignation, XXII 120n
Paterson, William (Pa.): Pa. militia (American Revolution), II 78
Paterson, N.J., II 353n, 512n, XXVI 403n; and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 24n, 172n, 319n, XII 10n, 13, 25, 78n, 140, XIV 172n, 248, 265, XVI 22n, 226, XXIV 555, XXV 401n
Patmos, Greece, I 384
Patrick, Shedden, and Company, see Shedden, Patrick, and Company
Patrick County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
Patriot (privateer), see Citizen Genet
La Patriote françois: French newspaper, edited by Jacques Pierre Brissot de Warville, XXI 393n
Patten, John: Army (American Revolution), IX 212n; recommended as supervisor of the revenue for Del., IX 211
Pattersen (Patterson), William: land bounty of, XX 531, 532n
Patterson, see also Paterson and Pattersen
Patterson, Alexander: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 145, XXIII 164; Army (American Revolution), XXIII 164n; and Church-Coxe land speculations, XIV 304–5, XVIII 263, 266, 267, 272–74, 281, 291–92, 338, XX 206, 391, XXVI 708, 715, 716, 734, 745, 757; and Quasi-War, XXIII 164, 171, 172
Patterson, Catherine Livingston (Mrs. John) (daughter of Robert Livingston, 3rd lord of the Manor), XX 38n
Patterson, Charles: Army (Quasi-War), and riot at West Point, XXV 45n
Patterson, Elizabeth (Mrs. Jerome Bonaparte), XXVI 231n
Patterson, Emma L.: Peekskill in the American Revolution, I 364n
Patterson, George: Baltimore, Md., merchant and shipowner, and British capture of brig Betsey, XVI 344n, XIX 306n, XX 507n
Patterson, John: and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 38
Patterson, John W. (son of John Patterson): Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 102, 108; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 686, 689; Hamilton’s law clerk, XX 38n, XXI 457n, 469n
Patterson, Robert: payment for interest on loan office certificate, XIII 100
Patterson, Robert (N.Y.) (son of John Patterson), XX 38n
Patterson, Robert (Pa.): professor of mathematics at University of Pa., comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 137; member of American Philosophical Society, VIII 29
Patterson, Thomas B.: excise opposition, XII 308–9n
Patterson, William (brother of George Patterson): Baltimore, Md., merchant and shipowner, and British capture of brig Betsey, XVI 344n, XIX 306n, XX 507n; and Md. committee for relief of Santo Domingan refugees, XVI 189–90n
Patterson, William Alexander: and Church-Coxe land speculations, XIV 304–5, XVIII 263, 266, 272–74, 281, 338, XX 391, XXVI 708, 715, 716, 734, 745, 757
Patterson: N.J. revenue cutter, XI 479
Patton, John: Army (American Revolution), regiment of, I 513n, II 26, 29, 105n
Patton, Robert: register’s certificate, V 403
Patton, Robert (Pa.): Philadelphia postmaster, VII 108, and forged letters, XX 115n, 116, 149
Patton, Robert (S.C.): and claim of Nathanael Greene, X 416, 442, 444
Patton, Thomas: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 380n
Patuxent River, Md., XXIV 104
Patuxet, R.I., see Pawtucket, R.I.
Pau, Southwest France: parlement of, IV 283n
Paul I (czar of Russia) (son of Catherine II): and European war, XX 546, 568, 574, XXIV 227n; fiscal policy of, XXV 326–27; and League of Armed Neutrality, XXV 308n
Paul, George: Advocate General, report to king, XIX 342
Paulding, John: arrest of John Andreé, II 463–64, 470, pension of, V 384, VI 132, IX 462, XIII 81, 124, 568, XV 516, 559, XVII 517
Paulding (Pauding), Nathaniel: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 89, 106
Paulding, William, Jr.: New York City notary, XXIII 63n
Paulint, Antoine: Army (American Revolution), back pay, XIII 298
Paulus Hook, see Powles Hook, N.J., and Jersey City, N.J.
Paulze, Jacques: Farmers-General, and French loans to U.S., VII 19n
Pausanias (father of Plistonax), I 401
Pauw, Cornelius, see De Pauw, Cornelius Pawcatuck River, R.I.: and revenue cutter, VIII 297; surveyor of customs for the port of, see Stillman, George, pay, XI 234; thermometer for, XI 30, 75, 153–54, 255, XII 135
Pawling, Albert: Army (American Revolution), II 77, 86, 149n
Pawlins Mill, Pa.: and American Revolution, headquarters, I 338
Pawtucket (Patuxet, Pawtuxet), R.I.: boat for, VI 476, VIII 345; inspector of the revenue for the port of, see Barton, William, Jr.; surveyor of customs for port of, accounts, XI 234 (see also Rhodes, Zachariah)
“Pay Book of the State Company of Artillery,” I 373–411; as background to Hamilton’s “Report on the Bank,” VII 237n, “Report on Manufactures,” X 333n, “Report on the Mint,” VII 465n
Payne, see also Paine
Payne, John: stakage, Edenton, N.C., IX 121
Payne, John C.: James Madison’s secretary, IV 195n
Payne, Thomas: New York City cabinetmaker, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 449n
Payne, William: Boston merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 165n
Peabody, Nathaniel: career, XXII 323n; comment on Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 323; delegate, Continental Congress (N.H.), II 330n; member, N.H. Senate, recommendations, IX 414
Peabody, Oliver: comment on Additional Army candidate (N.H.), XXIII 644
Peabody, Stephen: Additional Army candidate (District of Me.), XXII 317, 337, 338
Peace: and advantages of Jay Treaty, Hamilton on, XVIII 495–500
Peace (brig): and customs regulations, XV 89
Peace (sloop): and customs regulations, IX 29
Peace River, Canada, XVII 364n
Peale, Charles Willson: portrait painter, and Philadelphia peace celebration, III 499–500, 501
Pearce, ——: shipmaster, and dispatches for Talleyrand, XXIII 13n
Pearce, Edward: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 143
Pearce, Matthew: trustee for creditors of Samuel Sterett and George Harrison, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 168–69, 240
Pearce, Matthew (Del.): clerk, Circuit and District courts, Del., pay, XIII 58, XV 502
Pearce, Timothy: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 281
Pearce, William: British artisan and inventor, and Thomas Digges, XI 243; machinery of, XI 243, 244–45; and William Seton, XI 506, 566, XII 292, 328; and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, X 345–46, XI 247, XII 13, 22, 25, 78, 135–36, 141–42, 217–18, 299n, 389, 516–17, XIV 170–71, 189, 246, 253, 303, 318, 419–20, 421n, XV 107, 108, 330, 391, 408–9, receipts for advances to, IX 85–86, 184, 214, 490, 509, XI 445, XII 45, 83
Pearce, William (Va.): Washington’s plantation manager, XIX 468n
Pearl (H.M.S.), II 326
Pearsall, Samuel: shipmaster, and customs regulations, XVI 2–3, 144
Pearsall, Thomas: New York City merchant, III 598; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 41, 598–99, XXVI 452; and Jay Treaty, XX 127n
Pearsall, Thomas, and Son: New York City merchant firm, III 41n, XXVI 452n
Pearsee (Pearsey), Jonathan (John): New York City notary, XXIII 63n
Pearson, Eliphalet: professor, Harvard College, comment on Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 321; secretary, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, IX 105, 196, 237
Pearson, James: Philadelphia carpenter, and construction of Cape Henry lighthouse, VII 392, 414
Pearson, Richmond: payment to, for Army supplies, XVII 522
Pease, John: collector of customs, Edgartown, Mass., accounts of, XIII 36–37, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85, administration of office and enforcement of customs regulations, VIII 584, XII 29n, 68, 315n, XVI 562 (see also “Treasury Department circulars to the collectors of customs”)
Peck, ——: shipmaster, claim of Richard Randolph, XIII 202, 203
Peck, Jedediah: member, N.Y. Assembly, XXII 477n
Peck, Lewis: cotton manufacturer, Providence, R.I., IX 448
Peck, William: U.S. marshal, District of R.I., IX 95, 283, 308, and first census, payment to, XIII 103, XV 535, pay, XV 501, XVII 500, payment to, XI 206, 256, XII 119, XVI 557, and Quasi-War, XXIV 427–28
Pedersen, Peder: Danish consul to U.S., XXVI 124
Pee Dee (Pedee) River, S.C.: and American Revolution, II 549, 550
Peekskill, N.Y.; and American Revolution, I 201, 202, 203, 204, 207, 221, 253n, 261, 265n, 269, 272, 273, 282, 283n, 284n, 286, 292, 305, 315, 316n, 332n, 350, 355, 358, 360, 371, 412, 413, II 9, 104, 571n, expedition against, I 214, 215, 216n, 223, headquarters, II 371–74, 434, possible attack on, I 279, 285
Peery, William: delegate, Continental Congress (Del.), appointed Indian commissioner, XI 276–77, pay, XIII 145, XV 538
Peggy: slave, and Hamilton’s accounts, III 21
Peggy (brig), XXI 495n
Peggy (packet): seizure by British, XIX 206n
Peggy (schooner): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 429–30, 585n, XXVI 1n, 8, 29–30, 32–33
Peirce (Pierce), John (Mass.): Regular Army (1790), pay, XIII 297, 298, 299
Peirce (Pierce), Joseph: Henry Knox’s business agent, comment on Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 325
Peirce (Pierce), Joseph, Jr.: Army (Quasi-War), declines appointment, XXIII 83, 84n
Peirce, Stephen: shipmaster, and customers regulations, XIII 26
Peking, China, I 384
Pelham, Mass., IV 312n
Pell, John: shipmaster, St. Croix trade, I 16
Peloponnesian War, I 403, IV 311, 380, 427
Peloponnesus, IV 383
Pemberton, Ann: house rental to Treasury Department, XXVI 629, 648
Pemberton, Mary: denial of passport to, I 458
Pembroke, Henry Herbert, 10th earl of: A Method of breaking horses, and teaching soldiers to ride …, XXV 27
Pendleton, Edmund: Va. lawyer and Republican, career, XXV 434n; “The Danger Not Over,” article proposing constitutional amendments, XXV 433, 434n; president, Va. Ratifying Convention, and Jefferson’s objections to the Constitution, XII 510–11, 580, speech on, XII 380–81n, 394–98
Pendleton, Henry: notary public, X 433
Pendleton, John: auditor of public accounts in Va., VI 123
Pendleton, Nathaniel, XXII 490, XXIV 595; Army (American Revolution), aide-de-camp to Nathanael Greene, and claim of Nathanael Greene, X 443, 446, 458–64; career, XXII 177n, XXIV 595n; duel, Hamilton’s second in, XXVI 196–97, 252, 254, 256n, 259, 260, 260–61, 261–62, 263, 264n, 265, 268–69, 270–71, 272–73, 274–75, 275–76, 277–78, 281n, 292, 294, 295–96, 296, 300, 301, 302, 308–9, 311–12, 318–19n, 329, 330, 331–32, 332, 333–34, 335–36n, 337–39, 340–41, 345, 346, indicted for murder, XXVI 341n, 343–44n; Federalist candidate for N.Y. Assembly (1801), XXV 375; Hamilton’s estate, executor of, XX 172, XXVI 122–23n, 276, 276–77, 277, 281n, 285n, 287n, 305, 307, 336, and Elizabeth Hamilton’s petition to Congress, XXVI 287–88n; N.Y. lawyer, XXVI 56n, 178, 303, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXII 517, law clerk of, XXII 35n, XXVI 94n; and presidential election of 1804, XXVI 245; and Quasi-War, XXII 177; U.S. judge for District of Ga., VIII 274–75, XII 206, XVI 401, and Ga. Yazoo lands, XIX 311n, 454, pay, XIII 56, 563, XV 504, XVII 503, possible Secretary of State, XIX 397, 454, possible U.S. Minister to France, XVI 422, recommendation by, XVI 568n
Pendleton County, S.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Pendleton County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
“Pendulum, Peter”: pseudonym of author of article defending John Adams, IX 366, 367n
Penelope (British frigate), XVI 491n
Penelopen River, N.J.: and American Revolution, I 506
Penet, Pierre: French merchant, I 481; brother of, I 586
Penn, John: lieutenant governor, Province of Pa., XXV 405n, and Wyoming Valley purchase, XXII 175n
Penn, John (British cousin): Poems …, XXV 405
Penn, Richard (father of Lieutenant Governor John Penn), XXV 405n
Penn, Thomas (father of John Penn, British writer), XXV 405n
Penn, William: founder of Pa., XX 548, descendants of, XXV 405n
Pennevert, see Pennwert
Pennington (Penington), Edward: Philadelphia sugar refiner, XXVI 104, 841, and resolutions on excise (1794), XVI 397–98
Pennock, William: naval agent, Norfolk, Va., XVI 568n, 583n, XVII 572
Pennsylvania, III 148, 437, 474, 602, IV 243, VI 374, 403, VIII 34, 507, IX 529, XI 267, XII 18, 184, 212, XV 440–42, 442–43, 586, XVII 370–71, XVIII 307, XIX 117, XX 332, 336n, 567, XXIV 6–7n, 552, XXV 118, 200n; Additional Army candidates from, XXII 40–41, 132–146; abolition of slavery in, XVIII 518n; accounts with U.S., funding and assumption, VI 40, 291–92, VII 82–83, 154, 439, VIII 32–33, 211–12, 214–15, 298–300, 317–18, 318–21n, 339, 394, 400, 410–11, 443–46, 451–53, 455–56, 507–8, 532–33, IX 310, 382–83, 431, X 400, 468–69, 483, 523–24, 551, 552, 555–56, XI 35–36, 203, 298, 305–6, 306–7, 392, 397, 473–76, 551–52, 564–65, 569–70, XII 112–17, 142–46, XIII 242, 483–85, XIV 14–16, 224–25, 252–53, 261, 290, 496–98, 510, XV 143, 258–59, 281, 629, XVI 44–45, 119–20, XVII 554, payment for troops of (American Revolution), VII 440, VIII 135, and petition of Margaret Fisher, XIII 191, and petition of Blair McClenachan, VIII 193–97, public debt of, VI 111, 119, 218, 244, records of under Articles of Confederation, Hamilton on, IV 84–85, revenue from duties, (1789) VI 290, 414, (1789–1790) IX 3, (1792–1794) XIII 557, 578, (1793) XV 575, settlement of, V 568, VIII 507–8, X 545n, 551, settlement of and John Nicholson, VIII 211–12, 214–15, 298–300, 532–33; acts of (in chronological order), “An Act for funding and redeeming the bills of credit of the United States of America, and for providing means to bring the present war to an happy conclusion” (June 1, 1780), VIII 318n, “An Act to Vest Certain Powers in the President of This State, Together with the Other Officers Therein Named, and for Other Purposes Therein Mentioned” (April 5, 1782), XXVI 743n, “An Additional Supplement to an Act, Entitled ‘An Act for the Regulation of the Militia of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’” (September 22, 1783), XVII 11n, 164, 255, 256n, “An Act for the Further Relief of the Public Creditors Who are Citizens of This State by Receiving on Loan Certain Debts of the United States of America and for Funding the Same and for Paying the Annual Interest of Such Loans and the Interest of Certain Debts of This State Every Six Months” (March 1, 1786), VIII 195–96n, 212n, 445–46n, XI 475, 476n, XII 113n, 143n, 146n, XV 258–59, “An Act for ascertaining and confirming to certain persons, called Connecticut claimants, the lands by them claimed within the county of Luzerne, and for other purposes therein mentioned” (March 28, 1787), VI 356n, “An Act to encourage and protect the Manufactures of this State” (March 29, 1788), X 308n, “An Act to Recompense John Hague for Introducing into This State a Useful Machine for Carding Cotton” (October 3, 1788), IX 439n, “An Act to enable Aliens to purchase and hold real Estates within this Commonwealth” (February 11, 1789), XVI 228n, XVIII 338, 339n, “An Act to Repeal So Much of Any Act or Acts of Assembly of This Commonwealth as Directs the Payment of the New Loan Debt or the Interest Thereof Beyond the First Day of April Next, and for Other Purposes Therein Mentioned” (March 27, 1789), VIII 33n, XII 114n, 143n, XIII 484n, XIV 261, XV 259, XVI 120, 121n, “An Act to Enforce the Due Collection of the Revenues of the State and for Other Purposes Therein Mentioned” (April 1, 1789), XIV 261, XV 259, “An Act Authorizing and Directing the State Treasurer to Subscribe, in the Name of the Commonwealth, to the Loan Proposed by the United States, and for Other Purposes Therein Mentioned” (March 30, 1791), VIII 299n, XV 259, “An Act Granting Relief to Certain Creditors of the State and for Repealing Part of an Act, Entitled ‘An Act for Furnishing the Quota of This State Toward Paying the Annual Interest of the Debts of the United States, and for Funding and Paying the Interest of the Public Debts of This State’” (April 9, 1791), VIII 411–12n, XII 145n, 146, “An Act to revive and continue in force, for a limited time, an Act, entituled ‘An Act to enable aliens to purchase and hold real estates within this commonwealth’” (March 8, 1792), XVI 228n, XVIII 338, 339n, “An Act to Provide for Paying and Redeeming Certain Public Debts and for Defraying the Expenses of Government” (April 10, 1792), VIII 320n, XI 551, 552, 553n, XII 113n, 115, 116n, 144, XIV 290n, XV 143, “An Act to enable the Governor of this commonwealth to incorporate a company, for the purpose of promoting the cultivation of vines, and for other purposes therein mentioned” (March 22, 1793), XXVI 738n, “An Act for Laying Out a Town at Presqu’Isle” (April 8, 1793), XVI 427n, “An Act for the Regulation of the Militia of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania” (April 11, 1793), XVII 11n, 255, “An Act to revive part of the act entituled ‘A Supplement to an act, entituled “An Act to prevent infectious diseases being brought into this province”’” (March 11, 1794), XVII 200n, “An Act to extend an act, entituled ‘An Act to enable aliens to purchase and hold real estates, within this commonwealth’” (February 12, 1795), XVIII 338, 339n, “An Act to enable aliens, in certain cases, to purchase and hold real estate in this commonwealth” (April 11, 1799), XXIII 264n, “An Act to direct in behalf of this State, the Manner of appointing electors of a President and Vice President of the United States” (December 1, 1800), XXIV 450n; agriculture in, IX 114–18, 123–27, 376–77, 419–20; alien ownership of land in, XXIII 264n, XXVI 747; in American Revolution, I 204, 217, 231, 239n, 254, 338, 340, 343, 351, 424n, 430, 435, 436, 458, 501, 573, II 26, 28, 30, 32–33, 50n,, 51, 55n, 73, 76, 96, 118–19, 152n, 182n, 187n, 341, 347, 348, 351, 352, 354, 369, 392n, 431, 432, 512, 548, 550, 573, 579, 580, 581, 599, 601–2, 637, 644, XXVI 381–82n, disbandment of troops of, III 213, 233–34, militia of, I 228, 231, 430, 487, II 32–33, 51, mutiny among troops (Pa. line) of (1781), II 538, 541n, 542–43, 544n, 545, 547, 549, 551n, 551, 552n, 553n; and Annapolis Convention, III 686–90; and Army (Quasi-War), XXII 67, 240–41, 386, 485, 549, 556, 587, 589, 595, 597n, 598, 599, 607, XXIII 7, 10–11, 26, 35, 39, 43–44, 73, 76, 93, 98, 119, 150n, 165–66, 177, 262, 272, 284, 356n, XXIV 16; Assembly, and incorporation of Philadelphia, V 247, speaker of, see Muhlenberg, Frederick A., and Peters, Richard; and attachment of U.S. stock, XVI 279–80, 292, 353, 362; attorney general, see Bradford, William, and Ingersoll, Jared; banks and banking in, see Banks and banking and Bank of North America and Bank of the United States; Board of Property of, XXVI 742, 745; and boundary with N.Y., IV 18; and claim of Benjamin Wells, XXII 366; coins in, value assigned, VII 470, 484, 485, 510, 511, 526, 572–73; colony of, Hamilton on charter of, I 119–20, use of loan office certificates in, VII 240, 277, 320; commissioner of loans, pay, VI 537, IX 461, XI 64–65, XV 559, payment to, XV 562, (see also Moylan, Stephen, and Smith, Thomas); commissioner to settle accounts, see White, John; commissioner to settle state claims, see Pettit, Charles; comptroller general, see Nicholson, John; constitution of, proposed changes in (1789), VI 11–12; at Constitutional Convention, IV 162, 212n, 213n, XII, 357n, discussed in debates, IV 168, VIII 112n; Continental Congress (Articles of Confederation), delegates to, see FitzSimons, Thomas, and Peters, Richard, and Wilson, James, and domestic debt owed citizens of (1783), III 355, plan to pay requisitions to citizens of (1782), III 202n, 207n, 260–61n; Continental Congress (2nd), requisitions by, V 566–67n; Continental loan officer, pay, VI 303 (see also Smith, Thomas); courts in, Tench Coxe on practices and costs of, XIII 321, Hamilton on jurisdiction of, XIII 277–78, Hamilton on pay and fees of officers of under Articles of Confederation, IV 98; excise, collectors of the revenue, see Johnson, Robert, and Webster, John, and Wells, Benjamin, and Wells, John, on distilled spirits before U.S. Constitution, VII 218, 230, Hamilton on difficulties concerning, XI 96–100, inspectors of the revenue, see Collins, James, and Hand, Edward, and Neville, John, and Nichols, William, officers of, pay, VIII 189, XII 89–90, 97, XIV 485, XVIII 167, 168, payment of arrears to officers of, XVII 386–77, XVIII 196, opposition to (before Whiskey Insurrection), VIII 22–23, XII 237, 336–40, 341, 344–46, 495–97, 594–96, XIII 232, 241, 275, 277–78, 311, 328, XV 210–11, 623, 624n, XVI 297–98n, 441n, 461, XXVI 694, 712–13, 718, 723–24, 729, 730, organization under, VIII 189, 368, IX 427–28, XII 17, supervisor of the revenue, appointment (1794), XVI 482–84, 488, 536 (see also Clymer, George, and Miller, Henry); and Federal government, administrative relations with (1791), VIII 22, 269, discussion over location of seat of (1788–1789), V 209, Hamilton on opposition to (1800), XXV 225–27; French consul general for, see La Forest, Antoine René Charles Mathurin de; governor, see McKean, Thomas, and Mifflin, Thomas; gubernatorial campaign and election (1799), XXIV 23n, 118; Hamilton on, at Constitutional Convention, IV 190, 203, 212, 220, in The Federalist, IV 321, 335, 354–55, 399, 405, 418, 426, 428, 431, 440, 495–96, 532–33, 576, 593, 660, 676, 694, 695–96, 698, 699, 700, at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 19, 26, 28, 129, 130; in Hamilton’s “First Report on the Further Provision Necessary for Establishing Public Credit,” VII 218, 230; and Hamilton’s proposals for reorganizing the War Department (1794), XVII 583–84; in Hamilton’s “Report on the Bank,” VII 277, 230; in Hamilton’s “Report on Manufactures,” X 116, 308; in Hamilton’s report on memorial from, to Continental Congress (1782), XXVI 431; in Hamilton’s “Report on the Mint,” VII 484, 485, 510, 511, 536, 572–73; and Hamilton’s “Report on Public Credit,” background to, VI 56, 60; Harrisburg Convention (1788) and amendment of U.S. Constitution, XIII 482; import duties under Articles of Confederation, Hamilton on, IV 88–89; invalid pensions in, estimate, V 391, VI 136, U.S. payment for, VI 285, 293, 428–29, IX 470, XIII 134, XV 526, 571; Jay Treaty, and implementation of in House of Representatives, XX 24–25, 150–51n; land purchased from U.S., VIII 326, 412, 458, IX 92, 239–40, 245–46, 485, XI 109, XIV 63, 64, XXVI 817; land speculation in, XVIII 31n, 262–69, 272–74, 281–82, 290–92, 337–39, 346–47, 361n, XIX 88, XXI 86, 163–64, 176n, XXV 82n, XXVI 697, 698n, 702, 706, 707, 708, 709, 715, 716, 725, 726, 727–28, 734–35, 742–43, 744, 745–46, 746–47, 748, 749, 755–56, 756–58, 842, 851, 852; legislation concerning bankrupts, XI 335, XII 31n, concerning prisoners, VIII 209, legislative campaign and election (1799), XXIV 23n; legislative election (1800), XXIV 450; lighthouses and other navigational aids, V 410, 438, VI 45, 46, 47, 398, 468, 475, X 401–2; manufacturing in, V 483, XXVI 507, 520–21, encouragement of, IX 438, 439, 439–40n, X 116, 308n, 320n; “The memorial and remonstrance of the public creditors who are citizens of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania,” VIII 402, 403n; militia, and mutiny of troops (1783), III 457n, payment of for defense of frontier, IX 471, possible use of against Presque Isle, XVI 426–27, use of Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 11–12, 18, 68–70, 102, 103n, 164, 182–84, 210–11, 219–20, 224, 235n, 247, 248, 255, 260, 265, 268, 289, 302, 309, 314n, 341, 351, 358–59, 368, 391, 392–93, XVIII 26, 172; and mutiny of troops (1783), III 397–98, 398n, 399–400, 401, 402, 403–7, 407–8, 408–9, 410, 410–11, 419n, 426n, 438–58, 469–70, proclamation of Continental Congress on, XXVI 444; payment of troops in (1792), VI 352n; political situation in, (1789) VI 12, Gouverneur Morris on (1784), III 500–3, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., on (1799), XXIII 1–2; and possibility of foreign loans, VIII 59; and presidential campaign and election, (1792) XII 418, 480, 568, (1796) XX 372, 376, 378, 403, 405, XXIV 449, XXV 82, 196–97, (1800–1801) XXIV 445, 449–50, 452, 465, 507–8, XXV 35, 69, 82, 87, 258n, 300, 309; and presidential and congressional campaign and election (1788–1789), V 236, 248–49, 251, 252; and Presque Isle, XVI 425–26, 505–8, James Wilkinson on fortification of, XXIII 380; purchase of whiskey for Army in (1793), XV 473; Ratifying Convention of, IV 333n, 660n, 695–96n, 698, 699, 700, V 238, 243, 249n; register general, see Donnaldson, John; and relations with Indians (1783), III 323n, 332, 470n; revenue cutter for, VII 61–62, 76, 78–79, XI 395, 535, XXIII 339, XXVI 207, 588, capt. of see Montgomery, James; secretary of, see Dallas, Alexander J.; Society for the Encouragement of Manufactures and the Useful Arts, VI 292, 293n, IX 438, XXVI 507; and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 152; Supreme Court of, chief justice, see McKean, Thomas; Supreme Executive Council of, III 266, 323n, 398n, 399–400, 401, 408n, 409, 411, 419, 438–58, president of, see Dickinson, John, and Mifflin, Thomas, and Reed, Joseph; survey of lands ceded by N.Y., VI 407–8; trade of, (1782) III 81, 134, William Bingham on (1789), V 554–57, Tench Coxe on (1789), V 569–70, Sharp Delany on (1789–1790), VI 193, with Great Britain (1783), III 337; treasurer of, see Febiger, Christian; and Treaty of Paris (1783), compliance with, XVIII 414n; U.S. attorney for the District of, see Lewis, William, and Rawle, William; and U.S. Constitution, proposed amendment to (1787), XX 24–25, ratification by, IV 332–33, 660n, 695–96n, V 4n, 10, 175; U.S. District Court, clerk, see Caldwell, Samuel; U.S. judge for the District of, pay, V 387, VI 129, VII 139, IX 458, XIII 120 (see also Hopkinson, Francis, and Lewis, William, and Peters, Richard); U.S. Judiciary Act, Hamilton on reaction of to changes in (1802), XXV 521–24; U.S. marshal for the District of, pay, VI 528, settlement of accounts, IX 465 (see also Biddle, Clement, and Lenox, David, and Nichols, William); U.S. Representatives from, see Bradford, David, and Cadwalader, Lambert, and Cannon, John, and Findley, William, and FitzSimons, Thomas, and Gallatin, Albert, and Gregg, Andrew, and Hartley, Thomas, and Heister, Daniel, and Irvine, William, and Jacobs, Israel, and Kittera, John W., and Maclay, Samuel, and Muhlenberg, Frederick A.C., and Scott, Thomas, and Sitgreaves, Samuel, and Smilie, John, and Swanwick, John, and Thomas, Richard, and Wynkoop, Henry; U.S. Senators from, see Bingham, William, and Gallatin, Albert, and Maclay, William, and Morris, Robert, and Ross, James; Wyoming Valley dispute with Conn. over, IV 321n, VI 356, XXII 172, 173n, 174–75, rebelliousness in (1787), IV 316–17n. See also Fries’s Rebellion and Whiskey Insurrection
Pennsylvania, The University of, XXII 137n, 261n, XXIV 101n, 393n
Pennsylvania Democratic Society, XVI 398n, vice president, XVI 483, 484n
The [Philadelphia] Pennsylvania Evening Post, I 195; publisher of, II 129, 130n
“The Pennsylvania Farmer,” see Dickinson, John
The [Philadelphia] Pennsylvania Gazette, III 439n, IV 236n
Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia Pa., I 423n, XXV 142n; and American Revolution, XI 137; and yellow fever epidemic, XV 386
The [Philadelphia] Pennsylvania Journal and the Weekly Advertiser, IV 236n
The [Philadelphia] Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser, II 116, 117n, IV 660n, VI 292n
The Pennsylvania Society for the Encouragement of Manufactures and the Useful Arts, X 229, 273, 334, 340; and Tench Coxe, XXVI 519n, report by, X 334n; request for information on manufacturing, XXVI 507
Pennwert (Pennevert, Penveer, Pinevert), John: French vice consul at New London, Conn., XV 382, XXVI 846
Pennypackers Mill, Pa.: and American Revolution, headquarters, I 335, 337
Penobscot (Castine), District of Me.: and American Revolution, evacuation of, III 366n, expedition against, II 163, 175, 181, XVI 62, 63n, XIX 9n, proposed expedition against, II 311, 589; collector of customs at, see Lee, John, accounts, XI 236, XIII 575, 576; customs district, description of, VI 37; and exploration and settlement of North America, III 708; port of entry , customs accounts, XIII 36–37, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85
Penobscot Bay, II 145n, XVI 62n, XIX 9n
Penobscot Indians, III 333
Penobscot River, District of Me.: and American Revolution, II 144
Pensacola, XXI 214n, XXIII 46, 124, XXIV 304, XXVI 413; description of, XXVI 173–74; Spanish treaty with Creeks at, XIII 29n, XIX 173n
Pensions, see Public credit and public debt, pensions and annuities
The People v Aaron Burr, XXVI 341–43
People v Croswell: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 128n, 155n, 186n
People v Levi Weeks: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 40n, XXVI 187n
The People of the State of New York v Samuel S. Freer: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 155n
The People of the State of New York v James Stille, William Edwards, Francis Van Arp, John Kirk, Charles Patterson, Benjamin Burchall, James Hamilton, and James Barnet, XXV 45n
Pepper: tare on, VIII 390, XIV 223; tax on, William Bingham’s proposal for, V 550
Pepperellborough, District of Me.: collector of customs at, see Hill, Jeremiah, accounts, XI 236
Pequannock, N.J.: American Revolution, headquarters, II 345
Pequest River, N.J.: and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 121
Perfumes: duty on, XI 145; Hamilton’s proposal for tax on, XXI 100
Pericles, IV 310, 311n
“Pericles”: Hamilton’s pseudonym for article on cession of La. to France, XXVI 82–85
Perignon, Dominque-Catherine, marquis de: French Minister to Spain, XX 154
Perigord, —— de (Mme): arrest of, XVI 476
Périn, d’Augny, Claude-François, baron: sugar seized, claim for, VII 110–11, 124
Perkins, James: Boston merchant, and ship Diana, XXVI 158n
Perkins, Joseph: Army (Quasi-War), court-martial of, XXIII 157n, 241, 242n, 275–76, 286
Perkins, Thomas H.: Boston merchant, and ship Diana, XXVI 158n
Perkins, William: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 335
Perkiomen (Perkioming) Creek, Pa., XI 309
Perlee, see Parley
Perley, see Parley
Perott (Perot), Elliston: Philadelphia merchant, assignee, XVII 540
Perott (Perot), John: Philadelphia merchant, assignee, XVII 540
Perquimans County, S.C. excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Perrault, Joseph François: French fur trader and merchant, introduction of, XXVI 451n
Perrault, Paul Hyacinte: French engineer, and fortification of harbors, XXI 377n
Perregaux, Jean Frédéric: French banker and payment of Holland loan, XX 220n
Perrochel, Henri: French chargé d’affaires in Sweden, recalled, XX 493n
Perry, —— (Dr.): and Hamilton’s law practice, III 621
Perry, Christopher Raymond: capt., U.S.S. General Greene, XXIV 433–34n, 601, and capture of Danish schooner William and Mary, XXV 80–81n, 85, 121–22
Perry, James, XII 213, 407; career, XXII 303n; comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 303; member, Md. Senate, XII 214n, 407n, and Federal appointment, IX 511, XIII 157, 322, 343–44, XIV 288, 316–17, 317–18n, XVIII 274, and Md. election (1792), XII 214n; petition of, XI 253
Perserverance (brig): captured by French privateer, XVII 112–13n
Perseus (H.M.S.), I 256
Persia, IV 211
Perth Amboy, N.J., V 464, XXII 121n; and American Revolution, II 228; port of entry, collector of customs at, accounts of, XI 237 (see also Halsted, John), customs accounts, XIII 26–37, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85, inspector of customs at, see Smith, John Allen; and Quasi-War, XXII 548, 551, 553; recommendation of, for site of Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 423–24
Peru, VII 136, XXI 401, 415, XXII 208n, 441
Pesoto: Indian chief, speech of, XXIII 120, 121n
Pestalozzi, Johann Heinrich: honorary French citizenship, XII 546
Peswas: Indian chief, speech of, XXIII 120, 121n
Peter I (Peter the Great) (czar of Russia), I 158
Peter II (king of Portugal), XIX 502n
Peter, —— (Mr.): Philadelphia French hatter, XV 600
Peterborough, N.H., IX 414n
Peters, Alexander A: Additional Army candidate (Vt.), XXII 116
Peters, Richard: Philadelphia attorney, farmer, and judge, advice on agriculture, XXVI 74–76, Hamilton’s request for, XXVI 69–70; Agricultural enquiries on Plaister of Paris …, XXVI 71; career, XXII 144n, XXVI 70n; comments on Additional Army candidates (Md. and Pa.), XXII 144, 145; delegate, Continental Congress (Pa.), III 113n, 201n, 203n, 263n, 264n, 284n, 293, 308n, 309n, 314n, 317n, 323–24, 340–41, 342, 346n, 348n, 356–61, 363, 398n, 402n, 403n, 416n, 448n; and Hamilton’s law practice, XVIII 277, 304; member Pa. Assembly, V 376, recommends Thomas Smith, V 437, VI 209–10; secretary to Board of War, II 668, and claim of Baron von Steuben, V 211, VI 315–16; U.S. judge for the District of Pa., XII 313n, 520n, XVI 287n, XVII 48n, XVIII 173n, 203, 210, 211n, 236, opinion on site for Congress, XV 375, pay, XIII 564, XV 502, XVII 501, possible Minister to France, XX 223, and trial of John Fries, XXIII 412n, 446n, XXV 152, and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 308n, 334, 343n, 347n, 351, 367n, 369, 382–83, 387, XXVI 737; writes to Hamilton on agriculture, IX 114–18
Peters (Pettus), Samuel: payment for delivering Va. electoral votes (1792), XIV 161, XVII 541
Peters, Sarah (Mrs. Richard), XXVI 70, 76
Peters, William (N.Y.): Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 586, XXIV 210, 247, 357, 358
Peters, William (Pa.) (father of Richard Peters): Philadelphia lawyer, and Hamilton’s law practice, XVIII 277, 304
Peters, William B.: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 93, 107, 429, 430n, 431n
Petersburg, Va., V 253, IX 164, 405, XI 62, XIV 541; and American Revolution, II 225, 226, 643; customs office at, XIII 438; petition to Congress, by merchants of, XI 49–50, XII 524, 556; proposed branch of Bank of the U.S. at, XI 493–94, 585–86; surveyor of customs for the port of, see Gibbon, James, accounts of, XI 235; Washington’s visit to, VIII 242
Petersham, Mass.: recruiting district (Quasi-War), XXII 494
Peterson, Edward: shipmaster, and customs regulations, IX 455
Peterson, Merrill: Thomas Jefferson and the New Nation: A Biography, XXV 452n
Peterson, Peter: shipmaster, stolen register, XI 486
Peter the Great, see Peter I
Petite Democrate, see Little Sarah
Petition, right of: Hamilton on in The Farmer Refuted, I 136–37
Petitions, XVIII 13; of distillers, XI 78, from Mass., IX 187–88, from Salem, Mass., XI 89n; of Jean Baptist Dumon, XII 297, XVII 564; of Andrew Dunscomb, XV 662, XVI 606, XVIII 25; of Thomas Elder, XVIII 173, 203, 211; of William Gerrish, XVIII 177; Hamilton’s reports on, see “Report on the Petition of …”; of Arthur Hughes, XVI 47–49; of inhabitants of Conn. and R.I., XVII 424n, of Miss. Territory, XXIII 3n, of Salem, Mass., XIII 175n; of inspectors of the customs of New York City, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, XIII 175n; of inspectors of the revenue in Boston, XVI 44, in New York City, XVIII 216n; of Henry Jackson, XVI 184; of Daniel Lombard, Jr., XVIII 216n; of merchants of Albany, N.Y., XX 1–2, of Newburyport, Mass., XIII 175n, of Portland, District of Me., XIII 175n; of representatives of inhabitants of counties in western Pa., XI 96–100, XII 518, XVII 38n; of John Ross, XVIII 198n; of Thomas Russell, et al, XVIII 216n; of Joseph Whipple, XIII 176n
Petry, Baptiste: French consul at Philadelphia, XV 609n, XVIII 236
Pettingale (Pettingal), John: shipowner, lost register, XIV 201
Pettit, Charles: Philadelphia merchant, agent for Hunter, Banks, and Company, XIII 179n, and claim of Nathanael Greene, X 410, 411, 426–27, 443, 455–58, 458; career, III 634n; deputy quartermaster general (American Revolution), I 544, 556, 562, XXVI 364; on free trade, X 264n; and Jay Treaty, XX 125; member, Pa. Assembly, III 633, 634n; Pa. commissioner to settle state claims against Federal Government, VI 491, VIII 317–18, 320n, 394, 400, 451–53; seeks Government appointment, XV 442–43; and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, XII 23–26
Petty, Sir William: political economist, I 388
Petty, William, see Landsdowne, William Petty Fitzmaurice, 1st marquis of
Pewter: duty on, X 16–17n, 204, proposed, X 205, 319, XI 145, XXVI 516; manufacture of, in Conn., IX 324, in Providence, R.I., IX 448
Peyton, Edward I: Philadelphia merchant, and customs regulations, XVI 287
Peyton, Yelverton: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 356n, 581, 613, 615, 625, 658, 681, XXIV 225, 226n, 244, 287, 615, 624, 626, 630, 637, 638, 670
Pfeffel von Kriegelstein, Christian Friedrich: Nouvel Abrégé Chronologique de L’Histoire et de Droit Public d’Allemagne, IV 388n
Phædra, I 392
Phelps, —— (Mr.): and manufacturing in Suffield, Conn., IX 344
Phelps, Charles: N.H. Grants, property confiscated, III 204, 206n, 230, 276
Phelps, Elijah: and anchors for naval armament, XVII 455n
Phelps, Noah A.: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 274
Phelps, Oliver: Mass. and N.Y. merchant and land speculator, XVIII 341n, XXVI 824; Army contractor, VI 8, with Comfort Sands and others, report on petition of, VIII 138n; candidate, lieutenant governor (N.Y.), XXVI 187n, 245; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 384; and Robert Morris, XVIII 299n, XXIII 271n; and N.Y. gubernatorial election (1801), XXV 341; Phelps-Gorham Purchase, VIII 8n, XIX 18n
Phelps, Seth: comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 103
Phelps, Solomon: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 319, 338; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 83, 84n, 563, XXIV 59, 106, 387
Phelps, Thomas: Additional Army candidate (District of Me.), XXIV 338
Phelps, Timothy: New Haven, Conn., merchant, and Quasi-War, XXII 587, 593, 598, XXIII 194n; and Noah Webster, Jr., XXV 52n
Phelps-Gorham Purchase, VI 8n, XIV 12n, XVIII 299n, 341n, 362n, XIX 18n, XXV 341n
Phidias, IV 311
Philadelphia, I 212, 234, 273, 412, II 13n, 31n, 35n, 83, 108, 125, 127, 142, 146, 147, 165, 195n, 201n, 202n, 204n, 205n, 226, 231, 314, 366, 461, 465, 490, 493, 517, 526, 586, 642, 668, 669, III 70, 73–74, 88–89, 90, 94, 148, 183, 190, 193, 474, 523, 574, 620, 662, 684, IV 104, 624, 644, V 234, 363, 369, 371, 441, 530, VI 37, 451, VII 61, 76, 146, 244, 345, 414, 444, 466, 470, 609, VIII 18, 63, 147, 154–55, 167, 310, 396, 454, 512, 585, IX 24, 82, 121, 150, 213, 253, 291, 386, 407, 414, 511, 518–19, 530, 534, 552, XI 130, XV 371, 443n, XVI 9, 22; and aid for captives of Algiers, XVI 497–98; aid for French refugees in, XV 600–2; and aid for Santo Dominigan refugees in, XVI 223; and American Revolution, I 178, 202, 203, 204, 211, 215, 219–21, 223, 227, 231, 234, 240, 241, 251–52, 254, 263, 266, 271, 281, 282, 288n, 289–90, 292, 293, 296, 300, 305, 311, 312, 319, 321, 324, 326, 328, 331, 333, 334, 334–35, 336, 338, 341, 347, 363, 430, 433, 442, 452–53, 454–55, 477, 486n, 489, 490, 493–94, 496, 501, 502, 504n, 509, 540, 549, 601n, II 110, 203, 212–14, 216, 318, 344, 346, 347, 351, 354, 413n, 461, 470, 471, 475, 478, 530, 582, 588, 596, 682, III 118–19, XXVI 359, 361, 363n, headquarters, I 305, 602–5, II 1–7; Army contractors at, XVI 608, pay, XI 350; arsenal at, XXII 243, pay of storekeeper for, V 390, VI 134, IX 469, XIII 133, rent of building for, V 390, VI 134, IX 470, XIII 133; banks in, see Bank of North America and Bank of Pennsylvania and Bank of the United States, and Hamilton’s “Opinion on the Constitutionality of an Act to Establish a Bank,” VIII 73, 100, 112, plans for, II 413, 415, 645; board of wardens for port of, XI 395n; British consul general at, see Bond, Phineas; captured British officers, treatment of, XVI 388–89, 390–92, 396, 399–400, 402–3, 405–6, 412–13n; collector of customs at, pay, XI 237 (see also Delany, Sharp, and Latimer, George), deputy, see Graff, John; College of Physicians, Hamilton’s letter to on cure for yellow fever, XVI 331–32; commerce of, V 514, 555–57, VI 11, 20, 23, 292, IX 2, 381, with China, IX 38n; Constitutional Convention at, IV 101, 108, 147, 158–221, 224, 225, 234, 243–48, 253–74, 285, call by Annapolis Convention for meeting at, III 689; Continental Congress, removal (1783) to Princeton, N.J., III 407, 408–9, 447, return to Philadelphia, III 411, 414–15, 444–45n; Danish consul at, see Pedersen, Peder; and excise, organization of survey for, VIII 189, IX 427, reaction to, XII 594; Federal Government, proposals to move to from New York City, V 199–200, 209, 282, transfer to from New York City, V 343n, VI 487n, 511, 572, 587, VII 25, 100, 112n, 114–15, 119, 124, 132, 162, VIII 365, expenses incurred, XIII 106–7, 139, 141, 144; Federal Government, transfer from, to Federal District, VI 486–87, XXV 17n, 46n, 104n, 105, 357–58; Federalist caucus in, XXV 31, 74–75, 75–78, 86–87, 113, 171; fortification of, (1794), XVI 288n, 381, 412, 539, (1798), XXI 365–66; and founding of National Gazette, XII 188n; French chargé d’affaires in, see Otto, Louis G.; French consul at, see Dupont, François, and Holker, John; French consul general at, see Du Pont de Nemours, Victor Marie, and Létomb, Philippe Joseph, Hamilton’s house in, VIII 511, 581; Hamilton’s visit to (1799), XXIII 52, 55–56, XXIV 87; home of American Philosophical Society, VIII 29; home of Hibernian Society, VIII 240; incorporation of, V 247; inspector of customs for port of, petition of, XIII 175n (see also Boyd, Alexander); inspector of the revenue for the port of, see Jackson, William, and Macpherson, William, and Stewart, Walter; Jay Treaty, effect of and reaction to, XVIII 527, 531, XIX 117, 164–65, 165n, 190, 210–11, XX 121, 122n, 123, 124–25, 136; lighthouse at, VII 413, XVII 277; manufacturing in, IX 332, encouragement of, IX 438; mayor, see Clarkson, Matthew, and Wharton, Robert; merchants, petition of, XI 292–93, trading to India and China, petition of, VIII 20–21; militia, and Pa. mutiny (1783), III 399–400, 404–5, 408, 444–45n, 446–58; naval agents at, XVI 538, 616 (see also Gurney, Francis, and Smith, Daniel); naval officer for the District of, pay, XI 238 (see also Macpherson, William, and Phile, Frederick); navigational aids at, VI 42; negotiations with Indians at, VIII 241; and Pa. mutiny (1783), III 401, 402n, 404–5, 410–11, 452, 454; pilots at port of, XI 395; political situation in (1784), Gouverneur Morris on, III 497–504; postal service at, VI 200; postmaster, see Patton, Robert; prison in, U.S. payment for expenses at, VIII 209; private school in, proposed by Tobias Lear, XII 279–80; proposal for new newspaper in (1804), XXVI 222–23; proposed loan for William Duer at, XI 157; purchase of public debt at, VI 571, IX 68; and Quasi-War, XXII 141, 243, 250, 349, 462, XXIII 11, 166, 187, 201, 256n, 330, 340, XXIV 88, 89, 356; rate of exchange in (1790), VI 292, 491; representation in House of Representatives, IV 552–53; revenue cutter for, VII 32; securities, decline of prices in (1791), IX 58, 451–52, speculation in (1791), IX 61n; shipbuilding in, V 491, 555–56; site of trial of John Fries, XXV 152n, 155–56; Society of the Cincinnati, meetings at, III 636n, IV 33–34, 158, 647, VIII 311; Spanish commissioners at, see Jaudenes, Josef de and Viar, Josef de; superintendent of lighthouses, beacons, buoys, and public piers, see Allibone, William; surveyor of customs for the port of, pay, XI 234 (see also Macpherson, William, and Meredith, Samuel, and Stewart, Walter); tea, importation of, XII 6, 16; town meeting opposing tax on infant industries, XVI 397, 397–99; and trade with Cruger firm in West Indies, I 11, 16, 20, 22n; Treasury Department offices in, location of, XXVI 629n; and U.S. Constitution, V 4, 10, 197, 289; U.S. frigate, construction of at, XVI 304, 407n, 526, 528, XVII 437, 473; violations of U.S. neutrality at, XV 88n, XVII 256n, 571n, XVIII 236; warden of the port of, see Allibone, William; Washington’s absence from (1791), VIII 201, 242, 335, 470–71, IX 212n, 269, 384–85, 403; Washington’s funeral honors at, XXIV 113, 114, 115; weigher for the port of, see Graff, John; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 210, 229, 241, 243, 244, 247, 248, 269, XXV 225–26; yellow fever in, (1793) XV 324–25, 329, 331–32, 340n, 341, 343, 349, 358–59, 361–62, 378, 384–86, 388, 398–99, 452n, 468, 474, 611, XVI 9, 11n, 48, 49n, 407, XXVI 845 (1797) XXI 309, XXVI 757–58, 758n, (1798), XXII 65, 66n, 68, 147n, XXIII 24n, (1799) XXIII 357n, 411n, 510n, 527n, 542n, 546n, XXIV 509n, prevention of, (1794) XVII 200n
Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike Corp.: first president of, XXV 82n
Philadelphia “bank,” II 413n
Philadelphia City Light Horse Company: and American Revolution, II 340
Philadelphia County, Pa.: Court of Common Pleas, prothonotary of, XV 73n
Philadelphia Democratic Society, XIX 295n
The Philadelphia Gazette and Universal Daily Advertiser, XXII 255n
“A Philadelphia Jacobin”: pseudonym of writer attacking John Skey Eustace, XXII 254
Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture, IX 114n, 375, 377n, 490n, XXVI 70n, 76–77n; Memoirs of, XXVI 70n
Phile, Frederick: naval officer, Philadelphia, XV 371
Philip II (king of France), XXII 2n
Philip II (of Macedon), IV 182, 190, 206, 380–81, 382–83, V 22, 28
Philips, Benjamin: messenger, pay, XVII 543
Philips, Crammond, and Company: Philadelphia merchant firm, XVII 404; payment to, for bills of exchange drawn by Santo Domingan government, XVII 537
Philips, David: excise opposition, XII 308n, XVII 29n, 30n; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVIII 350n
Philips, George: merchant, Manchester, England, XVII 404n
Philips, Henry: Philadelphia merchant, XVII 404, and Robert Morris, XXI 351n
Philips, John: bond of, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 583, 612
Philips, Robert: merchant, Manchester, England, XVII 404n
Philips, Samuel H.: Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 130
Philips, Thomas: Additional Army candidate (District of Me.), XXII 318, 334; Army (Quasi-War), declines appointment, XXIII 257, 462, 476
Philips, Wade: bond of, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 583
Philipsburg, N.Y: and American Revolution, II 109, 110n
Philipse Manor, Westchester County, N.Y., XXI 381
Phillips, —— (Capt.): and Hamilton’s law practice, III 622
Phillips, James Duncan: Salem and the Indies. The Story of the Great Commercial Era of the City, XXIV 583n
Phillips, John: and Pa. land speculation, XXVI 716n
Phillips, Joseph: (Dr.) Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 586, 684, XXIV 248, 268, 612, 625, 627, 638, 641
Phillips, Nathaniel: surveyor of customs for ports of Warren and Barrington, R.I., VI 470n, VIII 297, 333, 440–41, IX 478, XXVI 590
Phillips, Palsey: housekeeper to president of Continental Congress, pay, VI 535, XIII 45
Phillips, Richard: steward to president of Continental Congress, accounts, VI 535, pay, XIII 45
Phillips, Samuel: U.S. Senator (Mass.), and Hamilton’s trip to New England, (1800) XXIV 579n
Phillips, William: Boston merchant, president, Mass. Bank, V 532n
Phillips, William: British Army (American Revolution), II 4, 7, 149, 346, 430, 487, 496, 643, 644n, prisoner exchange, II 194, 268, 272, 273, 274n, 275–85, 288, 289–90, 291–92, 295–96, 296–301, 308, XXVI 386
Phillips Andover Academy, XVIII 333n; founder, XXIV 579n
Phillips Exeter Academy, XXII 321n
“Philo Camillus”: Hamilton’s pseudonym on essays on Jay Treaty, XVIII 476, (No. 1), 508, (No. 2) 98–105, (No. 3) 124–34, (No. 4) 153–62
“Philo Cinna”: pseudonym on articles refuting Hamilton’s “Camillus” essays, XIX 131n, 159–61
“Philo-Jay”: pseudonym of author defending John Jay, XX 37n
“Philo Pacificus”: Hamilton’s pseudonym on newspaper article supporting neutrality proclamation, XV 191–93
Philopoemen: Achaean statesman and general, IV 381–82
“Philo-Publius”: William Duer’s pseudonym for essays supporting the Constitution, IV 288n
Philosophical apparatus: duty on, X 16–17n, XI 268; manufacture of, X 170, 284, XXVI 645, and whalebone, X 40, XXVI 641
Philson (Filson), Robert: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 343n, 351n
Phinney, Elihu: recommends Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 607
Phipps, David: recommended as capt. of Conn. revenue cutter, VII 206
“Phocian,” see A Letter from Phocian to the Considerate Citizens of New York and A Second Letter from Phocian to the Considerate Citizens of New York, Containing Remarks on Mentor’s Reply
Phocians, IV 181, 182n, 206, 380
Phocian War, IV 190
Phoenix, D.: Hamilton’s account with John B. Church, III 35
Phyn, Ellice, and Inglis: London merchant firm, XII 31n, XVI 525, 528
Phyn and Ellice: London merchant firm, and Alexander Macomb, XII 30, 31n
Phyn, James: London merchant, XII 30–31, XVI 525n
Physick (Phisick), William: estate of, prize money, XIII 108
Physiocrats: doctrine of, on agriculture, X 50, 64, 66–67, 127–30, 231–37, 246–47, 262, on manufactures, X 8, 50, 236, 246–47; influence on Hamilton, X 6n, 231–32n; Jacques Necker on, X 232n, 262–64n; Adam Smith on, X 8, 232n, 236n, 237–39n, 246n, 249n, 286–88n
Piamingo: Indian chief, XVI 591n
Piatt, William: Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 123
Pichegru, Jean-Charles: French general and monarchist, banishment of, XXI 292n, 388, 416
Pichon, A. Emilie Brongniart (Mrs. Louis Andre), XXV 336, XXVI 9, 30
Pichon, Louis André: French consul general and chargé d’affaires to U.S., XXV 332, 336, 561n, XXVI 73n, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 585n, XXVI 8, 9, 29–30, 32, 32–33; French secretary of legation at Amsterdam, XXV 212, 213n, XXVI 871, and nomination of William Vans Murray as U.S. Minister to France, XXII 488–89n, 494, 505n
Pickard, Mark: payment to, for interest on loan office certificate, XIII 100, 140
Pickaxes: bounty on, proposed, X 121
Pickens, Andrew: career, XIV 495n; inspector of the revenue Survey No. 3 in S.C., VIII 190; member, House of Representatives (S.C.), XIV 338, 340, XV 302, consultation with, on Indian relations, XIV 495
Pickering, Daniel: ed., The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland …, XXVI 567, 568n
Pickering, John, XXIV 484n; U.S. judge for District of N.H., comments on Additional Army candidates (N.H.), XXII 111, 113
Pickering, Octavius, and Charles W. Upham: The Life of Timothy Pickering, XXV 256n
Pickering, Timothy, III 580, 594, IX 96, XV 384, XXIII 190n, XXVI 44, 179, 180n; and agent for John B. Church in Pa., XXII 172–73, 174–75; and American Revolution, adjutant general, I 320, quartermaster general, II 455, 483n, 498, 501, 502, 503, 506, 507, 507–8, 508, 511, 511–12, 513, 526, 528, 536–37, 537–38, 538–39, 547, 555, 557, 560, 561, 562, 572, 575, 590, 595–96, 596, 597, 599, 604n, 646, 657–58, 658–59, XXVI 402–3, 406, 408, accounts as quartermaster general, V 401, 402, 403, 527–28, 528–29, 558, VI 6, 38, 192, 478, 521–23, 576–77, VII 174, 198–200, VIII 547, XII 269, XIII 95–96, XV 527, XVI 68, 79–80, 86–87, XVII 496, 529, 549, XXVI 581–85, 612–13, 683, and Hamilton as receiver of taxes, III 148, 155, 162–63, 190, report as quartermaster general to Continental Congress, III 239, 294; applies for appointment as assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury, VI 346n, 355–56, 501–2, Hamilton’s reply, VI 416; career of (after May 10, 1800), XXVI 103n; defeated in election for House of Representatives (1802), XXVI 72n; and dispute (1803) over Hamilton’s proposals at Constitutional Convention, XXVI 102–3, 147–49, 160–61; on Fries’s Rebellion, XXV 142–43n; and Hamilton’s Letter to John Adams, XXV 122, 123n, 182, 237–38, 255–56; Hamilton’s request to, for information on agriculture (1791), IX 35–37, reply to, IX 375–77; Indians, negotiations with, VIII 241, 242, 544, 546n, XI 372–78, XIV 91–92, 175n, 228, 229n, XV 212n, 429n, XVI 408n, accounts, XVII 527, pay and expenses, XIII 112–13, XIV 75, 129, XV 540–41; introduces Joseph Dennie to Hamilton, XXV 384–85; Letters Addressed to the People of the United States of America, on the Conduct of the Past and Present Administrations of the American Government, Towards Great Britain and France, XXIV 485n; and Order of Illuminati, XXV 20–21n; and possible secession of New England (1804), XXVI 310n; Postmaster General (August 12, 1791-January 2, 1795), XIV 546–47, XVI 522, accounts, XVI 207, XVII 494–95, 542, criticism of customs regulations by, XII 56–57, criticism of policies of, XI 431, 431–32n, establishment of office in Philadelphia, XI 118, 128, on franking by supervisors of the revenue, IX 113, on mail between New York City and Philadelphia, XV 468, on mail between U.S. and Canada, XIII 449–50, on meeting of Congress in Germantown, Pa., (1793), XV 375n; and presidential campaign (1800–1801), XXIV 451n, 466n XXV 5n, 54, 182, 237–38, 255–56, and Essex Junto, XXIV 575n, 577n; A Review of the Correspondence between the Hon. John Adams, Late President of the United States, and the late Wm. Cunningham, Esq. Beginning in 1803, and Ending in 1812, XXIV 314n, 485n; Secretary of State (Acting) (August 20, 1795-December 10, 1795), XIX 318, 327–28n, 356n, correspondence with Hamilton concerning possible candidates to be Secretary of State, XIX 435–40, 453–54, and Jay Treaty, XIX 113n, 496n, on implementation of, XIX 315–16n, on situation in State Department, XIX 308, Oliver Wolcott on, XIX 308; Secretary of State (December 10, 1795–May 10, 1800), XX 212, 329–30, 337, XXI 303, 329, 333, 334, 459, 501, XXII 146, 207, 426, 465, 483, 571, XXIII 186, 412n, XXIV 65n, 428, Additional Army candidates, recommendations of, XXII 120, 134, and charges of “British faction,” XXV 54, 255–56, and conduct of Quasi-War, XXII 26n, 65, 244, 530, XXIII 224, 287n, 448n, 485, correspondence with Hamilton on U.S. Minister to Great Britain, XX 167–68, 329–30, criticisms of accounts of, XXV 55–56n, 108–9n, 418, 423–26, dismissal, XXIV 448n, 483–86n, 510, 596, correspondence with Hamilton on dismissal, XXIV 487, 490–91, dismissal and presidential campaign of 1800–1801, XXV 36n, 37, 52n, 79n, 221–23, dispute over ranking of major generals in Quasi-War, XXII 5–6, 9–10, 14, 16–17, 179, 202, correspondence with Hamilton on dispute, XXII 22–23, 24, 25–26, 58–59, 147–52, 156–57, 159–60, 167, and Andrew Ellicott and Thomas Freeman, XXIV 178n, and John Skey Eustace, XXII 223, 255, XXIII 19–25, and Fauchet’s Dispatch No. 10, XIX 486, French U.S. relations with and policies toward, XX 212–14n, 231, 237–38, 323n, 362, 412, 471n, 477n, 480, 519, 552, XXI 48–49n, 52n, 68–71, 339–40, 368, 379n, XXII 2n, 185n, 489–90n, 494, XXIV 508, XXV 17n, 255–56 (see also Adet, Pierre Auguste), correspondence with Hamilton on relations and policies toward France, XX 335, 479, 496–97, 508–9, 514, 545–46, 548–59, 556–57, 558–67, XXI 7, 16–20, 68–71, 81–84, 84, 368, 370–77, 378, 408–9, XXII 473–74, 475, XXIII 12, 19–25, 199–200, 233–35, and Fries’s Rebellion, XXIII 446n, Great Britain, U.S. relations with and policies toward, XX 113n, 128–30n, 147, XXI 422–23n, 456n, correspondence with Hamilton on relations and policies toward Great Britain, XXI 286, 378, 379–80, 494, 501–4, on Hamilton, XXII 157, 167, Hamilton to on impressment of seamen, XIX 516–17, Hamilton’s report to on impressments by British, XXIV 426–47, and implementation of Jay Treaty, XXI 58–59, correspondence with Hamilton concerning implementation of Jay Treaty, XX 39n, 66, 80, 82, 104, 105n, 148n, 255–57, 260–61, and imprisonment of Lafayette, XX 110, introduces Victor Marie Du Pont de Nemours to Hamilton, XXIV 327–28, and James McHenry, XXIV 558, military preparedness and policy of U.S. (1797–1798), XXI 41n, 68–71, 81–84, 376–77, 504–6, and Francisco de Miranda, XXI 400n, XXII 147, opposition to appointment of William S. Smith, XXII 26n, and peace mission to France (1799–1800), XXIII 545–46, XXV 133n, 213–14, 217, 218n, 292n, on peace negotiations with Great Britain (1782), XXI 17, and Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, XX 336n, 483n, and South America, XXII 208n, and Santo Domingo, XXII 473–74, 475, 491, XXIV 170n, Hamilton’s suggestions on Santo Domingo to, XXII 492–93, Spain, U.S. relations with and policy toward, XXI 340, 374–75, XXIV 305n, and Washington’s Eighth Annual Message to Congress, XX 395n, 408, 409n, and Washington’s Farewell Address, XX 170, and XYZ affair, XXI 368, 368–69n, 370–77, 379n, 408–9, 409–10n, 443n, 489–90n; Secretary of War (January 2, 1795-February 5, 1796), XVII 20, XVIII 27, 509, and equipment of armed vessels, XVIII 5, 6n, and events leading to Edmund Randolph’s resignation as Secretary of State, XVIII 527–29n, 531–32, XIX 327–28n, 433n, and Fauchet’s Dispatch No. 10, XVIII 527–29n, XIX 433, 434n, and French violations of neutrality in Philadelphia, XVIII 571, and Jay Treaty, XVIII 463n, 512, 526–27, and military supplies, XVIII 28–29, and monument to commemorate American Revolution, XVIII 271, and pay of N.J. militia in Whiskey Insurrection, XVIII 156, 158; on William Tatham, XX 157n
“Pickeronians”: and presidential election of 1800, XXIV 483n
Pickett, George: Richmond, Va., merchant, and subscription to Bank of the U.S., IX 113–14
Pickman, Benjamin: Salem, Mass., merchant and politician, and Hamilton’s trip to New England (1800), XXIV 583
Picton, Thomas: governor of Trinidad, XXIII 497n
Piedmont, Italy, I 380, XXV 332n
Pierce, see also Peirce
Pierce, Benjamin: shipmaster, and customs regulations, IX 261–62
Pierce, Cromwell: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 142
Pierce, John (Conn.): Army (American Revolution), paymaster general, VI 122, 123, 539, VII 171, VIII 150n, 265, XI 309, 311, 314, XV 201, 218n, 654–55, and Hamilton’s account with U.S., I 191, 192, 193, 194n; career, XVIII 232n; commissioner of Army accounts, XVIII 232n, XXVI 471
Pierce, John (N.H.), commissioner of loans (N.H.), appointment, XI 517n
Pierce, Preserved: shipmaster, and customs regulations, XVII 6, 213, 292
Pierce, Timothy: Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 638
Pierce, White, and Call: Savannah, Ga., mercantile firm, and claim of Nathanael Greene, X 466, XVIII 401n
Pierce, William: Savannah, Ga., merchant, Army (American Revolution), IV 227n; and claim of Nathanael Greene, X 443; controversy with John Auldjo, IV 226–27, 227–28n, 228, 233, 233–34n; delegate, Const. Convention (Ga.), IV 227n
Pierce, William, and Company: Savannah, Ga., mercantile firm, IV 227n
Pierpont, Hezekiel B.: power of attorney of, XIII 103
Pigeon Quarter, Va.: and American Revolution, XXVI 420, 423n
Pigott, Robert: and attachment of U.S. securities, XVI 545, 546–47n
Pigou (ship), XVI 524
Pike, Zebulon M.: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 95, 584, 585, 687, 689, XXIV 246, 247, 360, 623
Pikeland, Pa.: report on petition of Lutheran Church in, XI 135–38
Pilgrim (American ship): privateer, capture of Danish brig, XIV 154–55, 156–57n, XVIII 313–14n
Pilgrim (British ship): capture by French privateer Sans Culotte, XV 25n, 383n, XVI 200, 511–12n, 552–53
Pilkington, Robert: British Army officer, XXIII 228, 290; and construction of Fort George, XXIII 183–84
Pillet, Peter: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 667, 668
Pillnitz, Treaty of, XXI 391–92
Pilson, James Adair: History of the Rise and Progress of Belfast, XI 246n
Pimento: tare on, VIII 390
Pinckney, see also Pinkney
Pinckney, Charles (cousin of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney and Thomas Pinckney), career, XVI 424n; delegate, Constitutional Convention (S.C.), IV 159, 164, 167, 171–72n, XXVI 161; governor of S.C., VIII 349, XII 509n; member, Continental Congress (S.C.), XXV 117, 118, 200–1; possible Minister to France, XVI 422, 424; U.S. Minister Plenipotentiary to Spain, XXVI 4, 28n, 82n; U.S. Senator (S.C.), XXV 117
Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth: soldier, diplomat, and statesman, XI 424, XII 328, XX 58, XXII 26n, 196, 422, 423–24, 502n, XXV 117n, 118, XXVI 89, 696; John Adams and Duke of Leeds, XXV 110n, 116, 117, 118, 127n, 198–201; and appointment of French Minister to U.S. (1799), XXIII 233–35; Army (American Revolution), XXII 413, 415n; Army (Quasi-War), XXII 232, 236, 353, 484, XXIII 51, 72, 140, 180, 202, 263, 317–18, 345, 415, 424, 429, 453, 454, 456, 462, 468, 476, 487, 506–7, 512–13, 523, 525–26, 553, 573, 613, 644, 676, 679, 680, 689, XXIV 3, 15–16, 41–42, 47, 49, 61, 75, 82, 83–84, 89n, 96–97, 113n, 135n, 165, 179, 181–82, 197, 204–11, 213–14, 230–32, 252–53, 269, 277n, 278, 291, 332, 333–37, 340–41, 351, 355–58, 368, 369, 370, 378, 379, 383–86, 392–93, 397–98, 401, 402, 403–4, 406, 407, 407–8, 416, 418–19, 429–30, 434, 435, 480, 487–88, 494, 498, 499, 505, 506, 513–14, 519, 520–21, 522, 530, 532, 535, 540–41, 541–42, 544, 547, 561, 606, 611, 629, 630, 631, 638, 639, 654, 656, XXV 43, 47, 440n, Additional Army candidates, comments on (N.H.), XXII 109n, lists of, XXII 110–14, 239–40, 247, 288n, 312n, 320n, 338n, 398n, 430n, 594, XXIII 463n, XXIV 551, 559–60, appointment as major general, XXII 31, area of command, XXII 385, 386, 433n, 436, 459, 478, 482, 506, XXIII 73, 104, 107–8, 110, 151, 157–59, 464, 488n, 520, 521, 537, cavalry regulations, XXIV 83, 181, 216–17, XXV 27–28, and dispute over ranking of major generals, XXII 4–21, 22–23, 24, 25, 37–38, 62, 69–70, 86, 148, 150, 151, 156–57, 159–60, 184n, 195, 199, 202, 203, 210, 222, 237, 238n, XXIV 556, and Hamilton’s appointment as major general, XXII 202n, and military school, XXII 392, 397, 521, officers, extra allowances for, XXII 267–69, XXIII 253, queries from Washington, XXII 240–44, 244–46, 341–53, and recruiting, XXII 461, 521–22, 549, R.I. trip, XXIII 444, 445n, 446, 464, 473, 506, 512, 560, trip to New York City, XXIV 50, 83, 207; and visit to Hamilton, XXIII 553, 576; career, XVI 424n, XX 48, XXV 3n, XXVI 2–3n, 696; and claim of Nathanael Greeene, X 416, 465–67; delegate, Constitutional Convention (S.C.), IV 164, 173, 213n, XXVI 161; Philip Hamilton’s death, condolences on, XXV 469; Hamilton discusses, Jefferson’s administration, XXVI 71–72, presidential election (1792), XII 543–44; Hamilton invites to Federalist meeting on judiciary, XXV 562–63, XXVI 2; Hamilton requests seeds for the Grange, XXVI 71, 92; Hamilton seeks aid in appointing excise officials, IX 9–10; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 47, XI 565–66, XX 215–16, 251–52, 324; on Hamilton’s list for Francisco de Miranda, III 586; introductions by, XVIII 356, XX 48, 215, XXIV 228, 327, XXVI 154; member, S.C. Senate, XXV 469n; nephew as Hamilton’s law clerk, XXVI 20; possible Chief Justice of the U.S., XXV 263; possible presidential candidate (1804), XXVI 79; possible U.S. Minister to France, XVI 422, 424, XX 223, 246; presidential candidate, (1796) XXII 39n, (1800) XXIV 444, 446–53, 467, 470, 475, 486n, 510, 511, 569, 574, 575, 576, 577n, 592, 595–97, XXV 1–2, 4–5, 16, 30–38, 57, 60, 62, 63–64, 69–70n, 74–75, 76–77, 77–79, 86–87, 90n, 94, 97, 98–100, 106, 109, 113–15, 122, 145, 149, 158, 171, 172, 173, 177, 180, 186, 204, 228, 233, 238–39, 242, 247–48, 249–50n, 253, 254, 312, XXVI 239; as Secretary of State, declines appointment, XIX 356, 435–36; as Secretary of War, declines appointment (1794), XVIII 356n, XX 247n, proposed (1798), XXI 449; U.S. Envoy Extraordinary to France, XX 480–81, 545, 567, 572–73, 574–75, XXI 21, 68–69, 70, 75–76, 81–82, 87, 339–40, 340–41n, 365, 372–73, 375n, 378, 379n, 408, 409–10, 428, 450n, 458, 463, 465–66, 489, XXII 3, 5n, 20, 23, 187, 193n, 202, 216n, return to U.S., XXII 193, 202, and XYZ affair, XXI 428–31n, 431n, 432n, 436n, 443n, 444n; U.S. Minister Plenipotentiary to France, XX 308, 309n, 315, 319, 324, 335, 371, 373, 408, 412, 436, 476–77, 480, 483n, 507–8, 545, 549, 558–67, 570, XXI 16, 17n, 22, 33, 34, 48n, 62–64, 75, 302n, 368–70n, 428, XXII 193n, XXIII 21, XXV 204
Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth: Life of General Thomas Pinckney, XXV 110n
Pinckney, Eliza (daughter of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney), XXVI 154
Pinckney, Elizabeth Motte (Mrs. Thomas): death of, XVII 434n
Pinckney, Mary Stead (Mrs. Charles Cotesworth), XX 216, XXIII 180, 445n, 446, 506, 525, 553, 560, 573, XXIV 97, 182, 402, XXV 28, XXVI 21, 72, 93, 154
Pinckney, Sarah Middleton (Mrs. Charles Cotesworth), XXVI 154n
Pinckney, Thomas (brother of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, cousin of Charles Pinckney), XXV 117n, 118, XXVI 20; career, XXV 110n; Federalist presidential candidate (1796), XX 158–59, 372, 376, 377–78, 403–4, 406, 418, 437–38, 445, 465–66, XXI 284, XXIV 451, XXV 70, 109–10, 170, 193n, 194–97, 198n, XXVII 13, (1800) XXVII 20; as possible U.S. Minister to France, XVI 423n; U.S. Envoy Extraordinary to Spain, XVII 403–4n, 422–23, 575, XVIII 189, 402, 531, XIX 112n, 359–60, 462, XX 153n; U.S. Minister Plenipotentiary to Great Britain, X 561, 565n, XI 554, XII 44, 45n, 110, 293, 303, 422, XIII 18–19, 258, 336, XIV 1, 192, 431, 432, XV 7, 24, 27, 315, 367, 428n, 631n, 638–39n, 653, 654, XVI 1, 104, 158, 182, 261n, 264, 323n, 420, XVII 220n, 338, 340, 356n, 459, XVIII 371, XIX 107–8, 489, XX 42–43, 151–52, 165, 166, 168, 174, 178, 194, 224n, 322, XXV 110n, 116, 118, 140, 199, and John Adams, XXV 110n, 116, 118, 127n, 198–203, 204, and Anglo-American relations (1794), XVI 130–31, Chevalier de la Colombe’s certificates, XVI 57–58, 355, expenses, XVII 409n, and Jay Treaty, XIX 113–14, 496n, memorial to Lord Grenville, XVI 280, 324n, 348n, XIX 503n, and naval armament, XVI 524, 527–29, 581, 596, XVII 425, 434n, 578–79, XVIII 162–63, recommends London merchants as U.S. agents, XIII 473–74, and U.S. foreign loans, XIV 238, 262–63, XVII 403, 408, XVIII 318, and U.S. payments to foreign officers, XVI 444, 458, 596, 617
Pinckney, Thomas, Jr.: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 507, XXVI 20; prospective law clerk of Hamilton, XXVI 20
Pinckney’s Treaty, XX 114, 121, 125, 152, 181n, 274, 300, 526n, XXI 374n, 484n, XXII 85n, XXIII 125, 126n, 597n, XXIV 115n, 177, 178n, XXV 194, XXVI 72n, 83n, 133n, 297n; boundary commission appointed under, XXIII 69n
Pindar: Greek poet, I 395
Pines Bridge, N.Y.: and American Revolution, II 80, 172, 175, 463
Pinkham, Paul: lighthouse keeper, Nantucket, Mass., VI 44, 47, 297, 298, 475
Pinkney (Pinckney), Ninian (Ninnean, Ninnian), Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 303, 310; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 318, 652, XXIV 515n, 571, 606
Pinkney, William, XIII 219n, XXVI 829, 837, 840; A Few Remarks on Mr. Hamilton’s Late Letter Concerning the Public Conduct and Character of the President, by Caius, XXV 180n; member, House of Representatives (Md.), resignation, XII 213n, 482; member, Md. House of Delegates, IX 511; president, Md. Council, and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 239n, 249–50; U.S. member of joint commission under Article 7 of Jay Treaty, XX 306n, 506n, XXI 59n, and Hamilton’s Letter on John Adams, XXV 180n
Pinqua: Chinese merchant, IX 46, 47, 48, 49
Pintard, —— (Messrs.): and Hamilton’s law practice, III 56
Pintard, —— (Mrs. John M.), VII 445, VIII 305, XV 63
Pintard, John (nephew of Lewis Pintard): New York City merchant, stockbroker, and speculator, and William Duer, XI 127n, XX 195–99, XXVI 653n, 659, 660n
Pintard, John M. (son of Lewis Pintard): and China trade, IX 45n; clerk, State Department, XII 188n, 193; U.S. consul in Madeira, and “Collection Law,” VII 200–1, VIII 304–5, and wine for Hamilton, VII 444–45, VIII 305, XV 63, 260
Pintard, Lewis: New York City merchant, VII 201n, XX 196n, 197; and American Revolution, agent for American prisoners, II 269
Piracy: and Jay Treaty, XX 14, 20, 28, 327
Piriam, —— (Mr.): and iron shovels, XXV 418
Piscataqua River, N.H., VIII 434; lighthouse at entrance of, VI 43, 452, VII 157, 613, XII 98; and settlement of North America, III 711
Piscataway, Md.: memorial to Congress of merchants of, XXVI 495n
Piscataway, N.J.: in American Revolution, headquarters, I 526
Pitcairn, Joseph: U.S. vice consul at Paris, XX 329–30, 335, 336n
Pitkin, Timothy: A Statistical View of the Commerce of the United States of America …, XXV 505n, 591n, XXVI 15n
Pitkin, William: snuff manufacturer, East Hartford, Conn., IX 350n
Pitman, Samuel: mate, schooner Hannah, and customs regulations, XV 435
Pitt, William: British statesman, I 131–32, III 559, IV 282, V 482n, 488, VII 82, 86n, 456n, IX 228, XX 364n, 396, XXVI 527n; and appointment of U.S. Minister to Great Britain, VI 548n; attitude toward U.S., VII 72; on British trade, X 31n; commercial treaty with U.S., XI 260–61; economic views of, X 9; financial measures of, V 547 VI 53, and war in Europe, XX 415, 417n; first administration of, XVI 609, 610n; Hamilton’s indebtedness to financial plans of, VI 52, 63; and Lafayette’s release from prison, XVIII 376n; and Francisco de Miranda, XXI 4, 5, 6n, 400n; petition for removal of New York City statue of, IV 120; plan for a tontine, VI 52, 62; and restoration of French monarchy, XXIII 546n, 547n; “Russian Armament,” XI 261; and settlement of Nootka Sound controversy, VII 63, 78–79; and sinking fund, VI 63; taxes of, XXII 230, 376; and U.S. commerce, VIII 43, XIII 396
Pitt, William (the younger): Poetry of the Anti-Jacobin, No. 36, XXV 293n
Pitt County, N.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Pittsburgh, Pa., VIII 213n, 544, 545n, 563n, IX 210n, XVIII 28; agriculture in, IX 419–20; excise opposition (1791–1792), XII 306n, 307–9, 310n, 312, 316, 332–33, 337, 338, 344–45, 367n, 495–96, 517–18, 518–19n, 520–21, XVII 30, 31–32n, 42, 182–83, 189; and Quasi-War, XXIII 85, 231, 331, 337, 644, XXIV 16n, 19, 102, 110, 118, 226n, 235, 271, 297n, 335, 336, 356, 358, 397, 464, 600, 602n, XXV 7n, garrison at, XXII 348, 352, 456, 458, XXIII 271, troops at, XXIII 403, 522; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 86, 86–88n, 89, 131n, 140, 369, 385n
The Pittsburgh Gazette: and excise opposition (1792), XII 337n
Pittsfield, Mass., XI 3n, XXIV 286n; recruiting district (Quasi-War), XXII 494, XXIII 83
Pittstown, N.J., IX 269; and American Revolution, I 324
Pittsylvania County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
Pius, VII, XXV 432n
Place, —— (Mrs.): and Hamilton’s law practice, IV 38
Plainfield, N.J.: and Quasi-War, XXIV 193, Hamilton’s headquarters at, XXIV 469n, 517n
“A Plain Honest Man”: Hamilton’s pseudonym on letter to Gazette of the United States, XII 633–34, XIII 159n
Planches relatives à l’Instruction concernant L’Exercise et les Manœuvres des Troupes à Cheval, XXIII 54n
“Plan for a Legion,” XXI 528–30
Plankbridge, N.C.: collector of customs at, accounts, XI 238 (see also Gregory, Isaac); inspector of the revenue for the port of, see Gregory, Isaac
“Plan of the Formation of a Regiment for Exercise or Battle,” XXIV 135–39
Plaster of Paris: and agriculture, XXVI 70, 74–75
Platæans, III 488
Plate, gold and silver: Hamilton’s proposal for tax on (1787), IV 44, 48
Plater, George: governor of Md., death of, XI 153n
Plato, I 396, 403, 407
Platt, Jeremiah: New Haven, Conn., merchant, III 661n, 675n, V 201n
Platt, John D.R. ‘“Jeremiah Wadsworth: Federalist Entrepreneur,” III 508n, 565n, 616n, 634n, 634–35n, 353n
Platt, Jonas: N.Y. lawyer, career, XXII 98–99n; comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 98; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 142, 146n, 163n; and Hamilton’s trip to Cooperstown, N.Y., XVIII 345n; trustee of Hamilton-Oneida Academy, XIX 146–47
Platt, Richard: New York City broker and speculator, Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 88, 89; agent for Elnathan Haskell, XIII 105, 139, Army (American Revolution), II 574, 574–75, 603; career, XXII 88n, failure of, XXII 88; and Hamilton’s accounts, III 18, 52, 60; and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 140; Ohio Company, subscriber to, XXVI 473, treasurer of, and attachment of registered debt, XVI 545–46, 546–47n; and Panic of 1792, XXVI 653n; recommends William S. Smith as U.S. Minister to Great Britain, VIII 453–54; and Society of the Cincinnati, XXVI 471n; and the “State Bank” of N.Y., X 526n and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 24–25
Platt, Zephaniah: member, N.Y. Senate, Hamilton’s opinion of, III 139
Playfair, William: English adventurer, and Scioto lands, VIII 227–33, IX 253–55
Pleasanton, Stephen: Additional Army candidate (Del.), XXII 283
Pleasants, John P.: Baltimore, Md., merchant, and possible Federal appointment, IX 288–89
Pleasants, Samuel: Philadelphia merchant and Tory, III 503
Pleistoanax (Plistonax), I 401–2
Pliny the Younger (Caius Plinus Caecilius Secundus): Letters (Epistulae), IV 296
Pluckemin (Pluckamin), N.J.: and American Revolution, II 9, 10, 63n
Plumer, William (N.H.): U.S. Senator (N.H.), and New England Federalism, XXVI 310n
Plumer, William (Pa.): excise opposition, XII 308–9n, XVII 31
Plum (Plumb) Island, Mass.: lighthouse on, VI 43–44, 297–98, 477, 512–13, VII 65, 158, 162, XVI 429, XVII 269, XVIII 201, keeper of, see Lowell, Abner
Plunket, David: Baltimore, Md., merchant, VI 272n, 368
Plutarch: Greek essayist and biographer, IV 310, 379
Plymouth, colony of: Hamilton on, in The Farmer Refuted, I 115–16, in “Notes on the History of North and South America,” III 705, 709
Plymouth, Mass., VI 309n, VIII 523n; collector of customs at, accounts, XI 236; lighthouse at, VI 43–44, 297–98, 307, 406, VII 24, 25, XV 16, 109, keeper of, see Thomas, John; port of entry, customs accounts, XIII 36–37, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85; and recruiting (Quasi-War), XXII 494, XXIII 83, 138; and settlement of North America, III 705, 708–11, 714
Plymouth, N.C.: surveyor of customs for port of, accounts, XI 235 (see also Armstead, John, and Freeman, Thomas Davis); inspector of the revenue for the port of, see Armistead, John, and Freeman, Thomas Davis
Plymouth, The Virginia Company of, XVIII 299n, XX 447n; Hamilton on, in “Notes on the History of North and South America,” III 705, 708, 709
Plymouth adventurers: Hamilton on, in “Notes on the History of North and South America,” III 708, 709, 710, 714, 715
Plymouth Bay, Mass., VI 560n
Plymouth County, Mass.: recruiting district (Quasi-War), XXIII 29, 82
Poe, David: Army supplies, Baltimore, Md., XVII 525
Poellnitz, Anne Stuart, baronne von: and Hamilton’s accounts and law practice, XXVI 465, 465–66n
Poellnitz, Friederick Charles Hans Bruno, baron von: New York City experimental farmer, and Hamilton’s accounts, III 28–29, 34, 638, 657, XXVI 465–66n
Poellnitz, Wilhelmina (daughter of Baron von Poellnitz): and Hamilton’s accounts, III 28–29
Poelnitz, see Pöllnitz
Poinsett, Joel E.: Secretary of War, XXVI 288n
Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe: and U.S. trade, X 392n
Pointe-au-Fer, N.Y.: British-held post, VIII 476, 477n, XVIII 405n, XIX 142, 168, 207n
Pointe Coupée, Spanish Territory: settlement at, XV 294
Pointe Coupée Parish, La. Territory: slave rebellion in, XXVI 167
Poivre, Marie Françoise Robin (wife of Pierre Samuel Du Point de Nemours), XXIII 236n, XXIV 477n
Poland, I 382, 491, IV 184, 389, V 150, XX 422, XXV 536–37; coins of, VII 481–82, 489, 545, 584; constitution of, VII 180n; Diet of, IV 406, 632, VII 180n; elections in, IV 194, 201; emissary to Spain, see Littlepage, Lewis; king of, see Stanislaus I, and Stanislaus II, and Lewis Littlepage, IV 157n; loans of, VII 180, 182, 186, XVIII 23; partition of, I 276, IV 184n, XVI 15, XXI 407n; revolution in, VII 180n; uprising in, XIX 124, XXII 451n
Pole, Edward: Philadelphia notary, and anti-excise resolutions, XVI 397
Polhemus, John: petition of, XI 300, report on, XI 310–11
Polishook, Irwin H.: “Trevett vs. Weeden and the Case of the Judges,” XIX 16n
The [Philadelphia] Political and Commercial Register, XXVI 222–23
The Politicks and Views of a Certain Party, Displayed: pamphlet erroneously attributed to Hamilton, XIII 393
Polk, William: supervisor of the revenue for the District of N.C., XI 40, XII 528, XIII 33, accounts of, XV 488–95, administration of office, IX 84–85, XII 599n, XIII 317–18, excise opposition, XII 341, 600, pay and commission, VIII 187–88, IX 429, XII 95
Pollard, Robert: candidate for cashier of Richmond, Va., branch of Bank of the U.S., XII 352, 353n
Pollard, Thomas G.: payment for interest on loan office certificate, XIII 100, 141
Pollard, William: cotton manufactory operator, XVI 22n
Pöllnitz, Julius Ludwig von: British Army (American Revolution), convention troops, XXVI 385
Pollock, —— (Mr.): collector of the revenue, Sussex County, Del., and tax collection, XII 597n
Pollock, Lady Annabella Stewart (Hamilton’s paternal great grandmother), XXV 91n
Pollock, Carlile: New York City merchant, XX 78; and Hamilton’s portrait, X 482, 515
Pollock, George: New York City merchant, and dispute with William Green, XII 43, 79, 102, 109–11, 170; and Hamilton’s law practice, XVIII 43, 44n, 301
Pollock, Oliver: career, XX 57n; U.S. commercial agent at New Orleans, claims of, for supplies (American Revolution), IX 464, balance due, XVI 77, 130, Hamilton’s opinion on, XX 57, payment to, XI 36, XII 269, XV 537, 543
Pollock, Sir Robert (Hamilton’s paternal great grandfather), XXV 89
Poll taxes, see Taxes
Pollux: Greek hero, I 392
Polly (bark): and customs regulations, IX 403–4, 476
Polly (brig from Portsmouth, N.H.): and customs regulations, VIII 579
Polly (brig from Providence, R.I.): customs violations, X 483–84, 506–8, 526–27
Polly (British ship): tonnage of, V 477, XXVI 490
Polly (schooner from Baltimore, Md.), X 386
Polly (schooner from Mount Desert, Me.): lawsuit for customs violations, XVI 387, 550, XVII 298–99
Polly (subsequently Republican) (sloop), see Republican
Polly (sloop from Baltimore, Md.): and customs regulations, IX 164
Polly (sloop from Bermuda Hundred, Va.): stolen register, XI 486
Polly (sloop from Pawcatuck, R.I.): customs violations, XXVI 602
Polly (sloop from Portsmouth, Va.): detention of certificate of registry by France, VI 271–72, X 513, 515–16
Polly (sloop from Providence, R.I.): certificate of registry returned, VII 149
Polly (sloop from Sandwich, Mass.): fraudulent license of, XII 140, 197, 227, 260–61, 261–62, 278–79, 313–16, 507–8, 512–13
Polverel, Etienne: French commissioner for Santo Domingo, XIII 446n
Polybius: Greek historian, IV 569
Pomerantz, Sidney I.: New York, an American City, 1783–1803: A Study of Urban Life, XX 360, XXII 446n
Pomeroy, George: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXII 60n
Pomeroy, Ralph: comptroller of Conn., VI 121, and counterfeiters, V 496, 502
Pomfret, Conn.: manufacturing at, IX 354–55
Pomona: British seizure of, XIX 145n
Pompadour, Jeanne Antionette Poisson Le Normant d’Étioles, marquise de, IV 312
Pompton (Plains), N.J.: and American Revolution, I 261, 282, 284n, 412, 413, II 61, 63, 68n, 345, 508, 513, 516, 541n, headquarters, I 285–87, 292, II 66, 67, 68, meeting at, II 544n, 551n
Ponce de León, Juan: and discovery of North America, III 716
Poniatowski, Stanislaus, see Stanislaus II
Pontgibaud, Charles-Albèrt, comte de Moré de: Army (American Revolution), Lafayette’s aide-de-camp, I 542, II 383, payment for services, VI 542
Ponthière (Pontière), Louis du Pontier de: Army (American Revolution), payment for services, VI 541, X 548, XX 203
Pontus, Asia Minor, I 399
Pool, David De Sola: Portraits Etched in Stone, XI 270–71n
Pool, Thomas: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s certificate for, III 623
Pools Landing, N.Y., I 412
Poor, Enoch: Army (American Revolution), I 319, 359, 360, 361, brigade of, I 349, 358, 361, 364, II 7, 22, 29, 51, 55, 385n
Pope, Alexander, I 396; “On James Craggs, Esq. …,” XIV 186; The Dunciad, I 83; Essay on Criticism, XIX 292; An Essay on Man, XXI 390, XXII 57, 58n, XXV 248, 250n, 284, 285n, XXVI 220; Fragment of a Satire, XXV 511
Pope, Alexander D.: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 77, XXIV 371, 648, 650
Pope, Edward: collector of customs, New Bedford, Mass., IX 94, XII 279, 314–15, accounts, XIII 36–37, 574, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85; comments on Additional Army candidates (Mass.), XXIII 327, 330
Pope, Piercy Smith: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 74, 391–92, XXIV 90, 262, 263n
Popham, George: and settlement of North America, III 708
Popham, William: clerk, N.Y. Court of Exchequer, and American Iron Company, XIX 201, 202, XXI 14–15, XXV 483n, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 20, 43; New York City notary, XXIII 62
“Poplar Grove”: Cæsar Rodney’s farm, VIII 21
Population: Tench Coxe on, in drafts of “Report on Manufactures,” X 16, XXVI 633; Hamilton on, in “Report on Manufactures,” X 50–51, 63, 64, 82, 126, 143, 158–59, 231, 233, 236, 254, 275
Porcelain: and China trade, IX 53
“Porcupine, Peter”: pseudonym of William Cobbett, XVIII 350n, XX 488–89; Porcupine’s [Philadelphia] Gazette and Daily Advertiser, XX 489n; Porcupine’s Political Censor …, XX 488n, 489n
Po River, Italy, I 390
Pork: French regulation of, X 89, 392
Port-au-Prince, Haiti, VI 271, X 483, 516, XIII 445, 446, XX 443n; and U.S. trade, X 392n
Porte, see Turkey
Portell, Tomás: governor of New Madrid, Spanish Territory, XV 8n, 290n
Porter, Andrew: Philadelphia broker, and funded debt, VIII 305–6, 334; payment for interest on loan office certificates, XIII 100, 138
Porter, Charles: Additional Army candidate (Tenn.), XXII 311
Porter, Charles: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417
Porter, Charles William: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 141
Porter, David: Md. revenue cutter, candidate, VII 78, 79n, captain, XII 167, 199, 334n, 577, XIII 27, 212, XV 415, 657–58, 659–60, XVI 369–70, first mate, IX 238, X 386
Porter, George: payment to Treasury Department, XIII 301
Porter, Hariott: death of, coroner’s report, XXVI 321n
Porter, John: Army (American Revolution), prisoner, II 292
Porter, John S.: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 132, 146; Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 248, 357
Porter, Moses: Army (1789), payment to, XIII 297; Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 74, 388, 389, XXIV 90
Porter, Nathaniel: seaman, prize money, XIII 108
Porter, Robert: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 373, 374n, XVIII 350n
Porter, Stephen: report on petition of, XVI 29–30
Porter, Thomas: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXIII 293; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 584, 661, XXIV 614, 629, 643, 649
Porter, William: assignee, XIII 565
Porter: duty on, X 16–17n, proposed, VIII 167, XXVI 513
The Port Folio: Philadelphia weekly magazine, editor of, XXV 385; and The Federalist, IV 293, 296
Portland, William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, 3rd duke of: first Lord of the Treasury, and value of British manufactures, X 31n; Home Secretary, XVI 610n, and John Skey Eustace, XXIII 20–21n, and Irish rebels, XXII 231–32n
Portland, District of Me., XI 34, XXIV 163, 582n; Army recruiting at, (1794) XVI 501, (Quasi-War) XXII 494; collector of customs at, see Fosdick, Nathaniel F., accounts, XI 236; lighthouse at, VI 43, 47, 298, 471, 477, 481, 512, VII 89, 95, 109, 156, 379, VIII 464, IX 131–32, 208, XI 10, XIV 73, XV 573, keeper of, see Greenleaf, Joseph, pay, IX 509n, 527–28, 551–52, X 520, 521–22, 530, XIII 239, 336, XV 16, 109–10; port of entry, customs accounts, XIII 36–37, 575, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85; prisoners at, XIII 106; and Quasi-War, XXII 520n, 528–29n, XXIII 167; report on petition of, merchants at, XIII 175n, weighers, measurers, and gaugers of, VI 294–95; surveyor of customs at, accounts, XI 234
Portland Head, see Portland, District of Me.
Portlands (packet), III 33
Portmanteaus: manufacture of, X 169, 283
Port Mary, XVIII 342
Porto Bello, Isthmus of Panama: and British trade with Spanish America, IV 315n
Port Penn, Del, XI 22; and American Revolution, I 442n; boat for, XII 3
Port Royal (Annapolis Royal), Nova Scotia: and exploration and settlement of North America, III 705, 706, 707, 709
Port Royal, Va.: surveyor of customs at, accounts, XI 235
Ports and harbors, fortification of: (1794) XVI 134, 135, 204, 209–10, 239–40, 255, 257, 288, 307n, 345, 353, 381, 386, 410–11, 412, 425, 472, 494n, 539–40, 572–73, 579, 583, 616–17, 618, XVII 80, 120, 154, 199, 213, 236, 250–51, 310, 312, 323, 397, 412, 434, 447–48, 481 (1795) XVIII 9–10, 201, (1797) XX 571, (1797–1798) XXI 40–41, 73, 101, 361–62, 365–66, 377, 438, (1803) XXVI 169n, (see also Baltimore, Md., and Boston, Mass., and Newport, R.I., and New York City and Philadelphia, Pa., and Portsmouth, N.H., and Wilmington, N.C.); legislation concerning, see Congress of the U.S.: acts of, “An Act to provide for the Defence of certain Ports and Harbors in the United States” (March 20, 1794) and “An Act making appropriations for the support of the Military establishment of the United States, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four” (March 21, 1794) and “An Act supplementary to ‘An Act to provide for the Defence of certain Ports and Harbors in the United States’” (May 9, 1794) and “An Act making appropriations for certain purposes therein expressed” (June 9, 1794) and “An Act making further appropriations for the Military and Naval establishments, and for the support of Government” (March 3, 1795) and “An Act making appropriations for the support of the Military and Naval Establishments for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six” (June 1, 1796) and “An Act to provide for the further Defence of the Ports and Harbors of the United States” (June 23, 1797); maintenance of navigational aids in, V 415–16; proposals for, in Washington’s Fifth Annual Address (1793), XV 427, 429; and proposed peace establishment, Hamilton on, I 382, Benjamin Lincoln on, XXVI 439, 440; and Washington’s Seventh Annual Address (1795), XIX 363, 467
Portsmouth, England: fleet at, VII 119, 120n
Portsmouth, N.H., III 203n, IV 236n, V 394n, 561, VI 43, 275, 464n, VII 125, 126n, 144n, 149, 157n, VIII 147n, XVI 187–88, 345, 579, XXII 111n, XXIII 10; and American Revolution, I 218n, 250n, 308, II 145; collector of customs at, see Martin, Thomas, and Whipple, Joseph, accounts, XI 236; Continental agent at, see Langdon, John; fortification of, XVI 345, 579, XVII 310, XVIII 179, XXI 365–66; French vice consul at, see Ducher, Gaspard Joseph Amand; and Hamilton’s trip to New England (1800), XXIV 582–83, 584–85, 594; inspector of the revenue for the port, see Martin, Thomas; lighthouse at, XIII 527, XV 110, 532, XVI 187 (see also New Castle Island), keeper, pay, XV 123, 125, superintendent of, see Whipple, Joseph; manufacturing and shipping at, VIII 434–35; naval agent at, see Sheafe, Jacob; naval officer for the port of, accounts, XI 238; petition of shipowners of, XVI 187; port of entry, customs accounts, XIII 36–37, 571, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85; revenue cutter for, XXVI 555; surveyor of customs for the port of, IX 105 (see also Martin, Thomas), accounts, XI 234
Portsmouth, R.I., XVI 1
Portsmouth, Va., X 446, XIX 179; and American Revolution, II 53, 54n; XXVI 423n; collector of customs at, see Lindsay, William, and Treasury drafts on, VI 35; manufacturing in, IX 279; naval officer for port of, see Gatewood, Philemon; proposed site of customs office, VI 293; Republican Society at, see Norfolk and Portsmouth Republican Society; and U.S. frigate, XVI 304
Portsmouth (ship): ownership of, XI 592
Ports of entry, see Collectors of the customs and United States customs service
Port Tobacco, Md., IX 511n, XXIV 101
Portugal, I 124, 143, 145, 168, 378, 386, 389, 390, XVII 278, XXI 399n, XXVI 481n; and Algiers, truce with, XV 401n, 457, XVI 130, 306n, 586, war with, XXVI 27, 28n; British duty on tobacco from, XIII 433; coins, VII 155, 191, 385, 386, 422, 466, 468, 481, 482, 484, 486, 489, 545, 546, 567, 583, 584, 585, 604; commerce with, V 469, 555, 556; and duties on U.S. products, XI 73n; exchange of diplomatic missions with, VI 558n; Foreign Minister, see Souza, Luis Pinto de; and France, treaty with, XXI 116n, 373–74, war with, XIV 407, XV 65n, XXII 375, 525; king of, III 715; and League of Armed Neutrality, XV 204n, XVIII 437n, 438n; Minister to France, XXI 409n, 412, 414, 437, 507–8, 513 (see also D’Araujo D’Azevedo, Antonio); Minister to U.S., see Galveias, Don João de Almeida de Melo e Gastro, 5th Conde de; regulation on grain, X 60; Second Coalition, XXII 376n; and trade with China, IX 41; treaties of, XIX 384, 385, 502n; U.S. Minister Plenipotentiary to, see Adams, John Quincy, and Smith, William Loughton; U.S. Minister Resident at, see Humphreys, David; U.S. mission to (1797), John Adams on, XXV 508n; U.S. relations with, XV 205, XVIII 439n, XXI 340, 345; U.S. special agent to, see Humphreys, David; U.S. trade with, XXV 505–6; and wars of French Revolution, XXI 115, 116n, 203, 349n, 510n; wines of, XI 73n
Posey, Thomas: Army (American Revolution), V 408
Post, Martin: Army guide, payment to, XV 527
Post, Wright: New York City surgeon, certificate of (Quasi-War), XXIII 637; and Hamilton’s death, XXVI 344–45
Postlethwaite, Samuel: militia commissary, and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 327–28
Postlethwayt, Malachy: The Universal Dictionary of Trade and Commerce …, I 142n, 143n, 145n, 373–90, 408–11, II 605n, III 101n, VI 71n, VII 237–38, 242, 253, 255, 256, 462, 465–66, 481n, 581n, X 1, 7, 242n, 258n, 261n, 304n, 305n, 338–39n, Hamilton’s request for, II 595, and “Report on Public Credit,” VI 53–54
Postmaster General, see Post Office, Department of
Post Office, Department of, V 409, VIII 209, XVIII 200, XXV 446; accounts, VI 536, XVII 494–95, XVIII 57, 81, 146; contracts for carrying mail, VI 199–200, 201, 202, VII 346, 378–79; Hamilton on, in “Report on Public Credit,” VI 106–7, in 1795 “Report on Public Credit,” XVIII 57, 63, 77, 78, 81, 146; legislation creating, VI 184, 195–204; postal rates, XII 56–57, 80–81; Postmaster General, see Hazard, Ebenezer, and Osgood, Samuel, and Pickering, Timothy; and revenue for improvement of roads, XVIII 239–40, XXIII 601–2; source of revenue, XVI 107, XVII 494–95, 496, XVIII 239–40; Washington on, X 310; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 9–10, 17, 57, 379n
Post roads: Tench Coxe on, in drafts of “Report on Manufactures,” X 20, XXVI 640; Hamilton on, in “Opinion on the Constitutionality of an Act to Establish a Bank,” VIII 81–82, in “Report on the Improvement and Better Management of the Revenue of the U.S.,” XVIII 239–40, in “Report on Manufactures, X 39, 117; Samuel Osgood on, VI 195–204; Washington on, X 310n
Posts, see British-held posts and individual forts and United States Army (Quasi-War): Western Army, and United States Army (peacetime, 1800–1804): Western Army, and Western ports
Potash and peerlash: Government inspection of, X 40, 193–94, 309, XXVI 642; manufacture of, X 172, 285, in Conn., IX 335, 345, 350, 351; and payment of foreign loans, XVIII 325n; production of, X 320n; regulation of, British, XIII 412, 424, 430, 434, France, XIII 424, 430, 434
Potawatomi Indians, XXIII 120, 122n
Potomac Navigation Company: Washington’s proposal for use of shares in, XX 312–13n
Potomac River, IV 492n, V 209, 538, VII 125, IX 200, XI 241n, 242; Federal capital on, III 472, and assumption, VI 487n, and Charles Pierre L’Enfant, VIII 253–54; and Quasi-War, Army station, XXII 462, XXIII 107, 261, 553n, winter quarters, XXIII 464, 484, 506, 513; trade on, XXVI 491–98
Potosí (present-day Bolivia): mines of, IV 315
Pots: manufacture of, X 169, 283
Potter, Christopher: member of Parliament, XXII 261n
Potter, Daniel: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 97
Potter, James: Army (American Revolution), I 338, 343n
Potter, James: Philadelphia merchant, comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 143; and customs regulations, VIII 14–15
Potter, Richard: Philadelphia merchant, comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 143; and customs regulations, VIII 14
Potter, Thomas: shipmaster, and register, IX 108, 181
Potter, William (Pa.): Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 122, 130, 131; Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 662
Potter, Willam (R.I.): Providence cotton manufacturer, IX 448
Potters’ ware: manufacture of, X 171, 283
Pottery: manufacture of, X 171, and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 147
Potts, Hugh H.: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 136, 145
Potts, James: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 134
Potts, Richard: career, XIX 357n; as possible Secretary of State, XIX 357, Hamilton’s opinion, XIX 396; seeks Baltimore collectorship, XVI 607; U.S. Senator (Md.), pay, XVII 504
Potts’ Grove (Pottstown), Pa.: and American Revolution, headquarters, I 329, 330
Poucher, J. Wilson: “Dutchess County Men of the Revolutionary Period: Colonel Lewis DuBois-Captain Henry DuBois,” XXI 123n
Poughkeepsie, N.Y., I 562, III 69n, 83, 96n, 134n, 143n, 165, 189, 191n, 226, 501, 635, V 137; and American Revolution, I 364, 412, II 543–44n; N.Y. Legislature at, II 676, III 108n, 110n, 114, 160n, 189, 212n, IV 147n, 154, 493; port of delivery, XIX 178n; seat of N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 2, 5, 10, 11–197, 278n
Poultier, François Martin: ed. L’Ami des Lois, XXII 188n
Poupard, James: Northwest Territory official seals, payment for, XIII 569, XV 534
Poutrincourt, Jean de Biencourt, Sieur de: exploration of North America, III 706
Powel, —— (Mrs.), III 482
Powell, Elizabeth: subscription for relief of French refugees, XV 601
Powell, J.H.: Bring Out Your Dead, XV 325n, 344n, 356n
Powell, Jeremiah: president, Mass. Council, and American Revolution, II 50, 122, 336, 352
Powell, John Joseph: An Essay upon the Learning of Devises …, XX 341, 342n
Powell, Levin (Leven): Army (American Revolution), statement by, XI 301; and Quasi-War, XXIII 650
Powell, Thomas: London merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 464
Power, Alexander: Philadelphia broker, and fraudulent letters of administration, XI 359–60
Power, Nicholas: Providence, R.I., merchant, and Furnace Hope, XVI 534n, XVII 80–81
Powers, George: purchaser of Fraunces Tavern, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 23
Powers, John: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 131n, 373
Powers, William: member, N.Y. Senate, XVIII 186
Powhatan County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
Powles (Paulus) Hook, N.J.: XXIII 560; in American Revolution, capture of, II 137, 145, 149, 163, 165n, 168, 171n, plans against, II 128, 130, 267; and Associates of the Jersey Company, XXVI 221, 224, 227–29, 229–30; fortification of, XXI 516, XXII 211n, XXIII 292; proposed site of Hamilton’s abortive duel with James Nicholson, XVIII 471, 490; site of Philip Hamilton’s duel with George I. Eacker, XXV 436
Pownall, Thomas: A Letter from Governor Pownall to Adam Smith …, X 8
Poyntell, William: expenses, office of Winthrop Sargent, XIII 77
Pozo y Sucre, José del: and liberation of Spanish America, XXI 400n
Prager, Mark, Sr.: Philadelphia merchant, Treasury bills, XV 47
Pragers and Company: Philadelphia mercantile firm, Treasury bills, XIII 497, XV 47, 48
Prague, I 382
Prairie du Chien (le prarie des Chiens), Northwest Territory: Indians at, XXIII 392
Pratt, John: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 325
Pratt, William: Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 127, 130
Preakness, N.J.: in American Revolution, headquarters, II 350–51, 354, 358, 359–66, 366–68, 458, 460–80, 484–89, 492–98, 501–5, 511, 513–16, XXVI 390–91
Preemption Line: and land disputes in Genesee country, XVIII 340–41; and Mass. land claim in N.Y., XVIII 299–300n
Premiums: and encouragement of trade, II 670; on flax, proposed, X 212–13, 325; in foreign nations, X 152, 266; in France, X 351n; in Great Britain, X 112, 191, 204, 304, 390–91; on hemp, proposed, X 212–13, 325–26; Hamilton on, in “Report on Manufactures,” X 14, 48–49, 111–12, 153, 190–91, 266, 268, 304–5; on lace, X 222, 333; land as, X 12, 18, XXVI 638–39; and manufactures, in Conn., IX 343, in Ireland, IX 437n, in N.H., VIII 435n; Malachy Postlethwayt on, X 305n; proposed on production of coal, X 205–6, 320, of copper, X 204, of lead, X 205, of wool, X 221, 332; in Scotland, X 112, 191, 304; on sheep raising, proposed, X 221; Adam Smith on, X 305n; and societies to promote manufactures, X 48–49, 190–91, 229, 304, 338–40
Prescott, Richard: British Army (American Revolution), capture of, I 287, exchange, I 438, 447
The President, Directors, and Company of the Bank of New York v Comfort Sands, Henry Sands, and Isaac Kibbee: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 55–56n
Presidential campaigns and elections: (1788–1789) V 228, 230–31, 235–37, 244–46, 247–49, 250–51, 252, 268–69, 274, 276–77, 283–86, 295–97, 310–11n, XXV 192, (1792) XI 559, XII 369–70, 387, 407, 408, 418, 480, 493–94, 509–10, 525–27, 544, 567–69, 572–76, 602–3, 607–8, XIII 157, 338, XXVI 238, (1796) XX 239, 247, 248, 265–66, 371–72, 376–78, 395–97, 403–7, 416, 418, 437–38, 439–42, 444, 445, 465–66, 505, 515–16, XXIV 449, 450, 451, 453n, 575n, 597n, XXV 70, 70n, 82, 193–97, 198, XXVII 13, (1800–1801) XXIV 270, 444–53, 464–66, 467–68, 470, 474–75, 483–84n, 507–11, 555, 569, 574–85, 591–92, 595–97, XXV 1–2, 4, 15–16, 28, 30–38, 56–58, 60, 62, 63–64, 69–71, 74–75, 76–77, 77–79, 82, 86–88, 93–95, 97, 98–100, 104–11, 112–19, 122–23, 127n, 137, 140–44, 149, 149–50n, 158, 169, 170–73, 185, 186, 228, 233–34, 236–37, 238–39, 242–43, 247–49, 252–53, 254, 257–58, 359–60, 262, 263, 267–68, 269–70, 271, 272–73, 273, 275, 275–77, 280–81, 282–83, 283–85, 286–88, 290–91, 292–93, 293–98, 299–301, 303–4, 304–5, 308–9, 310–13, 313–14, 314–15, 319–24, 324–25, 328, 329–30, 331, 340–41, 344–45, 379, 380–81n, 608–9n, XXVI 21, 239–40, (1804) XXVI 79–80, 193n, 194n, XXVII 20, See also Electoral College
President of the U.S., XXI 213; and authority to appoint commissioners to implement Jay Treaty, XIX 237, 251; and contingent expenses, XI 10–11; fiscal powers of, XVIII 159–60, 192n, Hamilton on in 1795 “Report on Public Credit,” XVIII 66, 73, 76–77; Hamilton on, at Constitutional Convention, IV 176–77, 193, 201, 204, 205, 207, 208, 243, 248, XII 355, 357n, in Continental Congress, V 197–98, in The Federalist, IV 328, 417–18, 425, 432–33, 473, 494–97, 497–502, 519, 546, 570, 578–81, 581–86, 586–90, 591–607, 607–11, 612–17, 618–24, 625–27, 628–33, 633–38, 638–43, 664, 712–15, in N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 38, 46, 50, 73, 77, 83, 86, 87, 95–96, 100, 105, 106, 109, 111, 142, 143–44, 151–53, 169, 188, 189; Hamilton’s notes on at Constitutional Convention, IV 161–63, 164, 170–71; John Lansing, Jr., on in N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 90n; loans, authority of over, XVI 193–94, 194–95n, 277–78, 349–50, James Jarvis on, VI 255n, 257–58; oath of office for, XIV 168–70, 176, Hamilton on, XII 208; pay, V 385, VI 129, IX 458, 475; powers and duties of (actual and proposed) in Quasi-War, XXI 504–5, XXIII 56, 69–71, 85, 129–30, 146, 152, 197, XXIV 12–13, 28, 29, 30–32, 44, 55–57, 75, 82, 134, 140–41, 219–20, 269, 270n, 309–11, 313–14, 339, 349–51, 359, 481–82n, 525–26; powers of, Hamilton on at Constitutional Convention, XXVI 147–49; powers of in foreign affairs, Hamilton on, XV 37–43, XX 5–6, 9, 19; powers of, Jefferson’s use of, Hamilton on, XXV 539–41, 550–51, 553–56, 565, 570–71; proposed amendments to Constitution on election of (1802–1803), XXV 512–13, 558–59, 561, 587–88, 600; responsibility of Postmaster General to, VI 201–2; role of, in contracts for navigational aids, Hamilton on, VI 48; rotation in office, William Pulteney on, XXI 45, Washington on, XX 176n; rules of etiquette for, Hamilton on, V 335–37; tenure in office of, Hamilton on, XXV 543 Jefferson on, XII 580–81; treaty making power of, XVIII 463n, and Jay Treaty, Hamilton on, XX 5–6, 9–10, 18–19, 22–23, 25n, 31, 32, 76–77, 89–90, 93–94, 95n, 98, 100–1, opposition to, XX 52, 52n, 72–73
President Washington, XI 256
Presque Isle (Erie), Pa.: Army post at, XXII 348, 455, 517, XXIII 218, 219, 231, 331, 378, 380, 407, 419, 522, XXIV 89; establishment of, and Indians, XVI 426–27, 427n, 505–8, XVII 371–72n, 384–85
Press, freedom of: William Bradford on, XVI 206n; Constitutional provision for, Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 706–7, 714
Preston, Benjamin: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 306
Preston, Francis: member, House of Representatives (Va.), XVIII 235n
Preudhomme de Borre, Philippe-Hubert, chevalier de: Army (American Revolution), I 305, 317
Prevost, Jacques Marc: British Army officer, XXV 296n
Prevost, John B. (Aaron Burr’s stepson): James Monroe’s secretary, XX 561; career, XXI 3n; and Francisco de Miranda, XXI 3, 3–4, 5, XXII 260
Prevost, Theodosia (Mrs. Jacques Marc), XXV 296n
Priapus, I 393
Price, —— (Mr.): and Hamilton’s accounts, III 45
Price, Benjamin: mooring chains, Del. Bay, XI 581
Price, Jacob M.: France and the Chesapeake: A History of the French Tobacco Monopoly, 1674–1791, and of Its Relationship to the British and American Tobacco Trades, XXIII 277–78n
Price, James: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 23
Price, John, and Company: Charleston, S.C., merchants, and Hamilton’s accounts, XX 215
Price, Richard, III 245n, VI 63, 290; Additional Observations …, II 596n, 608n; Observations on the Nature of Civil Liberty …, II 596n, 607n, 608n; request by Hamilton for writings of, II 595, 604–5n; The State of the Public Debts and Finances …, VII 81, VIII 17
Price, Samuel: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417
Price, William: and Hamilton’s law practice, XIV 533n, XVIII 302
Price, William (Mass.): deputy commissary of military stores, back pay, XIII 297
Price, William, and Company: and Hamilton’s law practice, XIV 533n
Price v Bonfield and Haywood: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 64
Price v Haywood: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 64
Price v Haywood and Bindon: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 64
Price and Haywood adsm Arnold: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 64
Price and Haywood adsm Beuthelier: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 64
Price and Haywood adsm Cazeau: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 64
Price and Haywood adsm Du Calvet: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 64
Price and Haywood adsm Findlay and Gregory: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 64
Price and Haywood adsm Jordan: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 64
Price and Haywood adsm Le Moyne: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 64
Price and Haywood adsm Perry: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 64
Price and Haywood adsm Thompson: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 64
Prices: Tench Coxe on, in drafts of “Report on Manufactures,” X 16, XXVI 631, 633; Hamilton on, in “Report on Manufactures,” X 65–66, 95, 127, 172–73, 272, 285–87, in “Report on the Mint,” VII 473, 488, 522, 570; of manufactured goods in Conn., IX 323; Adam Smith on, X 285–87n
Pride, John: lumber for the Grange, XXVI 23, 24n
Pride, Peter: lumber for the Grange, XXVI 23, 24n
Prideau, see Prioleau
Priestley, Joseph: British scientist and philosopher, XI 436n; honorary French citizenship, XII 546n; introduction of, XVI 225; purchase of Pa. lands, XXVI 734; visit to U.S., XVI 225n, 229, 534, XXVI 735n
Priestley, Joseph (son), XXVI 735n
Prime, Nathaniel: New York City merchant and land speculator, and Hamilton’s law practice, XVIII 205, 206n, 294, 314, XIX 310, 310–11n, XX 211n, XXI 165n, XXV 316, XXVI 16, 151, 176
Prince, Benjamin: certificate of, XXIV 623
Prince, Carl E.: “The Passing of the Aristocracy: Jefferson’s Removal of Federalists, 1801–1805,” XXV 509n
Prince, Stephen: friend of Philip Hamilton, XXV 436
Prince, Thomas: A Chronological History of New-England in the form of Annals …, III 705, 708, 709, 710, 714, 715, 716
Prince Edward County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
Prince George County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
Prince Georges County, Md., XII 510; excise survey, IX 428, XII 94; John F. Mercer’s address to citizens of, XIII 224n, 515n, XIV 361
Princes Bay, Staten Island, N.Y., III 81
Princess Anne County, Va., VIII 451; excise survey, IX 428; manufacturing in, IX 278
Princeton, N.J., I 452, III 431, V 385, XXIV 257n; and American Revolution, I 241–42, 250n, 262, 266n, 270, 296, 475, 479, 511n, Battle of, V 349, XXVI 359; Continental Congress at, III 401, 406, 407–11, 413, 414, 418–19, 420, 426n, 447, 469, 470n, 472, 475
Princeton College, see New Jersey, College of
Prince William County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
Prince William Henry (British brig): capture by French privateer Citizen Genet, and U.S. neutrality, XV 87, 182, 183, 382, 473n, 652, XVI 511n, XIX 270n, 271
Pringle, John: Philadelphia merchant, bill of exchange, II 4
Pringle, John J.: U.S. attorney for District of S.C., XII 206
Printer’s type: duty on, XII 378n
Prioleau, Samuel, Jr.: Charleston, S.C., merchant, petition of, XIV 295, report on, XVI 87–88
Prior, Abner: Regular Army, (1793) XIV 212, (Quasi-War) XXIII 388, 390, 581, XXIV 40, 244; comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 93
Prior, Edmund: power of attorney, XIII 49
Prior, John: Va. militia, Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 480
Prisons and prisoners: in N.Y. State, XXV 368; payment of expenses of, in Pa., VIII 209. See also Duer, William, and Morris, Robert
Privateers: British, activities of and U.S. policy toward, (1793) XV 24, 25n, 254–55, 257, 279, 445, 550–51, 549, (1794) XVI 158n, 324n, 326n, 347–48n, 382n, 414n, (1795) XVIII 403n, (1797) XX 540, 552, (1798) XXI 455, 455–56n, 457n; and Convention of 1800, XXV 129n, 130n, 162–63n, 165n, 167–68, 266, 270, 291; debate in N.Y. Assembly on rights of officers of, IV 35–37; France, activities of and U.S. policy toward, (1793) XIV 353n, 355, 425–27, 451–54, 454–60, 472, 489, 499, 508–9, 534–35, 539, 548–49n, 549–50, XV 2–3, 4, 5, 11, 12, 24, 25n, 32, 70–73, 74–79, 87, 110–16, 127–28, 139–42, 145–51, 159–60, 163–64, 166, 167n, 168–69, 169–70, 172, 178–81, 181–83, 184–85, 224–28, 240–41, 244–46, 249–50, 254–55, 260–61, 262–63, 273–76, 279, 300–1, 314–15, 372–73, 550–51, 652, 682, XXVI 704–6n, 710, (1794) XV 652, 677, XVI 7–8, 23–24, 102–3n, 187, 200–3n, 242, 242–43n, 446–47n, 509, 511–13n, 552–53n, 558n, 559n, 560–61, 602, XVIII 94, 99, 101n, 107–8, 108, 111–12, 128n, 192–95, 216–17, 253n, 255, 256n, 267, 398–400n, 435–36n, 571n, (1795) XVIII 157, 180–81, 186, (1796) XX 231–32n, 240, 242–43, 322–23, 325–27, 348–51n, 354–55, 367–68, 375–76, 378–80, 398, 411–12, 421, 423–31, 443n, 469–70, 498n, 540n, (1797–1798) XX 498n, 552n, XXI 48–49n, 421, 422–23, 462, 536, (1802–1803) XXVI 1, 8, 29–30, 32–33; and Jay Treaty, XVIII 425n, 426, 444n, 445–46, 447, 448, XIX 152, 257, 271, 274–77, 482–83, XX 84, 240, 327, 367–68, 375–76, 378–80, XXV 231; Lafayette’s request for (1787) to be used against British, IV 282; Robert B. Livingston’s proposal concerning (1794), XXV 322n; need for frigates to protect against (1796), XX 228; provision against, in Anglo-French commercial treaty (1786), XIV 337n; U.S. policies toward, (1793) XV 4, 5, 12, 24, 25n, 81, 87, 110–16, 139–42, 168–69, 178–81, 224–28, 249–50, (1794) XVI 57, 103n, 200–3n, 456–57, XVII 100n, 111–12, 108, 169n, (1796) XX 84, 240, 327, 367–68, 375–76, 378–80, (1800) XXV 80n (see also Cabinet [U.S.]: meetings and opinions)
Prizes (ships and cargoes), XVI 57, 187; during American Revolution, XXVI 459n; British, seizures by and U.S. policy concerning, (1793) XV 445, (1794) XVI 235–36n, 237, 237–38, 281–86, 288–90, 293 (1795) XIX 259–60, 262, 267, 343, (1796) XX 375, 378–79, 398, 506–7; Aaron Burr on (1800–1801), XXV 277, 287, 298; and Convention of 1800, XXV 106–7, 129n, 135–36, 161–68, 266, 270, 291, 326, 430; and Franco-American Treaty of Amity and Commerce (1778), XIV 337n, 427–28n, 499n, XV 146, 169, 185n, 226n, XX 378–80, 398, 412, 421, 423–29, XXV 162–63, 231; French seizures by and U.S. policy concerning, (1793) XIV 353n, 425–27, 454, 472, 489, 489–90, 549–50, XV 2–3, 4, 24–25n, 32, 112–14, 146–47, 161n, 163–64, 167n, 168, 169–70, 174n, 182, 184–91, 226–28, 244, 246, 249–50, 260–61, 262n, 264, 274–75, 279, 314–15, 388–89, 445, 473, 550–51, XXI 421, XXVI 704–6, (1794) XVI 103n, 200n, 342, 447n, 558n, 559n, 602, XVII 111–12, 113n, 128–29n, 212, (1795) XIX 270–77, (1796) XX 242–44, 348–50, 354–44, 361, 367–68, 375–76, 378–80, 411n, 412, 423–30, (1797) XX 498n, XXI 9–10; French policy concerning, XXI 9–10; Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 697; instructions to John Jay on, XVI 320–21, 326n, 456–57, 511, 512–13n; and Jay Treaty, XVIII 425n, 426, 447–49, XIX 96, 259–60, 262, 267, 270–77, XX 361, 367–68, 375–76, 379–80, 398–99, 427–29, XXV 107n, 129n, 135–36, 161, 162, 231; legality of, XV 206, 207–7n; U.S. policy concerning (1793–1794), XIV 353n, 355–56, 431, 499, XV 1, 123, 455, XVII 253n, U.S. seizures (1800), XXV 429–30, 431n, 584–85
Proceedings of the Union Brigade, commanded by Colonel Smith, on the death of George Washington …, XXIV 251n
Procrustes, I 391
Proctor, ——: shipowner, New Bedford, Mass., and customs regulations, IX 17–18
Proctor, Thomas: Army (American Revolution), I 317, II 70; comments on Additional Army candidates (Pa.), XXII 132, 143; Indian commissioner, VIII 545, XIV 9–10n, 10–11; and Francisco de Miranda, XXIII 258
Proctor, William: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 307, XXII 27
Proctor v Avery: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 307n
Profit: Hamilton on, in “Report on Manufactures,” X 53, 67, 70–72, 77, 95–96, 128, 132–33, 156–59, 237, 243, 271–73; Adam Smith on, X 243n
Prom, —— (Mr.): dealingmaster, St. Croix, XX 459, 460
Property: compensation for public use of, VI 455; confiscation and transfer provisions in Jay Treaty, Hamilton on, XVIII 91n, 415–18, 421–24, 429–31, 517–20, XIX 81, 100–2, 153–54, 164–65, 169–70, 188n, 279–94, 282–85, 292–94, 299–305, 318–24, 331–47, 365; Hamilton on meaning of, in bill creating Bank of the U.S., VIII 89–90, 92; inviolability of, George Joy on, IX 389; and public order, Hamilton on (1790), VI 438; role in government of, Hamilton on, in Constitutional Convention, IV