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Rabb, Andrew: excise opposition, XII 308–9n
Rabbeno, Ugo: The American Commercial Policy, X 7n, 14
Rachal, William M. E., see Hutchinson, William T., and Rutland, Robert A.
Rachel (brig): and customs regulations, XXVI 593
Racine, Jean: Phèdre, I 392
Radcliff, Jacob: N.Y. attorney, and Associates of the Jersey Company, XXVI 221, 224, 227–29, 229–30; and N.Y. gubernatorial election (1798), XXI 388
Radford, John: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 318, 329; Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 8, 37
Rae, James: Army contractor, XVI 96–97
Raffaneau, Pierre-Benigne-Vitoir: Army (American Revolution), payment for services, VI 542, XVII 539
Ragan, Philip: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 50
Ragsdale, Drury: inspector of the revenue, Survey No. 1, Va., IX 428; on manufacturing in Va., IX 275n, 278, 280–82, 299
Rainbow (brig): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 337n
Rainbow (H.M.S.): in American Revolution, II 218
Rainbow (sloop): and customs regulations, XII 39
Rainetaus, Anthony: New York City merchant and partner of John A. Chevallié, and Beaumarchais’s claim, XX 357n, XXI 323, XXVI 712n
Raisonable (H.M.S.): in American Revolution, II 208
Raleigh, N.C.: and Aaron Burr’s southern trip (1800), XXVI 21n; in Quasi-War, XXIV 3n, 66n
Raleigh, Sir Walter, I 108–9, 373, III 705
Ralston, Andrew: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 144
Ralston, James: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 140, 146, 430
Ralston, Robert: Philadelphia merchant, XVI 223n, 237, 513, XVII 199; and estate of John Dewhurst, XVI 529, 564; payment to, for bills of exchange drawn by Santo Domingo, XVII 538
Ralston, Thomas: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 429
Ramapo, N.J.: in American Revolution, headquarters, I 291–92, II 345–49; XXV 389; on route of Hamilton’s trip to Albany (American Revolution), I 412, 413
Rambler (sloop): and customs regulations at Bermuda Hundred, Va., XV 581–82
Rambler (sloop): and customs regulations at Baltimore, Md., XVI 118
Ramel, Jean-Pierre: and coup d’état of 18 Fructidor an V, XXI 292n
Ramsay, Charles: recommended as U.S. consul, Havana, XXII 529
Ramsay, David (brother of Nathaniel Ramsay): delegate, Continental Congress (S.C.), III 227n; The History of the American Revolution, XX 12–13n
Ramsay, James: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 137
Ramsay, John: Government payment to, XIII 74
Ramsay, Nathaniel (brother of David Ramsay): Army (American Revolution), I 512, 519, II 273, 277, 278, 280, 282; candidate for Secretary of War, XIX 439; comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 307; U.S. marshal for District of Md., XVI 53–54, XXVI 848, pay, XIII 103, XV 502, 536, XVII 502
Ramsay and Company: and Hamilton’s accounts and law practice, III 48
Ramsey, John, see Rumsey, John
Ramsing, Holger Utke: “Alexander Hamilton og hans mødrene slaegt Tidsbilleder fra Dansk Vestindiens barndom,” I 3n, 22n, 32n, II 5n, III 618n, 670n, XX 456n, 460n, XXI 113n, XXV 90n, 91n
Rand, A.: memorial to Congress, XVIII 216n
Rand, Benjamin: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 584, XXIV 246
Rand, Isaac, Jr.: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 318, 332, 338; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 83, 138, 562, 563, XXIV 59
Randall, Archibald C.: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 606
Randall, John: collector of customs and inspector of the revenue for the port, Annapolis, Md., XVII 392, appointment, XV 279, 280n, and fortifications at Annapolis, XVII 397. See also “Treasury Department circulars to the collectors of customs”
Randall, Paul: student with Hamilton at King’s College, I 80
Randall, Paul Richard: notary, New York City, XXIII 62; secretary to Algerine legation, pay, V 404, XIII 42
Randall, Robert R.: member, N.Y. Assembly, V 361
Randall, Robert Richard: founder of Sailor’s Snug Harbor, New York City, XXV 389, XXVI 465n
Randall, Son, and Stewarts: New York City merchant firm, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 11, 15, 40
Randall, Thomas (father of Robert Richard Randall): New York City merchant, director of Bank of N.Y., III 515n, V 370n; and N.Y. gubernatorial election (1789), V 313; petition of, XIII 165n
Randall, Thomas (Mass. and N.Y.): Army (American Revolution), II 44; describes trip to China and China trade, IX 38–55; New York City merchant, XX 70
Randall, Thomas: New York City port warden, VI 2, 45, 47, XXVI 710–11; superintendent of lighthouses in N.Y. State and at Sandy Hook, N.J., VI 475, XII 567, XIV 332n, payment to, XIII 100–1, 566, XV 532, XVI 376, XVII 534, recommendation by, XV 98
Randolph, Ann Cary (Mrs. Thomas Mann Randolph, Sr.), V 8
Randolph, Beverley: commissioner to treat with western Indians, XIV 91n, 175n, 229n, XV 212n, 429n, 585n, XVI 408n, pay, XVII 527; governor of Va., V 3, VIII 218n, and Holland loan, VIII 59–60, and lighthouse, Cape Fear, Va., VI 48, 49, 206, 261–62, 277, 281, 406, 410, 426–27, 468–69, 554, 560–61, VII 342n, 344, 415, and Arthur St. Clair’s campaign against Indians, IX 210, and sinking fund, VI 274, and Va.’s public debt, V 415, 476, 564, VI 7, 33–34, 183, VII 76, 462, VIII 543. See also “Treasury Department circulars to the governors of the states”
Randolph, David Meade: petition of, XV 583n; report on petition of, XIII 201–4; U.S. marshal, District of Va., XI 62, 550, XII 414, XXII 423, pay, XV 503, XVII 502, recommends collector at Norfolk, Va., XXI 288–89
Randolph, Edmund
and adoption of U.S. Constitution, XII 510–11; Annapolis Convention, member of, III 689n, 690; Constitutional Convention, delegate to, IV 160, 161n, 162, 235, XII 357n, and Va. plan, IV 160n, 161n, 168n, 170–72, 172–74, 188, 195–96, 211–12n, 215, 235; views at, XX 23, XXVI 148; governor of Va. (1786), IV 648n, 650
—— (Attorney General [1789–1793]), VII 390, VIII 28, 30, 203n, 440, XI 494, 545, 566, XII 528, XIV 158, 204, 265n, 321, 353n, XV 387, XXVI 588; appointment as, V 409, VI 273n; assignment of assets of bankrupts, request for opinion on, XI 335–36; and attachment of public securities, XI 130–31; and Bank of the U.S., operation of, opinion on, IX 406–11, request for opinion on, IX 370–71, repayment of loan from, opinion on, XVI 337, request for opinion on, XIV 196–97; benefits to survivors of Army officers, request for opinion on, IX 418; bill for reapportionment of House of Representatives, cabinet opinion on, XI 227; William Bingham, commercial activities of, request for opinion on, XIV 239, claim of Secretary of War, request for opinion on, XI 579–81, XIII 150; claims with letters of administration, request for opinion on, XI 359–60, XII 619; “Coasting Act,” opinion on, XII 69–70, 200–1; commissioner of the sinking fund, VII 347, 376–78, 439–40, IX 67–68, 93, 476–77, XI 160n, 193, 224, 272, XII 34, 602, 604–5, 645, XIII 102, 151–53, 220, 222, 320, 324, 488, 511–12, XIV 117, 135, 145, 240, 242–43, XV 232–33, 467–68; constitutionality of an act to establish a bank, opinion on, VIII 46–47, 48–49n, 50, 51n, 64–66, 70, 72, 74, 80, 83, 84–91, 97, 98–99, 105–6n, 107, 111–20, 133, Hamilton’s “Notes” on, VIII 46–47, 48–49n; contract with Theodosius Fowler, opinion on, VIII 247–48n, XII 289n; convening Congress (1793), opinion on, XV 196, 374n, request for opinion on, XV 175; customs fees, opinion on, XI 536–41, request for opinion on, XI 481; customs regulations, opinion on, XII 181–82, 197, 350, 557, request for opinion on, XII 154; depredations of the Creek Indians upon Ga., opinion on, XIV 494–95; and dismissal of Pierre Charles L’Enfant as designer of Federal City, XI 51n; disposal of public securities by customs collectors, opinion on, XI 576–77, XIII 15; financial difficulties of, XIV 278–79, 511, 517; foreign vessels in U.S. ports, opinion on, XV 152, 420; Andrew G. Fraunces’s dispute with Treasury Department, opinion on, XIV 463n; French consul at Boston, cabinet opinion on, XV 314–16; French privateers, cabinet opinion on, XV 2–3; French privateers and prizes, cabinet opinion on, XIV 452–54, 454n, 509n, 534–35, XV 181–83, request for cabinet opinion on, XIV 327; French treaties of 1778, cabinet opinion on, XIV 368n, 374n, 375–76n, 388–89n, 396n, request for cabinet opinion on, XIV 326–27; and funding system, XV 51; furnishing three million livres agreeably to request of French Minister, cabinet opinion on, XIV 141; Edmund Charles Genet, conduct of, XV 235–36, 238, 239, 276, cabinet opinion on, XV 157, letter to Gouverneur Morris on recall of, cabinet opinion on, XXVI 844, reception of as French Minister to U.S., cabinet opinion on, XIV 328, 367–96, request for cabinet opinion on, XIV 327; and Gideon Henfield, case of, XIV 509n; Holland loan (1790), opinion on, XIV 257n; illness of, XII 350; Jefferson’s letter to George Hammond concerning Treaty of Paris (1783), cabinet opinion on, XI 408, 455n; Jefferson’s letter to Jean Baptiste de Ternant, opinion on, XIV 439–40, XXVI 703–4; land grant to Ohio Company, opinion on, XI 379–80; law students of, XIII 28, 29n; liability of U.S. for debts incurred by individuals for public use, opinion on, VI 556, request for opinion on, VI 272–73; limitation of claims, request for opinion on, XI 279–80; neutrality proclamation, cabinet opinion on, XIV 328, opinion on, XIV 308–9n, 412–14n, request for cabinet opinion on, XIV 326; operation of policy of assumption of state debts, IX 486, X 354, 503–4, request for opinion on, IX 455; opposition to excise (1792), opinions and decisions on, XII 330, 332–33, 336–40, 346, 366, 367n, 415, 515, orders to from Washington concerning, XIII 232, request for opinion on, XII 312, 316; outfitting and equipping of vessels by belligerents in ports of U.S., cabinet opinion on, XV 139–42, 169–70, opinion on, XV 180, request for cabinet opinion on, XV 144; Pa. certificates and funding system, opinion on, XIV 261, 290, XV 259, XVI 25, 44–45, 120, request for opinion on, XIV 14, 224–25; pay, XII 588, XIII 57, 120, 126, 141, 142, 143, 146, 563, XV 504, 556, XVII 503; payment on certain classes of certificates, opinion on, IX 88–90, 263–64; payment for expenses of, XIII 147, 566; power of President to appoint excise officers during Senate recess, opinion on, XII 168n, request for opinion on, XII 166, 187; and presidential oath, cabinet opinion on, XIV 169–70, 176; privateers and prizes, cabinet opinion on, XV 2–3, opinion on, XIV 431–32, XV 206–7n, request for opinion on, XIV 431–32; proposed rules concerning belligerents, cabinet meeting on, XV 168–69; proposed treaty with Indians in Northwest Territory, cabinet opinion on, XIV 140, 142–43, request for cabinet opinion on, XIV 90, 140, 227–28; public newspaper advertisements, request for opinion on, XV 242; questions to be submitted to Supreme Court, cabinet opinion on, XV 110–16; relations with France and Great Britain, cabinet opinion on, XV 445–46; relations with several European countries, cabinet opinion on, XV 381–82; request for amendments in revenue laws, XIII 321; responsibility of public officers for stolen funds, opinion on, VI 555–56; role in determining validity of claims against U.S., VI 437–80; and Sands, Livingston, and Company, claim of, XXVI 580, 592; S.C. certificates and funding system, IX 33, 192, opinion on, XVI 629–30; state jurisdiction in cession of Montauk Point, N.Y., opinion on, XIII 472–73; state jurisdiction in Mass. land cessions for lighthouses, request for opinion on, XIII 503–4; sundry claims against U.S., opinion on, VIII 148–49, 541; John Cleves Symnes’s land purchase, opinion on, VIII 541, XVI 151–52; timing of oath of office to President and Vice President, request for opinion on, XII 208; U.S. agent to Choctaw Indians, cabinet opinion on sending, XIV 508; U.S. debt to Silas Deane and Barnabas Deane, request for opinion on, XII 151–52; U.S. debt to France, cabinet opinion on, XIV 141, 184, 195, 514, 518; use of U.S. ports by vessels in distress, opinion on, XV 398, 423–24, 445–46, request for opinion on, XV 394; Va. certificates and funding system, request for opinion on, XIV 357–58; vessels arming and arriving in U.S. ports, cabinet opinion on, XV 87; violations of U.S. neutrality, cabinet opinion on, XV 77n; and Washington’s absence from Philadelphia, XIV 196; and Washington’s draft of Fourth Annual Address to Congress (1792), XII 558n, 562n; and Washington’s Fifth Annual Address to Congress (1792), cabinet opinion on, XV 425–28
—— (Secretary of State [January 2, 1794–August 19, 1795]), XV 645, 646, 668n, 679, XVI 21, 28, 101, 355, 370, 402, 413, 418, 430, 490, 500, 537, 550, 560, 584, 590–91, 615, XVII 89, 109, 199, XVIII 5, 16–17, 25, 276, 458n, 509, XXV 202; and John Quincy Adams, instructions to as U.S. Minister to Great Britain, XIX 113n, mission of to Russia, XVI 597; and address by Democratic Society of Washington County, Pa., to President, XVI 258–59; and Algiers, negotiations for treaty with, XVIII 14, U.S. relations with and U.S. captives of, XVI 497–98, 520, 537, 551–52, 579; appointment as, XV 604–5; and armed pilot boat, XVIII 8, 13, 16–17, 157–58, 167; and assays of foreign coins, XVI 516, 518, 551, 597, 602; candidate for, XV 588; and carriage tax case, XVIII 396; on claim of Perce Maher, XVI 150–51; commissioner of the sinking fund, XV 644–45, XVI 254, 442, XVII 388–89, XVIII 27–28, and opposition to Hamilton, XXV 193; communicating dispatches of Gouverneur Morris to Senate, cabinet opinion on, XV 666–67; criticism of by Oliver Wolcott, Jr., XIX 296–97, 379; drafting of militia by Thomas Mifflin, cabinet opinion on, XVI 426–27; and embargo, XVIII 8, cabinet opinion on execution of, XVI 198, 220, 318n, exemption of Swedish ships from, XVI 334; financial difficulties of, XX 442; on foreign debt and funding, XVI 313n, 334–35n, 349–50n; and France, case of the Concorde, XVII 112n, case of the Favorite, XVII 398–99, case of La Carmagnol, case of L’Ambuscade and the William Tell, XVII 435–36n, case of La Petite Republicain, XVII 256n, case of Les Jumeaux, XVII 576, XVIII 24, case of Sans Pariel, XVII 112n, and Jean Antoine Joseph Fauchet, XVI 143n, 149–50, 521n, 553n, correspondence with Fauchet concerning U.S. and rights of belligerents, XVII 100–1n, 112–13n, 213n, 398–99n, 579–80n, Fauchet’s estimate of U.S. relations with, XVIII 347–49n, negotiations with Pierre Auguste Adet over treaty with, XIX 308n, payment of installments on debt to, XVI 149–50, 371–72, 378, 412–14n, 432–33n, 443, 517, XVIII 8, 30, 32, cabinet opinion on, XVI 142, seizure of U.S. shipping by, XX 497, table of duties of, XV 607–8; on Andrew G. Fraunces, XVI 532; and Ga. and conflict with Indians, XVI 588, XVII 202, 274n; and Great Britain, capture of U.S. seamen by, XVI 157–58, 417–18, 419, and captured naval officers of, XVI 388, 393n, 399–400, 412, on compensation for vessels of captured by France, XVI 559, conflict over Vt., XVI 141n, depredations of U.S. commerce by and threat of war with (1794), XVI 130–34, 261–64, 288–89, 414n, 417–18, 419, 437, on the Jane of Dublin, XVI 511–12n, and John Jay’s mission to, XVI 319n, 328, 542–43, 573, 578–80, 609, XVII 97, 221, 391n, instructions to Jay, XVI 323n, 358–59n, on the Lovely Lass, XVI 511–12n, on the Pilgrim, XVI 511–12n, 552–53, on the Prince William Henry, XVI 511–12n, proposed commercial treaty with (1794), XVI 358, XVII 409–10, proposed mission to (1794), XVI 157–58, 261–64, protests interference of with U.S. dispatches and efforts to seize Fauchet, XIX 145n, 206n, reply to George Hammond’s complaints on U.S. policies toward French ships, XVII 435–36n, restoration of brigs Conyngham and Pilgrim to, cabinet opinion on, XVI 200, and seizures of U.S. vessels in British West Indies, XVIII 15, 178, on the William, XVI 242, 425–26, 471, 499, 511–12n; and Edmond Charles Genet, conduct and dismissal of, XV 626n, recall of, on Giles resolutions (1794) and investigation of Treasury Department, XVI 195n, 230n, 233n, 250n, 251; and William Green, case of, XVII 354–55, 356–57n; Hamilton on hostility of, to Washington administration, XIX 296–97, 327–28; and Nathaniel Higginson’s mission to West Indies, XVI 288–89, 291n; Josef de Jaudens, request of for a guard, XVII 223; and Jay Treaty, XVIII 283–84, 342n, 371n, 373–74, 389–90n, 394–95, 463n, 466–67, 474, 509n, XIX 113n, 113–14, 135–36n, 149, 150–53, on Adet’s opposition to, XIX 527n, and Fauchet and Adet, XVIII 347–49, 347–49n, 373–74, 390n, 395, and France and Spain, XVIII 395, 395n; and Ky., expedition planned in for invasion of Spanish territory, cabinet opinion on, XVI 136, 162–63, free navigation of Miss. River, XVI 588, XVII 283–84n, instructions to Anthony Wayne on expedition, opinion on, XVI 140n, and pay for commissioner to, XVII 283, proclamation on enlistment in for invasion of Spanish territory, cabinet opinion on, XVI 162–63, volunteers for expedition against Indians, cabinet opinion on, XVI 407, 591–92; and Lafayette, funds for, XVI 444–45, 458, letter to King of Prussia on, cabinet opinion on, XV 637–38, possible appointment as French Minister to U.S., XVIII 374–75; letters from Washington giving directions and requesting information, XVI 157–58, 221n, 258–59, 348–49n, 413, 473–74, 492–93, 559, 588; and loan at Amsterdam (1795), XVIII 183–84; loan to, XV 648n, 651, 658, XVI 104, from Hamilton, XVII 584–85; Minister to France (1794), candidate proposed by, XVI 417n, 423n, proposed as by Hamilton, XVI 422; and Mint, XVII 438n, 462, XVIII 159n; and monument to commemorate American Revolution, XVIII 271n; James Monroe, appointment as U.S. Minister to France, XX 407, instructions as, XX 497; passports, issuing of, XVI 291, 293, 294, 295, 299, 328, 344, 351, 366, 366–67, 371, 407n, 414, opinions on, XVI 220, 235; Thomas Pinckney, commission as and instructions to as U.S. Minister to France, XVII 404n, 409n, and memorial of, objecting to British policy, XVI 280, submission of letters of to Congress, cabinet opinion on, XVI 330; and presentation of Rochambeau to President, XVI 311n; privateers and prizes, XVII 112n, 113n, 212, 256n, 267, 398–99n, 435–36n, XVIII 6, 124, cabinet opinions on, XVI 7–8, 200, 235n, 242, 425–26, 471, 499, 511–12n, 513–15, 552–53, 559n, 560–61, circular letter to governors on, XVII 113n; request for remittances to Amsterdam bankers, XV 609, 631, 634; resignation of, XVIII 509n, 527n, 528n, XIX 433–34n, events leading up to, XVIII 509n, 527–29n, 531n, 531–32, and Fauchet’s Dispatch No. 10, XVIII 527–29; and “Reynolds Affair,” XXI 134; and Santo Domingan refugees, cabinet opinion on payments to, XVI 309, payments to, XVI 117, 189, 223, 335–36, XVII 432–33; and selection of comptroller to succeed Oliver Wolcott, Jr., XVIII 194–95; and ships of belligerent nations in U.S. ports, XVI 485–87n, XVII 100–1n, 256n, 267, 398n, 435–36n, 576, 579; and State Department accounts, XVI 294, 417–18, 419, 444–45, 452–53n, 521, 535, 537, 551–52, 558, 569, 573, 597, 598, 604; and John Cleves Symmes’s land purchase, XVI 40, 81n; and U.S.-Canadian border, XVII 276–77n; and U.S. Constitution, eleventh amendment to, XVI 157–58; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 9–13, 17, 21, 22–24n, 25–26, 32–33n, 39n, 41, 42n, 61–72, 77n, 88n, 125, 135–38, 145–46n, 158, 163–67, 246–47n, 303n, 308, 319n, 321n, 347n, 357, 378–79, cabinet meeting on, XVII 9–13, 13–14n
—— (after resignation as Secretary of State): attempt to secure papers to vindicate his conduct as Secretary of State, XIX 296n, 327–28; charged by Hamilton with being pro-France as Secretary of State, XXI 423; charged by Hamilton with personal financial difficulties while Secretary of State, XXV 425; charged by Oliver Wolcott, Jr. with embezzlement while Secretary of State, XXI 397, 398–99n; resignation as Secretary of State, and discussion of Fauchet’s Dispatch No. 10, XIX 327, 352n, 375, 432–33, 433–34n, 526–27, defense to Washington of his activities at time of, XIX 294–95, 296n, A Vindication of Mr. Randolph’s Resignation, XVIII 342n, 389–90n, 528n, 529–30n, XIX 355–56, 433n, 486, 513n, 514–15, 518; Oliver Wolcott, Jr., on as Secretary of State, XXVI 44
Randolph, John (of Roanoke), XIII 29n; member, House of Representatives (Va.), XXVI 193
Randolph, Mary Fitzhugh Grymes (Mrs. William), II 353, 354n, 397, 456. See also Meade, Mary Fitzhugh Grymes Randolph
Randolph, Richard: report on claim of, XIII 201–4
Randolph, Thomas Mann, Sr. (cousin of Thomas Jefferson): Va. planter, V 7
Randolph, Thomas Mann, Jr. (Thomas Jefferson’s son-in-law), V 8n, XIX 451n
Randolph, William, II 354n, 456n, 535n, III 71n
Randolph County, N.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Randolph County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
Ranger (brig): and customs regulations, XXVI 544
Ranger (British sloop): and customs regulations, XIV 512
Ranger (French sloop of war), XIX 298n
Rankin, James, XIII 49; messenger to Indians, pay, VI 530
Ranney, Stephen: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 274; Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 660
Rannix, see Renick
Rapalje, Daniel: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 93
Rapalje, Stephen: New York City merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 528
Rappahannock River, Va.: collector of customs at, XVI 122, 123n
Raritan River, N.J., IX 269n; and American Revolution, I 278, II 25; as possible site for Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 121, 379; and Quasi-War., XXIII 340
Rash, Jacob: report on petition of, VI 543–44, XI 299
Rastatt, Congress of, XXI 532–34, XXII 45, XXV 148n
Rate of exchange (1790): James Jarvis on, VI 259; in Philadelphia, VI 292, 491
Rathbone, Thomas: on Philip Hamilton’s duel with George I. Eacker, XXV 436n
Ratification of the Constitution, see Constitution (U.S.): ratification of
Ratio of gold to silver, see Coins and coinage
Rattoone, Elijah D.: faculty member, Columbia College, XXV 56, 58n
Ravara (Ravard, Revira), Joseph: Genoese consul in U.S., VIII 534, 575
Raven (schooner): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 383
Rawden, Sir Francis, see Hastings, Francis Rawden-Hastings, marquis of
Rawle, William: Philadelphia attorney, XXV 15; career, XV 635n, XXV 16–17n; comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 141; comments on trial of William Duane, XXVI 128; U.S. attorney for District of Pa., XV 63, 647, 657, XVI 564, XVII 93, XX 234, and Army contracts, XII 291, XVI 607–8, XVII 129, and attachment of public securities, XI 130–31, XV 634–35, 649–50, 661–62, XVI 280n, 292, 353, and captured British officers, XVI 390–92, 400–1, 402, 405, 413n, and carriage tax, XIX 86, and contracts for public printing, XV 242, and excise opposition, XII 595n, XIII 232, XVI 32–33n, 33–34, 41, 42n, 203, and Fries’s Rebellion, XXV 142n, 152–53, and French privateers, XIV 547–48, XV 71, 381, XVI 242n, XVII 570, 576, XVIII 236, and Henfield case, XIV 509–10n, XV 156, and Jay Treaty, XIX 315, pay, XVI 415, and revision of revenue laws, XIII 321–22, and Symmes Purchase, XIII 471–72, XV 107, XVI 40n, 151–52, 509, 510n, and U.S. ship captured by British, XX 338n, and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 185n, 308n, 331n, 334, 335, 347n, 361, 378, XVIII 27, 350–51, XXVI 737
Rawlings, Moses: Army (American Revolution), XXV 603
Raw materials: Tench Coxe on, in drafts of “Report on Manufactures,” X 15–16, 17, 21, 22, XXVI 631, 632, 633, 637, 638, 639, 641, 643; Hamilton on, in “Report on Manufactures,” X 25, 30, 35, 41, 86, 94, 95, 102, 142, 147, 157–58, 198, 272–73, 297–98
Ray, Cornelius: New York City merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 45, 55, 697, 698, 698–99n; director, Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, XII 551n; and Jay Treaty, XX 127n; president, N.Y. branch of Bank of the U.S., opposition to Merchants’ Bank, XXVI 206
Ray, James: Philadelphia merchant, ship seized by French privateer, XX 232n
Ray, John: New York City member of N.Y. Assembly, III 672n, IV 20n
Ray, Steven: debt to, of Hamilton’s estate, XXVI 307
Ray, Thomas, see Rhea, Thomas
Raymond, Newcomb: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417
Rayneval, Joseph-Matthias Gerard de: secretary to Charles Gravier Vergennes, XIX 291n
Ray v Abiel: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 57
Read, see also Reed
Read, Catharine Van Horne (Mrs. Jacob), XXVI 120
Read (Reed), Charles: Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 120, 130
Read, Collinson: comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 136
Read, George: comment on Additional Army candidate (Del.), XXII 282; delegate, Annapolis Convention (Del.), III 686n, 690; delegate, Constitutional Convention (Del.), IV 222n; member of court in N.Y.-Mass. land dispute, III 702; U.S. Senator (Del.), pay, XIII 59, 60, 61, 62, XV 506, XVII 504
Read, George, Jr.: U.S. attorney for the District of Del., pay and payments to, XIII 57, XV 502
Read, Jacob (New York City), New York City merchant, partner of Robert Bogardus, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 466n
Read, Jacob (S.C.): career, XXVI 121n; delegate, Continental Congress (S.C.), XXV 117, 118; introduces friend to Hamilton, XXVI 119–20; U.S. Senator (S.C.), XXII 314, 495n, and election of 1800, XXIV 483n, on illegal traders in Charleston, S.C., XXI 502–3, proposes a successor to Tench Coxe, XXI 338
Read, James: report on petition of, XVI 89–90
Read, James (N.C.), XIII 567; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 616, 628, 633, 644, 650, 652, 655, 657, 663, 667, 673, 675, XXIV 2–3, 66n, 220, 222, 367, 368n, 625, 628, 633, 638, 651, 662, 676; collector of customs, Wilmington, N.C., IX 250, XII 207, accounts, XIII 38–39, 571, 573, 574, 577, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87, and navigational improvements, IX 317, and revenue cutter, XII 512; inspector of the revenue, Survey No. 1, N.C., VIII 190, IX 84–85, 429, XII 90, 600n, XIII 176
Read, James (Pa.): Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 76, 645, 654, 655, 656, 693, XXIV 66, 364, 606, 607, 609, 611, 613, 614, 617, 644, 645, 653, 660, 661
John Read, Charles Hurst, and Cornelia Remsen, Henry Remsen and George H. Remsen, executors of Henry Remsen deceased v Joseph Fitch and Eliphalet Fitch: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 269n
Read, John K. (Dr.): payment for medical service to Army recruits (1793), XVII 523
Read, William: report on petition of, XVI 99–100
Read and Bogardus: New York City mercantile firm, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 466n
Reade, John: New York City merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 528
Reading, Thomas, Jr.: Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 123, 130, 131; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 632
Reading, Pa., XVI 22n, 610n; and Army (Quasi-War), XVII 210, 211n, 229, 234–35, 236–37, XXIII 95n, 110n, 176, 178–79, 236, 280, 445; and Fries’s Rebellion, XXII 540, 551, 585, XXIII 95n, 110n, 176, 178–79, 236, 280, 445; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 210, 211n, 229, 234–35, 236–37
Reading Furnace, Pa.: in American Revolution, headquarters, I 328
Real estate: taxes on, Hamilton on in “Defence of the Funding System,” XIX 25, 26–27
“A Real Whig”: authorship attributed to Hamilton, XX 443n
Rebecca (brig), VIII 226
Recall, power of: as proposed amendment to Constitution, Hamilton on in N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 69–70, 73, 87–89
Receivers of Continental taxes, see Congress (under Articles of Confederation, 1781–1788)
Red Bank, N.J.: and American Revolution, I 338, 339, 341, 342n, 346, 348, 350
Reddy, Richard: clerk, auditor’s office, Treasury Department, pay, XIII 465
Redfield, —— (Mr.): pilot for French fleet (American Revolution), II 198
Red Hook, Brooklyn, N.Y.: fortification of (Quasi-War), XXI 514, 516–17
Redick, David: excise opposition, XII 308–9n, XVI 297–98n; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 319–21n, 344, 347n
Red Lake, Northwest Territory, and U.S. boundary, XIX 239n
Red Lake River, Northwest Territory: and U.S. boundary, XIX 239n
Red Lion Tavern, near Wilmington, Del.: and American Revolution, I 332
Redman, Edward: shipmaster, and embargo, XVI 309–11
Redman, John (Dr.): president, College of Physicians of Philadelphia, and Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic (1793), XV 332n
Redman, Vincent: collector of customs, District of Yeocomico River, Va., accounts, X 397, XIII 38–39, 577, 478–79, 482–83, 486–87
Red River, Northwest Territory: and U.S. boundary, XIX 239n
Red River, Spanish Territory: and relations with Indians and Spain, XV 295
Red Sea: and wars of French Revolution, XXII 188
Redstone, Pa.: excise opposition, XII 307n, 309n
Redstone Old Fort (now Brownsville), Pa.: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 27–28
Reed, see also Read
Reed (Read), Amos: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 307
Reed, Enoch: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417, 418
Reed, Esther (Mrs. Joseph): money for Army (American Revolution), II 355n, 359–60, 362
Reed, George: commissioner for settling the accounts of S.C. and Ga., payment to, V 404
Reed, James: shipmaster, and customs regulations, VIII 183, 271
Reed, John: Philadelphia merchant, and embargo, XVI 288
Reed, John (Washington County, Pa.): and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 381–82n
Reed, Joseph, III 438n; accused of British sympathies (American Revolution), III 276, 289; Army (American Revolution), I 223, Washington’s military secretary, I 195n; delegate, Continental Congress (Pa.), I 414n, 434n; member, American Philosophical Society, II 265; president, Supreme Executive Council, Pa., and American Revolution, II 32–33, 43, 47, 51, 93, 331, 340, 342, 352; Remarks on a Late Publication in the Independent Gazetteer. …, III 277n
Reed, Rachael: pay as servant, household of president of Continental Congress, XIII 45
Reed and Forde: Philadelphia merchant firm, VI 542, XIII 565, XV 535; and embargo, XVI 288, 353–54, 379n
Reeding Island, see Reedy Island
Reedy Island, Del. River: public piers adjacent to, VII 5, 123, XI 15, 16
Rees, David: Philadelphia merchant, and Hamilton’s dispute with John F. Mercer, XX 395, 397n
Rees, James: and Robert Morris’s land speculations, XXI 336–37, 350, 355
Rees, Samuel: and Tench Coxe’s land speculations, XVIII 265, 338, 339–40n
Reeve, Tapping (Aaron Burr’s brother-in-law): founder of law school, IX 532
Reeve, Zadock: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 67
Reeves, Thomas: British manufacturer of artists’ supplies, XXIII 289n
Reeves, William J.: British manufacturer of artists’ supplies, XXIII 289n
Reeves and Sons, Ltd.: British firm manufacturing artists’ supplies, XXIII 289
Reforestation: Benjamin Lincoln on, VIII 249–51
Regents, Board of, see University of the State of New York, Regents of
Regiment du Cap-Français: French regiment in Santo Domingo, XI 608
“Registering Act,” see Congress of the U.S., acts of: “An Act for Registering and Clearing Vessels, Regulating the Coasting Trade, and for other purposes” (September 1, 1789) and “An Act concerning the registering and recording of ships or vessels” (December 31, 1792)
Register of the Treasury Department: clerks, pay and duties of, XI 386–92; role of, in funding system, XXVI 558. See also Nourse, Joseph
Reglemens Pour L’Infanterie Prussienne …, XXIII 368
Règlement concernant l’exercice et les manœuvres de l’infanterie …, XXII 245n
Réglement provisoire sur le service de l’infanterie en campagne, XXIV 473n
Regnier, Pierre: Army (American Revolution), I 491, II 57–58
Regnier de Roussi, see Regnier
Regular Army, see United States Army (peacetime) and United States Army (Quasi-War)
Regulations and Instructions for carrying on the Recruiting Service for His Majesty’s Forces stationed abroad, XXII 373n
Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States, X 501n, XXIII 126, 133, 154n, XXIV 142n, 341n, 373, 430n, 437
Regulations respecting certain supplies and respecting objects of special and extra expence …, XXIV 326, 331n
Rehausen, Gottfried Mauritz, baron von: Swedish chargé d’affaires at Paris, XX 493n
Reid, George: comment on Additional Army candidate (N.H.), XXII 110
Reid, James, V 407
Reid, James (York County, Pa.): Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 142
Reid, John: New York City bookseller, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 856
Reid, Joseph: English supercargo in China trade, IX 53
Reide, Thomas: A Treatise on the duty of Infantry Officers …, XXIV 373, 374n
Reidesel, see Riedesel
Reilay (Reilly, Reilley), Terence (Terrance, Terrence): Army contractor, XVII 309
Reily (Riley, Ryley), John: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417, 418
“Relations with France” (1796): Hamilton’s pamphlet on U.S. relations with France, XIX 520–28
Relf, Samuel: Philadelphia newspaper publisher, XXIV 427n
Religion: as a consolation, following death of Philip Hamilton, XXV 435, 438, 440, 469, 584, following death of Margarita Van Rensselaer, XXV 348–49; and duel with Aaron Burr, Hamilton on, XXVI 278, 293, 308, 315–16, 338, 347; effects of tolerance accompanying, Hamilton on, III 553–54; effect of on tolerance and migration to U.S., Hamilton on, X 125, 254; freedom of before American Revolution, Hamilton on, I 68, 165–76; and French Revolution, Hamilton on, XXVI 738–40; Hamilton’s charge that France is for atheism (1798), XXI 402–4; Hamilton’s proposal for “The Christian Constitutional Society,” XXV 606–10, James A. Baynard’s reaction to, XXV 613; Hamilton’s proposal for day of humiliation and prayer, (1797) XX 545, XXI 41, (1798) XXI 345–46, 362–63, 365, John Adams’s proclamation on, XXI 370–71
“Remarks”: article by anonymous writer on Treasury advances on Government salaries, XIX 379–80n
“Remarks on the Quebec Bill,” (Part One) I 165–69, (Part Two) I 169–76
“Remarks on the Repeal of the Judiciary Act,” XXV 520–27
“Remarks on the Treaty of Amity Commerce and Navigation lately made between the United States and Great Britain”‘ prepared by Hamilton for Washington, XVIII 404–54
Remington, Benjamin: claim of, XI 535–36
Remington, Oliver: claim of, XI 535–36
Remington, Stephen: report on petition of, XI 300, 311–12
Remmey, John: and Hamilton’s law practice, VII 22
Remmey, William: and Hamilton’s law practice, VII 22
Remmie, see Remmey
Remsen, C., and Company: and accounts and law practice, III 48
Remsen, Cornelia (Mrs. Henry, Sr.): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 269n
Remsen, Derick: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 92
Remsen, George H.: clerk, Treasury Department, payment to, XIII 107, 141; New York City merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 269n
Remsen, Henry, Sr.: New York City merchant, and award to Comfort Sands, VIII 139; and debts to British, III 663; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 20, 26, 41, XXV 269n
Remsen, Henry, Jr., IX 530n, 534; chief clerk, State Department, VI 587, payment to, XV 579, XVII 542; on Hamilton’s illness with yellow fever, XV 344n; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 269; New York City notary, XXIII 62
Remsen, Jacob: Queens County, N.Y., Loyalist, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 51
Remsen, John H. (son of Henry Remsen, Sr.): New York City notary, XXII 181, XXIII 62
Remsen, Peter: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 162n
Remsen, Rem (son of Peter Remsen): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 162n
Remsen, Simon (son of Peter Remsen): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 162n
Remsen adsm The Corporation of the City of New York: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 162
Remsent, Johannes: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 92
Remson, see Remsen
Remus, I 393
Rendon, Francisco: Spanish agent in U.S. (American Revolution), II 443n, 475–76, 497
Rendtorff and Moller: Hamburg merchant firm, and law prohibiting trade with French territories, XXII 534n
Rengger (Ringger), John: St. Croix merchant, and Hamilton’s services as clerk to Nicholas Cruger, I 28, 34
Rengger and Company: St. Croix merchant firm, and Hamilton’s services as clerk to Nicholas Cruger, I 34
Renick, Seymour: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 584, 671, XXIV 246, 614, 617
Rennes: parlement of, IV 283n
Renown (armed Dutch ship): seized in American Revolution, XII 611, XIII 178–85
Renown (H.M.S.): and American Revolution, II 208, 209
Renshaw, James: Hamilton’s recommendation of, XXVI 736
Rensselaer, see Van Rensselaer
Rensselaer, Manor of, see Rensselaerwyck
Rensselaerwyck, VIII 443n, XXV 343n, 369n; assessors in, IV 50; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 8, 52n, XXVI 467; and N.Y. gubernatorial election (1789), V 339, 340n; and settlement of accounts of soldiers (American Revolution), VIII 312
Rent: Hamilton on, in “Report on Manufactures,” X 67, 70–71, 77, 128–33, 237, 242–44; Adam Smith on, X 237n, 242n, 243n
A Reply to A. Hamilton’s letter concerning the Public Conduct & Character of John Adams, President of the United States, by a Federal Republican, XXV 180n
A Reply to Lucius Junius Brutus’s Examination of the President’s Answer to the New-Haven Remonstrance … by Leonidas: pamphlet on Jefferson’s removal of New Haven, Conn., collector of customs, XXV 419–20n
“Report Exhibiting the Amount of All the Public Funds up to the End of 1792 and Statement of What Remains of Each Appropriation” (February 5, 1793), XIII 541n, XIV 2–4
“Report of the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund” (December 21, 1790), VII 347n, 374–75, 376–77
“Report of Tonnage Duties Received in Each of the States” (May 11, 1790), VI 414
“Report on Abstract of Exports for One Year Ending September 30, 1793” (June 2, 1794), XVI 448–49
“Report on Additional Appropriations” (April 13–16, 1792), XI 275–79
“Report on Additional Sums Necessary for the Support of the Government” (August 5, 1790), VI 462, 520–42, VII 417, XV 215n
“Report on an Account of the Receipts and Expenditures of the United States for the Year 1792” (December 18, 1793), XV 217n, 469–71, 474–545
“Report on an Account of Receipts and Expenditures of the United States for the Year 1793” (December 26, 1794), XVII 486–563
“Report on a National Bank,” see “Second Report on the Further Provision Necessary for Establishing Public-Credit”
“Report on a Particular Statement of the Warrants Issued by the Late Superintendent of Finance, and by the Board of Treasury” (September 25, 1789), V 400–8, VI 520, 520–21n, 214n
“Report on a Petition of Philip Verplank” (April 12, 1792), XI 269
“Report on a Plan for the Further Support of Public Credit” (January 16, 1795), XVIII 31n, 44–45, 46–148, 184, 187, 188n, 255, 278, 280–81nn, 285n, 316n, 331; introductory note to, XVIII 46–56
“Report on Appropriations of Money for Certain Purposes” (January 6, 1791), VII 416–18
“Report on a Representation from the State of Kentucky” (April 7, 1794), XVI 244–45
“Report on a Return of Imports and Tonnage Duties, and a Statement of Exports for the Year Ending September 30, 1791” (March 28, 1792), XI 199
“Report on Bank Deposits, Surplus Revenue, and Loans” (January 16, 1793), XIII 490–501, 539, 545–46n, 548, 558
“Report on Certificates of Debt Issued After January 1, 1790” (February 25, 1791), VIII 144
“Report on Claims of the Lutheran and Calvinist Churches in Chester County, Pennsylvania, and the Public Grammar School of Wilmington, Delaware” (March 16, 1792), XI 135–38
“Report on Compensation of Officers Employed in the Collection of the Revenue” (April 5, 1792), XI 232–38
“Report on Compensation to the Commissioners of Loans” (February 14, 1791), VIII 31–32
“Report on Defects in the Existing Laws of Revenue” (April 22, 1790), VI 295, 373–97, 400, 456–57, VII 246
“Report on Disbursements by the Department of War” (December 7, 1792), XIII 293, 294–302
“Report on Domestic and Foreign Tonnage for the Years 1789, 1790, 1791, and 1792” (January 7, 1794), XV 626–28
“Report on Dried and Pickled Fish Exported and Entitled to Drawback” (January 5, 1792), X 504–6
“Report on Duties Arising on Tonnage, for the Year Ending September 30, 1790” (January 6, 1791), VII 418–19
“Report on Duties on Imports” (January 7, 1791), VII 420
“Report on Estimates for the Year 1794” (December 21, 1793), XV 552–81
“Report on Estimates of Receipts and Expenditures for 1791–1792” (January 23, 1792), X 531–36, 575, XII 135
“Report on Estimates of the Expenditures for the Civil List of the United States for the Year 1793” (November 14, 1792), XIII 118–47, 262, 492
“Reports on Exports for the Year Ending September 30, 1790” (February 15, 1791), VIII 39
“Report on Exports for the Year Ending September 30, 1791” (April 17, 1792), XI 294
“Report on Exports for the Year Ending September 30, 1792, and the Import and Tonnage Duties to December 31, 1791” (February 27, 1793), XIV 168
“Report on Exports from the United States for the Year Ending September 30, 1793” (April 14, 1794), XVI 9, 11n, 260
“Report on Foreign Loans” (January 3, 1793), XI 44n, XIII 451–62, 471, 533, 534n, 545, 557, XIV 19, 22, 29, 78
“Report on Foreign Loans” (February 5, 1793), XIII 541n, XIV 5–6
“Report on Foreign Loans” (February 13, 1793), XIII 541n, XIV 17–26, 256
“Report on Foreign Loans. Supplementary Statement Showing the Sums Borrowed in the United States” (January 10, 1793), XIII 475–77
“Report on Funds for the Payment of the Interest on the States’ Debts” (March 4, 1790), VI 286–90
“Report on Imports for the Year Ending September 30, 1790” (November 18, 1791), IX 510
“Report on Imports for the Year Ending September 30, 1790” (November 23, 1791), IX 526
“Report on Informal Advances” (May 3, 1794), XV 465, XVI 373
“Report on Loans Negotiated in Europe Not Already Laid Before the Legislature” (May 27, 1794), XVI 431–32
“Report on Manufactures,” see “Report on the Subject of Manufactures”
“Report on Marine Hospitals” (April 17, 1792), XI 294–96
“Report on Money Received from, or Paid to, the States” (May 11, 1790), VI 412–14
“Report on Principles and Course of Proceeding with Regard to the Disposition of the Moneys Borrowed Abroad by Virtue of the Acts of the Fourth and Twelfth of August 1790, as to the Point of Authority” (April 1, 1794), XVI 231–32
“Report on Public Credit,” see “Report Relative to a Provision for the Suport of Public Credit”
“Report on Revenue, Appropriations, and Expenditures” (February 14, 1793), XIII 541n, XIV 68–79, XV 469, 471n
“Report on Rules and Modes of Proceeding with Regard to the Collection, Keeping, and Disbursement of Public Moneys, and Accounting for the Same” (March 4, 1794), XV 465, XVI 106–17
“Report on Several Petitions” (November 20, 1792), XIII 174–75
“Report on Several Petitions Barred by the Acts of Limitation” (February 27, 1794), XI 403–4n, XVI 99–100
“Report on Several Petitions Seeking Compensation for Property Damaged or Destroyed During the Late War” (November 19, 1792), XIII 165–69, 210
“Report on Several Petitions Seeking Indemnification for Various Sums of Paper Money Received During the Late War” (November 17, 1792), XIII 153–54, 190
“Report on Stills and Spirits Distilled Within the United States” (March 2, 1793), XIV 81n, 177n, 185
“Report on Such Further Sums as May Be Expected to Come Into the Treasury Before April 1, 1794, and the Probable Demands Upon the Treasury to That Time” (February 4, 1794), XVI 3–6
“Report on Sums for Which a Further Appropriation Is Requisite” (June 2, 1794), XVI 449–53
“Report on Sundry Petitions” (April 16, 1792), XI 282–88, XII 198, 340
“Report on Sundry Petitions” (April 18, 1792), XI 299–315
“Report on Supplementary Appropriations for the Civil List for 1790” (March 1, 1790), VI 280–82
“Report on Supplementary Sums Necessary to Be Appropriated for the Services of the Year 1793” (February 26, 1793), XIV 159–64
“Report on the Accounts of the Commissioners of Loans” (December 3, 1792), XIII 283–85
“Report on the Actual Tonnage Employed Between the United States and Foreign Countries for a Year Ending the 30th of September 1792” (January 10, 1794), XV 631, XVI 12n
“Report on the Amount of Goods on Which Duties of Seven and a Half and Ten Percent Were Paid in 1793 and on Quantities of Coffee, Cocoa, and Coal Imported in 1793” (January 21, 1795), XVIII 163–64
“Report on the Balance of All Unapplied Revenues at the End of the Year 1792 and on All Unapplied Monies Which May Have Been Obtained by the Several Loans Authorized by Law” (February 4, 1793), XIII 511n, 512, 512–13n, 532–79, XIV 1n, 2, 4n, 7, 53, 71, 79, 80, 151–52, 192n, 209n, 210n, 246n, 544; introductory note to, XIII 532–41
“Report on the Bank,” see “Second Report on the Further Provision Necessary for Establishing Public Credit”
“Report on the Contract Made with the Bank of the United States for a Loan of Two Million Dollars” (April 25, 1794), XIV 197–98n, XV 600n, XVI 337–38
“Report on the Difficulties in the Execution of the Act Laying Duties on Distilled Spirits” (March 5, 1792), XI 73–74, 77–106, 233, XII 305n, XV 212n, XVIII 216n
“Report on the Erection of Public Piers at New Castle, Delaware” (April 17, 1792), XI 292–93
“Report on the Establishment of a Mint” (January 28, 1791), VI 463, VII 451, 462–607, VIII 57n, IX 101n, X 355–56, XIX 348; introductory note to, VII 462–73
“Report on the Estimate of Expenditures for 1792” (November 4, 1791), IX 456–75, 563, XI 278n
“Report on the Estimate of the Expenditure for the Civil List and the War Department to the End of the Present Year” (September 19, 1789), V 379–92, VI 520–21n, 537, 539, XV 215
“Report on the Expediency of Erecting a Lighthouse on Watch Hill in Rhode Island” (January 23, 1795), XVIII 178–79
“Report on the Exports of the United States for One Year Ending September 30, 1792” (February 28, 1793), XIV 173–74
“Report on the Holland Loan of Three Million Florins” (February 24, 1791), VIII 136–37
“Report on the Improvement and Better Management of the Revenue of the United States” (January 31, 1795), XVIII 129, 212, 217–25
“Report on the Memorial of John Cochran” (March 16, 1790), VI 302–4
“Report on the Memorial of the Officers of the South Carolina Regiments” (March 18, 1790), VI 305–6
“Report on the Memorial of Baron von Steuben” (March 29, 1790), VI 310–27
“Report on the Memorial of James Warren” (April 12, 1790), VI 362–64
“Report on the Mint,” see “Report on the Establishment of a Mint”
“Report on the Periods at Which Moneys Were Received by the Banks for the Sale of Bills on Amsterdam and the Dates of the Warrants for Passing the Said Moneys to the Credit of the Treasurer of the United States” (March 29-May 12, 1794), XVI 160, 161n, 211–18
“Report on the Petition of Francis Bailey” (February 23, 1790), VI 277–78
“Report on the Petition of Jacob Bailey” (February 27, 1794), XXI 59
“Report on the Petition of Joseph Ball and Isaac Ledyard” (November 21, 1792), XI 198n, XIII 178–85
“Report on the Petition of Elisha Bennett” (February 27, 1794), XVI 60–61
“Report on the Petition of Joseph Bennett” (February 27, 1794), XVI 62
“Report on the Petition of James Bingham, John Hertell, James Craven, and John Evans” (February 27, 1794), XVI 63
“Report on the Petitions of Richard Blackledge” (April 28, 1792), XI 338–42
“Report on the Petition of George Blanchard” (November 21, 1792), XIII 185–87
“Report on the Petitions of Jabez Bowen and William Gardner” (February 29, 1792), XI 64–67, 517n, XV 656n
“Report on the Petition of Oliver Bowen” (February 27, 1794), XVI 64
“Report on the Petition of Benjamin Brown” (November 21, 1792), XIII 187–88
“Report on the Petition of Jabez Champlin” (February 27, 1794), XVI 65
“Report on the Petition of Thomas Coit” (January 31, 1795), XVIII 225
“Report on the Petition of Pitman Collins” (November 21, 1792), XIII 189
“Report on the Petition of Conyngham, Nesbitt and Company, and James Crawford” (March 2, 1791), VIII 154–55
“Report on the Petition of the Corporation of Rhode Island College (January 31, 1795), XVIII 226–27
“Report on the Petition of Hugh Cunningham” (November 21, 1792), XIII 190
“Report on the Petition of Edward Darrell” (February 27, 1794), XVI 66–67
“Report on the Petition of Elias Hasket Derby” (March 2, 1791), VIII 155–56
“Report on the Petition of John Edgar” (February 27, 1794), XVI 67–68
“Report on the Petition of Daniel Ellis and John How” (April 12, 1792), XI 267
“Report on the Petition of Gosuinus Erkelens” (March 2, 1791), VIII 157
“Report on the Petition of Gosuinus Erkelens” (February 27, 1794), XVI 68–69
“Report on the Petition of the Executors of Edward Carnes” (February 28, 1792), XI 55–59, XIII 193
“Report on the Petition of George Fechem” (February 27, 1794), XVI 69–72
“Report on the Petition of Hugh Ferguson” (February 27, 1794), XVI 72–73
“Report on the Petition of William Finnie” (April 10, 1790), VI 360–62
“Report on the Petition of Margaret Fisher” (November 21, 1792), XIII 190–91
“Report on the Petition of Lawrence Fonda” (February 27, 1794), XVI 73–75
“Report on the Petition of James Gamble” (February 27, 1794), XVI 75
“Report on the Petition of Lewis Garanger” (March 1, 1793), XIV 180–81
“Report on the Petition of William Gardner” (January 31, 1795), XVIII 227–29
“Report on the Petition of Aquila Giles” (November 21, 1792), XIII 192–93
“Report on the Petition of Catharine Greene” (December 26, 1791), X 406–68, XI 241n, XVIII 354n
“Report on the Petition of Alexander Contee Hanson” (April 28, 1792), XI 342–43
“Report on the Petition of William Hardy and Joseph Bedford” (February 27, 1794), XVI 76–77
“Report on the Petition of Udny Hay” (November 21, 1792), XIII 194–95
“Report on the Petition of Moses Hazen” (August 9, 1790), XXVI 550–51
“Report on the Petition of Joseph Henderson” (April 27, 1792), XI 337–38
“Report on the Petition of Joseph Henry” (February 27, 1794), XVI 77–79
“Report on the Petition of John Hobby” (February 27, 1794), XVI 79–80
“Report on the Petition of John Hollins” (February 12, 1791), VIII 28
“Report on the Petition of Thomas Jenkins and Sons” (January 27, 1794), XV 665–66
“Report on the Petition of Griffith Jones” (November 28, 1792), XIII 244–45
“Report on the Petition of John Jones” (November 21, 1792), XIII 195–96
“Report on the Petition of Ludwig Kuhn” (December 19, 1792), XIII 340–41
“Report on the Petition of Eliphalet Ladd” (April 19, 1792), XI 319–20
“Report on the Petition of Prudent La Jeunese” (November 21, 1792), XIII 196–97
“Report on the Petition of John Lewis” (November 21, 1792), XIII 197–98
“Report on the Petition of John R. Livingston” (February 27, 1794), XVI 80–82
“Report on the Petition of Thomas McElderry” (February 27, 1794), XVI 82–83
“Report on the Petition of William McGilton” (November 21, 1792), XIII 198–99
“Report on the Petition of John McLean” (February 27, 1794), XVI 83–84
“Report on the Petition of the Merchants of Philadelphia Trading to India and China” (February 10, 1791), VIII 20–21
“Report on the Petition of Timothy de Monbreun” (January 5, 1793), XIII 470
“Report on the Petition of Stephen Moore” (June 3, 1790), VI 453–55
“Report on the Petitions of William Mumford, Samuel Armstrong, and the Weighers, Measurers, and Gaugers of Portland and Falmouth, Massachusetts” (March 8, 1790), VI 294–95
“Report on the Petition of Reuben Murray” (November 21, 1792), XIII 199–200
“Report on the Petition of Simon Nathan” (April 12, 1792), XI 270
“Report on the Petition of Robert Neill” (April 21, 1792), XI 322–25
“Report on the Petition of Robert Oliver and Hugh Thompson” (February 2, 1795), XVIII 246–47
“Report on the Petition of Joseph Packwood” (February 27, 1794), XVI 84–86
“Report on the Petition of Daniel Parker” (January 13, 1794), XV 635–36
“Report on the Petition of Timothy Pickering” (February 27, 1794), XVI 86–87
“Report on the Petition of Stephen Porter” (February 12, 1794), XVI 29–30
“Report on the Petition of Samuel Prioleau, Junior” (February 27, 1794), XVI 87–88
“Report on the Petition of Ebenezer Prout” (November 21, 1792), XIII 200–1
“Report on the Petition of David M. Randolph” (November 21, 1792), XIII 201–4
“Report on the Petition of Jacob Rash” (August 5, 1790), 543–44, XI 299
“Report on the Petition of James Read” (February 27, 1794), XVI 89–90
“Report on the Petition of Elizabeth Rockwell” (November 21, 1792), XIII 205–6
“Report on the Petition of Christopher Saddler” (January 19, 1790), VI 191–92, 193
“Report on the Petition of Comfort Sands and Others” (February 24, 1791), VIII 138–41
“Report on the Petition of Winthrop Sargent” (January 31, 1794), XV 680–81
“Report on the Petition of Abraham Scribner and Thomas Cable” (November 30, 1792), XIII 259–60
“Report on the Petition of William Simmons” (February 24, 1791), VIII 141–42
“Report on the Petition of William Smith” (March 28, 1792), XI 200–1
“Report on the Petition of William W. Smith, Gilbert Tennent, and Joseph Eaker” (February 27, 1794), XVI 90–92
“Report on the Petition of Barent I. Staats” (February 27, 1794), XVI 93
“Report on the Petition of Frederick W. Starrman and Others” (February 27, 1794), XVI 94
“Report on the Petition of William Stearns” (February 27, 1794), XVI 94–95
“Report on the Petition of Stephen Steele” (November 21, 1792), XIII 206–7
“Report on the Petition of Ezra Stiles” (April 12, 1792), XI 268
“Report on the Petition of Sundry Merchants of Wilmington, North Carolina” (November 21, 1792), XIII 208
“Report on the Petition of Edward Telfair and John Wereat” (February 27, 1794), XVI 96–97
“Report on the Petition of Peter Pray Van Zandt” (February 27, 1794), XVI 97–98
“Report on the Petition of Richard Wade and Others” (March 17, 1794), XVI 159
“Report on the Petition of George Webb” (December 9, 1791), X 357–62
“Report on the Petition of Moses White” (January 31, 1795), XVIII 230–33
“Report on the Petition of Thomas Wickes” (November 21, 1792), XIII 209
“Report on the Petition of Henry Howell Williams” (November 21, 1792), XIII 210
“Report on the Petition of Simon W. Wilson” (May 3, 1792), XI 357–58
“Report on the Petition of William Wirtz” (February 27, 1794), XVI 98–99
“Report on the Petition of May Wooster” (April 12, 1792), XI 271
“Report on the Public Debt and Loans” (January 23, 1792), X 537–56, 560, XI 35–36, XVIII 286
“Report on the Receipts and Expenditures of Public Monies to the End of the Year 1791” (November 10, 1792), XIII 34–114, 544, 556, 560, XIV 69, 463n, XV 217n, 540
“Report on the Receipts and Expenditures of the United States from the Commencement of the Present Government to the End of the Year 1793” (March 18, 1794), XVI 165–81
“Report on the Redemption of the Public Debt” (November 30, 1792), XIII 261–75, 438n, 533n, XIV 102–3, XVIII 397n
“Report on the Return of Exports for the Year Ending September 30, 1791” (March 15, 1792), XI 122n, 134
“Report on the Salaries, Fees, and Emoluments of Persons Holding Civil Office Under the United States” (February 26, 1793), XIV 68n, 157–59
“Report on the Several Persons Employed in the Treasury Department” (January 3, 1793), XIII 463–66
“Report on the State of the Treasury at the Commencement of Each Quarter During the Years 1791 and 1792 and on the State of the Market in Regard to the Prices of Stock During the Same Years” (February 19, 1793), XIII 541n, XIV 93–133, 134–35, 137n
“Report on the Subject of Manufactures” (December 5, 1791), VI 64, IX 528, XI 90, 147–48, 242, 321n, XII 246, 363–64, 570–71, XIII 175n, 279, XIV 87, XV 96, XIX 68, 70n, XXVI 603; Tench Coxe’s first draft, XXVI 631–32; Tench Coxe’s second draft, XXVI 632–47; Tench Coxe’s third draft, X 15–23; Hamilton’s first draft, X 23–49; Hamilton’s second draft, X 49–63; Hamilton’s third draft, X 64–124; Hamilton’s fourth draft, X 124–229; His final version, X 230–340; introductory note to, X 1–15; replies to request for information for, IX 163n, 177n, 517, XXVI 519n; request for information for, IX 37n
“Report on Tonnage and Imports for the Several States” (March 10, 1792), XI 121–22
“Report on Tonnage for the Year Ending September 30, 1790” (November 25, 1791), IX 538
“Report on Tonnage for the Year Ending September 30, 1792” (February 18, 1794), XVI 11n, 40
“Report on Vacant Lands” (July 20, 1790), VI 502–6
“Report Relative to a Lighthouse on Cape Hatteras” (February 20, 1794), XVI 45–46
“Report Relative to a Provision for the Support of Public Credit” (January 9, 1790), V 454, 465, VI 50, 51–168, 280, 286–87, 290, 351, 374, 389, 423n, 444, 511n, 517, VII 212, 213, 226, 227–28, VII 9n, 404n, IX 393, 396, X 277n, 552n, XI 61, 62n, 77n, 125n, 427n, XII 242, 257, 324, 363, 570, XVIII 103, 115, XIX 2n, 8n, 39n, 68, 70, 72n, XXVI 511–12n, 642; comments on, VI 206–7, 253–61, 266, 268–69, 274–75, 337–45, 405, VII 82, introductory note to, VI 51–65; request for information for, from collectors, VI 2–3
“Report Relative to the Additional Supplies for the Ensuing Year” (March 16, 1792), XI 139–49, 150n, 192n, 253n, 321n, XII 364–65, 572n, XV 575n
“Report Relative to the Loans Negotiated Under the Acts of the Fourth and Twelfth of August, 1790” (February 13–14, 1793), XIII 541n, XIV 26–67, 84, XV 22
“Report to the Governor of North Carolina” (July 31, 1794), XVI 628–34
“Reports on the Accounts of the Commissioners of Loans of Their Payment for Clerk Hire and Stationery” (January 16, 1794), XV 645
Representation: basis of and method of in Constitution, Hamilton on, in Constitutional Convention, IV 185, 192–93, 199–201, 220–24, in The Federalist, IV 479–82, 483–87, 514, 520–24, 527–33, 565–66, 708–10, in N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 14–15, 23–26, 29–31, 32–33, 37–45, 45–49, 49–50, 52–58, 58–60, 62, 63–64, 69, 75, 82, 95–96, 168–69; Hamilton’s letter to James Madison on, V 35; other delegates in N.Y. Ratifying Convention on, V 65–66; and U.S. census, see Congress of the U.S., acts of: “An Act for apportioning Representatives among the Several States according to the first enumeration” (April 14, 1792)
“A Republican”: pseudonym of critic of Hamilton and defender of George Clinton, IV 249n, 252, 280, 281n
Republican (sloop) (formerly Polly): French privateer outfitted by Edmond Charles Genet, XIV 451–54, 534–35, 540n, XV 3n, 166, 181–82
Republican government: Sir William Blackstone on, IV 704; Hamilton on, (1779) II 246–47, (1780) II 405, (1781) II 654, (1784) III 544–45, (1803) XXVI 148–49, in Constitutional Convention, IV 165, 174, 183, 186, 192, 193, 200, 201, 204, 207, 218–19, 221, in The Federalist, IV 312–13, 334, 335, 405, 408–9, 440, 460, 474, 499–502, 503, 519–20, 527–33, 557–58, 565, 587–88, 598–99, 608–9, 660, 704–5, in N.Y. Assembly, IV 16, 29, 73, in N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 37, 43, 44–45, 48–49, 51, 52, 67, 74, 77, 100, 104, 109, 112, 131, 145, 146, 149–50, 153, 188, in “To the Electors of the State of New York,” V 324–25; Montesquieu on, IV 335n; in other countries, Hamilton on in N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 22, 29, 69, 101, 149–50
Republican Party, XX 397; and accusation of Federalists as monarchists (1803), XXVI 103; James Bayard on (1802), XXV 613; and Aaron Burr, (1792) XXVI 238, (1802) XXVI 13n, (1804) XXVI 187–92; divisions within, (1803) XXVI 13–14, (1804) XXVI 207–8; Hamilton on, (1802) XXV 357, 520–21n, 588, 606, XXVI 12–15, (1803) XXVI 113–15, (1804) XXVI 187–96; Hamilton on in Letter on John Adams, XXV 204, reaction of party to, XXV 180–81; Hamilton on in N.Y. gubernatorial campaign (1801), XXV 350–51, 375–78, 378–79; and investigation of Hamilton’s administration of Treasury Department, XIII 532–41; and Manhattan Company, VIII 239, 446–49, XXVI 203–4n; in Mass. (1803), XXVI 103; and Merchants’ Bank, XXVI 203–8; Gouverneur Morris on (1801), XXV 267, 560–61; and New England Illuminiati, XXV 22n; and N.Y. congressional elections (1802), XXV 610–11; and N.Y. gubernatorial election, (1795) XVIII 20n, (1801) XXV 340–41, 349–71, 373, 375–78, 378–81, 382, (1804) XXVI 187–96, 207–8, 243–44; in N.Y. legislative elections (1803), XXVI 112, 113–15; opposition of, to Hamilton, XXV 285, to Hamilton’s funding program, XVIII 48–51, to Jay Treaty, XVIII 482–88, 493–94, 512; and Pa. gubernatorial election (1797), XXIV 23n; and presidential campaign and election, (1800–1801), XXIV 412, 446–53, 464–66, 483–86n, 507, 536, 577, 581, 584, 598n, XXV 33, 57–58, 60, 62, 87–88, 93–95, 98–100, 106–8, 173–74, 222n, 259, 262, 283n, 287, 294, 297, 300, 303, 304–5, 310–12, 315, 321n, 322–24, 329–30, 331, 340–41, 344–45, 608–9n, XXVI 239; and repeal of Judiciary Act of 1801, XXV 520–21n; in S.C. (1803), XXVI 92–93; and Va.-N.Y. alliance (1800), XXIV 169–70n
Republicans, see Antifederalists and Republican Party
Republican societies, see Democratic societies
Repulse (xebec): in American Revolution, XXVI 355
Requisitions or quotas, see Congress (under Articles of Confederation, 1781–1788) and Continental Congress (second, 1775–1781)
Reubell, Jean François: member of French Directory, XXI 199n, 383n, XXII 75n
Reubens, Beatrice G.: “Burr, Hamilton and the Manhattan Company,” XXII 446n, 447n
Revelation: last book of New Testament, I 41
Revellière-Lepaux, Louis Marie La: member of French Directory, XXIII 266–67
Revenue: for additional supplies (1792), Hamilton’s “Report Relative to the Additional Supplies for the Ensuing Year,” XI 139–49, 253n; amount of, (1791–1792) Hamilton’s “Report on the State of the Treasury … During the Years 1791 and 1792,” XIV 93–133, (1792) Hamilton’s “Report on an Account of the Receipts and Expenditures of the United States for the Year 1792,” XV 474–545, (through 1792) Hamilton’s “Report on Revenue, Appropriations, and Expenditures,” XIV 68–79, statement of, (through 1793) XV 572–77; William Bingham on (1789), V 539; building tax, Hamilton on, XXI 99–100; cases concerning (1802), Hamilton on, XXV 527; commissioner of, see Coxe, Tench, and Miller, William; comparison with expenditures, estimate of (1793), XIII 135–36; and Continental Congress, Hamilton on in N.Y. Assembly, IV 5–19, 71–92, Hamilton’s proposals concerning, II 610–13, 629–30, 670–71, III 78–79, 99–106, Robert Morris on, III 356–61; and court costs, X 481; and crisis with France, (1797) XX 571, 574, (1797–1798) Hamilton on, XXI 38–39, 73, 344, 361–62, 366, 438, 487, Timothy Pickering on, XXI 377, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., on, XXI 397–98, (1799) Hamilton on, XXIII 227, 602; districts for collection of duties on distilled spirits, VIII 187–91, IX 9–10, 426–31, XIII 305–7, 322–23, 346, 469, 478, 505, XVI 603, XVII 116, XVIII 180, 204, 209–10; from duties on distilled spirits, (1791–1792) XV 488–95, (1793) XIII 512, 529, XIV 177, 185, 193, XV 622–24, 649, Hamilton on, in “First Report on the Further Provision Necessary for Establishing Public Credit,” VII 210–35, in “Report on the Difficulties in the Execution of the Act Laying Duties on Distilled Spirits,” XI 77–106; from duties (customs), Tench Coxe on in drafts of “Report on Manufactures,” X 16–18, XXVI 631–32, 637–38, collection of, Hamilton on in “First Report on the Further Provision Necessary for Establishing Public Credit,” VII 215–17, 224, 229–30, 233, legislation concerning, enforcement of in R.I., XIV 216–18, Hamilton on nature and enforcement of, VIII 74, 267–68, 302, 304–5, popular reaction to, VIII 457–58, 468; effect of Constitution on, Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 346–52, 355, 399, 413–14, 450–55, 456–60, 461–65, 465–69, 470–76, 476–82, 483–90, 692; and establishment of a mint, Hamilton on in “Report on the Mint,” VII 473, 509, 522, 550, 587; estimate of, (1791–1792) Hamilton’s “Report on Estimate of Receipts and Expenditures for 1791–1792,” X 531–36, from duties on imports (1795), XVII 463, from internal sources (1794), XVII 401–2, in Hamilton’s “Report on Public Credit,” VI 137; estimate of expenses for collecting, XVIII 166–67; excise, legislation concerning, Tench Coxe on opposition to in Pa. (1793), XXVI 694, 712, 718, 724, 729, 730, Hamilton on in “Report on the Difficulties in the Execution of the Act Laying Duties on Distilled Spirits,” XI 77–106, opposition to in Ky., XI 407, 407–8n, opposition to in N.C., XI 541–42; and foreign loans, VIII 324; and funding system, XIX 25–28; Stephen Higginson on (1789), V 511; Hamilton on, at Constitutional Convention, IV 187, 190–91, 199, 203, 213n, (1793) “Report on the Balance of All Unapplied Revenues at the End of the Year 1792. …” XIII 532–79; Hamilton’s plans for increasing (1797–1798), XXI 99–100, 106–7; Hamilton’s request to James Madison for plan for (1789), V 439; laws, Hamilton on resistance to in Pa. (Whiskey Insurrection and Fries’s Rebellion), XXV 225, Jeremiah Olney on enforcement of, VII 168–69, 437–38; legislation concerning (1789–1790) V 485–88, (1790) X 366–67n, (1791) XIII 158–59n, application to R.I. and N.C. before their ratification of Constitution, VI 226n, Tench Coxe’s views on relationship to judicial system, XIII 321, defects in, VI 463, 511, Hamilton’s draft of an act for new duties on distilled spirits in “Report on Public Credit, VI 138–68, Hamilton’s “Draft of an Act Imposing Certain Inland Duties on Foreign Wines,” VI 168–81, Hamilton’s “Report on Defects in the Existing Laws of Revenue,” VI 373–97; Benjamin Lincoln on (1789), V 580–81; management of (1795), Hamilton’s “Report on the Improvement and Better Management of the Revenue of the United States,” XVIII 211–12, 217–25; from postage (1789–1791), XVII 494–95; and public debt, Hamilton on in 1795 “Report on Public Credit,” XVIII 78–82, 85–91, 102–14, 142–47, redemption of, Hamilton’s “Report on the Redemption of the Public Debt,” XIII 261–75; regulations concerning collection of, VI 403, 403–4, 456–57; sources of, Hamilton on in letter to Washington (1792), XII 233–37; state of (1795), Hamilton on in draft of Washington’s Seventh Annual Address, XIX 466; surplus in, (1789–1791) XI 7–14, estimate of, (1790) VI 524, (1792) VIII 499–500; system of, (1789) Otho H. Williams on, V 459–60, (1797) Fisher Ames on reforms needed, XX 483–85, (1801–1802) Jefferson’s views on, XXV 446, 458, 460, 464, Hamilton’s criticism of Jefferson’s views on, XXV 359–62, 459, 460–64, 467–68, 469–74, 476, 501, 509–10, 594–96, under Federalists, Hamilton on, XXV 359–62, success of, Hamilton on in letter to Washington (1792), XII 561; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 376–77. See also Collectors of the customs and Congress of the United States: acts of, and Duties and Excise and Impost and Inspectors of the customs and Inspectors of the revenue for the ports and Inspectors of the revenue for the survey and Naval officers and Requisitions or quotas and Revenue cutters and Surveyors of the ports and Taxes and Treasury Department and Treasury Department circulars and United States customs service and Whiskey Insurrection
Revenue cutters, VI 194, 264–65, 276, 308, 380–81, 399, 400, 402–3, 420, 429, 448, 456, 457, 476, 483, 498, VII 31–32, 57, 61–62, 65, 98, VIII 164, 317, 346; accounts of expenses of, IX 293, 546–47; arms and equipment for, XII 333–34, 577; for Conn., IX 96, 309, 425, 521, XIII 339; construction of, VII 87–88, 104, 116–17, 130, 140–41, 346, 446–47, 447, 447–48, 448–49, 449–50, appropriations for, IX 466, 475, XI 10, XIII 30, 91, 110–11, 128, XIV 74–75, 129, XV 541, 573, XVII 548–49; for Del., VIII 541; for Ga., VIII 349–50, XIII 323, XVII 474; Hamilton’s instructions concerning, XXVI 605, 701 (see also “Treasury Department circular to the captains of the revenue cutters,” June 1, 1791, and June 4, 1791, and February 3, 1792, and “Treasury Department circular to the collectors of customs,” June 1, 1791, and February 2, 1792, and February 23, 1792); Hamilton’s proposal that they be made part of Navy, XVIII 219; increase in size of crews of, XV 31, 136; legislation concerning, VIII 430, XI 11n; for Mass., VIII 61–62, 237, 286, 569–70, IX 130–31, 208, 284–85, 411–12, 454, 497–98, 506, XII 406, 506, XIV 188, XXVI 555, capt. of, see Williams, John Foster; mates for, VII 78, 105, 193, 384, 613; for Md., (the Active), VIII 301–2, 472, IX 497, 508, X 512, XI 5, 21–22, 487, 489–91, 498, XII 167, 187, 199, 333–34, 577, XIII 27, XIV 538–39, XVI 544, 554, 588, XVII 126–27, capt. of, see Gross, Simon, and Porter, David; for N.H. (the Scammell), VIII 40, 337, 514, 546–47, 571, IX 105, 107–8, 195, 208, 297–98, 416–17, 509n, X 365–66, 384–85, 389, 512, XI 4, 610, XII 117, 167, 187, XIII 275, 339, 505, XIV 480, XV 6, XXVI 554, 555, 701, capt. of, see Yeaton, Hopley; in N.J. (the Patterson), XI 479; for N.Y. (the Vigilant), IX 130, 159, XI 5n, XII 117, 167, 187, XIII 339, XV 98, 99, 118, capt. of, see Dennis, Patrick; for N.C. (the Diligence), VIII 311, 328, IX 34–35, 497, X 491–95, XI 117, 535, XII 42, 187, 512, XV 527, capt. of, see Cooke, William; for Pa. (the General Greene), XI 395, 395–96n, 489–90, 535, XIII 339, XVIII 24, capt. of, see Montgomery, James; pay for crew of and maintenance of, XIV 73, 74–75, 129, 158; pay and rations for officers of, see “Treasury Department circular to the collectors of customs,” July 8, 1791, and September 21, 1791, and November 17, 1791; placement of under control of customs collectors, see “Treasury Department circular to the collectors of customs,” June 19, 1794; proposed captains of, VII 76, 78, 79, 101–2, 111, 130, 140–41, 143–44, 147, 158, 192, 193, 205, 206, 207; for R.I., VIII 30, 37–38, 51, 57, 311, 398–99, 466–67, 495, IX 35, 96, 528–29; for S.C., VIII 331, 349–50, 531, XVII 155–56, capt. of, see Cochran, Robert; for Va., XIII 91, XXVI 568, under Articles of Confederation, XXVI 493–94; Otho H. Williams’s criticism of, X 385–87
Revenue officers, XVII 543; accounts of, XIII 543; appointments, XVIII 197, 233; difficulties of, XI 104–5; duties of, VIII 368–87, 505–6; fiscal restrictions on, XVIII 223–24; Hamilton on, XXV 509–10, in The Federalist, IV 487–88, in “Report on Public Credit,” VI 140; and licenses, XIII 308; and neutrality proclamation (1793), XIV 412, 412–14n, 414, Jefferson on, XIV 413n, Edmund Randolph on, XIV 413–14n; opposition to, penalties for, XIII 311; and ownership of stills, XIII 313; pay, XI 105–6, 526–27, XII 15–19, 50–52, 85–98, 129, 136–37, 166–68, 199–200, 368, 402n, 413–14, 514–15, 597–98, 645, XIII 175–76n, 216–17, 346, XIV 484–85, XVII 29n, 31n, 431–32, 443, 482, 573, XVIII 165–70, 171, 197, 216n, 220, 223, 224, 233; relationship with customs officers, XII 46–56; and whiskey for western Army, XVII 377, 387; and Whiskey Insurrection, XII 367, XVII 25–58, 62–63, 66–67, 149, 188–90, 199, 333, 335, 364. See also Collectors of the revenue and Inspectors of the revenue for the ports and Inspectors of the revenue for the survey and Supervisors of the revenue
Revere, Paul: contract with, for howitzers, XVII 58, 311
Revolution (brig): and customs regulations, VII 116
Revolution, American, see American Revolution
Revolutionary War, see American Revolution
Revolutions: Hamilton on (1781), II 650, in The Federalist, IV 369, 429, 439–40, 545–46; Jefferson on (1787), XXIV 412
Rey, Antoine-Venance Gabriel: French commissary of commercial relations, New York City, and Hamilton’s death, XXVI 346
Reynolds, David (father of James Reynolds), XXI 124–26, 226, 250, 273, 274, 277
Reynolds, Elizabeth (sister of James Reynolds), XXI 124n
Reynolds, Henry (brother of James Reynolds), XXI 124n
Reynolds, James (husband of Maria Reynolds): and Hamilton’s dispute with Andrew G. Fraunces, XIV 467, 469; and proposed monarchy in U.S., IV 236; and “Reynolds Affair,” X 376–77, 377–78n, 378–89, 389–90, 396, 401, 503, 519–20, XI 175–76, 222, 254, 255, 297, 330, 354, 481–82n, 482, 553–54, 558, XII 271, 291, XIII 115, 317, 330, XIV 467, 469, XVIII 507, 507n, XXI 121–44, 145, 147–48, 153–54, 155–56, 160, 168–70, 170–72, 174, 176–77, 178, 187, 188, 189–91n, 193–94, 211–12n, 215–67, 276–83, XXIV 7n, XXVI 237, 830
Reynolds, John: assistant commissary of issues (American Revolution), XIII 198–99
Reynolds, Joseph (brother of James Reynolds), XXI 124n
Reynolds, Maria (Mrs. James): and Hamilton’s dispute with Andrew G. Fraunces, XIV 467, 469; and “Reynolds Affair,” X 378, 378–79, 387–89, 396, 519–20, 557, 557–58, 558–59, XI 175–76, 176–77, 297, 354, 481, XII 271, XIII 115–16n, 291, XIV 467, 469, XXI 121–44, 155–56, 174, 176–77, 187, 189–92, 193–94, 215–85, 306, XXIV 7n, XXVI 114, 237. See also Clingman, Maria (Mrs. Jacob)
Reynolds, Mary (Mrs. David) (mother of James Reynolds), XXI 124
Mary Reynolds v James Reynolds: and “Reynolds Affair,” XXI 141n
Reynolds, Michael: Marine Corps (Quasi-War), XXIV 530
Reynolds, Reuben (brother of James Reynolds), XXI 124n, 125n
Reuben Reynolds v Isaac Tobias: “Reynolds Affair,” and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 125–26n, 141n, 142n
Reynolds, Sarah (sister of James Reynolds), XXI 124n
Reynolds, Simeon: clerk, register’s office, Treasury Department, pay, XI 392, and “Reynolds Affair,” XXI 129, 129n
Reynolds, Susan (daughter of James and Maria Reynolds), XXI 123
Reynolds, William: collector of customs and inspector of revenue for the port of Yorktown, Va., XVI 488n, 544
“Reynolds Affair,” X 376–77, 378, 378–79, 389–90, 396, 401, 503, 519–20, 557, 557–58, 558–59, XI 175–76, 176–77, 222, 254, 255, 297, 330, 354, 481, 482, 553–54, 558, XII 271, 291, XIII 115, 115–16n, 291, 317, 330, 339, 344, XXI 121–44, 144–45, 146–48, 148, 149, 149–50, 151, 152, 153–54, 154–56, 157, 158, 159, 159–62, 162–64, 166, 167–68, 168–70, 170–72, 172–73, 173, 174, 174–75, 176–77, 178–79, 180–81, 181–83, 183–84, 184–85, 186, 187, 188–92, 192, 192–93, 193–94, 200, 200–1, 204–5, 205, 206–7, 208, 209, 211, 213, 215–85, 293n, 305–6, XXIII 9n, XXIV 87n, XXV 90n, XXVI 37n, 223n, 237, 830, 861–62, 862–63. See also “Reynolds Pamphlet”
“Reynolds Pamphlet,” X 377–78n, XVIII 507n, XXI 121–23, 128n, 129n, 130n, 131n, 132n, 138–40, 142–43, 148n, 150n, 154n, 157n, 158n, 166n, 170n, 172n, 191n, 208n, 212n, 288, 301–2, 305–6, XXV 178–79, XXVI 325n; draft, XXI 215–38; printed version, XXI 238–85. See also “Reynolds Affair”
Rhea, David: Army (American Revolution), XXII 120n
Rhea, James: Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 120, 130
Rhea, Jonathan: Army (American Revolution), I 490; Army contractor (Quasi-War), XXIII 237, 607; narrative of, as prisoner of Indians, VIII 544
Rhieman, Henry: servant of Washington when President, pay, XIII 45
Rhinebeck, N.Y.: and Hamilton’s trip to N.Y. (American Revolution), I 412
Rhinelander, —— (Mr.): and Hamilton’s law practice, III 637, IX 514
Rhinelander, Frederick: New York City merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 304n; leases lots to Columbia Collge, IV 111
Rhine River, I 380; and French Revolution, VIII 175n; and Napoleonic Wars, XXIV 395, XXV 332n; and wars of French Revolution, XXI 204n, 292n
Rhode Island, III 282–83, 583, 599, 682, V 390, 422, VI 134, 135, 463, 519, 561, VII 133, 409, VIII 158, 311, IX 470, XII 18, XIII 101, 397, XVI 65, 75–76n, 452–53, XXV 117, 118, 457, XXVI 501, 575; abolition of slavery in, XVIII 518n; accounts with U.S., of Army before 1789, V 380, funding and assumption, VI 111, 119, VIII 3, 443n, IX 153–55, X 542–43, 551, 555–56, XI 392, XIV 496–97 XVI 45, XVII 555, XX 474n, records of under Articles of Confederation, IV 84, revenue from duties (1789–1790) IX 3, (1790) XI 121, (1791) XIII 577, (1793) XV 575, settlement of, V 566, 568; acts of (in chronological order), “An Act to incorporate certain persons by the name of the River Machine Company in the town of Providence, and for other purposes therein mentioned” (January, 1790), VII 99, “An Act relative to certain securities heretofore granted by this state, and for repealing certain acts of the legislature of this state hereinafter mentioned” (June, 1791), IX 154, 155n, “An Act granting to the United States of America the public Light-House within this State” (May, 1793), XXVI 556n; adoption of U.S. Constitution, V 224, 229–30, VI 264, 449, 459, 483n, VII 171–72, VIII 347n, 350, 553, XXVI 542, 546–47n, 552n, Continental Congress on, V 197–98, 199–200; in American Revolution, I 197, 198, 204, 234, 246, 253, 267, 282, 308, 442, 540–41, 578, II 46, 47, 141, 166, 176, 202, 203–4, 206, 208n, 209, 211, 215, 216, 360, 361–62, 362–63, 365, 368, 371, 372–73, 383, 392, 425, 434, 462, 480, 484, 538, 553, XXVI 408, conference with French officers at, II 526, 538, 560, 574, 577, 580, 581, 582, 583, 583–84, fiscal policy of, Hamilton on, XIX 15–17, and France, I 525–26, 527–28, 530, 538–39, 540, 541–42, 545, II 197, 202, 203–4, 357, 360, 361, 362–63, 371, 372–73, 383, 432, 587, militia of, I 287n, II 383–84; and Annapolis Convention, III 687; applicability of U.S. statutes to, VI 226n, 263, 357, 365, 459, 471, 471–72, 483–84, VII 74, 99, 171–72, 175, IX 29n; and Army (Quasi-War), XXII 67, 240–41, 386, 485, 582, 598, 606, XXIII 76, 99, 109, 119, 149–50, 167–68, 177, 272, 356n, XXIV 89, 159–64, 428n, 444, 455, 456n, 463, contracts and contractors, XXIII 238n, 262; attorney general, see Updike, Daniel: and British impressment of U.S. seamen, XVI 404–5n, XIX 206n; colony of, government of, I 117–19; commissioner of loans, pay, IX 461, XI 64, 66, XIII 123, XV 559, payment to, XV 562 (see also Bowen, Jabez); commissioner to settle accounts of, III 152–53, 171n, (see also Chinn, Edward); and Continental Congress (Articles of Confederation), V 197–98, 199–200, 215–16, censure of David Howell, III 224–25, 227, 228, delegates, see Arnold, Jonathan, and Collins, John, and Cornell, Ezekiel, and Howell, David, and foreign loans, III 224–25, 227, 228, 242, 242–43n, and impost, III 86n, 206, 207n, 208–9, 209–10, 213–23, 224, 261, 354, V 275–76, 280, VI 55, X 424n, 437n, XIX 50–51n, and militia, III 233–34; Continental Congress (2nd), requisition by, V 566, 566–67n, 568; Continental loan office of, XXVI 575, 586; Continental loan officer, pay, VI 303 (see also Ellery, William); customs regulations in before adoption of U.S. Constitution, Hamilton on, XI 568; and excise, organization under, VIII 188–89, IX 427, lack of opposition to, XII 593, supervisor of the revenue, pay, VIII 188, XII 88–89, 97 (see also Dexter, John S.); governor of, see Collins, John, and Cooke, Nicholas, and Greene, William, and Fenner, Arthur; Hamilton on, in “The Defence of the Funding System,” XIX 2, 13, 15–17, 31, 50–51n, in The Federalist, IV 322, 325, 398, 405, 406, 502, 516, 562, 695, at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 23, 26, 82, 87, 115, 120, 126, 129, 173; Hamilton’s trip to (June, 1800), XXIV 574, 576, 585, 595, 595–97, 598n; and internal improvements, X 21, 39, XXVI 640; invalid pensions in, estimate, V 392, VI 136, U.S. payment for, VI 246, 263–64, 459, IX 470, XIII 87, 134, XV 525, 570; and Jay Treaty, implementation of in House of Representatives, XX 150n; lighthouse and other navigational aids, VI 528, VIII 163–64, 529, 543, IX 493–94, X 353, XVII 423, 534, XXVI 547, 550, 552, 556, 570, 576, 579, superintendent of, see Ellery, William; manufacturing in, IX 432–49; opposition of, to military peace establishment, XXVI 440n; paper money in, Hamilton on (1787), IV 87, 325 Charles Cotesworth Pinckney’s trip to (1799), XXIII 444, 464, 473, 506, 512, 560; and presidential campaign and election (1796) XX 438, (1800–1801) XXIV 445, 446, 449, 452, 576, 595–97, XXV 1, 4, 30–32, 57, 58, 64, 79, 86, 158, 239, 247, 258n, 283, 309, 345; ratification of Constitution, XIV 349; receiver of Continental taxes, see Olney, George; in “Report on Manufactures,” X 39, in Tench Coxe’s drafts of, X 21, XXVI 640; revenue cutter for, VII 31–32, 448–49, VIII 30, 37, 57, 311, 398–99, 466–67, 495, IX 35, 96, 528; and Santo Domingo refugees, XVII 432, 432–33; smuggling in (1790), XXVI 542, 550; speaker of Assembly, see Bradford, William; U.S. attorney for the District of, candidates for post of, XV 402, 403, 447–48, 458–59 (see also Channing, William, and Greene, Ray); U.S. judge for the District of, pay, VI 525, IX 458, XIII 120 (see also Bourne, Benjamin, and Marchant, Henry); U.S. marshal for the District of, pay, VI 528, settlement of accounts, IX 465 (see also Peck, William); U.S. Representatives from, see Bourne, Benjamin, and Brown, John, and Champlin, Christopher G., and Malbone, Francis; U.S. Senators from, see Foster, Theodore, and Robbins, Asher, and Stanton, Joseph, Jr.; violations of Treaty of Paris (1783), XI 413n, XIX 247; War Department agent in, see Crary, Archibald
Rhode Island College, XXI 448n, XXV 117n; honorary degree to Hamilton, XXVI 681; report on petition of, XVIII 216n, 226–27
Rhodes, I 384
Rhodes, Arnold: shipmaster, and customs regulations, XII 226, 507, XVI 332–33, 542
Rhodes, Irwin S.: ed., The Papers of John Marshall, a Descriptive Calendar, XX 153n
Rhodes, James: shipowner and master, and customs regulations, XI 19–20
Rhodes, Zachariah: surveyor of customs, Pawtucket, R.I., resignation, XI 255–56
Rhone river, I 380
Ribbons (Ribbands) and tapes: manufacture of, X 92, 222, 332, and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 147
Ricard, see Rickard
Rice: French imports of, VII 408; and payment of foreign loans, XVIII 325n; regulation of, British, XIII 422–23, 429, 434, France, X 89, 392, XIII 422–23, 429, 434; tare on, VIII 390
Rice, —— (Mr.): Savannah, Ga., carpenter, and naval rearmament, XVII 472, 475
Rice, Benjamin: contractor for revenue cutter’s mooring chains, XII 14, 22, 23
Rice, Edward: shipmaster, and passport for West Indies, XVI 221n
Rice, Jesse: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417
Rice, John (Mass.): deputy collector of customs, Boston, V 393, 432, 460, 477, administration of office, enforcement of customs regulations, and instructions to, V 399, 400n, 423, 449, 459, 499, 518–19, XI 514
Rice, John (Pa.): commanding officer, Fort Mifflin, XVII 256
Rice, Nathan: Army (Quasi-War), XXII 582, 599, XXIII 26–30, 29–41, 66, 81–83, 87, 95–96, 101, 108–9, 124, 137–38, 141–42, 161–62, 166, 211–12, 214, 249–50, 259, 319–20, 341–42, 342, 343, 366–67, 375–76, 400, 412, 414, 430, 458–59, 565–66, 480, 497–98, 499–502, 513–14, 529–31, 550–51, 560–63, 564–65, 565, 567, 588, XXIV 8–9, 18, 19–21, 23–24, 37–38, 38, 45n, 57–60, 76, 87–88, 105–7, 135, 171–72, 253–55, 284–85, 285–86, 291–92, 317, 326–27, 329–30, 340–41, 343, 352, 353–54, 354, 355, 359, 368n, 370, 380, 380–81, 382–83, 386–88, 398, 399, 406–7, 413, 416–18, 419, 425–26, 427, 431–32, 441–44, 455, 461, 462, 463, 474, 481, 498, 502, 521, 533–34, 540–41, 542–43, 545, 567, 589–90, 590; comments on Additional Army candidates (Mass.), XXII 325, 331; and Hamilton’s trip to New England (1800), XXIV 542–43, 567, 574n, 578
Rich, ——: shipmaster, XXIII 12–13n
Rich, E.E.: ed., Minutes of the Hudson’s Bay Company, 1671–1674, XIX 219n
Rich, Henry Pye: British member of joint commission under Article 6 of Jay Treaty, XXII 65n
Richard II (king of England): and Peasants’ Revolt (1381), XVII 385, 385–86n
Richard, Clement: Santo Domingan merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 568
Richard, William, see Rickard, William
Richards, Alexander: Army contractor (Quasi-War), XXIII 614, 636, 637, 638, 660, 674, XXIV 428, 666, 670
Richards, George W.: attorney for heirs of Louis Le Guen, XXIII 264n
Richards, Giles, and Company: Boston cotton and woolen manufacturing firm, IX 375
Richards, John, XV 496; Robert Morris’s clerk, V 537, VI 14
Richards, Nathaniel: lighthouse contract, New London, Conn., VII 64, VIII 181, IX 520, XIII 33, 347, 356
Richards, Paul: estate of, and Hamilton’s law practice, IV 38
Richards, Samuel (Conn.): duck cloth manufacturer, IX 319
Richards, Samuel (Philadelphia): Army contractor, payment, XVIII 29
Richards, Stephen: estate of, and Hamilton’s law practice, IV 38
Richardson, Charles I.: New York City lawyer, candidate for office of Examiner in Chancery, XXI 321; New York City notary, XXIII 62
Richardson, Charles R., see Richardson, Charles I.
Richardson, George: loan office certificate, XI 305
Richardson, John (N.Y.): comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 103
Richardson, John (Pa.): Army (American Revolution), II 581
Richardson, Laurana: report on petition of, XI 300, 305
Richardson, William: inspector of the revenue, Survey No. 3, Md., XIII 322, 340, XIV 288
Richardson, William, 2nd: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 412–13n
Richardson, William H.: Jersey City: A Study of Its Beginning, Its Growth and Its Destiny, XXVI 234n
Richelieu River, Canada: and American Revolution, I 256n, 294n
Richery, Joseph de: British admiral, and wars of French Revolution, XX 255
Richeson, Peter: cloth manufacturer in Va., IX 282
Richland County, S.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Richmond, Christopher, XII 635, XIII 15; acting collector of customs, Baltimore, Md., XVI 463n, 533n, 599, administration of office, enforcement of customs regulations, and instructions to, XVI 532, 544n, 553–54, 554, 587–88, 618; deputy collector of customs, Baltimore, Md., XVII 93, 94, 123, 199; Md. agent for settling state’s account with U.S., XI 152
Richmond, James: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 583, 680, 690, XXIV 245, 246, 519, 522, 608, 661
Richmond, William (Pa.): excise opposition, XVII 49
Richmond, William (R.I.): on manufacturing in Providence, R.I., IX 441–49
Richmond, Mass., XI 3n
Richmond, Staten Island, N.Y.: and American Revolution, II 505
Richmond, Va., III 600n, IV 33, 34, 650, VI 469, VII 415, 439, VIII 525, IX 114n, 277n, 404, 413, X 441, XIII 216; and American Revolution, II 533, 534, 549, 643, XXVI 423n; and Army (Quasi-War), XXII 600, XXIII 168n, 252n, 573n, XXIV 205n; collector of customs at, VI 35n; District Court in, XXVI 492n; and Jay Treaty, XX 137, 138n; lead factory in, X 205, 319; opposition to Edmond Charles Genet, XV 279, 301; petition of merchants of, XI 49–50, 585; possibility of branch bank at, XI 50, 493–94, 585, XII 83, XVIII 214, 254; postmaster at, XVI 389n; shoe factory in, IX 277; site of Va. Ratifying Convention, V 4, 7–8, 9, 13–14, 61, 91–92, 137, 185; surveyor of customs for the port of, VII 102n (see also Braxton, Corbin), accounts, XI 235; Washington’s visit to, VIII 242, 471
Richmond (U.S.S.): and Robert W. Hamilton, XXIV 264, 265
Richmond County, N.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Richmond County, N.Y.: taxes and requisitions (N.Y. Assembly), IV 54, 63, 122
Richmond County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
“Richmond Hill,” New York City: John Adams’s house (1789), V 363, 364n; Aaron Burr’s estate (1799), XXIII 9n, XXV 279
Rickard (Ricard, Richard), William: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 583, 585, XXIV 41, 247, 360, 620
Ricker, see Riker
Ricketts, James: director, Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, XII 539; and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 234, 462–63, 521
Ricketts, Sarah (Mrs. James): and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 252, 463, 521
Rickman, see Ryckman
Riddle: Hamilton’s horse, XXVI 181
Rideau Lake, Canada: and U.S.-Canadian boundary (Treaty of Paris, 1783), XIX 193n
Ridgefield, Conn.: and American Revolution, II 115, 146
Ridgely, Charles: candidate, Md. House of Delegates, XII 212
Ridgely, Robert: comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 291
Ridgway, David: contractor for lighthouse, Bald Head, N.C., payment to, XIII 569, XV 533
Ridley, Catharine Livingston (Mrs. Matthew), XIII 385n
Ridley, Matthew, XIII 385n; career, IV 376n
Riedesel, Friedrich Adolph, baron von, XXII 254n; British Army (American Revolution), II 431, 487, prisoner exchange, XXVI 385
Rigaud, Benoit Joseph: and Santo Domingo, XXII 474, 475n, XXV 121
Riggs, Caleb S.: N.Y. attorney, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 58n, 117n, and debts to Hamilton’s estate, XXVI 302, 303
Right of passage: and Nootka Sound crisis, Hamilton on, VII 37–57, Washington on, VII 88–89
Rights of the individual: Hamilton on in N.Y. Assembly, IV 28, 35, 126–27, 139; and minority rights, Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 500–2; and standing armies, Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 327–28
Riker, Richard: New York City lawyer and Republican politician, attorney for the First District of N.Y., XXVI 343; comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXIV 622; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 403, and debt to Hamilton’s estate, XXVI 304; and Judiciary Act, XXV 522n, 525
Riley, Hannah (Mrs. Isaac): Hamilton’s purchase of New York City lots from, XX 250, XXI 111n
Riley, Isaac: New York City merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 352, 514–15; Hamilton’s purchase of New York City lots from, XX 250, XXI 109, XXVI 284
Riley, John, see Reily, John
Riling, Joseph R.: Baron von Steuben and His Regulations, XXIII 126n, XXIV 142n
Ringger, see Rengger
Ringwood, N.J.: and American Revolution, II 508, 544, 545, III 334, headquarters, II 68–70, 544–45; iron mine at, I 293n
Ringwood (Ringwood Iron) Company: and Hamilton’s law practice, XIX 200, 203n, 216–17, XX 79, XXVI 284
Rio Deville et Cie.: St. Thomas merchant firm, XXVI 91
Ripley, John: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 276; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 690, XXIV 368n, 566, 615, 618, 623, 626, 628, 655
Ripley, John: Additional Army candidate (N.H.), XXII 112
Ripley, John P.: clerk, comptroller’s office, Treasury Department, XV 120–21, pay, XIII 464
Rippey (Rippy), John: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 137
Rising Sun (brig): and customs regulations, XIV 471
Rising Sun (schooner): and customs regulations, XII 273, 299–300
Ristan, Peter: Army (American Revolution), owed back pay, X 347
Ritchie, Craig: excise opposition, XII 310n
Ritchie, John: inspector of the revenue, Survey No. 2, Md., petition of, XI 524
Ritson (Retson) and Bayard: New York City merchant firm, Hamilton’s account with, III 19
Rittenhouse, Benjamin: comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 142
Rittenhouse, David (Pa.): astronomer and mathematician, XXII 142n; and application for William Barton for office, VI 415n, 445, 552, XI 406; assistance to Washington in American Revolution, II 64, 65, 65n; commissioner to receive subscriptions to Bank of the U.S., VIII 210, 211; director of the Mint, XI 217n, XVI 491, accounts of, XVIII 159n, administration of, XIII 257, XVI 443, 504, 516, 518, 519, 522, 551, 597, 602, XVII 438n, 462, XVIII 184–85, 237–38, payments to, XII 22, XIII 247, XIV 245, 514, XV 546, XVI 182, 426, 611, XVIII 42, 193, resignation, XIX 298n; member, Democratic Society of Pa., XV 122n; president, American Philosophical Society, VIII 29, X 491n; supporter of Bank of Pa., III 502; treasurer of Pa., XII 143
Rittenhouse, David: clerk, register’s office, Treasury Department, pay, XI 390, XIII 466
Rivardi, John Jacob Ulrich: comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 93; and fortification of U.S. ports (1794), XXI 377n, XXII 506; Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXII 517–18, 520n, 566–74, 605, 612, XXIII 4–5, 74, 84, 90, 92–93, 119, 160, 183–84, 203, 216–22, 228, 247, 287–91, 307, 345, 346, 349–50, 350n, 357, 375, 410, 488–91, 491–92, 538, 605, 631, 634, 636, 639, 641, 653, 670, 676, 687, 694, XXIV 43, 89, 90, 92, 98–99, 187–88, 227, 338, 352–53, 440–41, 469–70, 491–92, 546, 568n, 570, 593–94, 632, 640, 641, 646, 647, 653, XXV 26
Rivardi, Maria (Mrs. John J. U.), XXII 569, XXIII 220, 489
Rive, W.: comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 306
Rivera, Abraham, R.: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 334n, XXII 400
Riverdale, Bronx County, N.Y.: and American Revolution, I 573n
Rivière de la Tranche (now Thames River), Canada, XIV 10
Rivière de l’Equille (Lequelle River) (now Annapolis River), Nova Scotia: and exploration and settlement of North America, III 706
Rivington, James: career, III 414n, XXVI 427n; New York City bookseller, Hamilton’s accounts with, III 14, 19, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 14, 38, 39, Hamilton’s purchase of books from, VIII 364–65, payment for, XXVI 567; New York City newspaper publisher and Tory (American Revolution), I 176–78, III 318, 473n, 534, 595, V 300, 304, 305–6, XXVI 427, and Hamilton’s speech to N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 113; and peace treaty (1783), III 413, 415, 431
Rivington’s New-York Gazetteer: or the Connecticut, Hudson’s River, New-Jersey, and Quebec Weekly Advertiser, I 176n, III 414n
Rivoli, Battle of: in wars of French Revolution, XX 508n, XXI 61n
Rix dollar: value of, VI 210, VII 438–39
Roach, Isaac: and Pa. revenue cutter, candidate for capt., VII 61–62, 78–79, chief mate, XI 395
Roach, John: carries news of N.H.’s ratification of Constitution, V 148
Roads: establishment of nationwide system of, Hamilton on (1799), XXIII 601–2; and manufacturing, Hamilton on in “Report on Manufactures,” X 115–17, in N.H., Joseph Whipple on, VIII 436; public funds for construction of, VIII 19; turnpikes, Hamilton on in “Opinion on the Constitutionality of an Act to Establish a Bank,” VIII 81–82; Nathaniel Hazard on, IX 366. See also Post roads
Roan, Christopher: surveyor of customs for port of Bermuda Hundred, Va., XII 554–56
Roan County, N.C., see Rowan County, N.C.
Roane, Archibald: and trial of Indian murderer, XVII 273–74n
Roanoke River, Va. and N.C.: and Washington’s trip to the South, VIII 243
Robard, —— (Mme): French refugee, Phila, XV 601
Robb, Andrew: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 163
Robbins, Asher: and defense of Newport, R.I. (1798), XXI 448
Robbins, Daniel, Jr.: report on petition of, XI 300, 310
Robbins, Edward H.: and Hamilton’s trip to New England (1800), XXIV 579
Robbins, Jonathan, see Nash, Thomas
Robbinstown, District of Me.: customs regulations, VII 151
Roberdeau, Daniel (father of Isaac Roberdeau), XXIV 555; career, XXIV 555n
Roberdeau, Isaac: assistant to Pierre Charles L’Enfant in Federal City, XII 263; candidate, purveyor of public supplies, and James McHenry’s resignation as Secretary of War, XXIV 554–55; career, XXIV 555n
Roberts, Gerard (Gerrard): Additional Army candidate (Va.), XXII 429, 430
Roberts, James: Army contractor, payment, XIII 566, XV 522
Roberts, James A.: New York in the Revolution as Colony and State, I 188n, III 132n
Roberts, Martha, XXVI 661
Roberts, Michael: Philadelphia merchant, XXVI 773
Roberts, Richard Brooke: and estate of Hamilton’s half-brother (Peter Lavien), III 184; and Ga.’s relations with Indians, XVI 589n
Roberts, Robert: and petition of David M. Randolph, XIII 202
Robertson, —— (Mr.): murderer of Indian, XVI 428n
Robertson, Alexander: surety for John Lamb, XXIV 390, 396
Robertson, Charles: New York City shopkeeper, Hamilton’s account with, III 20
Robertson, J. Ross: The Diary of Mrs. John Graves Simcoe, XIII 214n
Robertson, James: British Army (American Revolution), XXVI 425n, and John André affair, II 446
Robertson, James: member, N.Y. Society for the Manumission of Slaves, XXV 415n
Robertson, James: U.S. agent to Chickasaw Indians, and Indians wars in Southwest Territory, XIV 508n
Robertson, John: excise opposition, XVII 32
Robertson, Thomas (husband of Christian Hamilton), XXIV 264, 265n
Robertson, William: The History of America, and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 12–13n, and N.Y.-Mass. land controversy, III 704, 715
Robertson, William S.: The Life of Miranda, III 504n, 585
Robertson County, N.C., see Robeson County, N.C.
Robeson, Jonathan: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 75
Robeson County, N.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Robespierre, Maximilien Marie Isidore de, XIV 475, XV 671, XVIII 344n, XIX 52, 523n, XXIV 228n; execution of, XVII 97, 350; and Edmond Charles Genet, XXI 420–21; and the “lost million,” XXI 509
Robins, John: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 370n
Robinson, ——: Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 76
Robinson, —— (Mr.): Hamilton’s account with, III 8
Robinson, Aaron: Army contractor, payment, XIII 570, XV 524, XVII 524
Robinson, Alex: and Hamilton’s aid to Ann Mitchell, XX 456–57n
Robinson, Archibald: Md. lawyer, and congressional campaign (1792), XII 213
Robinson, Beverley: Loyalist, house of (American Revolution), I 371–72, XXVI 395, 396, 400, and Benedict Arnold’s treason, II 440n, 445n, 454, 461, as headquarters, II 369, 370–71, 441, 442, 443, 444, 445, 461n, 488, XXVI 395, 396
Robinson, George: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 385n
Robinson, Isaiah: Army (American Revolution), I 443
Robinson, James: New York City contractor, XI 457; account with Hamilton, IV 539, VII 121; account with Hamilton for John B. Church, XX 532, XXI 109; and contract for lighthouse, VII 392
Robinson, James: Philadelphia merchant, comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 142
Robinson, James (R.I.): contractor for lighthouse supplies, Newport, R.I., VI 473
Robinson, James (western Pa.): excise opposition, XII 308n, XVII 33n; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 373
Robinson, John: Albany, N.Y., merchant, comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 90
Robinson, John (Shermans Valley, Pa.): Loyalist (American Revolution), I 432
Robinson, John (Va.): Army contractor, payment, XVII 523
Robinson, John (western Pa.): excise opposition, XVII 33n
Robinson, M. M.: introduction of, XXVI 136
Robinson, Moses: U.S. Senator (Vt.), pay, XIII 62, XV 506, XVII 504
Robinson, Peter: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 582, 681, 688, 689, XXIV 245, 636
Robinson, Robert: New York City broker, and Robert Morris’s debt to Hamilton, XVIII 297–98
Robinson, Samuel: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 300
Robinson, Sylvester: New York City merchant, debt to Hamilton’s estate, XXVI 304
Robinson, William (Conn.): report on petition of, XI 300, 314
Robinson, William: New York City merchant, debt to Hamilton’s estate, XXVI 304; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 41
Robinson, William: Philadelphia merchant, comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 142
Robinson and Hartshorne: New York City brokers, debt to Hamilton’s estate, XXVI 302; and Robert Morris’s debt to Hamilton, XVIII 297–98, XX 434
Robinson-Morris, Matthew, 2nd baron Rokeby: Considerations on Measures Carrying on with respect to the British Colonies in North America …, I 145n
Robust (Robuste) (H.M.S.): and American Revolution, II 216
Rochambeau, Donatien Marie Joseph de Vimeur, vicomte de (son of Comte de Rochambeau): French Army (American Revolution), II 482, 498, 570, 639, 641; and Santo Domingo, XVI 310–11, 364, XXV 252n
Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de, XVI 311n; commander, French forces in American Revolution, II 320n, 357, 358n, 359, 360, 363, 365, 369, 371, 373, 379, 381, 382, 383, 391–96, 420, 424, 429–30, 431, 433–34n, 435–38, 440n, 444, 458, 473, 476, 476–77, 480, 482n, 484n, 489, 498, 499, 514, 515n, 516, 538, 542, 546, 555, 560, 561n, 562, 570, 574, 577n, 579, 580, 582, 583, 589, 596n, 636, 640n, 641n, III 119n, 128n, 236–37, 564n, 591n, XXI 324n, XXII 451n, XXVI 391n, 392n, 409n
Roche, Francis, see Rotch, Francis
Roche, John, see Roach, John
Rochefermoy, see La Rochefermoy
Rochefontaine, Etienne Nicolas Marie Béchet, chevalier de: Army (American Revolution), II 259, 571, payment for services, VI 542, XIII 485–86, XVII 538; career, XX 146n; change of name, XX 146n, XXVI 840; dismissal from Army, XXII 571; dispute at West Point (1796), XX 146, 168–69, XXII 568–69; and fortification of ports (1794), XXI 377n
Rochefontaine, Stephen, see Rochefontaine, Etienne Nicolas Marie Béchet, chevalier de
Rochefort, France, III 339; ban on U.S. trade with, XXI 525
Rochester, Nathaniel, XV 581; Army contractor, payment, XVII 523
Rochon, Alexis Marie de: French astronomer, and U.S. Mint, IX 228
Rockafeller, Peter: report on petition of, XVI 99–100
Rockaway Bridge, N.J.: in American Revolution, headquarters, II 343–44
Rockbridge County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd marquis of: death of, III 146n, 241n; succeeds North as head of British ministry, III 72n, 108n
Rockingham County, N.C.: excise survey VIII 190, IX 429
Rockingham County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
Rockwell, Elizabeth: report on petition of, XIII 205–6
Rockwell, William: claim of, XIII 205–6
Rocky Mount, S.C.: and Army (Quasi-War), XXII 352
Roderique Hortalez et Cie., see Hortalez, Roderique, et Cie.
Rodgers, John R.B. (Dr.): New York City physician, V 242–43
Rodney, Cæsar (brother of Thomas Rodney), VII 374n
Rodney, George Brydges, 1st baron: British admiral (American Revolution), II 318, 431, 434, 482, victory in West Indies, II 363n, III 97n, XXVI 427
Rodney, Thomas (brother of Cæsar Rodney), VII 374; comment on Additional Army candidate (Del.), XXII 284; delegate, Continental Congress (Del.), XXVI 284n; views on Constitution and taxes, VIII 21–24
Rodrique, Philip: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 76
Rodrique (French warship): in American Revolution, II 225
Roe, John, see Rowe, John
Roebuck (H.M.S.): in American Revolution, II 208, XI 307
Roebuck (packet): and Hamilton’s accounts, III 11, 34, 667
Rœderer, Pierre Louis: French minister, and peace negotiations with U.S., XXV 128n
Roehampton (British ship): captured by French privateer, XV 256n, 381
Roeliff Jansen Kill, Columbia County, N.Y.: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 610n
Roepstorff, Ulrich Wilhelm: governor general, St. Croix, I 28, 29n, 38
Rogers, Arthur: Additional Army candidate (N.H.), XXII 111
Rogers, Daniel: comments on Additional Army candidates (Del.), XXII 283, 284
Rogers, James: Army contractor, payment, XIII 566
Rogers, Jedediah: and dispute between Andrew Brown and Timothy Pickering, XI 431–32n
Rogers, John: clerk for Benjamin Walker, V 376
Rogers, Joseph: and customs regulations, VII 439
Rogers, Joshua S.: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 356n, 581, 620, XXIV 244, 245
Rogers, Moses: New York City merchant, and Jay Treaty, XX 127n; and Oliver Wolcott & Company, XXVI 35n
Rogers, Nathaniel: candidate, commissioner of loans for N.H., VII 143; comment on Additional Army candidate (N.H.), XXII 112; U.S. marshal, N.H., advances to, XVI 584–85, 598–99, pay, XIII 570, XV 500, XVII 500
Rogers, Nicholas: friend of James McHenry, XXV 439
Rogers, Richard: clerk, naval office, New York City, XX 498
Rogers, Samuel: London merchant, and bankruptcy of Daniel Parker and Company, V 250, VIII 513
Rogers (Boyers), Thomas: commander, H.M.S. Vesuvius, XVI 310
Rogers, Thomas: secretary to governor of N.C., VIII 566, 568n
Rogers, William: and Hamilton’s New York City land purchase for John B. Church, XX 78
Rogers, William: and Government warrant, XIII 95
Rogers, William C.: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 135, 141; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 111, 679, 685, 687
Roget, Isaac: New York City merchant, debt to Hamilton’s estate, XXVI 303; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 29–30, 33
Rogow, Arnold A.: “The Federal Convention: Madison and Yates,” IV 159n
Rohan-Guéméne, Charles-Alain-Gabriel, prince de, XXIV 218n
Roland (sloop): French privateer, XV 184n, 263n, 274n, 314–15
Roland de la Platière, Jean Marie: and French Revolution, XI 184n, XII 426n, 545
Roman Catholics: Hamilton on, in N.Y. Assembly, IV 22–23, 30
Roman law: Hamilton on, in “Opinion on the Constitutionality of an Act to Establish a Bank,” VIII 76, 101; and Jay Treaty, Hamilton on, XIX 331–37
Romans: conquest of Greeks, II 656. See also Rome
Romayne, Nicholas (Dr.): New York City physician, XI 256–57, XXV 598; and Blount conspiracy, XXI 44–45n; career, XXI 42–43n, XXV 598–99n; and Hamilton’s accounts for John B. Church, XXI 109; and land speculation, XXI 42–46; student with Hamilton at King’s College, I 80
Romberg, Henry, Bapst, and Company: Bordeaux commercial firm, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 314
Rome, I 393, 394, 395, 404, 405, 406, 407, III 715; comparison of ancient Rome to France, XXI 408, 412, 414–15; lessons of ancient Rome for U.S., I 104, 233, III 102, 488, IV 92, 140, 183, 194, 201, 204, 211, 212n, 213n, 219, 313–14, 381, 383–84, 470–71, 564, 566, 568–69, 599, 600–1, 606, 632, V 22, 29, 39, 47, 50, 150
Rome, N.Y., I 312n
Romeyn, see Romayne
Romulus, I 393, 394, 395, 404
Romulus (H.M.S.): in American Revolution, II 208
Roorbach, John F.: New York City notary, XXIII 62
Roosa, Cornelius: and Hamilton’s yellow fever, XV 344n
Rooseboom, family of v Pearsall Brown: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 562
Roosevelt, Cornelia Hoffman (Mrs. Isaac), XXVI 475n
Roosevelt, Cornelius C.: commissary, Hamilton’s artillery co. (American Revolution), I 186–87n
Roosevelt, Isaac: arbitrator, claim of Army contractors against Government, VIII 139; Bank of N.Y., director, III 515, president, and Federal fiscal policy, VII 90, 209, and Treasury Department warrant No. 1, V 370; delegate, N.Y. Ratifying Convention, IV 651, 652n; member, N.Y. Council of Appointment, IX 246, 247n; member, N.Y. Senate, III 109n; New York City merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 56, XXVI 475, 476–77
Roosevelt, James: candidate, N.Y. Assembly (1801), XXV 375n; New York City merchant, and Merchants’ Bank, XXVI 106
Roosevelt, John: land speculation, XXI 94–95n
Roosevelt, Nicholas J.: land speculation, XXI 94–95n; and N.J. copper mine, XVII 438
Roosevelt Purchase: Hamilton’s land purchase in, XXV 392n, XXVI 38n, 860
Root, David: and petition of David Schermerhorn, XI 309
Root, Jesse: delegate, Continental Congress (Conn.), II 2n, 5n
Root, Jonathan: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 274
Root, Simon: Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 647
Rope: duty on, IX 278; manufacture of, in Conn., IX 338, in Va., IX 278
Rose, Harmon: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417
Rose: American vessel captured by Tripolitan corsair, XXVI 28, 29n
Roseberry, —— (Mr.): excise opposition, XVII 36, 379n
Rosecrantz, Orange County, N.Y.: and American Revolution, I 588
Rosegrant, Elijah: Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 130
“Rose Hill”: Horatio Gates’s country house, IX 414
Rosencrantz, Nicholas: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 582, XXIV 244
Rosenkrantz, Niels: Danish Minister to Russia, XXVI 124n
Rosewell, Sir Henry: and exploration and settlement of North America, III 711
“Roslin Castle. A Song,” XXIV 293, 295n
Ross, —— (Mr.) (New York City): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 171
Ross, —— (Mr.): subscription for French refugee relief in Philadelphia, XV 601
Ross, Charles: ed., Correspondence of Charles, First Marquis Cornwallis, XXI 534n
Ross, David: Del. lawyer and Hamilton’s political ally, and Democratic-Republican societies, XV 121–22, 309–10; and Hamilton’s dispute with John F. Mercer, XII 481–92, 511, 525–27, 573–76, XIII 14, 218–28, 289–90, 392, 514–16, XIV 189–90, 200–1, 205, 250, 294, 342–43, XV 122, 310, XVI 188, XX 395–97, XXI 301–3; and Edmund Randolph’s debt, XIV 278; on U.S. foreign policy, XVI 188–89
Ross, George T.: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 76, XXIV 651, 653
Ross, James: dinner with Hamilton, XXVI 292n; U.S. Senator (Pa.), XVI 482, XXII 410n, 495n, XXV 264–65, comments on Additional Army candidates (Md. and Pa.), XXII 133, 135, 136, 145, 289, and Judiciary Act (1801), XXV 521n, and Pa. elections (1799), XXIV 23n, 118n, and presidential campaign (1800), XXV 35, 280–81, and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 21–23n, 126n, 131n, 138n, 140n, 145–46n, 246–47n, 302n, 333n, 344, XXVI 736n
Ross, Janus: check forger, XXII 164, 170
Ross, John: collector of customs, Burlington, N.J., XI 4, 5n, accounts of, XIII 36–37, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85
Ross, John: Philadelphia merchant, accounts with U.S. XVIII 197–98; agent for Barbé-Marbois, III 611n, 627n; Army contractor (American Revolution), and Hamilton’s accounts with Government, I 191; and bankruptcy of Daniel Parker and Company, V 250, IX 544–45, XVI 595; and debt to Dutch bankers, XV 47, 48; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 611
Ross, Robert: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 137
Ross, Robert: British Army (wars of French Revolution), XXI 534n
Rosseter, ——: shipmaster, Merchant, seized by France, XXI 463n
Rosslyn, Alexander Wedderburn, 1st earl of: and negotiations for Jay Treaty, XVI 609, 610n
Rotation in office: Hamilton on, in N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 85–86, 88–89, 152
Rotch, Francis: Nantucket, Mass., shipowner, XXVI 546
Rotch, William: and migration of New England whalemen, X 391n
Rotch, William, and Sons: and migration of New England whalemen, X 391n
Rottenbourg, Erneste Guillaume, baron de: and claim to wife’s estate, VIII 527
Rottenburg, Louisa Henriette Williamos: and claim to her estate, VIII 527
Rotterdam, III 627n, VII 350, IX 8n
Rou, ——, baron de: requests money, XX 330
Rouen, France, V 572; parlement of, IV 283n; woolen manufactures at, I 380
Roulstone, John: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 319, 328, 338; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 367, 400, 466, 498, 564, XXIV 59
Rounsawell, John: and Hamilton’s accounts, III 19
Rouse, William: on manufacturing in S.C., IX 171n
Rousseau, Jean Jacques, V 150
Rousseau, Pedro: Spanish mapmaker, XV 290n
Rouvray, Gaston, vicomte de (son of marquis de Rouvray): payment for commission, XIX 147, 148n
Rouvray, Laurent-François le Noir, marquis de: attempt to avoid payment of son’s debt, XIX 147; and payment for losses in Santo Domingo, XVI 204
Roveredo, Austria, I 381
Rowan, Robert: candidate, inspector of the revenue, Survey No. 1, N.C., XIII 318; Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 75
Rowan County, N.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Rowe (Roe), John: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 317, 335, 337; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 498, XXIV 9, 368n
Rowland, Dunbar: ed., Official Letter Books of W.C.C. Claiborne, 1801–1816, XXVI 218n
Rowland, Kate Mason: The Life of Charles Carroll of Carrollton; 1737–1832, XXIV 420–21n
Rowland, Zachariah: acting surveyor, ports of Richmond and Manchester, Va., VII 75–76, 102
Rowlet, Corp, and Company: N.Y. merchant firm, and Government bills on Amsterdam, XIII 493, XV 47
Rowlet, William: New York City merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 44
Rowley, Aaron, XVII 542
Rowohl, David Henry: Hamburg merchant, sale of saltpeter to U.S., XVII 110
Roxburgh adsm Seaman: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 47
Roxbury, Mass., XXIII 237n
Roy, Samuel G.: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 130
Royal College of Physicians, XXV 599n
The Royal Danish American Gazette, XXVI 359n; Hamilton’s letter describing hurricane to, I 34–38; Hamilton’s letter with poem to, I 67
The [N.Y.] Royal Gazette, II 319n, 473n, 535n, 595, III 14n, 90n, 414n, 415n. See also Rivington, James
Royal Highlanders, see Great Britain: Army regiments of
The Royal Society, VII 397n, XXIV 68, 229n; Malachy Postlethwayt on, X 338n; and weights and measures, VI 466n
Royston, E.K.: bill of exchange of, XXVI 466n
Rozier, Henry: and Hamilton’s dispute with John F. Mercer, XII 575n, XIII 515
Rozier, Jean Antoine Bernard: French consul general in U.S., nomination as, XXI 524; French vice consul, New York City, XX 374–75, and dispatches to France, XXIII 12, 199–299, revocation of exequatur, XXI 526n, XXIII 12, XXV 140–41n; and Hamilton’s Letter on John Adams, XXV 140; payment to, by Louis Le Guen, XXIV 440n
Ruault, ——: capt. French privateer, XVII 571n
Rucker, John: partner of William Constable, XXVI 477n, and John B. Church’s account with Hamilton, III 667
Rudberg, John: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 321
Rudolph, John: Army (American Revolution), payment to recruits of, XIII 565
Rue, Benjamin: declines appointment to Del. revenue cutter, VIII 541
Ruffin, James: cloth manufacturing in Va., IX 282
Ruffin, Sterling: cloth manufacturing in Va., IX 282
Ruggles, Joseph: Army contractor (Quasi-War), XXIII 124, 237n, 458–59, 530, 531n, XXIV 20, 21n
Ruggles, Nathaniel: Army contractor (Quasi-War), XXII 124, 237n, 458–59, 530, 531n, XXIV 20, 21n; and Hamilton’s law practice, XVIII 461
Rule of the War of 1756: and Jay Treaty, XIX 307n
Rules and Articles for the Better Government of the Troops, Raised, or to be raised, and kept in pay by and at the expence of the United States of America, X 501n, XXII 53–54n, XXIII 154n, 441n, 486n, XXIV 135n, 166, 173n, 194n, 361n
Rules and Regulations Respecting the Recruiting Service: Hamilton’s remarks on, XXII 51–56, 460–61, 526–27, 530, 542–46, 564; used in Quasi-War, XXII 369, 373n, 398n, 552, 588, XXIII 105–6, 106, 154, 168n, 169–70, 179n, 200, 221n, 375, 400n, 438n, 505n, XXIV 166n, 286n, 461–62n, 472n
“Rules for Statesmen”: newspaper article attributed to Hamilton as a youth, I 7n
Rum: French regulations on, X 58, 392. See also Distilled spirits
Rumbout Precinct, Dutchess County, N.Y.: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 562
Rumford, Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count: Of Chimney fireplaces, with proposals for improving them, to save fuel …, XXIII 297, 298n
Rumilia, see Rumina
Rumina, I 393
Rumsey, Benjamin: comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 295
Rumsey, John: and steamboat, IV 491, 492n
Rundle, Richard: comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 142
Rupert, Vt.: counterfeiting at, VI 15
Rush, Benjamin (Dr.), XXIII 655, XXV 453n, XXVI 392n; comments on Additional Army candidates (Pa.), XXII 135, 137, 141; on Tench Coxe, V 242–43; Hamilton sends copy of The Federalist, IV 332–33; Hamilton writes to, on converting salt water to fresh water, XII 198; and Hamilton’s Letter on John Adams, XXV 142; Hamilton’s rental of house of, XXVI 572n; on manufacturing, X 9; sends condolences on death of Hamilton’s son Philip and Hamilton’s reply, XXV 435, 583–84; treasurer of the Mint, XXI 290n; and yellow fever epidemic (1793), XV 325n, 332n
Rush, Benjamin (grandson of Dr. Benjamin Rush and son of Richard Rush), IV 294–95n
Rush, Jacob: comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 132
Rush, Julia Stockton (Mrs. Benjamin), XXV 435, 584
Rush, Richard (son of Dr. Benjamin Rush): and authorship of The Federalist, III 294
Rush v Murray: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 67
Ruspoli, Bailli Barthélemy, XXVI 2; recommended to Hamilton, XXV 432
Russel (Russell), Abraham: candidate, N.Y. Assembly (1801), XXV 375; comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 602
Russel, Joseph: New York City surgeon, and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, XIII 280
“Russell”: pseudonym of critic of U.S. fiscal policies, XII 259–60n
Russell, Alexander: comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 142; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 248, 249n
Russell, Benjamin: ed. and publisher, [Boston] Columbia Centinel, XXII 150, XXIV 575, 580
Russell, Cornelius: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 416
Russell, Joseph: Providence, R.I., merchant, and customs regulations, VI 571
Russell, Joseph, Jr.: and petition of, XVIII 216n
Russell, Peter: administrator, Upper Canada, and Indian land titles, XXII 574n
Russell, Thomas: Boston merchant, III 627, VIII 150n, XI 242; agent for William Bingham, XIV 156n; and customs regulations, IX 453; director, Mass. Bank, V 532n; petition of, XVIII 21
Russell, William: Providence, R.I., merchant, XV 358n, and customs regulations, VI 571
Russell (H.M.S.): in American Revolution, II 144, 208, 319, 326
Russell County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428; pay for militia of, IX 474
Russia, I 122, 144, 145, 158, 276, 378, 379, 389, II 615, III 685n, IV 283n, VIII 277n, IX 162–63, XV 270n, XIX 55–56, XXII 451n, XXIV 98n, 579n; American Minister to, see Dana, Francis; and American Revolution, II 663; and arguments on Constitution, IV 190, 198, 399; coinage of, VII 482; commerce of, V 447, 466–68, 480, 509, VI 27; Danish Minister to, XXVI 124; debt to United Provinces (Netherlands), II 238n; Empress of, see Catherine II, death of, XX 546; and first League of Armed Neutrality, III 361–63, XV 204, XVIII 437n, 438n, XXV 308n; foreign policy of Paul I, XX 546–47n, 568, 574, XXI 31–32; Hamilton’s nomination as Minister to, XXVI 405; and Jay Treaty, XVIII 437n, 508, XIX 384–86; loans of, VII 180, 182, 186, 350, 351, 379–80, VIII 58, 171–72, 262, 574, 581–82, IX 20, 137, 228, X 475–76, 478–79, XII 296–97, 626, XIV 147, 148n, 366, XV 594, XVII 306; relations between Great Britain and Netherlands, II 664; relations with Great Britain, VIII 264, 582; rate of exchange with, VI 480; and second partition of Poland, XVI 15n, XXI 407n; and third partition of Poland, XXI 407n; tax in kind, II 412; and Treaty of Paris (1783), III 339, 350; and Turkey, peace with, X 476, war with, VII 181, 354, 392–93; U.S. relations with, XI 260–61, 546, XV 205, 674n, XVI 18, 327n, XVIII 508, XXII 500; and wars of French Revolution, XV 678n, XIX 121–22, 474, 503–4n, XX 546–47n, 568, 574, XXI 22, 31–32, 115–16, 525, XXII 184, 376, 427n, 576, XXIII 266, XXIV 226. See also Paul I
Rust, Henry: and customs regulations, XIII 161
Ruston, Thomas: land speculation with Tench Coxe, XVIII 265, 272, 273, 291, 338, XXVI 728, 758n, 852
Rutgers, Anthony (son of Harmon and Elizabeth Rutgers): candidate for naval agent (New York City), XXI 481, 482n; delegate from New York City to N.Y. Provincial Convention, I 238
Rutgers, Anthony A.: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 48, 100, 107
Rutgers, Elizabeth (Mrs. Harmon, 3rd): and Rutgers v Waddington, III 66, XI 316–17, 414n, XIX 79–81, XXI 482n
Elizabeth Rutgers v Medcef Eden: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 62
Rutgers, Hendrick: large New York City landholder, XX 289n
Rutgers, Hendrick (Henry) (son of Hendrick Rutgers): bond for John Lamb, XXIV 390n; New York City assessor, and defense of New York City, XXI 521
Rutgers College, see Queen’s College
Rutgers v Waddington: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 64, X 482n, XI 414n, XXI 482n, Hamilton’s discussion of, XI 316–17, and Jay Treaty, XVIII 420, XIX 78, 80–81, 132
Ruth (brig): and customs regulations, VIII 30
Rutherford, Robert: member, House of Representatives (Va.), XXI 27n
Rutherford, Walter: New York City merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXIII 210; and Tench Coxe’s debt to John B. Church, XXVI 742
Rutherford et al., Plaintiffs in error v Fisher et al.: and Hamilton’s law practice, XVIII 306n, XXIII 210
Rutherford County, N.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Rutherforth (Rutherford), Thomas: Institutes of Natural Law …, IV 710n, XV 187, XIX 131, 507n
Rutherfurd, —— (Mrs. John), XXII 123
Rutherfurd (Rutherford), John: career, XXVI 607n; comments on Additional Army candidates (N.J.), XXII 120, 122n, 123, 125, 126, 130; U.S. Senator (N.J.), XXVI 628, dinner with Hamilton, XXVI 607, 696, pay, XIII 62, XV 506, XVII 504
Rutien and Konecke: purchasers of Government bills on Amsterdam, XIII 495
Rutland, Robert A.: ed., The Papers of James Madison, XXV 539n; The Papers of George Mason, 1725–1792, XX 23n
Rutland, Robert A., and William M. E. Rachal: eds., The Papers of James Madison, XXVI 451n
Rutledge, Charles: U.S. chargé d’affaires, Spain, and William Tatham, XX 154–57
Rutledge, Edward (brother of John Rutledge, brother-in-law of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney), IX 9, XXII 193n, 196; administrator of estate of Nicholas Eveleigh, payment to, XV 510; and American Revolution, II 332n; candidate, U.S. Minister to France, XVI 422; career, XVI 424; executor of Nathaniel Greene’s estate, XVIII 353–54, XXV 81n, and petition of Catharine Greene, VII 458, VIII 165–66, X 461
Rutledge, Henry M. (son of Edward Rutledge): Additional Army candidate (S.C.), XXII 196, Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 208–9n, 368n, 616; secretary to Charles Cotesworth Pinckney on Pinckney’s mission to France, XX 561, 562, 564, 565, 566, XXII 192, 202
Rutledge, Hugh: speaker, S.C. House of Representatives, and Catharine Greene’s petition, X 410, 438–39
Rutledge, John (brother of Edward Rutledge), VIII 166n, XVI 66, 88; appointment as Chief Justice of U.S., XVIII 510, 531, XIX 496; associate justice, U.S. Supreme Court, pay, XIII 52; candidate, U.S. Minister to France, XVI 422; career, XXVI 483n; delegate, Constitutional Convention (S.C.), V 174; delegate, Continental Congress (S.C.), III 202n, 207n, 244n, 247n, 262n, 263n, 299n, 322n, 338n, 345n, 367n, 373n, XIX 377n; governor of S.C., and American Revolution, I 208, 281, II 21, 103, 324, 332; Hamilton’s opinion of, XIX 484–85; and Jay Treaty, XVIII 510–11n, 531, XIX 87, 90–91n, 484–85; and N.Y.-Mass. land dispute, III 702–3; and petition of Catharine Greene, X 455; and presidential campaign (1789), V 248, 250–51
Rutledge, John, Jr. (son of John Rutledge): career, XXVI 141n; member, House of Representatives (S.C.), XXV 381n, XXVI 140, and Hamilton’s criticism of Aaron Burr, XXI 312n, XXVI 863, and Quasi-War, XXII 382n, 609; and presidential election (1800), XXV 30–38, 293–98, 308–10
Rutledge, Mary Shubrick Eveleigh (Mrs. Edward), XVIII 354
Rutledge, Sarah Motte Smith (Mrs. John, Jr.), XXV 31, 36
Rutledge, Staats: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 75
Rutsen, Sarah: marriage of, XXVI 60n
Ryan, James: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 586, XXIV 247, 635
Ryan, Michael: Army (American Revolution), II 64
Ryan, Timothy: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 336
Ryckman (Rickman), Wilhelmus: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 99, 107
Ryckman, William: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 33n
Ryder, Bemardus: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 91
Ryder, Charity: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 91
Ryder, Dudley, 1st earl of Harrowby: cited by Hamilton in defense of Jay Treaty, XIX 342
Ryder, Lawrence: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 91
Ryder, Stephen: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 92
Ryerson, Thomas: agent for Robert Morris, XVIII 469
Ryerss, Gozen: delegate, N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 156n
Ryley, John, see Reily, John
Ryswick, Treaty of (1697), XXV 164n
Rzewuski, Severin, Count: and claim of Thaddeus Kosciusko, XII 644