Entry  About  Search  Log In
Hamilton Index – B

Hamilton Papers Index: B

Back to all Founding Era indexes Back to Hamilton Papers top level

Note: page numbers refer to the letterpress edition. Footnotes that have been moved to the end of documents in the digital edition will appear on a different virtual “page,” but the hyperlink will point to the new location.


Babbet (Babbe, Babbit), Erasmus (Eramus), Jr.: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 318, 331; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 83, 84n, 562, XXIV 59, 106, resignation, XXIV 354, 382–83, 419
Babyca, I 398
Bacchus, XVII 110
Bache, Benjamin Franklin (grandson of Benjamin Franklin), XIII 317n; and Adet, XX 410, 411n; death of, XXII 566–67n, XXV 174n; editor, [Philadelphia] General Advertiser, XV 162, [Philadelphia] Aurora. General Advertiser, XVIII 307, 308n, XX 172, XXII 261, 566–67, XXIV 6n; on Hamilton in Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 357, 358n, 366; and Jay Treaty, XVIII 390–91n, 459–60, 483–84n, XIX 294, 295n, 376, 378n, 527n, XX 65, 238; and the Mt. Vernon, XX 221–22, 231, 232n; on Talleyrand, XXI 409, 410n; and Washington’s salary, XIX 351–52n
Bache, Margaret H. (Mrs. Benjamin): publisher, [Philadelphia] Aurora. General Advertiser, XXIV 6n
Bache, Richard (Benjamin Franklin’s son-in-law), I 213n, II 559n
Bache, Sarah Franklin (Mrs. Richard): gift to Army, II 558, 559n
Bache, William (Benjamin Franklin’s grandson): and John Skey Eustace, XXII 261
Bache, William: New York City notary, XXIII 62
Bachelors: tax on, proposed, IV 102, XXI 487
Backhouse, Christopher: shipmaster, and customs violations, VIII 275n, 348
Backhouse, William: New York City merchant, and Hamilton’s account with John B. Church, III 15, 55, IV 647; remission of case of, VIII 275
Backhouse, William, and Company: and Hamilton’s account with John B. Church, III 33, 34, 48, 49, IV 647
Backiss, —— (Mr.): British textile manufacturer, XXVI 828
Backus, Charles (Rev.): comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 99
Backus, Christopher: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 99, 105, 107
Backus, Gurdon: Petersburg, Va., merchant, and customs violations, XV 581–83
Bacon, Francis: English essayer, philosopher, and statesman, I 89n
Bacon, Josiah, XVIII 297, 468, XXI 356
Bacon, Nathaniel: insurrection in Va. (1676), I 121
Bacon, William: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 348, XXII 439n, 490n
Bacon (sloop): customs violations, XII 226, 507, XVI 333n
Badcock, Daniel: New York City merchant, V 392–93; bill of exchange, XV 47; and Daniel Parker and Company, XVI 595; sale of Government bills on Amsterdam, XIII 494
Baden, Treaty of (1714), XXV 164n
Badlam, Stephen: and Hamilton’s command of N.Y. artillery co. (1776), I 182n
Badollet, John: excise opposition (1791), XVII 29n
Baer, George: member, House of Representatives (Md.), XXI 303n; comments on Additional Army candidates (Md.), XXII 137, 297, 302, 306
Bagnall, William R.: The Textile Industries of the United States, IX 213n, 440n, XX 201n
Bagwell, Hickerson: and cloth manufacturing in Va., IX 282
Bahama Islands, VIII 583, XVIII 16n; governor of, XXVI 111n
Bailey, see also Bayley, Bayly
Bailey, Anselm: and cloth manufacturing in Va., IX 280
Bailey, Francis: and The [Philadelphia] Freeman’s Journal …, XII 158n; payment to, XIV 451, XV 538, XVII 542; report on petition of, VI 277–78
Bailey, Jacob: report on petition of, XVI 59–60
Bailey, John (Mass.): Army (American Revolution), I 358–59
Bailey, John, Jr. (N.Y.): and American Rev., II 543–44
Bailey (Bayly), Louis C.; Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 304
Bailey (Bayley), Richard (Dr.): Hamilton’s regrets to, III 594–95
Bailey, S. A.: “Notes on Authorship of Disputed Numbers of the Federalist,” IV 300n
Bailey, Theodorus: and forged letters, XX 118–19; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 635; N.Y. election (1801), XXV 379–81n
Bainbridge, Edmund: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 144n, 145n, 146n
Bainbridge, Frances Evans (Mrs. Edmund): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 143, 144–46n
Bainbridge, Mary Taylor: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 144n
Bainbridge, Theodore V.: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 144n
Bainton, see Baynton
Baird, Absalom (Dr.): and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 184, 208
Baird, Samuel: surveyor of Post Vincennes, payments to, XIII 105, 137, 139, XV 578, XVII 540
Baker and Company: Treasury bills on Amsterdam, XIII 496
Baker, Benjamin: Army contractor (American Revolution), XIII 202
Baker, Daniel: Additional Army candidate (Vt.), XXII 115, 119
Baker, Hilary: Philadelphia alderman, and “Reynolds Affair,” XXI 267, 273, 276–77
Baker, James: Army contractor in Md. (Quasi-War), XXIII 10
Baker, Jermon: XII 556
Baker, John: inspector of the revenue for the part of Bennet’s Creek, N.C., resignation as, XIII 33
Baker, John, Jr.: town clerk, Richmond, Mass., XXIV 388
Baker, Judith XI 307
Baker, William: petition of, XI 300, report on, XI 307–8
Bakeless, John: Traitors, Turncoats and Heroes, I 324n, 453n
Bakewell, Benjamin: New York City merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 87
The [Hudson, N.Y.] Balance, and Columbian Repository: editor of, XXVI 128n
Balance of trade: Théophile Cazenove on, X 6; Hamilton on (1782), III 76, 80, in The Federalist, IV 477, in “Report on the Bank,” VII 273–77, 317–18, 321, in “Report on Manufactures,” X 176–79, 289–92, in “Report on the Mint,” VII 466–67, 496–98, 501, 552–58, 589–93; James Jarvis on, VI 260; Jacques Necker on, X 6n, 9, 289–90n; Adam Smith on, X 298–99
Balboa, Vasco Núñez de, III 716
Balch (Blach), Nathaniel, Jr.: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 318, 333, 338
Balch, Thomas Willing: Willing Letters and Papers, Edited with a Biographical Essay of Thomas Willing of Philadelphia, 1731–1821, VII 241n
Bald Head, N.C.: lighthouse at, XI 459–60, XIII 146, 562, 566, 569, XIV 346, 353, XV 533, 603, XVI 40, 117–18, 246, 425, XVII 245, XVIII 7, appropriation for, XIV 73, 74–78, 163, XV 574, collector for, XIV 230–31, 311, 323–24. See also Cape Fear and Cape Fear River: lighthouse at
Baldwin, Abraham, XI 546; comment on Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 271; delegate, Constitutional Convention (Ga.) XV 311–12, Continental Congress (Ga.), IV 645n, V 201n; Ga. commissioner on state limits, XXIV 103n; and Hamilton’s dispute with John F. Mercer, XIV 252; and Jay Treaty, XIX 485, XX 22–23; member, House of Representatives (Ga.), XI 30, XIV 339, pay, XIII 64, 66, 67, 69, 237n; XV 509, XVII 507, and select committee to examine Treasury Department, XV 462, 463, XVI 54, 55–56, 209, 241–42, 495; possible Minister to France, XVI 422
Baldwin, Benjamin: loan office certificate of, XI 313
Baldwin, Caleb: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417, 418
Baldwin, Daniel: and loan office certificate, XI 311
Baldwin, Jeduthan: Army (American Revolution), II 508, 547, XIII 47; regiment of, and invalid pensions, X 553
Baldwin, John: excise opposition (1791), XVII 29n
Baldwin, Leland D.: ed., “Orders Issued by General Henry Lee during the Campaign against the Whiskey Insurrectionists,” XVII 353–54n, 357–58n; Whiskey Rebels: The Story of a Frontier Uprising, XII 305n, XVII 24–25n, 50n
Baldwin, Loammi: comment on Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 337
Baldwin, Richard: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 92, 107; Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 175–76, 201, 622, 633
Baldwin, Simeon: clerk, U.S. District and Circuit Courts for Conn., and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 585, XXVI 1, 8, 33, pay, XIII 57, XV 501
Baldwin, W.: payment by, for Indian goods, XIII 295
Ball, Blackall William: and Church-Coxe land speculations, XIV 304–5, XVIII 263, 264, 269, 340n, XXVI 716n. See also Ball and Smith
Ball, Burgess; and petition of Catharine Greene, X 444, 445; and Washington’s death, XXIV 117n
Ball, James V.: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 111, XXIV 358
Ball, Jennings, and Wardrop: and petition of Catharine Greene, X 442
Ball, John: report on petition of executor of, XIII 178–85
Ball, Joseph: report on petition of, XIII 178–85
Ball, Joseph: Philadelphia merchant and director of Bank of U.S., XVII 568; and Jay Treaty, XX 122n
Ball, Robert: Army contractor (Quasi-War), Wilmington, N.C., XIII 238n
Ball and Smith: and Church-Coxe land speculations, XVIII 265, 272, 273, 281, 291, 338–40, XIX 88, XXVI 697, 715, 728, 734, 742, 745, 851
Ballantyne, John: partner, Charles and Hugh Seton and Company, III 527n, 568n
Ballard, Robert: Army (American Revolution), II 119; death of, XV 232, 248; inspector of the revenue for port of Baltimore, Md., XI 405, duties, XI 524–25, 601–2, XII 119–22, pay, XI 458; surveyor of port of Baltimore, Md., IX 401, X 367n, XIV 489n, expenses, IX 181–82, report on Dycas’s hydrometer, VIII 338
Ballard, William Hudson: Army (American Revolution), II 227
Ballston Spa (Ballstown), N.Y., XXIII 437, 438n; and American Revolution, II 481
Baltic Sea, I 276; commerce and shipping on, V 469, 556, VI 29, VII 456, X 490, XI 520; ships built on, V 468
Baltic States: Hamilton on role of (1774–1777), I 60–61, 148, 377
Baltimore, 1st baron, see Calvert, George
Baltimore, Md., V 343, 431, VI 479, VII 391n, 410n, VIII 25, 28, 39n, 151n, 303n, 401, 437, 462, XIII 212, XV 256, XVI 553, XIX 439, XXI 366, 537n, XXII 307, XXIV 103, 104, XXVI 169; and American Revolution, II 7, 676n, III 129n; and Bank of Maryland, VIII 410n; Bank of the U.S., branch at, IX 520n, XI 290, XIV 8, XVI 110, 215, 218, XVII 190–91, 397, 497, XXVI 679, 695, cashier of, see Harris, David; British vice consul at, see Thornton, Edward; city council, members of, XII 214, XXV 431n; collector of customs at, accounts, XI 237 (see also Purviance, Robert, and Williams, Otho H.); deputy collector of customs at, see Delozier, Daniel, and Richmond, Christopher; first archbishop of, XII 213n; First Presbyterian Church, XI 534n; fortification of, XVI 472–73, 618, XVII 199, 250–51, 434, 447–48, XXI 366, XXII 506n, contractor for, see Dodge, Samuel; and Fort McHenry, XXV 245n; French consul at, XVI 553n (see also Moissonier, F.); French fleet at, XV 255; French prisoners at (1799), XXIV 182–83n; French privateers at, XIV 489–90, XV 255, 256, 300–1, 383n, XVII 128n, 194–95; French shipment of arms from, XVII 127–29n; and Edmond Charles Genet, XV 301; Hamilton’s expenses on trip to, III 14; inspector of revenue for port of, see Ballard, Robert, and Delozier, Daniel; and Jay Treaty, XVIII 459, XX 121, 125, 126n, 136; and Lafayette’s visit, III 581n; and manufacture of linen, X 104; naval agent for, see Sterett, Joseph, and Sterett, Samuel, and Yellot, Jeremiah; naval officer at, see Purviance, Robert, and Ramsay, Nathaniel; newspapers, XII 195–96, 214n, 511n; petition of inspectors of customs at, XIII 175n; port of entry, VI 36, XXVI 494, customs accounts, XIII 38–39, 571, 575, 577, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87, customs officers, VIII 35–37, XV 301, XVII 228, dispute between revenue and customs officers at, XI 601–5, XII 46–56, 119–22, duties collected, V 398–99, XXVI 519, 666–67, 668, 695; and prize ships, XVII 128–29; proposed capital of U.S., V 200n; and public creditors, VI 276; and Quasi-War, XXII 348, 462, 463, XXIII 258, 290; revenue cutter for, VII 32, 448, 449–50, VIII 317n, XIV 479, 538; surveyor of customs for the port of, XV 232, 243, 248, 279, 301, 304, 660n, accounts, XI 234 (see also Ballard, Robert, and Delozier, Daniel); and Treasury bills, VII 133–34; U.S. frigate at, XVI 304, 516n, 528, XXII 162n; warden for port of, IX 18n; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 197, 218, 226, 232, 241, 249, 250n, 295n; yellow fever in, XVII 126–27, 157–58, 228, 301, 302n
Baltimore County, Md.: excise survey, IX 428, XII 94; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 201, 226
The Baltimore Evening Post: publisher of, XII 214n
Baltimore Office of Discount and Deposit, see Bank of the U.S.: branches of
Bamper, Ludowick: and Hamilton’s law practice, VII 22
Bancker, Abraham B.: clerk, N.Y. Senate, III 666, XXVI 809; master, Chancery Court, XXVI 56n
Bancker, Christopher: stolen Treasury certificates, VIII 272, 273n, 284; Treasury Department clerk, XIII 46
Bancker, Evert: member, N.Y. Assembly, III 672n, IV 105, 107n
Bancker, Gerard; treasurer, N.Y. State, III 119–20, 124, 126, 157n, 191n, 198, IV 158n VI 122, VIII 213n, 475, XI 164, XXVI 572; and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 252, 521
Bancroft, Aaron: comment on Additional Army candidate (District of Me.), XXII 333
Bancroft, Edward: Remarks on the Review of the Controversy between Great Britain and her Colonies …, XXVI 353, 354n
Bancroft, Edward (Dr.): double agent (American Revolution), and “Luxembourg claims,” XVI 43n
Bancroft, George: History of the Formation of the Constitution of the United States of America, IV 377–78n; History of the United States, I 3n
Bangalore, India, X 389
Banger, Timothy: and Army clothing (Quasi-War), XXIII 92n, 614
Bank, national, see National bank
Banker, J.: bill for baggage on Hamilton’s New England trip, XXIV 585
Bank notes; advantages of, Tench Coxe on in drafts of “Report on Manufactures,” X 22, XXVI 642, Hamilton on in “Opinion on the Constitutionality of an Act to Establish a Bank,” VIII 133–34, Hamilton on in “Report on Manufactures,” X 40–41, 115, 194, 309–10; of Bank of North America, description of, V 417–19; Hamilton on (1793), XIV 106–8; in payment of duties, Hamilton on, VI 387–88, Hamilton’s directions concerning, V 394–95, 399, 416, 449, 460, 518–19, 523, 530, 532–33, VI 1–2, 4, 25, 273; of proposed national bank, William Bingham on, V 551–53, Hamilton on, II 621–22, 623–24, 630
Bank of Albany, XVIII 334n; president of, X 581n, XXII 90n
Bank of Amsterdam, VIII 172; as example to be followed by U.S., II 414, 608, 626; and Hamilton’s “Report on a National Bank,” VII 237, 238, 332
Bank of Boston, see Massachusetts Bank
Bank of England, II 245, 414, III 258n, VI 52, 290; Act of Incorporation (1694), VII 237–38; annuities, use of by, II 249, VI 62; and Bank of North America, III 699; branches of, VII 254; compared with Hamilton’s proposed Bank of the U.S., VII 237; debt limit of, VII 252, 301, 339; deputy governor of, XXV 599n; duration of, VIII 220; Engraftment Act (1697), VII 237, 239; and exclusive privileges, VII 246; and government securities as bank stock, VII 252; governors of, XXV 598, 599n; history of, VII 238–39; influence on Hamilton’s theories of banking, VII 236–38; and liability of shareholders, VII 248, of directors, VII 249; management of, VII 245, 253–54; as model for American banks, II 415, 618, VII 240, 244; notes of, as legal tender, VII 245; Samuel Osgood on, VII 245; Malachy Postlethwayt on, VII 237–38; and public debt, VII 239, 300, 339; shareholders of, and voting rights, VII 253–54, 256; specie stock, requirement of, VII 256
Bank of Ireland: liability of directors of, VII 249
Bank of Manhattan, see Manhattan Company
Bank of Maryland; accounts with U.S. Government, XIV 65, 67, 94, 95, 96; background to Hamilton’s “Report on a National Bank,” VII 237; charter of, VII 237, VIII 410n; and drafts on and by commissioners of loans, VIII 506–7; and investigation of Treasury Department, XIV 94, 95, 96; miscellaneous transactions for and with U.S. Government, IX 414–15; relations with Bank of the U.S., XI 204, XII 108, XXVI 679; transactions with collectors of customs, VIII 400–1, 506–7, XI 206, 239–40, XII 108, XXVI 667, 668, 679; U.S. deposits in, XII 108, XIV 94, 95, 96, XVI 110, XXVI 679
Bank of Massachusetts, see Massachusetts Bank
Bank of New York, VIII 397, 541, IX 219, 236, XVI 438, XVII 284–85, XXVI 831; accounts with U.S. Government, IX 69–70, 265, 506–7, X 528, XI 258, 266, XII 43–44, 79, 102, 156, 222–23, 328, XIII 40, 89–90, 459, 476, 557, 558, 561, 571, XIV 47, 65, 67, 94–97, 203, XV 497, XVI 160, 170–71, 174, 212, 218; administration and policies of, IX 60–61, XX 50, 451; and background to Hamilton’s “Report on the Mint,” VII 190, 191, 385, 422, 469–70, 472, VIII 4, 57, to Hamilton’s “Report on a National Bank,” VII 241–42, 244, 247–49, 254; and Aaron Burr, VII 443, 444n; cashier of, appointment of Charles Wilkes as, XVI 491–92, resignation of William Seton as, XVI 491–92 (see also Seton, William, and Wilkes, Charles); charter of, outline by Hamilton, III 519, and Hamilton’s “Report on a National Bank,” VII 244n; constitution of (by Hamilton), III 514–18; and counterfeiting, V 444–45, 504n, VI 15, 564, XXVI 678; discussed in Hamilton’s “Opinion on the Constitutionality of an Act to Establish a Bank,” VIII 92, 93, 120, in Hamilton’s “Report on a National Bank,” VII 280, 323; and drafts on collectors of customs, VII 190–91, 203, 385; drafts on, to commissioners of loans, VIII 34–35, 192, 223–24, 357–58, 364, 506, IX 69–70, 264, 550, 557, XI 75, 258, 345–46; and fortification of N.Y. Harbor (1798–1799), XXII 190–91n, 225, 250, 400, XXIII 544; founding and early history of, III 514–15n, 521–22, 526–27, 529, 582n, XXVI 483n, 581n, 595n; and founding of Manhattan Company, XXII 447; Hamilton as representative of John B. Church in dealings with, III 11–12, 558, 571, XV 404, 414–15, XVI 26–27, 41, 129, 219; Hamilton’s account with, III 15, V 365n, VIII 4, IX 519–20, XI 453, XII 292, 310–11, 328, XIV 411, XVIII 334n, 340, XXIV 420, XXVI 153, 154n, 284, 298, 304, 603; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXIV 439n, XXVI 55, 178; and Hamilton’s “Report on the Mint,” X 356; Hamilton’s resignation as director of, III 589; Hamilton’s stock in, XI 453, 454n, 505, XII 170; incorporation of, VIII 212–13, application to N.Y. legislature for, III 520n, 522, 526, 581, 582n; and investigation of Treasury Department, XIII 558, 561, 571, XIV 47, 65, 67, 94–97, XVI 110, 129, 170–71, 174, 212, 218, 219, 495n, XXI 220, 241; and loan to New York City, V 240n, XXI 476, XXII 400; loan to Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, XI 424–25, 505–6, 566–67, XII 26–27, 292, 328; loans to U.S. Government, V 370, 371, VI 263, 328, XIII 40, 41, 89–90, 476, XVI 170–71, XVII 286, 291, 322, 406, 433, XX 243–44, 250, 254, 263, 288, 290, 290n, 290–91, 420, 435–36, 449, 451; and Merchants’ Bank, XXVI 205–6; and “Million Bank,” X 525, 562, XI 17–18, 27–28; miscellaneous transactions for and with the U.S. Government, VI 576, VII 90, 133–34, 143, 209, 374, 385, 422–23, VIII 208, 226, 236, 334–35, 345–46, IX 69–70, 120, 265, 506–7, X 528, XII 43–44, 79, 102, 156, 222–23, 328, XIII 459, 537, 558, 561, 571, XIV 47, 65, 67, 94–97, XV 216, 497, XVI 110, 160, 174, 212, 218; Gouverneur Morris on, III 569; and Panic of 1792, XI 154–55, 163–64, 174–75, 190–92, 194–95, 218–19, 225–26, 257–58, 263–64, 273, 288–89, XXVI 622–23, 663; president of, see McDougall, Alexander, and Roosevelt, Isaac, and Verplanck, Gulian, and Wadsworth, Jeremiah; president and directors of, (1784) III 515n, (1789) V 370n; and purchase of public debt, IX 68–69, 71–72, 77, 122, 176, 182, 184, 185, 202, 202–3, XI 190–91, 194, 194–95, 225, 257–58, 264, 266, 273, 288–89, XII 491, 612, 622, XIII 102, 152, XV 534, XVI 219, 492; relations with Bank of the U.S., VIII 61, 223–24, 276, 449, 494–95, 503, 504, 513, 518, 551, IX 55–56, 187, 518–19, 538–39, X 398–400, 528–30, 562–63, 572, XI 17–18, 28, 112–13, 154–55, 163–64, 211–12, XII 43, 79, 169–70, 222, 292, XIII 344–46, XIV 411, XV 27, XX 251, 254, 420, 435–36, 448–50, 451, 452, XXVI 622; Baron von Steuben’s account with, VII 344, XI 453, 505, XII 310–11; transactions with collectors of customs, V 394–95, 399, 444–45, 449, 518–19, 532, 557, VI 427n, 431, VIII 49–50, 276, IX 69–70, 120, 515, X 405, 585, XI 26–27, 42–43, 163, 211–12, XII 102, XIV 319, XV 27, XXVI 487, 665–66n; transactions with N.Y. State, XXI 29n, XXII 190–91n, 225, 250; Jeremiah Wadsworth as director of, III 616
Bank of North America, VI 432, VII 34, VIII 485, 589, XII 539n; accounts with U.S. Government, XIII 40, 41, 89–90, 99, 459, 546, 554, 557, 558, 560, 561, 571, 575, XIV 47, 53, 62–63, 65, 67, 79, 94–97, 100, 115, 131–32, XV 497, 518, XVI 110, 113, 168, 170, 174, 178, 181, 213, 218; Bank of England as model for, VII 237; and Bank of N.Y., III 527, 569; and Bank of Pa., III 497–98, 504, 507, 509–10, 512–13, 523, 528–29, 558; and Bank of the U.S., X 572, XII 222–23, XIV 94–97, XXVI 665; William Bingham on, V 552–53; cashier of, see Francis, Tench; John Chaloner on, III 477, 497–98, 509–10, 524–25, 561–62, 660, 699–700; and counterfeiting, V 417–19, 444–45, XVII 117; Tench Coxe on, VI 290; drafts on, to commissioners of loans, VIII 34–35, 192, 206, 357, 363–64, 446, 506, IX 78, 550, 557, XIV 62–63; foreign investors in, VII 185–86, 243–44; founding and history of, II 645–47, 674, III 625–26, 633–34, 643–44, 645–46, 660, 698, 699–700, VII 241–55, 280–88, 292–93, 299, 300–1, 323–29, 338, 339, VIII 219, XXVI 450n, 607n; Hamilton as representative of John B. Church’s interests in, III 10–12, 477, 481, 497–98, 504–5, 507–8, 509–10, 511, 522, 523, 558, 570–71, 576, 577n, 625–26, 643–44, 657, 696, V 513–15, VI 273–74, 278–79, 308, 329–30, 332, 347–48, 348–49, XXVI 449–50, 526n; Hamilton on, III 512–13, 522, 523–24, 529, 625–26, in his “Opinion on the Constitutionality of an Act to Establish a Bank,” VIII 93, 121; Hamilton’s account with, XVIII 334n, XXI 364; and Hamilton’s “Report on a National Bank,” VII 241–55, 280–88, 292–93, 299, 300–1, 304, 323–29, 338, 339, 341–42; and Hamilton’s “Report on the Mint,” VII 200, 469, 470, 471, X 356; and investigation of the Treasury Department, XIII 546, 554, 557, 558, 560, 561, 571, 575, XIV 47, 53, 62–63, 65, 67, 79, 94–97, 100, 115, 131–32, XVI 110, 113, 168, 170, 174, 181, 213, 218; Jefferson on, in his opinion on the constitutionality of the bank, VIII 102n; loans to U.S. Government, V 369, 370–71, 378, 416, 442–43, 523–24, 579, VI 9, 301, 359, 430, XIII 40, 41, 89–90, 459, 554, 558, 560, XIV 79, 132, XVI 178, 181, XVII 406, 497, 528; miscellaneous transactions for and with U.S. Government, VI 576, VIII 146, 201, 330, XI 352n, XIII 40, 41, 89–90, 99, 459, 546, 554, 557, 558, 560, 561, 571, 575, XIV 47, 53, 62–63, 65, 67, 79, 94–97, 100, 115, 131–32, XV 497, 518, XVI 110, 113, 168, 170, 174, 178, 181, 213, 218, XXVI 482, 611; and Robert Morris, XVIII 360n, as Superintendent of Finance, III 86, 110; and mutiny of Pa. line, III 453, 457n; and Panic of 1792, XXVI 659; and Pa. debt, VIII 214–15, 298–99, 446; president of, see Nixon, John, and Willing, Thomas; and public debt, payment of interest on, X 573, XI 35–36, XIII 99, purchases of, VIII 1–2; William Seton on, III 526–27; transactions with collectors of customs, V 378, 394–95, 399, 414, 416–19, 444–45, 448, 449, 493, 532, 557, VI 9, 13–14, 32, 34–35, 310, 427, 430, 445–46, VII 190–91, 203, 385, VIII 1–2, 3, 38, 363–64, 442, 469, 506, IX 5, 515, X 405, 502, 508, 572–73, 584n, XI 42–43, XVI 38n, XXVI 482, 487; Jeremiah Wadsworth on, III 633–34, 645–46; James Wilson, Considerations on the Bank of North America, III 627n
Bank of Pennsylvania: (first, 1780) founding and nature of, VII 241; (second, 1784) merger with Bank of North America, III 529, plans for founding and history of, III 498n, 500–3, 504–5, 509–10, 511–13, 526–27, 558; (third, 1793) XV 393, 441, loans to U.S. Government, XVII 406–7, 437n, 446, XX 243, president of, see Barclay, John
Bank of Providence, see Providence Bank
Bank of Scotland: branches of, VII 254; liability of shareholders of, VII 248
Bank of the State of New York, III 510, 515n, 524; Hamilton’s opposition to, VII 255; proposals for, III 507, 508n, 520–21
Bank of the United States, X 2–3, 9–10, XI 74, 152, XII 540, XIII 17, 158, 342, XIV 360, XV 43, 80, 393, 441, XVIII 512, XX 343n, 485, XXVI 693; Fisher Ames on, VIII 589–91, IX 55–58; background of and earlier proposals for, VII 236–56 (see also National bank); Bank of England as model for, VII 237–38; and Bank of Md. XI 204, XII 108; and Bank of N.Y., VIII 397, 449, 494–95, 503, 504, 513, 518, 551, IX 55, 60, 71–72, 176–77, 185, 187, 519–50, 538–39, X 526n, 528–30, XI 17–18, 28, 112–13, 154–55, 163–64, 211–12, XII 43, 79, 102, 169–70, 222–23, 292, XIII 344–46, XV 27, XVI 510, XX 251, 435, 448–50, 451, 452; and Bank of North America, XIV 95–96; branches of (at Boston, New York City, Baltimore, and Charleston), XI 17–18, 28, 29n, 154–55, 163–64, 166–68, 168–69, 204, 290, 353, 578, XII 43, 79, 102, 108, 169–70, 292, XIV 47, 66, 96, 137–38, 183, 203, 205, 260, 411, 501, 541, XV 43, 247, 309, 342, 444, 585, 621, 652, XVI 110, 215, 217, 218, 510, XVII 92, 190–91, 396, 397, 497, 539, XVIII 34n, 352, 503, XX 50, 52, 254, 420, 435, 448–50, 451, 452, 498, XXI 328, XXII 444, 447–48, XXIV 383, XXVI 206, 284, 298, 302, 659, 679, 695, 712, Fisher Ames on, IX 55–58, 187, establishment of, IX 520n, Hamilton on, VIII 222–23, Hamilton’s opposition to, IX 538–39, in New York City, VII 443, X 526n, XIII 320, 324, 324–25, 344–46, 449, 496, proposals for and against, VIII 61, 590, IX 55–58, 187, 201–2n, 515–16, 538–39, U.S. accounts with, XIII 490–91, 499, 558, 571, in Va., proposed by Hamilton and others, XI 50, 493–94, 584–87, XII 84–85n, XVIII 214, 254, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., on organization of, IX 255–60; cashier of, see Kean, John, of New York City branch, see Burrall, Jonathan; Tench Coxe on importance of to manufacturing, X 22, XXVI 642; and counterfeiting, XIV 260, 541, XXVI 647, 677–78; credit to U.S. granted by, XII 329–30; directors of, XX 52, alleged profits of, XXIV 564, election of, XXVI 622; dividends on U.S. stock in, XI 140, XIII 268, 269, 270, 272, 274, XIV 72, 131, XV 572, XVII 496, XVIII 81; drafts on, to commissioners of loans, XI 75, 166–67, 168–69, XIV 501, XXVI 712; and English financial panic (1793), XIV 397; Hamilton as agent for John B. Church’s stock purchases, XV 414, XVI 26, 219; Hamilton on advantages of, VIII 218–23; Hamilton on advantages of branch banks of, X 398–400; Hamilton on aid of to merchants, XXVI 690–91; Hamilton on importance of, in “Report on Manufactures,” X 40–41, 115, 194, 309–10; Hamilton on lack of foreign influence on, XIX 389–92; Hamilton on relationship of branch banks and state banks, X 398–400; Hamilton’s account with, XVI 147–48, 495n, XVII 415, XVIII 352, 358, 503, XX 55, XXI 353, 364, 461, XXVI 153, 284, 285, 298, 302; Hamilton’s defense of, XII 244–47, 250–51, 326, 398–99; Hamilton’s history of, in 1795 “Report on Public Credit,” XVIII 57n, 61, 71, 75–78, 81; Hamilton’s instructions to, X 572–75; and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 50, 51n; Hamilton’s opinion on constitutionality of, VIII 46–47, 57–58, 64–134; Hamilton’s proposals concerning, in 1795 “Report on Public Credit,” XVIII 88, 89–90, 105, 110–11, 142, 143, 146, 147; Hamilton’s proposals to, X 571–75; Hamilton’s “Report on a National Bank,” VII 236–342, 410, VIII 245, European opinion of, IX 141, 389, and foreign investors, VIII 264; incorporation of, XI 511–12 (see also Congress of the United States, acts of, “An Act to incorporate the subscribers to the Bank of the United States” [February 25, 1791] and “An Act supplementary to the act intituled ‘An Act to incorporate the subscribers to the Bank of the United States’” [March 2, 1791] and “Draft of an Act to Incorporate the Bank of the United States”); and investigation of the Treasury Department, XIII 382n, 508n, 533–40, 545, 548, 550–52, 554, 554–55, 558, 560, 571, XIV 25, 47, 56–57, 63, 65, 66, 67, 72, 77, 79, 93–97, 108–10, 131, 132, XVI 108–9, 110–11, 113, 147–48, 168, 169, 176, 178, 180, 181, 215–18, 495n, XXI 220, 241; Jefferson’s opinion on constitutionality of, VIII 101–2n, 103–4n, 108n, 110–12n, 113n, 126n, 127, 128–29, 134n, XI 437n; Jefferson’s opposition to, XI 437, 440, XII 160, 398–99, 499–501; Henry Lee on, XII 352–53; loans to U.S., X 571, XI 371, 372, 381–82, 419, 421–23, 425–26, 478, 557, 560–63, XII 565, XIII 382n, 437, 476–77, 550–52, 554, XIV 56–57, 79, 108–10, 132, 159–60, 196–97, 202, 220, 245, 274–76, 296, 301, 307, 500–1, 554, XV 9–10, 21–24, 137, 429, 431, 497, 554, 572, 574, 576, XVI 5, 6, 52–53, 105–6, 113, 168, 169, 176, 178, 180, 181, 190–91, 192, 337–38, 474, 477, 478, XVII 119, 153–54, 264, 465–66, 476, 477, 497, 528, 546, 552, 553, 568, XVIII 81, 89, 159, 191, 199–200, 327, 382, XX 436–37n, XXII 383n, 411n, XXVI 673, repayment, XX 205n, 214–15; James Madison’s opinion on constitutionality of, VIII 113n, XI 437n; James Madison’s opposition to, XI 437, 440; and Manhattan Company, XXII 447–48; and Massachusetts Bank, VIII 396–97, IX 56–57, 187, XI 151, 166–68, 578; meeting of subscribers of, IX 157; and Merchants’ Bank, XXVI 206; and “Million Bank,” XI 17–18; miscellaneous transactions for and with U.S., X 521, 574–75, XI 151–52, XIII 241–42, 276, 314–15, 372, 439–40, 441–42, XIV 8, 137, 153–54, 154, 179–80, 183, XV 351, 585, 621, XVI 108–9, 419, 558, 573 XVII 59, 89, 92, 108–9, 190–91, 230, 299, 395–96, XXII 444, XXIV 314, 383, XXVI 675–76, 679, 689, 690–91, 699–700; notes, circulation of, IX 57n; organization of, IX 157, 201, 406–11; and Panic of 1792, XI 17–18, XXVI 659, 663; and powers of attorney from U.S. officials, XIV 264–65; president of, VIII 589–90 (see also Willing, Thomas); proposed office of, in London, XV 27; and public debt, House resolutions on (1794), XVIII 53–54, payment of interest on, XV 342, purchase of, XIII 320, 324, 324–25, 344–46, 449, XIV 47, 63, reduction of, X 573, XII 287, 565, XIV 46–47; Edmund Randolph on organization of, IX 406–11; Edmund Randolph’s opinion on constitutionality of, VIII 46–47, 48–49n, 98n, 105n, 106n, 112n, 114, 115, 115–16n, 125; and “Report on Bank Deposits, Surplus Revenue, and Loans,” XIII 490–501; speculation in scrip and stock of, IX 58n, 59–61, 71–72, 74–75, 75–76, 176–77, 185, X 3, 528–30, XXVI 617, 622–23, 663; and state banks, VIII 219–20, 223, 590–91, XI 29n, 501–2, XIV 94–97, Fisher Ames on, IX 55–58, 187, relations with, XXVI 665–66n, William Seton on, IX 519–20, in Va., XII 84–85n; and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 151, XIV 170–71, 421–22n; stock of, commissioners to receive subscriptions to, VIII 210, 211, 214, foreign subscription to, XXVI 608n, proposed sale by U.S. of, XX 204–5, 214–15, 243, 251, 448, subscription to, VIII 210, 211, 213, 214, 396–97, 397, 449, 494–95, 503, 504, 513, 516, 517, 518, 551, 589, IX 56n, 58n, 113–14, 123, XXVI 627, U.S. subscription to, XI 381–82, 422, 425–26, 478, 557, 560–63, XII 326, XIII 560, XIV 77, XV 497, 537, 543; and transactions with collectors of customs, X 502, 519, 526, 529, 572–73, 583, 584, XI 42–43, 161, 166–67, 168–69, 211–12, 263, 353, 578–79, XII 102, 108, XIV 136, 137–38, 260, 541, XV 247, 396, 443–44, 445, 652, XVI 38, 109, XVII 395–96, XXVI 651–52, 679, 695, 697; transfer of U.S. funds in Amsterdam to, XIII 173–74, 248, 459, 496–98; U.S. accounts with, XIII 272, 274, 459, 490–501, 508n, 545, 548, 554–55, 558, 560, 571, XIV 63, 65, 66, 67, 72, 77, 79, 94–96, 131, 132, 554n, XV 497, 537, 543, 563, 572, 574, 576, XVI 6, 168, 169, 176, 178, 180, 181, 190–91, 215–18, XVII 299, 496, 497, 528, 539, 544, 546, 552, 553, XVIII 34n, 81; U.S. deposits in, X 572, XIII 545, 548, 558, 560, 571, XIV 65, 66, 67, 94, 95, 96, 97, XVI 52–53, 110–11, 113, XVII 299; and U.S. financial transactions abroad, XIII 21–22, 473–74, 496–97, XIV 25, 203, 205, 208, 258, 271–72, XV 48, 362, 433, XVI 51, 105–6, 215–18, 308, 377–78, 411, 454, 555, XVII 329, 497, 539, 544, XVIII 199–200, XXVI 685, management of, XXI 313; and U.S. Mint, XV 563; and Washington’s Fifth Annual Address, XV 429, 431; Washington’s opinion on constitutionality of, VIII 50, 134–35, 135; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 31, 59–60n, 264, 322, 328
Bankers of the United States in Amsterdam, see Willink, Wilhem and Jan: in association with Nicholaas and Jacob Van Staphorst and Nicholas Hubbard
Bankruptcy: legislation concerning, VIII 79, 109, in N.Y. Assembly, IV 100–1
Banks, Henry: Va. land speculator, and Hamilton’s law practice, V 238, 242
Henry Banks adsm John Foltz and Jacob S. Lorenz: and Hamilton’s law practice, V 242
Banks, John: and petition of Catharine Greene, X 408–68, XVIII 354–55n, 400–1; and the Renown, XIII 179n
Banks, John, and Company: and petition of Catharine Greene, X 407–66, XVIII 354–55n
Banks, Sir Joseph: British naturalist, XXIV 229n
Banks, Patton, and Hunter: and petition of Catharine Greene, X 415
Banks, Richard: Treasury Department clerk, pay, XIII 466
Banks, William: clerk, register’s office, Treasury Department, recommends improvements, XII 222, XXVI 650, pay, XIII 466
Banks and banking: advantages of, to Great Britain, VIII 19; Aaron Burr’s interest in, XXV 321, 322; and counterfeiting, XXVI 678; Hamilton on bank transactions with Treasury Department, XIV 112–13, XVI 52–53, 108–14, 129–30n, 211–18, 495; Hamilton on importance of in “Report on Manufactures,” X 3, 97, 160, 275; and Hamilton’s debts at his death, XXVI 290; increase of, XII 292, 328; proposed banks, in Mass., XI 501–2, in N.Y., X 525, 525–56n, 580, XI 17–18, 27–28, 49, 110, 156, in Va., XII 84–85n; relation of Bank of the U.S. with state banks, XXVI 665–66n; and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 146. See also Bank of Amsterdam and Bank of England and Bank of Maryland and Bank of New York and Bank of North America and Bank of Pennsylvania and Bank of Scotland and Bank of the State of New York and Bank of the United States and Massachusetts Bank and National bank and “Opinion on the Constitutionality of an Act to Establish a Bank” and “Second Report on the Further Provision Necessary for Establishing Public Credit” [“Report on a National Bank”]
Bankson, Benjamin; clerk in office of Secy. of Senate, pay, XIII 63, payments to, XIII 107, 140
Bankson, Jacob: suspected spy (American Revolution), I 444, 452–53
Banning, Jeremiah: collector of customs and inspector of port, Oxford, Md., XIV 521, accounts of, XIII 38–39, 577, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87; and the Eunice, XIV 425–26, 427n, XV 11
Bantry Bay, Ireland, XXI 198n
Banyer (Banyar), Goldsborrow (Goldsboro, Goldsborow): creditor of George Croghan, XVIII 277n
Bapaume, France, XXIV 67, 68n
Bapst, George C.: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 314n
Barbados, Windward Islands, XVI 291n, XXI 400n
Barbary States: John Adams’s mission to, expenses, VIII 307; and American shipping, XVI 306–7n; U.S. agent to, see Lamb, John (Conn.); U.S. consul to, see Barlow, Joel; U.S. negotiations with, XVI 429–30n, XVIII 14n, XIX 361, XXII 501n, XXVI 456n; U.S. relations with, XXV 445n, 454, 456–57, 470, 580n, 595, XXVI 27; and U.S. trade, X 60; U.S. treaties with (1785), XIII 10n, 529, 531n, XXV 595n
Barbé-Marbois, François, marquis de: brothers of, prisoners of British, II 379, 381, 471–72; French chargé d’affaires, III 627n, V 393, 394n, 429n, and manufacturing in U.S., XXVI 519; Histoire de la Louisiane et de la Cession de Cette Colonie par la France aux États-Unis de l’Amérique Septentrionale, XXVI 130n; and Lafayette, agent of, III 611n, 626, 627n, visit to Indians with, III 581n; Minister of Public Treasury, and La. Purchase, XXVI 82n; secretary of French legation, and American Revolution, II 147, 312, 317, 318–19, 325, 332, 354–55, 359–60, 360, 361n, 554–55, XXVI 388, 392–94, newspapers, II 318, 319n, 325, 331–32, Hamilton’s opinion of, XXVI 375, and Jefferson’s Notes on … Virginia, XXV 492n
Barber, Francis: academy of, and Hamilton, I 41n, 42n, 44n, 513n, III 702; and American Revolution, I 513, 523, II 540, 588; and Hamilton’s list for Francisco de Miranda, III 587
Barber, William: Continental commissioner of accounts for N.Y. State, certificates issued by, VI 122, and claims against U.S., XI 269, 570n, XXVI 620
Barbeyrac, Jean: translator of Pufendorf and Grotius, VII 38, 39n, XIV 399
Barcelona, Spain: brandy imported from, V 453
Barck, Oscar Theodore, Jr.: New York City During the War for Independence. With Special Reference to the Period of British Occupation, XXVI 775n
Barcklay, James: resident of Brookhaven, N.Y., and Hamilton’s law practice, V 340–41
Barclay, Eccles B.: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 133
Barclay (Barkeley, Barkley), James: New York City auctioneer, III 57; Hamilton’s account with, III 15, 18; house of, rented by Hamilton, III 18, V 343, purchased by Hamilton, XXVI 457
Barclay, John: Philadelphia merchant, XVII 436; and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 495–96; and Jay Treaty, XX 124–25; president of Bank of Pa., XVI 197, XVII 406–7, 437n, 446–47
Barclay, Robert: London merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 464
Barclay, Thomas (Nova Scotia): British commissioner under Article 5 of the Jay Treaty, XX 255–57, 260–61, 310; British consul general in N.Y., XXV 410, 413n; career, XXV 413n
Barclay, Thomas (Philadelphia), III 419; Continental commissioner to settle accounts in Europe, III 357, 420n, VI 440, 532, VIII 307, XI 547, XII 220, 531–32, XIII 105, 138, XIV 150n; death of, XIV 241n; mission to Algiers, XIV 241n; mission to Morocco, VI 302n, XIII 529, 531n, XIV 129n, XXVI 456n; petition of, XIII 154–55n
Bard, —— (Mr.): and Hamilton’s law practice, III 66
Bard, Catherine Cruger (Mrs. William), XXVI 59, 60n
Bard, John, Sr. (Dr.): and neutrality proclamation (1793), XV 271–72; reports praise of Hamilton, XIV 186–87
Bard, John, Jr. (Dr.): agent for Nathaniel Pendleton, XIII 563; and bills of James Seagrove, XV 399–400
John Bard v Weisner: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 43
Bard, Samuel (Dr.) (son of John Bard, Sr.), XIII 280n, XXII 222, 223n, XXVI 60; career, XXVI 60n; and children’s school, VII 25; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 43; James Seagrove’s bills and brother, XV 399–400
Bard, William (son of Samuel Bard), XXVI 59, 60n, 252, 318
Bardin (Barden), Edward: New York City tavern proprietor, V 269n
Bardin’s Tavern, New York City, V 254n, 262n, 268, 269n, 274, 283. See also City Tavern
Bardman, Joseph: Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 357
Barère de Vieuzac, Bertrand: arrest of, XVIII 344
Baring, Alexander (son of Sir Francis Baring), XXV 402n; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 311–12
Baring, Ann Bingham (Mrs. Alexander), XXV 402n
Baring, Sir Francis: English financier, XXI 312n, XXV 401, 402n; conversation with Lord Hawkesbury, XXVI 680; and purchase of American debt, VIII 512–13, IX 204, 205n
Baring, House of, XXI 312n, 313, XXV 402
Baring, John and Francis, and Company: bills of exchange, XV 48
Baring Brothers & Company, XXVI 681n
Bark (tanning): duty on, increase proposed, X 207–8, 322; export, prohibition of, X 207, 321
Barkeley, see Barclay
Barkely, see Barclay
Barker, Francis: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 250, 251n, 319, 563n, 564, XXIV 59
Barker, Samuel A.: comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 96, 603
Barker, William: and customs violations, XV 278, 597
Barkley, see Barclay
Barlow, Joel: and Franco-American relations, XXIII 234; French citizenship, XXI 71; A Letter to the National Convention of France, XXI 71n; proposed as commissioner of France, XXI 71; and Scioto Company, VI 352n, 422n, VII 389n, VIII 227–33, XXVI 654n; U.S. consul to Algiers, XIX 361n, XXI 71n; The Vision of Columbus …, XXI 71n
Barnard, Edward: pay due to, XIII 301
Barnard, William: English shipwright, XVI 525, 528
Barnave (Barneve), Antoine Pierre Joseph Marie: member of French National Assembly, and cultivation of tobacco, VII 166n
Barnegat, N.J.: saltworks at (American Revolution), I 444
Barnes, Cornelius: agent, and bills of exchange, XIII 100, 141
Barnes, David Leonard: attorney for Jeremiah Olney in suits with Welcome Arnold, XIII 319, XVI 39, 331–32, XVII 82–83, 253–54, XVIII 35–36; U.S. attorney for District of R.I., XVII 446n, recommended as, XV 357, 402n, 447, 459
Barnes, John: comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 303
Barnes, John: Philadelphia merchant, and “Reynolds Affair,” XXI 139n
Barnes, John B.: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 303, 305, 310
Barnes, Richard: comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 294
Barnes and Livingston: chinaware, and Hamilton’s account with Philip Schuyler, III 20
Barnet, James: soldier (Quasi-War), XXV 45
Barney, Hanover (Hommoor): button manufacturer in New Haven, Conn., IX 360, XXVI 828
Barney, John Holland (brother of Joshua Barney), V 458, 473
Barney, Joshua: and American Revolution, III 290n, V 458n; captain of French privateer, XX 325–27; capture by British, XVI 490, 491n; and John Skey Eustace, XXII 259; introduction to Hamilton, VII 409; and Md. revenue cutter, VII 78, 79n; U.S. Navy, appointed captain, XXII 419n; vendue master, Md., VII 62, 410n
Barney, Joshua: clerk of Circuit and District Courts, Md., pay, XIII 58
Barns, Asa: manufacture of flaxseed oil, IX 349
Barnstable, Mass.: collector of customs at, XVI 531, 562, accounts of, XI 236 (see also Otis, Joseph); port of entry, customs accounts, XIII 36–37, 574, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85
Barnstable County, Mass.: Army recruiting in (Quasi-War), XXII 494, XXIII 29, 82
Barnum, Justus: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 275, XXIII 615
Barnum, Samuel: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXIII 637
Barnwall (Barnewall, Barnwell), George: New York City merchant, candidate for naval agent, New York City, XXI 480–81; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 50, 332, XXV 475
Barnwell, Robert: member, House of Representatives (S.C.), XI 436, XII 569, pay, XV 508, XVII 507
Barr, Samuel (Rev.): comments on Additional Army candidate (Del.), XXII 283, 284
Barrancas de Margot, see Chickasaw Bluffs
Barras, Jacques-Melchior Saint-Laurent, comte de: commander of French fleet (American Revolution), II 639, 640n, 641
Barras, Paul François Jean Nicolas, vicomte de: member of French Directory, XXI 199n, 383n, XXII 261n, and bribery with Wiscovich, XXI 508n, and coup d’état of Sept. 4, 1797, XXII 75n, and speech to James Monroe, XX 547, 548n, XXI 16, XXII 216n
Barratt, Andrew: comment on Additional Army candidate (Del.), XXII 283; commissioner of valuations for Del., XXII 283n; and excise opposition, XII 597n; supervisor of the revenue for District of Del., accounts, XIII 575, XV 488–95, appointment, IX 211–12, 288–89, 317, 318n, 400–1, and War Department, XI 451
Barré, Isaac: and support of American colonies, I 135; and Wilkes-Barre, Pa., XXII 174, 175n
Barre, Mass., VII 435, 436n
Barre, William: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 93
Barrell, Joseph: Boston merchant, and China trade, IX 45n
Barrett, Joseph: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 273
Barrett, Walter [pseudonym for Joseph A. Scoville]: The Old Merchants of New York City, I 13n, 22n, VII 192n, XXI 361n
Barrington, R.I., VIII 298; customs boat for, VIII 297, 333; surveyor of customs for port of, see Phillips, Nathaniel
Barron, James: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXII 215n
Barron, William A.: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 318, 323, 338
Barrow, Thomas: New York City merchant, and bond for John McComb, Jr., VIII 316, 317n
Barrows, Elisha P.: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 134, 145, 429, 430
Barry, John: and American Revolution, I 441–42; and naval armament (1794), XVII 297, 298n, 339, 340n, 457, 469–70; relative rank of, XXII 419–20n, 468; and U.S. frigates, XVII 467, XXIII 97, 117
Barry, Thomas: Albany, N.Y., merchant, III 227n
Barter: Hamilton on extent and effect of, on national revenues in American Revolution, II 243–44, 609; Hamilton on, in “Report on the Bank,” VII 278, 321
Barth, John Joseph de: and Scioto Company, VI 421–22
Barthélemy, François, marquis de: French ambassador to Switzerland, XX 321–22, 323; member of Directory, XXI 199n, arrest of, XXI 291, 292n, 416
Bartholomew, Edward: objects to policy on loan office certificates, VIII 193–97
Bartholomew County, S.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Bartleson, Levy: report on petition of, XI 287
Bartlett (Bartley), Bailey: comment on Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 328
Bartlett, Ezra: payment for delivery of N.H. electoral votes (1792), XIV 161, XVII 541
Bartlett, Israel: Additional Army candidate (N.H.), XXII 111
Bartlett, Josiah: president of N.H., and cession of lighthouse, VI 508–9, VII 206. See also “Treasury Department circulars to the governors of the states”
Bartley, see Bartlett
Barton, Benjamin (N.Y.): lands in Montgomery County, N.Y., and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 117–18
Barton, Benjamin (Pa.): botanist, X 491n
Barton, Matthias: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXIII 624
Barton, William (New York City): blacksmith, and the Grange, XXV 124, 235
Barton, William (Pa.) (David Rittenhouse’s nephew), VI 415, 445; application to be State Department clerk, VI 552; clerk, office of commissioner of revenue, Treasury Department, XI 406–7, XIII 448, 464; Observations on the Progress of Population, X 491n; “Remarks on the state of American manufactures and commerce,” X 12, 231n; The True Interest, VII 244, 250n, X 257n, 269n, 290n, 301n
Barton, William (R.I.), VI 470; Army (American Revolution), I 287
Barton, William, Jr. (R.I.), XXVI 825, 835, 837; surveyor of customs for port of Providence, R.I., VII 60–61, accounts, VIII 496–97, customs violations, VIII 585, IX 26–27, 304–5, XII 299, and hydrometers, VIII 355, 406, 473; and Hamilton’s visit to R.I., XXIV 595, 597n; inspector of the revenue for the ports of Providence and Pawtucket, R.I., accounts, XII 203, customs violations, XI 393–94
Bartow, Thomas: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 138
Bascom, Paul: and Hamilton’s law practice, IV 38
Basel, Treaty of (1795), XIX 298n, 373
Basere, John W.: Senaca Moral Essays, XXV 282, 283n
Basking Ridge, N.J., I 230n, 260n, 524; and American Revolution, I 222n, 448n
Bass, Henry: report on petition of, XI 314–15
Bassano, Italy, XX 416n
Basset, E.: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 27
Bassett, Richard: delegate, Annapolis Convention (Del.), III 690; comments on Additional Army candidates (Del. and Md.), XXII 282, 283, 284, 290; governor of Del., XXV 35; U.S. Senator (Del.), pay, XIII 58, 59, 60, 61, XV 505, XVII 504
Bastidas, Rodrigo de: Spanish explorer, III 716
Batavia, Java (Indonesia), IX 42n, 43
Batavia, N.Y., XXIV 470n
Batavia (brig), XII 208
Batavian Republic, see Netherlands
Batchelor, Josiah, Jr., XIII 108
Batchelor, Zephaniah: member, N.Y. Senate, III 109n, IV 111n, XXVI 807
Bates, ——: shipmaster, XXI 84n
Bates, Moses M.: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 318, 323, 339
Bath, District of Me., IX 29; port of entry, collector of customs at, accounts, XI 236 (see also Webb, William), customs accounts, XIII 36–37, 575, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85, revenue cutter for, VI 448
Bathyllus, XXVI 400n
Batison, Joseph: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417
Batison, Stephen: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417
Batison, William: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417
Baton Rouge, La. XXIII 47
Bat Stove Furnace (now Batsto), N.J.: and American Revolution, II 212
Batt, R. B.: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 93
Battel, James: Additional Army candidate (Del.), XXII 282
The Battery, New York City, V 500; and Hamilton’s artillery co., I 182n, 188n; and sale of land to city, IV 150n
Battow (Bateaux), —— (Mr.): New York City upholsterer, VII 155
Baty, John: excise opposition, XII 595n
Baty, Thomas: ed., Prize Law and Continuous Voyage, XIX 342–43n, 343n
Bauman, George F.: messenger and officekeeper, Treasury Department, pay, XIII 463
Bauman (Beauman), Sebastian: Army (American Revolution), I 184, 185n, II 559–60, 590–91, 598–99, XXVI 366n, report on West Point, II 376–78; and eulogy to Nathanael Greene, V 346n; postmaster (New York City), XII 298, 313; and Quasi-War, XXIII 625, 635
Baumard, —— (Mr.), XXIV 440
Baumé, Antoine: French chemist, XXIV 67, 69n
Bavaria, I 382, 387, IV 388, XX 416; and Order of the Illuminati, XXV 20n. See also Holy Roman Empire
Baxter and Hunt, executors of Palmer v Benjamin Palmer: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 63
Bayard, Andrew (cousin of James A. Bayard), XXV 70n
Bayard, Catherine (Mrs. Samuel): and Hamilton’s law practice, IV 154, 155, XXVI 470n
Catherine Bayard v John Cruger, Augustus Van Horne, William Malcom, Samuel Breese, and Aaron Burr: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 470
Bayard, James A.: and Hamilton’s Christian Constitutional Society, XXV 613–14; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 475; member, House of Representatives (Del.), XXI 363n, XXII 449, XXV 275, 315, 319, 328, 340, 587, 605; on John Adams, XXV 71, on Aaron Burr, XXV 344–46, comments on Additional Army candidates (Del. and Md.), XXII 282, 283, 284, 290, and Judicial Act (1801), XXV 589n (1802), XXV 566n, 600–1, 614, and presidential election (1800), XXV 35, 36–38, 69–71, 299–303, 302n, 344–46; nominated U.S. Minister Plenipotentiary to France, XXV 261n; and president for Columbia College, XXV 56, 68–71
Bayard, John: and Bank of Pa., III 501; comment on Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 123; election to Pa. Executive Council, XII 67n; recommended as collector of customs (Philadelphia), V 535–36; and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, deputy governor, XVI 445, director, from N.J., XI 248n, 611, 612n, XII 23, 25n, 140
Bayard, Nicholas: member, N.Y. Assembly, III 53, 672n
Bayard, Robert (brother of William Bayard): and Hamilton’s law practice, III 520
Bayard, Samuel (N.Y.): estate of, and Hamilton’s law practice, IV 154, 155, XXVI 470n
Bayard, Samuel (Pa.): Philadelphia attorney, application to be John Jay’s secretary, XVI 313–15; clerk of Supreme Court, pay, XIII 58, XV 500, postage, XI 488–89; U.S. agent at British Admiralty Courts, XVIII 465, 466n, XIX 306n, 317, resignation, XXI 329, 330n
Bayard, William, III 520n; director, Bank of the U.S., XX 52, 53n; and Hamilton’s death, XXVI 312, 315, 317n, 329, 346, 347n, pallbearer, XXVI 323; and Robert Morris’s Genesee lands, XX 142n; partner, New York City mercantile firm, VI 489n, VIII 146n, IX 32n, 112n, 157–58n, 204n, XVI 121n, XVIII 507, XX 198n, 447n, XXII 21n, 369, XXVI 16n, 55n, 781n. See also LeRoy, Bayard, and McEvers, and LeRoy and Bayard
Bayard’s Hill, New York City, II 510n
Bayley, see also Bailey
Bayley, Abraham: Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 125
Bayley, Benjamin, XIII 568
Bayley, Enoch: Additional Army candidate (N.H.), XXII 110
Bayley, Jacob: Army (American Revolution), I 558
Bayley, John: A Short Treatise on the Law of Bills of Exchange, Cash Bills, and Promissary Notes, VI 300n
Bayley, Rafael: The National Loans of the United States from July 4, 1776, to June 30, 1880, V 570–71n, VI 187n, 211n, 216n, 518n, 518–19n, VII 18n, 18–19n, 19n, 19–20n, 170n, VIII 52n, X 404n, XI 599n, XII 221n, XV 574n, XVIII 324n, XX 291n, XXII 383n
Bayley, Richard: New York City health officer, and yellow fever, XX 258–59, 374–75, 393, 395n
Baylies, Hodijah: collector of customs, Dighton, Mass., VIII 163, 183, XXVI 824, accounts, XIII 36–37, 575, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85, and anchors for frigates, XVII 455n, instructions to, XXVI 717. See also “Treasury Department circulars to the collectors of the customs”
Baylor, —— (Mr.): comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 297
Baylor, George: Army (American Revolution), I 555, II 13n, XXIV 279n, 386, mutiny of regiment of, III 360n
Bayly, Mountjoy: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 673, XXVI 869; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 202n, 226, 227n, 227–28n, 231, 233n, 250n, 263n
Bayly, William: Va. planter, and Hamilton’s dispute with John F. Mercer, XII 487–89, XIII 23–24, 226
Baynton (Bainton), Peter: comptroller of post office (1782), VI 536; and Fries’s Rebellion, XXII 591–92; treasurer of Pa. (1798), and comments on Additional Army candidates (Pa.), XXII 141, 142
Baynton, Wharton, and Morgan: Philadelphia mercantile firm, XV 289n
Baynton (Baynton), Henry William: commander, H.M.S. Nautilus, XVI 404
Bayonne, France: and U.S. commerce, XIII 403
Bayonne, see Boyne
Baytop, James: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 639, 650, XXIV 368
Bazen, Thomas: New York City storekeeper, XIII 42; and Baron Glaubeck, XIV 462n, 468n, 469n, XV 326, 421–22, XXVI 721–22
Beach, Abigail: boardinghouse keeper, III 28–29
Beach, Joseph: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 754
Beach, Nathan: Pa. land speculator, XVIII 265, 266
Beach, Nathaniel: Newark, N.J., Army contractor (1792), XI 452, 483, XII 156, 183, payment to, XV 521
Beach, Richard: representative of Benjamin Franklin, I 212, 213n
Beacon Island, N.C.: cession to U.S., XVI 47n
Beale, see also Beall
Beale, Aquila: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 304, 310
Beale, Daniel: and China trade, IX 49
Beale, Joseph: report on petition of, XIII 165n, XVI 84, 95
Beale, Robert: Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 206, 368
Beall, Lloyd (Loyed): Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 308, 310
Beall (Beale), William Dent: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 289, 309; Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 278, 279n, 342, 368, 381–82, deputy inspector general, XXIV 385–86, 401, 406, 407, 418; comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 295
Bean (Bane), John: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s artillery co., I 187, 188n, 200, 201n
Beanes, H. (Dr.): certificate of, XXIV 614, 627
Beanes, William: certificate of, XXIII 652
Beans, Bradley: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 303, 310
Bear, Martin: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 263n
Beard, Charles A.: ed., The Journal of William Maclay, United States Senator from Pennsylvania, 1789–1791, VI 62n, XIX 73n
Beard, Jonas: Lexington County, S.C., sheriff, and excise opposition, XIV 340
Beare, Henry M.: debt to Hamilton’s estate, XXVI 304; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 304n
Beason, Jacob: justice of the peace, and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 183
Beatty, C.W.: father of Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 297
Beatty, Erkurius (Ercurius): Army (American Revolution), XIII 297; Continental agent, and certificates to Pa. line, VIII 136n; Regular Army (1791), and illegal Army contractors, XXVI 626
Beatty, John: commissary of prisoners, Continental Army, I 590n, and exchange of prisoners, II 3, 80, 101, 133, 188, 289, 291n, 379, 430, 471, 559; member, House of Representatives (N.J.), XV 462n, XVII 38n, XVIII 150–51n, comments on Additional Army candidates (N.J. and Pa.), XXII 124, 140
Beatty, John C.: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 297, 309; and Whiskey Insurrection in Md., XVII 202n
Beatty, Otho: comment on Additional Army candidate (Ky.), XXII 285
Beatty, Thomas, Jr.: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 309; Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 384
Beatty, William, Jr.: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 135
Beaufort, see also Buford
Beaufort, N.C.: fortification of, proposed, XXVI 440; stakage at, XI 583, XV 270n, XVII 290n; surveyor of customs for the port of, see Easton, John, accounts, XI 235
Beaufort, S.C., XXV 91n; port of entry, collector of customs at, see Agnew, Andrew, accounts, XI 238, customs accounts, XIII 38–39, 577
Beaufort: and slave trade, XV 582
Beaufort County, N.C.: clerk of, and illegal certificates, XV 451–52n; excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Beaufort Ferry, S.C.: and American Revolution, II 103
Beaujolais, Louis Charles D’Orléans, duc de: released from prison by Directory, XXI 244n
Beaulieu, François: French Minister of Finance, XI 596n
Beaulieu, Louis Joseph de (Joseph De Beauleau): Army (American Revolution), payment for services, VI 541, 542, X 548n, XVII 538n, XX 203n; pension, V 385, VI 132, IX 462, XIII 83, 124, XV 560, XVII 517
Beaumais, see Beaumetz
Beauman, see Bauman
Beaumarchais, Amelie Eugénie: marriage of, XXI 324n, 326; and petition of father, XX 358n
Beaumarchais, Pierre-Augustin Caron de: agent of, I 481n; claim of, against U.S., XX 355–61, 391–93, XXI 323, 324n, 450, 451–52, XXVI 712, against Va., XIV 233n; daughter, XXI 323, 324n, 326; “lost million,” XI 207–11, XIV 532, XVI 479, XXI 312, 313n, 450, 509–10, XXII 71–72; and negotiations for guns in Holland, XVIII 289; supplies for U.S. (American Revolution), I 256n, 278n, II 54n
Beaumetz, —— (Mlle): prisoner in French Revolution, XVI 476
Beaumetz, Bon-Albert Briois, chevalier de: XVII 252, XX 69, 70n; visit to U.S. with Talleyrand, XVI 380n, 475, 476n
Beaumez, see Beaumetz
Beaumont, William H: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 385n
Beauregard, Elias: commandant, Walnut Hills, La., XV 291n
Beaver: and manufacture of hats, X 104
Beaver (ship): register of, XIV 430n
Beaver Creek, Pa.: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 367
“Beaverwyck,” Hanover, N.J.: Abraham Lott’s house, II 262n, 521n, XXVI 796, 799
Beawes, Wyndham: Lex Mercatoria Rediviva, I 143n, II 605n, and “Report on Public Credit,” VII 236, 238, 246n, 247, 249n, and “Report on the Mint,” VII 466; request for writings of, II 595–96
Bebee, see Beebe (Bebee)
Becker, Walter: and Hamilton’s account with Philip Schuyler, III 19
Beckley, John: clerk of House of Representatives, V 412n, XIV 251, 344, XVI 54n, XIX 294, 379; and Jacob Clingman, XIV 468; comment on Hamilton, XXV 181; and Andrew G. Fraunces, XIV 466–69, XV 327n; and Hamilton’s dispute with James Nicholson, XVIII 471–72n; and Hamilton’s Letter to John Adams, XXV 177; and Jefferson, IX 34n, XII 100; pay, XIII 67, 69, 70, 563, XV 509; payments to, for clerks’ salaries, XV 580, for contingent expenses, XIII 71, XV 510, XVII 508; and “Reynolds Affair,” XXI 133, 134, 136n, 141, 145, 159, 189, XXVI 861–62
Beckman, see Beekman
Beckwith, George: unofficial British Minister to U.S., VII 107, 108n, 119, 120n, VIII 51; and appointment of Jean Baptiste de Ternant as French Minister to U.S., IX 29–30, 104; Hamilton’s conversations on Anglo-American relations with, V 482–90, VI 484–86, 493–98, 546–49, 550, 550–51, VII 70–72, 73–74, 84–85, 111–15, 440–42, 608–13, VIII 41–45, 342–43, 475–77, 544–46, IX 29–30, 104, X 3, XXVI 526–34, 606; Hamilton’s report to Washington on interview with, VI 484–86; and Indians, IX 265–66, 270, X 375n; Washington consults cabinet on, VI 488n, 495n
Bedford, Gunning, Jr.: delegate, Constitutional Convention (Del.), IV 162–63, 168, Continental Congress (Del.), III 302n, 367n, 373n, XI 276n; payment for delivering Del. electoral votes (1792), XIV 161, XVII 541; recommends candidate for supervisor of the revenue, IX 211; signer of Constitution, IX 212n; U.S. judge for the District of Del., IX 212n, pay, XIII 55, XV 502, XVI 38, 39n, XVII 501, 541
Bedford, Joseph: report on petition of, XVI 76–77
Bedford, N.Y.: and American Revolution, I 548, II 86
Bedford, Pa.: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 137, 224, 254, 289, 293, 310, 319, 327, 338n, 343n
Bedford County, Pa.: and excise opposition, XII 540–42; excise survey, VIII 189, IX 427; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 131n, 332, 343n
Bedford County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
Bedkin, Henry: Army (American Revolution), II 385, 681
Bedloe’s (Bedlow’s, Bidlam’s) Island, New York City, XX, 289, XXII 224; and fortification of New York City, XXI 477n, 514, 516, XXII 198, 203–4, 211, 264, 498, 513, 515n, XXIII 253–54
Bedlow, Catharine (Mrs. William): and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 289
Bedlow, Isaac, XX 289n
Bedlow, William: New York City postmaster, and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 298n
William Bedlow adsm Medcaff Eden, XX 289n
Bedticking: manufacture of, X 93, 171, 284
Bee, Thomas: U.S. judge for the District of S.C., and Thomas Nash, XXIV 65n; pay, XIII 56, 563, XV 504, XVII 503; proposed as Secretary of State, XIX 397; Reports of cases …, XVI 102n, XVII 217n
The [New London, Conn.] Bee: and Hamilton’s Letter on John Adams, XXV 174, 176–77
Bee (schooner): customs violations, VI 499–500, 510, VII 162
Beebe (Bebee), Bezaleel: father of Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 280n, XXVI 866
Beebe (Bebee), Ebenezer: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 280; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 75
Beebe, James: admirer of Margarita Schuyler, II 286
Beebee, Samuel: recommended as clerk in Treasury Department, V 506
Beedles, Andrew: pay for carrying dispatches, XVI 452
Beekman, David: St. Croix merchant, I 20, 26, 28, III 573, 574n; guardian, XX 458, 459; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 604, IV 108
Beekman, James: N.Y. businessman, and Charles Williamos’s estate, VIII 527n
Beekman, William: and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 527–28, XXV 388
Beekman and Cruger: St. Croix trading firm, I 8n, III 574n, 604n, IV 108n, XXVI 60n
Beekman family: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 599–600
Beer: duty on, X 16–17n, proposed, VIII 167, XXVI 513
Beers, Nathan: comment on Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 278
Beers, Oliver, XIII 301
Beers, William P.: Federalist author of “Cato” articles, IV 237n
Belair, Alexandre Pierre Julienne de: The Elements of Fortification …, XIII 195n, 311, 490n; translator, XXIII 491
Belden, Ebenezer (nephew of Noah Webster, Jr.), XXV 376n
Belden, E., and Company: publisher, [N.Y.] Commercial Advertiser, XXV 376n
Beldings, N.Y.: and American Revolution, I 586
Belfast, Ireland: cotton manufacturing in, IX 86n
Belfast Charitable Society: and cotton manufacturing, XI 246n
Belgium, XIX 335; and wars of French Revolution, XXI 405, XXII 230
“Belisarius”: pseudonym of author attacking Jay Treaty, XIX 278, 279n
Belknap, Jeremy: The History of New-Hampshire, XX 12–13n; and Mass. Historical Society, XXV 182n
Belknap, Samuel: petition of, XVIII 216n
Bell, —— (Mr.), XVI 447n
Bell, Abraham: New York City merchant, payment to, by Hamilton’s estate, XXVI 303
Bell, Andrew: comment on Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 121
Bell, Daniel: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 319, 324–25, 339
Bell, James: hairdresser, III 19
Bell, Mary Greenleaf (Mrs. Daniel), XXII 325
Bell, Robert: Additional Army candidate (Va.), XXII 287, 299
Bell, William: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 140
Bell, William: debt to Hamilton’s estate, XXVI 302
Bell (Bill), William: Philadelphia merchant, XIII 105; and bills of exchange, payment to, XIII 146, 562, XV 532; customs violations, VII 67; financial relations with Edmund Randolph, XIV 279n, 511, 517; objects to policy on loan office certificates, VIII 193–97; purchase of Treasury bills on Amsterdam, XIII 496
Bella Coola River, British Columbia, XVII 363–64
Bellamy, —— (M.): “Y” of XYZ affair, XXI 428–29n, 431–32n, 432n, 436n, 512
Bellamy, William J.: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 279
Bellamy, Riccé, and Company: Hamburg banking firm, XXI 324, 429n
Bell and Woodmass: London firm, III 680–81
Bellegard, ——, marquis de (grandnephew of James Oglethorp): and Ga. lands, XIX 280–81n, 290, 291n
Bellefontaine, Miss. Territory: description of, XI 24
Bellepré, Northwest Territory: troops stationed at, IX 473
Bellevue Hospital, New York City: and yellow fever, XXIII 413n
Belli, John: deputy quartermaster general (1792), XI 398, payment to, XIV 134, provisions for western troops, XIV 323n; paymaster, Ky. militia, payment to, XIII 301
Belligerents: Hamilton on rights of, XVIII 446–48, XIX 481–83
“Belmont”: Richard Peters’s estate, VII 209, 315, IX 114
Belote, Theodore T.: “The Scioto Speculation and the French Settlement of Gallipolis,” VIII 228–29n, 229–30n, 232–33n, XXVI 654n, 672–73n
Bemis, Samuel Flagg: The Diplomacy of the American Revolution, III 350n, 351n, 363n, XIII 396n; Jay’s Treaty: A Study in Commercial Diplomacy, V 482–83n, VII 442n, VIII 277n, IX 266n, X 494–95n, XIII 397–98n, XVI 283n, 321n, XIX 117n; Pinckney’s Treaty. A Study of America’s Advantage from Europe’s Distress, VI 450n, XIII 454n, XVI 293–94n
Ben: Angelica Church’s slave, III 584–85, 588
Benbury, Thomas: collector of customs, Edenton, N.C., XI 29, XII 207n, accounts, XIII 38–39, 572, 575, 577, 578, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87; death of, XIV 92; and excise opposition, XII 599 inspector of the revenue, IX 429, XII 90n; and lighthouse on Occacock Island, XVI 46n;
Bend, —— (Mr.): and Hamilton’s law practice, III 46
Bender, P.: Old and New Canada 1753–1844. Historic Scenes and Social Pictures, or the Life of Joseph-François Perrault, XXVI 451n
Benezet, Daniel: collector of customs, Great Egg Harbor, N.J., accounts, IX 28, XIII 36–37, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85, neglect of duty as, XVI 523
Bengal, XXI 196; and English cotton trade to China, IX 45, 54
Benjamin, Aaron: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 271
Benjamin, John: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 272
Bennem, John: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 94
Bennet’s (Benits) Creek, N.C., XVIII 44; inspector of the revenue for the port of, see Baker, John; surveyor of customs for the port of, see Baker, John, accounts, XI 235
Bennett, Elisha: report on petition of, XVI 60–62
Bennett, James: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII, 105, XXIII 634, 635
Bennett, Joseph: report on petition of, XVI 62–63
Bennett, Wynant: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 94
Bennington, Vt., III 205, XXI 27n; and American Revolution, I 313, Battle of, I 319n
Benoit, —— (Mme): French refugee in Philadelphia, XV 601
Benson, Egbert, XXVI 67n; attorney general for N.Y. State, II 447, IV 38, 124, 149, 150n; and authorship of The Federalist, IV 294n, 295–96, 297; candidate, N.Y. Senate (1803), XXVI 115n; career, XXII 93n, XXVI 26n; and William Coleman, XXV 451n; comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 93; delegate, Annapolis Convention (N.Y.), III 665–66, 671n, 683, 685, 686–90, convention at Hartford, II 447, 499–500, Constitutional Convention (N.Y.), IV 147–48n, 148, XXVI 473–74, 809, Continental Congress, IV 492, XXIV 473, 809; and “H.G.” letters, V 262, 267–68, 300–1, 306, 329–30, 331n, 332; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 32, 42, 511, 562, 563, 590, XX 47n; and Holland Land Company, XXI 91–92, 145–46, 195–96, XXVI 26; interview with Sir Guy Carleton, III 328, 339, 340n; Jay Treaty, joint commissioner under Article 5, XX 80–81, 310–11, under Article 6, XX 80–81n; judge, U.S. Circuit Court, XXVI 162, 291; member, House of Representatives (N.Y.), V 362, 363n, XI 112n, 441n, XII 569, XV 326, 662, pay, XIII 65, 66, 68, XV 508, XVII 506; and N.Y. gubernatorial election (1794), XV 588; N.Y.-Mass. controversy, agent for N.Y., III 702, V 232n, and N.Y.-Vt. controversy, V 162n; payment to, for superintending evacuation of New York City, XII 269, XIII 103
Benson, Egbert (nephew): and authorship of The Federalist, IV 295, 296n
Egbert Benson Administrator &c. v Laffers: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 7, 62
Benson, George: Providence, R.I., merchant, XIII 569, introduction to Hamilton, XIII 215; impeachment of Jeremiah Olney, XIV 217–18
Benson, Perry: comments on Additional Army candidates (Md.), XXII 294, 302
Benson, Robert: clerk of N.Y. Senate, and documents to settle accounts of state, III 147–48, 159, 160n, 161, 162n, 163–64, 165n
Benson, Robert, Jr. (Egbert Benson’s nephew): and authorship of The Federalist, IV 295, 296; clerk of New York City (1795), XVIII 293
Benson, William: surveyor of customs at Windsor, N.C., resignation, VIII 399
Bent, Lemuel: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 537, 538, 588–89, XXIV 515, 571
Bent, Robert: Liverpool merchant, and bills of exchange, XV 47, 48
Bentham, Jeremy: honorary French citizenship, XII 546n
Bentnick, William Henry Cavendish, see Portland, duke of
Bentley, John T.: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 95, XXIII 619, 638
Bentley, Shesbazer: and excise opposition (Pa.), XII 308n
Bentley, William C.: Army (Quasi-War), XXII 582, 590n, XXIII 252, 325, 347, 361, 364, 420, 441, 462, 494–95, 572, 573, 615, 616, 619, 625, 626, 627, 634, 637, 639, 640, 645, 650, 651, 654, 656, 659, 663, 665, 671, 672, 673, 680, 685, 686, 692, XXIV 5n, 78n, 205–6n, 220, 222, 368n, 480, 481n, 605, 607, 611, 626, 627, 629, 643, 646, 672
Bendy, Christopher: shipmaster, and collusive transfer, XII 375
Benton, Caleb (Dr.): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 297–98, 315–16
Benton, Lemuel: member, House of Representatives (S.C.), XIV 340–41
Benton, Nathaniel S.: A History of Herkimer County, Including the Upper Mohawk Valley, XXVI 98n
Bergen (Bergan), Elizabeth: pension of, V 385, VI 132, IX 462, XIII 80, 124, 566, XV 517, 559, XVII 516
Bergen, Geashe: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 94
Bergen County, N.J., III 29n; and American Revolution, II 255, 364, headquarters, II 352–53, 355–58, 359, 363, 365–66, 368, 369, 400, 420–23, 426, 428–29, 430–32, 457
Bergh, Albert E.: ed., The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, VI 552n
Bergstedt, Erik: Swedish chargé d’affaires, London, XIX 504n
Berkeley, Dorothy and Edmund; John Beckley, Zealous Partisan in a Nation Divided, XXI 141n
Berkeley, Edmund, and Dorothy Smith Berkeley: “The Piece Left Behind: Monroe’s Authorship of a Political Pamphlet Revealed,” XV 466n
Berkeley, Va.: Tobias Lear’s visit to, XXIII 485n, 568
Berkeley County, S.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Berkeley County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
Berks County, Pa.: excise survey, VIII 189, IX 427; and Fries’s Rebellion, XXII 584, 585
Berkshire, England: location of John B. Church’s house, IX 5n
Berkshire County, Mass., XXIV 388; excise survey, VIII 189, IX 427; recruiting district (Quasi-War), XXII 494, XXIII 29, 82
Berlin, Prussia, VII 392, IX 413, XX 111n, XXIV 98n; Thomas Grenville’s mission to (1798), XXII 376; Arthur Lee commissioner to (1777), XIX 296n, XXIV 554n
Berlin, Conn.: manufacturing at, IX 346–47
Bermuda, VII 187; Admiralty Court, XVI 414n, XVIII 16n, 466n; and American Revolution, II 31, 173, 191; and British privateers, XVI 235n, 344n, 414n; English settlement at, III 709; governor of, XVI 414n; searcher of customs at, IV 38n; William Tate, and proposed attack on, XXII 260n
Bermuda Hundred, Va.: port of entry, XIX 179n; collector of customs at, see Heth, William, accounts, XI 237; customs accounts, XIII 38–39, 571, 572, 573, 574, 575, 577, 578, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87; customs office, XI 49–50, 493–94, XII 524–25, 554–58; deputy collector of customs at, XII 523–24; surveyor of customs for port of, see, Roan, Christopher, accounts, XI 235
Bernadotte, Désirée Clary (Mrs. Jean Baptiste Jules), XXVI 100, 101n
Bernadotte, Jean Baptiste Jules: French general, and wars of French Revolution, XXVI 4; French Minister Plenipotentiary to U.S., XXVI 100, 101n
Bernard, Jean Baptiste: French prize master, XVII 112, 114n
Berne, —— (Mr.): and Hamilton’s law practice, III 25
Berne, canton of, IV 182, 390; French occupation of, XXI 407n; prohibition of exports, XVIII 457
Bernis, France: and importation of tobacco, XIII 405
Bernstorff, Andreas Peter, count von: Danish Foreign Minister, XIX 503–4, XX 111, XXVI 117
Bernstorff, Christian Günther, count von: Danish Ambassador to Berlin, XX 111n
Bernstorff, Joachim Frederik, count von: Danish Secretary for Foreign Affairs, XX 111n
Berr, Alexander: and excise opposition, XII 520n, XIII 241n, XVII 42n
Berrien, John: hospital storekeeper (American Revolution), II 577
Berrien, John: inspector of the revenue for port of Savannah, Ga., VIII 404, and excise laws, VIII 404–5, 502; surveyor of customs, Savannah, VIII 404n, accounts, XI 235
Berry: Henry Laurens’s slave, III 606
Berry, Samuel B.: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 91, 107; comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 105
Berry, Sidney; comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 105
Bert de Majan, see De Bert de Majan
Berthollet, Claude Louis: and chlorine as bleach, XIII 280, 281n
Bertier, C. A., (Berthier) and Company: Philadelphia merchant firm, customs violations, VI 451, 465; Treasury bills on Amsterdam, XIII 497
Bertrand de Moleville, Antoine François, marquis de: French Minister of Marine and Colonies, XXVI 831, 833, 834; on Santo Domingo, X 479–80; and U.S. debt to France, and Santo Domingo, XI 178n, 326, 328n, XII 174–75, XIII 252, 443
Berwick, District of Me.: recruiting district (Quasi-War), XXII 600
Besancon: Parlement of, and resistance to tax measures, IV 283n
Bethlehem, Pa., VI 449; and Five Nations, XI 373; Fries’s Rebellion, XXII 577, 578, 585; postmaster at, XXVI 648n; and Quasi-War, XXII 540
Betsey, III 34
Betsey (brig): remission of forfeiture, XII 39n
Betsey (brig): capture by British, condemnation, and adjudication, XVI 344n, XIX 306, XX 507
Betsey (brig from Bordeaux): customs violations, IX 206–7, 236, 285, 368–69, 525–26, X 401
Betsey (schooner): and Killian Henry Van Rensselaer, XXI 495n
Betsey (schooner from Liverpool): customs violations, VII 138, 145
Betsey (schooner from District of Me.): customs violations, VI 302, 477
Betsey (schooner from Pa.): customs violations, VI 515, 555
Betsy (sloop): customs violations at Providence, R.I., VIII 225–26
Betsy (sloop): Thomas Cotterell, owner, and customs violations, IX 6, 95–96, 110–11, 118–19, 215, 283, 308–9, 415, 502, XI 20, 153–54
Betsy (sloop): Thomas Arnold, owner, and customs refunds, IX 29
Betts, Stephen: Army (American Revolution), II 681
Betz, Henry: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 136, 146
Beurnonville, Pierre de Ruel, marquis de: French general, XXI 292
Beveridge, Albert J.: The Life of John Marshall, XV 631n, XX 153n
Beverly, Mass., VIII 521; collector of customs at, accounts of, XI 236 (see also Hiller, Joseph); cotton manufacturing at, IX 177–80, 439, X 219, 330; surveyor of customs at, accounts of, XI 234
Beverly Cotton Manufactory, IX 177n, 439
Bibby, Thomas: British Army (American Revolution), prisoner exchange, XXVI 386
Bibby, Thomas: shipmaster, III 53
Bickham, George: and Treasury bills on Amsterdam, XIII 497, 565
Bicknell, Robert: stagecoach proprietor, XX 55
Biddeford, District of Me.: port of entry, collector of customs at, see Hill, Jeremiah, accounts, XI 236; customs accounts, XIII 36–37, 575, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85
Biddle, Charles, XXVI 240n, 334n, 335n; career, XV 73n; XVI 484n; considered as supervisor of the revenue (Pa.), XVI 482; and Democratic Society of Pa., XV 122n; prothonotary, Court of Common Pleas, XV 71, 73n
Biddle, Clement: Army (American Revolution), I 435, 585, 601, II 64, 267–68, 380–81, 430, XI 322–25, XXVI 356, 538; contractor for War Department supplies, XII 184–85, payments to, XIII 564, 568, 570, XV 523, 524, XVII 520; and first census, pay, XIII 103; and gift to Hamilton from Washington, XXI 214; house for Hamilton in Philadelphia, VIII 511; notary public, X 458, XV 80, 86; quartermaster general of Pa., XVI 427n, and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 220, 265, 327, 328n, 336, 337n, 344, 345n; U.S. marshal for the District of Pa., and excise opposition, XIII 232, 241, XVII 33–34, 67, pay, XV 502, 536, XVII 501, payments by, XIII 40, XV 496
Biddle, James: comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 137
Biddle, James: ed., Autobiography of Charles Biddle, XVI 484n
Biddle, John: comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 136
Biddle, Marks: judge advocate, court-martial (Quasi-War), XXIII 660
Biddle, William M.: principal clerk, comptroller’s office, Treasury Department, pay, XIII 464
Bidlam’s Island, see Bedloe’s Island
Biennial elections: Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 433, 504–8, 517
Big Beaver, Pa.: garrison at, XXVI 687
Big Beaver Creek, Pa.: murder of Indians at, VIII 213n, 218n
Big Bottom, Northwest Territory: Indian attacks on, VIII 124n
Bigeloe, T.: comment on Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 336
Bigelow, John: Army (American Revolution), I 560
Bigelow (Biglow), Timothy: Army (American Revolution), prisoner at Quebec, expenses, VI 531, XIII 104, 146, XV 539
Biggs, Zacheus: collector of the revenue, Ohio County, Va., and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 131n
Biglan, John: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 136
Bignall, —— (Mr.), I 21
Big Stone Lake, Northwest Territory, XIX 239n
Bilboa, Spain: mercantile house in, VI 440n
Billings, Stephen: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417, 418
Billingsport, N.J.: and American Revolution, I 312
Billington, Thomas: Army contractor for clothing, XI 205, 407, XVII 326, 327n, 328, 329n, 337, 348, XXIII 256–57, 642, 677, payments to, XIII 565, 566, 569, XV 520, XVII 521
Bill of Rights: discussions of, in N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 149, 179n, 180, 181n, 182n, 184n, 194n; Jefferson on, XII 580, 582–83; lack of in Constitution, discussed by Hamilton in The Federalist, IV 702–8, 714–15; proposed, in R.I. Ratifying Convention, VI 459n, in Va. Ratifying Convention, V 61, 182n; in state constitutions, discussed by Hamilton in The Federalist, IV 418, 430, 714–15
Bill of Rights for N.Y.: lack of, IV 418; legislation for, passed by N.Y. Assembly (1787), IV 35–36
Bills of attainder: Hamilton on, in The Federalist, IV 657, 704, in N.Y. Assembly, IV 37
Bills of credit: emission by states, Hamilton on, at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 153
Bills of exchange: James Jarvis on, VI 258; and manufacturing, Tench Coxe on, in drafts of “Report on Manufactures,” X 21–22, XXVI 642, Hamilton on, in “Report on Manufactures, X 40–41, 115, 194, 310; and scarcity of money, VI 308; Thomas Willing on, VI 308
Bimetallism, see Coins
Bindon, Joseph: attorney for Joseph Traversie, V 406, XIII 42, 565; commissioner for settling accounts of clothing dept., VI 122, XV 441, 442n
Bingham, Ann, see Baring, Ann Bingham (Mrs. Alexander)
Bingham, Anne Willing (Mrs. William), XXIII 327n, 328n, XXV 498n, XXVI, 172; death of, XXV 401n
Bingham, James: New York City gauger, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 463; report on petition of, XVI 63–64
Bingham, William, III 46n, V 466n, 472n, VI 36, VIII 454, XIV 189n, 482n, XXI 183n, 312n, XXIII 327n, XXIV 483n, XXV 90n, 498n, XXVI 172n, 223n, 487n; on Bank of North America, V 551–53, VII 244–45, 249; Bank of the U.S., and loan to U.S., XIV 296–97, 301–2, XVII 264n; bills of exchange, XV 48; career, XXIII 328n; and Church-Coxe land speculation, XVIII 265, 338, 339–40n; comments on Additional Army candidates (Pa.), XXII 136, 138, 144, 145; Continental agent in West Indies, I 483, II 128, 130n, XVIII 313, 314n; cotton manufacturing, and William Pearce, XIV 189n; on fiscal policy and the role of government in the economy, V 538–57, VI 61, 62, 63, VII 244–45, 249; Hamilton’s indebtedness to, for “Report on Public Credit,” VI 52, 54–55, 56, 88n; and Hamilton’s law practice, XVIII 507n; and Hamilton’s request for information, V 432–33; and Jay Treaty riot, XVIII 531n; A Letter from an American, X 231n; member, Pa. Assembly, IX 285n; Mentor’s Reply to Phocion’s Letter …, X 231n; possible Minister to France, XVI 422; and presidential election (1800), XXV 82; and “Reynolds Affair,” XXI 143, 262, 305, 465, 466n, XXIV 48–49n, 87n, XXV 401; and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, subscription to, IX 285–86, 287; and U.S. responsibility in case of the Pilgrim, XIV 154–57n, 226, 239–40, XVIII 313–14n; U.S. Senator (Pa.), XXII 495n
Bingham, William and Company, XXIV 460n
Bingham family, XXIV 564
Binghamton, N.Y.: founder of, IX 285n, XXV 82n
Binks, —— (Mr.): and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, XV 329–30
Binney, Horace: An Inquiry into … Washington’s Farewell Address, XX 173
Bird, Benjamin: comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 134
Bird, Henry Martins: London merchant and banker, XIII 474n, XVIII 283n, 368n, XXVI 142n; offers firm’s services abroad to U.S., VI 267
Bird, Otway, see Byrd, Otway
Bird, Robert (brother of Henry Bird): S.C. merchant and banker, XIII 474n, XVIII 283n, XXVI 142n
Bird, Robert, and Company: bankruptcy of, XXVI 142
Bird, Ross: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 582, 617, 621, 637, XXIV 244, 268, 335, 336, 357, 384, 674
Bird, Savage, and Bird: London merchant and banking firm, XVIII 282; bankruptcy, XXVI 142; offer of services to U.S., VI 267, XIII 473–74; praise of Hamilton, XVIII 282
Benjamin Birdsall v John Hewlett: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 23, 39
Birks, George: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 478
Birmingham, England: and hardware manufacturing, I 377
Birmingham (ship): customs violation, VI 515, 555
Biron, Louis Antoine, duc de: French officer (American Revolution), Charles Armand recommended to, II 548
Biscay, Bay of, II 129
Biscoe, George: collector of customs, Nottingham, Md., IX 69, 106, accounts, XIII 38–39, 571, 575, 577, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87; inspector of the revenue for the port, Nottingham, Md., XVIII 209
Bishop, John: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 77, 168, 512, 664, 689, 690, XXIV 200, 201n, 642, 653
Bishop, Joseph Bucklin: A Chronicle of One Hundred & Fifty Years, the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York, 1768–1918, VII 469n
Bishop, Samuel: collector of customs, New Haven, Conn., XXV 419n
Bissel, John: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 280
Bissell (Bissel), Daniel: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 582, (Whiskey Insurrection), XVII 248, 249n, 254
Bissell, Hezekiah W.: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 607, XXIV 610, 616, 633, 645, 647
Bissell, James: shipmaster, and customs violation, IX 6, 502
Bissell, Russell: Army (Quasi-War), XXII 274, XXIII 583, 688, XXIV 245, 613, 617
Biswell, Daniel: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 117
Bitters, Charles, XIII 95
Blachford (Blackford), Joseph: British merchant in Charleston, S.C., and petition of Catherine Greene, XVIII 353–55
Black, Benjamin: Army (American Revolution), II 30
Black, Henry Campbell: Black’s Law Dictionary: Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern, XXII 74n, XXV 337n, XXVI 41n, 99–100n
Black, John (Md.): Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 300
Black, John (Pa.): and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 56, 384
Blackburn, E. H., and W. H. Welfley: History of Bedford and Somerset Counties, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Personal History …, XVII 345n
Blackburn, Richard Scott: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 75, XXIV 389, 404n
Blackburn, Thomas, XXIV 117n
Blackburn, Thomas, Jr.: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 587, 650, XXIV 248, 357
Blackburn, William: clerk, auditor’s office, Treasury Department, pay, XIII 465
Blackden (Blagden), Samuel: Army (American Revolution), I 320, II 78, 79; and sale of Ky. lands, VIII 228n
Blackledge, Richard: report on petitions of, XI 338–42, 404
Blackly (Blakely), Moses: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 102, 607
Black Point, N.J.: and American Revolution, I 526n; Hamilton’s trip to, I 530
Black River, N.Y., XXII 454; and Castorland project, XIX 232n, XXI 148n, XXV 318
Blacks, I 283, 421, III 584–85, 588, IV 517, 653, IX 278, 282, 327; in American Revolution, John Laurens’s plan for, II 17–18, 34n, 52, 54n, 102–3, 166, III 121, Hamilton’s views on Laurens’s plan, II 17–18, legion of, II 195n, XXVI 376n; and arson in New York City, XX 472–73; carried away by British, XVIII 414–17, 514–15, 517–21, XIX 82, 83, 84, 99–105, 131–32n, 155, 159, 160, 161, 247n, XXVI 527n, 529n, 533n, compensation for, XVIII 422–23, 431, 521, XIX 92–94, 102–3, 105, 152, 164, 165n, 236, 277; Edward Carrington on, IX 276; duties on, exemption from, IX 370; emancipation of, II 18; escape to East Florida, Hamilton on in Continental Congress, V 204–5; and France, XXI 33, XXII 20; house tax on, XXI 104, 107; insurrection, possibility of, in South, XXI 39, in Southwest, XXVI 166–67, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., on, XX 571; and Jay Treaty, XVIII 391, 414–17; and manufacturing, XI 242; manumission of, III 597, 605–8, XXV 414–15n (see also Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves); memorial by Hamilton and others to abolish trade in, III 654; owned by Elizabeth Hamilton, II 642, 643n; as property, V 24, XVIII 416–18, 581, XIX 101–2, Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 514–15; Drury Ragsdale on, IX 281; and representation in Congress, V 14; tax on, House of Representatives proposal on (1797), XX 469n, 483n; and threat to Union, Hamilton on in Constitutional Convention, IV 162; three-fifths clause, V 23–24, 30, and census of 1790, XI 227; and Treaty of Paris (1783), III 365, 369, 540, V 205–6, 487, X 494, XI 409, XVI 283n, 321, XIX 128–29; and U.S. Army, XXII 460–61n, XXIII 438, XXIV 418–19
Blackstone, Sir William, IV 222n; Commentaries on the Laws of England, I 87, 88, 106, 108n, 144n, 594 III 533n, IV 593n, 595n, 704, 705, VI 63, XVIII 518, XIX 281n, 283, 336, XX 16, Hamilton’s indebtedness to, for “Report on Public Credit,” VI 54
Blackwells Island: fortification of (Quasi-War), XXII 402
Blaçons, Henri François Lucrecius d’Armand de Forest, marquis de: French exile, XXI 16n
Blacons, Maulde de (Mme): French exile, XXI 16n
Bladen County, N.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Bladensburg, Md., IX 403; memorial of merchants of, XXVI 495n
Bladwil, Laurence, I 1, 2n
Blagge, John: New York City merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 30n; naval agent, New York City, XVI 526, 583, XVII 83, XXI 465, 480, 482n; and James Reynolds, XXI 126–27n
Blaine, Ephraim: Army (American Revolution), II 512, 560, 563, 570, XVI 70, 71, 72; and Army contracts XXVII 9; assistant quartermaster general, Pa. militia, and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 224–25, 229, 287, 313–14, 314, 319, 327, 328n, 336–37, 442, XVIII 259; comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 144
Blaine, Ephraim, Jr.: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 134
Blaine, James: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 138, 144, 145
Blair, Archibald: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 603
Archibald Blair v Grenon De Miranda: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 63
Archibald Blair v Guin and Cartby: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 63
Archibald Blair v Strong and Norton: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 63
Archibald Blair v Vanderlocht: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 63
Blair, James (Va.): proposed as supervisor of the revenue, District of Tenn., XVIII 235n
Blair, John: money due from, III 59
Blair, John: associate justice, Supreme Court, pay, XIII 53, 563, XV 499, XVII 499
Blair, Samuel (Rev.), II 559n; chaplain, House of Representatives, pay, XIII 69, XV 509
Blair, Susan (Mrs. Samuel): gift to Army, II 558
Blake, Charles (Dr.): Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 284
Blake, Daniel: introduction to Hamilton, XVIII 356
Blake, Dominick T.: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 301
Blake, Dominick T.: New York City lawyer, and collection of debts to Hamilton’s estate, XXVI 303n; witness to Hamilton’s will, XXVI 306
Blake, E.: and Hamilton’s accounts, III 53
Blake, Edward: superintendent of lighthouses, beacons, buoys, and public piers in S.C., VI 473, 474, 475, XI 455, payment to, XIII 101, 562, 570, XV 533, XVII 535
Blake, James: Jefferson’s courier to Spain, XV 367, 368, XVI 622
Blake, John: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 93
Blake, John: Additional Army candidate (District of Me.), XXII 317, 337
Blake, Joseph: Army (American Revolution), II 292
Blake, Joseph: Boston merchant, and wine, XIV 188
Blake, Philemon: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 301; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 582, 661, 667, XXIV 245, 657
Richard Blake, Jr., Appt. v Brig Hope John Hurlbutt Appee: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 459
Blake, William, XVIII 356
Blakelee, see Blakeslee
Blakely, see also Blackly
Blakely, John: U.S. deputy marshal, Wilmington, N.C., and the San José, XVI 103n
Blakeney, Gabriel: officer, Pa. militia, payment for rations, XIII 569, XV 524, and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 184
Blakeslee (Blakelee), Samuel: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 274
Blanchard, —— (Mr.): and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 184
Blanchard, Edward: truckman for Navy Board (American Revolution), accounts of, XIII 185–87
Blanchard, George: report on petition of, XIII 185–87
Blanchard, James: quartermaster and paymaster, Third N.H. Regiment (American Revolution), XV 647, accounts of, XIII 40, XV 654–55, 655–56, 659; and cabal against Hamilton, XI 170; and election of 1792, XII 369, 370n; Hamilton’s remarks on, XIII 521–27; on public debt, VIII 401–4, XI 60–62, XIII 522–23n
Blanchard, John: and William Pattersen’s patent, XX 531, 532n
Bland, Harry MacNeill, and Virginia W. Northcott: “The Life Portraits of Alexander Hamilton,” X 482n
Bland, Theodorick: Army (American Revolution), I 288, 292, 584, 586, 587, II 86, 149, 228, 586; and Ædanus Burke, VI 335n; delegate, Continental Congress (Va.), II 490, 492n, 544, III 247n, 261, 263n, 283–84, 307–9, 314n, 315–16, 317, 330, 332n, 340–42, 343, 361n, 399n, 410n, 411n; member, House of Representatives (Va.), X 285n, XXI 127, death, XIV 341, pay, XIII 64, 65, 67; vice president, Va. Society of the Cincinnati, IV 118–19
Blaney, David, XVII 221; delivers Jay Treaty, XVII 222n
Blankbooks: duty on, X 16–17n, proposed, XXVI 515
Blankets: bounty on, proposed, X 221; manufacture of, X 105, and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures IX 147
Bleecker, Anthony L.: certificate of, XX 49
Bleecker, Barent: Albany, N.Y., merchant and land speculator, and Cosby Manor, XIX 200, 202, XX 79–80, XXI 15, XXVI 748
Bleecker, Blandina: and Cosby Manor, XXVI 212
Bleecker, Catherine: and Cosby Manor, XXVI 212
Bleecker (Bleeker), John: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 99, 108
Bleecker, John N.: member of Albany, N.Y. committee for public creditors, III 177n
Bleecker, John R.: and Cosby Manor, XXVI 212
Bleecker, Leonard: New York City broker, conversation with James Nicholson, XV 311
Bleecker, Maria: and Cosby Manor, XXVI 212
Bleecker, Rutger: Albany, N.Y., merchant, heirs of, and Cosby Manor, XXVI 212
Bleecker, William: New York City notary, XXIII 62
Blinkley, Peter John: dinner for Burr, XXVI 22n
Bliss, Thomas Theodore: Army (American Revolution), I 471
Blockade: effect of Jay Treaty on nature of, XIX 307, 501, 509–11; of France by Great Britain, Hamilton on, XVI 346, 347–48n; of French West Indies by British, XVI 382n; in instructions to John Jay (1794), XVI 321, 326
Blocks: for hats, manufacture of, in Providence, R.I., IX 443
Blodgett, Samuel, Jr.: and Pierre Charles L’Enfant’s plan of Federal City, XVII 104n
Blodgett (Blodget), William: Army (American Revolution), II 62, XXVI 793
Bloget, Artimus: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417
Bloodgood, Abraham: Albany, N.Y., merchant, and model of floating battery, XXI 517
Bloodgood, Abraham: member, coroner’s jury, Hamilton’s death, XXVI 319, 321
Bloodgood, Nathaniel: New York City storekeeper, and supplies for James Wilkinson, XXIV 63n
Bloodgood, Thomas: New York City storekeeper, and supplies for James Wilkinson, XXIV 63n
Bloodworth, Timothy: member, House of Representatives (N.C.), pay, XIII 66, 67, 69; U.S. Senator (N.C.), XVIII 308n
Bloomfield, Joseph: comments on Additional Army candidates (N.J.), XXII 120, 121, 124; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 354n
Bloomfield, Thomas: New York City cartman, and the Grange, XXV 234, 235n
Bloomingdale Road, New York City: petition concerning, XXV 92, 93n
Blount, John G.: stakage in N.C., VIII 582, XIII 442n
Blount, Thomas: member, House of Representatives (N.C.), XVI 159–60n, and Jay Treaty, XX 66–67, 112–13n, and Washington’s eighth annual message, XX 446–47n
Blount, William, XXII 299, XXIII 386n; delegate, Continental Congress (N.C.), III 227n; governor, Southwest Territory, XV 286, 287n, 302, XVII 79, 89, XXI 360, 361n, and Indians, XII 560n, XIV 491, 492, 493, XV 8n, XVII 273, pay, XIII 77, 563, XV 514, XVII 513, payments to, for Cherokee treaty, XV 524, for use of War Department, XIII 565, 567, XV 520, XVII 525; land speculation, XIX 311n, XXI 44–45n; speculation in Government securities, agent of, XXII 260n; Spanish occupation of Chickasaw Bluffs, XIX 360–61n; U.S. Senator (Tenn.), and John Skey Eustace, XXII 258
Blount Conspiracy, XXI 44–45n, 214n, XXIII 3n
Blue, William K.: Additional Army candidate (Va.), XXII 429, 430; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 348, 673, 688
“The Blue Book,” X 501
Blue Point, Long Island, N.Y.: and American Revolution, I 297
Blum Hoff Lady (ship): customs violations, XI 4
Board of Admiralty: and American Revolution, II 374, 379
Board of Treasury, VII 245; accounts with Federal Government, V 374, 379–80, 381, 383, 391–92, 408, 450–51, VI 523, 530, 533, 536, 538–41, VIII 216, XII 268, XIII 42–44, 45–46, 49, 104, 106, 137, 140, XIV 74, 129, XV 498, 540, XVII 548; and American captives in Algiers, XIII 10; and American Revolution, II 164, 273, 323, 323–4, XI 202n; background to Hamilton’s “Report on Public Credit,” VI 56–57, to Hamilton’s “Report on the Mint,” VII 467, 471–72; claims against, VI 305–6, 362, 478, 521n, VIII 150n, XI 137–38, 283n, 313, 548, XIII 211, XVI 76–77, 81–82, 89, 91, XXVI 582–83, 621n; and copper coinage, V 201n, VI 253, VII 471–72, VIII 205n; and counterfeiting, VIII 150n; and debt to foreign officers, VI 187, 188, XII 371–72n; and William Duer’s failure and imprisonment, XI 171, XXVI 764; and Dutch bankers, VI 212, 358, XII 371–72n; and Erie Triangle, VIII 325–26, IX 239–40, XI 109; and establishment of a mint, III 570n; and grant to John Fitch, IV 491n; and Nathanael Greene, II 323–24; Hamilton on, in The Federalist, IV 711; and Hamilton’s dispute with Andrew G. Fraunces, XIV 460–71, 528–29, XV 45, 52, 197–203, 213–22, 589n, XVI 108n, 585, XXVI 719–23; and Henry Knox’s claim, XII 148–50; members of, see Denning, William, and Lee, Arthur, and Livingston, Walter, and Osgood, Samuel; report of, mentioned in Hamilton’s “Report on the Mint,” VII 492n, 531, 547, 586; and sale and survey of lands in Northwest Territory, VI 442–43, VIII 229–30n, 360, 363n, XI 380n, XIII 472n, XVI 153n, XVII 81, XXVI 654n; secretary of, see Duer, William (1785–1789), and Troup, Robert (1779–1780); and settlement of accounts with states, V 374, 383, 430, 440, VI 303–4, VII 80, VIII 391n, 452, XIII 166, XXVI 505–6; transfer of books of to Treasury Department, V 372; and U.S. debt to France, XII 162–64n, 399–400, XIX 376
Board of War, see American Revolution and Continental Congress
Boats: Hamilton’s plans for use of, in West (Quasi-War), XXIII 519, 536, 576, 597
Bob, Peter: bricks for Bald Head lighthouse, payment, XIII 566, XV 533
Bodley, Thomas: Additional Army candidate (Ky.), XXII 287; comment on Additional Army candidate (Ky.), XXII 286
Bodwell, Elijah: repairs to Gallipolis blockhouse, payment, XVII 524
Boehm, Edmund: London banker, and purchase of U.S. stock, VIII 512–13, IX 204
Boerum, Garret: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 92
Boerum, Johannes: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 92
Bogaert, Gysbert Uytden: and N.Y. land purchase from Indians, XXI 210n
Bogardus, Robert: New York City merchant, bills of exchange, XXVI 466n
Bogart, Alletta: estate administrator, XVII 529
Bogart, Theunis: payment to estate of, XVII 529
Bogert, Cornelius I.: New York City lawyer, IX 367, 368n, 532, XXVI 828, 829; and Hamilton’s land purchase from Jacob Mark, XXVI 220; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 332, XXII 402, XXIV 273, XXV 582, XXVI 99n, 710
Bogert, John: New York City alderman, and fortification of New York City, XXI 476, XXII 212n, 399, 400n, 482n, XXIII 173, XXIV 623; New York City street commissioner, XXV 93n
Bogert (Bogart), John G.: New York City notary, XXIII 62
Boggs, Andrew: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 141
Boggs, James: agent for Judge Robert Morris, XIII 564
Boggs, Robert: clerk of Circuit and District Courts, N.J., pay, XIII 58, XV 502
Bohemia: decree of war against king of (1792), XXI 392n; description of, I 382
Bohemia, Del.: and American Revolution, I 323
Bohlen, B.: Treasury bills on Amsterdam, XIII 496
Boies, Daniel: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 92
Boileau, —— (M.): French notary, XXI 528
Bolchos (Bolchez), Alexander: customs violations, XVII 216, 217n
Bollmann, Justus Erich (Dr.), XX 43n, 109–10, XXVI 857, 864; and attempted rescue of Lafayette, XX 42, 110, 111n, 165–66, XXIV 393n; and purchase of arms for U.S., XXI 518
Bollmann, Lewis, XXI 518
Bolls, Job Tabor: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 280
Bologna, Italy: and wool smuggling, I 380
Bologne, France, III 527n
Bolton, see also Boulton
Bolton, John: alias of Benjamin Tallmadge, II 218n
Bombay, India, XXI 114; and cotton trade, IX 43, 45; U.S. trade with, XIX 234
Bomdieu, Perigrine: and capture of William Tell, XV 589n
Bonaparte, Elizabeth Patterson (Mme Jérôme): dinner with Hamilton, XXVI 231
Bonaparte, Jérôme: dinner with Hamilton, XXVI 231, 233
Bonaparte, Joseph: XXVI 101n; and Franco-American peace negotiations, XXV 81n, 128n, 132n, 146, 147, 161n, 334
Bonaparte, Napoleon, XXIV 581n, XXV 407n, XXVI 3–4n, 231n, 735n; and Algiers, XXVI 28n; assassination of, incorrect report of, XXII 376, plan for (1801), XVIII 271n; Aaron Burr’s approval of and toasts to, XXV 277, 287, 298, 315; campaigns, (1796), XX 415, 490n, (1797) XX 508n, XXI 22, 59, 61n, 116n, 204n, 292n, 407n, (1798) XXI 489n, 499–500, 525, XXII 2, 45, 188, 220, 229, XXIII 194n, (1800–1801) XXV 148n, 327, 332–34n, 335n; and Convention of 1800 (Treaty of Môrtefontaine), XXV 81n, 95, 120, 299, 326; coup d’état of 18 Brumaire (November 9, 1799), and elevation to first consul, XVIII 344n, XXI 417n, XXIV 227n; and the Floridas, XXVI 4n, 83; Hamilton’s view of, as first consul, XXV 353–54, 375; and Lafayette, XXV 334n, 335; and La. Purchase, XXVI 130–32; William Vans Murray’s opinion of, XXV 406; and North Africa, XXVI 29; and religion, XXI 403–4; and Santo Domingo, XXV 252n, XXVI 4n, 54n; and war with Great Britain (1803), XXVI 124, 179
Bonavista, Newfoundland, IX 425
Bond, Beverley W., Jr.: ed., The Correspondence of John Cleves Symmes, XVI 153n, XVII 81n
Bond, Phineas: British consul at Philadelphia and later chargé d’affaires, IX 365, XVI 242n, 447n, XIX 205, 206n, XXVI 725; and American Iron Company, XIX 201, 202, 216, 216–17; and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 325–27, 337; horses procured by British, XXI 422–23; Jay Treaty riot, XVIII 531n; statement on British commercial policy to U.S., XIII 400–1; and Treaty of Greenville, XX 113n, 128–31, 146–48
Bond, Thomas (Dr.): privilege refused, I 423
Bond, Thomas, Jr.: request refused, I 423
Bond, Venables: clerk, Circuit and District Courts, Ga., VIII 275n, XXVI 825, pay, XIII 58, XV 504
Bond, William W.: comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 308
Bonds: tax on, William Bingham’s proposal for, V 549
Boneman, James: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 587
Bonhamtown (Bonumtown) (present-day Woodbridge), N.J.: and American Revolution, I 252, 253n, 278
Bon Homme Richard (ship), XXV 343n; prizes of, XIII 107–8, XVII 543
Bonne, see Bowne
Bonnecarrère, Guillaume de: secretary of Jacobin Society and Director of Foreign Affairs, XII 434
Bonnett, Peter: member, coroner’s jury, Hamilton’s death, XXVI 319, 320
Bonney, Catharina V. R.: A Legacy of Historical Gleanings, XXI 495n, XXV 61n
Bonpland, Aimé Jacques Alexandre: French naturalist, XXVI 226n
Bonumtown, see Bonhampton
Books: duty on, X 16–17n, 224–25, 335, exemptions, XI 145, proposed, XI 145; manufacture of, X 102, 106, 225, 335; and manufacture of paper for, X 106, 225, 335
Boolford, see Bulford
Boon, Gerrit: and Hamilton’s law practice, XVIII 335–36, 337, XIX 313, 329, XX 489; and Holland Land Company, IX 8n, XX 531n; and maple sugar production in N.Y., IX 8n
Boote, William R.: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXII 540, 541n, 551, 553, 548, 559–60, XXIII 368, 654, XXIV 233, 243, 247, 262, 263, 271, 272n, 661
Boots: Hamilton’s proposal for tax on (1787), IV 45; and imports, IX 444; manufacture of, X 169, 283, in Conn., IX 349, in Providence, R.I., IX 444
Booty: blacks as, in Jay Treaty, XVIII 517–19
Bordeaux, France, VII 363, 394n, IX 206, 236, 368; parlement of, IV 283n; U.S. consul at, XIV 291, 292n, XV 401, XVI 55n; U.S. trade with, VI 230; wines from, V 458–59
Borden, Joseph: loan office certificates issued by, XI 307
Borden, Morton: The Federalism of James A. Bayard, XXV 346n
Bordentown, N.J.: and American Revolution, I 443, 486; stagecoach to, VIII 365
Bordes, Jean Marie de: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s artillery co., XIX 429, 472; petition of, XIX 429
Bordley, John Beale: lawyer and agriculturist, comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 300; and Hamilton’s “Report on Manufactures,” IX 37n; On Monies, Coins, Weights, and Measures, VII 466, 471; report on Md. agriculture, IX 490–93; and subscriptions to Bank of the U.S., VIII 210, 214; A Summary View of the Courses of Crops in the Husbandry of England and Maryland …, IX 376, 377n
Borgia, Caesar: motto of, XXV 181
Borrowe, Samuel: certificate of (Quasi-War), XXIII 637
Borrows, John: messenger and officekeeper, comptroller’s office, Treasury Department, pay, XIII 464
Bosc, Louis Augustin Guillaume: French vice consul at Wilmington, N.C., appointed consul at N.Y., XXI 524, 526n
Bosch, Theodosius Gerhardus: attachment of public securities, XI 130–31, 492
Boshar, Henry: death of, coroner’s report, XXVI 321n
Boss, John L.: Army contractor (Quasi-War), Newport, R.I., XXIII 238n, 620, XXIV 159–64
Boston, Mass., I 141, 206n, 308, 310, 541, 548, 549, 557, 564, II 1, 89, 90n, 101, 140, 146, 156, 167, 173, 179, 195, 319, 327, 379, 396, 437, 472, 473n, 639, 683, III 84n, 191, 193n, 430n, 586n, IV 79–80n, V 226, 228n, 393n, 418, 449, 517–18, 522, 530, 581n, VI 20, 23, 190n, 192n, 228n, 246, 317, 345, 451, VII 21n, 116, 133, 182n, 280, 323, 348, 355, 431, 435, 436, 439–40, VIII 27, 34, 61, 146, 150n, 162, 163, 167, 168, 185n, 243, 273, 302, 320n, 337n, 526n, 576, IX 34n, 45, 119, 182n, 187, 213, 332, 366, 371, 375n, 416, 417, 440n, XI 502n, XVI 206n, 501, XXII 322, XXIII 459, 466, XXIV 183, XXVI 169; and Algerian captives, XVI 497–99; and American Revolution, I 139, 515n, 538, 540, 556, 558, 572, 574, II 141n, 145, III 203n, XXVI 373n; anti-British demonstrations, XVI 593–94; and Bank of the U.S., VIII 397n, IX 187, XV 247–48, 309, 444, branch of, IX 518–20, XI 166–67, 169, 290, XVI 110, XVII 92, 396, directors, IX 201, XI 242n, president, XXIV 588; Board of Assessors of, V 549–50, 580–81, IX 188; British consul at, see MacDonough, Thomas; collector of customs at, accounts, XI 236 (see also Lincoln, Benjamin); deputy collector of customs at, see Rice, John, and Weld, Benjamin; direct tax, V 580–81; and “Excise Act,” IX 187–88; fortification of, XXI 366, proposed, XXVI 440; French consul at, see Duplaine, Antoine Charbonnet; and French privateers, XV 273–76; French vice consul at, see Dannery, Thomas; Hamilton’s toast to, XXIV 581; Hamilton’s visit to, XXIV 579–82, 585, 598, XXV 22; harbor boat for, VII 162, 193, 346; and importation of tea, XII 16; and impost laws, V 580–81; and inland navigation, X 21, 39, XXVI 640–41; inspector of customs at, see Duncan, Robert, Sr.; and Jay Treaty, XVIII 484, 485, XIX 263; and Lafayette’s tour, III 581, 583, 584n; lighthouse at, VI 43–44, 297–99, 355, 512–13, superintendent of, see Knox, Thomas; manufacturing in, IX 62–63, 374, 375, of duck, V 317, IX 162–63, 321, 372–73, of sailcloth, V 302, IX 372, X 46, 104, 214, 326; Marine Society of, V 517–18, VII 116, report on petition of, XI 295–96; mayor of, XXIV 575; naval agent at, see Jackson, Henry; naval officer of, accounts, XI 238 (see also Lovell, James); pilotage in bay and harbor of, V 517–18; port of entry, customs accounts, XIII 36–37, 571, 574, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85; and presidential campaign (1800), XXV 59n; and public debt, VIII 315; and Quasi-War, XXII 348, 349, 462, 463, 494, 528–29n, XXIII 83, 138, 141, 193, 254n, 258, 342, 355n, XXIV 93, 165; revenue cutter for, VII 57, 116–17, 446, 448–49, XII 406, 506, XXVI 555; surveyor of customs for port, VIII 345, accounts, XI 234 (see also Melville, Thomas); Tontine Association, XI 501, 502n; and U.S. frigate at, XVI 304, 528, XVII 92, 115–16, 339
Boston (British frigate): and L’Embuscade, XV 172, 174n
Boston (H.M.S.): and Hamilton’s funeral, XXVI 329
Boston (ship): in American Revolution, XIII 186
Boston (U.S. frigate), XXIV 264, 265n
Boston Bay: lighthouse in, XV 16, 109–10
Boston Duck or Sail Cloth Manufactory, IX 163n, 372
The Boston Gazette, and the Country Journal, III 224
Boston Glass House, IX 163n
Boston Marine Insurance Company, XXVI 159n
Boston Marine Society, V 517–18, 522, 523n, 568, 574n, VII 116, XI 295–96
Boston Office of Discount and Deposit, see Bank of the U.S.: branches of, and Boston: Bank of the U.S., branch of
Boston Patriot: John Adams’s letters to, XXV 183
Boston Port Act (1774), I 135
Boston Tea Party, I 68, 134n, 165
Bostwick, —— (Mr.): and Hamilton’s law practice, III 691
Bostwick, Andrew: deputy commissary general of forage for N.Y., XVI 73–74
Bostwick, Elijah: grant to, XVII 542
Bostwick, William: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 281
Bosworth, Samuel: inspector of the revenue for the port of Bristol, R.I., XII 261; surveyor of the port of Bristol, R.I., VI 470, XV 395, XVI 1–2, XVII 114, XXVI 587
Botetourt County, Va. (now W.Va.): excise survey, IX 428
Bouchereau, Eli: Bordeaux merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 312–13, 314n
Boudinot, Elias (N.J.), III 363n, 373n, XII 25n, 197n, XV 332n, XVI 20n; and American Revolution, I 497, 510–14, 515–16, 528–29, 545–57, commissary general of prisoners, I 265, 267, 279, 437, 490, 492, 494n, XXVI 364, commissioner to negotiate prisoner exchange, I 438n, 443, 445–46, 447–48, 449–51, 463n, 466, 473, 474, 475–78; Congress (Articles of Confederation), president of (1782–1783), III 210n, 233n, 236, 263n, 276, 282n, 308n, 322n, 343n, 354, 366n, 401, 402n, 408, 410n, 411n, 469, 475, XXV 245n, XXVI 367n, 448n, Hamilton’s draft of a proclamation by, XXVI 444; director of the Mint, XIX 299n, 377n, 466, XXI 289–90n; and election of 1792, XII 369, 370n; member, House of Representatives (N.J.), VIII 402, 404n, XVI 210n, pay, XIII 64, 65, 67, 68, XV 508, XVII 506, and petition of Catharine Greene, X 407n, and public debt certificates, XI 477n, and tax on carriages, XVIII 150, 346n; and N.J. mortgage law, XX 248–49; poem on death of child of, I 43–44; Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 152n; and speculation of, alleged, XIII 522n; visit of Elizabeth Hamilton, IX 173
Boudinot, Elias (N.Y.): first mate on N.Y. revenue cutter, IX 130
Boudinot, Elisha; N.J. lawyer and businessman, XII 197, XX 248n; and American Revolution, I 540–51; comments on Additional Army candidates (N.J.), XXII 124, 322; on Tench Coxe, XXI 321; on William Duer and John Pintard, XX 195–99; and Philip Freneau, XII 210–11; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 27–28, 53, 117–18; introduction by, XXI 320–21; investigation of Treasury Department, XIV 245–46; presidential election (1792), XII 369–70; and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, director of, XI 248n, 259–60, 611–12, XII 23–25, 26–27, 134, 140–42, 211, 369, XIV 246–47, 248; visit by Elizabeth Hamilton, XVII 121
Elisba Boudinot v John Carpenter and Benjamin Barton: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 117–18n
Boudinot, Hannah Stockton (Mrs. Elias), I 44n
Boudinot, Jane J.: ed., The Life, Public Services, Addresses and Letters of Elias Boudinot, LL.D, I 495n, XXI 290n
Boudinot, Maria: poem on death of, I 43–44
Bouillé, François-Claude-Amour, marquis de: governor of Martinique, XIV 156n
Bouillon (ship): and French fleet at Baltimore, Md., XVI 462
Boulogne, Charles F.: and Scioto Company, VI 421, 422n
Boulton (Bolton), Matthew: and copper coins, VII 472n, VIII 395n, IX 103n
Bound Brook (Middlebrook), N.J.: and American Revolution, I 250n, 252, 282, 288n, 305, 448, II 3, 77, XXVI 360, attack on, I 231, 232n, headquarters, I 256, 257, 261–73, 274–79, 600–2, II 8–66, XXVI 356–59, 366–67; and Quasi-War, XXIII 469
Bounties, VIII 88; advantages of, X 1; in American Revolution, IV 404; and collectors of customs, XI 353; compared with premiums, X 48–49, 111–12, 190–91, 304–5; in Conn., on raw silk, IX 356, on silk manufacture, IX 356–547, on wool manufacture, IX 322, 327, 343; Tench Coxe on, in drafts of “Report on Manufactures,” X 18–20, 302–3n, XXVI 638–39; on dried fish (1783), III 300n; due in Newport, R.I., XI 49; duties as, XI 85; on emigrants, XI 245; and emigration from Europe, proposed, VIII 18–19; on fish (1790), VI 490; to fisheries, James Madison on, XI 437–38; on fishing vessels, estimates of, XIII 149, 232–33, 286, 439, Hamilton requests estimate of, XII 621; in France, X 349, 351n, XXVI 546; and fraud, VI 194, 499, 507–8; Hamilton on, in “Report on Manufactures,” X 4, 36–37, 51, 65, 108–11, 126, 152–53, 185–89, 226–27, 234, 266, 268, 296–97, 298–304, 336–37; on manufactures, Washington on, IX 384; in Mass., on duck, IX 163, 372–73, on hemp, IX 162; Jacques Necker on, X 301–2n; and power of Continental Congress, Hamilton on in Continentalist, II 670; proposed, on cotton, IX 438, on sailcloth, IX 163n; in Providence, R.I., on potash, IX 345, on whale headmatter, IX 433; on salted fish and provisions, accounts, XIII 36–38; on salted provisions (1790), VI 490; Adam Smith on, X 301n, 305n. See also names of individual products
Bounty lands, see American Revolution and Army
Bourbon, House of, I 378n, IV 183, 314; restoration of planned, XXIII 546–47n
Bourdieu, Chollet, and Bourdieu: London firm, and Robert Morris’s bills of exchange, XIV 366, XV 47
Bourne (Bourn), Benjamin (Mass.): shipmaster, XII 197
Bourne, Benjamin (R.I.): considered as U.S. attorney for district of R.I., XV 448, 459; member, House of Representatives (R.I.), XVI 43n, 540, and Bank of Providence, XII 619–20, and lost Treasury certificates, X 341–42, pay, XIII 69, XV 508, XVII 506; and presidential election (1800), XXV 239; and R.I. Society of the Cincinnati, XXV 395–96n; U.S. judge for the District of R.I., XXV 395–96n
Bourne, Edward G: “Alexander Hamilton and Adam Smith,” X 7, 14; “The Authorship of the Federalist,” IV 299, 300n, 378n, 494n, 497n, 503n, 514n, 524–26n, 534n, 555n
Bourne (Bourn), Samuel: shipmaster, and customs violations, XII 197, 227, 260, 279, 313–16
Bourne, Shearjashub: member, House of Representatives (Mass.), XI 382, 383n, pay, XV 507, XVII 506
Bourne, Shearjashub (R.I.): Bristol merchant and distiller, and customs violations, XV 597
Bourne, Sylvanus: application for Treasury Department position, V 492, 536; denied position as treasurer of the Mint, XI 382, 383n; Treasury Department clerk, appointment, XXVI 670, pay, XIII 463; U.S. consul at Santo Domingo, X 516, 526
Bournonville, Charles François; secretary to French legation in Philadelphia, XV 210, 333, 432, 438n, 466; and French debt for Santo Domingo, XIV 512–13, XV 46, 223, 232, 256–57, 613, 617; payment to, for bills of exchange drawn by Santo Domingo on France, XVII 538
Bournonville, Pierre de Riel de: French general, and winter campaign (1792), XIII 377, 378n
Bourrienne, Louis Antoine Fauvelet de: secretary to Napoleon, XXV 334n
Bouteille (Boutille), Jean: and French privateering from Charleston, S.C., XVI 102n, 447
Bouvard de Fourqueux, Michel: French Controller General of Finance, IV 144, 145n
Bouvier, Julian (Dr.): land speculation, XX 184, 189
Bowden, John (Rev.): professor at Columbia College, guest of Hamilton, XXV 605n
Bowdoin, James: Mass. statesman, and American Revolution, II 311, 383, 383–84
Bowel (Bowells), Basil (Bazel): excise opposition, XII 308n, XVII 182
Bowen, see also Bowers
Bowen, Ephraim: Army (American Revolution), II 215–16; Providence, R.I., merchant, and customs violations, XI 518n, introduction of, XI 460
Bowen, Jabez: commissioner of loans (R.I.), VIII 197, 208, 224, 235, 528, IX 493, XIII 315, 381, XXVI 575, 598, 724, accounts, XIII 284–85, administration of office and instructions to, VIII 357–58, IX 80, (see also “Treasury Department circulars to the commissioners of loans”), appointment, XXVI 575–76n, appropriation for office expenses, XIII 127, pay, VI 536, payments to, for interest on public debt, XIII 79, 96, XV 528, XVII 530, for invalid pensions, XIII 87, XV 525, XVII 526, for pay, XIII 569, for pay and expenses, XIII 123, 569, XV 515, XVII 514, and relief of Santo Domingan refugees, XVII 432–33, report on petition of, XI 64–67, XIII 176n, XVIII 230n, sureties for, VI 590; partner in Brown and Francis, and Furnace Hope, XVI 534n, XVII 80–81
Bowen, John: comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 289
Bowen, Obadiah: and Government bills on Amsterdam, XIII 494
Bowen, Oliver: report on petition of, XVI 64–65
Bowen, Thomas B.: Continental agent, and certificates for arrears of pay for Pa. line, VIII 136
Bower, Jacob: Army contractor, Reading, Pa., XVI 610, XVII 211n, 229, 230n, 237, 359; payment to, XVII 524
Bower (Bowler), Metcalf: shipmaster, and customs violations, XVI 247, XVII 370
Bowers (Bowen), Jerathmeel: and Newport, R.I., lighthouse, VIII 163, 332, XXVI 573
Bowie, Robert: comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 305
Bowie, Walter: and Hamilton’s dispute with John F. Mercer, XII 487–88, 575n, XIV 344n
Bowler, see Bower
Bowles, Ralph: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 317, 337
Bowles, William Augustus: and Creek Indians, XIV 491, XXIV 234, 303–4, 305n
Bowling, Kenneth P.: “Politics in the first Congress, 1789–1791,” XXV 358n
Bowman, see also Bowmar
Bowman, John: and John B. Church, III 375, 657, 658n, XX 324
Bowman, Joseph: Treasury Department messenger, XXVI 667, pay, XIII 465
Bowman, Samuel: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 139, 146; Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 637
Bowman, Sarah Lynch (Mrs. John), XX 324
Bowman, Thomas: Additional Army candidate (District of Me.), XXII 318, 333, 338
Bowman (ship), VII 147
Bowmar (Bowman), Joseph (James): Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 248
Bowne, Daniel: New York City merchant, III 566n, 571n, XXVI 452n
Bowne, James: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 11, 565–66, 570, XXVI 452
Mary Bowne v Executors of Thomas Thorne: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 64
Bowne, Robert: and Bank of N.Y., director of, V 370n, subscription to, III 515n; bills of exchange, XXVI 466n; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 24, 691
Bowne, Thomas: collector of customs, South Quay, Va., accounts of, XIII 38–39, 577, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87
Bowne, William: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 11, 570, 576
Bowne and Company: New York City stationers and printers, III 566n, 571n, XXVI 452n
Bowyer, John: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 585, XXIV 247
Boyce, John, Sr.: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 91
Boyce, John, Jr.: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 91
Boyd, Alexander: inspector of customs, port of Philadelphia, XVIII 174, 211
Boyd, George Adams: Elias Boudinot, Patriot and Statesman, 1740–1821, I 44n, XX 248–49n, XXI 321n
Boyd, James: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 67
Boyd, John: clerk in register’s office, Treasury Department, XIII 466
Boyd, John P.: comment on Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 331; introduction of, XXII 609
Boyd, Julian: ed., The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, V 573n, VI 64n, 186n, 212n, 371–72n, VII 241n, 467n, 469n, 471n, 472n, 571n, 598n, IX 103n, X 6n, 13n, 351n, 390n, 390–91n, XI 69n, 436n, 439n, XII 164n, 579n, 580n, XIII 10n, 178–79n, 403n, 404n, 405n, 405–6n, 419–20n, 531n, XIV 257n, XVI 79n, XVIII 438–39n, XIX 291n, 378n, XX 357n, XXI 121–22n, 126–27n, 127n, 129n, 134–35n, 136n, 141n, 142–43n, 143n, XXV 358n, XXVI 527n, 529n, 530n, 552n
Boyd, Robert: gunsmith, New Windsor, N.Y., and gun carriages, XXIII 54
Boyd, Robert: and Hamilton’s law practice, V 343
Boyd, Robert: New York City broker, and John McComb, Jr., VIII 316, 317n, XII 403
Boyd, Robert: sheriff of New York City and N.Y. County, and petition of James Reynolds, XXI 126–27n
Boyd, Samuel: and New-York Evening Post, XXV 451n
Boyd, Thomas: Light-horse Harry Lee, V 4n
Boyd, Walter: English financier, XI 181n
Boyd, William (N.Y.), XIII 95
Boyd, William (Pa.): and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 185, 186
Boyd and Kerr: Paris banking firm, and Richard Platt, XVI 547n; proposal to purchase U.S. debt to France, XI 181–82, 402, 519–20, 595–96
Boyed, ——: captain, Albany, N.Y. boat, XXV 346
Boyer, Charles S.: Early Forges & Furnaces in New Jersey, XIX 200n, 201n
Boyers, Thomas, see Rogers, Thomas
Boyle, —— (Mr.), XXIII 367, 400
Boyne (Bayonne) (schooner): and embargo, XVI 247, 248, 256–57, 298n, 300, 302, 363, 376–77, 409–11
Brabant: British evacuation of posts in, XIX 208n; insurrecton in (1798), XXII 375–76
Brace, Jonathan: and Quasi-War, XXIV 637, 638
Brackenbridge, Samuel: Army (American Revolution), pay due to, VI 540
Brackenridge, Henry M.: History of the Western Insurrection …, XVII 3n, 5n, 9–10n, 25n, 27–28n, 29n, 57n, 87n, 96n, 351n, 374n, 385n
Brackenridge, Hugh Henry: Incidents of the Insurrection in the Western Parts of Pennsylvania …, XVII 5n, 9–10n, 25n, 53n, 57n, 87n, 131n, 207n, 362n, 374n, 381n, 383n, 385n, XVIII 350n; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 5, 131n, 156, 206, 361–62, 378, 380n, 382–87
Brackenridge, James: inspector of the revenue, Survey No. 6, Va., IX 429, XII 598
Brackenridge, Sabina Wolfe (Mrs. Hugh H.), XVII 386
Brackett, James: surety for John T. Gilman, VIII 201, 202n
Brackill, Ebenezer: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 307n
Bradburn, Butler: wheelwright, Louisa County, Va., IX 303
Braddock’s Fields, Pa.: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 86–87n, 141n, 184, 385
Bradford, David: and excise opposition, XII 308–9n, 540, 542n, XVII 10n, 28, 29n, 30, 182; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 88n, 131n, 342, 343n, 344, 345n, 378, 379n, 380n, 383, 418n
Bradford, Hersey: shipmaster, XVII 114
Bradford, Richard H. (Dr.): forged letters, XX 116n, 117, 119
Bradford, Samuel: U.S. marshal for District of Mass., comment on Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 333
Bradford, Susan Vergereau Boudinot (Mrs. William), XVI 627, 628n
Bradford, Thomas: publisher, The [Philadelphia] Merchants’ Daily Advertiser, XXI 156n
Bradford, William (mail robber): and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 378, 379n, 380n
Bradford, William (Mass.): and founding of Mass., III 711
Bradford, William (Pa.): attorney general of Pa., IX 88, payment to, XV 579–80, XVII 542; counsel for John Nicholson’s impeachment trial, XVI 120n; death of, XIX 297; and Jean Antoine Joseph Fauchet, XVIII 347–50, 373–74; and Philip Freneau, XII 210–11; law partner of, XXI 330n; and Edmund Randolph’s resignation, XVIII 527n, 531n; suggested as U.S. Minister to France, XVI 422–23; Supreme Court of Pa., judge of, IX 88, XII 210, 211n; U.S. Attorney General, XVI 117, 336, 374, 473, 493, 590–91, 628n, XVII 126, 445, XVIII 149, 176, 271n, 316, 328, 337, 509, cabinet opinion, XVI 136–37, 142, 162–63, 200, 235, 300, 358, 367–68n, 407, 426–27, 485, 497–99, and Carriage Tax case, XVIII 40–41, 201–2, 396–97, XIX 86–87, 97, XXVI 776n, expenses, XXVI 735–36, opinion requested, XVI 149–50, 158, 242, 243n, 258–59, 260n, 301, 542–43, 588, XVII 435–36, XVIII 154, 155n, 171, 463n, 466, opinions, XVI 20–21, 154–55, 292, 352, 360–61, 362, 433–34, XVII 354–56n, 567n, XVIII 34–35, 198–99, 374, 394, and sinking fund, XVI 254, 442, XVII 388–90, XVIII 27–28, 52, on supervisor of the revenue for Pa., XVI 483, 484n, on trial of Whiskey insurgents, XVIII 350–51
Bradford, William (R.I.): Army (American Revolution), II 366; speaker, R.I. House of Representatives, III 213, 221n, 262n; U.S. Senator (R.I.), XV 459
Bradhurst, —— (Mr.): payment to, for milk, VI 535
Bradhurst, Samuel (Dr.): and the Grange, XXV 38–39, 40, XXVI 182, 298; Hamilton’s debt to, XXVI 286; property of, in northern Manhattan, XXV 92, 93n, 398
Bradley, —— (Mr.): manufacturer of metal buttons, New Haven, Conn., IX 359
Bradley, Abraham: prize money, XVII 543
Bradley, Daniel: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 120–21, 133, 134n, 308, 493, 507, 508n, 520, 586, 588, 593, 617, 621, 629, 630, 635, 637, 640, 651, 653, 654, 659, 661, 663, 664, 673, 675, 678, 682, 683, 686, XXIV 42, 204, 247, 270n, 296, 297n, 335n, 357, 655
Bradley, David: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417
Bradley, David: comment on Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 328
Bradley, James: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417
Bradley, Joel: trustee of Hamilton-Oneida Academy, XIX 147
Bradley, Philip B.: career, XIX 439n; comment on Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 271; possible Secretary of War, XIX 439; U.S. marshal for District of Conn., pay, XIII 103, 567, XV 501, 535, XVII 500
Bradley, Richard: and Bear Hill Patent, N.Y., XXV 404n
Bradley, Stephen R.: U.S. Senator (Vt.), XXVI 629n, pay, XV 505, XVII 504
Bradley, Zenas Meigs: Additional Army candidate (Vt.), XXII 116
Bradly, Nathaniel: and excise opposition (Pa.), XVII 31, 182
Bradshaw, Samuel: express rider, XVII 542
Bradstreet, Agatha: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 144n, 145n
Bradstreet, Elizabeth: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 144n
Bradstreet, John (Col.): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 144n
Bradstreet, John (Gen.): deputy quartermaster general, British Army, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 144–46n, 476
Bradstreet, Martha (b. 1780): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 144n, 145n
Bradstreet, Martha (d. 1782): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 144n, 145n
Bradstreet, Mary Aldrich (Mrs. John): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 144n, 145n
Bradstreet, Samuel: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 144n, 145n, 146n
Bradstreet, Samuel (Maj.): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 144n, 145n
Brady, Hugh: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 140, 146
Brady, Samuel: and Indian murder at Big Beaver Creek, Pa., VIII 218n
Bragg, John: stakage north of Wilmington, N.C., IX 121, XIII 442n, XV 270n, 471n, XVII 290n
Brahm, Ferdinand Joseph Sébastien de: Army (American Revolution), payment for services, VI 542, XVII 538
Brailsford, Samuel: and Hamilton’s law practice, IV 232, 278
Samuel Brailsford v Thomas Wooldrige: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 39, IV 232
Braintree, Mass.: John Adams’s residence, XXIII 393; settlement of, III 711
Branches of government: Hamilton on, in The Federalist, IV 497–502
Brandenburg, Germany, I 382
Brandon, John: report on petition of, XVI 100
Brandon, Va.: and American Revolution, II 643
Brandy, see Distilled spirits
Brandywine, Battle of, I 330n, 344, XX 203n, XXI 333n
Brandywine Creek, I 325, 329n, XXIV 229n; beacon boat on, X 402
Brandywine Creek, Battle of, see Brandywine, Battle of
Brangle, John: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 309
Brant, Irving: James Madison, Father of the Constitution, 1787–1800, III 333–34n, XIII 407n, XVIII 478n; “Edmund Randolph, Not Guilty!,” XVIII 527–29n
Brant, Joseph: Mohawk Indian chief, capture proposed, II 59–60; council with, at Miami rapids, XIII 214–15n; and Indian Charity School, XI 344n; and Indian meeting at Anaquaga, N.Y., I 216n; and lands on Grand River, XXII 573; negotiations at Philadelphia with Five Nations, XI 377, supplies for, XIII 568; raid by, II 121; sister of, XVIII 335n; supplies for, XV 524
Brant, Molly: and Sir William Johnson, XVIII 335n
Brantingham, Thomas H.: New York City merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXII 178–79
Branton, Robert: Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 364
Brants, Jan: Amsterdam merchant, and land speculation in Pa., XXI 429n
Brantsen, Gerard: and Holland mint, IX 228–29, X 489, 570
Brasher, Ephraim: goldsmith in New York City, and assays, VII 387–88, VIII 485, 486n, IX 70, XXVI 821, payment for, XIX 348
Brasher, Helena: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 637
Brasier, Philander: carpets for Philip Schuyler, III 19
Brass and brasswares: duty on, X 16–17n, 44, 204, 319, XII 181, XXVI 645, proposed, XI 145; manufacture of, X 44–45, 170, 203–4, 284, 318–19, XXVI 644, in Conn., IX 324, in Providence, R.I., IX 446, and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 147, XII 215, 299
Braxton, Corbin: surveyor of ports of Richmond and Manchester, Va., resignation as, VII 75
Bray, —— (Capt.): and loan office certificates, VII 160
Bray, John: Army contractor (Quasi-War), New Brunswick, N.J., XXIII 437, comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 122, contract, XXIII 237, 607; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 103n, 153, account of, XVII 170, payment to, XVII 522
Brazil, XXI 499; discovery of, III 716; U.S. Minister to, see Brown, Ethan; and U.S. whaling, V 469
Brearley, David: delegate, Constitutional Convention (N.J.), and Hamilton’s “Plan of Government,” XXVI 807; U.S. judge for the District of N.J., pay, XIII 54
Breck, Hannah Andrews (Mrs. Samuel), IX 163; subscription for relief of French refugees, XV 601
Breck, Samuel: Boston merchant, delegate, Annapolis Convention (Mass.), III 685; duck cloth and glass manufacturing in Boston, IX 162–63; Jay Treaty, and committee of Philadelphia merchants, XX 122n; and U.S. contract with Boston Sail Cloth Manufactory, XVII 458, XVIII 1
Breckenridge, John: U.S. Senator (Ky.), XXV 520n, 547n, XXVI 84n
Brecket, Moses, see Brickett, Moses
Brees, see Bries
Breese, see also Bries
Breese, Arthur: Utica, N.Y., attorney, XXVI 98n, comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 98
Breese, Samuel: and Hamilton’s law practice, IV 155, XXVI 470, 807
Breese, Samuel Sidney (brother of Arthur Breese): and Hamilton’s land in Nobleborough, XXVI 97, 98n
Breeze, see Breese
Brehan, Anne-Flore Millet, marquise de (sister-in-law of Marquis de Moustier): visit to U.S., IV 283
Bremar, John, XXVI 461
Brent, Daniel: application for Government job, XXII 22, 451; Treasury Department clerk, XXVI 724, pay, XIII 463, resignation, XV 592, 663
Brentons Point, R.I.: Fort Adams on, XXIV 160n, XXV 245n
Breslau: actuarial table of inhabitants of, I 408; Treaty of (1742), XIX 342n
Brest, France, IV 283, XXI 198n; French fleet at, I 381, XXIII 193–94n; and U.S. ships, XXI 525, 526n
Bretagne, see Brittany
Brett, Catharine: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 562
Breuil, Francis: Philadelphia merchant and shipowner, XXVI 169
Brewer, Hannah: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 621
Brewer, Mathias: N.J. distiller, and excise tax, XIII 467
Brewerton, Henry: New York City lawyer, XXIII 10n, XXVI 16; New York City notary, XXIII 63n
Brewster, Caleb: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 102; Army (American Revolution), grant to, for disability, XII 270, payments, XIII 105, 138; candidate, first mate, N.Y. revenue cutter, XX 450
Brewster, Francis G. (Dr.): Regular Army, and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 240n
Briaser, Ambroise: shipmaster, XX 540n
Brice, James: acting governor of Md., and arrears of pay for Md. line, XI 152–53, 223–24
Brickell, John: student with Hamilton at King’s College, I 80
Brickell, William: Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 368n, 626, 633, 636, 657, 661, 662, 668, 673
Brickett (Brickets), James: Mass. militia (American Revolution), XXIV 76
Brickett (Brecket, Brickets), Moses: Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 76, 87
Bricks: manufacture of, X 171, 283
Bridge, James: comment on Additional Army candidate (District of Me.), XXII 333
Bridge, Jonas: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 318, 329
Bridgehampton, N.Y., XXIII 9n
Bridgen, Charles: New York City attorney, and Hamilton’s law practice, XVIII 295, XX 453–54n, 478, 513, 528, 529n, 536, 537n, 537–38, 550–51, XXVI 10–11n; New York City notary, XXIII 62
Bridgen, Thomas B.: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 11n
Bridges: and foreign capital, X 161–62, 276
Bridgetown, N.J.: collector of customs, see Elmer, Eli, accounts, XI 237, XIII 36–37, 39, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85
Bridgewater, Mass.: nail manufacturing in, IX 373; and Quasi-War, XXII 494, XXIII 83, 138
Bridport, Alexander Hood, viscount: blockade against Bruix (1799), XXIII 194n; meeting of Channel Fleet under (1797), XXI 199n
Bries, Anthony (son of Hendrick Bries): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 10
Bries, Catharyntie Yates (Mrs. Anthony) (sister of Peter Yates), XXVI 10n
Bries, Hendrick: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 10
Briffault (Buffault), Augustin: Army (American Revolution), payment for services, VI 542, XVII 538
Briggs, Arnold: shipmaster, and customs violations, VI 357
Briggs, William: shipmaster, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 50
Brigham, Paul: comment on Additional Army candidate (Vt.), XXII 118
Brightman, William: customs regulations, VIII 297–98, XXVI 585; petition of, and remission of forfeiture, VII 373, VIII 16, XXVI 598
Brigida (Brigada) (ship): customs regulations, VI 515, 555
Brinckerhoff, Elizabeth: and Cosby Manor, XXVI 212
Brindley, see Brinley
Bringhurst, John: payment to, for bill of exchange drawn by Santo Domingo on France, XVII 538
Bringle, George; Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 300
Brinkerhoff, A.: and Hamilton’s accounts, III 54
Brinkerhoff, George D.: administrator of estate, XVII 529
Brinley (Brindley), Thomas: Army (Quasi-War), XXII 429, 430n, 609, XXIII 606, XXIV 534, 648, 651
Brinsmade, Peter N.: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 280
Briois, —— (Mme): prisoner in French Revolution, XVI 476
Briquet, Pierre de: Code militaire …, XXIV 550, XXV 28
Briscoe, Gerard: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 297, 310
Brison, James: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 9n, 36n, 184
Brissot de Warville, Jacques Pierre, V 426, XXVI 810, 811, 812, 815, 816, 839, 859, 863; arrest and execution of, XIX 525; and Etienne Clavière, X 6, XI 184n, and De la France et des Etats-Unis …, XI 184n; and Francisco de Miranda, XIII 16n, XXI 1n, 401n; Nouveau Voyage dans les Etats-Unis de l’Amérique …, IV 654n; La Patriote français, XXI 393n; proposed purchase of U.S. debt to France, V 368, 427n, 572n, VI 213n; visit to U.S., IV 653
Bristol, Conn.: manufacturing at, IX 346–47
Bristol, England, I 10n, VIII 557n, IX 448, XXI 198
Bristol, Pa., III 276; and American Revolution, I 231, 292, 486; and Quasi-War, XXII 599n, XXIII 272
Bristol, R.I.: customs boat for, VIII 297, 333; inspector of the revenue for the port of, see Bosworth, Samuel, and Munro, William; and Santo Domingan refugees, XVII 433n; scales for port of, XI 153, 505; surveyor of customs for the port of, accounts of, XI 234 (see also Bosworth, Samuel)
Bristol County, Mass. and Quasi-War, XXII 494, XXIII 29, 82
Bristoll, Eli: trustee of Hamilton-Oneida Academy, XIX 146
Britannia (H.M.S.): and embargo, XVI 309–11, 364, 404
British Army, see American Revolution and Great Britain and Great Britain
British Consul v Schooner Favourite and Alexander Bolchos, XVII 218n
British Consul v Ship Mermaid, XVII 192n
British creditors (pre-Revolutionary War debts), claims of: commission to settle, under Article 6 of Jay Treaty, XVIII 377n, 391n; opposition by states to payment of, XIX 81–84, 133–34, 136–37, 153–58, 246–47; provisions for, under Article 6 of Jay Treaty, XVIII 377n, 391n, 412–13n, Hamilton on, XVIII 411–24, 452, XIX 81–84, 119, 133–34, 136–37, 140, 144, 153–58, 245–56, 257, 279–81, Jefferson on, XIX 255–56, John Rutledge on, XVIII 511n; in Treaty of Paris (1783), Article 4, XIX 245, 246, 249, 254–55
British East India Company, XVI 509n, XXI 197n; and American Revolution, I 68, 134, 135, 569; and China trade, IX 43, 45; financial situation of, VIII 424; Hamilton’s relatives employed by, XXIV 264; mismanagement of, III 559; and saltpeter for manufacture of gunpowder, X 123, 223; trade with, XII 43–44, 82, 221; and U.S. trade with India, XVI 327n, 358, 360n, XVIII 434n, XIX 234; voting rights of shareholders of, VII 254
British East Indies: U.S. trade with, XVI 327, 358, and Jay Treaty, XVIII 432–35, 453, 464, 465, XIX 74, 188–89, 193, 228, 234, 441
British Empire: Hamilton on, in The Farmer Refuted, I 96–107
British faction: Hamilton charged as a member of, by John Adams, XXV 5, 16, 51, 54, 106, 107, 125–26, 143n, 229; “Public Plunder” on, XXV 55, 56n
British-held posts, XVIII 405n. See also Dutchman’s Point and Fort Mackinac and Fort Niagara and Fort Oswegatchie and Fort Oswego and Point-au-Fer
British Navy, see American Revolution and Great Britain
British North America, IV 135, XVIII 391, 408n, 409–10. See also Canada
British West Indies: trade before American Revolution, XVII 398; U.S. trade with, XXVI 726, British restrictions on, X 4, 57–58, 89, Hamilton on British restrictions on, V 482–85, 489, VII 47, 73, 112, X 496, XVII 409–10, XXVI 527, captured U.S. ships and prize and admiralty courts, XVI 237, 281–86, 288–90, 293, 395, 417–18, 419, 491n, XVIII 15, 325n, XIX 259–60, 262, XXI 60–61n, effect of Jay Treaty on, XVIII 371, 391n, 432, 524, XIX 74–75, 177, 233–34, 441–49, French regulations affecting, before French Revolution, XIII 432, Hamilton on (1792), XIII 398–401, 413, 415, 422, 424, 436, Hamilton on, in “Report on Manufactures,” X 57–58, 89, and instructions to John Jay (1794), XVI 319n, 322, 325n, 326n, 357–60, 384, and Treaty of Paris (1783), XIII 396, Washington on, XXVI 529n; U.S. trade with before American Revolution, VIII 434–35. See also Higginson, Nathaniel C.
Britt, Daniel: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 389, 581, 643, XXIV 40, 244
Brittany (Bretagne), France, VII 120n; despotism in, IV 142
Britton, Thomas W.: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 142
Britton of Barrington (sloop): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 434
Broadhead, see Brodhead
Broadway Landing, Va.: customs office proposed for, VIII 525
Brock, Isaac: lieutenant governor, Upper Canada, and U.S. defeat at Detroit (1812), XIX 440n
Brock, Joseph: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 308, 587, 635, XXIV 40, 41, 204, 205, 248, 335n, 357, 397–98, 406, 605, 618, 620, 621, 627, 631, 633, 647
Brodhead, Daniel: Army (American Revolution), I 323, II 30, 79, 102, 253, XXVI 382n, 390n
Brodhead (Broadhead), Daniel, Jr.: Additional Army candidate (Quasi-War), XXII 143; Army (American Revolution), II 581
Brodhead, John R.: ed., Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New-York, I 162n
Brodie, Alexander; Treasury Department clerk, pay, XIII 464
Brodie, William: Treasury Department clerk, pay, XIII 464
Brodie, William: New York City notary, XXIII 62
Broeta, Joseph de: and Antwerp loans, XII 178–79, XIV 21
Bronson, Ann (Mrs. Isaac), XX 78n, XXI 469
Bronson, Bennet: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 280
Bronson, Isaac: N.Y. merchant banker, and James Blanchard, XIII 525n; and Holland loan, XXVI 662; land purchase by Charles Carroll of Carrollton, XXIV 421, XXV 457–58; and Merchants’ Bank, XXVI 104n, 106; New York City property sale to John B. Church, XX 78n, XXI 469; payment to, XVII 529; proposed as naval agent at N.Y., XXI 482n
The Bronx, N.Y.: and American Revolution, I 573–74, XXVI 413n
Bronx River, N.Y.: and the Manhattan Company, XXII 447, 450, 481; water rights of, XXVI 233
Brook, Samuel: clerk, treasurer’s office, pay, XIII 465, 471, XIV 67
Brooke, Robert: governor of Va., and embargo, XVIII 8, 9n, 17, and French privateers, XVII 571n; and Washington’s shares in James River Company, XX 312–13
Brookes, Benjamin: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 76, 119, 120n, 150n, 165–66, 617, 619, 624, 626, 635, 647, 652, 653, 656, 662, 685, 688, XXIV 89, 614, 617; comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 299, XXVI 866
Brookes, James B.: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 303
Brookes, John Smith (father of Benjamin Brookes), XXIV 627, 634, 643
Brookfield, Mass: and Quasi-War, XXIII 137–38, 161
Brookline, Mass., XXV 33
Brooklyn, N.Y.: and American Revolution, II 390, 393, 394
Brooks, Almarine: Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 128, 131
Brooks, Bowyer: comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 143
Brooks, David: Army (American Revolution), II 185; career, XXVI 178n; comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 90; judge, Court of Common Pleas, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 177; member, House of Representatives (N.Y.), XXI 496n; N.Y. Assembly, election to, III 672n; and N.Y. Society of the Cincinnati, III 637n, 675–78, XXVI 471n
Brooks, Eleazer: comments on Additional Army candidates (Mass.), XXII 322, 323, 324, 329, 330, 332, 334–36
Brooks, James: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 294
Brooks, Jared: Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 655, 656, 657
Brooks, John (Dr.): Army (American Revolution), I 203, II 148; and Army memorial to Congress, III 241n, 243–44; comment on Additional Army candidate, XXII 324; and Hamilton’s dispute with William Gordon, II 90–92, 99, 108–9, 123–24, 125–26, 126–27, 128n, 140–41, 149, 150n, 153n, 162; on Hamilton’s list for Francisco de Miranda, III 587; and memorial of Mass. line, XI 53–54, 575; proposed as Secretary of War, XIX 439; and Quasi-War, XXIII 27, 66, 82, 524n, 682, declines appointment as brigadier general, XXII 19, 32, 41n, 67–68n, 484, 486n, 608; U.S. marshal for the District of Mass., XV 274–75, 314, pay, XVII 500
Brooks, Michael: New York City painter, XVIII 398n
Brooks, Peter C.: Boston insurance underwriter, XXVI 159n
Broome, Jacob: and cotton manufactory in Del., XV 391n
Broome, John: New York City merchant and Republican politician, candidate, for Congress, V 285–86, XXV 610–11, for lieutenant governor of N.Y., XXVI 187n, for N.Y. Senate, XXVI 115n; career, XXVI 187n; and Manhattan Company, XXII 448
Broome, Samuel: New Haven, Conn., merchant, III 40; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 690, V 200–1, 202–3; payment from, III 682, 683, 690; son of, as Hamilton’s law clerk, III 36, 661, 675, XXVI 806
Broome, Samuel P.: Hamilton’s law clerk, III 36, 661, 675, V 202–3; seeks Government employment, VII 343
Broome and Platt: New Haven, Conn., merchants, III 661n, V 201n; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 7, 675, IV 111, XXVI 806
Brothers, Valentine: Army (Quasi-War), XXII 593–94
Brothers (sloop): British capture of, VI 279n
Brotherson, Charles M.: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 296
Andrew Brott v Archibald Gracie: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 441
Brower, —— (Mr.): prisoner of war, I 604
Brower, Abraham: tailor, III 55, 60
Brower, Adolphus: report on petition of, XI 288
Brower, David A.: member, coroner’s jury, Hamilton’s death, XXVI 319, 321
Brown, —— (Mr.): and customs regulations, VII 146–47
Brown, Andrew: letter from Charles D. Cooper and Burr-H duel, XXVI 244
Brown, Andrew: New York City merchant, XXI 381n
Brown, Andrew: Philadelphia newspaper publisher, XXII 255, XXIV 427, XXV 37; and Pierre Auguste Adet’s letter to Timothy Pickering, XX 411n; attack on, by United Irishmen, XXIII 1–2; Tench Coxe on, VI 291–92; and Jefferson, XI 431; rates for Government advertising, XV 242–43; receipt from, for Hamilton’s advertisement, VII 412
Brown, Armit: clerk, register’s office, Treasury Department, pay, XI 392
Brown, Benjamin (seaman), XXVI 711, 712n; report on petition of, XIII 187–88
Brown, Benjamin (soldier), XXVI 417; Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417, 712n
Brown, Benson, and Ives: Providence, R.I., mercantile firm, XIII 215, XIV 217; and Furnace Hope, XVI 534n, XVII 80–81
Brown, Burrell: payment to, for Army supplies, XVII 524
Brown, Caleb: shipmaster, and customs regulations, XV 388
Brown, Charles: collector of customs, Georgetown, S.C., accounts, XIII 575, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87; inspector of the revenue for the port of Georgetown, S.C., XVIII 346n; seeks appointment as naval officer, Charlestown, S.C., XVIII 345–46
Brown, Charles: surgeon, Regular Army, XXIII 74, XXIV 344, 346n, 347n, 656
Brown, Clement C.: clerk, auditor’s office, Treasury Department, pay, XIII 465
Brown, Elisha: shipmaster, XIV 293
Brown, Ethan: Hamilton’s law clerk and assistant secretary (Quasi-War), XXIII 12n, 272, 529, XXIV 4n, 302, 502, 578, 595, pay, XXIII 531–33; career, XXIII 12n
Brown, George (Dr.) (Md): comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 296
Brown, George (N.Y.): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 125–26
Brown, George (Pa.): Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 140
Brown, Gustavus (Dr.): and death of Washington, XXIV 101
Brown, Israel: Philadelphia merchant, XXVI 29n
Brown, Jacob: commander-in-chief, U.S. Army (1805), XXIV 171n
Brown, James (Mass.): Additional Army candidate (Mass.) XXII 317, 336, 337; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 83, 84n, 138, 166
Brown, James (Va.): Richmond, Va., merchant, and attachment of U.S. stock, XV 620, XVI 362; William Short’s business agent, XIV 300, 356, XV 99–100; and subscription to Bank of the U.S., IX 113–14
Brown, John (Northwest Territory): misdirected letter from Hamilton, XV 138–39
Brown, John (Philadelphia): agent for Robert Morris, III 89, 183, 187, and accounts of Marine Committee, XI 56
Brown, John (R.I.): Providence merchant, XIV 257; and candidate for U.S. attorney for R.I. District, XV 358; and customs violations, VII 122, 168–69, 381, VIII 398, 473–74, IX 183, 213–14, 528–29; and Furnace Hope, XVI 533, 534n, XVII 80–81; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXII 402–3, XXIV 273–74; and presidential election (1800), XXV 31; Providence Bank, president of, IX 305–6, 542–43, XII 607, XIV 206, 210, 283–84
Brown, John (Va.): shipmaster, and retention of ship register by French, VI 271–72, 368n
Brown, John (Va., Ky. district), XIII 102, 103, 566; member, House of Representatives (Va., Ky. district), VIII 164, 165n, IX 209–11, pay, XIII 64, 65, 67, 69, XV 505; misdirected letter from Hamilton, XV 138; U.S. Senator (Ky.), pay, XVII 504
Brown, Joseph: member, Providence, R.I., mercantile firm, and value of rix dollar, VII 439n
Brown, Margaret L.: “William Bingham, Agent of the Continental Congress in Martinique,” XVIII 313–14n
Brown, Moses (Mass.): Newburyport Mass., merchant and distiller, XVIII 289; and case against William Bingham, XIV 156n, XVIII 313–14; schooner of, and anti-British riot, XVI 593, 595n
Brown, Moses (R.I.): Providence, R.I., merchant, IX 543n, XVI