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Vacher, [John F.?]: and Hamilton’s accounts, III 22
Vado Bay, Italy: and wars of French Revolution, XXIII 194n
Vail, Moses: comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 98
Vail, R.W.G.: The Voice of the Old Frontier, XVIII 359n
Vaillant, Guillaume (Gulliaum): capt., French ship Le Coulard, XII 313n
Vainqueur de la Bastille (French privateer): prizes of, in U.S. ports, XV 170n, 181, 182, XVI 103n
Valancy, see Vallancy
Valck, Adrian: purchaser of Government bills on Amsterdam, XIII 495
Valencia, Spain, I 389
Valenciennes, France: and wars of French Revolution, XV 359
Valentine, Edmund: shipmaster, and customs regulations, XVI 164, 572, 614
“Valerius”: pseudonym used by James McHenry in newspaper articles, XII 510
“Valerius”: pseudonym used by opponent of Jay Treaty, XIX 278, 279n, 376
Valesco, Don: alleged nephew of Ann Mitchell, XX 458, 459
Valiant (British lugger): wars of French Revolution, XXI 499n
Valin, René-Josué: Nouveau Commentaire Sur L’Ordonnance de la Marine …, XX 424–26, 428–29, 431; Traité des Prises …, XV 185, 225–26
Vallance, John: Philadelphia engraver, XXIII 490n
Valiancy (Valancy), George Preston: British Army (American Revolution), convention troops, XXVI 386
Valleau, Theodore B.: witness, Hamilton’s will, XXVI 306
Vallette, Elie: payment for delivering Md. electoral votes (1792), XIV 161, XVII 541
Valley Forge, Pa.: in American Revolution, I 324n, 331, 431, XXVI 371n, 391n, headquarters, I 412–501
Valmont de Bomare, Jacques Christophe: French scientist, XXIV 67
Valmy, France: and wars of French Revolution, XXI 404n
Van Allen, Cornelius C.: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 90, 106
Van Allen, John Evert: member, House of Representatives (N.Y.), comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 90, victim with Hamilton of forged letters, XX 116n, 118–19, 149
Van Allen, [Peter C.?]: and Hamilton’s accounts with John B. Church, III 55, 60
Van Allen, William E.: forged name, XX 116n
Van Alstine, Abraham: report on petition of, XIII 153–54, 155n
Van Antwerp, Abraham: comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 94
Van Antwerp, Daniel J.: comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 94
Van Antwerp, Peter: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 94
Van Beeftingh and Boon: Dutch firm, and production of maple sugar in U.S., IX 8n
Van Benthuysen, Barent: and Burr’s debt to Louis Le Guen, XXVI 172n
Van Berckel, Pieter Johan: Netherlands Minister to U.S., V 497; John B. Church’s accounts and negotiations with, III 46–47, 626, 627n, 643–44, 645–46
Van Berkel, Franco Petrus: Netherlands Minister to U.S., XV 609n
Van Beuren, James J. (Dr.): pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 91
Van Brunt, Adrian: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 93
Van Brunt, Isaac: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 93
Van Brunt, Rutgert: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 91, 92
Van Brunt, William: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 93
Van Bushvik, Abraham, Jr.: Army contractor (Quasi-War), XXIII 614
Vance, Clarence Haydon: “Myles Cooper,” XXVI 354n
Vance, George: and note of Ann Lytton Venton, II 4–5
Vance, Joseph: and “Reynolds Affair,” XXI 126n
Vance, Samuel: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 592n, 606, 608, XXIII 360, 371, 445n, 540, 542n, 578, 580n, 585, 612, XXIV 247, 262, 375, 514, 571
Vancise, ——: shipmaster, and customs regulations, X 384
Van Cize, Charles: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 92
Van Cleef, Anne: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 93
Van Cleef, Hendrick: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 91
Van Cleef, Rem: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 91
Van Cleeve, Aaron, Jr.: Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 126
Van Cortlandt, —— (Mr.), III 226, 227n
Van Cortlandt, Augustus: N.Y. landowner, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 22, 45n, 591, IV 154
Van Cortlandt, Gilbert (son of Pierre Van Cortlandt, Sr.): Hamilton’s accounts with, III 41
J. Van Cortlandt v Greene: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 61
Van Cortlandt, James (brother of Augustus Van Cortlandt): estate of, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 45
Van Cortlandt, John (brother of Augustus Van Cortlandt): New York City sugar merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 45
Van Cortlandt, Philip (son of Pierre Van Cortlandt): Army (American Revolution), I 364, II 426, 659, claim for back pay, XI 190n; career, XXII 91n, XXVI 471n; member, House of Representatives (N.Y.), comments on Additional Army candidates (N.Y.), XXII 91, 100, and Giles’s resolutions, XV 462n, and Jay Treaty, XX 121; treasurer, N.Y. Society of the Cincinnati, XXVI 471
Van Cortlandt, Pierre (father of Philip and Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr.), XX 230; Hamilton’s accounts with, XXVI 302; lieutenant governor of N.Y., III 41n, 138, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 6, and N.Y. gubernatorial campaign (1789), V 254, 255n, 259–60, 261, 269n, 308; vice-chancellor, University of the State of New York, Regents of, XXVI 454n
Van Cortlandt, Pierre, Jr. (son of Pierre Van Cortlandt): career, XVIII 505n; on Hamilton as monarchist, XXVI 197–99n, 211n; Hamilton’s accounts with, XVIII 505, XX 230; Hamilton’s law clerk, III 6, IV 317, XXVI 809; and Quasi-War, XXIV 643, 647
Van Cortlandt, Stephen: N.Y. colonial merchant and politician, III 227n
Vancouver Island: and Nootka Sound controversy, VI 573n, XIX 184n
Vandalia Company: claim of, and Va. ratification of Constitution, V 13, 14n
Vanden Benden, Louis: landholder at Gallipolis, XXVI 652
Vandenbergh family: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 692
Vanden Broeck, R.J.: clerk, War Department, XXVI 579, payment to, XIII 107, 140; notary, New York City, XXIII 62
Vandenburgh (Van Der Burg), Henry: Army contractor, payment to, XVII 524
Vandenburgh, James: Army (American Revolution), II 134–36
John C. Vandenheuvel v Columbian Insurance Company: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 582
John C. Vandenheuvel v United Insurance Company: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 338n
Van Denne, Adrianus: and lighthouse at Tybee Island, Ga., XV 401–2, 410
Vander Bilt, Jeremiah: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 94, 95
Vanderbilt, John: director, Bank of N.Y., III 515n; member, N.Y. Council of Appointment, IV 508n
Vanderbilt, Oliver: New York City shoemaker, and Hamilton’s account with Philip Schuyler, III 20
Vander Bilt, Peter: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 92, 93
Vander Bilt, Rem: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 94
Van Der Burgh, Susanna, see DuBois, Susanna (Mrs. Elias)
Vanderhorst (Vander Horst), Arnoldus: visit to Washington’s headquarters, II 427
Vanderings (Vandeern’s, Vanderen’s) Mill, Pa.: in American Revolution, I 452
Vanderkemp, Francis A.: Mennonite minister befriended by Hamilton, IV 648, 649, XXV 119
Vander Veer, Cornelius: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 94
Vander Veer, Dominicus: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 92, 95
Vander Veer, Hendrick: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 94
Vander Veer, Jacobus: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 94
Vander Veer, John: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 92
Van Der Voort, John, XXVI 754
Vandervoort, Peter, XIII 94
Vandervoort, William L.: assignees of, debt to Hamilton’s estate, XXVI 303
Vanderwater, —— (Mrs.): meeting at boarding house of, concerning Rutgers v Waddington, XIX 80n
Van Dolson, John: death of, coroner’s report, XXVI 321
Van Doren, Carl: Secret History of the American Revolution, II 442n, 446n, 462n
Van Drill, William: pilot (American Revolution), II 198
Van Dusen, Matthew: contractor for improvements in Del. Bay, XIV 346, 353, XVI 456, 478, payment, XVII 534
Van Duyn, Cornelius: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 94
Van Duyn, Denyse: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 95
Van Duyn, Garret: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 95
Van Duyn, John: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 93, 94
Van Duzor, Isaac, Jr.: and “Reynolds Affair,” XXI 124n
Van Dyke, Abraham C.: Army (American Revolution), I 471
Vandyke, Henry: Episcopal clergyman, N.J., XII 393, XV 334, XXVI 838
Van Dyker, William G.: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 91
Van Eeghen, Pieter and Christiaan: Dutch banking firm, and Holland Land Company, VI 337n, 345, VIII 301n, XVIII 31n, XX 45n, XXVI 608n, 780, 781n
Van Emburgh, John: comment on Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 124
“Vanessa” (Esther Vanhormrigh), see Swift, Jonathan
Van Fossan, Benjamin: report on petition of, XI 282–87
Van Fossan, Peter: and report on petition of Benjamin Van Fossan, XI 282–87
Van Gaasbeck, Peter: Kingston, N.Y. merchant, XXVI 781; member, House of Representatives (N.Y.), makes recommendation for postmaster, XIV 498, 546–47
Van Gelder, Abraham: lime dealer, New York City, and Hamilton’s accounts for supplies for the Grange, XXV 102, 234–35
Van Home (Horn), —— (Miss) (daughter of David Van Home), II 19–20
Van Home, Abraham: comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 98
Van Home, Augustus: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 470n
Van Home (Vanhorne), Gabriel Peterson: claim for carrying mail between Philadelphia and Baltimore, Md., XVI 207
Van Horne, Garritt (Garret): New York City merchant, V 494n
Van Horne, Philip: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 17
Van Horne and Clarkson: New York City merchant firm, Hamilton’s account with, V 494; purchase of Government bills on Amsterdam, XIII 494
Van Ingen, William: comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 101; settlement of Henry Giles’ accounts with Government, XI 570, XXVI 621
Van Kleeck, John, II 543
Vanmetre, Joseph: excise opposition, XII 308–9n
Van Ness, Abraham: Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 130
Van Ness, Cortland (Cortlandt): and Hamilton’s law practice, III 33
Van Ness, John P. (brother of William Van Ness): political associate of Aaron Burr, XXV 560n
Van Ness, Peter: career, V 309n; multiple officeholding, V 308–9
Van Ness, William P.: political associate of Aaron Burr, XXV 560n; Burr’s second in Burr-H duel, XXVI 241–42, 246, 247, 249–79, 292, 296, 300–1, 306–7, 311–12, 320, 329–41, 341n, 343–44n
Van Nuys, Helmus: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 93
Van Nuys, John Vankerk: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 93
Van Nuys, Joost: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 92
Van Nuys, Sarah: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 95
Van Nuys, Wilhelmus: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 93
Van Pelt, Ast: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 93
Van Pelt, Peter: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 93
Van Pelt, Rem: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 93
Van Pelt, Wynant: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 94
Van Polanen, Roger Gerard: Netherlands Minister to U.S., XX 309n
Van Rensselaer, see also Rensselaerwyck
Van Rensselaer, Angelica (daughter of Hendrick Van Rensselaer; wife of John Cortlandt Schuyler and John R. Van Rensselaer): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 41–42
Van Rensselaer, Catherine (Hamilton’s mother-in-law; daughter of John Van Rensselaer): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 14n. See also Schuyler, Catherine (Mrs. Philip)
Van Rensselaer, Catherine Schuyler (daughter of Stephen and Margaret Schuyler Van Rensselaer): death of, XXI 62n
Van Rensselaer, Elizabeth (daughter of Stephen Van Rensselaer, 7th patroon), XXVI 467n
Van Rensselaer, Florence, comp., and William Laimbeer, arrang.: The Livingston Family in America and Its Scottish Origins, XX 455n, XXI 123–24n
Van Rensselaer, Henry John (brother of Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler), XXII 35n; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 41n, 124n
Van Rensselaer, Henry K. (son of Killian Van Rensselaer; cousin of Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler), XXI 495n, XXV 61n; and Hamilton’s accounts, III 54n
Van Rensselaer, Jacob Rutsen (son of Robert Van Rensselaer), XXVI 216; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 224–25, 226–27
Van Rensselaer, James (son of John Van Rensselaer; brother of Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler), XXVI 168n
Van Rensselaer, Jeremiah: comments on Additional Army candidates (N.Y.), XXII 90, 92, 98; member, House of Representatives (N.Y.), pay, XIII 64, 65, 67, 68; N.Y. gubernatorial campaign (1801), XXV 341n, 350, 351n, 350–52n
Van Rensselaer, Jeremiah (son of John Van Rensselaer; brother of Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler), XXII 223n, XXV 605n, XXVI 865
Van Rensselaer, Jeremiah H. (son of Henry John Van Rensselaer; nephew of Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler): Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 35, 94
Van Rensselaer, John (son of Hendrick Van Rensselaer; father of Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler), XXVI 467n; death of, III 258, 259n, 267; heirs of, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 14n, XXV 417n, XXVI 113n, 142n, 160n, 162–63n, 178n
Van Rensselaer, John (or John R.) (son of Robert Van Rensselaer; nephew of Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 41, 123, 124n
Van Rensselaer, John Jeremiah (son of Jeremiah Van Rensselaer; nephew of Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler): and Hamilton’s law practice, III 52
Van Rensselaer, Killian H. (son of Henry K. Van Rensselaer), III 54; Hamilton recommends for U.S. Navy (1798), XXI 494, 495n, 502
Van Rensselaer, Killian K. (son of Killian Van Rensselaer): Albany, N.Y., lawyer, Hamilton’s account with, III 31
Van Rensselaer, Margaret (Margarita) Schuyler (Mrs. Stephen) (Hamilton’s sister-in-law), III 432, 433n, 477, 572, 585, 604, 684, VII 35, VIII 312n, IX 172, X 347, 348n, XVIII 20n, XX 307n, 354, XXI 62n, 310, 482, XXII 443, XXIII 173n, XXV 195, 482, XXVI 245n, 448n, 467n, 469n, 778; death of, XXV 348–49 607n; illness of, XI 378, XXI 102, 496, XXIII 413, XXIV 212, XXV 342, 346–47, 347
Van Rensselaer, Maunsell: Annals of the Van Rensselaers in the United States, especially as they relate to the family of Killian K. Van Rensselaer, Representative from Albany in the Seventh, Eighth, Ninth and Tenth Congresses, XXI 495n
Van Rensselaer, Philip (son of Killian Van Rensselaer; cousin of Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler), III 433; commissary of public stores, Northern Department, in American Revolution, II 524–25, 526; Hamilton’s accounts with, III 8, 433–34, XXVI 429
Van Rensselaer, Robert (son of John Van Rensselaer; brother of Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler), VI 552, XIX 204n, XXV 41n, XXVI 225; comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXIV 624; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 622
Van Rensselaer, Solomon (son of Henry K. Van Rensselaer), XXI 495n; Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 106; Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 111, XXV 61, 62, 65
Van Rensselaer, Stephen (7th Patroon of Rensselaerwyck), XXVI 467n
Van Rensselaer, Stephen (husband of Margaret Schuyler Van Rensselaer; brother-in-law of Elizabeth Hamilton) (8th Patroon of Rensselaerwyck), II 287n, III 52n, 477, 589, IX 173n, XI 378n, XVIII 19, 310, 336, XIX 204n, XX 307, 353, XXII 173, 237, 412, XXIII 413n, XXIV 212, 218, 535, XXV 343, 369, 369n, 482, XXVI 448n, 467n, 469n, 806; and Burr-H duel, XXVI 243n, 244n, 245; candidate, lieutenant governor of N.Y. (1792), X 581n, XI 38; career, XXII 98n; and founding of New-York Evening Post, XXV 451n; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 8, 51, 52, 678, 683, XXI 310, 311, XXVI 467; lieutenant governor of N.Y. (1795–1801), XX 307n, XXI 62, 102, comments on Additional Army candidates (N.Y.), XXII 98, 99, 101, 102, 105, XXIII 611, and Hamilton’s Letter on John Adams, XXV 195, on imprisonment for debt, XXII 442–43, on N.Y. electoral law, XXII 547, and Quasi-War, XXIII 633, 642, XXIV 671; member, N.Y. Senate, VIII 312, 346, and N.Y. election for U.S. Senate (1791), VII 442, 446, and request for arrearages of Army pay, X 347–48; and N.Y. gubernatorial election, (1789), V 339, (1792) X 580, (1801) XXV 340–41, 349, 351n, 369–70, 373, 382
Van Rensselaer, Volkert Peter (son of Henry John Van Rensselaer; nephew of Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler): Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 35, 88, 94n
Van Rensselaer family: political influence of, III 615
Van Schaack, Henry, II 551n, XI 3, XVIII 305, XXVI 67n; Hamilton sends views, on assumption of state debts (1795), XVIII 312–13, on manufacturing, XI 321; Loyalist in American Revolution, XI 3n; recommends Additional Army candidate, XXII 602
Van Schaack, Henry Cruger: Henry Cruger, the Colleague of Edmund Burke in the British Parliament, I 8n; Memoirs of the Life of Henry Van Schaack, II 551n, XI 321n, XXVI 67n
Van Schaack, Jane Holland (Mrs. Henry), XVIII 313, and carpet manufacturing, XI 321n
Van Schaack, Peter (brother of Henry Van Schaack): Loyalist and lawyer, Kinderhook, N.Y., III 619, XXVI 67, 472; and dispute over N.Y. gubernatorial election (1792), XIII 245, 247n; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 691–92, XXI 331, XXV 416
Van Schaick, Goose: Army (American Revolution), I 559, 564, 575, II 73, 123, 384, 392, 433, 481, 562, 647
Van Sicklen, Ferdinandus: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 91
Van Sicklen, Johannes: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 94
Van Sinderen, Ulpianus: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 92
Van Staphorst, Jacob: member of Dutch banking firm of Nicholaas and Jacob Van Staphorst and firm of Nicholaas and Jacob Van Staphorst and Nicholas Hubbard and firm of Wilhem and Jan Willink, Nicholaas and Jacob Van Staphorst, and Nicholas Hubbard, XVII 303n, 304n; as bankers for U.S., VII 185–86; and Holland Land Company, VIII 301n; and loans to U.S., XX 220n; and U.S. debt to France, VI 186n, 228n, 229n, 231, 234n, 236n, 237–38
Van Staphorst, Nicholaas: member of Dutch banking firm of Nicholaas and Jacob Van Staphorst and firm of Nicholaas and Jacob Van Staphorst and Nicholas Hubbard and firm of Wilhem and Jan Willink, Nicholaas and Jacob Van Staphorst, and Nicholas Hubbard, on French Revolution and loans to U.S., XVII 303–7; and Holland Land Company, VIII 301n, XX 46n; and U.S. debt to France, VI 234
Van Staphorst, Nicholaas and Jacob: Dutch banking firm and also members of firms of Van Staphorst and Nicholas Hubbard, and firm of Wilhem and Jan Willink, Van Staphorst, and Nicholas Hubbard, as bankers for U.S., VII 8, X 475n; and Holland Land Company, VI 337n, VII 178n, XVIII 31n, XX 45n, XXVI 608n; loans to U.S., VII 429–31; and U.S. debt to France, V 572, 573–74, VI 237, VIII 414
Vanstophorst (ship): and customs regulations, VI 451, 465
Vanuxem, James: Philadelphia merchant, and customs regulations, XIV 480, 481n; and relations with Jean Fauchet, XVI 378n, 407n; and relief of Santo Domingan refugees, XVI 223n
Van Vain (Van Veen, Van Vein), John: merchant, St. Croix, in Hamilton’s youth, I 11n, 16, 17n
Van Vechten, Abraham: Albany, N.Y., lawyer, XXIII 678, XXVI 535; comments on Additional Army candidates (N.Y.), XXII 91, 98, 101, 105; and Hamilton’s law practice, XIX 329, XX 217, 328, XXI 441, XXV 123, 416, XXVI 101, 226–27; member, N.Y. Senate, XXI 13; and N.Y. gubernatorial election (1801), XXV 348
Van Vechten family: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 692
Van Veghten (Van Vechen), Lucas: member, Albany, N.Y., committee of public creditors, III 177n
Van Vleck, Isaac: New York City notary, XXIII 62
Van Vleck, Isaac J.: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 102
Van Voert, see Van Wart
Van Vorst, Cornelius: and founding of Powles Hook (Jersey City, N.J.), XXVI 222
Van Wart (Van Wert, Van Voert), Isaac: militiaman who captured John André, II 463–64, 470n, pension, V 384, VI 132, IX 462, XIII 83, 124, XV 518, 559, XVII 517
Van Wert, Abraham, see Van Wert, Andrew
Van Wert (Van Woort), Andrew: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 93, 107; Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 582, XXIV 245, 665–66
Van Wert, Isaac, see Van Wart
Van Woert, Lewis: report on petition of, XI 282–87
Van Wyck, Isaac: candidate for mail contract, XI 272
Van Wyck, Pierre C.: and charges of Hamilton’s monarchism, XXVI 198n
Van Wyck, Samuel: N.Y. lawyer, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 51
Van Wyck, William: land speculator, N.Y., III 51n; purchaser, U.S. Government bills on Amsterdam, XIII 495
Van Zandt (Vanzandt), Nicholas: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 303
Van Zandt, Peter Pray, XXVI 847; report on petition of, XVI 97–98
Van Zandt, Tobias, XIII 564
Van Zandt, Viner: Army (American Revolution), I 471
Van Zandt, Wynant (Winant): New York City merchant, and bond to Columbia College, IV 590
Van Zandt, Wynant, Jr.: New York City merchant and director, Merchants’ Bank, XXVI 106; member, New York City Common Council, and Hamilton’s funeral, XXVI 318n
Varick, Richard, III 573n, 659, 683, XXII 505, XXVI 455; Army (American Revolution), II 428–29, and Benedict Arnold’s treason, II 440, 485, 488–89, 494, 495, XXVI 395, 396–401; comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXIII 634; director, Merchants’ Bank, XXVI 105; and founding of New-York Evening Post, XXV 451n; and founding of Powles Hook (Jersey City, N.J.), XXVI 221n, 229–30; and Manhattan Company, XXII 448–49, 450n, 508–11; mayor, New York City, XX 35n, 259n, XXIV 120n, XXV 92, 93n, certificate of freedom of city to Hamilton, XVIII 293, 336–37, 344, end of term as, XXV 416; member, N.Y. Assembly, III 672, IV 3n, 97n, and codification of N.Y. laws, V 506, XXVI 804; New York City lawyer, Hamilton’s accounts with, III 37, XXI 457, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 478–79, 480, 571, 619, 640, 671, XVIII 378–79; pallbearer, Hamilton’s funeral, XXVI 323; recorder, New York City, III 594–95, 671, and Hamilton’s bill for attending Annapolis Convention, IV 157, and Hamilton’s contribution for repair of City Hall, V 240, and New York City as capital of Federal Government, V 282n, and Baron von Steuben’s claim, III 582
Varin adsm James Taylor: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 61
Varinot, —— (Mr.): payment to, for discharging bills of exchange drawn by Santo Domingan government, XVII 538
Varnum, James Mitchell: Army (American Revolution), I 253, 338, 346, 519; late judge, Northwest Territory, payment to estate of, XV 514
Vassall v Massachusetts: suit concerning amendments to U.S. Constitution, XV 313–14n, XVII 12n
Vasse, Ambrose: Philadelphia merchant, and debt owed to him by France, XIII 211–12, 325
Vattel, Emeric de: Law of Nations; or Principles of the Law of Nature: Applied to the Conduct and Affairs of Nations and Sovereigns, III 492, 540, IV 131–32, and Anglo-French relations, XV 258n, and Convention of 1800, XXV 133–34n, and dispute over contraband (1795), XX 430, and founding of Powles Hook (Jersey City, N.J.), XXVI 228, and Hamilton’s “Report on Manufactures,” X 7, and Hamilton’s “Report on Public Credit,” VI 54, and Hamilton’s 1795 “Report on Public Credit,” XVIII 123n, and Jay Treaty, XVIII 413n, 415–16n, 430n, 437n, 441n, XIX 106n, 118n, 265, 274, 337–41, 343–44, 365, 393n, 481, 482, 483, 489, 505, XX 7n, and suggested U.S. role in Nootka Sound controversy, VII 38, 40–41, 42, and U.S. neutrality and relations with France (1793), XIV 329n, 368n, 372–74n, 375n, 380–81n, 382–83, 388n, 455–56, 539–40, XV 35, 36–37n, 60, 67, 159, 187, 191–93, 204, 225, 227, and U.S. observance of Treaty of Paris (1783), XI 409n, 410, 411n, and U.S. relations with Great Britain, XVII 356n
Vauban, Sébastien LePretre, Segneur de: 17th century French military engineer, XXIII 490
Vaublanc, Charlotte de Fontenelle, XXIV 486, XXVI 869
Vaublanc, Vincent-Marie-Viénot, comte de, XXIV 486n; Additional Army candidate, XXIII 647; banished from France (1797), XXV 406, 407n, XXVI 869
Vaublanc-Lessart, see Vaublanc
Vaudreuil, Louis-Philippe de Rigaud, marquis de: French Navy (American Revolution), III 119n, 202
Vaughan, Benjamin: member, English banking firm of Manning and Vaughan, VI 267
Vaughan, John: British Army (American Revolution), V 266n
Vaughan, John: Philadelphia merchant, XVII 372, XXVI 725; payment to, for bills of exchange drawn by Santo Domingan government, XV 69, 79, XVII 537, 538; and relief of Santo Domingan refugees, XVI 223; and “Reynolds Affair,” XXI 193
Vaughan, William; and pilot boat of British consul, Norfolk, Va., XVIII 17
Vaux, Richard: payment to the estate of, for interest due on loan office certificates, XIII 100, 142
Veal (Ville), Michael, V 211
Veeders, Albert: visited by Hamilton on trip to Cooperstown, N.Y., XVIII 345n
Velvet and velveret: duty on, X 16–17n, proposed, XXVI 517; manufacture of, X 219, 330
Venable, Abraham B.: member, House of Representatives (Va.), XX 447n, pay, XV 508, XVII 507, political views of, XI 542, and “Reynolds Affair,” X 377–78n, XIII 116n, 330, 339, XXI 130–36, 138, 144–45, 146–48, 149, 150, 152, 153–54, 154–56, 159, 159–62, 163–64, 167–68, 170–71, 182, 187, 194, 202n, 211, 238, 243n, 247, 257–58, 260–61, 268, 269–70, 278–79, 281, 306n, resignation of, XXV 569
Veneto (Venetia or Venezia), Italy: and wars of French Revolution, XX 416n
Venezuela: and Francisco de Miranda’s plans for liberation of South America, III 585, VIII 246n, XXIII 497n
Venice, I 379, 386, 390, IV 183, 314; banking in, II 414, 618, VII 252; coinage in, VII 489; explorers from, III 704, 705; and Hamilton’s “Report on the Bank,” VII 252; and Hamilton’s “Report on the Mint,” VII 489; and wars of French Revolution, XXI 31, 115, 204n, 406–7, 432, 508n
Venlo, Netherlands: and wars of French Revolution, XXI 406n
Venton, Ann (Mrs. John Kirwan), see Lytton, Ann
Venton, Ann Lytton (daughter of Ann and John Kirwan Venton), XX 456–60, XXVI 277n
Venton, John Kirwan (first husband of Ann Venton, Hamilton’s cousin), I 32n, III 475n, XX 456n, 457, 458, 459, XXVI 277n
“Ventoso”: pseudonym used by Nathaniel Hazard, IX 366
Vera Cruz, Spanish America, XXIII 49
Vercruys et Frères: French bankers, and U.S. debt to France, XVI 127
Verdier, John Baptiste: Army (American Revolution), payment for services, VI 542, XVII 538
Vereker, —— (Mr.): candidate, Army cadet, XXIV 34n, 36
Vergennes, Anne Vivier, comtesse de (wife of Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes), XXV 191
Vergennes, Charles Gravier, comte de: French Foreign Minister, II 54n, V 573n, XIV 337n, XXIV 228n, XXV 191n; and French loans to U.S., VI 211n, XI 208–9; and French role in American Revolution, XX 432n; Hamilton’s references to, in discussions of Jay Treaty, XIX 280–81n, 290, 291n, 523n, 528n; and “lost million,” XI 209; and peace negotiations with France and U.S. (1782–83), III 146, 339, XXI 17n; and tobacco contract with French Farmers-General, XIII 405
Vergennes, Constantin Gravier, viscomte de (son of Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes), V 393
Vergil: Aeneid, cited by Hamilton, XXVI 13; cited, XXVI 400
“Veritas”: pseudonym used by critic of Washington’s foreign policy, XV 1
Vermeule, C.: land purchased from in N.J. for winter quarters (Quasi-War), XXIV 22n
Vermeule, E: land purchased from in N.J. for winter quarters (Quasi-War), XXIV 22n
Vermonnet, John: engineer for fortification of U.S. harbors (1794), XXI 377n
Vermont, III 133, VII 144, VIII 343, IX 328, XIII 237n, XIV 157, XVIII 460; abolition of slavery in, XVIII 518n; admission to Union, V 161–62, 186–87, 211–12, 218–20, VIII 166n; and American Revolution, I 295n, 448n; and Army (Quasi-War), XXII 40, 67, 114–19, 240–41, 386, 485, 582, 598, XXIII 10, 50, 76, 99, 177, 262, 356n, XXIV 297n, 428n, 444, 456n; Continental Congress on, III 204–5, 208, 230, 236, 241, 255–56, 258, 259, 266–67, 275–76, 281; customs duties collected in, XV 575; Democratic Society in, XVI 465–66; dispute with N.Y., III 204–5, 208, 212, 230–31, 236, 241, 255–56, 258, 259, 266–67, 275–76, 281, 282–83, 418–19, IV 321–22, V 161, 186, 219; and excise, organization under, VIII 188–89, IX 427, pay to officers of, XII 95, 97, reaction to, XII 593, supervisor of the revenue for, see Brush, Nathaniel, and Smith, Noah; formation and independence of, IV 322n; governor of, see Chittenden, Thomas, and Tichenor, Isaac; Hamilton on, in The Federalist, IV 440, in N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 25, 33; independence of, Hamilton on in N.Y. Assembly, IV 112–13, 113–15, 115–18, 126–41; invalid pensions, U.S. payment for, XIII 134, XV 526, 570; and Jay Treaty, implementation of in House of Representatives, XX 151n; Jefferson’s and Madison’s trip to, VIII 479n; land dispute with British, X 498, XVI 141, XIX 167; manufactures and commerce of, IX 344, 371; map of, IX 91; port of entry in, XI 380; presidential campaign and election, (1796) XX 418, (1800–1801) XXIV 445, 447–48, 452, 592, XXV 57, 58, 247, 258n, 300, 309, 346n; U.S. attorney for the District of, see Jacobs, Stephen, and Marsh, Amos; U.S. judge for the District of, pay, IX 458, 464, XIII 120, (see also Chipman, Nathaniel, and Hitchcock, Samuel, and Morris, Lewis R.); U.S. marshal for the District of, accounts, IX 466 (see also Morris, Lewis R.); U.S. Representatives from, see Buck, Daniel, and Lyon, Matthew, and Morris, Lewis R., and Niles, Nathaniel, and Smith, Israel; U.S. Senators from, see Bradley, Stephen R., and Chipman, Nathaniel, and Lyon, Matthew, and Paine, Elijah, and Robinson, Moses; War Department agent for, see Paine, Elijah. See also New Hampshire Grants
Vernier, Théodore, comte de Montorient: president, French Committee of Finance (1790), and U.S. debt to France, IX 64
Vernon, William: commissioner, Navy Board, Boston (American Revolution), and claim against U.S., XI 55–57
Verona, Italy: and wars of French Revolution, XX 416n
Verplanck, Cornelia Johnston (Mrs. Gulian), XXVI 159; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 234, 235n
Verplanck, Gulian: president, Bank of N.Y., XVII 284–85; candidate, collector of customs, New York City, XXI 448, XXVI 752, 859; contributes money for John Trumbull portrait of Hamilton, X 482, 515; death of, XXVI 160n; estate of, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 235n; financial relations of bank with U.S., IX 71, 519, 520n, XI 43, 195, 211, XVII 286, 406, XX 254, 263, 288, 420, 435–36; and investigation of Hamilton by House of Representatives, XVI 129, 219; and Jay Treaty, XX 127–28; and Manhattan Company, XXII 448; and Panic of 1792, XI 174, 195, XXVI 662; and purchase of Hamilton’s house, XII 353, XIV 209, 352–53, 411, 451, XXVI 458n
Verplancks Point, N.Y.: in American Revolution, I 337, 351n, II 69, 71, 84n, 89, 105, 106n, 107, 109, 206–7, 438, 440, 450n, XXVI 374n
Verplank, Philip: report on petition of, XI 269
Verrazano, Giovanni da: and exploration and settlement of North America, III 708
Versailles, France, II 570; Treaty of Paris (1783) signed at, IX 394n
Versailles, Court of, IV 143, XVIII 437n; and U.S. debt to France, VI 189, 212n; U.S. representatives at, II 230, 255n, III 336, V 495, 571, VI 187n, VIII 308
Versailles, Treaty of (1783), III 303, XXV 164n, XXVI 132
Versailles, Treaty of (1785), XIV 400
Ver Steeg, Clarence L.: Robert Morris, Revolutionary Financier, III 155n, VI 96n, VII 241n
Vespucci, Amerigo: and exploration and settlement of South America, III 715–16
Vesuvius (H.M.S.): and embargo (1794), XVI 309–10
Veto power: and significance of legislature’s right to override use of by President, Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 499–500, 592, 597–98, 619–24, in the N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 142, 143–44
Viar, Josef de: Spanish agent, commissioner, and consul general to U.S., XI 69n, XIV 438n, XV 609, XVI 625; and invasion of Spanish territory, XI 23n, XV 288n, XVI 137n, 600; Jay Treaty, XXI 345, and navigation of Miss. River, XIX 224; passport for Spanish vessel, XVI 293, 295; and Spanish loan to U.S., XV 537, payment, XI 36; suit against U.S. to recover gold on San José, XVI 103n; U.S. debt to Joseph Gardoqui and Sons, VI 450, XIII 105, payment, XIII 138; and U.S. relations with southern Indians, XIII 27–28, 29n, XIV 495, 509, XV 7, 8–9n
Vicenza, Italy: and wars of French Revolution, XX 416n
Vice President of the United States: George Clinton’s efforts to postpone selection of, V 295; and election of 1788–1789, Hamilton on, V 225, 235–36, 247–49 (see also Presidential campaigns and elections); and election of 1792, XII 209, 342 (see also Presidential campaigns and elections); and election of 1796, see Presidential campaigns and elections; and election of 1800–1801, see Presidential campaigns and elections; method of election of, change in under Twelfth Amendment to Constitution, XXV 513n, proposed changes in, XXV 512–13, 558–59, 561, 587–88, 600; method of selection of, Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 589–90; pay of, V 385, VI 129, IX 458, 475, Hamilton on, XII 208–9, legislation concerning, XII 209–10n. See also Adams, John, and Burr, Aaron, and Jefferson, Thomas
Vickar, —— (Mr.): and Hamilton’s account with John B. Church, III 12
Vickering adsm Carrick, VI 300n
Vicksburg, Miss. (present-day location of Walnut Hills or Los Nogales): and U.S. relations with Spanish and Indians, XV 289n
Vienna, VIII 517n, X 374n, XIII 148n, XXIV 554n
Vienna, Md.: collector of customs at, see Muir, John; port of entry, customs accounts, XIII 38–39, 577, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87
Vienna, Treaty of Peace of (1736–1738), III 491, XXV 164n
Vienne, Louis-Pierre, marquis de: Army (American Revolution), I 514, 556, XXVI 364
“View of the Commercial Regulations of France and Great Britain in Reference to the United States,” X 351n, 497n, XIII 395–436, XXVI 840, 846–47
A View of the New England Illummati. …: attributed to John Cosens Ogden, XXV 22–23n
“Views on the French Revolution,” XXVI 738–41
Vigilant (ship): and customs regulations, VII 437
Vigilant: N.Y. revenue cutter, XV 98, 99, 118, XXVI 844
Vigo, Francis: Army contractor, payment to, XVII 524
Villaret-Joyeuse, Louis-Thomas, comte: French admiral, defeat in battle of “Glorious First of June,” XIX 123n
Ville, see Veal
Villefranche, Jean-Louis-Ambroise de Genton, chevalier de: Army (American Revolution), I 532, II 571, payment for services, VI 542
Villemanzy, Jacques-Pierre-Orillard: commissary, French forces (American Revolution), II 640
Villette, Reine-Philiberte Rouph de Varicourt, marquise de: and XYZ affair, XXI 431n
Vincennes, Northwest Territory: Army post at, VII 612n, and relations with Indians, XI 416n, 448n, XIV 211, XXIII 378n
Vincennes, Old Northwest: capture of (American Revolution), II 291n, XXII 258n
Vincennes, town of, XVII 540
Vincent, Charles: engineer, fortification of N.Y. Harbor, XVII 412, 413n, XXI 377, 517–18n, XXII 59n
Vincent, Pa.: report on petition of Calvinist Church in, XI 135–38
“The Vindication”: No. I, XI 461–65; No. II, XI 465–69; No. III, XI 469–72; No. IV, XI 473–78
“Vindication of Mr. Jefferson”: unsigned articles defending Jefferson’s views on government, XII 510, 512n, 579n, 614n, 633, XIII 229n, 348–56
A Vindication of the Conduct and Character of John Adams, Esq. in Reply to the Letter of General Hamilton, Addressed to the Federal Citizens of the Union: signed by “An American,” XXV 180n
“Vindicator”: author (presumably Otho H. Williams), defending Nathanael Greene, XI 534n
Vinegar Hill, Battle of: defeat of Irish at, XXI 489n
Vining, Anna Marie Seton (Mrs. John) (daughter of William Seton), XI 506n
Vining, John: Additional Army candidate (Del.), XXII 281; and adventures of John Skey Eustace, XXIII 22–23n; career of, XXIII 23n; comments on Additional Army candidates (Del.), XXII 282, 283, 284; member, House of Representatives (Del.), IX 211–12, 288, 400, XI 138n, 351n, 506, pay, XIII 65, 66, 68, XV 508
Vioménil, Antoine-Charles du Houx, baron de, XXII 450n; Army (American Revolution), II 679n, honored in France for role in, III 461
Vioménil, Joseph Hyacinthe Charles du Houx, comte de: comment on Additional Army candidate, XXII 603
Virginia, III 581, 583, 584, 602, IV 321n, V 6, 237, 520, 521, VI 14–15, 18, 32, 186, 293, 361, 557, VII 133, 254, VIII 18, 176–77, 293, IX 363, 366, 453, X 461, XI 270, 300–2, 310, XIII 101, 178, 179–85, XVI 77–79, XVII 450, XX 357n, XXIII 277, 278, XXIV 38n; Additional Army candidates from, XXII 247, 312–13; accounts with U.S., V 531, VI 111, funding and assumption, VI 61, 219, VII 462, VIII 443n, 467, 543, X 551, 555–56, XI 473, XIV 232–33, 312–13, 357–58, 487, 497, XVI 244–45, 421, XVIII 387, 467–68, XIX 1n, 2n, 16n, 17n, 35, and pay for Va. line, V 408, VI 306, 433–39, 447–48, 540, VII 76, XI 223, payment for storing Army supplies in, V 390, 407, VI 134, public debt of, V 415, 565, VI 7, 33–34, 118, 119, 123, 183, 219, records of under Articles of Confederation, IV 84, revenue from duties, (1789), VI 290, 414, (1789–1790) IX 3, (1792–1794) XIII 577–78, (1793) XV 575, settlement of, V 568; acts of (in chronological order), “An act for Sequestering British Property, enabling those indebted to British subjects to pay off such debts, and directing the proceedings in suits where such subjects are parties” (October, 1777), XVIII 431n, “An Act to amend and reduce the several Acts of Assembly for ascertaining certain taxes and duties, and for establishing a permanent revenue, into one Act” (October, 1782), XXVI 493n, “An act to amend and reduce the several acts of assembly for the inspection of tobacco, into one act” (May, 1783), VI 420n, “An Act to amend the Several Acts of Assembly concerning Naval Officers, and the Collection of the Duties” (October, 1786), XXVI 495n, 545n, “An Act to amend the several Acts of Assembly concerning Naval Officers, and the Collection of the Duties” (October, 1787), XXVI 496n, 545n, “An act to repeal so much of all and every act or acts of assembly as prohibits the recovery of British debts” (December 12, 1787), XVIII 423n, XIX 155n, “An Act for reducing into one, the several acts concerning the land-office; ascertaining the terms and manner of granting waste and unappropriated lands; for settling the titles and bounds of lands; directing the mode of processioning, and presenting the duties of surveyors” (December 17, 1792), XVIII 365–66n, “An Act for appropriating the public Revenue” (December 26, 1792), XIV 233–34n, 487, “An Act authorizing one or more branches of the bank of the United States, in this Commonwealth” (December 10, 1795), XVIII 215n; John Adams on (1799), XXII 471; and admission of Ky. into the Union, V 1; and Alien and Sedition Acts, XXII 422–23, 424n, 452–53, 454n, 469–70, XXIII 600; and alien ownership of land, XVIII 365–66; in American Revolution, I 196, 431, 491, 584n, II 7, 41, 46, 52–53, 56, 64, 102, 104n, 129, 164, 168, 189, 225, 228, 234, 268, 289, 327, 332–33, 356, 422, 476, 499, 516, 532, XIX 9–10, Benedict Arnold’s campaign in, II 534n, 535n, 542, 546, 549, 553, 555, 571, 573, 587, Battle of Yorktown, II 677–78, 679–81, 682, 683, III 96, XXVI 31, 101, 326, 420–22 (see also Yorktown, Va.: in American Revolution), Hamilton on in “Eulogy on Nathanael Greene,” V 351–58, militia, I 587, II 18–19, 385–86, 570, 644, preliminaries to Battle of Yorktown, II 570, 571, 573, 574, 578, 579, 580, 595, 643–44, 667, 668–69, 676, 677–68, sequestration of British property, XVIII 431n; and Annapolis Convention, IV 666n, 683–84n, 686–90, V 287–88; and Army (Quasi-War), XXII 67, 240–41, 385, 433n, 459, 485, 486–87, 583–84, 589, 595, 600, XXIII 10, 15, 31–32, 73, 75, 98, 104, 119, 134n, 140, 174, 177, 202, 222, 243, 245, 255, 262, 272, 306–7, 310, 315, 325, 344, 349, 420, 464–65, 469, 483–84, 493, 512, 514, 539, 542–43, 548, 552, 593, 608, 621, 624, XXIV 97, 343–44n; arsenal in, storekeeper of, XIII 133; bank in, Hamilton’s proposals for (1780–1781), II 415, 630; Bank of the U.S., proposed branch in, XI 493–94, 586–87, XII 83–84, XVIII 214, 254; bonds for duties in, XIII 578; and carriage tax, XVIII 40–41, 201–2, 396–97, XIX 86 (see also United States v Hylton); cession of western territory to U.S. (1781), II 554, 555; and claim of Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, XXI 323, 326; collection of customs in, XXVI 491–98, 501, 544, before U.S. Constitution, XXVI 493–94; colony of, Hamilton on in The Farmer Refuted, I 121; commissioner of loans, pay, VI 303, IX 461, XI 65, 66, XV 559, payment to, XV 563 (see also Hopkins, John); commissioner to settle accounts, see Winder, William; congressional elections in, (1795) XVIII 307, (1797) XXI 27, (1799), XXIII 112, 599n; at Constitutional Convention, IV 159, 173, V 63n, VIII 112n, XII 357n, XXV 539, Hamilton on, IV 189, 191, 197, 203, 206, 214, Hamilton on plan of at Convention, IV 178, 187, 188, 195, 196–97, 199, 200, 201–2, 204, 211–12, 211n, 212, 213n, 215, 216, 217n, 220–21, 223n, plan of discussed by delegates, IV 160, 161–64, 161n, 168–72, 168n, 175n, vote on tenure of president, XXVI 148; at Continental Congress (Articles of Confederation), III 207n, 246–47n, 261, 314n, delegates, see Bland, Theodorick, and Lee, Arthur, and Lee, Francis Lightfoot, and Mercer, John F., and impost, III 207n, 261, V 115n, X 424, and right of navigation of Miss. River, V 217n, XIX 375, 377n, and vote on limitation of John Adams’s commission as Minister to Great Britain, XXV 117–18; Continental Congress (2nd), requisitions by, V 566–67n; Continental loan officer, see Hopkins, John; discovery and settlement, III 705, 708, 709, 712, 713, 714; distilleries in (1789), V 513; efforts of, to control Congress (1791), VIII 22; and enforcement of tobacco inspection law, VI 419–20; and excise (1792), XI 541–42, XII 237, 597–98, inspectors of the revenue, appointment of, VIII 280, 405 (see also Brackenridge, James, and Carrington, Mayo, and Gibbons, James, and Marshall, Thomas, and Newton, Thomas, Jr., and Ragsdale, Drury, and Smith, Edward, and Stevens, Edward, and Thomas, Philip, organization under, VIII 189, 207, 368, IX 428–29, revenue officers in, XII 17, pay of, XII 95, 97, 88–89, XIV 485, XVIII 168, 169, supervisor of the revenue for, see Carrington, Edward; funding and assumption, protest against by Va. line, XI 60–62, reaction to, VI 52, 59, VII 149, 150n, 196–98, 393–94, XII 129, 130n, 208; governor, see Brooke, Robert, and Harrison, Benjamin, and Henry, Patrick, and Jefferson, Thomas, and Lee, Henry, and Monroe, James, and Randolph, Beverley, and Randolph, Edmund, and Wood, James; Hamilton on, in The Federalist, IV 335, 399, 405, 448, 506, 516, 592, 676, 694–95, at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 82, 130, 175, 182, in “Report on Manufactures,” X 100, 182, 205, 319, 320, in “Report on Public Credit,” VI 118, 119, 123, in “Report on the Petition of Catharine Greene,” X 422, 433, 460–61, 465; House of Delegates, and Jay Treaty, XIX 450–51n, 488, 510–11, petition to, XXVI 451; and invalid pensions, estimate of, V 392, VI 136, U.S. payment for, IX 470, XIII 134, XV 526, 571, and Jay Treaty, implementation of in House of Representatives, XX 151n; land speculation in, XVIII 361n; legislature, proposed amendments to U.S. Constitution by, XX 52–53n; lieutenant governor, see Wood, James; lighthouses and other navigational aids, V 431, 534, VI 45–46, 49, 206, 261–62, 277, 280–81, 406, 408, 491–92, 549, VII 412–14, XIV 230–31, XVII 482; manufactures in, IX 275–82, 299–304, X 13, 100, 182, 295; militia, payment for campaigns against Indians, IX 471–73; mineral resources of, X 205, 319, 320; opposition to Federal Government in, XXII 583; opposition to U.S. Constitution in, Hamilton on (1789), V 293–94; paper money in, Hamilton on (1787), IV 87; political situation in (1794) XVI 612–13, XVII 138–39, 439–41, Hamilton on (1800), XXIV 168, Hamilton on (1802), XXV 587–88; possibility of borrowing abroad (1791), VIII 59; and presidential campaign and election, (1788–1789) V 248, 250–51, 252, (1792) XII 568, (1796) XX 372, 406, XXV 82, 197, (1800–1801) XXIV 445, 448, 450n, 452, XXV 28, 70, 94, 99, 258n, 300, 301, 308, 309, 329–30; purchase of supplies for Army in, XV 472; Ratifying Convention of, IV 524n, 644n, 647, 648n, 649–50, 650–51, 652n, XI 439n, XII 191, 380–81n, 394–98, 510–11, 579–80, XX 25n, and ratification of Constitution, V 3–4, 7–8, 9, 9–10, 10, 13–14, 35, 61, 91, 91–92, 137, 147, 185, 194n; rations for U.S. Army recruits in, payment for, XIII 237n; reaction to U.S. Constitution in, Washington on (1787), IV 308; receiver of Continental taxes, see Webb, George; relations with Pa. concerning Indian policy, VIII 162n, 218; and reorganization of Army, Hamilton on (1794), XVII 583–84; revenue cutter for, VII 61, 79, 101–2, 141, 144, 148, XIII 91, capt. of, see Taylor, Richard; and Santo Domingan refugees, XV 337; state and congressional election in (1799), XXIII 112, XXIV 118–19n; trade of, (1789) VI 21, 23, 424, XXVI 499, (1791) VIII 435, and shipbuilding, (1789), V 491–92; treasurer of, see Webb, George; U.S. attorney for the District of, see Campbell, Alexander, and Nelson, William, Jr.; and U.S. debt to Spain, XII 636–37; U.S. District courts in, XXVI 491–93; U.S. judge for the District of, pay, V 387, VI 129, IX 458, XIII 120 (see also Griffin, Cyrus); U.S. marshal for the District of, pay, VI 528, IX 465, pay for census of (1790), XI 278 (see also Carrington, Edward, and Randolph, David Meade); U.S. Representatives from, see Bland, Theodorick, and Brown, John, and Clopton, John, and Coles, Isaac, and Dawson, John, and Evans, Thomas, and Giles, William B., and Griffin, Samuel, and Lee, Richard Bland, and Madison, James, and Marshall, John, and Moore, Andrew, and Morgan, Daniel, and New, Anthony, and Nicholas, John, and Page, John, and Parker, Josiah, and Randolph, John, and Rutherford, Robert, and Venable, Abraham B., and White, Alexander; U.S. Senators from, see Giles, William B., and Grayson, William. and Lee, Richard Henry, and Mason, Stevens T., and Monroe, James, and Nicholas, Wilson Cary, and Taylor, John, and Tazewell, Henry, and Venable, Abraham B.; views on European developments (1793), XIV 347–52; and violations of Treaty of Paris (1783), XI 413n, XVII 222, 223n, XVIII 422–23, 515, XIX 82–83, 104, 153–58, 246–47; Virginia Resolutions, see Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions; War Department agent for, see Carrington, Edward; and Washington’s proposed national university, XX 312; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 5–6, 17–18, 57, 70, 77–78, 103n, 121–22, 130, 131n, 136–37, 138–39, 142–43, 143–45, 174, 191, 215, 218, 233–34, 235, 237–38, 241–42, 242–43, 248, 254, 260–61, 263, 265, 289, 293, 358–59, 368, 391, 415, 438–39, 440–41, 477–80, XVIII 11–12, XXV 468
Virginia: revenue cutter, Hampton, Va., VII 450
Virginia Company of London: Hamilton on, in The Farmer Refuted, I 108–13, 116, 118–19, in “Notes on the History of North and South America,” III 708, 711–12
Virginia Company of Plymouth, see Plymouth, The Virginia Company of
The Virginia Independent Chronicle, IV 593n
Virginia Yazoo Company: and speculation in Ga. lands, XIX 14n
Visscher, Matthew: lawyer, city and county clerk, Albany, N.Y., and Hamilton’s law practice, III 33, 562, 569
Visscher, Nanning J.: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXII 568n, XXIII 218, 219, 221, 289, 291, 489n, 579, 584, 610, 633, 635, 656, 676, XXIV 246, 613, 625
Vochez, John Baptist: French merchant in Baltimore, Md., and customs regulations, X 560, XVI 100–1, 186, XVII 106n
Voght, John: land dispute with James Duane, and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 328, XXI 97–98, 195, XXIV 33n
Vollenhoven, Hendrick: partner in Dutch banking firm, and Holland Land Company, XX 45–46n, XXVI 608n, and Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, VIII 301n. See also Cate and Vollenhoven
Volney, Constantin François Chasse-boeuf, comte de: French writer and politician, refugee in U.S., XV 380
Voltaire, Jean François Marie Arouet de: The Age of Louis XIV, IV 184n
Volunteer Corps, see United States Army (Quasi-War)
Volwiler, Albert T.: George Croghan and the Westward Movement, 1741–1782, XVI 321n, XVIII 277n
Von Heer, Bartholomew: Army (American Revolution), II 9n
Von Steuben, see Steuben
Voorhees, Adrian: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 94
Voorhees, Albert: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 91
Voorhees, Andrew H.: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 304
Voorhees (Voorhees, Voorhies, Voorhiss), Samuel C.: Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 122, 130, 131
Voorhees, Stephen: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 91
Voorheese (Vooheese, Voorhese), Jacques: payment to estate of, for bills of exchange, XIII 146, XV 532
Voorhis, Abraham: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 92
Voorhis, Roelof: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 92
Vorontsov (Woronzow), Count Semeon (Semen, Simon) Romanovich: Russian ambassador to Great Britain, on Paul I’s policy to Germany, XX 546–47n; on possible U.S.-Russian treaty, XXII 501n; requests Hamilton’s reports to Congress, XI 260–61
Vredenberg, ——: shipmaster, Liberty, captured by French privateer, XXI 537n
Vredenburgh, William J.: New York City merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXII 516–17; and “Reynolds Affair,” XXI 127, 129n
Vredenburgh v Hallett and Bowne: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXII 517, XXVI 868
Vreeland’s Point, N.J.: proposed canal to, for Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 269n
Vrooman, Peter: member, N.Y. Assembly, IV 21n
Vrooman, Walter B.: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 48, 91
Vulture (H.M.S.): and Benedict Arnold’s escape, II 438–39, 440n, 450–52, 462–64