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“W”: and XYZ affair, XXI 429n
Wabash Indians: agreement with, XI 416n, 448n; expedition against, VIII 532n, 545, 545–46n; treaty with, XII 147n; U.S. relations with, VI 486n, 523, 538, 551–52, 563–64, VII 610, 612, VIII 213 XIV 11n, 339, XV 300, XXIII 657
Wabash River: description of, XV 295; and land speculation in Northwest Territory, XVI 153; and Quasi-War, XXIII 390, 418, 657; U.S. post on, VII 55, 56, 345; and U.S. relations with Indians, VI 486n, VII 612, VIII 546n, IX 210; and U.S. relations with Spain, XV 296
Wachsmuth, Godfrey: Philadelphia merchant, and relief of Santo Domingan refugees, XVI 223n
Wachsmuth, John G.: Philadelphia merchant, and payment of bills of exchange drawn by Santo Domingan government, XV 164, 251, XVII 538
Waddington, J. and H.: bill of exchange, XXVI 466n
Waddington, Joshua: contributes money for portrait of Hamilton by John Trumbull, X 482, 515; director, Bank of N.Y., III 515n, V 370n; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 602; and Rugers v Waddington, XI 316–17, 414n, XIX 80–81
Waddington adsm E. Rutgers, see Rutgers v Waddington
Wade, ——: shipmaster, III 558
Wade, John: Regular Army (1793), XV 138, (Quasi-War), XIII 585, XXIV 247, 360
Wade, Nelson: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 142
Wade, Richard: Army contractor, and stakage of Neuse River, N.C., XV 471n; report on petition of, XVI 157n, 159
Wadsworth, Decius: career, XXVI 164n; Regular Army, (Quasi-War) XXIII 76, 167–68, 632, (1803) XXVI 164
Wadsworth, Elijah (Eliza): Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 277
Wadsworth, James: comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXIII 613; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXII 503
Wadsworth, Jeremiah: Hartford, Conn., businessman and politician, II 334, 497, 551, 593, III 584, 600, 621, IV 144, V 247, 404, 493, 496, 498, VI 11, 449, 464n, IX 357, XI 126, 546, XVII 225n, 351n, XVIII 335, 352, 355, XIX 326n, 458, XX 336, XXI 112, XXIV 60, XXV 614, XXVI 9, 607, 813, 859; on John Adams, XXV 204n; and Bank of N.Y., III 515n, 521–22, 558, 616; and Bank of North America, III 477, 509–10, 511, 525, 558, 625–26, 633–34, 643–44, 660, VII 243, 248; and business association with John B. Church and John Chaloner, III 10, 11, 33, 34, 55, 56, 433, 477, 509–10, 511, 523, 525, 563n, 565, 600, 601–3, 605, 625–26, 633–34, 643–44, 645–46, 651, 652–53, 659, 660, 680–81, IV 624, V 237n, 252, VII 136, VIII 180, 279–80, 320n, IX 559n, XI 522–23n, XIV 533n, XVI 339–40, 458–59, XVII 95, XVIII 39–40, XXI 110, XXV 394, XXVI 460n; and claim of Catharine Greene, VIII 165, X 455–58; and coastguard cutters, V 422–23; comments on Additional Army candidates (Conn.), XXII 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281; commissary general of purchases (American Revolution), I 570, 584, 586n, II 40, 57, 68, 118, 151, 161, 209, XXVI 369; and the Conn. Gore controversy, XXIV 91; and Constitutional Convention, IV 236, 237, 240; contractor with John B. Church for supplying French forces in America (American Revolution), II 599, 677n, III 129n, 417n, 633–34, XVIII 298n, XX 200n, XXI 481, XXII 260–61n, XXIV 420n; and counterfeiting gang, V 503, 512–13, VI 15, 285, XI 101; delegate, Continental Congress (Conn.), V 201, 252; executor of Nathanael Greene’s estate, XXV 81, 373, 385, XXVI 118, 424; Hamilton’s accounts with, III 13, XXVI 609–10; and Hamilton’s dispute with Andrew G. Fraunces, XV 318–19, 321, 335, 587n, XXVI 713–14; Hamilton’s request to, for information on shipping, XXVI 486; and Jay Treaty, XVIII 459–60; member, House of Representatives (Conn.). XVI 210n, pay, XIII 64, 65, 67, 68, XV 508, XVII 506; miscellaneous business activities of, IX 319n, 546n, X 398n, XII 152, XIV 172n, XXI 85, XXVI 539n; negotiations with Senecas, XX 448n; on new government’s fiscal policies, VI 15–16; payment to, for interest on loan office certificates, XIII 99; and presidential election, (1789) V 252, (1796) XX 377–78, 418, XXVII 13; and Quasi-War, XXIII 123–24, 638, 671; and “Report on the Bank,” VII 243, 248; and “Reynolds Affair,” XXI 123, 124, 125, 134, 187, 193–94, 236, 265, 271, 274–75; on trade with West Indies, X 363–65
Wadsworth, Mehitable Russell (Mrs. Jeremiah), III 634
Wadsworth, Peleg: career, XXII 321n; member, House of Representatives (Mass.), comments on Additional Army candidates (District of Me. and Mass.), XXII 321, 322, 331, 337, and Jay Treaty, XIX 485, seeks discharge of soldier (Quasi-War), XXIII 612
Wafers: duty on, proposed, X 446, 211, 325, XI 144; manufacture of, X 42, 211, 325
Wages: effect of raising, Hamilton on (1784), III 493–94; Hamilton on in “Report on Manufactures,” X 158, 272–73
Wagner, Daniel E.: ed., Our Country and Its People …, XXVI 146n
Wagner, John: payment for warrant issued by Board of Treasury, XIII 42
Wagstaff, H.M.: ed., The Papers of John Steele, XII 569n, XV 340n
Wainwright, Nicholas B.: George Crogban: Wilderness Diplomat, XVIII 277n
Wait, John: and petition of Henry Bass, XI 314–15
Wait, Marmaduke: Additional Army candidate (Vt.), XXII 114, 119, 429, 430
Wake County, N.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Walbach, John De Barth: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 144; Army (Quasi-War), XXII 557–58, XXIII 53–54, 111, XXIV 46–47, 82, 83, 96, 98n, 181, 216–17, 379, 542n, 620, 640, XXV 27
Waldo, Jonathan: Army contractor (Quasi-War), XXIV 92–93
Waldo, Joseph (Dr.): payment for services (American Revolution), V 407, XIII 42
Waldrom, John P.: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 23
Waldron, Isaac: Army contractor (Quasi-War), XXIV 45–46, 46n
Waldron, Nathaniel: and customs regulations, XII 350
Waldryhn (Waldron), A.W.: and adventures of John Skey Eustace, XXII 258n, XXIII 22n
Wales, Roger: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 137
Wales, I 180n, 377, 387, VIII 7n, 136n, XXII 260n
Walker, Benjamin, XI 566, 609, XV 99, 632, XVIII 289, XX 120; Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 63, 87, 88–89, 106; business relations with William Duer and Alexander Macomb, XII 63–64; candidate, collector of customs, N.Y., XXI 54, XXVI 751; career, XXII 64n; comments on Additional Army candidates (N.Y.), XXII 99, 329, 337; commissioner to settle accounts of hospital, marine, and clothing depts. and for settling accounts of late secret and commercial committees, V 373–76, XI 57, XIII 186, XVI 61, 62n, 81, payment to, V 383, 405, XIII 46; and William Cooper and Hamilton’s law practice, XXII 178, 264, 454; description of fiscal organization under Articles of Confederation, V 373–76; director, Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, XI 186, 247, 259–60n, 370, 424–25, 456–57, 499, 505–6, XII 14, 26, 30, 63–64, 81, 135–36, 216–18, 539, XIV 170, 302, 319, 422n, XV 108, XXVI 657–58; European agent for William Duer and Scioto Company, VI 575, 577–78, VII 388–89, 433, 455, VIII 229–33; executor, Bradstreet estate, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 143; Hamilton on, XXVI 751; member, House of Representatives (N.Y.), and amendment of Constitution, XXV 513n; member, Society of the Cincinnati, IV 647n; naval officer, N.Y., VI 575, XII 30, XX 450, 498, leave of absence, VII 30, 30–31, 33–34, resignation, XXVI 751; and Panic of 1792, XI 247, XXVI 657–58, 664; and Pulteney Associates, XV 336, XVIII 340, XX 141–45, 157, 166–67, 207, 343, 345, 348, 464, 478, 537, 538n, XXI 88, 90n, 150–51; and Quasi-War, XXIII 633, 639; requested by Hamilton to inspect customhouses, XVI 574; and Baron von Steuben, III 51, 52, IV 307n, VI 353, 577–78, XIII 503, XXI 494n, XXVI 477n
Benjamin Walker v Robert Morris, XX 142–43n
Walker, Betsy Moore (Mrs. John): affair with Jefferson, XXI 134–35n, XXVI 141n
Walker, Carleton: Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 515, 571
Walker, Edward: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 344n
Walker, George: clerk, Treasury Department, pay, XIII 463, payment to, XIII 145, XV 538
Walker, John: calico printer, London, comments on “Report on Manufactures,” XV 96–97
Walker, John (Mass.): Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 316, 317, 336, 337; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 83, 138, 466, 498, XXIV 8, 255, 352, 368, 369, 610, 618, 649, 652
Walker, John (Va.): friend of Jefferson, and Jefferson’s affair with wife, XXVI 140, 142–43n; and impressment of vessel by Va. (American Revolution), XIII 183, 185; U.S. Senator (Va.), pay, XIII 59
Walker, Joseph: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417
Walker, Martha (Mrs. Thomas), VIII 337; petition of, VIII 526, 589
Walker, Matthew: clerk, register’s office, Treasury Department, pay, XI 391, XIII 466
Walker, Richard L.: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 91, 107
Walker, Robert: and manufacturing in Stratford, Conn., IX 319
Walker, Samuel: Additional Army candidate (Vt.), XXII 117
Walker, Silvanus (Sylvanus): inspector of the revenue, Survey No. 3, S.C., IX 35, 429, XII 90n, XXVI 836; on manufacturing in S.C., IX 170–71
Walker, Thomas: Canadian supporting American Revolution, VIII 526
Walker, Thomas: Manchester, England, reformer, XXV 181n
“Walker Affair,” see Walker, Betsy Moore
Wall, John: Philadelphia merchant, and news of French declaration of war (1793), XIV 291
Wall, Joseph: Philadelphia merchant, and news of French declaration of War (1793), XIV 291
Wall and Tardy: merchant firm, Hispaniola, VIII 528n
Wallace, Benjamin: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 140, 146
Wallace, Charles: and Hamilton’s dispute with John F. Mercer, XIII 219n, 516
Wallace, David D.: The Life of Henry Laurens, II 37n
Wallace, Elizabeth: payment to, for register’s certificate, V 403
Wallace, John (N.C.): contractor for fortification and improvement in navigation, N.C., XIII 442n, XV 270n, XVI 425, XVII 290n
Wallace, John (N.J.): house of, Washington’s headquarters, Middlebrook, N.J., II 64
Wallace (Wallis), John C.: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 584, XXIV 246
Wallace, Robert: contractor, improvement of navigation, N.C., XV 270n
Wallace, Willard M.: on H-Burr duel, XXVI 239n
Wallace, William: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 142; excise opposition, XII 308n, XVII 182, 183
Wallachia (Walachia) (region in present Rumania), I 382
Walley, Thomas: director, Mass. Bank, V 532n; petition of, VIII 388n
Wallingford, Conn.: silk manufacturing at, IX 318
Wallington, John: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 587, XXIV 41, 248, 357
Wallis, John C., see Wallace, John C.
Wallis, William: requests back pay (American Revolution), X 347
Wallow (sloop): and customs regulations, XIV 512
Waln, Jesse: and petition for release of Army prisoner, XXIV 655
Waln, Robert: Philadelphia merchant, and improvement of navigation of Del. River, XI 396n, and Jay Treaty, XX 122n; member, House of Representatives (Pa.), and appointment of a purveyor of public supplies, XXIV 553n, 555; petition for release of Army prisoner, XXIV 655
Walnut Hills (Los Nogales) (present-day Vicksburg, Miss.): garrison at (Quasi-War), XXII 455, XXIII 383; and U.S. relations with Spanish and Indians, XV 289–97
Walpole, Robert, 1st earl of Orford, IX 535; and “Report on Public Credit,” VI 65
Walsh, Robert: candidate, surveyor of customs, Baltimore, Md., XV 232
Walsh, Thomas: plan for hospital, Castle William, Boston, XXIII 642; and Quasi-War, XXIII 637
Walterstorff, Ernst Frederich von: on European situation (1803), XXVI 123–25; governor, Danish West Indies, XVII 200, 459, XX 459, XXVI 25, 116–17, 733
Walton, Abraham: candidate, examiner in Chancery, N.Y., XXI 321
Walton, Anne: report on petition of, XI 288n
Walton, Elizabeth: report on petition of, XI 288n
Walton, George: career, XXII 144–45n; comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 144; delegate, Continental Congress (Ga.), I 231; governor of Ga., V 411n (see also “Treasury Department circulars to the governors of the states”); state judge, Ga., decision on nature of an alien enemy, XI 413n
Walton, Henry: report on petition of, XI 288n
Walton, Jacob: N.Y. merchant and partner of John H. Cruger, and Hamilton’s clerkship for Nicholas Cruger, I 8, 12, 15, 16, 17–18, 28, 29–30; report on petition of devisees of, XI 288n
Walton, Richard: judge, Ga., and relations with Indians, XVII 274n
Walton, William: report on petition of, XI 288
Walton and Cruger: and Hamilton’s clerkship for Nicholas Cruger, I 8, 12–13, 15, 16, 17–18, 28, 29–30. See also Cruger, John H., and Walton, Jacob
Wandell, Samuel, and Meade Minnigerode: Aaron Burr, XXI 211–12n, XXIII 9n, XXV 279n, XXVI 188n, 237n
Wands, William W.: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 104, 108; Army (Quasi-War), XXII 611, XXIII 360, XXIV 158, 639, 645
Wanton, John: capt., Fort Washington, Newport, R.I., and embargo, XVI 247, 257, 297, 299–300, 363, 376–77, 409–11; health officer, Newport, R.I., and smallpox epidemic, XXIV 160–61n
Wappoo Creek, S.C.: in American Revolution, II 394
War: between the states and between nations, Hamilton on, at Constitutional Convention, IV 189–90, 200, 203, in The Federalist, IV 309–17, 319–26, 326–32, 366, 367, 370, 407–8, 415, 426, 433–34, 453–54, 472–73, 593–94, 603, 612, 625, 667–68, in N.Y. Assembly, IV 92, in N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 53, 60, 110, 143, 145, 146, 152; Hamilton on, in “Notes on the Advantages of a National Bank,” VIII 220, in “Opinion on the Constitutionality of an Act to Establish a Bank,” VIII 96, 124, in “Report on Manufactures,” X 31, 177–79, 291–92; Hamilton on effect of, in Europe on U.S. borrowing abroad, (1791) X 488, (1794) XVIII 21; Hamilton on possibility of, and U.S. reaction to threat of (1797–1798), XXI 24–26, 31–41, 52, 63–64, 340, 342–47, 369n, 437; Hamilton on power to declare, (1793–1794) XV 39–42, 669, (1796) XX 17; Hamilton on preparations for (1794), XVI 224, XVIII 508; Hamilton’s opposition to (1794) XVI 12–19, 266–79; and Jay Treaty, Hamilton on, XVIII 416, 430–31, 440n, 446, 450–51, 452, 465, 481–82, 487–89, 493–501, 517–20, XIX 299–305, 319–24, 341–47, 365; and public credit, Hamilton on in “Defence of the Funding System,” XIX 10, 24–28, 53–57; Washington on (1795), XVIII 2–3
Ward, Andrew: Army (American Revolution), I 204, 206
Ward, Artemas: Army (American Revolution), I 197, 198, II 140–41, XV 394n; member, House of Representatives (Mass.), pay, XV 508, XVII 506
Ward, Bernard: Army (American Revolution), II 581
Ward, Henry: Providence, R.I., merchant, XV 358n
Ward, Joseph (Mass.): Boston stockbroker, VIII 320, XIV 93; Army (American Revolution), XXVI 370, 394, 395n; and payment for “new emission” bills, VIII 387–88, XIV 418, XXII 401
Ward, Joseph (S.C.): and Hamilton’s Letter on John Adams, XXV 249n
Ward, Richard: New York City merchant, Catharine Greene’s representative in New York City, XVI 401
Ward, Samuel: New York City merchant, career, XXII 235–36n; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXII 235, XXIV 273n, and purchase of Ga. lands, XIX 310, XXI 165n
Ward, Samuel, and Brothers: New York City merchant firm, XXII 236n; and customs regulations, XI 393–94; purchase of Government bills on Amsterdam, XIII 493, 494, 496
Ward, Samuel, Sr.: colonial governor, R.I., XXII 235n
Ward, Stephen: house of, in American Revolution, I 547
War Department: accountant of, XI 449, 451n, XVIII 294, 304–5, XXIII 45n, 153–54, 300, 397, 398, 436, 453, 558, XXIV 13–14, 19, 57, 77, 174, 190, 275–76, 301, 457, 525–27, 572, 573n, 587, XXV 151, 518–19 (see also Howell, Joseph, Jr., and Simmons, William), principal clerk to, see Hagner, Peter; accounts of (1791–1792), XI 12, 13, 350, arrears of (1793), XIV 131, regularizing of, Hamilton on (1794), XVI 503–4; additional funds needed for (1790), VI 328, 525–28; agents for, XVI 109, 116, 601n, XVII 245, 283, XVIII 4–5, XXII 312n, 596, XXIII 11, 25, 31, 38, 43, 55, 126, 186–87, 193, 253–54, 258, 312, 321n, 397–98, 426, 433, 436, 484, 515n, 571–72, XXIV 63n, 159n, 377–78, 393n, 409, 456n (see also Coxe, Tench: supervision of procurement of military and Indian supplies and naval armament), in Charleston, S.C., see Crafts, William, in Conn., see Huntington, Jedediah, at Harpers Ferry, Va., see Mackey, John, in Mass., see Jackson, Jonathan, in N.H., see Shaeffe, Jacob, in N.C., see McRee, Griffith John, at New York City, see Stevens, Ebenezer, in R.I., see Crary, Archibald, in Southwest Territory, see Henley, David, in Va., see Carrington, Edward, in Vt., see Paine, Elijah; appropriations for, (1794) XVI 435–36, (1799) XXII 431–32, and fortification of New York City, XXIII 292, source of, XVIII 62; under Articles of Confederation, expenses of, V 406–8, peacetime arrangements for, III 322–23, 331–32, 378–79, 461–62, 470, 476, reduction of expenses of, III 316–17, relations with Indians, III 333; chief clerk of, see Stagg, John, Jr.; clerks in, XXIV 551n, 562 (see also Caldwell, John, and Lewis, Samuel); contracts and contractors, (1789) V 437n, VII 164, (1790) VII 127, XXVI 523–24, 597, 667–68n, (1791) VIII 138, 164, 226, 246–47, 334, 354, 438, IX 110, 243–44, 289–90, 363, XXVI 625–26, 653n, 689–90, 693–94, (1791–1792) X 348, 404–5, 470, 528, (1792) XI 174, 205, 350, 351–52n, 406, 452, XII 156, 183, 184, 186, 195, 213, 259, 288–89, 291, 482, 608, (1793) XIII 13n, 42, 84–87, 104, 117, 236–37, 241–42, 242, 276, 314–15, 339, 372, 439–40, 564, 565, 568, XIV 8, 154, 440, 441, 448, XV 271, 286–87, 436, 520–24, 590–91, 643, (1794) XV 603, 633n, 643, XVI 109n, 113n, 209–10, 253–54, 288n, 315, 364–65, 390, 561, 607–8, 608, 610n, 613–14, 616, XVII 1, 58–59, 102–3, 129, 152–53, 155, 157, 170, 210–11, 224–25, 229, 292, 300, 309, 311, 322, 325, 326, 327, 337, 342, 348, 349, 360, 375, 392–94, 404, 417n, 418n, 437, 449, 519–25 XXV 339n, (1795) Hamilton on, XIX 402–3, 407, 408 (see also Coxe, Tench: supervision of procurement of military and Indian supplies and naval armament, and Dannaker, George, and Duer, William, and Elliot, Robert, and Fowler, Theodosius, and Smith, Melancton, and Williams, Elie, and Young, Charles), in Quasi-War, XXII 120n, 122n, 242, 250, 307n, 350–51, 541, 548, 564, 596, XXIII 4, 10–11, 16, 26, 31, 39n, 81, 89, 92, 98–99, 102n, 109, 111, 113, 116n, 124, 130, 133, 141–42, 161, 166, 186, 189, 194n, 201, 214, 221, 225, 237, 252, 254n, 256, 261–62, 268, 272–73, 281, 282, 285, 290, 292–93, 307, 312, 315–16, 320, 321n, 326, 340, 342, 353, 358, 408, 433–34, 437n, 448, 458–59, 499, 502, 508–9, 530, 589, 591n, 592, 607, 609, 614, 618, 619, 620, 621, 639, 662, XXIV 14–15, 16, 20, 44–45, 93, 106–7, 110, 123–24, 157–59, 159–64, 172, 174, 185–86, 191–92, 195, 209, 254, 285–86, 293–94, 295n, 323, 330, 343n, 359, 376, 377–78, 384, 410, 428n, 454, 455–56, 459n, 545, 666, 667 (see also Baker, James, and Boss, John L., and Bray, John, and Caldwell, James and Colfax, Robert, and Colfax, William, and Croker, Dodridge, and Davis, Aaron, and Davis, Charles, and Dayton, Elias B., and Elliot, John, and Ellis, Solomon, and Freeman, Asa, and Gunkle, Michael, and Henshaw, Joshua, and House, Elijah, and House, Simon, and Huntington, Jedediah, and Jackson, Jonathan, and McRee, Griffith J., and O’Hara, James, and Phelps, Timothy, and Richards, Alexander, and Ruggles, Nathaniel, and Sanford, Peleg, and Schriver, Henry, and Sheaff, Jacob, and Stockton, John, and Van Bushvik, Abraham, Jr., and Waldron, Isaac), and Hamilton’s dispute, with Andrew G. Fraunces, XIV 469, with John F. Mercer, XII 220–23, 228, 517, XIV 190n, 345n; and courts-martial (1799), XXIII 64, 67; creation of, legislation concerning, see Congress of the United States: acts of, “An Act to establish an Executive Department, to be denominated the Department of War” (August 7, 1789); estimate of expenditures, (1789) V 383, 387, 388, 389–90, (1790) VI 131, 133–35, (1791) VII 416, (1791–1791) X 536, (1792) IX 457, 463, 467–74, 475, (1793) XIII 30, 119, 122–23, 124, 125, 128–35, (1794) XV 551, 552, 558, 561, 564–71, XVI 4, 6, 190, 450–51, (1795) XVII 464; expenditures, (1789–1791) XIII 44, 75, 84–89, 293, 294–302, (1792–1793) XV 512–13, 518–24, XVII 511, 518–25, (1794) XVII 221, 278; fire in building of (1800), XXV 243, 244n; funds for (1793), from Bank of the U.S., XIV 79, from foreign loans, XIV 53; funds to, advancing of, XIX 402–4; Hamilton as acting Secretary of (1794), XVII 89n, 107–8, XVIII 251; Hamilton proposed as Secretary of (1798), XXI 449; Hamilton’s criticism of (1798), XXII 38; and Indian Department, XIII 288n, Hamilton’s instructions concerning (1792), XIII 373–76; and Indians, XI 416; organization of, for providing and issuing military supplies (1799), XXIII 16–19; payment to troops of American Revolution in bounty lands, VI 441–42; policy toward Additional Army, XXII 385; policy toward Provisional Army, XXII 387; proposed reforms for Army procurement (1792), XII 77–78, 146–47; and public debt, XIX 17; purchase of land at Harpers Ferry, Va. by, XXIII 484; and recruiting service, XI 449–51; relations with Treasury Department, XVI 109, 241, 565, 592, 618–19, XVII 19–20, 86, 116, 566, 569, XVIII 4–5, XXIV 349–51, XXVI 834 (see also Coxe, Tench: supervision of procurement of military and Indian supplies and naval armament); reorganization of, Hamilton on implementation of, XII 185–87, legislation concerning, see Congress of the United States: acts of, “An Act making alterations in the Treasury and War Departments” (May 8, 1792); report on salaries and fees paid to civilian employees of (1792), XIV 157–58; and reports to Congress, XX 486n; Secretary of, see Secretary of War; Oliver Wolcott, Jr.’s, criticism of (1798), XXII 65, 197
Warder, Jeremiah (brother of John Warder): Philadelphia merchant, III 503, and customs regulations, VII 398, XXVI 588, 589n
Warder, John (brother of Jeremiah Warder): Philadelphia merchant, XIX 496; and customs regulations, VII 398, XXVI 588, 589; and John Randolph’s stock speculations, XIV 279n
Warder, John, and Company: Philadelphia and London merchant firm, attachment of stocks of, on books of Treasury Department, XV 618; failure of, XX 187
Warder and Company: Philadelphia merchant firm of Jeremiah and John Warder, and customs regulations, XXVI 588
Wardrop, John: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 601, 619
Wardwell, Samuel: Bristol, England, merchant, and customs regulations, XV 597
Ware v Hylton: and John Marshall’s law practice, XX 112n
Warfel, Harry R.: ed., Letters of Noah Webster, XXV 23n, 52n
“The War in Europe”: article by Hamilton, XX 339–40
Warington (Warrington), James: British merchant, XXVI 831; and claim of Nathanael Greene, XVIII 353, 400–1; and petition of Catharine Greene, X 411–12, 444, 457
Warner, Charles and James: Hamilton’s account with, for coach hire, III 60
Warner, Daniel: deputy marshal, N.H., pay, XIII 567, XV 500
Warner, Jonathan: Army (American Revolution), I 349–50
Warner, Seth, XXII 115n; Army (American Revolution), I 349–50, 358–59, II 425; comments on Additional Army candidates (N.Y. and Vt.), XXII 95, 103, 119
Warnery, Charles Emmanuel De: European authority on cavalry, career, XXIV 98n; Remarks on Cavalry …, XXII 461n, XXIV 96, XXV 27
“The Warning,” XX (No. I) 490–95, (No. II) 509–12, (No. III) 517–20, (No. IV) 524–27, (No. V) 539–42, (No. VI) 551–56
War of 1812, XIX 440n
War of Independence, see American Revolution
War of the Second Coalition, XXIV 227n
War of the Spanish Succession, IV 314–15n
Warren, Henry (son of James Warren [Mass.]): office seeker, VI 309
Warren, James: Additional Army candidate (Ky.), XXII 286, 287
Warren, James (Mass.) (husband of Mercy Warren), VIII 523n, 589, IX 59, XVI 31n; commissioner, Navy Board, XI 55, 337, and paymaster general (American Revolution), VI 309; president of Mass. (American Revolution), I 257; report on petition of, VI 362–64; speaker, House of Representatives (Mass.), VI 57
Warren, John: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 303, 310
Warren, John (Dr.) (Mass.) (brother of Joseph Warren, Sr.): surgeon in American Revolution, payment of pension as guardian of children of Joseph Warren, V 406, XV 518, XVII 516
Warren, Sir John Borlase: British admiral, and wars of French Revolution, XXII 220n
Warren, Joseph, Sr. (brother of Dr. John Warren): payment of pension of, to children of, V 385, 406, IX 462, XIII 82, 124, XV 518, 559, XVII 516
Warren, Joseph, Jr.: payment of pension to, V 385, 406
Warren, Mercy (Mrs. James) (sister of James Otis): Hamilton’s interest in poetry of, VIII 522–23, 589, IX 59
Warren, Thomas: and construction of lighthouse, Cape Henry, Va., VII 342, 344, 415
Warren, R.I.: in American Revolution, I 542; port of entry, VIII 297, 333, 440–41, IX 478; surveyor of customs for the port of, accounts, XI 234 (see also Phillips, Nathaniel)
Warren: Continental vessel lost in Penobscot expedition (American Revolution), XVI 61
Warren (ship): and customs regulations, VII 168–69, 210, 381, VIII 310, 398, 473, IX 295, XXVI 590, 598–600
Warren County, N.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Warsaw: and third partition of Poland, XXI 407n
Warson, Thomas: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 416
Warwick, R.I.: and customs regulations, VI 514
Warwick County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
Warwick Furnace, East Nantmeal, Chester County, Pa.: in American Revolution, I 326–37n
Warwick Neck, R.I.: and collection of customs at Providence, VII 382
Warwickshire, England: manufacture of hardware at, I 377n
Wash, William: inspector of stills, Va., IX 302
Washbone, Zenas (Zanus): Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 91, 107
Washington, Augustine (“Austin”) (George Washington’s half-brother), XVIII 333n
Washington, Bushrod (George Washington’s nephew; son of Washington’s brother John Augustine Washington), XXII 512; associate justice, U.S. Supreme Court, XXIV 241n, XXV 421, as custodian of Washington’s papers, XXIV 198–99, XXV 432–33, 602–3, and Hamilton’s Letter on John Adams, XXV 248, and proposed biography of Washington, XXV 602–3; candidate, U.S. Minister to France (1796), XX 223; and death of Washington, XXIV 116–17n
Washington, Frances Bassett (Mrs. George Augustine), XXIII 485
Washington, George
—— (during American Revolution, 1776–1783) I 343, 422, XXVI 219, 326, 363, 364, 368, 369, 370, 376, 379, 408, 413, 433, 444; aides-de-camp to, see Baylor, George, and Cobb, David, and Gibbs, Caleb, and Fitzgerald, John, and Grayson, William, and Hamilton, Alexander, and Humphreys, David, and Laurens, John, and McHenry, James, and Meade, Richard Kidder, and Mercer, George, and Moylan, Stephen, and Tilghman, Tench; armory at Albany, N.Y., correspondence concerning (1780), II 524–25, 526–27; and Benedict Arnold, court martial of (1780), XXVI 380–81n, treason of (1780), II 438–40, XXVI 396–97n; 398n; and Articles of Confederation (1783), XXVI 432; and British peace overtures (1782), XXVI 427–28n; and charges against individuals corresponding with enemy (1783), III 282–83; and clothing for Southern Army (1783), X 430; conference with French at Hartford (1780), II 435–36, 437–38; Continental Congress and possible continuation of war (1783), III 262–63; and defense of Conn. (1779), XXVI 373; and deserters (1780), XXVI 381, 389n; disbandment of Army, complaints and threatening meeting at Newburgh, N.Y. (1783), III 305n, 308–9n, correspondence with Hamilton on Newburgh situation, III 253–55, 263–64, 277–79, 286–87, 290–93, 304, 305n, 305–6, 307–8, 315–16, 317–21, 329–31, 334–36, resolutions of Continental Congress on, (1782) III 213, 233–34, (1783) III 301–2, 313, 364, 398; and enemy troop movements in vicinity of Morristown, N.J., (1780), II 335, 335–36; and exchange of Cornwallis (1782), III 198–99; and exchange of prisoners, (1778) I 198–99, 492–93, (1780) II 271–72, 273–74, 275–85, 287–88, 295–96, 296–301, correspondence with Hamilton on (1780), XXVI 382–87; and execution of prisoner in retaliation (1782), III 92–93, 118–19; expenses of, as commander, XXIV 210; and forage for Army (1782), III 114; and France and U.S. relations with Indians (1780), XXVI 392n; and French fleet, expected arrival of (1799), XXVI 380n; and Lewis Garanger, XXVI 366–67n; and Nathanael Greene, V 348, 350, 353; Hamilton’s dispute with William Gordon, correspondence with Hamilton concerning (1780), II 313–15, 316–17; Hamilton’s proposals to, for ending abuses and establishing discipline in Army (1778), I 414–21; Hamilton’s reports to, from advanced detachment with Marquis de Lafayette (1778), I 504–5, 506, on meeting with Comte d’Estaing at Black Point, N.J. (1778), I 525–26, 527–28, on progress of trip to General Horatio Gates and Northern Army (1777), I 349–51, 353–55, 357–60, 360–62, 363–64; Hamilton’s requests to, for a command (1780), II 509–10, for a command in projected southern campaign (1781), correspondence concerning, II 600–1, 601–2, 636–38, on Hamilton’s status in Army, (1782) III 4, 5, (1783) III 461–62; and Marquis de Lafayette, (1779) XXVI 377, Hamilton on (1802), XXVI 30–31; and John Laurens as Minister to France (1781), XXVI 406, 407n; and League of Armed Neutrality (1780), XVIII 438n; and Charles Lee (1778), XXVI 236; and George Mercer, IX 363–64, 365; and movement of Army to Pa. and Del. (1777), XXVI 363; and plans for attack on New York City (1780), XXVI 390n, 390–91n; and plans for crossing Del. River (1777), XXVI 357; and possible British attack near falls of Passaic River (1780), XXVI 403n; and proposed raid on Staten Island (1780), II 256–57; and raid on Amboy, N.J. (1777), XXVI 361n; secretary to, see Harrison, Robert Hanson, and McHenry, James, and Trumbull, Jonathan, Jr.; and secret service, XXV 415n; sends Hamilton to General Horatio Gates and Northern Army (1777), I 347–49, 365; sends Hamilton to Philadelphia for blankets and clothing (1777), I 330–31, 332–33; soldiers in Hamilton’s companies, correspondence concerning (1781), II 659, 665; and shortage of supplies (1779), XXVI 371–72; and Baron von Steuben’s service in American Revolution, VI 220–24, 311–21, XXVI 370; and supplies for Continental Army from N.Y., III 114, 133, 155; and Benjamin Tallmadge, XVIII 378n, XXII 43–44n; visits with D’Estaing, correspondence concerning (1779), II 200–1, 203–5, 211, 212–15, 215, 216, 216–17, 217–18, 219, 219–20, 220–21; visit with French at Newport, R.I. (1781), II 583, 583–84, XXVI 409n; and Yorktown campaign (1781), XXVI 418n, Hamilton on (1802), XXVI 30–31. See also American Revolution
—— (from American Revolution to President, 1783–1789), III 88, 121n, 130n, 231, 257, 282–83, 289, 505, 581, 598, 623, 702, V 227, 230; and British evacuation of New York City, III 338–39, 365–66; circular letters, to governors of states (June 8, 1783), IX 396, on public credit, VI 56; and George Clinton’s charges against Hamilton (1787), IV 280–81, 284–85; and Confederation, correspondence with Hamilton on weakness of and need for strong government (1783), III 253–54, 309–11, 329–31, 462–63, views of his own role under (1783), III 277–79; Constitution, and amendments to (1788), V 207, approval of by, V 176, 291, as supporter of, IV 275; and Constitutional Convention (1787), correspondence with Hamilton on (1787), IV 223–25, 225, 280–81, 285, 306, president of, V 64, 65n; and The Federalist, authorship of, IV 293n, 294n, presentation to by Hamilton, IV 292–93n, 308, V 200, 207; and military peace establishment (1783), XXVI 440n, 804, correspondence with Hamilton on, and congressional action, III 322, 331–32, 334–36, 346–47, 372, 378–79n, 382, 395, 420n, 436n, 461–62, 470, 476, “Sentiments on a Peace Establishment” (May 2, 1783), XXIV 69n; and Francisco de Miranda, plans of (1784), III 586; and mutiny of Pa. troops, III 401, 408; presidential campaign and election (1788–1789), V 225, 228, 248–49, 252; probability of being President of the U.S. (1787), IV 276; qualifications as delegate to a convention to revise Articles of Confederation (1787), IV 231; and Society of the Cincinnati, III 635–36, 638–40, IV 33–34; statue of, proposed in resolution of Continental Congress (1783), XXV 359n; and Baron von Steuben’s claim against U.S. (1787), IV 286, 306–7, 308–9; and treaty of peace (1783), correspondence with Hamilton on, III 309–11, 325–26, 327, 331, 353
—— (as President of the U.S., 1789–1797), V 230, 337–38, 345–46n, 492, 517, 522, 534, VI 41, 182, 186, 292, 346, 421, 488, 533, VII 110–11, 147, 205, 342–43, 343, 345, 419–20, 436, VIII 146–47, 202–3, 258, 277, 278, 280, 290, IX 206, 296, 366, 369, 369–70, 490, X 353, 383, 489, 520, 523n, 560, XI 40, 62–63, 74, 119, 239, 242, 243, 252, 257n, 331, 352, 354–55, 380, XII 35, 78n, 195, 265, 351, 461n, 604, 617, 622, XIII 2, 114, 241, 276, 329, 340, 386, 469, XIV 157, 209, 335, 358, 412, 415, 428, 460n, 479, XV 5, 50, 116, 118, 121, 154n, 250, 265, 312n, 323, 333, 390, 442–43, 456, 472, 496, 668, XVI 12, 31, 344, 374, 472, 553n, 558n, 615–16, XVII 169, 192, 255, 259, 276, 296, 315–16, 431, 567, 589, XVIII 15, 26, 328, 333, 402, 464, 473, 475, 509, 520n, XIX 85–86, 429, 460, 518, XX 48, 156, 204, 252–53, 320, 388, XXV 314, XXVI 480, 499, 542, 572, 684, 714, 729, 730, 731, 733, 827, 828, 834; and accounts of John Lamb (1794), XVII 464–65; and accounts of U.S. with states (1793), XV 252, 397; address to, by French National Convention (1793), XV 104n; and agriculture, (1796) XX 364–65, 366, 381, 382–84, need for growth of cotton and hemp (1791), IX 384, in U.S. (1791), IX 490–91n; and Algiers, U.S. relations with, (1794) XVI 429n, 440, 464–65, 497–98, 520, 579, (1795) XIX 361; annual messages to Congress, first (January 8, 1790), VI 208–9, X 307–8n, 310n, XX 319n, second (December 8, 1790), VII 440–41, VIII 137–38, correspondence with Hamilton on, VII 107–8, 172–73, 189, 440–41, third (April 2, 1792), XI 434–35, correspondence with Hamilton on, IX 384, 401–2, 403, fourth (November 6, 1792), XII 277, 349, Hamilton’s draft of, XII 558–66, fifth (December 3, 1793), XV 425–28, 429–30, 430–32, 453–54, 458, XXV 593–94n, Hamilton’s draft of, XV 430–32, Hamilton’s outline for, XV 429–30, sixth (November 19, 1794), XVII 395n, XVIII 48, 101–2, seventh (December 8, 1795), XIX 205, 359–63, 400, 431, 459, 496, 526n, Hamilton’s draft of, XIX 460–67, eighth (December 7, 1796), XX 311–14, 316, 317–18, 318–19, 319, 320, 364, 373, 381, 393–94, 445, 473–74n, Hamilton’s draft of, XX 382–88, Hamilton’s request to cabinet members for ideas on, XX 393; and appointment of Envoy Extraordinary to France (1796), XX 407n, correspondence with Hamilton on, XX 238–39, 246–49, 477, 480–81; and appropriations for support of government (1793), XIV 218–23, and loans for, XIV 225, 226, 226–27; and Army, pay to (1794), XVII 123–24, 125–26, supplies for, (1792) XXVI 687–88, correspondence with Hamilton on improving system for (1792), XII 77, 146–47, 186–87, implementation of bill providing (1792), XI 150, and method of procuring (1794), XVII 416–17; arsenals, on need for establishment of (1791), IX 384; and Robert Ballard, complaint of (1791), IX 181–82; and Bank of the U.S., correspondence with Hamilton on constitutionality of (1791), VIII 46–47, 50, 57–58, 62–134, 134–35, 135, opinions of Jefferson and Edmund Randolph on constitutionality of, VIII 97n, and financial transactions with U.S. at inception (1792), X 571–75, XI 381–82, 557, Hamilton’s notes on advantages of (1791), VIII 217–23, loans from, (1792) XI 371, 372, 381–82, 421–24, 560–62, (1793) XIV 227, 245, 501n, (1794) XVI 192, payment of loans from, (1793) XIV 198, 202, (1794) XVI 474, 477, 478, and supplementary bill on (1791), VIII 142–43; bill on reapportionment, cabinet opinion on constitutionality of (1792), XI 226–30, veto of, XI 227; William Bingham, and suit against (1793), XIV 239; James Blanchard on (1792), XIII 522–23n; and Justus Erich Bollmann (1796), XX 42–43, 109–10, 110–11, 165–66; British opinion of (1792), XXVI 680; and Aaron Burr (1794), XXVI 238; cabinet, dissension in (1792), XII 130n, 191, 276–77, 278n, 348, 382, 503–4, meetings of, see Cabinet (U.S.), vacancies in (1795), XIX 356–58, 395–97, 435–41; and “Camillus” essays, XVIII 478, 525; candidates for office and appointments by, (1789) V 365, 409, 472, 485n, XXII 292n, 296n, XXVI 483, (1790) VI 262, 458–59, 461, 462, 553, 564, 577–78, 588–89, VII 28, 59, 60, 75–76, 96–97, 97–98, 101–2, 115, 124–25, 125, 130, 135, 140–41, 143–44, 148, 156, 158, 187–88, 192, 205, 206, 207, 379, 437, XXVI 554, 555, 557–58, 570, 575–76n, (1791) VII 437, 450, VIII 151, 158, 164, 179–80, 202–3, 210, 217, 266, 291–94, 301–2, 311, 331, 344–45, 349–50, 358, 398–99, 470, 493–94, 541, 546, IX 130, 142, 164, 175–76, 211–12, 288–89, 297, 317–18, 384, 400–1, 508, 509, XXII 296n, XXV 201, 505n, (1792) XI 30, 37, 45, 74, 77n, 217, 264, 326, 335, 359n, 461, 480, XII 117–18, 167, 169n, 173, 199, 392, 423n, 424, 443–44, 515, 552–53, 635, XIII 342–43, 356–57, 381, XXV 505n, XXVI 669, 669–70, (1793) XIV 119, 175, 243, 248, 269–70, 288–89, 357, 371, 402, 403, 410, 416, 425, 443n, 448, 479, XXV 264, (1794) XIV 604–5n, XVI 123n, 237, 463n, 482–83, 488, 504n, 522, 536, 544, 568n, 603n, 607n, XVII 93n, 109, 116, 155–56, 403–4n, 418n, 422, 449, 482, XXI 460n, XXII 419n, 426n, XXV 192n, 505n, (1795) XVIII 25n, 42–43, 44n, 194–95, 200, 233–34, 242, 248n, 254, 256, 259–61, 304–5, 346n, 510n, XIX 38n, 297n, 298–99n, 357–58, 359n, 361n, 362n, 395–97, 436–40, XXII 126n, 403n, (1796) XX 42–43, 48n, 80, 194–95, 213–14n, 216–17, 335–36n, XXII 293n, 475n, XXV 90n, 204, 485n, (1797) XX 498–99, XXV 505n; charitable contributions by (1795), XIX 431, 467–68; and commissioner of loans for N.Y. (1795), XVIII 33; and commissioners for settling accounts with states (1794), XVI 146–47n; and comptroller of the Treasury (1795), XVIII 194–95, 250–52; Congress, convening of (1794), XVII 357, requests cabinet opinion on how to submit a report to (1791), X 395; and construction of vessels in U.S. ports (1793), XIV 422–23; and contingent fund, for expenses of government, (1793) XIII 510, (1794) XVII 220, 283, 284n, 418, 465, payments from (1794), XVI 417–18, 449–50, 452; and contracts, (1791) IX 70, 242, 249–50, 317, 481n, 520, 521, 524, (1792) X 576, XI 15, 15–16, 44–45, 45–46, 331, 331–32, 529–30, 544, 579, 593, 600–1, 606, 607, 608, XII 14, 22, 23, 156–57, 195, 646, XIII 33, 258, 286, 289, 342, 347, 356, (1793) XIII 442, 504, 505, XIV 230–31, 253n, 311, 323–24, 346, 353, 428, XV 167, 270, 471, 586, (1794) XVI 354, 364–65, 582, 587, 608, XVII 268, 290n, 468; and customhouse on Lake Champlain (1793), XIV 534; declaration of war by France (1793), XIV 291, 295–96; and defense of frontiers (1795), XIII 240–41; and democratic societies (1794–1795), XVI 258–59, XIX 526; Anna de Neufville and petition on behalf of husband’s services to U.S. (1797), XX 466–67, 469, 476, 477n; Denmark, U.S. relations with (1794), XVI 543n; and dereliction of duty, by collectors of customs (1794), at Tappahannock, Va., XVI 24–25, 493, at Yorktown, Va., XVI 493; developments in Europe (1790), correspondence with Hamilton on, VII 62–63, 118–19; diplomatic appointments by, (1791) XXV 505n, (1792) XXV 505n, (1794) XXV 505n, (1797) XXV 505n; diplomatic service, correspondence with Hamilton on funds for (1794), XVI 429, 435–36, 440, 459–60, 474, 520, 598, opinion on funds for (1791), VIII 205–6, payment for (1793), XIV 240, 241, 266; distilled spirits, draft by Hamilton on an act concerning (1792), XI 73–74, statement on duties on (1791), XIII 158n; education, proposals on (1796), XX 311–14, 316, 317–18, 320, 381, 384–85; and embargo (1794), XVI 229–30, 256–57, 298, 375, 379, 407, and the Boyne, XVI 302, 363, 376–77, 409–11, cabinet opinion on, XVI 198; equipping and arming foreign vessels in U.S. ports (1795), XVIII 6; and excise, duties on, XI 458, and enforcement of, in Ky. (1792), XI 31, in Pa. (1794), XVI 297n, 299–300, 441, 461, on enforcement of through courts, (1792), XIII 232, and opposition to (1792), IX 9, XII 316–17, 334–35, correspondence with Hamilton on opposition to (1792), XII 304, 311–12, 331–33, 341, 344–46, 365–67, 390–91, 391–92, 411, 412–13, 418, 492, proclamation on opposition to, (1792) XII 317, 330–31n, 334–35, 344–46, 365–67, 390–91, 391–92, 411, 412, 416, 418, 492, 508, XVII 3n, 41, (1794) XVII 48, organization of U.S. to implement collection of, IX 426–31, XI 77n, report on enforcement of by commissioner of the revenue (1794), XV 650–51, and revenue district for Ky. (1793–1794), XIV 81, XVI 101–2; Farewell Address (1796), and cabinet, XX 170, correspondence with Hamilton concerning, XX 169–70, 175–78, 178–83, 214, 239–40, 247, 264–65, 292–93, 293–94, 307–9, 311–14, 317–18, 319, 320–31, Hamilton’s drafts of, XX 178–83, 265–88, 294–303, history of (1792–1796), XX 169–73, John Jay’s draft of, XX 214, 215n, and James Madison, XX 169–70, 175n, 176n, 295n, publication of, XX 170–72, 309n; and Jean Antoine Joseph Fauchet, conduct of (1795), XVII 347, Dispatch No. 10 and alleged relations with Edmund Randolph, XVII 527, 529–30; and Federal City, XVII 104, XXV 357, and Pierre Charles L’Enfant, VIII 254–55, XI 50–51n; first inaugural address (April 30, 1789), XX 319n; and foreign agents (1793), XV 383–84n; foreign officers (1792), debt due to (1792), XII 371–72, 376, correspondence with Hamilton concerning, XII 282–83, 304–5, 414–15; and fortification of harbors and ports, (1794) XVII 251, (1796) XXI 475, and naval armament (1794), XVI 255n; and France, candidates for U.S. Minister to (1794), XV 422–23, and claims against government of (1794), XVI 413, commercial relations with, cabinet discussion of treaty concerning (1791–1792), X 350–51n, and Franco-American Treaty of Alliance (1778), XXV 129–30n, 132, 138, letter to president of National Assembly of (1791), VIII 459–60, and Gouverneur Morris as U.S. Minister to (1792), XI 182–83, and Gouverneur Morris’s report on threat of war with (1796), XX 59, 59n, 161, 162–64, 166, 174–75, policy toward neutral vessels (1796), XX 362–66, 366–67, 372–73, 374–75, privateers of, outfitted in U.S. ports (1793), XIX 275–76, 524, and privateers, warships, and prizes of, XVII 94, 100n, 107–8, 108, 112–13n, 194n, 195, 212, 256n, 435, 571, XVIII 236, prizes and privateers in Charleston, S.C., XVI 477, prizes taken by (1793), XIV 353n, XV 246, and proposed commercial treaty with (1792), XIII 408–9n, and U.S. debt to, (1791) IX 61–63, (1792) XII 103–4, 470–71, 475, 478, 514n, 534–35, (1793) XIV 88–89, 182, advance payments of U.S. debt to (1793), XIII 440, 441n, 441, cabinet opinion on payment of U.S. debt to, XIV 141, XVI 142, correspondence with Edmond Charles Genet on payment of U.S. debt to (1793), XV 17, 64, 117n, 124, correspondence with Gouverneur Morris on U.S. debt to (1791), IX 61, 63–67, payment of U.S. debt to, (1793) XIV 16, 80, 164n, 166, 364, 409–10, 433–37, 514, 518–19, 523–25, (1794) XVI 149–50, 182, 329, 356, 371–72, payment of U.S. debt to, and Edmond Charles Genet, (1793) XV 405–7, 436–37, (1794) XV 616–18, proposal for advance in payments of U.S. debt to (1793), XIII 477–78, and revolt in Santo Domingo (1792), XI 117, 320, U.S. relations with, cabinet opinion on communicating to Senate dispatches of Gouverneur Morris (1794), XV 666–67; and Andrew G. Fraunces (1793), XIV 461, 463n, 465, 529n, XV 52–53n, 164–65, 172, 175–76, 176, 177, 197–203, 213–22, 323–24, 455–56; French hostility to, Theodore Sedgwick on (1797), XX 521; frigates, construction of, (1794) XVI 304, 306, XVII 466–67, (1795) XVIII 170; and French Revolution (1792), XXI 418–19n; Great Britain, and captured officers of (1794), XVI 388, 393n, 398–500, 402–3, 405–6, on commercial treaty with, in message to Congress (1791), VIII 41–45, 42n, George Hammond on illegal seizure of ships of, XVI 511, 513–15, 559, 560–61, Hamilton’s report to, on U.S. relations with (1790) VII 36–57, 84–85, 109, (1791) VII 114n, 440–42, IX 289, John Jay’s mission to (1794), XVI 265, 319–23, 511, 513–15, 560–61, 594, Jefferson’s letters to George Hammond on 1783 Treaty of Paris (1792), XI 408–9, 454–55, negotiations with, on U.S. expenditures on British prisoners, VI 16–17, and opposition to Hamilton as special representative to (1794), XVI 263–64, and “provision order” (order in council, April 25, 1795), XVIII 403, 530n, XIX 149, 150–52, Edmund Randolph on candidates for special mission to (1794), XVI 262, Edmund Randolph on George Hammond’s protest of illegal seizure of ships of, XVI 512n, Edmund Randolph on John Jay’s mission to (1794), XVI 323–28n, 348–49, 358n, Edmund Randolph and origins of special mission to (1794), XVI 261–62, U.S. relations with, (1790) XXVI 528–29n, 532n, (1794) XVI 130–34, 134–36, 157–58, 261–65, 266–79, 280n; and Edmond Charles Genet, on activities of (1793), XIV 451–60, and alleged statement that he would “appeal from the President to the People” (1793), XV 145, 233–39, 239–41, 281–84, 304–5, 377, 378–79n, 418–19, cabinet opinions concerning conduct of (1793), XV 157, 159–60, 276, and case of Little Sarah (1793), XV 71, and constitutional right to be received as Minister (1793), XV 42, message to Congress on recall of, XXI 421n, on official reception of (1793), XIV 358–59, 450n, proposals for recall of (1793), XV 157, 166–67n, recall of (1794) XV 624–25, Philip Schuyler on, XV 458, statement on, in fifth annual message to Congress (1793), XV 458n, 588, Robert Troup on (1793), XV 208–588; Edmond Charles Genet’s criticism of (1793), XXV 593n; government and administration, correspondence with Hamilton on (1792), XII 129–34, 228–58, 276–77, 347–49; and William Green, case of (1794), XVII 356n; Hamilton and speculators in securities (1790), XXI 127, 134; Hamilton appointed by, as Secretary of the Treasury (1789), XXVI 481–82; Hamilton as Secretary of the Treasury, Tench Coxe’s criticisms of (1795), correspondence with Hamilton on, XVIII 242–44, 248–53, 403; Hamilton’s advice to, on foreign and domestic policies (1795), XVIII 524–25; Hamilton’s charge of opposition of Jacobin faction to (1797), XXI 217, 239; and Hamilton’s conversations with George Beckwith, (1789) V 486, 487–88, (1790) VI 484–85, 488n, 493–95, 495–96n, 498, 499, 500n; and Hamilton’s dispute with Andrew G. Fraunces (1793), XXVI 719–20; and Hamilton’s dispute with John F. Mercer, (1792) XII 486–88, 511, XIII 23–24, 220, 392, (1793) XIII 514, XIV 200, 294; Hamilton’s farewell letter as Secretary of the Treasury to, with remarks on Mint, Post Office, and frontier defense, XVIII 237–41; and Hamilton’s proposal to resign as Secretary of the Treasury, (1793) XV 13, (1794) XVI 122, 434–35, 441–42; and Hamilton’s “Report on the Bank” (1790), Hamilton sends copy of to, VII 236; and Hamilton’s “Report on Manufactures,” X 230n; and Hamilton’s 1795 “Report on Public Credit,” XVIII 255; and Hamilton’s “Report on the Redemption of the Public Debt,” XIII 258; Hamilton’s resignation as Secretary of the Treasury (1795), XVII 405, 413, XVIII 212, 212–13, 241, 247–48, 253; and Nathaniel Higginson as U.S. agent in West Indies (1794), XVI 236n, 237, 281–82n, 290, 293, XVII 94–95; honorary French citizenship (1792), XII 546n; household expenses of (1789), V 442, 563; instructions of, to Hamilton during visit to Va. (1790), VI 557, to Gouverneur Morris concerning commerce and posts (1790), XXVI 528–29n; on internal revenue system (1791), VIII 187–91; and invalid pensions (1790), V 232, 240, 246, 263; and investigation of charges by James Wilkinson against Anthony Wayne (1796), XX 245n; and investigation of Treasury Department (1793), XV 463–64; John Jay and relations between U.S. and France (1796), XX 164, 166, 239, 365, 372–73; and Jay Treaty, XVIII 342n, 372–73n, 388–89n, 391n, 392n, 393, 394, 426, 427, 475, 484n, 484–85n, 488n, 512, 528–32, XIX 90–91n, 113n, 148–49, 150–52, 189n, 205, 232–36, 355–56, 359, 449, 450–51n, 527n, XX 39n, 80, and compensation for illegal capture of British vessels (1795), XIX 104–5, 269, 270n, 272, 273, 275, 276, correspondence with Hamilton on (1795), XVIII 283–84, 398–400, 404n, 456, 460, 461–64, 466–67, 478, and implementation of by House of Representatives (1796), XX 64–68, 68–69, 76–77, 81–82, 83–85, 85–86, 86–103, 103–5, 106–7, 107–8n, 112–15, 121, 132, 136, 137–38, 148, 238–39, 364, 370, correspondence with Hamilton on implementation by House of Representatives, XX 64–68, 68–69, 81–82, 82–83, 83–85, 85–103, 103–5, 106, 108; Jefferson’s letter to, on French and British restrictions on U.S. commerce (1791–1792), X 492, 497; Jefferson’s report to, on tonnage law (1791), VIII 401, 408, 423–24; Jefferson’s resignation as Secretary of State (1793), XX 594n; and judiciary system (1792), XIII 338n; and Henry Knox’s leave of absence (1794), XVII 89n, 312, 392; and George Washington Motier Lafayette (1795), XIX 324–27, 350, 354–55, 400, 431, 450, 452–53, 455–56, 456–57n, 457–58, 459, 460, 512–13, 514, 518, correspondence with Hamilton concerning (1796), XX 55, 109, 164–66; and Marquis de Lafayette, (1796) XX 42–43, 110–11, 111n, 164–66, cabinet opinion on situation of (1794), XV 637–38, and welfare of (1795), XVIII 374–75, 394; and Henry Lee’s request to enlist in French army (1793), XIV 417n; and liberation of impressed American seamen, XIX 517–18n, 518; and lighthouses, beacons, and buoys, (1790) VI 43–49, 49, 206, 261–62, 297, 307, 369–70, 406, 439, 445, 451–53, 462, 468–69, 469, 472–73, 473, 474–75, 545–46, 564, 570, 575, VII 24, 94–95, 156, 202, 342, 381, (1791) VII 412–15, 421, 425, 437, 613, VIII 348, 450–51, IX 521, (1792) X 504, 530, 576, XI 15, 15–16, 44–45, 45–46, 331, 331–32, 415n, 416, 480, 529–30, 544, 579, 593, 600–1, 606, 607, 608, XII 14, 22, 23, 156–57, 199, 414, 552–53, 590–91, XIII 33, 239, 258, 286, 289, 342, 347, 356, 356–57, 357, (1793) XIII 442, 487, 487–88, 504, 505, XIV 230–31, 238–39, 242, 253, 311, 323–24, 332, 346, 353, 408, 410, 428, XV 167, 270, 400, 410, 453, 471, 586, (1794) XVI 40, 354, 374, 478, 582, 587, XII 80, 266, 268–69, 290n, 419, 424, 444, 449, 482, correspondence with Hamilton on (1791), VIII 181, 183, 540, 540–41, 582–83, 586–87, IX 67, 70, 242, 249–50, 317, 520, 524, and pay of keepers, X 15–16, 109–10, 123, 125; and loans, domestic, (1790) XXVI 552–53, (1792) XI 371, 610, XXVI 673, (1793) XIV 225, 245, 256, XV 9–10, 21–24, 136–37, (1794) XVI 459–60, XVII 119, 264, 291, 465–66, 476, (1795) XVIII 159–60, 160, (1796) XX 231, 233n, correspondence with Hamilton concerning, (1794) XVI 190–91, 192, 440, 474, 477, XVII 462–64, 465–66; loans, foreign, (1790) VII 6–20, 366, 367, (1791) VII 431, IX 1–3, 111–12, 481–82n, 557, (1792) XI 32, 185, 220, 349, 369–70, XII 646, XIII 1, 2, 22, (1793) XIII 451–62, 468, 471, 507, 509, 533, 538, 539, 540, XIV 5–6, 218–20, 408, 516, 521–22, 550–54, XV 229–30, (1794) XVI 431–32, 459–60, 552, 556, 574–77, 604, correspondence with Hamilton concerning, (1790) VII 22–23, 88, (1793) XV 9–10, 21–24, 119, 125–26, 136–37, 137, 209, 229, (1794) XVI 308, 313, 328–29, 340–43, 349, 352, 459–60, 464–65, 476–77, 579, 584, (1795) XVIII 181, 188, 213, and House of Representatives investigation of Treasury Department, (1793) XIV 17–26, 26–67, 85, 256, (1794) XVI 193–94, 196, 230, 231–32, 241, 245, 248, 249, 250–53, and purchase of public debt, (1793) XV 209–10, Edmund Randolph on House of Representatives investigation of Treasury Department, XVI 195n, 233n, 349–50n; and loans, foreign and domestic, (1791) VIII 11–12, 52n, 137, 137–38n, 176, 260, 335, 356, 413, 421, 505, 582–83, correspondence with Hamilton on, (1790) VI 267, 566, 568–70, 578, 579–80, (1791) VIII 183, 186, 270–71, 288, 330, 587, 588; manufactures, on desirability of bounties to promote, IX 384, on need to encourage, (1789) X 13, (1790) X 307–8n, (1791) X 230n, remarks on (1790), VI 208–9n, of wool, at Hartford, Conn. (1791), XI 331n; messages to Congress, (January 20, 1794) XXI 421n, (December 7, 1796) XXI 475, proposed (1794), Hamilton’s draft of, XVI 224; and military academy, (1796) XX 316n, 317, 381, 384–85, proposals for, (1783) XXIV 69n, (1790) XXIV 69–70n, (1793) XXIV 70n, (1796) XXIV 70n; and Mint, (1791) VIII 284, 395, (1792) XII 22, XIII 247, 257–58, (1793) XIV 245, XV 546, (1794) XVI 182, 426, 519, 597, 611, (1795) XVIII 42, 158–59, 193, 237–40, officers for (1792), XI 217, 264, support of (1792), XI 434–35; and Francisco de Miranda (1797), XXI 2, 6; Miss. River, free navigation of, (1794) XVI 588, 589n, 591, 600, XVII 283–84n, 403–4n, cabinet meeting on (1792), XII 2–3n; and monument to commemorate American Revolution (1795), XVIII 271n; and Morocco (1795), XIX 362; and Mount Vernon, management of (1795), XIX 467–68, visits to, (1791) IX 203n, (1792) XI 398, 479, XII 129, 304, (1793) XIV 196, 315, 317, 358–59, XV 73n, (1794) XVI 473–74, 482, 492–93, 582, 603, XVII 443, 573, (1795) XVIII 466, 467, 512, 527n, 530n, XIX 85–86, 204, (1796) XX 309n, 364, 372; N.C., and adoption of Constitution by (1790), VI 49, and arms for (1792), XIII 337n; and naval armament (1794), XVII 452n, 466–67n, 466–68; Navy, and appointment of capts. of (1794), XXII 419n; Northeast boundary, dispute with British over (1790), VII 114n, XXVI 532n; on need for strong navy (1797), XX 473n; Nootka Sound crisis, effect of on U.S. (1790), VI 572–73, correspondence with Hamilton on, VII 36–57, 88–89; “Notes for a Letter to Gouverneur Morris” (1793), XV 166, XXVI 884; Northwest Territory, on administration of (1794), XV 606, bounty rights in (1792), XI 379–80, and William Duer’s land speculation in (1792), XXVI 672, and U.S. lands in (1792), XIII 233; and Jeremiah Olney, attack on, XIV 214–15n; opposition to citizens of Vt. encroaching on British territory (1792), XVI 141; orders to customs collectors not to search foreign vessels (1794), XVII 399–400; Thomas Paine on (1796), XX 259–60n; and paintings by William Winstanley (1793), XIV 301; and passports, (1793) XIV 424, 442–47, (1794) XVI 207, 221n, 235–36n, 243, 291n, 293, 294, 295, 299, 330n, 338, 344, 345, 354, 355, 366–67, 416, cabinet opinion on, XVI 220, 235; pay and payments to, (1789) XIII 50–51, (1792) XIII 564, 565, 568, 569, 570, XV 498, (1793) XIII 120, XVII 498, (1794) XV 556, XVII 282, 432, charges of illegal extra payments to (1795), XIX 350, 351–53, 353, 354, 364, 378–79, 400–26, 427; petitions to (1789), VI 17, 37; and Charles Cotesworth Pinckney as Minister to France, (1796) XX 246, 308, 319, (1797) XX 476–77, 480–481; popularity of, Robert Goodloe Harper on (1796), XX 370–71, Rufus King on, in England (1797), XX 505; and Post Office, (1795) XVIII 240, correspondence with Hamilton on (1790), VII 346, 377–79, and establishment of (1789), VI 184; on post offices and post roads (1790), X 310n; as President, John Adams on (1800), XXIV 556, 557, cabinet opinion on taking oath (1793), XIV 168–69, 169, correspondence with Hamilton on willingness to accept presidency, V 201–2, 207–8, 220–22, 222–24, 233–34, decision to retire (1796), XX 118, 376, Pierre Auguste Adet on decision to retire, XX 305n, John Sinclair on decision to retire, XX 364n, Hamilton on etiquette to be followed by (1789), V 335–37, Hamilton on possible successors to (1795), XVIII 482, relations with Hamilton, XXVI 326–27, and retirement (1797), XXV 193; and Presque Isle (1794), XVII 384, cabinet opinion on, XVI 426–27; and privateers and prizes (1793), XV 25n, 71–73n, 74–79, 87–89, 162–64, 169–70, 181–83, 254–55, 257, 262, 473n; and prizes brought into U.S. ports by belligerents (1793), XIV 431, 450, 489; proclamations, for a day of thanksgiving and prayer (1795), Hamilton’s draft of, XVIII 2–3, on enforcement of excise through courts (1792), XIII 232, against invasion plans in Ky. of Spanish territory (1794), XVI 137n, on neutrality (1793), XIV 308–10, 326, 335, 452, 502–7, XV 33, 36, 38–39, 42, 43, 56, 69, 82–86, 130–35, 272, 339, XIX 341–42, XX 182, 192, 398, XXII 257, XXV 592–93, XXVI 702–3, 704n, on U.S.-Indian relations (1791), XIX 15n, on Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 11n, 19, 21, 21–24n, 59, 61, 103, 138, 139–40n, on Whiskey Insurrectionists, pardon to, XVIII 351n; and public credit (1796), XX 214–15, 281, 302; and public creditors (1792), XI 61; and public debt, reduction of (1795), XVIII 48, 57–59, 101–2; on public opinion (1792), XII 276–77; Edmund Randolph, and alleged wrongdoing of and resignation as Secretary of State (1795), XVIII 527–30n, 531n, and financial difficulties of (1793), XIV 279, and resignation of, and Vindication (1795), XIX 296n, 327–28, 327–28n, 355–56, 433–34n, 513, 514–15; reelection of (1792), XII 137–39, 276–77, 387, 407, 418, 567, Hamilton’s reasons why he should be candidate for (1792), XII 137–39; and resolutions by Philadelphia town meeting (1794), XVI 397; and revenue cutters, (1790) VII 87, 158, 192, XXVI 554, 555, (1791) VIII 164, 301–2, 311, 331, 349–50, 398–99, 427n, 432, 531, 541, 546, IX 297, (1792) XII 117–18, 167, 199, (1793) XV 31, 118, (1794) XVII 155–56, correspondence with Hamilton on, (1790) VII 31–32, 59, 61–62, 77–79, 87, 97–98, 130, 141, 143–44, 205, 206, (1791) VII 450; and revenue districts or surveys, (1793) XIII 505, (1795) XVIII 204, in N.C. (1793), XIII 478, in Ohio and Tenn. (1794), XVI 603, XVII 116–17, 450, XVIII 153–54, 197n; revenue laws, and violation of, XIV 204; revenue officers, and increased pay for, (1792) XIII 318, (1793) XIV 484–85, (1794) XVII 431–32, 443, 573, (1795) XVIII 9, 197, correspondence with Hamilton concerning increased pay for, (1792) XII 136–37, 166–67, 413, 514, 645, (1795) XVIII 165–70, 171, 188, 197, 198–99, vacancies and pay of (1792), XII 15n, 85–98, 368, 604; and “Reynolds Affair” (1792) XIII 116n, XXI 130–31, 130–31n, 257, (1797) XXI 146, 156, 258–59; and Arthur St. Clair’s expedition against Wabash Indians, VI 551n; Santo Domingo, and payments of debt to France for aid to refugees from revolution in, (1791) IX 219–20, 291, (1792) XI 113n, 114, 116, 122, 320, XIII 165, 433, correspondence with Hamilton on payment of French debt (1791), IX 225–26, 238, and relief for refugees of, XVI 117, 189, 223, 335–36, XVII 432–33n, XIX 431, cabinet opinion on relief for refugees, XVI 309, U.S. policy concerning, XIII 169–73; secretary to, XXV 90n (see also Dandridge, Bartholomew, and Jackson, William, and Lear, Tobias); and John Sinclair, XX 364, 366, 410; and sinking fund, (1790) VI 570–71, VII 347, 375, 376–77, (1791) IX 476–77, (1792) XI 273–74, XII 41, 77, XIII 152–53, (1793) XIV 292–93, XVI 256, 334, 352, and Edmund Randolph’s suggestions on (1793), XVI 334–35n; on situation in Europe (1794), XVII 350; Spain, cabinet meeting concerning U.S. relations with (1793), XV 7, on commerce with (1792), XI 69, and invasion plans in Ky., cabinet opinion on, XVI 136–37, 162–63, proclamation against invasion plans in Ky., XVI 137n, Jefferson’s report on instructions for commissioners to, XI 68–73, and Thomas Pinckney’s mission to (1795), XVIII 402, 531n, and request of commissioners of for a guard, (1794), XVII 223–24, and St. Joseph (1794), XVI 101–2, U.S. relations with, (1793) XIV 492–94, XV 8–9n, (1795) XIX 359–61; and State Department expenditures abroad (1792), XIII 25; statue of, proposals for, XI 112n, XII 37; stepson of, XXV 440n; and Supreme Court (1792), XI 46–48n; and Symmes Purchase, (1793) XIV 537, (1794) XVI 152, XVII 81n, correspondence with Hamilton concerning (1791), IX 237, 269; Talleyrand, and proposed meeting with (1794), XVI 379–80, 386–87, 592, XVII 167–68; trips, to Newport, R.I. (1790), VI 560–61, XXVI 552, to S.C. (April-May, 1791), VIII 201, 203, 207, 242–43, 255, 281, 295, 311n, 470–71, 494, 505, 531; and U.S. accounts, with N.C. (1794), XVI 185, 628–34, with N.H. (1792), XXI 4, with S.C. (1794), XVI 41, with states, correspondence with Hamilton on (1790), VII 139–40, 143, 148; and U.S. finances, (1789) V 334, 393–94, correspondence with Hamilton on (1790), VI 185, 328, 333, 433–39, 447–48; U.S. foreign policy, and funds for conduct of, XI 460; and U.S. military establishment (1795), XIX 363; and U.S. neutrality, approval by New London, Conn. (1793), XV 317, by New York City (1793), XV 222, 228, by Va. (1793), XV 302, British violations of (1795), XIX 204–6, 232–36, instructions to collectors of customs on enforcement of (1793), XIV 412, 414–15, XV 178–81, and L’Orient (1794), XVI 7, need for (1793), XIV 314–15, questions to cabinet concerning need for (1793), XIV 326–27, and policy toward France while Pierre Auguste Adet was Minister to U.S. (1796), XX 60–61n, 224, 400n, 436, correspondence with Hamilton on policy toward France, (1796) XX 190–95, 225–26, 237–38, 362–66, 366–67, 372–73, 374–75, 389–90, 399, 400n, 408–9, 410, (1797) XX 469–70, 476–77, proclamation on (1793), XIV 308–10, 326, 335, 452, 502–7, XV 33, 36, 38–39, 42, 43, 56, 69, 82–86, 130–35, 272, 339, XIX 341–42, XX 182, 192, 398, XXII 257, XXV 592–93, XXVI 702–3, 704n, violations of (1796), correspondence with Hamilton on violations, XX 190–95, 225–26, 237–38, 389–90; and U.S. relations with Indians, (1790) VI 549n, XXVI 510–11, 548–49, (1791) VIII 124n, IX 401–2, X 395, (1792) X 563, 563–64n, XI 375–78, 415–16, 447–48n, XIII 148n, 215n, 224–25, XXVI 679, (1793) XIV 10, 89–90, 229n, 339, 492–94, XV 316, (1794) XVI 408n, XVII 202, 271, 274–75, 341, (1795) XIII 288n, XIX 14–15n, 189n, 197–98, 362–63, address to Cornplanter, Half-Town, and Great Tree (December 29, 1790), VIII 242n, XI 375n, cabinet opinion on (1793), XIV 141, 142–43, 494–95, correspondence with Hamilton on (1791), VIII 217, 218n, 241–42, 269, IX 209–11, and failure of Arthur St. Clair’s expedition (1792), XI 252, 351n, in Ga. (1794), XVI 588, 589n, 591–92, 600, Hamilton’s report to on (1789), V 456, in Ky. (1794), XVI 407, on northern frontier, XII 146–47, 148n, 367n, and preparations for Anthony Wayne’s expedition (1792), XI 398, proclamation concerning (March 19, 1791), XIX 15n, requests cabinet opinion on (1793), XIV 140, 227–29, and Treaty of Greenville (1796), XX 128–30, 447–48n, and use of militia (1791), IX 474; visit to Beverly Cotton Manufactory (1789), IX 177n; and Benjamin Walker, leave of absence for, VI 575, 577–78, VII 30–31, 33–34; and Whiskey Insurrection (1794), XVII 9–13, 13–14n, 21–24n, 28n, 61–72, 135–37, 138–39, 144, 146n, 151, 158, 161–62, 163–67, 176, 201, 218–19, 225–26, 227, 231, 242, 246, 268n, 287, 303n, 310, 312, 317–18, 319–21n, 326n, 327, 378–80n, XIX 514–15, XXVI 736n, correspondence with Hamilton concerning, XVII 15–19, 21, 24–58, 59, 86, 88–89, 96, 101, 111, 125, 125–26, 169, 180–90, 199, 254–55, 266–67, 338, 341, 342–43, 343–44, 345–46, 346–47, 349–50, 351–52, 352–53, 357, 361–62, 366–67, 372–73, 381, 391, 418, and Henry Lee as commander of militia, XVII 11, 142–43, 143–45, 191, 236–37, 303n, 331–36, XVIII 11–12, and Thomas Mifflin, XVII 61–72, 163–67, 180–81n, 210–11, 307, 317–18, 327, and militia, XVII 28n, 102–3, 122, 139–40n, 144, 150–51, 160, 196–97, 210–11, 218–19, 225–26, 231, 233–34, 235, 242–43, 338, 341, and pardon of insurgents, XXV 142n, 225, 226, proclamation on, proposed, XVII 19, proclamation on (August 7, 1794), XVII 11n, 19, 21, 21–24n, 59, 61, 103, 138, 139–40n, proclamation granting pardon to participants (August 6, 1795), XVIII 351n, and Edmund Randolph, XVII 10–11n, 25–26n, 61–72, 77n, 163–67, 308, 321n, 347, 379n, in sixth annual address to Congress (November 19, 1794), XVII 395n; on James Wilkinson (1794), XX 245n; and yellow fever epidemic (1793), XV 324–25, 343, 361–62, question of convening Congress, XV 361–62, 373–76, 387–88
—— (post-Presidency, from 1797 to December 14, 1799), XXI 77, 78, 380, 524n, XXII 36, 79, 181, 191, 196, 262, 502n, 517, 519, 539, 547, XXIII 207, 233, 521, XXIV 54, 463, XXV 248, 249; John Adams on (1800–1801), XXV 183, 214–15n; John Adams’s views on military policies of, during Quasi-War, XXIII 100–1n; and aides-de-camp (Quasi-War), XXII 63, 64n, 413, 423; and Army (Quasi-War), XXV 43, 187, John Adams on, XXII 471; Army officers (Quasi-War), XXIII 140, appointments of (1799), XXIII 140, correspondence with Hamilton on (1799), XXIII 32, 99, 177, 202–3, lack of commissions for (1799), XXIII 44, lack of pay to (1799), XXIII 32, promotion and relative rank of (1799), XXIII 63, 248, 249n, 374, 441–42, on rank of (1799), XXIII 362–63, relative rank of (1799), XXIII 461–63, XXIV 338–39, 342, 366–67, 368–69, selection of (1798–1799), XXIV 559–60; and arsenals (1799), XXIII 484; and Artillerists, XXIII 51, correspondence with Hamilton on (1799), XXIII 177, 203, 403; candidates for Army office and appointments by, (1798) XXII 39, 41n, 63, 87, 151n, 238n, 239, 247, 249n, 288n, 313n, 320n, 336, 353–54, 398n, (1799) XXII 413–14, 421, 423, 430n, 529n, XXIII 140n, 328n, 336n, 554–55, 574; and Cavalry, (1798) XXII 370, 389, (1799) XXIII 215; and chain of communication in Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 354; clothing for Army (Quasi-War), correspondence with Hamilton on, XXIII 98–99, 202; commanding officer of Army (Quasi-War), XXI 535–36n, XXII 4, 10, 17–18, 25, 156, 347, 411, appointment and acceptance as, (1798) XXI 535–36n, XXII 347n, 374, (1799) XXII 432, 436, 455, 478, correspondence with Hamilton on (1798), XXI 468, 471–72, 479–80, 534–35, Hamilton as possible successor as, XXIII 42n, and refusal to take field command except in an emergency (1799), XXIII 86, 327, 454, 572, 573–74; and dispute over relative rank of major generals (1798), XXIV 171, 228–29, 510, 556, correspondence concerning, XXII 17–21, 22–23, 24, 25, 27–28, 36–38, 62, 77, 82, 85–86, 147–49, 151, 156–57, 159–60, 166n, 167, 189, 191, 196–97, 210, 222, 238n, history of, XXII 4–17; and John Skey Eustace (1798), XXII 214, 254, 255, 256, 257; and Federal City (1799), XXIII 527–28; and foreign affairs and their impact on domestic politics, correspondence with Hamilton on (1798), XXI 466–68, 470–74, 479–80, 534–35; and Fries’s Rebellion (1799), XXIII 7–8; gift to Hamilton (1797), XXI 214, 286; and Hamilton’s Letter on John Adams, XXV 170, 181; and Illuminati, XXV 20–21n; and George Washington Motier Lafayette (1797), XXI 298–99; and Marquis de Lafayette (1797), XXI 298; and James McHenry, inadequacy of as Secretary of War (1798), XXII 38–39, 62–63, 374, 394; and military academy (1799), XXIV 79, 99–100; military secretary to (Quasi-War), XXIV 16 (see also Lear, Tobias); and military supplies, (1798) XXII 40, 163, 389, (1799) XXIII 427–28; and Francisco de Miranda (1798), XXII 206; and organization of Army (1799), XXIII 51, 107–8, 335, correspondence with Hamilton on, XXIII 31–32, 177, 402–7; and pay for Army troops (1799), XXIII 570, XXIV 38, 50–54; and paymaster general (1799), XXII 538, 542, 586, XXIII 6, 7, 19 (see also Swan, Caleb); plans for meeting at Trenton, N.J., or Philadelphia to consider raising and organizing of Army (1798), XXII 199; plans for raising and organizing of Army (Quasi-War), (1798) XXII 267–69, 341–53, 353–54, 355–56, 369, 397, (1799) XXII 406, 433, 473n, 520, 526–27, 530, 565, correspondence with Hamilton on, (1798) XXII 221–22, 237–38, 239–44, 244–46, 246, 247–48, (1799) XXII 433n, 482–83, 483–84, 505–6, 538, 586, meeting at Philadelphia for, (1798) XXII 233n, 236n, 237–38, 239–40n, 239–44, 351–53, 353–54, 355–66, 398n, 484n, 457, XXVI 21n; and Provisional Army (1798), XXII 387; William Pulteney on (1797), XXI 45–46; recruiting, correspondence with Hamilton on (1799), XXII 487, 507–8, 511–12, 589–90, plans for, (1798) XXII 66, 166n, 199, 221, (1799) XXII 506, 507–8, and rendezvouses (1799), correspondence with Hamilton on, XXIII 7, 31–32, 54, 98, 177, 191–92, 222, 336; relations with Hamilton in Army (Quasi-War), XXVI 327; Society of the Cincinnati, election as president general of (1799), XIII 103; uniforms for Army (1799), XXIII 113–14, 122; and U.S. mission to France (1799), XXIII 545, 574; and wars of French Revolution (1799), correspondence with Hamilton on, XXIII 177–78, 203; and Western Army (1799), XXIII 402–7, 417–20, 468–69, 516–17, 521–22, 534, XXIV 30–32; on Anthony Walton White, XXII 32n; and James Wilkinson (1799), Hamilton’s discussions with, XXIII 336, rank of, XXIII 192, 222–23, 226, 393–95, report from on Western Army, XXIII 402–7, 417–20, 468–69; winter quarters (1799), XXIII 464–65, 513, 514, 542–43, 577, correspondence with Hamilton on, XXIII 469, 483–84, 548–49, 568–69, 571–72, 573
—— (death and aftermath): biography of, proposed, XXV 432–33, 602–3; birthday, celebration of (1802), XXV 559, 560n, 600; death of, John Adams on (1800), XXIV 556, Chevalier de Colbert on (1800), XXIV 226, effect of on Army leadership (1800), XXV 30, 171, 186, Hamilton’s reply to news of, XXIV 155, Marquis de Lafayette on, XXIV 298, Tobias Lear on (1800), XXIV 198–99, news of, sent to Hamilton by Tobias Lear (1799), XXIV 100–1, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney on (1800), XXIV 181, James Wilkinson on (1799), XXIV 118; executor, nephew, and heir of, XXV 421n, 434n; funeral honors and eulogies (1799–1800), XXIV 107–8, 111–13, 114, 119, 120–22, 124, 125, 158, 174, 227, 232, 250, 256, 257n, 351, 510, 556, XXV 119; Hamilton on, in “The Examination,” XXV 501, 594, in Letter on John Adams, XXV 191, 192, 194, 197, 201–2, 214, 223, 230; Hamilton on political effects of death of (1800), XXIV 168; Hamilton’s letter of condolence to Martha Washington (1800), XXIV 184–85; mausoleum, proposals for (1801), XXV 350n, 357, 358–59; papers of, (1800) XXIV 155, 198–200, (1801) XXV 432–33; proposal for pyramid to commemorate, XXV 380n; and Society of the Cincinnati, XXIV 453–54; statue of, proposed (1800), XXV 359n; successor to, as commander of Army (Quasi-War) (1800), XXIV 169, 238–39n; will of (1800), XXIV 198–99; Oliver Wolcott on (1800), XXV 16
Washington, George Augustine (George Washington’s nephew): illness and death of, XII 134n, 392n
Washington, George Steptoe (George Washington’s nephew; son of Washington’s brother Samuel Washington), XXIV 117n
Washington, Lawrence Augustine (George Washington’s nephew; son of Washington’s brother Samuel Washington), XIII 29n; Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 111
Washington, Martha (Mrs. George), I 214, 258n, II 38, 525, 526, 552, 558, 604, III 463, 598, 640, IV 281, 285, V 230, 233, 346n, VII 26n, XII 351, XV 343, 376, 410n, XVI 185n, XXI 197n, 215, 287, 299, XXIII 417, XXV 28, XXVI 92; Hamilton’s letter to on death of Washington and Tobias Lear’s reply, XXIV 184–85, 213
Washington, Samuel (George Washington’s nephew; son of Washington’s brother Charles Washington), XXIV 117n
Washington, William: Army (American Revolution), II 87, 151, 158, V 358, IX 471; Army (Quasi-War), XXII 32, 343, 433n, XXIII 524n, XXIV 82, 96, 181, 208–9n, 217, 278, 379, 430, 542n; on Hamilton’s Letter on John Adams, XXV 249n; and Francisco de Miranda’s plans for liberation of South America, II 586; and petition of Catharine Greene, X 467–68; and George Washington’s death, XXIV 116n
Washington, William Augustine (son of George Washington’s half-brother Augustine Washington), XVIII 333
Washington, D.C., IV 291, XX 48n, 400, XXIII 464, XXIV 555n, XXV 350n, 357–58; commissioners of, XX 313, XXV 409; construction of houses in, by Washington, XXIII 527–28; and construction of White House, XVII 104; land speculation in, XVI 586, 635, XVIII 295, 298n, XX 63, 232, 263n, XXI 165n, 197n, XXIV 16n, 420n; and Pierre Charles L’Enfant, XXI 367n, 524n, XXV 401n, 409; movement of Government to, XXIV 508, 565, 567n, 568n, 593n, XXV 17, 46n, 104n, 105. See also District of Columbia and Federal City and Federal District
Washington, Ga.: described by William Loughton Smith, XIV 339
Washington, N.C., VII 111; port of entry, VIII 290n, 317, 328, 483, 586, IX 15, 121, XI 19, XVII 290n, 419, collector of customs, accounts of, XI 237 (see also Keais, Nathan), customs accounts, XIII 38–39, 573, 574, 577, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87, inspector of the revenue for the port of, see Keais, Nathan; and revenue cutter, VIII 328, IX 497, X 491–92, XI 535
Washington, Pa.: excise opposition, XII 306n, 310n, 496, 519, 520n; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVIII 87n, 373
Washington, Va.: report on petition of marine hospital at, XI 294–96
Washington (merchant vessel): and China trade, IX 43n, 52
Washington (Nantucket whaling ship): seized by Spain, XIV 430n
Washington (ship): and customs regulations, IX 487, X 352
Washington County, District of Me., VII 151; and Quasi-War, XXIII 29
Washington County, Md., VIII 322n; excise survey, IX 428, XII 94; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 38n, 231, 233n, 263n
Washington County, N.Y., VII 411, IX 247n; formation of, IV 41; and N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 36n; in presidential election (1800), XXIV 471n; taxes in, IV 54, 63
Washington County, Pa.: excise opposition, XII 305n, 307–10n, 540, 596, XIII 241n, XVII 28, 28–29n, 30–33, 38–40, 182; excise survey, VIII 189, IX 427; Hamilton’s report on distilleries in, XI 96–100; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 2–6, 11n, 21–22n, 49–51, 57, 63, 77n, 131n, 246n, 320n, 332, 353, 361, 369, 373n, 374n, 380n
Washington County, R.I.: and presidential election (1800), XXIV 596
Washington County, S.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Washington County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428; payment for defense against Indians, IX 474
Washington Dragoons: N.Y. volunteer co. (Quasi-War), XXII 164n
Washington Heights, New York City, I 574n
Wasson, Robert: shipmaster, and customs regulations, VII 383–84
Wasson, Samuel: master, Charleston, S.C., packet, XXVI 92
Watauga Association: pioneer settlement in Tenn., XX 154n
Watch Hill, R.I.: lighthouse at, XVII 423, XVIII 178–79
Watchmakers:; and use of fish, X 40, XXVI 641
Watchung Mountains, N.J., II 488n
Wateree River, S.C.: in Quasi-War, XXII 352
Waterford, Pa.: and Indian relations, XVII 371, 371n; payment for troops stationed at, IX 473
Waterhouse, Benjamin: comment on Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 323
Waterhouse, George: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 76
Waterman, John: American shipmaster, seizure by British, XXIV 426n
Waters, James: Baltimore, Md., merchant, comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 289; and refusal of France to pay bills drawn on Santo Domingo, XIII 292, 305
Waters, Nathaniel: inspector of shoes and hats for Army, XIII 449, XVI 365n, 608, XVII 129n, pay, XVII 525
Watertown, Mass., III 8; and Quasi-War, XXII 494
Watervliet, N.Y., XXIV 33n, XXV 349n
Watkin, Ephraim: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 418
Watkins, —— (Mrs. Charles), XXI 381
Watkins, Anderson: payment for delivering Ga.’s electoral votes (1792), XIV 161, XVII 541
Watkins, Charles: New York City merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 381n
Watkins, Elizabeth, see Dunkin, Elizabeth
Watkins, John W.: N.Y. land speculator, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 117
Watson, ——: master, Betsey, and Hamilton’s account with John B. Church, III 34
Watson, ——: master, New York, and news of peace in Europe (1790), VII 63
Watson, Abraham: death of, coroner’s report, XXVI 321n
Watson, Benjamin, see Watson, William
Watson, James: New York City merchant, partner in firm of Watson and Greenleaf, XIX 310n, 312–13, XX 262n, XXI 165n, XXII 325n; balance in his accounts in quartermaster’s dept. (Confederation), XV 496; and business dealings with Robert Morris, XVIII 298, XX 142n, XXI 119, 303, 314; business partner of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., XXVI 35n; candidate, collector of customs, New York City, XXI 54, XXVI 752, It. governor, N.Y. (1801), XXV 341n, 349, 379n, naval agent, New York City, XXI 480; career, XVIII 298n, XXI 482n, XXII 80n; and congressional election (1796), XX 439–42, 445–46; director, Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, XII 538–40, XV 120; and funded debt, V 498, VIII 265–66; and Hamilton’s law practice, XVIII 333, XX 199, 210, XXIV 419, 491n; and Jay Treaty, XVIII 485n, XX 127n; and N.Y. gubernatorial election (1792), XI 5–7; and repeal of Judiciary Act of 1801, XXV 545n; reports on charge of Hamilton as monarchist, XV 311; and sale of U.S. securities abroad, XVIII 327; U.S. Senator (N.Y.), candidate, XXII 80, and Quasi-War, XXIII 140, 631, 663, resignation, XXIV 491n
James Watson v William Constable: and Hamilton’s law practice, XVIII 333
Watson, Josiah: Va. merchant of firm of Josiah Watson and Company, requests information on certificates, VI 14–15
Watson, Titus: Army (American Revolution), II 158
Watson, William (Benjamin): collector of customs, Plymouth, Mass., accounts, XIII 36–37, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85
Watson and Greenleaf: N.Y. merchant firm, V 498n, XVIII 298n, XIX 310n, XX 262n, XXI 165n, XXII 325n, XXIV 420n. See also Watson James, and Greenleaf, James
Watson-Wentworth, Charles, see Rockingham
Watt, Alexander: postmaster, Savannah, Ga., VIII 216
Watt, James: and establishment of U.S. Mint, IX 103n
Watts, —— (Mr.): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 782–83
Watts, David: comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 140
Watts, John (Va.): Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 111, XXIV 82, 96, 181, 217, 278, 379, 542n
Watts, John, Sr.: N.Y. colonial official and Loyalist, XXVI 782
Watts, John, Jr.: New York City merchant, XIX 312, 313n, XXVI 849, 855; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 782–83n; member, House of Representatives (N.Y.), XVII 460n; and son’s education, VII 25
Watts, Mary Alexander (Mrs. Robert) (daughter of William Alexander, Lord Stirling), XIX 312
Watts, Robert (son of John Watts, Sr.), V 407; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 20, 58, XXVI 782–83n; payment to, by Government for Board of Treasury, XIII 42; and repair of City Hall, V 240n
Waugh, Samuel: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 280; Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 662, 664
Waugh, Thaddeus: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 281
Wawayanda, land patent of, N.Y.: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 28, 692
Wawayanda v Cheesecocks: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 805
Way, Asa: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 104
Way, Nicholas: treasurer, U.S. Mint, XVIII 30, death of, XXI 289
Wayland, Levi: co-editor, New-York Evening Post, XXV 173n
Wayne, Anthony, V 316; Army (American Revolution), I 229, 250, 332, 346n, 434, 501, 504, 511, 512, 513, 519, 536, 557, 586, 594, II 89, 92, 93, 96, 99, 104, 105n, 106n, 113n, 118–19, 120, 121, 131, 139n, 144, 150–51, 163, 175, 182, 184, 188, 192, 193, 194, 196, 197, 225, 234, 354, 362, 364, 375, 443, 445, 505, 545, 547, 644, X 418, 422–23n, 450–51, XXVI 371n, 702; Regular Army, major general and commander-in-chief, XIII 13, XVI 484n, 589n, XVII 276, 296, XIX 165n, XXII 285, XXIII 559n, XXIV 29, 80, 674, appointment to succeed Arthur St. Clair (1792) and preparations for campaign against Indians, XI 398n, 542, XIV 105n, 323n, 441n, 448–49, 492, XV 212n, 429, 633, XVI 407, 427–28n, campaign against Indians and defeat at Battle of Fallen Timbers (1794), XVII 114n, 124n, 341n, death of, XXIV 26n, excise opposition, XXII 306–7n, 495–96, 522, and Hamilton’s dispute with John F. Mercer, XIII 224–25, and organization of Army, XXII 384, XXIV 42–43, pay and supplies for troops, XVI 364–65, 607–8, XVII 114, 125–26, 332, 360–61n, 387, XXIII 237, XXVI 687–88, 702, on relations with Indians, XII 147n, and Treaty of Greenville (1795) with Indians, XX 31, XXIII 103–4, 233n, and U.S.-Spanish frontier relations, XVI 136–37, XIX 360, 360–61n, on James Wilkinson, XXIII 394, James Wilkinson’s charges against, XX 245n, 252–53; member, House of Representatives (Ga.), pay, XV 509; and Francisco de Miranda’s plans for revolution in South America, III 586; and petition of Catharine Greene, X 418, 422, 450–51
Wayne, Caleb P.: Philadelphia publisher, and John Marshall’s biography of Washington, XXV 604
Wayne County, N.C.: excise survey; VIII 190, IX 429
Wealey, Hesekiah: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 418
Wealth, national: Hamilton on (1781), II 607–13, 618
Wealthy (sloop): and customs regulations, XVI 164, 572
“Wealthy and well born”: as used by Hamilton at Constitutional Convention, IV 204, in The Federalist, IV 547–49, 716
Weare, Meshech: president of N.H., and American Revolution, I 246, II 349–50, 352, and boundary dispute with N.Y., III 267n
Weasel Mountain, N.J.: in American Revolution, XXVI 403n
Weaton, James M. (A.), see Wheaton, James D.
Weaver, Isaac: excise opposition, XII 308–9n
Weaver, John: and improvement of the state road, N.Y., XXIV 33n
Weaver, Sheffield: shipmaster, and customs regulations, IX 478
Webb, Bernard, XIII 563; John Beckley’s clerk, and “Reynolds Affair,” XXI 134, 136n; engrossing clerk, House of Representatives, pay, XIII 67, 69, 70, 126, XV 509n
Webb, Charles: Army (American Revolution), I 364
Webb, Foster, Jr.: and Hamilton’s law practice, V 249
Webb, George: and Hamilton’s law practice, V 249; receiver of Continental taxes (Va.), payment by, V 402, report on petition of, X 357–62
Webb, John F.: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 111, XXIV 27, 29, 604
Webb, Joseph D.: publisher, The [N.Y.] Minerva …, XX 489
Webb, Samuel Blachley (Blatchley); III 575, 578, 580, 604, V 252n; Army (American Revolution), I 205–6, 269, 587n, II 13, 285–86, 572, 582, 588, XXVI 417–18; poem by, II 261–62
Webb, William: collector of customs, Bath, District of Me. (Mass.), VI 368, XI 511, accounts, XIII 36–37, 575, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85, administration of office, enforcement of customs regulations, and instructions to, VI 404, 420, 448, VII 109, XI 559, XXVI 648 (see also “Treasury Department circulars to the collectors of customs”)
Webb, William C.: report on petition of, XI 282–87
Webbers, Isaac: and Hamilton’s accounts and law practice, III 52
Weber, Bernard C., see McIntosh, Malcolm E.
Webster, Alexander: N.Y. state senator, IX 246
Webster, Charles R.: comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 101; co-publisher, The Albany Gazette, XVIII 19n
Webster, Geroge: comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 101; co-publisher, The Albany Gazette, XVIII 19n
Webster, James: British Army (American Revolution), death of, V 356
Webster, John: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 184, 184–85n, 351
Webster, Noah, Jr., XXV 376n, XXVI 742; and Annapolis Convention, III 686n; career, XXVI 742n; co-ed., The Minerva & Mercantile Evening Advertiser, XX 489; and dispute between Hamilton and Adams factions in presidential election (1800), XXV 52n, 179; ed., American Minerva; an Evening Advertiser, XIX 113–14; A Letter to General Hamilton, Occasioned by his Letter to President Adams. By a Federalist, XXV 179–80; and “Reynolds Affair,” XXI 149–50, 207, 237, 267, 283–84
Webster, Pelatiah: Philadelphia merchant and pamphleteer, Essay on Credit, VII 242n, 244, 251n, 253n; Political Essays, VI 60n, 61n, 73n; on public funding, VI 60–61, 73n; and “Report on the Bank,” VII 242, 244, 251, 253; report on memorial to Continental Congress, III 284; and “Report on Public Credit,” VI 60–61, 73n
Webster, Rezin: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXII 579, XXIII 80, 584, XXIV 246
Webster, Toppan: Additional Army candidate (N.H.), XXII 111
Wedderburn, Alexander, see Rosslyn, Alexander Wedderburn, 1st earl of
Weed, Thaddeus: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 416, 417, 418
Weedon, George: Army (American Revolution), I 329
Weeks, Ezra: N.Y. builder, and the Grange, XXV 40, 84; Hamilton’s account with, XXVI 23
Weeks, Jacob: Additional Army candidate (N.H.), XXII 110
Weeks, Levi (brother of Ezra Weeks): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 40n, XXVI 238
Weigel, Philip: and Whiskey Insurrection, XXV 142n
Weights and measures: Hamilton’s request for information on in Netherlands, VIII 282; Jefferson on (1790), VI 463, 465–66, XI 435; James Madison on (1792), XI 434–35; Gouverneur Morris on (1792), XII 618n; regulation of, and 2nd Continental Congress, III 323; Talleyrand on, VI 466n
Weisenberg, Catharine (wife of Sir William Johnson), XVIII 335n
Weisiger, Daniel: comment on Additional Army candidate (Ky.), XXII 285
Weiss, Jacob: Army (American Revolution), I 496
Weissenfels, Charles F. (son of Frederick Weissenfels): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 157; seeks pension or job for father, VIII 337
Weissenfels, Frederick: comment on Additional Army candidate, XXIII 610; request for pension or job, VIII 337, XVI 344
Weissenfels, George P., Jr. (son of Frederick Weissenfels): seeks pension or job for father, VIII 337
Welch, Daniel: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 418
Weld, Benjamin: deputy collector of customs, Boston, XV 265, 302, 388, 389n, 390, and customs regulations, XVIII 174, 175n
Wefley, W.H., see Blackburn, E.H.
Welford, Robert: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 315n.
Welles, Arnold: Boston merchant, payment to, for bill of exchange, XIII 146, XV 539; president, Boston branch, Bank of the U.S., and payment of troops (Quasi-War), XXIV 588–89, 589
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, 1st duke of: capture of Seringapatam, Mysore, India, XXIV 265n
Wells, —— (Mr.): and Hamilton’s law practice, V 340
Wells, Benjamin: collector of the revenue, Fayette and Westmoreland counties, Pa., and excise opposition, XVI 441n, XVII 35, 45n, 47–49n, 52–53n, 67, 183, 185, 188, seeks compensation for injuries suffered in performance of duties and Hamilton’s efforts to assist him, XXII 366, XXIV 279–80, 282–83, 321–22, 435, 459, 538–40, 540n
Wells, George: shipmaster during Hamilton’s clerkship for Nicholas Cruger, I 21
Wells, James (Pa.): justice of peace, and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 184, 184–85n
Wells, James (Va.): surveyor of port, Smithfield, Va., resignation of, XI 403, 414, 530
Wells, John: collector of the revenue, Westmoreland County, Pa., and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 50
Wells, Joseph A.: Additional Army candidate (Conn.), XXII 280
Wells, Levi: Army (American Revolution), II 400
Wells, Samuel: Loyalist cooperating with British (American Revolution), III 282–83
Wells, Samuel: trustee, Hamilton-Oneida Academy, XIX 147
Wells, William Hill: and The Federalist, IV 288n
Wells’s Ferry, N.Y.: and Hamilton’s trip to Albany (American Revolution), I 412
Welsh, —— (Lord Serang): general, Irish Brigade of King James II, XXVI 760
Welsh, Jacob: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 317, 328, 336
Welsh, Michael: asks Hamilton for money, XXVI 760
Welsh, Samuel: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 132
Welsh, Thomas (Dr.): Boston physician, and presidential election (1800), XXV 170n
Welshhans (Welshans), Jacob: Army contractor, payment to, XV 523
Wemble, —— (Mr.): and U.S. relations with Indians, VI 485
Wendell, —— (Mrs. John H.), XXI 51n
Wendell, John: merchant, Portsmouth, N.H., XII 82; and petition of Jean Baptist Dumon, XII 297, XVII 564; requests loan from Hamilton, XV 32
Wendell, John H.: Albany, N.Y., lawyer and N.Y. assemblyman, XXI 51n; comments on Additional Army candidates (N.Y.), XXII 97, 99
Wenderman, Matthias: Army (American Revolution), II 581
Wendover, Peter: president, N.Y. Mechanic Society, and Manhattan Company, XXII 448
Wendover Borough, England: election of John B. Church to House of Commons (1790), IV 280n
Wenie, George: payment to, by Ann Lytton Venton, II 5
Wentworth, Benning: Royal governor of N.H., XX 124n
Wentworth, George (brother of Joshua Wentworth): collector of the revenue, N.H., IX 186
Wentworth, Sir John: governor of Nova Scotia, and Jay Treaty commission on St. Croix River boundary, XX 256
Wentworth, Joshua: supervisor and inspector of the revenue, N.H., VIII 187, 331, IX 105, 426, XI 451, XIII 316, accounts, XV 488–95, administration of office and instructions to, IX 186, 272, 273n (see also “Treasury Department circulars to the supervisors of the revenue”), pay, VIII 188, XII 95
Wentworth, Michael: and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 124
Wentworth, Samuel: Additional Army candidate (N.H.), XXII 112
Wentz, Peter: Washington’s headquarters at house of (American Revolution), I 336n
Wereat, John: Savannah, Ga., merchant, and naval rearmament, XVI 305; petition of, XIII 155n, report on, XVI 96–97; state auditor, Ga., VIII 347
Wescott (Westcot), George: and Tench Coxe’s land speculations, XXVI 745
Wescott (Westcot), Robert: Philadelphia merchant, and Tench Coxe’s land speculations, XVIII 266, 291, XXI 86, 163, XXVI 745
Wesson, James: and Hamilton’s abortive duel with William Gordon, II 126, 140, 141
West, Benjamin: as John Trumbull’s teacher, XVI 314–15, XXIV 212n
West, David: Boston bookseller and surety for paymaster, fourteenth Regt. (Quasi-War), XXIII 87
West, Frances and John: purchasers of Treasury bills on Amsterdam, XIII 497
West, George, Jr.: Burlington, N.J., merchant, enlistment of apprentice of (Quasi-War), XXIII 626
West, Richard W.: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 302, 310
West, Samuel: comments on Additional Army candidates (Mass.), XXII 327, 330
Westchester County, N.Y., III 46n, 127n, IV 111n, XXI 381n, XXVI 453n; in American Revolution, I 207, 547n, II 389–91, 394, 546; congressional and state election (1789), V 286, 339; in Quasi-War, XXII 599n, XXIV 159n, 161; state taxes in, IV 54, 63
“A Westchester Farmer,” see Seabury, Samuel
West Conshohockin, Pa. I 495n
Westcott (Westcot), Henry: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 142
Westcott, Samuel, see Westgate, Samuel
Westcott, Thompson, see Scharf, J. Thomas
Westergaard, Waldemar C.: The Danish West Indies, I 11n; “A St. Croix Map of 1766,” I 11n
Westerlo, Rensselaer: Albany, N.Y., lawyer, associate of Robert Morris, XX 528
Westerly, R.I.: customs regulations, IX 205–6, 206n
Western Army, see United States Army (Quasi-War)
Western Department, see American Revolution, Army
Western Inland Lock Navigation Company: activities of, XXVI 19, 20n, 36, 137–38; engineer for, XXII 449–50n; and Holland Land Company, XXI 91–92, 196; incorporation of, XXI 93n; Robert Morris’s interest in, XXI 105; Philip Schuyler’s interest in, XXV 586, XXVI 19, 20n, 36, 137–38
Western lands: and establishment of a national university, XX 313–14; executive power to cede, Hamilton on, XIV 142–43, 144n, Jefferson on, XIV 142–43, 144n; sale of, and funding of public debt, V 55, 186, 526, VII 172, X 548–50, XIII 268–69, XIX 467, and sinking fund, VII 172, X 547; surveyor of, see Hutchins, Thomas. See also Western territory
Western posts, VII 71, XVII 277n, 318; and British debts, XVIII 422–23, 424, 515, XIX 81–84, 119, 137, 144, 153–59; British evacuation of, and Jay Treaty, XVII 391n, XX 147–49, 306, XXV 364, and N.Y. State (1783), III 312–13, 321, 325–26, 338–39, 352n, 353n, 370, 372, 419, 420n, 435–36, 458, 464–69, 489, 491; British retention of, IV 136, 150, 357, V 144, 195, VI 17, 495n, XV 5n, XVII 98n, 99n, XXVI 527n, 528–29n, and Indian warfare, XVI 325n, and Treaty of Paris (1783), V 482n, 487, VII 51, 53, 73, X 493–94, XI 347, 409, 412n, XIV 9n, 91, XVI 321, XVII 223n, XVIII 45, 418–19, 422, 514, 517, 521–23, and U.S. sequestration of British debts, XVI 273–74, 283n, 319n; and Indians, XXIII 125, 129, 132; and Jay Treaty, XVIII 391n, 404–7, 451, 500, 510, Hamilton on, XIX 90–94, 115–24, 134–46, 153–59, 161, 163–71, 172, 248–50, 277, XX 14, 133, objections to, XIX 207–10n, 247n; map of, XXIII facing 338; martial law in, XXIII 37n; on Miss. River, XXIII 541, 592; and Nootka Sound controversy, VI 486n; reduction of, XXIII 516–17, 534–35; supply of, V 435–37, 450–51, VI 530, 540, XII 195, 195–96n, XVI 613–14, XXIII 269n, contracts for, XI 350–51, 351–52n, contractors for, see Elliot, Robert, and O’Hara, James, and Williams, Elie; troops at, and Quasi-War, XXII 241–42 347–38, 385, 455, 458, 464, 478, XXIII 37n, 230–31, 534–35, 592, 596, XXIV 335–356; U.S. defense of, IV 421–22, XXIII 45–48, 57, 91, 536–37; U.S. garrisoning of, XIX 464–65; James Wilkinson’s report on, XXIII 377–93, Hamilton on, XXIII 403–7, Washington on, XXIII 417–20. See also individual forts and United States Army (Quasi-War): Western Army, and United States Army (peacetime, 1800–1804)
Western Reserve, Northwest Territory, XVIII 311n, XXIV 420n; origins of, IV 321n, XIX 18n; settlement of, XXIII 160n
Western territory, V 25, 130; and bounty lands, VI 441–44; campaign against Indians, IX 209–10; and Great Britain, VI 573, VII 46, 49; government of, expenses, VI 131–32, IX 461–62, 475, X 575–76; Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 319–21; and importance of New Orleans, VII 112, XXVI 72; Indian attacks in, VI 550, VII 112; Indians in, VII 609–12, VIII 213, 342–43, 343n; and La. Purchase, XXVI 129; land in, Hamilton’s proposals for sale of, VI 502–6, sale of and funding of public debt, VI 90, 91–92, 444, 503, VIII 82, sale of to Pa., VIII 325–26, 326–27n, and U.S. debt to France, VIII 325; land speculation in, VIII 228; XVI 234 (see also Ohio Company and Scioto Co: and Symmes, John Cleves,); and Miss. River, V 484; posts in, Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 421–22; protection of, III 468, IV 182; settlement of, Hamilton on, VI 421; and sinking fund, VIII 82; survey of, VI 532–33; surveyor general of, Hamilton’s proposal for, VI 505; and turnpike roads, VIII 81–82; and U.S. relations with Spain, VII 53. See also Northwest Territory and Southwest Territory
Westfall (Westphal), Nicholas Ferdinand: claim of, for shifting from British to American Army (American Revolution), XI 239, XV 534, payment to, XI 252
Westfall (Westphal), Sarah (Mrs. Nicholas Ferdinand): payment to, as executrix of husband’s estate, XV 534
Westfield, N.J.: in American Revolution, I 275, 278n, 281
West Florida, I 568n; and La. Purchase, XXVI 132, 133; and U.S. boundary with, III 296n, 350n, XXI 18, 20, XXIII 69, XXIV 178n; and U.S. relations with Spanish and Indians, XIII 27–28, 29n, 147–48, XIV 490, XXVI 174n. See also east Florida and Floridas
Westgate (Westcott), Samuel: master, Clementina, and customs regulations, IX 304, 455
West Indies, I 483n, III 9n, 227n, 501n, 510n, 575, 678n, V 34n, 202n, 344n, VI 424, 548, VIII 135n, 204, 317, 338n, 408, 483, IX 507n, XVI 101n, 383, XXI 537n; and American Revolution, I 256, 566, 577, 578, II 89–90, 128, 158, 163, 166, 167, 172–73, 176, 180, 186, 199, 208n, 215, 324n, 327, 363, 373, 379, 380, 432n, 438, 483n, 491, 619; Anglo-French war in (1782), III 96, 97n, 108n, 119; commerce of, during Hamilton’s clerkship for Nicholas Cruger, I 8n, 10n, 12n, 21n, 22n, 34n; duties on products of, VIII 591, XI 34, 147, XII 8–9, 181, XIII 431; effect of Anglo-French rivalry in, on U.S. trade, XXI 47n, 502; ex-slaves of, in U.S., XXV 414n; Hamilton’s views on effect of American independence on, I 59–62, 148–50, 155, 160; loss of wealth of, X 31, 176, 289–90; product of, X 106, 118, 209, 217, 232, 328–29; and “Report on the Mint,” VII 477–78, 539, 580; and U.S. relations with Great Britain, VII 71; U.S. trade with, III 468, IV 341–42, V 469, 480, 481, 554, 556, VI 21, 23, 29, 573, VII 195, VIII 591, IX 321, 323, 338–39, 433, 438, 444, 543, XI 34, 89, 147
West Jersey: and Powles Hook, XXVI 228
Westminster Borough, England: and parliamentary election (1784), III 559
Westmoreland County, Pa., VI 13n; excise opposition, XI 96–100, XII 307n, 309n, 310n, 540–41, 596n, XVI 441, XVII 28–29n, 30, 32n, 35, 40; excise survey, VIII 189, IX 427; and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 2–6, 48n, 50, 50n, 57, 88n, 131n, 246n, 320n, 332, 374, 380n
Westmoreland County, Va., IX 92n; excise survey, IX 428
Weston, Thomas: and exploration and settlement of North America, III 710–11
Weston, William: English engineer, and Manhattan Company, XXII 449–50
Westphal, see Westfall
Westphalia: and Jérôme Bonaparte, XXVI 231n
Westphalia, Peace of (1648), IV 387, 394
West Point, N.Y.: in American Revolution, I 535n, 550, 587, 592, II 7, 66n, 67, 69, 72, 75, 226n, 231n, 303, 333, 336, 339, 340, 342, 344, 345, 346, 349n, 367n, 370, 371n, 376–78, 383–84, 389, 391, 400, 429n, 434, 443, 448, 478n, 480, 483, 485, 495, 514, 516, 525, 528, 540, 551n, 560, 562, 571, 573, 598, V 266n, 394n, headquarters, I 550, II 76, 76–77, 104, 106, 107–221, 444, 541, XXVI 371–74; and Benedict Arnold’s treason, I 372n, II 438–39, 440n, 440–41, 450n, 461, 464, 465, 470, XXVI 397n, 398; arsenal and post at (after American Revolution), III 391, 467, V 390, IX 384, 469, XIII 133, XX 146n, XXI 475, additional fortifications at, XXI 41n, and conflicts with neighboring civilians, XXV 10–11, 14–15, 44–45, payment for rent and purchase of, VI 527–28, XIII 86, 137, 138, proposal for, XXVI 440–41, proposal to send troops from, to oppose Fries’s Rebellion, XXII 540, 553–54, proposed as permanent military post, VI 453–55, purchase of additional land for, VI 134, IX 483–84, in Quasi-War, XXII 198, 261–62, 348, 352, 379n, 444, 445, 520n, XXIII 156, 159, 166, 290, 579, 593, XXIV 66n, 95, 96, 227, 331–32, supplies and contractors for, III 95, 107n, 134n, 241n, 359–60, V 407, 496, VI 8, VII 91, VIII 138–41, X 395, 404–5, 470, XI 452n, XIII 85, XVI 70, XXII 520n, XXVI 523–24, troops sent from, to suppress mutiny (1783), III 410; N.Y. Ratifying Convention at, V 173
West Point, Va.: surveyor of customs at, accounts, XI 235
Wethered, Samuel: Additional Army candidate (Del.), XXII 284
Wethersfield, Conn.: in American Revolution, I 206n, conference with French officers at, II 642n
Wetmore, Hezekiah: deputy paymaster general (American Revolution), payments to, XV 654–55; and letter concerning Constitution, IV 236, 237, 240–42
Wetmore, Seth: Boston merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 352, 514–15
Wettereau, James O.: “The Branches of the First Bank of the United States,” IX 201–2n, 520n, X 400n, XI 29n, XXVI 662n; “Letters from Two Business Men to Alexander Hamilton on Federal Fiscal Policy, November, 1789,” VI 52n, 54n; “New Light on the First Bank of the United States,” XI 74–75n
Weymouth, Mass., VIII 237, 323; and exploration and settlement of North America, III 710, 711
Whalebone: duty on, XII 108–9
Whalebone cutters: and use of whalebone, X 40, XXVI 641
Whale fisheries, VII 407; encouragement of, British, X 390–91, France, X 390–91, XIII 420, XXVI 546; Jefferson’s report on, X 21n, 40, 390n, XXVI 641; and residents of Nantucket, IX 433, of Providence, R.I., Spanish threat to in South Pacific, XIV 430–31n; IX 433; and wars of French Revolution, XVI 582
Whale oil: and France, XI 73; for lighthouses, XVII 21, 60–61, effect on, of wars of French Revolution, XVI 354; manufacture of, in Providence, R.I., XI 433; regulation of, British, XIII 418, 428, European, X 4–5, France, XIII 419, 428
Whampoa, China: and U.S.-China trade, IX 44n, 50
Wharton, Charles H.: candidate for and president, Columbia College, XXV 56, 68–69; career, XXV 58n
Wharton, Fishburne: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 153, 575, XXIII 1
Wharton, Francis: ed., The Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States, I 210n, II 307n, III 311n, 345n, 358n, 363n, XI 207n, 209–10n, 531–32n, XIV 150n, XIX 377n, 470, 527–28n, XX 359–60n, 426–27n, XXI 16n, 17n, 18n, 18–19n, 453–54n, XXIV 554–55n, XXV 92n, 189n, 190n, XXVI 430n; State Trials of the United States During the Administrations of Washington and Adams, XV 20n, 156n, XVII 10–11n, 24–25n, 374n, 571n, XVIII 350n, 351n, XXII 532n, XXIV 7–8n, 64–65n, XXV 143n, 151–52n, 154n, XXVI 76n
Wharton, Isaac: Philadelphia merchant, director, Bank of the U.S., XVII 264n, XX 52; petition for release of Army prisoner, XXIV 655
Wharton, John: payment to, for superintending the printing of certificates, XIII 109
Wharton, Kearney: Philadelphia merchant, and customs regulations, X 367
Wharton, Robert: Philadelphia alderman, and “Reynolds Affair,” XXI 282; mayor, Philadelphia, XXIII 1, 2n
Wharton, Thomas, Jr.: president of Pa., and American Revolution, I 458, 480, 487
“What Was Hamilton’s ‘Favorite Song?’,” XXVI 294n
Wheat, James C., and Christian F. Brun: Maps and Charts Published in America before 1800: A Bibliography, XXIII 31n
Wheat: production of, in Va., IX 275, 276; regulation of, British XIII 423–24, 429, France, X 58–59, XIII 414n, 414–15n, 423, 429
Wheaton (Weaton), James D. (A., M.): Additional Army candidate (District of Me.), XXII 318, 324, 338
Wheaton, Jonathan, see Wheaton, Joseph
Wheaton, Joseph (Jonathan): sergeant at arms, House of Representatives, pay, XIII 67, 69, 70, XV 509, XVII 507
Wheaton, Seth: Providence, R.I., shipowner, and embargo, XVI 238, 256
Wheelen, see Whelen
Wheeler, Bennett: Providence, R.I., newspaper publisher, XXVI 540, on manufacturing in Providence, IX 441–49, opposition to smuggling, XXVI 542
Wheeler, Caleb: militia (American Revolution), I 283–84
Wheeler, Elnathan (Ehanar, Elhanon, Elharon) W.: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 96, 105; Army (Quasi-War), XXV 12
Wheeler, Luke: Norfolk, Va., friend of James Wilkinson, XXIV 63
Wheeler, Samuel: contractor for navigational aids, XIV 346, 353, payment to, XV 603, XVI 246n, 425, XVII 245
Wheeling, Va. (now W. Va.): Army post at, XVIII 28–29; ferry at, VI 416n
Wheelock, Eleazar: founder and first president, Dartmouth College, VI 574n; head of Indian Charity School (subsequently Dartmouth College), XI 344n
Wheelock, John: president, Dartmouth College, VII 440, awards honorary degree to Hamilton, VI 573–74, VII 103, 144–45, recommends Army officer, XXIV 656, 658
Wheelwright, John: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 318, 322, 338; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 563n, 564 XXIV 59
Whelen, Dennis: comments on Additional Army candidates (Pa.), XXII 132, 138
Whelen (Wheelen), Israel: Philadelphia merchant and partner of Joseph I. Miller, as Army contractor, XVII 322, 431, XVIII 25, 26, 161, 172; and Tench Coxe’s land speculations, XVIII 266–67, 269, 273, 281, 291–92, 337–39, 346, XIX 88, XX 205–6, 390, XXI 86, XXVI 744, 745, 746–47, 747, 748, 749, 757; and Jay Treaty; XX 122n; purveyor of public supplies (1800), XXIV 510, 552–55
Whelen, Va., see Wheeling, Va.
Whelen (Wheelen) and Miller: Philadelphia merchant firm, Army contractors, XIII 568. See also Miller, Joseph I., and Whelen, Israel
Wheler, John: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 418
Whetcombe, Simon: and exploration and settlement of North America, III 711
Whiggism: spirit of in N.Y. State politics, Hamilton on (1784), III 484, 545
Whiley, Richard: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 74, XXIV 90
Whippany, N.J.: in American Revolution, II 349, headquarters, II 344–45
Whipple, Abraham: career, XX 402n; and land in Ohio Company purchase, XX 401
Whipple, John: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 583, XXIV 245, 246
Whipple, Joseph: Army (American Revolution), XXVI 416, 701; collector of customs, Portsmouth, N.H., VI 48, 233, 309, 469, 560, VII 33, 449, VIII 339, 521, IX 216, 525, 558, X 397, 518, XI 15, 541, XIII 1, 176n, 346, XIV 408, 522, XVI 523, XXIV 588, 589n, accounts, XIII 36–37, 571, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85, administration of office, enforcement of customs regulations, and instructions to, V 395, 438, 476–77, 493, 519, 561, 578, VI 6, 26, 226, 262, 271, 275, 299, 368–69, 402, 411, 419, 450, 451–53, 464, VII 23, 34, 86, 149, 456, VIII 10, 16, 243–44, 347, 457–58, 479–80, 483–85, 488, 515, 546–47, 579, IX 197–98, 212–13, 241–43, 272–73, X 584, XI 119–20, 150–51, 315, XII 588–89, XIII 232–33, XIV 316, 471, XV 405, 592, XVI 584, 598–99, XVII 448 (see also “Treasury Department circulars to the collectors of customs”), comment on Additional Army candidate (N.H.), XXII 109, and fortification of Portsmouth harbor, XVI 345, 579, XVII 310, XVIII 179, and N.H. lighthouses, V 435, VI 464, 508–9, VII 157, 206, 613, VIII 514–15, IX 241–42, 422–23, 524, X 576, XII 98, XIII 527, XVI 187, 188n, and N.H. revenue cutter, VII 104, VIII 40, 317n, 337, 514, 571, IX 105, 195, 297–99, 416–17, X 365–66, 383–84, 384–85, 389, 512, XI 4, 60, 610, XII 117, 118n, XIII 275, 505, XIV 480, XV 6, XXVI 701, on N.H.’s economy, VIII 434–36, on N.H. ships and shipping, VI 19–24, payment to, XV 525, 532, XVII 533
Whipple, Oliver: requests promotion for son (Quasi-War), XXIII 647
Whipple, Sylvester G.: Additional Army candidate (N.H.), XXII 109
Whipple, William: receiver of Continental taxes, N.H., accounts, V 401, 402
Whippo, Isaac: speculator, and Panic of 1792, XXVI 653n, 660, 664n
Whips: and use of whalebone, X 40, XXVI 641
Whiskey, see Distilled spirits
Whiskey Insurrection, XVIII 3, 21n, 24, 185, 200, 244n, XIX 2n, 117, 464n, 497n, 514, XX 332, XXI 306, XXII 127, 128, 132, 303, 306, 532n, XXIII 46n, 405, XXV 362, 426, 468, 510, 595, XXVI 736n; background to, XVII 2–3n, Hamilton on, XVII 24–58, 182–90; efforts to suppress, XVIII 12n; and Jean Fauchet, XIX 527; Government policy toward opposition to excise (1794), XVII 1, 9–13, 21, 59, 61, 61–72, 76–77, 86, 88–89, 90, 90–91, 96, 101, 111, 125, 125–26, 129–30, 135–37, 258–59, 266–67, 267–68, 308, 315–16, 317–18, 319, 319–21n, 348–49, 361, 364–65, 369, 372–73, 378, 381, 382–87, 438–39, XVIII 27, 350–51, 374, XXII 366–67n, XXIV 279–80, 321–22, 539–40, XXV 141–42, 225–26, Hamilton on, XVII 15–19; military expedition against insurgents, XVII 110–11, 116, 121–22, 122, 123–24, 125–26, 135–37, 138–39, 140, 143–45, 147, 150–52, 158, 161, 162, 196–98, 218–19, 221, 225–27, 227, 231–32, 235, 237–38, 238–39, 241–43, 244, 246, 249–50, 254, 262–63, 287, 289, 294–95, 327, 338, 339, 342–43, 343–44, 345–46, 346, 351–52, 352–53, 361, 391, 415, command of, XVII 142–43, 173–74, 191, 302–3, 331–36, 353–54n, 367, 367–68, 477n, 581, XVIII 11–12, contractors and supplies for, XVII 102–3, 132n, 142, 144–45, 150–52, 152, 152–53, 154, 170, 173, 210, 215, 219–20, 224–25, 225, 229, 234, 234–35, 235, 236–37, 239, 239–40, 260–61, 261, 265, 269, 270, 285, 288, 292, 292–94, 296–97, 300, 301, 309, 310, 312–13, 313, 314, 319, 322, 326, 329–30, 336–37, 358–59, 360, 366, 368, 392–93, 393, 413–14, 442, XVIII 26, 171–72, XIX 244, XX 396, XXII 307, XXVI 733, cost of, XIX 24, XXV 141, 225, Hamilton on, XVII 477–80, XIX 514–15, XXII 394, 453, and Thomas Mifflin, XVII 163–67, 169, 170, 180–90, 199, 210–11, 238–39, 244, 244–45, 248, 256, 350, 370–71, XIX 515; opposition to excise (1793–1794) XVII 2–6, 8–9n, 45–58, 86–88n, 96n, 145–46n, 158, 201, 203–9, 225–26, 238–39, 242–43, 249, 254, 258, 261, 307, 315, 316–17n, 342–43, 347, 367, 373, 381–82n, 394, XXVI 737; U.S. commissioners to confer with insurgents, XVII 21–23n, 59–60n, 71, 76–77, 88n, 126, 129–30, 137, 140–41n, 143–46, 149, 163n, 208n, 246–47n, 333, 334, 335, 345n, 361, 378 (see also Bradford, William, and Ross, James, and Yeates, Jasper)
Whistler, John: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 388, 389, 582, 658, XXIV 40, 244
Whitaker, Arthur Preston: The Mississippi Question, 1795–1803: A Study in Trade, Politics, and Diplomacy, XXI 214n; The Spanish-American Frontier, 1783–1795, XIX 14–15n, 360–61n
Whitaker, John: Hamilton’s fellow student, King’s College, I 80
Whitaker, John: inspector of revenue, Survey No. 4, N.C., VIII 190, 358, IX 429, on effectiveness of excise, XII 413n
Whitby, John: and petition of Stephen Remington, XI 312
Whitcomb, Simon, see Whetcombe, Simon
White, —— (Mr.): Savannah, Ga., merchant in firm of Pierce, White, and Call, and petition of Catharine Greene, XVIII 400, 401n
White, Alexander: examination of Va. iron works for U.S. Government, XVI 540, 565; member, House of Representatives (Va.), XIV 341, and James Madison’s plan for funding debt, XIX 72n, pay, XIII 64, 65, 67, 69, XV 508, XVII 507
White, Andrew: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 97, 104, 108, 379; Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 403, 637, 639, 660
White, Anthony: shipmaster, and Hamilton’s clerkship for Nicholas Cruger, I 22
White, Anthony Walton: Army (American Revolution), I 22n, 334–35, II 7, 15, XXII 32n; comments on Additional Army candidates (N.J.), XXII 121, 123, 125, 127; Provisional Army (Quasi-War), nominated and confirmed as brigadier general, XXII 32, 152, 375, 387n
White, Charles: Philadelphia merchant and partner of John Chaloner, III 432–33n, 698, 700, XXVI 434n
White, Conyers: report on petition of, XI 282–87
White, Cornelius: capt. of Ceres, and supplies for revenue cutters, XII 333
White, George S.: Memoir of Samuel Slater, The Father of American Manufactures. Connected with a History of the Rise and Progress of the Cotton Manufacture in England and America, V 570n, IX 432–33n, 434n, 439–40n, XIII 511n
White, James: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 77
White, John: Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 126
White, John: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 101, 107
White, John, XIII 100, 142; clerk, auditor’s office Treasury Department, pay, XIII 465
White, John: commissioner for settling accounts for Pa., Del., and Md., accounts of, X 553, payment to, V 403, 404, XIII 42, 47
White, Joseph: comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 101
White, Judson: and manufacture of saddlecloth, Danbury, Conn., IX 336, 338
White, Leonard D.: The Federalists: A Study in Administrative History, XVIII 239n, 393–94n, XX 486n, XXV 105n
White, Moses: report on petition of, XVIII 216n, 230–33
White, Nathaniel: Additional Army candidate (N.H.), XXII 113, 428, 430
White, Philip: murdered Loyalist (American Revolution), III 93n
White, Philip L.: The Beekman Mercantile Papers, I 5n, 16n, VIII 527–28n; The Beekmans of New-York, 1647–1877, I 26n
White, Robert, Jr.: Va. judge, and Quasi-War, XXIII 651
White, Russell: partner in O. Burr and Company, and hat manufacturing in Danbury, Conn. IX 334–35
White, Samuel: Additional Army candidate (Del.), XXII 282, 284; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 647, XXIV 175n, 250, 319, 321, 616, 622
White, Simon: shipmaster, and customs regulations, XVI 376
White, Stephen: payment for delivering N.C. electoral votes (1792), XIV 161, XVII 541
White, Thomas (Ky.): ship of, captured by British, XXI 495n
White, Thomas (N.Y.): estate of, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 600n
White, Thomas, Jr.: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 599–600
White, William: chaplain, U.S. Senate, pay, XIII 62, XV 506, XVII 505
White Bear Lake, Northwest Territory (now Minn.): and Jay Treaty, XIX 239
White Eyes, George M.: Indian ward of George Morgan, payment for education of, V 385, 406, VI 530, XIII 81
Whitehall, N.Y., XXVI 476n
White Haven, Nova Scotia: and exploration of North America, III 707
Whitehead, James: Army (American Revolution), II 131–32
Whitehill, Robert: member, Pa. General Assembly, and Hamilton’s “Report on the Bank,” VII 246, 247
White Horse (House) Tavern (present village of White Horse, Pa.): and Hamilton’s trip to Albany, N.Y. (American Revolution), I 413
White House: construction of, XVII 104
Whitehurst, John: An attempt towards obtaining invariable measures of length, capacity and weight from the mensuration of time, independent of the mechanical operations requisite to ascertain the center of oscillation or the true length of the pendulums, VII 396, 397n
White Marsh, Pa.: in American Revolution, I 360n, 488–89, headquarters, I 365
White Plains, N.Y., II 451; in American Revolution, headquarters, I 528–50; and congressional election (1789), V 286n
White River, XV 295
Whiteside, William (Pa.): excise opposition, XII 308–9n
Whiteside (Whitesides), William: Philadelphia merchant, and China trade, IX 55
Whitesides, John: Philadelphia merchant, subscription to fund for refugees, XV 601
Whitesides, Peter: Philadelphia merchant, and adventures of John Skey Eustace, XXII 259; and business dealings with John Chaloner, III 570
Whiting, Anthony: Washington’s plantation manager, XIX 468n
Whiting, Daniel: Army (American Revolution), I 605
Whiting, Jonathan: selectman, Winthrop, Mass., XI 310
Whitlock, Brand: La Fayette, XXII 405n
Whitlock, James: Army (American Revolution), I 471
Whitlock, Thomas: pay for subsistence of prisoners of British, XIII 92
Whitmore, —— (Rev.): comment on Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 96
Whitney (Witney), Ephraim (Ephram): Additional Army candidate (Vt.), XXII 115, 119
Whitney, John: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 330
Whitpain Township, Pa.: in American Revolution, headquarters, I 343–46
Whittelsey (Whittlesey), Chauncey: Army contractor, payment to, XIII 565, XV 522, XVII 522; on manufacturing in Conn. IX 319, 349–51, 352
Whittemore, Ebenezer: report on petition of, XI 313
Whittemore, Martha: report on petition of, XI 313
Whitter (Wittor), John: pay for past military service, XIII 106, 140
Wiatt (Wyatt), William: postmaster, Fredricksburg, Va., agent for Army contracting, XVI 620, 627, XVII 19–20, 449; recommends textile worker to Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, XIV 265–66
Wickers, Joseph: Hamilton’s receipt to, for two horses (American Revolution), I 525
Wickford, R.I., VI 470n
Wickham, John: Richmond, Va., lawyer, and carriage tax case (Hylton v U.S.), XIX 87
Wickham, William: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 692, V 340, XVIII 505
Executors of Wickham v Mesier and Van Voorhies: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 64
Wicks (Wickes), Thomas: payment to, XVII 529; report on petition of, XIII 209
Wickwire, Franklin and Mary: Cornwallis and the War of Independence, XXVI 422n
Wies, Daniel: British commissary general, New York City (American Revolution), and Rutgers v Waddington, XI 318n
Wiggins, Thomas: report on memorial of, to Continental Congress, III 293–94
Wigglesworth, Edward: collector of customs, Newburyport, Mass., XXVI 675, accounts, XIII 575, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85, appointment, XI 331n, 358, 424n, and customs regulations, XIV 201–2, 202n
Wigram, John: overseer of Livingston Manor, and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 229n
Wilberforce, William: given honorary French citizenship with Hamilton, XII 546n
Wilcocks (Wilcox), John: Philadelphia merchant, agent for Rawleigh Colston, XIII 146, XV 532; business associate of John Chaloner and John B. Church, III 650–51, 651, 651–53, 653, 654, 655, 656, 658–59, 659n, 660, 681; and funds for Santo Domingo refugees, XVI 223n; recommends candidate as U.S. consul at St. Croix, XVI 21n
Wilcox, see also Wilcocks and Willcocks and Willcox
Wilcox, —— (Lt.): prisoner of British (American Revolution), II 292
Wilcox, Mark: payment for paper for certificates, XIII 108, 109
Wild, John: Additional Army candidate (Del.), XXII 283
Wilde, Samuel: comment on Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 331
Wiley (Wyley), John: petition of, VI 371
Wilkerson, Abraham: and Hamilton’s law practice, VIII 214
Wilkes, Charles: cashier, Bank of N.Y., appointment, XVI 491, 492n, on bank regulations, XX 51, and bank’s charter, XXVI 225, bank’s routine business and Hamilton’s law practice, XXIII 8, XXIV 419–20, and captured and recaptured vessel, XX 326, and U.S. loan from bank, XVII 286n, 308, XX 435–36; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 120, XXVI 145, 146, 225, 234
Wilkes, Charles (son of John De Ponthieu Wilkes): commodore, U.S.N., III 568n
Wilkes, Israel (father of John De Ponthieu Wilkes), III 568n, 629n, 632n
Wilkes, John: English politician, journalist, and agitator, III 568n, XXII 174; and independence of Great Britain’s American colonies, XX 432–33n
Wilkes, John: New York City notary, XXIII 62; and non-payment of notes endorsed by Hamilton, XXVI 167–68, 170–71
Wilkes, John De Ponthieu (son of Israel Wilkes; nephew of John Wilkes, English political agitator): bankruptcy of, and Hamilton’s law practice, III 566–68, 592–93, 596, 628–29, 629–31, 631–32
Wilkes, Mary, see Hayley, Mary Wilkes Stark
Wilkes-Barre, Pa., XXII 174
Wilkes County, Ga.: visited by William Loughton Smith, XIV 339
Wilkes County, N.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Wilkins, John, Jr., XIII 567; general, Pa. militia, and U.S. relations with British and Indians, XVI 427, 428n, and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 3n, 54, 204, 301; quartermaster general (Quasi-War), XXII 523, 540, 542n, XXIII 143, 190, 330–32, 332–33, 608, 613, 661, 663, 677, XXIV 156, 157n, 267, 297n, 301, 377, 404, 409, 411n, 414–15, 432–33, 562, 648, 653, 658, 659, 662, 668, 669, XXV 8
Wilkins, John and Charles, and Company: Army contractors, Pittsburgh, Pa., payment to, XVI 253, 315, XVII 525
Wilkins, Martin S.: attorney for New York City Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves, XXI 354; New York City lawyer, and Hamilton’s law practice, XIX 318n, XXII 400, XXV 383
Wilkins, Nathaniel: collector of customs, Cherrystone, Va., accounts, XIII 38–39, 577, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87
Wilkinson, Ann (Mrs. James) (daughter of Clement Biddle), XXIV 363, 600, 602, XXV 49
Wilkinson, James: brigadier general, Western Army (before Quasi-War), XV 138, XXII 569n, dispute with Anthony Wayne, XX 245, Hamilton’s views on dispute, XX 252–53, and supplies for Army, XIV 441, 448, and U.S. relations with Indians and Spain, XXII 147n; brigadier general, Western Army (Quasi-War), XXII 242, 247–48, 375, 438, 554, 573, 591, XXIII 6, 7n, 125, 232, 316, 334, 368, 444, 468, 524, 533, 536, 540, 559n, 578, 606, 613, 623, 632, 653, 661, 667, 675, 678, 693, XXIV 19, 27, 80, 88, 110, 127n, 165, 197, 411, 600, 603, 604, 608, 611, 612, 613, 619, 620, 621, 625, 626, 627, 635, 639, 646, 651, 652, 654, 656, 657, 661, 664, 667, 670, 673, 674, and administration, organization, and conduct of Western Army, XXIII 45–49, 57–58, 74, 127, 132, 136, 139, 144, 209, 231, 253, 323–24, 350–51, 356, 357–58, 481, 506, 541–42, 575–76, XXIV 11–13, 30–32, 36, 40, 41, 42, 44, 55, 88, 102, 176–77, 179–80, 183–84, 204–5, 224–25, 234–35, 242–43, 270n, 271–72, 287, 295–96, 274–75, 302–4, 335–36, 355–58, 359–60, 375, 377, 383–84, 397, 410n, 464, and Zachariah Cox, XXII 555n, XXIII 3–4n, discussions with Hamilton on organization and future of Western Army, XXIII 303, 336, 510, 513, 515n, 527n, 538n, 542n, 553n, XXIV 1, 11, 17, 29, 558, Hamilton on, XXIII 192, 215, 393–95, and Indian boundary line, XXIII 33–34, letters and instructions from Hamilton, XXIII 139, 303, 337, 589–91, 591–98, XXIV 36, 44, 55, 65, 90, 295–96, 432–33, 514, and martial law in Detroit, XXIII 32–33, 79–80, XXIV 18, place in chain of command, XXII 433n, 436–37, 456–58, 463–64, 477–79, 506, 592–93, XXIII 108, 192, 215, 222–23, 226, 309, plan for reorganizing permanent Army in West, XXIII 515–22, 534–37, 580–87, 591–98, XXIV 17, 30–32, 40, 41, 62–63, 65, 90, 242–43, 270n, 335–36, 355–58, report and proposals to Hamilton on Western Army and frontier, XXIII 377–93, 468, 491, Hamilton’s comments on report, XXIII 402–7, Washington’s comments on report, XXIII 417–20, reports to Hamilton, XXIV 34, 62–63, 63–64, 101–2, 103–4, 117–18, 203, 233–34, 234–35, 261–63, 271–72, 302–4, 359–60, 362–63, 600–1, return trip to Southwest, XXIV 34, 62–63, 101–2, 103–4, 117–18, 203, 226n, 233–34, 234–35, 261, second trip to Northeast, XXIV 433, 600–2, XXV 45, 169, trip to New York to report and confer, XXII 347, 478, 482, XXIII 57–58, 79–80, 86n, 90–91, 104n, 115, 127, 132, 136, 139, 146n, 175, 192, 215, 219, 243, 373–74, XXIV 16n, 189, 190n, and U.S. relations with Indians and Spanish, XXII 555n, XXIII 3–4n, 58, 68–69, 144, 147, 226, 597–98, XXIV 235, 302–4, 362–63, visit to John Adams, XXIII 393, 470n, 474, 510, Washington on, XXIII 222–23; brigadier general, Western Army (after Quasi-War), XXV 146, XXVI 239, 292n, on condition of U.S. military establishment, XXV 45–47, 65–66, 159–60, correspondence with Hamilton, XXV 45–48, 49–50, 61–62, 65–66, 159–60, XXVI 173–74, 217–18, discussions with Hamilton on future of Army, XXV 221, Hamilton on, XXVI 165–66, and U.S. relations with Indians and Spanish, XXVI 165–66, 173–74; career, XI 363n, XXV 45n, XXVI 165n; lieutenant colonel commandant, Western Army, IX 210, XI 363; Memoirs of My Own Times, XXIII 304–5, 377n
Wilkinson, Oriel: R.I. steel manufacturer, IX 440
Will, William: Philadelphia sheriff, and rights to attach public securities, XI 130
Willard, Ephraim: counterfeiter, V 503, 512–13, XXVI 677
Willard, John: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 96
Willard, Joseph: president, Harvard University, comment on Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 326, and honorary degree awarded to Hamilton, XII 283–84, 329; vice president, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Hamilton’s election to society, IX 104
Willcocks (Wilcocks, Wilcox), William, XV 312, XXII