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Eacker, George I.: duel with Philip Hamilton, XXV 435–38n, XXVI 72n, 237, 241n; An oration, delivered at the request of the officers of the Brigade of the City and County of Richmond … in commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of American Independence, XXV 436
Eagle (schooner from Baltimore, Md.): passport for, XVI 344n, 346
Eagle (schooner in coastal trade), XIV 427n
Eagle (U.S.S.), XXV 580
Eaker, Joseph: memorial of, X 471; report on petition of, XVI 90–93
Eakin, James: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 136
Eakin, John: pay for work on census, XIII 564
Earl, John L., III: “Talleyrand in Philadelphia, 1794–1796,” XVI 380n
Earl, Richard: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 294
Earle, ——: shipmaster, XXIII 445n
Earle, Abigail: petition of, XI 252n
Earthenware: duty on, proposed, XXVI 515; manufacture of, XVI 228, in Conn. IX 346
East, Robert A.: Business Enterprise in the American Revolutionary Era, I 11n, III 95n, V 239n, XI 531–32n, XII 152–53n
Eastchester, N.Y., I 547n; and Quasi-War, XXIII 261, 272
Eastern Convention, see Hartford Convention
Eastern Department, see American Revolution, Army
Eastern Shore, Md., IX 511
Eastern states: attitude toward location of Federal City, VII 255–56; and first Federal election, Hamilton on, V 236; interests of, Hamilton on at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 87, 134, 144; ship timber in, Benjamin Lincoln on shortage of, VIII 249–51. See also New England
East Florida, XXIII 69n, 385, XXIV 178n, XXVI 120, 132, 133, 174n; escape of slaves to, V 205–6. See also Floridas, the, and West Florida
East Greenwich, R.I., I 543n, VII 131n, VIII 163; manufacturing at, IX 434, 436; surveyor of customs for port of, see Arnold, Thomas, accounts, XI 234, boat for, VIII 297, 333, pay, X 514
East Hartford, Conn.: manufacturing at, IX 350
East India Company, see British East India Company
East Indies, I 386, III 501, XXIV 264; British trade with, XII 82; cotton in, X 106; and customs regulations, VII 129, 131–32; precious metals in, VII 533, 538, 577, 579; and Treaty of Paris (1783), III 303; U.S. trade with, V 481, VI 29, VII 124n, X 41–42, and competition with other countries, VIII 282, Hamilton on duties on (1790), VI 376, laws concerning, XXI 46–47
East Jersey, Proprietors of: and Hamilton’s law practice, XVIII 306n, XXVI 228
Eastland, Thomas: Additional Army candidate (Ky.), XXII 286, 287; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 587, XXIV 248, 357
Easton, John: surveyor of customs, Beaufort, N.C., XVI 197, and customs regulations, XVI 255
Easton, Pa., I 496; and American Revolution, II 50n, 55, 368, XXVI 368n; and Fries’s Rebellion, XXII 577–78, XXIII 110n, 172, 175–76, 178–79, 236, 280, 343; Timothy Pickering’s retirement to, XXV 256n
East River, N.Y., VI 336, IX 440n; and American Revolution, I 541n, III 85
Eastwood, James: shipmaster, and customs regulations, IX 15
Eastwood, Thomas: shipowner, IX 15
Eaton, Benjamin: comment on Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 331
Eaton, Ward: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 318, 323
Eaton, William: U.S. consul at Tunis, XXVI 28n
Eayre, Joseph: Army (American Revolution), court-martial of, II 51
Ecclesiastical courts: Hamilton on, in N.Y. Assembly, IV 69–70
Eccleston, John: proposed as inspector of Md. excise survey, XIII 322–23, XIV 288–89, 317
Ecole des Enfants de la Patrie, XVII 241n
Ecores à Margot, see Chickasaw Bluffs
Eddins, Samuel: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 77, 168n, 494–95, 631, 646, 664, 668, 673, 675, 681, XXIV 200–1, 237, 241, 371, 608, 610, 611, 612, 614, 615, 616, 621, 622, 624, 629, 634, 635, 639, 641, 642, 644, 663, 666, 667, 670, 671
Eddy, Daniel: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 140
Eddy, George: comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 142
Eddy, John: treason (American Revolution), I 235–36
Eddy, Samuel, XVII 82
Eddy (Eddie), Thomas: New York City merchant, IX 202
Eden, Joseph: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 404n
Eden, Martha: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 403–4n
Eden, Medcef (Medcaf, Medcaff, Medcalf, Metcalf), Sr.: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXV 404n
Eden, Medcef (Medcaf, Medcaff, Medcalf, Metcalf): and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 289n, XXV 404n
Medcef Eden adsm Elizabeth Rutgers: and Hamilton’s law practice, III 62
Eden, William, 1st baron Auckland, II 469n; British Ambassador to The Hague, XII 538n
Edenton, N.C., VIII 49, 329, 399, IX 121, XIII 578, XVI 46n; collector of customs at, see Benbury, Thomas, and Tredwell, Samuel, accounts, XI 237; commissioner of loans at, VII 121, funds of, XII 207; deputy collector of customs at, XIV 92n, resignation of, XI 29; inspector of the revenue for the port of, see Tredwell, Samuel; port of entry, customs accounts, XIII 38–39, 572, 575, 577, XV 478–79, 482–83, 486–87
Edgar, James: excise opposition (1791), XVII 28; Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 131n, 182
Edgar, John: former Englishman who settled in Illinois country, and Illinois commerce, XI 24–25n; report on claim of, XVI 67–68
Edgar, Thomas: Army contractor (Va.), pay, XVII 525
Edgar, William: Army contractor (American Revolution), New York City merchant, speculator, and partner of Alexander Macomb, III 633–34, 643–44, XIII 49, 493, 502, XXIV 81n, XXVI 460–61n; association with William Duer, XX 218n; director of Bank of N.Y., V 370n; and land speculation, XX 452; and Ohio Company, XXVI 473n; report on petition of, by N.Y. Assembly, IV 67–68
Edgartown, Mass.: port of entry, collector of customs at, see Pease, John, accounts of, XI 236; customs accounts, XIII 36–37, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85; and customs regulations at, XII 29, 68, XVI 562
Edgecombe County, N.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Edgefield County, S.C.: excise survey, VIII 190, IX 429
Edie (Eddie), John: comments on Additional Army candidates (Pa.), XXII 134, 135, 144
Edinburgh, Scotland, I 485, III 574, VII 82n, VIII 17n, XXIV 101n
Edinburgh, University of, I 370n, III 574n, IX 287n, XXI 198
Edminston, William, see Edmonstone, William
Edmiston, Joseph: comments on Additional Army candidates (Pa.), XXII 139, 143
Edmiston, Samuel: comments on Additional Army candidates (Pa.), XXII 139, 143
Edmond, William: member, House of Representatives (Conn.), comments on Additional Army candidates (Conn.), XXII 270, 271, 275, and election of 1800, XXV 345, 346n
Edmonstone (Edminston), William: British Army (American Revolution), I 224, 228
Edmunston, William: Army contractor, pay, XVII 529
Education: Hamilton on, XX 317–18, XXV 288–89; Washington on, XX 311–14, 318n, 319
Edward, duke of Kent: and command of British troops in Canada, XXII 262
Edwards, Benjamin: comment on Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 301
Edwards, Edward: deputy postmaster, Montreal, XIII 450
Edwards, Evan: Army (American Revolution), and court-martial of Charles Lee, I 508–9, and Lee’s duel with John Laurens, I 620–4, XXVI 236
Edwards, John: U.S. Senator (Ky.), pay, XVII 504
Edwards, Jonathan, IX 367n, 532n; president of College of N.J., XXVI 188–89n
Edwards, Philip: publisher of The Baltimore Evening Post, XII 213, 214n
Edwards, Pierpont: attorney for Welcome Arnold, XIII 304n; and election of 1792, XII 387, 418, 480; and election of 1800, XXV 107; U.S. attorney for the District of Conn., VI 591, IX 366, 532, 534, 535, 536, XV 435, XXI 297, 315–16, XXVI 503, 509–10, 542, 569 (see also “Treasury Department circulars to the district attorneys”), account with Government, VIII 331–32, pay, XIII 57
Edwards, Richard: recommends Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 607
Edwards, Richard: Navy contractor (Pa.), XVII 260, 405
Edwards, Thomas: and memorial of Mass. line, XI 51–53, Hamilton’s response to, XI 575
Edwards, Timothy: Army contractor (American Revolution) with Comfort Sands, report on petition of, VIII 138n
Edwards, William: soldier (Quasi-War), and riot at West Point, XXV 45n
Eells, Cushing: and cotton manufacturing at Norwich, Conn., IX 332n
Egg Harbor, N.J., see Great Egg Harbor, N.J.
Egleston, Elihu: and discharge of son from Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 629
Egypt, I 384n, 386, 387, 397, IV 383; and wars of French Revolution, XXI 489n, XXII 188, 219–20, XXIII 193–94n
Egyptians, I 405
Ehrman, John: The Biritsh Government and Commercial Negotiations with Europe 1783–1793, X 9n
Elbe River, XXI 70n
Elbert, John: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, IX 471
Elcan, Marcus: Richmond, Va., merchant, III 600n, XXVI 126n
Elder, Thomas: Philadelphia merchant, and customs regulations, XVIII 173, 203, 211
Eldert, Femmetic: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 93
Eldert, Isaac: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 93
Eldert, Johannes: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 93
Election districts: Hamilton on, in N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 41, 42, 51, 181
Elections: frequency of, under Articles of Confederation, Hamilton on, III 79; Hamilton on, at Constitutional Convention, IV 214, in The Federalist, IV 503–7, 529–30, 539–44, 545–50, 551–54, 562, 586–90, 612–17, in N.Y. Assembly, IV 34–37, in N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 43. See also individual states and Presidential campaigns and elections
Electoral College: and campaign and election of 1800–1801, XXIV 444–53, 510n, 559, XXV 70, 113–14; and election of 1792, XI 560n, XII 387n; and election of 1796, XX 377n; payment to members of, XIV 161, XVII 541; proposals to change method of election of members of, XXII 477n, 547; proposed changes in, XXV 512–13, 558–59, 561, 587–88, 600
Electors: Hamilton on, at Constitutional Convention, IV 201, 204, 207–8, in The Federalist, IV 503, 586–90, in N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 15, 57, 83, 105, 182, 188, 197; and Hamilton’s criticism of George Clinton, V 295–97; in report of committee at Constitutional Convention, IV 244
“Elements of the Tactics of the Infantry,” XXIV 142–53
“Eleven Friends”: letter from, concerning fiscal policy, XVII 172–73
Eliot, Jared: Essays upon Field Husbandry in New England, as It is or May be Ordered, IX 356
Eliza (British transport vessel): and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 325–27, 337–39
Eliza (schooner): and customs regulations, XVIII 173, 203
Eliza (ship): and customs regulations at Georgetown, Md., XII 327, XXVI 682
Eliza (ship), and customs regulations at Newburyport, Mass., XIV 201
Eliza (ship): case of, and John Pickering, XXVI 192
Eliza (ship from London): arrival at Boston, XXI 84
Eliza (sloop): passport for, XVI 344n, 345, 354
Elizabeth I (queen of England), I 108–9, 411, III 77, 496, 705, XIX 199
Elizabeth (ship): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXII 60
Elizabeth City County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
Elizabeth Islands, Mass.: and customs regulations, VIII 583
Elizabeth River, Va.: Continental collector of customs at, XI 393n; and internal improvements, X 21, 39, XI 586, XXVI 641
Elizabethtown (Elizabeth), N.J., IX 87, 172, 189, XVII 102, XXIII 513, XXIV 251n; and American Revolution, I 260n, 278, 284, 515n, II 9–10, 12, 13, 203, 319n, 335n, 338, 341, 430, 504, 546, headquarters, I 592; Hamilton’s residence and schooling at, I 39n, 41n, 42n, 227n, 513n, II 540n, 589n, III 702; and Quasi-War, XXIII 11, XXIV 61, 292, 338n, 374–75, 497
Ellery, Abraham R.: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 118, 153–54, 162–63, 185–86, 189–90, 275–76, 355, 460, 491, 648, 669, XXIV 37–38, 93–94, 190n, 218n, 275–76, 525, 527, 609, 663, 668, 669, 670, 672, XXV 53; discusses Louisiana Purchase, XXVI 163–67; and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 157; Hamilton’s testimonial of, XXVI 184, 217
Ellery, Charlotte Weissenfels (Mrs. Abraham), and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 157
Ellery, Christopher: and Washington’s visit to Newport, R.I. (1781), II 583–84
Ellery, Edmund (Edmond, Edward) T.: clerk of District and Circuit Courts for District of R.I., equipment purchased, XII 32, payment for, XVI 452–53, pay, XV 501
Ellery, William: collector of customs at Newport, R.I., VI 470, VIII 214, 246, 396, 398, 507, 530, IX 25, 105, 181, 207, 226, 305, 416, 478, 487, 503, 505, 560, X 367, 396–97, 530, XI 30, 34, 127, 161, 331, 456, 492, 541, 564, 584, XII 4, 19, 64, 98, 109, 140, 151, 168, 197, 227, 331, 375, 386, 406, 481, XIV 138n, 431, XV 33, 340, 410, 596, 599, 658, XVI 21, 104–5, 222, 298n, 300n, 312, 366, 471, 489, 530, 578, XVII 91, 173, 209–10, 394, XVIII 258, XXVI 541, 543, 553, 573, 578, 580, 586n, 587, 595, 602, 699, 716, 726, accounts, XII 38, 566, XIII 36–37, 574, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85, administration of office, enforcement of customs regulations, and instructions to, VII 74, 99, 168, 210, 373, VIII 37–38, 57, 183–84, 225–26, 271–72, 297–98, 310, 332–33, 350, 440–41, 442, 467–70, 507, 528–29, 543, 576, IX 5–6, 18–19, 93–96, 110–11, 118–20, 180, 205–6, 214–15, 223–24, 283–84, 307–9, 378–79, 403–4, 415, 476, 502, 514–15, 541–43, X 405–6, 503, 508–9, 516, 582–83, XI 20, 27, 30, 49, 75–76, 153–54, 192–93, 217, 255–56, 291–92, 330, 369, 415, 504–5, 563–64, XII 20, 38, 134–35, 260–61, 278–79, 285, 313–16, 318–19, 350, 377, 420, 512–13, 529–31, XIII 23, XIV 293–94, 355–56, 486, 516, XV 4, 32, 98, 119, 277–78, 388, 395, 434–35, 581, 597, 639, XVI 1–2, 2–3, 20, 22–23, 144, 164, 229–30, 246–48, 256–57, 302–3, 309–11, 336, 363–64, 376–77, 403–4, 409–11, 446, 464, 488–89, 540, 569, 572, 602, 614, XVII 6–7, 111–12, 114, 120, 141, 170–71, 213, 292, 444, XXVI 545–46, 547, 547–48, 550, 552, 567, 569–70, 570–71, 575, 576, 578–79, 580, 585, 590, 597–600, 601–2, 726–27 (see also “Treasury Department circulars to the collectors of the customs”), and commissioner of loans (R.I.), XVIII 208, 224, 357, XXVI 575, 576, 598, and fortification of Newport, XVII 120, 213, XVIII 9–10, and lighthouse, VII 95, 99, 202, 342, VIII 163–64, 332, 529, 543, 554–55, IX 493–94, X 503, XI 415, 484, XII 38, 414, XIII 570, XV 532, XVII 534, XXVI 547, 550, 552, 556, 570–71, 573, 575, 576, 579, pay as, VIII 553–54, IX 494, XI 49, 130, XII 415, XIII 277, XIV 210, XXVI 548, 601, recommendation for U.S. attorney for District of R.I., XV 458–59, and revenue cutter, VIII 37, 57, and General Rochambeau, XVI 364; Continental loan officer (R.I.), XXVI 505–6, 524–25, 538, 543, 575, 586, 598, accounts, V 405, VI 513, XII 631, pay as, VIII 47, XXVI 505–6, 522–23, 524–25, 534, 538, 543, 573, 575 (see also “Treasury Department circulars to the Continental loan officers”)
Ellery, William, Jr.: deputy collector of customs at Newport, R.I., XVI 409, 411n, XXVI 586, 592, 598–600
Ellice, Alexander: partner in London firm of Phyn, Ellice, and Inglis, XII 30, XVI 525
Ellice (Allice) (ship), XVIII 342
Ellicott, Andrew: surveyor for U.S., VI 407–8, 532, 536, XI 109, XIII 109, 139, 140, XXVI 817; commissioner to determine southern U.S. boundary, XXIII 69n; commissioner of D.C., XXIV 178n; and Federal City, XVII 104
Ellicott, Benjamin: surveyor for Robert Morris, XVIII 341n
Ellicott, Joseph: representative of Holland Land Company, XX 531n
Ellicott, Sarah (Mrs. Andrew), XXIV 178n
Elliot, —— (Mr.), II 21
Elliot, Andrew: member of Sir Henry Clinton’s advisory council, II 469; possible British Minister to U.S., VII 442n, VIII 277n, 475, 516–17, XXVI 823; receiver general of Province of N.Y., XXVI 465n
Elliot, Hugh, see Elyot, Hugh
Elliot, James: Additional Army candidate (Vt.), XXII 116; comment on Additional Army candidate (Vt.), XXII 118
Elliot, John: Wilmington, Del., Army contractor (Quasi-War), XXIII 237–38n, 618
Elliot (Elliott), John: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 581, 668, XXIV 244
Elliot, Jonathan: ed.: The Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution, V 14n, 16n, 20n, 22n, 38n, 39n, 41n, 42–43n, 43n, 52n, 63n, 66n, 67n, 68n, 71n, 73n, 84n, 90n, 92n, 93n, 94n, 96n, 99n, 103n, 111–12n, 112n, 115n, 119n, 120n, 179n, 182n, 290–91n, 293n; XXII 454
Elliot, Robert: Baltimore, Md., merchant and member of firm of Elliot and Williams, Army contractor for supplying western posts, V 435–36, VIII 164, 438, IX 243–44, XII 214n, 301–2, XIII 13n, XIV 441n, 448, XV 207, 271n, 286, 603, XVII 225n, 300, 404, XIX 244n, XXII 307n, XXVI 572n, 626–27n, payment to, IX 287, X 348, 368, XIII 85, 440, 564, 565, 566, XIV 8, XV 521–22, XVII 519; death of, XVII 360; and Hamilton’s dispute with John F. Mercer, XIII 220–22
Elliot, Samuel: comments on Additional Army candidates (Mass.), XXII 330, 335
Elliot, Simon: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 316, 337; Army (Quasi-War), XXII 428, 431n, 485n, 607, 608; comments on Additional Army candidates (Mass.), XXII 322
Elliot (Elliott), William: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 307, 309; Army (Quasi-War) XXIV 181–82
Elliot, William: comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 134
Elliot and Williams, see Elliot, Robert, and Williams, Elie
Elliott, see also Elliot
Elliott, Aaron (father): iron manufacturer, Killingworth, Conn., IX 349n, 352
Elliott, Aaron (son): description of iron works at Killingworth, Conn., IX 352–53
Elliott, Joseph: shipmaster, and customs regulations, X 508–9, XI 20, 76
Elliott, Joseph: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXII 591–92, 592, 608, XXIII 76, 606, 621, 628, 629, 651, 683, 689, 690
Elliott, Matthew: British Indian agent, VIII 544, 546n, XV 212n
Elliott, Thomas: Army (American Revolution), I 272, 287
Ellis, Daniel: report on petition of, XI 267
Ellis, Marvel: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 80
Ellis, Solomon: Army contractor, Ga. (Quasi-War), XXIII 10
Ellisburg, N.Y.: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 80n
Ellis Island, N.Y.: and Quasi-War, XXI 477n, XXII 204, 211, 263, 498, XXIV 165, XXV 14n
Ellison, Alderson: clerk of Beaufort County, N.C., and state claims against U.S., XV 451–52n
Ellison, Gabriel: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 94
Ellison, John: house of, and American Revolution, XXVI 369, 370n
Ellison, Thomas: New York City merchant, XIX 312
Ellison, Thomas: house of, headquarters (American Revolution), XXVI 370n
Ellison, Thomas (Rev.): dispute with John Cosens Ogden, XXV 20–24
Ellison, William: Army supplies, pay for, XVII 529
Ellis’s Ferry, N.C.: and American Revolution, II 386
Ellsworth, Oliver, XI 545, XVI 308n, 517–18n, XVII 349n, XXIV 238; Chief Justice of the U.S., XX 438n, resignation as, XXV 262, 274; comments on Additional Army candidates (Conn.), XXII 272, 281; delegate, Constitutional Convention (Conn.), IV 172, 215n, V 63n; delegate, Continental Congress (Conn.), II 306, III 113n, 243n, 246, 322, 333n, 337n, 345n, 352n, 363n, 366, 373n, 377n, 378n, 398n, 402, 403n, 410n, 411n, 440n, 443, 444n, 448, XI 427n, XXVI 433–34n, 435n; mission to France, XXII 503, 504–5n, XXIII 545n, 547, XXIV 24, 509n, 511, 558, XXV 16, 51n, 79n, 128–29n, 147, 160–68, 220–21, 254, 407n, 507n; and presidential election, (1796) XX 437, XXV 197n, (1800) XXIV 597n; subscription for French refugees, XV 601; U.S. Senator (Conn.), XIII 338, XVIII 280n, 285, 460, pay, XIII 58, 59, 60, 61, XV 505, XVII 504, and recall of Edmond Charles Genet, XV 626n, and U.S. relations with Great Britain, XVI 132–33, 262, 265, 319n
Elmer, Eli: collector of customs, Bridgetown, N.J., VI 468, 480, accounts, XIII 36–37, 39, 576, XV 476–77, 480–81, 484–85, administration of office and enforcement of customs regulations, VI 512. See also “Treasury Department circulars to the collectors of the customs”
Elmer, Jonathan: career, XXII 123n; comment on Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 123; U.S. Senator (N.J.), VI 546, pay, XIII 58
Elmer, Philemon: Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 663
Elmer, Theophilus: Regular Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 74, XXIV 90
Elseneur (ship), XVII 282
Elseworth, —— (Mr.): and Hamilton’s law practice, III 15
Elsworth, Thomas: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 92
Elsworth (Elseworth), William: Additional Army candidate (N.Y.), XXII 91, 107
Elton, Revell: enlistment of apprentice of (Quasi-War), XXIII 629, 631
An Elucidation of several parts of his Majesty’s Regulations for the Formation and Movements of Cavalry, XXV 27, 29n
Elwood, Joseph: Army (American Revolution), Hamilton’s battalion, XXVI 417
Ely, John: Army (American Revolution), and exchange of prisoners, II 273, 277, 278, 280, 282
Elyot (Elliot), Hugh: English merchant, and discovery of North America, III 705
Emans, Mary: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 93
Embargo: France (1793), XIV 291; on grain, proposed (1790), VI 292; Hamilton’s advocacy of granting power to Continental Congress to impose, II 670, X 14; Hamilton’s disagreement with Jefferson on (1802), XXVI 14–15; proposal for (1797–1798), congressional refusal to act on, XXI 398n, Hamilton on, XX 468, 474, 545, 574, XXI 33, 39, 73, 101, James McHenry on, XXI 340; in 1794, XVI 298n, 300, 302, 388–89n, 393n, XVII 98, XVIII 8–9n, Cabinet (U.S.) on, XVI 198, 220, 235, Hamilton’s correspondence with collectors of customs concerning nature and enforcement of, XVI 199, 221–22, 229–30, 236, 238, 246–48, 256–57, 294–95, 309–11, 317, 317–18, 333, 336, 363, 364, 375, 376–77, 378–79, 387, 404, 409–11, 462–63, 496–97, 509, XVII 105, 216–17, 370, 567, end of, XVI 429, establishment of by joint resolution of Congress, XVI 198n, 199, 382n, 429n, extension of by joint resolution of Congress, XVI 294–95, 295n, 382n, 429n, XVII 440n, French Minister on, XVI 407n, and John Jay’s mission to England., XVI 351, merchants’ questions concerning, XVI 288, 353–54, opposition of Robert R. Livingston to, XXV 322n, origins of and relations with Great Britain, XVI 130–34, 135–36, 382n, 395, XX 524n, 525, passports under, XVI 207, 220, 235, 243, 291, 293, 299, 330, 366–67, 372, 375, 407n, proposed, XVI 133, 135–36, provisions of, XVI 199, Sweden, exemption from provisions of, XVI 317–18, 334, 376, 378–79, 496–97. See also Britannia and Swift Packet
Embargo acts: demand for repeal of during American Revolution, II 426n
Emerson, Oliver: Army (Quasi-War), XXIV 380, 651
Emery (Emory), Ephraim: Additional Army candidate (Mass.), XXII 317, 336, 337; Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 83, 138, 561, 563, XXIV 9, 58, 59
Emery, Samuel, XVII 492; agent for Nathaniel Appleton, XIII 565, XV 539; payment to, XVII 542; and “Reynolds Affair,” XXI 128n
Emigrants from Europe: Tench Coxe on, in drafts of “Report on Manufactures,” X 16, 18–19, XXVI 631, 633, 636; duties on articles belonging to, VIII 274; Hamilton on, in “Report on Manufactures,” X 29–30, 34, 36–37, 48, 63n, 82–83, 91–94, 101, 139, 142–43, 151, 155–56, 183, 228–29, 249, 253–54, 270–71, 296, 338–39; Hamilton on use of, by Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, IX 145; from Ireland, XI 244–45, 328–29; land purchases of, in U.S., VI 380; Samuel Paterson on, VIII 18–19; proposals to encourage, VIII 17–19, XI 245; from Scotland, XI 328–29; settlement of, in Genesee country, XI 328–29, in Northwest Territory, VI 421; U.S. citizenship of, Hamilton on in Constitutional Convention, IV 234; and U.S. manufacturing, IX 147
Emlen, George: Philadelphia merchant, and Bank of Pa., III 501–2
Emmell, George: and petition of John Hayden, XI 312–13
Emmens, Abraham: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 91
Emmens, Cornelius: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 91
Emmens, John: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 91
Emmens, Sarah: pay for subsistence for prisoners of British, XIII 91
Emmerich (Emmerick), Andreas: commander of Loyalist corps (American Revolution), I 573
Emmet, Thomas A.: Annapolis Convention held in 1786 with the Report of the Proceedings Represented to the States by President John Dickinson, III 686n
Emott (Emmett), Thomas: attorney in Province of N.Y., I 162n
Employment: Hamilton on, in “Report on Manufactures, X 63n, 78, 81–83, 139, 141–42, 249, 251–53
Empress of China (ship): voyage to the Orient, IX 38n, 39, 41, 42
Endicott, John: and settlement of North America, III 711
Enemy goods: seizure of, Hamilton on provision in Jay Treaty concerning, XVIII 436–40
Energy: need for in executive, Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 598–607, 607–11, 612–17, 618–24, 625–27, 628–33, 633–38, 638–43; need for in government, Hamilton on, during American Revolution, II 404, at Constitutional Convention, IV 187, 196, in The Federalist, IV 359, 406, 428–29, 453, 490
Engels, Peter: State of Md. armourer, XVII 227
Engeström, Lars von: Swedish Minister to Great Britain, XVI 549n
Engineers, corps of, see American Revolution, Army
England, see Great Britain
England, Richard: commander, British regiment in North America (1794), XVII 277n
England, Thomas: court-martial of, XXIII 144n
English, Andrew: shipmaster, and customs regulations, IX 163
English Channel: Royal Navy in, II 167, 215
Englishtown, N.J.: and American Revolution, I 506, 517, headquarters, I 507
Engs, Samuel: warrant to, XIII 42
Enos, Roger: and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 51
Enterprize (brig): and customs regulations, XV 277–78, 435, 597, XVI 22–23, XXVI 726–27
Enterprize (schooner), capture of, XXV 445
Entick, John: The New Spelling Dictionary …, XXIII 180
Epaminondas, I 399, V 358
“Epaminondas”: pseudonym used by Federalist supporting Aaron Burr in election of 1800, XXV 259n
Ephori (Ephors, ephors), I 402–3, IV 566, 568
Epirus, Greece, I 374
Episcopal Church: general convention of, XXV 183n
Eprémisnil, Jean Jacques Duval d’: emigration to, and land speculation in Ohio, IX 254, XXVI 827
Equity (law): bill of interpleader in, XI 48n; Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 670–72, 675, 691–92, 695–700
Erie Triangle: U.S. purchase of, XI 109n
Erkelens, Gosuinus: report on petition of, VIII 157, XVI 68–69
Ernest, Anthony: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 11n
Ernest, Matthew: Army contractor (1794), XVII 325, 328–29, 349, 375, 376n
Ernest, Matthew: Regular Army, recruiting account of, XIII 302
Ernst, Robert: Rufus King, American Federalist, XVIII 280n
Erskine, David Montague, XXII 525
Erskine, Frances C. (Mrs. David M.), XXII 526n
Erskine, Robert: Army (American Revolution), geographer of, I 293, 532. II 513
Erskine, Thomas, 1st baron, XXII 526n; freedom of the press, XIV 87
Escheat: laws of, Hamilton on in “Opinion on the Constitutionality of an Act to Establish a Bank,” VIII 77–78, 107–8, 109
Esenbeck, William: Treasury Department messenger, Hamilton’s account with, XVI 563–64
José Francisco Esmeraldo, José Joaquim da Costa, and Joao José da Silva adsm Amos Hare, XXII 187n
Esopus, N.Y., XIX 178n; and American Revolution, V 266n; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 32
Espinasse, Isaac: Cases, Argued and Ruled at Nisi Prius …, XX 340, 342n
Espy, David: excise opposition, XII 541
Essex County, Mass.: and Essex Junto, XXIV 575n; excise survey, VIII 189, IX 426; and Quasi-War, recruiting district in, XXII 494, XXIII 29
Essex County, N.J., I 284n, II 339n; and Army contracts (Quasi-War), XXIII 225; and elections to first Congress, V 309–10n
Essex County, Va.: excise survey, IX 428
Essex Junto, XXVI 24; and election of 1800, XXV 32–33; and Hamilton’s trip to New England (1800), XXIV 575, 577n, 583n, 598
Estaing, Charles Henri Hector, comte d’: French vice admiral, and American Revolution, I 516, 524, 525n, 526n, 527, 530n, 532n, 533, 534, 537–40, 542, 543, 544, 552, 557, 561, 565, 566, 567, 571, 574, 576, 578n, II 90n, 130n, 163, 167–68, 171, 173, 175, 177, 181, 187n, 191, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200, 200–1, 202, 203–5, 205, 206–8, 209, 210, 212–15, 215, 216–17, 219, 220–21, 226, 259n, 520, 574, 580, III 303, XXI 18, 533n, XXVI 374, 376n, 378, 380n, XXVII 5; and lands in Ga., XXII 524, 529, XXV 490
Estremadura, Spain, I 389
Etat Militaire de la République Françoise …, XXIV 395
Ethis de Corny, Louis Dominique, see Corny, Louis Dominique Ethis de
Euclid, XIX 130; Elements, purchase of, III 20; quoted, XIX 103
Eunice (schooner): capture of, by France privateer, XIV 425–28, 428n, 450, XV 11
Euripides, I 392
Europa (H.M.S.): and American Revolution, II 208, 217
Europe: coins and coinage in countries of, VII 153, 155, 191, 385, 386–87, 422, 463, 466, 468, 472, Hamilton on in “Report on the Mint,” VII 481–82, 485, 486, 488, 489–90, 491, 493, 504, 520, 522, 527, 545–46, 563, 567, 573–74, 583–84, 585, 604, 605; dangers and history of, Hamilton on, in Constitutional Convention, IV 183, 190, 221, in The Federalist, IV 326–27, 332, 339–42, 345–46, 348–51, 360, 373–74, 384–94, 426, 473, 544, 697, in N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 21, 58, 79; duties on imports in, XXVI 645–47; and establishment of U.S. Mint, VIII 284–85; Hamilton on armies of European countries (1781), II 614, on church and state in, IV 30, on finances of European countries and possibilities of aid to U.S. (1781), II 614–19, 622, 625, 626, 631, 632–35, on isolation of U.S. from, II 660, IV 92, 332, 420, on possibility of loans from (1783), III 319, on protocol in governments of, V 336; Hamilton’s intention to visit, VII 608; in Hamilton’s “Pay-book,” I 373, 382, 384, 386, 388, 391; and Hamilton’s “Report on the Bank,” VII 245, 332; and Hamilton’s “Report on Manufactures,” X 3, 4, 22, 31–32, 41, 46–48, 60, 63, 65, 90, 100–1, 111, 156–58, 178, 182–83, 206, 272, 291–92, 295–96, 302, 320–21; and Hamilton’s “Report on the Mint,” VI 464, 470, 476, 481–89, 522, 530, 533, 538, 540, 546, 575, 579, 581, 584, 603, 606; and Hamilton’s “Report on Public Credit,” VI 52–54, 63, 89; impressions of U.S. in, III 91, 409, 459–60, 492, IV 431, 544, VI 230, VIII 494, 516–17, X 477; international situation in, (1780) II 128–29, 237–38n, (1787) IV 282, and effect on U.S. policy, VII 51–52, 63, 71, 465; investments in land and other enterprises in U.S. by citizens of, VI 186n, VII 388, VIII 230n, 453; machines in, IX 434; manufacturing in, IX 251–52; money market in, VII 179–80, 186, 379–80, 432, VIII 420, IX 315–16, 451–52, X 477, XIV 261–63; news from, II 195, 288, III 240, 290; peace in (Treaty of Amiens), XXV 598; prospect of war in, (1792) XI 399, (1793) XIV 291, and effects on U.S. policy (1790—), VII 10, 11, 32, 120n, 136–37, 173, 195; trade of and vessels built in (1789–1790), V 468–70, 479–80, 480–81, 491, 554–57, VI 20, 23, 29, 30; U.S. diplomatic expenses in, VI 488, 558–59, VIII 306–9; U.S. imports from, IX 147, 278–79, 281, 323–24, 338, 348, 359, 361, 362, 374, 378, 444, 446; U.S. loans in, VII 15, James Jarvis on, VI 254–61, 267; U.S. trade with (1790–1791), VI 424–25, 491, X 374; U.S. trade with ports of, V 484, 486; war in, XX 339–40, XXI 59, 61n, 115–16, 203–4, 291, 391–96, 405–8, 412–18, 458, 532–33, XXII 1–2, 45, 184, 188, 229–30, 375–76, 525, 576, XXIII 265–66, XXIV 227n, XXV 260, 326–27, 332, effect of outbreak (1793) on U.S., XXVI 702–3, effect on U.S., XX 132, 154–55, 182–83, 191–92, 286–87, 306, 433–34, XXI 22–23, 31–32, 63, 287, 408, 418–28, 434–40, 441–47, 452–53, 458–59, 488–89, 504, XXII 44, 188, 345–46, 426, and effect on U.S. policies, XIV 295–96, 330–31, 371, XVII 96, 97–98, 304–5, 329, 350, 427–28 (see also Buonoparte, Napoleon, and France and Jay mission and Jay Treaty and Neutrality proclamation), Hamilton on, XV 669–78, XVI 13–19, 331n, 342; workmen from, for Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, X 346, XI 259, 281. See also American Revolution and Emigrants from Europe
Eurotas River, Greece, I 399
Eustace, John Skey: veteran of American and French revolutions, expelled from France, Great Britain, and the Netherlands, XXII 213–16, 223–24, 253–61, XXIII 19–25; “Embassy of Mr. Monroe,” XXII 214n, 216, 251–61, XXIII 21; Exile of Major General Eustace …, XXIII 21; Le Citoyen des Étate-Unis d’Amérique …, XV 340n; Official and Private Correspondence …, XXII 256
Eustis, William: and election of 1800, XXV 177; member, House of Representatives (Mass.), XXV 470n; and memorial of Mass. line, XI 51–53, 575
Eutaw Springs, Battle of, V 357–58
Evans, Agatha Bradstreet (Mrs. Charles J.): and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 143, 143–46n, 474
Evans, Charles: ed., American Bibliography: A Chronological Dictionary of All Books, Pamphlets and Periodical Publications Printed in the United States from the Genesis of Printing in 1639 down to and Including the Year 1820, I 367n, XIII 393n, XXI 121–22n, XXII 52n, XXVI 354n
Evans, Charles John: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 144n, 145n, 474
Evans, David: Army (Quasi-War), XXIII 77, XXIV 631
Evans, David Reid: inspector of the revenue (S.C.), XIV 341
Evans, Frances: and Hamilton’s law practice, XXVI 144n, 145n
Evans, Frederick: Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 142
Evans, Henry: and N.H. grants, III 204–5
Evans, John: Additional Army candidate (Md.), XXII 298
Evans, John: New York City gauger, report on petition of, XVI 63
Evans, John: Philadelphia merchant, and Hamilton’s law practice, XXI 91
Evans, John: Additional Army candidate (Tenn.), XXII 311
Evans, Joseph: excise opposition (1792), XII 367–68n, 594
Evans, Paul Demund: The Holland Land Company, IX 8n, XVIII 335–36n, XX 346n, 531n, XXI 299–300n
Evans, Thomas: and authorship of The Federalist, XXIV 390, 396; member, House of Representatives (Va.), election as, XXI 27
Eveleigh, Nicholas: career, V 365n, XXVI 483n; comptroller of the Treasury, V 365, 369, 378, 519, VI 2–3, 5, 25, 270, 272–73, 430, 483, 532, 544, 588, VII 66–67, 90, 207, 435, VIII 35–37, 140n, 149, 225, IX 539, XI 322–25, 579–81, XII 148–50, XV 421–22, XXVI 482, 489, 580; death of, V 365n, VIII 290, 321, XI 322n, XII 150n, XIV 65, XVIII 252n; illness of, V 579, VI 35, VIII 169; pay and office expenses, XIII 72, XV 510
Eventual Army, see United States Army (Quasi-War)
Evertson, Nicholas: New York City attorney, and Hamilton’s law practice, XX 140n, 527, XXI 126, XXV 495, XXVI 146n
Evesham (Iveham) Township (present-day Mt. Laurel), N.J.: and American Revolution, I 445
Ewalt, Samuel: and Whiskey Insurrection, XVII 3n
Ewell, Jesse: Additional Army candidate (Ky), XXII 287
Ewing, James: commissioner of loans (N.J.), VI 461n, XI 308, accounts, XIII 284–85, appropriation for office expenses, XIII 127, comment on Additional Army candidate (N.J.), XXII 122, pay, VI 537, payments to, for invalid pensions, XIII 88, XV 526, XVII 526, for interest on public debt, XIII 97, 565, XV 529, XVII 530, for N.J. laws, XIII 145, for pay, XIII 566, for pay and expenses, XIII 79, 123, XV 515, XVII 514; Continental loan officer (N.J.), accounts, VI 513, pay, VI 303, payment to, XIII 48, and unpaid warrants, VI 540. See also “Treasury Department circulars to the commissioners of loans” and “Treasury Department circulars to the Continental loan officers”
Ewing, Jasper: comment on Additional Army candidate (Pa.), XXII 141
Ewing, John: vice president, American Philosophical Society, VIII 29
“An Examination of the pending Treaty with Great Britian”: Tench Coxe’s articles on Jay Treaty, XIX 97n
“The Examination”: Hamilton’s newspaper articles refuting Jefferson’s first annual message to Congress, introductory note, XXV 444–53; text, XXV (No. I) 455–57, (No. II) 458–64, (No. III) 464–68, (No. IV) 469–74, (No. V) 476–80, (No. VI) 484–89, (No. VII) 491–95, (No. VIII) 495–97, (No. IX) 500–6, (No. X) 506–11, (No. XI) 514–20, (No. XII) 529–35, (No. XIII) 539–44, (No. XIV) 546–52, (No. XV) 552–58, (No. XVI) 564–69, (No. XVII) 569–76, (No. XVIII) 589–97
The Examination of the President’s Message, at the Opening of Congress December 7, 1801. Revised and Corrected by the Author: pamphlet consisting of “The Examination” articles, XXV 449–50n, 459n
[Richmond, Va.] Examiner, XXIII 495, 604n
Excise: William Bingham on, V 550; Hamilton on, at Constitutional Convention, IV 187, 191, in The Federalist, IV 348–49, 400–1, 462, 478, 485–87, in “First Report on the Further Provision Necessary for Establishing Public Credit,” VII 217, 230, at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 94, 123, 124, 130, 134, in “Report on Public Credit,” VI 52, 65, 79; Stephen Higginson on (1789), V 508–10; Jefferson on, XXV 446n; legislation on, XII 514–15, 561n, and assumption of state debts, VI 490–91, IX 9–10, 504, Tench Coxe on administration of (1795), XVIII 196–97, Tench Coxe on enforcement of (1792), XII 592–602, XIII 305–14, 321, Tench Coxe on organization for collection of revenue under, XII 15–19, XIV 81, Hamilton on in “The Defence of the Funding System,” XIX 2, 25, 26, 27, Hamilton on difficulty of enforcing (1792), XI 77–106, Hamilton on effectiveness of (1792), XII 234–37, 412–14, 415, Hamilton on enforcement of (1792), XIII 232, 241, 277–78, (1794), XV 650–51, Hamilton on organization for collection of revenue under, XII 46–56, 186–87, 234–37, John Jay on (1792), XII 334–35, Rufus King on (1792), XII 493–94, John F. Mercer on (1792), XII 483–86, XIII 221n, opposition to, VIII 45, 404, 591, IX 504, XI 560n, opposition to enforcement of (1792), XI 417, 541–42, XII 84, 130, 137, 167, 237, 305–10, 311–12, 316–17, 321, 327, 330, 331–33, 336–40, 341, 344–46, 365–67, 390–91, 391–95, 495–97, 508, 515, 517–22, 540–42, XIII 275n, 277–78, XV 210–11, XVI 297n 397, 441, 461, XVII 2–3n, 12, 25–52, 132–35, 148–49, 159–60, 175–80, Hamilton’s history of opposition to enforcement of, XVII 24–58, 132–35, 148–49, 159–60, 175–80, 187–88, opposition to enforcement of (1794), see Whiskey Insurrection, opposition to in S.C. (1791), IX 9–10, (1793), XIV 340, reaction to in Va. (1791), IX 302–4, surveys and appointments of officials under, VIII 187–91, IX 9–10, 426–31, Washington on effectiveness of (1792), XII 130, 561; Benjamin Lincoln on, V 580; James Madison on (1789), V 525; revenue from, XVII 401–2, in R.I., XIV 216n; Thomas Rodney on (1791), VIII 23–24; Melancton Smith on, at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 165n; John Williams on, at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 94n
“Excise Law,” see Congress of the U.S., acts of: “An Act repealing, after the last day of June next, the duties heretofore laid upon Distilled Spirits imported from abroad, and laying others in their stead; and also upon Spirits distilled within the United States, and for appropriating the same” (March 3, 1791) and “An Act concerning the Duties on Spirits distilled within the United States” (May 8, 1792) and “An Act making further provision for securing and collecting the Duties on foreign and domestic distilled Spirits, Stills, Wines and Teas” (June 5, 1794)
Executive, see President of the U.S.
Executive Department, see President of the U.S.
Executive power: Hamilton on nature of, I 255, VIII 500, in The Federalist, IV 603–4
Exeter, Mass.: VII 166
Exeter, N.H., XXIV 45; and Hamilton’s visit to New England (1800), XXIV 583
Exiles: Hamilton on land claims of, under Jay Treaty, XIX 292, 294
“Explanation”: Hamilton’s article defending Washington’s salary payments, XIX 400–26, 427, 467–68
Exports: of distilled spirits, encouragement of, VI 164–68; duties on, Hamilton on in The Federalist, IV 462–64, 469; to Great Britain, XIII 397–98n; prohibition of, Hamilton on in “Report on Manufactures,” X 185; proposed, XXI 38n; reports on, for year ending September 30, 1790, VIII 39, 145, for year ending September 30, 1791, XI 134, 199, 294, for year ending September 30, 1792, XIV 168, 173–74, for year ending September 30, 1793, XVI 9, 260, 448–49; returns on, XVI 11n, and collectors of customs, IX 16, 81, 387, 496, 510; from St. Petersburg, Russia, VII 455, VIII 282
Ex post facto laws: Hamilton on, in The Federalist, IV 657, 704, at N.Y. Ratifying Convention, V 153
Eyre, Benjamin: bankruptcy of, XVI 473; and Hamilton’s law practice, III 54