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 Jefferson Papers Indexes | Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Retirement Series (all volumes) | Jefferson, Thomas |  Opinions on

Subentries

– academic buildings [1 reference]

– the acquisition of Canada [7 references]

– the acquisition of Florida [4 references]

– A. Adams [1 reference]

– J. Adams [5 references]

– African colonization [1 reference]

– aging [4 references]

– agricultural improvements [1 reference]

– agricultural population as safeguard of country [1 reference]

– Alexander I [4 references]

– Alien and Sedition Acts [1 reference]

– American Revolution [6 references]

– E. Aram’s defense [2 references]

– architecture [1 reference]

– aristocracy, natural and artificial [3 references]

– J. Armstrong [2 references]

– Astoria settlement [1 reference]

– astronomy [1 reference]

– banks [22 references]

– Barbary pirates [3 references]

– B. S. Barton as correspondent [1 reference]

– batture case pleadings [10 references]

– bequests to children [1 reference]

– bereavement [2 references]

– biographies of prominent Americans [1 reference]

– boat design [1 reference]

– J. Bowdoin [1 reference]

– British atrocities [1 reference]

– British destruction in Washington [6 references]

– British government [22 references]

– British impressment of seamen [7 references]

– British navy [8 references]

– British Orders in Council [5 references]

– British versus American society [2 references]

– G. Buchanan’s Latin [1 reference]

– cabinet meetings [1 reference]

– Carr family [1 reference]

– censorship [1 reference]

– charity at home [3 references]

– chemistry [1 reference]

– Christianity [1 reference]

– circulating libraries [1 reference]

– civilizing the Indians [1 reference]

– classics [2 references]

– clergy [2 references]

– climate change [1 reference]

– G. Clinton [1 reference]

– College of William and Mary [3 references]

– college textbooks [1 reference]

– colonial independence [1 reference]

– commerce [1 reference]

– common law [2 references]

– congressional library [1 reference]

– congressional speeches [1 reference]

– conquest of Canada [7 references]

– contour plowing [1 reference]

– J. Corrêa da Serra [8 references]

– Cuba [2 references]

– death of G. Jefferson [2 references]

– death of old friends [3 references]

– Declaration of Independence [1 reference]

– defense of Chesapeake Bay [7 references]

– design of U.S. Capitol [1 reference]

– Destutt de Tracy’s works [5 references]

– dividing states into hundreds or wards [4 references]

– doctors [1 reference]

– dogs [2 references]

– domestic manufacturing [26 references]

– drills [1 reference]

– duplicity of Great Britain [1 reference]

– duration of legislation [2 references]

– education [14 references]

– D. Edwin’s engraving of himself [1 reference]

– effect of British policy [3 references]

– emancipation of slaves [2 references]

– Embargo acts [5 references]

– endurance of pain [1 reference]

– European affairs [3 references]

– European monarchs [4 references]

– European society [2 references]

– W. Eustis [1 reference]

– O. Evans’s patent machinery [6 references]

– executive office [2 references]

– exercise [3 references]

– expansion of U.S. Navy [4 references]

– ex post facto legislation [1 reference]

– extralegal action [1 reference]

– facts vs. speculation [1 reference]

– farming [1 reference]

– farming economy [2 references]

– Federalist party [12 references]

– fine arts [1 reference]

– fishing [1 reference]

– France [7 references]

– B. Franklin’s science [1 reference]

– French Directory [1 reference]

– French naval policy [1 reference]

– French Revolution [4 references]

– friendship [3 references]

– gardening [1 reference]

– gentry [1 reference]

– geography of the U.S. [1 reference]

– George III [7 references]

– good use of time [1 reference]

– government finance [18 references]

– government’s role [3 references]

– grammar [1 reference]

– Great Britain [15 references]

– A. Hamilton [2 references]

– happiness of agricultural workers [1 reference]

– happiness of future generations [1 reference]

– Henderson family [1 reference]

– P. Henry [6 references]

– J. Henry’s mission [1 reference]

– hereditary government [3 references]

– his presidential administration [3 references]

– his role in Va. politics [1 reference]

– historical works [3 references]

– his youth [1 reference]

– housewives’ use of chemistry [1 reference]

– immoral laws [1 reference]

– importance of correspondence [1 reference]

– incompetent U.S. military leaders [7 references]

– Indians [14 references]

– intellectual capacity of blacks [1 reference]

– internal commerce [1 reference]

– Jesus [6 references]

– Lafayette [1 reference]

– landscape design [2 references]

– languages [3 references]

– legal profession [3 references]

– literacy as qualification for voting [1 reference]

– litigation [1 reference]

– E. Livingston [3 references]

– loans to government in wartime [1 reference]

– local effects of war [1 reference]

– J. Logan’s speech [1 reference]

– loss of loved ones [1 reference]

– lotteries [1 reference]

– Lynchburg [1 reference]

– J. Madison [3 references]

– J. Marshall [7 references]

– J. Marshall’s Life of George Washington [1 reference]

– Massachusetts [2 references]

– mathematical study [8 references]

– mathematics [1 reference]

– T. Matlack [1 reference]

– medicine [4 references]

– military insubordination [1 reference]

– military life in peacetime [1 reference]

– military stores at New London [1 reference]

– militia [6 references]

– monastic life [1 reference]

– J. Monroe [1 reference]

– morality in government [2 references]

– morality in man [1 reference]

– L. Moreau Lislet’s Mémoire [1 reference]

– Napoleon [44 references]

– M. Nash’s Ephemeris [1 reference]

– neology [2 references]

– nepotism [2 references]

– New England law [3 references]

– New England politics [1 reference]

– newspapers [10 references]

– obligations of wealthy farmers [3 references]

– old lawyers and doctors [2 references]

– own mechanical ability [1 reference]

– paper money [7 references]

– patent agents [2 references]

– patent law [6 references]

– patriotic duty [1 reference]

– patronage [4 references]

– peace with Great Britain [13 references]

– penmanship [2 references]

– perpetual-motion machines [1 reference]

– plowing [1 reference]

– poetry [1 reference]

– political divisions [1 reference]

– Poplar Forest [2 references]

– popular sovereignty [1 reference]

– posterity [2 references]

– post-Revolutionary youth [1 reference]

– powers of Va. governor [2 references]

– preservation of Indian artifacts [1 reference]

– the presidency [2 references]

– privacy of correspondence [2 references]

– promotion of arts and sciences [2 references]

– Psalms [1 reference]

– publication of his letters [4 references]

– publication of public documents [1 reference]

– public debt [7 references]

– punishing runaway slaves [1 reference]

– Quakers, American [4 references]

– T. J. Randolph [1 reference]

– T. M. Randolph [1 reference]

– reading [2 references]

– recommendations for office [2 references]

– reformation of English orthography [1 reference]

– regicide [1 reference]

– religion [16 references]

– republican institutions [1 reference]

– republicanism [3 references]

– Republican party [4 references]

– Republican unity [8 references]

– restrictions on foreign trade [1 reference]

– retirement [6 references]

– returning to public service [1 reference]

– revolutions in Spanish colonies [6 references]

– Rivanna River navigation [4 references]

– rural folk [1 reference]

– rural life [2 references]

– B. Rush [3 references]

– B. Rush’s writings [1 reference]

– E. Sargeant’s edition of his Proceedings [1 reference]

– J. B. Say’s writings [1 reference]

– science, European [2 references]

– scientific classification [1 reference]

– S. Scott [1 reference]

– secession [1 reference]

– sedentary habits [1 reference]

– self-government of Spanish colonies [2 references]

– separation of American and European political interests [1 reference]

– W. Shakespeare [1 reference]

– slavery [4 references]

– slave’s value [1 reference]

– Spanish constitution [3 references]

– sprout kale [1 reference]

– standing armies [1 reference]

– state government [1 reference]

– state versus federal authority [1 reference]

– submarine weaponry [2 references]

– suicide [1 reference]

– Supreme Court [3 references]

– Tacitus and his translators [1 reference]

– taxes [7 references]

– term limits [3 references]

– textile machinery [5 references]

– torpedoes (mines) [1 reference]

– trade with belligerents [1 reference]

– travel [1 reference]

– travel accounts [1 reference]

– treaties with Great Britain [1 reference]

– treatment of prisoners of war [2 references]

– truth [1 reference]

– truth and reason [1 reference]

– tyranny abroad [2 references]

– Union [3 references]

– universal military service [1 reference]

– university in Va. [1 reference]

– U.S. as free society [1 reference]

– U.S. Congress [2 references]

– U.S. Constitution [4 references]

– U.S. military preparedness [3 references]

– U.S. Navy [5 references]

– U.S. seizure of Mobile [1 reference]

– value of commonplacing [1 reference]

– vice presidency [2 references]

– Virginia’s economy [1 reference]

– viticulture [1 reference]

– R. Walpole [1 reference]

– D. B. Warden [1 reference]

– warm baths [4 references]

– war with France [5 references]

– war with Great Britain [59 references]

– G. Washington [3 references]

– weights, measures, and coinage [4 references]

– western land grants [1 reference]

– western settlement [1 reference]

– J. Wilkinson [1 reference]

– J. J. Wilmer’s Fourth of July oration [1 reference]

– writing less [3 references]

– youthful impressions [1 reference]