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158; reproaches Jefferson, 158; Court House, 302; clears Southern
remains in America, 158; threatens States of enemy, 302; strong posi-
to appeal from Washington to Mag tion, 304 ; reinforced by Washing-
sachusetts, 159 ; demands denial ton, 322 ; letter to, 325; his mili-
from Washington of Jay's state tary capacity early recognized by
Inents, 159; loses popular support, Washington, ii. 334; amuses Wash-
160 ; tries to raise a force to invade
Southwest, 161 ; prevented by state Greene,
and federal authorities, 162; his ar hours with Washington, ii. 380.
rival the signal for divisions of par- Grenville, Lord, denies that ministry
ties, 237; hurts Democratic party has incited Indians against United
by his excesses, 241; suggests States, ii. 175; receives Jay, 180;
declines to grant United States
George IV., Washington's opinion of, trade with West Indies, 181.
Griffin, David, commissioner to treat
Georgia, quarrels with Creeks, asks with Creeks, ii. 90.
aid of United States, ii. 90; becomes Griffin, , fails to help Washington
dissatisfied with treaty, 91; disre at Trenton, i. 180.
gards treaties of the United States, Grymes, Lucy, the " Lowland
Beauty," love affair of Washing-
Gérard, M., notifies Washington of ton with, i. 95 ; marries Henry Lee,
return of D'Estaing, i. 246.
Germantown, battle of, i. 199.
Gerry, Elbridge, on special mission to HALDIMAND, Sir Frederick, leads Indi-
France, ii. 284; disliked by Wash ans against colonists, i. 325.
Hale, Nathan, compared with André,
Giles, W. B., attacks Washington in i. 288.
Congress, ii. 251, 252.
Half-King, kept to English alliance
Gist, Christopher, accompanies Wash by Washington, i. 68; his criticism
ington on his mission to French, of Washington's first campaign, 76.
i. 66 ; wishes to shoot French Indi. Hamilton, Alexander, forces Gates to
send back troops to Washington, i.
Gordon, letter of Washington to, 216, 217 ; remark on councils of
war before Monmouth, 234; in-
Graves, Admiral, sent to relieve Corn forms Washington of Arnold's trea-
wallis, i. 312; defeated by De son, 284 ; sent to intercept Arnold,
285; writes letters on government
Grayson, William, hunts with Wash and finance, 298; leads 'attack at
ington, i. 115 ; letter to, ii. 22. Yorktown, i. 316; requests release
Green Springs, battle of, i. 307. of Asgill, 329; aids Washington in
com Congress, 333; only man beside
mands at Long Island, ill with Washington and Franklin to real-
fever, i. 164 ; wishes forts on Hud ize American future, ii. 7; let-
son held, 174; late in attacking at ters of Washington to on necessity
Germantown, 199; conducts retreat, of a strong government,
200 ; succeeds Mifflin as quarter writes letters to Duane and Morris,
master-general, 232; selected by 19; speech in Federal Convention
Washington to command in South, and departure, 35; counseled by
268; commands army at New York Washington, consulted by
in absence of Washington, 282; Washington as to etiquette, 64;
appointed to command Southern made secretary of treasury, 66;
army, 295; retreats from Cornwal his character, 67 ; his report on the
lis, 302; fights battle of Guilford mint, 81; on the public credit, 107;
upheld by Washington, 107, 108; Indians, 176; gives Fauchet letters
his arrangement with Jefferson, to Wolcott, 195; intrigues with
108; argument on the bank, 110 ; American public men, 200.
his success largely due to Washing- Hampden, John, compared witk
ton, 112; his report on manufac Washington, ü. 312, 313.
tures, 112, 114, 116; advocates an Hancock, John, disappointed at
excise, 122 ; fails to realize its un Washington's receiving command
popularity, 123; accompanies expe of army, i. 135; his character, ii.
dition to suppress Whiskey Rebel 74; refuses to call first on Wash-
lion, 128; comprehends French ington as President, 75 ; apologizes
Revolution, 139; frames questions and calls, 75, 76.
to cabinet on neutrality, 147; urges Hardin, Colonel, twice surprised and
decisive measures against Genet, defeated by Indians, ii. 93.
154; argues against United States Harmar, Colonel, invades Indian coun-
being bound by French treaty, 169; try, ii. 92 ; attacks the Miamis, 93 ;
selected for English mission, but sends out unsuccessful expeditions
withdraws, 177 ; not likely to have and retreats, 93; court-martialed
done better than Jay, 183; mobbed and resigns, 93.
in defending Jay treaty, 187 ; writes Harrison, Benjamin, letters of Wash-
Camillus letters in favor of Jay ington to, i. 259, 261 ; ii. 10.
treaty, 206; intrigued against by Hartley, Mrs. -, admired by Wash.
Monroe, 212; causes for his breach ington, i. 95.
with Jefferson, 224 ; his aristocratic Heard, Sir Isaac, Garter King at
tendencies, 225 ; attacked by Jef. Arms, makes out a pedigree for,
ferson and his friends, 228, 229; Washington, i. 30, 31.
disposes of the charges, 229; retorts Heath, General, checks Howe at
in newspapers with effect, 230; Frog's Point, i. 173 ; left in com-
coases at Washington's request, mand at New York, 311.
230, 234; rosigns from the cabi- Henry, Patrick, his resolutions sup-
net, 234; desires Washington's re ported by Washington, i. 119; ac-
election, 235; selected by Washing. companies him to Philadelphia,
ton as senior general, 286 ; appeals 128 ; his tribute to Washington's
to Washington against Adams's influence, 130; ready for war, 132 ;
reversal of rank, 286; fails to letters of Conway cabal to against
soothe Knox's anger, 288; report Washington, 222; letter of Wash.,
army organization, 290; letter ington to, 225; appealed to by
of Washington to, condemning Ad Washington on behalf of Constitu-
ams's French mission, 293 ; fears tion, ii. 38; an opponent of the
anarchy from Democratic success, Constitution, 71; urged by Wash-
295 ; approves Alien and Sedition ington to oppose Virginia resolu-
Acts, 296; his scheme of a military tions, 266-268, 293 ; a genuine Amer-
academy approved by Washington, ican, 309 ; offered secretaryship of
299; Washington's affection for, state, 324; friendship of Washing-
317, 362; his ability early recog ton for, 362.
nized by Washington, 334, 336; Hertburn, Sir William de, ancestor
aids Washington in literary points, of Washington family, i. 31, 33.
340 ; takes care of Lafayette's son, Hessians, in Revolution, i. 194.
Hickey, Thomas, hanged for plotting
Hammond, George, protests against to murder Washington, i, 160.
violations of neutrality, il. 151 ; his Hobby, -, a sexton, Washington's
arrival as British minister, 169; his earliest teacher, i. 48.
offensive tone, 173; does not disa- Hopkinson, Francis, letter of Wash
Vow Lord Dorchester's speech to ington to, ii. 3.
Houdon, J. A., sculptor, on Washing livan, 269; policy toward, early
ton's appearance, ii. 386.
suggested by Washington, 344; re-
Howe, Lord, arrives at New York commendations relative to in Wash-
with power to negotiate and par ington's address to Congress, ii.
don, i. 161 ; refuses to give Wash 82; the “ Indian problem” under
ington his title, 161 ; tries to nego Washington's administration, 83-
tiate with Congress, 167 ; escapes 106; erroneous popular ideas of,
D'Estaing at Delaware, 244; at 84, 85; real character and military
tacks D'Estaing off Newport, 244. ability, 85-87 ; understood by Wash-
Howe, Sir William, has controversy ington, 87, 88; & real danger in
with Washington over treatment of 1788, 88; situation in the North-
prisoners, i. 148; checked at Frog's west, 89; difficulties with Chero-
Point, 173; attacks cautiously at kees and Creeks, 89, 90; influence
Chatterton Hill, 173; retreats and of Spanish intrigue, 90; successful
attacks forts on Hudson, 174; takes treaty with Creeks, 90, 91; wisdom
Fort Washington, 175; goes into of this policy, 92 ; warfare in the
winter quarters in New York, 177, Northwest, 92; defeats of Harmar
186; suspected of purpose to meet and Hardin, 93; causes for the fail-
Burgoyne, 194, 195; baffled in ad ure, 93, 94; intrigues of England,
vance across New Jersey by Wash 92, 94, 175, 178 ; expedition and de-
ington, 194; goes by sea, 195; ar feat of St. Clair, 95-97 ; results, 99;
rives at Head of Elk, 196 ; defeats expedition of Wayne, 100, 102; his
Washington at Brandywine, 197 ; victory, 103; success of Washing-
camps at Germantown, 199; with ton's policy toward, 104, 105.
draws after Germantown into Phil. Iredell, Jamos, appointed to Supremo
adelphia, 201 ; folly of his failure to Court, il. 73.
meet Burgoyne, 205, 206 ; offers
battle in vain to Washington, 218; JAOKSON, MAJOR, accompanies Wash-
replaced by Clinton, 232; tries to ington to opening of Congress, ii.
cut off Lafayette, 233.
Huddy, Captain, captured by English, Jameson, Colonel, forwards André's
hanged by Tories, i. 327.
letter to Arnold, i. 284; receives
Humphreys, Colonel, letters of Wash orders from Washington, 285.
ington to, ii. 13, 339; at opening of Jay, John, on opposition in Congress,
Congress, 78; commissioner to to Washington, i. 222 ; consulted by
treat with Creeks, 90; anecdote of, Washington as to etiquette, ii. 64;
appointed chief jnstice,72; publishes
Huntington, Lady, asks Washington's card against Genet, 169; appointed
aid in Christianizing Indians, ii. 4. on special mission to England, 177 ;
his character, 177 ; instructions
IMPRESSMENT, right of, maintained by from Washington, 179; his recep-
England, ii. 181.
tion in England, 180 ; difficulties in
Independence, not wished, but fore negotiating, 181 ; concludes treaty,
seen, by Washington, i. 131, 166; 182 ; burnt in effigy while absent,
declared by Congress, possibly
execrated after news of
through Washington's influence, treaty, 187 ; hampered by Monroe in
Indians, wars with in Virginia, i. 37, Jay treaty, ii. 180-184; opposition to
38; in French and Indian war, 67, 68; and debate over signing, 184–201 ;
desert English, 76; in Braddock's reasons of Washington for signing,
defeat, 85, 86, 88; restless before 205.
Revolution, 122; in War of Revo- Jefferson, Thomas, his flight from
lution, 266, 270; punished by Sul Cornwallis, i. 307; discusses with
Washington needs of government, and resigns, 234 ; wishes reëlection
ii. 9; adopts French democratic of Washington, 235 ; his charge of
phraseology, 27 ; contrast with British sympathies resented by
Washington, 27, 28, 69; criticises Washington, 252; plain letter of
Washington's manners, 56; made Washington to, 259; Washington's
secretary of state, 68; his previous opinion of, 259; suggests Logan's
relations with Washington, 68; his mission to France, 262, 265 ; takes
character, 69 ; supposed to be a oath as vice-president, 276 ; re-
friend of the Constitution, 72; his garded as a Jacobin by Federalists,
objections to President's opening 294 ; jealous of Washington, 306;
Congress, 79; on weights and mea accuses him of senility, 307 ; a gen-
sures, 81 ; letter of Washington to uine American, 309.
on assumption of state debts, 107; Johnson, William, Tory leader in
makes bargain with Hamilton, 108 ; New York, i. 143.
opposes a bank, 110; asked to pre- Johnstone, Governor, peace commis-
pare neutrality instructions, 146; sioner, i. 233.
upholds Genet, 153; argues against Jumonville, De, French leader, de-
him publicly, supports him pri clared to have been assassinated by
vately, 154; notified of French pri Washington, i. 74, 79; really a scout
vateer Little Sarah, 155; allows and spy, 75.
it to sail, 155 ; retires to country
and is censured by Washington, 156 ; KENTUCKY RESOLUTIONS, condemned
assures Washington that vessel will by Washington, ii. 266-268.
wait his decision, 156 ; his un-Amer- King, Clarence, his opinion that
ican attitude, 157 ; wishes to make Washington was not American, ii.
terms of note demanding Genet's 308.
recall mild, 158 ; argues that United King, Rufus, publishes card exposing
States is bound by French treaty, Genet, ii. 159.
170, 171 ; begs Madison to answer King's Bridge, fight at, i. 170.
Hamilton's Camillus »
letters, Kip's Landing, fight at, i. 168.
206 ; his attitude upon first enter- Kirkland, Rev. Samuel, negotiates
ing cabinet, 223; causes for his with Six Nations, ii. 101.
breach with Hamilton, 224 ; jeal-Knox, Henry, brings artillery to Bos-
ousy, incompatibility of temper, ton from Ticonderoga, i. 152; ac-
224; his democratic opinions, 225; companies Washington to meet De
skill in creating party catch-words, Rochambeau, 283 ; at West Point,
225 ; prints “Rights of Man" with 285 ; sent by Washington to confer
note against Adams, 226; attacks
with governors of States, 295 ;
him further in letter to Washing urged by Washington to establish
ton, 226; brings Freneau to Phila Western posts, ii. 7 ; letters of Wash-
delphia and gives him an office, ington to, 30, 39; made secretary
227; denies any connection with of war, 65; his character, 65; a
Freneau's newspaper, 227 ; his real Federalist, 71; deals with Creeks,
responsibility, 228 ; his purpose to 91 ; urges decisive measure against
undermine Hamilton, 228 ; causes Genet, 154, 155 ; letters of Wash-
his friends to attack him, 229 ; ington to, 260 ; selected by Wash-
writes a letter to Washington at ington as third major-general, 286 ;
tacking Hamilton's treasury mea given first place by Adams, 286 ;
sures, 229; fails to produce any ef angry at Hamilton's higher rank,
fect, 230; winces under Hamilton's 288; refuses the office, 289; his
counter attacks, 230; reiterates offer to serve on Washington's staff
charges and asserts devotion to Con refused, 289; Washington's affec-
stitution, 231; continues attacks tion for, 317, 362.
LAFAYETTE, MADAME DE, aided by Lee, Arthur, example of Virginia
Washington, ii. 366; letter of Wash gentleman educated abroad, i. 23.
ington to, 377.
Lee, Charles, visits Mt. Vernon, his
Lafayette, Marquis de, Washington's character, i. 132; accompanies Wash-
regard for, i. 192 ; his opinion of ington to Boston, 136; aids Wash-
Continental troops, 196 ; sent on ington in organizing army, 140;
fruitless journey to the lakes by disobeys orders and is captured,
cabal, 222, 253; encouraged by 175; objects to attacking Clinton,
Washington, 225 ; narrowly escapes 234 ; first refuses, then claims com-
being cut off by Clinton, 233; ap mand of van, 235; disobeys orders
pointed to attack British rear, 235 ; and retreats, 236; rebuked by
superseded by Lee, 235; urges Washington, 236, 237; court martial
Washington to come, 235; letter of of and dismissal from army, 237;
Washington to, regarding quarrel be his witty remark on taking oath of
tween D'Estaing and Sullivan, 245; allegiance, ii. 375.
regard of Washington for, 249; de- Lee, Henry, marries Lucy Grymes,
stres to conquer Canada, 254; his Washington's “Lowland Beauty,"
plan not supported in France, 256 ; i. 96.
works to get a French army sent, Lee, Henry, son of Lucy Grymes,
264; brings news of French army Washington's “ Lowland Beauty,"
and fleet, 274; tries to get De Ro i. 96; ii. 362; captures Paulus Hook,
chambeau to attack New York, i. 269 ; letters of Washington to,
280; accompanies Washington to ii. 23, 26, 149, 235, 239, 242, 252 ;
meet De Rochambeau, 283; told considered for command against
by Washington of Arnold's treach Indians, 100; commands troops to
ery, 285; on court to try André, suppress Whiskey Rebellion, 127;
287 ; opinion of Continental soldiers, Washington's affection for, 362.
293; harasses Cornwallis, 307 ; de- Lee, Richard Henry, unfriendly to
feated at Green Springs, 307 ; Washington, i. 214 ; letter of Wash-
watches Cornwallis at Yorktown, ington to, ii. 160.
308 ; reinforced by De Grasse, 312; Lewis, Lawrence, at opening of Con.
persuades him to remain, 315 ; gress, ii. 78; takes social duties at
sends Washington French wolf Mt. Vernon, 280.
hounds, ii. 2 ; letters of Washing- Liancourt, Duc de, refused reception
ton to, 23, 26, 118, 144, 165, 222, 261 ; by Washington, ii. 253.
his son not received by Washington, Lincoln, Abraham, compared with
253 ; later taken care of, 277, 281, Washington, i. 349; ii. 308-313.
366; his worth, early seen by Wash- Lincoln, Benjamin, sent by Washing-
ington, 334 ; Washington's affection ton against Burgoyne, i. 210; fails
for, 365; sends key of Bastile to to understand Washington's policy
Mt. Vernon, 365; helped by Wash and tries to hold Charleston, 273,
ington, 365, 366.
274; captured, 276; commissioner
Laurens, Henry, letter of Conway ca to treat with Creeks, ii. 90.
bal to, making attack on Washing- Lippencott, Captain, orders hanging
ton, i. 222 ; letters of Washington of Huddy, i. 327 ; acquitted by Eng-
to, 254, 288 ; sent to Paris to get lish court martial, 328.
Little Sarah, the affair of, 155-157.
Lauzun, Duc de, repulses Tarleton at Livingston, Chancellor, administers
Yorktown, i. 317.
oath at Washington's inauguration,
Lear, Tobias, Washington's secretary, ii. 46.
ii. 263; his account of Washing- Livingston, Edward, moves call for
ton's last illness, 299-303, 385; let papers relating to Jay treaty, ii. 207.
ters to, 361, 382.
Logan, Dr. George, goes on voluntoor