# Index

Abbeville, 320, 330

Academy Townships, 246, 250, 253, 258, 1063, 1083

Adam, John, 404 and n. 6

Adams, John, 299 n. 7, 389, 403 n. 8, 659; as second president of United States, 828, 840, 908, 976 n. 1, 1066, 1085

Adams, John Quincy, 282 n. 4

Adams, Samuel, 724 and n. 8

Adolphus, Prince, 303

Albee, William (of Machias), 95 n. 7, 245 n. 2

Alcudia, Duke of (Manuel Godoy, Principe de la Paz), 359

Alendia, Duke d’. *See* Alcudia.

Alexander, “Lady Kitty.” *See* Duer, Mrs. Kitty Alexander.

Algiers, Dey of, 466–467, 711 and n. 6

Allan, John, 32, 174 n. 2

Allen, Andrew, 479 n. 3

Allen, Benjamin. *See* Alline, Dr. Benjamin.

Allen, Colonel, 246, 250, 253, 256, 258

Allen, Ethan, 37

Allen, Miss, 479 and n. 3

Alline, Dr. Benjamin (of Gouldsborough), 807 and n. 4, 1050 and n. 3

Alma brothers (of Ducktrap), 20

Ames, Fisher, 498, 660 and n. 7, 1125, 1127, 1150, 1157, 1165

Amherst (Twp. 26), Leonard decides to buy, 548–549

Amory, Rufus G., 465 and n. 5, 610

Amory, Thomas, 465 n. 5

Anderson, Job (of Trenton), 996 and n. 1

Annsburgh Settlement, 1024–1025, 1036, 1107, 1116, 1162

Anthony, Captain Joseph, 473 and n. 3, 475, 485, 491, 692, 713, 720, 731, 733, 747, 755, 757

Appleton, Nathaniel, 102 and n. 7

Appropriation Bill of 1796, 640 and n. 1

Apthorp, Fanny, 611 n. 5

Archbald, Mrs. Francis, 764 n. 1

Arnold Expedition (to Kennebec country), 100

Aroostook River, Holland explores, 220–221; headwaters of, 227–228

Ashburton, Lord. *See* Baring, Alexander.

Assignats, Major Jackson on, 318 and n. 8, 320

Asylum Company, 308 n. 1, 309 n. 2, 316 n. 2, 360 n. 8, 730 n. 1

Asylum Lands, 665

Attleborough, Mass., birthplace of Cobb, 387

Augerstein, Mr., 796 and n. 3

Austin, “Young,” 1210

Avery, John, 1105 n. 2

Babbet, Dr. Nathan, 497 n. 6

Babbet, “Young,” 497 and n. 6

Bache, Benjamin Franklin, 285 n. 2, 288

Bache, Mrs. Benjamin Franklin (Margaret Hartman Markoe), 285 and n. 2

Back Million. *See* “Back Tract.”

“Back Tract” (Upper Penobscot region), acquisition of, 61, 65–66, 258 and n. 3, 272 and n. 4, 565 n. 1, 649–650 and n. 4; Holland’s survey of, 206, 207–232; Knox on survey, 559–561; Knox on lands involved, 587–589; speculation and settling of: Baring on, 624, 627, 630, 635, 636, 646, 651–652 and n. 7, 794–795; Knox on, 627; Bingham in, 677–763; extent and further survey of, 679 and n. 7, 682 n. 9, 696; Jackson’s memorial to Mass. legislature on curtailing extent of, 700–701, 709; Knox’s memorial on, 755 n. 3, 761; Jackson and Flint required to release rights to, 1120; Jackson prosecuted for the bond on contract for, 1146; Jackson releases contract for, 1223 n. 4

Bacon, Thomas (of Gouldsborough), 1119 and n. 2

Ballard, Ephraim, 154 n. 3, 254 n. 7

Bancel de Confoulens, 141 and n. 4, 161

Bank of New York, 39

Bannister, Seth, 727 n. 5

Baring, Alexander (later Lord Ashburton), 171, 173, 238 n. 8, 244 n. 8, 350 and n. 3, 358, 547 n. 8, 1237; early life of, 605–606; marriage to Ann Bingham, 913, 914 and n. 4. *American activities:* arrival of, anticipated, 588, 589, 593–605; in Boston, 605 and n. 2, 607–618, 676; in New York, 618–636; in Philadelphia, 636–675, 911; agreements with Bingham to purchase Maine lands, 643–669, 709–719, 722–723, 728; contracts to purchase Maine lands, 645 and n. 1, 670–677; further purchase possibilities, 693, 699, 757, 794–795, 826, 875, 891–893; journeys to Maine, 763–764, 847–848; loan to Knox, 818, 827–828, 876, 878, 881–882, 912–913, 978–979 and n. 5, 998–999; project for settlement of Maine lands, 919–935; return to England accompanied by Bingham, 1124; return to America for Louisiana Purchase, 1169 and n. 8; as Bingham Trustee, 1175, 1185; remarks on Richards’ situation, 1239–1240; on Kennebec and Penobscot settlements, 1240–1242; responsibility for Bingham’s failure, 1253. *Observations:* on reports of New England, 645, 665; on American lands, 607–615, 656–657, 734–740, 765–799, 883–887, 897–906; on American people and government, 658–664, 769–770, 777, 781–783, 796–797; on Bingham’s character, 644 and n. 9, 645, 653–654, 656–657, 661–662, 665–667, 797; on Cobb’s character, 655–656; on DeSmeth-Condere swindle, 893–894; *note on collection of papers of*, 2. *Letters:* to Bingham, 617–618, 672–674, 935–937; to Cobb, 847–849, 883–885; to Hope and Co., 643–670, 765–799, 1238–1242; to H. Hope, 887–896; to J. W. Hope, 606–616, 896–910, 915–919

Baring, Sir Francis, 280, 289 and n. 2, 3; 1240 n. 7; visit of W. Jackson to, 306–308; negotiations of Jackson with, 319, 323, 325, 327, 335–336, 341–342, 350–351, 352–353, 356–361; Jackson’s proposals to, 344–347, 361–362, 374–375; reaction of to Jackson’s proposals, 347–349, 369–371, 376–377; mentioned in Jackson’s statement, 381–384; interested in further speculation in Maine, 562, 566 and n. 2, 568, 599–600, 630, 637; proposal to Bingham, 592–594, 595; remarks on son’s negotiations, 601, 606–607; and on son’s success, 765 n. 7–766; opinion of Kennebec tract, 638; urged by Bingham to sell Kennebec tract in Europe, 827, 851, 875, 880; remarks on son’s marriage, 914 n. 4. *Letters:* to Bingham, 592–594; to Major Jackson, 347–349, 374–375

Baring, Henry, 623 and n. 8, 763 n. 8; marriage to Maria Bingham, 914, 1152; as Bingham’s trustee, 1175

Baring, House of, 570–572, 595–599, 600, 605–609, 618, 643 n. 7, 676, 715, 875, 1124, 1190, 1200

Baring, Sir Thomas, 1240 and n. 7, 1242

Barlow, Joel, 43 n. 1, 141; commissioned by Scioto Company, 105

Barnard, Colonel Moses, 1080 and n. 4

Barnum, Reverend Caleb, 426 and n. 7, 806 n. 1

Barnum, Deborah, 806 and n. 1

Barrell, Joseph, 712 and n. 8, 722, 1118 and n. 8

Barrère, 298–299, 304, 313, 318, 333, 353

Barrett, Squire, 538 and n. 7

Barstow, Charles, 417 and n. 8

Barth, Count Joseph du, preliminary agreement of with Knox and Duer, 106–110

Bartlett, Christopher (of Mt. Desert), 780 and n. 8

Bartlett’s Island, 780

Basle, Treaty of, 372 and n. 8

Bath, District of, vessels entered and cleared, and built at, in 1791–92, 189; exports (1791–92), 189

Bayley, Samuel, 475 and n. 7

Baylies, Major Hodijah, 431 and n. 9, 435 n. 5, 497

Baylies, Nicholas, 402 and n. 5

Baylies, Dr. William, 400 and n. 5, 402 and n. 5, 408

Bayonne, Spanish defeat at, 299

Beaman, Major Ezra, 455 and n. 8, 456

Beaujolais, Due de, 876 and n. 6

Beaulieu, General, 304, 326

Beaumez, Briois de, 550 and n. 4, 598, 694

Benezet, Hannah Bingham, 354 n. 1

Benfield, Paul, 327 n. 6

Berckel, van. *See* Van Berckel.

Bernard, Governor, 209, 522

Bernard, John, 209 and n. 2, 423 n. 2, 651 n. 6; given part of Mt. Desert Island, 209–210

Berry, Edward (of Trenton), 995 and n. 9, 997, 1001

*Betsy and Polly*, schooner, 912 and n. 4

Beverly Manufacturing Co., 32, 62, 258 n. 2

Bickerstaff, Isaac, 473 n. 7

Biddle, Charles, 293 and n. 8

Biddle, Nicholas, 293 n. 8

Billaud de Varennes, 333, 353

Bingham, Ann, 763 and n. 8–770 and n. 1, 800 n. 6, 935 n. 5, 1103; marriage to A. Baring, 913–914, 916 n. 1

Bingham, Mrs. Ann Willing, 79; on journey to Maine, 1796, 763 and n. 8–770 and n. 1; death of, in Bermuda, 1103

Bingham Estate (Trust), established, 1175 and n. 2; suit against brought by Walker, 1195, 1201–1202; settling duties, 1175–1223; agreements with claimants, 1223–1224; Baring on arrangements of, 1242 and n. 9

Bingham, Maria, on trip to Maine, 1796, 763 and n. 8–770 and n. 1; marriage to H. Baring, 914, 1152 and n. 5; in Bingham Trust, 1188–1189

Bingham, William, early life of, 78–80 and n. 1; marriage of daughter Ann to A. Baring, 913–914; marriage of daughter Maria to H. Baring, 914; Baring on character of, 644 and n. 9, 645, 653–654, 656–657, 661–662, 665–667, 797; enters upon Maine speculation, 80–84; dealings with Knox and Duer, 84–98; agreement with Knox, 90–92; in Boston, 101–104; formal contracts transferred to, 102; dealings with Mme. de Leval, 104, 151–159, 161–168, 171–173; need for information on Maine, 174–175; pamphlet by, 277, 381; report of Lincoln to, 176–187; report of Holland to, 206; Monvel’s tour of Penobscot for, 232–234; problem of interesting others in speculation: Willink brothers, 234–238; Hope and Co., 241–242; Cazenove, 238–241; aliens, 261–262, 266; questions at issue with Knox, 242–277; plans to arrange sale of Maine lands in Europe, 277–387; chooses Major Jackson as European agent, 277–279; receives information from Jackson, 281–372; dispute with Jackson, 376–384; negotiations with Sir Francis Baring, 373–376; concern over Jackson’s failure, 386–387; early contacts with David Cobb, 465 and n. 7, 474, 481, 491, 495, 496; selects Cobb as agent, 499–501; articles of agreement with Cobb, 501–503; activities in speculation early in Cobb’s agency, 521–558; negotiations with A. Baring, 592–676; agreements with A. Baring, 642–643, 670–676; journey to Maine, 677, 761–800; anwers of, to questions on Maine, 740–743; finances of, 562, 590–591, 718–719, 744–746, 801–808, 967–968, 998; later speculation; in “back tract,” 258 and n. 3, 679–763, 830–910; in Kennebec tract, 911–1102; encourages Sir Francis Baring to sell Kennebec lands in Europe, 827, 851, 875, 880, 881; doubts about forcing settlement, 1034–1035; need for agent in Kennebec tract, 974, 1044–1045; opinion of Merrick as possible agent, 1015; opinion of Cony as possible agent, 1019–1020, 1031; answers to Cobb’s observations on Kennebec, 1035–1039, 1053–1058; other problems: quarrel with Cobb, 911–912, 948; Baring’s project, 919–935, 957–958 and n. 8; Tudor note dispute, 1065–1066; Vaughan’s plans for road, 1067; contract with Mass. government, 1078–1079; Cony’s report, 1090–1092; Knox’s finances, 881–882, 912–913, 948; discouragement about speculation, 1101; activities in 1801–1803, 1103–1170; death of wife, 1103; journey to London, 1103–1104; and Cabot Suit, 1103–1104, 1125–1126, 1127, 1128–1138, 1149–1159, 1174; optimism about speculation, 1170; death of in Bath, 171, 377, 1173–1174; proof of will needed, 1175 and n. 1, 1207; reasons for failure of speculation of, 1252–1255; accounts for lands purchased by, 1259–1270; accounts for estate of, 1273–1277; *note on collection of papers of*, 2. *Letters:* to Cazenove, 238–239, 240–241; to Cobb, 503–508, 510–513, 514, 515, 518–521, 542–543, 547–548, 552–555, 556, 601–605, 624–625, 628–629, 632–633, 722–723, 732–734, 752–754, 761–763, 801–802, 839–842, 852–855, 856–857, 868–870, 885–887, 938–941, 948–949, 966–969, 972–973, 975–978, 998–1000, 1015, 1019–1020, 1031–1032, 1033–1039, 1044–1047, 1049–1050, 1053–1059, 1067–1068, 1074–1077, 1087, 1090–1093, 1100–1102, 1121–1124, 1126–1128, 1139–1141, 1147–1152, 1166–1173; to Mme. de Leval, 152–153, 157–159; to H. Jackson, 242–244, 247–252, 255–257, 261–264, 266–270, 595–597; to Knox, 101, 562–563, 564–571, 573–585. 598–601, 636–639, 640–642, 670–672, 679–688, 693–694, 697–700, 703–711, 713–716, 717–721, 728–732, 743–748, 750–752, 757–760, 800, 825–828, 850–852, 879–883, 963–966, 973–975, 1125–1126; to Monvel, 232–234; to Willink brothers, 234–238; *Memorandum* of agreement with Knox, 90–92; *Proceedings Relative to the Danish Brig* *Hope and Cargo* (part of a pamphlet published by Bingham in 1801), 1128–1138

Bingham, William, Jr., 1102 and n. 6, 1103

Bishop, Phanuel, 398 and n. 7

Black, John, 424 n. 4, 906 and n. 1, 928 and n. 5, 1122, 1159 and n. 8, 1169, 1207, 1225, 1227, 1230, 1235, 1237, 1239–1240, 1248, 1249, 1253–1254 and n. 9

Blackwell, Dr. Robert, 354 and n. 1, 481 and n. 7

Blanchard, Captain, 231

Blount, General, conspiracy of, 851–852 and n. 3

Bois le Duc, 359

Bonaparte, Jerome, 1209 and n. 5

Bonaparte, Napoleon, Knox on, 813, 1041

Bonnet, M., 308 and n. 1, 315–316, 352, 575 and n. 3, 665 n. 1

Bosson, Nehemiah, proposals of, 1177–1181, 1191 n. 4

Boston *Centinel*, on Maine. *See* Columbian Centinel.

Boston Hospital, beneficiary of land grant, 32

Boudinot, Elias, 480 n. 5

Boudinot, Mrs., 480 and n. 5

Bouillé, Marquis de, 286 and n. 3, 1129 n. 5, 1135

Boulogne, 320

Boulogne. *See* Bué Boulogne, Charles Félix.

Bowdoin, Governor, 444–449

Bowers, Colonel (Jerathmiel?), 398 and n. 8–399

Bowyer, 338

Boyd, Benfield and Co., 327 and n. 6

Boyd, Walter, 327 n. 6

Boylston, Nicholas, 299 n. 7

Boylston, Thomas, 299 and n. 7, 423 and n. 2

Boylston, Ward, 1048 and n. 9

Bradford, William, Governor of and later Senator from R. I., 463 and n. 9, 472

Bradish, Ebenezer, 390 and n. 5

Bradish, Eleanor. *See* Cobb, Mrs. Eleanor Bradish.

Bradish Family, 390 n. 5

Brastridge, Mr., 288

Breck, Samuel, 465 and n. 7

Breda, 338

Breed, Ebenezer, 488 and n. 6

Brest, 296

Brewer, John (of Perry), 816 and n. 7, 821, 835, 848, 856, 1226

Brewer, Thomas, 998 and n. 6

Brick, Mr., and Cobb, 476–495

Brightman, Henry, 398 and n. 8

Brimmer, George, 820 and n. 3

Brooks, General, 443

Brooks, John, 27–28 and n. 8

Broom, James Madison, 1206 and n. 1–1207

Bruce, Phineas (of Machias), 54 n. 2, 71, 95, 115–116 and n. 6, 174 and n. 1, 528 and n. 7, 558 n. 3, 776, 1028 and n. 7

Bruges, 337

Brussels, 337

Buck, Captain Jonathan, 231 and n. 1

Bué Boulogne, Charles Félix, 94 and n. 3; agreement with Duer, 146–147 and n. 3

Burr, Aaron, 101, 265 n. 1, 1110

Burt, Reverend John, 404 and n. 3

Busti, Paul, 902 and n. 7

Cabot, George, 463 and n. 5, 484

Cabot, John, 62 and n. 1, 94, 247, 684, 696, 702, 937 and n. 1, 939

Cabot Suit, 1104, 1194 n. 7; Bingham on, in *Proceedings Relative to the Danish Brig Hope and Cargo*, 1128 and n. 2–1138; various accounts of, 1129 n. 2; settlement of, 1174, 1175

Cadillac, 54

Callender, James Thomson, 865 and n. 2

Calonne, M. de, 648

Cambon, 332, 333

“Camillus” (A. Hamilton), 573 and n. 1

Campbell, Alexander (of Narraguagus), 32, 777 and n. 4, 835 and n. 8, 836, 946 and n. 8, 1111 and n. 7

Campbell, Edward, 238

Canady, William, 430 and n. 5

Canal project, Boston to Connecticut, initiated by Cobb, 452

Canduskeeg (Bangor), 549

Carleton, Sir Guy, 436, 437, 439, 440

Carlton, Moses, Jr. (of Wiscasset), 1220

Carnot, 281, 333

Carratunk town, residents of, 1013 and n. 6

Carteaux, General, 316

Castine, 211, 779, 871–872, 877, 905, 944, 951, 957, 976, 996, 1027

“Castorland speculation” in New York, 327

Castiglioni, Luigi, 17–18 and n. 6

Catharine II, Empress of Russia, 242 n. 3, 287 and n. 5

Cazenove, Théophile, early life of, 68 and n. 7, 310 n. 7; in Knox-Duer speculation, 71, 72, 81–84, 87–88, 94; purchase of, 96 and n. 8; sends W. Morris to explore Kennebec lands, 88 n. 6, 99; report of Morris to, 188–205; held responsible for Morris’ report, 356, 969, 999; and Mme. de Leval, 142, 143 n. 8; and Bingham, 238–241, 255 n. 8, 256, 267, 272 and n. 4; in Bingham-Jackson dispute, 377–384; and Cobb, 471 and n. 2, 1052; and Baring, 649, 663, 793, 902

Cazneau. *See* Cazenove.

Ceracchi, Giuseppe, 494 and n. 5

Chaloner, Edward, 210 and n. 4

Chandler’s River township, 245

Charteris (Charters), Francis, 1110 and n. 5

Chartres, Duc de, 876 and n. 6

Chaumont. *See* Le Ray de Chaumont, James Donatien.

Cheracca. *See* Ceracchi.

Chew, Benjamin, 479 n. 3

Chew, Mrs., 479 and n. 3

Church, Dr. Benjamin, Jr., 404 and n. 5

Church, John B., 289 and n. 7–290

Church, Mrs., 315

Cilley, Joseph, 65 n. 1

Cincinnati, Society of the, 37

Clairfait, General, 304, 337, 359

Clark, Abraham, 475 and n. 6

Clark, Jonathan, 65 n. 1

Clinton (Clynton), Sir Henry, 419 and n. 5

Clive, Lord, 38

Clymer, Henry, 354 and n. 2

Cobb, Betsy. *See* Smith, Mrs. Betsy Cobb.

Cobb, General David, 46 n. 8, 70; biographies of, 387 n. 2; family of, 387–391; Washington on character of, 443; Baring on, 655–656, 889–890, 915–916; *medical career of*, 391–395, 444; in Boston, 392; at Taunton, 393–395; activities of, in earlier part of War of Independence, 375–425; in Brookfield salt-petre business, 406–409, 411; as agent at Taunton, 444; *military career of*, 428–444; under H. Jackson, 428–429, 435; recruiting in Massachusetts, 429–431; as Washington’s aide-de-camp, 431–441; at Yorktown, 432–435. *Judicial and political career of:* in Court of Common Pleas, 444–462; in Shays’s Rebellion, 441–451; in Mass. General Court, as Speaker of House, 441–462; in Third Congress of U.S., 462–499; in Mass. State Senate, 1011; as President of State Senate, 1104, 1110–1111; as Chief Justice, Court of Common Pleas, 1104 and n. 7; as agent for Bingham, 498 et seq.; factors leading to appointment, 498–501; articles of agreement with Bingham, 501–503, 1201 and n. 6; problems of, relating to settlement of Maine: “puffing,” 509–510; inducements to settlers, 508–512; improvement of country, 508–520, 808, 830, 831, 833, 837, 844–845, 861–862, 866, 919–920, 924, 929, 932–935, 949–950, 1023–1027; and lumbering activities, 678–679, 814–815, 817, 820, 821, 832, 840, 860, 914, 951, 1017, 1018, 1095–1096; log-stealers and squatters, 539, 541, 815, 816, 831, 832, 872, 877; problems of management, 513, 723, 801–804, 806–814, 820–825, 835, 836, 837, 843–845, 850, 869, 878, 919–920, 924, 951, 958, 970, 971, 997–998, 1041–1042; store record of, 1001–1009; typical letters to, as examples of his problems as agent, 678–679, 981, 1041–1042, 1098–1099, 1204–1205, 1211–1212; and problem of Kennebec tract: some considerations relating to, 833, 880, 954, 970, 971, 979, 982, 983, 993–994. 1021–1022, 1081–1083, 1088; administration of, 1016–1017, 1029, 1068–1070, 1073, 1155–1156, 1164; journey to Kennebec, 1073, 1077; and back tract problems, 684, 686, 710, 715, 722, 723, 730, 752; quarrel with Bingham, 811–812, 848; conference with Bingham, 910–911, and A. Baring, 595–675. 734. 738, 739. 740; illness of, 748, 750, 755, 756, 758–759. *Later activities as agent:* 1104–1252; summary of progress, 1105–1110, 1112 and n. 9, 1144–1147, 1155–1159, 1161–1164; optimism as to speculation, 1115; use of political influence to help settling of Bingham estate, 1176–1177; report to Bingham Trustees, 1181–1184; instructions to, by Bingham Trustees, 1197–1201; request for sole power of sale, 1203; changes in agency of, 1219, 1222, 1224–1225, 1227–1228; public duties in later life, 1225–1227; opinion on introducing Merino sheep into Maine, 1235–1236; plan for selling lands for pine logs, 1237; tax difficulties, 1247–1248, 1249–1250; removed from agency, 1250–1251; death of, 1251; reasons for failure of Bingham speculation under agency of, 1252–1255; observations: on proclamation of Independence, 417; on seizure of West Indian property authorized by Congress, 421; on Algerian problem, 464, 466–467; on “progress,” 483–484; on political events, in diary, 1794–1795, 471–497; on Maine, 858, 859, 1013–1014; on evils of “Philadelphia democracy,” 868; on escrow, 958; on Union River settling, 967, 1018, 1060, 1096; on being a senator, 1073–1074; on Federalism, 1104; on separation movement in Maine, 1248; *note on collection of papers of*, 2. *Letters:* to Baring, 855–856, 861–864, 952–953; to Bingham, 508–510, 513–514, 515–518, 525–528, 529–532, 538–542, 555, 616–617, 621–622, 625–626, 631–632, 725–727, 748–749, 803–804, 807–810, 821–823, 832–834, 836–837, 843–847, 849–850, 858–861, 865–867, 871–873, 877–879, 937–938, 949–952, 953–955, 961–963, 969–972, 981–983, 992–994, 1016–1019, 1021–1022, 1023–1027, 1028–1030, 1050–1051, 1073–1074, 1077–1078, 1081–1084, 1088–1089, 1095–1098, 1106–1110, 1112–1115, 1119–1120, 1144–1147, 1155–1159, 1161–1164; to Governor Bowdoin, 445–446, 447–449; to Thomas Davis, 834–836; to Dr. Eustis, 464–471; to Charles Hare, 1159–1160, 1165–1166, 1181–1184, 1191–1196, 1201–1204, 1205–1207, 1228–1229, 1230–1233, 1235–1237, 1247–1250; to E. Hunt, 536–537; to H. Jackson, 429–431, 463–464, 533–536, 544–547, 639–640; to N. Jones, 556–558; to Knox, 452–454, 460–461, 802–803, 806–807, 810–811, 824–825, 857–858, 867–868; to Paine, 398–428, 433–435, 436–440; to I. Parker, 957–959; to D. Ross, 815–816, 963, 995–997, 1094–1095; to C. Swan, 727–728; to Wilde, 1027–1028, 1110–1111

Cobb, Mrs. Eleanor Bradish, 390 and n. 5–391

Cobb, Eleanor Bradish (dau. of Cobb), 390–391 and n. 6

Cobb, Henry Jackson, 1048 and n. 1, 1085

Cobb, John, 403 and n. 1

Cobb, Lydia Leonard, 387–389

Cobb, Mary (wife of John Black), 424 and n. 4, 1159 and n. 8, 1169

Cobb, Thomas (father of Cobb), 387–388 and n. 4, 389, 403 and n. 6

Cobb, Thomas (son of Cobb), 211 n. 7, 391 n. 8, 678 n. 3, 839, 872, 997 and n. 4, 1106 and n. 9, 1111, 1250 n. 8; to Bangor, 1227 and n. 5; account of Gouldsborough property, 1251–1252

Coblentz, 359

Coburg, Prince of, 286, 301, 303, 316

Cochran, James, 209 and n. 1

Codman, John, 596 and n. 6, 599, 605–606, 609, 610–611, 616–617, 618, 621, 622, 626, 627, 628, 644, 848, 849, 868, 908, 929, 940, 952, 970, 972–973, 1030, 1052, 1076–1077, 1087, 1093, 1095, 1101, 1116, 1151, 1162–1163

Codman, Richard, 610

Codman, Stephen, 596 and n. 6, 599, 605–606, 627, 1052–1053, 1163

Codman, William, 937

Coffin, Elisha, 1041 and n. 1. *Letter:* to Cobb, 1041–1042

Coffin, Reverend Paul, excerpt from journal of, 770 n. 1–771

Coffin, Peleg, Treasurer of Mass., 964 and n. 2

Collins, Stephen, 403 and n. 8

Collot d’Herbois, 333

Cologne, 359

Colquhoun, Patrick, 290 and n. 8, 325 n. 5

*Columbian Centinel*, 936 n. 6; 8 April 1795, Cobb’s communication in, 509–510 n. 2, 512; and reply in, 518 n. 9

Comité du Salut Public, 334; members of, 333; W. Jackson’s dealings with, 320–321, 324

Committee for Sale of Eastern Lands, 26–33, 559–560, 700–701; membership of, 29; resolve by Mass. legislature instructing, 29–31; dealing of with Knox and Duer, 36, 40–47, 55–59, 60, 65, 68, 95; dealings of with Bingham, 104, 147–148, 157, 174, 205 n. 5, 243–273, 761 n. 7; Holland and, 217, 220, 232; Cobb and, 500, 687 n. 6; in Jackson’s Memorial, 700–701

“Compagnie de Scioto,” formed by Barlow and Playfair, 105

Condé, 296, 301

Condere, 893

Coney. *See* Cony.

Congress, Third U.S., David Cobb member of, 462–499; diary of Cobb while member of, 471–497

Conklin. *See* Cochran.

Connecticut Land Co., 577 and n. 5

Cony, Dr. Daniel (of Hallowell), 30 and n. 6, 147, 175 n. 5; transactions with Bingham and Jackson, 243 and n. 6, 245, 246–247, 248, 250–251, 252, 253, 254, 258, 260, 487 and n. 5, 689, 835; desires to sell Kennebec lands, 961, 965, 968; journey to Kennebec lands, 982, 992–993, 1015, 1027; remarks on iron in Kennebec lands, 1013–1014, 1019; Cobb advocates as agent, 1016–1017, 1029; Bingham on possibility of as agent, 1019–1020, 1031–1032, 1039; Wilde on possibility of as agent, 1032; Bingham approves as agent, 1055–1056, 1058, 1068; instructions from Cobb, on settling Kennebec lands, 1068–1070, 1073; revised instructions from Bingham, 1074–1075; report of tour, 1078–1081; on settlers, 1078–1079; surveyors, 1079–1080; roads, 1080; country and soil, 1080–1081; Bingham on report of, 1090–1092; final choice as agent, 1082–1083, 1089, 1097–1098; activities of, as agent, 1113–1115, 1120, 1122–1123, 1155, 1177, 1182 and n. 3, 1208, 1210; opinion of Merrick, 1124; Wilde on political aspirations of, 1143 and n. 2; plans for Kennebec, 1145–1146, 1163; appraisal of land by, 1164–1165, 1206 n. 7. *Letters:* to Cobb, 1012–1015, 1078–1081, 1164–1165

Coolidge, Silas (of Trenton or Union River), 991 and n. 6

Cooper, Samuel, draws up protest for Mme. de Leval, 149 n. 9

Copenhagen, 297

Corbin, Richard, 581 and n. 3

Cornwallis, Lord, at Yorktown, 433–434, 442

*Constitution* (U.S. frigate), 864 and n. 1, 874 and n. 5, 956, 1048 n. 1

Constable, William, 40 and n. 6, 59 n. 1, 75 n. 5, 289 and n. 5, 299, 316, 325, 327, 496 n. 2, 895 n. 9

Cottrill, Matthew, 19–20

Courtray, 337

Cousins, Elisha (of Mt. Desert), 1229 and n. 2. *Letter:* to Cobb, 1229–1230

Couthon, 333, 353

Cox, Lemuel, 33

Coxe, Tench, 293 and n. 7

Crabtree, Captain Agreen, 523

Craigie, Andrew, 578 and n. 7, 580, 609

Cramond, William, 665, 675 and n. 5, 7; as trustee for Bingham and Baring, 872 and n. 1, 873, 890 and n. 6, 911 n. 1, 927, 957–958, 1183, 1200, 1203; resignation from trusteeship because of bankruptcy, 1207 and n. 2, 1242, 1243

Crane, Colonel John, 208 and n. 7

Crane, Henry (or John), 398 and n. 8

Crevecoeur, 359

Crommelin, Daniel, 354 and n. 9, 589 n. 3

Cruger, 620 and n. 4

Cullen, William, 415 and n. 2

Curran, Mary H., 206–207 n. 6

“Curtius” (John Jay), 573 and n. 1

Cushing, Reverend John, 455 and n. 9

Cushing, Judge William, 1125 and n. 7

Custis, John Parke, 435

Cutler, Reverend Manasseh, 104

Cutting, John B., 301 and n. 9

Cutting, Nathaniel, 467 and n. 9

Dall, William, 28

Dalton, Tristram, 465 and n. 7

Damariscotta, 20

Dana, Francis, 427 and n. 9

Dane, Nathan (of Ipswich), 26 and n. 9, 565 n. 1–566, 714

Dannery, Thomas, 486 and n. 4

Danton, 333

Davie, William R., 957 n. 7

Davis, Benjamin, 420 and n. 6, 421

Davis, Daniel (of Portland), 910, 1195 and n. 9

Davis, J. S., 105

Davis, John, 1125–1127, 1136, 1137, 1150 and n. 4

Davis, Thomas (Treasurer of Mass.), 273 and n. 5–275, 464 and n. 2, 834, 845 n. 5

Dayton, Jonathan, 472 and n. 4

Deane, Samuel (of Portland), 190 and n. 7, 203 n. 1

Deane, Silas, 417 and n. 7

Deanery. *See* Dannery.

Dearborn, General Henry, 32 n. 7, 63, 65 and n. 1, 94, 97, 98, 249, 261 and n. 6, 269, 814 and n. 3, 969 and n. 6, 1110 and n. 6, 1142; agreement of with Mass. Land Committee, 270, 273

Dearborn, John, 65 n. 1

Dearbourne. *See* Dearborn, General Henry.

Debeck, Samuel (of Ellsworth), 980 and n. 7

Deblois, L., 247

DeForest, Alexander, 873 and n. 3

de Grasse, Admiral Count, 434, 436 n. 7; bill concerning daughters of, 494

Dench, Gilbert, 489 and n. 8–490

Denny, Thomas, 65 n. 1

D’Epremesnil, Jacques Duval, 105, 141

*Description of . . . Land in . . . Maine . . . and Massachusetts*, pamphlet by Bingham, 175, 176 n. 6

DeSmeth, 893 and n. 7–894, 906, 918

Dexter, Samuel, 498

Dickinson, John, 493 n. 3

Dickinson, Philemon, 493 and n. 3

Dinsmore, John (of Carratunk Town), 1013, 1014 and n. 8

Dixmude, 337

Drinker, Henry, 293 and n. 5

Ducktrap, 20, 537 and n. 5

Duer, Mrs. Kitty Alexander, 39

Duer, William, 36, 1202; early career of, 38–39 and n. 5; association and agreement with Knox, 39–45; instructions to Jackson and Flint, 44–46, 55–56; and Macomb, 59 n. 1; acquisitions of, 61–62; problems of, 81–88; sends proposal to Knox, 89–90; in Bingham-Knox agreement, 90–92; transactions of with Bingham, Knox, and Jackson, 93–95, 98, 101, 157, 278, 357; speculation of in Ohio, 104–106; preliminary agreement with Mme. de Leval, Knox and De La Roche, 106–110; preparations of for French settlers, 110; report of Mme. de Leval and De La Roche to, 117–124; articles of agreement between Mme. de Leval and La Roche on the one hand, and Knox and, on the other, 137–140; bankruptcy and difficulties of, 66–78, 140–143, 149, 251, 619 n. 2, 620, 624, 647, 648, 664 n. 4, 699, 745, 750, 751 and n. 8; second contract with De Leval and De La Roche, 144–146; agreement with Bué Boulogne, 146–147; Mme. de Leval’s view of, 151–152 and n. 7; information of on Penobscot Million, 174; reports to, 205; deeds owned by, sent to Bingham, 243, 245, 248, 252; concerned in Bingham-Jackson dispute, 377–384; early connection with Cobb, 444 n. 1; acquisition of land by, 559, 564, 570; on Tyler’s possession, 958 n. 8; and Tudor note dispute, 1065. *Letters:* to Knox, 81–82, 82–84, 89–90

Dummer, Nathaniel (of Hallowell), 1143 and n. 1

Dumouriez, 287 and n. 4

Dunkirk, 296, 303

Duras, Marquis de (Amédée-Bretagne-Malo), 309 and n. 4

Dutton, Jesse, 995 and n. 8, 997

Dutton, Samuel (of Hallowell), 1028–1029 and n. 5

Dwight, Jonathan, 722 n. 5

Eaton, William, 33

Eddy, Colonel Jonathan, 211 and n. 8–212, 250, 253, 548 and n. 9, 1091

Edwards, Dr. George, 288 and n. 8, 293–294

Elliott, Captain Samuel, 943 and n. 5

Elliott, Captain, 285

Ellis, Mr., 796 and n. 3

Ellsworth, Oliver, 957 n. 7

Ellsworth (town), origin of, 258 n. 2

Ely, Samuel, 696 and n. 5, 857 n. 7, 1066 n. 7

Embargo Measure, 471 and n. 9, 475

Emerson (of Sedgwick), 980 and n. 8

Emigration, Jackson’s view on the “spirit” of, 283; opposition to, in Britain and Ireland, 370; Bingham campaigns for, 386

Erskine, Lord, 289 n. 2

Eugene, Prince, 296

Eustis, Dr. William, 65 and n. 9, 259 and n. 4, 947, 1052, 1085–1086, 1105 and n. 5; Cobb writes to from Philadelphia, 464 and n. 4–499

Everett, Mr., 222, 223 and n. 6

Fabrique, John, 944 and n. 6, 980, 1059, 1071–1072, 1089, 1093, 1099, 1204–1205. *Letter:* to Cobb, 1099–1100

Faden, M., 291–292, 311

Fales, Samuel, 407 and n. 2

Fallen Timbers, Battle of, 580 n. 1

Farnsworth, Isaac (of Township 22), 1118 and n. 9

Fauchet, 475 and n. 8

Febiger, Colonel Christian, on timber in Maine, 18–19 and n. 8, 100–101

Field, Mr., 316

Fish, Nicholas, 619 and n. 2

Fisk, Captain John, 418 and n. 1

Flagg, Mr., 208 and n. 8–209

Flagg, Samuel (of Worcester), 65 n. 1

Flagg, Widow, 208 n. 8

Flahaut, Adèle de, 321 n. 3

Flint, Royal, 32 n. 7, 198, 561; appointed agent, 41 and n. 8; early life of, 43 and n. 1; instructions to, 44–46, 55–56, 66–67; activities as agent, 46, 47, 57, 64, 72, 74, 94, 154, 217, 370; and Duer, 82; in Bingham-Knox agreement, 91; lands granted to by Knox, 85; gives money to Mme. de Leval, 141; copies of deeds sent to Bingham by, 243, 245, 248; paid by Bingham to relinquish interest in back tract, 272 n. 4; and Cobb, 496; proposals about property assigned to M. Smith, 620 and n. 4, 627, 631, 634; concerned in back tract purchases, 647, 650, 685 and n. 3, 707; financial agreements of, 695–696; in Jackson memorial, 700; required to release his rights to the back million, 1120; claims of, 1181 n. 2, 1208; assignees paid, 1224

Flucker, Lucy. *See* Knox, Mrs. Lucy Flucker.

Flucker, Mrs., 154, 521, 550, 586

Fontaine Leval, 63 and n. 5, 114, 117, 140, 142

Forbes, Eli, 944 and n. 7

Foreigners, H. Jackson on law for admission of, 259; law for admission of not passed, 266; W. Jackson on, 291

Forster. *See* Foster, Alexander.

Foster, Alexander, 609 and n. 9

Foster, Daniel (of Carratunk Town), 1013, 1014 and n. 8

Foster, Dwight, 495 and n. 9

Foster, Reverend John, 497 and n. 4

Foster, Joseph, 609 n. 9

Foster, William, 609 n. 9

Fountain Laval. *See* Fontaine Leval.

Fox, Charles James, 439 n. 7

Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (here referred to as Emperor of Germany), 306, 368, 326–327

Francis, Tench, 318 n. 9, 819 and n. 2

Francis, Thomas Willing, 318 and n. 9–319, 320, 324, 343–344, 349, 352

*Franklin*, schooner, 409 and n. 1

Franklin, William Temple, 289 and n. 4, 290 n. 9

Freeman, Samuel, 1011 and n. 6

French, Elder Jacob, 407 and 408 n. 5

French Revolution. *See* Jackson, William, observations on.

French settlement in Maine, problems of, 104–173

Freytag, Marshal, 303–304

Frost, Captain (John or Samuel?), 208 and n. 9

Fuller, Reverend Elisha (of Ludlow), 28

Gage, General, 396–397, 398, 400

Gallatin, Albert, 473 n. 9

Gardiner family, 22

Gardiner, John, 175 n. 5

Gardner, Henry (of Stowe), 430 and n. 3

Gardner, Colonel Thomas, 402 and n. 9

Gaston, General, 301

Gates, General, 417, 427 n. 9

Genêt, M., 313, 469

George III, King of Great Britain and Ireland, 297, 303, 305, 396

Georgia land speculation, New Englanders interested in, 692 and n. 2; Bingham on impracticality of, 705; problems of, 711 and n. 7–712

Germany, Emperor of (so referred to). *See* Francis II.

Gerry, Mr., 1022; Cobb on, 1247

Ghent, 337

Gibbs, Colonel Caleb, 232 and n. 2, 943 and n. 5

Gilbert, Colonel Thomas, Loyalist activities of, 399 and n. 9–400

Gill, Mr., 299

Gill, Moses, 1022 and n. 4, 1040, 1042, 1048 and n. 9

Gilmor, Robert, 80, 238, 308 and n. 9, 666, 719 and n. 3–720, 744–745, 803 and n. 4, 906 and n. 2; as Bingham Trustee, 1175

Gilpatrick. *See* Killpatrick.

Glover, General, 428

Glover, Mr., 410 and n. 3

Godfrey, Benjamin (of Gouldsborough), 807 and n. 4, 1050 and n. 3

Godfrey, Captain David, 868, 941 and n. 3, 943, 955, 1042, 1052–1053, 1118

Godfrey, George, 402 and n. 4, 408

Godfrey, Major, 411

Godoy, Manuel. *See* Alcudia, Duke of.

Goldsborough. *See* Gouldsborough.

Goodhue, Benjamin, 485 and n. 2, 1163 n. 3

Goodman, Titus, 680 and n. 8

Goodrich, Captain, 418

Goodwin, Elisha (of Gouldsborough), 838–839

Gore, Christopher, 97 and n. 4, 470 and n. 4, 611 and n. 4, 794 and n. 8

Gorham, Nathaniel, 24, 613 and n. 3, 253 n. 3. 833

Gould, Robert, 522–523

Gouldsborough, history of, 62 and n. 9, 113 n. 1, 522–524; in Knox-Duer purchases, 73, 85–87, 94, 116; Bingham concerned with lands at, 246, 250, 253, 256, 258 and n. 2, 515, 518, 646, 651, 652, 684; Shaw’s claims in, 722, 725, 1101; Bingham’s plans for, 737–738, 743, 821, 973 and n. 8, 1000, 1017–1018, 1045; Baring on, 771–772, 778, 905, 930; settling at, 508–509, 511, 516–517, 534, 748, 858, 1101, 1105–1106; Cobb’s dealings in, 1107–1109; indictment against, 1226; T. Cobb’s account of, 1251–1252; condition of today, 1254–1255; descriptions of, 119, 525–527

Granger, G. W., 1105 n. 3

Grant, Captain Andrew, 231 and n. 9

Grant, Francis, 1099 n. 2

Grant, Gordon, 231 n. 9

Greaton, Colonel, 426

*Grecian Daughter, The*, 472

Greely, Daniel, letter to Cobb and Richards as example of frontier spelling, 1098–1099

Green, Timothy (of Worcester), 65 n. 1

Green, William, 72 and n. 8; agreement with Knox to buy out Duer, 77 and n. 6–78; and Bingham, 81; and Duer, 82–83, 88–90, 94. *Letter:* to Knox, 75–77

Greene, General, 434

Greenleaf, James, 359–360 and n. 8, 564, 589 and n. 3, 608, 609, 612, 826 and n. 9, 895, 907, 918

Greenleaf, Joseph, 400 and n. 4–401, 403, 405, 410

Grégoire, Bartolémy de, 54 and n. 8, 9, 63, 71, 94, 97 n. 3, 114, 116, 140, 144, 146, 148, 150, 170, 248, 253, 255, 523, 542, 684, 696, 702, 710, 716, 722, 802 n. 1, 809, 846; receives French settlers, 113; deeds given to Jackson by, 844, 962 n. 8; grant to, 994

Gregory family (of Camden), 17–18

Grenville, Thomas, 439 and n. 7

Grenville, Lord, 298 and n. 6

Grew, James H., 125 n. 4

Gunn, General James, 608 and n. 7

Haiti, recognition of government of by U.S., 976 n. 1

Hall, Captain. *See* Hull, Captain Samuel.

Hall, Joseph, 754 and n. 2

Hall, Noah (of Gouldsborough), 838–839, 1072 and n. 6

Hallowell family, 22, 991

Hallowell, Robert, 1042 and n. 3

Hallowell, Sarah, 175 n. 3

Hallowell (town), in Morris’ report, 191–195

Hamilton, Alexander, 39, 482, 484, 490, 573 n. 1, 615, 624, 865 and n. 2, 3, 867, 943 and n. 4, 947, 1085. *See also* “Camillus.”

Hammond, George, 479 and n. 4, 564, 919 and n. 3

Hancock, John, Governor of Mass., 24, 101 and n. 4, 299, 374, 434, 444

Hapworth, Thomas (of Union River), 1099 and n. 3

Harding, John (of Trenton), 1001 and n. 9

Hare, Charles Willing, 172 and n. 2, 1151–1152, 1157 and n. 7, 1158, 1177; handles Cabot Suit, 1160–1161, 1163, 1171, 1172, 1174–1175; appointed Bingham Trustee, 1175; problems; settling duties, 1175–1223; plans of for land sale, 1187–1188, 1190–1191, 1196, 1207–1208, 1210; instructions to Cobb and Richards, 1197–1201; settles release with Knox, 1208–1215; final settlement by, 1212–1223; Resolve of Massachusetts Legislature on Petition of, 1213–1214; report to Trustees, 1214, 1215–1218; complaints to by Otis and King, 1221; agreements of with claimants against Bingham’s estate: Knox, 1223, Jackson, 1223 and n. 4; Flint’s assignees, 1224; remarks on idea of introducing Merino sheep to Maine, 1234–1235; settlement of Kennebec and Penobscot claims, Baring on, 1241–1242; gives up agency of Bingham property, 1250 and n. 2. *Letters:* to Cobb, 1160–1161, 1187–1189, 1190–1191, 1196–1197, 1234–1235; to Cobb and Richards, 1197–1201; to Otis, 1212–1213, 1219–1220

Harlow, Levi, 399 and n. 1

Harrison, Richard, 83 and n. 1, 564, 565 n. 1

Hartley, Thomas, 476 and n. 1, 482

Harvard College, 28; Cobb at, 389–90

Haselgreen, House of, 310 and n. 8

Haskill, Moses, 612 and n. 7

Hassenfratz, Peter, 124 n. 4–125 n. 4

Hastings, Jonathan, 438 and n. 4, 476 and n. 3

Hawkesbury, Lord (Charles Jenkinson), later First Earl of Liverpool, 300 and n. 8

Hayley, Madame, 210 and n. 3, 616 n. 9

Hays, Michael Moses, 245–247, 464 and n. 3, 626 and n. 1, 762, 868 and n. 7, 947

Hebert, 333

Heilm, Captain Ole, 1128–1129 and n. 4

Henshaw, Samuel, 537 and n. 4

Hesse-Darmstadt, Prince of, 303

Hichborn, Benjamin, 150 and n. 4, 452, 500 and n. 1, 1040 and n. 7; extract from letter of, to H. Jackson, containing confidential information on the De Levals and their resources, 150–151

Higginson, Stephen, 147 and n. 5, 156, 272 and n. 4, 606 n. 6

Hill, Henry, 477 and n. 5

Hill, William, 624, 751 and n. 8

Hills, Captain, 70; survey of, 254 and n. 6, 453 and n. 4, 454

Hitchings, Josiah, 678 n. 3

Hobart, Colonel Aaron, 416 and n. 5

Hodgdon, Samuel, 487 and n. 5, 569 and n. 6, 572, 579, 590, 636, 638, 691, 720, 747, 755, 757

Holker, John, 444 n. 1

Holland, Bathsheba Ivory, note by, at end of father’s autobiography, 206 and n. 6

Holland, Major Jonas, 206 n. 6

Holland, investments of in U.S., 281; French conquest of, 281; Jackson on battle at Linselles, 301–302 and n. 1; Jackson on defeat of, 303 and n. 3, 365–366; Stadtholder of, 365

Holland Land Company, 96 n. 8, 99 n. 8, 188 n. 6, 281, 293 n. 6

Holland, Park, 205 and n. 5–206; 505, 533 n. 7, 560 and n. 3–561, 652 n. 7; autobiography of, 207–232; first tour to Penobscot, 207–217; second tour, 217–232; surveyor’s mark made, 223; and David Cobb, 533, 535; sale to, 680 and n. 8

Holmes, Oliver, 33

Holyoke, President, 390

Hood, Lord, 296; convention between Toulonese and, 304 and n. 5

*Hope*, Danish Brig, 1128–1138

Hope, Messrs. and Co., 285, 353, 347–348, 356–358, 570, 577, 592, 594, 599, 605, 622, 628, 630, 635, 638, 648 n. 9, 715, 765 and n. 5, 6, 775 n. 6, 875, 929, 948, 1148, 1169, 1181, 1200, 1239, 1240, 1243

Hope, Adrian, 242 n. 3, 670 n. 7

Hope, Henry, 241–242 and n. 3, 605, 615, 1240; and Major Jackson, 280, 284 and n. 6, 307, 325, 335–336, 342–346, 350–351, 359; Jackson’s proposals to, 361–362, 369, 370, 371, 382; Baring on, 644, 765 n. 6, 7, 791, 896 and n. 1–897, 919, 926 and n. 6; use of name of, 796 and n. 2

Hope, Henry Philip, 670 n. 7, 765 n. 7, 780 and n. 9; with A. Baring on journey to Maine and Canada, 847 n. 8–900; impressions of, A. Baring on, 894–895, 905

Hope, John Williams, 280, 285, 606 and n. 4, 5, 643, 670 n. 7, 765; dealings of, with Major Jackson, 344 and n. 7–347, 356–358, 382

Hope, Thomas, 242 n. 3

Hopkins, James (of Trenton), 960 and n. 4

Hopkins, Joseph, 839

Hopkins, Governor Stephen, 407 and n. 4

Hornby, John, 325 and n. 5

Houchard, General, 303

How, Joel (of Worcester), 65 n. 1

How, Jonah, 65 n. 1

Howe, Lord, 296, 338

Hubbard, Nicholas, 280, 351 and n. 4; view of Maine speculation, 356–357, 382, 635 and n. 4, 638, 648 and n. 9

Hull, Captain Samuel, 557 n. 1, 843 and n. 1

Humphreys, Colonel David (“Duke”), 441, 450 n. 8, 464 and n. 1, 467, 492, 493, 495

Hunnewell, Sheriff Richard (of Penobscot), 815 and n. 6, 944, 959–960

Hunt, Ebenezer, 492 and n. 1, 533 and n. 1, 535, 536, 537 n. 4, 538 and n. 7, 544, 822 n. 5. *Letter:* to Cobb, 551–552

Huse, Reverend Jonathan, 550 and n. 6

Hutchinson, Thomas, 712

Independence of America, proclamation of, from balcony of town house in Boston, 417

Indian lands, 702 and n. 1

Ingersoll, Jared, 156 and n. 7, 692 and n. 1

Ingles, Captain, 479

Inglis, Samuel, 80

Inman, Joseph, 33

*L’Insurgente*, French frigate, 956 and n. 6

Izard, Ralph, 473 and n. 4, 476

Jackson, General Henry, early life of, 43 and n. 9; as agent, for Duer and Knox: appointed, 41 and n. 8, instructions to, 44–46, 55–56, 57–59; and Flint-Mass. contract, 47–53; activities, 46–73, 85–103; purchases of, 61–62, 117, 370; and Duer, 68, 70–71; receives French settlers, 111–114; and Mme. de Leval, 142–169; second contract of, with De Leval and De La Roche, 145; undated memorandum of, 149 n. 9; questions sent to, by Bingham, 175; mentioned in Morris’ report, 198–199; as agent for Bingham, 217–242, 386; and Monvel, 233–234; in Bingham-W. Jackson dispute, 380 n. 4, 384; Cobb under, in Revolution, 428–429 and n. 4, 435; and Cobb, in Philadelphia, 451, 452, 487, 497; further activities as agent: as help to Cobb, 500–501, 513, 515, 527, 534, 541, 817–951, 970–1086; negotiations at Gouldsborough and Penobscot, 523–524, 856, 870, 938–940; and back tract purchase, 559–561, 564–565, 566, 685 and n. 3, 686, 688, 693–697, 700–704, 710–712, 715–764; memorial to Land Committee on revision of Bingham’s contract, 700–701; in Baring sale, 595–675; and Tudor note dispute, 1061, 1065–1066, 1164 and n. 4, 1172, 1223 n. 4; and back tract contracts, 1120 and n. 5; prosecuted by state, 1146; Bingham to, on contracts, 1148, 1149; claims of, 1183, 1191 n. 3, 1192; claims settled, 1123 and n. 4; death of, 1227–1228 and n. 6; remarks of, on Knox, 946–947, 956, 1086; on France, 1085–1086. *Letters:* to Bingham, 245–247, 252–253, 254–255, 257–261, 264–266, 270–277, 560–561, 1061; to Cobb, 941–943, 944–948, 955–957, 1039–1040, 1042, 1047–1048, 1084–1086; to Knox, 63–65, 68–72, 95–96, 111–112, 113, 115–117, 147–148, 149–151, 153–154, 559–560; *memorandum* of engagements entered into on account of purchase, 1271–1272; *memorial* of, on revision of Bingham’s contract, 700–701

Jackson, James, 477 n. 6

Jackson, Mrs. James, 477 and n. 6

Jackson, Major William, early life of, 92–93; transactions of with Duer, 93 and n. 1–95; and Bingham, 97–99, 244, 246; supervises Bingham’s pamphlet, 277; as European agent for Bingham, 278–377; in England, 280–320; urges passage of law to enable aliens to hold Mass. lands, 291; visits Sir Francis Baring, 306–308; project for sale in France of American lands, 313–316; in France, 320 and n. 1–377; memorials about sale of lands in France, 321–322; negotiations with Baring, 340–343; argument for purchase, 344–347; proposals submitted by, to Hope and Baring, 356, 361–362, 369; proposals to French government, 362–364; further proposals to Baring, 373–374; marries Betsy Willing, 376, 613; claims sale to Baring, 376; dispute with Bingham about settlement of affairs, 376–377; summary of services as European agent outlined suit against Bingham’s estate (1807), 377–384; later life of, 384–385; travels of, mentioned as groundwork for sale to A. Baring, 562, 566, 568, 575, 578, 592–594, 613, 638, 645, 646 and n. 7–647, 665, 667 and n. 5, 712, 888, 896 and n. 1; claims of, 1183, 1208, 1230 n. 3; settled, 1224, 1235; observations: on French-British war, 280; on rumor of war with U.S., 300, 302, 306; on France, revolution in, summer 1793, 281–282, 285–288, 295–302; autumn and winter, 1793–94, 303–306, 316; spring, 1794, 325–327, 328–334, 337–340, 353–354; in 1795, 364–369, 371; on assignats, 318 n. 8; on British attitude towards France, 297–298; on defeat of Holland by France, 303 and n. 3; on Constitution of 1789 in France, 304; on agricultural development of France, 330; on French Army, 331; on French finances, 332; on French property considerations, 332; on Comité du Salut Publique, 333, 337; on Thermidorean Reaction, 353 and n. 7. *Letters:* to Sir Francis Baring, 344–347, 372–374; to Bingham, 282–328, 334–344, 349–360, 364–372; to (?) Pinckney, 328–334; to (?), 362–364

James, Lieutenant Bartholomew, 22 and n. 8

Jarvis, Charles, 390 and n. 4

Jarvis, James, 73 and n. 1

Jarvis, Leonard, 27–28 and n. 8, 47, 53, 60 n. 4, 170, 247, 255, 260, 268, 270, 272, 276, 526 and n. 6, 560, 620, 686–687 and n. 6, 820 and n. 3, 829, 854, 866–867, 932, 1161; offer to Bingham of, 857

Jay, John, 573 n. 1, 659, 1131 n. 5; mission and treaty of, 280, 336 and n. 2, 341–342, 360 and n. 9, 510 n. 4, 569 n. 5, 611 n. 4, 614 n. 5, 640 n. 1, 660 n. 7, 730 n. 2, 794 n. 8. *See also* “Curtius.”

Jefferson, Thomas, 313, 321, 374, 468, 615, 659, 828; as president, 1110, 1143 and n. 4, 1211; Knox on (“Mr. J”), 1066

Jeffrey, Patrick, 210 n. 3, 616 and n. 9, 947. 1052

Jenkinson. *See* Hawkesbury, Lord.

Jennings, John (of Littlesboro), 1032–1033

Jewett, Jedediah (of Pittston), 65 n. 1

Jewett, Stephen (of Pittston), 65 n. 1

Johnson, Frederick, 218 n. 4

Johnson, Captain Henry, 416 and n. 4, 417

Johnson, Joshua, U. S. Consul in London, 282 and n. 4

Johnson, Thomas, Governor of Md., 282 n. 4

Jones, John Coffin, 97 and n. 3, 102 and n. 7, 252, 255, 259–260, 452, 802 and n. 1, 804, 808, 810, 947, 951, 962, 967, 1118

Jones, Colonel Nathan (of Gouldsborough), 63, 113 and n. 1, 115–116 and n. 7, 140, 521, 522–524, 534, 538, 726, 729 n. 8, 748, 778 and n. 5; property of, 844, 847, 867, 885, 932, 1071–1072

Jones, Sarah Coffin, 994 and n. 7

Jones, Judge Stephen (of Machias), 215 and n. 2, 216, 531, 558 n. 3, 776, 778, 848, 1118, 1209 n. 8; agreement on log-cutting, 678; and lumbering supervision, 814–815, 816, 821, 829, 856, 994 n. 7. *Letter:* to Cobb, 814–815

Jones, Stephen, Jr., 1209 and n. 8; in Hare settlement, 1220 and n. 9

Jones, Captain Theodore (of Ellsworth), 538 and n. 9, 552, 779 and n. 7, 959 and n. 3

Jones, William, gives information to Cobb on Kennebec lands, 1088 and n. 4

Jonesborough, 73 and n. 2

Jordan, Major Meletiah (of Ellsworth), 557 and n. 9, 816, 877, 980 and n. 6, 1095 and n. 7, 1138 and n. 7

Jourdan, General, 316, 359, 813 and n. 1

Judson, Colonel David, 507 and n. 8, 513, 652 n. 8

Kavanagh, James, 19–20

Kean, John, 477 and n. 4, 480, 482

Kean, Mrs., 478

Keith, Israel, 450 and n. 1

Kellerman, 304

Kennebec Tract, 154 and n. 3. *Description of:* report of Morris to Cazenove, 188–205; as a healthy place for products, 199; best site for town, 201; climate, 200–203; description of inhabitants, 194–195; general character of land contracted for by Jackson and Flint, 198–199; health in, 195; land prices, 192, 200–201; lumbering, 195–196; population statistics of towns on or near river, 191–192; population and dwellings in Portland, 189–190; resources: fish, 200; game, 201–202; mast timber, 199; mines, 200; sugar maple, 199, 203–204; wheat, 195; shipping and trade, 188–194; tonnage, 188–190; exports, 190–191; river navigation, 192–194; wages, 198; Weston’s report mentioned, 245. *Speculation in:* original purchase, 48, 69, 147, 270, 647, 1240; deeds for lands in, 674 n. 1; disputed titles in, 790; Bingham’s need for information on, 98–100; W. Jackson and, 294, 341–342, 373–374; Staphorst, Hubbard and Baring against, 356–357; Bingham on proposed selling of, 695, 722, 729, 745, 750–751, 757–758, 759, 826, 968; Bingham authorizes Sir Francis Baring to sell in Europe, 827, 851; A. Baring’s opinion of, 629–630, 634, 636, 638, 640, 645–646, 664, 666, 670, 682, 693, 699, 705, 757, 795, 822, 892–893, 936; Cobb’s opinion of, 833, 951, 954, 965; attention turned from Penobscot to, 914–915; new plans for speculation in, 1010–1102; Bingham on settlement and improvement of, 698–699, 751, 800, 977–978, 998–999; Bingham on need for agent in, 940, 964, 972–974, 1015; Knox on need for agent in, 538, 689, 970–971; Cobb on prospects of, 982–983, 1145–1146, 1155–1156; Merrick on prospects of, 985–991; Vaughan’s plans for, 1062–1064; Cony’s reports on, 1078–1081, 1114, 1164–1165, 1166; involved in Cabot Suit, 1159, 1163, 1171; Cobb and Bingham concerned with sale of, 1120, 1122–1123, 1128, 1139, 1145–1146, 1155–1156, 1158, 1166–1168 and n. 7, 1171–1172, 1174, 1181–1183, 1192–1196, 1203–1204, 1205–1206; in settling of Bingham Estate, 1176; in Bosson’s proposals, 1177–1178, 1191; Hare and Willing’s plans for sale of, 1200, 1207–1208, 1210; in Resolve of Legislature on Hare’s petition, 1214; in Hare’s report, 1216–1217; new arrangement made for management of, under Otis, 1222–1223; Baring on settlement of, 1240–1241, 1245, 1247; final estimate of Bingham’s speculation, 1253

Kenyon, Lord, 299

Kidstone, Andrew (of Gouldsborough), 835 and n. 9–836

Killpatrick, John (of Trenton), 995 and n. 9, 997, 1001

Killpatrick, Marten (of Trenton), 995 n. 9

Killpatrick, Robert (of Trenton), 995 n. 9

Killpatrick, Samuel (of Trenton), 995 n. 9

Kimball, Benjamin, 1204 and n. 3. *Letter:* to Cobb, 1204–1205

King, Rufus, 791 and n. 5

King, William, 1176 and n. 5, 1177, 1194 n. 8, 1203; in speculation, 1212–1213, 1218–1221

Knox-Duer Agreement. *See* Knox-Duer Purchases.

Knox-Duer Indenture, 68 n. 5

Knox-Duer Purchases, 35–78, 523; text of agreement, 40–43; instructions to agents concerning, 44–45, 55–56, 57–59, 66–67; descriptions of lands involved (in letter of Knox to Bingham), 85–87; A. Baring on, 647

Knox, Major-General Henry, 3, 22–23, 174 n. 2; early career of, 36–38; character of, Baring on, 767–768, 773; early activities as speculator in Maine, 39–78; association and agreement with Duer, 39–45; instructions to Jackson and Flint, 44–46, 55–56; further instructions to Jackson, 57–59; statement of on Tudor note, 60–61; concern in Tudor note dispute, 1065–1066; acquisitions of, 61–62; on Duer’s bankruptcy, 66–67; negotiations of with W. Green, 72–78; interests Bingham in Maine speculation, 80–81; transactions with Duer, 81–84, 87–90, 93–95; description of lands of, involved in speculation, 85–87; agreement with Bingham, 90–92, 95; letter of instruction to Jackson, 97; memorandum of agenda to Bingham, 97–98; and Kennebec lands, 99–104; and Scioto Co., 106; agreement with Mme. de Leval and De La Roche, 106–111; approves French settlement, 115–117; receives report of De Leval and De La Roche, 137–140; and Mme. de Leval, 141–143, 151–173; second contract with Mme. de Leval and De La Roche, 144–146, 148 and n. 7; deeds given to De Leval and De La Roche by, 149; and report on Kennebec lands, 188–205; on Monvel, 232–234; associated with Bingham, 242–270; concerned with Major Jackson, 284, 292, 302, 311, 317, 340–342, 377–384; associated with Cobb in politics, 451–462; as Secretary of War, 463 and n. 8, 465 and n. 7, 472; with Cobb in Philadelphia, 473–496; associated with Bingham and Cobb in later Maine speculation, 500–555, 562–569 and n. 6, 595–596, 601–605, 611, 619–632, 647–650, 655, 665, 668, 670–672, 675 n. 4, 679–763, 801–824, 849–894, 905, 910, 942, 943, 970–971, 975–976, 1091, 1100; acquisition of Gouldsborough property by, 524 and n. 2, 559–560; financial problems of, 590–591, 685, 818–819, 831, 1198–1199 and n. 2; Baring’s loans to, 798–799 and n. 5, 827–828, 876, 881–882, 912–913, 998, 1031, 1039–1040; Jackson on finances of, 946–947; Cobb on finances of, 948; urged to pay debts, 912–913, 936 and n. 7; debts finally settled with Hare, 1208, 1215; presents memorial to Land Committee on back tract, 775 n. 3; visited by Bingham party, 764; accompanies Bingham party on journey, 770–780; possibility of being governor of Maine, 791; gradual withdrawal from speculation, 911–913; Jackson on, 1086; in legislature, 1113; claims of, 1181 n. 2, 1183, 1223; death of, 1223; observations: on Maine lands, 587–589; on Jackson’s memorial, 701; on Napoleon Bonaparte, 813, 1041; on yellow fever epidemic, 864–865; on Walker suit, 1202; *note on collection of papers of*, 2. *Letters:* to Bingham, 85–87, 99–100, 563–564, 567, 571–573, 585–590, 619–621, 622–624, 627–628, 629–631, 633–636, 688–693, 694–697, 701–703, 711–713, 721–722, 724–725, 754–757, 760–761, 816–819, 873–876, 1065–1067; to Cobb, 521–522, 528–529, 537–538, 550–551, 597–598, 805, 811–814, 864–865, 979, 1040–1041; to Duer, 87–89, 93–94; to Flint, 66–67; to Green, 73–74; to H. Jackson, 57–59, 97. *Memorandum* to Bingham, 97–98

Knox, Henry Jackson, 1046 and n. 6

Knox, Mrs. Lucy Flucker, 37, 100, 101, 148

Labouchere, Pierre César, 775 n. 6

La Croix, 333

Lamb, John, 429 and n. 8

Lamoine, 114, 172

Land Law of 1796, 686 n. 5

Lane, John, 43

Lane, Son and Fraser, 299 and n. 7, 423 and n. 2, 522–523, 651 and n. 6, 793

Langdon, Major Alfred, 1090 and n. 6

Lansdowne, Bingham’s estate, 870 n. 8

Lansdowne, Marquis of. *See* Shelburne.

La Roche, Jean Baptiste de, 56, 69, 84, 87, 94, 97, 98, 111; preliminary agreement with Knox, Duer, and Mme. de Leval, 106–110; associated with Mme de Leval, 113–115; report of, to Duer and Knox, 117–124; plan for settlement of Maine, with Mme. de Leval, 124–137; articles of contract with Knox and Duer, 137–140, 143; second contract with same, 144–146; and negotiations for lands, 148, 149–150, 168–170, 172, 253, 258, 276–277, 619–620, 631, 633, 637, 696, 702, 733, 820, 844, 857, 859, 867, 885, 1018, 1020, 1030, 1046; death of, 1074, 1105

La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, François Alexandre Frédéric, Duc de, on Maine, 3, 7, 19 n. 3; journey to Maine, 535 and n. 3, 548, 550 and n. 5, 580, 581, 582, 583, 585, 586, 596 and n. 5, 597, 600, 652 and n. 9, 765, 803 and n. 4, 819

Latimer, Henry, 470 and n. 3

Laurens, John, 92

Law, Thomas, 612 and n. 9

Lawrence, John, 564 and n. 7

League of Armed Neutrality, 367 n. 5

Ledent, Lambert, 503

Lee, General Charles, 419 and n. 5, 429

Lee, John (of Penobscot), 980 and n. 9, 1105 n. 1

Lee, Richard Bland, 486 and n. 3

Le Feber, Johannes, 140

Leonard, Daniel, 398 n. 5

Leonard family, 388–389

Leonard, George, 499

Leonard, Captain James, 388

Leonard, Oliver, 501 n. 5, 545, 822, 846, 866 n. 5; as prospective buyer of Maine lands, 529 and n. 2–530, 542; contract with Cobb, 532–533. *Letter:* to Cobb, 548–549

Leonard, Nathaniel, 411 and n. 1

Leonard, Zephaniah, 395

Le Ray de Chaumont, James Donatien, 289 and n. 7–290, 310

LeRoy and Bayard, 81 n. 8, 606, 620 and n. 5, 907

LeRoy, Herman, 81 and n. 8–83, 87–88

Lettsom, Dr. John Coakley, 293 and n. 4

De Leval, Jean Antoine Gontran Marzel de, 106 and n. 2, 163, 165, 171 n. 6

Leval, Mme. Bacler de, 56, 67, 68–69, 76, 83–84, 87–88, 94, 97–98, 100, 101, 174, 238; early career of, 104–106; preliminary agreement with Knox, Duer, and De La Roche, 106–110; arrival and exploration of, 111, 113–116; report of to Duer and Knox, 117–124; plan of association for settlement of Maine lands, 124–137; articles of contract with Knox, Duer and De La Roche, 137–140; and Benjamin Walker, 141–143; second contract with Duer, Knox and De La Roche, 144–146; attempts to secure final purchase, 147–150, 151–159; proposals about Walker’s purchase, 166–168; proposals relative to Trenton township, 168–170; marriage to Van Berckel and departure, 170–173; Bingham writes of, 242–243; questions about property of in later speculations, 245, 248, 251, 253, 256, 270, 276–277, 294 n. 3, 524 n. 2, 526 n. 6, 619–620, 632, 633, 637, 641 n. 4, 648, 684, 696, 702, 753, 1018, 1020, 1028 and n. 1, 1029–1030, 1046, 1074, 1202. *Letters:* to Jackson, 149–150; to Knox, 159–160; to Walker, 160–165

Lewis, Mordecai, 103

Lewis, William, 92, 93 and n. 9, 313, 317, 379 and n. 3, 380, 543, 825

Lézay-Marnésia, Adrien, 140 and n. 8

Liancourt. *See* La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt.

Lincklaen, Jan, 188 and n. 6, 663 n. 8

Lincoln, General Benjamin, 5, 7, 23 n. 5, 92, 98, 158, 174 and n. 2, 240, 243, 247, 269, 292, 947; report of on Maine to Bingham, 176–187; character of, 362 n. 1, 363; in Revolution, 431 and n. 8, 443, 450, 453 n. 5, 466 and n. 8, 636 n. 5

Lincoln, Mr. (of Passamaquoddy), 1039

Lincoln, Theodore, 636 and n. 5

Lincolnville, 20, 537 n. 5

Lindet, 322, 333

Linselles, Battle of, 301–302 and n. 1

Lisle, 296

“Little Machias,” 73 and n. 2

Livingston, Walter, 564 and n. 7, 619

Lloyd, James, 612 and n. 7

Loquires, Mr. (of St. John’s River), 222, 223 n. 6

Lott, Abraham, 429 and n. 7

“Lottery Lands,” 27–29, 47–48, 96, 249, 254, 514, 520, 523–524, 526, 532 n. 6, 559, 670–671, 681, 687, 1025, 1146–1147, 1149; Baring on, 647–648. *See also* Penobscot Tract.

Louis XVII, 304

Louisiana, Bingham on cession of, 1169

Louisiana Purchase, A. Baring concerned with, 1169 and n. 8

Lovell, James, 427 and n. 9, 429

Lovett, Isaac (of Township 5), 1118 and n. 9

Low, Nicholas, 496 and n. 1, 564 and n. 7, 566

Lowell, John, Jr., 1133, 1135 and n. 2, 1136 and n. 8

Loxley, Captain, 295, 302, 311

Lucas, John, 62, 63, 73 n. 2, 94, 245, 684, 696, 702, 776 n. 8

Ludlow, Daniel, 619 n. 2, 621 and n. 7

Lyons, 304, 316

Machias, 529, 530, 539, 543; in Knox-Duer Purchase, 57, 58, 85; Holland at, 205, 215; road suggested to, 540, 572; Baring at, 775 and n. 6, 776; Baring on Quaker settlement near, 777, 782; Cobb at, 803

Macomb, Alexander, 496 n. 2; and Tudor note affair, 59 and n. 1, 60 and n. 4, 75 and n. 5, 1065; “Great Purchase” of, 895 n. 9

Macpherson, William, 293 and n. 1

McClenachan, Blair, 826 and n. 1

McCormick, Daniel, 496 and n. 2

McHenry, Secretary of War under President Adams, 1048 and n. 8

McKinstry, William, 400 and n. 6

McMurtrie, William, 720 and n. 4

McWhorter, John, 403 and n. 7

Madawaska, 220–222, 226, 231

Maestricht, 358, 359

Maine, back tract. *See* Back tract.

Maine, District of, early significance of, 3. *Description:* agriculture, 16–18, 788; comparison of agricultural possibility of with Middle States, 181; exotic fruits in, 185; game and fowl in, 181; ginseng in, 185; hemp and flax in, 181; increase in farms in, 786; possibilities for, 179–180; products for West Indian consumption in, 185; seed time and harvest in, 186; situation and fertility of land in, 177–178, 784–785; character of people in, 769–770; climate of, 5, 788–790; effect of sea on, 178–179; effect of land clearing on, 179; temperature reports from Portland, 202; winter in, 186; industries: fisheries, 15–16, 180–181, 774, 778; lumbering, 13–15, 182–184, 186–187, 741–742, 774, 785, 788; manufacturing, 178; milling, 742; quarries and mines, 181–182, 1013–1014; shipping and trade, 18–20, 185, 186, 187, 787–788; tonnage reports, 188–190, 205; tanneries and bark, 185–186; late eighteenth-century statistics concerning, 9; money circulation in, 787; population statistics of, 176–177, 189–192. *Observations on, by:* Baring, 21–22, 765–779; Bingham, 740–743; James, 22; Knox, 587–589; La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, 3, 7, 19 n. 3; Lincoln, 176–187; Putnam, 4; Talleyrand, 20–22; Richards, 1245–1246. *Settlement of:* land policy of Massachusetts towards, 24–34; master’s bond for foreigners needed for, 176–177; land grants and taxation in, 177; Quakers in, 777–778; land prices in, on rivers, 184; on uncultivated lands in settled townships, 184–185; land improvement in, 740–741. *Speculation in:* early, 24–36; on the part of Knox and Duer, 36–78; on the part of Bingham, 79–279; attempts in Europe to promote, 280–385, 592; and on the part of Baring, 592–676; under Cobb’s agency, 500–558, 592–676, 677–1228; Bingham’s death as delaying factor in later plans for, 1174–1221; support from politicians given Bingham trust in, 1221; new plans for, made by Bingham Trust, 1220–1223, 1228; Baring on developments of, 1238–1242; Richards on actual results of, 1242–1246; reasons for failure of, 1252–1255; financial accounts of lands in, 1278–1279. *Separatist movement in:* 9; Baring on, 790–791; Bingham on, 754 and n. 5, 870, 879; Cobb on, 859, 1248; Knox on, 874–875; Thatcher on, 1152–1154; Wilde on, 1142–1143

Maine, Penobscot Tract. *See* Lottery Lands, Penobscot Tract.

Mainz, 296

Mandeville, Captain, 533 and n. 7

Marat, assassination of, 286

Mariaville Settlement, 816 n. 8, 1108, 1113, 1116, 1144, 1148, 1162, 1170, 1231, 1232

Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, 299, 302, 316, 331

Marseilles, 304

Marsh, John, with Park Holland in Maine, 213 and n. 1, 217, 220–221, 230

Marsh, Master Joseph, 389

Marshall, James M., 352 and n. 6

Marshall, Colonel Thomas, 392 and n. 3

Martinique, Admiralty Courts of, appeal to, 1130–1131

Mason, Jonathan, 1162 and n. 3, 1183, 1187, 1194

Massachusetts Canal Corporation, 38, 254 n. 6; chartered, 454; promoted by Cobb, 454–462

Massachusetts, Commonwealth of, jurisdiction over Maine of, 9; land policy of, 24–34; Resolve of Legislature of, instructing committee on subject of unappropriated land in Cumberland and Lincoln counties, 29–31; contract between Jackson, Flint and, 47–53; Holland’s survey of Maine for, 207–232; Jackson on policy for, on Maine lands, 309; Jackson’s Memorial to, on revision of Bingham’s contract, 700–701; Resolve of Legislature of, requiring Jackson and Flint to release right to back tract, 1120 and n. 4, 5; in Cabot Suit, 1128–1138; and settling problems of Bingham Estate, 1175–1215, 1239–1242 and n. 9; Memorial of Richards to, 1185–1186; Resolve of on Hare’s petition, 1807, 1213–1214, 1221

Massachusetts Land Committee, *See* Committee for Sale of Eastern Lands.

Massachusetts Medical Society, 32

Mattawamkeag, Holland at, 217–218

Maynard, Jonathan, 205 n. 5, 680 and n. 8; with Holland on survey of Maine, 211 and n. 6–232; surveyor’s mark made, 223

Meade, George, 569–570 and n. 6, 572, 573, 577–578, 579, 586, 589–590, 596, 636, 691–692

Menin, 337

Mentz. *See* Mainz.

Meredith, Samuel, 491 and n. 9

Merrick, John (of Hallowell), 983 and n. 4, 1074, 1075, 1114; opinion on and recommendations for Kennebec tract, 983–991, 998, 1015–1016, 1035, 1058; Bingham on, as possible agent, 1019–1020, 1031, 1056, 1068, 1091–1092, 1102, 1124; conversation with Cobb, 1081–1083. *Letter:* to Bingham, 983–991

Merrill, Reverend Daniel, 1225

Mifflin, Governor Thomas, 294 and n. 2, 412 and n. 2, 477 and n. 7

Militia Bill, 492–493

Miranda, 1211 and n. 2

Montpelier, Knox’s estate at Thomaston, 3, 22–23, 533 and n. 9, 545, 573, 586, 589; Baring on, 770 and n. 1; Cobb on, 824

Montpensier, Due de, 876 and n. 6

Monvel, M., 270 and n. 3; views lands for Bingham, 232–234, 270; tour of, 234

Moon, Thomas (or Joseph, of Sullivan), 980 and n. 1

Moore, Mrs., 479, 488

Moore, Colonel Thomas Lloyd, 472 and n. 3, 475

Morey, David, 53

Morris, Gouverneur, 280, 317 n. 7, 321 and n. 3, 354 n. 3, 895 and n. 9

Morris, Robert, 24, 75 and n. 5, 80, 96 and n. 8, 188 n. 5, 252 and n. 3, 267, 289 and n. 4, 293, 294 n. 2, 316, 325, 351–352 and n. 5, 359–360 and n. 8, 465 and n. 7, 575 n. 3, 612, 671 and n. 9, 899, 907 and n. 3, 913

Morris, Thomas, 899

Morris, Captain William, 88 and n. 6, 98, 663, 666; and Knox, 99–100, 252; report of on Kennebec lands, 188–205; mention of report in later speculation, 239, 356 and n. 9, 629 and n. 2, 637–638, 795, 851; Staphorst and Hubbard’s view of report, 356. *Letter:* to Cazenove, 188–205. *See also* Kennebec tract.

Morris, William (“Young Morris”), 289–290 n. 7, 352

Morton, Sarah Wentworth, 938 and n. 2

Mott, Edward, 907

Mount Desert, purchase of, 54, 62, 71, 85–87, 94, 97; French at, 158; Holland at, 207; Cobb at, 534, 823, 843; Baring at, 778–780, 891–892, 905

Mugford, Captain James, 409 and n. 1, 410–411

Muhlenberg, Frederick, 498

Murphy, Arthur, 473 and n. 7

Murray, Sir James, 301

Murray, William Vans, 957 n. 7

Musqueto Harbor, 725

Nantes, Jackson on siege of, 287 and n. 7

Napoleon. *See* Bonaparte.

Naturalization Bill, 483–485

Navarre, 359

Nelson, Job (of Castine), 802 and n. 3, 997 and n. 3

“Newburgh Incident,” Cobb present at, 441 and n. 3

Newcastle (on the Damariscotta), 20

New England Land Company, suggested by A. Baring, 656–657

New Orleans, entrepot at alarms Bingham, 708

New York, evacuation of, 440 and n. 9

Nichols, Francis, 293 and n. 9

Nicholson (farmer of Belfast), 17

Nicholson, John, 294 and n. 2, 359–360 and n. 8, 730 and n. 1, 895, 907

Nimeguen, 359

Nixon, Jane, 890 n. 6

Nixon, John, 890 n. 6

Noailles, Count Charles, 309 and n. 3, 315

Noailles, Viscount Louis-Marie, 309 and n. 2, 581 and n. 2, 653; journey with Bingham to Maine, 763–799. 819

Noonan, Abigail, 807 and n. 4–808

Norridgewock Tribe, 212

North, Captain William, 430 and n. 4

North, Lord, 300 n. 8

Oellers, James, 483 and n. 1; hotel of, 491, 494

Odier. *See* Ogier.

Ogden, Samuel, 32 n. 7, 45–46 and n. 4, 56, 96

Ogier family, 987 and n. 5

O’Hara, General, 433

Ohio Company, 38, 105, 1085 n. 8

“Old Toby” (fieldpiece), 448 and n. 9

Oldtown, 212

Oneglia, 326

Orange, Prince of, 303

Orders in Council on seizing French property, 280

Orr, Hugh, 408 and n. 7

Orr, Robert, 408 and n. 7, 447 and n. 8–448

Ostend, 337–338

Otis, Harrison Gray, 171, 246, 764, 1160, 1163 and n. 3, 1166, 1172, 1183, 1187, 1190, 1194, 1196, 1209; concerned in Maine speculation after Hare’s settlement, 1212 and n. 8–1223, 1228; in charge of Kennebec lands, 1222–1223, 1235, 1247, 1248. *Letters:* to Hare, 1189–1190, 1218–1219

Padelford, Seth, 472 and n. 6, 474. 497

Pagan, Robert (of St. Andrews), 848 and n. 9, 856

Paine, Charles, 404 and n. 4

Paine, Mrs., 425, 426, 434

Paine, Robert Treat, 392 and n. 3, 397, 431 n. 9. *See also* Cobb, letters to.

Palmer, Brigadier John, 414 and n. 9

Parker, Daniel, 444 n. 1, 497 and n. 6

Parker, Isaac, 546 and n. 6, 550, 814 and n. 3, 836, 944, 957, 959, 961, 1027. *Letter:* to Cobb, 959–960

Parker, Captain John (of Phippsburg), 22 and n. 8

Parker, Lt. Colonel Moses, 402 and n. 9

Parrish, David, 1208 and n. 3, 1209

Parsons (and family), 822 and n. 5, 846 and n. 6, 866 and n. 5

Patten, Joseph (of Columbia), 1041 and n. 2

Payson, Dr. James, 111 and n. 8

Pease, Joseph (of Penobscot Tribe), 230

*Peggy*, ship, 279, 285 n. 9

Peirpoint, Joseph (of Township 22), 95 and n. 7, 245 and n. 2, 248, 276

Penn, Mr., 479 and n. 4

Penobscot Tract (Lands. Million. Townships.), 47–54, 55, 101, 146, 1249; Holland’s travels in, 207–232; in Bingham’s speculations, 239, 241, 264, 265, 269, 270, 276, 294, ff.; Monvel’s survey of, 232–234; Staphorst and Hubbard’s view of, 356–357, 373; in sale to Baring, 630, 634, 636, 646, 666, 673–674 n. 1, 684 n. 1, 720; Baring on, 738; decline of speculation in, 914–915, 1010, 1105; Bingham on, in preference to Kennebec lands, 1055; in settling duties of Bingham Estate, 1176, 1178, 1189–1192, 1217 n. 5, 1240–1241; Cobb as agent for, after Hare’s settlement, 1222–1225; holdings in, left to Bingham Trust, 1224 and n. 7; Hare on, 1235; in failure of Bingham speculation, 1253–1255; schedules of, in reference to division of lands, 1280–1281

Perkins, James, 130 n. 8

Perkins, Nathaniel, 392 n. 1

Perkins, Dr. (Richard?), 392 and n. 1

Perkins, Thomas Handasyd, 130 and n. 8, 243 and n. 5

Perkins, William Lee, 392 n. 1

Peters, Mr., 1093 and n. 2, 3, 1094, 1112

Peters, John (of Blue Hill), 169 and n. 4–170, 254 and n. 7, 258, 265, 276 and n. 8–277, 514, 521, 533, 535, 539–540, 545, 553, 597, 715, 727, 980

Peters, Richard, 172 n. 2

Phelps, Oliver, 24, 253 n. 3, 577, 612 and n. 2, 613 n. 3, 833

Philadelphia, Cobb on evils of democracy in, 868

Phillips Cramond and Co., 494 and n. 4, 675 n. 7, 890

Phillips, Samuel, Jr., 26 and n. 9, 27–28, 47, 53, 147, 252, 260, 266, 689, 694

Phippsburg, 22

Pichegru, General, 359, 364, 372

Pickering, Timothy, 441, 1048 and n. 8, 1102 and n. 5, 1149–1150

*Pilgrim*, privateer, 1125, 1127, 1129–1130

Pinckney, C. C., 943 and n. 4, 947

Pinckney, Thomas, U. S. Minister in London, 280, 282 and n. 3–283, 290, 298 and n. 6, 310, 313, 317, 321, 328 n. 9, 354, 474; treaty of, 700 n. 8

Pitt, William, 288 and n. 1, 299, 305, 306, 658, 918

Playfair, William, 105

Poix, Prince de, 315

Poland, 367

Poleske, Charles, 284 n. 5

Poleske, Lewis, 284 and n. 5

Pond, Mr., 1093 and n. 2, 3, 1094, 1112

Porter, 655 and n. 5

Porter, Benjamin Jones (of Topsham), 1220

Portland, vessels cleared at (1791), 188–190; houses in and population of, 189–190; temperature observations in (1791–1792), 202

Portugal, commercial dealings of, with U.S., 467

Poulson, Zachariah, 381 and n. 5

Powel, John Hare, 1250 and n. 2; removes all agents of Bingham, 1250

Prescott, E., 1044 and n. 5

Preston, Francis, election of contested, 476 and n. 2–477

Price, Dr. Richard, 416 and n. 6

Priest, William, 35

Priestley, Dr. Joseph, 292 and n. 2, 3, 294

Priestley, “Young,” 292, 294

Prieur, 333

“Puffing,” by Cobb, 509–510 and n. 2, 954; by Baring, 933, 936; by Bingham, 1057

Puller, Richard, 308 and n. 8

Pulteney, Sir William, 75 and n. 5, 281, 289 and n. 6, 290 n. 8, 894, 899, 901, 902; purchase by, 312 n. 9, 325 and n. 5, 792; plan of, 1243

Putnam, General Rufus, 1085 n. 8; on Maine, 4; appointed surveyor, 26 and n. 3, 27–28 and n. 7; speculation of in Ohio, 104; with Park Holland in Maine, 205 n. 5, 207–211; 215–216

“Quaker Joe.” *See* Russell, Joseph.

Quesnay, 304

Quincy, Josiah, 1065 and n. 5, 1085

Randall. *See* Shaw and Randall.

Randolph, John, 584 and n. 7, 615

Raston. *See* Ruston.

Read, John, 30 and n. 6, 47, 53, 61, 147, 243, 245, 270, 689

Regnier (Mme. de Leval’s secretary), 124 n. 4

Remsen, John N., 624

Renuff, Charles, letter to D. Cobb, 678–679

Revolution, French. *See* Jackson, Major William, observations on.

Rice, Nathan, 943 and n. 5

Richards, John, 653 and n. 2, 655–656; on journey with Baring to Maine, 763 and n. 8–799; Baring on, 791–792; consideration of, as American agent, 883, 884–890, 892, 897, 906, 908–910; at meeting in Philadelphia as agent, 911; duties of, outlined by Baring, 919–920, 927–929, 932, 934–935; books needed for, 928–929, 934–935; activities of as agent, 935 ff.; later suit against, 1093 n. 3; marriage of, 1001, 1015, 1020, 1028, 1031; report to Hope and Co., 1115–1117; instructions to, from Bingham Trustees, 1197–1201; Memorial of, to Massachusetts General Court, 1185–1186; powers given to, with Otis, 1217–1218, 1219; in charge of Kennebec, 1222; succeeds where Cobb failed, 1228; journey to England, 1233, 1237–1238 and n. 3; Baring on situation of, 1239–1240, 1241; report of to Sir T. Baring, 1242–1245; and tax situation, 1248; remarks on increase of Jacobinism in Massachusetts, 1184; on Maine lands, 1245–1246. *Letters:* to Sir T. Baring, 1242–1247; to Cobb, 1052–1053, 1070–1072, 1117–1119, 1207–1211; to Hare, 1184–1185; to Hope and Co., 1115–1117; to Ross, 995–997. *Memorial* (draft), to Mass. General Court, 1185–1186

Richardson, James, Jr., 981 and n. 2. *Letter:* to Cobb, 981

Richmond, Ezra, 398 and n. 8

Rittle’s Tavern (in Pownalborough), 22

Robbins, Edward H., 1022 and n. 5. *Letter:* to Cobb, 1022–1023

Robespierre, 333, 353 and n. 7

Robinson, Mr., 620

Rochambeau, Count, 432, 434

Rodney, 436 n. 7

Rodney, Caesar, 35

Rosa, Salvator, 328

Ross, Donald (of Ellsworth), 815 and n. 5, 955 and n. 8, 959, 960, 963, 995, 1119, 1227 n. 4; accepts trust in logging business, 820, 821; on logging problems, 837–838, 843, 877, 914, 959, 978–979, 1093 and n. 3; instructions to, 995–996; on problems of owls, 1059; on Union River, 1060. *Letters:* to Cobb, 820, 828–829, 837–838, 842–843, 876–877, 944, 955, 960, 961, 975, 978–999, 980–981, 991, 994–995, 1001, 1059–1060, 1089–1090, 1093–1094, 1111, 1112, 1138–1139

Ross, James, 473 and n. 9, 478, 484, 494

Ross, Mrs., 473 and n. 9, 478, 484, 494

Roupalaer, 337

Rundell, Mr., 285

Russell, Benjamin, 947, 948 and n. 2, 1110

Russell, Joseph, in Europe, 320 and n. 2, 408–409 and n. 8, 410, 411, 413, 439, 1119

Russell, Joseph, Jr., 470 and n. 4

Russell, Joseph (“Quaker Joe”), 469 and n. 1, 1118 and n. 7

Russell, Thomas, 60 and n. 3, 4, 102–103, 247, 249 n. 7, 273–275, 606 n. 6, 610, 651 n. 6, 672, 684–685, 688, 696, 702, 703, 708, 711, 754, 1130 n. 9, 1134 and n. 5

Russell, William, 292 and n. 3

Russia, and European affairs, 367, 372

Ruston, Dr. Thomas, 546 and n. 7, 749. 753

Sabatis, guide to Holland and Maynard, 212 and n. 9–217

St. Clair, defeated by Indians, 104, 470

St. Eustacia (Eustatia), 424

St. Just, 333, 353

Salem, First Continental Congress at, 397

Sanderson, Robert, 407 and n. 3

San Ildefonso, Treaty of, 366 n. 4

Santo Domingo, independence of, 967; intercourse with, affecting Maine settlement, 976 and n. 1, 1140

Sargent, Paul Dudley, 114 and n. 2, 835 and n. 8

Savoy, Duke of, 306

Sawyer, Jacob, 1138 and n. 8

Saxe-Coburg, Prince of, 304

Schaeffer, John, 1011

Schuyler, Angelica, 290 n. 7

Schuyler, Philip, 38

Schyler, General, 417

Scioto Company, 38, 39, 43 n. 1, 104 and n. 1–105, 140 n. 8, 281; collapse of, 105, 125, 140

Scott, Captain, 606, 615

Scott, Major William, 430 and n. 1

Sedgwick, Theodore, 463 and n. 6, 477, 482

Selfridge, 1210

Sewall, Judge Samuel, 254 and n. 5

Sewall, David, 449 n. 2

Shattuck, William, 435 and n. 8

Shaw, Francis, 62 and n. 8, 9, 522–523

Shaw, Francis, Jr., 523, 557 n. 8

Shaw, Mason, Jr., 1105 n. 4

Shaw, Captain Samuel, 430 and n. 7

Shaw, William (of Gouldsborough), purchase from, 62 and n. 8, 63, 94, 116 n. 8, 246, 253, 258, 261, 509; acquisition of Gouldsborough lands by, 523–524; negotiations of with Bingham, 511, 514, 515–516, 518–519, 646 n. 5, 684, 696, 697, 702, 710, 716, 722, 725, 728, 730, 744, 750–751, 754, 756, 758, 801, 807, 809, 856, 858, 860, 863, 870, 878, 938, 951, 962, 967, 1049–1050, 1058, 1101, 1107

Shaw and Randall, 77

Shays, Daniel, 451

Shays’s Rebellion, 24, 444; Cobb and, 445–451

Sheffield, Lord, 79

Shelburne, Lord (William Petty), first Marquis of Lansdowne), 79, 280, 307 and n. 6, 438 n. 7; and Benjamin Vaughan, 288 n. 9

Shute, Benjamin, 211 and n. 7

Sigourney, Elisha, 947

Silvester, David, 175 n. 5

Skinner, Dr. Daniel (of Penobscot River), 231 and n. 8

Smith, Mr., 564 and n. 7

Smith, Abigail Adams, 290 n. 9

Smith, Benjamin, 996 and n. 2, 1094 and n. 4

Smith, Betsy Cobb, 1209 and n. 7, 1227

Smith, Ebenezer, 1209 n. 7

Smith, James (of Trenton), 996 and n. 2

Smith, Melancton, 620 and n. 4, 627, 631, 634

Smith, Nathaniel (of Trenton), 996 and n. 2, 1094 and n. 4

Smith, Oliver, 71

Smith, Colonel William Stephens, 290 and n. 9, 299, 312, 479 and n. 9, 496, 616 and n. 8

Société des Vingt-Quatre, 105–106

Sodestrom (Sodostrom, Soderstom), Richard, 59 and n. 1, 60–61, 245 and n. 1, 248, 907 and n. 3, 1065

Southgate, John (of Leicester), 65 n. 1

South Western Territory, report of North Carolina’s cession of, 488–489

Spanish Treaty, 700 and n. 8, 711, 729

Specie, lack of, in 1795, 574, 580

Spencer, Daniel, 230 and n. 7–231

*Spoiled Child, The*, 472

Stadnitski, Pieter, 68 n. 7, 188 n. 6, 310 and n. 7

Staphorst, Jacob van, 280, 351 and n. 4; view of Maine speculation, 356, 382

Staphorst, Nicolaas van, 351 n. 4, 356

Steuben, Baron de, 122 and n. 3, 141 n. 2

Stewart, General Walter, 465 and n. 7, 479

Stier family, 354 n. 9

Strahan and MacKenzie, 238 and n. 8

Strong, Caleb, 1011 and n. 2, 1022 and n. 4, 1040, 1042, 1202 n. 1

Stutson, Mrs. Anna, 496 and n. 3

Sullivan, Judge James, 97 and n. 4, 265 and n. 1, 631, 705, 1061 n. 8, 1109

Sullivan, General John, 428

Sumner, Increase, 1022 n. 4

Swan, Cyrus, 652 n. 8, 726 and n. 3, 727 and n. 5, 748, 752

Swan, James, 503 and n. 7, 495 and n. 8, 537 and n. 6, 560, 562, 564, 565, 567, 578 and n. 7, 580, 589, 627

Swannick, John, 814 and n. 2

Swift, Dr. Foster, 490, 497 and n. 5, 1032

Talbot, Mrs., 473 and n. 2

Talbot, Silas, 473 n. 2

Tallien, 353

Talleyrand-Périgord, Prince Charles Maurice de, 765, 865, 909; on Maine, 7, 8, 13, 14 n. 7, 15, 16 n. 3, 17 n. 4, 20–22 and n. 6, 36 and n. 3, 116 n. 6, 652 and n. 9

Talmen, Peleg (of Bath), 1220

Talon, Omer Antoine, 311 and n. 2, 730 and n. 1, 875, 880, 915 n. 8, 918; terms of payment to Bingham, 893–894, 906

Taunton River, plot purchased on, 115

Taunton Bay, 118–119

Thatcher, Samuel, 1152 and n. 6; remarks on separation of Maine, 1152–1154. *Letter:* to Cobb, 1152–1154

Thomas, General John, death of, 415 and n. 1

Thorndike, Israel, 1133, 1157, 1159, 1160, 1163, 1164–1165, 1171, 1194, 1196, 1203

Thornton, Edward, 919 and n. 3

Tilden, Joseph, sale to, 1223 and n. 2, 1225, 1230 and n. 5, 1244 n. 2

Tillinghast, Nicholas, 549 n. 3, 833 and n. 5, 837, 1118; and Cobb, 471 n. 1–499

Tinkham, Seth (of Wiscasset), 817 and n. 9

Tisdale, Joseph, 407 and n. 1

Tisdale, Simeon, 407 and n. 1

Titcomb, Samuel, 48

Torbon, 296

Toulon, 296–297, 304 and n. 5, 316

Toussaint L’Ouverture, 976 n. 1

Townsley, Jacob (of Steuben), 557 and n. 8, 804, 959 and n. 2

Treat, Major, 219 and n. 5

Trenton, in Jackson-Knox purchases, 54, 62, 85–88, 94, 97; French claims to, 114, 116 and n. 7, 118, 140, 146, 149–150, 159, 163, 166–170; in Jackson-Bingham speculation, 248, 258, 276–277, 523, 619, 631, 633, 932 n. 8, 1026, 1029–1030; in sale to Baring, 684, 696; titles and mortgages in, 725 and n. 1, 732, 793, 802, 808, 809, 834 and n. 6, 951, 962; Cobb’s action on, 994, 999; lumber at, 816, 837, 843, 995

Trenton Case, 1109 and n. 3

Trescott (Township 9), 47 and n. 4

Trescott, Major Lemuel, 63 and n. 6, 140 and n. 1, 174 and n. 1, 208 and n. 7

Trumbull, Jonathan, 479 and n. 8

Tucker, Joseph, 232 and n. 2

Tudor, John, 28

Tudor, William, 32 n. 7; transactions with Jackson and Knox, 60–61 and n. 2, 4, 71, 74, 695, 707 and n. 4; and Mme. de Leval, 156; dispute about note of, 1061 and n. 8, 1065–1066, 1199 n. 3, 1223 n. 4; in Cabot Suit, 1130 and n. 9

Tupper (Tuper), 959 and n. 1

Turin, 337

Turner, Captain Amos, 430 and n. 6

Tuscany, Grand Duke of (Ferdinand III), peace between France and, 368 and n. 6

Tyler, Colonel John Steel, 957–958 and n. 8, 961

*Tyrannicide*, 418 n. 1

Union River, suit brought against settler at, 961–962; settlement planned on, 967, 1018, 1060, 1096

Use. *See* Huse.

Valenciennes, 296

Valentine, Colonel David, 448 and n. 1–449

Varnum, General, 428

Van Berckel, Engelbert Francis, 170 n. 6–171

Van Berckel, Madame. *See* De Leval, Mme. Bacler.

Van Berckel, Peter Francis, 170–171 and n. 6, 172, 585, 587 and n. 1, 619–620, 631, 633, 637, 641 and n. 4, 648–649 and n. 2, 3, 651, 652, 748–749, 752, 778, 858–859, 873, 885, 967, 972, 1000, 1195; Baring on, 793–794, 932

Van Berckel, Peter John, 171 n. 6

Vaughan, Benjamin, 287 n. 6–288 and n. 9, 495 n. 7, 907–908, 969, 975–976, 983, 993–994, 998, 1011–1012, 1110; on foundation of Kennebec Agricultural Society, 1043 and n. 4. *Letter:* to Cobb, 1043–1044

Vaughan, Charles, 19 and n. 2, 175 and n. 3, 495 n. 7, 611 and n. 5, 626, 779, 908, 990, 1079, 1114; gives Bingham information concerning possible road from Penobscot to Bangor, 1062–1064; and Bingham’s reaction to road, 1067, 1092; and Cobb’s reaction to road, 1083. *Letters:* to Bingham, 1062–1063

Vaughan, John, 495 and n. 7, 969 and n. 9, 983, 1076, 1082

Vaughan, Samuel, 175 n. 3, 983 and n 3

Vaughan, William, 287 and n. 6, 374

Vaughan, family, 22, 1017

*Vengeur*, 338 and n. 5

Vermont, Cobb on evils of statehood of, 859

Veuls, 359

Virutho, George. *Letter:* to Cobb and Richards, 997–998

Vose, Captain Thomas, 813 and n. 9

Wadsworth, James, 888 and n. 3, 897, 900

Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 479 and n. 8, 663 and n. 8, 671 and n. 9

Wadsworth, William, 900 and n. 3

Waite, Mr., 1206 and n. 9

Waldo Patent, 30, 39, 42, 65, 71 n. 4, 84, 148 n. 6, 154 n. 4, 197, 232, 253, 453 n. 4, 500, 576, 590, 634, 696, 697, 724, 779, 813 n. 9, 814, 824, 946, 1066 and n. 7, 1178; Baring on, 767, 798

Waldo, Samuel, 37, 767

Wales, Prince of (afterwards George IV), 305

Walker, Benjamin, 378 n. 1; negotiations of with Knox and Duer, 93–94; as agent for Mme. de Leval, 100, 110, 140, 141–143, 155–158, 160–165, 171–172; proposal by De Leval relative to purchase of, 166–168; and Major Jackson, 294 and n. 3; as aide-de-camp to Washington, 441; claims of, 563, 585 and n. 8, 587, 619–620, 627–628, 631 and n. 3, 633, 637, 1018, 1020, 1030, 1046; suit of, 800 and n. 9, 817, 825, 967, 1189, 1195, 1202. *Letters:* to Mme. de Leval, 142–143; to Knox, 155–157

Walker, George, 284 and n. 7

Wall, Charles, 289 and n. 3, 1240, 1242

Wallcut, Thomas, 53

Ward, General Artemas, 37

Warren, George, 1014 and n. 9

Warren, Colonel James, 408 and n. 6

Warren, Dr. Joseph, 401–402 and n. 9

Washington, George, 37, 38, 92–93, 247, 278, 290 n. 9, 313, 320, 431, 569, 573, 943 n. 4; Cobb as aide-de-camp to, 431–443; opinion of Cobb, 443; as president, 453 n. 5, 465 and n. 6, 476, 480, 483, 485, 492, 493, 495, 659, 729 and n. 9, 730 n. 2, 805

Wass, David (of Columbia), 959. *Letter:* to Cobb, 959

Wattignies, Battle of, 316 n. 3

Wayne, General Anthony, 480, 580 and n. 1

Webb, 581 and n. 3

Weeks, Captain Joseph, 756, 764 n. 4

Wellington, 1223 and n. 1

Wells (town), 26 n. 9

Wells, Nathaniel, 26 and n. 9, 27–28, 147, 243 and n. 6, 245, 246–247, 248, 250–251, 252–254, 258, 260, 689, 721, 943

Wendell, Oliver, 102 and n. 7

West India property (ships and cargo except if owned in Bermuda and the Bahamas), Congress allows seizure of, 421

Weston, Samuel, 48, 154 n. 3, 245, 248, 254 and n. 7, 276

Wetmore, William (of Castine), 997 and n. 3

Whitby, Captain, 1211 and n. 2

White, Captain Henry, 421 and n. 8

Whiting, Dr. William, 406 and n. 8

Whitworth, Dr. Miles, 410 and n. 2

Wilcocks, Alexander, 731 and n. 5, 908 and n. 5

Wilde, Mrs. Eunice Cobb, 521 and n. 1, 1106

Wilde, Samuel S., 521 n. 1, 522, 538, 544, 546, 550, 678 and n. 4, 802, 805, 806, 810 n. 8, 814, 835 n. 7, 979 and n. 4, 1027, 1043, 1051, 1070, 1097, 1106 and n. 6, 1227 and n. 2, 1250; on proposed separation of Maine, 1142–1143; on Cobb’s taking Chief Justiceship, 1154. *Letters:* to Cobb, 1032–1033, 1141–1144, 1154–1155

Wilkes, Mr., 619

Williams, Colonel, 402

Williams, Deacon Simeon, 402 and n. 2

Williamson, Captain Charles, 609 and n. 1, 612, 654 and n. 3, 663 and n. 9, 735 and n. 9, 739, 791–792, 833 and n. 4, 888, 894, 896–897 n. 1, 1253; Baring on settlements of, 899–903, 924 and n. 4, 925, 927

Willing, Abby, 763 and n. 8–770 and n. 1

Willing, Ann. *See* Bingham, Mrs. Ann Willing.

Willing, Betsy, 93, 279, 315, 319, 653; marries Major Jackson, 376, 613 and n. 4

Willing, Mary, 354 n. 2

Willing, Morris and Co., 80

Willing, Thomas, 79, 279 and n. 1, 307, 317, 318 n. 9, 319, 327, 369, 376, 675 and n. 7, 796 and n. 1

Willing, Thomas Mayne, 675 and n. 5, 7; as trustee for Bingham-Baring speculation, 872 and n. 1, 873, 890–891, 911 n. 1, 927, 957–958, 1183; as Bingham’s Trustee, 1175, 1188, 1203–1204, 1207, 1208, 1242, 1243; instructions to Cobb and Richards, 1197–1201. *Letter:* (with Hare), to Cobb and Richards, 1197–1201

Willing and Francis, 606, 620 and n. 6, 669–670, 676, 906

Willink, Jan, 234 and n. 6, 279 n. 2, 280, 285 and n. 8, 295, 310 n. 8, 351, 382, 936 n. 8

Willink, Wilhelm, 234 and n. 6, 279 n. 2, 280, 285 and n. 8, 295, 310 n. 8, 351, 382, 936 n. 8

Wilson, Gowen, 1211 and n. 3; letter to Cobb, 1211–1212

Wilson, Judge James, 293 and n. 6, 473 and n. 8, 490, 665 and n. 2, 666

Wilson, Mrs., 910 and n. 8

Wilson, Robert, 146

Wingate, Joseph, 1032 and n. 3, 1044 and n. 5

Winslow, Isaac, 71, 148 and n. 6, 154 and n. 4, 943 and n. 5

Winslow, Samuel, 71, 154 and n. 4

Winter, Francis, 175 n. 5

Winthrop, John, 411 and n. 7

Wood, Abiel, Jr. (of Wiscasset), 1220

Wright, Daniel (of Gouldsborough), 807 and n. 4, 1050 and n. 3

Wurmser, General, 304, 813 and n. 1

Wycombe, Lord, 307 and n. 7

Yankee *Hero*, privateer brig, 412 and n. 5, 414

York, Duke of, 301, 302, 303–304, 305, 306, 359

Young, Arthur, 310 and n. 6

Ypres, 337