describes Washington’s personal appearance, ii. 386-388.
on Washington’s appearance in 1775, i. 137.
moves appointment of Washington as commander-in-chief, i. 134;
on political necessity for his appointment, 135;
and objections to it, 135;
statement as to Washington’s difficulties, 163;
over-sanguine as to American prospects, 171;
finds fault with Washington, 214, 215;
one of few national statesmen, 252;
on Washington’s opinion of titles, ii. 52;
advocates ceremony, 54;
returns to United States, 137;
attacked by Jefferson as a monarchist, 226;
praised by Democrats as superior to Washington, 251;
his administration upheld by Washington, 259;
advised by Washington, 260;
his inauguration, 276;
sends special mission to France, 284;
urges Washington to take command of provisional army, 285;
wishes to make Knox senior to Hamilton, 286;
censured by Washington, gives way, 287;
lack of sympathy with Washington, 287;
his nomination of Murray disapproved by Washington, 292, 293;
letter of Washington to, on immigration, 326.
on weights and measures, ii. 81.
not sympathized with by Washington in working for independence, i. 131;
his inability to sympathize with Washington, 204;
an enemy of Constitution, ii. 71;
a genuine American, 309.
Alcudia, Duke de,
interviews with Pinckney, ii. 166.
hunts with Washington, i. 115.
Alien and Sedition Laws,
approved by Washington and Federalists, ii. 290, 297.
speech on behalf of administration in Jay treaty affair, ii. 210.
meets Arnold, i. 282;
announces capture to Arnold, 284;
condemned and executed, 287;
justice of the sentence, 287, 288;
Washington’s opinion of, 288, ii. 357.