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Jefferson's daughters : three sisters, white and black, in a young America

by Kerrison, Catherine, 1953- (Author)

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"Thomas Jefferson had three daughters: Martha and Maria by his wife, Martha Wayles Jefferson, and Harriet by his slave Sally Hemings. In Jefferson's Daughters, Catherine Kerrison, a scholar of early American and women's history, recounts the remarkable journey of these three women--and how their str... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • First Monticello
  • To Paris
  • School life
  • Families reunited
  • Transitions
  • Becoming American again
  • A Virginia wife
  • Harriet's Monticello
  • An enlightened household
  • Departure
  • Passing
  • Legacies.
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