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A president in the family : Thomas Jefferson, Sally Hemings, and Thomas Woodson

Author: Byron W Woodson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A descendant of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings chronicles the relationship between Jefferson and his slave and the life of their son, Thomas Woodson, and discusses the Woodson family's efforts to uncover the truth about the different branches of their family tree.
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Woodson, Byron W.
President in the family.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001
(OCoLC)606539063
Online version:
Woodson, Byron W.
President in the family.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001
(OCoLC)607640525
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Sally Hemings; Thomas Woodson; Jefferson family.; Woodson family.; Hemings family.; T Thomas Jefferson; T Thomas Jefferson; T Thomas Jefferson; Hemings family.; Sally Hemings; Jefferson family.; Thomas Jefferson; Woodson family.; Thomas Woodson; Thomas Jefferson; Sally Hemings; Sally Hemings; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Byron W Woodson
ISBN: 0275971740 9780275971748
OCLC Number: 44812116
Description: xviii, 271 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: The Fate of Sally Hemings --
Monticello --
James T. Callender with the Hammer of Truth --
Tom Is Banished --
Freedom Secured --
The Rights of All --
The Color Line --
Harvesting Strands of the Past --
The Third Heart: The Brilliance of Dr. Fawn Brodie --
Minnie S. Woodson Strikes Genealogical Gold --
Search for Truth? --
Stop and Look Both Ways --
Calling All Cousins! --
Mr. Jefferson's Will --
Reminiscences of Madison Hemings.
Responsibility: Byron W. Woodson, Sr.

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Conceived during Jefferson's time in Paris, Thomas, Jefferson's first child, was banished from Monticello at the age of 12 after a journalist exposed Jefferson's relationship with his young slave.  Read more...

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