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The sage of Monticello

Author: Dumas Malone
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, [1981]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Follows Jefferson from the end of his second presidential term, through the accomplishments, friendships, and personal difficulties of his retirement at Monticello.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dumas Malone
ISBN: 0316544639 9780316544634
OCLC Number: 7564241
Description: xxiii, 551 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The return of a native --
Presidential aftermath, 1809-1811 --
Assets and liabilities, 1809-1812 --
The young gardener --
The Batture controversy, 1807-1814 --
Patriotism at home, 1810-1812 --
Renewing old friendship --
The impact of war --
The meaning of the peace --
The political economy of a country gentleman --
The Monticello Circle --
Books in transit: the Library of Congress --
The ways of a humanist --
Keeping the record straight --
Education aspirations, 1779-1814 --
From academy to college, 1814-1816 --
The start of an academical village, 1816-1817 --
Winning a charter, 1817-1819 --
The solicitous grandfather --
The harassments of debt, 1817-1822 --
The hopes and fears of a slaveholder --
Firebell in the night: the Missouri question --
Republicanism, consolidation, and state rights --
Foundations and frustrations: the University, 1819-1821 --
The empty village, 1820-1824 --
A bold mission and a memorable visit --
Life comes to the University, 1825 --
A last look at public affairs --
The changing family scene --
A troubled twilight --
The end of the day --
Appendices. Descendants of Thomas Jefferson --
Jefferson's financial affairs --
The Hemings family.
Responsibility: by Dumas Malone.

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Follows Jefferson from the end of his second presidential term, through the accomplishments, friendships, and personal difficulties of his retirement at Monticello.

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