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Saving Monticello : the Levy family's epic quest to rescue the house that Jefferson built

Author: Marc Leepson
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The history of Jefferson's home after his death.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Electronic books
Cas, Études de
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Leepson, Marc, 1945-
Saving Monticello.
New York : Free Press, ©2001
(DLC) 2001033195
(OCoLC)46822427
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Uriah Phillips Levy; Levy family.; Thomas Jefferson; Uriah Phillips Levy; Levy (Famille); Thomas Jefferson; Levy family.; Uriah Phillips Levy
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Leepson
ISBN: 9780743226028 074322602X
OCLC Number: 606558483
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (303 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: Jefferson's House 1 --
Chapter 1 Stealing Monticello 7 --
Chapter 2 Commodore's House 47 --
Chapter 3 Saving Monticello 87 --
Chapter 4 Claiming Monticello 125 --
Chapter 5 Selling Monticello 185 --
Epilogue: A Long Time Coming: Recognizing the Levys 245 --
Appendix I Nunez, Phillips, Levy Family Genealogy 257 --
Appendix II Jefferson's Grandchildren 259.
Responsibility: Marc Leepson.
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The dramatic, untold story of how two generations of an American family fought to save one of our nation's greatest treasures--Thomas Jefferson's elegant mansion Monticello. photos.  Read more...

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