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Jefferson Vindicated: Fallacies, Omissions, and Contradictions in the Hemings Genealogical Search

Cynthia H. Burton ; foreword by James A. Bear, Jr.
Format
Book
Published
Keswick, Va. : Cynthia H. Burton, c2005.
Language
English
ISBN
0976777509
Summary
Re-examines the controversy over the nature of Thomas Jefferson's relationship with his slave Sally Hemings by looking at the DNA evidence, written accounts, oral histories, and other sources in an attempt to resolve ambiguities and speculations, and determine their relevance and credibility. Includes 20 pages on Jefferson's brother, Randolph Jefferson and his sons.
Description
xi, 194 p. : ill., genealogical tables ; 28 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 174-190) and index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: E332.25 .B78 2005: Second printing. Original pictorial paper covers. C. Venable Minor Fund, 2005/2006.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: E332.25 .B78 2006: Third printing, presumably 2006. Original pictorial paper covers. Gift of the author, 2006.
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