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Jefferson's daughters : three sisters, white and black, in a young America / Catherine Kerrison.

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Silas Bronson Library - Bunker Hill Branch 973.460 KER C2 (Text to phone) 34005100471944 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury 973.460 KER (Text to phone) 34005100471936 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 10/02/2018

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-402) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
First Monticello -- To Paris -- School life -- Families reunited -- Transitions -- Becoming American again -- A Virginia wife -- Harriet's Monticello -- An enlightened household -- Departure -- Passing -- Legacies.
Summary, etc.:
A portrait of the divergent lives of Thomas Jefferson's three daughters reveals how his white daughters struggled with the realities of lives they were ill-prepared to manage, while the daughter he fathered with a slave did not achieve freedom until adulthood.
Subject: Randolph, Martha Jefferson, 1772-1836.
Eppes, Maria, 1778-1804.
Hemings, Harriet, 1801-
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 > Family.
Women > United States > History > 18th century.
Women > United States > History > 19th century.
Presidents > United States > Family > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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