This guide leads to information on Thomas Jefferson's relationship to slavery, including both his philosophical thoughts on the morality of slavery, and plans for the legal status of slavery within the United States. Also included are the practice of slavery at Monticello, and his relationship to his slaves, notably the Hemings family, and his policies of manumission. 

1. Thomas Jefferson Portal

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2. Thomas Jefferson Encyclopedia

3. Jefferson's Farm Book

  • Search for "slave"

4. Notes on the State of Virginia

  • Search for "slave"- note it often looks like "flave" in this 18th century text

5. Founders Online