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ON MONTICELLO'S WEB SITE: The Hemings-Jefferson Controversy: A Brief Account A Statement from Daniel P. Jordan, President of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, issued on November 1, 1998
Detail from Callender's 1802 piece on Jefferson and Sally Hemings
Sally Hemings's Children: Madison Hemings The claim that Thomas Jefferson fathered children with Sally Hemings, a slave at Monticello, entered the public arena during Jefferson's first term as president, and it has remained a subject of discussion and disagreement for two centuries. Based on...


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