Jefferson vindicated :fallacies, omissions, and contradictions in the Hemings genealogical search /Cynthia H. Burton ; foreword by James A. Bear, Jr.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-259771

Description

194 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm., 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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Family.
Relations with women.
Relations with slaves.
Paternity testing

Originator

Burton, Cynthia H.
Bear, James Adam.

Publication

Keswick, Va. : Cynthia H. Burton

Description

194 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
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.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 174-190) and index.
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica

ISBN

0976777509 (pbk.)
9780976777502 (pbk.)

Call Number

Stacks E332.25.B87 2005
CPT CPT-01-110.1055

Other People and Orgs

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Hemings, Sally.
Jefferson family.
Jefferson, Thomas.

Material Type

Case studies.

Places

United States