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Annette Gordon-Reed

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Writings by Thomas Jefferson and the Jefferson-Randolph Family
Newspapers Books, Articles, and Other Secondary Sources

Writings by Thomas Jefferson and the Jefferson-Randolph Family

The Adams-Jefferson Letters: The Complete Correspondence between Thomas Jefferson 
   and Abigail Adams. Ed. Lester J. Cappon. 2 vols. Chapel Hill, N.C., 1959. 

Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson. With an Introductory Essay by Dumas Malone, 
   Boston, 1948. 

Carr and Cary Papers, 1785-39. Special Collections Department, University of 
   Virginia Library. 

Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson. Comp. E. Millicent Sowerby. 5 vols. 
   Washington, D.C., 1952-59. 

Coolidge, Thomas Jefferson. An Autobiography. Boston, 1923. 

The Family Letters of Thomas Jefferson. Ed. Edwin M. Betts and James A. Bear, Jr. 
   Columbia, Mo., 1966. 

The Garden and Farm Books of Thomas Jefferson. Ed. Robert C. Baron. Golden, 
   Colo., 1987.

Jefferson's Memorandum Books: Accounts with Legal Record and Miscellany, 1767-
1826. Ed. James A. Bear, Jr., and Lucia C. Stanton. Monticello Research Library. 

Notes on the State of Virginia. 1784; rept. Boston, 1802. 

Randolph, Sarah N., The Domestic Life of Thomas Jefferson. 1871; rept.
   Charlottesville, Va., 1978. 

Randolph, Thomas Jefferson. Memoirs, 1974. Typescript in James A. Bear, Jr., 
   Papers, acc. no. 5454-C, Special Collections Department, University of 
   Virginia Library. 

The Republic of Letters: The Correspondence between Thomas Jefferson and
   James Madison, 1776-1826. Ed. James Morton Smith. New York, 1995. 

Thomas Jefferson and James Thomson Callender. Ed. Worthington C. Ford.
   Brooklyn, 1897. 

Thomas Jefferson's Farm Book, with Commentary and Relevant Extracts from
   Other Writings. Ed. Edwin Morris Betts. Princeton, N.J., 1953. 

Thomas Jefferson's Garden Book, 1766-i82q, with Relevant Extracts from
   His Other Writings. Ed. Edwin Morris Betts. Philadelphia, 1944. 

The Papers of Thomas Jefferson. Ed. Julian Boyd et al. 25 vols. to date.
   Princeton, N.J., 1950-. 

The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Jefferson's Literary Commonplace Book.
   Ed. Douglas Wilson. Princeton, N.J.,1989. 

The Works of Thomas Jefferson. Ed. Paul Leicester Ford.12 vols. New York
   and London, 1904-5. 

The Writings of Thomas Jefferson. Ed. Andrew A. Lipscomb and Albert E. Bergh. 
   20 vols. Washington, D.C., 1903. 

American Constellation (Petersburg, Va., 1834-36) Boston Repertory (1805) Daily Scioto Gazette (1902) Frederick-Town Herald (1802) Gazette of the United States (New York, 1802) Globe (Washington, D.C.,1830-45) Intelligencer and Petersburg Commercial Advertiser (1824-36) New York Times Petersburg Republican (1843-44) Pike County (Ohio) Republican (1835) Richmond Examiner (1802) Richmond Enquirer (1824-36) Richmond Recorder (1802-3) Virginia Free Press (Charleston, 1830-36) Virginia Gazette (Richmond, ) Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk) Waverly Watchman (1835) Washington Post
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I ____.Jefferson at Monticello: Memoirs of a Monticello Slave as Dictated to Charles Campbell by Isaac and Jefferson at Monticello: The Private Life of Thomas Jefferson by Rev. Hamilton Wilcox Pierson. Charlottesville, Va.,1967. Bennett, Lerone, Jr. "Thomas Jefferson's Negro Grandchildren," Ebony 10 (Nov. 1954): 78-80. Beveridge, Albert J. Life of John Marshall. 4 vols. Boston, 1919. Binder, Frederick M. The Color Problem in Early National America as Viewed by John. Adams, Jefferson, and Jackson. Paris, 1968. Binger, Carl. Thomas Jefferson: A Well-Tempered Mind. New York, 1970. Biographical Review of Dane County, Wisconsin, Containing Biographical Sketches of Pioneers and Leading Citizens. Chicago, 1893. Blackburn, Joyce. George Wythe of Williamsburg. New York, 1975. Blasingame, John. Slave Testimony. Baton Rouge, La.,1997. Blennerhassett, Harman. Breaking with Burr: Harman Blennerhassett's Journal, 1807. Ed. Raymond E. Fitch. Athens, Ohio, 1988. Bober, Natalie S. Thomas Jefferson, Man on a Mountaintop. New York, 1988. Boiler, Paul F. Review of Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History, by Fawn Brodie, in Southwest Review 59 (1974): 321. Bontemps, Arna. Great Slave Narratives. Boston, 1969. Boyd, Julian. "The Murder of George Wythe," William and Mary Quarterly, 3d ser. 12 (1955): 513. Brant, Irving. James Madison. 6 vols. Indianapolis, 1941-53 Brodie, Fawn. "The Great Jefferson Taboo," American Heritage 22 (June 1972): 49-57, 97-100. ____."Jefferson Biographers and the Psychology of Canonization," Journal of Interdisciplinary History 2 (1971): 155-71. ____.Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History. New York, 1974. ____."Thomas Jefferson's Unknown Grandchildren: A Study in Historical Silences," American Heritage 27 (Oct. 1976): 28-33, 94-99. Brown, Stuart, Jr. Virginia Baron: The Story of Thomas, 6th Lord Fairfax. Berryville, Va., 1965. Burstein, Andrew. The Inner Jefferson: Portrait of a Grieving Optimist. Charlottesville, Va., 1995. Burwell, William. "Vindication of Mr. Jefferson," Richmond Enquirer, Aug. and Sept. 1805. Chandler, David Leon. The Jefferson Conspiracies: A President's Role in the Assassination of Meriwether Lewis. New York, 1994. Chase-Riboud, Barbara. Sally Herrings. New York, 1979. Cocke, John Hartwell. Journal. University of Virginia Library. Coleman, Elizabeth Dabney. "The Carrs of Albemarle." M. A. thesis, University of Virginia, 1944. ____."Peter Carr of Carr's-Brook (1770-1815)," Papers of the Albemarle County Historical Society (1943-44): 4-23. Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Ed. Lyman Copeland Draper. Vol. 6. Madison, Wis., 1808. Cresson, William P. James Monroe. Chapel Hill, N.C.,1946. Crouch, Tom D. The Eagle Aloft: Two Centuries of the Balloon in America. Washington, D.C.,1983. Cunningham, Noble Jr., In Pursuit of Reason: The Life of Thomas Jefferson. Baton Rouge, La.,1987. Dabney, Virginius. Across the Years: Memories of a Virginian. New York, 1978. ____.The Jefferson Scandals: A Rebuttal. New York, 1981. ____.Mr. Jefferson's University: A History. Charlottesville, Va., 1981. Daniels, Jonathan. Ordeal of Ambition: Jefferson, Hamilton, and Burr. New York, 1970. ____.The Randolphs of Virginia. Garden City, N.Y., 197a. Davis, Arthur Kyle. Three Centuries of an Old Virginia Town: The History and Memorials and Charm of Petersburg and the Appomattox. Petersburg, Va., 1912. Davis, David Brion. Was Thomas Jefferson an Enemy of Slavery? New York and London, 1970. Dos Passos, John. The Head and Heart of Thomas Jefferson. Garden City, N.Y., 1954. Du Bellet, Louise Pecquet. Some Prominent Virginia Families. 4 vols. Baltimore, 1976. Du Bois, W. E. B. Writings. Ed. Nathan Higgins. New York, 1986. Durey, Michael. With the Hammer of Truth: The Autobiography of James Callender. Charlottesville, Va., 1990. Eckenrode, Hamilton J. The Randolphs. New York, 1946. Farrison, William E. "Origin of Brown's Clotel," Phylon 15 (1954): 347-54 Felzenberg, Alvin Stephen. Review of Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History, by Fawn Brodie, in American Political Science Review 71 (1977): 339. Fithian, Philip Vickers. Journals and Letters: A Plantation Tutor of the Old Dominion. Ed. Hugh Dickinson Farish. Richmond, 1943. Fleming, Thomas. The Man from Monticello: An Intimate Life of Thomas Jefferson. New York, 1969. Flower, Milton E. James Parton: The Father of Modern Biography. Durham, N.C., 1951. Ford, Worthington Chauncey. Thomas Jefferson and James Thomson Callender, 1798-1802. Brooklyn, N.Y, 1897. Gaines, William H. Thomas Mann Randolph, Jefferson's Son-In-Law. Baton Rouge, La., 1966. Genovese, Eugene. Roll Jordan Roll: The World the Slaves Made. New York, 1972. Gibbs. C. H. Ballooning. London, 1948. Golladay, Dennis. "Jefferson's 'Malignant Neighbor,' John Nicolas, Jr.," Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 86 (1978): 306-19. Goode, James M. The Outdoor Statuary of Washington, D.C.: A Comprehensive Guide. Washington, D.C., 1974. Graham, Pearl N. "Thomas Jefferson and Sally Herrings;" Journal of Negro History 44 (1961): 89-103. Hamilton, Halmon. Review of Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History, by Fawn Brodie, in Journal of Southern History 41 (1975): 107-9. Hazleton, Jean Hanvey. "The Hemings Family of Monticello." Manuscript in University of Virginia Library. A History of Dade County, Wisconsin. Chicago, 1880. History of Ross and Highland Counties, Ohio, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches. Cleveland, 1880. Hobson, Charles F., ed. The Papers of John Marshall, Vol. 5. Chapel Hill, N.C., 1987. Hogan, Clifford. "How Not to Write a Biography: A Critical Look at Fawn Brodie's Thomas Jefferson," Social Science Journal 14:2 (1977): 132-33. Jellison, Charles A. "James Thomson Callender: `Human Nature in a Hideous Form,'" Virginia Cavalcade 29 (Autumn 1978): 62-69. ____."That Scoundrel Callender," Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 67 (1959): 295-306. Johnston, Hugo James. Race Relations in Virginia and Miscegenation in the South, 1776-1860. Amherst, Mass., 1970. Jordan, Winthrop. White over Black: American Attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812. Chapel Hill, N.C., 1968. ____.Review of Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History, by Fawn Brodie, in William and Mary Quarterly, 3d ser., 32 (i975): 510. Justus, Judith. Down from the Mountain. Perrysburg, Ohio, 1990. Katz, Gertrude, ed. "Old Letters, Old Biographies, and Old Family Trees of Bourne, Carr, Darden, and Allied Families ...." Tampa, Fla., 1976, copy in New York Public Library. Kennedy, John P. The Life of William Wirt. 2 vols. Philadelphia 1850. Ketcham, Ralph. James Madison: A Biography. New York, 1971. Koch, Adrienne. Jefferson and Madison: The Great Collaboration. New York, 1950. Langhorne, Elizabeth. Monticello: A Family Story. Chapel Hill, N.C., 1989. Levy, Leonard. Jefferson and Civil Liberties: The Darker Side. Cambridge, Mass., 1963. Lewis, Thomas. The Fairfax Line: Thomas Lewis's Journal of 1746. J. W Wayland. New Market, Va., 1925. "Library of Dabney Carr, 1773, with a Notice of the Carr Family," Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 2(1894): 221-28. McCoy, Drew. The Last of the Founding Fathers: James Madison and the Republican Legacy. Cambridge, Mass.: 1989. McDonald, Forrest. The Presidency of Thomas Jefferson. Lawrence, Kans. 1976. McGill, John. The Beverley Family of Virginia: Descendants of Major Robert Beverley (1641-1687) and Allied Families. Columbia, S.C., 1956. McKittrick, Eric. "The View from Jefferson's Camp;" New York Review of Books, Dec. 17, 1970. McLaughlin, Jack. Jefferson and Monticello: Biography of a Builder. New York, 1988. Malone, Dumas. Jefferson and His Time. 6 vols. Boston, 1948-81. ____.Mr. Jefferson's Private Life," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 84 (1974): 65-72. Malone, Dumas, and Stephen H. Hochman. "A Note on Evidence: The Personal History of Madison Herrings," Journal of Southern History 41 (1975): 523-28. Malone and Jefferson. Conversation with Anne Freudenberg. Charlottesville, Va., 1981. Mapp, Alf, Jr. Thomas Jefferson: A Strange Case of Mistaken Identity. New York, 1987. ____.Thomas Jefferson, Passionate Pilgrim: The Presidency, the Founding of the University, and the Private Battle. Lanham, Md., 1991. Mayo, Bernard. Myths and Men: Patrick Henry, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson. Athens, Ga., 1959 ____.Thomas Jefferson and His Unknown Brother Randolph. Charlottesville, Va., 1942. Meltzer, Milton. Thomas Jefferson: Revolutionary Aristocrat. New York, 1991. Miller, John Chester. The Wolf by the Ears: Thomas Jefferson and Slavery. New York, 1977. Morton, Richard L. Colonial Virginia. 2 vols. Chapel Hill, N.C., 1960. Muzlish, Bruce. Review of Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History, by Fawn Brodie, in Journal of American History 61 (1975): 1090-91. Nock, Albert J. Jefferson. New York, 1926. Onuf, Peter S. "The Scholars' Jefferson," William and Mary Quarterly, 3d ser., 50 (1993): 671. ____.ed. Jeffersonian Legacies. Charlottesville, Va., 1993. Parton, James. The Life of Thomas Jefferson. Boston, 1874. Peterson, Merrill. The Jefferson Image in the American Mind. New York, 1960. ____.Thomas Jefferson and the New Nation. New York, 1970. ____.Thomas Jefferson: A Reference Biography. New York, 1986. Pierson, Hamilton. Jefferson at Monticello: The Private Life of Thomas Jefferson. 1862; rept. Freeport, N.Y, 1971. Pleasants, Edward Valentine. The Edward Valentine Pleasants Papers. Richmond, 1927. Plumer, William. Memorandum of Proceedings in the United States Senate, 1803-1807. Ed. Everett S. Brown. New York, 1923. Railey, William Edward. The Railey's and Kindred Families: The Woodsons, the Keiths, the Pleasants, and the Mayos. Frankfort, Ky., 1911. Randall, Henry S. The Life of Thomas Jefferson. 3 vols. 1858; rept. New York, 1972. ____.Correspondence between Henry Randall and Hugh Blair Grigsby, 1851-61. Ed. Frank J. Klingberg. Berkeley, Calif., 1952. Randall, Willard Sterne. Thomas Jefferson: A Life. New York, 1993. Randolph, Robert Isham. The Randolphs of Virginia: A Compilation of the Descendants of William Randolph of Turkey Island and His Wife, Mary Isham of Bermuda Hundred. Chicago (?), 1936. Risjord, Norman K. Thomas Jefferson. Madison, Wis., 1994. Roseboom, Eugene Holloway, and Francis Phelps Weisenburger. A History of Ohio. New York, 1934. Rutland, Robert Allen. James Madison: The Founding Father. New York and London, 1987. Sanford, Charles B. Thomas Jefferson and His Library: A Study of His Literary Interests and of the Religious Attitudes Revealed by Relevant Titles in His Library. Hamden, Conn., 1977. Schachner, Nathan. Thomas Jefferson: A Biography. 2 vols. New York, 1951. Scott, James G., and Edward A. Wyatt. Petersburg's Story: A History. Petersburg, Va., 1960. Sloan, Herbert E. Principle and Interest: Thomas Jefferson and the Problem of Debt. New York, 1995. Smith, Margaret Bayard Smith. The First Forty Years of Washington Society. New York, 1906. Smith, Page. Thomas Jefferson: A Revealing Biography. New York, 1976. ____.John Adams. 2 vols. New York, 1962. Smith, William Loughton. The Pretensions of Thomas Jefferson to the Presidency Examined. Philadelphia, 1796. ____."The Family of William Randolph of Bristol, England, Second Son of Isham Randolph of Dungeness, Virginia." Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 49 (Jan. 1941): 78. Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Curator's Annual Report, 1979, Acc. no. 7690-AG, box 2, University of Virginia Library. Thompson, Jesse Ball. Tuckahoe Plantation. Richmond, 1975. Trollope, Frances. Domestic Manners of the Americans. Ed. Michael Sadleir. London, 1927. Tucker, George. The Life of Thomas Jefferson. 2 vols. Philadelphia, 1837. Wills, Garry. "The Aesthete," review of The Worlds of Thomas Jefferson, by Susan R. Stein, in New York Review of Books, 40 (Aug.12, 1993) 6-10. ____.Inventing America: Jefferson's Declaration of Independence. New York, 1978. ____."Uncle Thomas's Cabin," review of Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History, by Fawn Brodie, in New York Review of Books 21 (April 18,1974): 26. Wilson, Douglas, "Thomas Jefferson and the Character Issue," Atlantic Monthly 270 (Nov. 1992): 57-74. Woodson, Henry Morton. A Historical Genealogy of the Woodsons and Their Connections. Columbia, S.C., 1915. Wright, Benjamin F. Review of Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History, by Fawn Brodie, in Social Science Quarterly 56 (1975): 157. Wyatt, Edward A. Along Petersburg's Streets: Historic Sites and Buildings of Petersburg, Virginia. Richmond, 1943.

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