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- Gordon-Reed, Annette. The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family. New York and London: W W Norton & Co, 2008.
- Hemings, Madison. “Life among the Lowly, No. 1.” Pike County (Ohio) Republican. 13 Mar 1873. Reprinted in Sally Hemings & Thomas Jefferson: History, Memory, and Civic Culture. Jan Ellen Lewis and Peter S. Onuf, eds. Charlottesville, VA and London: University Press of Virginia, 1999 .
- Jefferson, Thomas. “To Francis Eppes, 30 August 1785,” Founders Online, National Archives, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-15-02-0597. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 15, 27 March 1789 – 30 November 1789, ed. Julian P. Boyd. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1958, pp. 621–623.] [Last Accessed: 2 Jan 2021]
- Jefferson, Thomas. “To Martha Jefferson Randolph, 21 January 1805,” Founders Online, National Archives, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/99-01-02-1020. [Last Accessed: 30 Nov 2020]
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- Landry, Jerry. The Presidencies of the United States. 2017-2021. http://presidencies.blubrry.com.
- Malone, Dumas. Jefferson the Virginian: Jefferson and His Time, Volume One. Boston: Little, Brown and Co, 1948.
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Additional information on the Hemings family can be found at the Monticello website.
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