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Shelved Dolls: Sally Hemings – Was She Really Thomas Jefferson’s Mistress?
at him in a sultry fashion in one scene. This scene. There are some aspects about which everyone seems to agree regarding Sally Hemings. The first is that she was a stone fox. Around the Monticello plantation where she grew up she was called “Dashing Sally” from The Gloss Read more »
$10M gift spurs restoration at Jefferson's estate
to have housed members of the extended Hemings family, who held important positions at Monticello. Most historians believe Sally Hemings, a slave, had a relationship with the third president and that he was the father of her six children. In the recreated from Boston.com Read more »
Book Review: Of Slavery and Freedom – ‘Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power’
was somewhat more than a mere slave owner; parts of the book deal with Jefferson’s conjugal relations with some of his slaves, Sally Hemings most prominently. There is even a section on the recent DNA evidence proving what formerly were mere allegations or from eNewsChannels Read more »
The Biographies of Thomas Jefferson, International Man of Mystery
Brodie, the first historian to seriously posit that Jefferson not only had a sexual relationship with his slave Sally Hemings, but that he had a 38-year relationship with her, was nailed to the wall by other historians after An Intimate History was published from The Awl Read more »
What Do We Know About Sally Hemings?
and fathered children with her. "The name of SALLY will walk down to posterity alongside of Mr. Jefferson's own name," Callendar wrote in one of his articles on the scandal. What is known of Sally Hemings? What can we conclude from the evidence available? from About.com: Women's History Read more »