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People/Characters: Sally Hemings

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Abigail Adams by Woody Holton
Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
America's First Families: An Inside View of 200 Years of Private Life in the White House (Lisa Drew Books) by Carl Sferrazza Anthony
America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray
America's First Dynasty: The Adamses, 1735-1918 by Richard Brookhiser
Arc D'X by Steve Erickson
Down from the mountain: The oral history of the Hemings family : are they the black descendants of Thomas Jefferson? by Judith P Justus
Footnotes to history : a primer on the American political character by Griffin B. Bell
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis
Hail to the Chiefs: Presidential Mischief, Morals, & Malarkey from George W. to George W. by Barbara Holland
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed
In Defense of Thomas Jefferson: The Sally Hemings Sex Scandal by William G. Hyland
The Intimate Lives of the Founding Fathers by Thomas Fleming
Jefferson's Secrets: Death and Desire at Monticello by Andrew Burstein
Jefferson's Children: The Story of One American Family by Shannon Lanier
The Jefferson-Hemings myth : an American travesty by Eyler Robert Coates
John Adams by David McCullough
Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination by Annette Gordon-Reed
Mr. Jefferson's Women by Jon Kukla
Patriot Hearts: A Novel of the Founding Mothers by Barbara Hambly
A President in the Family: Thomas Jefferson, Sally Hemings, and Thomas Woodson by Byron W. Woodson Sr.
Sally Hemings by Barbara Chase-Riboud
Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson by Jerome Dyson Wright
Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson: History, Memory, and Civic Culture by Jan Ellen Lewis
Sally Hemings, an American Scandal: The Struggle to Tell the Controversial True Story by Tina Andrews
Scandalmonger by William Safire
Sonata Mulattica: Poems by Rita Dove
Thomas Jefferson : An Intimate History by Fawn McKay Brodie
Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy by Annette Gordon-Reed
Thomas Jefferson/Sally Hemings: Two hundred years of controversy : writings of professional historians and others by Thomas F. Sheehan
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham
Uppity Women of the New World by Vicki Leon
Wolf by the Ears by Ann Rinaldi

Character description

Sally Hemings (circa 1773–1835) lived with Thomas Jefferson as his concubine after the death of his wife, Martha Wayles Jefferson. She was Martha's slave half-sister. Jefferson is believed to have fathered several children with Sally Hemings.

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