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People/Characters: Maria Cosway

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TitlesOrder
Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed
Jefferson Abroad (Modern Library) by Thomas Jefferson
Jefferson in Love: The Love Letters Between Thomas Jefferson and Maria Cosway by John P. Kaminski
John Adams by David McCullough
Mr. Jefferson's Women by Jon Kukla
Sophie De Tott: Artist In a Time of Revolution by Julia GasperBritish artist
Thomas Jefferson: Passionate Pilgrim by Alf J. Mapp Jr.

Character description

Maria Hadfield Cosway (1760-1838) was an artist of English-Italian background. Thomas Jefferson met her in Paris in 1786 when he was serving as American Minister to France, and carried on a romantic correspondence with her for many years.

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