Requests for Information Related to Thomas Jefferson



>    I am working on a paper about race in America.  Could you please
>send me any information that Thomas Jefferson wrote regarding race,
>slavery or issues related to these subjects.  Is it true that he had
>children with one of his female slaves (I think her name is Sally

Please refer to the following section of "Thomas Jefferson on Politics &
Government" for quotations regarding Jefferson's views on race and
race relations.

There is also a discussion of "Jefferson and Slavery" at:

The matter of his alledged children by Sally Hemings is also discussed
on the above web page.  It appears highly unlikely that the story is true.

Best wishes,

Eyler Coates


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