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Stanton, Lucia C.

"Those Who Labor for My Happiness"

Slavery at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello Lucia Stanton

Our perception of life at Monticello has changed dramatically over the past quarter century. The image of an estate presided over by a benevolent Thomas Jefferson has given way to a more complex view of Monticello as a working plantation, the success of which was made possible by the work of... More