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Early Republic

Shipbuilding in Colonial America

Joseph A. Goldenberg

This is the first general survey of shipbuilding in colonial America. It is based extensively on original research of merchant papers, legislative and judicial records, shipping registers, and insurance lists from the period. Familiar with both maritime and traditional colonial history, Joseph A.... More

Jefferson Himself

The Personal Narrative of a Many-Sided American Bernard Mayo, ed.

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Jefferson at Monticello

Memoirs of a Monticello Slave and Jefferson at Monticello James A. Bear, Jr.

Covering the years from 1781 into the 1820s, these valuable accounts remain the chief source of information about Thomas Jefferson's domestic and personal life, interests, habits, appearance, and day-to-day activities at Monticello.Isaac Jefferson and Edmund Bacon were each sixty-five years old... More