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" the slaves and workmen. They are all much better than I have seen on any other plantation, but to an eye unaccustomed to such sights, they appear poor and their cabins form a most unpleasant contrast with the palace that rises so near them. Mr. J. has... "
The First Forty Years of Washington Society: Portrayed by the Family Letters ... - Page 68
by Margaret Bayard Smith - 1906 - 424 pages
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 40

Edward Livermore Burlingame - 1906
...shady, with openings through the trees for distant views. We passed the outhouses for the slaves & workmen. They are all much better than I have seen on any other plantation, * JeSenon's oldest grandchild. but to an eye unaccustomed to such sights, they appear poor & their...
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 40

Edward Livermore Burlingame - 1906
...shady, with openings through the trees for distant views. We passed the outhouses for the slaves & workmen. They are all much better than I have seen on any other plantation, * Jefferson's oldest grandchild. but to an eye unaccustomed to such sights, they appear poor & their...
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Scribner's Magazine ..., Volume 40

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Dashiell, Harlan Logan - 1906
...shady, with openings through the trees for distant views. We passed the outhouses for the slaves & workmen. They are all much better than I have seen on any other plantation, Jefferson's oldest grandchild. but to an eye unaccustomed to ! they appear poor & their cabins...
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The Religious Life of Thomas Jefferson

Charles B. Sanford - Biography & Autobiography - 1984 - 246 pages
...is in general shady, with openings through the trees for distant views. We passed the outhouses for slaves and workmen. They are all much better than...their cabins form a most unpleasant contrast with the place that rises so near them. Mr. J. has carpenters, cabinet-makers, painters, and blacksmiths and...
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Becoming America: The Revolution Before 1776

Jon Butler - History - 2001 - 324 pages
...described the contrast in I 809: We passed the outhouses of the slaves and workmen [at Monticello] . They are all much better than I have seen on any other...contrast with the palace that rises so near them. 33 Indian housing underwent subtle changes between I 68o and the American Revolution, although as with...
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Architecture and Town Planning in Colonial North America

James D. Kornwolf - 2002 - 504 pages
...Bayard Smith, visiting Monticello in 1809, wrote that "the outhouses of the slaves and workmen ... are all much better than I have seen on any other plantation." Like Washington, Jefferson liberated his slaves in his will (Fig. 10.833g). 112 About half of Williamsburg's...
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