Jefferson the Virginian -

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Little, Brown, Jan 30, 1948 - Biography & Autobiography - 484 pages
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The third volume in a multi-volume biography details Jefferson's career as Secretary of State and closes upon his election to the Presidency in 1801

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Very readable and scholarly and well researched. - Goodreads
The prose shows it's age, but not badly. - Goodreads
Plus the writing feels dated... - Goodreads

Review: Jefferson the Virginian (Jefferson and His Time #1)

User Review  - Dianne Oliver - Goodreads

Rather comprehensive. I cannot imagine that this is one of six volumes as it covers his early life all the way through the age of 41. Dumas makes no apologies for the life of this great statesman ... Read full review

Review: Jefferson the Virginian (Jefferson and His Time #1)

User Review  - Mark Brown - Goodreads

The entire series of books, Jefferson biography, are incredible. Very well researched, very well written...well worth the read! Read full review

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About the author (1948)

At the time of his death late in 1986, Dumas Malone was acknowledged as the greatest scholar ever to study and write a biography of Thomas Jefferson. Born in Mississippi, educated at Emory and Yale, and a Marine Corps veteran of World War I, Malone was editor-in-chief of the scholarly"Dictionary of American Biography" and wrote a 15,000-word life of Jefferson as part of his editorial duties. From that first scholarly interest, Malone went on to write (between 1948 and 1981) a six-volume work, "Jefferson and His Time", that will long stand as the definitive biography of our third president.

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