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Martha Jefferson Randolph, Daughter of MonticelloHer Life and Times$
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Cynthia A. Kierner

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780807835524

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807882504_kierner

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Martha Jefferson Randolph, Daughter of Monticello

Cynthia A. Kierner

University of North Carolina Press

This book is a biographical sketch of Martha Jefferson Randolph, daughter of Thomas Jefferson. Martha's story can be read as evidence that early American women, even those who resided in the southern plantation regions, could and did venture beyond their prescribed domestic roles without jeopardizing their reputations or undermining their respectability. Despite her privileged status as the daughter of Thomas Jefferson, the challenges she faced as a daughter, wife, and mother, characterized the lives of countless women of her era.

Keywords:   Martha Jefferson Randolph, Thomas Jefferson, American women, southern plantation regions

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