Extract from Memoirs of a Monticello Slave
Old master had abundance of books: sometimes would have twenty of ’em down on the floor at once: read fust one, then tother.
MS (ViU). Published in Memoirs of a Monticello Slave, as Dictated to Charles Campbell in the 1840s by Isaac, one of Thomas Jefferson’s Slaves (1951); James A. Bear, Jefferson at Monticello (1967).