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).
Charles Campbell
Isaac Jefferson
Date Range
January 1, 1847 to December 31, 1847
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson