James Callender accuses Thomas Jefferson of having sexual relations with
Sally Hemings in the Richmond Recorder newspaper.
See the Booknotes
Interview with Controversy
by Annette Gordon-Reed, author of Thomas Jefferson and Sally
Hemmings: An American Controversy.
Blood: Thomas Jefferson, His Slave & Mistress Sally Hemings, Their
Descendents, and the Mysterious Power
of Race [online]. [Boston, Mass.]: WGBH/Boston, 2000.
This companion site to the PBS Frontline series includes Interiews
with Joseph Ellis, Annette Gordon-Reed, Lucia Cinder
Stanton, and Dr. Eugene Foster.
The Newark Female Charitable Society is organized.
Kinney's Records of the Newark Female Charitable Society, 1803-1804
Sacagawea begins serving as a guide for the Lewis and Clark
Search the Journals of the
Lewis and Clark Expedition Online for passages that mention Sacagawea.
From Dolley Payne Madison to Anna Cutts, 23 August 1814. Dolley
or Freedom, part of the Library of Virginia's Working Out Her
Destiny exhibit, uses two petitions from 1815 to illustrate the
effects of an 1806 law that required
freed slaves to leave the state within one year.
The Samuel & Sarah
Collection includes Sarah Wait's journals from 1815 to 1817 and
correspondence from 1821 to 1831.
and Independence, part of the Library of Virginia's Working Out Her
Destiny exhibit, reproduces the
1816 petition of Ann Pierce Parker Cowper for divorce from William Cowper.
Rebecca Gratz helps establish the Female Hebrew Benevolent Society.
The Women of Valor exhibit from the Jewish Women's Archive provides a
information about the Gratz, including her role in establishing the
American Women's History: A Timeline
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