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From: "malinda" <>
Subject: Re: Lady Godiva Admired
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2002 19:32:12 -0600
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How about Thomas Jefferson's nephew who had an on again, off again affair
with her and tended to hang out around the slave quarters whenever he came
There are surviving letters of Thomas Jefferson where he complains of not
able to sleep because of the sounds of loud music and dancing from the slave
quarters at these times.
His visits are documented and coincided with conception times for the
who rtested positive for Jefferson DNA
> At 04:49 PM 12/18/2002 -0600, malinda wrote:
> >the DNA tests only showed that some Jefferson male or males shared the
> >DNA with some of the children. There were much more likely candidates for
> >paternity among the Jefferson males than Thomas Jefferson...but he's the
> >only one whose name would sell newspapers...or cheesy books.
> >If you had done any research at all you'd be aware of that. Or were you
> >hired to
> >write a piece of revisionistic, yellow journalism to forward some
> >agenda ?
> You have absolutely no idea what you are talking about.
> Thomas Jefferson lived with Sally Hemings for 37 years, from 1789 until
> death in 1826.
> She was at his death bed when he died.
> She was provided for in his will.
> No other man had that sort of contact with her.
> You cannot name even one possible candidate father, much less many.
> Sam Sloan
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