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But isn't this evidence of Jefferson's narcissism?

...Jefferson would have liked to do so also but debt prevented him and his estate from freeing more than a few,...

Specifically the debt he accumulated because his land and slave holdings didn't produce enough income to support him in the style he felt entitled to.  


by Marie2 on Sun Nov 4th, 2012 at 05:20:42 PM EST
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