John Wollaston ( c. 1710—c. 1775)

by John Wollaston ( c. 1710—c. 1775)

Oil on canvas. The Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, VA.

by John Wollaston ( c. 1710—c. 1775)

Oil on canvas. Fraunces Tavern Museum, New York, NY.

by John Wollaston ( c. 1710—c. 1775)

Oil on canvas; 32 5/8 in. x 26 in. (829 mm x 660 mm). National Portrait Gallery, London, England.

attrib. John Wollaston ( c. 1710—c. 1775)

Oil on canvas. The George Washington Foundation, Kenmore Plantation, Fredericksburg, VA.

attrib. John Wollaston ( c. 1710—c. 1775)

Oil on canvas. The George Washington Foundation, Kenmore Plantation, Fredericksburg, VA.

by John Wollaston ( c. 1710—c. 1775)

Oil on canvas. National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian), Washington, DC.

by John Wollaston ( c. 1710—c. 1775)

Oil on canvas; 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm). New York Historical Society, New York, NY.

by John Wollaston ( c. 1710—c. 1775)

Oil on canvas; 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm). New York Historical Society, New York, NY.

by John Wollaston ( c. 1710—c. 1775)

Oil on canvas; 30 1/8 H x 25 W. Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY.

by John Wollaston ( c. 1710—c. 1775)

Oil on canvas; 50 x 40 in. (127.0 x 101.6 cm). Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI.

The Farm Book, plus the elaborate chronologies made by Jefferson scholars which document almost every day of his life, demonstrate that contrary to what Martha [Jefferson] Randolph told her sons, Jefferson was not only not distant from Sally Hemings but in the same house nine months before the births of each of her seven children, and that she conceived no children when he was not there.

Fawn M. Brodie
Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History (1974)