- Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
- Year Published: 2012
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Description: xxiii, 304 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Jennings, Paul, -- b. 1799.
- Madison, James, -- 1751-1836 -- Relations with African Americans.
- Madison, Dolley, -- 1768-1849 -- Relations with African Americans.
- White House (Washington, D.C.) -- History -- 19th century.
- Slaves -- Biography. -- Washington (D.C.)
- Slaves -- Biography. -- Virginia
- Abolitionists -- Biography.
- African American abolitionists -- Biography.
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A slave in the White House : Paul Jennings and the Madisons
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Call number: Black Studies 326.809 Ta
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Chronicles the life of a former slave to James and Dolley Madison, tracing his early years on their plantation, his service in the White House household staff and post-emancipation achievements as a memoirist.
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