Scandal At Bizarre Rumor And Reputation In Jeffersons America By Kierner Cynthia A 2004 Hardcover -

jefferson s nephews a frontier tragedy boynton merrill - the brutal axe murder and dismemberment of a negro slave committed in 1811 by two brothers lilburne and isham lewis whose mother was thomas jefferson s sister and whose father was his first cousin form the core of this historical detective story and account of frontier life in western kentucky in the first decades of the nineteenth century