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"Martha Jefferson Randolph, by James Westhall Ford

Martha Washington

Young Martha Jefferson; intereresting article at http://www.monticello.org/site/jefferson/martha-wayles-skelton-jefferson

Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson, wife of Thomas Jefferson who died and their daughter Martha Jefferson Randolph assumed 1st lady role.

Martha Washington c 1796, by James Sharples

Martha Jefferson Randolph (1772-1836) Thomas Jefferson's daughter. Jeffereson's wife died so his daughter Martha, and his friend Dolley Madison help entertain at the White House.

Martha Washington's Wedding Dress

Martha Wyles Jefferson married to Thomas Jefferson

James Stuart (1612–1655), Duke of Richmond and Lennox, Anthony van Dyck, ca. 1634-35. Metropolitan Museum of Art

Martha Washington:

Thomas Jefferson by John Trumbull, 1788.

Gilbert Stuart - Thomas Jefferson Portrait at National Art Gallery

James Peale - Anna and Margaretta Peale, 1805 at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Philadelphia PA

Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755–1828). James Monroe, ca. 1820–22. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Seth Low, 1916 (29.89) #letters #Connections

Martha Bartlett with Kitten, ca. 1860. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, 1979 (1980.341.11) #cats

Gilbert Stuart, Colonel James Swan, 1795

Thomas Jefferson

The thread case used by Thomas Jefferson's wife, Martha Jefferson (1748-1782), is one of her few relics kept by Thomas Jefferson. Martha's thread case and her household accounts for Monticello, both in the collections of the Library of Congress, document the economic and social role of the southern plantation mistress.

Martha Washington, 1800, The National Portrait Gallery

Born today on 10/30/1748 – Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson, wife of Thomas Jefferson (d. 1782)

Ralph Earl (American, 1751–1801). Elijah Boardman, 1789. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Susan W. Tyler, 1979 (1979.395) #letters #Connections