Slander, poison, whispers, and fame: Jefferson's `Anas' and political gossip in the early republic

Freeman, Joanne B.
March 1995
Journal of the Early Republic;Spring95, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p25
Academic Journal
Focuses on the collection of public papers and memoranda of Thomas Jefferson entitled `Anas'. `Anas' as the collection of table-talk, anecdotes or gossip; Effects of `Anas' towards Jefferson and the readers; Gossip as the `life and soul' of history according to Jefferson; Use of `Anas' for the indictment of Alexander Hamilton.


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