MEDIA
Madison Hemings Interview
Original Author: Madison Hemings
Created: March 13, 1873
Medium: Newspaper

Madison Hemings Interview

An interview with Madison Hemings, son of Sally Hemings, was headlined "Life Among the Lowly, Number 1" and published in the Pike County (Ohio) Republican on March 13, 1873. The first paragraph is shown here. In the article, written by the paper's editor, S. F. Wetmore, Hemings describes his family's history and asserts that his father was Thomas Jefferson.