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Anne (January 23, 1791 – February 11, 1826)[1] and Ellen (October 13, 1796 – April 30, 1876)[2] were grand-daughters of Thomas Jefferson, children of Thomas Mann Randolph and Jefferson's oldest daughter, Martha. Jefferson gave eight titles from Wythe's library to his grandaughters.

Wythe Books Given to Anne and Ellen Randolph by Thomas Jefferson

The list below was adapted from the "Library of George Wythe" in the Thomas Jefferson Libraries project on the website for Monticello.[3]

Plutarch’s lives 1st. to the 6th. vol. 8vo.

     Morals 4.v. 8vo.
Pope’s Odyssey. 5.v. 12mo.
Shakespear. 3. odd vols. p.f. .
Pope’s Homer’s Iliad. 1st. 3d. 4th. 5th. 6th. vols 12mo
     Odyssey. 5.v. 12mo.
Dryden’s works. 6.v. 12mo.

Shakespeare by Theobald. the first 6.v. 12mo.


  1. See the page for Ann Cary Randolph Bankhead in the Thomas Jefferson Encyclopedia for more information about Anne Randolph.
  2. See the page for Ellen Wayles Randolph Coolidge in the Thomas Jefferson Encyclopedia for more information about Ellen Randolph.
  3. "Library of George Wythe", Thomas Jefferson Libraries, Monticello, accessed July 2, 2013, http://tjlibraries.monticello.org/transcripts/wythelibrary/2.html. For the manuscript version, see "Inventory of the Books Received by Thomas Jefferson from the Estate of George Wythe, Circa September, 1806", Massachusetts Historical Society, accessed July 2, 2013, http://www.masshist.org/database/doc-viewer.php?item_id=1768.