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John Wayles Eppes (April 7, 1773 &ndash; September 15, 1823) was the nephew of Thomas Jefferson's wife, Martha, and the husband of Jefferson's daughter, Maria. Eppes' political career included terms as both a United States congressman and senator.<ref>Charles D. Lowery, "Eppes, John Wayles" in ''American National Biography Online,'' 1999-. Article published February, 2000, http://www.anb.org/articles/03/03-00161.html. See also [http://wiki.monticello.org/mediawiki/index.php/John_Wayles_Eppes John Wayles Eppes] in the [http://wiki.monticello.org/mediawiki/index.php/Thomas_Jefferson_Encyclopedia Thomas Jefferson Encyclopedia].</ref> Eppes received nine titles from Wythe's library as part of Jefferson's dispersement.
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}}John Wayles Eppes (April 7, 1773 &ndash; September 15, 1823) was the nephew of Thomas Jefferson's wife, Martha, and the husband of Jefferson's daughter, Maria. Eppes' political career included terms as both a United States congressman and senator.<ref>Charles D. Lowery, "[http://www.anb.org/articles/03/03-00161.html Eppes, John Wayles]" in ''American National Biography Online,'' 1999-. Article published February, 2000. See also [http://wiki.monticello.org/mediawiki/index.php/John_Wayles_Eppes John Wayles Eppes] in the [http://wiki.monticello.org/mediawiki/index.php/Thomas_Jefferson_Encyclopedia Thomas Jefferson Encyclopedia].</ref> Eppes received nine titles from Wythe's library as part of Jefferson's dispersement.
  
 
==Wythe Books Given to Eppes by Thomas Jefferson==
 
==Wythe Books Given to Eppes 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.<ref>"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.</ref> The titles in blue link to copies in the Wolf Law Library's [[George Wythe Collection]].
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The list below was adapted from the "[http://tjlibraries.monticello.org/transcripts/wythelibrary/2.html Library of George Wythe]" in the Thomas Jefferson Libraries project on the website for Monticello.<ref>"[http://tjlibraries.monticello.org/transcripts/wythelibrary/2.html Library of George Wythe]," Thomas Jefferson Libraries, Monticello, accessed July 2, 2013. For the manuscript version, see "[http://www.masshist.org/database/doc-viewer.php?item_id=1768 Inventory of the Books Received by Thomas Jefferson from the Estate of George Wythe, Circa September, 1806]," Massachusetts Historical Society, accessed July 2, 2013.</ref> The titles in blue link to copies in the Wolf Law Library's [[George Wythe Collection]].
  
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|[[Hērodotou Halikarnasseōs Historia|Herodotus]]. 8.v. 12<sup>mo</sup>. Foulis
 
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[[File:JeffersonInventoryEppes.jpg|thumb|right|450px|Detail from page two of Jefferson's inventory of books received from [[George Wythe|George Wythe's]] estate, September, 1806. This list indicates which volumes Jefferson intended to give to John Eppes. Courtesy of the [http://www.masshist.org/database/viewer.php?item_id=1768 Massachusetts Historical Society].]]
 
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==References==
 
==References==

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Personal details
Born April 19, 1773
  Chesterfield County, Virginia
Died September 13, 1823 (aged 50)
  Buckingham County, Virginia
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Alma mater Hampden-Sydney College
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Martha Burke Jones
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John Wayles Eppes (April 7, 1773 – September 15, 1823) was the nephew of Thomas Jefferson's wife, Martha, and the husband of Jefferson's daughter, Maria. Eppes' political career included terms as both a United States congressman and senator.[1] Eppes received nine titles from Wythe's library as part of Jefferson's dispersement.

Wythe Books Given to Eppes 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.[2] The titles in blue link to copies in the Wolf Law Library's George Wythe Collection.

Th.J. Randolph.
J.W. Eppes.
Herodotus. 8.v. 12mo. Foulis
Xenophontis historia. 4.v. 8vo. Foulis
Polybius. Gr. Lat. 3.v. 8vo.
Caesar fol. Foul.
Cornelius Nepos. Lat. Eng. by Arrol. 8vo.
Homeri Ilias. Gr. 2.v. fol. Foulis
     Odysseus. Gr. 2.v. fol. Foulis.
Horace de Dacier. Lat. Fr. 10.v. 8vo.
Ciceronis opera. Lat. 20.v. 16[mo?]. Foulis
Detail from page two of Jefferson's inventory of books received from George Wythe's estate, September, 1806. This list indicates which volumes Jefferson intended to give to John Eppes. Courtesy of the Massachusetts Historical Society.

See also

References

  1. Charles D. Lowery, "Eppes, John Wayles" in American National Biography Online, 1999-. Article published February, 2000. See also John Wayles Eppes in the Thomas Jefferson Encyclopedia.
  2. "Library of George Wythe," Thomas Jefferson Libraries, Monticello, accessed July 2, 2013. 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.