Jefferson frees a slave he inherited from his father-in-law.
Jefferson forwards a request of the Virginia legislature to send rebellious slaves to Sierra Leone.
Jefferson’s son-in-law reports that one of the enslaved teenage workers at the Monticello nailery has struck another with a hammer.
Jefferson asks that an enslaved teenage worker responsible for an attack at the nailery at Monticello be sold to a slave buyer from Georgia, thereby making “an example of him in terrorem to others.”
Enslaved servant John Freeman worries about the fate of his intended bride after the death of her mistress, Mary Jefferson Eppes.