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Strength and honor : the life of Dolley Madison

Author: Richard N Côté
Publisher: Mt. Pleasant, S.C. : Corinthian Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Based on more than two thousand of Dolley Payne Todd Madison's letters and accompanied by period illustrations, offers a biography of the popular First Lady who was renowned as a hostess and heroine of the War of 1812.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Dolley Madison; Dolley Madison
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard N Côté
ISBN: 1929175094 9781929175093 1929175205 9781929175208
OCLC Number: 56316392
Description: xix, 444 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Payne family --
The Madison family --
In harm's way --
A child among friends --
The flower of youth --
Love, marriage, and yellow fever --
In second blush --
Mrs. Madison's debut --
Within a squirrel's jump of heaven --
The Washington quadrille --
Our hearts understand each other --
The presidentress --
From hostess to heroine --
Adam and Eve in paradise --
Days of grace and honor.
Responsibility: by Richard N. Côté.

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Based on more than two thousand of Dolley Payne Todd Madison's letters and accompanied by period illustrations, offers a biography of the popular First Lady who was renowned as a hostess and heroine of the War of 1812.
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