Dolley Madison - Quotes

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When I shall again write to you, or where I shall be tomorrow, I cannot tell. ---->>>

It is one of my sources of happiness never to desire a knowledge of other people's business.

It is one of my sources of happiness never to desire a knowledge of other people's business.

I am accordingly ready; I have pressed as many Cabinet papers into trunks as to fill one carriage; our private property must be sacrificed, as it is impossible to procure wagons for its transportation. ---->>>

At this late hour a wagon has been procured, and I have had it filled with plate and the most valuable portable articles, belonging to the house. ---->>>

Disaffection stalks around us. ---->>>

And now, dear sister, I must leave this house or the retreating army will make me a prisoner in it by filling up the road I am directed to take. ---->>>

It is done... the precious portrait placed in the hands of the gentlemen for safe keeping. ---->>>

Two messengers covered with dust come to bid me fly, but I wait for him. ---->>>

Our private property must be sacrificed. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: May 20, 1768
Birthplace:
Die: July 12, 1849
Occupation: First Lady
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Dolley Payne Todd Madison (May 20, 1768 – July 12, 1849) was the wife of James Madison, President of the United States from 1809 to 1817. She was noted for her social graces, which boosted her husband’s popularity as President. In this way, she did much to define the role of the President’s spouse, known only much later by the title First Lady—a function she had sometimes performed earlier for the widowed Thomas Jefferson (wikipedia)