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Madison, Dolley P. (1768-1849)

Madison, Dolley P. (1768-1849)
Historical Note
Dorothea Dandrige Payne or Dolley Payne, was born (May 20, 1768 - July 12, 1849) was the wife of President James Madison, who served from 1809 until 1817. She also occasionally acted as what is now described as First Lady of the United States during the administration of Thomas Jefferson, fulfilling the ceremonial functions more usually associated with the President's wife, since Jefferson was a widower. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Dolley P. Madison.


19 july 2007

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Records or Manuscript Collections
Coles Papers, 1814-1857
Dolley P. Madison Letter to Mrs. John Page, undated
Conway Whittle Papers, 1773-1911