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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.
It is one of my sources of happiness never to desire a knowledge of other people's business.
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.
When I shall again write to you, or where I shall be tomorrow, I cannot tell.
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.
I would rather fight with my hands than my tongue.
Two messengers covered with dust come to bid me fly, but I wait for him.
You may imagine me the very shadow of my husband.
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July 12, 1849
Dolley Payne Todd Madison 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.
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