Dolley Madison Quote

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.


Memoirs and Letters of Dolly Madison: Wife of James Madison, President of the United States (ed. 1886)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.