Dolley Madison

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Harrison W. Mark
by Gilbert Stuart
published on 05 June 2024
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Dolley Madison, wife of President James Madison and First Lady of the United States from 1809 to 1817. She is credited with helping to define the role of the First Lady in US politics. Oil on canvas portrait by Gilbert Stuart, 1804.

White House Collection/White House Historical Association, Washington, D.C.

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Stuart, G. (2024, June 05). Dolley Madison. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Stuart, Gilbert. "Dolley Madison." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 05, 2024.

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Stuart, Gilbert. "Dolley Madison." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 05 Jun 2024. Web. 22 Jul 2024.