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Ad for a portrait of Mrs. Dolly Madison...
Item # 554147
January 19, 1813
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., January 19, 1813
* Ad for the portrait of Dolly Madison
* Proposed amendment regarding the Presidential Election process
The back page has a notice: "Portrait Of Mrs. Madison. Just Published by R. C. Weightman, A Portrait of Mrs. Madison, engraved by Edwin, from a painting by Stuart" & the prices.
Also included is the mention of an amendment to the Constitution regarding the Presidential election process (see image)
News of the day with several advertisements throughout. Some foxing, otherwise good. 4 pages.
wikipedia notes: Dolley Payne Todd Madison (May 20, 1768 – July 12, 1849) was the wife of the 4th President of the United States, James Madison, and was First Lady of the United States from 1809 to 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. It is disputed as to whether her true name is Dorothea, Dorothy, or Dolley and her name has been widely misspelled as "Dolly"; her most recent biographers use the name Dolley as that is how she identified herself during her lifetime and because that is how her name was registered at her birth.
Category: Pre-Civil War