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A premature death report of Dolly Madison...

Item # 643595

July 10, 1849

NEWARK DAILY ADVERTISER, New Jersey, July 10, 1849 

* Death of Dolly Madison ?

Page 2 has a small report headed: "Reported Death of Mrs. Madison" with a Washington dateline, noting: "Mrs. Madison, widow of James Madison, died this morning at an advanced age..." with a bit more, and then: "A despatch a few hours later says Mrs. Madison was still living, but very low." In reality she would die on July 12.
Four pages, minor margin wear, a few ftpg. smudges.

Item from Catalog 262 (released for September, 2017)...

Category: Pre-Civil War

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