A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons

by Elizabeth Dowling Taylor

A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons Author Elizabeth Dowling Taylor
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File size 9 Mb
Year 2015
Pages 242
Language English
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Paul Jennings was born into slavery on the plantation of James and Dolley Madison in Virginia, later becoming part of the Madison household staff at the White House. Once finally emancipated by Senator Daniel Webster later in life, he would give an aged and impoverished Dolley Madison, his former owner, money from his own pocket, write the first White House memoir, and se

 

 

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