The Petticoat Affair

The Petticoat Affair

Manners, Mutiny, and Sex in Andrew Jackson's White House

Book - 1997
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This account of the Eaton Affair describes the story of how Peggy O'Neale Eaton, the wife of President Andrew Jackson's secretary of war, was branded a loose woman and snubbed by Washington society. The president's defence of her honour fuelled intense speculation and a scandal began.
Publisher: New York : Free Press, [1997]
Copyright Date: ©1997
ISBN: 9780684828015
Branch Call Number: 973.56 M359
Characteristics: viii, 296 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm


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