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" sentatives is the lounging place of both sexes, where acquaintance is as easily made as at public amusements. And the drawing-room,—that centre of attraction,—affords opportunity of seeing all these whom fashion, fame, beauty, wealth or talents, have... "
The First Forty Years of Washington Society: Portrayed by the Family Letters ... - Page 95
by Margaret Bayard Smith - 1906 - 424 pages
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The First Forty Years of Washington Society: Portrayed by the Family Letters ...

Margaret Bayard Smith - Washington (D.C.) - 1906 - 424 pages
...Rush, the Attorney General, son of Benjamin Rush, the Signer. J2 '* D 'S j= 9 O *C 3 V C o S> I (V a sentatives is the lounging place of both sexes, where...crowded, seldom has the company been less than 2 or 3oo, and generally more. I cannot tell you what an interest is imparted to this assembly by the entrance...
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The Washington Community, 1800-1828

James Sterling Young - History - 1966 - 307 pages
...legislative society. Senate and House chambers were the settlement's theaters, the galleries serving as the “lounging place of both sexes, where acquaintance is as easily made as at public amusements.”° Here, the women with their needlepoint, wives and guests of the members were wont to spend the better...
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The Washington Community, 1800-1828

James Sterling Young - History - 1966 - 307 pages
...legislative society. Senate and House chambers were the settlement's theaters, the galleries serving as the "lounging place of both sexes, where acquaintance is as easily made as at public amusements." 20 Here, the women with their needlepoint, wives and guests of the members were wont to spend the better...
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The Washington Community, 1800-1828

James Sterling Young - History - 1966 - 307 pages
...legislative society. Senate and House chambers were the settlement's theaters, the galleries serving as the "lounging place of both sexes, where acquaintance is as easily made as at public amusements." 20 Here, the women with their needlepoint, wives and guests of the members were wont to spend the better...
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Establishing Congress: The Removal to Washington, D.C., and the Election of 1800

Kenneth R. Bowling, Donald R. Kennon - History - 2005 - 225 pages
...women in her charge to hear congressional debates once a week. Margaret Bayard Smith described it as the "lounging place of both sexes, where acquaintance is as easily made as at public amusements." The rules of the House were so strict that while in session members had to remain in their seats unless...
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A Perfect Union: Dolley Madison and the Creation of the American Nation

Catherine Allgor - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 493 pages
...the spectacle of government provided the main attraction. The House of Representatives soon became the "lounging place of both sexes, where acquaintance is as easily made as at a public amusement." Watching the government in action was "as good as going to a play," though, in...
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