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The burning of the White House : James and Dolley Madison and the War of 1812 / Jane Hampton Cook.

By: Cook, Jane Hampton [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Washington, DC : Regnery History, an imprint of Regnery Publishing, [2016]Copyright date: �2016Description: xiv, 433 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781621574781 (hardcover) :; 1621574784 (hardcover) :.Subject(s): White House (Washington, D.C.) -- History -- 19th century | Madison, James, 1751-1836 | Madison, Dolley, 1768-1849 | Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Capture by the British, 1814 | United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- CampaignsDDC classification: 975.3/02
Contents:
The pirate -- Mighty little Madison -- Hello, Dolley -- Dueling strategies -- Knickerbockers -- Torpedo -- Chesapeake fever -- Snubbed by Dolley -- Atrocious Hampton -- Dear Dolley -- The White House -- Hospitality and hostility -- Noses for news -- Not your average news day -- Superabundant force -- Twenty thousand reinforcements -- Hanging Madison -- Invasion -- The British are coming -- Spyglasses -- Bladensburg races -- Capitol conflagration -- White House inferno -- Displaced or conquered? -- Phoenix spices -- Phoenix multitude -- White House phoenix -- Dawn's early light -- Relocating the capital city -- Poor Mrs. Madison -- President's Club -- Uplifting news -- Rise of the First Lady -- Epilogue.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-420) and index.

The pirate -- Mighty little Madison -- Hello, Dolley -- Dueling strategies -- Knickerbockers -- Torpedo -- Chesapeake fever -- Snubbed by Dolley -- Atrocious Hampton -- Dear Dolley -- The White House -- Hospitality and hostility -- Noses for news -- Not your average news day -- Superabundant force -- Twenty thousand reinforcements -- Hanging Madison -- Invasion -- The British are coming -- Spyglasses -- Bladensburg races -- Capitol conflagration -- White House inferno -- Displaced or conquered? -- Phoenix spices -- Phoenix multitude -- White House phoenix -- Dawn's early light -- Relocating the capital city -- Poor Mrs. Madison -- President's Club -- Uplifting news -- Rise of the First Lady -- Epilogue.

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