By Margery M. Heffron,David L. Michelmore
The booklet starts with Louisa’s youth in London and Nantes, France, then info her excruciatingly awkward courtship and engagement to John Quincy, her well-known diplomatic good fortune in tsarist Russia, her lifestyles as a mom, years out of the country because the spouse of a extraordinary diplomat, and eventually the Washington, D.C., period whilst, as a mythical hostess, she made no small contribution to her husband’s winning bid for the White condominium. Louisa’s sharp insights as a tireless recorder offer a clean view of early American democratic society, presidential politics and elections, and certainly each very important political and social factor of her time.
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Louisa Catherine:The Other Mrs. Adams by Margery M. Heffron,David L. Michelmore