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Peggy O'Neal (A Novel) by Alfred Lewis 1903

Peggy O'Neal (A Novel) by Alfred Lewis 1903


PEGGY O'NEAL. (A Novel) By Alfred Henry Lewis, The American News Company, New York, 1903.


Vintage from the 1900s


Before Monica there was Margaret O'Neill (or O'Neale) Eaton (1799-1879), better known as Peggy. Noted for her beauty, wit and vivacity. This outcast turned Washington DC on its head. Starting with her controversial marriage to United States Senator John Henry Eaton, and her unusually outgoing manner, she played a central role in the Petticoat affair which disrupted the Cabinet of President Andrew Jackson during her husband's tenure as Secretary of War.

Rear cover is loose & present, with a secure text block, clean pages and small owner name at half title. Some light foxing to cover, with light rubbing to edges & few small tears/chips. FAIR CONDITION DUE TO REAR COVER DETACHED. About 7-1/4 x 4-3/4 with 494 pages.


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