More with the Madisons as in James and Dolley
My dear Sister,
What an evening I have experienced just last night. The sensation for which I took part in will indeed be one that many will speak of as the highlight of the social season. As you know, I was to dine at the plantation home of Belle Grove in King George last night. It was to be a small gathering with just ten in attendance. But my dear Sister, you will not presume to know who was at this evening, Why my dear Sister, we were treated to the presents of President James Madison and his wife, Mrs. Madison! It seems that Belle Grove is President Madison’s birthplace and it gives him great pleasure to return to it.
We arrived at Belle Grove just before the hour of six. The lane which we traveled to the home was such a wonder to behold. The trees seemed to whisper of…
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