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These would be the last to appear in his lifetime, and they did little to transform knowledge of Abigail’s life—particularly since they skip entirely the presidential years—though the book has remained enduringly popular on account of the dialogue it presents between two such capa ble letter writers who also happened to be important observers of monumental events in American history. Charles Francis sadly continued his habit of omitting large sections of material when he considered it unsuitable for public consumption, so the collection must be approached with care today.
Finally, at the end of the conflict, Jacky joined General Washington as an aide in his camp, serving safely at his side and away from the front lines of combat. Tragically, he contracted a fever that afflicted the camp. Martha rushed to be by her son’s side, but she arrived too late. Jacky died in 1781. The First First Lady After the passing of Jacky Custis, her sole remaining child, Mrs. Washington adopted his two youngest children and raised them as her own. This was not an uncommon practice at the time, especially in families such as the Washingtons’, who had the financial means and the space available to raise the children at home.
1990. First Ladies: The Saga of the Presidents’ Wives and their Power. New York: William Morrow. Brady, P. 1996. ” In American First Ladies: Their Lives and Their Legacy, edited by L. L. Gould, 2–15. New York: Garland. Brady, P. 2006. Martha Washington: An American Life. New York: Penguin. 19 Bryan, H. 2002. Martha Washington: First Lady of Liberty. New York: John Wiley & Sons. Caroli, B. B. 1987. First Ladies: An Intimate Look at How 36 Women Handled What May be the Most Demanding, Unpaid, Unelected Job in America.