The third in a series focusing on the President's Neighborhood, this issue of White House History looks at the era of the Mexican-American War in Washington through a complete transcription of the diary of Elizabeth Dixon, wife of Congressman James Dixon. The issue also includes articles on a statue of Thomas Jefferson, a portrait of the conquistador CortÃ©s, the furnishings of President and Mrs. Polk's Nashville mansion, and a selection of early daguerreotypes of the capital city taken during the war.
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