Re: H-Net Review: Jamison on Schwartz, 'Ties That Bound: Founding First Ladies and Slaves' (x-Fedhist)

Jamison is right in so far as Abigail Adams deserved a place in Schwartz's book. Mrs. Adams had her slaves. During her first days in the White House she "amused" herself by watching 12 "negroes" removing rubbish from the front of the White House.

CFP: James K. Polk and His Time: A Conference Finale to the Polk Project

The James K. Polk Project and the Department of History at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invite paper proposals for "James K. Polk and His Time: A Conference Finale to the Polk Project," to be held at the East Tennessee Historical Society, in Knoxville, on April 12–13, 2019.

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