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Martha Washington (1731-1802)
Rembrandt Peale (1778-1860)
Oil on canvas, 1853
New-York Historical Society
Bequest of Miss Caroline Phelps Stokes

Martha Washington graciously supported her famous husband in public life, though she did tell Elizabeth Hamilton that, as First Lady, she was "chief state prisoner."


Philip Schuyler John Adams William Bayard Egbert Benson Aaron Burr Theodosia Burr Angelica Schuyler Church DeWitt Clinton George Clinton William Coleman Rev. Myles Cooper James Duane Mrs. James Duane Albert Gallatin Elizabeth Hamilton Dr. David Hosack John Jay Thomas Jefferson Marquis de Lafayette Robert Livingston James Madison Mrs. James Madison Albert Gallatin Gouveneur Morris Robert Morris James Rivington Mrs. Philip Schuyler Ambrose Spencer George Washington Martha Washington Thomas Jefferson Rufus King