The President and Regular Folks in the 1822 Washington City Directory

Stuff like this is always great to come across. Below is the Washington Directory from 1822 by Judah Delano, which can be found here.

The Washington Directory - 1822
The Washington Directory – 1822

Below is the page that’s really interesting. It shows all the regular people living in the city, including a man by the name of James Monroe. Of course, that’s our fifth president, not to be confused with the other James Monroe listed in the directory.

The Washington Directory page 59
The Washington Directory page 59

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