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Official Etiquette in 1870s Washington

Emily Edson Briggs, aka "Olivia"

Last weekend, we stumbled across a great window into social life in 19th century Washington. “The Olivia Letters,” written in 1906 by Emily Edson Briggs, provides terrific insight into what our city was like, especially with regards to the formalities …

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