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The First Lady Who Charmed a Russian Tsar

Come for the protocol, stay for the accusation of pimping and prostitution

Jenni Wiltz
Nov 23, 2020 · 9 min read
Louisa Adams in a muslin dress with a blue sash. Her ash-blonde hair is thick and curly.
Louisa Adams in a muslin dress with a blue sash. Her ash-blonde hair is thick and curly.
Louisa painted by Edward Savage, public domain via Wikimedia Commons.