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Mavericks & Legends: Mary Todd Lincoln Encyclopedia Womannica

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Mary Todd Lincoln (1818-1882) earned the nickname “hellcat” during her time as First Lady in the White House. Her famous temper and expensive taste made her an outsider in Washington. Despite her own turbulent experience, she remained steadfastly loyal to her husband and his ultimate political triumphs.

Mary Todd Lincoln (1818-1882) earned the nickname “hellcat” during her time as First Lady in the White House. Her famous temper and expensive taste made her an outsider in Washington. Despite her own turbulent experience, she remained steadfastly loyal to her husband and his ultimate political triumphs.

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