June 29, 1861: Pretty Woman, the Kind I’d Like To Meet – Wretched Richard’s Almanac

In 1861, sixty people boarded the St. Nicholas, a steamer that carried passengers between Baltimore and points along the Potomac – among them a Madame LaForte, a stylish young lady who spoke very l…

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