The Theatre: New Plays: Oct. 13, 1924

That Awful Mrs. Eaton. There lived a lady once, in Washington, of whom many suspected that she was not really a lady at all. The fact that she had been a tavern keeper's daughter had something to do with it. She was married to John Henry Eaton, Secretary of War under Andrew Jackson. Andrew Jackson took it upon himself to establish her social position. With her engaging Irish wit as his chief aide de camp, he succeeded.

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