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THE CAVALIER OF TENNESSEE—Meredith Nicholson—Bobbs-Merrill ($2.50).

Andrew Jackson loved cockfighting, horse-racing, apple-toddies; but he worshipped womanhood, honor, democracy; and devoted his life to defending these three. This buckskinned Tennessee pioneer worshipped the epitome of exquisite womanhood in Mrs. Rachel Robards, victim of her husband's jealous bullying. He championed her in her plight, and married her the moment word was received that Robards had divorced her. The actual decree was delayed until long after the blissfully ignorant lovers were married. Village gossips taunted Rachel for "living in sin," and Jackson was quick to defend...

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