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The Enslaved Households of Martin Van Buren - Photo 4

The Enslaved Households of Martin Van Buren - Photo 4

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White House Collection/The White House Historical Association

The Enslaved Households of Martin Van Buren - Photo 4

This portrait of Angelica Singleton Van Buren was completed by Henry Inman in 1842. Angelica Van Buren served as White House hostess after she married the president's son, Abraham Van Buren, in 1838. Angelica was also a member of one of South Carolina's most prominent slave-owning families, the Singletons.

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