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SECRETS IN-DEPTH: "Murder heaped upon Murder"

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A message scrawled in the leaves of an antique book may seem like a trope for a gothic novel, but it is also a hidden clue into the life of Martha Washington. Like George, Martha Washington enjoyed reading and collecting books, particularly the sensational gothic novels of the era. And these novels are more than just light entertainment: they tell a story about the relationship between grandmother and granddaughter, as revealed through a handwritten message tucked inside this book belonging to Martha. Learn more about the George Washington Podcast Network
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