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John describes the ramshackle President's house in Philadelphia to Abigail.

A Woeful Pickle (0:14)
March 22, 1797

The furniture is in the most deplorable condition. The beds are in a woeful pickle. This house has been a scene of the most scandalous drinking and disorder among the servants that I ever heard of.

John & Abigail Adams American Experience PBS