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Learn about John Carlyle’s son-in-law, for Alexandria, Virginia Mayor William Herbert at Carlyle House Historic Park in Alexandria, Virginia. Details...

Home with the Herberts at Carlyle House Historic Park

John Carlyle’s son-in-law, William Herbert, immigrated to America from Ireland and married Sarah Carlyle. He became an influential merchant, banker, and politician in Alexandria, resigning as Mayor on the eve of the War of 1812.

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