Date: Thu, 31 Aug 1995 21:57:59 -0500 From: Daniel S Goodman Subject: Pot-house politicians (fwd) ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Thu, 31 Aug 1995 17:16:17 -0400 (EDT) From:r1hall[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] To: stumpers-list[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]CRF.CUIS.EDU Subject: Pot-house politicians A Civil War diarist refered to Washington, D.C. as "a meeting place for pot-house politicians, gamblers and conspirators." Does anyone know what a pot-house refered to in the 1860s?