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"Big Cheese in the White House: Admirers of the President Andrew Jackson presented him with a 1,400-pound wheel of cheese shortly before he left the White House in 1837.  Jackson invited members of the public to eat the cheese; it was disposed of within two hours."  The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America, Andrew F. Smith (Editor).
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"Big Cheese in the White House: Admirers of the President Andrew Jackson presented him with a 1,400-pound wheel of cheese shortly before he left the White House in 1837.  Jackson invited members of the public to eat the cheese; it was disposed of within two hours."  The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America, Andrew F. Smith (Editor).

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