James Buchanan correspondence, 1837-1849.

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Buchanan, James, 1791-1868. James Buchanan correspondence, 1837-1849.

James Buchanan correspondence, 1837-1849.

The collection consists of 57 letters, all typed transcriptions: two letters, 1846-1847, from Buchanan to James B. Lane; one, 1848, from Lane to Buchanan; Buchanan to Elizabeth J. Reigart, 1849; and 53 letters, 1837-1846, between Buchanan and John W. Forney, Lancaster, Pa., printer. Includes two typed (photocopies) reminiscences of John L. Finefrock of Mercersburg, Pa., 1940, about Buchanan's niece Harriet Lane, and Buchanan's birthplace, Stony Batter.

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Lane, James B.,

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Buchanan, James, 1791-1868

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x000128 James Buchanan, Jr. (1791-1868) was the 15th President of the United States, serving from 1857–1861. Prior to his presidency, Buchanan represented Pennsylvania in the House of Representatives and later the Senate, and served as Secretary of State under President James K. Polk (1845-1849). Source : About the White Hous...

Forney, John W. (John Wien), 1817-1881

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Editor, publisher, clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, and secretary of the U.S. Senate. From the description of John W. Forney papers, 1841-1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 164810989 Philadelphia journalist. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to William Pitt Fessenden, 1863 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270482790 From the description of Letter signed, with nine lines in autograph : Washington, D.C., to William Pitt...

Reigart, Elizabeth J.,

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Finefrock, John L.

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Johnston, Harriet Lane, 1830-1903

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Biographical Notes James Buchanan 1791, Apr. 23 Born, Cove Gap (near Mercersburg), Franklin Co., Pa. 1809 Graduated from Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa. 1812 Admitted to the bar, Lancaster, Pa. ...