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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Letter from J. B. Henry to Mary Hagner Nicholson understanding why she will not write letters on Sunday; will accompany Harriet Lane from New York to Philadelphia and return to same day to be at work; could not see her Uncle Peter; was part of an agreeable party arranged by Harriet Lane on the U.S. Revenue cutter H. Lane to West Point; Miss Mason, on the trip, says she is not engaged to Mr. Wright; an old friend Lieut. Saxton to accompany him back to New York; hopes she is having a great visit with Misses Mary and Margie; Mr. Stoeckl brought “the Malachites” jewelry to him; and asks her to visit West Point with him, if she is well enough; business is slow just now. Envelope with stamp removed and New-York postmark addressed to Miss Mary H. Nicholson, care Col. Nicholson, Annapolis, Maryland. 142 Broadway, [New York], NY, Wednesday.
Custodial History
The James Buchanan Family Papers were collected by the James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland. This collection was relocated from the Wheatland mansion to the LancasterHistory archives in the Spring of 2009. Digitization of the James Buchanan Family Papers was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
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Henry, James Buchanan, 1833-1915
Henry, James Buchanan
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Mason, Miss
Henry, Mary Hagner Nicholson
Hagner, Peter Valentine
Saxton, Rufus
Stoeckl, Eduard de, baron
Wright, Mr.
Nicholson, Joseph Hopper
Personal correspondence
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Correspondence, Personal
Buchanan Collections
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan Presidential Library
2 items, 6 pages to scan, 5.25 x 8.25 in. and 3.5 x 5.5 in.
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JBFP Part 3 Series 1
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JBFP Part 3, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 39
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Archives South
JBFP Part 3, Box 1
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
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