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Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Object ID
MG0096 F083
Date Range
1956/08/05
  1 document     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Description
First Day Cover envelope commemorating the 100th anniversary of the election of James Buchanan with Wheatland stamp. Addressed to Robert A. Brandt. Enclosed letter from Clair R. McCollough, WGAL-TV, recognizing the anniversary of Buchanan's election and promoting the television station.
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1956/08/05
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
McCollough, Clair R.
Brandt, Robert A.
Subjects
Letters
First day covers (Philately)
Envelopes
Postage stamps
WGAL (Television station : Lancaster, Pa.)
Presidents--Election
Wheatland (Lancaster, Pa.)
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
First day covers (Philately)
Envelopes
Postage stamps
WGAL
Presidential elections
Wheatland
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 4 pages to scan
Object Name
Envelope
Language
English
Object ID
MG0096 F083
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 083
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
MG-0096, Box 2
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Object ID
JBFP 2.1.2.012
Date Range
1872/07/12
  1 document     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Description
Envelope addressed to H. L. Johnston, 21A. Book Street, Hanover Square, London, with two other postmarks on the back with an embossed seal. [written on back of envelope “Ascot, Prince of Wales.”] 1 penny stamp attached. Staines, England.
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.
Date Range
1872/07/12
People
Windsor, Edward, Duke of
Edward Albert, Prince of Wales
Prince of Wales
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Harriet Lane Johnston
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 5.5 x 3.75 in.
Object Name
Envelope
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.110
Object ID
JBFP 2.1.2.012
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 2 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 2, Series 1, Subseries 2, Folder 12
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 2, Box 1
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Object ID
JBFP 2.1.1.003d
Date Range
1856/11/04
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Description
Letter from Harriet Lane to Lily Macalester asking her pardon for not writing earlier; Mrs. Plitt still at Wheatland; Uncle well and calm as he awaits the outcome of the election today; wishing Lily had written more as a political writer; Robert Eden’s former dark red moustache; Eskridge getting along well using a crutch and cane; the toll that the campaign took on the family; in the election “right will prevail”; Emily Schaumburg’s staying with the Porters; Colonel Pleasonton’s engagement to a widow with many children and Addy’s reaction; and suggests that Lily’s father might follow the same example to give Lily some children to play with. Photocopy; the original is in the library of Mount Vernon Ladies Association. Wheatland.
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.
Date Range
1856/11/04
Creator
Johnston, Harriet Lane, 1830-1903
People
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Laughton, Eliza Lytle (Lily) Macalester Berghmans
Plitt, Sophia Wager
Schaumburg, Emily
Eden, Robert
Pleasonton, Colonel
Lane, Elliott Eskridge
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union
Harriet Lane Johnston
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
Elections
Presidential elections
Political campaigns
Search Terms
Correspondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union
Harriet Lane Johnston
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
Elections
Presidential elections
Political campaigns
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 6 pages to scan, 8.5 x 11 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.402m
Object ID
JBFP 2.1.1.003d
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 2 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 2, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 3d
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 2, Box 1
Location of Originals
The original is in the collection of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union, Mount Vernon, Virginia.
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
Images
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Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Object ID
MG0096 F056 In01 It01
Date Range
1957/03/31
  1 document     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Description
First Day Cover envelope commemorating the 100th anniversary of the election of James Buchanan with Wheatland stamp.
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1957/03/31
Creator
United States. Post Office Department
People
Buchanan, James
Subjects
First day covers (Philately)
Elections
Presidents--Election
Postage stamps
Anniversaries
Wheatland (Lancaster, Pa.)
Search Terms
First day covers (Philately)
Elections
Presidential elections
Postage stamps
Anniversaries
Wheatland
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 page to scan, 9 x 16.5 cm
Object Name
Envelope
Language
English
Object ID
MG0096 F056 In01 It01
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Other Number
MG-0096 F056 In01 It01
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
MG-0096, Box 2
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
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Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Object ID
MG0096 F056 In02
Date Range
1956/08/05
  1 document     8 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Description
Three First Day Cover envelopes commemorating the 100th anniversary of the election of James Buchanan with Wheatland stamp. Addressed to David, John, and Mark Stevenson, all of 48 S. Marshall Street, Lancaster. “First-Day Cover Information for Philatelists,” from Frank R. Hammond, Postmaster. Letterhead of the United States Post Office, Lancaster.
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1956/08/05
Creator
United States. Post Office Department
People
Buchanan, James
Stevenson, David
Stevenson, John
Stevenson, Mark
Subjects
First day covers (Philately)
Elections
Presidents--Election
Postage stamps
Anniversaries
Wheatland (Lancaster, Pa.)
Search Terms
First day covers (Philately)
Elections
Presidential elections
Postage stamps
Anniversaries
Wheatland
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
4 items, 8 pages to scan, 9 x 16.5 cm
Object Name
Envelope
Language
English
Object ID
MG0096 F056 In02
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 056, Insert 02
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
MG-0096, Box 2
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
Images
Documents
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Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Object ID
MG0096 F056 In03
Date Range
1956/08/05
  1 document     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Description
First Day Cover envelope commemorating the 100th anniversary of the election of James Buchanan with Wheatland stamp with postcard from Foltz-Wessinger, Inc., Advertising regarding the commemorative cover. Addressed to Chester M. Woolworth, Animal Trap Company of America, Lititz.
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1956/08/05
Creator
United States. Post Office Department
People
Buchanan, James
Woolworth, Chester McNutt
Subjects
First day covers (Philately)
Elections
Presidents--Election
Postage stamps
Anniversaries
Wheatland (Lancaster, Pa.)
Advertising
Search Terms
First day covers (Philately)
Elections
Presidential elections
Postage stamps
Anniversaries
Wheatland
Foltz-Wessinger, Inc
Advertising
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 4 pages to scan, 9 x 16.6 cm
Object Name
Envelope
Language
English
Object ID
MG0096 F056 In03
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 056, Insert 3
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
MG-0096, Box 2
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Object ID
JBFP 2.1.1.003c
Date Range
1855/08/29
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Description
Letter from Harriet Lane to Lily Macalester enjoying a cottage rented by Mrs. Shapter far from London with a crashing ocean at her feet and refusing to leave when Uncle and Mr. Appleton called for her; mentioning the visit to London of the Corcorans and Louly, their child, and that Mr. C. is happy; commenting on the Queen’s visit to France; saying she and Uncle will depart for home on October 6, even though his successor has not been named; expressing her regrets in leaving such a beautiful country; coming visit to nearby Carisbrooke Castle; commenting on the health of Mrs. Plitt and her friendship with Mrs. Lathrop; and expressing astonishment at the adventures of Mrs. F. Brown. Photocopy; the original is in the library of Mount Vernon Ladies Association. Lealand Cottage, Black Gang Chine, Isle of Wight.
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.
Date Range
1855/08/29
Creator
Johnston, Harriet Lane, 1830-1903
People
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Buchanan, James
Laughton, Eliza Lytle (Lily) Macalester Berghmans
Shapter, Mrs.
Appleton, John
Corcoran, William Wilson
Corcoran, Louise
Plitt, Sophia Wager
Lathrop, Elizabeth Macalester
Brown, Mrs. F.
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union
Harriet Lane Johnston
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
Health
Isle of Wight (England)
Carisbrooke Castle (England)
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901
France
Search Terms
Correspondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union
Harriet Lane Johnston
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
Health
Isle of Wight, England
Travel
Carisbrooke Castle, England
Queen Victoria
France
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 8.5 x 11 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.402i
Object ID
JBFP 2.1.1.003c
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 2 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 2, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 3c
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 2, Box 1
Location of Originals
The original is in the collection of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union, Mount Vernon, Virginia.
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
Images
Documents
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.035
Date Range
1848/11/11
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to James B. Lane, Esq. refusing all items from Wheatland except the matting and the book cases, other items may be chosen when he returns to Lancaster after the election. He advises James not to board because it gives a bad appearance and that he is putting his house in Lancaster on the market. Sees some hope in the coming election. Washington.
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.
Date Range
1848/11/11
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Lane, James Buchanan
Subjects
Letters
Elections
Presidential elections
Wheatland (Lancaster, Pa.)
House selling
Furniture
Personal correspondence
Search Terms
Correspondence
Wheatland
Elections
Presidential elections
House selling
Furniture
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 6.5 x 4 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.208
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.035
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 35
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 1, Box 1
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
Images
Documents
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.068
Date Range
1855/05/04
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to C. Van Dyke telling him of his feelings for England and rebukes Van Dyke for some of his views of the British; defending his views of the Ostend Conference and Mr. Soulé; berating the London Times for its support of the Know Nothing party; speaking of the coming campaign in the United States must confront the Know Nothing party, the difficulties with Spain and the serious difficulties with England; expressing his happiness over Senator Bright’s favorable comments; wondering why General Cass is his enemy; and asserting that he can take care of himself even if he is a candidate for the Presidency. Legation of the United States, London
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.
Date Range
1855/05/04
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Bright, Jesse D.
Buchanan, James
Cass, Lewis
Soulé, Pierre
Van Dyke, James C.
Subjects
Letters
American Party
Elections
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Ostend Manifesto
Search Terms
Letters
Correspondence
Ostend Conference
Ostend Manifesto
Know-Nothing Party
American Party
Elections
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 7.5 x 9 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.133
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.068
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 68
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 1, Box 1
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
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Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.071
Date Range
1855/11/30
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to Eskridge Lane giving Harriet complete control over the furnishing of Wheatland; expressing satisfaction with his investments except for railroad bonds; showing his extreme unhappiness with his position in England, but determining to remain there until someone is nominated for the Presidency, which he does not want and will not seek. Legation of the United States, London.
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.
Date Range
1855/11/30
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Lane, Elliott Eskridge
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Presidential elections
Presidential candidates
Search Terms
Correspondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Presidential elections
Presidential candidates
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 7.5 x 9 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.194
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.071
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 71
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 1, Box 1
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
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