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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.116
Date Range
1879/08/23
  2 documents     6 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Description
Letter from J. B. Henry to Louisa Anderson discussing an article of Colonel Thompson to appear in the Gazette; money matters need a rest because of the expense of the yacht; is upset with his bad luck; Frank should know that the contract James Buchanan Henry prepared is with her father but that Mr. Kentgen knows its content and Mr. Rerens has a copy; hopes to take a trip with her in the autumn; advises the family to show understanding and compassion to Aunt Sydney in her weakened mental state. Envelope has letterhead of Parker House, New Bedford addressed to Mrs. J. Buchanan Henry, Stapleton, Richmond Co., New York with postmark and two stamps, one loose. New Bedford, Massachusetts.
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
1879/08/23
Creator
Henry, James Buchanan, 1833-1915
People
Henry, Louisa Anderson
Henry, James Buchanan
Kentgen, Mr.
Rerens, Mr.
Thompson, Colonel
Anderson, Frank
Anderson, William Astley Cooper
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Search Terms
Correpondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 6 pages to scan, 13.8 x 21.2 cm. and 3.5 x 6 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Condition Notes
Both water damaged and letter has missing text.
Accession Number
JBMS1996.215a-b
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.116
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 3 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 3, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 116
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 3, 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.
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.117
Date Range
1879/09/08
  2 documents  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Description
Letter from J. B. Henry to Louisa Anderson expressing satisfaction that things are going well at home; gives an account of his excursions of the last few days; comments on the unusually warm weather; visited a colonel to see Mrs. Wright, an old friend, but met only her three daughters and her husband; hoped to see Miss Dora but was disappointed; the Braytons, Binghams, and Ruevals left and not many people left; Randy could not come; hopes Frank is improving in health and business; some of Ives’s relatives [ ___ ] visited the yacht; Captain Clark and granddaughter dropped by and she liked the picture of Jamie; hopes to be reunited soon; apparently Colonel Thompson’s article was not published. Envelope addressed to Mrs. J Buchanan Henry, Stapleton, Richmond Co., New York with three postmarks and loose stamp. Watch Hill.
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
1879/09/08
Creator
Henry, James Buchanan, 1833-1915
People
Henry, Louisa Anderson
Clark, Captain
Anderson, Frank
Henry, James Buchanan
Thompson, Colonel
Wright, Mrs.
Henry, James Buchanan, Jr.
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Search Terms
Correpondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 6 pages to scan, 14.3 x 23.1 cm. and 3.5 x 6 in. DO NOT FILM
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Condition Notes
Letter water-stained with some lost text; envelope water stained in three pieces.
Accession Number
JBMS1996.206a-b
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.117
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 3 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 3, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 117
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 3, 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
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.118
Date Range
1881/08/07
  2 documents     10 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Description
Letter from J. B. Henry to Louisa Anderson remembering fondly the family’s seeing him off; describes several of the passengers including ex-priest Grazzi, Rev. Mr. Murray, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Osborne and mentions Frank Buchanan, his traveling companion; describes his sightings along the North American coast, the extreme heat aboard; the careful crew watching for icebergs; misses his family greatly; gets cold at the Great Banks; is not impressed with the passengers, especially the women and their “sea chairs”; outlines travel plans in Scotland; mentions great fog; and asks how Roger is doing. Envelope with two 2-pence stamps and no postmark addressed to Mrs. J. Buchanan Henry, Garden City, Long Island, New York, U.S. Steamship Saythia, 1200 miles from New York.
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
1881/08/07
Creator
Henry, James Buchanan, 1833-1915
People
Henry, Louisa Anderson
Buchanan, Frank
Grazzi, Father
Henry, James Buchanan
Murray, Rev.
Osborne, Frank
Osborne, Mrs.
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Search Terms
Correpondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 10 pages to scan, 5 x 8 in. and 3 x 5 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Condition Notes
Both letter and envelope badly water stained with some loss of text.
Accession Number
JBMS1996.224
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.118
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 3 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 3, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 118
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 3, 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 3 James Buchanan Henry
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.119
Date Range
1881/08/19
  2 documents  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Description
Letter from J. B. Henry to Louisa Anderson detailing his disapproval of the English weather and decides to forgo Scotland and head to a better climate in France and Switzerland; vividly describes the weather along the English coast to Liverpool, the drive from Liverpool to Southampton, crossing the channel to Jersey and then to Brittany, the drive from St. Malo to Paris, the new and old of Paris; and hopes to see Mr. Scharff in Geneva. Envelope with postmarks and stamp removed addressed to Mrs. J. Buchanan Henry, Garden City, Long Island, New York, USA. Grand Hotel, Paris, [France].
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
1881/08/19
Creator
Henry, James Buchanan, 1833-1915
People
Henry, Louisa Anderson
Henry, James Buchanan
Scharff, Christian Henry
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Search Terms
Correpondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 10 pages to scan, 5 x 8 in. and 3 x 5 in. DO NOT FILM
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Condition Notes
Letter badly water-stained with text missing; envelope water stained.
Accession Number
JBMS1996.225a-b
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.119
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 3 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 3, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 119
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 3, 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.
Documents
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.120
Date Range
1881/08/25
  2 documents  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Description
Letter from J. B. Henry to Louisa Anderson describing the scene out of his hotel window; recounts his days in Paris including his illness; has seen none of his acquaintances; has bought Louisa a watch similar to his own and himself opera glasses; and mentions Mr. Scharff. Envelope in several water-stained pieces with return address of A. F. Mathone, Geneve and postmarks of Geneva and New York, no stamp. Geneva, [Switzerland].
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
1881/08/25
Creator
Henry, James Buchanan, 1833-1915
People
Henry, Louisa Anderson
Henry, James Buchanan
Scharff, Christian Henry
Mathone, A. F.
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Search Terms
Correpondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 6 pages to scan, 5 x 8 in. DO NOT FILM
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Condition Notes
Badly water-stained with missing parts.
Accession Number
JBMS1996.226
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.120
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 3 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 3, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 120
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 3, 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.
Documents
Less detail
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.121
Date Range
1881/09/04
  2 documents     8 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Description
Letter from J. B. Henry to Louisa Anderson expressing concern that she might have to face her father, now suffering from mental illness alone and will try to get home in time; describes the weather and possible future plans if he cannot book passage home earlier; heard a sermon in a Scots church; comments on the European view of President Garfield’s assassination; and lists the gifts he is bringing back. Envelope in several pieces with address missing, postmarks and stamp. Hotel Victoria, Interlaken, [Switzerland].
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
1881/09/04
Creator
Henry, James Buchanan, 1833-1915
People
Anderson, William Astley Cooper
Henry, James Buchanan
Henry, Louisa Anderson
Garfield, James Abram
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Search Terms
Correpondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 8 pages to scan, 5.25 x 8 in. and 3.25 x 5.25 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Condition Notes
Heavy water stains on second sheet with some loss of text.
Accession Number
JBMS1996.227
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.121
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 3 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 3, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 121
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 3, 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
Less detail
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.122
Date Range
1881/09/11
  2 documents  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Description
Letter from J. B. Henry to Louisa Anderson reiterating his concern about her father’s imminent arrival and his disappointment of not being able to be there to help; gives the remainder of his itinerary; vows never to travel again until she is by his side; dislikes Richard Wagner’s music; instructs her to pay Dody’s medical school bills; summaries his travel expenses and that of the family; comments on the falling stock market; will ask Mrs. Robson if Belle can come to them; hopes to see Frank in Nice; and speculates on berths for her father and Miss I to get them home sooner. Envelope addressed to Mrs. J Buchanan Henry, Garden City, Long Island, New York, America stained with some loss, postmark with stamp cut out. Munich, Bavaria.
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
1881/09/11
Creator
Henry, James Buchanan, 1833-1915
People
Anderson, William Astley Cooper
Henry, Joseph Nicholson
Anderson, Frank
Henry, James Buchanan
Henry, Louisa Anderson
Robson, Mrs.
Wagner, Richard
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Search Terms
Correpondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 8 pages to scan, 5.25 x 8 in. and 3.25 x 5.25 in. DO NOT FILM
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Condition Notes
Some staining and bits missing.
Accession Number
JBMS1996.229a-b
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.122
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 3 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 3, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 122
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 3, 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.
Documents
Less detail
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.123
Date Range
1881/09/21
  2 documents  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Description
Letter from J. B. Henry to Louisa Anderson acknowledging receipt of her letters and one from Frank; outlines his plans for completing of his tour; comments on his health and plans to take the children on an outing; compares travel on the Danube to that of the Rhine; enjoys the company of a young, well-educated Polish gentlemen who accompanied him on a tour or Vienna, Trieste, and Venice; describes the lavishness of the Gondoliers’ Regatta; comments on receiving her latest letters and on the death of Garfield and the accession of Arthur; and would like to pay Belle’s expenses so that she might visit. Envelope addressed to Mrs. J. Buchanan Henry, Garden City, Long Island New York America postmark and partial stamp, second stamp of Hotel Grande Bretanga in two large pieces with heavy water damage and note in a later hand: Letters from Mr. Henry during his trip to Europe 1881. Hotel Great Bretagna via Torino, Milan.
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
1881/09/21
Creator
Henry, James Buchanan, 1833-1915
People
Henry, James Buchanan
Henry, Louisa Anderson
Anderson, Frank
Garfield, James Abram
Arthur, Chester Alan
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Search Terms
Correpondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 14 pages to scan, 5.25 x 8 in. and 3 x 5.5 in. DO NOT FILM
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Condition Notes
A little staining on parts of the letter with slight loss of text.
Accession Number
JBMS1996.228
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.123
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 3 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 3, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 123
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 3, 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
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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.
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.124
Date Range
1881/09/29
  2 documents     6 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Description
Letter from J. B. Henry to Louisa Anderson expressing his shock of the change in weather from the south of France to the north; relates his time with Frank in Marsailles; recalls his conversation with Mrs. Post of Baltimore in Vienna; wrote to Belle and her mother; tells of his plans in London and will sail next week from Liverpool, either on a fast ship or a slow one; discusses his health and hopes a regular routine at home will help; saw an exposition and hopes to visit Mr. and Mrs. Blake and Anne McAndrew but not Mrs. Minton because his clothes are too shabby. Envelope addressed to Mrs. J. Buchanan Henry, Garden City, (Long Island) New York, America, damaged with postmarks but stamp missing. Paris, [France].
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
1881/09/29
Creator
Henry, James Buchanan, 1833-1915
People
Blake, Mr.
Blake, Mrs.
Anderson, Frank
Henry, James Buchanan
Henry, Louisa Anderson
McAndrew, Anne
Minton, Mrs.
Post, Mrs.
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Search Terms
Correpondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 6 pages to scan, 5.25 x 8 in. and 3.5 x 6 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Condition Notes
Light stains.
Accession Number
JBMS1996.313a-b
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.124
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 3 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 3, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 124
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 3, 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 Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.127
Date Range
1882/07/23
  2 documents  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Description
Letter from J. B. Henry to Louisa Anderson wondering why his mail has not reached her; Will and he went to church in Bolton and spoke to Jack Thumb; thinks Mr. Thumb is a miserable person and would like to be his share in the house there; Will is a very good child even if he spilled blueberry pie on his pants; likes the hotel, the food (except the beef), the owner, and the guests, but not the mosquitoes; mentions Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler from Staten Island; dislikes the development around the lake; questions the slow delivery of mail; inquires about the household at home; recommends a “Bermuda colored man” to Miss Bleeker; inquires about Miss Taylor; and encloses a letter from Millie to Jamie. Envelope addressed to Mrs. J. Buchanan Henry, Garden City, Long Island, New York with postmark but stamp missing. Lake George, NY.
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
1882/07/23
Creator
Henry, James Buchanan, 1833-1915
People
Henry, James Buchanan
Henry, Louisa Anderson
Henry, James Buchanan, Jr.
Taylor, Miss
Thumb, Jack
Wheeler, Mr.
Wheeler, Mrs.
Henry, William Cooper Anderson
Bleeker, Miss
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Search Terms
Correpondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 6 pages to scan, 5 x 8 in. and 3 x 5.5 in.DO NOT FILM
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Condition Notes
Cross-hatch writing.
Accession Number
JBMS1996.233a-b
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.127
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 3 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 3, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 127
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 3, 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.
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