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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 7 Jonathan Messersmith Foltz
Title
Letter to James Buchanan from J. M. Foltz
Object ID
JBFP 7.1.1.004
Date Range
1846/05/14
  2 documents     6 images  
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 7 Jonathan Messersmith Foltz
Title
Letter to James Buchanan from J. M. Foltz
Description
Letter to James Buchanan from J. M. Foltz which goes into more detail about the current situation in Texas and Mexico, including Foltz’s departure from the area. Fort Polk—Point Isabel Texas. Sketch of the location of various military positions in Mexico and Texas during the Mexican-American War, by J. M. Foltz. Shows General Taylor’s position, the Road to Point Isabel, Matamoros on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande, and Fort Polk on Point Isabel. Foltz also makes notations of the batteries, specific battlegrounds and squadrons.
Date Range
1846/05/14
Creator
Foltz, Jonathan Messersmith, 1810-1877
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Container
JBFP Part 7, Box 1
People
Foltz, Jonathan Messersmith
Buchanan, James
Taylor, Zachary
Subjects
Maps
Drawings
Matamoros (Coahuila, Mexico)
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.)
Point Isabel (Tex.)
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Maps
Drawings
Fort Polk, Texas
Point Isabel, Texas
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Rio Brava
Rio Grande
Matamoros, Coahuila, Mexico
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 6 pages to scan, 8 x 10 in. and 8 x 10 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 7 Series 1
Object ID
JBFP 7.1.1.004
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, Pennsylvania.
Accession Number
JBMS1995.720
Other Number
JBFP Part 7, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 4
Description Level
Item
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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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 7 Jonathan Messersmith Foltz
Title
Letter to James Buchanan J. M. Foltz
Object ID
JBFP 7.1.1.003
Date Range
1846/05/10
  2 documents     4 images  
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 7 Jonathan Messersmith Foltz
Title
Letter to James Buchanan J. M. Foltz
Description
Letter to James Buchanan J. M. Foltz describing the events of the Mexican-American war that Foltz witnessed. Camp Isabel—near the Mouth of the Rio Brava.
Date Range
1846/05/10
Creator
Foltz, Jonathan Messersmith, 1810-1877
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Container
JBFP Part 7, Box 1
People
Foltz, Jonathan Messersmith
Buchanan, James
Subjects
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.)
Point Isabel (Tex.)
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Camp Isabel, Texas
Point Isabel, Texas
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Rio Brava
Rio Grande
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 8 x 10 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 7 Series 1
Object ID
JBFP 7.1.1.003
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, Pennsylvania.
Accession Number
JBMS1995.719
Other Number
JBFP Part 7, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 3
Description Level
Item
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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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Title
Letter from Thomas Welsh to Major Van Ness
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesB_F13
Date Range
1848/07/28
  1 document     4 images  
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Title
Letter from Thomas Welsh to Major Van Ness
Description
Handwritten letter from Thomas Welsh to Major Van Ness seeking a settlement of accounts upon discharge and a request for three months of extra pay for a leave of absence. Note: Welsh refers to himself as a disabled soldier which along with MG0828 SeriesB F12, shows his concern over facing a return to civilian life with a serious leg wound.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Date Range
1848/07/28
Creation Date
1848/07/01
Creator
Welsh, Thomas, 1824-1863
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 19
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Welsh, Thomas
Van Ness, Eugene
Subjects
Fort Hamilton (New York, N.Y.)
Wounds and injuries
Letters
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Mexico City (Mexico)
United States. Army--Leaves and furloughs
Search Terms
Mexico City, Mexico
Fort Hamilton, New York
Letters
Correspondence
Wounds and injuries
Mexican War
Leave of absence
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Condition
Good
Condition Notes
Good condition, with small tears around the edge, and discoloration on the folds.
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesB
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesB_F13
Notes
Added to PP 12/21/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@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.
Other Numbers
TW-B-48-08
Classification
MG0828
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Cataloged by Richard C. Wiggin prior to donation.
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Title
Letter from James Buchanan to Samuel Edwards
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.037
Date Range
1848/02/09
  2 documents     6 images  
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Title
Letter from James Buchanan to Samuel Edwards
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to Samuel Edwards, Esq. extracting from a letter of Colonel Emory, head of the Officers of the Topographical Corps charged with surveying the Mexican boundary, offering Mr. Edwards an assistantship in the expedition in charge of the instruments which he will accompany around Cape Horn. With envelope. Washington.
Date Range
1848/02/09
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Container
JBFP Part 1, Box 1
People
Buchanan, James
Edwards, Samuel
Emory, William Hemsley
Subjects
Letters
United States Army Corps of Topographical Engineers
Appointments, Military
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Surveying
Topographical surveying
Mexico
Search Terms
Buchanan Collections
Cape Horn
Correspondence
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Letters
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Mexico
Military appointments
Surveying
United States Army Corps of Topographical Engineers
Extent
2 items, 6 pages to scan, 8 x 10 in. and 3.5 x 5.5 in., wax seal
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.037
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, Pennsylvania.
Accession Number
JBMS1995.209a-b
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 37
Description Level
Item
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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Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Title
James Buchanan to John Black
Object ID
MG0096 F009 In01
Date Range
1847/01/19
  1 document     4 images  
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Title
James Buchanan to John Black
Description
Private and confidential letter from James Buchanan to John Black of the U.S. Department of State. Buchanan thanks Mr. Black for all of his hard work and informs him he is sending this letter with an important dispatch he had sent to the Minister of Foreign Affairs in Mexico. He also informs Mr. Black that Colonel A. J. Atocha will be delivering these things to him, and if asked he should give any advice regarding Mexico to Colonel Atocha. Washington, D.C. 19 January 1847.
Date Range
1847/01/19
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 03
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Atocha, Alexander Jose
Black, John
Buchanan, James
Subjects
Letters
Mexico. Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores
United States. Department of State
Mexico
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mexico
United States Department of State
Mexico
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
Mexican War, 1846-1848
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 25.5 x 21 cm
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Object ID
MG0096 F009 In01
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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 Collection (MG0096) https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo3760
James Buchanan Family Papers
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph Collection
Curatorial Collection
Wheatland Collection
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.
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 009, Insert 01
Classification
MG0096
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 7 Jonathan Messersmith Foltz
Title
Letter to James Buchanan from J. M. Foltz
Object ID
JBFP 7.1.1.007
Date Range
1846/09/25
  2 documents     6 images  
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 7 Jonathan Messersmith Foltz
Title
Letter to James Buchanan from J. M. Foltz
Description
Letter to James Buchanan from J. M. Foltz relates how some Mexican troops want to prolong the war and how easily a number of coast towns could be captured. U.S.S. Raritan off Vera Cruz.
Date Range
1846/09/25
Creator
Foltz, Jonathan Messersmith, 1810-1877
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Container
JBFP Part 7, Box 1
People
Foltz, Jonathan Messersmith
Buchanan, James
Subjects
Letters
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Mexico. Ejercito
Raritan (Frigate)
Veracruz (Veracruz-Llave, Mexico)
Search Terms
Buchanan Collections
Correspondence
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Letters
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Mexico, Army
USS Raritan
Veracruz, Veracruz-Llave, Mexico
Extent
2 items, 6 pages to scan, 20.5 x 26 cm. and 12 x 20.5 cm.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 7 Series 1
Object ID
JBFP 7.1.1.007
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, Pennsylvania.
Accession Number
JBMS1995.723
Other Number
JBFP Part 7, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 7
Description Level
Item
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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General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Title
Letter from Thomas Welsh to an esteemed friend
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesB_F10
Date Range
1848/03/26
  1 document     4 images  
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Title
Letter from Thomas Welsh to an esteemed friend
Description
Handwritten letter from Thomas Welsh to an esteemed friend describes the challenges of army life as well as "the beauties and comforts of soldiering;" topics include food, weather, waiting for the peace treaty to take effect, and thoughts of home.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Date Range
1848/03/26
Creation Date
1848/03/26
Creator
Welsh, Thomas, 1824-1863
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 19
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Loomis, Gustavus A.
Wike, Sam
Welsh, Thomas
Subjects
Mexico City (Mexico)
Veracruz (Veracruz-Llave, Mexico)
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Letters
Personal correspondence
Search Terms
Mexico City, Mexico
Veracruz, Veracruz-Llave, Mexico
Camp Washington
Letters
Correspondence, Personal
Mexican War
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Condition
Poor
Condition Date
2020-07-17
Condition Notes
Lower left corner is torn off and missing; edges are frayed; stain marks present. Fair condition.
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesB
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesB_F10
Notes
Added to PP 12/21/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@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.
Other Numbers
TW-B-48-05
Classification
MG0828
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Cataloged by Richard C. Wiggin prior to donation.
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James Buchanan Collection
Title
Transcription of letter from James Buchanan to John Black
Object ID
MG0096 F009 In02 It02
Date Range
1847/01/19
  1 document     2 images  
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Title
Transcription of letter from James Buchanan to John Black
Description
Transcription of MG0096 F009 In01: private and confidential letter from James Buchanan to John Black of the U.S. Department of State, regarding Mexico. Washington, D.C.
Date Range
1847/01/19
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 03
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Black, John
Buchanan, James
Subjects
United States. Department of State
Mexico
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
United States Department of State
Mexico
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
Mexican War, 1846-1848
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 28 x 22 cm
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Condition Notes
Brittle, carbon copy
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Object ID
MG0096 F009 In02 It02
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 Collection (MG0096) https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo3760
James Buchanan Family Papers
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph Collection
Curatorial Collection
Wheatland Collection
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.
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 009, Insert 02, Item 02
Classification
MG0096
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 7 Jonathan Messersmith Foltz
Title
Letter to James Buchanan from J. M. Foltz
Object ID
JBFP 7.1.1.009
Date Range
1847/05/29
  2 documents     4 images  
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 7 Jonathan Messersmith Foltz
Title
Letter to James Buchanan from J. M. Foltz
Description
Letter to James Buchanan from J. M. Foltz recounting a letter Foltz heard about, from a captain stationed in Mexico City, which describes the current state of Mexican politics—especially regarding Santa Anna. U.S. Hotel Philadelphia.
Date Range
1847/05/29
Creator
Foltz, Jonathan Messersmith, 1810-1877
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Container
JBFP Part 7, Box 1
People
Foltz, Jonathan Messersmith
Buchanan, James
Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de
Subjects
Mexico
Mexico--Politics and government
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Mexico City (Mexico)
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Mexico
Mexico, Politics and government
Mexican War, 1846-1848
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
Mexico City, Mexico
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 19 x 24.50 cm.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 7 Series 1
Object ID
JBFP 7.1.1.009
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, Pennsylvania.
Accession Number
JBMS1995.725
Other Number
JBFP Part 7, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 9
Description Level
Item
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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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 7 Jonathan Messersmith Foltz
Title
Letter to James Buchanan from J. M. Foltz
Object ID
JBFP 7.1.1.006
Date Range
1846/06/11
  2 documents     4 images  
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 7 Jonathan Messersmith Foltz
Title
Letter to James Buchanan from J. M. Foltz
Description
Letter to James Buchanan from J. M. Foltz recounting and describing the current political climate in Mexico, much of the information comes from British soldiers Foltz meets. He describes a recent meeting of the Mexican Congress, support for Santa Anna, and the current state of certain Mexican ports. U.S. Ship Raritan off Vera Cruz.
Date Range
1846/06/11
Creator
Foltz, Jonathan Messersmith, 1810-1877
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Container
JBFP Part 7, Box 1
People
Foltz, Jonathan Messersmith
Buchanan, James
Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de
Subjects
Mexico
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Veracruz (Veracruz-Llave, Mexico)
Raritan (Frigate)
Mexico--Politics and government
Harbors
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Mexico
Mexico, Politics and government
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Veracruz, Veracruz-Llave, Mexico
USS Raritan
Ports
Harbors
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 20 x 32 cm.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 7 Series 1
Object ID
JBFP 7.1.1.006
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, Pennsylvania.
Accession Number
JBMS1995.722
Other Number
JBFP Part 7, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 6
Description Level
Item
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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