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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.082
Date Range
1877/04/09
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Description
Letter from E. Y. Buchanan to H. B. Swarr acknowledging receipt of the interest on funds of Elliot Eskridge Lane, which he will invest; mentioning receipt of a new letter from Mr. Johnston wishing to dispose of the City sixes and purchase Currency sixes, with which request Edward Young Buchanan disagrees; and hoping that the drop in property values will not affect the mortgages in the Elliot Eskridge Lane Trust. Oxford Church Parsonage, Philadelphia.
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
1877/04/09
Creator
Buchanan, Edward Young, 1811-1895
People
Buchanan, Edward Young
Lane, Elliott Eskridge
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Buchanan, James
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 8 x 5 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.627
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.082
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 4 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 4, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 82
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 4, 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.
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.038
Date Range
1870/11/28
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Description
Letter from E. Y. Buchanan to H. B. Swarr expressing happiness that Swarr’s eyesight has improved enough that he can write; thanking him for the information about the Trust investments; expressing approval of Mr. Hiester’s letter, noting that Mr. Johnston’s letter indicates a softening in his position and doubting that Judge Black will intervene; and planning to meet Mr. Swarr at Gaw & Bacon at the appointed time. Oxford Church Parsonage, Philadelphia.
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
1870/11/28
Creator
Buchanan, Edward Young, 1811-1895
People
Black, Jeremiah Sullivan
Buchanan, Edward Young
Hiester, Isaac Ellmaker
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Buchanan, James
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 21 x 13 cm.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.582
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.038
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 4 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 4, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 38
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 4, 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.
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.080
Date Range
1877/01/23
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Description
Letter from E. Y. Buchanan to H. B. Swarr requesting a reply to his letter of the 10th; expressing his opinion that the City sixes should be sold, but the Currency sixes should not be bought at the present prices; and asking whether he should forward Mr. Johnston’s letter. Oxford Church Parsonage, Philadelphia.
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
1877/01/23
Creator
Buchanan, Edward Young, 1811-1895
People
Buchanan, Edward Young
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Buchanan, James
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 8 x 5.25 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.625
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.080
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 4 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 4, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 80
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 4, 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
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Object ID
JBFP 2.2.1.008
Date Range
1876/07/03
  1 document     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Description
Statement of interest totaling $1014 to Harriet Lane Johnston trust, executors H. B. Swarr & E. Y Buchanan under the will of James Buchanan, deceased. Signed by Henry E. Johnston, who incorrectly states the amount accruing to his wife after trustee commissions.
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
1876/07/03
Creator
Swarr, Hiram Behm, 1821-1896
People
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Buchanan, Edward Young
Buchanan, James
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Search Terms
Harriet Lane Johnston
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 8 x 7.5 in.
Object Name
Statement, Financial
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS2000.041.1
Object ID
JBFP 2.2.1.008
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 2 Series 2
Other Number
JBFP Part 2, Series 2, Subseries 1, Folder 8
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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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Object ID
JBFP 2.2.1.009
Date Range
1877/01/05
  1 document     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Description
Statement of interest to Harriet Lane Johnston from H. B. Swarr & E. Y Buchanan, Trustees of Mrs. Harriet Lane Johnston. For interest as of January 5,1877, for $1014.00 less $50.70 commissions. Acknowledged by H. E. Johnston on Jan. 6, 1876.
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
1877/01/05
Creator
Swarr, Hiram Behm, 1821-1896
People
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Buchanan, Edward Young
Buchanan, James
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Search Terms
Harriet Lane Johnston
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 5.5 x 8.75 in.
Object Name
Statement, Financial
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS2000.042.1
Object ID
JBFP 2.2.1.009
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 2 Series 2
Other Number
JBFP Part 2, Series 2, Subseries 1, Folder 9
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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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Object ID
JBFP 6.1.1.010
Date Range
1870/06/10
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Description
Letter to Henry E. Johnston from H. B. Swarr updating the search for a biographer of James Buchanan since Mr. Reed was unable to do it, noting that among numerous interviews their hopes for Mr. Gillett (endorsed by Mr. Capen and Mr. Schell) were disappointed by his lack of literary qualifications; and noting that the terms of James Buchanan’s will require the executors to control the funds for the biography. Lancaster.
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
1870/06/10
Creator
Swarr, Hiram Behm, 1821-1896
People
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Capen, Nahum
Gillett, Mr.
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages, 40 x 16.5 cm.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.495
Object ID
JBFP 6.1.1.010
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 6 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 6, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 10
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 6, 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.
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Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.004
Date Range
1868/12/01
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Description
Letter from E. Y. Buchanan to H. B. Swarr asking that his nephew James B. Weaver be advanced $100 from the estate since his job in New York pays only $7 per week; noting that the wedding “passed off very pleasantly” with a number of out-of-town guests, but regretting that the animosity between him and the Johnstons prevented him from inviting them; and sending regards to Mrs. Swarr and Miss Sallie. Oxford Church Parsonage, Philadelphia.
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
1868/12/01
Creator
Buchanan, Edward Young, 1811-1895
People
Buchanan, Edward Young
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Swarr, Frances Osborne Toby
Kremer, Sallie Elliott Swarr
Weaver, James Buchanan
Buchanan, James
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 10 x 16 cm.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.550
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.004
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 4 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 4, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 4
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 4, 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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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.009
Date Range
1869/02/25
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Description
Letter from E. Y. Buchanan to H. B. Swarr saying that he has dealt with the affairs of Mrs. Dunham and asked her to name a person to handle a power of attorney; that Gaw Bacon & Co are holding all securities until the rate improves; that he prefers to visit Lancaster when Mr. Johnston is not there; that Jessie Magaw has written asking for $100 to help her parents; and that he is glad to learn that Mr. Howell is getting a solid block of marble for the monument and hopes to see Mr. Howell in Lancaster. Oxford Church Parsonage, Philadelphia.
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
1869/02/25
Creator
Buchanan, Edward Young, 1811-1895
People
Buchanan, Edward Young
Dunham, Mary Elizabeth Yates
Howell, Charles M.
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Magaw, Jessie
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Buchanan, James
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 4.5 x 7 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.554
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.009
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 4 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 4, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 9
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 4, 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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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.007
Date Range
1869/02/09
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Description
Letter from E. Y. Buchanan to H. B. Swarr explaining his objections to Mr. Howell’s proposal for the monument; noting that Mr. Diller’s estimate for the railing is higher than expected; noting that Mr. Pearce’s bill for John Weaver’s education must be paid soon, but more details are needed regarding Dr. Cardera’s bill for treating John; acquiescing to a remittance for Mrs. Dunham requested by Dr. Yates, but requiring written proof of her Uncle’s intention to forego charging her interest on her bond; asking for a copy of Judge Black’s opinion contained in Mr. Johnston’s letter; and cautioning against providing Mr. Johnston with their entire proceedings. Oxford Church Parsonage, Philadelphia.
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
1869/02/09
Creator
Buchanan, Edward Young, 1811-1895
People
Black, Jeremiah Sullivan
Buchanan, Edward Young
Cardera, Dr.
Diller, Mr.
Dunham, Mary Elizabeth Yates
Howell, Charles M.
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Pearce, Mr.
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Weaver, John Bliss
Yates, Charles M.
Buchanan, James
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 12.2 x 8 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.279
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.007
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 4 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 4, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 7
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 4, 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
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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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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.002
Date Range
1868/07/16
  2 documents     6 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Description
Letter from E. Y. Buchanan to H. B. Swarr detailing financial affairs. He has placed their bonds and Miss Hetty’s in the Safety Deposit Building in Philadelphia and the certificates in the Farmers & Mechanics Bank. A new Power of Attorney is required for Lehigh Valley Railroad to continue to issue dividends to the Misses Pleasanton, although he would prefer that a new Trustee be appointed to whom their securities could be transferred. He will prepare the letter to Mr. Demund soon. He has asked Mr. Johnston to bid on the sleigh with a $50.00 limit; and asks that someone be at Mr. Trout’s to receive things as they arrive. Gollden envelope with stamp but no postmark addressed to H. B. Swarr, Esq., Lancaster, Pa. On front of envelope: Edward Y. Buchanan Rec’d July 14, 68; on back of envelope: Please buy the whip for me on Saturday if it does not go too high. Oxford Church, Philadelphia.
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
1868/07/16
Creator
Buchanan, Edward Young, 1811-1895
People
Buchanan, Edward Young
Demund, Mr.
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Parker, Esther
Pleasanton, Laura
Pleasonton, Clementina
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Trout, Mr.
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 6 pages to scan, 5.25 x 8 in. and 14 x 8 cm.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.548a-b
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.002
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 4 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 4, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 2
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 4, 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
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.017
Date Range
1870/02/08
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Description
Letter from E. Y. Buchanan to H. B. Swarr regretting that the weather prevented him from coming to Lancaster to attend the funeral of Mr. Wharton; hoping that the matter of the mortgage has been straightened out with Mr. McMurtrie and the purchaser; returning receipts for money received on behalf of John Weaver and Mr. Johnston’s letter; replying at length to Mr. Johnston’s objections about the housing of James Buchanan’s papers; advising no reference to Judge Black’s alleged opinion on the value of the papers; advising no reply to Mr. Johnston’s request for suggestions for the author of James Buchanan’s biography, except in noting that Mr. Shunk is unacceptable; advising warning that funds might need to be withheld from the estate if Mr. Johnston keeps threatening legal action; raising the suggestion that presidential papers now at Wheatland be removed to Mr. Swarr’s home; and asking that his name not be mentioned in his reply to Mr. Johnston. Oxford Church Parsonage, Philadelphia.
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
1870/02/08
Creator
Buchanan, Edward Young, 1811-1895
People
Black, Jeremiah Sullivan
Buchanan, Edward Young
Buchanan, James
Johnston, Henry Elliot
McMurtrie, Mr.
Shunk, James F.
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Weaver, John Bliss
Wharton, Mr.
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 20.5 x 13 cm.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.064
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.017
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 4 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 4, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 17
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 4, 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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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.207
Date Range
1866/12/29
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to Henry E. Johnston acknowledging the receipt of the box of jewelry, from which Becky selected the one she wished, and he is sending a check for $100 along with the box of jewelry not chosen. 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
1866/12/29
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Shunk, Rebekah Black
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Letters
Correspondence
Jewelry
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 2.75 x 8 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.075
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.207
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 207
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 1, Box 3
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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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Object ID
JBFP 2.4.3.001
Date Range
1904/03/15
  1 document     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Description
Legal papers noting that Harriet Lane Johnston has bequeathed $10,000 to Mary C. Speer and containing her signed consent to the delivery of the residue of Henry E. Johnston’s estate to the executors of Harriet Lane Johnston’s estate. Printed. Baltimore.
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
1904/03/15
Creator
Maryland. Register of Wills (Baltimore City)
People
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Speer, Mary C.
Subjects
Probate records
Search Terms
Probate records
Harriet Lane Johnston
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 8.5 x 14.25 in.
Object Name
Probate
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.360
Object ID
JBFP 2.4.3.001
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 2 Series 4
Other Number
JBFP Part 2, Series 4, Subseries 3, Folder 1
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 2, 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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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Object ID
JBFP 2.4.3.002
Date Range
1904/03/15
  1 document     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Description
Legal papers noting that Harriet Lane Johnston has bequeathed $3,000 to Louise Speer and containing her signed consent to the delivery of the residue of Henry E. Johnston’s estate to the executors of Harriet Lane Johnston’s estate. Printed. Baltimore.
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
1904/03/15
Creator
Maryland. Register of Wills (Baltimore City)
People
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Speer, Louise
Subjects
Probate records
Search Terms
Probate records
Harriet Lane Johnston
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 8.5 x 14.25 in.
Object Name
Probate
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.364
Object ID
JBFP 2.4.3.002
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 2 Series 4
Other Number
JBFP Part 2, Series 4, Subseries 3, Folder 2
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 2, 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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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Object ID
JBFP 6.1.2.035
Date Range
1869/05/20
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Description
Letter to H. B. Swarr from Preston & Goldsborough replying to Swarr’s letter of the 19th and requesting a list with addresses of John N. Lane’s heirs and probate location of his will if any. No. 45 Saint Paul Street, Baltimore.
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
1869/05/20
Creator
Preston & Goldsborough
People
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Lane, John Newton
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Preston, John Fisher
Goldsborough, R. H.
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Administration of estates
Preston & Goldsborough
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 10 x 3.25 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.091b
Object ID
JBFP 6.1.2.035
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 6 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 6, Series 1, Subseries 2, Folder 35
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 6, 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.
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Object ID
JBFP 2.4.1.034
Date Range
1873/01/04
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Description
Note to Hiram B. Swarr as Trustee of James Buchanan’s estate from H. E. Johnston on behalf of his wife acknowledging enclosures for a gold draft and a currency draft. Note on Office of Johnston Brothers & Co letterhead. Baltimore.
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
1873/01/04
Creator
Johnston, Henry Elliot, 1831-1884
People
Buchanan, James
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Swarr, Hiram Behm
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, 8.25 x 11 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.531
Object ID
JBFP 2.4.1.034
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 2 Series 4
Other Number
JBFP Part 2, Series 4, Subseries 1, Folder 34
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 2, 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 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Object ID
JBFP 6.1.1.009
Date Range
1870/05/19
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Description
Letter to Henry E. Johnston from H. B. Swarr giving approval for Mrs. Johnston to add additional ornament and shrubbery to the cemetery lot of James Buchanan. Lancaster.
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
1870/05/19
Creator
Swarr, Hiram Behm, 1821-1896
People
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Buchanan, James
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Buchanan Collections
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 page to scan, 32.2 x 8 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.281
Object ID
JBFP 6.1.1.009
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 6 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 6, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 9
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 6, 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
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Object ID
JBFP 2.4.1.001
Date Range
1867/10/26
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Description
Letter from Henry E. Johnston to H. B. Swarr inquiring about status of land for sale and saying that Mrs. Johnston and Buchanan are well. Baltimore.
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
1867/10/26
Creator
Johnston, Henry Elliot, 1831-1884
People
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Buchanan, James
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Harriet Lane Johnston
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 8.25 x 11 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.106
Object ID
JBFP 2.4.1.001
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 2 Series 4
Other Number
JBFP Part 2, Series 4, Subseries 1, Folder 1
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 2, 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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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Object ID
JBFP 2.4.1.012
Date Range
1870/02/09
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Description
Note from Henry E. Johnston to E. Y. Buchanan and H. B. Swarr acknowledging receipt of draft for $171 for Pa. state int. ($180 less 5% commission) and readiness to submit their communication to his counsel. Baltimore.
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
1870/02/09
Creator
Johnston, Henry Elliot, 1831-1884
People
Buchanan, Edward Young
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Harriet Lane Johnston
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 8.25 x 11 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.519
Object ID
JBFP 2.4.1.012
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 2 Series 4
Other Number
JBFP Part 2, Series 4, Subseries 1, Folder 12
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 2, 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 2.4.1.030c
Date Range
1871/01/14
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Description
Letter from Henry E. Johnston to E. Y Buchanan and H. B. Swarr, Trustees, acknowledging receipt of a check and mentioning that the commission charged for collecting government and Pennsylvania State securities is twice as much as a court would allow and asking for a correction. Baltimore.
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
1871/01/14
Creator
Johnston, Henry Elliot, 1831-1884
People
Buchanan, Edward Young
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Harriet Lane Johnston
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 8.25 x 11 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.089c
Object ID
JBFP 2.4.1.030c
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 2 Series 4
Other Number
JBFP Part 2, Series 4, Subseries 1, Folder 30c
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 2, 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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