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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.046
Date Range
1851/02/25
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to Harriet Lane with chatter about Harriet Parker, Eskridge, Mr. Baker, and Mr. Pleasanton, who approves of Harriet’s conduct. Wheatland, near 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
1851/02/25
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Baker, Joseph Boyd
Buchanan, James
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Parker, Harriet
Pleasonton, Mr.
Lane, Elliott Eskridge
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Conduct of life
Search Terms
Correspondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Personal conduct
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 8 x 10 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.072
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.046
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 46
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 1, Box 1
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.133
Date Range
1863/03/19
  2 documents     6 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to Harriet Lane recalling a visit of Mr. Baker; completing his business on the farm; visiting with Governor Porter in Lancaster; stating that he opened her letter to Miss Hetty since she had left with Mrs. Wise and her children for “the place in Chester County”; replying that he had not been invited to the wedding, but she will unless they “desire to alienate themselves from your society”; expressing happiness that Blanche looks better; commenting on her “strange inquiry” about Lt. Belger and that he is gentleman and aide to General Revere; asking her to tell Edward that he has not been informed about the Weaver wedding; and stating that he won’t subscribe to Judge Upshur’s essay since he has out-Calhouned Calhoun. With envelope addressed to Oxford Church, Philadelphia. 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
1863/03/19
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Baker, Joseph Boyd
Belger, Edward Albert
Windsor, Edward, Duke of
Edward Albert, Prince of Wales
Prince of Wales
Nevin, Blanche
Buchanan, James
Parker, Esther
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Porter, Davis R.
Revere, Joseph W.
Upshur, Judge
Wise, Mrs.
Weaver, Charles Edward
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 6 pages to scan, 6.5 x 8.25 in. and 3.25 x 5.5 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.020a-b
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.133
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 133
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 1, 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 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.152
Date Range
1864/06/31
  2 documents     6 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to Harriet R. Lane relating that some rooms have been engaged by Mr. Shannon and the latest news on Mr. Baker, his “dear Becky.” Mr. Schell, Mrs. Jane Slaymaker, Clemmie, [ ], Mr. McEvoy and Miss Kate Mathiot, Dr. and Mrs. Nevin and William Carpenter. With envelope addressed in care of Mrs. J. B. Lane, Philadelphia. 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
1864/06/31
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Baker, Joseph Boyd
Buchanan, James
Pleasonton, Clementina
Carpenter, William
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Mathiot, Cassandra "Kate"
McEvoy, Patrick
Schell, William P.
Shannon, Mr.
Slaymaker, Jane
Nevin, John
Nevin, Martha Jenkins
Lane, Martha Armor Jenkins
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 6 pages to scan, 2.75 x 8 in. and 3.5 x 5.5 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.152a-b
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.152
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 152
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 1, 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 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.157a
Date Range
1864/10/03
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to Harriet Lane recounting the news from Wheatland including Annie’s arrival; Mr. Jenkins’ speech; dining at the McEvoys’; Judge Black’s enquiry about Harriet’s visit; Professor Falk’s new bride (a widow named Charles with two children); Buchanan’s visit to Mr. Baker’s including other guests Mr. Brinton, Mr. Hopkins (absent with daughter in Philadelphia), and Miss Emily; Miss Dougherty’s reception; Harriet’s visit to Washington should include Lily and Mr. Macalester; Dr. Carpenter’s treatment of Mr. Heister; Buchanan’s feelings on McClellan’s changes in the election; the vigor of the Democratic Party; and Miss Harriet and Miss Blanche as well as Miss Hetty’s good wishes. Envelope addressed to Harriet Lane at Oxford Church P. O. Philadelphia. 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
1864/10/03
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Baker, Joseph Boyd
Black, Jeremiah Sullivan
Nevin, Blanche
Brinton, Mr.
Buchanan, James
Carpenter, Henry
Dougherty, Miss
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Hiester, Isaac Ellmaker
Parker, Esther
Jenkins, Mr.
Laughton, Eliza Lytle (Lily) Macalester Berghmans
Macalester, Charles
McEvoy, Patrick
McClellan, George Brinton
Falk, Frederick William Alexander
Falk, Martha R. Charles
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Presidential elections
Elections
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Search Terms
Correspondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Presidential elections
Elections
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 8 x 8.5 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1997.066
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.157a
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 157a
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 1, 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 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.159
Date Range
1864/11/30
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Note from James Buchanan to Mr. Swarr and Mr. Brown inviting them to join himself and Mr. Baker in a sauerkraut dinner.
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
1864/11/30
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Baker, Joseph Boyd
Brown, Frederick
Buchanan, James
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Subjects
Letters
Sauerkraut
Invitation cards
Search Terms
Letters
Correspondence
Sauerkraut
Invitations
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 6.5 x 8.25 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.108
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.159
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 159
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 1, 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 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.180
Date Range
1866/02/09
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to H. B. Swarr asking him to dine on sauerkraut with Mr. Baker along with the Misses North and Brown and perhaps Mr. Cooper and stating he has loaned W. B. Reed $3,000, but Mr. Reed would prefer the transaction go through Mr. Swarr. 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
1866/02/09
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Baker, Joseph Boyd
Brown, Miss
North, Miss
Buchanan, James
Cooper, Mr.
Reed, William Bradford
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Subjects
Letters
Sauerkraut
Loans
Search Terms
Letters
Correspondence
Sauerkraut
Loans
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 5.25 x 8 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.218
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.180
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 180
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 1, 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 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.187
Date Range
1866/05/25
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Note from James Buchanan to H. B. Swarr requesting that he return the mortgage of Mr. Baker because it has been paid. 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
1866/05/25
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Baker, Joseph Boyd
Subjects
Letters
Mortgages
Search Terms
Letters
Correspondence
Mortgages
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 8 x 5.5 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.008
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.187
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 187
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.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.214
Date Range
1867/04/16
  2 documents     8 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to Harriet Lane Johnston discussing plans for the summer for her family and him; saying that at 76 years of age, he preferred to stay home; expressing happiness that he and Mrs. Lane are on good terms, but the boys are too old for him to control; looking forward to the visit of Mr. Schell on his birthday; lamenting the fact that he has “neither waiting nor cook” but that Lizzie is a tolerable cook; admitting that Peter’s participation in a “Negro riot at the door of the Negro church and is eluding the police”; reporting that Dr. Carpenter was not hurt very much but is hoping to become Collector of Internal Revenue; saying that Miss Hetty is better and will “be on a crutch” soon; saying that the Swarrs reported that Emily Baker will not be married until fall and that Mr. Baker, usually very talkative, has said nothing on the subject but has added A. Griffeth as a partner; reporting that Captain Magaw has a good command now; reporting sadly that Willie has the consumption and his sisters are nursing him; and saw Mrs. Forney at Mrs. Porter’s funeral and that the Nevins had visited her. With envelope addressed to 120 Park Street, Baltimore. 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
1867/04/16
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Nevin, William Wilberforce
Buchanan, William Foster
Buchanan, Anne
Buchanan, Harriet
Lane, Martha Armor Jenkins
Schell, Mr.
Stoner, Lizzie
Hillier, Peter
Carpenter, Henry
Parker, Esther
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Baker, Emily
Baker, Joseph Boyd
Griffith, A.
Magaw, Captain
Forney, Elizabeth Matilda Reitzel
Porter, David Rittenhouse
Nevin, John Williamson
Nevin, Martha Jenkins
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Search Terms
Letters
Correspondence
Correspondence, Personal
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 8 pages to scan, 2.75 x 8 in. and 3.5 x 5.5 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.122a-c
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.214
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 214
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
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.221
Date Range
1867/10/09
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to Harriet Lane Johnston expressing happiness at her visit, family chatter including visit of Miss Eliza, Harriet Parker, Barbara Zook, Mary “Charlies wife,” servant problems, “the simple Irishman” James Smith, foot bath, visit to Father Keenan turned humorous, Mr. Reed, Mr. Baker, barrel of whiskey from Lebanon County, Mrs. Lane and John, Nelly Potter, Mr. Cummings, Judge Hayes, and James [Shuset]. 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
1867/10/09
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Baker, Joseph Boyd
Buchanan, James
Cummings, William
Hayes, Alexander Laws
Lane, Martha Armor Jenkins
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Keenan, Bernard
Parker, Harriet
Potter, Nelly
Reed, William Bradford
Smith, James
Zook, Barbara
Smithgall, Mary
Ingersole, Charles J.
Lane, John Newton
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Whiskey
Eichelberger whiskey
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 5.25 x 8 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.127
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.221
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 221
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.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.235
Date Range
No date
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Note from James Buchanan to H. B. Swarr saying he will be bringing Mr. Baker to Mr. Swarr’s dinner tomorrow. Wednesday. No date.
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
No date
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Baker, Joseph Boyd
Buchanan, James
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Letters
Correspondence
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 6.5 x 8 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.020
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.235
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 235
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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