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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesB_F07
Date Range
1848/01/04
  1 document     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
Handwritten letter from James Buchanan to Thomas Welsh informing him that his nomination as Second Lieutenant for gallantry and good conduct as a private volunteer in Mexico has been forwarded by the President to the Senate. Note: President is James K. Polk, Buchanan is Secretary of State.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Custodial History
Cataloged by Richard C. Wiggin prior to donation.
Date Range
1848/01/04
Creation Date
1848/01/04
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Polk, James Knox
Welsh, Thomas
Subjects
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Letters
Military promotions
Search Terms
Letters
Correspondence
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
Mexican War
Military promotions
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Condition
Poor
Condition Notes
Had been in a heavy wooden frame with wood backing. The letter itself shows some staining and is fragile.
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesB_F07
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesB
Other Numbers
TW-B-48-02
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesB
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 1
Notes
Added to PP 12/19/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
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Credit
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Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Object ID
MG0096 F003
Date Range
1821/12/21
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Description
Letter written by James Buchanan to the Hon. Walter Franklin regarding certain candidates for the House of Representatives. Washington.
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1821/12/21
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Franklin, Walter
Subjects
Letters
Legislators--United States
United States. Congress. Senate
Political candidates
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
Representatives, United States
Legislators, United States
Political candidates
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 27 x 21 cm
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Object ID
MG0096 F003
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 003
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
MG-0096, Box 1
Location of Originals
Photostatic copy
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.
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Credit
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Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Object ID
MG0096 F004 In01
Date Range
1828/01/18
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to William B. Fordney. He notes enjoying hearing about Lancaster news and mentions when he will be in Lancaster. Washington, D.C.
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1828/01/18
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Fordney, Wiliam Bush
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 33 x 20 cm
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Object ID
MG0096 F004 In01
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 004, Insert 01
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
MG-0096, 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 Collection
Object ID
MG0096 F004 In02 It01
Date Range
1836/12/19
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to James A. Caldwell in Harrisburg. Buchanan writes about the confidence bestowed in him by the Democratic party, and that he intends to visit Lancaster and Harrisburg over the holidays. Washington, D.C.
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1836/12/19
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Caldwell, James A.
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Democratic Party (Pa.)
Search Terms
Correspondence
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Democratic Party
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 25 x 20 cm
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Object ID
MG0096 F004 In02 It01
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 004, Insert 02, Item 1
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
MG-0096, 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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Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Object ID
MG0096 F004 In02 It02
Date Range
1837/01/20
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Description
Short thank you letter from James Buchanan to William B. Fordney. Washington, D.C.
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1837/01/20
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Fordney, Wiliam Bush
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Thank-you notes
Search Terms
Correspondence
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Thank-you notes
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 25x 20 cm
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Object ID
MG0096 F004 In02 It02
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 004, Insert 02, Item 2
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
MG-0096, 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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Documents
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Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Object ID
MG0096 F004 In03 It01
Date Range
1840/02/19
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Description
A transmittal letter from James Buchanan to James A. Caldwell regarding a matter of salary for Judge Hayes. Washington.
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1840/02/19
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Caldwell, James A.
Hayes, Alexander Laws
Subjects
Judges
Salaries
Judges--Salaries, etc.
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
Judges
Salaries
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 32 x 20 cm
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Object ID
MG0096 F004 In03 It01
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 004, Insert 03, Item 1
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
MG-0096, 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 Collection
Object ID
MG0096 F004 In03 It02
Date Range
1842/01/08
  2 documents     6 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Description
A letter from James Buchanan to Benjamin Champneys, Esq., regarding an article in Globe. In the letter Buchanan expresses objection toward a tariff on coal and iron. Washington, D.C.
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1842/01/08
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Champneys, Benjamin, Sr.
Subjects
Tariff--Law and legislation
Tariff
Coal
Iron
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
Coal
Iron
Tariff
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 25 x 20, 9.5 x 16.5 cm
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Object ID
MG0096 F004 In03 It02
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 004, Insert 03, Item 2
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
MG-0096, 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 Collection
Object ID
MG0096 F004 In04 It01
Date Range
1849/10/09
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Description
A letter from James Buchanan to Christian Huber in Miamisburg, Ohio regarding a matter settled with Mr. Ellmaker. Wheatland, Lancaster.
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1849/10/09
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Huber, Christian
Ellmaker, Mr.
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 24.5 x 20 cm
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Object ID
MG0096 F004 In04 It01
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 004, Insert 04, Item 1
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
MG-0096, 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 Collection
Object ID
MG0096 F004 In05 It01
Date Range
1853/05/05
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Description
A letter of recommendation from James Buchanan to Hon. Greene C. Bronson in New York regarding appointment of H. L. Williams as “Weigher” in the New York Custom House. Wheatland.
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1853/05/05
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Bronson, Greene Carrier
Williams, H. L.
Subjects
Employment references
Alexander Hamilton United States Custom House (New York, N.Y.)
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
Letters of recommendation
United States Custom House (New York, NY)
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 25 x 20 cm
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Object ID
MG0096 F004 In05 It01
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 004, Insert 05, Item 1
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
MG-0096, Box 1
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
Images
Documents
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James Buchanan Collection
Object ID
MG0096 F005 It02
Date Range
1840/07/01
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Description
A letter to Martin Van Buren from James Buchanan regarding the successor of Major Lynch and the possible appointment of Major John K. Moorhead to Postmaster of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh.
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1840/07/01
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Lynch, David
Moorhead, John K.
Van Buren, Martin
Subjects
United States. Post Office Department
Pittsburgh (Pa.)
Postmasters
Appointment to office
Employment references
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
Postmasters
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Political appointments
Letters of recommendation
Post Office
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 25 x 20 cm
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Object ID
MG0096 F005 It02
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 005, Item 2
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
MG-0096, 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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