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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.242
Date Range
July 11
  1 document     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Envelope addressed to Hon. Howell Cobb, Washington City. With seal. (“Buchanan” written in a later hand) Lancaster, July 11.
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
July 11
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Cobb, Howell
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 3.25 x 5.5 in., wax seal
Object Name
Envelope
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.035
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.242
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 242
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 3 James Buchanan Henry
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.047
Date Range
1859/02/04
  2 documents     10 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Description
Letter from J. B. Henry to Mary Hagner Nicholson looking for her next letter; hopes she enjoyed her last party; Picolomini is singing, but he is not going to hear her; visited her sister Emily but she was out; the Ingrahams told him that Mary and Miss Margie were coming to town for a few days; list all the parties he hates to attend including Miss Saunders’ ball; General Cass’s dinner; the Douglas’s ball; Mrs. Riggs’ and Mrs. Merricks’ ball; and a reception at the President’s; still has a cold; infers she is the reason for his appreciating life more; Dr. Dan is flitting about on the social circuit; hopes Dr. Dan will find a “sweet little aunt” at Belvidere; the Scharffs are enjoying married life; Bob Magraw returned to Baltimore; the Cobbs and others on the Rev. Cutter’s expeditions dropped in on the Scharffs; and James Buchanan Henry will take to Scharffs to a reception and a large State dinner. Envelope with postmark and removed stamp addressed to Miss Mary H. Nicholson, care John L. McKim, Esq, Baltimore. Washington, D.C.
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
1859/02/04
Creator
Henry, James Buchanan, 1833-1915
People
Cass, Lewis
Cobb, Mary Ann Lamar Cobb
Cobb, Howell
Cutter, Edward Francis
Hagner, Daniel Randall
Douglas, Stephen Arnold
Williams, Rose Adele Cutts Douglas
Henry, James Buchanan
Ingrahams, Duncan Nathaniel
Magraw, Robert M.
Merrick, Mrs.
Henry, Mary Hagner Nicholson
Picolomini, Marietta
Riggs, Mary Turpin Bright
Saunders, Miss
Scharff, Christian Henry
McKim, John
Magruder, Emily Erving Nicholson
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Search Terms
Correpondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 10 pages to scan, 4.5 x 7 in.; 3.5 x 5.5 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.340a-b
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.1.047
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 3 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 3, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 47
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 3, 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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Collection
Black History Collection
Object ID
MG0240_Ser02_F010
Date Range
1858/09/07
  1 document  
Description Level
Item
Collection
Black History Collection
Description
Letter from George W. Samson in Washington, D.C. to Hon. H. Cobb regarding the American Colonization Society's responsibilities in Liberia to enslaved persons who were manumitted and outlines services for the former enslaved persons which were provided by the society at the cost of the former slaveholders.
Custodial History
Transferred from Document Collection, Case 2, July 2007. Added to database on 26 March 2022.
Date Range
1858/09/07
Creation Date
7 September 1858
Creator
Samson, George Whitefield, 1819-1896
People
Samson, George Whitefield
Cobb, Howell
Subjects
African Americans--History
American Colonization Society
Letters
Liberia
Search Terms
American Colonization Society
Correspondence
Enslaved persons
Letters
Liberia
Persons of color
Slaveholders
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Object ID
MG0240_Ser02_F010
Other Numbers
MG-240, Series 2
Other Number
MG-240, Series 2, Folder 10
Classification
MG0240
MG0240_Ser02
MG0240_Ser02_F010
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives South
Wall
Side 6
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Black History Collection (MG0240), Series 2, Object ID, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL. Date accessed (day, month, year).
LancasterHistory is committed to preserving and providing access to materials chronicling Lancaster County's heritage. As a historical resource, this document reflects the racial prejudices and actions of the era. In order to maintain the historical integrity and context of collection items, LancasterHistory does not censor historical documents or edit language, titles, or organization names when transcribing original content.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment--contact research@lancasterhistory.org prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Object ID
MG0096 F014 In01
Date Range
1858/08/30
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Description
A letter from R. B. Rhett to James Buchanan regarding the arrival of enslaved persons in Charleston, South Carolina. He is asking to be appointed commissioner and for Buchanan to speak with Hon. Cobb on this subject. Charleston, South Carolina.
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
1858/08/30
Creator
Rhett, Robert Barnwell, 1800-1876
People
Buchanan, James
Rhett, Robert Barnwell
Cobb, Howell
Subjects
Slaves
Slavery
Charleston (S.C.)
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Enslaved persons
Slavery
Charleston, South Carolina
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 F014 In01
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 014, 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
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
Images
Documents
Less detail