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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
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.
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Henry, James Buchanan, 1833-1915
Cass, Lewis
Cobb, Howell
Cobb, Mary Ann Lamar Cobb
Cutter, Edward Francis
Douglas, Stephen Arnold
Hagner, Daniel Randall
Henry, James Buchanan
Henry, Mary Hagner Nicholson
Ingraham, Duncan Nathaniel
Magraw, Robert M.
Magruder, Emily Erving Nicholson
McKim, John
Merrick, Mrs.
Picolomini, Marietta
Riggs, Mary Turpin Bright
Saunders, Miss
Scharff, Christian Henry
Williams, Rose Adele Cutts Douglas
Personal correspondence
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Buchanan Collections
Correspondence, Personal
James Buchanan Presidential Library
2 items, 10 pages to scan, 4.5 x 7 in.; 3.5 x 5.5 in.
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JBFP Part 3 Series 1
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JBFP Part 3, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 47
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Archives South
JBFP Part 3, Box 1
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
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