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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Agreement between Elliott T. Lane and James Buchanan concerning funds of Jane B. Lane, Elliott’s wife and James’ sister, and in case she makes no will, how the estate will be divided. Involves bequeaths from her father, James Buchanan, and her mother, Elizabeth Buchanan. Also mentioned in the agreement are her sister, Harriett Henry, and her brother, the Reverend Edward Y. Buchanan, and her four children, James B. Lane, Elliott E. Lane, Mary Elisabeth Lane and Harriett Rebecca Lane. Franklin County, PA.
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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Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Lane, Elliott Tole
Buchanan, James
Lane, Jane Buchanan
Buchanan, Elizabeth Speer
Henry, Harriet Buchanan
Buchanan, Edward Young
Lane, James Buchanan
Lane, Elliott Eskridge
Baker, Mary Elizabeth Speer Lane
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Legal documents
Probate records
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Articles of agreement
Legal documents
Probate records
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan Presidential Library
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 8 x 10 in.
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Articles of Agreement
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JBFP Part 1 Series 2
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JBFP Part 1, Series 2, Subseries 4, Folder 1
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Archives South
JBFP Part 1, Box 5
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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