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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.6.3.022
Date Range
1860/05/01
  1 document     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Land grant for Warrant #19305 for 80 acres near Omaha, Nebraska granted to Abel Pennington who assigned it to Meredith Osburn who assigned it to Edward Wharburton. Signed by James Buchanan and J. B. Leonard, Secretary. 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
1860/05/01
Creator
United States. General Land Office
People
Buchanan, James
Pennington, Abel
Leonard, John A. B.
Wharburton, Edward
Osburn, Meredith
Subjects
Land grants
Search Terms
Bounty land warrants
Land grants
War of 1812
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 10 x 16.5 in.
Object Name
Land Grant
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.343
Object ID
JBFP 1.6.3.022
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 6
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 6, Subseries 3, Folder 22
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives North
Container
JBFP Oversized Box 2
Location of Originals
Housed in JBFP Oversized 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.
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.6.3.026
Date Range
1860/04/10; 1860/05/01
  1 document     5 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Land grant of 120 acres in Fort Dodge, Iowa under Warrant No. 60,539 to Albert A. Overton, who assigned it to Henry S. Harris. With seal and signatures of James Buchanan and J. B. Leonard, Secretary. Washington, D.C.
Land grant to Leroy Jeffres of 40 acres of land in Clarksville, Arkansas. Seal and signatures of James Buchanan (by J. B. Henry) and J. B. Leonard, Secretary. 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
1860/04/10; 1860/05/01
Creator
United States. General Land Office
People
Overton, Albert A.
Harris, Henry S.
Buchanan, James
Leonard, John A. B.
Henry, James Buchanan
Subjects
Land grants
Search Terms
Land grants
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 5 pages to scan, 10.25 x 16 in. and 10 x 16.25 in.
Object Name
Land Grant
Language
English
Object ID
JBFP 1.6.3.026
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 6
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 6, Subseries 3, Folder 26
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives North
Container
JBFP Oversized Box 2
Location of Originals
Housed in JBFP Oversized 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.
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Object ID
JBFP 6.1.2.023
Date Range
1868/11/13
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Description
Letter to H. B. Swarr from Bowie & Williams stating that there may have been a misunderstanding of the terms of sale under which the Leonard farm was advertised and under which an offer of $3500 was received. Rockville, Maryland.
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
1868/11/13
Creator
Bowie & Williams
People
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Leonard, John A. B.
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Bowie & Williams
Leonard farm
Financial matters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 32.2 x 8 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Object ID
JBFP 6.1.2.023
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 6 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 6, Series 1, Subseries 2, Folder 23
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 6, 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 Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Object ID
JBFP 6.1.2.025
Date Range
1868/12/07
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Description
Letter to H. B. Swarr from Bowie & Williams asking for confirmation of the least amount that will be acceptable at the public sale of the Leonard farm, and noting that there is a slight change in the advertised time of the sale. Rockville, Maryland.
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
1868/12/07
Creator
Bowie & Williams
People
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Leonard, John A. B.
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Bowie & WillIams
Leonard farm
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 10 x 7.5 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.187a
Object ID
JBFP 6.1.2.025
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 6 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 6, Series 1, Subseries 2, Folder 25
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 6, 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 Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Object ID
JBFP 6.1.2.026
Date Range
1868/12/22
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Description
Letter to H. B. Swarr from Bowie & Williams reporting that the Leonard farm was sold for $4050, which sum reflects the fact that it is without buildings or fences and has been injuriously cultivated. Rockville, Maryland.
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
1868/12/22
Creator
Bowie & Williams
People
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Leonard, John A. B.
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Bowie & Williams
Leonard farm
Financial matters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan. 10 x 7.5 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.187b
Object ID
JBFP 6.1.2.026
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 6 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 6, Series 1, Subseries 2, Folder 26
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 6, 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 Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Object ID
JBFP 6.1.2.029
Date Range
1869/02/17
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Description
Letter to H. B. Swarr from Bowie & Williams reporting that Maryland law prohibits minors from conveying land; therefore, the adult heirs will institute an amicable suit to which the minor heirs must reply through a guardian appointed by a Commission. Rockville, Maryland.
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
1869/02/17
Creator
Bowie & Williams
People
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Leonard, John A. B.
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Bowie & WillIams
Financial matters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 10 x 7.5 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.187c
Object ID
JBFP 6.1.2.029
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 6 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 6, Series 1, Subseries 2, Folder 29
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 6, 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 Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Object ID
JBFP 6.1.2.030
Date Range
1869/03/08
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Description
Letter to H. B. Swarr from Bowie & Williams noting that the lack of three witnesses to James Buchanan’s will renders it void in Maryland and proposing that Mr. Sellman be given complete access to the farm until the Maryland legislature can pass a bill that will allow the executors to convey a valid title. Rockville, Maryland.
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
1869/03/08
Creator
Bowie & Williams
People
Bowie & WillIams
Buchanan, James
Sellman, Mr.
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Leonard, John A. B.
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Wills
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 10 x 7.5 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.187d
Object ID
JBFP 6.1.2.030
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 6 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 6, Series 1, Subseries 2, Folder 30
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 6, 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
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Object ID
JBFP 6.1.2.031
Date Range
1869/04/21
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Description
Letter to H. B. Swarr from Bowie & Williams noting that the Maryland constitution prohibits the passage of a special law concerning conveyance of title; stating that Mr. Sellman is willing to accept the deed if you concur in making in it a warranty of title; and adding that the heirs will benefit from the sale and no one else is likely to take notice. Rockville, Maryland.
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
1869/04/21
Creator
Bowie & Williams
People
Bowie & WillIams
Sellman, Mr.
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Leonard, John A. B.
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Deeds
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 10 x 7.5 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.187e
Object ID
JBFP 6.1.2.031
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 6 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 6, Series 1, Subseries 2, Folder 31
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 6, 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 Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.142
Date Range
1863/06/17
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Copy of a letter from James Buchanan to Col. John B. Leonard calling in a debt, the money to be paid to Riggs and Company. 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
1863/06/17
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Leonard, John A. B.
Subjects
Letters
Riggs and Co.
Search Terms
Letters
Correspondence
Riggs and Co.
Debt
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 5.25 x 8 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.157
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.142
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 142
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
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.164
Date Range
1865/02/27
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Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to George W. Riggs dealing with the sale of Colonel Leonard’s estate and the clearing of Buchanan’s account with his firm and expressing sorrow over the illness of Miss Cecilia. 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
1865/02/27
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Leonard, John A. B.
Riggs, George Washington
Subjects
Letters
Riggs and Co.
Search Terms
Letters
Correspondence
Riggs and Co.
Legal matters
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 8 x 7.5 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.195
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.164
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 164
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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