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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
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ca. 1846
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
A six-page hand-written response by James Buchanan of accusations concerning his actions involving appointments of William C. Frazer, Captain John Steele and Roland A. Luther, and concerning his residency in the county, including non-payment of local personal property taxes while living in Washington. The addressee is unknown.
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
ca. 1846
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Buchanan, James
Frazer, William Clark
Steele, John
Luther, Roland A.
Appointment to office
Real property tax
Search Terms
Political appointments
Real property tax
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
2 items, 8 pages to scan, 7.75 x 12.5 in. and 4.25 x 9.5 in.
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Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 4
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 4, Subseries 2, 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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