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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Object ID
JBFP 2.1.1.010
Date Range
1868/08/21
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Description
Letter from Harriet Lane Johnston to Lodie [Lois Buchanan] happily approving of her recent engagement; noting that Harriet, in improving health, is writing either to Oxford or Bethlehem; delivering Netzie’s messages to Miss Hetty, who also is improving; “dear little son” has been quite ill but now is a little better, is getting several teeth, loves Aunt Annie’s present, can talk and say his prayers; Lodie’s letter destroyed as promised; Mr. and Mrs. Shunk are visiting: Mrs. S. and Jane are afraid to go to York because of the fever epidemic; and love to “cousin” Alex. 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
1868/08/21
Creator
Johnston, Harriet Lane, 1830-1903
People
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Cassatt, Maria Lois Buchanan
Shunk, James F.
Shunk, Rebekah Black
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Harriet Lane Johnston
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 5.25 x 8 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.416
Object ID
JBFP 2.1.1.010
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 2 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 2, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 10
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 2, 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.
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.014
Date Range
1870/01/24
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Description
Letter from E. Y. Buchanan to H. B. Swarr noting that he has received a proposal to write the biography of James Buchanan from Mr. Shunk, who would be under the influence of Judge Black and his partially false opinions about the end of Buchanan’s administration; wondering about Mrs. Johnston’s views of Mr. Reed or the book; hoping that Mrs. Johnston has received her interest on her trust funds and is satisfied with them; noting that funds for John Weaver’s school will soon be due and suggesting that these funds and those for the Lane boys be legally invested; and noting that Mr. Reed’s property on Chestnut Hill is advertised at sheriff’s sale in the Daily Age. Oxford Church Parsonage, Philadelphia.
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
1870/01/24
Creator
Buchanan, Edward Young, 1811-1895
People
Black, Jeremiah Sullivan
Buchanan, Edward Young
Buchanan, James
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Reed, William Bradford
Shunk, James F.
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Weaver, John Bliss
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Buchanan Collections
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 8 x 5.25 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.066
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.014
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 4 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 4, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 14
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 4, 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
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.015
Date Range
1870/01/28
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Description
Letter from E. Y. Buchanan to H. B. Swarr enclosing the endorsed check sent this week; noting that when they meet on the 7th he can receive the funds for John Weaver’s school fees; noting that Mr. Shunk wrote a second letter withdrawing his offer to write James Buchanan’s biography, after learning that Mr. Reed was still being considered; and supposing that Mrs. Johnston might have had him write the first letter. Oxford Church Parsonage, Philadelphia.
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
1870/01/28
Creator
Buchanan, Edward Young, 1811-1895
People
Buchanan, Edward Young
Buchanan, James
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Reed, William Bradford
Shunk, James F.
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Weaver, John Bliss
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Buchanan Collections
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 8 x 5.25 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.065
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.015
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 4 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 4, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 15
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 4, 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 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.017
Date Range
1870/02/08
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Description
Letter from E. Y. Buchanan to H. B. Swarr regretting that the weather prevented him from coming to Lancaster to attend the funeral of Mr. Wharton; hoping that the matter of the mortgage has been straightened out with Mr. McMurtrie and the purchaser; returning receipts for money received on behalf of John Weaver and Mr. Johnston’s letter; replying at length to Mr. Johnston’s objections about the housing of James Buchanan’s papers; advising no reference to Judge Black’s alleged opinion on the value of the papers; advising no reply to Mr. Johnston’s request for suggestions for the author of James Buchanan’s biography, except in noting that Mr. Shunk is unacceptable; advising warning that funds might need to be withheld from the estate if Mr. Johnston keeps threatening legal action; raising the suggestion that presidential papers now at Wheatland be removed to Mr. Swarr’s home; and asking that his name not be mentioned in his reply to Mr. Johnston. Oxford Church Parsonage, Philadelphia.
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
1870/02/08
Creator
Buchanan, Edward Young, 1811-1895
People
Black, Jeremiah Sullivan
Buchanan, Edward Young
Buchanan, James
Johnston, Henry Elliot
McMurtrie, Mr.
Shunk, James F.
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Weaver, John Bliss
Wharton, Mr.
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 20.5 x 13 cm.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.064
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.017
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 4 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 4, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 17
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 4, 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
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.064
Date Range
1874/01/21
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Description
Letter from E. Y. Buchanan to H. B. Swarr giving detailed accounting of how Mr. North’s fee should be paid by all the legatees and repeating his opposition to paying the legatees until the Johnstons decide whether or not to appeal; and noting Mr. Shunk has died suddenly. Oxford Church Parsonage, Philadelphia.
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
1874/01/21
Creator
Buchanan, Edward Young, 1811-1895
People
Buchanan, Edward Young
North, Hugh McAlister
Shunk, James F.
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Buchanan, James
Subjects
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Buchanan Collections
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 8 x 5.25 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.607
Object ID
JBFP 4.1.1.064
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 4 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 4, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 64
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 4, 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 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.195
Date Range
1866/10/02
  2 documents     6 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to Harriet Lane Johnston chastising her for her “slight despondency” and offering advice to avoid it; saying that Judge Black and Mr. Shunk arrived late and sure Mr. Shunk can handle the work; expressing sorrow that business forced him to cut short his visit to her (accompanied by Becky) and forego the one to Philadelphia; noting that he has seen only Wilberforce of the Nevin family; hoping that no one including Wilberforce will vote for Geary but for his choice, Clymer; noting his visit to her sister seemed to produce an improvement in her feelings for him and happy that the boys will be sent to New Hampshire; expressing joy that she has the silk handkerchiefs and stockings; quoting from a letter from Laura Pleasonton that Mrs. Ellis was in New York “fat & well". With envelope addressed to 120 Park Street, Baltimore. Annotation on envelope: “Oct 2/66 Just before Bby was born & before dear Uncle’s visit to us. Judge Black and dear Uncle’s life.” 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
1866/10/02
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Black, Jeremiah Sullivan
Buchanan, James
Ellis, Catherine Margaret
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Pleasonton, Laura
Shunk, James F.
Shunk, Rebekah Black
Nevin, William Wilberforce
Clymer, Hiester
Geary, John White
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Elections
Governors--Election
Search Terms
Correspondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Elections
Governors, Election
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 6 pages to scan, 2.75 x 8 in. and 3.5 x 5.5 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.103a-b
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.195
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 195
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.
Images
Documents
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.197
Date Range
1866/10/27
  2 documents     6 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to Harriet Lane Johnston noting that Mrs. Ellis’ visit was agreeable and hoping that Mr. Johnston will meet her in Baltimore when she arrives, she and Becky got along agreeably; noting that the stockings don’t quite fit; comments on seeing her sister in the Reynolds carriage; passing along the gossip from Brother Edward that Ellie Bowman confided that she would marry Pat McEvoy and Buchanan agrees; and thinking that Mr. Shunk is performing his work well. With envelope addressed to 120 Park Street, Baltimore. 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
1866/10/27
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Bowman, Ellie
Buchanan, James
Buchanan, Edward Young
Ellis, Catherine Margaret
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Johnston, Henry Elliot
McEvoy, Patrick
Shunk, James F.
Shunk, Rebekah Black
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Household employees
Search Terms
Correspondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Household employees
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 6 pages to scan, 2.75 x 8 in. and 3.5 x 5.5 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.105a-b
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.197
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 197
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.
Images
Documents
Less detail
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.198
Date Range
1866/10/11
  2 documents     6 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to Harriet Lane Johnston explaining the mystery of his stockings, slippers, and books arriving without a note because her letter was “missent”; pretending outrage that Mrs. Ellis “carried away her picture that hung in the big dining room”; noting that he was right in Harriet’s inability to see the truth about the “noble captain”; commenting that he was pleased with his visit and that she “elegantly fixed” and “happily married”; looking forward with a “cheerful winter” with Rebekah and Mr. Shunk; planning to go to Philadelphia; admonishing her to tell Mrs. Ellis not to take Montgomery Blair to the Stantons because he abuses Mr. Stanton. With envelope addressed to 120 Park Street, Baltimore. Wheatland, 27 October 1866 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
1866/10/11
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Blair, Montgomery
Buchanan, James
Ellis, Catherine Margaret
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Shunk, James F.
Shunk, Rebekah Black
Stanton, Edwin McMasters
Stanton, Ellen Hutchinson
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Household employees
Search Terms
Correspondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Household employees
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 6 pages to scan, 2.75 x 8 in. and 3.5 x 5.5 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.106a-b
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.198
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 198
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.
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.199
Date Range
1866/11/10
  2 documents     6 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to Harriet Lane Johnston reporting that Mr. and Mrs. Shunk are “agreeable companions,” that he has heard nothing from her sister, and Mr. and Mrs. Franklin and daughters paid an agreeable visit; requesting the return of the pictures of Mrs. Ellis because he likes her and her likenesses; saying that the Misses Pleasontons will winter in Bethlehem, and that Blanche Nevin is ill; asserting that The Intellingencer will suffer without Mr. Cooper; wondering if the reported renewed friendship of Forney and Magraw will last; and offering sympathy with her fast approaching motherhood. With envelope addressed to 120 Park Street, Baltimore.
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
1866/11/10
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Cooper, John M.
Ellis, Catherine Margaret
Franklin, George W.
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Nevin, Blanche
Shunk, James F.
Shunk, Rebekah Black
Pleasonton, Laura
Pleasonton, Clementina
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Lancaster Intelligencer
Newspapers
Health
Pregnancy
Search Terms
Correspondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Lancaster Intelligencer
Newspapers
Health
Pregnancy
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 6 pages to scan, 2.75 x 8 in. and 3.5 x 5.5 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.157a-b
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.199
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 199
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.
Images
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.202
Date Range
1866/12/03
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to Henry E. Johnston hoping that mother and child are doing well; reporting that Mr. Shunk has left on business accompanied by Becky and June and he will visit his brother Edward and Philadelphia; noting that Mrs. Franklin is preparing some articles for Mrs. Johnston; and acknowledging a second letter from Mr. Johnston. (some calculations on back) 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
1866/12/03
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Shunk, James F.
Shunk, Rebekah Black
Buchanan, Edward Young
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Motherhood
Household employees
Search Terms
Correspondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Motherhood
Household employees
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 2.75 x 8 in.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.158
Object ID
JBFP 1.1.1.202
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folder 202
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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