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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.6.3.003
Date Range
1832/06/07
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Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
An Act supplementary to the “Act for the relief of certain surviving officers and soldiers of the revolution.” Accompanied by envelope from James Buchanan to Col. R. R Heitler, Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. 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
1832/06/07
Creator
United States. Congress
People
Buchanan, James
Heitler, Richard R.
Subjects
United States. Congress
Legislation
Statutes and codes
Search Terms
Acts, Legislative
Legislation
United States. Congress
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 8.25 x 8 in.
Object Name
Act
Language
English
Condition Notes
Pasted to boards.
Accession Number
JBMS1996.461
Object ID
JBFP 1.6.3.003
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 6
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 6, Subseries 3, Folder 3
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 1, Box 6
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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Credit
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Acts passed at the first [-third] session of the fifth Congress of the United States of America : begun and held at the city of Philadelphia in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday the fifteenth of May, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven : and of the independence of the United States, the twenty-first : published by authority

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo21033
Corporate Author
United States.
Date of Publication
1797.
Call Number
Boook 244 1797
Alternate Title
Laws of the United States
Corporate Author
United States.
Uniform Title
Laws, etc. (Session laws : 1797-1799)
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
Printed by William Ross ...,
Date of Publication
1797.
Physical Description
240, vii, [4], 244-561, [1], 26, iv, [48] pages ; 21 cm (8vo)
Notes
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-2G⁴ [2H]⁴ 2I-4M⁴.
Printed marginalia.
Includes treaties.
Includes index.
Jasper Yeates's Colonial Law Library.
Yeates's signature at top of title page.
Book number 244 as assigned by Yeates.
Subjects
Session laws - United States - Early works to 1800.
Diplomatic relations.
Session laws.
United States - Foreign relations - Early works to 1800.
United States.
Early works.
Full blind-tooled leather (Binding)
Gilt title on maroon spine label (Bindingn)
Additional Author
Yeates, Jasper,Ud1745-1817,
Additional Corporate Author
United States. Congress
Place
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Boook 244 1797
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An Address of members of the House of Representatives of the Congress of the United States, to their constituents, on the subject of the war with Great-Britain

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo21217
Date of Publication
[1812?].
Call Number
Book 461 n.d.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
Printed at the United States' Gazette
Date of Publication
[1812?].
Physical Description
24 pages ; 22 cm
Notes
Jasper Yeates's Colonial Law Library.
Signature: To Judge Yeates from his obet., James Milner [partially clipped]
Book number 461 as assigned by Yeates.
Bound with Proposals, by Farrand and Nichholas for publishing by subscription ...The American Review of history and politics. Place not identified: publisher not identified, 1810 -- Proposals for publishing by subscription, a translation from the French, of. LeSages's historical genealogial chronological and geographical atlas. Philadelphia: Jane Aiken, 1819 -- A description of the chain bridge; invented by Judge Finley, of Fayette County Pennsylvania...Uniontown, Pa: William Campbell, 1811 -- The pioneeer, vol. I, no. IV, May 5, 1812 -- The Port folio (new series) by Oliver Oldschool, Esq. Philadelphia, Saturday, March 12, 1808 -- Annual discourse, delivered before the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts on the 13th of November 1810 by Joseph Hopkinson. Philadelphia: published by Bradford and Inskeep; Inseeep and Bradford, New York: and William M'Ilhenry, Boston, Sweeny & M'Kenzie, printers, 1810 -- Reply to Mr. Burke's invective against Mr. Cooper, and Mr. Watt, in the House of Commons on the30th of April, 1792, by Thomas Cooper. London: printed for J. Johnson, in St. Paul's Church Yard; and M Falkner and Co., Manchester, M,DCC,XCII (1792) -- Narrative of the proceedings against Thomas Cooiper, exquire, president judge of the eighth judiciary district of Pennsylvania, on a charge of official misconduct. Lancaster: printed by William Hamilton, 1811; -- [Narrative on the title of West Florida]. Place not identified:published not identified. date not identified -- Observations on the conduct of our executive towards Spain. Place not identified:published not identified. date not identified -- Letters, addressed to the people of Pennsylvania respecting the internal improvement, of the commonwealth; by means of roads and canals by William J. Duane. Philadelphia: printed by Jane Aiken, No 71, North Third Street, 18ll --An address of the members of theHouse of Representatives, of the Congress of the United States, to their consitutents, on the subject of the war with Great Britain. Philadelphia: printed at the office of the United States' Gazette, date not identified; Documents and facts, relative to military events, during the late war by Jno. P. Boyd. Place not identified:published not identified. date not identified-- Darstellung des in Baltimore am 27 und 28sten Julii, 1812, gemachten Angriffs auf die presfreyheit, und das leben der Bertheidiger defelben. Philadelphia: gedruct bey Conrad Zentler, in der Zwenten Stresse, unterhalb der Regs Strasse, 1812 -- Plan of an improved system of the money-concerns of the Union by Erick Bollman, M.D. Philadelphia: printed for the auther. Wiliam Fry, printer, Walnut, near Fifth Street, 1816; Articles of the Farmer's Bank of Lancaster. Place not idenifiied: Printed by Hugh Hamilton, date not identified.
Shaw & Shoemaker,
Subjects
Politics and government
United States - Politics and government - 1812-1815.
United States.
Three-quarters leather on marbled boards (Binding)
Additional Author
Yeates, Jasper,
Additional Corporate Author
United States. Congress. House.
Federal Party (U.S.)
Place
United States Connecticut Hartford.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Book 461 n.d.
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Biographical directory of the United States Congress, 1774-1989 : the Continental Congress, September 5, 1774, to October 21, 1788, and the Congress of the United States, from the First through the One Hundredth Congresses, March 4, 1789, to January 3, 1989, inclusive

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo13892
Corporate Author
United States. Congress.
Edition
Bicentennial ed.
Date of Publication
1989.
Call Number
923.2 U58 Oversize
Corporate Author
United States. Congress.
Edition
Bicentennial ed.
Place of Publication
Washington, D.C
Publisher
U.S. G.P.O.,
Date of Publication
1989.
Physical Description
xi, 2104 p. ; 31 cm.
Series
Senate document ; no. 100-34
Notes
"Closing date of compilation, June 30, 1988."
"Compiled and edited under the direction of the Joint Committee on Printing, Congress of the United States ... Bruce A. Ragsdale, editor in chief ... Kathryn Allamong Jacob, editor in chief"--P. v.
Rev. ed. of: Biographical directory of the American Congress, 1774-1971.
Includes bibliographies.
Subjects
United States. - Continental Congress - Biography - Dictionaries.
United States. - Congress - Biography - Dictionaries.
Additional Author
Ragsdale, Bruce A.
Jacob, Kathryn Allamong.
Additional Corporate Author
United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Printing.
United States. Congress.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
923.2 U58 Oversize
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The Congressional Glove : containing the debates and proceedings of the second session of the thirty-fifth Congress also of the special session of the senate / by John C. Rives

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo19530
Author
Rives, John C.
Date of Publication
1859.
Call Number
328.7302 W317 1859 Oversize
Author
Rives, John C.
Place of Publication
City of Washington
Date of Publication
1859.
Physical Description
xliv, 1042-1692; iii-xii; 1-364 p. 30 cm.
Dates of Publication
February 17, 1859 - March 11, 1859.
Notes
Includes index.
Estate of Simon Cameron.
Subjects
Political Science.
United States - Politics and government.
United States.
Additional Corporate Author
United States. Congress
Location
Lancaster History Library - Rare Books
Call Number
328.7302 W317 1859 Oversize
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The Covode investigation

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo14624
Corporate Author
United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Alleged Corruptions in Government.
Date of Publication
1860]
Call Number
351.994 U58
Corporate Author
United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Alleged Corruptions in Government.
Place of Publication
[Washington
Date of Publication
1860]
Physical Description
838 p.
Series
United States. 36th Congress, 1st sess. House. Rept. 648
Notes
Famous investigation headed by Rep. John Covode, of Pennsylvania, into President James Buchanan's actions leading to the secession of the South and the start of the Civil War.
Subjects
United States. - Navy Dept.
Printing, Public - United States.
United States - Politics and government - 1857-1861.
Additional Author
Covode, John,
Train, Charles Russell,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Rare Books
Call Number
351.994 U58
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Defence of General Cass : speech

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo20366
Author
McClelland, Robert,
Date of Publication
1848]
Call Number
815 P769 # 18
Responsibility
of R. McClelland of Michigan.
Author
McClelland, Robert,
Place of Publication
[Washington? D.C
Publisher
s.n.,
Date of Publication
1848]
Physical Description
8 p.; 23 cm.
Notes
"... in the House of Representatives, Saturday, July 1, 1848, on the civil and diplomatic appropriation bill."
In: Political Speeches.
Subjects
Cass, Lewis, - 1782-1866.
Additional Corporate Author
United States. Congress House.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Rare Books
Call Number
815 P769 # 18
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Instructions to the envoys extraordinary and ministers plenipotentiary from the United States of America, to the French Republic, their letters of credence and full powers, and the dispatches received from them relative to their mission

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo21194
Corporate Author
United States. Department of State.
Date of Publication
[1798]
Call Number
Book number 460 1798a
Responsibility
published by the secretary of state, in conformity with the resolution of Congress, of the 22d June 1798.
Corporate Author
United States. Department of State.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
Printed by W. Ross,
Date of Publication
[1798]
Physical Description
131 pages ; 21 cm
Notes
The envoys were Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, John Marshall and Elbridge Gerry.
Signed: Timothy Pickering, secretary of state. Department of State, Philadelphia, July 15, 1797.
Printer's monogram device on title page.
Includes the president's message of April 3, 1798, transmitting the documents to Congress.
Jasper Yeates's Colonial Law Library.
Yeates signature at top of title page.
Book number 460 as assigned by Yeates.
Bound with Features of Mr. Jay's treaty. to which is annexed a view of the commerce of the United States, as it stands at present, and as it is fixed by Mr. Jay's treaty. Philadelphia: printed by Land & Ustick, for Mathew Carey, 1795. -- Report of the Commmittee of the House of Representatives of the United States appointed to prepare and report articles of impeachment against William Blount, a Senator of the United States.... Printed by John Fenno, Place and date not specified -- Message from the President of the United States, accompanying sundry papers relative to the affairs of the United States with the French Republic. 18 January,1799, published by order of the House of Representatives -- Message from the President of the United States, accompanying a report of the Secretary of State....Philadelphia: Printed by John Ward Fenno. 1700.--.Report of the Committee, to whom was referred, so much of the President's speech, as relates to a revision and amended of the judiciary system.1 May 1800, published by order of the House of Representatives.-- A narrative of the suppression by Col. Burr, of the history of the administration of John Adams, late President of the United States, written by John Wood....New York: printed by Denniston and Cheetham, 1802.
Evans
Subjects
Diplomatic relations.
France - Foreign relations - United States.
United States - Foreign relations - 1797-1801.
United States - Foreign relations - France.
France.
United States.
Three-quarters leather on marbled boards (Binding)
Additional Author
Pickering, Timothy,
Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth,
Marshall, John,
Gerry, Elbridge,
Ross, William,
Yeates, Jasper,
Additional Corporate Author
United States. Congress
Place
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Book number 460 1798a
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Corporate Author
United States. Congress. House.
Date of Publication
1793.
Call Number
Book 852 1793
Responsibility
of the / House / of / representatives / of the / United States / at the / second session / of the / Second Congress. / Anno M, DCC, XCII, and of the independence of the United States / the seventeenth.
Corporate Author
United States. Congress. House.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine.
Date of Publication
1793.
Physical Description
167, [24] pages 32 cm
Notes
2d Cong. 2d sess. Nov. 5, 1792, to March 2, 1793.
Page 167 wrongly numbered 267.
"A supplemental journal of such proceedings as, during the time they were depending, were ordered to be kept secret": p. [163]-167.
Jasper Yeates's Colonial Law Library.
Yeates's signature at top of title page.
Book number 852 as assigned by Yeates.
Subjects
Three-quarters leather on marbled boards (Binding)
Gilt title on maroon spine label (Binding)
Additional Author
Yeates, Jasper,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Book 852 1793
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Corporate Author
United States. Congress. House.
Date of Publication
1797.
Call Number
Book 857 1797
Responsibility
of the / House / of / Representatives / of the / United States / at the / first session / of the / Fifth Congress. / The twenty first year / of the / independence of the United States.
Corporate Author
United States. Congress. House.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
Printed by W. Ross, near Congress Hall.
Date of Publication
1797.
Physical Description
140, [12] 9. 21 cm
Notes
5th Cong., 1st sess., May 15 to July 10, 1797.
"A supplemental journal of such proceedings as, during the / time they were depending, were ordered to be kept secret. / ": p. 139-140.
Includes index.
Jasper Yeates's Colonial Law Library.
Yeates's signature at top of title page.
Book number 857 as assigned by Yeates.
Evans
Subjects
Three-quarters leather on marbled boards (Binding)
Gilt title on maroon spine label (Binding)
Additional Author
Yeates, Jasper,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Book 857 1797
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