Letter from J. B. Henry to Mary Hagner Nicholson expressing dismay that she is sick from her mother’s last letter; she was well enough to add a postscript to the letter; did not enjoy the rather large reception while thinking of her; required to take the “ladies” to a to Governor Floyd’s reception and other one tomorrow though he is not happy in “this sort of miserable sort of life I am compelled by his position to lead”; assures her that she will make a speedy recovery as a result of her mothers’ nursing. Envelope with postmark and stamp addressed to Miss Mary H. Nicholson, Annapolis, Maryland. Date from postmark. Washington, D.C.
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
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