Letter from J. B. Henry to Mary Hagner Nicholson informing her that he arrived from his visit with her in good time, but that he hasn’t felt well since returning; recalls his pleasant walk with her; announcing that the President will return to Washington at the end of the week; talked with Captain Ingraham about his daughters will return today in the company of Major Hagner; relating that Mr. Schraff’s fiancée is ill; and the expected cable from Queen Victoria proclaiming the opening of the transatlantic cable has not yet arrived. Envelope with postmark partially obscured addressed to Miss Mary H. Nicholson, Care Col. Nicholson, Annapolis, Maryland. Washington, D.C.
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.
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
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