Letter from J. B. Henry to Mary Hagner Nicholson imploring her not to request him to write less often and not to do so herself; refers to her as his guardian spirit since he was orphaned at an early age and reared by relatives; talked with Leila as they strolled on the White House Grounds and talked about her; jokingly implores her not to jump into the Severn after hearing of the engagement of Dr. Harrison; his boat the Savana will be launched soon and he looks forward to sailing with her. Envelope with postmark, stamp, and wax seal intact addressed to Miss Mary H. Nicholson, Care Col Nicholson, Annapolis, Maryland. Date from postmark.
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
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