Letter from Edith Nicholson to J. B. Henry asking that Mary’s arrival in New York for shopping for the new house be delayed until 1 October and that he buy anything necessary in the meantime; Mary’s health is not good at the moment and she needs to rest; she cites the illness of Mrs. Barnwall’s illness as an example; encloses an article from the Clipper unfriendly to James Buchanan; and Eliza Voorhees is presently talking to Emily. J. Buchanan Henry written on back. Envelope with stamp and postmark addressed to J. Buchanan Henry, Esq., Bolton, Lake George, Warren County, New York. [Annapolis, 15 August 1858 from postmark]
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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