Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
- Existence: 1791 - 1868
Citation:His Mr. Buchanan’s administration on the eve of Rebellion, 1866
Wikipedia, Dec. 8, 2011: James Buchanan page (James Buchanan; b. Apr. 23, 1791 in Mercersburg, Pa.; d. June 1, 1868 in Lancester, Pa.; president of the United States, 1857-1861)
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Salt print of President James Buchanan taken by Mathew Brady in 1857. The photograph was originally a daguerreotype.
Printed proclamation dated 6 April 1858. The document offers free and full pardon to all participants in the "Utah Rebellion" who submit themselves to the authority of the federal government.
Handwritten and signed letter, dated 19 Feb. 1826, and addressed to Samuel L. Southard. Buchanan, a United States Congressman at the time, recommends Charles Henderson of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, for an appointment as a midshipman.
Handwritten and signed letter. The letter primarily contains affectionate greetings and personal family matters. Houche gossips about the local gentry, especially Erastus S. ("Doc") Holden, organizer of the Holden Drug Company and the mayor of Stockton. Houche also mentions particulars about President Buchanan's popularity in her area and the gubernatorial race in California.
Handwritten and signed letter, dated 4 Feb. 1836 and addressed to Mahlon Dickerson. Buchanan writes that Col. Freeman be given an appointment in the Marine Corps.
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