Buchanan: James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Papers of Harriet Lane Johnston, Series 1 Correspondence, 1848-1902

Call Number: JBFP, Part 2, Series 1 

1 box     71 folders     .2 cubic ft.

Scope and Content Note:  James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2, Series 1, the correspondence of Harriet Lane Johnston is divided into two subseries. Series 1, Subseries 1 contains letters written by Harriet Lane Johnston to James Buchanan in 1848, to Lily Macalester and Charles Macalester from 1850 to 1874, to Lois Buchanan in 1868, to Hiram B. Swarr from 1868-1871, to Mary Speer from 1881 to 1901 and a few others. Series 1, Subseries 2 contains letters written to Harriet Lane Johnston from Captain W. R. Palmer, Alfred Pleasanton, Laura Pleasanton, Isaac E. Hiester and others from 1854 to 1897, including several describing Washington, D.C. in 1861.

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