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Buchanan, James (1791-1868) to J. H. Hodges

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04675.18 Author/Creator: Buchanan, James (1791-1868) Place Written: Lancaster, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph note signed Date: 16 April 1843 Pagination: 1 p. ; 14 x 19.6 cm.

Summary of Content: He answers a request concerning Dr. Sturgeon's post office. Written on a half sheet of paper. With offset from an engraving on the front, and a rubber stamp signature of previous owner on verso.

Background Information: At the time of this note, Buchanan served in the U.S. Senate. He was the fifteenth president of the U.S., 1857-61.

People: Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Hodges, J.H., fl. 1843

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentPost Office

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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