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Buchanan, James (1791-1868) to Isaac Winters re: Whig administrators and the removal of Democrats

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04902 Author/Creator: Buchanan, James (1791-1868) Place Written: Washington, D.C Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1842/01/09 Pagination: 2 p. 25 x 20 cm

Summary of Content: Discusses his lack of influence with Whig administrators, the removal of Democrats from office. Also, proscription suspended.

People: Buchanan, James, 1791-1868

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PoliticsWhigsDemocratic PartyGovernment and CivicsPresidentCatholicismChristianityReligionElection

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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