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Buchanan, James, 1791-1868



  • Existence: 1791-04-23 - 1868-06-01

Biographical / Historical

James Buchanan (1791-1861) was the president of the United States between 1857 and 1861.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Baltimore merchants' ledger

Identifier: MS 0099

Merchants' day book recording sales of clothes, staple foods, and general merchandise. Some customers include: James Buchanan, Patrick Finnigan, Lyde Goodwin, Samuel Handy, John Hooper, Matthew Pawson and Co., Ridgely Lux and Co., Jonathan Rutter, and Henry Wilson.

Dates: 1786 - 1787

John Eager Howard papers

Identifier: MS 0469
Abstract The John Eager Howard Papers is an artificial collection and is comprised of thirteen smaller collections of various original manuscripts and papers. The collection spans over three centuries, beginning during the mid to late 17th century with items from the Howard family and letters from John Eager Howard, a soldier and politician. Eager was named governor of Maryland in 1788, and was elected to the Continental Congress, U.S. Congress, and U.S. Senate. The collection concludes with...
Dates: 1662-1952