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James Buchanan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01073
Scope and Contents Document, 22 June 1857, authorizing the acting Secretary of State to affix the seal of the United States to an envelope containing a letter to Queen Victoria, answering her recent announcement of the death of the Duchess of Gloucester; and letter, 3 Feb[ruary 18]58, of James Buchanan, Washington, [D.C.] to [?] Selden, n.p., stating he has procured the desired material and is returning it.

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John Buchanan Floyd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 F59
Scope and Contents Papers, 1831-1863, of John B. Floyd, governor of Virginia, United States Secretary of War and Confederate general. The papers, chiefly 1850-1862, concern the three positions he held. Correspondents include James Buchanan, Jefferson Davis, Samuel Houston, Benjamin Huger, Alexander von Humboldt, R. M. T. Hunter, Charles James Faulkner, Jenny Lind, James Murray Mason, William Ballard Preston, Winfield Scott, John Tyler, Daniel Webster and the Duke of Wellington.

J.F. Lewis Scrapbook and Ledger

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Identifier: 01/Mss. MsV Scp3
Scope and Contents Ledger of J. F. Lewis, a merchant in Rockingham County, Virginia., 1844-1851.  Also used as a scrapbook for newspaper clippings concerning the presidential campaign of James Buchanan, 1855.

Moncure Robinson Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 R56, 77-14
Scope and Contents Personal and professional papers of Moncure Robinson dealing mostly with management of Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad in which he held controlling interest. Prominent correspondents include James Buchanan, Washington Irving, Dennis Hart Mahan, Winfield Scott and Abel Parker Upshur. Also included is the correspondence of his father, John Robinson (including letters from William C. C. Claiborne), his brothers, Cary, Edwin, Conway and Eustace Robinson and his brother-in-law John C....

Scrapbook Regarding Policies of James Buchanan

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Identifier: 01/Mss. MsV Sc28
Scope and Contents Scrapbook, 1857-1859, of an unidentified person. The volume includes an account (newspaper clipping) of the burning of the College of William and Mary; and a manuscript copy of resolutions, 19 June 1858, passed by a meeting of the citizens of Erie, Pa. condemning the policy of [James] Buchanan's administration toward Kansas.

Henry Alexander Wise Papers

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Identifier: SC 01269
Scope and Contents Three letters (1856-1859) concerning United States politics (especially the 1856 presidential election), and his family; containing his views on religion and liberty; and making an appeal to James Buchanan on behalf of a candidate for appointed office.