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Collection Reference Number GLC06400.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1860s 
Title James Buchanan to Maria B. Weaver regarding the death of James Buchanan Lane
Date 24 January 1863
Author Buchanan, James (1791-1868)  
Recipient Weaver, Maria B.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Former President Buchanan acknowledges receipt of her letter and thanks her for the photograph she sent of herself. Her friend, his niece, White House hostess Harriet Lane is upset by the death of her brother James Buchanan Lane. Buchanan was supporting Weaver's education, for he promises to pay promptly the next bill for it that he receives. Written from Wheatland, his home near Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Subjects President  Women's History  Photography  Children and Family  Death  Education  
People Buchanan, James (1791-1868)  Weaver, Maria B. (fl. 1863)  Lane, Harriet (1830-1903)  
Place written Wheatland, Pennsylvania
Theme Women in American History; The Presidency; Education
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945