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Collection Reference Number GLC00541
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1837 
Title James Buchanan to William Milnor Roberts regarding the Cumberland Valley Rail Road
Date 19 August 1837
Author Buchanan, James (1791-1868)  
Recipient Roberts, Milnor  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Serving as Pennsylvania Senator, Buchanan apologizes to noted civil engineer Roberts for being unable to attend the opening of the first division of the Cumberland Valley Rail Road.
Subjects Railroad  Westward Expansion  Transportation  President  
People Buchanan, James (1791-1868)  Roberts, William Milnor (1810-1881)    
Place written Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Theme The Presidency; Science, Technology, Invention
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859