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BOX 1-2  REEL 1-2 Series I: James Buchanan Papers, 1825-1868
General correspondence and other material, including notes and drafts of remarks made while Buchanan served in the House of Representatives and as president of the United States, commissions, land patents, petitions, and clippings.
Arranged chronologically. Indexed in the published register.
BOX REEL 1 1825, Jan. 8-1840, Dec. 26
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BOX REEL 1 1841, Jan. 20-1843, Dec. 26
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BOX REEL 1 1844, Feb. 6-Dec. 24
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BOX REEL 1 1845, Jan. 20-Dec. 29
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BOX REEL 1 1846
BOX REEL 1 1846, Jan. 12-June 17
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BOX REEL 1 1846, June 22-Sept. 26
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BOX REEL 1 1846, Oct. 7-1847, Mar. 17
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BOX REEL 1 1847
BOX REEL 1 1847, Mar. 19-July 15
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BOX REEL 1 1847, July 19- Nov. 23
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BOX REEL 1 1847, Dec. 2-1848, Jan. 2
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BOX REEL 1 1848, Jan. 3-May 16
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BOX REEL 1 1848, May 18-1849, Feb. 12
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BOX REEL 1 1849, Feb. 16-1851, July 1
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BOX REEL 1 1851, Aug. 10-1852, Mar. 20
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BOX REEL 1 1852, Mar. 29-1853, Feb. 3
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BOX REEL 2 1853, Feb. 6-May 10
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BOX REEL 2 1853, May 24-1855, Jan. 9
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BOX REEL 2 1855, Jan. 20-Nov. 30
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BOX REEL 2 1855, Dec. 4-1856, Mar. 27
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BOX REEL 2 1856, Apr. 3-1859, June 10
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BOX REEL 2 1860, May 3-1863, June 26
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BOX REEL 2 1863, Aug. 3-1868, Jan. 2, undated
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BOX 3-4  REEL 2-4 Series II: Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, 1846-1887
Chiefly letters received by Johnston.
Arranged chronologically. Indexed in the published register.
BOX REEL 2 1846, Feb. 14-1856, Jan. 18
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BOX REEL 2 1856, Feb. 5-1858, June 28
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BOX REEL 2 1858, July 13-1859, Sept. 7
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BOX REEL 3 1859, Sept. 19-1860, Feb. 25
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BOX REEL 3 1860
BOX REEL 3 1860, May 5-Sept. 25
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BOX REEL 3 1860, Oct. 7-Dec. 28
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BOX REEL 3 1861, Jan. 5-July 12
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BOX REEL 3 1861, July 16-1862, Aug. 30
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BOX REEL 3 1862, Sept. 8-1863, Sept. 1
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BOX REEL 3 1863, Sept. 5-1864, May 31
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BOX REEL 3 1864, June 7-1865, Dec.
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BOX REEL 4 1866, Jan. 7-1874, Feb. 12
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BOX REEL 4 1874, Apr. 21-1887, Feb. 2
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BOX REEL 4 Undated
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BOX 5 not filmed Series III: Special Documents File, 1826-1861
Photocopies of documents from collections relating to Buchanan in other repositories and typewritten transcripts of Buchanan letters in other collections in the Library of Congress.
Arranged chronologically. Photocopies only are indexed in the published register.
BOX 5 not filmed Photocopies of documents in other repositories, 1838-1859
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BOX 5 Typewritten transcripts of documents from other collections
BOX 5 1826-1849
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BOX 5 1850-1861, undated
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BOX 5 not filmed Series IV: Additions, 1842-1867
Two additions of correspondence and a third addition with the 1858 State of the Union message, correspondence, and inscribed book.
Arranged in order of processing date and therein chronologically for the first two additions. Addition III is arranged alphabetically by type of material and name of correspondent.
BOX 5 not filmed Addition I, correspondence, 1846-1861
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BOX 5 Addition II, correspondence, Buchanan to J. Glancy Jones
BOX 5 1842-1850
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BOX 5 1851
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BOX 5 1852
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BOX 5 1853-1854
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BOX 5 1855
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BOX 5 1856
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BOX 5 1857-1858 , 1867
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BOX 5 Addition III
BOX 5 Correspondence, Buchanan to
BOX 5 Cabinet of Franklin Pierce, 1857
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BOX 5 Campbell, James, 1851
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BOX 5 Herrick, Anson, 1863-1864
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BOX 5 Hunter, William, 1855
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BOX 5 McClernand, John Alexander, 1850
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BOX 5 Pickens, Francis W., 1853
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