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    [James Buchanan] Manuscript Invitation to Secretary of State Buchanan's Christmas Dinner. One page, approximately 5" x 7", n.p. (Philadelphia), December 21, 1847. Accompanied by a calling card with the following imprint: "Mr. Buchanan." Invitation and calling card have been glued to a larger backing sheet measuring 7.5" x 9.75". Both pieces show moderate soiling. Generally very good.

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    Handwritten invitation reads in part: "Mr. Buchanan requests the presence of the Hon. Mr. Sturgeon's company to a Pennsylvania dinner on Christmas day, at 3 o'clock..."

    Mr. Sturgeon is presumed to be Daniel Sturgeon, another Senator from Pennsylvania with whom Buchanan served in Congress.

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    February, 2010
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