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    James Buchanan Autograph Letter Signed. One page, 6" x 7.25"."Wheatlands near Lancaster." May 20, 1865. A brief letter sending his autograph. Signed in full, "James Buchanan". Flattened folds and a few creases; with soiling and stray ink stains, including a fingerprint at the top of the page.

    Buchanan was the 15th president, and his term ended just months prior to the outbreak of the Civil War. He was often blamed for the war, and became an object of hate and ridicule. His attempts to defend himself eventually resulted in the writing of his memoir Mr. Buchanan's Administration on the Eve of the Rebellion, published in 1866, just a year after the date of this letter.


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    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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