Buchanan, James

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Letter, August 1827
Buchanan, James
Unpublished, 1819-1866

In these nearly 200 letters of James Buchanan, written between 1827 and 1860, the life-long public servant and 15th President of the United States discusses with friends and colleagues important political, social, and economic issues of the day...

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Buchanan, James
1866

James Buchanan outlines the development of the great crisis that culminated in the outbreak of the Civil War at the end of his presidency. He places the polarizing issue of slavery at the center of turmoil, commenting on decades of hardening...

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Buchanan, James; John Bassett Moore (editor)
1908-1911

Compiled and edited by John Bassett Moore, this twelve-volume set of the collected letters and speeches of James Buchanan, spanning his entire political career, includes both personal and professional documents.

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Curtis, George Ticknor
1883

The executor of the estate of James Buchanan selected George T. Curtis to write this two-volume biography of the fifteenth president.

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King, Horatio
1895

Horatio King, ex-Postmaster General of the United States, writes this biography of James Buchanan as both a defense of and a memorial to the fifteenth president.

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