Letter from James Buchanan to James Henry

Letter from James Buchanan to James Henry
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April 2, 1864

Former President James Buchanan writes to his nephew, James Buchanan Henry, regarding Isabella Lynch, the daughter of one of his late friends. As Henry is an attorney, Buchanan asks him to look into Lynch's situation at the Convent of Visitation in Brooklyn. "The letter of Isabella Lynch gives a sad account of her sufferings which has caused me to feel deeply for the daughter of my old friend [David Lynch]," as Buchanan explains. Buchanan also instructs Henry to "supply her wants to the extent of $50 and give me information." Transcript included.

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