Letters from James Buchanan to Isaac Wayne

Letters from James Buchanan to Isaac Wayne
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January 18 ; February 19, 1830

Representative James Buchanan writes two letters to Colonel Isaac Wayne and shares political news, explains why midshipmen cannot be appointed, as well as speculates on possible candidates for the 1832 Presidential election. The politicians that Buchanan mentions include incumbent President Andrew Jackson, Vice President John C. Calhoun, and Secretary of State Martin Van Buren. Buchanan also reminds Wayne that "my political speculations in regard to Calhoun & Van Buren are confidential." Transcripts included.

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MC 1998.10
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