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Buchanan, James (1791-1868) White House dinner invitation to Gov. Letcher and his wife

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06771.02 Author/Creator: Buchanan, James (1791-1868) Place Written: Washington Type: Document Date: 1857/12/19 Pagination: 1 card 18 x 11.2 cm

Summary of Content: Engraved invitation, filled-out with manuscript additions, inviting Letcher and his wife to dinner "at 6 O'Clock. Dec. 19. 1857."

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentEntertaining and HospitalityWhite House

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