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BUCHANAN, James (1791-1868). Fifteenth President of the United States.
Autograph Letter Signed to Sir Henry Holland, 1 page 8vo, Thomas's Hotel [presumably London], 5 December 1853. Identified in ink at the foot as 'The American Minister'.
Accepting an invitation to dine with the Hollands the following Friday:
'... I can assure you that it will ever afford me great satisfaction to cultivate the most friendly social relations with yourself & your very interesting family.'

The physician Sir Henry Holland (1788-1873) was married to Saba, daughter of Sydney Smith.
[No: 25646]


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