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Senate confirms James Buchanan's appointment as minister to Russia

James Buchanan, engraving, 1840, detail
01/12/1832
Buchanan has been studying French and trade relations to prepare for this mission. He will undertake it against his mother’s wishes, as she has asked him not to accept the position. (By Joanne Williams)
Source Citation: 
Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections, “Timeline,” James Buchanan Resource Center, 2004, http://deila.dickinson.edu/buchanan/timeline/1791_1809.htm.

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