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James Buchanan dies in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

James Buchanan, Brady daguerreotype, detail
Former President James Buchanan dies at his home in Wheatland near Lancaster, Pennsylvania from complications of a heavy cold. (By Joanne Williams)
Source Citation: 
Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections, “Timeline,” James Buchanan Resource Center, 2004,


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