Senate confirms James Buchanan's appointment as minister to Russia

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.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Legal/Political
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