Presidential Inaugurations

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James Buchanan
Inauguration, March 4, 1857

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Inauguration of James Buchanan, President of the United States, at the east front of the U. S. Capitol, March 4, 1857. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division. The Papers of Montgomery C. Meigs.

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Marvin Kranz, historical specialist, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress.

 

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