Resources: A Buchanan Bibliography
 
 
Books & Pamphlets by James Buchanan
 

Bargain and Sale Slander and Conspiracy Exposed. n.p., undated.

Correspondence between Isaac W. Hayne, Special Envoy, and the President, Relating to Fort Sumter. Charleston, SC: Steam-Power Presses of Evans & Cogswell, 1861.

Gen. Jackson’s Letter to Carter Beverley, and Mr. Clay’s Reply. Mr. Clay’s Speech at the Lexington Dinner. General Jackson’s Reply to Mr. Clay, in Which He Brings up James Buchanan, a Member of Congress from Pennsylvania, as His Authority for His Assertions about Bribery, Corruption. Portsmouth, NH: Miller and Brewster, 1827.

Last Letter of Mr. Buchanan to Mr. Pakenham, on the American Title to Oregon. Baltimore: Constitution Office, 1845.

Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress: At the Commencement of the First Session of the Thirty-Fifth Congress. Washington, DC: Congressional Globe Office, 1857.  [Read the Message]

Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress: At The Commencement of the First Session of the Thirty-Sixth Congress. Washington, DC: George W. Bowman, 1860.  [Read the Message]

Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress: At the Commencement of the Second Session of the Thirty-Fifth Congress. Washington, DC: House of Representatives, 1858.  [Read the Message]

Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress: At The Commencement of the Second Session of the Thirty-Sixth Congress. Washington, DC: George W. Bowman, 1860.  [Read the Message]

Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress: Communicating a Certified Copy of the Constitution of Kansas, Framed by the Convention Recently Assembled at Lecompton. Washington, DC: Congressional Globe Office, 1858.  [Read the Message]

Mr. Buchanan’s Administration on the Eve of the Rebellion. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1866. [Read the Book] (Reprints: Freeport, NY: Books for the Libraries Press, 1970; Salem, NH: Ayer Co., 1990; North Stratford, NH: Ayer Co. Publishers, 1997.) (This book was also printed in London: The Administration on the Eve of the Rebellion: A History of Four Years Before the War. London: S. Low, Son & Marston, 1865.)

Oregon: The Claim of the United States to Oregon, As Stated in the Letters of the Hon. J. C. Calhoun and the Hon. J. Buchanan (American Secretaries of State) to the Right Hon. R. Pakenham, Her Britannic Majesty’s Plenipotentiary: With an Appendix, Containing the Counter Statement of Mr. Pakenham to the American Secretaries of State, and a Map, Showing the Boundary Line Proposed by Each Party. London: Wiley and Putnam, 1846.

Senate of the United States. February 19, 1837 . . . Mr. Buchanan, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, Submitted the Following Report . . . [on] the Message of the President of the United States of the 6th Instant: With the Accompanying Documents, on the Subject of the Present State of Our Relations with Mexico. Washington, DC: n.p., 1837.

Veto of an Act of February 24, 1859, Donating Public Lands for Agricultural Colleges. Washington, DC: n.p., 1859.  [Read the Veto Message]