Buchan, David Stewart Erskine, Earl of, 1742-1829
- Existence: 1742-1829
- Existence: 1742 - 1829
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Letter, Archibald Robertson to the Earl of Buchan, 1792 October 20
A.L.S. 3 pages. New York. Incloses letter from President - [Washington's] gracious reception of Buchan's present of the Wallace Box - his kind reception of Robertson himself-President sat for him-his success in this country-sends [miniature] of GW by first opportunity. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed. Name on original manuscript appears as "Arch. Robertson."
Letter, Earl of Buchan to Bryan Fairfax, 1799 January 14
A.L.S. 1 page. Praising their mutual friend, George Washington. In this letter, the Earl of Buchan mentions that his nephew, David Erskine, is travelling to America and plans to visit Mount Vernon. Integral cover.
Letter, Earl of Buchan to George Ewing, 1804 February 4
A.L.S. 1 page. Edinburgh to Ewing at the American Consulate. Conveying to the President (T.J.) the ceremonial oaken box which he had earlier presented to Washington. Autograph letter signed, integral cover.
Letter, Earl of Buchan to unknown recipient, 1800 February 5
A.L. 4 pages. Dryburgh Abbey. A letter on slavery and the life and character of GW; mentions Lear, Franklin and Adams. Autograph letter, incomplete.
Letter, Estate of George Washington to Earl of Buchan, 1800 February 12
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Send copy of GW's will and also "The box made of the oak that sheltered the Great Sir William Wallace ..." At bottom of letter is note from Buchan, dated Aug. 16, 1800, bequeathing box to "Washington's University in Columbia." Autograph letter signed, in hand of [Bushrod Washington].