Harriet Lane: The Original “First Lady” of Washington


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This historical fiction account follows the remarkable life of Harriet Lane, the niece of James Buchanan, who became First Lady of the Presidential Mansion in Washington although not married to the President. Raised in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, Miss Lady became a ward of her uncle after the death of her parents. He educated her in the finest schools. She became the mistress of his home at Wheatland in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. When Buchanan, a bachelor, was elected President of the United States in 1857, Harriet became his partner in the Presidential Mansion (it was not called the White House until much later).

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