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Waller Taylor letters
S 1287
1812-1816
1 folder
Manuscript Section, Indiana Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Christina Baich, November 2005

Biographical Note:

Waller Taylor was born in Lunenburg County, Virginia, before 1786. He practiced law in Virginia before moving to Vincennes, Indiana, in 1804. Taylor was appointed chancellor of the Indiana Territory and a major in the Territorial militia in 1807. He served in the War of 1812 and was promoted to adjutant general in 1814. Taylor was elected as one of Indiana’s first representatives to the U.S. Senate in 1816 and served as a senator until 1825. He died in Lunenburg County, Virginia, on August 26, 1826.

Source:

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. United States Congress. Nov. 2005.   

Scope and Content Note:

The collection primarily consists of photocopies of handwritten letters from Waller Taylor to John C. Short. There is also a transcript of a letter from Taylor to Major Edmund H. Taylor.

Item Listing:

1 Folder.
1812 Nov. 4 Waller Taylor to John C. Short, photocopy of ALS
1812 Dec. 28 Waller Taylor to John C. Short, photocopy of ALS
1813 Feb. 13 Waller Taylor to John C. Short, photocopy of ALS
1813 Mar. 13 Waller Taylor to John C. Short, photocopy of ALS
1813 May 29 Waller Taylor to John C. Short, photocopy of ALS
1814 May 13 Waller Taylor to John C. Short, photocopy of ALS
1814 June 11 Waller Taylor to John C. Short, photocopy of ALS
1814 Dec. 31 Waller Taylor to John C. Short, photocopy of ALS
1815 May 16 Waller Taylor to John C. Short, photocopy of ALS
1816 Dec. 15 Waller Taylor to Major Edmund H. Taylor, transcript

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:
1 folder
 
Collection Dates:
1812-1816
 
Provenance:
Dorothy Riker, 22 Nov. 1967; LC, 6 March 1968
 
Access: This collection is open for research.
Restrictions:
None
 
Reproduction Rights:
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.  Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.
 
Language Materials are entirely in English
Alternate Formats:
None
 
Related Holdings: 

Notes:

The original of the transcribed letter is in S499, Albert Gallatin collection.

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