Waller Taylor letters
S 1287
1812-1816
1 folder

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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. <http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=T000102>.

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.


Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.