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Waller Taylor letters, 1812-1816.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1287 (Text) 00000106161268 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 folder.

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General Note: Processing information: Collection processing completed 2005/11 by Christina Baich. Finding aid updated 2015/10/30 by Bethany Fiechter.
Restrictions on Access Note: The collection is open for research use.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Waller Taylor letters, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: 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.
Biographical or Historical Data: 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.
Subject: Taylor, Waller, -1826.
Short, John Cleves, 1792-1864.
Indiana. Militia.
United States. Congress. Senate.
Lawyers > Virginia.
Lawyers > Indiana > Vincennes.
Legislators > United States.
United States > History > War of 1812.

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