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Taylor family papers 1843, 1908

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1142 (Text) 114201-1006 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/11/05 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2015/11/05 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid revised 2016/02/09 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes a photocopy of a letter and envelope from Zachariah and Susannah Taylor in Greene County, Virginia on May 24, 1843, to their son, Paschal Taylor and his wife in Waterloo, Fayette County, Indiana, regarding family matters, the price of corn, the scarcity of money with personal debt rising, and the upcoming presidential elections and state politics. Also included in the collection is a photocopy of the Danville High School Annual Alumni Banquet announcement and menu, May 20, 1908.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Taylor family papers, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data: Paschal Taylor was born in 1799 in Virginia to Zachariah and Susannah Taylor. He married Permelia Eddins on May 20, 1817 and lived in Madison County, Virginia. By 1840, his family had migrated to Waterloo, Fayette County, Indiana. Taylor died May 13, 1861 in Putnam County, Indiana. Sources: "Paschal Taylor." 1830 United States Federal Census. Accessed November 5, 2016.; "Paschal Taylor." 1840 United States Federal Census. Accessed November 5, 2016. "Paschal Taylor." Virginia, Marriages, 1740-1850. Accessed November 5, 2016.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Norma Taylor Schnieder.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Taylor family.
Families > Indiana > 19th century.
United States > Politics and government > 19th century.
High schools > Indiana > 19th century.
Fayette County (Ind.)
Genre: Correspondence.

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