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Guide to the John W. Taylor Papers
 MS 615

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Finding Aid is written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Taylor, John W., 1784-1854
Title: John W. Taylor Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1798-1852
Abstract: John W. Taylor (1784-1854) served as a United States Congressman from 1813-1833 and was appointed Speaker of the House twice. This collection is primarily correspondence from many of Taylor’s contemporaries to him illuminating his role as a statesman particularly as to his leadership of the Restrictionist cause to abolish slavery in the newly developing western territories.
Quantity: 3.75 Linear feet
Language of Materials Note: The John W. Taylor Papers are written in English.
Call Phrase: MS 615