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Guide to the John W. Taylor Papers
1798-1852
 MS 615

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Collection processed by Margaret Bausman

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on January 14, 2014
Finding Aid is written in English.

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Series 2: Speeches, 1800-1839

Arrangement Note

Series 2: Speeches is arranged chronically with the exception of two folders of undated material.

Scope and Content Note

Series 2 consists of manuscripts of speeches delivered by John W. Taylor. This includes his 1803 graduation address from Union College entitled An Oration on Human Happiness, a published address of 1831 offered at "The Convention of Republican Antimasonic Delegates", a range of commencement speeches as well as oration pertaining to political matters and ideology. This series contains approximately a dozen orations prepared for Fourth of July celebrations.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 5 Folder : 1 Speeches
1800-1839
Box: 5 Folder : 2 Speeches
Undated
Box: 5 Folder : 3 Fourth of July Speeches
Undated

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