Zachary Taylor Miscellaneous Papers,1816-1848

Descriptive Summary

Title
Zachary Taylor Miscellaneous Papers,1816-1848
Creator
Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850
Extent
8 items
Subjects
Allison, John Stadler.
Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874.
Taylor, Hancock, 1781-1841.
Taylor, Richard, 1744-1829.
Taylor, Sarah Knox, 1814-1835.
Webb, J. Watson (James Watson), 1802-1884.
Amazon (Steamboat)
United States.-- Army-- Recruiting, enlistment, etc.-- History-- Sources.
Agriculture-- Kentucky-- History-- 19th century.
Agriculture-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Agriculture-- Louisiana-- History-- 19th century.
Agriculture-- Louisiana-- History-- Sources.
Floods-- Mississippi River Valley-- History-- 19th century.
Floods-- Mississippi River Valley-- History-- Sources.
Health resorts-- Southern States-- History-- 19th century.
Health resorts-- Southern States-- History-- Sources.
Slavery-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Slavery-- Louisiana-- History-- Sources.
Kentucky-- Climate.
Louisiana-- Climate.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Soldier, Mexican War general, and president of the U.S. Included are his 25 Sept. 1819 letter to General D. Parker discussing recruiting in Ky. and the capture of deserters; three letters, 1823, 1826, and 1829, to his brother Hancock Taylor in Louisville, regarding family, his La. plantation, La. agriculture in relation to Ky., and the death of their father; a 22 Feb. 1826 letter to Colonel R. Jones discussing routine military matters; and a 24 Sept. 1848 letter to Colonel James Watson Webb regarding the 1848 presidential election of Millard Fillmore. Card index in repository