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William E. Taylor Speech


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Filing Cabinet Manuscripts

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William E. Taylor Speech, 1860 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

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Title: William E. Taylor Speech, 1860Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-646

Primary Creator: Taylor, William E. (1809-1870)

Extent: 1.0 Folders

Arrangement: Arranged by record type.

Date Acquired: 11/24/2014

Subjects: Elections, Elections--Virginia, Norfolk (Va.), Political participation, United States--Politics and government--1783-1865, Virginia--Politics and government

Forms of Material: Speeches (documents)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

One April 1860 political speech from William E. Taylor, asking his fellow citizens for re-election to office.

Biographical Note

William Eyre Taylor was born on February 18, 1809 in Norfolk, Virginia. He married Margaret Alice Lyon on February 22, 1831 in Northampton, Virginia. The couple had five children: Sally, Robert, Will, Archibald, and Virginia. Taylor served as a private in Company F of the 6th Virginia Infantry, also known as the Seaboard Rifles. He was also a member of the Norfolk Light Artillery Blues. Taylor died in September 1870 in Norfolk, Virginia.

Subject/Index Terms

Norfolk (Va.)
Political participation
United States--Politics and government--1783-1865
Virginia--Politics and government

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Unknown

Preferred Citation: William E. Taylor Speech, MSS 0000-646, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed January 6, 2017.

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Fourteen page speech includes handwritten annotations in pencil and is addressed to "fellow citizens."
Item 1: William E. Taylor Re-election Speech, 1860 AprilAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
One April 1860 political speech from William E. Taylor, asking his fellow citizens for re-election to office.
Citation: Box 8: Filing Cabinet Manuscripts, Folder 1: Speech, William E. Taylor, 1860, April; William E. Taylor Speach, MSS0000-646, Sargeant Memorial Collection, NOrfolk Public LIbrary, Norfolk, Virginia
Item ID: SMC_MSS0000646_001

Norfolk Public Library
Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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