Manuscript Group 1179, John W. Taylor (1784 – 1854), Justice of the Peace, US Congressman, Docket and Journal, 1810 – 1854
Archives Documents, Manuscripts, Maps, & Photographs
1179. TAYLOR, JOHN W. (1784-1854), Justice of the Peace, U.S.
Docket and Journal, 1810-1854. 1 vol.
This journal contains a court docket, 1810-1834, kept by Taylor
while he served as a justice of the Saratoga County, N.Y., Court
of Common Pleas; copy letters of Taylor’s cousin, Edward Taylor
of Cinnaminson, N.J.; genealogical information pertaining to the
Taylor family and a biographical sketch of John W. Taylor. Taylor,
a Republican and anti-slavery activist, served in the U.S. House
of Representatives, 1813-1833. He was Speaker of the House
in 1820-21 and 1825-27.
Gift of Mrs. John C. Long, 1973, 1982.
MG 1179 – John W. Taylor, Speaker of the House
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