Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850
- Existence: 1784-11-24 - 1850-07-09
- Barboursville (Va.) (Place of Birth)
- Washington (D.C.) (Place of Death)
- United States (Associated Country)
- Mexico (Other)
- United States--Politics and government
- United States--Foreign relations
- United States--Military relations
- Federal government
- Black Hawk War, 1832
- Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842
- Mexican War, 1846-1848
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Autograph - Zachary Taylor. 5 small slips of paper signed "Z. Taylor," and 3 "E.P. Lewis" in Taylor's hand. One is endorsed "Written by Genl. Taylor in his office at the White House May 1849," all enclosed in a cover marked "Taylor's autographs' and "Keep with letter". [Probably goes with letter of Taylor to E.P. Lewis, dated July 2, 1849].
The death of President Zachary Taylor. Nelly's palsy and partial paralysis; Morehead's Galvanic Machine, the flesh brush, and diverse medicines have effected some improvement.
A.L.S. 1 page. Middleway to Berryville. Sends poem that he promised [on Z. Taylor]--if she likes it, send [Taylor] a copy. [Poem is enclosed, entitled "The Crisis, To Gen: Zachary Taylor, President of the United States"]. Autograph letter signed, cover with later docket "Poem to Taylor and letter, 1850," laminated.
A.L.S. Washington D.C. to Berryville. Thanks for her interest in him and his family--her family always welcome at the White House--fear they will not find time to visit Audley while in Washington. Letter, signature cut out, in another hand, cover, franked by Z. Taylor, postmarked "Free [ ]," laminated, watermark (H and O). Date on original catalog card appears 49 Mar. 27. Name does not appear on original manuscript.
A.L.S. 1 page. Washington to Georgetown. Received her letters by her grandson, Edward Butler--congrat. on daughter [Parke's] "eminent" arrival--will be glad to receive her and family on Tuesday, their day for receiving company--forwards some autographs, as requested. Autograph letter signed, cover, franked by Z. Taylor, postmarked "Free [ ], watermarked. Name on original manuscript appears as "Z. Taylor."
A.L.S. 1 page. Baton Rouge. SummaryAlthough he has never met her, he has long admired her character and virtues as reported by various individuals--knows Col. and Mrs. Butler [E.G.W. Butler and Frances Parke Lewis Butler] very well--they are visiting him now and are in good health--hears that "notwithstanding you had readhed an age that but few attain, you enjoyed and was blessed with unusual good health ..."