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Robert L. Taylor Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2644

This collection consists of legal case summaries handwritten by Robert L. Taylor of Nashville. Dates of the cases range from 1819-1906. Topics covered include misdemeanors, contracts, and torts.

Dates

  • circa 1906

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of legal case summaries handwritten by Robert L. Taylor of Nashville. Dates of the cases range from 1819-1906. Topics covered include misdemeanors, contracts, and torts.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Love Taylor (1850-1912) of Nashville served as U. S. Representative from Tennessee of the 1st District from 1879-81. He was also appointed pension agent in Knoxville in 1886, and he was Governor of Tennessee from 1887-91 and 1897-99. He served as a U. S. Senator, 1907-12. He died in office 1912. Robert L. Taylor is infamously known for having run for Governor of Tennessee in 1886 against his brother Alf (the Republican nominee) in a race that became known as the War of the Roses.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection is property of Special Collections.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480