TAYLOR, Robert (1763-1845)

TAYLOR, ROBERT, a Representative from Virginia; born at Orange Court House, Va., April 29, 1763; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1783 and commenced practice at Orange Court House, Va.; held several local offices; member of the state senate 1804-1815, and served as president pro tempore; elected as an Adams candidate to the Nineteenth Congress (March 4, 1825-March 3, 1827); was not a candidate for renomination in 1826; devoted his attention to the management of his plantation; died on his estate, ``Meadow Farm,'' in Orange County, Va., July 3, 1845; interment in the family burying ground at ``Meadow Farm.''

American Antiquarian Society
Worcester, MA
Papers: 1806-1824, 1 volume.
An account book of Robert Taylor This account book, interleaved in an almanac, contains farm accounts including records of butcherings, sowings, deliveries of wheat, etc. to various mills and individuals in Orange County, Va.