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Collection Reference Number GLC08018
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1847 
Title Zachary Taylor to Robert C. Wood regarding Taylor's family
Date 3 August 1847
Author Taylor, Zachary (1784-1850)  
Recipient Wood, Robert C.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Health and safety concerns about his wife, Ann, and children, moving to a healthier place, his public image and possible presidency [1848]. If elected president, he will serve "Honestly and faithfully in accordance with the provisions of the constitution."
Subjects President  Election  Children and Family  Women's History  Health and Medical  US Constitution  Mexican War  Military History  
People Taylor, Zachary (1784-1850)  Wood, Robert C. (Robert Crooke) (1832-1900)  
Place written Camp near Monterey, Mexico
Theme The Presidency; Children & Family; Women in American History; Health & Medicine; The Mexican War
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859