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Marion Cartright Taylor Diary
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], Marion Cartright Taylor Diary, 1850, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
1 v. (73 p.)
Resident of Shelby County, Ky., state legislator, and filibuster. Diary, 3 Apr.-16 June 1850, kept by Colonel Marion C. Taylor while serving on Lopez Cardenas' expedition against Cuba. Included are his enlistment at Louisville; the voyage to Cuba; description of islands; guards; the battle at Cardenas; and a visit to Key West and Tampa on his return trip to Louisville. The diary is accompanied by correspondence of Martha S. Harbison regarding the diary and newspaper clippings about Taylor and the diary. Card index in repository. Diary published in: Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 19 (1921): 79-89
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