Governor Call's message to Legislative Council of Florida 1837

Governor Call's message to Legislative Council of Florida 1837

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1837. Governor Call's message to the Legislative Council of Florida. Regarding Seminole War, blame on frequent changes of command. Discusses Indians holding out along the Withlacoochee. Fathers of families afflicted with disease and wives and children destitute. Indemnification paid to people of territory from Government surplus. Indian removal discussed. Causes Indians to involve the people and this makes the men unable to attend to daily life. Brings to attention the harbours located in Key West and the Tortugas should be placed under national attention for protection. Discusses the education of the youth.