8 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Format is exactly "legislative acts"
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Act Establishing Florida Statehood, 1845

Act Establishing Florida Statehood, 1845

Date
1845-03-05
Description
The Act establishing statehood for Iowa and Florida was approved on March 3, 1845, by the second session of the 28th Congress. At the end of this document is indicated "March 5th, 1845. A true copy from the roll in this department."
Collection
An Act Concerning Slaves, Approved December 30, 1824

An Act Concerning Slaves, Approved December 30, 1824

Date
1824-12-30
Description
An act passed Florida's Territorial Legislative Council and approved by Governor William Pope Duval on December 30, 1824. The act sets rules for many aspects of the institution of slavery, including emancipation, runaways, overseers, treatment of slaves, punishment of slave conspiracies, misbehavior, and riots, and restrictions on slaves moving freely about, or trading.
Collection
An Act Concerning Slaves, Free Negroes and Mulattoes, Approved January 19, 1828

An Act Concerning Slaves, Free Negroes and Mulattoes, Approved January 19, 1828

Date
1828-01-19
Description
An act passed Florida's Territorial Legislative Council and approved by Acting Governor William M. McCarty on January 19, 1828. The act effectively establishes an elaborate slave code for Florida, regulating the introduction of slaves into the territory, a definition of a slave, punishments of both slaves and free people of color, licensing for free people of color, slaves with firearms, slaves buying or selling independently of their masters, and runaway slaves.
Collection
An Act to Organize a County to Be Called Marion County, Approved March 15, 1844

An Act to Organize a County to Be Called Marion County, Approved March 15, 1844

Date
1844-03-15
Description
Legislative act establishing Marion County, signed by Governor Richard Keith Call on March 15, 1844. The act describes the boundaries of the new county and provides procedures for electing county officers and transferring active court cases.
Collection
An Act to Regulate the Admission of Physicians and Surgeons to Practice in This Territory, 1824

An Act to Regulate the Admission of Physicians and Surgeons to Practice in This Territory, 1824

Date
1824-12-30
Description
Legislative act stipulating requirements for practicing medicine or surgery in the Territory of Florida. Prospective doctors or surgeons were required to file their diploma and a certificate of moral character with the county clerk. A physician could still practice medicine without a diploma if he could certify his having studied surgery or physiology for two years at a college or under the tutelage of a "reputable physician." Physicians applying for licensure by this route had to be approved by two county judges.
Collection
An Act to Remove the Remains of Ponce de Leon to St. Augustine, Florida, 1907

An Act to Remove the Remains of Ponce de Leon to St. Augustine, Florida, 1907

Date
1907-06-01
Description
An act (1907, ch 5715) of the Florida Legislature calling on the governor to appoint a five person commission to locate Ponce de Leon's remains in Puerto Rico and to report on the feasibility of removing them to St. Augustine.
Collection
Draft of a Bill to Prohibit the Introduction of Slaves into Florida, 1851

Draft of a Bill to Prohibit the Introduction of Slaves into Florida, 1851

Date
1851
Description
Draft of a bill prohibiting the transfer of slaves into Florida for sale. The preamble to the bill describes the authors' reasoning behind this proposed policy. The bill passed the House on January 17, 1851.
Collection
First Act of the Territorial Legislature, 1822

First Act of the Territorial Legislature, 1822

Date
1822
Description
This first act of Florida's Territorial Legislature in 1822 divided the territory into four counties and established local courts.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
m81-22_01Act Establishing Florida Statehood, 1845textStatutes/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/m81-22_01.jpg
fsd_f348.02s-a188-1824_x01An Act Concerning Slaves, Approved December 30, 1824textSlavery
Plantation life
Free blacks
Slaves--Abuse of
Slaves--Social conditions
Slavery--Law and legislation
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fsd_f348.02s-a188-1827_x01An Act Concerning Slaves, Free Negroes and Mulattoes, Approved January 19, 1828textSlavery
Plantation life
Free blacks
Slaves--Abuse of
Slaves--Social conditions
Slavery--Law and legislation
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s222_b026_x01An Act to Organize a County to Be Called Marion County, Approved March 15, 1844textLand settlement
Boundaries
County government
Marion County (Fla.)--History
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s222_b005_x01An Act to Regulate the Admission of Physicians and Surgeons to Practice in This Territory, 1824textMedicine--Practice
Medical laws and legislation
Physicians--Licenses
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s222_1907_ch5715An Act to Remove the Remains of Ponce de Leon to St. Augustine, Florida, 1907textBills, Legislative--Florida
Legislation
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s2153_b005_f84_01Draft of a Bill to Prohibit the Introduction of Slaves into Florida, 1851textSlavery
Slavery--Law and legislation
Slave trade
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s222_b001_01First Act of the Territorial Legislature, 1822textLegislation/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s222_b001_01.jpg
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