30 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject contains "Legislation"
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Correspondence Between Charles L. Collins and Mr. Simmons, 1908

Correspondence Between Charles L. Collins and Mr. Simmons, 1908

Date
1908-10
Description
Letter from Charles L. Collins, state superintendent of the Florida Anti-Saloon League, to Mr. Simmons, private secretary to Florida Governor Napoleon Broward, requesting the names of prominent citizens in Chipley who could support the league. Mr. Simmons replies with the list of names.
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Correspondence Between Congresswoman Ruth Bryan Owen and Governor David Sholtz, 1933

Correspondence Between Congresswoman Ruth Bryan Owen and Governor David Sholtz, 1933

Date
1933-02-14
Description
Correspondence between Congresswoman Ruth Bryan Owen and Florida Governor David Sholtz regarding Everglades National Park. Owen writes that the Everglades Park bill passed the Public Lands Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives with the help of Congressman Scott Leavitt of Montana. Owen asks the governor to send Leavitt a message of thanks. Governor Sholtz replies that he will write the letter to Leavitt and thanks Owen for all the work she has done.
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Correspondence Between Minnie E. Neal and Governor Napoleon Broward, 1908

Correspondence Between Minnie E. Neal and Governor Napoleon Broward, 1908

Date
1908
Description
Letter dated February 17, 1908, from Minnie E. Neal, president of the Florida Woman's Christian Temperance Union (FWCTU), to Florida Governor Napoleon Bonaparte Broward claiming the county commissioners of Duval County refuse to hold an election regarding prohibition. Neal asks the governor what should be done about it. The governor replies on March 3, 1908, stating the issue of prohibition should wait until after state primaries are over because African-American voters will vote against prohibition.
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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
FEA Pamphlet Encouraging Members to Meet Their Legislative Representatives, 1967

FEA Pamphlet Encouraging Members to Meet Their Legislative Representatives, 1967

Date
1967 (circa)
Description
This pamphlet includes brief resumes of FEA legislative representatives and a list of priority items to address during upcoming lawmaking session: Increased educations spending, professional negotiations statute, amend teacher continuing contract law, eliminate millage elections and increase minimum payments for retired teachers
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FEA Pamphlet on the Status of Education in Florida Today, 1967

FEA Pamphlet on the Status of Education in Florida Today, 1967

Date
1967 (circa)
Description
This FEA pamphlet provides facts and figures about the state of education in 1967 Florida. It also includes results of a statewide educational survey and urges teachers to contact their legislators.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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_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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s664_b015_f07_x11Correspondence Between Charles L. Collins and Mr. Simmons, 1908textProhibition -- Florida
Liquor laws
Alcohol -- Law and legislation
Temperance
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s278_b040_f05_x02Correspondence Between Congresswoman Ruth Bryan Owen and Governor David Sholtz, 1933textWomen legislators--United States
Parks -- Florida -- Everglades
National parks and reserves -- Florida -- Everglades
Protected areas -- Florida -- Everglades
Legislation
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s664_b015_f07_x06Correspondence Between Minnie E. Neal and Governor Napoleon Broward, 1908textProhibition -- Florida
Liquor laws
Alcohol -- Law and legislation
Voting
County officials and employees -- Florida -- Duval County
Christian women -- Societies and clubs
Temperance
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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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m86-11_b048_f09_05FEA Pamphlet Encouraging Members to Meet Their Legislative Representatives, 1967textEducation--Finance
Teachers' unions--Florida
Teachers' unions--Officials and employees
Labor unions--Political activity
Lobbying--Law and legislation
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m86-11_b048_f09_06FEA Pamphlet on the Status of Education in Florida Today, 1967textEducation--Finance
Teachers' unions--Florida
Teachers' unions--Officials and employees
Labor unions--Political activity
Lobbying--Law and legislation
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