4 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject contains "Militia"
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Bill of Medicines Sent to Florida Troops in Mexican War, 1847

Bill of Medicines Sent to Florida Troops in Mexican War, 1847

Date
1847-08-11
Description
List of medicines sent to Florida troops in Mexico drawn up by William Tradewell, surgeon to Florida.
Collection
Commission of Lew B. Brown as Major commanding the Pinellas County Guards, 1917

Commission of Lew B. Brown as Major commanding the Pinellas County Guards, 1917

Date
1917-07-23
Description
Certificate of Lew B. Brown's commission as Major commanding the Pinellas County Guards, dated July 23, 1917. Brown was owner and editor of St. Petersburg's first daily newspaper, the Evening Independent. The Pinellas County Guards were formed in 1917 pursuant to Chapter 7292, Laws of Florida, which authorized the formation of county guard units to replace the Florida National Guard. The Florida National Guard had been mobilized to assist United States forces fighting in Europe during World War I. Brown was instrumental in establishing the Pinellas County Guards. This certificate is a copy retained in the files of the Florida Secretary of State.
Collection
Copy of Letter from Sam S. Silbley to Governor William Dunn Moseley Concerning Defense of Florida During Mexican War, 1846

Copy of Letter from Sam S. Silbley to Governor William Dunn Moseley Concerning Defense of Florida During Mexican War, 1846

Date
1846-06-15
Description
A copy of a letter to Governor William Moseley from Sam S. Sibley in which Sibley advises the governor about the defenses needed throughout the state to protect against a potential attack from Mexico during the Mexican War. Sibley outlines the number of men needed for adequate defense and the amount of weapons the governor needs to request from the U.S. government in order to protect the state during an attack.
Collection
Petition to Governor Moseley to Organize a Militia to Fight in the Mexican War, 1846

Petition to Governor Moseley to Organize a Militia to Fight in the Mexican War, 1846

Date
1846-10-03
Description
A list of citizens in Duval County who petitioned Governor William Moseley to grant a charter for their intended rifle company to fight in the Mexican War.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s2153_b002_f63_01Bill of Medicines Sent to Florida Troops in Mexican War, 1847TextFlorida -- Militia
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Medicine
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s1296_b002_f01_01Commission of Lew B. Brown as Major commanding the Pinellas County Guards, 1917TextMilitia
Florida State Troops
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s2153_b004_f07_01Copy of Letter from Sam S. Silbley to Governor William Dunn Moseley Concerning Defense of Florida During Mexican War, 1846TextFlorida -- Militia
Mexican War, 1846-1848
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s2153_b004_f10_01Petition to Governor Moseley to Organize a Militia to Fight in the Mexican War, 1846TextFlorida -- Militia
Mexican War, 1846-1848
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