6 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject contains "Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)"
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Letter from "a Republican" to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, November 17, 1869

Letter from "a Republican" to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, November 17, 1869

Date
1869-11-17
Description
Letter from an anonymous Republican to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, describing second-hand a case in which an African American man was sentenced to two years in state prison for theft of a cow even after he presented a bill of sale showing he had title to the animal. The writer links this case to a broader pattern of racial prejudice in the county and admonishes Gibbs to do something about it for the good of the Republican Party.
Collection
Letter from A.B. Munn to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, April 8, 1869

Letter from A.B. Munn to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, April 8, 1869

Date
1869-04-08
Description
Letter from A.B. Munn of Pensacola to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs describing the political situation in Escambia County and his personal connection with the controversy. He outlines steps taken by J. Dennis Wolfe, publisher of the West Florida Commercial, to discredit the carpetbaggers serving in local government.
Collection
Letter from Dr. Samuel A. Wilcox to Governor Ossian B. Hart, January 23, 1873

Letter from Dr. Samuel A. Wilcox to Governor Ossian B. Hart, January 23, 1873

Date
1873-01-23
Description
Letter from Samuel A. Wilcox, clerk of courts for Taylor County, to Governor Ossian B. Hart, describing his political sentiments and asking for his office to be combined with the office of tax assessor or justice of the peace at large because the clerk's post does not pay enough. In the event this is not possible, or if his political positions as a Constitutional Unionist are unsatisfactory to Governor Hart, Wilcox resigns.
Collection
Letter from John W. Price to Secretary of State Samuel B. McLin, November 21, 1876

Letter from John W. Price to Secretary of State Samuel B. McLin, November 21, 1876

Date
1876-11-01
Description
Letter from John W. Price of Volusia County to Secretary of State Samuel McLin, reporting election irregularities and evidence of a statewide organization aiming to throw the 1876 election for the Democratic Party.
Collection
Letter from Mary S. Archer to Adjutant General J.J. Dickison, transferring Florida Civil War battle flags, 1878

Letter from Mary S. Archer to Adjutant General J.J. Dickison, transferring Florida Civil War battle flags, 1878

Date
1878-12-04
Description
Letter from Mary Simpson Brown Archer to Adjutant General John Jackson Dickison, transferring the battle flags of Florida's Confederate regiments. Archer had safeguarded the flags at the request of her brother-in-law Hugh Archer since 1865 to avoid having them confiscated by Union authorities when they occupied Florida after the Civil War. Hugh Archer was Adjutant General at the time. Mary had them hidden at her home in Belair just south of Tallahassee, and returned them after the end of Reconstruction.
Collection
Proclamation by William Marvin, Provisional Governor of the State of Florida, 1865

Proclamation by William Marvin, Provisional Governor of the State of Florida, 1865

Date
1865-08-23
Description
A ten point proclamation from Provisional Governor of Florida William Marvin declaring what needs to be done so that Florida may be readmitted to the Union. Marvin outlines the election of delegates who will be tasked with creating a new state constitution; who may vote in the election of delegates; and asserts that slavery no longer exists in Florida.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s1325_b004_f04_02Letter from "a Republican" to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, November 17, 1869textReconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Racism
Judicial error
Prejudices
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s1325_b004_f04_01Letter from A.B. Munn to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, April 8, 1869textReconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Partisanship
County government
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s577_b004_f10_01Letter from Dr. Samuel A. Wilcox to Governor Ossian B. Hart, January 23, 1873textReconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Resignation from office
Racism
Prejudices
County government
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s1325_b005_f01_01Letter from John W. Price to Secretary of State Samuel B. McLin, November 21, 1876textReconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Partisanship
Elections--Corrupt practices
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n2017-8_b001_f01_01Letter from Mary S. Archer to Adjutant General J.J. Dickison, transferring Florida Civil War battle flags, 1878textFlags
Military occupation
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Hiding places
Confederate States of America. Army
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n2008-10_b001_f01_01Proclamation by William Marvin, Provisional Governor of the State of Florida, 1865textReconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Florida -- Constitutional law
Voting
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