5 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "Libel and slander"
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An open letter to Lackland M. Stone of Jackson County

An open letter to Lackland M. Stone of Jackson County

Date
1829 (circa)
Description
Anonymously published letter to Lackland M. Stone when he was Jackson County's representative in the Legislative Council. The writer was against moving the Seat of Justice from Webbville to Marianna claiming it would cause the downfall of Webbville and the prosperity of Marianna.
Collection
Letter to the voters of Hamilton County from State Senator Frank Adams, addressing charges made against his character, 1906

Letter to the voters of Hamilton County from State Senator Frank Adams, addressing charges made against his character, 1906

Date
1906
Description
In the last issue of the Banner of Liberty some letters were published ... This letter is written solely for the purpose of answering the false charges in the last issue of the Banner of Liberty. Frank Adams.
Collection
Public invitation to duel issued by N. Darling to Judge Smith of St. Augustine, 1839

Public invitation to duel issued by N. Darling to Judge Smith of St. Augustine, 1839

Date
1839
Description
Notice published by N. Darling, a lieutenant of the 2nd Dragoons, that on June 6, 1839 he discovered Judge Smith engaging in inappropriate behavior in the presence of ladies, which he endeavored to stop, only to be restrained by others. Darling challenged the judge to a duel, but the judge brushed him off, hence Darling's decision to make the challenge public. A handwritten notation on the bottom of the notice explains that ultimately Darling did give Judge Smith "a thorough thrashing," although the judge attacked first.
Collection
William Tradewell pronounces General Leigh Read to be a scoundrel and coward, 1839

William Tradewell pronounces General Leigh Read to be a scoundrel and coward, 1839

Date
1839
Description
Notice to the public published by William Tradwell that General Leigh Read had declined to give him satisfaction after insulting him, either by apologizing or dueling. Accordingly, Tradewell pronounced Read a scoundrel and a coward.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_br0015An open letter to Lackland M. Stone of Jackson CountyTextLibel and slander
Politicians
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flc_br0016Open letter from G.W. Hutchins of Tallahassee denouncing Robert B. KerTextElections
Libel and slander
Politicians
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flc_br0085Letter to the voters of Hamilton County from State Senator Frank Adams, addressing charges made against his character, 1906TextLibel and slander
Political candidates
Politicians
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flc_br0132Public invitation to duel issued by N. Darling to Judge Smith of St. Augustine, 1839TextLibel and slander
Dueling
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flc_br0213William Tradewell pronounces General Leigh Read to be a scoundrel and coward, 1839TextLibel and slander/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_br0213.jpg