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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "Licenses"
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Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885

Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885

Date
1879 (circa)
Description
Ledger containing a record of permits issued to private individuals to cut timber on state lands in Florida. For each numbered permit, the ledger lists the name of the permit holder, his county of residence, the kind of timber to be cut, where it could be cut from, and where it was to be delivered after cutting. This ledger documents an important source of income for Floridians in the late 19th century. Many of the permit holders were farmers who cut timber for additional cash.
Collection
Permit Allowing John Bennett of Lafayette County to Cut Cedar Logs in the Vicinity of the Esteenhatchie [Steinhatchee] River - July 10, 1879

Permit Allowing John Bennett of Lafayette County to Cut Cedar Logs in the Vicinity of the Esteenhatchie [Steinhatchee] River - July 10, 1879

Date
1879-07-10
Description
Permit granted by the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Fund and the Board of Education to John Bennett of Lafayette County, giving him permission to cut cedar timber on state-owned lands in Precoshiu Swamp and the vicinity of the Esteenhatchie [Steinhatchee] River, and ship them to Cedar Key. A cedar pencil factory was at that time operating at Cedar Key.
Collection
Application of J.H. Lee for Permission to Cut Pine Timber in the Vicinity of Oviedo, Florida - September 22, 1880

Application of J.H. Lee for Permission to Cut Pine Timber in the Vicinity of Oviedo, Florida - September 22, 1880

Date
1880-09-22
Description
Completed application form by which J.H. Lee of Oviedo asked the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Fund and the Board of Education for permission to cut pine timber on state lands near Oviedo and deliver it to Sanford. State officials noted that the areas where Lee wanted to cut timber were either reserved for the use of the railroads or belonged to the United States government.
Collection
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s1814_v001_01Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885TextLumber trade
Licenses
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s1814_b001_f01_01Permit Allowing John Bennett of Lafayette County to Cut Cedar Logs in the Vicinity of the Esteenhatchie [Steinhatchee] River - July 10, 1879TextLumber trade
Licenses
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s1814_b001_f01_02Application of J.H. Lee for Permission to Cut Pine Timber in the Vicinity of Oviedo, Florida - September 22, 1880TextLumber trade
Licenses
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