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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Calhoun County "
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In Paradise: A Trip to Chipola (Dead) Lakes, Florida, 1892

In Paradise: A Trip to Chipola (Dead) Lakes, Florida, 1892

Date
1892
Description
Pamphlet promoting Dead Lakes as a tourist attraction. Tourists could ride a steamer along the Chattahoochee River and stop at various towns along the way. The final destination was a two-week stay at the Lake View Hotel in Iola, Florida.
Collection
Indenture of John D. Gray, 1841

Indenture of John D. Gray, 1841

Date
1841-03-25
Description
An indenture between John D. Gray and his brother William Gray setting the terms of their agreement and the repayment schedule. John used his ownership of certain property, real and personal, to secure the use of William's cash and the use of some of William's slave labor. The real property was contained in several lots in the city of Saint Joseph. The personal property was several slaves owned by John and named as collateral for the loan along with the real estate in Saint Joseph. Several of the bondsmen are described by their trade, e.g. engineer or blacksmith, along with a physical description of sex, age and complexion.
Collection
Letter from John Blunt to William S. Pope, 1833

Letter from John Blunt to William S. Pope, 1833

Date
1833-05-03
Description
Letter from John Blunt, chief of the Apalachicola Indians, to Judge William S. Pope regarding a robbery that occured at his house. Blunt is pleading to Pope, the local Indian agent, to come help him retreive his money and belongings. During this time, white settlers from Georgia, Alabama and Florida repeatedly harassed the Apalachicolas by stealing their livestock and slaves, despite Blunt's long-standing cooperation with the Americans. Officials seemed powerless or unwilling to stop these raids on the Apalachicola reservations, which were created along the banks of the Apalachicola River.
Collection
Proclamation Ordering a Special Election to Decide Whether Portions of West Florida Should Be Annexed by Alabama, 1869

Proclamation Ordering a Special Election to Decide Whether Portions of West Florida Should Be Annexed by Alabama, 1869

Date
1869-06-25
Description
Proclamation by Florida Governor Harrison Reed ordering a special election to be held in the counties of Escambia, Santa Rosa, Walton, Holmes, Washington, Jackson, Calhoun, and Franklin to decide whether certain portions of West Florida (the Panhandle) should be annexed by Alabama.
Collection
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
Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845

Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845

Date
1845
Description
This document includes the territorial census for 1838 and 1840. There are also election returns for the election of members of the convention and council, October 1838; elections for delegates in 1839, 1841 and 1843; elections for members of council, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843 and 1844; and numbers of votes in each county, according to the estimate of the members of the present legislature, 1845.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_917.59947-g465In Paradise: A Trip to Chipola (Dead) Lakes, Florida, 1892textChipola Lakes (Fla.) -- Description and travel
Lakes--Florida--Gulf County--Dead Lakes
Tourism
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m97-15_b001_01Indenture of John D. Gray, 1841textSlavery
Deeds
Contracts
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n2007-1_b001_f01_05Letter from John Blunt to William S. Pope, 1833textEthnicity, Native American/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/n2007-1_b001_f01_05.jpg
s577_b004_f04_03Proclamation Ordering a Special Election to Decide Whether Portions of West Florida Should Be Annexed by Alabama, 1869textReferendum
Local elections
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s1814_v001_01Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885textLumber trade
Licenses
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s2153_b001_f05_01Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845textElections/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s2153_b001_f05_01.jpg
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