|n2016-2_b002_01||Masonic Charter for Silver Star Lodge, No. 61 of Quincy, 1887||text||Freemasonry|
Fraternal organizations--Florida--Gadsden County--Quincy
|n2017-93_b001_f01_01||Oaths of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1865||text||Loyalty oaths|
Oaths of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1865
- Oaths of allegiance entered in Leon County between May 31 and June 17, 1865. The signees, although primarily from Northern Florida, represented several Florida counties and a few different states. These rosters include information otherwise available in census or service records, such as date, name, residence and occupation. Of particular interest are pages 5 and 6, which also include columns for complexion, hair and eye color, and height.
|s131_b042_f02_x01||Letter from Larnel B. Golden to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Soldiers' Morale in Vietnam, 1966||text||Vietnam War, 1961-1975|
Letter from Larnel B. Golden to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Soldiers' Morale in Vietnam, 1966
- Larnel B. Golden writes to Governor Haydon Burns about low morale in his unit, which was stationed in the An Khe district, Vietnam. Golden explains that he understands the importance the government places on the mission in Vietnam, but he says the food is inadequate, the hours are greuling, and military authorities have referred to the men as "a bunch of stupid imbeciles."
|s1725_b001_f01_01||"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1900||text||American Civil War--letters and diaries|
American Civil War--United States--Collected correspondence
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate.
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Natural Bridge (Fla.), Battle of, 1865
Civil War, 1861-1865
"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1900
- 1900 (circa)
- Sylvanus M. Hankins' recollections of his experiences as an enlisted Confederate soldier during the American Civil War in Florida. Hankins was a private in Company D of the 1st Florida Reserve Regiment for the Confederacy which was one of the units that fought at the Battle of Natural Bridge in March 1865. Hankins begins by discussing Florida's secession in 1861, when Hankins was 14 years old. He recalls how Floridians intially reacted to the threat of war; the raising of military units; the death of his cousin resulting from combat wounds and imprisonment; the imprisonment of women and children and the burning of their homes if their husbands, fathers or brothers were suspected of deserting; the shooting of deserters; the wartime treatment of African-Americans; Hankins' enlistment at age 16; escorting prisoners to Andersonville; the Battle of Natural Bridge; and other wartime events. The date of these recollections is unknown.
|s2153_b001_f05_01||Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845||text||Elections||/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s2153_b001_f05_01.jpg
Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845
- 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.
|s2153_b004_f07_01||Copy of Letter from Sam S. Silbley to Governor William Dunn Moseley Concerning Defense of Florida During Mexican War, 1846||text||Florida -- Militia|
Mexican War, 1846-1848
|sle_cigar-industry_014||Hav-A-Good Cigar Label||still image||Advertising--Brand name products|
Cigar bands and labels
Hav-A-Good Cigar Label
- 1955 (circa)
- Hav-A-Good cigar label from Havana Florida Cigar Company of Quincy, Florida.
|sle_gadsden_01||Quincy Centennial Brochure||image||Tobacco farms--Florida--Quincy|
Quincy (Fla)--Buildings, structures, etc
Centennial celebrations, etc
Quincy Centennial Brochure
- Brochure celebrating the centennial of Quincy Florida, the shade-grown tobacco capital.
|slms_ms127_01||Slave Bill of Sale, 1842||text||Slavery|
Slave bills of sale
Slave Bill of Sale, 1842
- Slave bill of sale resulting from a foreclosure on the mortgage of William Maner of Gadsden County, Florida. Maner had mortgaged three slaves, Joannah, Jeff, and Sarah to the Union Bank. The mortgage was record by the Gadsden County Clerk of Court. Edward C. Cabell and Charles H. Dupont were appointed commissioners by the Leon County Superior Court to effect the sale of the three slaves after Maner was unable to meet his obligations on the mortgage. The slaves were sold to William Monroe at public auction for $700. The ages of the slaves are not listed.