19 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Gadsden County "
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Slave Bill of Sale, 1842

Slave Bill of Sale, 1842

Date
1842
Description
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.
Collection
Quincy Centennial Brochure

Quincy Centennial Brochure

Date
1924
Description
Brochure celebrating the centennial of Quincy Florida, the shade-grown tobacco capital.
Collection
Hav-A-Good Cigar Label

Hav-A-Good Cigar Label

Date
1955 (circa)
Description
Hav-A-Good cigar label from Havana Florida Cigar Company of Quincy, Florida.
Collection
Copy of Letter from Sam S. Silbley to Governor William Dunn Moseley Concerning Defense of Florida During Mexican War, 1846

Copy of Letter from Sam S. Silbley to Governor William Dunn Moseley Concerning Defense of Florida During Mexican War, 1846

Date
1846-06-15
Description
A copy of a letter to Governor William Moseley from Sam S. Sibley in which Sibley advises the governor about the defenses needed throughout the state to protect against a potential attack from Mexico during the Mexican War. Sibley outlines the number of men needed for adequate defense and the amount of weapons the governor needs to request from the U.S. government in order to protect the state during an attack.
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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.
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"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1900

"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1900

Date
1900 (circa)
Description
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.
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Letter from Larnel B. Golden to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Soldiers' Morale in Vietnam, 1966

Letter from Larnel B. Golden to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Soldiers' Morale in Vietnam, 1966

Date
1966-02-27
Description
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."
Collection
Oaths of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1865

Oaths of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1865

Date
1865
Description
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.
Collection
Masonic Charter for Silver Star Lodge, No. 61 of Quincy, 1887

Masonic Charter for Silver Star Lodge, No. 61 of Quincy, 1887

Date
1887-12-15
Description
A duplicate of the charter for the Silver Star Lodge, No. 61 of Quincy, Florida. John G. Riley was appointed master of the lodge.
Collection
Florida Free Press Newsletter, November 20, 1964

Florida Free Press Newsletter, November 20, 1964

Date
1964-11-20
Description
Florida Free Press newsletter, number 17, published by the North Florida Citizenship Education Project. This newsletter features stories about Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) activities in North Florida, voter registration drives and other news.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
slms_ms127_01Slave Bill of Sale, 1842textSlavery
Slave bills of sale
Mortgages
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sle_gadsden_01Quincy Centennial BrochureimageTobacco farms--Florida--Quincy
Quincy (Fla)--Buildings, structures, etc
Centennial celebrations, etc
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sle_cigar-industry_014Hav-A-Good Cigar Labelstill imageAdvertising--Brand name products
Commercial art
Industry, Cigarmaking--Florida
Cigar industry--Florida
Cigar bands and labels
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s2153_b004_f07_01Copy of Letter from Sam S. Silbley to Governor William Dunn Moseley Concerning Defense of Florida During Mexican War, 1846textFlorida -- Militia
Mexican War, 1846-1848
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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
s1725_b001_f01_01"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1900textAmerican 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
Civil War, 1861-1865
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s131_b042_f02_x01Letter from Larnel B. Golden to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Soldiers' Morale in Vietnam, 1966textVietnam War, 1961-1975
Morale
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n2017-93_b001_f01_01Oaths of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1865textLoyalty oaths
Allegiance
Citizenship
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n2016-2_b002_01Masonic Charter for Silver Star Lodge, No. 61 of Quincy, 1887textFreemasonry
Fraternal organizations--Florida--Gadsden County--Quincy
Charters
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n2015-1_b003_f17_74Florida Free Press Newsletter, November 20, 1964textRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
Nonviolence
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