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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Gadsden County "
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Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1928-1932

Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1928-1932

Date
1928 (circa)
Description
A record of coffins sold by Kate Simmons' coffin shop in Monticello, Florida. The report contains the name of the deceased; their place of death; their sex, race, marital status and age; their date of death; and their cause of death. There is also the name and city of residence of the person who purchased the coffin for the deceased. Most of the deaths occurred in Jefferson County, Florida, with a few from Leon and Gadsden counties in Florida and Thomas County in Georgia. The year 1932 is incomplete and only includes a report from September 30-December 26.
Collection
Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1926-1928

Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1926-1928

Date
1926 (circa)
Description
A record of coffins sold by Kate Simmons' coffin shop in Monticello, Florida. The report contains the name of the deceased; their place of death; their sex, race, marital status and age; their date of death; and their cause of death. There is also the name and city of residence of the person who purchased the coffin for the deceased. Most of the deaths occurred in Jefferson County, Florida, with a few from Leon and Gadsden counties in Florida and Thomas County in Georgia.
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
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
Robert Watson Civil War Diary, 1861-1865

Robert Watson Civil War Diary, 1861-1865

Date
1861 (circa)
Description
A typescript copy of a diary kept by Robert Watson of Key West from September 1861 through March 1865. Watson describes the movements of the 7th Florida Infantry Regiment from Key West around Florida and then to Tennessee. The diary includes descriptions of weather, news, meals, illnesses and deaths.
Collection
Quincy Centennial Brochure

Quincy Centennial Brochure

Date
1924
Description
Brochure celebrating the centennial of Quincy Florida, the shade-grown tobacco capital.
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
"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.
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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
m91-5_b013_f12_02Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1928-1932textCoffins
Registers of births, etc.
Death
African Americans--Florida--Jefferson County--Monticello
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m91-5_b013_f11_01Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1926-1928textCoffins
Registers of births, etc.
Death
African Americans--Florida--Jefferson County--Monticello
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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
slms_ms127_01Slave Bill of Sale, 1842textSlavery
Slave bills of sale
Mortgages
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m76-139_b001_01Robert Watson Civil War Diary, 1861-1865textUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Civil war
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m75-85_b005_f01_01R.A. Gray's Lifetime Teaching Certificate, 1912textteachers
education
Teachers--Certification
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sle_gadsden_01Quincy Centennial BrochureimageTobacco farms--Florida--Quincy
Quincy (Fla)--Buildings, structures, etc
Centennial celebrations, etc
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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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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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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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