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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Gulf County "
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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.
Collection
Correspondence Between J. L. Sharit and W. T. Cash, 1938

Correspondence Between J. L. Sharit and W. T. Cash, 1938

Date
1938
Description
Letter from Joe L. Sharit, general chairman of the Florida Constitution Centennial Commission, to W. T. Cash, state librarian, requesting Cash join the commission. Cash replies and accepts the invitation.
Collection
Destruction of a Rebel Salt Factory on the Florida Coast, 1862

Destruction of a Rebel Salt Factory on the Florida Coast, 1862

Date
1862-11-15
Description
An article describing the destruction of a rebel salt factory on the Florida coast at St. Joseph Bay by the crew of the US Bark "Kingfisher." An officer on the bark gives a firsthand account of the engagement in a letter obtained by Harper's Weekly. The second page includes an etching depicting the destruction of the salt factory. Published on pages 732-733 of the November 15, 1862 edition of Harper's Weekly Magazine.
Collection
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
Map of Proposed State Forest Park on St. Vincent Island and Lagoon Beach, 1935

Map of Proposed State Forest Park on St. Vincent Island and Lagoon Beach, 1935

Date
1935-04-24
Description
Map of proposed State Forest Park area on Saint Vincent Island in Franklin County and Lagoon Beach in Gulf County. The map was drawn as part of a 1935 survey conducted by the Florida division of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration in cooperation with the Florida Forest Service. The draftsman appears to be W.B. Fuller.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s2153_b004_f07_01Copy of Letter from Sam S. Silbley to Governor William Dunn Moseley Concerning Defense of Florida During Mexican War, 1846 textFlorida -- Militia
Mexican War, 1846-1848
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s1505_b009_f04_x01Correspondence Between J. L. Sharit and W. T. Cash, 1938textLibrarians
Anniversaries
Celebrations -- Florida -- Gulf County -- Port Saint Joe
Memorials -- Florida -- Gulf County -- Port Saint Joe
Historic sites -- Florida -- Gulf County -- Port Saint Joe
Monuments -- Florida -- Gulf County -- Port Saint Joe
State libraries
Public officers
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slp_harpersweekly-1862-v006-307_01Destruction of a Rebel Salt Factory on the Florida Coast, 1862textUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Periodicals
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Blockades
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage
Salt industry and trade
Salt industry and trade--Florida
Civil War
USS Kingfisher (1861)
Etching
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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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s1351_b002_f12_01Map of Proposed State Forest Park on St. Vincent Island and Lagoon Beach, 1935textForest reserves
United States. Federal Emergency Relief Administration
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