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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Leon County "
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Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887

Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887

Date
1887
Description
Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, a large network of rail lines operating in Florida in the late 19th century. The ad lists the various destinations a passenger could reach on this line, and describes some of the amenities available on the trains. The ad also lists some of the officers of the rail line. Printed on page 44 of the Florida Official Path Finder, vol. 1, no. 3 (February 1887).
Collection
Opening of Hotel Duval program, March 1951

Opening of Hotel Duval program, March 1951

Date
1951-03
Description
Informational booklet about the history and founding of Tallahassee's Hotel Duval.
Collection
Osola: The Legend of the Mysterious Smoke of Wakulla, 1922

Osola: The Legend of the Mysterious Smoke of Wakulla, 1922

Date
1922
Description
An "epic poem" written by Tallahassee resident Reinette Long Hunt of the Grove. The poem tells the story of Osola, a boy born of a Wakulla water spirit and Indian Chief Wacissa. When Osola's dad goes to Pensacola, he asks Osola to keep a fire going so he will be able to find his way home using the smoke. Wanawachee, "on the hills above Wakulla," notices the smoke and asks her brother Chief Tallahassee to send his warriors to learn where the smoke is coming from. The warriors find Osola and Chief Tallahassee and Wanawachee travel to meet him. The legend is meant to explain the Wakulla Swamp Volcano.
Collection
Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

Date
1895
Description
Advertisement for the Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad, including a map of the railroad and its connections in Florida and the Eastern Seaboard of the United States as far as New York City. The ad describes the services provided by the railroad company, and lists many of its agents in various cities around the Eastern United States. Printed on page 10 of Helen K. Ingram, Tourists' and Settlers' Guide to Florida (Jacksonville: Da Costa Printing & Publishing House, 1895).
Collection
Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting the Information Required by a Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 5th Ultimo, in Relation to the Instructions Given to the Commissioners for Negotiating with the Florida Indians, &c. &c., 1826

Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting the Information Required by a Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 5th Ultimo, in Relation to the Instructions Given to the Commissioners for Negotiating with the Florida Indians, &c. &c., 1826

Date
1826-02-06
Description
A collection of correspondence between government officials in Florida and Washington, D.C. regarding the settlement of Native Americans in the territory of Florida and other matters, including the Treaty of Moultrie Creek (1823). The correspondence dates from April 7, 1823 to December 26, 1825.
Collection
Excerpt from "The Narrative of Amos Dresser," 1836

Excerpt from "The Narrative of Amos Dresser," 1836

Date
1905-01-09
Description
An excerpt from the narrative of Amos Dresser giving a detailed account of the treatment of slaves in and around Tallahassee and St. Augustine in 1835.
Collection
Valid Reasons Against Capital Removal Booklet, 1900

Valid Reasons Against Capital Removal Booklet, 1900

Date
1900
Description
A booklet explaining the reasons why the capital of Florida should not be relocated to another city.
Collection
Move the State Capital to Jacksonville Pamphlet, 1900

Move the State Capital to Jacksonville Pamphlet, 1900

Date
1900
Description
A pamphlet explaining why the capital of Florida should be moved from Tallahassee to Jacksonville. The back has a map showing how "All roads lead to Jacksonville."
Collection
Appointment of Daniel G. Smith as Justice of the Peace by Governor Richard Keith Call, 1842

Appointment of Daniel G. Smith as Justice of the Peace by Governor Richard Keith Call, 1842

Date
1842-03-03
Description
Appointment of Daniel G. Smith as Justice of the Peace in Gadsden County by Governor Richard Keith Call. Governor Call and Secretary of Florida Thomas H. Duval signed the document. The reverse includes a note from A. I. Forman, dated April 9, 1842, stating that he administered the oath to Smith on that day.
Collection
Letter from Governor Richard Keith Call Appointing Daniel G. Smith Justice of the Peace in Gadsden County, March 3, 1842

Letter from Governor Richard Keith Call Appointing Daniel G. Smith Justice of the Peace in Gadsden County, March 3, 1842

Date
1842-03-03
Description
Daniel G. Smith was appointed Justice of the Peace in Gadsden County for two years.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_385-p297-1887_07Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887textRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_647.94-d983_01Opening of Hotel Duval program, March 1951textTallahassee (Fla.) -- Hotels, motels, etc.
Hotels -- Florida -- Tallahassee
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flc_811-l849_01Osola: The Legend of the Mysterious Smoke of Wakulla, 1922textVolcanoes--Legends
Peatlands--Wakulla County--Wakulla
Legends -- Florida
Indians of North America -- Florida -- Folklore
Poetry
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flc_917.59-i54_01Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895textRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_970.1-u58t-1826-no74Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting the Information Required by a Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 5th Ultimo, in Relation to the Instructions Given to the Commissioners for Negotiating with the Florida Indians, &c. &c., 1826textSeminole Indians
Native Americans
Indians of North America -- Florida
Seminole Indians -- Treaties
Cherokee Indians
Choctaw Indians
Creek Indians
Mikasuki Indians
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flc_973.7114-d773_01Excerpt from "The Narrative of Amos Dresser," 1836textAntislavery movements--United States
Slaves--United States--Social conditions
Slavery--Southwest, Old
Antislavery movements
Slavery
United States--Southwest, Old
Slaves--Social conditions
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flc_975.9061-c244_01Valid Reasons Against Capital Removal Booklet, 1900textCapitals (Cities)
Capitols
City planning
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/flc_975.9061-c244_01.jpg
flc_975.9061-l811_01Move the State Capital to Jacksonville Pamphlet, 1900textCapitals (Cities)
Capitols
City planning
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flc_975.9925-c156_01Appointment of Daniel G. Smith as Justice of the Peace by Governor Richard Keith Call, 1842 textJustices of the peace--Florida--Gadsden County
Justices of the peace--Selection and appointment
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flc_975.9925-c156_01Letter from Governor Richard Keith Call Appointing Daniel G. Smith Justice of the Peace in Gadsden County, March 3, 1842textPolitical customs and rites
Justices of the peace--Florida--Gadsden County--Selection and appointment
Public officers
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