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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Saint Marks "
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<em>Florida Breezes; or, Florida, New and Old</em> by Ellen Call Long, 1883

Florida Breezes; or, Florida, New and Old by Ellen Call Long, 1883

Date
1883
Description
Ellen Call Long's book titled "Florida Breezes: or, Florida New and Old," published by the Ashmead Brothers of Jacksonville in 1883.
Collection
Excerpt from Recollections of General William Miller Regarding the Battle of Natural Bridge, 1898

Excerpt from Recollections of General William Miller Regarding the Battle of Natural Bridge, 1898

Date
1898-07-04
Description
An excerpt from the recollections of General William Miller regarding his experiences as a military commander during the Battle of Natural Bridge during the American Civil War in Florida.
Collection
Florida's Historic Capitol Booklet, ca. 1965

Florida's Historic Capitol Booklet, ca. 1965

Date
1965 (circa)
Description
A booklet describing how Tallahassee was chosen as the capital of Florida and the history of the Florida Capitol building. There are also facts about the Florida Capitol (now the Florida Historic Capitol Museum).
Collection
Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, Transmitting, in Obedience to a Resolution of the House of Representatives, of the 26th Ultimo, Sundry Documents Relating to the Destruction of the Negro Fort in East Florida, in the Month of July, 1816

Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, Transmitting, in Obedience to a Resolution of the House of Representatives, of the 26th Ultimo, Sundry Documents Relating to the Destruction of the Negro Fort in East Florida, in the Month of July, 1816

Date
1819-02-01
Description
A collection of letters between United States government officials and servicemen regarding the destruction of the Negro Fort in Franklin County, Florida, on July 27, 1816. The correspondence dates from June 6, 1815 to September 6, 1816.
Collection
Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting Copies of All the Letters and Correspondence Between the Secretary of War and Gen. Andrew Jackson, from the Commencement of the Creek War, to 1st March, 1815

Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting Copies of All the Letters and Correspondence Between the Secretary of War and Gen. Andrew Jackson, from the Commencement of the Creek War, to 1st March, 1815

Date
1828-02-18
Description
A collection of correspondence between U.S. Secretary of War John Armstrong and General Andrew Jackson during the Creek War regarding military movement and other war-related matters. The correspondence dates from February 4, 1814 to August 10, 1814.
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
"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
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
Reminiscences of the War Between the States by a Boy in the Far South at Home and in the Ranks of the Confederate Militia by Joshua Hoyet Frier, 1859-1865

Reminiscences of the War Between the States by a Boy in the Far South at Home and in the Ranks of the Confederate Militia by Joshua Hoyet Frier, 1859-1865

Date
1895 (circa)
Description
A photocopy of a transcribed journal of reminiscences written by Joshua Hoyet Frier from 1895 to 1903. Frier describes the period immediately before and during the American Civil War. The journal documents his service in the First Florida Reserves from 1864 to 1865. He discusses the prewar debate over secession; the early enthusiasm of some volunteers and the reluctance of others; the shortages of food, salt and other materials as the war progressed; a slave hunt; Frier's acquaintance with Lewis Thornton Powell (Lewis Payne) of Hamilton County, who later gained notoriety as one of the John Wilkes Booth conspirators; his participation in an expedition to capture deserters; his work taking up rails; a duel fought between two officers; and his relationship with the other men in his unit. Frier's narrative includes a vivid description of the Battle of Natural Bridge in March 1865, in which his unit participated. He also describes the execution of two Confederate deserters captured in Union uniforms. His narrative closes shortly before the Confederate surrender in May 1865. The journal was transcribed by the donor, J.W. Hart, and there is an introduction by J. Hoyet Frier III.
Collection
Speech of the Honorable Mr. Storrs, in the House of Representatives, on the Seminole War, 1819

Speech of the Honorable Mr. Storrs, in the House of Representatives, on the Seminole War, 1819

Date
1819-01-23
Description
A speech given by Representative Henry Randolph Storrs from New York regarding the Seminole War. Storrs disapproves of General Andrew Jackson's actions regarding Alexander Arbuthnot and Robert Ambrister and other activities during the First Seminole War.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_glass-case_818-l848_01<em>Florida Breezes; or, Florida, New and Old</em> by Ellen Call Long, 1883textUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Natural Bridge (Fla.), Battle of, 1865
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m87-22_b001_f09_01Excerpt from Recollections of General William Miller Regarding the Battle of Natural Bridge, 1898textAmerican Civil War--letters and diaries
American Civil War--United States--Collected Correspondence
Natural Bridge (Fla.), Battle of, 1865
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Civil war
Civil War, 1861-1865
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m75-85_b021_f01_01Florida's Historic Capitol Booklet, ca. 1965textPublic buildings--Florida--Leon County--Tallahassee
Capitals (Cities)
Public architecture--Florida--Leon County--Tallahassee
Capitols
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flc_973.51-u58-1819-no119Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, Transmitting, in Obedience to a Resolution of the House of Representatives, of the 26th Ultimo, Sundry Documents Relating to the Destruction of the Negro Fort in East Florida, in the Month of July, 1816textCreek Indians
Slavery
African Americans
Fortification--Florida--Franklin County
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flc_973.51-u58-1828-no146Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting Copies of All the Letters and Correspondence Between the Secretary of War and Gen. Andrew Jackson, from the Commencement of the Creek War, to 1st March, 1815textCreek War, 1813-1814
Creek Indians
Seminole Indians
Cherokee Indians
Choctaw Indians
Indians of North America -- Florida
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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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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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n2017-93_b001_f01_01Oaths of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1865textLoyalty oaths
Allegiance
Citizenship
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m76-134_b001_f02_01Reminiscences of the War Between the States by a Boy in the Far South at Home and in the Ranks of the Confederate Militia by Joshua Hoyet Frier, 1859-1865textUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Natural Bridge (Fla.), Battle of, 1865
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flc_973.541-s886_01Speech of the Honorable Mr. Storrs, in the House of Representatives, on the Seminole War, 1819textSeminole War, 1st, 1817-1818
Seminole Indians
Indians of North America--Wars--1815-1875
New Orleans, Battle of (Louisiana : 1815)
Indians of North America -- Florida
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