|Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895
Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895
- 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).
|Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887
Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887
- 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).
|Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883
Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883
- Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the "Orange Belt Route of Florida," as well as its large land grant. The company was offering both transportation options and land for sale. Printed on page 112 of Charles Henry Webber's The Eden of the South, Descriptive of the Orange Groves, Vegetable Farms, Strawberry Fields, Peach Orchards, Soil, Climate, Natural Peculiarities, and the People of Alachua County Florida (New York, 1883).
|Letter of Resignation from Alden N. Sibley to Governor Edward A. Perry, 1887
Letter of Resignation from Alden N. Sibley to Governor Edward A. Perry, 1887
- Letter written by Alden N. Sibley of Astatula, Florida, to Governor Edward A. Perry, resigning his position as a notary public in Sumter County. The portion of Sumter County where Sibley lived had recently become Lake County. Sibley requests to be appointed as a notary at large. Governor Perry indicates his acceptance of Sibley's resignation with a signature and date on the reverse.
|Map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project, 1970
|Canals--Design and construction
|Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885
Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885
- 1879 (circa)
- Ledger containing a record of permits issued to private individuals to cut timber on state lands in Florida. For each numbered permit, the ledger lists the name of the permit holder, his county of residence, the kind of timber to be cut, where it could be cut from, and where it was to be delivered after cutting. This ledger documents an important source of income for Floridians in the late 19th century. Many of the permit holders were farmers who cut timber for additional cash.