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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Sumter County "
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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
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
Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883

Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883

Date
1883
Description
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).
Collection
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

Date
1887-06-10
Description
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.
Collection
Map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project, 1970

Map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project, 1970

Date
1970-11
Description
A map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project.
Collection
Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885

Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885

Date
1879 (circa)
Description
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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_917.59-i54_01Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895textRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_385-p297-1887_07Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887textRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_917.5979-w371_06Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883textRailroads
Tourism industry
Business corporations
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s1326_b001_f15_x01Letter of Resignation from Alden N. Sibley to Governor Edward A. Perry, 1887textResignation
Public officers
Notaries
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s1237_b004_f05_x01Map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project, 1970imageCanals--Design and construction
Canals--Florida--Maps
Land development
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s1814_v001_01Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885textLumber trade
Licenses
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