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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Suwannee River "
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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
De Soto in Florida: His Route From Tampa Bay to St. Marks by John Westcott, 1888

De Soto in Florida: His Route From Tampa Bay to St. Marks by John Westcott, 1888

Date
1888
Description
Booklet describing Spanish conquistador Hernando de Soto's route through Florida in 1539. The booklet includes maps of the route.
Collection
Florida Folk Festival Poem by Thelma Boltin, ca. 1958

Florida Folk Festival Poem by Thelma Boltin, ca. 1958

Date
1958 (circa)
Description
Poem written by Thelma Boltin, director of the Florida Folk Festival, describing the sixth annual festival.
Collection
Hamilton County, Florida, Brochure, 1964

Hamilton County, Florida, Brochure, 1964

Date
1964
Description
A brochure advertising Hamilton County to potential visitors and businesses. This brochure contains information about the history of Hamilton County as well as industry statistics, places to live and recreational actvities.
Collection
Letter and Related Alachua Audubon Society Correspondence from Marjorie Harris Carr to W. Randolph Hodges, 1965

Letter and Related Alachua Audubon Society Correspondence from Marjorie Harris Carr to W. Randolph Hodges, 1965

Date
1965-12-04
Description
A letter from Marjorie Harris Carr, co-chairman for conservation at the Alachua Audubon Society, to W. Randolph Hodges, director of the State Board of Conservation, requesting a public hearing be called regarding the realignment of a section of the Cross Florida Barge Canal from Silver Springs to the St. Johns River. Additional documentation includes "A Summary of the Pertinent Factors in the Campaign by Conservationists to Preserve the Ocklawaha River Wilderness Area" from the Alachua Audubon Society; a news release from the Alachua Audubon Society regarding the efforts by conservation organizations to realign the route of the Cross Florida Barge Canal between Silver Springs and the St. Johns River, and the text of a letter sent to Lady Bird Johnson, first lady of the United States, about saving the Ocklawaha and Suwannee rivers in Florida; and Lady Bird Johnson's response to the Alachua Audubon Society's letter thanking the organization for their letter and saying she will not be able to visit the rivers because she is focusing on President Lyndon Johnson's health and recovery.
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
Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Memorial of the Legislative Council of Florida, 1823

Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Memorial of the Legislative Council of Florida, 1823

Date
1823-02-03
Description
A memorial written by the Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida to President James Monroe requesting Congress consider building a public road between St. Augustine and Pensacola; erecting lighthouses in St. Augustine and Pensacola; organizing the judiciary in the Territory; creating a system to handle land claims and sales so settlers would be more likely to move to Florida; and selecting Pensacola as a naval depot. The Legislative Council argued that Pensacola would be essential to protecting the United States from attacks by sea because of the city's proximity to New Orleans, the depths of Pensacola Bay and the security of Fort Barrancas.
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
"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
Stephen Foster Memorial Brochure, 1959

Stephen Foster Memorial Brochure, 1959

Date
1959
Description
A brochure providing information about the attractions, amenities, hours of operation and rates at the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, Florida.
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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flc_973.16-w524_01De Soto in Florida: His Route From Tampa Bay to St. Marks by John Westcott, 1888textExplorers--Florida
Maps--Florida
Conquerors
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s1612_b002_f03_01Florida Folk Festival Poem by Thelma Boltin, ca. 1958textFestivals--Florida--Hamilton County--White Springs
Folk festivals--Florida--Hamilton County--White Springs
Arts (Performing)--Florida--Hamilton County--White Springs
Poetry
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sle_hamilton_04Hamilton County, Florida, Brochure, 1964textTourism
Attractions
Sports and tourism
Tourism--Florida--Hamilton County--White Springs
Rivers--Florida--Hamilton County--White Springs
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s1237_b004_f03_x01Letter and Related Alachua Audubon Society Correspondence from Marjorie Harris Carr to W. Randolph Hodges, 1965textCanals--Design and construction
Land development
Conservationists
Environmentalists
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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_973.54-u58-1823-no53Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Memorial of the Legislative Council of Florida, 1823textRoads--Design and construction
Lighthouses--Florida--Design and construction
Coast defenses--Florida--Escambia County--Pensacola
Fortification--Florida--Escambia County--Pensacola
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flc_975.9061-l811_01Move the State Capital to Jacksonville Pamphlet, 1900textCapitals (Cities)
Capitols
City planning
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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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sle_hamilton_06Stephen Foster Memorial Brochure, 1959textMuseums--Florida--White Springs
Tourism
Memorials--Florida--Hamilton County--White Springs
Bell towers--Florida--Hamilton County--White Springs
Wagons
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