40 items found
Coverage contains "Early Statehood" AND Collection ID is exactly "40"
Circular Letter of D. Levy to the People of Florida, Relative to the Admission of Florida into the Union, ca. 1844

Circular Letter of D. Levy to the People of Florida, Relative to the Admission of Florida into the Union, ca. 1844

Date
1844 (circa)
Description
A circular letter written by David Yulee, who was serving as a delegate from the Territory of Florida to the U.S. House of Representatives. Yulee was asking Floridians to determine whether they wanted to join the Union or not.
Collection
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
Draft of a Bill to Prohibit the Introduction of Slaves into Florida, 1851

Draft of a Bill to Prohibit the Introduction of Slaves into Florida, 1851

Date
1851
Description
Draft of a bill prohibiting the transfer of slaves into Florida for sale. The preamble to the bill describes the authors' reasoning behind this proposed policy. The bill passed the House on January 17, 1851.
Collection
Draft of "Old Folks at Home" by Stephen Foster, 1851

Draft of "Old Folks at Home" by Stephen Foster, 1851

Date
1851 (circa)
Description
Draft of Florida State Song "Old Folks at Home" by Stephen Foster
Collection
Florida Railroad Company bond prospectus

Florida Railroad Company bond prospectus

Date
1856 (circa)
Collection
Humble Appeal for the Kneeling Slave

Humble Appeal for the Kneeling Slave

Date
1850 (circa)
Description
Six stanza poem.
Collection
Instructions to county election inspectors from Secretary of State Frederick L. Villepigue

Instructions to county election inspectors from Secretary of State Frederick L. Villepigue

Date
1853 (circa)
Description
Instructions for the proper supervision of voters and voting boxes and for the inspection and delivery of election returns.
Collection
Journal of Elizabeth L. Taylor, 1850-1876

Journal of Elizabeth L. Taylor, 1850-1876

Date
1850 (circa)
Description
The journal of Elizabeth L. Taylor includes the names, birthdates and death dates of her five children and the enslaved people owned by the Taylor family at Black Creek in Duval County. She also includes a timeline of the movement of her family around North Florida from 1855 to 1876.
Collection
Mary Archer Recipe Book

Mary Archer Recipe Book

Date
1852
Description
Notebook belonging to Mary Simpson Brown Archer containing handwritten recipes for desserts, pickles, medicinal remedies and other preparations. Both Mary and her son Thomas practiced writing their signatures in the book. The book appears to have been created over a period of time; the inside front cover mentions a financial transaction on February 12, 1852, while a page in the middle of the book bearing several instances of Thomas Archer's signature includes the date September 19, 1868.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_br0023Circular letter from General Richard Keith CalltextSuccession--Florida
African Americans
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flc_973.5-y951_01Circular Letter of D. Levy to the People of Florida, Relative to the Admission of Florida into the Union, ca. 1844textStatehood (American politics)/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/flc_973.5-y951_01.jpg
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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s2153_b005_f84_01Draft of a Bill to Prohibit the Introduction of Slaves into Florida, 1851textSlavery
Slavery--Law and legislation
Slave trade
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s2153_b005_f84_01.jpg
slms_ms31_01Draft of "Old Folks at Home" by Stephen Foster, 1851textState songs
Folk music
Florida songs
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flc_br0020Florida Railroad Company bond prospectustextFreeland bonds
Railroad companies--Finance
Land settlement
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flc_br0003Humble Appeal for the Kneeling SlavetextAfrican Americans
Slavery
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flc_br0019Instructions to county election inspectors from Secretary of State Frederick L. VillepiguetextElections
Voting
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m83-27_b001_f01_01Journal of Elizabeth L. Taylor, 1850-1876textSlavery -- Florida
Plantations -- Florida
Genealogy
African Americans--Statistics, Vital
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n2017-59_b001_f02_01Mary Archer Recipe BooktextCookbooks
Formulas, recipes, etc.--Manuscripts
Recipes
Traditional medicine
Penmanship
Wit and humor
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