63 items found
Coverage is exactly "Territorial Florida (1821-1845)" AND Collection ID is exactly "40"
Bank of West Florida, Ten Dollars, 1832

Bank of West Florida, Ten Dollars, 1832

Date
1832-11-18
Description
Ten dollar Bank of West Florida note issued in 1832.
Collection
Circular Letter from the Grand Lodge of Florida to Other Lodges

Circular Letter from the Grand Lodge of Florida to Other Lodges

Date
1844-05-15
Description
Grand Lodge of the Territory of Florida, May 15th, A L. 5[1]844 ... To the W. Master, Wardens, and brethren of Lodge, No. ___ ... to prepare and address a letter to the brethren under its Jurisdiction; to be published with its proceeding for the purpose of arousing the fraternity from the state of inaction and torpor, in which Masonry seems to be spell bound in Florida. ... [signed] John B. Taylor, P.D.G.M; Thos. Hayward, Gr.Lec.; Thos. Brown, Gr. Secretary.''
Collection
Commercial Bank of Florida, Five Dollars, 1835

Commercial Bank of Florida, Five Dollars, 1835

Date
1835-12-01
Description
Five dollar Commercial Bank of Florida note issued in 1835.
Collection
Commercial Bank of Florida, Ten Dollars, 1835

Commercial Bank of Florida, Ten Dollars, 1835

Date
1835-12-01
Description
Ten dollar Commercial Bank of Florida note issued in 1835.
Collection
Diary Entry of Daniel H. Wiggins, 1838

Diary Entry of Daniel H. Wiggins, 1838

Date
1838-11-05
Description
An entry from Daniel H. Wiggins' diary dated November 5, 1838, with comments on farming, soil conditions, economic opportunities in the Florida territory and his fear of the Seminoles. He also discusses the visit of a group of soldiers to Thomas Randall's plantation south of Monticello, Florida.
Collection
Excerpt from Prince Achille Murat's "A Moral and Political Sketch of the United States of North America" Relating to Slavery, 1833

Excerpt from Prince Achille Murat's "A Moral and Political Sketch of the United States of North America" Relating to Slavery, 1833

Date
1833
Description
Excerpt from Prince Achille Murat's 1833 description of the United States, its social customs, political institutions and other attributes. Murat defends the institution of chattel slavery and addresses common critiques of the practice.
Collection
Excerpt from "The Narrative of Amos Dresser," 1836

Excerpt from "The Narrative of Amos Dresser," 1836

Date
1905-01-09
Description
An excerpt from the narrative of Amos Dresser giving a detailed account of the treatment of slaves in and around Tallahassee and St. Augustine in 1835.
Collection
First Act of the Territorial Legislature, 1822

First Act of the Territorial Legislature, 1822

Date
1822
Description
This first act of Florida's Territorial Legislature in 1822 divided the territory into four counties and established local courts.
Collection
Indenture of John D. Gray, 1841

Indenture of John D. Gray, 1841

Date
1841-03-25
Description
An indenture between John D. Gray and his brother William Gray setting the terms of their agreement and the repayment schedule. John used his ownership of certain property, real and personal, to secure the use of William's cash and the use of some of William's slave labor. The real property was contained in several lots in the city of Saint Joseph. The personal property was several slaves owned by John and named as collateral for the loan along with the real estate in Saint Joseph. Several of the bondsmen are described by their trade, e.g. engineer or blacksmith, along with a physical description of sex, age and complexion.
Collection
Kingsley Beatty Gibbs Journal, 1858

Kingsley Beatty Gibbs Journal, 1858

Date
1858
Description
Journal of Kingsley Beatty Gibbs written in 1858 from his notes, which span from January 1840 to June 1843. Each page documents a month's activities at Gibbs' plantation on Fort George Island north of Jacksonville, plus observations on politics and other matters.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_currency_west-florida_1832_10.00Bank of West Florida, Ten Dollars, 1832TextMoney -- Florida
Paper money
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flc_br0017Circular Letter from the Grand Lodge of Florida to Other LodgesTextFreemasonry--Lodges/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_br0017.jpg
flc_currency_commercial-bank_1835_5.00Commercial Bank of Florida, Five Dollars, 1835TextMoney -- Florida
Paper money
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flc_currency_commercial-bank_1835_10.00Commercial Bank of Florida, Ten Dollars, 1835TextMoney -- Florida
Paper money
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m89-32_b001_f11_01Diary Entry of Daniel H. Wiggins, 1838TextSeminole Indians
Agriculture--Florida
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flc_917.3-m972_01Excerpt from Prince Achille Murat's "A Moral and Political Sketch of the United States of North America" Relating to Slavery, 1833TextSlavery
Plantation life
Free blacks
Slaves--Abuse of
Slaves--Social conditions
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flc_973.7114-d773_01Excerpt from "The Narrative of Amos Dresser," 1836TextAntislavery movements--United States
Slaves--United States--Social conditions
Slavery--Southwest, Old
Antislavery movements
Slavery
United States--Southwest, Old
Slaves--Social conditions
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s222_b001_01First Act of the Territorial Legislature, 1822TextLegislation/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s222_b001_01.jpg
m97-15_b001_01Indenture of John D. Gray, 1841TextSlavery
Deeds
Contracts
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m84-3_v001Kingsley Beatty Gibbs Journal, 1858TextSlavery
Plantation life
Agriculture
Diaries
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