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Constitution of the State of Florida, 1868

Constitution of the State of Florida, 1868

Date
1868-02-25
Description
The Constitution of 1868 returning civilian control of the state following the American Civil War (1861-1865). It enfranchised black males and required each voter to take an oath of loyalty to the state of Florida and the United States government.
Collection
Directory of Elected and Appointed Officials in Escambia County, 1870-1969

Directory of Elected and Appointed Officials in Escambia County, 1870-1969

Date
Description
Index of public officials elected or appointed to serve in county-level roles in Escambia County, Florida between about 1870 and 1969.
Collection
Journal of the proceedings of the Constitutional Convention of the State of Florida : begun and held at the Capitol, at Tallahassee, on Monday, January 20th, 1868

Journal of the proceedings of the Constitutional Convention of the State of Florida : begun and held at the Capitol, at Tallahassee, on Monday, January 20th, 1868

Date
1868
Description
Printed edition of the proceedings of Florida's 1868 constitutional convention.
Collection
Letter from "a Republican" to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, November 17, 1869

Letter from "a Republican" to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, November 17, 1869

Date
1869-11-17
Description
Letter from an anonymous Republican to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, describing second-hand a case in which an African American man was sentenced to two years in state prison for theft of a cow even after he presented a bill of sale showing he had title to the animal. The writer links this case to a broader pattern of racial prejudice in the county and admonishes Gibbs to do something about it for the good of the Republican Party.
Collection
Letter from A.B. Munn to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, April 8, 1869

Letter from A.B. Munn to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, April 8, 1869

Date
1869-04-08
Description
Letter from A.B. Munn of Pensacola to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs describing the political situation in Escambia County and his personal connection with the controversy. He outlines steps taken by J. Dennis Wolfe, publisher of the West Florida Commercial, to discredit the carpetbaggers serving in local government.
Collection
Letter from Thomas H. Duval to G. W. Macrae Regarding a List of Justices of the Peace, 1845

Letter from Thomas H. Duval to G. W. Macrae Regarding a List of Justices of the Peace, 1845

Date
1845-01-20
Description
Letter from Secretary of the Territory Thomas H. Duval to President of the Senate G. W. MacRae regarding a list of justices of the peace in the different counties of the territory. List attached.
Collection
Manuscript Copy of "The Florida Negro" by the Florida Writers' Project, ca. 1938

Manuscript Copy of "The Florida Negro" by the Florida Writers' Project, ca. 1938

Date
1938 (circa)
Description
Manuscript copy of "The Florida Negro" with research and interviews documenting the history and experiences of Black Floridians. The manuscript includes interviews with formerly enslaved individuals, work songs and information about religion, communities, notable figures and other topics.
Collection
Proclamation Appointing a Committee to Confer with Alabama Regarding a Transfer of Territory, 1869

Proclamation Appointing a Committee to Confer with Alabama Regarding a Transfer of Territory, 1869

Date
1869-02-03
Description
Proclamation by Florida Governor Harrison Reed appointing a committee to travel to Montgomery, Alabama to discuss ceding a portion of the Florida Panhandle to the State of Alabama.
Collection
Proclamation by Acting Governor Samuel T. Day Declaring His Authority as a Result of the Impeachment of Governor Harrison Reed, February 10, 1872

Proclamation by Acting Governor Samuel T. Day Declaring His Authority as a Result of the Impeachment of Governor Harrison Reed, February 10, 1872

Date
1872-02-10
Description
Handwritten proclamation by Acting Governor Samuel T. Day declaring that, as Governor Harrison Reed had been impeached by the General Assembly of the State of Florida, by virtue of the state constitution he (Day) was empowered to assume the office of acting governor until the Senate had either confirmed or rejected the Assembly's articles of impeachment.
Collection
Proclamation by Governor Harrison Reed Appointing a Committee to Visit Montgomery, Alabama and Discuss the Possible Cession of a Portion of the Florida Panhandle to Alabama, February 3, 1869

Proclamation by Governor Harrison Reed Appointing a Committee to Visit Montgomery, Alabama and Discuss the Possible Cession of a Portion of the Florida Panhandle to Alabama, February 3, 1869

Date
1869-02-03
Description
Handwritten proclamation by Governor Harrison Reed appointing William J. Purman, Charles E. Dyke and Nathaniel H. Moragne as a committee to go to Montgomery, Alabama and discuss the possibility of transferring a portion of Florida's territory to the State of Alabama, pursuant to an act of the Florida Legislature authorizing the conversation.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s1048_b001_01Constitution of the State of Florida, 1868TextConstitutional history -- Florida
Constitutional law -- Florida
Public law
Constitutions
Florida -- Politics and government
Florida -- Constitutional Convention -- (1868)
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Florida
Constitutional Convention (Tallahassee, Fla. : 1868)
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s1284_escambiaDirectory of Elected and Appointed Officials in Escambia County, 1870-1969TextPublic officers
Indexes
County government officials and employees
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fsd_f342.023s-c766_1868_01Journal of the proceedings of the Constitutional Convention of the State of Florida : begun and held at the Capitol, at Tallahassee, on Monday, January 20th, 1868TextConstitutional conventions--Florida
Constitutional history--Florida
Constitutional law--Florida
Florida--Politics and government
Constitutions
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s1325_b004_f04_02Letter from "a Republican" to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, November 17, 1869TextReconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Racism
Judicial error
Prejudices
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s1325_b004_f04_01Letter from A.B. Munn to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, April 8, 1869TextReconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Partisanship
County government
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s877_b006_f05_34Letter from Thomas H. Duval to G. W. Macrae Regarding a List of Justices of the Peace, 1845TextLetters
Justices of the peace
Public officers
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s1585_b003_f12_02Manuscript Copy of "The Florida Negro" by the Florida Writers' Project, ca. 1938TextSeminole Indians
Creek Indians
Yamassee Indians
Mikasuki Indians
American Revolution (United States : 1775-1783)
American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
Second Seminole War (United States : 1835-1842)
Battle of Olustee (Olustee, Florida : 1864)
Music and folklore
Ethnicity, African American
Prisoners' songs
Songs, Blues
Folk music
Belief and custom
Folklore
African Americans -- Florida
African Americans -- Florida -- Interviews
Race discrimination -- Florida
Slavery -- Florida -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
Slave narratives -- Florida
New Deal, 1933-1939
African Americans -- Florida -- History
Constitutional Convention (Tallahassee, Fla. : 1868)
Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
KKK
Ku Klux Klan
May Day
Carnival -- Florida -- Escambia County -- Pensacola
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s577_b004_f04_02Proclamation Appointing a Committee to Confer with Alabama Regarding a Transfer of Territory, 1869TextBoundaries
Interstate agreements
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s577_b004_f09_01Proclamation by Acting Governor Samuel T. Day Declaring His Authority as a Result of the Impeachment of Governor Harrison Reed, February 10, 1872TextProclamations
Executive power
Impeachments
Executive succession
Lieutenant governors--Powers and duties
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s577_b004_f04_13Proclamation by Governor Harrison Reed Appointing a Committee to Visit Montgomery, Alabama and Discuss the Possible Cession of a Portion of the Florida Panhandle to Alabama, February 3, 1869TextProclamations
Executive power
U.S. states--Boundaries
Boundaries, State
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