Map Promoting Fernandina as the Most Accessible Deep Water Port on the South Atlantic Coast, ca. 1923

333869
Date
1923
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Description
Map of Fernandina extolling the virtues of the city's port as the most accessible deep water port on the south Atlantic coast.
Type
image

Map of "Old Town" in Fernandina

333875
Date
1890
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Description
A map of "Old Town" in Fernandina with lot numbers. The map is oriented with north.
Type
image

Florida Mallory Line to Fernandina Envelope, 1881

333873
Date
1881-05-18
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Description
Note the Florida Mallory Line to Fernandina logo.
Type
image

Leaflet advertising the Egmont Hotel at Fernandina, 1884

297593
Date
1884
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Description
Leaflet advertising the Egmont Hotel in Fernandina, Florida on Amelia Island. The leflet describes the hotel's accommodations and the activities available for entertainment in the surrounding area. A description of travel options is also provided. The leaflet notes that Fernandina was "entirely free...
Type
text

Muster Roll of Fernandina Volunteers, ca. 1860-1861

336077
Date
1860
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Description
The muster roll of the Fernandina Volunteers dating from December 1860 or January 1861.
Type
text

Florida Railway and Navigation Company Signals and Running Regulations, 1885

331480
Date
1885-01-01
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Description
Signals, regulations, rules and special instructions written for train engineers, conductors, station agents, trackmen and other railroad employees to follow when operating or working near trains.
Type
text

Florida Railroad Company bond prospectus

212418
Date
1856
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Type
text

Circular letter to Florida Railroad Company bondholders, 1868

212429
Date
4/3/1868
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Type
text

Broadside advertising a moonlight excursion on the Steamer Martha, 1886

297569
Date
1886-08-17
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Description
Broadside advertising a moonlight excursion to St. Marys, Georgia on the steamer Martha, scheduled for August 17, 1886. The excursion was scheduled to leave the Centre Street Dock in Fernandina at 7:30pm and return at 2:30am the following morning. The entire trip cost fifty cents and included entert...
Type
text

Florida's Finest Attractions Brochure, ca. 1947

339352
Date
1947
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Description
Brochure advertising 31 attractions across Florida. The inside of the brochure has a map of Florida with arrows indicating where these attractions are located and a brief description of each place. The back of the brochure has a checklist of the attractions and a space for tourists to record the dat...
Type
text

Fort Clinch State Park Opening, November 16, 1940 - program

324350
Date
1940-11-16
Collection
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Description
Program outlining the events of the formal opening of Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina on November 16, 1940 as well as a breif history.
Type
text

Stock Certificate for the Florida Transit Railroad Company, 1881

318837
Date
1881-11-30
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Description
Stock certificate for 25 shares of capital stock in the Florida Transit Railroad Company. The certificate is made out to Sir Edward James Reed, a land developer who collaborated with Hamilton Disston to make the largest single purchase of public land in Florida in 1881 to help improve the finances o...
Type
text

Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887

298148
Date
1887
Collection
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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 o...
Type
text

Fort Clinch State Park Opening, c.1962 - brochure

324351
Date
1962
Collection
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Description
Brochure with history and information about the state park as well as a detailed guide map.
Type
text

Circular letter to Florida Railroad Company bondholders, 1868

212430
Date
8/29/1868
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Type
text

Circular letter to Florida Railroad Company bondholders, 1869

212431
Date
3/1/1869
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Type
text

Circular letter to Florida Railroad Company bondholders, 1867

212428
Date
1867
Collection
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Type
text

Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

298125
Date
1895
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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 vario...
Type
text

Broadside advertising town lots for sale in Fernandina by the Florida Railroad Company

212435
Date
1867-07-17
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Type
text

Letter from Secretary of State James Monroe to General George Mathews, 1812

339344
Date
1812-04-04
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Description
A private letter from United States Secretary of State James Monroe to General George Mathews regarding Mathews' exploits on Amelia Island in East Florida. Monroe sent the letter to Mathews on the same day he sent an official letter renouncing Mathews' forceful seizure of the island and surrounding ...
Type
text

Circular letters to bondholders of the Florida Railroad Company, 1884

212437
Date
2/25/1884
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Type
text

Advertisement for the Arlington House, Gainesville, 1883

298140
Date
1883
Collection
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Description
Advertisement for the Arlington House, located in Gainesville in Alachua County, Florida. J.C. Ryder is listed as the proprietor. The house featured accommodations for 150 guests, including a billiard and pool room, reading and smoking room, electric bells, bath rooms, verandas, and fireplaces in al...
Type
text

Florida Turnpike and Interstate System Brochure, 1966

339690
Date
1966
Collection
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Description
Brochure with detailed map of the Florida Turnpike system, along with other major state and federal highways. Mileage charts and useful information about the Florida Turnpike's facilities are included.
Type
text

Letter Regarding the Activities of Mr. Reid Keene, 1811

339343
Date
1811-09-21
Collection
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Description
Letter written by an anoymous person to an unidentified recipient describing the activities of Richard Reid Keene, a resident of Maryland who was rumored to have been negotiating with the Spanish government to acquire portions of East Florida.
Type
text

Petition to the United States Congress Signed by 105 Citizens of the District of Elotchaway, 1814

339347
Date
1814-01-25
Collection
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Description
A petition signed by 105 citizens of the District of Elotchaway in the Republic of East Florida offering to cede their territory to the United States and provide military services to aid the U.S. in the War of 1812.
Type
text

East Florida, A Proclamation, 1813

339345
Date
1813-03-30
Collection
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Description
A proclamation calling for citizens of East Florida to reject Spanish offers of amnesty for their recent insurrection and continue supporting the Legislative Council of the Territory of East Florida. The proclamation is signed by Buckner Harris, president of the Legislative Council; Daniel Delany, s...
Type
text

Resolution Ceding the District of Elotchaway in the Republic of East Florida to the United States, 1814

339346
Date
1814-01-25
Collection
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Description
A resolution written by Francis Sanchez, president pro tempore of the Legislative Council of the Elotchaway District, appointing Wilson Connor as minister plenipotentiary and resolving that he should go to Washington to extend the District's offer to cede to the United States.
Type
text

Brochure for the St. Clair Hotel at Green Cove Springs, 1890

297567
Date
1890
Collection
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Description
Booklet describing the St. Clair Hotel at Green Cove Springs in Clay County, Florida. Daily room rates, accommodations, optional excursions, activities, bathing facilities, and the character of the region and climate are discussed. The environment and the mineral-infused waters of the springs are re...
Type
text

Broadside advertising land for sale near Lake Monroe and the St. Johns River

212409
Date
1870
Collection
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Type
text

Letter from Governor Harrison Reed to Lieutenant Governor William H. Gleason, 1868

333340
Date
1868-11-07
Collection
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Description
Letter from Governor Harrison Reed to Lieutenant Governor William H. Gleason asserting his authority as governor and his intention to continue acting as such until the impeachment proceedings pending against Reed reach a conclusion.
Type
text

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