Program for Christmas Banquet at the Camp Carrabelle Station Hospital, 1942

336090
Date
1942-12-25
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for Christmas festivities at the Station Hospital for Camp Carrabelle in Franklin County. Camp Carrabelle was later renamed Camp Gordon Johnston. The program includes a message from the camp's commanding officer, a dinner menu, and a roster of all personnel attached to the installation at th...
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text

Commission of Eleanor H. Floyd as Tax Assessor of Franklin County, 1920

338976
Date
1920-12-21
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Description
Record copy of a commission naming Eleanor Gertrude Hickey Floyd tax assessor for Franklin County following her election to that post in 1920. Technicalities had prevented Floyd from appearing on the ballot as the Democratic nominee, so she ran as an independent candidate.
Type
text

Proclamation Ordering a Special Election to Decide Whether Portions of West Florida Should Be Annexed by Alabama, 1869

333337
Date
1869-06-25
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Proclamation by Florida Governor Harrison Reed ordering a special election to be held in the counties of Escambia, Santa Rosa, Walton, Holmes, Washington, Jackson, Calhoun, and Franklin to decide whether certain portions of West Florida (the Panhandle) should be annexed by Alabama.
Type
text

Oath of Allegiance for Rebecca Lamar Hickey, 1943

297597
Date
9/13/1943
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Oath of allegiance for Rebecca Lamar Hickey of Apalachicola in Franklin County. Mrs. Hickey had assumed the office of Chairman of the Division of Recreation in the Franklin County Defense Council, a local subsidiary of the State Defense Council.
Type
text

Commercial Bank of Florida, Five Dollars, 1835

326704
Date
1835-12-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Five dollar Commercial Bank of Florida note issued in 1835.
Type
image

Commercial Bank of Florida, Ten Dollars, 1835

326705
Date
1835-12-01
Collection
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Description
Ten dollar Commercial Bank of Florida note issued in 1835.
Type
image

Bank of West Florida, Five Dollars, 1832

326715
Date
1832-11-03
Collection
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Description
Five dollar Bank of West Florida note issued in 1832.
Type
image

Bank of West Florida, Ten Dollars, 1832

326716
Date
1832-11-18
Collection
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Description
Ten dollar Bank of West Florida note issued in 1832.
Type
image

Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845

333792
Date
1845
Collection
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Description
This document includes the territorial census for 1838 and 1840. There are also election returns for the election of members of the convention and council, October 1838; elections for delegates in 1839, 1841 and 1843; elections for members of council, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843 and 1844; and numbe...
Type
text

Map of Proposed State Forest Park on St. Vincent Island and Lagoon Beach, 1935

305307
Date
1935-04-24
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Map of proposed State Forest Park area on Saint Vincent Island in Franklin County and Lagoon Beach in Gulf County. The map was drawn as part of a 1935 survey conducted by the Florida division of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration in cooperation with the Florida Forest Service. The draftsman...
Type
text

Map of Lanark-on-the-Gulf, 1894

335140
Date
1894
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Map of the anticipated street grid of Lanark-on-the-Gulf, with a map of the territory traversed by the Carrabelle, Tallahassee & Gulf Railroad on the reverse. The second map shows the route of the Carrabelle, Tallahassee & Gulf Railroad, as well as the lands owned by the railroad and associated comp...
Type
image

The Cross Florida Barge Canal Key to Florida's Integrated Inland Waterways System Pamphlet, 1962

331450
Date
1962
Collection
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Description
This pamphlet includes a description of what the Cross Florida Barge Canal will do for the state and a list of those who authorized, sponsored and endorsed the canal.
Type
text

Copy of Letter from Sam S. Silbley to Governor William Dunn Moseley Concerning Defense of Florida During Mexican War, 1846

331494
Date
1846-06-15
Collection
Selected Documents
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...
Type
text

Letter appointing Dr. C.C. Burke as Surgeon for State Troops on St. Vincent Island - July 12, 1861

305306
Date
1861-07-12
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter written by John D. Askins (Adkins? Arkins?) appointing Dr. C.C. Burke as Surgeon for the troops stationed on St. Vincent Island as of July 12, 1861. The letter also grants Dr. Burke permission to purchase medicines in the local drug stores as needed for the post.
Type
text

Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885

338010
Date
1879
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Ledger containing a record of permits issued to private individuals to cut timber on state lands in Florida. For each numbered permit, the ledger lists the name of the permit holder, his county of residence, the kind of timber to be cut, where it could be cut from, and where it was to be delivered a...
Type
text

Farming Under Water: A Permanent Income from Oyster Royalties, 1933

331498
Date
1933
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Information about purchasing oyster seeds from the Cultivated Oyster Farms Corporation to be planted in Apalachicola. There is also information about the corporation's new process and secret formula for powdered, cube and tablet forms of oysters, clams and other seafoods. Powdered products didn't re...
Type
text

Investor's Guide to the Carrabelle, Tallahassee & Georgia Railroad Company, ca. 1892

335141
Date
1892
Collection
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Description
Booklet promoting the Carrabelle, Tallahassee & Gulf Railroad Company to potential investors. Information includes a list of the principal officers of the corporation and a description of the company's land holdings, its activities in developing the land, the status of Carrabelle and Apalachicola as...
Type
text

Flier inviting citizens of Apalachicola to an "Indignation Meeting" held September 26

212258
Date
1891
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Indignation meeting. The Citizens of Apalachicola, without regard to color, class or party, are requested to meet at Belleau Opera House on Saturday night, the 26th day of September, A. D. 1891, to give expressions to their views on the pending situation in Apalachicola. And to fully ascertain and d...
Type
text

1986 Florida Seafood Festival Brochure

297425
Date
1986-10-31
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising the 11986 Florida Seafood Festival with a schedule of events.
Type
text

Program for 1951 Harbor Day celebration in Apalachicola

297309
Date
1951
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A flier and program of events inviting the public to attend the 4th annual Harbor Day celebration in Apalachicola. The celebration was sponsored by the City Commission, the Harbor Advisory Board, and the local Chamber of Commerce. Events included the dedication of the John Gorrie Bridge, a free seaf...
Type
text

Rules and Regulations of the Board Of Health of the County of Franklin and City and Port of Apalachicola, Florida.

212296
Date
1891
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
List of rules and regulations adopted by the Board of Health of Franklin County and the City of Apalachicola.
Type
text

Tallahassee's Live Oak Trail brochure, 1941

327570
Date
1941
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A brochure with the route and a map of the second annual Tallahassee's Live Oak Trail. Listed are significant points of interest in and around Tallahassee.
Type
text

Prospectus of St. Vincent's Island Club

297308
Date
1892
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A prospectus from William A. White & Sons of New York for a club on St. Vincent Island off the coast of Franklin County. The company envisioned a small hotel, cottages, a small orange grove, and steamboat transportation to and from the island. At the end of 20 years, the property on the island would...
Type
text

Letter of Resignation from D. W. Lister to Governor George F. Drew, 1880

332707
Date
1880
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter written by D. W. Lister to Governor George Franklin Drew, resigning his position as justice of the peace in Lafayette County. Governor Drew indicates his acceptance on the back of the letter with a signature and date. The letter itself is undated, but Drew accepted Lister's resignation on Apr...
Type
text

Information Filed Against Giuseppe Zangara in the Criminal Court of Dade County, 1933

334330
Date
1933-02-16
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Information outlining charges filed against Giuseppe Zangara in the Criminal Court of Dade County on February 16, 1933. Charles A. Morehead, County Solicitor for Dade County, charges Zangara with four counts of assault with intent to commit murder.
Type
text

Letter from Governor George Franklin Drew to Secretary of State William D. Bloxham Regarding Removals from Public Office, January 11, 1877

333054
Date
1877-01-11
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Governor George Franklin Drew notifying Secretary of State William D. Bloxham that he had officially removed several officials from public office in Clay County, specifically Lewis Wilson, James W. Mainard, Henry Bryan, James Andrews, and G.V. Sullivan as county commissioners and Joseph ...
Type
text

Governor Drew's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1879

331400
Date
1879-11-13
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Proclamation made by Governor George F. Drew establishing Thursday, November 27, 1879, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
Type
text

Letter from P.M. Birmingham to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 26, 1939

329728
Date
1939-10-26
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
P.M. Birmingham, secretary of the Sarasota Retail Merchants Association, relays to the governor that the association will be celebrating Thanksgiving on November 23, as proclaimed by President Roosevelt.
Type
text

Telegram to Governor Doyle Carlton from Hillsborough County Superintendent of Schools W.D.F. Snipes Regarding School Funding Shortfall, ca. 1932

334175
Date
1932-01-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Telegram from Hillsborough County Superintendent of Schools W.D.F. Snipes to Governor Doyle Carlton, warning that the county would be unable to keep the public schools open without state assistance. Conditions were "desperate."
Type
text

Letter from Kenneth Heale to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, August 8, 1940

329733
Date
1940-08-08
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A letter from Kenneth Heale, associate editor of Hardware Age, asking the governor on which date Thanksgiving would be celebrated.
Type
text

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