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
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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...
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text

Sam O. Purdom generating station- Unit 8, St. Marks, Florida

324378
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Description
Brochure on Sam. O. Paurdom's Generating Station- Unit 8 in St. Marks, Florida
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text

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

331450
Date
1962
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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

Flier for rabies clinics in Wakulla County, 1969

212361
Date
1969
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Selected Documents
Description
Flier advertising rabies clinics in Wakulla County sponsored by the local health department and the county agricultural agent's office. The events were held on Saturdays in 1969.
Type
text

Flier for rabies clinics in Wakulla County, 1966

297322
Date
1966
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Selected Documents
Description
Flier promoting rabies clinics at various communities in Wakulla County scheduled for April 1966. The events were sponsored by the Wakulla County Health Department and the County Agricultural Agent's Office.
Type
text

Flier for rabies clinics in Wakulla County, 1967

297324
Date
1967
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Description
Flier promoting rabies clinics at various communities in Wakulla County scheduled for April 1966. The events were sponsored by the Wakulla County Health Department and the County Agricultural Agent's Office.
Type
text

The Wakulla River TNT Hideaway, Inc. Canoe Trips

324381
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Description
The Wakulla River Canoe Trips by TNT Hideaway Inc. brochure providing information on the canoe trips and the location on a map, admission prices, and hours of operation
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text

Humanatee, Wakulla Citizens Action Group, brochure on manatee protection and membership information

324379
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Description
Humanatee,Wakulla Citizens Action Group, brochure on manatee protection and membership information
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text

Excerpt from the Book "Florida Breezes" Describing the Battle of Natural Bridge, 1883

340075
Date
1883
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
An excerpt from Ellen Call Long's 1883 book titled "Florida Breezes: or, Florida New and Old." In this passage, the fictional character Ruth describes the events at the Battle of Natural Bridge on March 6, 1865, during the American Civil War from the perspective of a civilian. Long based the retelli...
Type
text

Excerpt from Recollections of General William Miller Regarding the Battle of Natural Bridge, 1898

339295
Date
1898-07-04
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Description
An excerpt from the recollections of General William Miller regarding his experiences as a military commander during the Battle of Natural Bridge during the American Civil War in Florida.
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text

Saint Augustine Map, 1589

339332
Date
1589
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The oldest item in the State Archives of Florida, this engraved, hand-colored map or view-plan by Baptista Boazio depicts Sir Francis Drake's attack on Saint Augustine on May 28 and 29, 1586. Boazio, an Italian who worked in London from about 1585 to 1603, made maps to illustrate accounts of English...
Type
still image

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

Fort Marion and Fort Matanzas National Monuments Booklet, 1942

333879
Date
1942
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Booklet about the history of Fort Marion and Fort Matanzas in St. Augustine, Florida. Also included are photographs and a location map of the forts.
Type
text

Land Grant from the Upper Creeks, Lower Creeks and Seminoles to Thomas Brown, 1783

339316
Date
1783-03-01
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Description
On March 1, 1783, several "Kings and Warriors" representing Upper Creek, Lower Creek and Seminole towns affixed their names and family marks to a document granting British Indian Agent Thomas Brown substantial territory west of St. Augustine, Florida. The Indian delegation honored their "father and ...
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text

"Help Beat the Axis with Prophylaxis" flier

297396
Date
1942
Collection
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Description
Flier advising service men to use prophylactics to prevent venereal disease; includes a list of army medical stations that provide them.
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text

Sanford, Florida: The Celery City, 1909

333828
Date
1909
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Booklet published by the Sanford Herald advertising the city of Sanford as "The Celery City." The booklet contains photographs of the city, announces farming opportunities, lists amenities and describes the area around Sanford.
Type
text

"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1865

339293
Date
1865
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Sylvanus M. Hankins' recollections of his experiences as an enlisted Confederate soldier during the American Civil War in Florida. Hankins was a private in Company D of the 1st Florida Reserve Regiment for the Confederacy which was one of the units that fought at the Battle of Natural Bridge in Marc...
Type
text

Reports of Investigators on Meetings of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Ku Klux Klan, 1964

333811
Date
1964-07-27
Collection
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Description
Reports of a Johns Committee investigator who attended a Ku Klux Klan rally and Southern Christian Leadership Conference meeting in 1964.
Type
text

Oaths of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1865

339323
Date
1865
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Description
Oaths of allegiance entered in Leon County between May 31 and June 17, 1865. The signees, although primarily from Northern Florida, represented several Florida counties and a few different states. These rosters include information otherwise available in census or service records, such as date, name,...
Type
text

Wakulla County: Historical, Progressive, Friendly, Beautiful

324384
Date
1950
Collection
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Description
Pamphlet with timeline of Wakulla County's development, pertinent information, and Wakulla Springs information
Type
text

William Tradewell pronounces General Leigh Read to be a scoundrel and coward, 1839

212342
Date
1839
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Description
Notice to the public published by William Tradwell that General Leigh Read had declined to give him satisfaction after insulting him, either by apologizing or dueling. Accordingly, Tradewell pronounced Read a scoundrel and a coward.
Type
text

Leon County Election Return, 1826

336072
Date
1826
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
One of the earliest surviving election returns for members of the territorial legislature. It documents an election held at Fort St. Marks in Leon (now Wakulla) County to elect a member to the Seventh District of the Legislative Council. The two candidates receiving votes in Precinct Four were Willi...
Type
text

Wakulla County- Florida's last uncrowded playground Brochure

324388
Collection
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Description
Brochure on information about Wakulla County
Type
text

Attention, Citizens of St. Augustine' - Warning to Citizens about Confidence Men, 1922

326736
Date
1922-12-09
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A proclamation issued by the Post-Office Inspector in Jacksonville warning citizens of St. Augustine about the dangers of confidence men in their city. Approximately 150 names of suspected confidence men are listed and information on their whereabouts and activities is requested.
Type
text

Memo from Gordon R. Carey to Local CORE Groups, December 7, 1960

331533
Date
1960-12-07
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Memo from CORE Field Director Gordon R. Carey to local CORE groups concerning desegregation of bus terminal restaurants. He discusses activity of select CORE field secretaries, including Jim McCain, Thomas Gaither, Genevieve Hughes and Richard Haley.
Type
text

Fort Clinch State Park Opening, c.1962 - brochure

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

Souvenir Folder for Dedication of Gorrie Bridge November 11, 1935

297478
Date
1935-11-11
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Souvenir Folder Dedication to the Gorrie Bridge Opening November 11, 1935. A scrapbook of Florida photo of attractions from Pensacola to Tallahassee.
Type
text

Advertisement for Pipkin Mineral Wells Bath House - Safety Harbor, 1924

318843
Date
1924
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement for the Pipkin Mineral Wells Bath House in Safety Harbor in Pinellas County, Florida. The advertisement includes a breakdown of the various minerals in the waters at the resort, including sodium chloride, magnesium chloride, potassium sulphate, and others. The resort featured Turkish a...
Type
text

Diary Entry of Daniel H. Wiggins, 1838

333852
Date
1838-11-05
Collection
Selected Documents
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.
Type
text

Letter from Harriet Randolph to Jane Cary Randolph, 1829

336069
Date
1829-06-19
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Harriet Randolph to her mother, Jane Cary Randolph, describing the journey made in 1829 by members of a prominent Virginia family from Lynchburg, Virginia, to Leon County, Florida. Jane Randolph was still in Lynchburg but preparing to join her daughter in Florida.
Type
text

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