Nophsinger & Co. land lottery advertisement

212413
Date
1857
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text

Orange City Immigration Society's advertisement for land in Volusia County, circa 1878

212456
Date
1878
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Description
Advertisement from the Orange City Immigration Society for land in Volusia County. The document describes the physical features of the landscape and improvements made to the community. The land for sale was located within 2 miles of "Blue Spring" and near the St. Johns River.
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text

Circular letters to bondholders of the Florida Railroad Company, 1884

212437
Date
2/25/1884
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text

Advertisement for land offered by the St. Andrews Bay Railroad & Land Company

212445
Date
1886
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Description of land of St. Andrew's Bay and surrounding county. Terms. Company address: 227 Main Street, Cincinnati, Ohio.
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text

Nophsinger & Co. land lottery letter

212412
Date
1857
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text

Nophsinger & Co. Land lottery advertisement

212411
Date
1857
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text

Circular to bondholders of the Florida Railroad Company announcing the apportionment of the company's assets

212439
Date
1892
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Amounts distributed among holders of registered bonds and coupons -- Pro-Rata amounts in hand of receiver, to be paid to holders of non-registered bonds when they make themselves parties to the suit of Wm. M. Tunno et al., -- made by Sam'l A. Swann, as the trustee and receiver, June 20th, 1892, in c...
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text

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

212435
Date
1867-07-17
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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...
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text

Dade County Florida Palm Prairie Tract, ca. 1916

331492
Date
1916
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Description
Promotional booklet describing lands for sale by the Dade Muck Land Company in Palm Prairie. The company hopes the land will become of "great horticultural and agricultural value."
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text

Special Excursions to Florida

212469
Date
1920
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The greatest opportunity ever offered the homeseeker and investor. Manless land for the landless man. Five years ago no one would have believed it, but come now, and we will show you land that is making $1,000.00 per acre, per annum, in money crops. Land just like it can be bought for $15.00 (Fiftee...
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text

Map showing lands of Catts Realty Company available for sale in Moore Haven

212452
Date
1922
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Description
Advertisement for Catts Realty Company (DeFuniak Springs). Land for sale - land development in Moore Haven, a town in Glades County, promoted for the land's fertility for truck farming and sawgrass muck. Four plans lay out the area for sale in lots for $10 or $20 down and $10 or $20 a month until pa...
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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

Advertisement for Land in Atlantic Beach, ca. 1920

331429
Date
1920
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Buckman Real Estate advertising lots owned by the Florida East Coast Railway Company in Atlantic Beach. There were lots for sale on the boulevard and the ocean front.
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text

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

335141
Date
1892
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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...
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text

Map of Florida showing New Town of Belleview, 1884

299287
Date
1884
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Description
Map of the Florida peninsula accompanying a promotional booklet for Belleview in Marion County. The map shows railroads, bodies of water, settlements, and county boundaries. Included as a fold-out map in the back of the Marion Land and Improvement Company's Belleview: A New England Colony and Winter...
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text

Tourist Map of Jacksonville, 1885

297594
Date
1885
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Description
Tourist map of Jacksonville indicating the location of railroad depots, hotels, boardinghouses, churches, public buildings, and other points of interest for visitors. Provided as an insert attached to page 45 of Henry Lee, The Tourist's Guide of Florida (New York: Leve & Alden, 1885). "Presented...
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text

Advertisement by Catts Realty Company in DeFuniak Springs for land near Moore Haven

212448
Date
1922
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Description
... contracts back from Tampa this week for 100 cars of muck ... goal will be a fertilizer plant in Moore Haven ... Jacksonville Times-Union, July 5, 1922.'' Reprint of article from Jacksonville Times-Union used in advertisement for selling lots in Moore Haven and Glades County by Catts' Realty Comp...
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text

Map of Lanark-on-the-Gulf, 1894

335140
Date
1894
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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...
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image

Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883

298143
Date
1883
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Description
Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the "Orange Belt Route of Florida," as well as its large land grant. The company was offering both transportation options and land for sale. Printed on page 112 of Charles Henry Webber's The Eden of the South, Descriptive of the Orange Groves, Vegetabl...
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text

Circular letter to Florida Railroad Company bondholders, 1868

212430
Date
8/29/1868
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Type
text

Leaflet - An Ideal Stock Farm in the Ocklawaha Valley, ca. 1917

318850
Date
1917
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Description
Leaflet advertising muck farmland in the vicinity of Lake Weir and Weirsdale in Marion County, Florida. The leaflet was published by the Puritan Land Company of Tampa, which according to the records of the Florida Department of State was incorporated in 1917. The leaflet uses statistics and illustra...
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text

Map of the W.J. Conners Highway and connecting roads, ca. 1924

299285
Date
1924
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Description
Color map showing the route of the Conners Highway and its connections, making a complete east-west route between Florida's Gulf and Atlantic coasts. The map was included in a pamphlet promoting the area around Okeechobee City as prime agricultural real estate. In addition to the highway, the map al...
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text

Advertisment for G.H. Gato & Company, Jacksonville, 1878

297571
Date
1878
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Description
Print advertisement for G.H. Gato & Company, located at 17 West Bay Street in Jacksonville. The company manufactured "full" Havana and fine seed cigars, and sold various forms of tobacco and smokers' articles. The ad includes an engraving. Printed on page 74 of H.D. Bicaise's A Guide to the Land of ...
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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
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text

Advertisment for the St. Johns River Boat Yard in Jacksonville, 1878

297552
Date
1878
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Description
Advertisement for the St. John's River Boat Yard adjoining the Jacksonville Yacht Club House at the foot of Market Street. The company rented sailboats and rowboats by the hour. The ad was particularly directed at tourists and sportsmen. Printed on page 78 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flo...
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text

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