Campaign Poster for James A. Berthelot, James M. Gilchrist, and James H. Gibson

212263
Date
1845
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Description
Political broadside supporting James A. Berthelot for the Florida Senate; James M. Gilchrist and James H. Gibson for the Florida House of Representatives.
Type
text

Instructions to county election inspectors from Secretary of State Frederick L. Villepigue

212265
Date
1853
Collection
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Description
Instructions for the proper supervision of voters and voting boxes and for the inspection and delivery of election returns.
Type
text

Humble Appeal for the Kneeling Slave

212334
Date
1850
Collection
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Description
Six stanza poem.
Type
text

Announcement of a slave auction in Jacksonville, 1856

212335
Date
1856-02-08
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Type
text

Circular directive from Grand Worthy Patriarch of the Florida Sons of Temperance

212356
Date
1850
Collection
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Description
Piece of paper with seal on left side reading: Grand Division State of Florida Sons of Temperance-- Love, Purity, and Fidelity -- Instituted Dec. 1848.
Type
text

Advertisement for new edition of the Plantation Record and Account Book by Thomas Affleck

212387
Date
1847
Collection
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Description
The planting community and the press have fully recognized the simplicity and completeness of this work, and its perfect adaptation to the end in view--that of affording to planters and their overseers, a plain and uniform book of blanks, embracing every record and account necessary to be kept upon ...
Type
text

Notice from B.F. Whitner of Tallahassee about a fund for the education of poor and indigent children

212397
Date
1848
Collection
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Description
Notice published by B.F. Whitner, Master in Chancery in Leon County, regarding a fund having been set up to provide for the education of poor and indigent children in Tallahassee. Whitner was authorized to make loans from the fund, and the interest was what would pay for the education. Whitner wante...
Type
text

Nophsinger & Co. Land lottery advertisement

212411
Date
1857
Collection
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Type
text

Nophsinger & Co. land lottery letter

212412
Date
1857
Collection
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Type
text

Nophsinger & Co. land lottery advertisement

212413
Date
1857
Collection
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Type
text

Florida Railroad Company bond prospectus

212418
Date
1856
Collection
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Type
text

Broadside from Hubbard L. Hart announcing his acquisition of the stagecoach line from Pilatka [Palatka] to Tampa

212477
Date
1855
Collection
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Description
Flier announcing a change of proprietorship for the stagecoach line between Pilatka (Palatka) and Tampa, dated July 1855. The line passed through Orange Spring, Orange Lake, Ocala, Camp Izard, Augusta, Melendez, Pierceville, and Fort Taylor en route. At Palatka, the line connected with steamships he...
Type
text

Circular letter from General Richard Keith Call

212527
Date
1860-12-22
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Type
text

Notice to militia personnel seeking reimbursement for service in 1849

212532
Date
1851
Collection
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Description
General order. Executive Department, Florida, to Col. R.A. Shine, Quarter Master General of Florida. ... The Congress of the United States at its last session made appropriation to reimburse the services of local Florida troops called into service during the year 1849 ... Notify the companies of Vol...
Type
text

Slave Bill of Sale, 1842

318852
Date
1842
Collection
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Description
Slave bill of sale resulting from a foreclosure on the mortgage of William Maner of Gadsden County, Florida. Maner had mortgaged three slaves, Joannah, Jeff, and Sarah to the Union Bank. The mortgage was record by the Gadsden County Clerk of Court. Edward C. Cabell and Charles H. Dupont were appoint...
Type
text

Draft of "Old Folks at Home" by Stephen Foster, 1851

325550
Date
1851
Collection
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Description
Draft of Florida State Song "Old Folks at Home" by Stephen Foster
Type
text

A Brief View of American Chattelized Humanity, and Its Supports, Pamphlet, 1847

326638
Date
1847
Collection
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Description
Pamphlet by abolishionist Johnathan Walker known as the Man with the Branded Hand after he was tried as a slave stealer.
Type
text

Bank of St. Johns, Five Dollars, 1860

326717
Date
1860-01-02
Collection
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Description
Five dollar Bank of St. Johns note issued in 1860.
Type
image

Bank of St. Johns, Ten Dollars, 1859

326718
Date
1859-05-02
Collection
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Description
Ten dollar Bank of St. Johns note issued in 1859.
Type
image

Bank of St. Johns, Twenty Dollars, 1859

326719
Date
1859-05-02
Collection
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Description
Twenty dollar Bank of St. Johns note issued in 1859.
Type
image

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