Resolution of the Select Committee on Transportation regarding routes to the seaboard, 1873

212294
Date
1873
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Series:(43d Cong., 1st sess. Senate. Rept. 307)
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text

Notice to revenue collectors from the State Comptroller regarding business licenses

212295
Date
3/21/1873
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Type
text

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

212409
Date
1870
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Type
text

Pamphlet advertising Jacksonville and the Florida Union

212421
Date
1867-07-01
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Description
Advertisement describing the services of the Florida Land Agency, including a list of lands available for sale.
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text

Circular letter to Florida Railroad Company bondholders, 1867

212428
Date
1867
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Selected Documents
Type
text

Circular letter to Florida Railroad Company bondholders, 1868

212429
Date
4/3/1868
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Selected Documents
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

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

212435
Date
1867-07-17
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Type
text

Pensacola Lumber Company bankruptcy auction notice

212440
Date
1875
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Type
text

Lumber classification guidelines adopted by the Pensacola Timber & Lumber Exchange, 1873

212482
Date
1873
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Description
Types of lumber classified , on Thursday, May 22nd, 1873 : Sawn timber; Deals; Prime; Merchantable or stowage deals; Scantling; Plank; Flooring; Edge boards.
Type
text

Broadside advertising the opening of the Continental Hotel in Pensacola, 1875

212534
Date
1875
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Description
It is with pleasure that we announce to the traveling public that Pensacola now boasts of her long needed First Class Hotel''
Type
text

Advertisement for Clarendon House in Green Cove Springs, 1875

297560
Date
1875
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Description
Print advertisement for Clarendon House, located 30 miles south of Jacksonville on the St. Johns River at Green Cove Springs. The ad includes a description of the discharge of the Green Cove warm sulphur spring and notes the waters' ability to cure rheumatism, gout, scrofula, dyspepsia, paralysis, n...
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text

Advertisement for the Magnolia Hotel in St. Augustine, 1876

297570
Date
1876
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Description
Print advertisement for the Magnolia Hotel located on St. George St. in St. Augustine. The hotel's winter season opened November 1st. W.W. Palmer is listed as the proprietor. The ad is illustrated with an engraving of the hotel. The ad was printed on page 359 of Charles Hallock, Camp Life in Florida...
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text

Stock Certificate for the State Bank of Florida, 1866

318851
Date
1866
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Description
Stock certificate no. 100 for the State Bank of Florida, granting five shares of 100 dollars each to B.C. Lewis (Benjamin Cheever Lewis) of Tallahassee. The State Bank of Florida was originally chartered in 1858 and liquidated in 1866.
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...
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text

Resolution by the General Assembly of Alabama to Annex West Florida, 1868

318836
Date
1868-12-30
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Description
Joint Resolution by the General Assembly of Alabama authorizing Governor William Hugh Smith to negotiate with the state government of Florida for the annexation of West Florida to Alabama - more specifically that part of Florida lying west of the Choctawhatchee River. This would include the territor...
Type
text

Florida Republican Ticket, 1872

324357
Date
1872
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Description
Republican Ticket for Florida - 1872
Type
text

Tallahassee Railroad Company, One Dollar, 1870

326708
Date
1870-08-01
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Description
One dollar Tallahassee Railroad Company note issued in 1870.
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image

Tallahassee Railroad Company, Two Dollars, ca. 1870

326709
Date
1870
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Description
Two dollar Tallahassee Railroad Company unissued note circa 1870.
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image

Tallahassee Railroad Company, Three Dollars, ca. 1870

326710
Date
1870
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Description
Three dollar Tallahassee Railroad Company unissued note circa 1870.
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image

Aurantia Grove Investment Advertisement, circa 1875

326730
Date
1875
Collection
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Description
Advertisement brochure for potential investors in Aurantia Grove.
Type
text

Proclamation by William Marvin, Provisional Governor of the State of Florida, 1865

327674
Date
1865-08-23
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Description
A ten point proclamation from Provisional Governor of Florida William Marvin declaring what needs to be done so that Florida may be readmitted to the Union. Marvin outlines the election of delegates who will be tasked with creating a new state constitution; who may vote in the election of delegates;...
Type
text

Report of the Superintendent of Common Schools for Freedmen, 1866

329094
Date
1866-11-08
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Description
This report contains Florida's Freedmen's Bureau School Superintendent E.B. Duncan's views on the progress of black education in the first year after the Civil War. Includes Duncan's impression of sabbath schools, day schools and night schools, as well as their overall progress and lack of funds and...
Type
text

Diary of Elizabeth L. Taylor, ca. 1860s

329095
Date
1860
Collection
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Description
This journal includes the names, ages, and birth and death dates of her children and the enslaved people owned by the Taylor family. She also created a timeline of the movement of her family from North Carolina to Leon County, Florida, and then around North Florida to various plantations.
Type
text

Bond of Joseph W. Applegate, County Treasurer - Clay County, 1873

333053
Date
1873-10-15
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Description
Bond required for Joseph W. Applegate to take his elected position as Treasurer for Clay County. Applegate, William O. McIntyre, and F. Jordan bonded themselves, promising to pay three thousand dollars in the event that Applegate did not discharge his duties as treasurer properly. The document is si...
Type
text

Oath of Joseph W. Applegate, Superintendent of Public Instruction - Clay County, 1874

333052
Date
1874-11-12
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Description
Oath signed by Joseph W. Applegate of Green Cove Springs in Clay County, swearing to faithfully perform the duties of the office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (here called Superintendent of Schools) for Clay County. Applegate swore and signed the oath before Joseph W. Porter, Jr., Justice ...
Type
text

Commission from Governor Abraham K. Allison to David Levy Yulee to Confer with President Andrew Johnson, 1865

334589
Date
1865-05-12
Collection
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Description
Letterbook copy of a commission given to David Levy Yulee by Provisional Governor Abraham K. Allison to confer with President Andrew Johnson in Washington, DC regarding the steps necessary for Florida to normalize its position within the United States. Four other individuals received similar commiss...
Type
text

Phrenological Character Reading of George Franklin Drew, 1867

332316
Date
1867-03-11
Collection
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Description
Report describing the phrenological reading of George Franklin Drew, Florida industrialist and businessman, and governor from 1877 to 1881. The reading was conducted by phrenologist Nelson Sizer of the Fowler and Wells Phrenological Cabinet at 389 Broadway in New York City on March 11, 1867.
Type
text

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