Rearranging the Stars on our Flag: Gen. Spinner's Plan

212264
Date
1889
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Gen. Spinner advocates arranging the stars of the nation flag in the shape of a large star against a blue background. Two drawings illustrate his proposed design. At the bottom of the editorial.
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Instructions to county election inspectors from Secretary of State Frederick L. Villepigue

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

An open letter to Lackland M. Stone of Jackson County

212268
Date
1829
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Anonymously published letter to Lackland M. Stone when he was Jackson County's representative in the Legislative Council. The writer was against moving the Seat of Justice from Webbville to Marianna claiming it would cause the downfall of Webbville and the prosperity of Marianna.
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text

Impeach Nixon!

212278
Date
1974
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Left side: Short article on why impeach Richard Nixon urging voters to write their Congressmen. On right side: List of Congressmen, their districts and Senators. A sample form of address and sample letter to use.
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text

Circular letter to the citizens on Conant, Florida, 1887

212289
Date
1887
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Circular letter addressed to the Citizens of Conant, Florida appealing to property owners for a subscription in proportion to the amount of land held by them to improve the leading thoroughfares of the town.
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Circular letter to the citizens of Hamilton County, Florida from Tax Assessor J.F. Stewart

212290
Date
9/22/1888
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Circular to explain the taxation of land in Hamilton County. Includes letter from State Comptroller to Mr. J.F. Stewart, Assessor of Taxes, Hamilton County and a copy of Laws of Florida Acts of 1883, sections 34 and 35.
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Public invitation to duel issued by N. Darling to Judge Smith of St. Augustine, 1839

212341
Date
1839
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Notice published by N. Darling, a lieutenant of the 2nd Dragoons, that on June 6, 1839 he discovered Judge Smith engaging in inappropriate behavior in the presence of ladies, which he endeavored to stop, only to be restrained by others. Darling challenged the judge to a duel, but the judge brushed h...
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William Tradewell pronounces General Leigh Read to be a scoundrel and coward, 1839

212342
Date
1839
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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.
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Open letter from G.W. Hutchins of Tallahassee denouncing Robert B. Ker

212343
Date
1838-10-17
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text

Circular letter from the Grand Lodge of Florida to other lodges

212346
Date
1844-05-15
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Grand Lodge of the Territory of Florida, May 15th, A L. 5[1]844 ... To the W. Master, Wardens, and brethren of Lodge, No. ___ ... to prepare and address a letter to the brethren under its Jurisdiction; to be published with its proceeding for the purpose of arousing the fraternity from the state of i...
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Circular directive from Grand Worthy Patriarch of the Florida Sons of Temperance

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

Circular letter to Florida Railroad Company bondholders, 1867

212428
Date
1867
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text

Circular letter to Florida Railroad Company bondholders, 1868

212429
Date
4/3/1868
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text

Circular letter to Florida Railroad Company bondholders, 1868

212430
Date
8/29/1868
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text

Circular letter to Florida Railroad Company bondholders, 1869

212431
Date
3/1/1869
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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

Circular letter from General Richard Keith Call

212527
Date
1860-12-22
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text

Revised Descriptive Circular of DeLand, Florida, 1884

324359
Date
1884
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Circular advertisement with city grid map for C. H. & S. B. Wright Real Estate Agents selling lots in DeLand, Florida, 1884.
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text

Florida State Consolidated Loan Informational Circular, 1873

331474
Date
1873
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Informational circular about the 1873 Florida Consolidated 6% Gold Bonds by L.P. Bayne & Co.
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"A Card." written by W. H. Sherwood, 1889

331496
Date
1889
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Description
W. H. Sherwood proposing he and Rev. H C. Bailey meet for a public discussion on October 24, 1889, regarding the participation of African-Americans in politics.
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Letter from A. P. Postell Regarding United Band of America, 1924

336104
Date
1924-09-12
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An update from A. P. Postell, general superintendent of the United Band of America, regarding band conventions and other society information.
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text

Letter from A. P. Postell Regarding United Band of America Convention in Tallahassee, 1925

336105
Date
1925-09-10
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A letter from A. P. Postell, general superintendent of the United Band of America, regarding the Union convention in Tallahassee from October 14-16, 1925. The letter also includes a program of events at the convention.
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Proposed New Guidelines for the United Band of America, ca. 1925

336106
Date
1925
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A letter from A. P. Postell, general superintendent of the United Band of America, listing new proposed rules for the society.
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Notice of Meeting with United Band of America General Superintendent, 1925

336108
Date
1925
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Circular letter with meeting time for United Band of America band number 30 of Tallahassee. The meeting was held with General Superintendent A. P. Postell and others, and participants discussed members, policies, finances and related information.
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United Band of America $2,000 Educational Rally Notice, 1918

336109
Date
1918-07-10
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Notice of a United Band of America (UBA) educational rally held on August 7 and 14, 1918, to benefit the new boys school in Pinetta, Georgia. The money is meant to puchase a place for students to board, an organ and five acres of land. Members of the UBA were required to contribute the specific amou...
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Railroad Rates for the Annual Meeting of Good Samaritans, 1897

336101
Date
1897
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Description
A circular letter instructing attendees of the annual meeting of Good Samaritans how to reach Key West for the June 16-18, 1897 meeting. Passengers could reach Key West from Tampa via steamship. Travel prices are also included.
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text

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