BREVARD FAMILY PAPERS (continued) - Box: 8 Folder: 1 Item: 1

181478
Collection
Call and Brevard Family Papers

CALL FAMILY PAPERS - Box: 1 Folder: 6 Item: 7

180852
Collection
Call and Brevard Family Papers
Description
Draft of Letter, November 1, 1860, Richard K. Call, Lake Jackson, to Mr. Hart (editor, Tallahassee Sentinel newspaper), 12 pp., explicating at length his unionist, pro-slavery views in response to ''your remarks on the speech delivered by me . . . on the 29th. . . I did not advocate resistance to th...

State v. Luke, a Slave

260659
Date
1853
Collection
Supreme Court Records
Description
Many antebellum cases before Florida’s Territorial Court of Appeals and Supreme Court involved individuals who left little evidence of their lives in the historical record. This is especially true for cases involving slaves. In 1853, the Florida Supreme Court considered the case of Luke, a slav...
Lower Court
St. Johns County
Type
text

Forbes v. Apalachicola Land Company

260661
Date
1853
Collection
Supreme Court Records
Description
This case, Forbes v. Apalachicola Land Company, is one component of a larger, prolonged series of legal disputes over what is known as the Forbes Purchase. Between 1804 and 1811, representatives of the Creeks and Seminoles ceded approximately 1.2 million acres of land to the firm of John Forbes & ...
Lower Court
Franklin County
Type
text

Historical marker at the Knott House Museum in Tallahassee.

295024
Date
2015
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DG01815

Digitizing the Governor Milton Letterbook (Part One)

295131
Date
2013-10-24
Collection
Blog Posts

The Old Stagecoach Line

321981
Date
2016-06-10
Collection
Blog Posts

Aunt Aggie's Unusual Garden

294526
Date
2015-04-24
Collection
Blog Posts

The Wakulla Swamp Volcano

295234
Date
2014-11-19
Collection
Blog Posts

Fort Clinch State Park Opening, November 16, 1940 - program

324350
Date
1940-11-16
Collection
Florida Broadsides
Description
Program outlining the events of the formal opening of Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina on November 16, 1940 as well as a breif history.
Type
text

It'll Cure What Ails Ya!

295230
Date
2014-11-05
Collection
Blog Posts

Jefferson County, Florida Freedmen's Contract, 1867

246036
Date
30, 1867-01-30
Collection
Significant Documents
Description
Following the end of the Civil War, both black and white Floridians faced enormous political, social, and economic changes. The Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments brought a measure of political equality, which unfortunately would not last after the end of Reconstruction. African-Americ...
Type
text

History of Lafayette County

321123
Date
1940-09
Collection
WPA County Histories
Description
Brief history of Lafayette County, Florida collected by the Works Progress Administration's Historical Records Survey.
Type
text

Florida's Union Bank

295221
Date
2014-09-24
Collection
Blog Posts

CALL FAMILY PAPERS (continued) - Box: 4 Folder: 1 Item: 1

181153
Collection
Call and Brevard Family Papers
Description
Notebook, ca. 1855-1860, inscribed on cover ''T.W. Brevard,'' containing writings and speeches on government, politics, philosophy, law, and jurisprud...
Description
/FMP/CallBrevard/images/04-01-01-119.jpg

History of Lafayette County

321122
Date
1939
Collection
WPA County Histories
Description
Brief history of Lafayette County, Florida collected by the Works Progress Administration's Historical Records Survey.
Type
text

History of Alachua County

321075
Date
1936-11-09
Collection
WPA County Histories
Description
Brief history of Alachua County, Florida from the perspective of Dr. J. Dawkins Tench, collected by the Works Progress Administration's Historical Records Survey.
Type
text

United States v. Schooner Emperor

260668
Date
1839
Collection
Supreme Court Records
Description
With its long coastline, numerous bays, inlets, and treacherous reefs, Florida presented unique problems for the creation and enforcement of maritime law. One consequence of Florida’s coastal geography and proximity to the Caribbean was that the territory served as a frequent terminus for the ill...
Lower Court
United States Supreme Court
Type
text

United States vs. Schooner Emperor (1839)

295138
Date
2013-11-18
Collection
Blog Posts

Battle of Olustee (February 20, 1864)

295149
Date
2014-02-20
Collection
Blog Posts

The Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine

295190
Date
2014-07-10
Collection
Blog Posts

In Plain Sight: Secrets Beneath the Sands of Higgs Beach

295192
Date
2014-07-18
Collection
Blog Posts

Dunlawton Sugar Plantation

295241
Date
2014-12-09
Collection
Blog Posts

Last Letter of Governor George Franklin Drew

246041
Date
1900-09-26
Collection
Significant Documents
Description
George Franklin Drew was a native of Alton, New Hampshire, born on August 6, 1827. He moved to Columbus, Georgia in the 1840s where he worked as a machinist; he later became involved in the lumber industry. He remained in the South during the Civil War, but was a Unionist who took no active part in ...
Type
text

McNally's Map of Georgia, Florida, and Alabama, 1862

323074
Date
1862
Collection
Florida Maps
Type
stillimage

All in Good Time

275773
Date
2015-03-11
Collection
Blog Posts

Letter Describing Florida Brigade's Retreat from Gettysburg, 1863

246033
Date
1863-07-22
Collection
Significant Documents
Description
Council A. Bryan was born in Washington County in 1830 and moved with his family to Leon County two years later. He served in the military during the 1849 Indian Scare and was Leon County Clerk of Court from 1855-1861. Bryan enlisted in Company C of the Fifth Florida Infantry, known as the Trapier G...
Type
text

Ordinance of Secession

189088
Date
1861
Collection
Florida's Early Constitutions
Description
Following Abraham Lincoln’s election to the Presidency in 1860, Florida Governor Madison Starke Perry issued a proclamation calling for a convention to determine whether Florida would withdraw from the United States. Elected delegates convened in Tallahassee on January 3, 1861, and ultimately pass...
Type
text

Historical Sketch of Hillsborough County

321117
Date
1937-04-19
Collection
WPA County Histories
Description
Brief history of Hillsborough County, Florida collected by the Works Progress Administration's Historical Records Survey.
Type
text

History of Baker County

321077
Date
1939
Collection
WPA County Histories
Description
Brief history of Baker County, Florida collected by the Works Progress Administration's Historical Records Survey.
Type
text

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