Union Bank of Florida $4000 Post Note, 1840

331468
Date
1840-07-18
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Description
Post note from the Union Bank of Florida dated July 18th 1840 promissing to pay $4000 at Merchants Bank New York to the order of John G. Gamble. Reverse has a list of payees.
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text

State of Florida $1000 Bond Certificate, 1867

331470
Date
1867-04-01
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Description
1867 bond certificate for $1000 paid to Bank of the Republic in New York with seven percent interest. Signed by Governor David S. Walker. Canceled July 1st 1869.

State of Florida $100 Bond Certificate, 1868

331472
Date
1868-02-29
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Description
1868 bond certificate for $100 with seven percent interest. Signed by Governor David S. Walker and Secretary of State Benjamin Allen.
Type
text

Dance Card Complimentary to Miss Covington, Miss Ellis and Messers Ellis, 1926

333844
Date
1926-01-08
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Description
A dance card complete with names for the program.
Type
text

Tallahassee Barracks No. 652 Charter, 1957

333860
Date
1957-01-17
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Description
The charter for Tallahassee Barracks No. 652 from the National Board of Administration of the Veterans of World War I of the United States.
Type
text

Certificate Confirming R.A. Gray's Election as Florida Secretary of State, 1944

327687
Date
1944-12-18
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Type
text

Certificate Confirming R.A. Gray's Election as Florida Secretary of State, 1940

327689
Date
1940-12-20
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Type
text

Certificate Confirming R.A. Gray's Election as Florida Secretary of State, 1948

327690
Date
1948-12-03
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Type
text

Certificate Confirming R.A. Gray's Election as Florida Secretary of State, 1952

327691
Date
1952-11-21
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Type
text

Appointment of Daniel G. Smith as Justice of the Peace by Governor Richard Keith Call, 1842

331481
Date
1842-03-03
Collection
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Description
Appointment of Daniel G. Smith as Justice of the Peace in Gadsden County by Governor Richard Keith Call. Governor Call and Secretary of Florida Thomas H. Duval signed the document. The reverse includes a note from A. I. Forman, dated April 9, 1842, stating that he administered the oath to Smith on t...
Type
text

Telegram from Mary McLeod Bethune to Governor Sholtz, 1934

324342
Date
1934-01-31
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Description
Telegram on the lynching of Robert Johnson in Tampa.
Type
text

Flier inviting the public to greet President Richard Nixon at Tallahassee Municipal Airport, 1970

212277
Date
1970
Collection
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Description
Flier inviting the public to come to the Tallahassee Municipal Airport and greet President Richard Nixon at the main terminal. Nixon would be arriving October 28, 1970.
Type
text

Stock Certificate for the State Bank of Florida, 1866

318851
Date
1866
Collection
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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

Flier advertising a special on hamburgers at Royal Burger in Tallahassee (1960)

297312
Date
1960
Collection
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Description
Advertisement from Royal Burger, located at 690 W. Tennessee Street in Tallahassee. During the weekend of February 5-7, 1960, Royal Burger had "large, all beef hamburgers" on sale, five for 95 cents.
Type
text

Flier listing activities for FAMU Religious Emphasis Week

329081
Date
1971
Collection
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Description
This flier lists the schedule of events for religious emphasis week at FAMU.
Type
text

Governor Fleming's Centennial of the Inauguration of George Washington Proclamation, 1889

331411
Date
1889-04-22
Collection
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Description
Proclamation made by Governor Francis P. Fleming establishing Tuesday, April 30, 1889, as a day to celebrate the centennial of George Washington's inauguration.
Type
text

Register of Delegates from Florida Considering the Proposed Twenty-First Amendment, 1933

331491
Date
1933-11-14
Collection
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Description
A register of delegates from Florida who were to consider the proposed Twenty-First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Type
text

Slave Bill of Sale Between Lemuel Brockett and William Perkins, 1850

339327
Date
1850-12-17
Collection
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Description
Recipt for sale of an enslaved girl named Mary. William Perkins purchased the enslaved girl from Lemuel Brockett for the amount of $850.
Type
text

Slave Bill of Sale Between John Beavans and William Perkins, 1855

339328
Date
1855-01-05
Collection
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Description
Receipt for sale of enslaved men named William and Ben. William Perkins purchased the enslaved men from John Beavans for the amount of $2000.
Type
text

Letter from H. C. Bailey to Governor Francis P. Fleming, November 5, 1889

329088
Date
1889-11-05
Collection
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Description
Rev. Bailey informs the governor that his life has been threatened after testifying about irregularities in elections being held in Tallahassee. He requests that the governor guarantee his protection.
Type
text

Notice of Meeting with United Band of America General Superintendent, 1925

336108
Date
1925
Collection
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Description
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.
Type
text

Advertisement for book binding services by the Floridian and Journal in Tallahassee

212478
Date
1881
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Description
... required by lawyers, merchants, bankers, railroad and steamboat companies, state and county officials, or private individuals, done equal workmanship and finish, and as cheap as anywhere.''
Type
text

Governor Fleming's Extra Session of the Legislature Proclamation, 1889

331409
Date
1889-01-16
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Description
Proclamation made by Governor Francis P. Fleming convening an extra session of the Florida Legislature for the purpose of establishing a State Board of Health and County Boards of Health in the state's counties. The extra session was to take place on Tuesday, February 5, 1889, at noon in Tallahassee...
Type
text

Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887

298148
Date
1887
Collection
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Description
Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, a large network of rail lines operating in Florida in the late 19th century. The ad lists the various destinations a passenger could reach on this line, and describes some of the amenities available on the trains. The ad also lists some o...
Type
text

Public notice for a slave sale on June 29, 1842 near Tallahassee

212336
Date
1842
Collection
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Description
Announcement with the date and time of a slave sale near Tallahassee by Charles S. Sibley, a Commissioner in Chancery appointed by the Superior Court of the Middle District of Florida. The sale was to take place on a plantation known as the Fauntleroy Place. The slaves are identified by name in the ...
Type
text

License plate contest entry featuring woman in bathing suit

327574
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry from Lo Alexander of Lakeland, Fl, featuring woman in bathing suit.
Type
image

License plate contest entry featuring fisherman

327575
Date
1985
Collection
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Description
License plate contest entry from Lo Alexander of Lakeland, Fl, featuring drawing of a fisherman
Type
image

License plate contest entry featuring child's artwork

327584
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry featuring nine-year-old Genny Fry's artwork
Type
image

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