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Florida Documents collection, 1777-1979 | University of Miami Special Collections

By Laura Capell

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Collection Overview

Title: Florida Documents collection, 1777-1979Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: ASM0567

Extent: 13.0 Boxes

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Florida Documents Collection contains correspondence, diaries, military orders, invoices, receipts, and other documents related to various aspects of Florida history dating from 1777-1979.  Topics covered include, but are not limited to the Seminole Wars, the Civil War, Fort Dallas, the Indian Key Massacre, Alachua County, the Cape Florida Lighthouse, the Cape San Blas Lighthouse, politics, land, and travel.

The collection also contains six diaries on 19th century community development in Florida authored by town developer, carpenter, handyman, and Civil War veteran Capt. Rufus W. Beaujean of Melbourne Beach in Brevard County, Florida. The diaries provide details of the many aspects of his work to develop his new community, repairing the boats of named neighbors, and socializing with, and executing chores for, named male and female residents.

Subject/Index Terms

Florida - Description and travel
Florida - History
Florida - History - Civil War, 1861-1865
Florida - Race relations
Seminole Indians - Florida

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Florida Documents Collection Finding Aid © 2011 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

Related Materials: See also the Florida Photograph Album Collection (ASM0286), Florida Photograph Collection ( ASM0300) and the Florida Postcard Collection (ASM0299).

Preferred Citation: Florida Documents Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

Processing Information: The collection was reprocessed by Laura Capell in 2011. The materials had previously been separated from the Historical Documents Collection. New acquisitions are periodically added.

Finding Aid Revision History: Revised by Beatrice C. Skokan, 2011 and 2012.


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Folder 1: Florida Construction Company: Minutes Book, 1881-1882Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Florida Railroad Company: Indenture, 1856Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Florida Title Company: Titles and Title Transfers, 1880-1936Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Forward, Walter: Letter to D. Levy, 1843Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Gadsden, James: Letter to Andrew Jackson, 1836Add to your cart.
Seminole War
Folder 6: Gates: Letter to Lieutenant Ord, 1840Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Haines, T. J.: Letter to Colonel Munroe, 1856Add to your cart.
Seminole War
Folder 8: Hascall, H. A.: Abstract of Provisions and Monthly Summary Statement, 1837Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Haulsey, John B.: Document to J. M. Currie, 1878Add to your cart.
Payment and list of provisions purchased by J. M. Currie (light house keeper, Cedar Key, FL) Haulsey was Secretary of Treasury
Folder 10: Hill, B. H.: Letter to Colonel Munroe, 1855Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Hogan, John B.: Letter to Robert Brent, 1818Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Holden, Henry H.: Receipt, 1842Add to your cart.
Alachua County
Folder 13: Hollywood, Florida, After the Hurricane, 1926Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Hood, Wash.: Letter to Mary E. Wood (sister), 1831Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Howard, Louisa H.: Letter, St. Augustine, Florida, 1872Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Hunt, Harry W.: Letter to N. P. Doring [?], 1818Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Invoice: Clothing, Camp, and Garrison Equipage, 1854Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Jesup, Thomas Sidney: Letter to Clement Corner Clay, 1836Add to your cart.
Article "The Capture of Osceola," Seminole War
Folder 19: Jesup, Thomas Sidney: Letter to Jacob Lewis, 1837Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Jesup, Thomas Sidney: Letter to Thomas Lawson, 1838Add to your cart.
Commanding General in Florida from Fall 1837- Spring 1839
Folder 21: Jesup, Thomas Sidney: Letter to George McKay, 1843Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Jesup, Thomas Sidney: Letter to John Munroe, 1855Add to your cart.
General advice to one of his successors in the Florida command, recalling his experience there
Folder 23: Kennedy, Jacqueline: Letter to Grant Stockdale, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Lacock, Abner: Letter to President James Munroe, 1822Add to your cart.
Appointment of the first civil governor of the territory of East Florida
Folder 25: Langer, A. H.: Letter to Parents, 1864Add to your cart.
Jacksonville, Florida
Folder 26: Lebrun, Donald.: Letter to Mrs. George E. Merrick, 1975Add to your cart.
University Drive
Folder 27: Maddy, E.: Letter to Captain Jeff Williamson, Jacksonville, Florida, 1884Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Marks, Henry S.: "History of the Miami Jewish Community, 1896-1906", undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: McIntosh, John: Letter, East Florida, 1792Add to your cart.
Officer of the Georgia Line in 1775. In 1814, he commanded the Georgia division that went to Pensacola
Folder 30: McIntosh, John: Letter to William McWhir, 1814Add to your cart.
Officer of the Georgia Line in 1775. In 1814, he commanded the Georgia division that went to Pensacola
Folder 31: McKenzie, Collins: Letter to Robert Edmonstone, 1777Add to your cart.

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