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John Forbes journal and letter by Dr. Coker

 Collection — Box: 147
Identifier: MSS 77-14

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript of a letter written to Mr. William Simpson containing the second half of the Forbes Journal. The first half of the journal was published in the Florida Historical Quarterly. The journal covers the period of Friday May 27, 1803 to Friday June 3, 1803. Concerned with Mr. Forbes talks to the Creek Chiefs at Hickory Ground, May 1803, Indian debts and William Bowles.

Photocopy of the letter from Dr. William S. Coker to Dr. J. Leitch Wright, July 6, 1977, telling about the journal.


  • Created: 1803-1977
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1803, 1977
  • Other: Date acquired: 09/12/1977

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright owned by Florida State University. All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


2.00 items

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Source of Acquisition

Loaned for copying by Dr. James Leitch Wright

Processing Information

Processed March 1978

John Forbes journal and letter by Dr. Coker
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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