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James Phin. Willson Manuscript of Battle of Natural Bridge

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 1965-264

Scope and Contents

Photographic copy of manuscript by James Phin. Willson, Druggist to K.L.A., relating to the Battle of Natural Bridge (1865). The twenty-four-page manuscript is titled, "MS. No. 9, Third Series Pages - 1007. Written 1865. To Miss Joanna D. Willson of Missouri." The following page reads: "To the special care of Miss Joanna D. Willson - the present manuscript is respectfully affectionately dedicated by her devoted brother, the author. The within contains, in addition to its personal introduction, a private, graphic description of the events...incidental to the military exploit under Brigadier Gen. William Miller, near Tallahassee, Florida, March 4th, 5th, and 6th, 1865."

Also known as MSS 0-264.

Dates

  • Other: Majority of material found in 1865
  • Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1963

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

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.

Extent

1.00 items (1 folder)

0 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Source of Acquisition

Copied from originals held by John E. Perkins

Processing Information

Processed May 1965
Title
James Phin. Willson Manuscript of Battle of Natural Bridge
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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