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Whitfield notebook

 Collection — Box: 516
Identifier: MSS 0-261

Scope and Contents

The George Whitfield notebook contains records of transactions between 1859 and 1864 and as well as lists of slaves, tax lists, and receipts. It is revealing as to his character, general standing and financial responsibility.


  • created: 1859-1864
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1962

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.

Biographical or Historical Information

George Whitfield was an enslaver and trader as well as somewhat active in politics in antebellum Florida.


1.00 items (1 Folder)

0 Linear Feet

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Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Sydney V. Coxetter

Related Materials

Collection is avaialble on microfilm: Film 9650.

Processing Information

Processed March 24, 1964

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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

116 Honors Way
PO Box 3062047
Tallahassee FL 32306-2047 US