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George T. Ward Secession Broadside

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 1965-256
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a broadside regarding the secession of Florida from the Union and a duplicate of that broadside. The broadside was issued by George T. Ward before the State Convention at Montgomery, Alabama in January 1861. It is addressed "To the People of Leon County," and begins "My name has been suggested as a candidate for the State Convention, from your county..."

Also known as MSS 0-256.

Dates: Created: 1860

Message of the President by John Milton

 Collection — Box: 152
Identifier: MSS 1965-184
Scope and Contents

Printed copy of Message of the President, Executive Department, Tallahassee, December 9, 1864, to the Speaker of the House of Representatives Confederate States Congress, Richmond, Virginia. Signed by John Milton, Governor of Florida, the document is a "Joint Resolution of Confidence in and Thanks to President Jefferson Davis." Also signed by A.K. Allison, President of the Senate; F.L. Villepigue, Secretary of the Senate; Philip Dell, Speaker House of Representatives; Wm. Forsyth Bynum, Clerk House of Representatives; John Milton, Governor of Florida, and B.F. Allen, Secretary of State.

Also known as MSS 0-184

Dates: 1864; Other: Date acquired: 05/03/1956

Ordinance of Secession for the State of Florida

 Collection — Container: MSS 2015-002 OS Box 3
Identifier: MSS 1965-197
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of Ordinance of Secession of the State of Florida, Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, "Done in open convention, January 10th, A.D. 1861." The document is quite legible and bears the signatures of the sixty-nine delegates.

Also known as MSS 0-197.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in January 10, 1861; Other: Date acquired: 05/08/1959

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