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Correspondence. This collection is comprised of various groups of letters about Florida, dating between 1837 and 1891 most of which deal primarily with land issues.
This item is a letter in manuscript by J. M. Williams of Tallahassee, Florida, dated October 18, 1846, to Messers, Hopkins & Allen of New York. The letter refers to a shortage of Sugar Kettles shipped by Blackwell & Burr and insured by Hopkins & Allen. In this letter, Williams sets forth a claim of $98.78 for a shortage of six Sugar Kettles.
This collection consists of merchant account books and merchant inventory books from Tallahassee, Florida, dating 1843-1863. Several books list James M. Williams of Tallahassee, including his "cotton book," showing purchaser, seller, number of bales, shape, where bought, weights, prices, amount paid, expenses, commission, shipping marks and numbers, names of vessels and destination of vessels on which shipments were made. A newspaper clipping is glued to one of the blank pages at the front of this book. Another book is listed as William P. Slusser's account book.
The Van Brunt records contain 16 journals, ledgers, "cotton seed books," two tenant farmer agreement contracts, a typed letter by Mr. Clifton Paisley to Mr. N. Orwin Rush, dated August 17, 1969, and a seven-page typescript of Mr. Paisley's interview on July 5, 1969, with a daugher of Mr. Van Brunt, Mrs. Jack Gregory, of Quincy, Florida. The business records, besides reflecting the economic conditions of the era and the customary manner of conducting a merchandising and tenant farming business, has considerable genealogical value.
This collection contains a wide variety of materials realted to Weymouth Tyree Jordan, his life and his career. Includes biographical materials, correspondence, articles, photographs, writings, research materials, announcements, books, and related materials.
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.
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- Cotton 13
- Plantations--Southern States 7
- Antebellum Florida, 1845-1861 6
- Leon County (Fla.) 5
- Plantations--Florida 5
- Business enterprises--Florida 4
- Slavery 4
- Civil War in Florida, 1861-1865 3
- Financial Records 3
- Florida--History 3
- Formulas, recipes, etc. 3
- Merchants--Florida. 3
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
- Account books 2
- Correspondence 2
- Cotton growing--Florida--Leon County 2
- Economics and Society: Post-Civil War Florida, 1865-1913 2
- Manuscripts 2
- Plantation owners--Florida--Leon County 2 ∧ less
- Albert W. Gilchrist Hall (Tallahassee, Fla.) 1
- American Cork Company 1
- American Sumatra tobacco co. 1
- Anderson, J. W. 1
- Armistead Family 1
- Armistead, William 1
- Boughton, James M. 1
- Bradford family 1
- Bradford, Edward 1
- Campbell, George W. (George Washington), 1794-1869. 1
- Confederate States of America 1
- Eppes Family 1
- Florida State Capitol (Tallahassee, Fla.) 1
- Florida State University. Department of History 1
- Hollingsworth family 1
- Hollingsworth, James, d. 1822 1
- Hollingsworth, John Sr. 1
- Jordan, Weymouth Tyree, 1912- 1
- Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company 1
- Nason, Henry B. (Henry Bradford), 1831-1895 1 ∧ less