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Collection — Box: 138
Identifier: MSS 1964-020
Scope and Contents The Bird and Ulmer papers consist of photocopies of correspondence, land deeds, tax papers, political and other speeches, resolutions, and papers pertaining to church, lodges, last will, accounts of executors of estates, reports of estate, division of land, and division of slaves with values assigned. These papers pertain chiefly to the plantations of Bunker Hill, Nacossa, and Freelawn, which flourished before the Civil War. The majority of the papers are dated from the 1850s through the late 1800s, although a handful are from the 1920s.
Also known as MSS 0-20.
Also known as MSS 0-20.
Dates: Created: 1851-1922; Other: Date acquired: 10/30/1964
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1964-028
Scope and Contents Contains personal and business correspondence, documents, bills, receipts, etc., of Dr. Edward Bradford, general merchant and plantation owner. Collection also includes a letter of introduction of James E. Broome, Tallahassee, Fla., to Hon. Jacob Thompson, Washington City, and a long handwritten letter of Governor Bragg, Raleigh, N.C., and other important papers show that Dr. Bradford was a well-known and prominent citizen. For the period before 1840 there are only a few scattering bills, receipts, and notes, but from 1840 to 1866 records of the plantation, commission merchants, forwarding agents, and New York cotton brokers evidence that a prosperous business was transacted....
Dates: Created: 1830-1871
Collection — Box: 513
Identifier: MSS 1968-140
Scope and Contents The Mount Vernon Plantation (the name was later changed to Pickney Hills) was located in Jefferson County about seven miles east of Monticello, Florida with a view overlooking "Razor Lake," so named by Mr. Hollingsworth because of its shape. The number of slaves listed, the livestock listed, records of sales of farm products, purchases of supplies, and descriptions of different parcels of land shown in the Last Will of John Hollingsworth indicate that Mount Vernon Plantation covered rather extensive acreage. The will also shows that he owned a home near Edgefield, South Carolina, which was situated on "about eleven hundred acres." The papers consist of...
Dates: Created: 1768-1887, 1916; Other: Majority of material found in 1788-1887
- Jefferson County (Fla.) 2
- Jefferson County (Fla.)--History 2
- Plantation owners--Florida--Jefferson County 2
- Slavery 2
- Slavery--Florida--Jefferson County 2
- Antebellum Florida, 1845-1861 1
- Correspondence 1
- Cotton 1
- Cotton growing--Florida--Jefferson County 1
- Cotton growing--Florida--Leon County 1
- Deeds 1
- Formulas, recipes, etc. 1
- Genealogy 1
- Leon County (Fla.) 1
- Merchants--Florida. 1 ∧ less
- Bailey, Abraham 1
- Bird Family 1
- Bradford, Edward 1
- Bunker Hill Plantation (Jefferson County, Fla.) 1
- Confederate States of America 1