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Leon County (FL)--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. F. A. Byrd Papers

 Collection — Box 516
Identifier: MSS 1968-042
Scope and Contents Personal, family, and business correspondence, land deeds, letter of testamentary, papers of the administrator of the estate of Dr. F.A. Byrd. Business and personal papers, certificates of membership, licenses to practice as Physician and Surgeon, 13 early envelopes (some with stamps attached); business correspondence, statements, invoices, and one bound account book. Orders and invoices for marble slabs and headstones for family graves (with names, etc.); declaration of taxable property, tax receipts, note payable to Harrison Reed, Governor of Florida; certificate of "Amnesty Oath;" codicil to a Last Will, letter testamentary. Sales of land, land deeds, bill of sale,...
Dates: Created: 1819-1892; Other: Date acquired: 03/22/1968

L. E. Bradley Account Books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 01-MSS 0-29
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 18 holograph account books covering the years from 1927 to 1961 with some years missing.
Dates: Created: 1927-1961; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/1970

Red Hills of Florida Collection

 Collection — OS Box 1
Identifier: 01-MSS 1994-002
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of the background files, notes, correspondence, permission, maps, manuscripts, and other materials that were collected or created by Clifton Paisley during the writing of his work, Red Hills of Florida. Included among these items are biographical sources, census data, maps and surveys of the Red Hills region, letters to and from local organizations and persons, newspapers, and interviews. The majority of the collection consists of those materials which actually played a part in the publication of the book. These items include notes, manuscripts, galley proofs, camera ready copies, and photographs mainly dating from the 1970s and...
Dates: Created: 1820-1994

Tallahassee Genealogical Society, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: 01-MSS 2010-001
Abstract This collection contains business records, publications, correspondence and manuscripts created and maintained by the Tallahassee Genealogical Society (TGS). The format of the records are in paper, book and digital format.
Dates: Created: 1981-

Van Brunt business records

 Collection — Oversize Box1:Shresboxwithothercollections
Identifier: 01-MSS 0-249
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Created: 1902-1911; Other: Date acquired: 08/07/1969