MSS Misc Box2
Finding Guide---Misc. Mss
Florida Historical Society
||John W. Phelps Journal (5/8/1838 & 7/8/1842).
Misc. items re: Lt. Phelps & removal of Cherokees.
||Hester Perrine Walker's Journal & items
pertaining to the death of Dr. Henry Perrine on Indian Key in 1840.
||misc. letters: 1) From O. Bronson, St. Augustine
(1868); 2)From A. Andrew to D. Fairchild (1934); 3) From G. Rockett of St.
Augustine re: German POW'S (1944).
||2 manuscripts (1 written & 1 typed) for story "
Airplane tracks & whiskey sacks" by Hallett Ervin.
||Autograph book (1850-1860). Appears to belong to
"Emma" signed mainly by girls at a boarding School in New England (should be
||Misc. items: 1) Letter from George E. Merrick,
Miami Postmaster; 2) Letter from L. K. Palmer, Tampa Postmaster; 3) 2 receipts
from Petersburg, VA for slaves; 4) Certificate of Incorporation for FL Tropical
Fruit from NJ dated 1891 and recorded in Dade Co. 1895.
||2 letters from Socrates Beach to his sister
describing his 1876 visit to Florida to recover4 his health. Also photocopies
& items pertaining to donation.
||2 letters & a telegram: 1) 1900 letter from
Robert Gamble re: St. Marks & other forts in Tallahassee. 2) 1925 telegram
from JM Bryan Simpson re: real estate papers in Jacksonville; 3) Ada Simpson
from Ceres Land in Inverness to IRS in Jacksonville requesting an