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Achille Murat Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 276
Abstract

Correspondence between Achille Murat and Comte Thibaudeau on various topics, including Murat's life in Florida, his views on American government, and observations of American life.

Dates: 1822-1841

Caribbean Documents Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0550
Abstract The collection contains various documents related to Caribbean Island countries (Excluding Cuba and Haiti which have their own separate collections). The collections are comprised of a variety of materials highlighting the history, culture, and study of Caribbean Island countries. These materials have been acquired from various sources over a period of many years, and are grouped together because each acquisition consists of a small number of items (e.g., a single letter, manuscript, or...
Dates: undated

General Duncan Lamont Clinch Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 211
Abstract

Letters, legal documents, wills, and newspaper clippings pertaining to General Duncan Lamont Clinch and family.

Dates: 1804-1904

James Patton Anderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 247
Abstract

J. Patton Anderson's personal papers, including Civil War battle reports and military and personal correspondence. Also, correspondence to his wife, Etta Adair Anderson, after his death in 1872.

Dates: 1836-1976; Majority of material found within 1847-1909

Letterbook of Samuel Cary used in St. Christopher/St. Kitts and in Grenada for the Simon Plantation

 Collection
Identifier: MS Group 166
Abstract

Manuscript letterbook, dated 1765 to 1772, written by Samuel Cary in St. Kitts (St. Christopher) and in Grenada for the Simon Plantation.

Dates: 1765-1772

Royal Palm Nurseries Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0444
Abstract

In 1881 Pliny Reasoner, just turned eighteen years of age, arrived in Manatee County, Florida, from his home in the Midwest. Over the next seven years, he built Royal Palm Nurseries, an enterprise that would become Florida’s longest established nursery business. This collection documents the founding and early history of Royal Palm Nurseries and contains a run of the nursery catalogs that provide information on early horticulture and the introduction of new plants to Florida.

Dates: 1846 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1857 - 1930

Slavery and Plantations in Saint Domingue Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS Group 159
Abstract

Collection of 22 handwritten letters pertaining to potential sales of various plantations and holdings, including slaves, in St. Domingue (present-day Haiti).

Dates: 1779-1791

Taco Bay Commercial Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS Group 151
Abstract

Correspondence, financial records and stockholders' reports of the Taco Bay Commercial Company in Cuba.

Dates: 1908-1919

Vives Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0502
Abstract

The Vives Family Papers date from 1865 to 1956 and primarily consist of documents related to the Vives family and their business activity in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

Dates: 1865 - 1956

William Crosbie Estate Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS Group 228
Abstract

The William Crosbie Estate Papers include correspondence concerning his estate and also his agent/manager, John Otto Bayer's land in Antigua.

Dates: 1792-1816

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