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    Introductory discourse to the state of the colony of Georgia, Catalog Record Only

    Earliest known draft of A state of the province of Georgia, attested upon oath in the court of Savannah, November 10, 1740 printed with alterations in London in 1742 (Sabin 91315), including ...

    • Contributor: Oglethorpe, James Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1739
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    Bernardo de Gálvez letter, Catalog Record Only

    Spanish governor of Louisiana. ALS written as governor of Louisiana to Daniel Clark. Collection open for research. In English. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. DLC 1 item.

    • Contributor: Gálvez, Bernardo De
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1778
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    José de Gálvez letters, Catalog Record Only

    Visitor General of New Spain. Chiefly letters to Francisco Saavedra de Sangronis. Topics include the Battle of Pensacola and Spanish operations against the British during the American Revolution. Collection open for research. ...

    • Contributor: Gálvez, José De
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1780
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    Some account of the state of that part of America called the Mosquito Shore, in 1757, Catalog Record Only

    Pages numbered 190-229. Contemporary marbled wrappers titled "Mosketo Shore 1760 [from Mr. Cathcart]." Lt. Robert Hodgson was sent by the governor of Jamaica to secure the Mosquito Coast for Great Britain in ...

    • Contributor: Hodgson, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1760
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    Manuscript account by an unidentifed author of the commercial resources and early political history of Florida and Central America, with additional essays on Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and other Spainish outposts in ... Catalog Record Only

    In red cloth case and half morroco box. Probably written in Madrid. Collection open for research. In Spanish. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. DLC 99 p.; 12 in. x 8 ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1726
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    Charles Cornwallis letter, Catalog Record Only

    British general, governor-general of India, and lord-lieutenant of Ireland. ALS, written from Charlestown [Charleston], S.C., to Lieut. Col. Alured Clarke. Topics include the British southern campaign against American forces led by General ...

    • Contributor: Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1780
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    Official copy of secret instructions for the new Viceroy of Peru, Catalog Record Only

    Official copy (ADS) of secret instructions for the Marqués de Villa Garcia, the new Viceroy of Peru. Topics include foreign settlement, land development, natural resources, mining, and Indians. Collection open for research. ...

    • Contributor: Spain. Sovereign ( : Philip V)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1735
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    Ferdinand VI military appointment, Catalog Record Only

    King of Spain. PDS appointing Don Manuel de Montiano, governor and captain-general of the Spanish province of Florida, field marshall of the army. Signed "Yo El Rey" and contains autograph insertions. Collection ...

    • Contributor: Ferdinand VI
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1747
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    George Johnstone letter, Catalog Record Only

    Governor of West Florida. Retained manuscript copy of a letter to his friend, Hutchinson Muso, in England. Topics include the British colonial administration of West Florida, plans for the development of Pensacola, ...

    • Contributor: Johnstone, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1766
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    Filippo Mazzei letter, Catalog Record Only

    Physician, merchant, horticulturist, agent of Virginia in Europe during the American Revolution, and author. ALS, written from Paris while serving as the agent of the Polish king Stanislaus II, to the Marquis ...

    • Contributor: Mazzei, Filippo
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1791
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    Memorials of the duque to Montemar, Catalog Record Only

    Spanish army commander; b. 1671; d. 1747. Memorials advising King Philip V on the war with England. Written in Madrid. Collection open for research. In Spanish. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak ...

    • Contributor: Carrillo De Albornoz, Jose
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1739
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    John Forbes letter, Catalog Record Only

    British clergyman and magistrate in East Florida. ALS written in St. Augustine, Fla., to Capt. George Keith Elphinstone, an officer in the Royal Navy. Topics include East Florida and Britain. Collection open ...

    • Contributor: Forbes, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1782
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    John Rose letters, Catalog Record Only

    Scottish shipbuilder and plantation owner in Charleston, S.C. Letters (ALS) written from Charleston, S.C., to his brother, James Rose, and his uncle, Charles Irvine, in Aberdeen, Scotland. Topics include shipbuilding, plantation life, ...

    • Contributor: Rose, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1752
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    Anthony Wayne letter, Catalog Record Only

    Continental Army general. Letter (ALS), written from headquarters in Savannah, Ga., to Captain Hughes, commander of the Georgia cavalry. Topics include the Continental Army campaign in Georgia. Persons represented include Thomas Posey. ...

    • Contributor: Wayne, Anthony
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1782