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    George Johnstone letter, Catalog Record Only

    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, and West Florida's climate, natural resources, horticulture, industry, commerce, and trade. Persons represented include John Lindsay and Col. Wedderburne.

    • Contributor: Johnstone, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1766
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    English military report on St. Augustine, with plans and views of St. Augustine Castle, the Spanish watch tower on Anastasia Island, and Matance's fort, Catalog Record Only

    Manuscripts with detailed watercolor views and a plan of the Spanish fort at St. Augustine, Fla., written by an Englishman, apparently a first-hand witness, three years after the failed attempt of Governor Oglethorpe to capture St. Augustine's main fort, at a time when Englishmen were barred from Spanish Florida. Includes a south prospect of St. Augustine Castle; plan of St. Augustine Castle; north prospect ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1743
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    Introductory discourse to the state of the colony of Georgia, Catalog Record Only

    Mss draft in clerical hand. Topics include settlement and trade; relations with Spanish Florida; the history of Savannah; Creek, Cherokee, Chickasaw, and Choctaw Indians; and Jewish settlement.

    • Contributor: Oglethorpe, James - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1739
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    Philipp Waldeck diary, Catalog Record Only

    Typewritten transcription and translation of a diary kept by Waldeck while chaplain with the 3rd English-Waldeck Regiment (Waldeckische Regiment, 3te, of the principality of Waldeck) during the American Revolution. Documents military events in New York, New Jersey, and Florida and voyages from Germany to New York (October 1776) and from New Jersey to West Florida via Jamaica (October 1778). Includes Waldeck's observations on social ...

    • Contributor: Waldeck, Philipp - Burgoyne, Bruce E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1776
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    Sir William Cornwallis naval records, Catalog Record Only

    Chiefly records relating to the HMS Swift. Includes logbook (112 leaves; 14 Oct. 1762 to 31 May 1764); and volume of letters (16 p.; 22 Oct. 1762 to 8 Nov. 1765) and orders (15 p.; 15 Oct. 1762 to 12 July 1764) received. The second volume also contains an addendum (2 p.) of an account of books and papers sent from His Majesty's ship ...

    • Contributor: Cornwallis, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1762
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    Ferdinand VI military appointment, Catalog Record Only

    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.

    • Contributor: Ferdinand VI
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1747
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    José de Gálvez letters, Catalog Record Only

    Chiefly letters to Francisco Saavedra de Sangronis. Topics include the Battle of Pensacola and Spanish operations against the British during the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: Gálvez, José De
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1780
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    John Forbes letter, Catalog Record Only

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

    • Contributor: Forbes, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1782