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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.
    • Date: 1776
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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
    • Date: 1782
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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)
    • Date: 1739
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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
    • 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
    • Date: 1780
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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
    • Date: 1766