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Steamboats--Florida

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

19th c. Florida Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1952-006
Scope and Contents

Correspondence. This collection is comprised of various groups of letters about Florida, dating between 1837 and 1891 most of which deal primarily with land issues.

Dates: 1835-1891

Ladd journal and papers

 Collection — Oversize Box1
Identifier: MSS 0-152
Scope and Contents The Ladd Journal and papers consist of a journal labeled "Property of Fred Ladd" and contains 217 pages with 587 accounts listed, and the "abstract of title of George W. Ladd of Bangor, Maine, to lands in Wakulla County, Florida, purchased at U.S. Marshal sale." The title includes "Lands in Forbes Purchase" and shows John Beard, noted Registrar of those days, as receiver to settle titles of lands in Forbes Purchases. Also included are "The J. & N. Hamlin Land & Heirs account with...
Dates: 1848-1887; Date acquired: 07/13/1965

Leonard Family Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-166
Scope and Contents

Business records of enterprises managed by Samuel A. Leonard and Wade Hampton Leonard in Calhoun County, Florida. Significant subject areas include Florida naval stores state, business and social life of Florida counties along the Apalachicola and Chipola rivers, steamboats, lumber, Florida Governor Cary A. Hardee, tobacco, cotton, resin, and Julia W. Leonard.

Dates: 1913-1950; Majority of material found in 1914; Date acquired: 03/01/1972