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Collection Miscellaneous Manuscripts Box 2
Title Letters. Socrates Beach to his sister.
Catalog Number 2003-10-03-134819-0
Scope & Content This collection has 2 letters written in March of 1876 by Mr. Beach to his sister. The first is written from Jacksonville, Fla dated March 6, 1876. Letter is 1 leaf with writing on 2 sides. Letterhead is for Moncrief House in New Jersey. Beach is visiting Florida for his health. He has "neuralgia & nervous complaints." He describes his trip South by rail & boat following the St. Johns to the Oklawaha. He describes the scenery and the weather. Letter 2 is dated Savannah, March 6, 1876. It is 2 sheets with writing on 4 sides. He describes his visit in more detail including a description of Green Cove Springs & Silver Springs.
Physical characteristics Original letters, typescripts & donation info in folder 7. Photocopies in folder 7A.
Creator Beach, Socrates
Object Name Letters & Documents
Date March, 1876
People Beach, Socrates
Cataloged by Debra Wynne
Subjects Health resort - Florida - Description and travel - 1876.
Description and travel - Florida - 1876 - Personal narratives.
St. John"s River
Green Cove Springs (Fla.)-History
Silver Springs (Fla.)-History.