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Collection Miscellaneous Manuscripts Box 2
Title Journal and miscellaneous papers.
Catalog Number 2003-09-17-134552-0
Scope & Content Hester Perrine Walker was the daughter of Dr. Henry Perrine who brought his family from Illinois to Indian Key, Florida. He received a land grant in that area for a company called Tropical Plant Co. This journal is the diary of Hester Perrine Walker memories of the massacre that killed her father by the Seminole Indians. Her mother & rest of her family escaped. This journal was written in 1885 for her grandchildren.. It contains biographical information on her family as well as a detailed account of the massacre as well as a hand-drawn plan of the Perrine house.
Physical characteristics 7 items and journal Diagram of house on Indian Key.
Creator Walker, Hester Perrine
Object Name Journal
Copyrights Photo Copy of Journal is in folder 2C. It should be used to make copies. 2C also contains photocopies of all other misc. papers.
Date 1885-1897.
People Walker, Hester Perrine 1824-
Perrine, Henry, 1797-1840.
Subjects Seminole War, 2nd, 1836-1842 - Personal narratives.
Indian Key (Fla.) - History
Monroe County (Fla.) - History