|Collection||Miscellaneous Manuscripts Box 3|
|Scope & Content||
A letter dated March 20, 1856 is written to Hannah Ann that describes in detail a boat rip down the St. Johns starting in Enterprise that went through Palatka, Picolata, and St. Augustine. She uses "thee " & "thou" and is perhaps a Quaker due to the vocabulary. She has accompanied her ill father in Florida. Speaks of cruelty of slavery.
One typed letter is on stationary of Blount & Blount & Carter, Attorneys at Pensacola. Letter is dated April 10, 1907 and addressed to Francis P. Fleming at Jacksonville. It is a response to a letter from Fleming requesting Blount to write to the Florida State Legislature to apply for state funding for FHS. Blount agrees to do so.
Two small typed letters are from the Florida Historical Society's treasurer, V. W. Shields on September 28th, 1905. They are written to Francis P. Flemming, 1st vice president of the FHS. It is a memorandum of the finances of the society and the dues to be paid.
|Physical characteristics||1 leaf, folded w/writing on 4 sides|
|Creator||Smith, Catherine M.|
Smith, Catherine M.
St. John's River - Description and travel
Description and travel - St. John's River - Personal narratives - 1855.
Slavery - Florida - Personal narrative.