Nineteenth Century

Dublin Core

Title

Nineteenth Century

Description

This collection gathers all materials on this website dated 1821 (the end of the Second Spanish Period) through 1899.

Language

en

Coverage

Nineteenth-Century Florida

Collection Items

Letter from S. S. Hyatt to John, Feb. 6, 1846
A letter sent from Jacksonville, Florida on February 6th, 1846, to John from S. S. Hyatt. The letter describes Hyatt's experiences visiting a plantation and attending various events in Jacksonville.

Letter from E. A. Lee to Mrs. William J. Clark, Feb. 9, 1886
A letter written by E.A. Lee to Mrs. William J Clark, detailing Lee's experience as a winter visitor in Jacksonville, FL, in 1886.

Letter from Elisa Hatch to Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Comings, May 29, 1842
A letter, held in Special Collections in the Thomas G. Carpenter Library at the University of North Florida, from Elisa Hatch to her relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Comings in Greensboro, Vermont. The writer describes her experience living in…

Letter from A. B. Temple to A. R. Hunter, Jan. 25, 1869
A settler from the North, A. B. Temple writes to friend and former neighbor A. R. Hunter. Temple discusses the population of the town he now resides in, along with local wildlife and temperature. Much of the letter is devoted to describing the…

Letter from Josephine L. Dyer ("Josie") to Aunt Celia, January 25, 1884
The letter, held in Special Collections in the Thomas G. Carpenter Library at the University of North Florida, from Josephine L. Dyer to her Aunt Celia discusses the weather in Jacksonville and the individuals renting her spare rooms.

Letter from Josephine L. Dyer ("Josie") to her mother, October 22, 1882
A letter from Josephine L. Dyer to her mother discussing her daily life, as well as describing her search for a new home.

Letter from Elisa Hatch to Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Comings, July 23, 1843
A letter, held in Special Collections in the Thomas G. Carpenter Library at the University of North Florida, from Elisa Hatch to her relatives in Greensboro, Vermont which discusses her daily life, slavery, and racial relations in the south.

"Schedule of Negro Property" from Will of Abraham Dupont, Dec. 12, 1857, St. John's County
A chart of enslaved people's names, serving capacities, ages, family ties, and prices in the will of Abraham Dupont

Letter from Mamma to Archie, January 20, 1884
A letter from "Mamma" to Archie. Mamma discusses Archie's activities, as well as family members including Gracie, Edith, his Grandma, Aunts and Papa.

Letter from Josephine L. Dyer to her mother, 1885
A letter from Josephine L. Dyer to her mother. The letter describes Josephine's busy life and updates on her family.
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