Browse Exhibits (3 total)
This exhibit presents two letters, held in Special Collections in the Thomas G. Carpenter Library at the University of North Florida, from Elisa Hatch to Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Comings in Greensboro, Vermont, dated 1842 and 1843. The author discusses her life in Jacksonville prior to Florida's admission to statehood, slavery, and racial relations in the region.
This exhibit presents a letter, held in Special Collections in the Thomas G. Carpenter Library at the University of North Florida, written by S.S.Hyatt to John, describing Hyatt's trip to a plantation and masquerade ball in Jacksonville, Florida.
This exhibit presents a portion of the 1857 will of Abraham Dupont, held at the St. Augustine Historical Society Research Library, that lists his slaves, their monetary values, capacities, names, ages, and families.