Significant Documents

Significant Documents provide images of historically significant documents from the State Library and Archives of Florida's collections. These documents represent some of the formative events in Florida history and offer an important resource to researchers and students.

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Reconstruction to Progressive Era

Letters Relating to the Efforts to Impeach Governor Harrison Reed During the Reconstruction Era

Letters Relating to the Efforts to Impeach Governor Harrison Reed During the Reconstruction Era, 1868-1872

Letters Relating to the Efforts to Impeach Governor Harrison Reed During the Reconstruction Era, 1868-1872 from: Governor, State Governors' Incoming Correspondence, 1857-1888 (Series S 577).

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Henry S. Sanford Letter to Governor Drew Concerning the Election of 1876, February 18, 1877

Henry S. Sanford Letter to Governor Drew Concerning the Election of 1876, February 18, 1877

Henry S. Sanford Letter to Governor Drew Concerning the Election of 1876, February 18, 1877 from: Governor Drew Family Papers, 1856-1999, (Collection M82-8).

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Steamboat Company Documents, 1885, 1887

Steamboat Company Documents, 1885, 1887

Steamboat Company Documents, 1885, 1887 from: Hart, Hubbard L., Papers, 1850-1918 (Collection M81-7, Box 1, FF 7).

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Confederate Pension Claim Applications, 1888-1909

Confederate Pension Claim Applications, 1888-1909

Confederate Pension Claim Applications, 1888-1909 from: State Board of Pensions, Confederate Pension Files, 1885-1954 (Series S 587).

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Last Letter of Governor George Franklin Drew

Last Letter of Governor George Franklin Drew

Last Letter of Governor George Franklin Drew from: Drew Family, Papers 1856-1999 (Collection M82-8, Box 2, FF 8).

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Letters Concerning Spanish Spies in Florida During the Spanish American War, 1898

Letters Concerning Spanish Spies in Florida During the Spanish American War, 1898

Letters Concerning Spanish Spies in Florida During the Spanish American War, 1898 from: Governor Bloxham, Correspondence, 1897-1901 (Series S578); and Governor, Territorial and State Governors' Letterbooks, 1836-1909 (Series S 32).

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Minutes of Magdalene Union, Woman's Christian Temperance Union, 1905

Minutes of Magdalene Union, Woman's Christian Temperance Union, 1905

Minutes of Magdalene Union, Woman's Christian Temperance Union, 1905 from: Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Tampa, Fla.), Records, 1905-1922 (Collection M89-7, Box 1).

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An Act to Remove the Remains of Ponce de Leon to Florida, 1907

An Act to Remove the Remains of Ponce de Leon to Florida, 1907

An Act to Remove the Remains of Ponce de Leon to Florida, 1907 from: Acts of the Territorial and State Legislatures, 1822 to Present,(Series 222).

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Letter to Joseph E. Lee Concerning the Florida Gubernatorial Election of 1916

Letter to Joseph E. Lee Concerning the Florida Gubernatorial Election of 1916

Letter to Joseph E. Lee Concerning the Florida Gubernatorial Election of 1916 from: Lee, Joseph E., Papers, 1876-1920 (Collection M86-27, Box 3).

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