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Secretary of the Territory and Secretary of State incoming correspondence, 1831-1917.
2.50 cubic ft.
Chronological by administration, then alphabetical by record type.
Terms Governing Use:
The series contains the incoming correspondence of the Secretary of State and the Secretary of the Territory from 1831 to 1917. Correspondence in this series touches on numerous aspects of the responsibilities of the Secretary of State. Much of the correspondence is routine in nature, reflecting the secretary's statutory functions. The correspondence focuses on commissions, oaths and bonds of local officials, local election returns, the issuance of election certificates, recommendations for the appointment of officials, and publications and reports. Included in this series is the official correspondence of James Westcott, James Archer, Augustus Maxwell, Charles W. Downing, Fred Villepigue, Benjamin Allen, George Alden, Jonathan C. Gibbs, Samuel McLin, William Bloxham, F.W. Rankin, John Crawford, and H. Clay Crawford.
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Secretary of State. Secretary of the Territory.
Territorial records. aat Oaths. aat Commissions. aat
Florida Officials and employees
Maxwell, A.E. 1820-1903 (Augustus Emmet),
Allen, Benjamin F., fl. 1863
Alden, George J., fl. 1868
Gibbs, Jonathan C., ca. 1827-1874
McLin, Samuel B., 1833-1879
Rankin, F.W.A., ca. 1835-ca. 1894
Archer, James Tillinghast, 1819-1859
Downing, C.W. 1825-1862 (Charles W.),
Crawford, H. Clay 1856-1929 (Henry Clay),
Crawford, John L. 1816-1902 (John Lovick),
Bloxham, William Dunnington, 1835-1911
Villepigue, Fred L., fl. 1853
Westcott, James Diament, 1802-1880
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