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Record Group Number: 000350
Series/Collection Number: .S 148
Creator: Florida. Comptroller's Office.
Title, Dates: Railroad and telegraph tax returns, 1887, 1916.
Amount: 0.25 cubic ft.
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Summary:     This series contains tax returns filed with the Comptroller's Office in 1887 and 1916.  The 1887 tax returns document the operation of numerous railroads and telegraph companies in Florida during this period.  Types of information include the total number of miles; value of main and side track in each county; and rolling stock owned by the company.  For telegraph companies, the miles of wire is given.
    The 1916 tax return is for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company which was one of the major railroads in Florida at that time.  It documents the miles of track and the value of the railroad's property in each county.
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Subject Access Fields: Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.
Telegraph Florida
Railroads Taxation Florida
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