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Record Group Number: 000151
Series/Collection Number: .S 24
Creator: Florida. Office of Secretary of State.
Title, Dates: Secretary of the Territory and Secretary of State letterbooks, 1830-1865, 1889-1905, 1922-1926.
Amount: 22.00 v.
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Organization/Arrangement: Chronological.
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Summary:     The series contains the outgoing correspondence of the Secretary of State and the Secretary of the Territory from 1830-1865 and 1889-1905.  A major gap exists in the series from 1866-1888.  Housed in letterbooks, the correspondence documents the various duties of the Secretary of State and provides an understanding of the internal working of the state and of the historical events of the time.  In addition to the secretaries' correspondence are proclamations of the Governor (especially those from Governor John Milton, who served from 1861 to 1865) and some official correspondence of the assistant Secretaries of State.  The Secretaries incoming correspondence is located in Series 1325.
Finding Aids: Volume listing available.
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Subject Access Fields: Secretary of State.
Secretary of the Territory.
Proclamations. aat
Territorial records. aat
Letter books. aat
Added Entries Archer, James Tillinghast, 1819-1859
Maxwell, A.E. 1820-1903 (Augustus Emmet),
Duval, Thomas Howard, b. 1813
Crawford, H. Clay 1856-1929 (Henry Clay),
Crawford, John L. 1816-1902 (John Lovick),
Villepigue, Fred L., fl. 1853
Downing, C.W. 1825-1862 (Charles W.),
Milton, John, 1807-1865
Florida. Governor (1861-1865 : Milton)