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The Goodnow Mound: Highlands County, Florida Containing a Report on the Skipper Site, Highlands County

By: Griffin, John W. and Hale G. Smith.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Tallahassee, Florida Board of Forestry and Parks: 1948

Seller ID: 001891


Contributions to the Archaeology of Florida -- Number One. 35 pp, b/w plates. Brown stiff paper covers with some soiling, wear to edges and corners. Interior clean. Document is VG+. View more info

MARY WILLIAMS, WIDOW OF JAMES WILLIAMS

By: House of Representatives

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1860

Seller ID: 003865


36th Congress, 1st Session. House of Representatives.Rep. C.C. No. 231. Court of Claims presenting documents of the case of MARY WILLIAMS, WIDOW OF JAMES WILLIAMS vs. THE UNITED STATES. In 1830 her husband "invested a large sum of money for her in the valuable sugar estate...Harford Plantation, at the head of the Mantanzas river, in St. John's county, Florida and about twenty-five miles from St. Augustine". Speaks of the operation of the plantation, "undis... View more info

TREATY OF SAN LORENZO EL REAL 1829

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gales & Seaton: 1829

Seller ID: 005022


Letter from The Secretary of State Transmitting Copies of certain letters of Andrew Ellicot, Commissioner &c. relating to the head or source of St. Mary's River. 20th Congress. 2nd Session. House of Representatives. Executive. Doc. No. 96. "The Secretary of State...to communicate to the House the following letters of Andrew Ellicot, The Commissioner of the United States for carrying into effect the treaty of San Lorenzo el Real of the 27th of October, 1795 between H... View more info

CLAIMS OF CITIZENS OF FLORIDA

By: House of Representatives

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1829

Seller ID: 005668


20th Congress, 2d Session, Rep. No. 99, House of Representatives. Read and referred to the Committee of the Whole House to which is committed the bill (H.R. No 385) for the relief of inhabitants of the Territory of Florida. February 26, 1829. "Mr. Everett, from the Committee of Foreign Affairs, to which was referred of claims of citizens of Florida, for losses sustained by the operations of the American Army in 1812, 1813, and 1814, made the following report...... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, TRANSMITTING THE CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE WAR DEPARTMENT AND THE COMMANDING OFFICER IN FLORIDA, SINCE THE 1ST OF JANUARY LAST

By: House of Representatives

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1842

Seller ID: 005852


Correspondence -- Secretary of War and Commanding Officer in Florida. 27th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Doc. No. 262. Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs, July 7, 1842. 46 pp. Large foldout chart of expenditures. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine. Browning and foxing throughout pages, but text is easily legible. Document in Good+ condition. View more info

LETTER FROM THE ACTING SECRETARY OF WAR, TRANSMITTING, WITH A COPY OF A REPORT, A LETTER FROM THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS RELATING TO THE OBSTRUCTION OF NAVIGABLE WATERS OF THE SOUTH BY THE WATER HYACINTH

By: House of Representatives

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1898

Seller ID: 006562


Water Hyacinth Obstructions. 55th Congress, 3d Session, House of Representatives, Document No. 91. December 17, 1898.--Referred to the Committee on Rivers and Harbors and ordered to be printed. 11 pp. Two b/w plates. Two foldout maps of St. John's River. Residue from book remains along spine. Edges lightly creased. Document in VG condition. View more info

THE FLORIDA VELVET BEAN AND RELATED PLANTS

By: Piper, Charles V. And S. M. Tracy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1910

Seller ID: 006716


U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry Bulletin No. 179. Issued May 19, 1910. "This paper points out an interesting example of the confusion that exists in the botany of the cultivated plants, which has in this particular case brought about the neglect of a number of valuable sorts related to the Florida velvet bean." 26 pages with index. Seven b/w plates. Light wear to cover edges, creasing to spine edge. Ex. museum stamp and identification nu... View more info

FISHERIES OF KEY WEST AND THE CLAM INDUSTRY OF SOUTHERN FLORIDA

By: Schroeder, William C.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1924

Seller ID: 005758


Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 962. Appendix XII to the Report of the U.S. Commissioner of Fisheries for 1923. 74 pp. Paper wraps with chipped edges, white spots, and tears to spine edges. Missing corner to lower front corner edge. One inch piece of scotch tape fixing tear to lower back cover corner. Some chipping to interior page edges. Editor mark on Figure 8/9 marking the correction. Interior is clean. Document in VG- condition. View more info

THE COMMITTEE ON NAVAL AFFAIRS, TO WHOM WAS REFERRED THE RESOLUTION OF INQUIRY AS TO THE EXPEDIENCY AND PROPRIETY OF ESTABLISHING A NAVAL DEPOT AT KEY WEST, HAVE HAD THE SAME UNDER CONSIDERATION, AND THEREUPON SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING REPORT:...

By: Senate

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1852

Seller ID: 006719


In the Senate of the United States. 32d Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Rep. Com. No. 99. February 28, 1852. Ordered to be printed. "Mr. Mallory made the following report: [To accompany bill S. No. 256.]..." 3 pp. Disbound government document. Some chipping and small holes to spine edge. Light browning to page edges. Document in VG condition. View more info

TWO HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL PERIODS IN FLORIDA

By: Smith, Hale G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Antiquity: 1948

Seller ID: 002839


Reprinted from: "American Antiquity" Volume 13, No. 4, April, 1948. One plate. ex-mus. stamp on front cover. Front cover mildly soiled, has crease marks as if folded in thirds, otherwise covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. View more info

MORTALITY OF FISHES ON THE WEST COAST OF FLORIDA

By: Taylor, Harden F.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1917

Seller ID: 004889


Appendix III to the Report of the U.S. Commissioner of Fisheries for 1917. Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 848 "...in the past 75 years reports have come from the west coat of Florida of "poison water," which killed fishes in large numbers..." 24 pp. 4 plates (one is a map where the mortality occurred), photographs and table with "species affected". Mildly soiled paper covers. ex.mus. stamp on front cover. Overall covers are Good +. Contents pag... View more info

EUCALYPTS IN FLORIDA

By: Zon, Raphael and John M. Briscoe

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1911

Seller ID: 006715


U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Bulletin 87. "The successful growing of eucalypts in southern California has raised the question whether these trees can be grown in other portions of the southern United States where climatic conditions may be favorable. Next to southern California, Florida promises most for the growing of this genus." 47 pp. Five b/w plates. Paper wraps with browning along edges. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on top o... View more info