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A Guide to the James Edwards Travel Notebook

Finding aid created by Stephen Jackson

Digitization funded with the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
December 2007


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Edwards, James
Title: James Edwards Travel Notebook
Dates: 1889
Abstract: James Edwards' notes about his experiences during his trip to Florida in 1889.
Extent: 0.03 Linear feet. 1 volume.
Identification: PKY 88.021
Language(s): English
Online ContentItems from this collection have been digitized and are available online in the UF Digital Collections. For more information please see the note below.

Biographical/Historical Note

James Edwards went on a trip from Liverpool, England to Pensacola, Florida in 1889. There he stayed with Will Keyser. The Keyser family owned a sawmill in Milton, Florida, which Edwards visited while in Florida. His stay in Florida was brief-a little less than a month-as he decided to travel on to Nova Scotia.


Scope and Content

This book contains Edwards' notes about his experiences during his trip to Florida in 1889, focusing on Pensacola and Milton, Florida.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Alternate Form of Material

Items in this collection have been digitized and are available via the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC) as part of the Pioneer Days in Florida project, which is generously supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). Please read the Permissions for Use statement for information on copyright, fair use, and use of UFDC digital objects.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James Edwards Travel Notebook, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Florida -- Description and travel -- Anecdotes.
Milton (Fla.)
Pensacola (Fla.) -- History.



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