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A Guide to the Florida Railway and Navigation Company Letterbook

Finding aid created by Stephen Jackson

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


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Florida Railway and Navigation Company
Title: Florida Railway and Navigation Company Letterbook
Dates: 1888-1891
Abstract: A letterbook created by the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1888-1891.
Extent: 0.03 Linear feet. 1 volume.
Identification: PKY 88.009
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

The Florida Railway and Navigation Company, created in 1884, marked the first significant railroad consolidation in Florida history. The company failed to pay the interest on all of its outstanding bonds and was eventually transformed into the Florida Central and Peninsular Railway in 1889.


Scope and Content

Consists of a letterbook created by the Florida Railway and Navigation Company from 1888-1891.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Florida Railway and Navigation Company Letterbook, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.



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