Documents of the British possessions of East and West Florida, 1762-1801.


Documents of the British possessions of East and West Florida, 1762-1801.

Documents of the British possessions of East and West Florida, 1762-1801.

Papers, correspondence. General Sir Frederick Haldimand, George Johnstone (Governor of West Florida), Patrick Tonyn (Governor of East Florida), Lt. Col. James Bruce, Peter Chester (Governor of West Florida), Lt. Col. M.G. Glasier, Pensacola, Florida, Lt. Gov. Monforte Brown, fortifications at Pensacola, Florida and Savannah, Georgia, troop movements from Pensacola and Mobile to the Mississippi River, St. Augustine, Florida, James Moore, rangers, Lord George Germain (Secretary of State for the Colonies), Charlestown, South Carolina, military and naval intelligence, Lords of the Treasury, construction in Pensacola, French and rebel attacks, Johnstown, New York, and London. There are 42 items on West Florida and 11 items on East Florida.

Letters: 13.

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Johnstone, George, 1730-1787 (person)

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Chester, Peter, approximately 1717-1799 (person)

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Campbell, John, Major, 1753-1784. (person)

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Walsh, Ralph (person)

Tonyn, Patrick, 1725-1804 (person)

Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000266.0x000032 Epithet: Major-General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000266.0x000033 ...

Bruce, James C. (James Coles), 1806-1865 (person)

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Germain, George, Lord (person)

Brown, Montforte, Lt. Governor. (person)

Glasier, M. G., Lt. Col. (person)

Great Britain. Colonial Office (corporateBody)

Following charges of mail fraud in 1922, Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) leader Marcus Garvey planned a world tour scheduled to begin in February 1923 to counter the negative publicity. Garvey's intentions provoked anxiety among British colonial officials which then put him and other UNIA members in British West African colonies under surveillance. From the description of Universal Negro Improvement Association miscellaneous collection, 1922-1923. (New York Public Libr...