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In the Wilds of Florida: A Tale of Warfare and Hunting By William Henry Giles Kingston
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Henry Giles Kingston (28 February 1814 – 5 August... More > 1880), often credited as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English writer of boys' adventure novels.William Henry Giles Kingston was born in Harley Street, London on 28 February 1814. He was the eldest son of Lucy Henry Kingston (d.1852) and his wife Frances Sophia Rooke (b.1789), daughter of Sir Giles Rooke, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas. Kingston's paternal grandfather John Kingston (1736-1820) was a Member of Parliament who staunchly supported the Abolition of the Slave Trade, despite having a plantation in Demerara. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Giles_Kingston< Less
In Reverence: A Plan for the Preservation of Tolomato Cemetery, St. Augustine, Florida By Matthew Kear
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Tolomato Cemetery is the oldest remaining cemetery in St. Augustine, Florida. It was founded in an era when the grim and grey church graveyard was the cultural norm in the North American colonies. In... More > an act of compassion for a group of unfortunate Catholic refugees in British East Florida, the cemetery was established on the site of an abandoned Franciscan mission, where it remained active through the end of the 19th century. After a century of neglect, it now faces complex material conservation issues and a lack of public involvement in its care and interpretation. It sits silently locked within its gates, unable to share its own stories of St. Augustine's rich history. This book explores how the site evolved over the centuries into its present state and what can be done to ensure its survival and return to a place of prominence among the cultural resources of one of America’s oldest cities. "In Reverence" was written as a graduate thesis at Cornell University in 2009 and has been revised for publication.< Less
In Reverence: A Plan for the Preservation of Tolomato Cemetery, St. Augustine, Florida By Matthew Kear
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Tolomato Cemetery is the oldest remaining cemetery in St. Augustine, Florida. It was founded in an era when the grim and grey church graveyard was the cultural norm in the North American colonies. In... More > an act of compassion for a group of unfortunate Catholic refugees in British East Florida, the cemetery was established on the site of an abandoned Franciscan mission, where it remained active through the end of the 19th century. After a century of neglect, it now faces complex material conservation issues and a lack of public involvement in its care and interpretation. It sits silently locked within its gates, unable to share its own stories of St. Augustine's rich history. This book explores how the site evolved over the centuries into its present state and what can be done to ensure its survival and return to a place of prominence among the cultural resources of one of America’s oldest cities. "In Reverence" was written as a graduate thesis at Cornell University in 2009 and has been revised for publication.< Less
A Narrative of the expedition of Hernando de Soto into Florida published at Evora in 1557 By Knight of Elvas
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Richard Hakluyt (/ˈhæklʊt/,... More > /ˈhæklət/, or /ˈhækəlwɪt/; 1553 – 23 November 1616) was an English writer. He is known for promoting the British colonisation of North America by the English through his works, notably Divers Voyages Touching the Discoverie of America (1582) and The Principal Navigations, Voiages, Traffiques and Discoueries of the English Nation (1589–1600).Hakluyt was educated at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford. Between 1583 and 1588 he was chaplain and secretary to Sir Edward Stafford, English ambassador at the French court. An ordained priest, Hakluyt held important positions at Bristol Cathedral and Westminster Abbey and was personal chaplain to Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, principal Secretary of State to Elizabeth I and James I. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Hakluyt< Less
The Short History of Tides By RhondaK
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Fourteen year old Michelle's most intimate secret is about to be revealed. Instead of waiting for that moment, she decides to take the hero's journey up A1A trying to find the words for her falling... More > apart world. Working her way north on Florida's A1A, she meets saviors, criminals, kidnappers, treasure hunters, hippies, fishermen, ghosts and ultimately a solution to a question of love and her place in history. From sand dune to fort to tourists to tides, Michelle walks her walk and rewrites her place in Florida's history. This short fiction is a bit of young girl Hiassen, Sebold's Lovely Bones, Hoffman's Blue Diary with a touch of a Harry Crews whiskey shot in the back corner of a bar now resting under the soul erasing wall of Cinnamon Beach.< Less
Confederate Military History - Texas By O. M. Roberts
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This set was written by distinguished men of the South, producing a work which truly portrays the times and issues of the Confederacy. It was edited by Gen. Clement A. Evans of Georgia. There are... More > individual volumes for each state: Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia,Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas & Florida.< Less
Confederate Military History - Georgia By Joseph T. Derry
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This set was written by distinguished men of the South, producing a work which truly portrays the Times and Issues of the Confederacy. There are individual volumes for each state: Maryland, West... More > Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia,Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas,Texas & Florida. Each state being treated in a separate history allows space for details concerning its peculiar story, its own devotion, its own heroes, and its battlefields. These volumes contain information on each unit; where, when, and by whom the unit was formed. There are also some Rosters.< Less
Confederate Military History - Georgia By Joseph T. Derry
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This set was written by distinguished men of the South, producing a work which truly portrays the Times and Issues of the Confederacy. There are individual volumes for each state: Maryland, West... More > Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia,Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas,Texas & Florida. Each state being treated in a separate history allows space for details concerning its peculiar story, its own devotion, its own heroes, and its battlefields. These volumes contain information on each unit; where, when, and by whom the unit was formed. There are also some Rosters.< Less
Confederate Military History - Alabama By Gen. Joseph Wheeler
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This set was written by distinguished men of the South, producing a work which truly portrays the Times and Issues of the Confederacy. There are also individual volumes for each state: Maryland,... More > West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia,Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas,Texas & Florida. Each state being treated in a separate history allows space for details concerning its peculiar story, its own devotion, its own heroes, and its battlefields. These volumes contain information on each unit; where, when, and by whom the unit was formed. There are also some Rosters.< Less
Confederate Military History - Alabama By Gen. Joseph Wheeler
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This set was written by distinguished men of the South, producing a work which truly portrays the Times and Issues of the Confederacy. There are also individual volumes for each state: Maryland,... More > West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia,Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas,Texas & Florida. Each state being treated in a separate history allows space for details concerning its peculiar story, its own devotion, its own heroes, and its battlefields. These volumes contain information on each unit; where, when, and by whom the unit was formed. There are also some Rosters.< Less