Text Materials of Central Florida

Description

Arthur William Catesby Smyth wrote these letters to his fiance, and first cousin, Beatrice Alice Smyth while she was living in England, and he was living in Orlando. Smyth was a partner in Smyth and Co. Orange Packers and Shippers. Most of the letters are to Beatrice, with a few being to other family members. The letters focus on the relationship of Arthur and Beatrice, but also include information on the citrus industry, property prices and social events. � Arthur William Catesby Smyth married Beatrice Alice Smyth in July 1893 while in England. The two moved to Orlando and lived in the house Arthur had built for them. Their fortunes followed that of the citrus industry. They had four children together before Arthur died in 1905 while they were visiting England.

Subjects

Smyth, Arthur William Catesby -- Letters; Citrus fruit industry -- Florida -- Orlando; History -- Florida -- Orlando

Subject-Personal Names

Arthur William Catesby Smyth

Date Issued

1892-1893

Format

Manuscripts; Letters

Repository

Orange County Regional History Center

Type

Manuscripts; Correspondence

Language

English

Coverage-Spatial

Orlando (Fla.)

Coverage-Temporal

19th century

Rights Statement

All rights to images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. To purchase copies of images and/or for copyright information contact the respective holding institution.

Digital Publisher

Electronically reproduced by the Digital Services unit of the University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, 2005.

Digital Reproduction Specifications

This image was derived from an uncompressed TIFF image scanned at a minimum of 400 dpi.

Material Type

Correspondence

Notes

Correspondence from Arthur William Catesby Smyth to Beatrice Alice Smyth.

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