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Based on the writer's personal observations, describes and comments upon the various regions of Florida, the climate, people, agricultural products and resources.

Table of Contents

Ch. I. Questions and answers -- Ch. II. Natural divisions of Florida -- Ch. III. A trip through the state with Commissioner French -- Ch. IV. A trip through north Florida with Captain Fairbanks -- Ch. V. Jacksonville, Fernandina, and St. Augustine -- Ch. VI. The St. John's River -- Ch. VII. The Ocklawaha River, Silver Springs, and Ocala -- Ch. VIII. The Indian River region and the inland lakes -- Ch. IX. The gulf coast and Key West -- Ch. X. The Sanford grant and Orange County -- Ch. XI. Random sketches. An ocean voyage in winter; the Atlantic coast of Florida; the southwest coast --


"In this edition of this work the chapter on Routes (Chapter XXIII) has been entirely rewritten ; and an Appendix has been added containing much important information brought down to the present date. October, 1884."--P. [6]. Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2002. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically digitized by the University of Central Florida from a book held in the Main Library at the University of Central Florida, Orlando.


Florida; Economics and Society: Post-Civil War Florida, 1865-1913 -- Business, Agriculture, and Tourism, 1878-1897; Description and travel; Agriculture; Natural history


New York, N.Y.


D. Appleton and Company


325 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations, 1 fold. map ; 20 cm.



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Florida for tourists, invalids, and settlers: containing practical information regarding climate, soil, and productions; cities, towns, and people; the culture of the orange and other tropical fruits; farming and gardening; scenery and resorts; sport; routes of travel, etc., etc.



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