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A Guide to the James Edwards Travel Notebook

Finding aid created by Stephen Jackson

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

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Edwards, James
Title: James Edwards Travel Notebook
Dates: 1889
Abstract: James Edwards' notes about his experiences during his trip to Florida in 1889.
Extent: 0.03 Linear feet. 1 volume.
Identification: PKY 88.021
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

James Edwards went on a trip from Liverpool, England to Pensacola, Florida in 1889. There he stayed with Will Keyser. The Keyser family owned a sawmill in Milton, Florida, which Edwards visited while in Florida. His stay in Florida was brief-a little less than a month-as he decided to travel on to Nova Scotia.

Scope and Content

This book contains Edwards' notes about his experiences during his trip to Florida in 1889, focusing on Pensacola and Milton, Florida.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James Edwards Travel Notebook, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Florida -- Description and travel -- Anecdotes.
Milton (Fla.)
Pensacola (Fla.) -- History.

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