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A Guide to the Joseph Byrne Lockey Documents Related to the History of Florida

Finding aid created by Stephen Jackson and Roger Smith

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


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lockey, Joseph Byrne, 1877-1946
Title: Joseph Byrne Lockey Documents Related to the History of Florida
Dates: 1569-1832
Abstract: These documents pertain to British and Spanish colonial activities in East Florida and West Florida. They were selected from the Public Records Office in Kew, England, by Dr. Lockey.
Extent: 17 Linear feet. 40 boxes.
Identification: MS 174
Language(s): English
Online Content Items from this collection have been digitized and are available online in the UF Digital Collections. For more information please see the note below.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph Byrne Lockey was born on October 2, 1877 in Campbellton, Florida. He attended the State Normal School at Defuniak Springs and subsequently taught school for three years. He graduated with a B.S. from the University of Nashville in 1900. He served as principal of DeLand High School from 1902 to 1904 and Pensacola High School from 1904 to 1908. He received a Master's degree in educational administration from Columbia University in 1909. He served as Inspector of Public Instruction in Peru from 1909 until 1914. During this time, he organized the public school system and published several Spanish-language textbooks for use in schools. He returned to Columbia University in 1914 to pursue a Ph.D. in political science. He served as an officer during World War I and was sent to France in 1918. Following the war, he returned to Columbia and earned his Ph.D.

Lockey published several books and articles on Pan-Americanism, U.S. Secretaries of State, public education, and the history of Florida. His research into Florida's history focused on the Spanish and British periods. He planned a series entitled "Selected Documents for the History of Florida," the first volume of which was published in 1947 as East Florida, 1783-1785. He died in September 1946.

Sources: Florida Historical Quarterly, Volume 26, p. 99; The Peabody Reflector, Volume 4, August 1, 1922; and Who's Who in America, Volume 24, p. 1424.


Scope and Content

Transcripts, translations, and photocopies of documents from the British Public Record Office; the Archivo General de Indias in Seville, Spain; the Archivo Historica Nacional in Madrid, Spain; other European and Mexican archives; and the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress, and other repositories concerning the history of Florida from 1569 to 1832. The collection is divided into two series. Series 1, Records relating to Spanish East and West Florida and Series 2, Records relating to British East and West Florida. The records in Series 1 are arranged chronologically and documents from various archival repositories are intermingled. Some of these documents were published in East Florida, 1783-1785: A File of Documents Assembled, and Many of Them Translated, by Joseph Byrne Lockey (1949). The records in Series 2 are arranged according to their provenance at the Public Records Office, London. They are partially indexed in Guide to the British Collection in the P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History, compiled by Claude C. Sturgill (FO16.S935g).


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Related or Separated Material

See also "Journal of the visit to Central America : August 9-September 16, 1929" in the Rare Books Collection (917.8 L815jMs).


Administrative Information

Alternate Form of Material

Digital reproductions of items in the Lockey collection are available online via the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). Please read the Permissions for Use statement for information on copyright, fair use, and use of UFDC digital objects.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lockey Collection, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Dr. Lockey.


Contents List

Records relating to Spanish East and West Florida from a variety of archives. Organized in chronological order.


Box
1 1569
1 1599, January-June
1 1600, January-June
1 1601, January-June
1 1602
1 1607
1 1612, July-December
1 1633, July-December
1 1637, January-June
1 1647, January-June
1 1647, July-December
1 1648
1 1655
1 1657, January-June
1 1657, July-December
1 1658, January-June
1 1660
1 1662
1 1663
1 1664, January-June
1 1668
1 1673
1 1674
1 1676
1 1677
1 1680, January-June
1 1680, July-December
1 1681
1 1682, January-June
1 1682, July-December
1 1683, January-June
1 1684
1 1685
1 1686, January-June
1 1686, July-December
1 1687
1 1688
1 1690
1 1691
1 1692
1 1697, January-June
1 1701, January-June
1 1702
1 1704
1 1707
1 1763
1 1780
2 1782
2 1783, January
2 1783, February
2 1783, March
2 1783, April
2 1783, May-June
2 1783, July
2 1783, August-September
2 1783, October-December
3 1784, January-April
3 1784, May
3 1784, June
3 1784, July
3 1784, August
3 1784, September
3 1784, October
3 1784, November
3 1784, December
3 1785, January
3 1785, February
3 1785, March
4 1785, April
4 1785, May
4 1785, June
4 1785, July
4 1785, July 23-29
4 1785, August
4 1785, September-October
4 1785, November-December
4 1786, January
4 1786, February
4 1786, March
5 1786, April
5 1786, May
5 1786, June-July
5 1786, August-September
5 1786, October
5 1786, November
5 1786, December
5 1787, January-February
5 1787, March
5 1787, April-June
5 1787, July-August
5 1787, September-October
6 1787, November-December
6 1788, January
6 1788, February
6 1788, March
6 1788, April
6 1788, May
6 1788, June
6 1788, July
6 1788, August 1-15
6 1788, August 15-30
6 1788, September
6 1788, October
6 1788, November-December
7 1789, January
7 1789, February
7 1789, March
7 1789, April
7 1789, May-July
7 1789, August-December
7 1790, January-March
7 1790, May 12 (East Florida Subsidies)
7 1790, May-December
7 1791, January-July
7 1791, August-December
7 1792, January-April
7 1792, May-July
7 1792, August-December
8 1793, January-February
8 1793, March-May
8 1793, June-August
8 1793, September-December
8 1794, January-March
8 1794, April-June
8 1794, July-December
8 1795, February
8 1795, May-September
8 1795, October-December
8 1796
8 1797
9 1798
9 1799, August-October
9 1799, November-December
9 1800, January-April
9 1800, April-June
9 1800, July-December
9 1801, January-April
9 1801, May-December
9 1802, January-March
9 1802, April-June
9 1802, July-August
9 1802, September-December
10 1803, January-July
10 1803, August-December
10 1804
10 1805
10 1806
10 1807
10 1808
10 1809
10 1810, January-June
10 1810, July-November
10 1810, December
10 1811, January-May
10 1811, June-December
11 1812 (East Florida Constitution)
11 1812, January-March
11 1812, April-June
11 1812, July
11 1812, August
11 1812, September-November
11 1812, December
11 1813, January-February
11 1813, March-April
11 1813, May-June
11 1813, July-August
11 1813, September-November
11 1813, December
12 1814, January-June
12 1814, July-December
12 1815 (Legato 5558)
12 1815, January-October
12 1815, November-December
12 1816 (Legato 5559)
12 1816, January-February
12 1816, March-June
12 1816, July-August
12 1816, September
13 1816, October-November
13 1816, December
13 1817, January-April
13 1817, May
13 1817, June
13 1817, July 11
13 1817, July 12-31
13 1817, August
13 1817, September
13 1817, September-December (Archivo Historico Nacional - Madrid)
13 1817, November
14 1817, December
14 1817, December (Legato 5561)
14 1818, January
14 1818, February
14 1818, February
14 1818, March
14 1818, April
14 1818, May
14 1818, June
15 1818, June (Legato 5562)
15 1818, July
15 1818, August 1-5
15 1818, August-September
15 1818, September
15 1818, October
15 1818, November-December
15 1819, January-March
15 1819, April-May
15 1819, June-December
15 1821
15 1822-1825
15 1827-1832


Records relating to British East and West Florida from the Public Record Office (now the National Archives), London.


War Office (W.O.)

The "W.O. 12" series includes the Commissary General of Musters Office and Successors: General Muster Books and Pay Lists, 1732-1878. The "W.O. 17" series comprises returns to the Adjutant General showing the distribution of each regiment at home and abroad, and its effective strength in all ranks, with the names of all commissioned officers present and absent. They give general particulars as to the health of the regiment, the dates of death of officers dying within the month and the numbers of men discharged for any cause.


Box
16 W.O. 1/2. 1774. American Revolution. Correspondence of Lord William Barrington. (includes correspondence from Gov. Tonyn and Robt. Catherwood)
16 W.O. 1/6 (2 folders). 1764-1765. Routine military correspondence of Thomas Gage.
16 W.O. 1/7 (2 folders). 1765-1766. Correspondence concerning a court martial and other disputes with Governor Johnstone.
16 W.O. 1/8. 1766-1768. Routine military financial correspondence. Notable correspondents include: Brig. Gen. Taylor, Thomas Gage, Viscount Barrington
16 W.O. 1/9. 1769-1773. Routine military correspondence. Notable correspondents include: Viscount Barrington, Thomas Gage.
16 W.O. 1/10. 1776-1777. American Revolution. Routine military correspondence of Viscount Barrington.
16 W.O. 1/11. 1774, 1777-1778. American Revolution. Military correspondence concerning hospitals and supplies. Notable correspondents include: Gov. Tonyn, Viscount Barrington
16 W.O. 1/12. 1782. American Revolution. Correspondence between Thomas Townshend and Alexander Ross concerning an appointment.
16 W.O. 1/141. 1814. War of 1812. Plan to enlist Indians and slaves in the British army and plans for operations in America. Notable correspondents include: Alexander Inglis Cochrane and Lord Bathurst. Geographical location, West Florida, Pensacola, Apalachicola River.
16 W.O. 1/143 (4 folders). 1814-1816. War of 1812. Military correspondence with an emphasis on relations between Great Britain, the U.S., and Indian tribes in Florida. Notable correspondents include: A.I. Cochrane, George Woodbine, Edward Nicolls. Geographical location, West Florida, Pensacola, Apalachicola River.
16 W.O. 1/144 (Folder 1). 1815. War of 1812. Military correspondence concerning the enlistment of slaves into the British army and Spanish claims against British treatment of slaves. Notable correspondents include: George Cockburne, A.I. Cochrane, Henry Goldburn, Edward Nicolls, Lord Bathurst. Geographical location, West Florida, Pensacola, Apalachicola River.
17 W.O. 1/144 (Folders 2-5). 1815-1817. War of 1812. Military correspondence concerning the enlistment of slaves into the British army and Spanish claims against British treatment of slaves. Notable correspondents include: George Cockburne, A.I. Cochrane, Henry Goldburn, Edward Nicolls, Lord Bathurst. Geographical location, West Florida, Pensacola, Apalachicola River.
17 W.O. 1/872. 1764-1765. Routine military correspondence. Notable correspondents: George Johnstone, Robert McKinen
17 W.O. 4/72. 1763. Correspondence concerning troop placements in North America.
17 W.O. 10/95. 1764. Pay lists of artillery units in North America.
17 W.O. 10/98. 1764. Pay lists of artillery units.
17 W.O. 10/102. 1765. Pay lists and muster rolls of artillery units.
17 W.O. 10/105. 1766. Pay lists and muster rolls of artillery units.
17 W.O. 10/113. 1768. Pay lists and muster rolls of artillery units.
17 W.O. 10/114. 1768. Pay lists of artillery units.
17 W.O. 10/118. 1769. Pay lists and muster rolls of artillery units.
17 W.O. 10/119. 1769. Pay lists and muster rolls of artillery units.
17 W.O. 10/126. 1770. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/128. 1771. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/130. 1771. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/131. 1771. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/133. 1772. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/134. 1772. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/135. 1772. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/136. 1773. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/138. 1773. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/140. 1774. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/142. 1774. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/144. 1775. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/145. 1775. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/147. 1776. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/149. 1776. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/150. 1777. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/153. 1777. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/154. 1778. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/156. 1778. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/158. 1777-1778. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/160. 1778. Pay lists of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/161. 1779. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/162. 1779. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/170. 1781. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 10/172. 1781. Pay lists and muster books of artillery units.
18 W.O. 12/2653. 1766-1769. Muster rolls of British forces in North America.
18 W.O. 17/1154. 1770-1775. Monthly returns of British forces in North America
18 W.O. 17/1155. 1775-1781. Monthly returns of British forces in North America.
18 W.O. 34/110. 1778. Routine military correspondence and financial information.
18 W.O. 34/124. 1780. Routine military correspondence.
18 W.O. 34/136. 1781. American Revolution. Correspondence concerning the fall of West Florida. Notable correspondent: John Campbell.
WO Oversize 1 WO 12/2653. 1760-1777. 9th Foot 1st Battalion
WO Oversize 1 WO 12/3778. Not in catalogue records
WO Oversize 1 WO 12/1153. 1820-1823. 14th Dragoons
WO Oversize 1 WO 12/1490. 1798-1800. 24th Dragoons.
WO Oversize 1 WO 12/1491. 1801-1802. 24th Dragoons
WO Oversize 1 WO 12/1492. 1802-1804. 24th Dragoons (Late 27th)
WO Oversize 1 WO 12/1493. 1804-1807. 24th Dragoons
WO Oversize 1 WO 12/1494. 1808-1810. 24th Dragoons
WO Oversize 2 WO 17/1454. 1837. Bombay.
WO Oversize 2 WO 17/1494. 1775-1776. Canada.
WO Oversize 2 WO 17/1495. 1777. Canada.
WO Oversize 2 WO 17/1498. 1782-1786. Canada.

Admiralty (ADM.)

Records of the Admiralty, Naval Forces, Royal Marines, Coastguard, and related bodies.


Box
19 ADM. 1/237. 1763. Routine naval matters. Correspondence concerning the evacuation of Havana. Notable Correspondents: Rear Adm. Keppel, Captain Arbuthnot.
19 ADM. 1/238 (2 Folders). 1764-1768. Information about French Indian Congress upon British takeover. Routine surveying information. Notable Correspondents: Gov. Johnstone, Montforde Brown.
19 ADM. 1/239. 1772-1774. Routine naval correspondence. Information on Spanish and French activities.
19 ADM. 1/240 (2 Folders). 1774, 1776-1778. Request to have a patrol around East Florida to keep Spanish from supplying the Creeks- other information concerning Spanish activities. Notable Correspondents: Gov. Tonyn.
19 ADM. 1/241 (2 Folders). 1778. Information on a rebel attack at Manchac. Information concerning rebel activity. Spanish view of the capture of Pensacola.
19 ADM. 1/242. 1779-1780. Reports on West Florida losses- Mobile.
19 ADM. 1/269. 1818. Reports on South American revolutions. Notable Correspondent: Woodbine.
19 ADM. 1/270. 1819. Routine naval correspondence. Info on Latin American affairs.
20 ADM. 1/482. 1764-1765. Routine naval correspondence.
20 ADM. 1/483. 1768, 1770. Routine naval correspondence.
20 ADM. 1/484. 1771-1772. Routine naval correspondence.
20 ADM. 1/485. 1776-1777. Correspondence concerning British defense of colonies. Orders to seize delegates to the Continental Congress. Gov. Tonyn requests aid for the protection of St. Augustine.
20 ADM. 1/486. 1776-1779. Info concerning possible Spanish attack on Pensacola. Article from The Royal Gazette about the defence of Florida from a combined French and Rebel force.
20 ADM. 1/487. 1776-1777. Report of action in New York from a naval perspective. Gov. Tonyn requesting aid. Correspondence concerning runaway slaves. Notable Correspondent: Admiral Howe.
20 ADM. 1/488. 1778. Correspondence about a possible Rebel attack on East Florida. Routine correspondence concerning the defense of the colonies.
20 ADM. 1/489. 1779. Routine wartime correspondence. Proclamation of British intentions in Southern theater.
20 ADM. 1/490. 1783. Routine naval correspondence at the end of the war.
20 ADM. 1/3819. 1764. Correspondence concerning the establishment of British control over West Florida.
20 ADM. 1/3820. 1781. Written capitulation of West Florida.
20 ADM. 1/3858. 1770. Routine naval correspondence.
20 ADM. 1/3979 (2 Folders). 1807. Folder in Spanish.
20 ADM. II. Vol. 1057. 1766-1770. Routine naval correspondence.
20 ADM. V Vol. 39. Information concerning George III.
ADM Oversize ADM. 36/4951. Muster books of ships of the Royal Navy, recording the presence of every person on board a ship. 1765 Jan - 1766 Apr. Ship: ALARM
ADM Oversize ADM. 51/168. Captains' logs: details of ships are given at item level
ADM Oversize ADM. 51/3757. Captains' logs: details of ships are given at item level
ADM Oversize ADM. 51/4175. 1695 Sept 19 - 1696 Dec 8. Log of HMS DUNKIRK
ADM Oversize ADM. 51/4395. Captains' logs: details of ships are given at item level. 1693 Apr11 - 1695 Sept 20

Foreign Office (F.O.)

Box
20 F.O. 5/115. 1816. Correspondence surrounding arms shipments going to South America. Relations with Spain.
20 F.O. 5/118. 1816. Correspondence concerning maltreatment of Indians after the War of 1812 in violation of the Treaty of Ghent.
20 F.O. 5/120. 1817. Correspondence concerning boundary disputes with Spain, particularly the issue of Florida.
20 F.O. 5/122. 1817. Correspondence about a meeting with a General McGregor who asks for aid for Latin America.
20 F.O. 5/125. 1817. News clippings about General McGregor's taking of Amelia Island. General Correspondence about foreign policy matters in the Americas.
20 F.O. 1/127. 1816. Correspondence about the treatment of Creeks by Americans. Notable correspondent: Edward Nicolls.
20 F.O. 1/128. 1817. Routine correspondence concerning American actions and attitudes.
20 F.O. 5/135. 1818. Correspondence about Americans, particularly General Jackson's invasion of Florida.
21 F.O. 5/139. 1815, 1818. Edward Nicolls and an Indian merchant's concerns about American treatment of Indians. Copy of Article 9 of the Treaty of Ghent. Correspondence concerning American intentions on East Florida.
21 F.O. 5/140 (2 Folders). 1818. Execution of British Indian merchant by General Jackson. Nicolls' correspondence regarding Indians. Earl Bathurst requesting Indians to make peace with Americans.
21 F.O. 5/144. 1819. British report on the Spanish cession of Florida to America.
21 F.O. 5/146 (2 Folders). 1813-1819. Correspondence regarding Jackson's relations with the Indians. Letters of the executed British Indian merchant. Act of Congress regarding Indians.
21 F.O. 5/147. 1819. Routine correspondence about Indian relations.
21 F.O. 27/8. 1783. Diplomatic correspondence concerning the wording of the Treaty of Paris, specifically the clauses relating to the Floridas.
21 F.O. 27/9. 1783. Correspondence regarding the Treaty of Paris.
21 F.O. 72/196. 1817. Correspondence concerning Spanish relations with Latin America and with the U.S.
21 F.O. 72/198. 1817. Correspondence dealing with Spain's relations with the U.S.
21 F.O. 72/199. 1817. Correspondence about the British mediation of a dispute between Spain and the U.S.
22 F.O. 72/200. 1817. Correspondence about the British mediation of a dispute between Spain and the U.S.
22 F.O. 72/202. 1817. Correspondence about Woodbine and Nicoll's activities.
22 F.O. 72/203. 1817. Spanish request for British mediation (33 pages). Routine correspondence.
22 F.O. 72-207. 1817. Correspondence about the seizure of Amelia Island.
22 F.O. 72/209. 1818. Correspondence about British mediation of Spanish/U.S. dispute.
22 F.O. 72/215. in Spanish
22 F.O. 72/216. 1818. General diplomatic correspondence about matters relating to the Americas. Notable Correspondents: Spanish Minister Onis, J.Q. Adams.
22 F.O. 72/216. 1818. Correspondence concerning relations with Spain.
22 F.O. 72/217. 1818. Diplomatic correspondence between Spain and Great Britain.
22 F.O. 72/219. (2 Folders- 2nd Folder in Box 23) 1814-1815. Correspondence about Nicoll's activities. Correspondence about British relations with the U.S.
23 F.O. 72/220. 1818. Routine diplomatic correspondence.
23 F.O. 72/221. 1818. Routine diplomatic correspondence related to Latin American situation.
23 F.O. 72/222. 1819. Correspondence concerning relations with Spain.

Home Office/State Papers

Box
23 H.O. 49/2. 1764. Correspondence regarding a request for more clergymen in Florida.
23 Chatham Papers. 1766. Routine correspondence.
23 Rodney Papers. 1772. Correspondence of George Rodney, Admiral on Jamaica station.
23 State Papers 37/4. 1765. Correspondence of Lord Halifax concerning troop dispositions.
23 State Papers 41/25. 1764-1765. Correspondence concerning military matters in West Florida.
23 State Papers 41/38. 1764. Florida request for more artillery.
23 State Papers 42/65. 1765. Correspondence about seizure of Spanish vessels.
23 State Papers Domestic. 1763-1765. Correspondence about military takeover of East Florida.
23 State Papers 44/139. 1763. Request for defraying costs of settling in Floridas.
23 State Papers 44/193. 1763. Request for more artillery, list of ordnance.
23 State Papers 44/231. 1763-1764. Routine correspondence about naval matters.
23 State Papers 44/232. 1767. Routine correspondence about West Florida.
23 State Papers 44/328. 1719. Letter from Dalyrimple to Craggs concerning the strategic value of Florida.

Treasury

Original correspondence of the Board of Treasury and of letters to the Treasury together with reports and draft minutes. The Board sat to decide on royal finances and the organization of the Treasury and other governmental bodies, matters affecting the colonies, including Australia, New Zealand and America, as well as domestic issues. Minutes of the Treasury Board are present in T 1 although the main and expanded minutes are in series T29 and T99. There are a number of unregistered papers amongst the collection.


Box
23 Treasury 1/409. 1769. Account information.
23 Treasury I Vol. 425. 1763. Estimates of government expenditures in Florida.
23 Treasury I Vol. 437. 1765. Johnstone requests free trade with Spanish.
23 Treasury I Vol. 456. 1764-1767. Johnstone's account information.
23 Treasury I Vol. 458. 1765-1767. Report by Johnstone.
23 Treasury 1/463. 1768. Various account summaries.
23 Treasury 1/465. 1768. Treasury contract agreements.
23 Treasury 1/467. 1768. Naval account summaries.
23 Treasury 1/471. 1769. Estimate of government expenditures in West Florida.
23 Treasury 1/473. 1769. Account information for the year 1769.
23 Treasury 1/474. 1769. East Florida accounts for 1769.
23 Treasury 1/475. 1770-1771. Account information for Florida engineers.
23 Treasury 1/476. 1770-1771. Estimate of expenses.
23 Treasury 1/478. 1770. Memorial of an Indian interpreter requesting payment.
23 Treasury 1/479. 1770. Military accounts in West Florida.
23 Treasury 1/482 (2 Folders). 1771. Request for a British customhouse on the Mississippi. Various account information.
23 Treasury 1/485. 1771. Receipts for provisions given to troops.
23 Treasury 1/489. 1772. Memorial of Montford Browne.
23 Treasury 1/491. 1772-1773. Estimate of West Florida expenditures.
23 Treasury 1/493. 1771-1772. Various memorials.
23 Treasury 1/494. 1772. Account summaries.
23 Treasury 1/504. 1773. West Florida accounts from 1772-1773.
23 Treasury 1/505. 1774. Account of William Gerard de Brahm.
23 Treasury 1/510. 1774. Account for the victualling of troops in West Florida.
23 Treasury 1/518. 1773. Account summaries.
23 Treasury 1/520. 1776. Account summaries of East Florida.
23 Treasury 1/522. 1776-1777. Account summaries and memorial of Captain Thomas Hutchins.
24 Treasury 1/530. 1777. Military accounts.
24 Treasury 1/534. 1770-1777. Scottish exports.
24 Treasury 1/540. 1778. Account summaries and pay lists for West Florida.
24 Treasury 50/30. 1791. Accounts paid.
24 Treasury 64/276. 1769. Accounts of exported goods to the Floridas.
T. Oversize Treasury 1/484. Treasury papers (no date given)

Audit Office (A.O.)

Box
24 A.O. 3/118. 1765, 1773-1775. North American barrack expenditures.
24 A.O. 3/119 (3 Folders). 1762-1767, 1772-1776. Johnstone's expense accounts. Various account summaries.
24 A.O. 3/123. 1771-1774. Engineering department's accounts.
24 A.O. 12/52. 1788. Proceedings of Commission of American claims.
24 A.O. 16/42 (2 Folders). 1779. Salaries to government officials.
AO Oversize A.O. 1/193/668. 1764-1767. Money allowed for the provisions of troops in West Florida (specifically Pensacola and Mobile).
AO Oversize A.O. 1/194/609-612. 1767-1778. The accounts for the contracts for the victualizing and supplying of British troops in West Florida.
AO Oversize A.O. 1/325/1290. 1779-1781. Expenses of Major General John Campbell (West Florida; two sections)
AO Oversize A.O. 1/1261/152-153. 1764-1767. The accounts of Governor George Johnstone.
AO Oversize A.O. 1/1261/154. 1769-1770. The account of Lt. General James Grant.
AO Oversize A.O. 1/1261/155. 1770-1771. The account of Gov. Peter Chester.
AO Oversize A.O. 1/2192/207. 1774. General account of th American Stamp Duties.
AO Oversize A.O. 1/1590. 1782-1786. King's Warrant-establishment of salaries and expenses for East Florida
AO Oversize A.O. 3/119. 1770-1781. Expenses for Indians of West Florida (Gov. Peter Chester)
AO Oversize A.O. 12/3. 1786. Claims of James Moultrie, as drawn up by David Yeates.

Colonial Office (C.O.)

Box
24 C.O. 5/574 (2 Folders). 1763-1765. Routine correspondence concerning West Florida. General description of Florida including geographical and political considerations.
24 C.O. 5/575 (4 Folders- Last two in next box). 1766. Routine correspondence regarding appointments and disputes involving Gov. Johnstone. Correspondence between Spanish minister Ullua and Johnstone. Report of an assembly of Indian traders to discuss new regulations on the trade. Montford Browne's report on Indian Affairs.
25 C.O. 5/575 (continued from previous box).
25 C.O. 5/560 (1 Folder). 1782-1783. Correspondence concerning the end of the war and East Florida's cession to Spain. Preparations for the evacuation of St. Augustine and concerns of Gov. Tonyn and the inhabitants for their safety once the military is removed. Also, one set of correspondence dated 7/21/1782, demonstrating concerns for safety after the surrender of West Florida in 1781.
25 C.O. 5/561 (4 Folders). 1784-1786. Correspondence concerning the slow pace of the evacuation of St. Augustine, safety of the inhabitants, and complaints against the Spanish government. Correspondence from Gov. Tonyn to Lord Sydney from 10/21/84-1/11/86.
26 C.O. 5/576 1767. Routine correspondence involving petitions for lands.
26 C.O. 5/577 (4 Folders). 1768-1770. Routine correspondence. Correspondence between French and British about maintaining good relations. Report on Choctaws. Report on Spanish/Indian activities, possible meeting with Creeks.
26 C.O. 5/578 (5 Folders- Last 4 in box 27). 1770-1771. Routine correspondence. Depositions concerning Indian grievances. Register of christenings/burials in Pensacola. More disputes with Johnstone. Reports on Indian activities. Acts for the regulation of the Indian trade.
27 C.O. 5/578 (continued from previous box).
27 C.O. 5/579 (3 Folders). 1769-1772. Routine administrative correspondence. Correspondence concerning state of affairs with the Indians. Letters concerning relations with the French.
27 C.O. 5/580 (4 Folders). 1775-1781. Thomas Gage requesting reconnaissance of Spanish territories. Routine correspondence: account statements, land petitions, memorials. Complaints against Governor Peter Chester. Extracts of minutes of council.
27 C.O. 5/581. 1782. More complaints against Governor Chester. Memorials of Peter Chester and Elias Durnford after the fall of West Florida.
27 C.O. 5/582 (6 Folders- last 3 in box 28). 1763-1765. Routine correspondence: memorials, troop dispositions. Article of treaty with Spain concerning of cession of Florida to Britain. Correspondence concerning relations with Indians. Report and proceedings of Indian Congress. British reactions to treaty signed at congress.
28 C.O. 5/582 (continued from previous box).
28 C.O. 5/583 (5 Folders). 1763-1766. Disputes and complaints against Gov. Johnstone- specifically from a Colonel Walsh and Montfort Browne. Complaints against the Creeks. Routine correspondence.
28 C.O. 5/584 (4 Folders). 1766-1767. Routine correspondence. Colonel Walsh's court martial. Reports on Creeks and Chactaws- possibility of a Creek War.
28 C.O. 5/585 (3 Folders- 3rd folder in Box 29). 1767-1768. Routine correspondence. Report on present relations with Indians. Report of a surveying expedition including events with Spanish and Indians. Information about French emigrants.
29 C.O. 5/585 (continued from previous box).
29 C.O. 5/586 (3 Folders). 1768-1770. Routine Correspondence. Information on Spanish activities, including speculation about the future of New Orleans. Possible improper use of Indian funds by Gov. Johnstone.
29 C.O. 5/587 (5 Folders). 1770. Reports about Spanish activities around New Orleans. Reports on Creeks and Chactaws. Account of an Indian raid. Routine correspondence: land grants, expense estimates, petitions, demands for ordnance. Register of burials and christenings in Pensacola.
29 C.O. 5/588 (6 Folders). 1770-1771. Correspondence concerning Spanish threatening West Florida and possible Indian discontent. Grievances and depositions against the Indians. Narrative of E. Mease from 1770-1771. Routine Correspondence: land grants, appointments, disputes with Chester, troop returns, etc? Report proposing increased settlement of the Mississippi to strengthen the British against the Spanish.
30 C.O. 5/589 (5 Folders). 1772-1773. British report on Indian congress, treaty made with Indians at the congress, and the proceedings of the congress. Routine correspondence. Report on the possibility of an Indian cession of land near Escambia river.
30 C.O. 5/590 (3 Folders). 1772-1773. Report about possible alliance of northern and southern Chickasaw tribes. Description of geographical and strategic significance of West Florida. Routine Correspondence: complaints, accounts, construction of a new governor's house, etc?
30 C.O. 5/591 (4 Folders). 1774. Complaints against the Chactaws. Routine Correspondence: land grants, memorials, more on construction of governor's house, information about two murders committed by British subjects, etc?
30 C.O. 5/592 (3 Folders- 2nd two folders in box 31). 1774-1776. Routine correspondence: land grants, petitions, memorials,. Report of rebel activity and military activities in St. Augustine. Spanish complaints about British settlers on the Mississippi. Reports of Cherokee attacks on rebels.
31 C.O. 5/592 (continued from previous box).
31 C.O. 5/593 (4 Folders). 1776-1777. Correspondence from Gov. Tonyn to have Creeks help protect East Florida. Correspondence about increasing Spanish aggression. Reports on war between Creeks and Chactaws. Rumors of rebel attacks, and information on increasing fortifications. Routine correspondence: land grants, petitions, accounts, depositions.
31 C.O. 5/594 (3 Folders). 1777-1778. Correspondence about Spanish seizures and Indian meetings with the Spanish. Rebel attack at Manchac. Capitulation for attacked parties. Correspondence between Captain Nunn and Spanish Minister Galvez. Routine Correspondence.
31 C.O. 5/595 (11 Folders). 1778-1780. Correspondence about relations with Spanish- letters between Chester and Spanish Minister. Trial proceedings involving British spies in Spanish territories. Correspondence about the deteriorating relationship with the Spanish. Spanish seizures in Manchac, Mobile, and Natchez. Complaints by Assemblymen about the continued dissolution of the Assembly. Routine Correspondence: petitions, land grants, accounts, complaints against Chester.
32 C.O. 5/596 (2 Folders). 1781-1783. Requests for additional defense and the possibility of Spanish attack. Surrender of West Florida, articles of capitulation. Routine correspondence.
32 C.O. 5/597 (3 Folders). 1778-1779. Correspondents about troop dispositions and defense matters. Surveys of a possible location for a new fort. Overall military situation. Routine correspondence- correspondence of Brigadier John Campbell.
32 C.O. 5/598. 1779. Correspondence concerning Spanish intentions, also on the possibility of an Indian alliance with Spain. Notice given of the official state of war with Spain and subsequent early military orders.
32 C.O. 5/601 (8 Folders). 1764-1768. Documents from the Mobile notary. Land grants and indentures.
32 C.O. 5/623 (5 Folders- last folder in Box 33). 1766-1771. Acts passed by the Florida legislature.
33 C.O. 5/623 (continued from previous box).
33 C.O. 5/625 (3 Folders). 1765-1767. Minutes of the Council. Routine correspondence. Minutes of the Assembly.
33 C.O. 5/626 (8 Folders). 1768-1778. Minutes of the Council and Assembly. Journal of the House.
34 C.O. 5/627. Folios 239-289. 1767-1770. Journal of the Assembly of West Florida
34 C.O. 5/628 (3 Folders). 1778. Minutes of the House of West Florida. Journal of the Upper House.
34 C.O. 5/629 (3 Folders). 1769-1772. Minutes of the Council of West Florida.
34 C.O. 5/630 (3 Folders). 1772-1774. Minutes of the Council of West Florida.
35 C.O. 5/631 (6 Folders). 1776-1778, 1778. Minutes of the Council of West Florida.
35 C.O. 5/632. 1769. Minutes of the Council of West Florida including several oaths of allegiance.
35 C.O. 5/633. 1766-1767. Minutes of the Council of West Florida.
35 C.O. 5/634. 1775-1777. Minutes of the Council of West Florida.
35 C.O. 5/635 (2 Folders). 1779-1780. Minutes of the Council of West Florida.
35 C.O. 5/650. 1772. Minutes of the Council of West Florida.
35 C.O. 5/1265. 1719. Account of an expedition against the Yamasees and Spaniards.
35 C.O. 23. 1718. Reports of Spanish activities around Jamaican waters.
35 C.O. 23/64 and 65. 1817. Correspondence concerning Woodbine's activities with the Creek Indians.
35 C.O. 23/67. 1818. Memorials and information concerning the execution of a British Indian trader.
35 C.O. 137/78. 1780. Account of forces around Havana.
35 C.O. 137/79. 1781. Military Correspondence.
35 C.O. 137/80. 1781. Military Correspondence.
36 C.O. 323/21. 1765. Petition for a land grant.
36 C.O. 323/22. 1766. Petition of George Dempster.
36 C.O. 324/40. 1763. Routine naval correspondence.
36 C.O. 324/42. 1768. Royal decrees concerning West Florida.
36 C.O. 324/51. 1764. Royal decrees concerning West Florida.
36 C.O. 324/52. 1764. Royal decrees concerning West Florida.
36 C.O. 324/54. 1767. Land grant returns for East Florida.
36 C.O. 324/60. 1767. Minutes of the Council of West Florida.


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Florida -- History -- Cession to the United States, 1819.
Florida -- History -- English Colony, 1763-1784.
Florida -- History -- Spanish Colony, 1784-1821.



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