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The letters of George Long Brown : a Yankee merchant on Florida's antebellum frontier

Author: James M Denham; Keith L Huneycutt
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2019. ©2019
Series: Contested boundaries.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book uses approximately seventy letters written to family members and business associates to recreate the life of George L. Brown, a northern-born merchant who lived in Newnansville, Florida, 1840-1857. Brown participated in this region's transformation from a subsistence and herding economy to a cotton economy in the decade before railroads linked Florida to northern markets.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: George Long Brown
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James M Denham; Keith L Huneycutt
ISBN: 9780813057156 0813057159
OCLC Number: 1104535736
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: "I shall be my own man" (1840-1842) --
"Better to make money as a cracker merchant" (1843-1845) --
"That much & interest credited to you on my ledger" --
"To transform a "Yankee" to a "Southern cracker"" (1846-1849) --
"His face is wreathed in perpetual smiles" (1850-1852) --
"Picking steadily along in my usual way" (1852-1857).
Series Title: Contested boundaries.
Responsibility: edited by James M. Denham and Keith L. Huneycutt.

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In 1840, twenty-three-year-old George Long Brown migrated from New Hampshire to north Florida, a region just emerging from the devastating effects of the Second Seminole War. This volume presents  Read more...

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