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HH00105.pdf
Husband and wife, Benjamin Franklin Wheeler, Sr. (1878-1954) and George Lee Wheeler (1884-1980), at their home, located at 340 South Lake Jessup Avenue in Oviedo, Florida, on February 15, 1942. Frank Wheeler was born in Dade City on January 2, 1878.…

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James Lafayette Dillard (1858-1943) is a local icon in Winter Garden, Florida. Dillard migrated to Central Florida from Virginia with his wife, Mattie Showalter, in 1887. He established himself primarily as a citrus and vegetable grower, but he also…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Sydney Octavius Chase and Joshua Coffin Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include an enclosed copy of a letter from Mr. Newton, J. Curtis Robinson's documents regarding…

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An original memorandum written by representatives from Chase & Company. The memo highlights issues that the Florida Citrus Exchange experienced during the 1923-1924 season, including competition between the citrus industries in California and…