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  • Tags: land development

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A newspaper article discussing potential plans to to fill 250 acres of the St. Johns estuary near Blount Island in Jacksonville, Florida. The article quotes O.E. Frye, director of the Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, stating that the…

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A newspaper article discussing a proposal by the Westinghouse Electric Corporation and Tenneco to purchase Blount Island, located on the St. Johns River, for use as a site for construction offshore nuclear power plants. The article quotes Helen P.…

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A newspaper article discussing a report that alleged the concealment of dredge-and-fill permit violations by the Marco Island Development Corporation in Marco Island, Florida. The report claims that these violations were concealed from the Florida…

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A newspaper article discussing a lawsuit in the Second Judicial Circuit Court of Florida against the Internal Improvement Fund (IFF). The article describes the suit as a petition to limit the IFFs veto powers over dredge-and-fill permits, powers…

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A newspaper article discussing a report for the Florida State House of Representatives on dredging violations. The article mentions claims that dredge-and-fill violations were concealed from the Florida Cabinet during the cabinet's approval of…

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An oral history interview of Bernard O. Blackwood, conducted by Alexandra Dobson on March 19, 2015. Blackwood was born on April 9, 1933, and attended the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville, Florida. After graduating from college, Blackwood…

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A letter from Sir William MacKinnon (1823-1893) to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) dated December 24, 1879. In the letter, MacKinnon discussed the health of Sanford's wife, Gertrude Dupuy Sanford (1841-1902). He also updated Sanford on the latest…

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A letter from Sir William MacKinnon (1823-1893) to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) dated December 19, 1879. In this letter, MacKinnon discussed about his health and his recovery from an unspecified illness. He also informed Sanford that, in his…

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A letter from Sir William MacKinnon (1823-1893) to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) dated December 1, 1879. In the letter, MacKinnon noted that he looked forward to meeting with Sanford for dinner in London, England, upon Sanford's arrival.…

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A letter from Sir William MacKinnon (1823-1893) to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) dated October 19, 1879. The letter was written from MacKinnon's private manner, Balinakill, located in Scotland. This brief letter served to acknowledge receipt of a…

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A letter from Sir William MacKinnon (1823-1893) to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) dated September 9, 1879. In the letter, MacKinnon discussed some updates about an expedition in East Africa, noting that he had received some additional mail from…

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A letter from Sir William MacKinnon (1823-1893) to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) dated July 29, 1879. The letter began with a long apology from MacKinnon regarding the length of time it took for him to respond to an earlier letter from Sanford.…