Browse Items (126 total)

  • Tags: real estate

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A newspaper clipping from The Miami News on May 24, 1962. Below a photograph of Otto Oscar Zwicker (1899-1992) is an announcement that he has joined the sales staff of Hamilton Realty, Inc. Born in Wheeling, West Virginia, on April 7, 1899, Zwicker…

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A newspaper article published by The Naples Daily News on September 9, 1971. The article describes William Woznak (1919-1997) and his wife Elizabeth's plans to construct a new townhouse complex called Madison Manor. Born on August 5, 1919, in…

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An undated statement from William Beardall. The statement offered brief information on "clean high pine land as good as any on the grant" set to be put up for auction. It is not clear what land Beardall described or where it was located. William…

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A letter from William Beardall to Henry Shelton Sanford, dated November 26, 1886. Contents of the letter included the purchasing of 320 acres near Winter Haven for the Florida Land and Colonization Company (FLCC). He noted that the land was valued at…

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A letter from E. R. Trafford to Henry Shelton Sanford, dated November 21, 1884. Topics in the letter included discussion of lands for sale and the need to set prices for the company's "lake region lands" in Polk County. Trafford also indicated that…

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A letter from E. R. Trafford per William Beardall to Henry Shelton Sanford, dated June 22, 1884. In the letter, Trafford requested Sanford's signature for three enclosed deeds, two of which were in the City of Sanford, Florida, the third was near…

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A letter from E. R. Trafford to Henry Shelton Sanford, dated June 20, 1884. In the letter, Trafford provided defense of his decision to have two different account books for the Sanford Telegraph Company and the Florida Land and Colonization Company…

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A letter from E. R. Trafford to Henry Shelton Sanford, dated June 16, 1884. In the letter, Trafford indicated that he enclosed deeds for H. B. Anthony, Eliza W. Travis, and Washington Pullis and he requested that Sanford sign and return them.Trafford…

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A letter from E. R. Trafford per William Beardall to Henry Shelton Sanford, dated May 9, 1884. In the letter, Trafford requested Sanford's signature for nine deeds, all for five acre lots of land within the Sanford grant. These lots were designated…

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A letter from E. R. Trafford per William Beardall to Henry Shelton Sanford, dated May 5, 1884. In the letter, Trafford requested Sanford's signature for two deeds, both in the City of Sanford. One deed was for Ida Gumpert, the other for George…

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A letter from E. R. Trafford to Henry Shelton Sanford, dated April 26, 1884. The letter asked Sanford to sign and return a deed made out to Homer G. Monson.Trafford was a company agent for the Florida Land and Colonization Company (FLCC) from 1882 to…

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A letter from E. R. Trafford to Henry Shelton Sanford, dated April 24, 1884. The letter provided confirmation that Trafford received fived deeds that he had previously sent to Sanford for signing. He also updated Sanford on the status of several land…

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A letter from E. R. Trafford to Henry Shelton Sanford, dated April 24, 1884. The letter appeared to be a response to an earlier inquiry by Sanford regarding deeds. Trafford indicated that "the deeds to the Alachua lands are not in this office - I…

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A letter from E. R. Trafford per William Beardall to Henry Shelton Sanford, dated April 18, 1884. In the letter, Trafford requested Henry Sanford's signature for four deeds. All four of the deeds were for lots in the City of Sanford, Florida. The…

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A letter from E. R. Trafford to Henry Shelton Sanford, dated April 17, 1884. In the letter, Trafford informed Sanford that he had acquired a "suitable form of deed for the transfer of the MacKinnon lands to the trustees." He added that the lands had…

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A letter from E. R. Trafford per William Beardall to Henry Shelton Sanford, dated April 13, 1884. In the letter, Trafford requested Sanford's signature for six land deeds. Five of the six deeds were in the town of Sanford, Florida or within close…

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A letter from E. R. Trafford to Henry Shelton Sanford, dated April 9, 1884. In the letter, Trafford provided a number of updates regarding the City of Sanford, Florida. First, he included several land grant certificates that awaited approval from the…

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A letter from E. R. Trafford per William Beardall to Henry Shelton Sanford, dated March 26, 1884. In the letter, Trafford requested Sanford's signature for two deeds. The two buyers were Isaac A. Hopper, who bought a lot for $350.00, and William…

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A letter from E. R. Trafford to Henry Shelton Sanford, dated March 15, 1884. In the letter, Trafford requested Sanford's signature for five deeds. He also indicated that from March 1, 1884 to March 15, 1884, sales for the town of Sanford amounted to…

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A letter from E. R. Trafford per William Beardall to Henry Shelton Sanford, dated March 5, 1884. In it he requested signatures for a number of enclosed deeds. He also noted that the Florida Land and Colonization Company (FLCC) made $12,684.20 for the…

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A letter from E. R. Trafford per William Beardall to Henry Shelton Sanford, dated February 29, 1884. In the brief letter, Trafford acknowledges receipt of four signed deeds, as previously requested. Trafford was a company agent for the Florida Land…

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A plat map showing the area around the Four Lakes area, located east of Florida State Road 436 near the border of Seminole County and Orange County, Florida. The area is named in reference to the four surrounding lakes: Lake Sharp to the north, Deep…

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A letter from Carolyn S. Cope was sent in response to an inquiry from Dorothy Barbour regarding outparcel land surrounding the Florida Mall. Cope was a real estate broker at of Two XI, Inc., located in Coconut Grove in Miami, Florida. The mall was…

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A letter from Dorothy Barbour to Carolyn S. Cope, whose first name is misspelled in the letter. In the letter, Barbour requests land information connected to the planned site for the Florida Mall in Orlando, Florida. Cope was a real estate broker for…

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An aerial view from 1959, likely depicting the land that would be used to developed Sky Lake, Florida. The second photograph is annotated to identify the surrounded roads, including Lancaster Road, Oak Ridge Road, and U.S. Route 441 (US 441), also…

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An aerial view from 1958, likely depicting the land that would be used to developed Sky Lake, Florida. The second photograph is annotated to identify the surrounded roads, including Lancaster Road, Oak Ridge Road, and U.S. Route 441 (US 441), also…

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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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The Maitland News was a local newspaper originally published by the Maitland Realty Company (and later by the Maitland News Company) which began circulation in April 1926. This edition features a special piece titled "An Historical Sketch of…

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MN00038.pdf
The Maitland News was a local newspaper originally published by the Maitland Realty Company (and later by the Maitland News Company) which began circulation in April 1926. This edition features articles on topics such as an attempted robbery at the…

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MN00037.pdf
The Maitland News was a local newspaper originally published by the Maitland Realty Company (and later by the Maitland News Company) which began circulation in April 1926. This edition features articles on topics such as the inspection of Maitland…

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MN00035.pdf
The Maitland News was a local newspaper originally published by the Maitland Realty Company (and later by the Maitland News Company) which began circulation in April 1926. This edition features articles on topics such as the election of Chamber of…

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MN00034.pdf
The Maitland News was a local newspaper originally published by the Maitland Realty Company (and later by the Maitland News Company) which began circulation in April 1926. This edition features articles on topics such as an increase in the Chamber of…

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MN00033.pdf
The Maitland News was a local newspaper originally published by the Maitland Realty Company (and later by the Maitland News Company) which began circulation in April 1926. This edition features articles on topics such as Maitland's efforts to obtain…

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MN00032.pdf
The Maitland News was a local newspaper originally published by the Maitland Realty Company (and later by the Maitland News Company) which began circulation in April 1926. This edition features articles on topics such as the formation of a local home…

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MN00031.pdf
The Maitland News was a local newspaper originally published by the Maitland Realty Company (and later by the Maitland News Company) which began circulation in April 1926. This edition features articles on topics such as the opening of a new cash…

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MN00030.pdf
The Maitland News was a local newspaper originally published by the Maitland Realty Company (and later by the Maitland News Company) which began circulation in April 1926. This edition features articles on topics such as plans for a new highway, the…

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MN00029.pdf
The Maitland News was a local newspaper originally published by the Maitland Realty Company (and later by the Maitland News Company) which began circulation in April 1926. This edition features articles on topics such as building permits, road…

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MN00028.pdf
The Maitland News was a local newspaper originally published by the Maitland Realty Company (and later by the Maitland News Company) which began circulation in April 1926. This edition features articles on topics such as the opening of a cash…

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