Memorandum by Judge Akerman for James D. Beggs, Jr.

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Title

Memorandum by Judge Akerman for James D. Beggs, Jr.

Alternative Title

Memo by Judge Akerman for Beggs

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Courthouses--Florida

Description

A memorandum by Judge Alexander Akerman (1869-1948) for Orlando Postmaster James D. Beggs, Jr. regarding the establishment of a federal court in Orlando for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. In the memo Judge Akerman discusses his meetings with various members of Congress representing Florida, including Representative William J. Sears (1874-1944), Rep. Ruth Bryan Owen (1885-1954), Rep. J. Mark Wilcox (1890-1956), Senator Duncan U. Fletcher (1859-1936), and Sen. Charles O. Andrews (1877-1946). The court for Orlando was later established in 1933 and remained until the establishment of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida in 1962.

Creator

Akerman, Alexander

Source

Original memorandum from Alexander Akerman to James D. Beggs, Jr.: Private Collection of Texann Ivy Buck.

Date Created

ca. 1928-1933

Contributor

Buck, Texann Ivy

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original memorandum from Alexander Akerman to James D. Beggs, Jr.

Is Part Of

Downtown Orlando Post Office Collection, Orlando Remembered Collection, Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Is Referenced By

"Letter from J. D. Beggs to Senator Charles O. Andrews (April 7, 1941)." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka/items/show/7611.

Format

application/pdf

Medium

1-page memorandum

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Alexander Akerman.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Texann Ivy Buck and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Stoddard, James

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Texann Ivy Buck

External Reference

"United States District Court Southern District of Florida: State of the Court Report, 2013." United States District Court Southern District of Florida. https://www.flsd.uscourts.gov/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/SDFLAnnualReport2013External.pdf.

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