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Mix diaries; Private journal of Captain Mix kept on board of the Concord sloop of war

Creator

Mervine P. Mix

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Abstract

Diary and letters written by Capt. Mervine P. Mix. The diary covers the period from January 12, 1836 to August 15, 1837 and includes descriptions of naval operations, troop movements, scouting expeditions, and the Seminole Indians. Mix also described the settlements of Key West, Tampa Bay, and Pensacola. The letter book (March 1836-February 1837) contains fair copies of Mix's numerous letters to government officials, military officers, Concord crew members, and captains of other vessels.

Keywords

Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842 Naval operations, Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842 Personal narratives, Naval history 19th century, History Florida 1821-1865 Personal narratives

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1 online resource (2 v.) : ;

Subject: topical

Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842; Naval operations; Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842; Naval history; History

Subject: geographic

Florida

Time Period

ca 1837

Language

English

Genre

non-fiction

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Collection

Select Florida Studies Manuscripts

Identifier

S62-00006

Diary and letter book Mix diaries Private journal of Captain Mix kept on board of the Concord sloop of war

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