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Title After the war: a Southern tour
Object Name Manuscript
Scope & Content This article, "After the war: a Southern tour" was written by Whitlaw Reid and published by
Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin
25 West Fourth St. Cincinnati
N.Y. 60 Walker Street
London: Sampson Low, & Son & Co.
1866

The article describe approaching Fernandina by water and viewing David Yulee's house. It comments on a recent election for Mayor, the Mayor-elect being M. Mot (a Frenchman). It discusses the "violent" Rebels and the loyalists who were reinforced by the negroes. The negroes had been the first in the United States to exercise the right of suffrage. The author comments on the small size and stature of Fernandina.
Live-oaks and shrub oleanders are mentioned as part of the "magnificent" shrubbery.

A further note indicates that Whitelaw Reid [sic] may have been a member of Lincons [sic] cabinet.
Catalog Number 1990.049.015
Collection AIMH
Accession number 1990.049
Caption After the war
Number of images 2
People Reid, Whitlaw
Reid, Whitelaw
Mot. M.
Yulee, David
Search Terms Jacksonville
St. Augustine
Cumberland Island
Fernandina
Rebel
Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin (publishers)
Mayor
Subjects Tourists
Classification Tourists & Tourism