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Title 1894 Letter re: commercial sale of turtles
Object Name Letter
Scope & Content Letter written in 1894 from unknown person in Fernandina to F. W. Sams, Esq., New Smyrna, FL regarding the species of turtle purchased by Sams. The letter's author provides information and testimony to prove that the "terrapins" in question are "Diamond Backs".
Catalog Number 2012.052.158
Collection AIMH
Accession number 2012.052
Caption 1894 Letter, p.1
Number of images 2
People Sams, F. W.
Baltzell (Florida State Representative, Nassau County)
Braddock (Mr.)
Search Terms New Smyrna, FL
Diamond Back turtles
Maryland
North Carolina
Cooters
Subjects Turtles
Commerce
Fishing industry
Classification Correspondence/Letter