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Title Braswell, Lee Andrew and Mary Etta Braswell, 1890's - 1970's.
Object Name Manuscript
Collection Manuscript Collection
Scope & Content ACQUISITION: Donated from the estate of Frances Smith Barnhardt of Virginia Beach, formerly of St. Augustine. These are documents belonging to her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Braswell, of Federal Point, Hastings.

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE: Lee Andrew Braswell was a native of Macon, Georgia. He was born on March 4, 1868. Following his marriage to Mary Etta Davis of Charleston, South Carolina, in 1892. They made their home in Macon until 1917, when they moved to Florida. He was a farmer in Hastings until his death.
Mr. Braswell was active in church, civic, county and state interests, and in addition to his service as County Commissioner from 1936 until his death in 1944. He was chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Methodist Church in Hastings, which he helped to build; president of the Federal Farm Loan Association for three counties, Flagler, Putnam, and St. Johns; and a member of the board of Directors of the Hastings Potato Growers Association. He had five children. For more information please see folders 30a in this collection.

FOLDER LIST, (MC16.30, Folders 30a - 30x)
30a - L.A. Braswell biographical information, will, 1943
and estate proceedings, 1940s - 1950s.
30b - Indenture between William and Victoria Wilson and Rivers
Dowling, 1893.
30c - Indenture between L.A. Braswell and L.B. Rhodes, 1905.
30d - Satisfaction of mortgage between L.S. Killingsworth and
L.A. and Mary Braswell, 1918.
30e - Satisfaction of mortgage between L.A. & Mary Braswell
and The Federal Land Bank of Columbia, 1919.
30f - Indenture between L.A. and Mary Braswell and Federal
Land Bank of Columbia, 1921, 1922.
30g - Indenture between Wilson Cypress Co. and L.A. Brasell,
1919, 1924, 1926, 1927.
30h - Indenture between Clarence G. And Florence Fisk White
and L.A. Braswell, 1926.
30i - Mortgage deed between L.A. and Mary Etta Brasell and the
St. Augustine National Bank, 1927.
30j - Satisfaction of mortgage between L.A. and Mary Braswell
and The St. Augustine National Bank, 1927.
30k - Indenture between Model land Co. & L.A. Braswell, 1941.
30l - Tax certificates, 1918, 1930's.
30m - R.A. McTyler vs. L.A. Braswell, 1923.
30n - A.P. Johnson vs L.A. Braswell and J.J. Brown, 1927.
30o - E.O. Painter Fertilizer Co. vs L.A. Braswell, 1930.
30p - M.G. McNair vs L.A. Braswell, 1934.
30q - Correspondence, 1920s-1930s.
30r - Correspondence, 1940s.
30s - Correspondence, 1950s. (some 40's relating to 50's.)
30t - Correspondence, 1960s.
30u - Receipts, 1930s - 1970s.
30v - War ration book, 1943.
30w - Newspaper articles collected by Mrs. Mary Braswell, 1954.
30x - Stamped envelopes, 1940 - 1970.

Cross References:
* St. Johns County Circuit Court Papers.
* A.P. Johnson vs. L.A. Braswell, 1924 Box 185 folder 160.
* A.P. Johnson vs. L.A. Braswell, 1923 Box 34, folder 39.
* C.C. Johnson vs. Robert F. and L.A. Braswell, 1932 box 230
folder 15.
* E.O. Painter fertilizer vs L.A. Braswell and McGuire Fertilizer
and Phosphate Co., 1923 Box 49 folder 26; box 23, folder 19.
* International Agricultural Corp. vs. L.A. Braswell, 1930 Box 232
folder 6.
* J.D. Points and Co. vs L.A. Brasell, 1930, Box 224 folder 19.
* M.G. McNair vs L.A. Braswell, 1931, Box 224 folder 7.
* W.K. Young vs L.A. Braswell, 1921 Box 23 folder 33.
Date 10/1993
Year Range from 1893
Year Range to 1970
Dates of Creation Processed 10/1993 by Taryn Rodriguez-Boette.
Dates of Accumulation Verified 06/2013 by Owens.
People Braswell, Mary Etta
Braswell, Lee Andrew
Object ID MC16.30
Library Location 11-1-A
Storage Contents MC16.30, Box 16-6: 24 Folders numbered 30a - 30x.