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Title Sergeant George Brown's "Ponce de Leon Land", 1891
Object Name Manuscript
Collection Manuscript Collection
Scope & Content ACQUISITION: Donated to the St. Augustine Historical Society.

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection compromises the handwritten original copy for Sgt. George Brown book about Florida. He arrived at Fort Marion in 1885 in order to take charge of it. "...began interpreting history of the Castillo to visitors at the turn of the century... his torch as he led the way into the dungeon, lighted the Castillo story in dramatic fashion for thousands of people." (Taken from the St. Augustine Record, 1950)

Folder List:
23a - "Ponce de Leon land" booklet & copy of the 04/30/1950
St. Augustine Record article.
23b - Typewritten copy of booklet
23c - Handwritten copy of booklet
23d - Second typewritten copy of booklet

CROSS REFERENCE:
Map Collection: St. Augustine map of 1791 by Mariano de la Rocque, annotated by Sgt. G. M. Brown in 1899.
Date 11/1992
Dates of Creation 04/1992 by Taryn Rodriguez-Boette.
People Brown, George M.
Object ID MC16.023
Library Location 10-5-B
Storage Contents MC16.023, Box 16-5: Four folders numered 23a - 23d.