A topographic memoir on East and West Florida, 1818


Date: 1818 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


This memoir includes sections on East Florida's boundaries, physical characteristics, navigation, Indian customs, Spanish settlements, Negroes, agricultural products, and climate. Also included are itineraries for East and West Florida.

Background note

Hugh Young was an army officer.

Scope and content

A chapter of this memoir is devoted to Seminole and aboriginal inhabitants of Florida: names, numbers, settlements, war and treaties, councils, marriage, trade, amusement, etc.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Restrictions on Use:

Permission necessary for duplication.


Presented by Francis W. Rawle, 1954.

Location of originals:

Originals in possession of Francis W. Rawle.

Alternate formats available

Printed, Boyd (1934), Florida Historical Society Quarterly 13: 16-50, 82-104.

General note

Also found on this reel is Benjamin Hawkins' Journal of occurrences in the Creek agency from January to the conclusion of the conference and treaty at Fort Williamson, 1802 (Film 692a).

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms


  • Itineraries.
  • Microfilm Collection

Geographic Name(s)

  • Florida -- Climate.
  • Florida -- Description and travel.


  • African Americans -- Florida
  • Indians of North America -- Social life and customs