Map of South Florida showing Everglades and lands taxed
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00007650/00001
Finding Guide: A Guide to the Chase Collection
 Material Information
Title: Map of South Florida showing Everglades and lands taxed
Series Title: Business Records of Sydney Octavius Chase
Physical Description: Unknown
Language: English
Physical Location:
Box: 22
Folder: 5.67. Everglades Drainage
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
System ID: AA00007650:00001

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total land area of Drainage District 3 __.._7,000,000 Asres. "" ) Area of State Lands not taxed for
Drainage .3,000,000 Acres. f
Area of Priate Lands taxed for
Area of Other Lands not taxed Sor
Drainage 1, ,000 Acres.

Area of Upper Glades contained in "Big Saw "(
Grass" 760,000 Acre. .. rH- "l I
Area of Lower Glades, including The Clumps "2,250,000 Arres.
Total Acreage of State of Floridact .37,00921,520 Ares.,
Acreage of Swamp and Overflowed Lands Ac- \ I <-+. [S ~ '," f
quired by State uLa n der Act of Congress of
1850 ..21,000,000 Are.000,000 Ares.
(According to contention of Drainage Board,es. --
if Constitutional Amendment passed all these l '
Drainage sujetetD1,000,000 Aia res.

Direction drainage of independent waterhen "Bigs shown by
Keller's Estimate of Cost of Reclamation of Big ._ /S
Baw Grass, only $.......... . 9,8000 e.0s }
Governor Broward's Estimate olrid... ..?,3?215? -s ..- .
Object of Drainage Tax-To drain State Lands. A/
Total amount of first, year's tax on private lands,
3,000,000 acres ..... ... ...... $ 150,000 r .
(Thins may be increased this year to $ .00,000,
and continued for an indefinite number of b y i
yearstis.) o0 e mi
Total amount of Tax on State lands, 3,000,000 acres .!.NOTHINQ .
3,00 ,00 ae es -..........._ ............. ... ...........$ 115 ,00