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Material Information

Title:
Ormond, James III, Correspondence, 1888-1889
Series Title:
Ormond Family Papers (1784-1909)
Physical Description:
Mixed Material
Language:
English
Creator:
Ormond family
Donor:
Bettie Massengale Edwards
Publication Date:
Physical Location:
Box: 3
Divider: Ormond, James III
Folder: Ormond, James III, Correspondence, 1888-1889

Subjects

Genre:
Spatial Coverage:

Notes

Scope and Content:
Correspondence, business account notebooks, official marriage, deed, estate records, and a manuscript memoir. Collection includes family correspondence ranging from James I in 1884 to James III in 1882, the bulk (3 boxes) of which chronicles the business and personal affairs of James III. Major subjects covered include the Second Seminole War in Florida, the Civil War, the Andersonville Prison in Georgia, and business operations characteristic of the nineteenth century. Other topics include yellow fever outbreaks in Florida, frontier life in north Florida, Spanish land grant claims, and family history. Researchers may find the ongoing, regular correspondence between James III and McNaught useful for topics relating to business practices of the period. Of particular note is the handwritten autobiography of James III, dictated in the year before his death. The collection is arranged chronologically.
Abstract:
The collection includes correspondence, business letters, account books, and a memoir manuscript created by members of the Ormond family of Florida.
Biographical:
Captain James Ormond I (175?-1819), born in Scotland, commanded the brig Somerset. He owned a plantation on Exuma in the Bahamas, but then took advantage of Spanish land grants in Florida. He settled near New Smyrna, Florida, where he was later killed by a neighbor's slave. James Ormond II (179?-1829), also born in Scotland, came to Florida with his wife, Isabella (neé Christie), and their four children after a failed business venture. They lived on the Damietta plantation, near St. Augustine, Florida. James Ormond III (1815-1892) was born in Mayfield, Scotland. During the Second Seminole War, he volunteered in the Mosquito Roarers militia as a sergeant. Ormond married Elizabeth Chaires in 1844, with whom he had nine children. His business ventures included the Atlanta Paper Mill, one of the first paper mill operations in the South and other enterprises with his partner William McNaught. During the Civil War, Ormond worked as an adjutant at Andersonville Prison. He moved his family to Canada and England after the war, returning to Atlanta in 1867. He later came back to Florida and settled near the remains of his former plantation, Damietta. The town of Ormond, named for him, was incorporated in 1880. Source: "James Ormond, Merchant and Soldier," by Alice Strickland, The Florida Historical Quarterly, (41):209-222
Preferred Citation:
Identification of item, Ormond Family Papers, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
Donation:
Gift of Ms. Bettie Massengale Edwards, 1979.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
aleph - http://uf.catalog.fcla.edu/uf.jsp?st=UF001925427&ix=pm&I=0&V=D&pm=1
System ID:
IR00003201:00035

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Material Information

Title:
Ormond, James III, Correspondence, 1888-1889
Series Title:
Ormond Family Papers (1784-1909)
Physical Description:
Mixed Material
Language:
English
Creator:
Ormond family
Donor:
Bettie Massengale Edwards
Publication Date:
Physical Location:
Box: 3
Divider: Ormond, James III
Folder: Ormond, James III, Correspondence, 1888-1889

Subjects

Genre:
Spatial Coverage:

Notes

Scope and Content:
Correspondence, business account notebooks, official marriage, deed, estate records, and a manuscript memoir. Collection includes family correspondence ranging from James I in 1884 to James III in 1882, the bulk (3 boxes) of which chronicles the business and personal affairs of James III. Major subjects covered include the Second Seminole War in Florida, the Civil War, the Andersonville Prison in Georgia, and business operations characteristic of the nineteenth century. Other topics include yellow fever outbreaks in Florida, frontier life in north Florida, Spanish land grant claims, and family history. Researchers may find the ongoing, regular correspondence between James III and McNaught useful for topics relating to business practices of the period. Of particular note is the handwritten autobiography of James III, dictated in the year before his death. The collection is arranged chronologically.
Abstract:
The collection includes correspondence, business letters, account books, and a memoir manuscript created by members of the Ormond family of Florida.
Biographical:
Captain James Ormond I (175?-1819), born in Scotland, commanded the brig Somerset. He owned a plantation on Exuma in the Bahamas, but then took advantage of Spanish land grants in Florida. He settled near New Smyrna, Florida, where he was later killed by a neighbor's slave. James Ormond II (179?-1829), also born in Scotland, came to Florida with his wife, Isabella (neé Christie), and their four children after a failed business venture. They lived on the Damietta plantation, near St. Augustine, Florida. James Ormond III (1815-1892) was born in Mayfield, Scotland. During the Second Seminole War, he volunteered in the Mosquito Roarers militia as a sergeant. Ormond married Elizabeth Chaires in 1844, with whom he had nine children. His business ventures included the Atlanta Paper Mill, one of the first paper mill operations in the South and other enterprises with his partner William McNaught. During the Civil War, Ormond worked as an adjutant at Andersonville Prison. He moved his family to Canada and England after the war, returning to Atlanta in 1867. He later came back to Florida and settled near the remains of his former plantation, Damietta. The town of Ormond, named for him, was incorporated in 1880. Source: "James Ormond, Merchant and Soldier," by Alice Strickland, The Florida Historical Quarterly, (41):209-222
Preferred Citation:
Identification of item, Ormond Family Papers, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
Donation:
Gift of Ms. Bettie Massengale Edwards, 1979.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
aleph - http://uf.catalog.fcla.edu/uf.jsp?st=UF001925427&ix=pm&I=0&V=D&pm=1
System ID:
IR00003201:00035

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Ormond, James III
Correspondence: 1888, 1889


1888
Jan.1
Mar. 5
Mar.13
Mar.20
Ap.22
May31
N May 29
May 31
June 6
July 9
July 9
July 9
July 13
July 14
July 16
July 23
July 29
Aug. 5
Aug. 8
Aug.24
Aug.27
Sept.22
Oct.5
Oct.26
Nov.16
Nov.25
Nov. 28
1889
Ap.18
Dec.4


J.Ormond to Orm nd
Invoice
S.Ormomd to O'mond
J.Brown to Ormond
S.Pasco to Ormond
C.Babbitt to Ormond
W.Earle to C.Babbitt
C.Babbitt to Ormond
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W.Call to Ormond
C.Wallace to Ormond
D.Lamont to Ormond
Ormond to Grover Cleveland
C.Babbitt to Ormond
D.Lamont to Ormond
F.Lantz to Ormond
J.McNaught to Ormond
J.Bostrom to Ormond
C.Babbitt to Ormond


F.Lantz to Ormond
C.Babbitt to Ormond
R.Peters to Ormond
J.Bostrom to Ormond
Ormond to R.Ormond
W.Denham to Ormond
S.Pasco to W.Denham


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Mr.James (mnond,

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Atlanta,

Dear Sir:

I received your letter some time since,but I have been

so pressed with other matters that I have delayed a reply.The

bill to which you refer in reference to thi treaty of 1819 between

the United States and Spain,where it is claimed by those interested

that the United States has not kept the treaty on her part,was in

produced by Mr.Callof Florida and referred to the Commnittee on

Foreign Relations;and I find in that committee it has been referred

to a sub-conmittee,consisting of Senator Frye,and Senator Morgan of

Alabama.They have the matter under advisement but have not yet made

any report to the full cm' iittee.I will be very glad if it is in

my power to facilitate some action in the premises,and it seems to

me that the proposition to refer it to a friendly power or to some

competent person of high character for adjdication,is a fair pro-

position that the United States ought not to object to.I trust the

committee may be ready at no distant day to report upon it.

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CHARLES J. BABBITT,
COUNSELOR AT LAW,
Nos. 40 and 42 Wall Street.
New York,....May ...21st ................ 1888..

Same Ormnnond,Esq.,

415 Washington St.,AtlantaGa.

My dear Sir:-

Imnediately upon iy return from

the South,! wrote to ay friend in Washingtonof whom

I spoke to you,regarding your claim against the U.S.

and am just in receipt of his reply,from which I

make the following extract*

"Your favor of the list inst.came to hand in

due course of mail,and should have been answered im-

mediately except that I have been crowded with work

which could not be postpondd,incident to the adjourn-

ment of the Supreme Court,and at the same time suf-

fering with lumbago,

"I have for some time been perfectly familiar

with the situation of these Spanish claims. There

has never been a more meritorious class of claims

presented to the Government,and none better founded

on principles of international law and treaty obli-

gation as well as justice. I may add, without doing

injustice to the dead, that no claims have ever been




CHARLES J. BABBITT,
COUNSELOR AT LAW,
Nos. 40 and 42 Wall Street.
N ew York,.................... ............... ....... 188......
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worse handled than Mr.Charles Sherman has handled

these. They have been shuttle-cocked about in the

most careless manner,and have gotten into a most

fearfully confused condition,and it will take a good

deal of labor to extricate them. I have declined two

propositions to take them on contingent fees,beca.se

4Of the labor involved in them,notwithstanding their

indisputable merit.

'Now,if Mr.Ormond is willing to make an arrange-

ment for a retainer,and a anall amount of cash to be

paid as the case progresses,I will be most happy to

join you in thisvcase,and I believe that we could

pull it through,but it will require a good deal of

time and a vast amount of labor; and I would suggest

to you to corteapond With him further upon the sub-

ject. I presume that you are aware that Sen.Call of

Florida, some time since,offered a resolution to re-

fer these claims to arbitration, That resolution is

before the Comnmittee on Poreign Affairs,where it

seeMd d0 be sleeping very comfortably. And I do aot




CHARLES J. BABBITT,
COUNSELOR AT LAW,
Nos. 40 and 42 Wall Street.
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Ormond (3)


think,from a conversation which I have had with a

Senator,that 3here is very much hope of a favorable

action upon it. He understands the claims, and is

thoroughly imbued with the conviction of their just-

ice,and Mr.Call is really a ver3 just and fair man.

But the difficulty is,as I before stated,that these

cases have become involved in a state of confusion,

and the difficulty is now to get them straight and

to secure Congressional action upon them. "

prom this letter,it appears that Mr.Sherman is

dead,as you thought it likely.

With reference to the subject of fees,I to-day

write Major Earle again,and will promptly,upon re-

ceipt of his reply,inform you of it. I take it from

this letter, that it is likely that the case will

lumber uninterruptedly for an indefinite time un-

lass some action is taken,and the sooner such action

is taken,of course the better.

Sincerely yours,









(Abstract from letter of Maj.Barle,to myself)


Washington,B.C.May 09,1888

Mr.Charles J.Babbitt,..

O and 42 Wall Street,New York. ..

My dear Sir

I have your note of the 2lst inst. It came whi.

I was very busily engaged in trying sane cases in court,and

since then I have been conftied to my room with rheumatiam.

.a,,.,....m........ a0On the receipt of your note Iaddresn

ed an inquiry to the representative of Charles Sherman,who

formerly had these cases in tow,and who has succeeded very

admirably in bringing them into their present complicated anI

embarrassed condition. And I enclose you,with this, the reply

which they make thereto. I am not aware that any "lawyers of

ability and standing' have charge of these cases,but it might

be very well to know fran Mr.Ormond whataction he has taken,

or what kind of a contract or power of attorney he made with

Charles Sherman. Of Course,an ordinary power of attorney,un*

Jass coupled with an interest,would be absolutely revoked by

Sherman's death,and the advertisement through the newspapers

was a bapatelle. At the same time,I thought it very well to

see how that matter stood before we assumed any responsibi-

lities in it,and I will leave you to communicate it to Mr.Or.

mond,in such way as you think proper... e...*.......**

Tours very truly,

WM. 3. MAR11. *










(Copy of letter from Mr.Lantz to Maj.Earle)


S1819 19th St.,N.W.

Washington,May 85,1888.

Wm.E.Earle,E .,



9 St.,0ity.

Sir r

I have received your letter of the 2 nd instint,inquir-

ing whether my wife is in any way protecting any interest

which Mr.Sherman may have in connection with the Spanish

claims,and stating that you have been asked to take the man-

apement of certain of them,but that before assuming any dut-

ies you desire to inform yourself as to the rights and inter-

S ets..o.f other parties... .

In reply,1 beg to assure you how highly I appreciate th

delicacy and courtesy which prompted your comannication. Irs

Lantz,who has a deep sense of her responsibility.,is doing

everything she can to protect every-,interest that MW.aherman

had in these claims,at the time of his death. The prosecution

of them is being conducted by lawyers of ability and standing

who acquired familiarity with the cases during Mr.Sherman'e

lifetime. Notice of this was given some time since to claim-

ants,and others,by an advertisements published in mady of th

Southern papers. It is the pur ose of Mr.Bherman's heire and

assigns that every effort shall be made,not only to protect

the rights of thee laimnts, but also, if possibleto preserve

the interests which coat him the labors of a great part of a

long life .

Very respectfully yours,

F. W. LANTZ.




CHARLES J. BABBITT,
COUNSELOR AT LAW,
No.. 40 and 42 Wall Street.
New York,..May 31st 2. 888


My dear Mr.Ormond:-

I enclose herewith, an abstract of a

letter received by me this morning,and as well,copy

of a letter enclosed with it,addressed to M4aor

Earle by ?.W.Lantzgwho seems to have been son-in-law

to Mr.Sherman. Will you have the kindness,6fter

reading thea,to inform me as to what sort of a power

of attorney you gave Mr.Shexman,or as to the arrange

aent which you made with him,when he undertook the

case?

I am, sir,

Very sincerely yours,




CHARLES J. BABBITT,
COUNSELOR AT LAW,
Nos, 40 and 42 Wall Street,
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James Ormond,Xaq.,

415 Washington St.,Atlanta,Ga.

My dear Sir:-

Your favor of the 4th inst.is

at hand,and the contents thereof carefully noted.

I think it best to await Mr.Elgin Lochrane's

search among his father's papers,and your search

among your own,for such further information concern-

ing your arrangements with Mr.Sherman,as may result

therefrom.

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CHARLES J. BABBITT,
COUNSELOR AT LAW,
Nos. 40 and 42 Wall Street
New York,..J.ul y...14.th ...... .-... 18 ......

James Ormond,Esq.,

'415 Washington St.,Atlanta,Ga.

My dear Sir:-

Your favor of the llth inst.is at

hand. A few days ago,your son-in-law,Mr.Thomas,call-

ed upon me, and I had a conversation sei th him regard-

ing your claim against the United States. I then tol

him that the first step necessary to take regarding

the case was to ascertain the precise status of your

claim,and your position in reference to it,and to-

wards Mr.Sherman8s heirs.

There is no question but that you are liable

to the heirs of Mr.Shernan upon the recovery of your

debt,if you gave him a power of attorney coupled

with an interest in the claim as remuneration for

his services in regard thereto. I,therefore,said to

Mr.Thomas that I deemed it best first to ascertain

the truth of the claim which had been made by Lantz

in his letter to Major Earle,of which I have inform-

ed you and which I read to Mr.Thomas. I told Mr.


Thomas that the expense of so dang would not exceed





CHARLES J. BABBITT,
COUNSELOR AT LAW,
Nos. 40 and 42 Wall Street.
Onm ond (2 ) jfew York,...................................................... 88......


$250.,and might fall as low as $150...and this,I

should have to ask you to pay regardless of the re-

sult of the investigation. Having arrived at a con-

clusion regarding this feature of the case,it might

then be easier to map out a plan of action regarding

wts collection.

You are mistaken in supposing that I do not

tqke much stock in the case. On the contrary,I have

no little faith in it. The U.S.Government is *nques-

tionably liable to some one under the Spanish Treaty

and has recognized that liability. It is equally

Kleal that the claims of yourself and others in like

situations have been mismanaged to such an extent as

has resulted practically in prohibiting thbir pay-

ment,and until they are straightened out and the

matter put in shape,nathing can do you or any one

else good in this regard.

I am strongly in favor of an "arbitration",but

I cannot see what good an arbitration would do ycu

un 1I it has been made clear that ou a the proper




CHARLES J. BABBITT,
COUNSELOR AT LAW,
Nos. 40 and 42 Wall Street.
Ormond (3) New York,........ ............ 188.....


person to receive the award,and this can only be dis..

covered by adopting the course which I have suggested

It is evident from the meagre information deriv-

able from the papers now in my hands,that Mr.Sherman

is not the only person who may have a claim upon

this fund,for services. It seems that one C.Downing

wat at one time attorney for Lawton,Administrator,and

that subsequently,Sherman took hold. It is, therefore,

necessary to ascertain whether any interest still

exists in the heirs of Downing.

The copy of Sherman's letter of Aug.31,1882,con-

taining a statement of the case,still shows a balance.

of nearly $1,200.of the principal of your claim

standing to your credit upon the books of the Treas-

ury Department. If this be true,and your position is

such that you can collect it,I do not see but that

you could readily afford to pay for the preliminary

work,and still have a considerable balance to your

credit. Of course,I could not undertake the expense

of this search upon the prospect,of recovering even

this sum,as I cannot foresee what the result of the




CHARLES J. BABBITT,
COUNSELOR AT LAW,
Nos. 40 and 42 Wall Street.
)rmond (4) New York,... .................................. 88......


investigation may be.

Even if you should accept the suggestion of Se-

nator Call,of which you speak,the first step requis-

ite will,without doubt,be the preliminary investiga-,

tion,of which I have spoken, for which it is not un-

likely,the charge will be very much greater than

that which I have suggested as being my own,and tVhe

reason I make my charge low is that you did me a fa-

vor in Atlanta,and that I am anxious to reciprocate

in so far as I can.

The wokk will undoubtedly require a search of

the records of the Treasury Department,and bf the

Commissioners',and no doubt somewhere I shall find

either the original or a copy of Mr.Sherman's power

and of the power of Mr.Downing. Having arrived at

these facts,I shall then be in a position to place

Sour claim upon a "war footing".

With kind regards,I am,

Sincerely yours,

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CHARLES J. BABBITT,
COUNSELOR AT LAW,
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COUNSELOR AT LAW,
NoB. 40 and 4; Wall Sneet.
NJew York, August 8th 188...."8



My dear Mr.Ormond:-

Your favor of the 17th ult. reached

me upon my return from my summer vacation. I hasten

$o say that I have read it carefully and note what

you say. I cannot satisfactorily determine whether

or not you desire me to make the investigation re-

garding the Lantz claims in Washington,as suggested

in mine of the 14th of July. Willyou have the kind-

ness to inform me if you have heard from Mr.Lantz?

I do not understand from your letter,precisely what

you wish me to do regarding the examination in Wash-

ington,to determine your status in relation to there

Sherman heirs. Prom some of your expressions,I judge

that you wish me to go ahead in the line of my let-

ter of the 14th July,but as you do not explicitly

say so,I hesitate to undertake the matter.

No matter in what direction the case may develop

whether by arbitration or otherwise, the claip of

these people will give you trouble unless your mind

is settled in advance, regarding them. A complication




CHARLES J. BABBITT,
COUNSELOR AT LAW,
No&. 40 and 4? Wall Shieet
Ormond (2) aNew York, z88.....


of this kind willdo your case more harm than almost

anything else. Where claimants are differing among

themselves,the government will invariably shift the

burden upon them until their differences may be set-

tled. As soon as you make any move in this matter,

which is of the slightest importance to you,you will

find yourself in all probability,blocked by the heirJ

of Sherman,until their pretended rights are settled.

I understand from friends in Washington who are

somewhat familiar with these Spanish claims, that one

of the great difficulties in the way of their settle.

meant in the past,has been that the claimants are

quarrelling as to their respective rights among them.

selves,and that the government cannot undertake to

adjudicate upon and settle these disputes. Up to the

time of the death of Mr.Sherman,no such condition of

affairs existed in your particular claim, so far as I

can learn,but now pou har e fallen back among the

horde of claimants wh& have been in a similar posi-

tion for years,and uhtil you are extricated there-




CHARLES J. BABBITT,
COUNSELOR AT LAY,
Nos. 40 and 4; Wall Sueet.
Ormond (3) .New York,.. 188......


from,$ou will have great difficulty in bringing the

government's attention to the matter,

I write explicitly that you may labor under no

misapprehension,and that this matter,if undertaken

at all,may be attended to during the sunme r months,

and thile Congress is yet in session.

Please accept thanks for your kind expressionS

and believe me,

Sincerely yours,





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COUNSELOR AT LAW,
J Nos. 40 and 42 Wall Street,
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New York,. ..... Se.pt..... 22nd............... 888.



My dear Mr.Ormond:-

I have not before replied to yours

of the 31s3 of August,because I had hoped to hear

that your nephew had succeeded in finding the power

of attorney in the Treasury Department. As I have

not heard from you,will you do me the favor to inf-

form me if any thing has developed in that direction

as it will save me a great deal of trouble when in

Washington, should your nephew have been so fortunate

as to get upon the track.

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