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 Front Cover
 Title Page
 Success in Florida
 Cocoa Grove and Gardens
 Growing crops in the winter
 Solution of high cost of livin...
 Florida's soil and climate
 Study in black and white
 Social and educational advanta...
 A final word
 Prices and terms
 Back Cover
 Application
 Map






Group Title: Home in famous Florida on ten years' time : Cocoa Grove and Garden Tract on Indian River
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Title: A Home in famous Florida on ten years' time Cocoa Grove and Garden Tract on Indian River
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Physical Description: 24 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
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Publisher: Galesburg-Florida Land Co.
Place of Publication: Cocoa Fla
Publication Date: [19--?]
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Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Front Cover 1
        Front Cover 2
    Title Page
        Page 1
    Success in Florida
        Page 2
    Cocoa Grove and Gardens
        Page 3
        Page 4
        Page 5
        Page 6
        Page 7
        Page 8
        Page 9
        Page 10
        Page 11
        Page 12
    Growing crops in the winter
        Page 13
        Page 14
    Solution of high cost of living
        Page 15
    Florida's soil and climate
        Page 16
        Page 17
    Study in black and white
        Page 18
    Social and educational advantages
        Page 19
    A final word
        Page 20
    Prices and terms
        Page 21
        Page 22
        Page 23
        Page 24
    Back Cover
        Page 25
        Page 26
    Application
        Page 27
        Page 28
    Map
        Page 29
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A Home in


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On Ten Years' Time


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GALESBURG-FLORIDA LAND CO.
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C. A. WEBSTER, Trustee
Offices in Holmes Building


SUBDIVISION OF THE
COCOA GROVE AND GARDEN TRACT
AREA 25,000 ACRES







REFERENCES
Galesburg Natio.nal Bank, Galesburg, Illinois
Peoples Trust & Savings Bank, Galesburg, Illinois






Address


BREVARD


COUNTY DEVELOPMENT CO.
Sole Agents


COCOA, FLORIDA


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SUCCESS IN FLORIDA

Clark Howell, the famous editor of the Atlanta Constitution, says:
"The man does not live to-day, who, if energetic, capable and honest, can-
not make a success in the South, and there are more fortunes to be made
here than in any other part of the continent." This is more true of the
State of Florida than of any other Southern state, for there, in addition to
its superior advantages, the way has been blazed. The man who takes up
life in Florida to-day needs make no experiment. The experimentation
has been done by others-by people from the North. All he needs to do
is to follow in their footsteps, do what they have done and profit by their
example. Nature is so kind and so fruitful in Florida that it has been too
easy to make a living there. In general, fortunes are made by those who
have acquired invaluable training in making a living. It has been so easy
to make a living in Florida that the natives in the rural districts, lacking
stimulus, have not made fortunes. But the man reared under other con-
ditions desires more than a mere living. He wants to extract the utmost
comfort and luxury and the highest possible standard of living from the
favorable conditions provided by nature.


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FLORIDA


COCOA GROVE AND GARDENS


WE ALLOW YOU TEN YEARS IN WHICH TO
PAY FOR A HOME IN THE LAND OF
GOLDEN OPPORTUNITIES


We are Subdividing 25,000 Acres of the most productive
and desirably located
truck, garden and citrus fruit land in Florida. Situated near the center
of the famous Indian River orange and grapefruit district; the subdivision
consists of 20, 40, 6o and 80 acre tracts.

Location The lands comprising the Cocoa Grove and Gardens are
situated in Brevard County and are from one to two miles
west of, and paralleling the Florida East Coast Railway for eight miles,
and within this distance are located the four passenger and freight stations
of Frontenac, Sharpes, City Point, and Cocoa, thus placing each subdivision
in close proximity to a railway shipping point.

Topography and Soil The land is practically level, slightly slop-
ing to the South and consists of Pine,
"cut over" and "Prairie" land. The soil is of a dark sandy loam with
a red clay sub-soil, and is very fertile, especially adapted to the cultivation
of early garden truck and berries of every variety.

Seasons and Crops The crop growing season in this section is
continuous, and from two to three crops of
vegetables may be grown from October to June and the heavier crops, such
as corn, oats, hay, cane, field peas, velvet beans, sweet and irish potatoes,
ground peas, melons of every variety, grow to maturity during the
summer months and yield abundantly.

Indian River Section, Queen of the Citrus Belt it is an
admitted
fact that the grapefruit, oranges and other citrus fruits in the Indian River
belt are superior in quality, flavor and production to that of any other sec-
tion of the United States; and enjoy an International Reputation and
usually command a price of 25 per cent. in excess of that realized from any
other, section.











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TRUCKING IN OPEN PINES
There are many instances where successful trucking crops have been grown in the
Open Pine Woods, and Palm Hammock; a few acres thus planted and cultivated by the
new-comer will materially aid in maintaining the family while lands are being prepared
for intense cultivation.

Limited Citrus Fruit Area Another fact that should appeal to
the thoughtful investor or home-
seeker is the exceedingly small area in which oranges and grapefruit can
be successfully grown. This territory is confined to a few counties of
Southern California and a comparatively small section of Florida; the
California territory has long since been taken up and developed and the
producing groves can only be purchased at an outlay of from $1,000.00 to
$2,500.00 per acre. For an idea of the comparatively small citrus area,
see map on another page. The shaded section represents the citrus belt.
If California's location, climatic conditions, etc., justify the present
price of $2,500.00 per acre for citrus and trucking lands, what must the
prices of Florida soil eventually be? No one will deny the fact that
Florida greatly excels California in every claim, and in natural advantages,
except as to present development; this exception will not hold good very
long, for the present strides in improvement will soon see Florida in the
foremost rank and her land values will thribble, and if measured by
advantages, her land values will be three times that of her Western sister.

Florida Fruit Superior It is now admitted, by even California
growers, that the oranges and grapefruit
grown in Florida are superior to California fruit and are in much greater
demand: with a continuation of the present development of Florida, and


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COUNTY DEVELOPMENT


FOUR-YEAR-OLD INDIAN RIVER ORANGE TREE
Indian River oranges are the most famous grown in America. They enjoy an inter-
national reputation, and are eagerly sought for.


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VIEW SHOWING CUT-OVER AND TIMBER LAND CONTAINED IN COCOA GROVE
AND GARDEN TRACT
These lands are known as the flat woods and are considered the most valuable and
productive, Every variety of citrus fruit grows to perfection, Lands are being thoroughly
drained and good roads constructed.
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with her unequaled climate, productiveness and her close proximity to the
great consuming centers, (being from one-fourth to one-half the distance
of California) it is the most desirable and attractive section of the
United States, and in a short time values will far exceed those of
California.

Shipping Facilities The Florida East Coast Railway is one of
the best equipped and most modern of the
world's railroads, and it offers exceptional shipping facilities with through
and local freight and express trains, and there are unusually good facilities
for handling produce and fruits at all stations. The Indian River on the
east and the St. Johns on the west of the property are both open water-
ways with steamers running regularly between Jacksonville and down-
state points, carrying freight and passengers.

Favorite Section It is a recognized fact that the East Coast or
Indian River District is attracting more attention
than any other section of the State, and is rapidly becoming the LEADING
TRUCKING AND CITRUS GROWING DISTRICT. The soil is of a
superior quality and is distinguished for the general excellence of the flavor
of its products. The fact is, no other citrus belt in the United States
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A FOUR-YEAR-OLD INDIAN RIVER GRAPEFRUIT TREE
Indian River District is famous for production and early fruiting of new groves.
Grapefruit grown here is noted for its delicacy of flavor. Cocoa Grove and Garden Tract
is especially adapted for its culture.











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EXCAVATING MACHINE USED IN CUTTING CANALS ON COCOA GROVE
AND GARDEN TRACT


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improvements We now have in operation, modern excavating and
road building machinery and are constructing canals
or necessary drainage ditches on all section lines, and are building and
opening up roadways on every section line, thus making the subdivision
of Cocoa Grove and Gardens accessible to a public highway and relieving
the new-comer of the tedious and expensive work of road and canal
building.


Important Towns


The principal commercial towns of Brevard
County are: Cocoa, Rockledge and Titusville.


Cocoa Located directly on the Indian River, just two miles east of the
south-eastern section of our holdings, is Cocoa, a thriving town
of over 1,000 population. It has two banks, a weekly newspaper, large
stores of all kinds, fine paved streets and cement sidewalks, beautiful
homes and beautiful hotels and boarding houses. Cocoa is the head-
quarters of the Indian River Orange and Pineapple Growers' Association.
The educational facilities are exceptionally good, and the various religious
denominations are well represented with substantial and comfortable places
of worship.











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VIEW SHOWING PRAIRIE LAND CONTAINED IN COCOA GROVE
AND GARDEN TRACT
THE SOIL IS VERY FERTILE, AND IS ESPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR TRUCKING
AND GENERAL FARMING, SUGAR CANE, CORN, OATS AND HAY YIELD ABUND-
ANT CROPS. LAND READY TO PLOW.





Rockledge This famous winter resort is located only two miles south
of our land and is the winter home of a great number
of tourists. Here are located three large tourist hotels and many magnifi-
cent private homes, owned by Eastern capitalists.


Titusville Titusville, the County Seat of Brevard County, has a
population of 2,000; is an active and progressive young
city, with modern commercial houses, banks, etc., and is now one of the
great fish shipping depots of the Indian River Sea Food Industry. It
also boasts of its educational facilities and churches, and is located only
9 miles north of our lands.


City Point Located opposite the center and only one mile distant
from Cocoa Grove and Gardens. City Point is a shipping
place of considerable importance, and is noted for its fish industry and the
culture of ferns, for the Northern markets.











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Home Building It costs but little to start a home in Cocoa Grove
and Garden Tract, since the expensive work of
drainage and road building is to be carried out by the Company. The
burden of the cost to the new-comer has been taken care of. The lands
are easily cleared and prepared for cultivation and in a few months some
crop may be grown to reduce the cost of living. Besides, in this section,
the woods abound with game and the rivers, lakes and streams are alive
with every variety of sea-food, such as fish, crab, shrimp, sea turtle,
oysters, etc. Building material in this locality costs not exceeding one-half
the price demanded in the Western, Eastern and Northern markets. A
modest bungalow or cottage can be built for from $300.00 to $500.00.

Florida Ideal Florida is a country "ready made," for the new-
comer at least, where all kinds of raw material for
the new farm are within easy reach and where climatic conditions make
it an ideal location for the man of modest means.
The new settler who develops a farm in the Western States must be
well supplied with money; the money returns per acre are so small, that
only by cultivating a large acreage can farming be made profitable, and
cultivation of 160 acres at least, will be necessary to sustain the family
and provide against the winter's cold.
Again-expensive dwellings for man and beast are necessary to reason-
able comfort in many sections of the United States, and out-door work



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PORTABLE SAW MILL
Being operated on Cocoa Grove and Garden Tract for the convenience of the settler,
enabling him to utilize the timber on his land for building purposes.










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Home of a new-comer on Cocoa Grove and Garden Tract after a year's residence


can only be carried on for a few months each year. Florida settlers, by
comparison, have an easy time of it. Twenty acres in Cocoa Grove and
Garden Tract will, if intensely cultivated, produce a larger net cash return
in twelve months than can be expected from 360 acres of the average
Western farm.
Then why remain in a snow-bound or blizzard-stricken district? where
out-door work can only be carried on for a few months of the year, when
IN FLORIDA, out-door work is always pleasant, and a crop may be
planted and one harvested each month, and every day the farmer may
have something to sell. Here, crop failures are seldom known, for a loss
to-day only means a replanting to-morrow.

Come to Florida We are prepared to make it easy for you. Our
subdivisions in Cocoa Grove and Gardens are
the most desirable in the State. We do the expensive work of drainage
and road building for you, and WE ALLOW YOU TEN YEARS IN
WHICH TO PAY THE PURCHASE PRICE.
This should convince you of our faith in our lands and our confidence
in the future of Florida.
This offer to the home-seeker and investor has never been equaled.
With a little cash, determination, energy and pluck, it will be an easy
matter for the new-comer to become independent.


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Our prices are as low as are offered in any section for similar land
and where the required annual payments are from two to three times the
amount we exact.
The man realizing the worth of opportunity to-day, reaps the bountiful


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Included in the drainage system of
Cocoa Grove and Garden Tract

reward to-morrow. To-day has a significant value; GRASP IT.
conservative prediction that the lands we are offering to-day,
from three to five years, command a price of from two to three
dollars per acre. LISTEN!!!


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MID-WINTER TRUCK FIELD
On the Famous East Coast, near Cocoa Grove and Garden Tract


GROWING CROPS IN THE WINTER
For the information of the home-seeker, we give below the dates of
planting, harvesting, and the net yield per acre, when properly planted and
cultivated, of the winter truck and vegetables grown in this section, and
for which there is a demand that always exceeds the production.


Vegetables


Date of Planting


Sweet Potatoes...... May
Irish Potatoes.......Dec.
Cabbage ............ Aug.
Squash .............Jan.
Celery ..............Jan.
Lettuce ............. Dec.
Egg Plant.......... Dec.
Cauliflower ......... Sept.
Tomatoes ........... Dec.
Beans ...............Jan.
Bermuda Onions.... Oct.
Cucumbers ..........Jan.
Okra ...............Aug.
Peppers ............Oct.


July
Feb.
Dec.
Feb.
Feb.
Jan.
Jan.
Oct.
Jan.
Feb.
Dec.
Feb.
Aug.
Jan.


Amount
Date of Harvesting Realized


Oct.
Feb.
Oct.
Mch.
Mch.
Apr.
Apr.
Jan.
Apr.
Mch.
Apr.
Apr.
Nov.
Jan.


Jan.
Apr.
May
May
April
June
June
Mch.
June
May
May
May
Nov.
May


$ 200
200
250
350
1,000
600
800
450
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An interesting fact is that these products are grown in open fields,
at a season of the year when all other producing centers are shivering from
winter's blasts or are actually frozen or snow-bound.

These winter crops are disposed of before the seed beds are made in
other trucking centers-thus eliminating competition.
By comparison of date of planting and date of harvest, it will be seen
that all of the foregoing vegetables or truck, mature within 60 or 90 days-
hence, the wait for a crop in the new home is not necessarily long.

Strawberries are grown in Florida at a season when they can be
produced nowhere else. The supply never equals the
demand. The hotels and the tourist's trade create a profitable market, and
the prices in January and February are often fifty cents per quart, and
$500.00 to $750.00 per acre, net, is often realized.

Tomatoes are a mid-winter luxury and in great demand. It is a
crop easy to grow and brings handsome returns.
In fact, all of the various vegetables, enumerated in the foregoing
table, yield abundant crops, and there are many instances where a single


VIEW OF INDIAN RIVER, NORTH OF COCOA, FLA. WINDMILL POINT










BREVARD COUNTY DEVELOPMENT CO.

crop has more than returned the entire cost of the land and its development.
Cocoa Grove and Garden Tract is perfectly adapted to the cultivation
of truck of every variety, and its soil and productiveness are not surpassed,
if equaled, by any other section in the State.

SOLUTION OF HIGH COST OF LIVING
James J. Hill, the railroad builder, says: "Back to the soil. This is
the solution of the problem of the high cost of living. The problem is
not local, it is international. All Christendom is wrestling with it.


INDIAN RIVER BANANA GROVE
BREVARD COUNTY, NEAR COCOA GROVE AND GARDEN TRACT

Obviously the world has reached an economic crisis. We are not producing
fo-odstuffs enough. We must enlarge the farming area of the earth. We
must apply scientific principles to farming. We must adapt ourselves to
conditions as best we can while we are going through the slow, tedious
process of making the soil yield more abundantly."
Governor Malcolm R. Patterson, of Tennessee, says: "The large cities
are not for the poor man. The thousands who cannot enjoy the luxuries
and pleasures of the cities should not stay there. The poor man's problem
is solved in the soil of the South-the South more than of the West. No
land yields more plentifully when properly cultivated than the farm
country of the South. Nowhere is there more surely a livelihood
awaiting the man who is willing to do the work of a man."










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FLORIDA'S SOIL AND CLIMATE

The following is an extract from an editorial appearing in the Florida
Times-Union (the leading paper published daily in Jacksonville, Florida,
with a sworn circulation of 28,282) issue of October 22nd, 1912:
"The Year Book of the Department of Agriculture is the strongest
kind of a booster for Florida. If the farmers of other states would make
a habit of reading it Florida would fill up with people more rapidly than
any state ever has before. A few months ago, we quoted from the Year
Book for 1911, the statement: 'Florida produces the most delicate fruit


TYPICAL HARD SURFACED ROAD, BREVARD COUNTY

and vegetable crop in the dead of the Northern winter.' It should be
remembered that this is clear gain. Other states do not produce any
crops at all in the dead of winter. The Florida winter vegetable crops,
bringing enormous prices because they have no. competition, are out of the
way before the farmers of other states plant and so the Florida grower
after harvesting his highly profitable crop can compete with the growers
of other states for the balance of the year.
"We have often mentioned the fact that Florida land has been known
to produce $1,000.00, $1,500.00, $2,000.00, $2,500.00, and in one well authenti-
cated instance, over $3,000.00 worth of products on one acre. We have
always felt that the farmers of other states, happy at getting from $50.00
to $100.00 from an acre, would doubt this statement if they saw it. Well,
here is a statement from the Year Book of the Department of Agriculture
for 1911, page 316: 'A combination of irrigation and drainage at Sanford,











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Fla., has transformed worthless lands into those producing crops of celery
valued at $2,000.00 per acre for one crop.
"Mark the words 'for one crop' for they mean something. Besides the
celery, three or four other crops can be grown on the same ground in a
year, for Florida's growing season is twelve months long.
The Year Book of the Department of Agriculture does not furnish
tables showing the production by states of small crops, such as cabbage,
onions, lettuce, celery, tomatoes, nor of fruits and berries. These are
Florida's principal sources of wealth, and so we can't put Florida's best
foot foremost by authentic comparison.


PINEY WOODS, COCOA GROVE AND GARDEN TRACT


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STUDY IN BLACK AND WHITE
The shaded sections in the skeleton map below, show the only territory
in the United States (California and Florida) in which Citrus Fruits are
grown commercially to any extent, and is practically the only open winter
truck district on which the great populace must rely for their winter's
"green stuff."
This, to the thoughtful investor and the tiller of the soil, should mean
a great deal, for when we consider the location of the two respective
districts and compare the present land values of each, it should be evidence
sufficient for the average man, that no other section OF THE WORLD
offers such opportunities to the agriculturists and horticulturists as does
the trucking and citrus belts of Florida.
By reason of her location and unequaled climate, she is destined to
become the great WINTER GARDEN for the teeming millions of the
Northern District.
The little "Study in Black and White" tells the story and predicts the future
value of Florida's trucking and citrus lands.
The hair-line through the center indicates points of equal distance
from the respective fields of California and Florida and shows in an equal
radius, the population accessible or tributary to each.


California's Tributary Population shows 12,500,000
Florida's Tributary Population shows 75,000,000
If California's location, climatic conditions, etc., justify the present
prices they are asking and receiving for developed lands, WHAT MUST
THE VALUE OF FLORIDA LANDS EVENTUALLY BE?










COUNTY DEVELOPMENT


INDIAN RIVER DRIVEWAY, BREVARD COUNTY

SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL ADVANTAGES
Floridians are noted for their sociability. It is hardly fair to say that
the people of the East Coast are more sociable than those of any other
portion of the State, but it is true that they are equally so. An important
factor is the nearness of the several localities the entire length from
Nassau County to the Florida Keys. All along the line of the Florida
East Coast Railway are hundreds of villages, towns and cities where are
enjoyed nearly all the comforts that may be found in the most favored
localities in the United States. This is a feature that is always commented
upon by new-comers and is of importance to the family that is thinking
of making Florida its future home. There seems to be a community of
interest in every town, not only of social, but of educational and religious
life. Everywhere are to be found churches and schools and the latter are
among the best in this country. Florida is making wonderful strides along
education lines and it will be found that country schools are available for
the children in nearly all sections and that distances are extremely short.
It is not like going out to the great West, where homes are sometimes
fifteen or twenty miles from the school house. In Florida three miles is
thought, to be an exception, and in most localities where the distance is
that great, the new method of wagon transportation has been instituted.
To their credit be it said that the people who have located on the East
Coast have fully realized the value of first-class school privileges and have
taken every precaution to provide the rising generation with the best
liberal education obtainable.


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A FINAL WORD

We make no appeal to the straggler-but to the better class of practical
farmers and workmen in every line-people who are bound to make good.
And to each such earnest investor and colonist, we extend the hand of
welcome and promise a spirit of hearty cooperation. And, with this
friendly mutual community interest, there can be no failure on our
Cocoa Grove and Garden Tract.
You must not be led to suspect that you can buy any Florida land and
become rich "over night," this is obvious and ridiculous fallacy. But you
can secure Florida land that will soon enrich you. Select your land, there-
fore, with care and judgment. Buy the best-and one of the best, if we
do say it, is our Cocoa Grove and Garden Tract.
We have aimed to make everything concise and clear to you. With
honorable purpose and motive and without exaggeration or attempt at
concealment, we come to you with facts, not fancies, for it is actual value
you want-not promise.
Only a good class of people will settle on our Cocoa Grove and Garden
Tract; so that when you come here, you will be assured of congenial
neighbors; honorable, earnest men and women who are planning and
securing for themselves a home and a future.


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PRICES AND TERMS

The lands of the Cocoa Grove and Garden Tract are
owned in fee simple and are ready for immediate occupancy.
There are no restrictions or reservations.
Our terms are the most liberal ever offered. We allow
you ten years in which to pay the purchase price.
Remember, our lands are now being thoroughly drained
and good roads being constructed throughout, thus saving the
new-comer the important and necessary work required on all
desirable trucking and fruit lands in Florida. Our present
prices are $50.00 and $60.00 per acre respectively and our
terms are $5.00 and $6.00 per acre cash-then $5.00 or $6.00
per acre annually for nine years; price subject to change with-
out notice. Our terms are the most liberal ever offered and
make it possible for the man of modest means to purchase a
home in the most desirable portion of Florida and pay the
purchase price from the products of the soil.
If you cannot visit Florida at once, fill out the enclosed
subscription blank to-day and forward same to us with initial
cash payment and we will locate you in one of the most de-
sirable sections of the land, contiguous to the energetic new-
comers who have preceded you; if our selection is not entirely
satisfactory, your subscription contract provides that you may
exchange for any similar subdivision not previously sold in the
Cocoa Grove and Garden Tract. Make all drafts, post office
or express money orders payable to Galesburg-Florida Land
Co., and forward same to

BREVARD COUNTY DEVELOPMENT COMPANY,
(Sole Agents)
Cocoa, Fla., or Jacksonville, Fla.









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Galesburg-Florida Land Co.,
Galesburg, Ill.
Gentlemen:
In reply to your inquiry, I desire to say, I have resided
for many years in the Indian River, or East Coast Section of
Florida, and I consider it the most delightful and productive
section of the State. It is famous for its truck and citrus
fruit production.
The lands embraced in the Cocoa Groves and Garden Tract
have no superior, and with the development work now being
carried on by your Company makes it a most desirable location
for the new-comer.
Yours very truly,
S. F. TRAVIS, President,
Brevard County State Bank.





Cocoa, Fla., Oct. 15th, 1912.
To Whom it may Concern:
I have spent many years in Florida and have visited the
various citrus, trucking and general agricultural districts of
the State and I am frank to say, I consider the Indian River
section as a whole the best within my knowledge. I know the
land constituting the Cocoa Groves and Gardens; it is pro-
ductive-will grow any general farm crop. This section is
considered Florida's best grapefruit and orange district. No
trouble for industrious farmers to become independent.
Yours very truly,
BANK OF COCOA, Cocoa, Fla.
By B. F. Harris, Cashier.











BREVARD COUNTY


DEVELOPMENT


ANOTHER SCENE IN THE PINEY WOODS SECTION OF THE COCOA GROVE
AND GARDEN TRACT


RESIDENCE STREET, TITUSVILLE, COUNTY SEAT BREVARD COUNTY


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COCOA GROVE


CHICKEN CORN, FIRST CROP GROWN ON NEWLY CLEARED
LAND, COCOA GROVE AND GARDEN TRACT


AND GARDEN


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On Indian River


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ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT, Made this day of A. D. 191 *,
between THE GALESBURG FLORIDA LAND COMPANY, (title to the lands being in the name of a Trustee,
C. A. Webster, Galesburg, Illinois,) party of the first part and *
* of party of the second part

WITNESSETH, That if the party of the second part shall first make or cause to be made the payments, and
perform the covenants hereinafter mentioned on part to be made and performed, the said party of the
first part hereby covenants and agrees to convey and assure to the said party of the second part or his assigns in
fee simple, clear of all incumbrances whatever, by a good and sufficient Warranty Deed, the tract of ground,
situated in the County of Brevard and State of Florida, known and described as *
* *
and the said party of the second part hereby covenants and agrees to pay to the said party of the first part the sum of
* Dollars, in the manner following:
with interest at the rate of per centum per annum, payable annually on the whole sum
remaining from time to time unpaid, and to pay all taxes, assessments, or impositions that may be legally levied or
imposed upon said land, subsequent to the year And in case of failure of said party of the second
part to make either of the payments, or any part thereof, or to perform any covenants on part hereby
made and entered into, this contract shall, at the option of the party of the first part, be forfeited and determined,
and the party of the second part shall forfeit all payments made by on this contract, and such
payments shall be retained by the said party of the first part in full satisfaction and in liquidation of all damages by
* sustained, and shall have the right to re-enter and take possession of the premises aforesaid.
It is hereby provided that the party of the first part shall create out of the proceeds of this sale and other
sales made in the tract of land an improvement fund for the purpose of putting in drainage ditches on section
lines leading to outlets and also minor cross ditches on section lines leading into the drainage ditches; further to
put the earth that may be taken out of these ditches and sub ditches into the roadway and level the same.
It is hereby agreed that the purchaser shall have the right to enter upon and take possession of the land
herein described and to apply the same to his own use and benefit provided, that the payments herein contracted
by the purchaser are duly paid.
It is a further part of this agreement that when the amount paid upon this contract shall equal one-half of
the purchase price, provided all accrued interest has been paid, the said party of the first part shall on demand
execute a warranty deed to the purchaser and take from him a note or notes for the balance due secured by a
trust deed or mortgage on the property conveyed; the said balance to be paid in installments as specified in this
agreement, the notes and mortgage to bear interest at the rate of 6 per centum per annum, payable annually.
IT- i MLTruiiALL AGREEb, by and between ithe partie1idretohat the fime of pa'ynent shallbe the-essence bf
this contract; and that all the covenants and agreements herein contained shall extend to and be obligatory upon
the heirs, executors, administrators and assigns of the respective parties.
It WiTNEr s WHEREOF, The parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and
year first above written.


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APPLICATION



GALESBURG FLORIDA LAND COMPANY,

GALESBURG, ILL.

GENTLEMEN:

I hereby make application for and agree to purchase.....................................acres of land in the Cocoa Grove and

Garden tract, Brevard County, Florida, known and described as ................... ............................................. ...........



of sectionn................................. in township.......... ran...............East, for which I agree to pay the sum of

$..................... ......... ............................ ..... ...... in the follow ing m manner: $........................ ... .... ........ ..............cash paid here ith,

and I agree to pay $................................................... .......... on or before.................................. .............. .........of each succeeding

......................................... m months, until the total sum of $............................... ........................ ......... ......has been paid after w which

time I agree to pay the remaining unpaid balance of the purchase price and interest in.................equal.........................

installments, payable................................................................ ; I understand and agree that all deferred payments are to bear

interest at the rate of six per cent per annum payable annually............................... ...... ...................................







It is understood that upon receipt of this application you are to execute a contract for a warranty deed,

which I also agree to sign, the terms of which are contained on the reverse side of this application, all of which I

have carefully read and I hereby accept the same.

In the event the lands above described are sold prior to the receipt of this application you may substitute

another tract of the same acreage equally as good, with the understanding that I am to have sixty days' time in

which to examine the land, during which time I can exchange for any unsold portion of the tract of the same value;

and if the lands are not as represented in your printed literature, I may demand the refund of the money paid by nme

N A M E .................................................................. ....... .........

S tre e t.. .... ................................. ...................... ............ ... ........ ....... .. ..................................... .. .

Town.............................. ..... ...................... ............

C ou nty ......................................... ......... ..... ....... ........................... ...........

S tate....... .... ..... ................. ............................ ... ...................... ...

If this application is taken
by Agent, it must be
issued in triplicate and
copy retained by appli-
cant as receipt for
monies paid.
I hereby acknowledge
receipt of $.........................
as above specified.


....................... ..... ............................... Agent.








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