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Title: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida
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Creation Date: 1887
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REPORT

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REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.


OFFICE OF SECRETARY OF STATE,
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., December 31st, 1888.
To His Excellency, E. A. Perry, Governor of Florida :
SIR: In conformity to the requirements of the Constitution,
I have the honor of submitting herewith a report of the pro-
ceedings of this office, from the 1st day of January, 1887, to
the 31st day of December, 1888:
COMMISSIONS.
One thousand six hundred and forty-five commissions have
been issued, as follows, viz:
No. Fee. Amt.
Chief Justice 1 $76 $76
Associate Justice .1 71 71
Judges Circuit Court 8 61 488
State Attorneys 4 31 124
Railroad Commissioners 3 2 6
Criminal Court Judges 3 2 6
Criminal Court Solicitors 3 2 6
Criminal Court Clerks 3 2 6
County Judges 41 11 451
Sheriffs 27 11 297
Clerk Circuit Court 32 11 352
Tax Collectors 58 6 348
Tax Assessors 64 6 384
Superintendent Public Instruction 46 2 92
Supervisors of Registration of Electors 51 2 102
County Treasurer 34 2 68
County Surveyors 33 2 66
County Commissioners 239 2 478
Commissioner of Deeds 32 64
Commissioner of Pilotage 7 2 14
Harbor Masters 2 10











Justices of the Peace 360 2 720
Constables 9 2 18
Notaries Public 348 2 690
Auctioneers 27 2 54
Inspectors of Timber and Lumber 40 2 80
Members of the Board of Health 147 2 294
Members Board of Medical Examiners 2 2 4
Members Board Dental Doctors 3 2 6
Members Board West Florida Seminary 7 2 14
Members Board East Florida Seminary 7 2 14
REMOVALS.
Five removals from office have been made, as follows, viz:
Justices of the Peace 2
County Treasurer 1
Inspector ot Timber and Lumber 1
Member of the Board of Health 1
RESIGNATIONS.
Chief Justice 1
Judge Circuit Court .. 1
State Attorneys 3
Members of the Legislature 5
County Judges
Sheriffs 5
Clerks Circuit Court 3
Tax Collectors 6
Tax Assessors 5
Superintendent of Public Instruction 7
Supervisors of Registration of Electors 4
County Treasurers, 4
County Surveyors, 8
County Commissioners, .29
Commissioner of Deeds, 1
Commissioner Provisional Municipality of Pensacola, 1
Commissioners of Pilotage, 2
Harbor Master, 1
Justices of the Peace, 154
Constables, 4
Notaiies Public, 34
Auctioneers, 2
Members of the Board of Health, 21
Member of the Board of East Florida Seminary, .
Adjutant-General of Second Battalion, 1
REQUISITIONS.
SThe following States have made requisitions upon Florida
for fugitives from justice, as follows, viz :








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Alabama, 31
South Carolina, 5
Kentucky, 1
Georgia, 33
Texas, .. 2
New Hampshire, .1
Louisian, 1
New York, 1
4Ohio, 1
Arkansas, 1
Illinois, 1
Florida has made requisitions upon the following States for
fugitives from justice, viz:
Texas, 4
Georgia, 25
New York, 1
Alabama, 12
Arkansas, 1
Tennessee, 1
South Carolina, 2
Indiana, 1
Extradition warrants have in all cases been issued upon the
requisition of other States, and the same courtesy has been ex-
tended to Florida.
ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION AND INCORPORATION.
Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Orange Belt
Railway Company to extend the line of their railway from
Longwood to the Gulf of Mexico filed January 1st, 1887.
Seville Publishing Company,, articles of incorporation filed
January 1st, 1887.
Melrose and Micanopy Railroad company, articles of associa-
tion filed January 1st, 1887. Letters patent issued.
The Florida Ship Canal Company (successor to the Florida,
Atlantic and Gulf Ship Canal Company), filed January 3d,
1887.
The Florida Ship Canal Company, certificate of change of
number of Directors filed July 2d, 1887.
St. Augustine Street Railway Company, articles of association
filed January 3d, 1887. Letters patent issued February 5th,
1887.
Branford Lumber Company, articles of incorporation filed
January 7th, 1887.
Welbourne Yacht Club, articles of incorporation filed Janu-
ary 10th, 1887.
Pierson, Kenwood and Palmetto Railway Company, articles
of association filed January 12th, 1887.









Affidavit showing change in name of the Pierce Patent Stone
and Building Company to the Florida Patent Stone and Pipe
,Company, filed January 6th, 1887.
Gulf Shore Railroad Company, articles of incorporation filed
January 14th, 1887. Letters patent issued August 2sd, 1887.
Highland Land Company, articles of incorporation filed Jan-
uary 15th, 1887.
High School and College ot the Florida Annual of the Meth-
odist Episcopal Church, South, articles of incorporation filed
January 15th, 1887.
Key West Theatre Company, articles of incorporation filed
January 24th, 1887.
Carpenters' and Joiners' Union No. 74, Pensacola, Florida,
articles of incorporation filed'January 24th, 1887.
Tampa Abstract Company, copy of the articles of association
filed January 24th, 1887.
The Tropical Fruit and Vegetable Company, articles of incor-
poration filed January 28th, 1887.
Bowling Green Land and Improvement Company, notice of
incorporation tiled January 28th, 1887.
Florida Water Gas Company, copy of articles of incorpora-
tion filed January 29th, 1887.
Jacksonville, Manatee and Gulf Railway Company, articles
of incorporation filed January 31st, 1887. Letters patent is-
sued.
Homestead Building and Savings' Association of Apalachi-
cola, articles of association filed February 2nd, 1887. Letters
patent issued October 25th, 1887.
The Palm City Company, copy of articles of incorporation
filed February 2nd, 1887.
Lake Concord and St. Johns Canal Company, articles of as-
sociation filed February 7th, 1887. Letters patent issued
March 24th, 1887.
Haines City, Naples and Gulf Railroad Company, articles
of incorporation filed February 17th, 1887. Letters patent is-
sued August 23rd, 1887.
The Chetwynd Land Company, articles of association filed
February 18th, 1887.
Alachua Canal and Drainage Company, articles of associa-
tion filed February 18th, 1887.
Bureau of Illustration Company, articles of incorporation
filed January 24th, 1887.
Mutual Aid Association of Key West, Fla., articles filed
February 21st, 1887.
Plant City and Bartow Railroad, articles of incorporation
filed February 22nd, 1887.








Florida Wood Carpet Company, copy of articles of incor-
poration filed February 23rd, 1887.
Resolution changing the name of the Gainesville and Gulf
Railroad Company to Gainesville, Tallahassee and Western
Railway Company, filed March 2nd, 1887.
Resolution extending line of Gainesville, Tallahassee and
Western Railroad, filed March 2nd, 1887.
Resolution to extend its line of road from Ocala in a north-
erly direction through the counties of Marion, Alachua, La-
fayette, Suwannee, Taylor, Madison, Jefferson, Wakulla, Leon,
Liberty, Gadsden and Jackson to the line of Alabama, filed
March 2nd, 1887.
Soundstrom Chemical Company, articles of association filed
March 4th, 1887.
Charlotte Harbor, Boca Grand and Fort Myers Railroad
Company, filed March 7th, 1887.
Altemonte Improvement Company, copy of articles of in-
corporation filed March 15th, 1887.
Jacksonville and Mandarin Railway Company, articles of
association filed March 10th, 1887.
LaVilla and Panama Railroad Company, articles of incorpo-
ration filed March 19th, 1887.
The Orlando, Lake Jessup and Atlantic Railroad Company,
articles of association filed March 22d, 1887. Letters patent
issued.
Kentucky, Florida Investment Company, articles of incorpo-
ration filed March 23d, 1887.
Muscogee Lumber Company, statement of new issue of stock
filed March 24th. 1887.
Orange County Gas Company, articles of incorporation filed
March 25th, 1887.
Florida Abstract and Title Security Company, articles of in-
corporation filed March 26, 1887.
Union Congregational Church of Sylvan Lake, Florida, ar-
ticles of association filed February 28th, 1887.
Tropical Land Company, articles of association filed March
29th, 1887.
Jacksonville and Gulf Railway Company, articles of associa-
tion filed March 31st, 1887.
Withlacoochee and Wekiva Land Company, copy of articles
of association filed April Ist, 1887.
Orange Lumber Park Company, articles of incorporation filed
April 2d, 1887.
Key West Street Sprinkling Company, articles of incorpora-
tion filed April 4th, 1887.
Enterprise Co-operation Company, articles of association filed
April 12th, 1887.










[Incorporation of town of Winter Park, Orange county, Flor-
ida, filed April 14th, 1887.
Chetwynd Improvement Company, articles of incorporation
filed April 22d, 1887.
Chipola Hotel Company, copy of articles of incorporation
filed April 27th, 1887.
Hillsborough River Brick Company, articles of incorporation
filed April 29th, 1887.
Homosassa Real Estate and Timber Company, articles of as-
sociation filed May 3d, 1887.
Branch line of the St. Johns and Lake Eustis Railway, reso-
lution filed April 28th, 1887.
Tampa Commercial Company, articles of association filed
May llth, 1887.
Cedar Key Town Company, articles of incorporation filed
May 14th, 1887.
The Pinellas Steamboat and Transportation Company, ar-
ticles of incorporation filed May 14th, 1887.
Alabama Midland Railway Company, articles of association
filed May 14th, 1887. Letters patent issued May 17th, 1887.
Birmingham, Georgia and Florida Railroad Company, art-
icles of association filed May 19th, 1887. Letters patent
issued.
Kerr City Hall Company, articles of incorporation filed May
23d, 1887.
Tallahassee Land and Improvement Company, of Tallahassee,
Leon county, Florida, articles of incorporation filed May 25th,
1887.
Orlando and Winter Park Railway Company, resolution ex-
tending line filed May 30th 1887.
Spanish Park Casino Company, of Tampa, Fla., articles of
association filed May 30th, 1887.
Tampa Electric Light and Power Company, articles of in-
corporation filed June 1st, 1887.
Tampa Electric Light and Power Company, amendment of
the charter of, filed March 1st, 1889.
Monroe Abstract and Trust Company, articles of incorpora-
tion filed June 1st, 1887.
Central Railway and Steamship Company of Florida, articles
of association filed June 4th, 1887.
South Florida and Georgia Air Line Railway, articles of in-
corporation filed June 4th, 1887.
The Sanford Loan and Trust Company, articles of incorpora-
tion filed June 10th, 1887,
Ormond Bridge Company, articles of association filed June
18th, 1887.










Anglo-Southern Construction and Improvement Company,
articles of incorporation filed June 20th, 1887.
St. Andrews Bay Real Estate Company, articles of incorpo-
ration filed June 20th, 1887.
Florida Guaranty and Safe Investment Company, articles of
incorporation filed June 21st, 1887.
Florida Sugar Manfacturing Company, articles of association
filed June 23d, 1887.
Palatka, Welaka and Lake Railroad Company, articles of in-
corporation filed June 29th, 1887.
Polk County Real Estate and Railroad Company, articles of
incorporation filed July 5th, 1887.
Gulf Coast Wharf and Warehouse Company, articles of in-
corporation filed July 7th, 1887.
Apalachicola Oyster Canning and Fish Company, articles
of incorporation filed July 11th, 1887.
Articles of association of the Merchants' and Mechanics'
Building and Loan Association of Jacksonville, Fla., filed Au-
gust 16th, 1887.
The Times-Union Printing and Publishing Company, articles
of incorporation filed July 15th, 1887.
The Yellow River Railroad Company, articles of association
filed July 23d, 1887.
St. Johns and Halifax River Bridge Company, articles of
incorporation filed July 25th, 1887.
Citizens' Gas Light Company, as amended April 22d, 1887,
articles of incorporation filed August 1st, 1887.
Ocala Lime Company, articles of incorporation filed July
26th, 1887.
West Florida Land Company, copy of articles of incorpora-
tion filed August 1st, 1887.
Tallahassee Publishing Company, articles of incorporation
filed August 3d, 1887.
Sanford Water-Works Company, resolution increasing stock
of, filed August 8th, 1887.
Indian River Canning Company, articles of incorporation
filed August 9th, 1887.
Florida Orange Auction. and Forwarding Company, articles
of incorporation filed August 11th, 1887.
South Florida Gas and Electric Light Company, stockhold-
ers' and directors' meeting increasing the stock of said com-
pany, filed August 13th, 1887.
The Harwood Land Company, articles of incorporation filed
August 15th, 1887.
Palmetto Wharf and Improvement Company, articles of in-
corporation filed August 16th, 1887.
Application for patent by the-Merchants' and Mechanics'









Building and Loan Association of St. Augustine, by-laws, reg-
ulations and certificate filed August 17th, 1887. Letters pat-
ent issued September 6th, 1887.
South Florida Detective Agency, articles of incorporation
filed September 1st, 1887.
Florida Printing and Publishing Company, articles of incor-
poration filed September 1st, 1887.
Pensacola, Gult, Land and Development Company, articles
of incorporation filed September 5th, 1887.
Nassau City, Town and Improvement Company, articles of
incorporation filed September 7th, 1887.
Gainesville Gas Electric Light Company, articles of incor-
poration filed September 10th, 1887.
The Kissimmee Ice Factory, copy of articles of association
filed September 10th, 1887.
Irvington Park Fruit Company, articles of incorporation
filed September 13th, 1887.
Pinellas Steamboat and Transportation Company, amend-
ment filed September 14th, 1887.
National Land and Mining Company of Virginia, articles of
incorporation filed September 16th, 1887.
Florida Cold Storage Company, articles of incorporation
filed September 17th, 1887.
Leon County Building and Loan Association, articles of as-
sociation filed September 17th, 1887.
Florida Tobacco Producing and Trading Company, articles
of incorporation filed September 25th, 1887.
Florida Tobacco Producing and Trading Company, certificate
of amendment of, filed February 28th, 1888.
Resolution increasing the capital stock and the number of
directors of the Sullivan Timber Company, filed October 5th,
1887.
The Merrill and Stephens Engineering Company, articles of
incorporation filed October 11th, 1887.
Petition to the Governor of Florida for letters patent for the
Orlando Building and Loan Association, filed October 15th,
1887. Letters patent issued October 15th, 1887.
Presbyterian College of South Florida at Winter Haven,
Fla., articles of incorporation filed October 18th, 1887.
Lake City Water and Light Company, articles of incorpora-
tion filed October 18th, 1887.
The Marion Club, Ocala, Fla., articles of association filed
October 24th, 1887.
The South Florida Exhibition, articles of association filed
November 10th, 1887.
Atlantic and Western Railroad Company, articles of agree-
ment filed November 10th, 1887.








San Antonio Immigration Society and Land Agency, articles
of incorporation filed November 10th, 1887.
Jacksonville Building and Loan Association, articles of in-
corporation filed November 19th, 1887.
Seminole Orange and Lemon Company, articles of incor-
poration filed November 21st, 1887.
American, British and Colonial Racing Association, articles
of incorporation filed November 21st, 1887.
Pensacola and Memphis Railroad Company, articles of in-
corporation filed November 25th, 1887.
Central City Building and Loan Association of Gainesville,
Fla., articles of association filed November 29th, 1887.
Key West Permanent Agency and Commissioner Associa-
tion, articles of incorporation filed November 30, 1887.
Canaveral and South Florida Railroad Company, articles of
association filed December 7th, 1887. Letters patent issued
April 24th, 1888.
Lake Abstract Company, articles of incorporation filed De-
cember 8th, 1887.
Tampa Water Works Company, articles of incorporation
filed December 12th, 1887.
Notice and return of increase of capital stock of Sanford Pub-
lishing Company, filed December 12th, 1887.
American Ice and Cold Storage Company of Waldo, Fla., ar-
ticles of incorporation filed December 17th, 1887.
Tallahassee Gas and Electric Light Company, articles of in-
corporation filed December 20th, 1887.
The Orange County Club of Orlando, Fla., articles of associ-
ation filed January, 1888.
The South Publishing Company, articles of incorporation
filed January 10th, 1888.
The Orange County Club, certificate of capital stock filed
January 12th, 1888.
Chipley Hotel Company, articles of association filed January
16th, 1888. /
The Pensacola Stone and Building Company, articles of in-
corporation filed January 16th, 1888.
FloridaImprovement and Construction Company, articles of
association filed March 17, 1888.
Palmetto House Club, articles of association filed January 23,.
1888.
Polk County Bank, articles of incorporation filed January
23d, 1888.
Polk County Bank, amended articles of incorporation filed
June 1st, 1888.
Polk County Bank, amendments and alterations to original
articles of incorporation filed June 1st, 1888.








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Barrs and Fitzgerald Company, articles of incorporation filed
January 26th, 1888.
Key West and Loan improvement Company, articles of in-
corporation filed January 31st, 1888.
St. Augustine and East Coast Railway, articles of incorpora-
tion filed January 31st, 1888. Letters patent issued January
31st, 1888.
Robinson & Ball, Drug Store, articles of incorporation filed
February 3d, 1888.
Greenwood Alliance Company, articles of incorporation
February 9th, 1888.
Ruge Brothers Packing Company, articles of incorporation
filed February 10th, 1888.
Daytona Bridge Company, articles of incorporation filed
February llth, 1888.
Southern Timber and Lumber Company, articles of incor-
poration filed February 15th, 1888.
Ocala Orange Grove Company, articles of association filed
February 18th, 1888.
Palmetto Association, articles of incorporation filed Febru-
ary 18th, 1888.
Edgwood Company, articles of incorporation filed February
20th, 1888.
Windsor, Lake Newman and Prairie Creek Street Car, Canal
and Navigation Company, articles of incorporation filed April
4th, 1888. Letters patent issued.
Articles of association for the extension of the South Flor-
ida Railroad, filed February 27th, 1888.
Florida Fruit and Investment Company, articles of incorpo-
ration filed February 29th, 1888.
Amended charter of the Sanford Loan and Trust Company,
filed March 2d, 1888.
Kimball Lumber Company, articles of incorporation filed
March 3d, 1888.
Montague Club, articles of association filed March 6th, 1888.
Florida Perfumery and Chemical Club, articles of incorpora-
tion filed March 6th, 1888.
Pensacola Short Line Railway Company, articles of incor-
poration filed March 23d, 1888. Letters patent issued August
11th, 1888.
The Wood Distilling Company, articles of incorporation filed
March 10th, 1888.
Florida Warehouse and Compress Company, articles of asso-
ciation filed March 12th, 1888.
Supplemental articles of association of Macon and Florida
Air Line Railroad Company, filed March 13th, 1888. Letters
patent issued.










St. Augustine and Surburban Street Railroad Company, ar-
ticles of association filed March 16th, 1888.
Benevolent Industrial Association of Pensacola, Fla., arti-
cles of association filed March 16th, 1888.
South Florida Electric Light Power and Moter Company,
articles of incorporation filed March 16th, 1888.
Kissimmee Water Company, articles of Association filed
March 16th, 1888.
Lake Alfred Company, articles of association filed March
18th, 1888.
South Florida Brick,Tile and Terra Cotta Company, limited,
articles of incorporation filed March 1st, 1888.
Cirtificate Duval Building and Loan Association filed Oct.
20th 1887. Letters patent issued.
Jacksonville and St. Augustine Short Line Railway Com-
pany, articles of association filed March 24th, 1888. Letters
patent issued.
Seminole Park Company, articles of incorporation filed
March 26th, 1888.
Baker County Refrigerating Company, articles of incorpora-
tion filed March 28th, 1888.
Church Year Publishing Company, articles of incorporation
filed March 31st, 1888.
Halifax and Indian River Railway, articles of incorporation
filed April 2d, 1888.
Extracts from meetings of the :stockholders and Directors
Sullivan Timber Company, filed April 3d 1888.
Idlewild Fruit Company, articles of association filed April
5th, 1888.
Palatka and Heights Street Railway Company of Palatka,
Fla., copy of articles of incorporation filed April 5th, 1888.
Jacksonville and East Tennessee Railroad Company, articles
of association filed April 5th 1888. Letters patent issued June
8th, 1888.
Franklin Club, articles of association filed April 6th, 1888.
South Florida Auction Company, copy of articles of incor-
poration filed April 9th, 1888.
Orlando Loan and Trust Company, articles of incorporation
filed April 10th, 1888.
Florida, Ocean and Gulf Canal Company, proceedings of first
meeting of the Directors filed Oct. 18th, 1888.
Southern Savings and Trluit Company, articles of incorpora-
tion filed April 18th, 1888.
Cleveland Social Club, articles of association filed April
23d, 1888.
The Cosmopolitan Club, articles of incorporation filed April
24th, 1888.










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Florida Publishing Company, articles of incorporation filed
April 26th, 1888.
The St. Augustine and North Beach Railroad Company, ar-
ticles of association filed April 26th, 1888. Letters patent
issued.
Mexican Gulf Navigation and Trading Company, articles of
association filed April 26th, 1888.
Sanford Opera House Company, copy of articles of incor-
poration filed April 27th, 1888.
Bell Rivet PaLcking Company, articles of incorporation filed
April 30th, 1888.
Ocala Gas Light and Cooking Company, articles of incor-
poration filed Maty 1st, 1888.
Seville Orange Grove Company, articles of incorporation filed
May 2nd, 1888.
The Capulet Social Club, articles filed May 7th, 1888.
Palatka, Lake Harris and Gulf Railroad Company, articles
of incorporation filed May 7th, 1888. Letters patent issued
May 7th, 1888.
Union Star Club, articles of incorporation filed May 11th,
1888.
Glen Mary College, copy of articles of incorporation filed
May 12th, 1888.
Merchant and Marine Detective Association of the city and
harbor of Pensacola, State of Florida, articles of incorporation
filed May 14th, 1888.
Key WVest Commercial Company, articles of association filed
May 17th, 1888.
Ormond Building and Loan Association, articles of associa-
tion filed May 17th, 1888.
Farmers' Alliance Exchange of Florida, articles of incor-
poration and by-laws of, filed May 18th, 1888.
The Orange County Club of Orlando, Fla., certificate of sec-
retary as to in crease of capital stock to $20,000 filed May 18th,
1888.
The Lonsdale Club, articles of association filed May 18th,
1888.
Thomas Education Association, articles of incorporation filed
May 21st, 1888.
Sanford Ice Company, articles of incorporation filed May
22d, 1888.
Jacksonville Investment Company, articles of incorporation
filed May 21st, 1888.
Ocala Club, articles of incorporation filed May 23d, 1888.
Orange Park Lumber Company, articles of incorporation
filed May 26th, 1888.










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Ta'ipn, Thhnotasassa Railway Company, articles of associa-
tioii tiled June 1st, 1888.
The Buffuna Loan and Trust Company, articles of incorpora-
tion filed May 31st, 1888.
Cypress Farmers' Alliance Warehouse Association, articles of
incorporation filed June 4th, 1888.
Young Men's Independent Social Club, articles of incorpora-
tien filed December 6th, 1888.
Alachua Club, articles of association filed June 8th, 1888.
Reddick Club, articles of association filed June 8th, 1888.
The Central Florida Land Company, articles of association
filed June 20th, 1888.
The Osceola Club, articles of incorporation tiled June 11lh,
1888.
St. Cloud Sugar Belt Railway Company, articles of associa-
tion filed June 11th, 1888.
St. Johns and Halifax River Railway Company, articles of
association filed June 12th, 1888.
Osceola Construction Company, articles of association tiled
June 14th, 1888.
South and Webt Laud Development and Railway Construc-
tion Company, articles of incorporation filed June 16th, 1888.
Gainesville Club, articles of association filed June 18th,
1888.
Palatka and Northwestern Railway Company, articles of as-
sociatiou filed June21st, 1888. Letters patent issued June 21st,
1888.
The Carlton Club, articles of association filed June 25th,
1888.
Extension of the Jacksonville, St. Augustine and Halifax
River Railway Company filed June 27th, 1888.
Mlontclair Horticultural Society, articles of association filed
June 28th, 1888.
Middlebnrg, Highland and Lake Butler Railroad Company,
articles of incorporation filed June 29th, 1888.
The Daytona Ice Company, articles of incorporation filed
June 30th, 1888.
East Bay and Lake Chipola Canal, Railroad and Land Com-
pany, articles of association filed June 30th, 1888.
Palmttto Social Club of Marion county, Fla., copy of articles
of incorporation filed July 3d, 1888.
Peoples' Social Club, articles of incorporation filed July 5th,
1888.
The Florida Central and Peninsular Railway Company, ar-
ticles of association filed July 6th, 1888.
Hawthorn Club, articles of association filed July 7th, 1888.








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Jacksonville Base Ball and Athletic Association, articles of
incorporation filed July 7th, 1888.
Leesburg and Lake Region Railroad, articles of association
filed July llth, 1888. Letters patent issued July llth, 1888.
Peoples' Social Club of Lake County, articles of association
filed July 14th, 1888.
Lake Lillian Club, articles of association filed July 16th,
1888.
Atlanta Club, articles of association filed July 23d, 1888.
Summerfield Social Club, articles of association filed July
23d, 1888.
Halifax River Bridge and Railway Company, articles of as-
sociation filed July 24th, 1888. Letters patent issued.
Lane Park Library Association, articles of association filed
July 24th, 1888.
Prime Grove Park Club, articles of association filed J uly
26th, 1888.
Ocala Street and Suburban Railroad Company, articles of
association filed July 26th, 1888.
Certificate of officers of the Ocala Building and Loan Asso-
ciation, filed July 26th, 1888. Letters patent issued July 26th,
1888.
Citizens' Club of Sumter County, Florida, articles of asso-
ciation filed July 31st, 1888.
The Citra Social Club, articles of incorporation filed July
31st, 1888,
Jacksonville and Gulf Railway Company, name changed to
New York, Florida and Cuba Railway Company, articles of
:m.sociation filed January, 1888. Letters patent issued August
2d, 1888.
Lake City Institute, articles filed August 3d, 1888.
Citizens' Club of Nassau County, articles of association filed
July 31st, 1888.
John H. Cross Lumber Company, articles of incorporation
filed August 6th, 1888.
Union .Electric Railway and Power Company, articles of in-
corporation filed August 9th, 1888.
Florida Priduce Manufacturing Company, articles of incor-
poration filed August 9th, 1888.
The Suwannee Sulphur Springs Company, copy of articles of
incorporation filed August 16th, 1888.
Palatka Bridge Company, articles of incorporation filed Au-
gust 22d, 1888.
Tampa Bay Hotel Company, articles of association filed Sep-
tember 31st, 1888.
The Ocala Company, articles of incorporation filed Septem-
ber 5th, 1888.








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Summerlin Institute, articles of incorporation filed September
13th, 1888.
Ormond Sub-Irrigated Garden Company, articles of incorpo-
ration filed September 5th, 1888.
The Florida Moss lair Company, articles of,association filed
September 17th, 1888.
Worthington Sulphur Springs Company,articles ofas'sociation
filed September 17th, 1888.
Ocean -House Company, articles of incorporation filed Octo-
ber 9th, 1888. '
Pensacola Marine Railway Company, articles of incorporation
filed October 13th, 1888.
Florida Bridge Company, articles of association filed Octo-
bar 13th, 1888.
Tampa and Western Railroad, articles of association filed
October 17th, 1888.
The FloridL Inter-National and Semi-Tropical Exposition, ar-
ticles of incorporation filed October 29th, 1888.
Union Alliance Exchange, articles of incorporation filed No-
vember 8th, 1888.
Jacksonville Bridge Company, articles of incorporation filed
November 9th, 1888.
Tampa Real Estate and Loan Association, articles of incor-
poration filed November 12th, 1888.
Gulf Railroad Construction Company, articles of incorpora-
tion filed November 12th, 1888.
St. Augustine and Halifax River Railroad Company, articles
of association filed December 3d, 1888.
Ocklawaha Navigation Company, articles of incorporation
filed December 12th. 1888.
Amended articles of incorporation of Citizens' Gas and Elec-
tric Compary filed December 17th, 1888.
Amended articles of incorporation of the American Illuminat-
ing Company of Jacksonville, Fla., filed December 17th, 1888.
Georgia and Florida Short Line Railway Company, articles
of incorporation filed Nov. 28th, 1888.
The Thomasville, Tallahassee and Gulf Railroad Company,
certificate as to change of name filed Dec. 18th, 1888.
East Pensacola City Company, articles of incorporation filed
Dec. 26th 1888.
Orange County Drug Company, articles of association filed
Dec. 26th, 1888.
East Florida 'Irust Company, articles of association filed
Dec. 28th, 1888.
Consolidated Corporation J. T. & K. W. Railway Company,
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and the Palatka and Indian River Railway Company, tilhd Dec.
31st, 1888.
DISTRIBUTIONS.
Pamphlet copies of the Acts, Resolutions and Journals of
the last session of the Legislature have been distributed to the
State and county officials, and also to the States and Territo-
ries, agreeably to the statutes in such cases made and provided.
SALES.
Thirty-veight pamphlet copies, Laws of Florida, 1885,
have been sold at $1'per copy.................... 38
* Three hundred and sixteen pamphlet copies, Laws of
Florida, 1887, haye been sold at $1 per copy......., 316
Forty unbound volumes of McClellan's Digest have
been sold at $2 per volume ....................... 80
Sixty-nine bound volumes of McClellan's Digest have
been sold at $3 per copy ........................ 207

$641
Paid into the State Treasury.................... $041
Very respectfully,
JOHN L. CRAWFORD.