Title: History of Madison County
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Title: History of Madison County
Physical Description: 9 leaves : ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Atkinson, Dorothy
Woodbery, Ruby
Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Florida
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: S.l
Publication Date: 1936]
 Subjects
Subject: History -- Madison County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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non-fiction   ( marcgt )
 Notes
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical reference (leaf 9)
Statement of Responsibility: Dorothy Atkinson, Ruby Woodbery.
General Note: Caption title.
General Note: Typescript for the Federal Writers' Project.
General Note: "September 21, 1936."
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seoessionist


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convention in 1861 were -John 0. MoGehee, A. J. Lea, .. I. ,


Beve, and 8. P. Bartizgton.* -' -


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men in Florida ,was elected president of the convention, the


vote bein -


John 0. Mo!ehee o 47 --'-"--- +-V



SJohn 0. P-elt -T


John P. Sandereon 8 8 "


adleon County suffered ome o e very


of reoonstruotion and David Montgosmery? wo served as heOiff


Sand tax ooalleotr t a nubr of ye ar is a d ehav .nio


the om0 t o0s.e to. dea"tre eldenoe of -h+:hi"t y."

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element


the State


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Udi son


Uenmoratio


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man,


victory


George


that


Drei


year.


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was


a native


lNew Hapshire,


who


had


settled


Georgia


long


the


before


yepr


the


1868


COiil


and


ar .


moved


adis801on


Ellarille


the


County


largest


about


agquaill


Florida.


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the


beginning


Governor


Drew's


administration:


oonditions


Madison


County


oved,


_but


spite


this


there were


political


could


not


for


years


conditions


entirely


a number


that


killings


reooastruo tien


ended


a few years


Showing


out


caused and


-Democratl


the


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Lch

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the


greatest


late


sea


years


ootten


Madisoa


but


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1880's


islamd


town


John L.


cotton


was


the


continued


this


there


SInglia


glnnery


probably


establisheded at Ma
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inTflorida and


greatest


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inland
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grow


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population


migration


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its


oitisens


southward.


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.1920


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altal


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less


c


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ince


population and


them the


. population in' 1935
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party


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the


number


island


1915,


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2,500


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r butchered lo


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...f tile-land. It has many beautiful lakes and moh att native O* <


Snattal scneyl There are many ailes of excellent-paved


highumays State road auber 1 paeaing directly through the ) 7 ^.


~t; .a oo0nty. The sohooli of Maldron Onnty are ae good as anJ-

in Florida aad more. than 100, O0 is expended an l1 on

SI the eduaton of the childr n. .

SIn addition to all thia the ooamty has hospitable' ai'

S oitisenship as there is in the world. No county in -the Sta'e '..-


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