The Florida immigrant
Full Citation
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00079919/00005
 Material Information
Title: The Florida immigrant
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Alonzo Fowle
Place of Publication: Tallahassee Fla
Creation Date: November 1, 1877
Publication Date: 1877-
Frequency: monthly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Tallahassee (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Leon County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Leon -- Tallahassee
Coordinates: 30.451667 x -84.268533 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (July 1877)-
General Note: "An official paper: published under the supervision of the Bureau of Immigration."
General Note: "Devoted to the dissemination of reliable information concerning the soil, climate, productions, and desirability of a home in Florida."
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 001933337
oclc - 01407238
notis - AKA9404
lccn - sn 95047410
System ID: UF00079919:00005

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Devoted to the Dissemination of Reliable Information Concerning the Soil, Climate, Productions, nnd Desirability of a Homo in Florida.

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VOL. r.-xo.: i r. TALLAHASSEE, FLA., NOVEMBER, 1877. S 1.2 5 A YE Alt

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EDGEWATER ORANGE GROVE, tropical plant: are found the :azalea, mineHa I Ii i 1 taincd l. and during tho winter month it. i i.a i.. the immiHliate: ntipenMon i of )(r. Fuller,
FLORIDA.The yuccas! draeenas t'roto.'Crew pine*, delightful place to watch the gorgeomiin uh> orcrftce the entire work, and fa thenliiptHd
ago palm, orchid, and \arietie"*. of cactus et" for which" }Florida: i-O jntly cele l by the Chirlentou: tt-amer* from ...
cut below I'1"pr'Ct"nt a clew from e5de l over one hundred varieties of the brated.There. )Iii' dock to New York, PhiUdelphia, tic.
the Johns rUerof the beautiful: "E'1gewater choicest roues all growing in the open air i.i also a large; enclourc for poni-| The fruit from thi ,grate i i. mOlt delicious
Orange; hove," the reidence ofMr. in a state of liixnrhnce and I profusion seldom try, on the i plic \ hou*e* for the men emplotvd and earls onnge in a lax containing
},_. F. Fuller, (formerly (lr Brooklyn, obtained at the North, and nuking=: I1 and n very tine picking: houw I for ; the choice (nut, i i" wrappetl( with
N. Y.,) antI justly renowned 1 for the mpe- in the w'intcr,1 spring month, a lovely! i i tho.onnt"1I. A* the picking: picking and paler: on which a picture, a< above, isprinted.
nor quality of its fruit and beauty of loca night. On the place arc mignolia! tr1C"isty : shipping. of orange* : interestingto l. A crate of or.iiiffe" contain from
tion. Mr. Fuller hi* bwn a resident of \ feel in height, (fillet with llower in our reiders 'we ml11lrot'e| a detailed 100 to 200 according! to mite!, antI i t. not
Florid for nine je*r and when he selected the month of Apiil and May, the be-auli- description of it. too much for a family: to bite: at one time.
: thin f JK>I far a resilience it wa* cornparatitcly fill ptlmeltu, and the nf'-I I'rrcot gray .\ mu'o' am] earl carry IKIXC to the In Bret, there are many pcrnom tii-iting i)
n ".il.lt>rn'Cc. the only% improve. moms, hanging oil in graceful' le' looti. from tree* where the picking i i" bring done.ienerally Florid' i in this winter who order their fruit
ment Wing three or four acre of l partially the stately lite oak which alxMimN here. <; two tnt', climbing long; Udder direct from the grove, and hire it ncnt<< to
cleared ground a few oranges tree, amt 44 F.dgewatcr: i ituated: about mix! mile*! with bakct attached to their |Jt'r*on', their friends at. the North ; and, in many
two or three dilapidated log house ; while ftotith of 1'l1tkon: the! ei*t btnk of the pick on the i>ain* tree, the fruit being: cut ci es if de.,red, :\1 r. Fuller permit. themto
the entire front for over a quarter ..fa river, and I only a short di.tinco from the! from the tem with a pair of *ct.iAor" pick the fruit. from the trev, limn enabling
mile, was a ma. \cgctahle matter thriving; settlement. of San Mateo. Therei (careful hindling Wing requir+l in the them to nay to their less fortunate:
large: root, tnmp ..f tree*. log*, tc. i* a mall dock projecting a short distance<< process ft picking). It. fc then pUoo l in friend ; 4* / ,picked<< this fruit myself in

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"ith lalmr pitirim and l energy Mr. into the water, leading; to the iu-lltn6A: the! Ijosc o.i the cart and taken to the tbe >uniiy Southwliib. yv t were shiner
Fuller has traitr..r s..t this un.ihtly i: '|,ot I and another Urge clock At which ali the 1 picking; l.oQ4If' i iHf wb the e.... nt l.eflIffI.-PI<<
i Into oi u of the( fitn..t pl.ier uii the St- steamers running to K',tef| n*JVrl> .r.vV .
John ritrr. Ili-rw m.y 'In seat a riourub- river Creenit Like, or any other" i.H>M Ofltn the 6rt pace' it i is clear -
ing grun' fir nearly ...... thousand orange; plaoe on the nper( Si. Jokn., rvi: "l 11I.I I. i if amt neat, etrrytbint in HP place, anal ala r srb tree, o er three linnlivij,, .>f which are in fe.ired." On the iJjice there i* a fin, IMMMI ..*ee for erer<< )tiling. There are draw..u reta-1 'tr )I It 11,41,"",,"' .'(J.c iso'U1a.
A .. sad ., d.im ,... ..... ... uLlalucJ
full bearing: anal fill..! with the gut.len I in which Mr. Fuller reside, |IJ.1"u4.'I1 by ainl large bin fur sorting; and .Meat lug a .....UJ..... U. MN.I'fr"o" .....f., article i ilea's
frmit, wliild around the .ground are oat- t LiniMrlf and containing; tinny ouqrt.t. j tent 1 chuior vari tir* flf the ritru Gamily, I d.luna found in Hwri-b; *u"li a, balbn .rral.*, table fur |acking, and large ., ,.... sad II i.if, 'NIt'C&. Tb OpOiT pug
the tangerine, iuI, licrgamol anti thorn. }fus "'aurfi. for wrapjKng .jKi|>.>r, which' is set tie.. ... tar YN.ciw.nOC'p.. rrtutuM- lie rmtwf
brlwH ua ib** bw. t ul a 1\'I'.w..
less 1..1".0lim eitroo .te. Itati.ma.ahtaIMIudn' .torvrooit into lilTrent *iz *.
orange, ; |pantry, I .
dub. TM foa llf fct H u inckr in JLu e-
aJ,o |eacli, Jap-iu |Jt 4urn, jfHiic-granile; fi:;, ., satin:-roue., fire lcil-ruum., linenclu U'lwn the fruit i i. taken to the acking-| : t40r. .... Mc to a f"I...... T..t' as. rlMStr i, cIaxcSWentJY
taoan4 amt ctih*r trvr |>ecuiiir to the t, tc. On the' outride, a pwi* ureratidali house, it i* aMorteU anal divided into four ......... ..r is...' dnJp. sat a MUll
climate. Ills ground. are uutetuHy laid i-ttctid. around three NeIH of tliflWrut braml*, according to star, anal cc's ... fM upwr ..." .. A skit .'beratesu
In walk '. .Uc d btive where' it io. .rn t-.S ,.....i he ............ Tbe wrsuse of theSaktwciaa
oat : mate: l fnim shell obuicc-l OQ I this heure, oa which oKinbin rues. and | on tbe rrm* .
I..tlture. tu wU>M c<< ikttlra efts.tI.m .
: the !Dace! aod direr beds ooouialng a flowering %ioe are traineJ fmng tma air three or four day to undergo the proee for nw.nt..1. hi b. ,......,.,,. ."t .tuQbUntt
Large variety uf wll-known nr.IJ.antl with their tweet perfume, and making a of ** .wealing" which M i necessary "fure i. cath. rht.tlc ae4 resit U."ttarp sss uJ
and hru' s among which may: .be met cool ....1 (Jeaiant retreat daring the best i.acJ.iog( fur ..biltIDftlLfn the twcmting; I IatfO'lU ears J It. t+**tor&r U4rMtr... Ooe rt aU
will ,..