07 May 2017

Settlements In Florida

Near The Manatee River

Report of Lieutenant [M. R. ]Patrick [2nd Reg.] (1842) regarding settlements in Florida... .  "They were in thirty-two villages...extending from St. Augustine west to...(near) Tallahassee, and advanced into what might be called the Indian country, as far as 30 miles south of Fort Brooke, Tampa Bay.  This was Colonel Reid's settlement on the Manatee river...".


Lt. Patrick's report can also be seen at the Fold3.com site:

Fold3: Military Records

Sarah Bandy (a widow with 4 children) was also named in a report under the heading of "Rolls of Suffering Inhabitants of Florida drawing rations at Jacksonville (1 June 1842).

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