John Forbes and Company.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Container: M1984-20
Scope and Contents The records of the firm are extensive as it was the corporate attorney for numerous West Florida businesses including railroad andlumber companies. Select subjects include the American Lumber Company, Bagdad Land and Lumber Company, the Birmingham, Columbus and St. Andrews Railroad Company, Children's Home Society of Florida, Escambia County School Board, Escambia Gulf Beach Resort, First National Bank of Pensacola, First Methodist Episcopal Church, Duncan U. Fletcher, Florida Chautauqua,...
Dates: Created: 1906-1930; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1984
Collection — Container: M1992-09
Scope and Contents Personal papers including book manuscripts of Indian Traders of the Spanish Borderlands (Panton, Leslie & Co.) and Our Family, Fact and Fancies (Moreno Family) and his M.A. thesis on Mississippi Senator Pat Harrison. NOTES: Both book manuscripts have been published; copies of the books are available in Special Collections. Other publications by Dr. Coker are listed and available in the Bibliography of West Florida, the Rare Book Collection,...
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 11/00/1992
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Editorial and research files of Dr. William S. Coker, Editor, the Papers of Panton, Leslie and Company. Includes an extensive body of correspondence, business papers, court records, and other documents relating to the British firm and its successors, John Leslie and Company, and John Forbes and Company, 1739-1847. The company, under a monopoly granted by the Spanish government, engaged in an extensive Indian trade throughout the Old Southwest, and continued under British and American...
Dates: Created: 1739-1847; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1987