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French Heritage

Photonegative of Murat family coat of arms: "Armes de la famille Murat"This bibliography lists some of the published works in the State Library on French heritage in Florida. 

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Articles of interest

Cover of The Florida Historical Quarterly, January 1969, published by The Florida Historical Society

  • Abbey, Kathryn T. “The Story of the Lafayette Lands in Florida.” Florida Historical Quarterly 10, no. 3 (1932): 115-133 (sort by date to access issue).
  • Bishko, Lucretia Ramsey. A French Would-Be Settler on Lafayette’s Florida Township. Florida Historical Quarterly 62, no. 1 (1983): 44-61.
  • Egan, Clifford L. United States, France, and West Florida, 1803-1807. Florida Historical Quarterly 47, no. 3 (1969): 227-252.
  • Hoffman, Paul E. The Chicora Legend and Franco-Spanish Rivalry in La Florida. Florida Historical Quarterly 62, no. 4 (1984): 419-438.
  • Miller, Janice Borton. The Rebellion in East Florida in 1795. Florida Historical Quarterly 57, no. 2 (1978): 173-186.
  • Murdoch, Richard K. France to the Rescue: An Episode of the Florida Border, 1797. Florida Historical Quarterly 30, no. 2 (1951): 203-224.
  • Starr, J. Barton. “Campbell Town: French Huguenots in British West Florida.” Florida Historical Quarterly 54, no. 4 (1976): 532-547.
  • Van Brunt, Dorothy. “Father Hugon and the Early Catholic Church in Tallahassee.” Apalachee, 1944, 62-73.
  • Wenhold, Lucy L. Manrique De Rojas’ Report on French Settlement in Florida, 1564. Florida Historical Quarterly 38, no. 1 (1959): 45-62.

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