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Across the Everglades: a canoe journey of exploration.

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Date Issued:
1898
Summary:
An account of the author's exploratory trip across the southern Everglades including descriptions of places, people and wildlife. Throughout the narrative, the author makes reference to the methods used by the Seminoles for travel, cooking, etc., as well as describes some of their recent history and his encounters with them during this trip.
Title: Across the Everglades: a canoe journey of exploration.
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Name(s): Willoughby, Hugh L. (Hugh Laussat), b. 1856
PALMM (Project)
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1898
Publisher: J. B. Lippincott
Place of Publication: Philadelphia, P.A.
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: xii, 192 pages, 47 unnumbered leaves of plates (1 folded) : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm.
Language(s): English
Summary: An account of the author's exploratory trip across the southern Everglades including descriptions of places, people and wildlife. Throughout the narrative, the author makes reference to the methods used by the Seminoles for travel, cooking, etc., as well as describes some of their recent history and his encounters with them during this trip.
Table of Contents: Florida geographically; The Everglades; The Seminole War; Characteristics of the Tribe; Previous explorations -- Preliminary trip; Seminoles at home; Details of outfit -- Miami; Fowey Rocks Light-House; Florida wreckers; Vaseline `a la Seminole; Soldier Key; The habitat of the Crocodilus Americanus; The North American alligator -- Land of the big snake; Florida sponges; Crawfish; An unlucky dive; Amateur surgery; Cape Sable; The edge of the Everglades -- Fighting saw-grass; The limpkin; Making camps; Sweet water; Long Key; A meridian altitude; Willoughby Key; The cabbage-palm -- Baffled by saw-grass; Return to Willoughby Key; A fresh start; A dead snake by moonlight; Mosquitoes; Supplies running low; The palmetto as food -- Canoeing over two inches of water; Nearing the end; Welcome to civilization; Analysis of water; Seminole vocabulary.
Target Audience: general
Identifier: AAA6249QF00004/30/200302/09/200513204BfamIa D0QF (FCLAZ), ONICF160- 5 (Source), FHP C CF 2003-04-30 (DNX), FCLA url 20030714xOCLC (snx), huc3090203 (snx), 52873655 (oclc), CF00001592 (IID), 2568015 (digitool), ucf:11989 (fedora)
Note(s): By Hugh L. Willoughby ; illustrated from photographs taken by the author.
Includes index.
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2003. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically digitized by the University of Central Florida from a book held in the Main Library at the University of Central Florida, Orlando.
Subject(s): Seminole Indians
Everglades (Fla.) -- Description and travel
Everglades -- 3090202
Economics and Society: Post-Civil War Florida, 1865-1913 -- Business, Agriculture, and Tourism, 1878-1897
Description and travel
Indians of North America
Library Classification: F317.E9 W9 1898
Library Classification: 917.594
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/tc/fhp/CF00001592.jpg
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Owner Institution: UCF
Original Title: Across the Everglades: a play for the screen.
98000301
Is Part of Series: Florida Heritage Collection.
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