1847 – A document verifying the identities and signatures of two prominent Key West citizens signed by a founder of the city who settled there after being shipwrecked and later served as a city counselor, the mayor, and, eventually, a Vice-Consul for both France and Spain.
Key West, Florida. Unbound. This one-page document from Key West, Florida measures 8” x 12” and is dated 13 April 1847. It is titled “Agent Consulaire de France / Key West” and bears two double-circle “Vice Consulat de France Key West” handstamps. It is signed by F. A. [Fielding Archer]..... More