Notes From The November 15, 1879, Florida Mirror

Capt. C. W. Yulee and Miss Florida Yulee arrived on Tuesday last. Mr. James W. Thompson, of the Kearsarge House, North Conway, N.H., has leased the Spencer House at St. Mary’s, Ga. Eugene Sweeney, Esq., of Mobile, Ala., was in town this week, in the interest of the proposed steamship line between Mobile and Cedar Key. Mr. Sylvester, of Ellaville, visited our city during the week to inaugurate the shipping business of Messrs. Drew & Bucki through this port. Captain Bell is erecting a frame dwelling on Fourth street, between Centre and Ash. We learn that it will be a very convenient and tastefully built cottage. The City Council met on October 22, 1879. Present were T. Kydd, chairman, and councilmen Winch, Middleton, Brown and Angel. A visitor to Callahan claimed to be the legitimate son of Fredrick VI of Denmark. He said that upon his father’s death, the throne was usurped by a German and the persecution which followed drove him into exile at the age of 18. The visitor was a very old man. How to Cite This Article Mann, Jean, “Notes From The November 15, 1879, Florida Mirror,” The Nassau County Genealogist, 5 (Apr 1998): 44; html, Amelia Island Genealogical Society. (: accessed [date-today])….

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