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Tara S. Gree, Clerk of Court and Comptroller of Clay County, FL
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Diaries & Letters

There are many primary sources of historical information, but few can relay a more complete picture of the past than diaries and letters. While public records provide facts, and later history books and family histories can tell a story, the contemporaneous writers convey emotion along with both the mundane and surprising details of life on the frontier, which can give us a real “feel for the place.”

This set of writings includes items both brief and lengthy: a letter (Thomas Edison), a collection of correspondence (Gustafson Family), long diaries (William Parmenter), and published books (John and William Bartram), to name a few. Copies of these and many more are available in the Archives.

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Office Closure Notice

In recognition of the Juneteenth holiday, our offices will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th, 2024. Thank you.