Cracker Times and Pioneer Lives: The Florida Reminiscences of George Gillett Keen and Sarah Pame

Cracker Times and Pioneer Lives: The Florida Reminiscences of George Gillett Keen and Sarah Pame

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781570033469
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
Publication date: 07/01/2000
Pages: 215
Product dimensions: 6.27(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrationsix
Acknowledgementsxi
Introductionxiii
Part 1George Gillett Keen1
I.Remembrance of a Crime Most Foul3
II.Black Eye at Ketch All7
III.1830s Florida Frontier Life11
IV.The Second Seminole War, 1835-184226
V.Response41
VI.Getting Ahead in the 1840s and 1850s45
VII.Alligator's Transformation57
VIII.How Old Times Argue against a New Capital60
IX.Tricky Politics and Gunfights as Humor65
X.Reconstruction-Era Justice75
XI.Lafayette County and the Murders of Lige Locklier and Jim Munden80
XII.Studies in Cracker Character87
XIII.Passing98
Part 2Sarah Pamela Williams99
I.Childhood at Picolata101
II.Moving to Alligator109
III.Sojourn in Charleston114
IV.Planter's Wife and Widow118
V.Civil War and Its Aftermath121
AppendixThe Cast of Characters125
Abbreviations171
Notes173
Bibliography193
Index205

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