Excerpt from A Tallahassee Girl Along with the new order of things came great political excitement, which in the black belt, as middle Florida was called, culminated in many a thrilling coup and lawless adventure in the field of partisan strife. The capital was the scene of the memorable count so disas trous to one party, so valuable to the other, and withal so disreputable to both. Adventurers from all quarters Of the United States, and especially from the East, hurried to Tallahassee with a view to riding into office upon the votes of the poor, igrant, and kindly-natured freedmen. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.