Florida Superintendency of Indian Affairs

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The Florida Superintendency of Indian Affairs was established in 1824. This Superintendency was abolished in 1834, although some correspondence was filed under Florida Emigration and Florida Reserves as late as 1853.

Governors and Ex Officio Superintendents

Andrew Jackson (provisional) March 31, 1821 and William DuVal; April 17, 1822 [1]



Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs from the Florida Superintendency, 1824-1853, have been microfilmed by the National Archives as part of their Microcopy Number M234. Copies are available at the National Archives and at the Family History Library and its family history centers on their microfilm roll numbers 1661016 thru 1661019.


  1. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. By Edward E. Hill. Clearwater Publishing Co., New York, NY ©1974. FHL Book 970.1 H551o

Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Press, [1974].

Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington [District of Columbia]: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1981.

Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880. National Archives Microcopy T1105.

Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington, DC: