The legislative council of Florida met and organized at Pensacola on the 22d July. The governor administered the oath to the members to support the constitution of the United States, &c. A motion was made by Mr. Miller to proceed to elect. a president-the council adjourned without going into an election. On the 23d the council having met, Mr. Bronaugh was called to the chair, when they proceeded to elect a president, and the choice was unanimous of James C. Bronaugh, esq. of Pensacola.
Bronaugh, James C.
"The First Session of the Legislative Council of Florida,"
Florida Historical Quarterly: Vol. 11:
4, Article 7.
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