After the convention had adjourned and most of the members had departed, one of the delegates remained over for a few days, and before leaving wrote the following letter to the editor of the St. Joseph Times. It was reprinted in the St. Augustine News of March 2. The writer’s identity will probably never be known, for he used a nom de plume, signing himself “Ruminator”. He wrote as follows.
Hoskins, F. W.
"The St. Joseph Convention: The Making of Florida’s First Constitution,"
Florida Historical Quarterly: Vol. 17:
2, Article 6.
Available at: https://stars.library.ucf.edu/fhq/vol17/iss2/6