The Bemrose manuscript was written by an English apothecary’s assistant who ran away from home and joined the United States Army and, as a hospital steward, served through the early part of the Seminole War.
Stafford, Robert Charles
"The Bemrose Manuscript on the Seminole War,"
Florida Historical Quarterly: Vol. 18:
4, Article 7.
Available at: https://stars.library.ucf.edu/fhq/vol18/iss4/7