After the initial difficulties which accompany any new settlement were over, Pensacola developed during the late 1760’s and early 1770’s much as did the other eighteenth century English colonial capitals in North America.
Howard, Clinton N.
"Colonial Pensacola: The British Period, Part II,"
Florida Historical Quarterly: Vol. 19
, Article 5.
Available at: https://stars.library.ucf.edu/fhq/vol19/iss3/5