Governor Peter Chester arrived in Pensacola, capital of the province of West Florida, during the summer of 1770. On the eleventh of August the new governor, together with the members of his council, took the oaths and subscribed to the declaration required of all colonial officials.
Howard, Clinton N.
"Colonial Pensacola: The British Period. Part III,"
Florida Historical Quarterly: Vol. 19
, Article 5.
Available at: https://stars.library.ucf.edu/fhq/vol19/iss4/5