When Florida became a part of the United States, Methodists in nearby Georgia and South Carolina looked upon East Florida as their missionary field, and at the annual session of the South Carolina Conference of 1823 which met at Savannah, Joshua Nichols Glenn was chosen and sent to establish a mission at St. Augustine.
Glenn, Joshua Nichols
"A Diary of Joshua Nichols Glenn, St. Augustine in 1823,"
Florida Historical Quarterly: Vol. 24
, Article 6.
Available at: https://stars.library.ucf.edu/fhq/vol24/iss2/6