Comparatively few pioneers of nineteenth-century Florida left accounts of their lives or the times in which they lived. So engrossed were they in constructing the material and cultural foundations of a new state that they had little time for recording their experiences and observations.
"Reminiscences or a Florida Pioneer: John M. McIntosh,"
Florida Historical Quarterly: Vol. 38:
1, Article 8.
Available at: https://stars.library.ucf.edu/fhq/vol38/iss1/8