The loyalty of East Florida to the British cause during the War of the American Revolution subjected her to occasional raids, and caused her governor not only to take measures for her defence but also to plan retaliatory expeditions. The best information on the subject may be derived from the letters and reports of the period.
Pennington, Edgar Legare
"East Florida in the American Revolution, 1775-1778,"
Florida Historical Quarterly: Vol. 9:
1, Article 5.
Available at: https://stars.library.ucf.edu/fhq/vol9/iss1/5