By Carita Doggett

whilst East Florida was once ceded to England by way of Spain in 1763, Scottish health practitioner, Dr. Andrew Turnbull, recruited over 1,400 Mediterranean colonists to set up the rural colony he named “Smyrnéa.” Carita Doggett recounts that not just did the becoming stipulations turn out under perfect yet how likely each that you can imagine calamity passed off the colony earlier than it failed in 1777. his version of Dr. Andrew Turnbull and the hot Smyrna Colony of Florida comprises dozens of letters among Andrew Turnbull and others concerned along with his Smyrnéa enterprise. those files, now not on hand to Carita Doggett, have been came upon within the tower of Ballindalloch citadel in Scotland the place that they had been archived for hundreds of years. This diary-like correspondence brings to lifestyles the desires, efforts, and trials of Andrew Turnbull and the Smyrna colonists.

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