…marks an important shift in the historiography of colonial Florida.
--Florida Historical Quarterly

" A fresh and interesting approach"
--Tampa Bay History

" Murphree has uncovered a rich tale of cross-cultural divisions and mutual dissappointments."
--The Journal of Southern History

"This compendium of quotations with its ample supporting bibliography is a gift to the field of Gulf South studies, in which the later colonies come into their own."
--American Historical Review