Within the decade earlier than “permitless carry,” solely 10 months had 70 or extra firearm deaths. From November 2019 till January, a 15-month
Editor’s be aware: This text was initially revealed in FORUM: The Journal of the Florida Humanities, Fall 2021, problem. It has been edited for size.
It was 1782, the final yr of the American Revolution, when British loyalist Dr. William Charles Wells arrived in St. Augustine. The South Carolinian introduced with him a pressman, a “appreciable quantity of printer’s kind,” and a dream.
On Feb. 1, 1783, Wells launched Florida’s first newspaper, The East-Florida Gazette.
In its third problem, readers realized a couple of new liquor regulation, the standard of native bread and “riotous issues” that precipitated “the