WHITE, Joseph M., a Delegate from Florida Territory; born in Franklin County, Ky.,
October 8, 1798; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to
the bar and practiced; moved to Pensacola, Fla., in 1821; one of the
commissioners under the act of Congress of May 8, 1822, for ascertaining
claims and titles to lands within the Territory of Florida; elected to the
Nineteenth and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1825-March 3, 1837);
unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Twenty-fifth Congress; author of a
New Collection of Laws, Charters, etc., of Great Britain, France, and Spain
Relating to Cessions of Lands, with the Laws of Mexico, in two volumes
published in 1839; died in St. Louis, Mo., October 19, 1839.
BibliographyDibble, Ernest F.
Joseph Mills White: Anti-Jacksonian Floridian. Cocoa, FL: The
Florida Historical Society Press, 2003.