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The anarchy in Bengal bred a demand in England that the victor ofArcot and Plassey should return to India to restore order. Clive determined to use the occasion to secure his hold on the jagir, but he needed every ally he could recruit to obtain the necessary majority in the General Court of Proprietors. George Johnstone, Lord Elibank, and their Scottish supporters offered to help Clive achieve his end, evidently on the understanding that he would help them achieve theirs-the reinstatement of John Johnstone.
Evidently an efficient publicizer, he ensured his brochure's appearance in such diverse periodicals as the Georgia Gazette of January 10, 1765, and the Scots Magazine of the following month. Johnstone's comparison of Pensacola with Venice and his slogan that West Florida would be "the Emporium of the New World" may smack of a certain more modern type of Floridian land salesman, but it should not be forgotten that there was much truth in what he wrote. West Florida's position was promising. The province was full of unrealized potential and the governor's enthusiasm was not affectation.
For permission to reuse this work, contact the University of Alabama Press. "Emporium of the New World" 31 fish, for lack of fishermen, expensive, life would have been impossible for the soldiers had it not been for their rations of salted meat. Without exception their quarters leaked, and even those provided for officers would have been considered unfit for dog kennels in England. The author believed that the Spaniards had used Pensacola as a penal colony and that the only reason Britain had accepted it was for its strategic use in the event ofwar with Spain.