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Joseph M. White

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Joseph M. White

Joseph M. White (May 10, 1781 – October 19, 1839) was a Delegate to the US House of Representatives from the Florida Territory.

Born in Franklin County, Kentucky; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; moved to Pensacola, Florida 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 United States Congress and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1837); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Twenty-fifth United States Congress; author of a New Collection of Laws, Charters, etc., of Great Britain, France, and Spain Relating to Cessions of Lands,

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