Turnbull's Slaves: A Minorcan Story
By Donald H Sullivan
Published: June 7, 2011.
The Minorcans of Florida is a story of white slavery, based on the Minorcan slaves at the British colony established at New Smyrna, Florida from 1763 to 1783. The story centers around 15 year old Miguel Ortegas, who is orphaned when his father dies on board ship during the trip from Minorca to Florida. He and the girl he loves endure many hardships and dangers.