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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Republican government. (search)
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Ulloa, Antonio de 1716- Naval officer; born in Seville, Jan. 12, 1716; entered the Spanish navy in 1733 and became lieutenant in 1735; came to the United States as governor of Louisiana in 1766, but was forced to leave because he failed to win over the colonists to Spain. He had command of a fleet which was sent to the Azores, with sealed orders to proceed to Havana and join an expedition against Florida. He neglected to open his orders and was tried by court-martial in 1780, and acquitted. He died on the island of Leon, July 3, 1795.
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 6, 10th edition., Chapter