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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 6, 10th edition. 16 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Republican government. (search)
on of 300 soldiers refused to enter the Spanish service, nor would the inhabitants consent to give up their nationality. Ulloa could only direct a Spanish commissary to defray the expenses of government at the cost of Spain, and to administer it und support. The ordinance was suspended, and very little Spanish jurisdiction was exercised in Louisiana. The conduct of Ulloa, the derangement of business, and a sense of vassalage aroused the whole colony at the end of two years, and it was propor Petition of Rights they claimed freedom of commerce with the ports of France and America, and demanded the expulsion of Ulloa from the colony. The address was signed by nearly 600 names. It was adopted by the council (Oct. 26); and when the Frenldren kissed its folds, and 900 men raised it amid shouts of Long live the King of France; we will have no king but him. Ulloa fled to Havana, while the people of Louisiana made themselves a republic as an alternative to their renewed political con
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Ulloa, Antonio de 1716- (search)
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.
French Minister, 30 March, 1766, in Gayarre II. 157. Antonio De Ulloa, by a letter from Havana, announced to the Superior Cs, le cinq Mars, à Midi. Le temps le plus affreux, &c. &c. Ulloa landed, with civil officers, three Capucine monks, and eigh Spanish service; the people to give up their nationality. Ulloa could only direct a Spanish Commissary to defray the cost oyed all commerce. Unable to take possession of his office, Ulloa in September retired from New Orleans, to reside at the Balthan two years. But the arbitrary and passionate conduct of Ulloa, the depreciation of the currency with the prospect of its with the ports of France and America, and the expulsion of Ulloa from the Colony. The Address, sustained by the signatures Denis Braud, reprinted in Pittman's Mississippi: Appendix. Ulloa retreated to Havana, and sent his representations to Spain;ope was to be a Colony of France or a free Commonwealth. Ulloa to the Spanish Minister, Dec. 1768; Aubry to O'Reilly, 20 A