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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Ulloa, Francisco de 1535- (search)
Ulloa, Francisco de 1535- Explorer; born in Spain; became a lieutenant of Cortez in his explorations in America, and was left by him, in 1535, in charge of the colony of Santa Cruz. In 1539-40 he commanded the expedition that explored California, giving to the gulf the name of Sea of Cortez, and discovered that southern California was a peninsula. He died on the Pacific coast in 1540.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Louisiana, (search)
New Orleans with civil officers and soldiers to take possession of the province......March 5, 1766 Decree dictated by Ulloa and proclaimed by Aubrey that all captains of vessels from France or Santo Domingo report to Ulloa on arrival with bills Ulloa on arrival with bills of lading and passports, and that the agents for sale of cargo submit to competent examiners the prices they propose to sell at, subject to reduction by the examiners if too high......Sept. 6, 1766 An address to the superior council signed by nearly 600 men claims freedom of commerce with the ports of France and America, and demands the expulsion of Ulloa; it was adopted by the council......Oct. 25, 1768 Ulloa, enjoined to leave the city, flees to Havana. The French flag is displayed,Ulloa, enjoined to leave the city, flees to Havana. The French flag is displayed, Aubrey and Foucault (a leader in the revolution) are summoned to govern the colony as before, and the people institute a republic......Oct. 29, 1768 Don Alexander O'Reilly, captain-general, lands at the Balize, and demands the government in the