LLANOS, FRANCISCO DE

BID Number
17640
Occupation
1690 Oct 12 - 1690 Dec 09: SAN BERNARDO BAY (MATAGORDA)/CAPITAN
Notes
1690 : (OCT 12-DEC 9) CAPITAN IN COMMAND OF FRIGATE NUESTRA SENORA DE LA ENCARNACION FROM VERA CRUZ. WROTE TRAVEL DIARY, "DIARIO Y DERROTA DEL VIAJE QUE SE HECHO Y EJECUTADO A LA BAHIA DE SAN BERNADO"(1691). HIS MISSION WAS TO REMOVE THE BUOYS FROM THE MOUTH OF RIO DE SAN MARCOS, SEEK A NAVIGABLE RIVER INTO TEXAS, MAP ESPIRITU SANTO BAY AND DETERMINE A SITE FOR FORT ST. LOUIS.
Source
WEDDLE
Sources
WEDDLE: WILDERNESS MANHUNT (1973) BOLTON: SPANISH EXPLORATION IN THE SOUTHWEST (1963)
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