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A companion to the American South by John B Boles

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With the 1790s too came increased American pressure to cede to the US the former British territorial holdings and river privileges. Pinckney's Treaty (1795) and then the cession of La Louisiane to France and the subsequent sale to the United States followed (1803). As with the Floridas, so with La Louisiane, there is no single-volume general history of La Louisiane's colonial era that provides both depth and breadth and considers the colony's development and peopling during both periods and in international context.

Lowery 1901±5). A projected second volume will carry the story to and beyond D. Pedro's death in 1574, although a more limited documentary base may well yield less information on the social and economic sides of the colony's history. Lyon (1984) sketches aspects of such a second volume and calls attention to one of the lesser known aspects of the Spanish presence in the South: the town of Santa Elena on Parris Island, SC. Karen Paar also is preparing a history of Santa Elena. The rest of the history of the Spanish settlement, at St Augustine to 1700, is still only partially known.

Bushnell, Amy Turner 1994: Situado and Sabana: Spain's Support System for the Presidio and Mission Provinces of Florida. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, no. 74. Coker, William S. and Watson, Thomas D. 1986: Indian Traders of the Southeastern Spanish Borderlands: Panton, Leslie & Company and John Forbes & Company, 1783±1847. Pensacola: University of West Florida Press. Deagan, Kathleen A. 1985: Spanish±Indian Interaction in Sixteenth-Century Florida and Hispaniola.

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