An Early Florida Adventure Story: The Fray Andres de San Miguel Account

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Among documents of Florida's Spanish colonial period, few eyewitness accounts exist. One of these, the 1595 narrative by Fray Andres de San Miguel, expertly translated by John Hann, describes the two-year odyssey of a teenager from Spain across the Atlantic to Mexico, Havana, and Florida and finally back to Spain. The future friar's account of his experiences as a young sailor brings to life the fleets of the Golden Age of Spain and reveals how those adventures would change his life forever. After Andres's ship passed Cape ...

An Early Florida Adventure Story: The Fray Andres de San Miguel Account 2001, University Press of Florida

ISBN-13: 9780813018768

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