The author of this comprehensive history was the first Louisianahistorian to document his studies through research in the national archives of France and Spain. Originally published in1854, this volume covers the Spanish rule in Louisiana from 1769 to 1803. Read about the difficult conversion of a French colony into a Spanish one, and about the men who ruled from the Cabildo, which still stands in New Orleansï¿½ French Quarter. Discover what took place during the administration of each Spanish governor. While reading, enjoy maps of Louisiana as it was at the time covered. The exciting events will inspire readers to continue the story by reading Volume IV.
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