Buckingham Smith collection, 1688-1870, undated.
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Lawyer, politician, antiquary, diplomat employed as secretary by the United States Legation to Mexico, and author and editor of works on the history of Florida and the Spanish colonies of North America; resident of Florida. From the description of Buckingham Smith papers, 1613-1941. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 475929980 ...
The Spanish government sent Don Manuel de Montiano to Florida as acting governor in 1737 in a direct response to British aggressions against the colony. During the 1740 siege on St. Augustine, led by Gen. James Oglethorpe, Montiano defended East Florida and had Fort Matanzas built. He also ordered support and supplies from Havana, Cuba. He served as governor of East Florida until 1749, at which point he left for Panama, where he served as governor, 1749-1751. From the description of ...