FLOR500, Garden 112 Francisco Galindo, Ranch Overseer (1600s) Francisco Galindo was a mulatto slave who acted as overseer on the Asile wheat ranch, founded in 1645, on the border between Apalachee and Timucua territories in north Florida. Benito Ruiz de Salazar Vallecilla, governor of Spanish colonial Florida, owned the ranch. Galindo supervised the Indians working at Asile. He bought his freedom for six hundred pesos after the death of the governor in 1651.
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GARDEN 112

Francisco Galindo, Ranch Overseer 

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Francisco Galindo, Ranch Overseer 

(1600s)

Francisco Galindo was a mulatto slave who acted as overseer on the Asile wheat ranch, founded in 1645, on the border between Apalachee and Timucua territories in north Florida. Benito Ruiz de Salazar Vallecilla, governor of Spanish colonial Florida, owned the ranch. Galindo supervised the Indians working at Asile. He bought his freedom for six hundred pesos after the death of the governor in 1651. 





 




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