One of the most notable results of the series of maritime expeditions sent out by Spain in search of La Salle’s colony was the rediscovery of and revival of interest in Pensacola Bay, a region which had figured conspicuously in the early activities of the Spaniards in Florida.
Dunn, William Edward
"The Occupation of Pensacola Bay, 1689-1698,"
Florida Historical Quarterly: Vol. 4
, Article 5.
Available at: https://stars.library.ucf.edu/fhq/vol4/iss1/5