ROMERO, ANTONIO (?–?). Antonio Romero, Spanish explorer, undertook a maritime expedition with Juan Enríquez Barroto in 1686. They went first to Florida, and on March 4, 1686, were at the mouth of the Mississippi. From there they proceeded down the coast searching for the La Salle expedition. Romero was pilot with Pedro de Iriarte on a similar expedition later in the same year.
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