LAPEROUSE, Jean Francois Galup (Comte de)

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LaPerouse (Comte de), Jean Francois Galup (1741-1788[?]), was the first non-Spanish visitor to California since Drake in 1579, and the first to come to California after the founding of Spanish missions and presidios. He sailed to California in 1786, visiting the presidios of San Francisco and Monterey.