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Discovery and exploration of the Mississippi Valley: with the original narratives of Marquette, Allouez, Membré, Hennepin, and Anastase Douay.

By John Gilmary Shea. With a facsimile of the newly-discovered map of Marquette.

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Main Author: Shea, John Gilmary
Published: New York : Redfield, 1852.
Regions: Mississippi River - Discovery and exploration. | Mississippi, Vallée du - Histoire - Jusqu'à 1803 - Sources. | Louisiane - Histoire - Jusqu'à 1803 - Sources. | Mississippi, Vallée du - Découverte et exploration - Sources.
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Main Author: Shea, John Gilmary, 1824-1892.
Physical Description: lxxx, 267, [1] p. front. (facsim.) fold. map 23 cm.
Notes: Narrative of the adventures of La Salle's party at Fort Crevecœur, in Illinois, from February, 1680, to June, 1681, by Father Zenobius Membré.--Narrative of La Salle's voyage down the Mississippi, by Father Zenobius Membré.--Account of La Salle's attempt to reach the Mississippi by sea, and of the establishment of a French colony in St. Louis bay, by Father Christian Le Clercq.--Narrative of La Salle's attempt to ascend the Mississippi in 1687, by Father Anastasius Douay.--Appendix: Recit des voyages et des découvertes du p. Jacques Marquette. Unfinished letter of Father Marquette to Father Claude Dablon ... containing a journal of his last visit to the Illinois. La Salle's patent of nobility. La Salle's second commission. Comparative table of the names on the map pub. by Thevenot, as Marquette's, and on his real map annexed.
Publisher's advertisements: 8 p. (at end)

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