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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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History of the discovery of the Mississippi river.--Life of Father James Marquette.--Notice on the Sieur Jolliet.--Relation of the voyages, discoveries, and death, of Father James Marquette, and the subsequent voyages of Father Claudius Allouez, by Father Claudius Dablon ... prepared for publication in 1678.--Narrative of a voyage made to the Illinois, by Father Claude Allouez.--Bibliographical notice of the "Etablissement de la foi", by Father Christian Le Clercq..--Narrative of the first attempt by M. Cavelier de La Salle to explore the Mississippi. Drawn up from the manuscripts of Father Zenobius Membré ... by Father Chretien Leclercq.--Bibliographical notice of the works of Father Louis Hennepin.--Narrative of the voyage to the upper Mississippi, by Father Louis Hennepin. From his "Description de la Louisiane", Paris, 1683.

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