The Journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, Volume 2 Page: 8 of 268
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Journeys of La Salle
JOUTEL'S HISTORICAL JOURNAL1 OF MONSIEUR
DE LA SALLE'S LAST VOYAGE TO
DISCOVER THE RIVER MISSISSIPPI.
[FROM FRANCE TO THE COAST OF TEXAS.]
AT the time when M. de la Salle was preparing
for his last voyage into North America
I happened to be at Rouen, the place
where he and I were both born, being re'As
pointed out in the COMPARATIVE BIBuoGRAPHY
(see Vol. II., App. II. B.), this reprint
from FRENCH, Hist'l Coll'ns of La., Pt. I., is an
English translation of Michel's abridgment of
Joutel's Relation (Margry III., 91-534). While
it would be interesting to point out in detail the
differences between the abridgment and the Relation,
such a course is hardly necessary in a work
of this sort. The COMPARATIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY will
aid the interested student to pursue the subject
further. In addition, it may be well to add that
the abridgment chronicles about all the events
given in the Relation; the latter simply gives
these events more in detail, and particularly devotes
more space to natural features. There is
greater discrepancy, in the matter of detail, in the
latter part of the two accounts than in the former.
Some details appear in the abridgment that do
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