The Journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, Volume 2 Page: 93 of 268
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ance, or else to return by sea to look for his
[LA SALLE'S SECOND JOURNEY IN SEARCH OF
ALL these designs being disappointed, he
resolved to set out a second time and travel
by land to find out his river. He stayed to
rest him a while and to provide for his departure,
but having neither linen nor clothes,
I supplied him with some I had; I also afforded
some linen to M. Cavelier, his
brother, and M. Moranget, his nephew. All
I had was at their service, and I deprived
myself of all that was fit for them, even to
ten or twelve pounds of strings of beads
and some knives and nails, which M. de Is
The Sieur Duhaut having several effects,
such as linen, hatchets and other tools and
commodities, which had been saved fron
the shipwreck, M. de la Salle took linen
to make shirts for such as wanted, as also
the tools they stood in need of. The clothes
belonging to MM. Thibault, Le Gros and
Carpentier, who were dead, were also dis86
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Cox, Isaac Joslin. The Journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, Volume 2, book, 1922; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6103/m1/93/: accessed July 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .