The Journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, Volume 1

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First volume of biographical accounts related to the explorations of René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle in North America including memoirs, accounts, and narratives of his discovery and exploration down the Mississippi River.

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xxix, 298 p. : ill.

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Cox, Isaac Joslin 1922.

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  • Main Title: The Journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, Volume 1
  • Series Title: American explorers

Description

First volume of biographical accounts related to the explorations of René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle in North America including memoirs, accounts, and narratives of his discovery and exploration down the Mississippi River.

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xxix, 298 p. : ill.

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"The Journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle as related by his faithful lieutenant, Henri de Tonty; his missionary colleagues, Fathers Zenobius Membre, Louis Hennepin, and Anastasius Douay; his early biographer, Father Christian LeClercq; his trusted subordinate, Henri Joutel; and his brother, Jean Cavelier; together with Memoirs, Commissions, etc."

"Volume I."

Also published by A. S. Barnes & co., New York, 1905, in the series called The trail makers

"Copyright, 1905, by Williams-Barker Co."

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These materials include a 1633 map, America Noviter Delineata; H. K. Yoakum's History of Texas, and Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, in the year 1852 by Randolph B. Marcy.

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The Journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, Volume 1

First volume of biographical accounts related to the explorations of René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle in North America including memoirs, accounts, and narratives of his discovery and exploration down the Mississippi River.

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Cox, Isaac Joslin. The Journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, Volume 1, book, 1922; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6104/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.