The Journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, Volume 1 Page: 17 of 330
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rations, from 1679 to 1683, and his Texas
journeys, from I684 till his death, in I687.
During the former period La Salle built the
first sailing vessel on Lake Erie, erected
Fort Miami on the St. Joseph and Fort
Crevecceur on the Illinois, performed his
wonderful winter march from the latter to
Fort Frontenac, organized an Indian confederacy
against the Iroquois, explored the
Mississippi to its mouth after his subordinate
Hennepin had explored its upper
course to the Falls of St. Anthony, and
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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/m1/17/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.