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A new discovery of a vast country in America extending above four thousand miles, between New France and New Mexico. With a description of the Great Lakes, cataracts, rivers, plants, and animals, also, the manners, customs, and languages, of the several native Indians, and the advantage of commerce with those different nations. With a continuation, giving an account of the attempts of the Sieur de la Salle upon the mines of St. Barbe, &c. The taking of Quebec by the English, with the advantages of a shorter cut to China and Japan

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Published by Printed for M. Bentley, J. Tonson, H. Bonwick, T. Goodwin, and S. Manship in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • La Salle, Robert Cavelier, -- sieur de, -- 1643-1687.,
  • Indians of North America.,
  • New France -- Discovery and exploration.,
  • Mississippi River Valley -- History -- To 1803.,
  • Great Lakes (North America) -- Discovery and exploration.,
  • Montréal (Québec) -- History.,
  • Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.) -- Description and travel.

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Edition Notes

Statementboth parts illustrated with maps and figures, and dedicated to His Majesty K. William by L. Hennepin, now resident in Holland. To which is added, several new discoveries in North-America, not publish"d in the French edition.
SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 13059.
ContributionsJoliet, Louis, 1645-1700, Marquette, Jacques, 1637-1675
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination12 p., l., 299 p., 16 p., l., 178 p., 1 l., 303-355 p.
Number of Pages355
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17565196M

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