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Contains index. measurement: 6" x 9". 344 pp. No marks. Binding is tight, covers and backbone totally intact. airborne dirt and dust Jacket price-clipped. earlier owner's identify press-stamped. All edges are fresh. Very fresh, crisp, and tight reproduction. now not ex-library. All books provided from DSB are stocked at our shop in Fayetteville, AR. shop on transport by way of ordering a number of titles. Shipped Weight: less than 1 kilogram. class: Biography & Autobiography; heritage. stock No: 028707.

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Passed by Bateaux Cove and Pointe aux Foins. The inhabitants of the Cedars come here to make hay, which they come for during the winter over the ice. Baudet River and Baudet Cove where we camped, a nice camp site even for three battalions. We got there at a quarter-past six in the evening. From this cove to the end of the lake it is three leagues. Made eight leagues today. July 24: Left at half-past four, passed Anchorage Point, Pointe à la Morandière, Isle au Raisin, stopped to dine at Les Chenaux, about three leagues from the entrance of the Lake.

Started again at half-past two, passed Pole Cove, so named because the river is now free from rapids as far as Frontenac so the boatmen no longer need poles and throw them away here. Drunkard's Point, Isle aux Galops, Pointe Galette, Fort Presentation,32 where we arrived at half-past four and where we spent the night. The King had forbidden any French post being built above the Long Sault. The Abbé Piquet,33 able missionary, known for a voyage he made to France with three Indians, obtained a twelve-arpent concession above La Galette.

He describes Indian villages at Caughnawaga and Lake of the Two Mountains. He identifies prominent war chiefs, such as the Nipissing Kisenik, whom he describes as "a rare bird in the land" (p. 160), but recognizes that Indian leaders had little authority and that their leadership depended upon the "voluntary subordination" of their followers (p. 134). He describes Indian war customs and medicine making, and his ear catches differences in the music of Winnebagoes and Ottawas (p. 118). He watches traditional Indian religious observances, such as offering tobacco to Rock "Rozzio" in Lake Champlain, and sees Catholic Indian converts at mass.

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