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French, B.F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1799-1877.
Historical collections of Louisiana and Florida.
New York, J. Sabin & Sons, 1869
|All Authors / Contributors:||
B F French; de Rémonville; Argoud.; Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville; Jean Pénicaut
|Notes:||"Subscriber's copy no. [blank]" 500 copies printed, according to Sabin (Bibl. amer.).
Preceded by the author's "Historical collections of Louisiana," 1846-53, 5 vols., and followed by his "Historical collections of Louisiana and Florida," 2d ser., 1875.
French originals of the first and third pieces are found in Margry's "Découvertes et établissements des Français dans l'ouest et dans la sud," 1879-88, v. 4, p. 21-34, v. 5, p. 375-586. The fourth is reprinted from Hakluyt'stranslation of "L'histoire notable de la Floride," 1586.
References: Eberstadt no. IV-294.
References: Howes, U.S. IANA, no. F.373.
|Reproduction Notes:||Microfilm. New Haven, Conn., Research Publications, 1975. 1 reel. 35 mm. (Western Americana, Reel 201, no. 2071).|
|Description:||4 preliminary leaves, 362 pages facsimile 25 cm|
|Contents:||Memoir, addressed to Count de Pontchartrain, on the importance of establishing a colony in Louisiana by M. de Rémonville. [By M. Argoud] 1697.--Narrative of the voyage made by order of the King of France, in 1698, to take possession of Louisiana. By M.P. Le Moyne d'Ibarville. 1699--Annals of Louisiana, from the establishment of the first colony under M. d'Iberville, to the departure of the author to France, in 1722. By M. Pénicaut.--History of the first attempt of the French (the Huguenots) to colonize the newly discovered country of Florida. By René Laudonnière.|
|Series Title:||Western Americana, frontier history of the trans-Mississippi West, 1550-1900, reel 201, no. 2071.|