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Jean Baptiste Pointe de Sable : founder of Chicago

Author: Shirley Graham Du Bois
Publisher: New York : Julian Messner Inc., ©1953.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the pioneering fur trader who came to Louisiana in 1764, headed up the Mississippi, eventually married into the Potawatomie tribe, settled with them in a place they called Eschikagou, and established the first makings of a city there.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Fiction
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977.
Jean Baptiste Pointe de Sable.
New York, J. Messner [1953]
(OCoLC)610411713
Named Person: Jean Baptiste Pointe de Sable; Jean Baptiste Pointe de Sable; Jean Baptiste Pointe de Sable
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Graham Du Bois
OCLC Number: 751978
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 180 pages ; 22 cm Includes a chronology, notes on sources, and an index
Contents: The "Black Sea Gull" --
Jean Baptiste finds a friend --
Shipwrecked --
Up the Mississippi --
Flight to St. Louis --
War belts on the Mississippi --
Legacy from Pontiac --
A chief dies and De Sable leaves St. Louis --
"I seek a place" --
Indian love call --
Eschikagou --
Prisoner of the British --
A new republic : the United States of America --
Heartbreak --
Sunset in the West.
Responsibility: by Shirley Graham.

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A biography of the pioneering fur trader who came to Louisiana in 1764, headed up the Mississippi, eventually married into the Potawatomie tribe, settled with them in a place they called Eschikagou, and established the first makings of a city there.

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