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The memoir of lieutenant Dumont, 1715-1747 : a sojourner in the French Atlantic

Author: Dumont de Montigny.; Gordon M Sayre; Carla Zecher; Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press ; Williamsburg, Va. : Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This memoire demonstrates the complexity of the expanding French Atlantic world, offering a singular perspective on early colonialism in Louisiana. This life story also provides detailed descriptions and illustrations of the peoples and environment of the lower Mississippi valley.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dumont de Montigny.; Gordon M Sayre; Carla Zecher; Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.
ISBN: 9780807837221 0807837229
OCLC Number: 785863931
Description: xii, 455 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Voyage to Quebec ; return to La Rochelle : 1714-1719 --
Voyage to Louisiana ; return to Lorient : May 1719-March 1721 --
Second voyage to Louisiana ; settlement of the colony : March 1721-Sept. 1722 --
Quarrels in New Orleans ; battles at Natchez : Oct. 1722-Aug. 1724 --
Pascagoula ; Natchez : Aug. 1724-Sept. 1729 --
The Natchez Revolt : Autumn 1728-Summer 1735 --
Life in New Orleans ; the First Chickasaw War : Sept. 1732-June 1737 --
Return to France ; The Second Chickasaw War : June 1737-Sept. 1746 --
The English attack Brittany : Sept.-Oct. 1746 --
Financial difficulties ; imprisonment : 1746-1747 --
Ethnography --
Natural history and the story of Juchereau de Saint Denis.
Other Titles: Regards sur le monde atlantique, 1715-1747.
Responsibility: Jean-François-Benjamin Dumont de Montigny ; translated by Gordon M. Sayre ; edited by Gordon M. Sayre and Carla Zecher.

Abstract:

This memoire demonstrates the complexity of the expanding French Atlantic world, offering a singular perspective on early colonialism in Louisiana. This life story also provides detailed descriptions and illustrations of the peoples and environment of the lower Mississippi valley.

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