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Histoire de la Louisiane

contenant la decouverte de ce vaste pays ; sa description geographique ; un voyage dans les terres ; l"histoire naturelle, les moeurs, coutumes & religion des naturels, avec leurs origines ; deux voyages dans le nord du nouveau Mexique, dont un jusqu"a la mer du Sud

by Le Page du Pratz

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Published by De Bure, l"aine in Paris .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementornee de deux cartes & de 40 planches en taille douce / par M. Le Page du Pratz
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF372 .L54
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24467538M
LC Control Number01008743
OCLC/WorldCa1651361

The Upper Louisiana we call that part of the continent, which lies to the northward of the mountains above mentioned in latitude 35 deg. The few again who remained in it were cut off by an Indian massacre inwhich broke up the only promising settlements they had in the Histoire de la Louisiane book, those of the Natchez, and Yasous, which were never afterwards reinstated. All the sea coasts of our colonies, to the southward of Chesapeak bay, or even of New-York, are low and flat, marshy and swampy, and very unhealthful on that account and those on and about the bay of Mexico, and in Florida, are withal excessively hot and intemperate, so that white people are unfit for labour in them; by which all our southern colonies, which alone promise to be of any great advantage to the nation, are so thin of people, that we have but 25, white people in all South Carolina. The sea coast; 2. About one thousand miles from its mouth it receives the river Ohio, which is navigable one thousand miles farther, some say one thousand five hundred, nigh to its source, not far from Lake Ontario in New York; in all which space there is but one fall or rapide in the Ohio, and that navigable both up and down, at least in canoes.

For these reasons it was necessary to methodize the whole work; to abridge some parts Histoire de la Louisiane book it; and to leave out many things that appear to be trifling. Accordingly we are credibly informed, that some of the inhabitants of New Orleans say, they never enjoyed better health even in France; and for that reason they invite their countrymen, in their letters to them, we are told, to come and partake of the salutary benefits of that delightful country. It has been suggested by Carolyn Gilman that the "quaint illustrations" of flora and fauna in du Pratz's Histoire de la Louisiane "led Jefferson to imagine Louisiana as an abundant garden. James Ronda notes that the last few paragraphs of the final chapter of Mackenzie's book urged Britain, America's nemesis, to permanently settle the West. Charlevoix, and others, but of the Historical Memoirs of Louisiana, published at Paris inby Mr. This is one entire level champaign country; the part of which that lies west of the Missisippi is miles of sixty to a degree byand containssquare miles, as much as both France and Spain put together.

In twenty-four hours the tide ebbs in the harbour for eighteen or nineteen hours, and flows five or six. He apparently associated with a literary circle, for he claims it was his "learned friends" who persuaded him to begin writing his memoirs. Dumont par M. They bear rice in such plenty, especially the marsh about New Orleans, "That the inhabitants reap the greatest advantage from it, and reckon it the manna of the land.


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Histoire de la Louisiane by Le Page du Pratz Download PDF Ebook

Then she must bear away a little to the land on the west side, keeping about mid-way Histoire de la Louisiane book that and the island, to avoid a bank on this last, which runs out to some distance west-north-west from the point of the island.

In the Histoire de la Louisiane book octavo volumes of the Histoire de la Louisiane were published. Red Dye Plant. At this point, he decided to return to France, arriving in La Rochelle on June 25, It is to wipe off these prejudices, that the following account of these countries, which appears to be both just and reasonable, and agreeable to every thing we know of America, may be the more necessary.

Because the Missisippi scheme failed inevery other reasonable scheme of improving that country, and of reaping any advantage from it, must do the same. Meriwether LewisPhiladelphiaMay 9th, The reason of this appears not to be owing to the country, but to their proceedings and misconduct in it.

These Indians told him of white men with beards who from time to time arrived in "floating villages. Ships that draw twenty feet must be towed in. What makes this fertile country more eligible and valuable, is, that it appears both from its situation, and from the experience the French have had of it, [Footnote: See p.

The few again who remained in it were cut off by an Indian massacre inwhich broke up the only promising settlements they had in the country, those of the Natchez, and Yasous, which were never afterwards reinstated. Manufactures are the produce of labour, which is both scarce and dear among them; whereas lands are, or may, and should be made, both cheap and in plenty; by which they may always reap much greater profits from the one than the other.

Louisiana (New France)

Histoire de la Louisiane book PREFACE The History of Louisiana, which we here present to the public, was written by a planter of sixteen years experience in that country, who had likewise the advantage of being overseer or director of the public plantations, both when they belonged to the company, and afterwards when they fell to the crown; by which means he had the best opportunities of knowing the nature of the soil and climate, and what they produce, or what improvements they are likely to admit of; a thing in which this nation is, without doubt, highly concerned and interested.

By the same accounts, taken by the custom-house officers, it appeared, that the number of British ships employed in all America, including the fishery, werewith 17, seamen; besides or 10, seamen belonging to North-America, who are all ready to enter into the service of Britain on, any emergency or encouragement.

Histoire de la Louisiane, Volumes 1

And how necessary that may be will appear from the state of those colonies in North America, which do not make, one with another, as much as is sufficient to supply them only with the necessary article of cloathing; not to mention the many other things they want and take from Britain; and even how they pay for that is more than any man can tell.

How ought we then to value such rich and healthful countries on the Missisippi? The General Assembly shall provide for the enumeration of educable children.

De La Louisiane

La Louisiane apparut comme une zone tampon entre les possessions espagnoles et les colonies britanniques. For that reason those countries, which we look upon to be the Histoire de la Louisiane book convenient, are the most inconvenient to us of any, although they join upon our present settlements.A French History of Louisiana.

L'Histoire du français en Louisiane La Cadie, later called Acadie, is founded by the French in Nova Scotia. La Cadie, plus tard l’Acadie, est fondé par les Français en ce qui est asteur la Nouvelle-Écosse, ainsi que Histoire de la Louisiane book morceaux.

Louisiana was named after Louis XIV, King of France from to When René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle claimed the territory drained by the Mississippi River for France, he named it La Louisiane.

The suffix ‑ana (or ‑ane) is a Latin suffix that can refer to "information relating to a particular individual, subject, or place".Before statehood: Territory of Orleans. Sep 09,  · Une histoire de la LOUISIANE () Amérique Française.

Acadie À La Louisiane (Acadia To Louisiana) 05 03 LA VENTE DE LA LOUISIANE AUX ÉTATS UNIS DVD HQ - .Preview this book» What people are Histoire de la Louisiane: pdf la découverte de pdf vaste pays, sa Le Page du Pratz Full view - Histoire de la Louisiane, Volume 1 LE PAGE DU PRATZ Full view - Histoire de la Louisiane, Volume 2 Antoine Simon Le Page du Pratz Full view - Nov 10, download pdf Durant plus d’un siècle, la France a possédé un immense empire en Amérique du Nord.

Si l’histoire de la Nouvelle-France ou Canada est bien connue, celle de la Louisiane est en revanche largement ignorée. La Nouvelle-Orléans, fondée enétait la capitale d’un vaste territoire s’étendant du Canada, au nord, au golfe du Mexique.L'histoire de la Louisiane remonte à la période amérindienne.S'ensuit la ebook européenne, principalement française, jusqu'à la perte de la Nouvelle-France par Louis XV puis, après la récupération de la Louisiane occidentale, sa vente en par Napoléon .