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The Resource La Salle : a perilous odyssey from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, Donald S. Johnson

La Salle : a perilous odyssey from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, Donald S. Johnson

Label
La Salle : a perilous odyssey from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico
Title
La Salle
Title remainder
a perilous odyssey from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico
Statement of responsibility
Donald S. Johnson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, Donald
Dewey number
77/.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1030.5
LC item number
.J85 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • La Salle, Robert Cavelier
  • Mississippi River Valley
  • Canada
  • Explorers
  • Explorers
Label
La Salle : a perilous odyssey from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, Donald S. Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-248) and index
Contents
In contest for the New World -- Old rivalries -- English settlement -- Holland in America -- A French start -- Canada, or the Nouvelle France -- La Salle in Montreal -- Early explorations -- To the Vermillion Sea -- La Salle and Frontenac -- Fort Catarouki -- Royal support -- Beyond the Great Lakes to the Mississippi -- Fort Conti -- Voyage of the Griffin -- Hardships and perils -- Fort St. Joseph -- Fort Heartbreak -- Toilsome journey -- Return to the land of Illinois -- Doubtful future -- Descent to the great river's mouth -- The great enterprise accomplished -- An inglorious sequel -- Geographic knowledge expanded -- The Gulf of Mexico -- River of the Holy Spirit -- Pioneers of the Mississippi -- Diverse behavior -- A cartographic dilemma -- A bold and glorious venture -- Quarrelsome beginnings -- Wretched voyage -- Across the Gulf of Mexico -- Misery at Matagorda -- Strange irresolution -- Continual misfortunes -- Toward the Fatal River -- Upending violence -- tragic ending
Control code
2002004683
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Cooper Square Press ed.
Extent
xxvii, 262 p.
Isbn
9780815412403
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002004683
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780815412403
  • (Sirsi) 448243
  • (OCoLC)49494992
Label
La Salle : a perilous odyssey from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, Donald S. Johnson
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-248) and index
Contents
In contest for the New World -- Old rivalries -- English settlement -- Holland in America -- A French start -- Canada, or the Nouvelle France -- La Salle in Montreal -- Early explorations -- To the Vermillion Sea -- La Salle and Frontenac -- Fort Catarouki -- Royal support -- Beyond the Great Lakes to the Mississippi -- Fort Conti -- Voyage of the Griffin -- Hardships and perils -- Fort St. Joseph -- Fort Heartbreak -- Toilsome journey -- Return to the land of Illinois -- Doubtful future -- Descent to the great river's mouth -- The great enterprise accomplished -- An inglorious sequel -- Geographic knowledge expanded -- The Gulf of Mexico -- River of the Holy Spirit -- Pioneers of the Mississippi -- Diverse behavior -- A cartographic dilemma -- A bold and glorious venture -- Quarrelsome beginnings -- Wretched voyage -- Across the Gulf of Mexico -- Misery at Matagorda -- Strange irresolution -- Continual misfortunes -- Toward the Fatal River -- Upending violence -- tragic ending
Control code
2002004683
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Cooper Square Press ed.
Extent
xxvii, 262 p.
Isbn
9780815412403
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002004683
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780815412403
  • (Sirsi) 448243
  • (OCoLC)49494992

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