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The explorations of Pierre Esprit Radisson from the original manuscript in the Bodleian Library and the British Museum by Pierre Esprit Radisson

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Published by Ross & Haines, Inc. in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New France,
  • Northwest, Canadian,
  • Canada.

Subjects:

  • Hudson"s Bay Company.,
  • Indians of North America -- Canada.,
  • Iroquois Indians.,
  • New France -- Discovery and exploration.,
  • Northwest, Canadian -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementArthur T. Adams, editor ; Loren Kallsen, modernizer.
ContributionsAdams, Arthur T.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1060.7 .R12 1961
The Physical Object
Paginationlxxxiv, 258 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5816492M
LC Control Number61000794
OCLC/WorldCa2183160

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  Pierre-Esprit Radisson, explorer, fur trader (b in France ; d at London, Eng June ). This shrewd opportunist was valued for his knowledge of Indian life and North American geography. He followed his half-sister to Trois-Rivières in and observed the IROQUOIS as their adopted captive () and with the Jesuit mission to the Onondaga (). In the s, brothers-in-law Pierre Esprit Radisson and Médard Chouart des Groseilliers, their pelts seized by authorities for the lack of a proper license, offered the English their services as guides to the region around Hudson Bay. The English hired the men and sponsored an exploratory voyage in The explorations of Pierre Esprit Radisson from the original manuscript in the Bodleian Library and the British Museum by Pierre Esprit Radisson. Published by Ross & Haines, Inc. in Minneapolis, Minn. Written in EnglishPages: To get a fuller story, pick up the newly published book, Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson (Biblioasis), by Ottawa author, lawyer and historian Mark Bourrie, who spent years researching records, including some of Radisson’s own detailed autobiographical writings stored in the Royal Archives in The Round Tower of Windsor.

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