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Title Histoire de la Louisiane; volume I
Author Le Page Du Pratz, Antoine Simon
Date 1758
Document Type Rare Book
Names de St Denis, Louis
Region Louisiana; New Mexico
Places New Orleans
Keywords Native Americans, customs, religion, medicine, Spain, France, treaty, trading, business, wildlife, Tchitimachas, rivers, settlement, Natchez
Theme Agricultural Development, Landscape and the Environment; Mining and the Gold Rush; Homesteaders, Overland Travel and Early Settlements
Place of Publication Paris
Additional Information Full title: "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 / ornee de deux cartes & de 40 planches en taille douce par M. Le Page du Pratz."

Le Page de Pratz lived in Louisiana for about sixteen years; he acquired much information and misinformation about the colony. His descriptions of the native inhabitants are valuable. He includes a short account of the expedition of Louis de St Denis to New Mexico in 1715.

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 2462-1
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