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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 6 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Attiwandaronk Indians, (search)
Attiwandaronk Indians, Members of the family of the Hurons and Iroquois, named by the French the Neutral Nation. In early times they inhabited both banks of the Niagara River, but were mostly in Canada. They were first visited in 1627 by the Recollet Father Daillon, and by Brebeuf and Chaumonot in 1642. The Iroquois attacked them in 1651-53, when a part of them submitted and joined the Senecas. and the remainder fled westward and joined the remnant of the fallen Hurons on the borders of Lake Superior.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Mississippi, (search)
nd completed......Aug. 3, 1716 Mississippi Company chartered with exclusive privilege of the commerce of Louisiana and New France, and obligated to introduce within twenty-five years 6,000 white persons and 3,000 negro slaves......Aug. 17, 1717 Mississippi Company grants land for settlements on the Yazoo, at Natchez, on the bay of St. Louis, and on Pascagoula Bay......1718 Three hundred settlers locate at Natchez......1720 Three hundred emigrants, destined for the lands of Madame de Chaumonot, arrive at Pascagoula......Jan. 3, 1721 Seat of government of Louisiana removed from Biloxi to New Orleans......1723 Chopart, commander of Fort Rosalie, demands that Great Sun, head of the Natchez tribe of Indians, should vacate White Apple village, about 6 miles from the fort, and surrender it to the French: a conspiracy of Indians and the massacre of the garrison follow......Nov. 29, 1729 Destruction of the Natchez by the French and Choctaws......Jan. 28–Feb. 8, 1730 Mis
he strife; and Le Moyne, selecting the banks of their river for his abode, resolved to persevere, in the vain hope of infusing into their savage nature the gentler spirit of civilization. The Onondagas were more sincere; and when Chap. XX.} Chaumonot, an Italian priest, long a missionary 1655. among the Hurons, left Quebec for their territory, he was accompanied by Claude Dablon, a missionary, Journal de Dablon who had recently arrived from France. They were Dablon hospitably welcomed atts for the tapestry; and there the pictures of the Savior and of Mesnard, in Relation 1656-7, p. 158. the Virgin mother were unfolded to the admiring children of the wilderness. The Oneidas also listened to the missionary; and, early in 1657, Chaumonot reached 1657. the more fertile and more densely peopled land of the Relation 1656-7, c. XVII. Senecas. The influence of France was planted in the beautiful valleys of Western New York. The Jesuit priests published their faith from the Mohaw
s, 326. Caron, Le, III. 118. Cartier, his voyage, I. 19. At MontReal, 21. Carteret, Philip, II. 317. Carver, John, I. 310. Catawbas, III. 245. Cayugas, II. 417. Champlain in Canada, I. 25. Explores Lake Champlain, 28. Builds Fort St. Louis, 29. Establishes missions, III. 121. Charles I., I. 194. Convenes a parliament, II. 2. Trial, 15. Charles II., his restoration, II. 29. Character, 48. Charleston founded, II. 169. Chauvin obtains a patent, I. 25. Chaumonot, Father, II. 144. Cherokees, III. 246. Treaty with, 332. Cheesman, Edmund, II. 230. Chickasas, Soto amongst, I. 49. Their residence, III. 160, 249. French wars with, 365. Visit Oglethorpe, 433. Chippewas, II. 150. Clarendon, ministry of, II. 435. Clarke, John, II. 61. Clayborne, William, I. 200, 236, 246, 249. Coligny plans settlements, I. 61-63. Colleton, James, II. 186. Colonies, Anglo-American, general character, II. 453. O:igin, 454. Christian, 455