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George Bancroft, History of the Colonization of the United States, Vol. 1, 17th edition. 32 0 Browse Search
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ing and colo- 1534 nizing the New World. James Cartier, a mariner of St. Malo, was selected to lead the expedition. See Cartier's account in Hakluyt. III. 250—262. Compare Charlevoix, N. F. Lf the French king. Leaving the Bay of Gaspe, Cartier dis- Aug covered the great river of Canada, tened 1534. to the urgency of the friends of Cartier; Charlevoix, N. F. i. 9. a new commission ospitality. Leaving his ships safely moored, Cartier, in a boat, sailed up the majestic stream to ame to the island, is realizing his visions. Cartier also gathered of the Indians some indistinct r embarked in company, nor acted in concert. Cartier sailed Holmes, in Annals, i. 70, 71, places the departure of Cartier May 23, 1540. He follows, undoubtedly, the date in Hak. III. 286; whichprint, or an error. For, first the patent of Cartier was not issued till October, 1540; next, the annalist can find no occupation for Cartier in Canada for one whole year; and, further, it is undis[6 more...]