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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 682 0 Browse Search
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Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 204 0 Browse Search
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new mission at Green Bay, he selected a young Illinois as a companion, by whose instructions he be- ss through Eastern Wisconsin and the north of Illinois, visiting the Mascoutins and the Kickapoos one brilliant with many colored plumes. We are Illinois, said they,—that is, when translated, We are th degree of latitude, they entered the River Illinois, and discovered a country without its paragones of parrots and wild turkeys. The tribe of Illinois, that tenanted its banks, entreated Marquetteme. Weary of delay, he resolved to penetrate Illinois; and, leaving Dec. 3. ten men to guard the Fa, Indians appeared;— 1680 Jan. 4. they were Illinois; and, desirous to obtain axes and fire-arms, o the French mission at Green Bay. 1680 In Illinois, Tonti was less fortunate. The quick perceptor rigging a brigantine, he found the post in Illinois deserted. Hence 1681 came the delay of anot than the River Panuco, no French nearer than Illinois,--he resolved to travel on foot to his countr[3 more...]<
e Denonville, in 1688. But for the missions at the west, Illinois would have been abandoned, the fort at Mackinaw lost, andst, therefore, of all the inland states, except, perhaps, Illinois. The country on the Detroit River and Lake St. Clair waseir inseparable companions. The military occupation of Illinois seems to have continued, without interruption, from the t00 sippi, he was attended by twenty Canadian residents in Illinois. The oldest permanent European settlement in the valleinter at Mackinaw, he, in the spring of 1693, repaired to Illinois, where he remained two years before exchanging its prairthe buffaloes. Before his death, and before Tonti left Illinois, Gabriel Marest, the Jesuit,—who, after chanting an ave tst, IV. 206. About the same time, Gravier returned to Illinois to plant a mission near Rock Fort, which had been abandonprairies. Jesuits and fur-traders were the founders of Illinois; Louis XIV. and privileged companies were the patrons of
nished before the accurate observation of the missionaries, who found in the wide wilderness of Illinois Marest Compare Hennepin, Tonti Joutel scarcely three or four villages. On the discovery of Amtered tenants of the territory which now forms the states of Ohio and Michigan, of Indiana, and Illinois, and Kentucky, could hardly have exceeded eighteen thousand. In the early part of the eighthat the Kickapoos, who established themselves, by con- Morse, App. 222. quest, in the north of Illinois, are but a branch of it is demonstrated by their speech. So numerous and so widely extended on the head waters of the Ohio; they had triumphantly invaded the tribes of the west as far as Illinois; their warriors had reached the soil of Kentucky and Western Virginia; and England, to whose al Wisconsin to the Des Moines, Marquette saw neither the countenance nor the footstep of man. In Illinois, so friendly to the habits of Le Clereq, Etablissement de la Foi dans la Nouvelle France, II.
been adopted at a very early period, after La Salle's return from Illinois; it was certainly in use early in the last century. Tradition prerom Mexico, were exhibited to Cadillac as the produce of a mine in Illinois; and, elated by the seeming assurance of success, he hurried up thlley, it takes rank, in point of age, of every settlement south of Illinois. The monopoly of Crozat was terminated by its surrender. The mony at the south, with D'Artaguette and troops from his command in Illinois, and probably from the Wabash, was directed to meet, on the tenth er, and, in the moment of victory, was disabled. The red men from Illinois, dismayed at the check, fled precipitately. Voisin, a lad of but ile a new expedition against the Chickasas, receiving aid not from Illinois only, but even from Montreal and Quebec, and from France, made itsepted the calumet. The fort at Memphis was razed; the troops from Illinois and from Canada drew back; the fort on the St. Francis was dismant
I. Iberville, Lemoine da, II. 199. Icelandic voyages, I. 3; III. 313. Illinois visited by Jesuits, III. 155. Early history of, 165. A fort built in, 167. Permanent settlement in, 195. Illinois tribe, III. 158, 241. Independents, origin of, I. 287. Indiana colonized, III. 346. Indians. See Aborigines. IIllinois tribe, III. 158, 241. Independents, origin of, I. 287. Indiana colonized, III. 346. Indians. See Aborigines. Indies, East, war in, III. 452. Ingle, rebellion of, I. 254. Ingoldsby in New York, II. 53. Iowa visited by Jesuits, III. 157. Iowas, Le Sueur among, II. 204. Iroquois attacked by Champlain, I. 28. Seen by Smith, 134. In Connecticut, 403. Treaty With, II. 255, 322. Their tribes and institutions, 417. Wars of, 41422. Their chiefs stolen, 425. Returned, 426. Visited by Jesuits, III. 132. Treaty with the French, 135. War with Hurons, 138. Missions among, 141. Invade Illinois, 167. Sack Montreal, 182. Contend with the French, 189. Make peace, 193. Their neutrality, 211. Chiefs visit England, 219. Treat with the French, 221. The