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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 34 0 Browse Search
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ecting the discovery of the Great River. With Tonti, an Italian veteran, as 1678 his lieutenant, Cayuga Creek, the work of shipbuilding began; Tonti and the Franciscan Hennepin, venturing among tin and two other Franciscans, Chap. XX.} with Tonti and about thirty followers, ascended the St. J, i. 461, copies the error of the publisher of Tonti. musket and a pouch of powder and shot, with anch mission at Green Bay. 1680 In Illinois, Tonti was less fortunate. The quick perception of Lblest trees of the American forest. This rock Tonti was to fortify; and, during the attempt, men atened ruin to his enterprise. After a parley, Tonti and the few men that remained with him, exceptlegend made up in Paris from the adventures of Tonti,—a legend full of geographical contradictions, Bay, and conducting traffic there; in finding Tonti and his men, and perfecting a capacious barge.t stood a log hut, tenanted by two Frenchmen. Tonti had descended the river, and, full of grief at
Mississippi. The traders were summoned even from the plains of the Sioux; and Tonti and the Illinois were, by way of the Ohio and the Alleghany, to precipitate thend the wish of Louis XIV. to preserve it in good condition; and when, in 1700, Tonti again descended the Missis- 1700 sippi, he was attended by twenty Canadian resbones on the wilderness range of the buffaloes. Before his death, and before Tonti left Illinois, Gabriel Marest, the Jesuit,—who, after chanting an ave to the crrned to Illinois to plant a mission near Rock Fort, which had been abandoned by Tonti. Here he was unsuccessful, falling a victim to the assaults of the natives; buand preserving in their temple an undying fire. There they found a letter from Tonti to La Salle, written in 1684, and safely preserved by the wondering natives. Ted above the marshes, not far from the sea, soon to he abandoned. In February, Tonti came down from the Illinois; and, under his guidance, the brothers Chap XXI.}
T. Taylor, Jeremy, I. 376. Texas, a part of Louisiana, III. 171. Tobacco, used as currency, I. 151. Tonti, III. 163, 167. Tuscaroras, III. 245. War with, 319. Twiller, Walter Van, II. 282.