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Veuillot, desire 1653-1732

Explorer: born in Cahors, France, in 1653; was inspectorgeneral of the establishment of the West Indian Company in the Antilles, Louisiana, and Alabama, during which time he explored the Mississippi River as far as the Missouri. In 1665 he was forced to renounce the land grants he had obtained in upper Mississippi. He wrote [59] A description of the Louisiana coast, with an account of a journey down the Mississippi; Historical notice of the Mississippi Company and of the settlement founded in Louisiana. He died in London, England, in 1732.

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