ith unsuspecting hospitality.
Leaving his ships safely moored, Cartier, in a boat, sailed up the majestic stream to the chief Indian settlement on the island of Hochelaga.
The language of its inhabitants proves them to have been of the Huron family of tribes.
Charlevoix, i. 12.
Cass, in N. Rev. XXIV. 421. The town lay at the nts.
The sovereignty of Acadia and its confines, from the fortieth to the forty-sixth degree of latitude, that is, from Philadelphia to beyond
Chap. I.} 1603. Montreal; a still wider monopoly of the fur-trade; the exclusive control of the soil, government, and trade; freedom of religion for Huguenot emigrants,—these were the preared, and one or two gardens planted.
The next year, that singularly bold
1609. adventurer, attended but by two Europeans, joined a mixed party of Hurons from Montreal, and Algonquins from Quebec, in an expedition against the Iroquois, or Five Nations, in the north of New York.
He ascended the Sorel, and explored the lake whic