• Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland

    Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

    Map of Virginia and parts of Maryland and Delaware (written "De La War"). It shows borders, counties, cities, towns, plantations (marked by landowners name), roads, swamps, mountains, islands, bays, l…

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  • Partie Méridionale de la Louisiane, Avec la Floride, la Caroline et la Virginie

    Santini, Paolo

    Map of the southeastern region of America to just west of the Mississippi River. It shows borders, cities, towns, forts, Native American land, portages, mountains, lakes, swamps, and rivers. A few not…

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  • Extracts related to Etienne Brule's Discovery of Lake Superior

    Sagard-Théodat, Gabriel, 17th cent

    Brule, an interpreter for Champlain, journeyed into the far West with Huron guides in 1622 or 1623. He is believed to have communicated this adventure to his employer and to author Gabriel Sagard-Théo…

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  • Three accounts of the Iroquois wars from the Jesuit Relations

    Ragueneau, Paul, 1608-1680; Lalemant, Jérôme, 1593-1673

    These three short excerpts from the Jesuit Relations convey the terror and violence that drove the Huron, Ottawa, Sauk, Meskwaki (Fox), Kickapoo, Potawatomi, and other tribes into Wisconsin. They are…

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  • Un Payement de Menomonies, 1838

    Neveu, Gustave de, 1811-1881

    An account written in 1855 by de Neveu of his visit in October 1838 to the Wolf River to witness the payment to the Menominee Indians of their annual payment from the United States government. A typed…

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