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  • Author:
    Consul Willshire Butterfield
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    0554738694
  • ISBN13:
    978-0554738697
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    BiblioLife (August 20, 2008)
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    120 pages
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    Americas
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The first of the discoveries in the New World after that of Columbus, in 1492, having an immediate bearing upon . Discovery of the northwest. Chapter I. Events leading to western exploration.

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With a Sketch of His Life

With a Sketch of His Life. by Consul Willshire Butterfield. In the following pages, I have attempted to record, in a faithful manner, the indomitable perseverance and heroic bravery displayed by John Nicolet in an ex'ploration which resulted in his being the first of civilized men to set foot upon any portion of the Northwest; that is, upon any part of the territory now constituting the States of Ohio, Indiana, Illi nois

Table of Contents Pre-historic man in the northwest-the red race-first discoveries in new . Chapter II. John nicolet, the explorer.

History of the discovery of the northwest by john nicolet in 1634 with a sketch of his life by C. w. butterfield. Pre-historic man in the northwest-the red race-first discoveries in new france. History of the discovery of the northwest. Chapter III. Nicolet discovers the northwest. Chapter IV. Nicolet's subsequent career and death.

The residue of the Northwest was the dwelling-place of Algonquins alone. In reality, therefore, "the territory northwest of the river Ohio" has no veritable history ante-dating the period of its first discovery by civilized man. Portions of the country had been heard of, it is true, but only through vague reports of savages.

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