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Title A new discovery of a vast country in America, extending above four thousand miles, between New France and New Mexico: with a description of the Great Lakes, cataracts, rivers, plants, and animals, also the manners, customs, and languages of the several native Indians...
Author Hennepin, Louis
Date
Document Type Printed Book
Names Sieur de La Salle, Robert Cavelier (1643-1687)
Places Mississippi River Valley, United States; Niagara Falls, Québec, Canada
Keywords lake, cataract, river, animal, manner, custom, language, commerce, discovery, exploration, cultural contact
Theme American Indians and the European Powers; Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Publisher Printed for M. Bentley, J. Tonson, H. Bonwick, T. Goodwin, and S. Manship
Place of Publication London
Additional Information

FULL TITLE: A new discovery of a vast country in America, extending above four thousand miles, between New France and New Mexico: with a description of the Great Lakes, cataracts, rivers, plants, and animals, also the manners, customs, and languages of the several native Indians, and the advantage of commerce with those different nations: with a Continuation, giving an account of the attempts of the Sieur de La Salle upon the mines of St. Barbe, &c., the taking of Quebec by the English, with the advantages of a shorter cut to China and Japan: both parts illustrated with maps and figures, and dedicated to His Majesty K. William / by L. Hennepin ... ; to which is added, several new discoveries in North-America, not publish’d in the French edition.

Uniform Title: Nouvelle découverte d’un très grand pays situé dans l’Amérique entre le Nouveau Mexique et la mer Glaciale.

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT Ayer 123 .H5 1698e
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue