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Title Relation de ce qui s’est passé de plus remarquable aux missions des peres de la de la [sic] Compagnie de Jesus en la Nouvelle France [l]es années 1676 & 1677 [manuscript]: [c.1677]
Author Dablon, Claude (1619-1697)
Document Type Travel Journal
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Accounts of Jesuit missions to the Onondaga, Oneida, Outaouacs, Mascouten, and Abenaki Indians of eastern Canada for the years 1676-1677, compiled by Claude Dablon, supérieur général of Jesuit missions in Québec, probably in 1677. Dablon’s section on the Jesuit missions to the Iroquois for 1676 includes a brief overview, and extracts of letters from Fathers Bruyas, Jacques Lamberville, Millet, and Jean Lamberville in Aignie, dated 1676 May 6-July 31. Missionaries reporting from the Outaouac missions in La Baye des Puants (Green Bay, Wis.) include Fathers Allouez, André, and Nouvel. Other reports are by Fathers Silvy on the Mascoutens, and Gauthier on the Abenakis in Sillery. Also included are extracts of letters from Fathers Cholenec on St. Francis Xavier du Sault near Montréal, Morain on Rivière-du-Loup, Crespieul and Boucher on the mission in Tadoussac, and the Mission de Lorette.
Places Québec, New France, Canada
Keywords Christianity, missionary, Jesuit, New France, religion
Theme Missionaries and Education; American Indians and the European Powers; First Nations of Canada
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Northeast
Language French
Additional Information

From the Newberry Library: Title from added ms. note in pencil on leaf [1], below which is a source note in the same hand: "Title from original ms. in Laval University." Cf. also Backer-Sommervogel, v. 1, col. 1774.

Verso of last leaf: "Bought by Burrows Bros. Co. in London in 1897; bought of Burrows Bros. Co."

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT Ayer MS 209
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue