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Title The lost daughter [manuscript]: [ca. 1850]
Document Type Manuscript
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: The anonymous and undated manuscript titled "The lost daughter" was written probably in the mid-1800’s. In this highly romanticized story, developed in four sections, the author describes an encounter between Bienville and his fictitious daughter Corinne and the Indians of Louisiana.
Names Bienville, sieur de, Jean Baptiste Le Moyne (1680-1767)
Places Louisiana, United States
Keywords literature, cultural contact, culture, New France, exploration, pioneer, family life, empire, colonial forces, colonialism
Theme American Indians and the European Powers; Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Culture Area Southeast
Additional Information Jean Baptiste de Bienville was an early explorer of Louisiana where he founded New Orleans in 1718 and later served as governor.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 527
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue