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A French aristocrat in the American West : the shattered dreams of De Lassus de Luzières /
Carl J. Ekberg ; with a foreward by Marie-Sol de La Tour d'Auvergne.
imprint
Columbia ; London : University of Missouri Press, c2010.
description
xix, 236 p. : ill., ports., maps ; 25 cm.
ISBN
0826218962, 9780826218964
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imprint
Columbia ; London : University of Missouri Press, c2010.
isbn
0826218962
9780826218964
general note
"Source documents" (p. [115] - 225) contains 36 items given here in English translations.
catalogue key
7402675
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
Table of Contents
List of Plans and Mapsp. ix
List of Illustrationsp. xi
Forewordp. xiii
Preface and Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
Introductionp. 1
From France to the Mississippi Valley
Flight from Francep. 7
The Ohio River Valleyp. 20
The Grand Enterprisep. 31
At Home in the Illinois Countryp. 50
The Grand Enterprise Collapsesp. 61
Americans Recruitedp. 73
Civil and Military Commandantp. 84
End of the Adventurep. 98
Source Documents
De Luzières to Carondelet, April 30, 1793p. 116
De Luzières to Carondelet, May 1, 1793p. 117
Peyroux de la Coudrenière to Carondelet, November 14, 1793p. 123
Edmund Genêt, "Harangue to the Free French," 1793p. 127
De Luzières to Carondelet, December 26, 1793p. 129
"Account of the Ohio River," winter 1793-1794p. 131
Trudeau to Carondelet, January 28, 1794p. 135
Louis Lorimier, "Harangue to Indians," February 8, 1794p. 138
De Luzières to Carondelet, April 6, 1794p. 139
De Luzières to Carondelet, September 17, 1794p. 141
De Luzières to Carondelet, October 17, 1794p. 143
Bartholémé Tardiveau to Carondelet, November 27, 1794p. 145
De Luzières to Carondelet, June 9, 1795p. 146
De Luzières to Gayoso de Lemos, November 20, 1795p. 147
De Lassus to Gayoso de Lemos, December 3, 1795p. 148
Louis Lorimier to Carondelet, December 22, 1795p. 149
De Luzières, "An Official Account of Louisiana," 1796p. 150
De Luzières to Carondelet, August 1, 1796p. 153
De Luzières to Carondelet, September 19, 1796p. 154
De Luzières to Carondelet, October 17, 1796p. 155
François Vallé to Carondelet, November 10, 1796p. 157
De Luzières to Bartholémé Tardiveau, February 2, 1797p. 158
De Luzières to Carondelet, June 12, 1797p. 159
De Luzières to Carondelet, September 21, 1797p. 160
De Luzières, Passport for Neptune and Jasmin, free blacks, September 27, 1797p. 161
De Luzières to Carondelet, October 1, 1797p. 162
De Luzières, "New Bourbon Census," December 1, 1797p. 164
De Luzières, "Indians of Various Tribes"p. 199
De Luzières, "Observations on the White Residents," December 1, 1797p. 201
De Luzières to Gayoso de Lemos, December 20, 1797p. 215
De Luzières to Governor Gayoso de Lemos, March 19, 1798p. 216
Slave Purchase, February 2, 1799p. 218
De Luzières, "Memorial to U.S. Congress," March 29, 1799p. 219
John Matthews, Oath of Loyalty to Spain, October 17, 1800p. 223
John Matthews, Real Estate Concession, October 20, 1800p. 224
De Luzières to de Lassus, April 10, 1804p. 225
Indexp. 227
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