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[Reading] ➿ History of Louisiana [Illustrated] (1774) By Le Page Du Pratz – Shop-peters.de Antoine Simon Le Page du Pratz 1695–1775 was an ethnographer historian and naturalist who is best known for his 1774 book History of Louisiana History of Louisiana covers the pre United States histoAntoine Simon Le Page du Pratz 1695–1775 was an ethnographer historian and naturalist who is best known for his 1774 book History of Louisiana History of Louisiana covers the pre United States history of the Midwest and much of the South including the following states Missouri Illinois Indiana Louisiana Arkansas Mississippi Alabama Iowa Kansas Michigan Minnesota Missouri Nebraska North Dakota Ohio South Dakota and Wisconsin The Louisiana being referred to by the author in this book's title is describes as that part of North America which is bounded on the south by the Gulf of Mexico; on the east by Carolina an English colony and by a part of Canada; on the west by New Mexico; and on the north in part by Canada; in part it extends without any assignable bounds to the Terrae Incognitae adjoining to Hudson’s Bay Its breadth is about two hundred leagues extending between the Spanish and English settlements; its length undetermined as being altogether unknown The memoir recounts Le Page's years in the Louisiana colony from 1718 to 1734 when he learned the Natchez language and befriended native leaders He gives lengthy descriptions of Natchez society and its culture including the funeral r.

Ituals associated with the 1725 death of Tattooed Serpent the second highest ranking chief among the people It also includes his account of Moncacht apé a Yazoo explorer who told him of completing travel to the Pacific Coast and back likely in the late 17th or early 18th century Through this traveler Le Page learned of oral traditions held by indigenous people of the West Coast They told of the first Native Americans reaching North America by a land bridge from Asia Le Page's book was carried as a guide by the Lewis and Clark Expedition as it explored the Louisiana Purchase starting in 1804 On 25 May 1718 Le Page left La Rochelle France with 800 men on one of three ships bound for Louisiana He arrived on 25 August 1718 Le Page lived in La Louisiane from 1718 to 1734; about half of the period 1720 to 1728 he lived near Fort Rosalie and Natchez on the Mississippi River He had land and cultivated tobacco When Le Page wrote his memoir than a decade after returning to France he used the verbatim words of many of his Native informants rather than describing the manners and customs of the Indians in the detached fashion of so many later colonial authors Pratz says that the French word Mississi.

history download louisiana pdf illustrated kindle 1774 ebok History of free History of Louisiana [Illustrated] PDFItuals associated with the 1725 death of Tattooed Serpent the second highest ranking chief among the people It also includes his account of Moncacht apé a Yazoo explorer who told him of completing travel to the Pacific Coast and back likely in the late 17th or early 18th century Through this traveler Le Page learned of oral traditions held by indigenous people of the West Coast They told of the first Native Americans reaching North America by a land bridge from Asia Le Page's book was carried as a guide by the Lewis and Clark Expedition as it explored the Louisiana Purchase starting in 1804 On 25 May 1718 Le Page left La Rochelle France with 800 men on one of three ships bound for Louisiana He arrived on 25 August 1718 Le Page lived in La Louisiane from 1718 to 1734; about half of the period 1720 to 1728 he lived near Fort Rosalie and Natchez on the Mississippi River He had land and cultivated tobacco When Le Page wrote his memoir than a decade after returning to France he used the verbatim words of many of his Native informants rather than describing the manners and customs of the Indians in the detached fashion of so many later colonial authors Pratz says that the French word Mississi.

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