The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the Jesuit Missionaries in New France, 1610-1791; the Original French, Latin, and Italian Texts, with English Translations and Notes, Volumen72

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Burrows Bros. Company, 1901
Establishment of Jesuit missions: Abenaki ; Quebec ; Montreal ; Huron ; Iroquois ; Ottawa ; and Lousiana.

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Página 8 - Approaching the task with no conscious prejudices of either race or religion, it has been the sole desire of the Editor impartially to collect, preserve, and annotate this great body of documents having so important a bearing upon the foundations of American history. An editor of historical sources cannot with propriety comment upon the character or the motives of the actors in the drama outlined upon his pages ; sufficient that, without fear, favor, or bias of any sort, he presents materials from...
Página 5 - The Burrows Brothers Company conceived the project of republishing the now rare three-volume Quebec edition of the Jesuit Relations (1858), and of accompanying it with a page-for-page English translation. A beginning was made, tentatively, in the matter of translation ; but after a few months, it was decided to place the series under the direction of some professional student of American history. The present Editor was invited to assume charge.

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