Frontmatter

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Contents

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pp. vii-viii

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Acknowledgments

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pp. ix-xii

I am grateful to the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris and to the Library of Congress for making available to me microfilm copy of historical material necessary in the preparation of this book....

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Introduction: Pierre LeMoyne d'Iberville and the Competition for Empire / Tennant S. McWilliams

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pp. 1-16

Europe's expansion into the new world during the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries was a story of power alignment and cultural transmission as well as dramatic individual effort. Spain had he rconquistadores, France her coureurs de bois, and England her sea dogs....

Iberville's Gulf Journals

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First Voyage to the Mississippi: The Journal of the Badine

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pp. 19-105

I am taking Leoganne as my point of departure.l I sailed from there on December 31, 1698, at nine o'clock at night. The first day of the year 1699 we are at noon at north latitude 19

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Second Voyage to the Mississippi: The Journal of the Renomm

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pp. 106-156

December 22nd,at seven o'clock in the morning, I sailed from Havre Francais1 in company with the Gironde and set the course for Cape San Antonio, which we doubled on the 30th at eight o'clock in the morning, having observed nothing unusual on that part of the voyage....

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Third Voyage to the Mississippi: The Journal of the Renomm

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pp. 157-179

December 15, 1701. At three o'clock in the afternoon, I made land 2 leagues east of Pensacola harbor, at the entrance to which I anchored in 6 fathoms. I sent an officer to the Spanishfort to pay my respects to the commandant and ask permission to enter his harbor in order to secure the ships there within reach of La Mobile River, on which I have been ordered to establish a settlement.....

Bibliography

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pp. 180-187

Index

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pp. 188-195