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Voyages of Samuel de Champlain Volume 13 (Paperback) Loot Price: R457 Discovery Miles 4 570
Voyages of Samuel de Champlain Volume 13 (Paperback): Edmund Farwell Slafter, Samuel De Champlain
Voyages of Samuel de Champlain Volume 13 (Paperback): Edmund Farwell Slafter, Samuel De Champlain

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Voyages of Samuel de Champlain Volume 13 (Paperback)

Edmund Farwell Slafter, Samuel De Champlain

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...mafs, and a crofs was planted near a fmall houfe apart from the village, which the favages built while I was ftaying there, awaiting the the arrival of our men and their preparation to go to the war, in which they had been for a long time engaged. Finding that they were fo flow in affembling their army, and that I fhould have time to vifit their country, I refolved to go by fhort days' journeys from village to village as far as Cahiague, where the rendezvous of the entire army was to be, and which was fourteen leagues diftant from Carhagouha, from which village I fet out on the fourteenth of Auguft with ten of my companions. I vifited five of the more important villages, which were enclofed with palifades of wood, and reached Cahiague, the principal village of the country, where there were two hundred large cabins and where all the men of war were to affemble. Now in all thefe villages they received us very courteoufly with their fimple welcome. All the country where I went contains fome twenty to thirty leagues, is very fine, and fituated in latitude 44 30'. It is very extenfively cleared up. They plant in it a great quantity of Indian corn, which grows there finely. They plant likewife fquafhes,120 and fun-flowers,121 from the feed of which they make oil, with which they anoint the head. The region is extenfively traverfed with brooks, difcharging into the lake. There are many very good vines122 and plums, which which are excellent,123 rafpberries,124 ftrawberries,126 little wild apples,126 nuts,127 and a kind of fruit of the form and color of fmall lemons, with a fimilar taite, but having an interior which is very good and almoft like that of figs. The plant which bears this fruit is two and a half feet high, with but three or four leaves at...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Edmund Farwell Slafter • Samuel De Champlain
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 66
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-86918-1
Barcode: 9781150869181
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-86918-6

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