2 edition of Fort Frontenac from the days of La Salle found in the catalog.
Fort Frontenac from the days of La Salle
W. G. Hagarty
|Statement||by W.G. Hagarty.|
|LC Classifications||F5547F686 H34|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||10|
Artist's rendering of the explorer La Salle, shown looking at an early French map of North America. The map shows three forts built between and "Conty fort (or Fort Niagra, near Niagara Falls), Miamis Fort (south of Lake Michigan), and Crèvecour fort (left bank of the Illinois River). Louis de Buade, count de Palluau et de Frontenac, (born , Saint-Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, France—died Novem , Quebec, New France [now in Canada]), French courtier and governor of New France (–82, –98), who, despite a record of misgovernment, managed to encourage profitable explorations westward and to repel British and Iroquois attacks on New France.
Objects of La Salle.—Frontenac favors him.—Projects of Frontenac.—Cataraqui.—Frontenac on Lake Ontario.—Fort Frontenac.—La Salle and Fénelon.—Success of La Salle: his Enemies. We turn from the humble Marquette, thanking God with his last breath that he died for his Order and his Faith; and by our side stands the masculine form of. In writing to the minister he says that Fort Frontenac has been abandoned. The truth was that La Salle had left it in charge of one La Forest, and that subsequently a cousin of the explorer's, named Plet, had come from France to look after the trade of the fort in the interest of the parties in France who had advanced money for its construction.
Fort Frontenac Officers Mess. likes 27 talking about this. The Army's home away from home for the working Officer.5/5. Fort Frontenac National Historic Site of Canada is an archaeological site located beneath the intersection of Ontario Street and Place D’Armes in the Ontario municipality of Kingston. Located at the confluence of the Cataraqui River and Lake Ontario, Fort Frontenac was /5(2).
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They are at the entrance to Matagorda Bay. Public domain image from Wikipedia. Our special project presenting the definitive account of France in Canada by Francis Parkman, one of America’s greatest historians. Having sent men, canoes, and baggage, by land, to La Salle’s old settlement of La Chine, Frontenac himself followed on the twenty-eighth of June.
At Fort-Frontenac, La Salle had control of a large share of the fur trade, and his affairs prospered. But his restless ambition drove him to seek greater ends. The promissory note transcribed by the present document represents the only extant document written by La Salle in which he names d'Allonne.
Fort Frontenac, on Lake Ontario near present day Kingston (first called cataraqui) was built to control the fur trade in the Great Lakes basin, and to resist incursions by the English. is a platform for academics to share research papers.
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Kingston before the. When La Barre succeeded Frontenac, lacking the tact and firmness whichhad established Frontenac's name among foes and allies alike, he fellback upon bluster (to say nothing of the common talk in Quebec that hehad set out to build up his private fortune by the fur trade).Learning that, by his grant of Fort Frontenac, La Salle was entitledto a third of the trade that passed through it, he seized the fort.
Frontenac granted La Salle Fort Cataraqui which La Salle promptly renamed Fort Frontenac, the oldest military establishment in Ontario. To ensure that the king would confirm his new seigneury, La Salle left for France> he carried with him a warm testimonial from Frontenac to Colbert, the king's chief minister.
These were duly portaged to La Salle’s old settlement of Lachine, where he embarked at the head of one hundred and twenty canoes, carrying a martial force of four hundred men, including friendly Hurons and Algonquins. the bateaux bearing the supplies of food, as well as the cannon and necessary stores for the journey and the building of the.
While the groups met and exchanged gifts, Frontenac’s men, led by La Salle, hastily constructed a rough wooden palisade on a point of land by a shallow, sheltered bay. Originally the fort was named Fort Cataraqui but was later renamed Fort Frontenac by La Salle in honor of his patron.
Before starting for Frontenac, La Salle commissioned Tonti to have charge of the Crevecoeur fort, and also to build a fort at Starved Rock. On March 1st, the day following the departure of Ako and Hennepin for the upper Mississippi, La Salle departed, with three companions, for Fort Frontenac.
This was a long, dangerous, and Departs For Fort Frontenac Read More». The fort, completed inwas named after Louis de Baude Frontenac, the governor-general of New France.
InLa Salle returned to France to gain royal support for his land claims at Fort Frontenac. He was granted support and a fur trade allowance, permission to establish additional forts in the frontier, and a title of : Amanda Briney.
Learning that, by his grant of Fort Frontenac, La Salle was entitled to a third of the trade that passed through it, he seized the fort.
He weakened La Salle’s communications so greatly that La Salle and Tonty could not make good their promises of French protection to the Illinois. La Salle, however, had grander ideas than to remain as simply seigneur of Fort Frontenac for the rest of his days.
His destiny was to explore the lands south of the Great Lakes in search of furs. In he did not return to the fort, and the settlement fell into the hands of his creditors.
To the most trusted of these associates, Robert Cavalier Sieur de La Salle, Frontenac granted the fort and surrounding lands in seigneury. La Salle however, longed for more than to remain a simple seigneur of Fort Frontenac and would find his destiny in the lands south of the Great Lakes, and in didn’t return to the fort.
Fort Frontenac, Kingston, Ontario. likes 1, were here. Fort Frontenac was a French trading post and military fort built in at the mouth of 4/5(59). The Comte de Frontenac, governor of New France, dedicated Fort Cataraqui on this site in July and later renamed the wooden palisaded structure for himself.
Frontenac granted the fort and surrounding lands to a colleague, Robert Cavalier, Sieur de La Salle, the famed explorer of the Ohio and Mississippi valleys. CAVELIER DE LA SALLE, RENÉ-ROBERT, explorer, founder of Lachine, seigneur of Cataracoui, discoverer of the mouths of the Mississippi; b.
21 Nov. at Rouen (Normandy), son of Jean Cavelier, a wholesale haberdasher, and of Catherine Geest; assassinated 19 March in Texas.
René-Robert was baptized in the parish of Saint-Herbland, and brought up in the same district as Pierre Corneille. Fort Frontenac was a French trading post and military fort built in July at the mouth of the Cataraqui River where the St. Lawrence River leaves Lake Ontario (at what is now the western end of the La Salle Causeway), in a location traditionally known as Cataraqui.
It is the present-day location of Kingston, Ontario, by: Louis de Buade de Frontenac. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. battle of the French and Indian War. Battle of Fort Frontenac.
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August 26–28, Location: present-day Kingston, Ontario. Within a week, the fort was finished in its entirety, built out of wood, and Frontenac returned to Montreal, leaving behind a garrison of men and René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle, in charge.
La Salle was an explorer, and Fort Frontenac proved to be the ideal post for him to use as a base for his many explorations. Inafter having. Depiction of La Salle inspecting the reconstruction of Fort Frontenac, Painting by John David Kelly.
On Jthe Governor of New France, Louis de Buade de Frontenac, arrived at the mouth of the Cataraqui River to meet with leaders of the Five Nations Born: NovemRouen, Normandy, France.La Barre who arrived in October had taken cause against La Salle, which is why these depositions were made, and his feud against La Salle continued to the point that in he seized Fort Frontenac in La Salle's absence.
La Salle petitioned the King, and La Barre was recalled to France in to be followed by Denonville.founding by Frontenac. In Louis de Buade, count de Palluau et de Frontenac.
had founded a fur-trading post, Fort Frontenac, on Lake Ontario. Shortly afterward he became associated with the French explorer René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, who, with Frontenac’s support, obtained royal consent to continue the explorations of Louis Jolliet down the Mississippi River to its mouth.