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French roots in the Illinois country

the Mississippi frontier in colonial times

by Carl J. Ekberg

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • Mississippi River Valley
    • Subjects:
    • French Americans -- Illinois -- History.,
    • Land settlement -- Illinois -- History.,
    • Illinois -- History -- To 1778.,
    • Illinois -- History -- 1778-1865.,
    • Mississippi River Valley -- History -- To 1803.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-339 and index.

      StatementCarl J. Ekberg.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF544 .E38 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 359 p. :
      Number of Pages359
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL659545M
      ISBN 100252023641
      LC Control Number97004861

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