The Jesuit Relations And Allied Documents Volume 22; Travels And Explorations Of The Jesuit Missionaries In New France, 1610-1791 ; The Original Frenc by Reuben Gold JesuitsThe Jesuit Relations And Allied Documents Volume 22; Travels And Explorations Of The Jesuit Missionaries In New France, 1610-1791 ; The Original Frenc by Reuben Gold Jesuits

The Jesuit Relations And Allied Documents Volume 22; Travels And Explorations Of The Jesuit…

byReuben Gold Jesuits

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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. 1898 Excerpt: ... PREFACE TO VOL. XXII The Relation of 1642 (Document XLVIIL), commenced in the present volume is, like most of those which have gone before, in two parts. Part I. (the Quebec report) is by Barthélemy Vimont, superior of the Quebec residence, who dates his preliminary note, October 4; Part II. (the Huron report) is from the pen of Jerome Lalemant, and is dated at Ste. Marie, in the Huron country, June 10. It may be necessary again to remind our readers that the several reports which together form the Relation of each year, were first edited by the superior at Quebec, before transmission to France; and, before publication, were again freely edited by the provincial in Paris. Vimont announces the successful issue of Le Jeune's mission to France (in 1641) to ask aid in defending the colony against the Iroquois. These sayages " have sworn a cruel war against the French;" they have recently defeated a Huron band, capturing many prisoners, among whom is Father Jogues. The Quebec colony has passed the year in quiet, health, and comfort. A good beginning has been made in raising grain and cattle. The nuns and missionaries are all in good health, and devoted to their work. But "the Iroquois have, as usual, acted like fiends; they have been in the field Winter, Spring, and Summer. They have massacred many Hurons and Algonquins; they have captured Frenchmen, and killed some of them; they hold one of our fathers as a prisoner." There is but one conclusion-- peace must be made with these barbarians, or they must be destroyed. Vimont relates in detail the pious sentiments and deeds of "the new Christians," especially those at St. Joseph (Sillery). Among them, all the rites and customs of the church are faithfully observed; it is even necessary to restrain their arden...
Title:The Jesuit Relations And Allied Documents Volume 22; Travels And Explorations Of The Jesuit…Format:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:April 30, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021735274X

ISBN - 13:9780217352741

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