- Software name: appdown
- Software type: Microsoft Framwork
- size: 351MB
Acadie, Terreneuve, et autres pays de la FranceThe Jesuit Allouez was lying ill at the fort; and [Pg 459] Joutel, Cavelier, and Douay went to visit him. He showed great anxiety when told that La Salle was alive, and on his way to the Illinois; asked many questions, and could not hide his agitation. When, some time after, he had partially recovered, he left St. Louis, as if to shun a meeting with the object of his alarm. Once before, in 1679, Allouez had fled [Pg 460] from the Illinois on hearing of the approach of La Salle.
The Jesuits, in their account, say nothing of the
FOOTNOTES:"Nearly south of this same Neutral Nation there is a great lake, about two hundred leagues in circuit, named Erie (Eri), which is formed by the discharge of the Fresh Sea, and which precipitates itself by a cataract of frightful height into a third lake, named Ontario, which we call Lake St. Louis."Relation des Hurons, 1648, 46.
 The official account of this journey is given at length in the Relation des Dcouvertes et des Voyages du Sieur de la Salle, 1679-1681. This valuable document, compiled from letters and diaries of La Salle, early in the year 1682, was known to Hennepin, who evidently had a copy of it before him when he wrote his book, in which he incorporated many passages from it.
THE LAST FAREWELL.
"The Earl of Chatham, with his sword drawn,