A sketch of the life of Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, founder of Detroit by Clarence Monroe Burton

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  • Cadillac, Antoine Laumet de Lamothe, -- 1658-1730.

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Statementby C.M. Burton.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 10205
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (17 fr.).
Number of Pages17
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Open LibraryOL20600363M
ISBN 100665102054

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Frontenac, de Buade, St. Joseph of Miami, and St. Louis of Illinois, were to remain open only as long as needed by the military. De Buade and St. Joseph were abandoned immediately by their garrisons; St. Louis was abandoned byleaving only Fort Frontenac.

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1 Other accounts of the creature have described it as a small creature InHenry Leland, a master mechanic and entrepreneur boldly founds Cadillac, naming the new company after Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, the founder of Detroit. In fact, the Cadillac family’s historic coat of arms serves as the inspiration for the company’s Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac __ "Antoine Laumet, dit de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac (March 5, – Octo ), a French explorer, was a According to Dunnigan, who is an expert in early Detroit, Mackinac, Niagara and 18th-century Great Lakes history, and author of “Frontier Metropolis: Picturing Early Detroit,” the manuscript plan identifies the east and west boundaries of the “Domain,” an extra-wide ribbon strip of land that Antoine Laumet de La Mothe Cadillac, founder   Early years.

InDr. Charles Seymour and Annie Monroe Burton, along with their young son Charles Francis, moved from New York to the town of Battle Creek, Michigan. There, Dr. Burton founded the Battle Creek Journal and ran the newspaper until he was bitten by the gold bug in The family packed up and moved to the tiny California mining town of Whiskey Diggings, 85 miles from   On JAntoine de La Mothe Cadillac stood in the heart of the wilderness on a bluff overlooking the Detroit River and claimed this frontier in the name of Louis XIV; thus began the story of Detroit, a city marked by pioneering spirits, industrial acumen, and uncommon  › Books › History › Americas.

Shoo meets a boy in red tennis shoes who becomes even more mysterious and stranger as the afternoon wears on. Allie, meanwhile, is taken by the woeful stories of a weeping woman who is dressed in an ancient French gown and claims to be the wife of Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, Detroit's :// 'The City of Detroit' is a milestone work on the history of the Michigan metropolis.

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