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" France, with one stroke of the pen, found herself stripped of those boundless possessions which she had acquired at the cost of so much heroic blood and so much treasure, and which extended in one proud, uninterrupted line, from the mouth of the St. Lawrence... "
The Blennerhassett papers: embodying the private journal of Harmon ... - Page 96
by William Harrison Safford - 1861 - 665 pages
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Sketches, Historical and Descriptive, of Louisiana

Amos Stoddard - Louisiana - 1812 - 488 pages
...examined the strength and resources of Canada and Louisiana. The position of these colonies, stretching from the mouth of the St. Lawrence to that of the Mississippi, with an almost uninterrupted inland water communication between the extremities of both, seemed to...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts, Volume 3

Geology - 1821
...Illinois regions, which were embraced in their vast scheme of forming a chain of posts and settlements from the mouth of the St. Lawrence, to that of the Mississippi. — They did not occupy the country of the Missouri and Illinois, till more than a century after the...
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The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution: Being ..., Volume 10

Jared Sparks - United States - 1830
...of the importance of the navigation of that river to their future commerce on the interior waters, from the mouth of the St Lawrence to that of the Mississippi, and thereby render that Court averse to any stipulations with Spain to relinquish it. These two objects...
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Lectures on Colonization and Colonies: Delivered Before the University of ...

Herman Merivale - Colonies - 1841 - 329 pages
...begun to colonize, the whole region which liesl at the back of the thirteen original United States, from the mouth of the St. Lawrence to that of the Mississippi ; comprising both the Canadas, and the vast and fertile valley of the Ohio ; and had actually occupied...
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Early History of Western Pennsylvania: And of the West, and of Western ...

Israel Daniel Rupp - Indians of North America - 1846 - 2 pages
...the strength and resources of Canada and Louisiana. — The position of these colonies, stretching from the mouth of the St. Lawrence to that of the Mississippi, with an almost uninterrupted inland water communication between the extremities of both, seemed to...
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British Colonies in North American: Canada

Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain) - Canada - 1847 - 252 pages
...made it fall far short of the effect contemplated; so that, although French settlements were extended from the mouth of the St. Lawrence to that of the Mississippi, yet wanting the true progressive impetus, and like exotics requiring unnatural care and protection,...
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Memoirs of Chateaubriand, Vol

François René Chateaubriand (vicomte de.) - 1848 - 4 pages
...inexhaustible source of prosperity to us, to pass out of their hands. From Acadia and Canada to Louisiana, — from the mouth of the St. Lawrence to that of the Mississippi, the territory of " New France" encompassed that which formed the confederacy of the first thirteen United...
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The Conquest of Canada, Volume 1

George Warburton - Indians of North America - 1849 - 508 pages
...begun to colonise, the whole region which lies at the back of the thirteen original United States, from the mouth of the St. Lawrence to that of the Mississippi, comprising both the Canadas and the vast fertile valley of the Ohio ; and had actually occupied the...
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Memoirs of Chateaubriand: From His Birth in 1768, Till His Return to France ...

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1849 - 456 pages
...source of prosperity to us, to pass out of their hands. From Acadia and Canada to Louisiana,—from the mouth of the St. Lawrence to that of the Mississippi, the territory of " New France" encompassed that which formed the confederacy of the first thirteen United...
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The Western World; Or, Travels in the United States in 1846-47 ..., Volume 1

Alexander Mackay - United States - 1849
...extending along the sea-board from Acadia to Georgia. New France swept round the English colonies, from the mouth of the St. Lawrence to that of the Mississippi, whilst the Spanish Floridas intervened between them and the Gulf of Mexico. Within this wide embrace,...
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