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The Makers of Canada: Champlain

N.-E. Dionne

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A biography of Samuel de Champlain, French explorer, founder of Quebec, and father of New France.

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .After these details had been arranged de Monts and Champlain returned to Paris to settle the more important questions.

De Monts' commission, which had been issued for one year, had expired, but he hoped that it would be renewed. His requests, which appeared just and reasonable, were, however, refused, owing to protests on the part of merchants of Bretagne and Normandy, who claimed that this monopoly was ruinous to their commerce. Finally de Monts appealed to his former partners, who decided to furnish two vessels, at their own expense, with supplies and stores necessary for the settlement. Pont-Gravé was given the command of a fur-trad57ing vessel, and the other was laden with provisions and stores necessary for the use of the settlers. Champlain was informed that his services were dispensed with, but not believing that this news could be true, he saw de Monts and asked him frankly whether such was the case. De Monts told him that he could accompany the ex. . . Read More

Community Reviews

Stories with Indians :-)

Written in 1912 by Award winning Canadian author and historian

I liked this book because it gives many important facts about the founding of Quebec that have been lost since the invention of the internet. What I did not like however, is that it was originally written in French and the translators di