National Anthropological Archives

MS 4057 Copies of "Relation or Journal of the voyage of Father Gravier, of the Society of Jesus, in 1700, from the Country of the Illinois To the Mouth of the Mississippi River"

Collection ID:
Gravier, Jacques, 1651-1708
Physical Description:
14 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letter was "written to Father de Lamberville and sent from Fort Mississipi [sic], 17 Leagues from its discharge into the Mexican Gulf or sea, on The 16th of February, 1701." Published in "The Jesuit relations and allied documents; travels and explorations of the Jesuit missionaries in New France, 1610-1791; the original French, Latin, and Italian texts, with English translations and notes," Vol 65.
Father Marest, Father Marguette, Father Pinet, and others mentioned. Refers to emigration of the Kaskaskias.

Custodial History
Previously titled "Copy of a letter, evidently from the "Correspondence-Document 512," referred to in Pillings Algon. Bibliography under "Correspondence, Document 512, on the subject of the Emigration of Indians between 30th November, 1831, and 27th December 1833"

Using the Collection
Manuscript 4057, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4057

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Migration -- Kaskaskias Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kaskaskias Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illinois Indians Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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