Count Frontenac and New France Under Louis XIV
by Francis Parkman (1877, 1896 ed.)
Early life of Frontenac; Arrival at Quebec (1672); Perrot; Duchesneau; Le Febre de la Barre (1682-1684); Mission to Onandaga (1684); Denonville and Dongan; War against the Senecas (1687); Iroquois invasion; War with England; Return of Frontenac; Sorties against the English; Massachusetts attacks Quebec (1690); Sir William Phips; Defence of Quebec; the Mohawk expedition; War in Acadia (1690-1694); Pirates; York and Pemaquid; French and English Rivalry; Frontenac attacks the Onondagas; Peace of Ryswick; Death of Frontenac; Family of Frontenac.
"Under the rule of Frontenac occurred the first serious collision of the great rival powers ... This volume shows how valiantly, and for a time how successfully, New France battled against a fate which her own organic fault made inevitable." (Publisher''s advertisement, 1896)
Originally published in 1877, this special PDF edition faithfully preserves the landmark 1896 edition in its entirety. Presented in portrait mode, this colorful and masterfully-crafted eBook is fully-searchable and fully-printable. Parkman was a meticulous researcher, and diligently footnoted every fact and passage. Each of these footnotes appears on the same page on which it is referenced (there are hundreds of important footnotes which have been deleted from subsequent editions). (1.99Mb, 216pp, appendix)
Additional material, including maps, photos and other documents supporting "Count Frontenac," as well as substantial additional materials related to North America in the colonial period, are hyperlinked to www.FrancisParkman.com.