Mémoire pour jetter les premiers fondements de l'établissement proposé dans l'isle de Cap Breton [Memorandum for Setting the First Foundations of the Proposed Establishment on the Island of Cape Breton]

Antoine-Denis Raudot. From Memoranda on French colonies in America, including Canada, Louisiana, and the Carribean [1702-1750], 1716.

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Raudot’s map and memoranda convinced the French government to build a fortress at Louisbourg.

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Item Type Manuscript
Title Mémoire pour jetter les premiers fondements de l'établissement proposé dans l'isle de Cap Breton [Memorandum for Setting the First Foundations of the Proposed Establishment on the Island of Cape Breton]
Publication Title Memoranda on French colonies in America, including Canada, Louisiana, and the Carribean [1702-1750]
Short Title Map of Louisbourg, 1716
Place of Publication Quebec
Creator Antoine-Denis Raudot
Publication Date 1716
Number of Pages pp. 75-78 of pt. 2
Language French
Call Number VAULT Ayer MS 293
Library Catalog VAULT Ayer MS 293
Archive Location Special Collections 4th floor
Location Special Collections 4th floor