The Country of the Neutrals

(As Far As Comprised in the County of Elgin), From Champlain to Talbot

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Author: James H. Coyne
Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 18,390 / 60 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.5
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 200
Added to site: 2007.08.22
mnybks.net#: 17985
Genre: History
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that they raised very good tobacco which they traded with their neighbors. They were called Neutrals on account of their neutrality between the Hurons and the Iroquois; but they were allies of the Cheveux Releves (the Ottawas) against their mortal enemies of the Nation of Fire. Sagard was dissuaded by some members of the French trading company from attempting to bring about a peace between the Hurons and the Iroquois. It was supposed that this would divert the trade of the Hurons from Quebec by sending it through the Iroquois country to the Dutch of the Hudson River. At so early a date did the question of closer trade relations between the territories north and south of the lakes agitate the minds of statesmen and men of commerce.

In the winter of 1640-1, the Jesuit missionaries, Brebeuf and Chaumonot traversed the country of the Neutrals. The former composed a dictionary showing the differences between the kindred dialects of the Hurons and Neutrals. Chaumonot made a map of the country, which is not

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