Norman's New Orleans and Environs

Containing a brief historical sketch of the territory and state of Louisiana, and the city of New Orleans

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Author: B. M. Norman
Published: 1845
Language: English
Wordcount: 43,258 / 143 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.8
LoC Category: F
Downloads: 397
Added to site: 2012.02.15
mnybks.net#: 31331
Genre: History
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ement and erected a fort, at Biloxi, which he left under the command of his brother Bienville, while he returned to France, to induce others to join the colony. Soon after he left, the new commander ascended the Mississippi as far as the present site of New Orleans. In returning, he met a British vessel of sixteen guns, under the command of Capt. Bard, who enquired the bearings of the great river, intimating that it was his intention to establish a colony upon its banks. Bienville, in reply, directed him to go farther west, and thus induced him to turn about; from which circumstance, the place of their meeting was called "The English Turn," a name which it retains to this day.

Iberville accompanied by a considerable accession of force, comprising hardy settlers, and scientific men, soon returned to the colony. Finding things in a promising condition, he proceeded up the river as far as Natchez, and planted a settlement there. Leaving Bienville and St. Denys in command, he again took leave, and sailed f

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