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1684 Franquelin, Jean-Baptiste Louis - Carte de la Louisiane ou de Voyages du Sr. de la Salle &c.

The original map is said to have been lost. Only copies can be found in the literature. On this facsimile detail the Chicago River is shown with its two branches, its mouth being named Cheagoumeman; what is now known as the Kankakee River is named R. Checagou; La Salle’s Fort St. Louis [du Rocher], built in 1681 by La Salle, and Fort Crevecoeur, built in 1680 by La Salle and Tonti, are shown along the Illinois River; locations of numerous tribal villages are marked, accompanied by estimated numbers of their inhabitants.



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