Bacqueville de la Potherie

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Bacqueville de la Potherie, also known as Claude-Charles Le Roy, was a French chronicler of New France.

His most famous work is Histoire de I'Amerique septentrionale, an account of French expeditions to the Great Lakes and Mississippi region in the late 17th century. This book was written in 1702 but not published until 1722.[1][2]

  1. ^ http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=901
  2. ^ William Nelson Fenton, The Great Law and the Longhouse: a political history of the Iroquois Confederacy (University of Oklahoma Press, 1988), 331