Barthelemi Tardiveau : a French Trader in the West : Biographical Sketch, Including Letters From B. Tardiveau to St. John de Crevecoeur (1788-1789)

By: Rice, Howard C.

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Illustrations. Illustrated front cover. Uncut page sides and bottoms. Spine label. From the Introduction: "The treaties of 1783 gave to the recently-united States of North America a vast expanse of land between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River". Tardiveau, a man of conversational brilliance, literary talent and a politician, came to this area because he recognized the need for trade. Contents include: From Brittany to Kentucky; Agent for the Illinois Settlers; A Channel for Western Trade; Tobacco for Spain; New Bourbon; Don Bartolome Tardiveau, of New Madrid; etc.

Title: Barthelemi Tardiveau : a French Trader in the West : Biographical Sketch, Including Letters From B. Tardiveau to St. John de Crevecoeur (1788-1789)

Author Name: Rice, Howard C.

Categories: U.S. History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, The John Hopkins Press: 1938

Binding: Cloth Backed Boards

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 1400

Keywords: BIOGRAPHY FRENCH SETTLERS TRADERS LETTERS CORRESPONDENCE UNITED STATES AMERICAN HISTORY