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

Rice, Howard C.

Published by The John Hopkins Press, Baltimore, Maryland, 1938
Condition: Collectible-Very Good Hardcover
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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. Bookseller Inventory # 1400

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Title: Barthelemi Tardiveau : a French Trader in ...

Publisher: The John Hopkins Press, Baltimore, Maryland

Publication Date: 1938

Binding: Cloth Backed Boards

Book Condition:Collectible-Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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