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Ekberg Carl J Books

Books di Ekberg Carl J editi da Univ Of Missouri Pr pubblicati nella collana Univ Of Missouri Pr Hardcover

A French Aristocrat in the American West

A French Aristocrat in the American West

Ekberg Carl J.  de La Tour d'Auvergne Marie-Sol (FRW) 
edizioni Univ of Missouri Pr collana Univ of Missouri Pr (Hardcover) , 2010

 In 1790, Pierre-Charles de Lassus de Luzières gathered his wife and children and fled Revolutionary France. His trek to America was prompted by his “purchase” of two thousand acres situated on the bank of the Ohio River from the Scioto Land Company—the institution that infamously swindled French buyers and sold them...

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Francois Valle and His World

Francois Valle and His World

Ekberg Carl J. 
edizioni Univ of Missouri Pr collana Univ of Missouri Pr (Hardcover) , 2002

In François Vallé and His World, Carl Ekberg provides a fascinating biography of François Vallé (1716–1783), placing him within the context of his place and time. Vallé, who was born in Beauport, Canada, immigrated to Upper Louisiana (the Illinois Country) as a penniless common laborer sometime during the early 1740s....

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