Adventure in the wilderness: the American journals of Louis by Edward P. Hamilton

By Edward P. Hamilton

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We found that La Sarre regiment had left that morning to join M. de Rigaud's camp at Niaouré Bay. A. Descombes returned here yesterday from his reconnaisance to Oswego. He made it without any opposition on the enemy's part. Part of the Béarn regiment, although it left Niagara a week ago, has not got here yet, which commences to be disturbing. 38 Sackets Harbor, N. Y. 39 For some reason several orders of the day were copied into the journal. 40 A quarter (quart) was about 250 pounds. It probably can be best thought of as a barrel.

The Menominee orator then got up, gave thanks for the presents, accepted the belts, and promised that all would follow M. de Rigaud except a few who would stay behind to take care of their wounded and sick. He asked for new canoes, for food to take them to Toronto and from there to the Bay, and an outfit such as they were usually given. All these were granted to them. M. de Vaudreuil then gave two medals, one larger and the other smaller, and consequently one more honorable than the other, to two warriors, and himself put the ribbon around their necks; he also gave eight gorgets.

Mercier left this morning for Frontenac to get the artillery prepared. July 20: Received news from Quebec that MM. de Brugnon and de la Rigaudière, one commanding the frigate Sirène, the other the Licorne, have been ordered to sail and attack two English frigates in position at Isle St. Jean. July 21: I left Montreal with the Marquis de Montcalm at Page 14 half-past four this evening. We reached Lachine, where we spent the night, at half-past seven. Lachine is three leagues from Montreal. It is the place where one embarks for all voyages to the west, the river not being navigable from Montreal to this place.

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