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L. a. Salle now back to the castle together with his prisoners, put them in custody, and back set forth. He met the 3rd canoe upon the lake at approximately six o’clock within the night. His males vainly plied their paddles in pursuit. The mutineers reached the shore, took put up between rocks and bushes, levelled their weapons, and confirmed struggle. 4 of l. a. Salle’s males made a circuit to realize their rear and dislodge them, on which they stole again to their canoe, and attempted to flee within the darkness. They have been pursued, and summoned to yield; yet they responded by way of aiming their weapons at their pursuers, who immediately gave them a volley, killed of them, and captured the remainder 3. Like their partners, they have been put in custody on the castle, to look ahead to the coming of count number Frontenac. 1 1 Lettre de l. a. Salle à un de ses associés (Thouret? ), 29 Sept, 1680 (Margry, II. 50). 2 Membré says that he used to be within the city on the time; yet this may hardly ever were the case. He used to be, almost certainly, one of the Illinois, of their camp close to citadel Crèvecœur. 1 an analogous whom Hennepin calls Chassagouasse. He used to be brother of the manager, Nicanopé, who, in his absence, had feasted the French at the day after the nocturnal council with Monso. Chassagoac used to be afterwards baptized by way of Membré or Ribourde, yet quickly relapsed into the superstitions of his humans, and died, because the former tells us, “doubly a baby of perdition. ” See Le Clerc, II. 181. 2 Tonty, Mémoire. The order used to be despatched through Frenchmen, whom l. a. Salle met on Lake Michigan. 1 Déclaration de Moyse Hillaret; Relation des Découvertes. 1 A Rocky Mountain trapper, being complimented at the hardihood of himself and his partners, as soon as stated to the author, “That’s so; yet a gentleman of definitely the right kind will stand trouble higher than anyone else. ” The background of Arctic and African go back and forth, and the army files of all time, are a status proof expert and constructed brain isn't the enemy, however the lively and strong best friend, of constitutional hardihood. The tradition that enervates rather than strengthening is usually a fake or a partial one. 1 Zenobe Membré in Le Clerc, II. 202. 2 whilst l. a. Salle was once at Niagara, in April, he had ordered Dautray, the easiest of the lads who had followed him from the Illinois, to come back thither once he was once capable. 4 males from Niagara have been to compliment him, and he was once to rejoin Tonty with such provides as that publish might provide. Dautray set out hence, yet used to be met at the lakes through the deserters, who advised him that Tonty used to be useless, and seduced his males. Relation des Découvertes. Dautray himself turns out to have remained real; not less than, he was once in los angeles Salle’s carrier instantly after, and used to be one in every of his so much relied on fans. He used to be of fine start, being the son of Jean Bourdon, a conspicuous personage within the early interval of the colony; and his identify seems to be on reliable files as Jean Bourdon, Sieur d’Autray. 1 l. a. Salle’s lengthy letter, written it seems that to his affiliate, Thouret, and dated 29 Sept. , 1680, is the executive authority for the above.