Father Jacques Marquette:

An Early French Visitor to the Illinois Country

The introductory materials for this online essay were adapted from a 1997 article by James H. Schultz that appeared in Michigan History magazine. The text of Father Marquette's journal was adapted--with a minimum of changes--from a 1902 English translation edited by Reuben Gold Thwaites.




Marquette's Journal, Part One:


Marquette's Journal, Part Two


Marquette's Journal, Part Three







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