Pierre françois xavier de charlevoix
Histoire Du Paraguay, Vol. 3 by Pierre-François-Xavier De CharlevoixExcerpt from Histoire du Paraguay, Vol. 3
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Meet Pierre François Xavier de Charlevoix
Sent from France on a scientific and exploratory mission to Canada, where he had previously stayed, he traveled up the St. Lawrence River in , passed through the Great Lakes , made the portage to the Mississippi River , survived shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico , and visited the island of Santo Domingo. Info Print Cite. Submit Feedback. Thank you for your feedback. See Article History.
While the exact dates may not be certain, the namesake is. Charlevoix was born in October of in Saint-Quentin, a Roman-founded city in the far north of France. In , at the age of 16, Charlevoix traveled to Paris to begin training as a prospective Jesuit.
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In he became a novice of the Society of Jesus in Paris, and in he was sent to Canada. He reached Quebec in September, and taught grammar in the college at Quebec until , when he returned to France and became a professor in the college of Louis-le-Grand at Paris. In he again came to Canada, commissioned by the French government to seek a route to the western sea. He journeyed to lake Superior and descended the Mississippi, visiting the posts of what was then the extreme western frontier of New France. He returned to France in His report of this journey is printed in P. Margry ed.