Late Colonial, 1769-1793 (Temporal Keyword)

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The Globalized World of a French Canadian in Spanish and Indian Territory:  The Life of Louis Blanchette, Founder of St. Charles, Missouri.  (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Steve Dasovich.

Louis Blanchette was driven from his home by the British during the French and Indian War.  He settled in Spanish territory (now the state of Missouri) where the predominant languages were French along with multiple Indian languages.  He married an Indian woman, bought British goods, and, as Civil Commandant, reported to a Spanish Lieutenant Governor.  Through historical research and archaeological investigation of his homestead site in St. Charles, Missouri, we can show the public how...