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Assiniboins, the, ii. 10; offer to
join the French against the
Sioux, ii. 13; mislead La Véren-
drye concerning the Pacific, ii.
15; ii. 34, 40; attack Saint-
Pierre, ii. 41.
Atkinson, Mr., sent to Montreal
as envoy from New Hampshire,
i. 252; received by Vaudreuil,
i. 252; the interview with the
Indians, i. 253.
Atlantic coast, the, usurped from
the French, ii. 48.
Auchmuty, Robert, ii. 64.
Augusta, i. 222.
“Auguste,” the, wreck of, ii. 42.
Auneau, the Jesuit, murdered by
the Sioux, ii. 13.
Austrian Succession, the War of,
ii. 59.
Auteuil, D', i. 331; ii. 247.
Avery, John, at Number Four, ii.
219.
Avon, the river, ii. 189.
Ayllon, Vasquez de, ii. 48.
Azores, the, ii. 159.

Bacon, Captain Daniel, at Louis-
bourg, ii. 120.
Bacouel, ii. 187.
“Badine,” the, i. 300.
Baker, escapes from Indian cap-
tivity, i. 87.
Baker, C. Alice, i. 89, 90.
Baker, Lieutenant, killed at Grand
Pré, i. 123.
Bancroft, Robert Hale, ii. 89.
Bangor, i. 244, 254.
Bank, Capt. Louis, i. 302; his in-
terview with Bienville, i. 303.
Banks, Lieutenant, i. 52, 53.
Banlieue, the, Acadians of, i. 191,
195, 199.
Baptiste, Captain, captured by the
English, i. 81; exchanged by
Beaubassin, Acadian settlement of,
i. 123; ii. 184, 185, 198,200, 202,
203, 260.
Beaubassin, Sieur de, attacks Fal-
mouth, i. 46; letter from Pon-
chartrain to, i. 102; ii. 124, 239,
298, 299, 300.
Beaubois, Père de, i. 368.
Beaucour, commands an unsuc-
cessful attack on the Connec-
ticut settlements, i. 95.
Beauharnois, Charles de, the in-
tendant, on the treachery of the
Abenakis, i. 37; on the French
expedition against New Eng-
land, i. 56; on Beaucour's un-
successful expedition against
Connecticut, i. 95; i. 232; averse
to violent measures against the
Indians, i. 337; slandered by
Dupuy, i. 338; on Lignery's ex-
pedition against the Outagamies,
i. 339; on the scheme to reach
the Pacific Ocean, ii. 6; ii. 7, 8;
tries to obtain aid from the
court for La Vérendrye, ii. 13;
on the Mandans, ii. 21; demands
the demolition of Oswego, ii.
54; on the establishment of
Crown Point, ii. 56; on the cap-
ture of Louisbourg by the Eng-
lish, ii. 140; ii. 171, 172.
Beauharnois, Fort, ii. 7; aban-
doned, ii. 7.
Beaujeu, journal of, ii. 170, 184;
the hero of the Monongahela,
ii. 185; ii. 186, 187, 189, 190,
191, 192, 194, 195, 196; on the
losses at Grand Pré, ii. 198; on
the courtesies exchanged be-
tween the French and the Eng-
lish at Grand Pré, ii. 199; his
account of the French victory
at Mines, ii. 200.
Beauport, seigniory of, i. 25.

the English for John Williams
i. 88.
Barachois, the, ii. 106, 109, 279,
293,294.
Barbadoes, the, i. 182.
Barnard, Rev. John, i. 126; his
experiences in the expedition
against Port Royal, i. 128, 130,
131.
Barrett, Ensign John, house of, i.
42.
Barron, Elias, killed by the Pe.
quawkets, i. 265.
Barrot, surgeon of Louisiana, i.308.
Bart, Jean, of Canada, see Iberville,
Le Moyne d".
Bartlett, J. R., on the Mohawk.
chiefs in England, i. 147.
Basin of Mines, the, i. 110, 196.
Bastide, the English engineer, ii.
107.
“Bastonnais,” the, monopolize the
Acadian fisheries, i. 111 ; their
trade with the Acadians, i. 115;
i. 156, 157; La Ronde Denys
sent to treat with, i. 159; take
Denys prisoner, i. 160; exas-
perated by the attacks on Can-
seau and Annapolis, ii. 64; at
Louisbourg, ii. 130, 134.
Batten Kill River, the, ii. 210, 238,
253.
Batterie de Francoeur, the, at
Louisbourg, ii. 130, 297, 298,
301, 306.
Baxter, Rev. Joseph, i. 225; among
the Norridgewocks, i. 228—230;
his controversy with Rale, i.
229.
Bayagoula Indians, the, i. 301.
Baye Verte, i. 196,206; Ramesay
builds a fort at, ii. 175; ii. 184,
185, 195, 326,344, 345, 350, 351.
Bean, Lieutenant, sent out against
Norridgewock, i. 245.

Beaurain, Chevalier de, i. 353, 354,
357,358.
Beauséjour, Acadian post of, ii. 42.
“Beaux Hommes,” les, ii. 25.
Beaver-trade, the, proposed restric-
tion to Detroit of, i. 23.
Becancour, the Abenaki mission
of, i. 217, 233.
Bedford, Duke of, ii. 176.
Bégon, the intendant, praises the
zeal of the Acadian mission-
aries, i. 204; i. 231, 331; on the
scheme for reaching the Pacific
Ocean, ii. 6; ii. 52.
Belknap, on the Indian attack on
Wells, i.46; on the loss of life
in Queen Anne's War, i. 47; on
Major Church at Port Royal, i.
124; on March's failure against
Port Royal, i. 131; on the coun-
cil at Georgetown, i. 235; on
Lovewell's expeditions against
the Indians, i.262; on the plan to
attack Louisbourg, ii. 64,78, 112.
Belknap Papers, the, ii. 144.
Belleisle, Madame de, i. 117.
Bellemont, Ensign, ii.293.
Bellin, ii. 14.
Bellomont, Lord, governor of Mas-
sachusetts, letter from Brouillan
to, i. 7; his reports to the Lords
of Trade, i. 9; on the ministers
among the Indians, i. 12; tries
to influence the Indians against
the Jesuits, i. 12.
Bennett, Captain, i. 202.
Benoit, M., ii. 288.
Berkshire, ii. 230.
Berwick, village of, Indian at-
tacks on, i. 48, 99,266.
Biddeford, village of, i. 46,266;
ii. 80.
Bienville, Jean Baptiste de, re-
solves to find a better way to
Santa Fé, i. 368.

Bienville, Le Moyne de, i. 301; at
Biloxi, i. 302; explores the Mis-
sissippi, i. 302; his meeting with
Capt. Louis Bank, i. 303; accu-
sations against, i. 307; De Muys
sent to succeed, i. 307; Arta-
guette reports favorably upon
the charges against, i. 307; La
Mothe-Cadillac succeeds, i. 309;
La Mothe-Cadillac's quarrel
with, i. 313; reappointed gov-
ernor of Louisiana, i. 318; re-
newed accusations against, i.
320; Perier takes his place, i.
320; again made governor of
Louisiana, i. 322; resigns, i.
323; the “Father of Louisi-
ana,” i. 323; i. 360.
Bighorn Mountains, the, ii. 31.
Bighorn Range, the, ii. 29, 31.
Bigot, François, the intendant, i.
38; ii. 37, 97, 98, 108; on the
English attack on Louisbourg,
ii. 111; on the English attack
on the Island Battery, ii. 121;
122; on the weak condition of
the Louisbourg garrison, ii. 131;
on the siege of Louisbourg, ii.
144; ii. 273, 274,290, 293, 311.
Billaine, Louis, ii. 261.
Billerica, village of, i. 259.
Biloxi, the harbor of, French es-
tablishment at, i. 302, 305, 312.
Biscay, Bay of, ii. 158.
Blackfeet Indians, the, ii. 34.
Blackhawk, the famous chief, i.
344.
Black Hills, the, i. 353; ii. 23.
Black Point, Indian attack on, i.
48.
Black River, the, ii. 221.
Blake, Nathan, captured by the
Indians, ii. 215.
Blancs Barbus, see Mandans, the.
Blastrick, Jean, ii. 311.

Bleeker, visits Onondaga, i. 12.
Blenheim, i. 163.
“Blockhouse,” loose use of the
term, ii. 241.
Blue Earth River, i. 351.
-- *" see Beaubassin, Sieur
€.
Bobé, Father, sets forth the claims
of France, ii. 46–50, 257-274.
Bodmer, Charles, the artist, among
the Mandans, i. 345; ii. 20.
Boisbriant, Major Pierre Dugué
de, i. 307; in command of “the
Illinois,” i. 329; i. 360.
Boishébert, ii. 185, 188, 189, 194.
Bolingbroke, Lord, i. 163.
Bollan, William, secures reim-
bursement for Massachusetts
from England for expenditures
on the Louisbourg expedition,
ii. 142, 143; letters of, ii. 143;
ii. 315.
Bomazeen, Captain, i. 37; cap-
tures Elisha Plaisted, i. 53, 54.
Bonaventure, Captain, on the
trade between Boston and the
French of Acadia, i. 108, 115;
his relations with Madame de
Freneuse, i. 116; attacked by
De Goutin, i. 117; on the fric-
tion between the temporal and
spiritual powers in Acadia, i.
118; ii. 132, 286, 308.
Bonaventure, Madame de, i. 154.
Bonaventure, the priest, i. 194.
Bonavista, i. 132.
Bonner, Captain, makes a plan of
Boston, i. 170.
Bonner, John, i. 88.
Borland, i. 107.
Boston, French plans for the de-
struction of, i. 5, 6; i. 55; trade
between the French of Acadia
and, i. 108; French scheme to
ruin, i. 161; make plans for the
Canadian expedition, i. 164, 165;
distrusts the English troops, i.
166; Bonner's plan of, i. 170;
ii. 47, 60; rumored attack of
the French on, ii. 156; ii. 261,
309, 310, 312, 318, 327.
Boston Harbor, i. 143.
“Boston Packet,” the, ii. 83.
“Boston Post Boy,” the, ii. 200.
Boston Treaty, the, i. 255.
Boucher, Marie, marriage of, ii.
8.
Boucher, Pierre, governor of Three
Rivers, ii. 8.
Boucherville, i. 90.
Bougainville, ii. 14.
Boularderie, killed at Louisbourg,
ii. 98.
Bourbon, Fort, on Lake Winni-
peg, ii. 14.
Bourgmont, Sieur de, i. 360;
builds Fort Orléans, i. 361 ; sets
out for the Comanche villages,
i. 361; his journey, i. 361-366.
Bourke, Captain John G., ii. 43.
Bourne, Edward E., i. 40, 42;
on the Indian attack on Wells,
i.46; on the capture of Elisha
Plaisted, i. 54; ii. 81.
Bouton, on Lovewell's Expedition,
i. 270.
Bow Indians, the, ii. 26; make an
attack on the Snake Indians, ii.
30–33.
Boxford, village of, i. 269.
Bradford, village of, i. 269.
Bradley, Joseph, attacked by In-
dians, i. 49.
Bradstreet, Colonel John, ii. 64,
65; at Louisbourg, ii. 100.
“Brahmin caste” of New Eng-
land, the, i. 269.
Brandon, Arthur, i. 48.
Brandon, Mrs. Arthur, killed by
Indians, i. 48.

Brandy, traffic in, i. 20.
Brattleboro’, town of, i. 73.
Brazil, ii. 270.
Brébeuf, Jean de, at Matchedash
Bay, i. 18; i. 139,215.
Breda, treaty of, ii. 270.
Brest, ii. 127, 158.
Brest Squadron, the, ii. 327.
Breton, Cape, i. 185; Raudot urges
the occupation by the French
of, i. 186; ii. 42, 60, 85, 104,
114, 256, 314, 315, 318, 321, 322,
333, 342.
Bridgman, Jonathan, wounded at
Fort Massachusetts, ii. 246.
Brissonnet, the Plain of, at Louis-
bourg, ii. 279.
British America, early maps of,
ii. 44.
British colonies, the, i. 3.
British provinces, the,
growing power of, ii. 45.
Brittany, ii. 166.
Brookfield, attacked by the French
and Indians, i. 99.
Brooks, Commander, at Louis-
bourg, ii. 120, 121.
Brouillan, Jacques François de,
urges peace between England
and France, i. 6; his letter to
Governor Bellomont, i. 7; in
command of Acadia, i. 110 ;
paucity of his fighting resources,
i. 111 ; characteristics of, i. 113;
death of, i. 114; accusations
against, i. 114.
Brown, ii. 95.
Brown, Captain, sent out against
Norridgewock, i. 245.
Brown, John, wounded at Number
Four, ii. 228.
Brown, John Carter, i. 147.
Brulé Indians, the, ii. 34.
Brunswick, i. 218; burned by the
Indians, i. 239.

ii. 45;

Bruyas, the Jesuit, i. 11.
Brymner, on the journal of La
Vérendrye, ii. 17.
Buade, Fort, i. 18.
Buffalo, the, i. 351.
Bullard, John, killed by the In-
dians, ii. 215.
Bunker Hill, battle of, ii. 90, 123.
Burchett, Secretary of the Admi-
ralty, i. 165.
Burlington, city of, i. 77.
Burnet, Governor, of New York,
plans to build a fortified trad-
ing-house at Oswego, ii. 53.
Burr's regiment, at Louisbourg,
ii. 103.
Bute, i. 183.
Butler, Captain, i. 177.

CABot, John, ii. 47,49, 79.
Cabot, Sebastian, ii. 47,49, 79.
Caches, ii. 16.
Caddoes, the, i. 356.
Cadenaret, an Abenaki chief, ii.
237,238.
Cadillac, Seigneur, de, see La
Mothe, Jean de.
“Caesar,” the, ii. 83.
Cahokia, village of, i. 328.
Cahouet, i. 191.
Callières, the governor, i. 26, 28.
Cambridge, i. 150; ii. 90.
Canada, prepares for defence
against England, i. 4; a virtual
truce between New York and,
i. 16; divided by two opposing
policies, i. 21; a country of
cabals and intrigues, i. 27; al-
most inaccessible to New Eng-
land, i. 120; plan of Samuel
Vetch for the conquest of, i.
133; the English ministry plan
an attack on, i. 163; the Iro-
quois cease to be a danger to, i.
216; Abenaki settlements in, i.

257; New York her only rival
for the control of the West, i.
273; jealous of Louisiana, i.
324; plans of the chiefs of, i. 325;
divided between two opposing
influences, i. 347; approaching
her last agony, ii. 42; Shirley's
scheme for capturing, ii. 151;
in alarm at the hostile prepara-
tions of the English, ii. 153;
preparations for defence, ii. 154;
the attack abandoned, ii. 155.
Canadian Church, the, influence
of, i. 347.
Canadian missions, the, converts
of, i. 96, 99.
Canadians, the, brave, hardy, and
well trained, i. 5; join the expe-
dition against New England, i.
56; led the way in the path of
discovery, i. 346.
Cannon-ball River, the, ii. 18.
Canseau, fishing-station of, ii. 60;
Duquesnel sends a force against,
ii. 60; surrenders to the French
and is burned, ii. 61; Commo-
dore Warren at, ii. 84; ii. 86;
Pomeroy at, ii. 91; passes into
the hands of the English, ii. 91,
92, 93; ii. 267, 273, 288, 289,
290, 311.
Canseau, blockhouse at, i. 198; the
Micmacs attack, i. 244; ii. 334,
344, 345.
Canseau, Strait of, i. 186; ii. 60.
Canso, see Canseau.
Canso, Strait of, see Canseau,
Strait of
Canterbury, Archbishop of, i. 147.
Cap Noir, ii. 301.
Cape Breton, Island of, i. 177.
Cape Cod, the Indians of, i. 121;
ii. 47, 260, 261.
Cape Sable Indians, ii. 354.
Capuchin Friars, the, i. 118.

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