Jean Nicolet

Jean Nicolet

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jean Nicolet (Nicollet) de Belleborne (Ca. 1598 - 1 November 1642) was a French coureur des bois noted for exploring Green Bay in what is now the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Nicolet (Nicollet)was born in Cherbourg, Coutances, Normandie, France, the son of Thomas Nicollet who was "messenger ordinary of the King between Paris and Cherbourg," and Marguerite de la Mer. In 1618, Nicolet came to Quebec as a clerk and to train as an interpreter for the Compagnie des Marchands, a trading monopoly owned by members of the French aristocracy.show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135949802
  • 9786135949803