There remained but one avenue of new trade, and that was west of the Lakes, where Jolliet had been.
Little attention had been paid to the discoveries of Marquette and Jolliet.
I have been thinking there might be something wrong about Jolliet's letters.
Flagg errs in saying that Jolliet published an account of his adventures.
He at last found a man who spoke a little Illinois, and Jolliet and he were able to explain their errand.
To Jolliet is reasonably assigned the first discovery of the Mississippi.
Jolliet, it will be remembered, had explored the Great River south of the Wisconsin.
Marquette and Jolliet were led out in the prairie to a small grove which sheltered the assembly from the afternoon sun.
Marquette and Jolliet held the boats together while they consulted.
Jolliet and Marquette made awnings of sails which they had brought as a help to the paddles.