Nicolet had navigated the Fox river, a six-days' journey, since leaving the Winnebagoes.
Hence it was that Nicolet was recalled by the governor of Canada.
Let us see if it is the same thing as at Nicolet's: worse and worse and more of it.
But why was Nicolet accredited by Champlain to the Hurons at all?
Here came savage-trained Nicolet, exploring agent of Champlain, in 1634, when Plymouth colony was still in swaddling-clothes.
The Mascoutins treated the strangers, as they had Nicolet, with great kindness.
The voyage proved a successful one, Nicolet returning in safety.
Like Nicolet, our two adventurous explorers traveled by canoes, with Indians to do the paddling.
Now, the good offices of Nicolet were to be interposed to bring about a reconciliation between these nations.
Such, at least, was their location a few years after the visit of Nicolet.