[joh-lee-et, joh-lee-et; French zhaw-lyey]
- Lou·is [loo-ee; French lwee] /ˈlu i; French lwi/, 1645–1700, French-Canadian explorer, born in Quebec.
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Marquette and Jolliet held the boats together while they consulted.
Little attention had been paid to the discoveries of Marquette and Jolliet.
Flagg errs in saying that Jolliet published an account of his adventures.
I have been thinking there might be something wrong about Jolliet's letters.Ten Years Among the Mail Bags
To Jolliet is reasonably assigned the first discovery of the Mississippi.Count Frontenac
William Dawson LeSueur
- Louis. 1645–1700, French-Canadian explorer, with Jaques Marquette, of the Mississippi river
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