Timothy J. Kent
Historical Author, Paddler, and Reenactor

 

 

 

 

 

Table of Contents

Volume One

List of Figures
x
List of Documents First Translated and Published by the Author in This Work
xiv
Foreword
xvii
Introduction
1
Part I
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1. Prelude
11
Part II
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St. Ignace and Ft. de Buade, 1670 to 1714
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2. St. Ignace, 1670-1682
26
3. St. Ignace and Ft. de Buade During the Command of La Durantaye, 1683-1690 
65
4. St. Ignace and Ft. de Buade, 1690-1698
116
5. The Period of Closed Posts, 1698-1714
158
Part III
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Ft. Michilimackinac, 1715 to 1761
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6. Ft. Michilimackinac, Re-establishment of Interior Commerce, and the Fox Wars, 
    1715-1734 
191
7. Expansion of Commerce, and the Chickasaw Wars, 1735-1743
255
8. King George's War, Culminating in a Native Rebellion, 1744-1748
290


Volume 2

9. The Inter-War Years, Including the Establishment of the Sault Ste. Marie Post, 
1749-1752
333
10. The Seven Years' War, and the End of the French Regime, 1753-1761
361
Part IV
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Ft. Michilimackinac Under British Rule, 1761 to 1781
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11. The Initial Years, Culminating in the Pontiac Uprising, 1761-1764
404
12. Major Construction Work at Ft. Michilimackinac and the Adjacent Village, and 
       Expansion of Commerce, 1765-1769 
434
13. Continued Expansion of Commerce During the Pre-Revolution Years, 
      1770-1775 
493

14. The Years of the American Revolution, 1776-1781

535
Part V
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15. Postlude, The Years from 1782 On
587
Part VI
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16. Slavery During the Fur Trade Era, A Supplemental Report
592
Appendix
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Archaeological Sites in the Mackinac Straits Region
607
References Cited
611
Index
638
The Author
660