Milwaukee & Chicago: Hoffman Brothers, 1886. 262pp. Contemporary plain pebbled cloth. Light wear, small ink mark on front pastedown, else near fine. Item #WRCAM37353
History of the travels and missionary work of the French Catholic Fathers Marquette, Menard, and Allouez among the Indians of the Lake Superior region between 1660 and 1671. The volume contains a lengthy and informative five-part appendix, divided as follows: "Biographical customs and historical notes," "Indian customs of Lake Superior country," "Some peculiarities of the Chippewa language," "Comparison of the Chippewa with the languages, ancient and modern, of the Old World," and "Chronological Table."