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Fort d’Orléans and the Grotton–St. Ange Family

Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person

in St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038976
eISBN:
9780252096938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038976.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter shows that the Grotton–St. Ange family was the most important political and military family in Upper Louisiana for the half century between 1720 and 1770. Louis St. Ange de Bellerive ... More


Commandant St. Ange de Bellerive

Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person

in St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038976
eISBN:
9780252096938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038976.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Louis St. Ange de Bellerive's time as commandant at St. Louis. As of the spring of 1765, no government existed at what would eventually become St. Louis. This would change by ... More


The Rise of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive

Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person

in St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038976
eISBN:
9780252096938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038976.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces Louis St. Ange de Bellerive's slow ascent to power during the three decades preceding the French and Indian War, with particular emphasis on his rise as an Indian diplomatist and ... More


End of an Era

Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person

in St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038976
eISBN:
9780252096938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038976.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter reflects on Louis St. Ange de Bellerive's diplomatic work with various Indian tribes during his lifetime. From the time that St. Ange was stationed with his father at Fort St. Joseph ... More


St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive

Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038976
eISBN:
9780252096938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038976.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The standard story of St. Louis's founding tells of fur traders Pierre Laclède Liguest and Auguste Chouteau hacking a city out of wilderness. This book overturns such gauzy myths with the contrarian ... More


The Illinois Country in Transition, 1763–1765

Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person

in St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038976
eISBN:
9780252096938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038976.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Louis St. Ange de Bellerive's career during the critical years 1763–1765, as he moved his commandancy westward across the Illinois Country from Vincennes to Fort de Chartres ... More


The Village Emerges

Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person

in St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038976
eISBN:
9780252096938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038976.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the tripartite nature of the settlement pattern that emerged at St. Louis during the 1760s: it consisted of a nuclear village, plowlands for sowing grain, and commons for ... More


Beyond the Laclède-Chouteau Legend

Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person

in St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038976
eISBN:
9780252096938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038976.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book explores the importance of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive and Charles-Joseph Labuxière within the larger context of Illinois Country history and society. More specifically, it examines how St. ... More


St. Louis and the Wider World

Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person

in St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038976
eISBN:
9780252096938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038976.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This conclusion summarizes the history of early St. Louis, tracing its emergence as the most thoroughly French community in the Mississippi River valley to the time when the French empire in North ... More


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