By Marc-Antoine Caillot,Erin M. Greenwald,Teri F. Chalmers
Recently rediscovered and not earlier than released, this buoyant memoir recounts a tender man's 1729 voyage from Paris to the hot international. An incorrigible rake--if no longer an outright rogue--Marc-Antoine Caillot records a string of pranks, events, and romantic escapades, and he speaks with immediacy around the centuries, illuminating racial and ethnic politics, environmental matters, and the start of recent Orleans's exact cultural mélange. Enlivened by means of the author's personal beautiful illustrations, an organization guy presents an intimate examine the early historical past of 1 of the USA s so much storied towns, putting it and the fledgling colony it anchored in the nexus of the French Atlantic empire.
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A Company Man: The Remarkable French-Atlantic Voyage of a Clerk for the Company of the Indies by Marc-Antoine Caillot,Erin M. Greenwald,Teri F. Chalmers