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Exploration and Discovery in the Heartland of America 1650-1700

The Montreal Recit

TOP OF FIRST PAGE OF THE RECIT

The Recit is so named for the word at the top of the first page of writing.

Pages 2 to 68 of the Recit. The hi-res pages are highly zoomable.

 

The Montreal Recit is claimed to have been "discovered" in 1844 in Quebec. The TITLE PAGE of the Recit is the image below. The Recit appears in the link upper right as it is seen in the Archive of the Jesuits Canada. It is divided into three chapters, the first of which is the Narrative of the 1673 Mississippi Expedition:

RECIT TITLE PAGE

 

Page one, Chapter One of the Recit:

 

 

 
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