Cadillac Antoine De La Motte





Came to Canada as an officer of the

Carignan Regiment. In 1694 appointed to the command of the post at

Michilimackinac. In 1701 built a fort at Detroit, and remained in

command there until 1710. From 1712-1717 governor of Louisiana.

Subsequently appointed governor of Castel Sarassin, in Gascony, his

native province. Died there Oct. 16, 1730. =Bib.=: Parkman, Old

Regime; Cadillac Papers (Michigan Pion. & Hist. Coll., vol. 33).





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