4: Imperial Rivals

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A Description of the English Province of Carolana, by the Spaniards Call’d Florida, and by the French La Louisiane
by Daniel Coxe
London: Edward Symon, 1727
The Historic New Orleans Collection, 81-1144-RL

France’s claim to the vast territory it called Louisiana affected the numerous indigenous communities already residing in the area and held significant implications for other European powers.