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The death of Marquette
The death of Marquette
TitleThe death of Marquette
CreatorHolzer, J. A.
DescriptionBook frontispiece. Caption from list of illustrations: "The death of Marquette. From drawing for mosaic, Marquette Building, Chicago, by J. A. Holzer." From text: "At the mouth of Pere Marquette River, where the city of Ludington now stands, he died on May 18, 1675. His companions interred his body in accordance with directions Marquette himself had given. The following year his bones were exhumed by some of his faithful converts and carried to Mackinac where they were reinterred in the mission church of St. Ignace."
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RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject NameMarquette, Jacques, 1637-1675
Holzer, J. A.
SubjectDeath & burial
Coverage-SpatialChicago (Ill.)
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
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Book TitleThe development of Chicago, 1674-1914, shown in a series of contemporary original narratives.
Author of the BookQuaife, Milo Milton, 1880-1959.
CollectionPicture Chicago
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