COUNT Di FRONTENAC AGAIN." 73
the mouth of the Mississippi. His people suffered woefully from disease, famine, and the enmity of the Indians, but they stayed in Louisiana; and, as we shall see, the founding of this colony had an important effect on the history of Canada.
To strengthen their hold on the Great Lakes, the French built a fort at Detroit in 1701, though both the Iroquois and the English tried to prevent it.