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  Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac Summary
Antoine Laumet, dit de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac (March 5 1658 – October 15 1730), a French explorer, was a colourful figure in the history of New France.
Cadillac's tenure at Detroit was marked with conflict with officials in Paris and Quebec, struggles for control of trading rights and property and even one conflict with a local Native tribe.
Cadillac returned to France in June, 1717, where he was briefly imprisoned in the Bastille for speaking against John Law who represented French investors in a scheme to settle the Mississippi River valley, but was released without a trial.
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 History Detroit 1701-2001
Antoine Laumet was born on March 5, 1658 in St. Nicholas de la Grave in Gascony, France (some sources say Department of Tarn and Garonne in place of Gascony).
Cadillac was a favorite lieutenant of Frontenac, whom he considered his biggest mentor.
In August of 1722, Cadillac was granted the position of governor of Castelsarrasin near the town of his birth, the appointment was made official on December 11, 1722..
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 ExplorerBiographyCadillac
Cadillac was governor of Louisiana from 1711 until 1716, when he was recalled to France.
Cadillac, founder of Detroit wrote a lengthy memorial that is still held in the French archives, stating that the "Indian are descendants of the Hebrew race." He based this on the fact that many native customs were remarkably similar to those of the Hebrew.
Cadillac was in charge of this outpost until 1710, when he was forced to move to the new, remote French colony of Louisiana (which then included the Mississippi, Missouri and Ohio Rivers and the nearby regions) to be its governor.
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 Antoine de Lamothe, Sieur de Cadillac
Sent to Acadia in 1683 he served in the Port Royal garrison, studied the conditions of the English colonies, and in 1689 proposed the conquest of New York and Boston.
Under these influential patrons Cadillac advanced, and was successively made captain of an infantry, naval ensign, and, in 1694, commandant of Michillimakinac.
Cadillac was shrewd and far-seeing, and would have been capable of great things had not his career been blighted by a caustic temperament and an insatiable desire for gain.
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 Cadillac Antoine De La Mothe: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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Decades earlier, the founder of Detroit, Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, was also unlucky enough to see the Red Gnome, and soon lost his vast fortune and political standing.
Cadillac is somewhat more obscure: The name comes from the 17th-century founder of the city of Detroit, one Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac.
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 Antoine de Lamothe Cadillac, founded Detroit
Antoine de Lamothe Cadillac was a French colonizer, administrator, and fur trader who founded Detroit.
Cadillac was born Antoine Laumet in Gascony, France.
Cadillac was governor of Louisiana from 1711 until 1716, when he was recalled to France.
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 Antoine Cadillac
Lamothe, Antoine Dit Cadillac (-) De Lamothe, Jean...
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En 1701, Antoine Laumet dit de Lamothe Cadillac y érigea un...
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 Louis Durand, Joseph Moreau and Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac
De LaTouche noted that their merchandise was in excess of the Frontenac permit, and de LaTouche confiscated what he thought to be the total of the excess merchandise and had it sold at an auction.
Cadillac complained (probably correctly) that he could not possibly receive a fair hearing before the Intendant because the Intendant had already advised his adversary (Moreau) and had previously imposed a large fine on Cadillac for using brandy in his trade with the Indians.
Cadillac declared that since he was refused a change of venue, he would appeal to a higher court (in France) and Governor Frontenac announced that he was not able to refuse this appeal until he received notice from the King’s Council in France.
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 explorer cadillac
Antoine Laumet (aka Antoine De Lamothe-Cadillac) and the Cadillac "Family Crest"
__ "Antoine Laumet, dit de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac (March 5, 1658 – October 15, 1730), a French explorer, was a colourful figure in the history of New France." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials.
He has gone down in history with the impressive noble pedigree he invented for himself, consisting of the title of esquire, a coat of arms, the noble alias of de Lamothe Cadillac, and a father who was counsellor in the prestigious parlement of Toulouse.
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 Historical Biographies, Nova Scotia: Antoine De La Mothe Cadillac (1658-1730).
Likely through the offices of the Guyon family, Cadillac was to secure a seigneury (a grant of land) on the Douaguek River (Union River, State of Maine); and, he and Marie-Thérèse relocated back to Acadia.
It was a common occurrence, during the days when it was not quick or easy to check stories, for young men of European birth on coming to America, in an effort to establish good connections to the authorities in the new world to boast of their special connections back in the old world.
Certainly after his arrival at Quebec in 1691, Cadillac was made, by Frontenac, a lieutenant in the colonial regular troops.
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 RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project: Sharrow, Charron, Sharon, Carveth, Abbott, Armstrong, Miarecki and other Ancestors
Cadillac may have been a failure as a commandant but he proved to be very adroit as a fur-trader.
What Cadillac proposed to establish at Detroit was not a garrisoned post such as the one he had commanded at Michilimackinac but a small colony where a considerable body of Frenchmen would settle and where all the western tribes would regroup.
Burton, Cadillac's village (Detroit, 1896); A sketch of the life of Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, the founder of Detroit (Detroit, 1895); and Agnes Laut, Cadillac, knight errant of the wilderness.
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 Clarke Historical Library - Antoine Laumet de Lamothe Cadillac Description of Detroit 1702
Cadillac nevertheless won approval for the project from the authorities.
de Calliere had must made was indeed sincere, and that they could no longer doubt it since women of this rank came amongst them with so much confidence.
M. de Calliere having regard to that, has been good enough to permit six families to go and settle there next spring, and the Intendants who are also here thought it necessary.
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 Detroit History
In 1699 Louis XIV commissioned Antoine de Lamothe Cadillac to establish a post on Detroit du Herie (strait of Erie) to protect the area from English intervention.
Father de L'Halle, the Recollet Priest was walking in his garden at the time of the incident and was captured by the Ottawa.
Cadillac raised a larger force and marched against them, compelling the Miami to accept his terms.
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 Clarke Historical Library - Antoine Laumet de Lamothe Cadillac Description of Detroit 1702
There was opposition to the settlement because it was realized that whoever controlled this cross roads would become master of the fur trade and merchants from other places did not want to lose their current advantages.
de Calliere had must made was indeed sincere, and that they could no longer doubt it since women of this rank came amongst them with so much confidence.
M. de Calliere having regard to that, has been good enough to permit six families to go and settle there next spring, and the Intendants who are also here thought it necessary.
www.clarke.cmich.edu /detroit/cadillac1702.htm   (3708 words)

  
 Musée virtuel de la Nouvelle-France : Antoine Laumet dit de Lamothe Cadillac
Choisissez ensuite un homme de tête et de main pour l'exécution sur les lieux ; et vous pouvez vous assurer qu'il réussira comme vous le souhaitez, malgré les secrètes difficultés qu'on y pourra faire.
Le fondateur de Detroit quitte Montréal le 5 juin 1701 avec une centaine de personnes, moitié habitants, moitié soldats, et deux missionnaires.
On lui reconnaît d'avoir tenté d'établir des liens commerciaux avec le Mexique, d'avoir découvert une mine de cuivre en Illinois et, surtout, d'avoir fondé Detroit.
www.civilization.ca /vmnf/Explor/cadi_f2.html   (1165 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Cadillac and the Dawn of Detroit (Michigan): Books: Annick Hivert-Carthew   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cadillac and the Dawn of Detroit describe the first ten years of Detroit, from the raising of its walls to Cadillac's reluctant departure.
Hivert-Carthew first became known for her work on Antoine de Lamothe Cadillac, the founder of Detroit; she is the author of Cadillac and the Dawn of Detroit (Wilderness Adventure Books, 1994).
What with meticulous research in primary sources about Cadillac and Early Detroit, as well as "improving" upon the facts to better portray the drama of 1701, this book is a must have for students of early Detroit, or for those interested in French exploits in the early 18th century.
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 Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Antoine Laumet, dit de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac (March 5, 1658-October 15, 1730), a French explorer, was a colourful figure in the history of New France.
Born at Les Laumets, he arrived in 1683 at Port-Royal, Acadia, where Governor Frontenac made him a lieutenant and later a captain.
He moved to Quebec in 1691 and was commissioned in the Troupes de la Marine.
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 Saint-Nicolas de la Grave, le musée Lamothe-Cadillac
Il est vraisemblable que, membre de l’équipage d’un corsaire, puis aventurier et coureur des bois, il se soit rendu dans les possessions ennemies, sans doute pour espionner, sous couvert d’activités commerciales.
Le contrat de mariage est le premier document officiel mentionnant le nom de Cadillac.
Cadillac se familiarise avec leurs langues et leurs coutumes, rendant les échanges plus aisés et plus fructueux.
www.stnicolasdelag.online.fr /musee/index3.htm   (588 words)

  
 S.086 Monument
A statue of Cadillac stands close to where he first stepped foot on the soil that would soon become Detroit.
The statue is flanked by a Detroit Tricentennial plaque on its south side entitled "The Cadillac Convoy" listing the men who were with Cadillac when he landed, and on its north side by a marker entitled "The Landing of Cadillac," designating thisa Registered Michigan Historic Site.
Cadillac established the City of Detroit on July 24, and on the same date in 2001the statue was dedicated.
www.detroithistorical.org /collections/vewebsite2/exhibit3/e30081a.htm   (248 words)

  
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When de Gaulle put down a coup and negotiated Algerian independence in 1961, Bidault, still a member of the National Assembly, created a national council of resistance that advocated terrorism in France and Algeria to prevent Algerian independence, and went underground, claiming the illegality of de Gaulle's government.
In 1968, after an amnesty declared by de Gaulle for all those accused of crimes against the state during the Algerian war, Bidault returned to France and founded the right-wing Mouvement pour la justice et la liberté, but this failed to make a mark in French politics.
In 1712 he was replaced by Antoine de Lamothe Cadillac, under whom he served as deputy for three years.
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 Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac - InformationBlast
Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac - InformationBlast
He was then named governor of Louisiana, but returned to France in 1717, where he died at Castelsarrasin.
Cadillac, Michigan, a town in Northern Michigan is named for him.
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 Woodward Avenue: Woodward Heritage: Historic Sites   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Huron, Ottawa and Pottawatomi Indians accepted the invitation of Cadillac to settle near the fort.
Mesdames Cadillac & de Tonty arrived later in 1701.
After Cadillac's removal in 1710, Detroit's growth was slowed for many years.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Antoine de Lamothe, Sieur de Cadillac
In this last office he distinguished himself by his skill in controlling the savages of the West who threatened to unite with the Iriquois; but he likewise took advantage of his position to carry on illegal traffic, and quarraled with the Jesuits who endeavoured to prevent his abuses in the brandy traffic.
Cadillac was shrewd and far-seeing, and would have been capable of great things had not his career been blighted by a caustic temperament and an insatiable desire for gain.
Franc., VI, viii; RAMEAU, Notes historiques sur la colonie canadienne du Détroit (1861); VERREAU, Quelques notes sur Antoine Lamothe de Cadillac in Revue Canadienne (1883); BURTON, A Sketch of the Life of Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac (Detroit, 1895); IDEM, In the Footsteps of Cadillac (1899).
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 The Truth about the Cadillac Coat of Arms
CADILLAC travels to Quebec in July to seek the trading monopoly (in place of the Company of Merchants) as well as the transfer of the Indian tribes to Detroit.
Lamothe family, the "made-up" Cadillac family crest was duly recorded in Quebec province, in 1687, by the self-styled Antoine de Lamothe-Cadillac, born Antoine Laumet
Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, founder of Detroit, and the descendants of the Earl of Toulouse are not only immortalised by their names, but also by their coat of arms that can be found in the Cadillac blazon
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 Former Governors - 300th Anniversary of Cadillac's Landing   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Well, if Cadillac’s mother-in-law had listened to the gossip and reports of her day, there is no doubt that she would have been surprised at all he managed to accomplish!
He was born Antoine Laumet in 1658 in a small town in southern France.
Upon marrying Marie-Therese Guyon in 1687, he took the name de Lamothe Cadillac and created a coat of arms for himself based on several upscale neighbors in France.
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