Nearly a year before starting, La Salle had sent up the lakes fifteen men to trade for furs.
Beaujeu was a noble by birth; La Salle, only a noble of the merchant classes.
La Salle, with his brother Cavalier and one or two others, got on.
This great event gave a new impulse and a new direction to the ambition of La Salle.
In 1680 La Salle, returning east, passed the site of his ruined and abandoned fort.
The governor furnished La Salle with letters to the minister which would secure for him a respectful reception.
La Salle instantly called all his force to arms, that he might be prepared for any emergence.
The sublime plan which La Salle thus proposed, could only be carried into execution by the continuous labors of many years.
It is, Charley; and you will not let the caprice of a girl separate me from my friend—will you, La Salle?
La Salle returned to Canada full of bright dreams for the future.