Reference numberCLP/7ii/1
TitlePaper, regarding a trading voyage by Joseph Kellug from Canada to the Mississippi by Paul Dudley
DescriptionConcerning the journey of Joseph Kellogg of New England, made in 1710 in the company of six French men, in two canoes made of birch bark.

Kellog's party travelled from Montreal via Lake Nipissing to Lake Huron, and wintered at Michilimackinac. They then proceeded along Lake Michigan to “Chigaquea” (Chicago) and portaged to the Illinois River, which they followed to the Mississippi and southward to the mouth of the Ohio.

Subject: Exploration

Read to the Royal Society on 11 May 1721
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Administrative historyJoseph Kellogg (1691-1756) militiaman, Indian agent, interpreter, born at Hadley, Massachusetts, eldest son of Martin Kellogg and Sarah Lane, née Dickinson; he died at Schenectady, New York. Kellogg was the first European-American to penetrate the Illinois country, North America.
Related records in the catalogueRBO/11/32
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7811Dudley; Paul (1675 - 1751)1675 - 1751
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