signed the treaty with totems or rude drawings of birds, animals. and trees. -
No one denounced the war more earnestly than old Kondiaronk, the Rat, who had once " killed the peace." But he was very ill, and died the night after the treaty was concluded. He was buried with great ceremony, and was followed to the grave by a long procession of Indians and Frenchmen, including the governor and all his attendants.
Growth of Louis XIV. seems to have thought that
French New France was becoming too large, for Possessions. at one time he ordered his subjects to leave the forts in the west. But he did not insist on this, and his dominions went on growing.
About the year 1700 D'Iberville founded a colony near