Significant Historical Happenings By Year: 1682-84.
§September 6, 1683: Colbert's son, Marquis de Siegnelay succeeded his father and becomes Minister of marine and Colonies.
§"In 1683 the whole of Acadie contained only six hundred souls."
§The French governor of Acadia was Michel Leneuf de la Vallière. The governor was selling fishing licences to New England fishermen.
§A merchant from La Rochelle, one Bergier, is appointed by Louis XIV lieutenant for us in the government of the country and coasts of Acadia.
§May 11, 1684: Bergier's two ships, the St. Louis and the Marianne, set out for their Acadian cruise to chase New England fishermen, arriving back at France in the month of October.
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