Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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Term: Jesuit Relations
Definition: annual reports sent back to Paris by Jesuit missionaries in New France, 1610-1669 and 1716-1791, containing a wealth of eyewitness accounts of American Indian communities and the early fur trade; the 1663-1664 volume, Relation de ce qui s'est passť de plus remarquable aux missions des peres de la Compagnie de Jesus... (Paris, 1665), can be seen at Turning Points in Wisconsin History (www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/).
[Source: The full texts in French and English of all volumes, in the standard edition by Reuben Gold Thwaites, are at http://puffin.creighton.edu/jesuit/relations/]