La Salle is murdered by his colleagues

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Historical Context Note

French explorer La Salle, on a search for the the Mississippi River, is murdered by his colleagues after a mutiny.
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Editors. "La Salle is murdered by his colleagues". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16786, accessed 01 September 2014.]