Editors. "Crozat obtains a monopoly of the Illinois trade". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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Antoine Crozat is granted a fifteen-year monopoly by Louis XIV of the Illinois trade, including that of the new colony of Louisiana.