1704 When cassette girls once came to marry

Artist: Brittaney Wise
School: Wetumpka Intermediate

"1704 When cassette girls once came to marry"

1704 October 3: Cassette Girls arrive in Mobile. King Louis XIV pays passage and dowries for twenty-five young women to travel from France on board The Pelican to colony of Louisiana to become wives of colonists. Other cassette girls arrived in 1728.

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Created: October 11, 2007
Alabama Department of Archives & History
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