Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Du Lhut, Daniel Greysolon

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DU LHUT (dü löt), DANIEL GREYSOLON, an American pioneer; born in France about 1645; went to Canada about 1670, and became a trader and a leader of bushrangers. He chose the sites of Detroit and Fort William, fought in the Canadian war with the Senecas in 1687, and against the Iroquois in 1689, and was commander of Fort Frontenac in 1695. The city of Duluth is named after him.