October 20, 1671. The day Colbert sends 800 virgins to the settlers of New France

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Where are the women ? was felt Patrick Juvet. This is exactly the question arose to his arrival in New France, the new intendant of the king, Jean Talon. Where the women are absolutely necessary to grow the young French colony on the shores of the St. Lawrence river ? It identifies a woman marriageable to seven trappers starving. The private companies that operated until then, the colony has not done much to ensure the sexual well-being and marital of their trappers. Just if the colony has a dozen women per year. In short, to prosper, New France on…

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