CARD Jean (Talon Jean)( Intendant of New France - a French colony in North America (second in importance after the governor's office).)
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He was born in Chalon-sur-Marne (France) January 8 1625/1626. As a 'quartermaster law, . public order and finance in Canada, . Acadia and New France 'has manifested itself in 1665-1672 as a loyal servant of the king and the royal minister of JB Colbert, . making a small outpost in a profitable and able to defend himself in the province,
. The first steps were Voucher assessment of the natural resources of the territory and the occupation of its inhabitants. Quartermaster organized brewing, supported the arts and crafts, shipbuilding, fishing, began trading with the French West Indies. Work started on developing iron ore deposits in r.Sen-Maurice, a north tributary r.Svyatogo Lawrence. In the province were introduced in 2000 immigrants and ex-soldiers who were supposed to plan a coupon, entering into a marriage with a baptized Indians, serve to increase the population of New France. However, this plan fell, . because the Indians did not want to marry with the French, . and Talon had to establish penalties for singles (who were not allowed to hunt and fish until, . until they marry) and incentive welfare for honeymooners and large families,
. As a result, the population of the colony to 1676 increased to 10 thousand. man
. Originally intended to implement Talon grand plan of the French expansion in North America, . as reported to Colbert: 'Nothing can stop us hoist the banner of His Majesty in Florida, . New Sweden, . New Holland and New England, . and through the first one to enter into Mexico ',
. However, obeying the instructions of Colbert, who wanted to reduce the cost of the colony, Talon has focused on the settlement of the valley r.Svyatogo Lawrence, where he founded three new settlements.
In 1671 Talon sent a petition to the king to transfer him to France 'because of his obedience, upon departure from Europe and the many dangers and work on earth is so harsh'. At the court Talon, was promoted to the royal secretary and the title of Count D'Orsenvilya. After the departure Voucher affairs in New France had fallen into decay, the colonists were mainly engaged in agriculture and the fur trade. Talon died in France on Nov. 24, 1694.