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ONESIME, Charles Stanislas de Montigny (o-nay-seem), better known as Friar Onesime, French missionary, born in Riberac in 1641; died in Capesterre, Guadeloupe, in 1699. He went to Guadeloupe as a missionary in 1665, contributed toward building up the colony, and, acquiring influence among the Caribs, taught them to love French rule, and quieted several insurrections that were incited by English and Spanish agents. As he had some engineering skill, he directed the construction of dams and canals, and opened roads across the mountains. He also ascended the volcano La SoufriSre, and supervised works to prevent the disastrous effects of eruptions. He published "Relation de la mission du Pere Onesime aux iles du Vent, contenant l'histoire des colonies francoises et des decouvertes qui s'y sont faites jusqu'a nos jours, suivie d'un sommaire des expeditions des flibustiers de File de la Tortue, avec leurs etonnantes aventures" (2 vols., Paris, 1691), a curious work, which contains also an account of the French establishments in southern Louisiana.
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