BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

The American fur trade of the far west : a history of the pioneer trading posts and early fur companies of the Missouri Valley and the Rocky Mountains and of the overland commerce with Santa Fe. Three volumes. Volume I Chittenden, Hiram Martin, 1858-1917


"Paged continuously."Though later discoveries have greatly augmented the documentation of the era, they have not served to impair the basic excellence of this epochal work": - W.J. Ghent in the D.A.B. Vol.1, chapters 8-14 treat the Astoria venture; vol.3, Appendix 3, pp.903-911 has "Notes on the Astorian enterprise"" -- Strathern, G. M., & Edwards, M. H. (1970). Navigations, traffiques & discoveries, 1774-1848: A guide to publications relating to the area now British Columbia. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 54.

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